News of Note—Facebook lawsuit, AT&T and Verizon salaries, Google’s Java usage and more

news of note

Here are some of the other stories we’re following today:

> Facebook Messenger users are suing the company over its practice of logging of phone calls and text messages. VentureBeat article

> According to newly disclosed figures, Verizon paid its median employee nearly $127,000 last year while AT&T’s median worker made about $78,000. WSJ article

> Based on a new court ruling, Google could be on the hook for an $8.8 billion payment to Oracle for the use of Java technology in the Android smartphone operating system. Bloomberg article

> T-Mobile announced a new effort to generate “visionary” ideas from youth. Release