Neowin News Feed for: Scandal https://www.neowin.net/news/tag/scandal/ Neowin News Feed for: Scandal en-us Neowin Ignition News editor@neowin.net (Managing Editor) developers@neowin.net (Neowin Developers) 5 Neowin.net https://www.neowin.net/images/pegasus/icon.png https://www.neowin.net Facebook paid people up to $20 per month to gain 'nearly limitless' access to their phones https://www.neowin.net/news/facebook-paid-people-up-to-20-per-month-to-gain-nearly-limitless-access-to-their-phones/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2018/09/1537714388_facebook5_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>A disturbing report has revealed that Facebook paid people up to $20 per month to gain &quot;nearly limitless&quot; access to their data. Users enrolled in the program included minors, as young as 13 years old. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/facebook-paid-people-up-to-20-per-month-to-gain-nearly-limitless-access-to-their-phones">Read more...</a> usama.jawad@neowin.net (Usama Jawad) Wed, 30 Jan 2019 15:22:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/facebook-paid-people-up-to-20-per-month-to-gain-nearly-limitless-access-to-their-phones Playboy announces it is suspending activity on Facebook due to scandal https://www.neowin.net/news/playboy-announces-it-is-suspending-activity-on-facebook-due-to-scandal/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2018/02/1519328593_facebook-6_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>Playboy has announced that it is pulling its accounts from Facebook due to the recent revelations of data misuse. The firm says it had a following of 25 million users on the platform. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/playboy-announces-it-is-suspending-activity-on-facebook-due-to-scandal">Read more...</a> paul.hill@neowin.net (Paul Hill) Wed, 28 Mar 2018 12:32:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/playboy-announces-it-is-suspending-activity-on-facebook-due-to-scandal Microsoft and Amazon employees involved in sex trafficking scandal https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-and-amazon-employees-involved-in-sex-trafficking-scandal/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2017/10/1507836195_microsoft_amazon_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>Hundreds of revealed emails indicate that several employees from Microsoft, Amazon and other major tech companies were involved in purchasing &#039;&#039;services&#039;&#039; from trafficked sex workers. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-and-amazon-employees-involved-in-sex-trafficking-scandal">Read more...</a> hamza.jawad@neowin.net (Hamza Jawad ) Tue, 26 Dec 2017 13:16:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-and-amazon-employees-involved-in-sex-trafficking-scandal Uber board unanimously votes for SoftBank talks https://www.neowin.net/news/uber-board-unanimously-votes-for-softbank-talks/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2017/02/1486990268_l2ube_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>The board of Uber held their meeting yesterday to talk about the future of the company. Uber is now closer to taking a huge investment from SoftBank, and Kalanick&#039;s potential manoeuvres are lessened. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/uber-board-unanimously-votes-for-softbank-talks">Read more...</a> paul.hill@neowin.net (Paul Hill) Wed, 04 Oct 2017 12:38:02 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/uber-board-unanimously-votes-for-softbank-talks Samsung vice chairman arrested on accusations of bribery, corruption, embezzlement https://www.neowin.net/news/samsung-vice-chairman-arrested-on-accusations-of-bribery-corruption-embezzlement/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2014/08/legal-samsung_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>Samsung Group&#039;s vice chairman Jay Y. Lee could not escape arrest for a second time, after prosecutors presented evidence in court that Lee was hiding assets and could destroy evidence. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/samsung-vice-chairman-arrested-on-accusations-of-bribery-corruption-embezzlement">Read more...</a> vlad@neowin.net (Vlad Dudau) Fri, 17 Feb 2017 08:54:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/samsung-vice-chairman-arrested-on-accusations-of-bribery-corruption-embezzlement Samsung head tied to South Korean corruption scandal, being sought for arrest https://www.neowin.net/news/samsung-head-tied-to-south-korean-corruption-scandal-being-sought-for-arrest/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2014/08/legal-samsung_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>Samsung Group, still reeling from the Note 7 debacle, is now finding itself in legal trouble, with the company&#039;s head being pursued in relation to the corruption scandal that rocked South Korea. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/samsung-head-tied-to-south-korean-corruption-scandal-being-sought-for-arrest">Read more...</a> joel@joelandrew.com (Joel Shedroff) Mon, 16 Jan 2017 06:54:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/samsung-head-tied-to-south-korean-corruption-scandal-being-sought-for-arrest Toshiba's CEO resigns, amid $1.2 billion financial scandal https://www.neowin.net/news/toshibas-ceo-resigns-amid-12-billion-financial-scandal/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2015/06/toshiba-satellite-2015-01_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>Toshiba&#039;s CEO, Hisao Tanaka, alongside other top-level executives, have resigned their positions after it came to light that Toshiba had declared $1.2 billion in false profits over the last six years. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/toshibas-ceo-resigns-amid-12-billion-financial-scandal">Read more...</a> vlad@neowin.net (Vlad Dudau) Tue, 21 Jul 2015 10:12:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/toshibas-ceo-resigns-amid-12-billion-financial-scandal Amsterdam court orders Facebook to cooperate with sex video scandal investigation https://www.neowin.net/news/amsterdam-court-orders-facebook-to-cooperate-with-sex-video-scandal-investigation/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2014/09/facebook_privacy_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>The Amsterdam District Court has asked Facebook to allow private investigators access to its user data in a case where a sex video was published on Facebook, exposing a young woman in the process. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/amsterdam-court-orders-facebook-to-cooperate-with-sex-video-scandal-investigation">Read more...</a> chris.schroeder@neowin.net (Chris Schroeder) Thu, 25 Jun 2015 19:40:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/amsterdam-court-orders-facebook-to-cooperate-with-sex-video-scandal-investigation Mark Hurd hired as co-President of Oracle https://www.neowin.net/news/mark-hurd-hired-as-co-president-of-oracle/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/827546581a.jpg" alt="" /></div>After a surprising and scandalous fall from grace at HP, former CEO Mark Hurd will now assume the role of co-President at Oracle, according to the Wall Street Journal. Hurd was accused of sexual misbehavior... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/mark-hurd-hired-as-co-president-of-oracle">Read more...</a> tzvi.friedman@neowin.net (Tzvi Friedman) Tue, 07 Sep 2010 16:31:25 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/mark-hurd-hired-as-co-president-of-oracle Business and pleasure don't mix; HP CEO Mark Hurd resigns https://www.neowin.net/news/hp-ceo-mark-hurd-resigns-after-sexual-harassment-investigation/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://www.neowin.net/images/uploaded/mark-hurd_thumb.jpg" alt="" /></div>Although faring better than expected financially this quarter, HP is experiencing more leadership difficulties. CFO Cathie Lesjack has assumed the position of Interim CEO of the company amid former CEO Mark Hurd's sexual harassment allegations... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/hp-ceo-mark-hurd-resigns-after-sexual-harassment-investigation">Read more...</a> Brian.Donohue@neowin.net (Brian Donohue) Fri, 06 Aug 2010 20:34:12 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/hp-ceo-mark-hurd-resigns-after-sexual-harassment-investigation South Korea rocked by Starcraft cheating scandal https://www.neowin.net/news/south-korea-rocked-by-starcraft-cheating-scandal/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/15021340571940579478gamers-playing-video-game.jpg" alt="" /></div>It&#039;s a well-established fact that South Koreans take their gaming very seriously. The country sports a thriving professional gaming industry, known as e-sports in the gaming world. The tournaments and events are held in lavish,... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/south-korea-rocked-by-starcraft-cheating-scandal">Read more...</a> tzvi.friedman@neowin.net (Tzvi Friedman) Tue, 13 Apr 2010 16:48:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/south-korea-rocked-by-starcraft-cheating-scandal Chinese Internet giant hit with scandal https://www.neowin.net/news/chinese-internet-giant-hit-with-scandal/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1137357651f.png" alt="" /></div>Baidu, China's largest search giant has been accused by the state run media that it is allowing unlicensed medical providers to buy high search rankings. Baidu dominates the Chinese market with about 60% of... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/chinese-internet-giant-hit-with-scandal">Read more...</a> bdsams@neowin.net (Brad Sams) Sat, 29 Nov 2008 02:40:25 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/chinese-internet-giant-hit-with-scandal Vista Capable scandal https://www.neowin.net/news/vista-capablethe-scandal/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/vistacapable.jpg" alt="" /></div>Many will remember a few years back before the launch of Vista, Microsoft decided to tout some PC's as Vista capable. This seemed an innocent and easy way to boost sales but what happened... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/vista-capablethe-scandal">Read more...</a> bdsams@neowin.net (Brad Sams) Tue, 18 Nov 2008 14:49:29 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/vista-capablethe-scandal Contributor scandal rocks Wikipedia https://www.neowin.net/news/contributor-scandal-rocks-wikipedia/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A recent scandal involving the fabricated identity of a Wikipedia editor is causing some to rethink the way in which user-driven sites should evaluate content. The concern stems from the story of a Wikipedia contributor... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/contributor-scandal-rocks-wikipedia">Read more...</a> daniel@neowin.net (Daniel Fleshbourne) Wed, 07 Mar 2007 16:37:45 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/contributor-scandal-rocks-wikipedia Stock options scandal claims another victim https://www.neowin.net/news/stock-options-scandal-claims-another-victim/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The stock options scandal that has affected Apple, McAfee and CNet has claimed another victim, and this time it's one of the pioneers of Silicon Valley's chip business. The San Jose Mercury News reports: ... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/stock-options-scandal-claims-another-victim">Read more...</a> steven.parker@neowin.net (Steven Parker) Wed, 18 Oct 2006 11:21:59 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/stock-options-scandal-claims-another-victim Sony to pay $10M in payola scandal https://www.neowin.net/news/sony-to-pay-10m-in-payola-scandal/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Sony BMG Music Entertainment will pay a $10-million settlement after an investigation by New York's attorney general uncovered a scheme that paid radio station employees to play certain artists. &quot;Radio stations are airing... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/sony-to-pay-10m-in-payola-scandal">Read more...</a> () Wed, 27 Jul 2005 09:59:38 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/sony-to-pay-10m-in-payola-scandal "Hot Coffee" scandal intensifies https://www.neowin.net/news/quothot-coffeequot-scandal-intensifies/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Just after 7:00pm on Capitol Hill today, the House of Representatives voted 355 to 21 to support a Federal Trade Commission inquiry into Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas. The purpose of the probe will be... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/quothot-coffeequot-scandal-intensifies">Read more...</a> lordloc@gmail.com (Todd Tanner) Tue, 26 Jul 2005 19:00:10 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/quothot-coffeequot-scandal-intensifies WorldCom Mulls Name Change to Leave Scandal in Past https://www.neowin.net/news/worldcom-mulls-name-change-to-leave-scandal-in-past/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>WorldCom by any other name may still be bankrupt, but the company that's become synonymous with questionable accounting wants to dump its tarnished brand and will likely adopt the name of its MCI residential long-distance... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/worldcom-mulls-name-change-to-leave-scandal-in-past">Read more...</a> () Sat, 11 Jan 2003 08:16:56 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/worldcom-mulls-name-change-to-leave-scandal-in-past Internet Buzzes Over Olympic Skating Scandal https://www.neowin.net/news/internet-buzzes-over-olympic-skating-scandal/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The 'Skategate' Olympic scandal set the Internet buzzing with opinions that ranged from the cynical to the jingoistic to the obscene. There was even a bit of poetry. &quot;Moral: Complain loudly and... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/internet-buzzes-over-olympic-skating-scandal">Read more...</a> () Sun, 17 Feb 2002 06:08:19 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/internet-buzzes-over-olympic-skating-scandal