Equifax Breach

The Massachusetts attorney general filed the nation’s first state-initiated lawsuit Tuesday against Equifax for the data breach that compromised the personal information of more than 143 million Americans, including 3 million Massachusettsans. On Wednesday meanwhile a group of small business owners brought their own federal class action in Atlanta, saying the high cost they pay for credit reports makes dealing with the breach a “double whammy.”

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Federal Circuit Clears Way for Uber-Waymo Showdown

In twin blows to Uber and its beleaguered former engineer, the Federal Circuit ruled Wednesday that the ride-hailing company will face trial over accusations it stole rival Waymo’s driverless car trade secrets – and must hand over highly sought evidence in the case.

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Senate Panel Gathers Info on Carbon Capture as Momentum Builds for Tax Credit

A Senate committee took a deep dive into the arcane-sounding subject of carbon sequestration on Wednesday, hoping testimony from a panel of authorities in the field will solidify bipartisan support for a proposed tax credit for the technology.

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