Tag Archives: Settle

$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 »

Nvidia, Samsung Settle Over images-Processing Chips

Nvidia ducked a probable ban on imports of some of its portraits chips after settling a patent dispute with Samsung Electronics. The corporations agreed to a license a “small variety of patents through each enterprise to the other, but no huge go-licensing of patents or other compensation,” they stated in a joint announcement Monday. The agreement came hours before the ... Read More »

Oracle, Google Fail to Settle Android Lawsuit Before Retrial

Oracle Corp and Alphabet’s Google unit failed to settle a long running copyright lawsuit over the Android operating system ahead of a retrial scheduled for May, according to a court docket. The case involves how much copyright protection should extend to the Java programming language, which Google used to design Android. Oracle is seeking billions in royalties for Google’s use ... Read More »

Uber Agrees to Settle ‘Safe Rides Fee’ Lawsuit for $28.5 Million

Uber has agreed to pay $28.5 million to settle litigation brought by customers who alleged the ride hailing service misrepresented the quality of its safety practices and the fees it charged passengers, the company said on Thursday. The two proposed class action lawsuits said Uber charged passengers a “Safe Rides Fee” of as much as $2.30 per trip to support ... Read More »