Tag Archives: Paying

$11 million: What Google is paying to settle job seekers’ age-bias claims

Google agreed to pay $11 million to end a lawsuit accusing the internet giant of discriminating against older job applicants, a deal that amounts to an average payout of more than $35,000 for 227 people who joined the class action. The settlement also calls for the Alphabet Inc. unit to train employees and managers about age bias, to create a committee ... Read More »

Flipkart, Amazon digital marketing strategy paying off: RedSeer study

At least 70% of respondents got to know of Flipkart, Amazon sale events through low-cost digital channels such as social media, says RedSeer study. Photo: Aniruddha Chowdhury/Mint Bengaluru: The shift towards digital marketing from traditional advertising by online retailers Flipkart and Amazon is working out well as awareness of this year’s sale events—The Big Billion Days and Great Indian Festival—has increased ... Read More »

HBO Now Has 800,000 Paying Subscribers Since April Launch

HBO Now, the standalone online version of the premium TV channel, has gained about 800,000 paying subscribers since it launched in April, contributing significantly to the 2.7 million net new HBO customers last year. The figure was revealed by HBO CEO Richard Plepler in a conference call following the release of parent Time Warner Inc.’s quarterly earnings results. The gains ... Read More »