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Olivia Solon

Olivia Solon is tech investigations editor for NBC News in San Francisco.

Olivia Solon is tech investigations editor for NBC News in San Francisco.

Latest from Olivia Solon

'I will not be silenced': Women targeted in hack-and-leak attacks speak out about spyware

Female journalists and activists say they had their private photos shared on social media by governments seeking to intimidate and silence them.
4d ago

Activision Blizzard workers walk out after sexual harassment lawsuit

Employees at the video game company Activision Blizzard are planning to stage a walkout Wednesday to demand better working conditions for women.

Instagram's new protections for teens come as experts say tween venture poses big risks

The move follows pushback at launch of an Instagram service for children under 13.

Some Amazon warehouse workers see spike in Covid cases

Workers in Dallas, Baltimore, St. Louis and Las Vegas have all noticed a rise in cases.
10d ago

California sues Activision Blizzard over alleged sexual harassment and ‘frat boy’ culture

California on Thursday filed a lawsuit alleging the video game company Activision Blizzard has a “pervasive ‘frat boy’ culture” where female employees are sexually harassed and paid and promoted less than male counterparts.

Ben & Jerry's withdraws sales from Israeli settlements but clashes with parent company Unilever

"We want this company to be led by values and not be dictated by the parent company,” said the chair of Ben & Jerry's board.

Teamsters vote to create dedicated Amazon division to unionize workers

Union members vote to create a dedicated division to take on the e-commerce giant.
40d ago

Teamsters launch massive nationwide effort to unionize Amazon workers

Effort follows five years of speaking to workers at the e-commerce giant.
44d ago

Drought-stricken communities push back against data centers

As cash-strapped cities welcome Big Tech to build hundreds of million-dollar data centers in their backyards, critics question the environmental cost.

Pastor battles human smugglers on Facebook

“You have people who are in very desperate, vulnerable situations commingling with people that are parts of organized criminal networks, including cartels and gangs,” one expert said.