Apple & Friends Pay $415M for ‘No-Poaching’ Pact

U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh has approved a $415 million settlement offer by Apple, Google, Adobe and Intel in a Silicon Valley class-action lawsuit alleging that 64,000 tech workers were defrauded by the tech giants conspiring in secret “no-poaching” agreements to suppress tech workers’ wages in “The Valley.”

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Disney’s Pixar Promises More ‘Diverse’ Characters

Pixar’s chief creative officer John Lasseter announced during a press conference at Cannes Monday that the animation studio has plans to increase its representation of diverse characters on screen.


‘Frozen’: Disney at Risk of Jury Trial over Copyright Infringement

U.S. District Judge Vince Chhabria denied Walt Disney Company’s effort to strike a copyright lawsuit that a trailer for their multi-billion dollar blockbuster Frozen featuring the character Olaf was “substantially similar” to a Mill Valley, California, animator’s film short called The Snowman.

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