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DOJ files second antitrust suit against Google, seeks to break up

CEO of Alphabet and Google Sundar Pichai meets Polish Prime Minister at the Chancellery in Warsaw, Poland on March 29, 2022. Mateusz Wlodarczyk | Nurphoto | Getty Images The U.S. Justice Department on Tuesday filed its second antitrust lawsuit against Google in just over two years. It’s the latest sign that the U.S. government is […]

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Business

FAA says contractor unintentionally deleted files before outage

An American Airlines Airbus A319 airplane takes off past the air traffic control tower at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport in Arlington, Virginia, January 11, 2023 Saul Loeb | AFP | Getty Images The Federal Aviation Administration said Thursday that a contractor unintentionally deleted files before an outage of a pilot-alert system that delayed thousands […]

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Canada

Family of Stephanie Warriner files $16M lawsuit against hospital,

The family of Stephanie Warriner, who died after being restrained chest down by security guards at a Toronto hospital in May 2020, has filed a $16-million lawsuit against the hospital network and the guards involved, alleging her death was the direct result of the guards’ actions that day, calling their actions “reckless” and the force […]

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Technology

Apple files for reverse wireless charging where the iPhone can

Apple is the last holdout among major phone makers that doesn’t offer a reverse wireless charging system on its phones. The technology would allow to use your iPhone’s battery charge to top up your AirPods Pro, Apple Watch, or other small gadgets that offer wireless charging if you have forgotten their charger, or simply for […]

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Technology

Apple files patent application for a third-generation Apple

The late Steve Jobs introduced the touchscreen Apple iPhone in January 2007 by famously saying, “Who wants a stylus? You have to get them and put them away and you lose them. Yuck! Nobody wants a stylus.” But in 2015, the Apple Pencil was unveiled for the iPad Pro. Of course, the Apple Pencil is […]

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US

Financial Giant Fidelity Files Trademarks for Crypto, NFT, and

Fidelity Investments, a major financial services firm with $10 trillion in assets under administration, has filed several trademark applications for a wide range of cryptocurrency, non-fungible token (NFT), and metaverse products and services. Fidelity’s Crypto and Metaverse Trademark Applications Fidelity Investments filed three trademark applications with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) last […]

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Entertainment

Latinx Files: Our favorite TV shows, movies and books of 2022

In last week’s Latinx Files, we recapped our favorite albums and podcasts of 2022. This week, it’s all about television, film and books. Without further ado, here are more things we enjoyed. A quick note, I’ve bundled television and movies into the same category because Hollywood still has an aversion to putting Latinxs in front […]

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World

Russian Politician Files Legal Challenge Over Putin’s Reference

LONDON (Reuters) – A St Petersburg politician has asked prosecutors to investigate Russian President Vladimir Putin for using the word “war” to describe the conflict in Ukraine, accusing the Kremlin chief of breaking his own law. Putin has for months described his invasion as a “special military operation”. He signed laws in March that prescribe […]

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US

Mercedes Files Trademark Applications to Adopt Metaverse By

Mercedes Files Trademark Applications to Adopt Metaverse Mercedes-Benz Group AG filed five trademark applications The filing intends to incorporate metaverse into the business. The company aims to establish trademark protection in NFT and Crypto trade. The German multinational automotive powerhouse, Mercedes-Benz Group AG, has filed five trademark applications for NFT and metaverse-related plans, making Mercedes […]

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Finance

The Ritblat vs HMRC files

Jamie Ritblat is among the UK’s most prominent property investors. His Delancey firm is invested in London’s biggest redevelopment projects: Elephant & Castle, Earls Court, and the former Olympic Village. But the Conservative party donor and son of Sir John Ritblat is now also embroiled in a sprawling tax dispute with HM Revenue & Customs […]