Boeing to pay $200 million to settle charges over ‘misleading’ crash statements

has agreed to pay $200 million to settle charges from the Securities and Exchange Commission. The agency found that Boeing made “materially misleading public statements” related to involving its aircraft. The company’s former CEO Dennis Muilenburg will also pay $1 million to settle charges. The SEC alleged that Boeing and Muilenburg violated the antifraud provisions … Read more

Twitter misleading the public, whistleblower says

Twitter’s former head of security, Peiter Zatko, has told US lawmakers the firm is “misleading the public” about how secure the platform really is. He claimed Twitter was “a decade behind” security standards, that users’ data is not sufficiently protected and that too many staff have access to it. Mr Zatko was giving evidence following … Read more

SEC charges VMware with misleading investors by obscuring financial performance

By Kanishka Singh WASHINGTON (Reuters) -The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said on Monday it has charged cloud computing company VMware Inc with misleading investors by obscuring its financial performance. The company was charged with misleading investors about its order backlog management practices, which the agency said enabled it to push revenue into future quarters … Read more

UK police accused of uploading misleading Waze reports to encourage safer driving

The Surrey police force in the UK has found itself at the center of a controversy after one of its official Twitter accounts shared how some officers use Waze to encourage drivers to slow down. In a spotted by , the department’s Roads Policing unit revealed it uses the crowdsourced navigation app to share misleading … Read more

Google fined $40M+ for misleading location tracking settings on Android

Google has been sanctioned A$60 million (around $40M+) in Australia over Android settings it had applied, dating back around five years, which were found — in a 2021 — to have mislead consumers about its location data collection. Australia’s Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) instigated proceedings against Google and its Australia subsidiary back in October … Read more