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Google Has To Pay A Fine Of 4.1 Billion Euros For Abuse Of Dominant...

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The EU General Court upheld the 2018 ruling that Google used its market dominance to impose restrictions on Android smartphone makers.However, the judges deviated from the European Commission's position and reduced the fine from 4.34 billion...
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Instagram Fined 405 Million Euros In Ireland For Privacy Violations Of Minors

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Meta is to pay a fine of 405 million euros for not protecting the personal data of underage users by its subsidiary Instagram. The Irish Data Protection Commission (DPC) confirmed this to various media.The...
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Meta Sued For Using Medical Data To Display Targeted Ads Based On Patient Illnesses

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Mark Zuckerberg's Meta has been sued along with a couple of US hospitals for violating patient privacy through the Meta Pixel tracker.The two class action lawsuits against Meta allege that it used people's medical...
Elon Musk Becomes Twitter Largest Shareholder

Elon Musk Officially Cancels Twitter Takeover: Now Twitter Is Suing The Billionaire

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Elon Musk officially wants to end the takeover of Twitter. As reported by CNBC and The Wall Street Journal — this emerges from a letter that his attorney sent on his behalf to the company's chief legal officer...
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The United States Also Wants To Introduce Single Mobile Charging Port

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The United States, following the European Union, plans to adopt a single charging port for smartphones.Last Thursday, a group of US senators published an open letter to the US Department of Commerce asking to approve USB-C as...
USB-C Will Be The Standard Charging Socket in EU

USB-C Will Be The Common Charger For Smartphones And Other Electronic Devices In The...

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The EU Parliament has come to a preliminary agreement that stipulates that small and medium-sized electronic devices, including but not limited to smartphones, must be able to be charged via USB-C from mid-2024.Many manufacturers...
Apple lawsuit and other legal news

Apple Sues ‘Stealth’ Startup Rivos For Hiring Apple Ex-Employees To Steal Silicon SoCs Trade...

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Apple filed a lawsuit against Rivos, a RISC-V startup that has hired several former senior Apple employees. According to the lawsuit, Rivos allegedly stole Apple's Silicon Socs trade secrets by hiring over 40 specialized SoC engineers who previously worked for...
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The European Commission Accuses Apple Of Restricting Competition With Apple Pay

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The European Commission accused Apple of exploiting its dominant position by restricting competitors' access to crucial technology for offering payment services on iPhone via its Apple Pay payment service. The EU Commission concluded that...