An attorney for Backpage.com have filed a motion for dismissal of all of the sex charges filed against CEO Carl Ferrer, Michael Lacey and Jim Larkin, saying they were flatly illegal. In a letter to California Attorney General Kamala D. Harris, the attorney pointed out that she specifically stated in 2013 that Backpage could not be charged under the law.
Bail is granted to the CEO and owners of Backpage.com, who are accused of sex-related crimes. The next hearing in their case is scheduled Nov. 16.
Two more executives of Backpage.com have been jailed in California on sex-related charges, while Backpage CEO Carl Ferrer is scheduled for a hearing later this week.
The CEO of Backpage.com, the leading site for escort and prostitution advertising in the United States, was arrested on Thursday on charges of pimping and related charges. California and Texas law enforcement officers raided the company's offices in Dallas.
MediaNews Group slammed the proposed sale of Monster Worldwide to Randstad Holdings nv and announced plans to fight it.
Long-time blogger Joel Cheesman has relaunched his Cheezhead column about recruitment and recruitment advertising, and three of his recent posts are definitely worth the click.
Seek, the Australian recruitment giant, has just made its newest investment — participating in a $4 million (U.S.) funding round for Switch, one of the many “Tinder for jobs” apps that match job-seekers and recruiters with a “swipe right / swipe left” approach. It’s one of two major investments in recruit-by-app technology announced in as many days. Another international recruitment advertising company will announce the acquisition...
Zillow Group will pay $130 million U.S. to settle "amicably" with the National Association of Realtors and News Corp. subsidiary Move Inc. over the hiring of Move Inc. president Errol Samuelson and VP Curt Beardsley by Zillow.
Adpay, one of the long-time vendors serving newspapers and media companies with white-label back-end classified software, has a new owner. Ancestry.com LLC, a Utah-based company that also owns the online archive Newspapers.com (and of course the genealogy site Ancestry.com), bought Adpay in a deal announced today (but dated yesterday). Terms were not announced. CEO Mike Heene is expected to stay with the company, which he co-founded in...
According to reliable sources, Wallapop and LetGo, two of the leading apps for stuff sales in the U.S., are in “advanced talks” to merge.