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Apple Bans Fortnite from Its App Store After Epic Games Lawsuit

Apple Bans Fortnite from Its App Store – Apple Inc. plans to keep Fortnite off of its App Store until appeals are exhausted in its legal fight with Epic Games Inc., the maker of the popular battle-royale game. Apple sent a letter to Epic Tuesday saying that it “will not consider any further requests for […]

September 22, 2021
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Twitter Seeks to Settle Lawsuit for $800 Million

Twitter Seeks to Settle Lawsuit – Twitter Inc said on Monday it would pay $809.5 million to settle a shareholder class action lawsuit from 2016 that alleged the company misled investors about its daily and monthly user engagement numbers. The individual defendants and Twitter continue to deny any wrongdoing or any other improper actions, the […]

September 20, 2021
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South Korea to fine Google $177 Million

South Korea to fine Google – South Korea’s competition watchdog plans to fine Google at least 207.4 billion won ($177 million) for allegedly blocking smartphone makers like Samsung from using other operating systems, in what would be one of the country’s biggest antitrust penalties ever. Google said it plans to challenge the fine. It has […]

September 15, 2021
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Epic Games Appeals Apple Lawsuit Ruling

Apple Lawsuit Ruling – A federal judge ordered Apple to dismantle a lucrative part of the competitive barricade guarding its closely run iPhone app store, but rejected allegations that the company has been running an illegal monopoly that stifles competition and innovation. The ruling issued Friday continues to chip away at the so-called “walled garden” […]

September 13, 2021
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Elon Musk takes jibe at Jeff Bezos, says filing lawsuits is Bezos’ full-time job

Elon Musk takes jibe at Jeff Bezos – SpaceX has alleged that Amazon is trying to stifle the competition while “neglecting to resolve the Commission’s concerns about Amazon’s own non-geostationary orbit (NGSO) satellite system.” Tesla CEO Elon Musk has taken potshots at ex-Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos for filing a lawsuit against his company. Musk has […]

September 4, 2021
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T-Mobile CEO apologizes for the hack that exposed data of 53 million people

Business Insider Africa ~T-Mobile CEO apologizes for the hack that exposed data of 53 million people~ T-Mobile CEO Mike Sievert apologized Friday for a data breach that affected over 53 million people. T-Mobile is almost done with its investigation and the breach is contained, Sievert said. “Knowing that we failed to prevent this exposure is […]

August 27, 2021
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Tesla Is A True US Company,’ Veteran Auto Engineer Blasts Federal Regulator, Congress For Investigating Elon Musk’s Company

MSN ~Tesla Is A True US Company~ Former General Motors Co (NYSE: GM) and Ford Motor Co (NYSE: F) automotive engineer Sandy Munro on Wednesday rebuked the U.S. transport regulator and the government for investigating Tesla Inc (NASDAQ: TSLA) over its self-driving capabilities.Provided by Bobby Blay On Experience With Tesla FSD: The veteran engineer posted a rant on his popular YouTube channel to point […]

August 26, 2021
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Jeff Bezos’s Blue Origin sues US government after NASA awards lunar lander contract to Elon Musk’s SpaceX

ABC News ~Jeff Bezos’s Blue Origin sues US government~ Jeff Bezos’s Blue Origin has sued the US government over NASA’s decision to award a $US2.9 billion ($3.95 billion) lunar lander contract to Elon Musk’s SpaceX. Blue Origin said its lawsuit filed in the US Court of Federal Claims on Friday was “an attempt to remedy […]

August 16, 2021
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Apple ordered to pay $300 million in LTE patent dispute

Engadget ~Apple ordered to pay $300 million in LTE patent dispute~ Apple will have to pay another company a handsome amount to keep using certain wireless tech. Bloomberg and The Register report that a Texas jury has determined that Apple must pay patent firm Optis $300 million for allegedly violating patents covering LTE cellular service […]

August 14, 2021
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Samsung leader Jay Y. Lee granted parole, to leave prison on Friday

Reuters ~Samsung leader Jay Y. Lee granted parole~ Samsung Electronics (005930.KS) vice chairman Jay Y. Lee, in jail after convictions for bribery, embezzlement, and other charges, has qualified for parole and is expected to leave prison this Friday, South Korea’s justice ministry said. “The decision to grant Samsung Electronics vice chairman Jay Y. Lee parole was the […]

August 9, 2021
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Zoom to settle U.S. Privacy Lawsuit for $85 Million

AFP ~Zoom to settle U.S. privacy lawsuit ~ Zoom, the video conferencing firm, has agreed to settle a class-action U.S. privacy lawsuit for $85 million. The suit charged that Zoom’s sharing of users’ personal data with Facebook, Google and LinkedIn was a breach of privacy for millions. While Zoom denied wrongdoing, it did agree to […]

August 4, 2021
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