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Saudi Arabia's top cybersecurity body on Thursday inked an agreement with Booz Allen Hamilton and several others to help boost the development of the skills needed to expand the country's cybersecurity workforce.
The Federal Trade Commission said Friday that an alleged repeat robo-caller who has expanded to unauthorized credit inquiries since his last sanction will only desist if a Massachusetts judge bans the businessman and his company from telemarketing altogether.
Volkswagen AG’s U.S. subsidiaries have pressed their bid to dismiss claims from a proposed class of drivers who sold their Volkswagen vehicles before the German automaker’s diesel emissions cheating scandal broke, telling a California federal judge that these drivers still haven’t shown an injury that would give them standing.
Yelp asked a San Francisco judge Friday to throw out a class action alleging it illegally recorded sales calls to potential advertisers, saying none of the named plaintiff’s phone conversations were recorded and that when Yelp does monitor sales calls without warning the customer, it only records the representative’s side of the conversation.
Travelport Worldwide Ltd. has agreed to settle a putative antitrust class action accusing it of colluding with other ticket distribution giants to negotiate advantageous contracts with major airlines that triggered higher airfares, according to a Friday filing in New York federal court.