Canberra has become the first jurisdiction in Australia to formally legalise ride-sharing app Uber before its launch next month.
The NSW government has stepped up its fight against ride-sharing service Uber, suspending the licences of 40 UberX drivers.
Uber has suffered another in a string of legal setbacks, with a California agency ruling that a driver was an employee of the company, rather than an independent contractor.
Government officials and an egg lobby group have teamed up to try to scramble a Silicon Valley food startup that offers a plant-based egg alternative.
A 24-year-old Queensland woman has been left with a suspected broken leg and blood clot after allegedly being attacked by her Uber driver on Friday.
Men’s rights activists are using an anti-discrimination law from the 1950s to shut down organisations and events aiming to promote women in tech.
Uber’s basic training for its drivers, which includes telling them to not “forget to shower”, have proven to be pivotal points in a landmark lawsuit.
Background checks failed to detect multiple Uber drivers with criminal convictions, including a convicted murderer, prosecutors in California claim.
In a spectacular setback for Voltage Pictures and Dallas Buyers Club LLC, Justice Nye Perram today denied them permission to send letters to people they were accusing of having downloaded the movie Dallas Buyers Club illegaly.
Twitter’s live streaming app Periscope is under increasing threat from copyright holders, with takedown notices becoming more common since its launch.
About 15-20 police officers arrived at the Startup Cloud co-working space at about 10.30am Wednesday, and police were still at the premises in the afternoon.
The Californian employer watchdog has determined that an Uber driver should be classified as an employee, not an independent contractor, and therefore entitled to reimbursements.
The founders of Deals.com.au, owned by AussieCommerce, have settled a legal dispute with a former employee who made accusations of misleading and deceptive conduct.
RealAs has received a second defamation threat over the property startup’s claims it can show which agents are inaccurately quoting house prices.
Aussie VCs to standardise their legal documents to make it easier and cheaper for startups to access seed capital5:33PM | Tuesday, 19 May 2015 | Broede Carmody
Several Australian venture capital funds have come together to standardise their legal documents and make them publicly available in order to make it easier for startups to access early-stage funding.
Law and trade policy operate on timescales that are always going to significantly lag technological change.
Nearly 5000 Australians are expected to receive letters in the near future asking them some pointed questions about their online downloading habits, specifically relating to the film Dallas Buyers Club.
Some people believe by posting a ‘disclaimer’, they can then say what they like and are absolved of any legal liability. But is this really the case?