Jonathan Stempel

Recent articles by Jonathan Stempel

US judge orders Apple to face Siri voice assistant privacy lawsuit

US judge orders Apple to face Siri voice assistant privacy lawsuit

After users served targeted ads.
Sep 3 2021 7:00AM
US SEC charges BitConnect founder with US$2 billion cryptocurrency fraud

US SEC charges BitConnect founder with US$2 billion cryptocurrency fraud

Impacting thousands of retail investors.
Sep 2 2021 11:27AM
Zoom reaches $115 million settlement over user privacy, 'Zoombombing'

Zoom reaches $115 million settlement over user privacy, 'Zoombombing'

Will bolster its security practices to settle a lawsuit.
Aug 2 2021 6:40AM
Google must face shareholder lawsuit claiming it hid security risks

Google must face shareholder lawsuit claiming it hid security risks

Accused of fraudulently concealing security vulnerabilities.
Jun 17 2021 10:32AM
Amazon.com faces five new racial, gender bias lawsuits

Amazon.com faces five new racial, gender bias lawsuits

Filed across the United States.
May 20 2021 12:35PM
Judge narrows Zoom lawsuit over user privacy, 'Zoombombing'

Judge narrows Zoom lawsuit over user privacy, 'Zoombombing'

By dismissing large parts of it.
Mar 15 2021 6:49AM
Twitter's security fell short before hack targeting celebrities

Twitter's security fell short before hack targeting celebrities

Should lose its ability to self-regulate, report recommends.
Oct 15 2020 6:48AM
Judge narrows Tesla lawsuit against former employee

Judge narrows Tesla lawsuit against former employee

Accused of hacking computers and leaking proprietary data.
Sep 20 2020 8:52AM
Apple must face US shareholder lawsuit over CEO's iPhone, China comments

Apple must face US shareholder lawsuit over CEO's iPhone, China comments

Led to tens of billions of dollars in shareholder losses.
Jun 4 2020 6:14AM
Google faces US$5 billion lawsuit for tracking 'private' internet use

Google faces US$5 billion lawsuit for tracking 'private' internet use

Through browsers set in "private" mode.
Jun 3 2020 12:48PM
Apple to pay up to US$500m to settle US lawsuit over slow iPhones

Apple to pay up to US$500m to settle US lawsuit over slow iPhones

After accusations of it quietly slowing down older iPhones as it launched new models.
Mar 3 2020 6:30AM
Facebook must disclose app records for Massachusetts probe, judge rules

Facebook must disclose app records for Massachusetts probe, judge rules

Claims thousands of apps may have misused customer data.
Jan 20 2020 12:51PM
Apple fails to end MacBook 'butterfly' keyboard class action

Apple fails to end MacBook 'butterfly' keyboard class action

Must face claims its troubleshooting program did not provide an "effective fix".
Dec 3 2019 1:44PM
US citizen living in Singapore charged with helping North Korea evade sanctions

US citizen living in Singapore charged with helping North Korea evade sanctions

Digital currency specialist arrested over alleged cryptocurrency and blockchain assistance.
Dec 2 2019 6:49AM
Facebook must face data breach class action on security, but not  damages: US judge

Facebook must face data breach class action on security, but not damages: US judge

But can seek better security at the social media company after a series of privacy lapses.
Nov 28 2019 7:02AM
Judge dismisses Uber lawsuit opposing New York City vehicle license caps

Judge dismisses Uber lawsuit opposing New York City vehicle license caps

First such cap by a major American city.
Nov 4 2019 12:43PM
Facebook sued for age, gender bias in financial services ads

Facebook sued for age, gender bias in financial services ads

Against older and female users.
Nov 4 2019 6:32AM
Google urges confidentiality protections in Texas-led antitrust probe

Google urges confidentiality protections in Texas-led antitrust probe

Targets consultants and critics aiding investigators.
Nov 1 2019 12:11PM
Uber sued over resistance to California 'gig' employment law

Uber sued over resistance to California 'gig' employment law

Despite law not yet being enacted.
Sep 13 2019 12:52PM
US judge lets Facebook privacy class action proceed

US judge lets Facebook privacy class action proceed

Calls company's views on privacy "so wrong."
Sep 10 2019 12:40PM

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