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Judge dismisses worker lawsuit vs Amazon over coronavirus safety

Judge dismisses worker lawsuit vs Amazon over coronavirus safety

A US District Judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by workers against Amazon over its alleged lack of coronavirus safety precautions. Judge Brian Cogan dismissed...
Appeals court: Uber, Lyft must reclassify drivers as employees

Appeals court: Uber, Lyft must reclassify drivers as employees

The California appeals court has ruled that Uber and Lyft must reclassify their drivers from independent contractors to employees. The appeals court ruling affirms an...
Purdue Pharma to plead guilty, settle opioid crisis cases for $8.3B

Purdue Pharma to plead guilty, settle opioid crisis cases for $8.3B

Purdue Pharma, maker of the OxyContin painkillers, has agreed to plead guilty and settle criminal charges regarding its role in the US opioid crisis. Under...
US gov't files landmark competition case vs Google

US gov’t files landmark competition case vs Google

Tech giant Google is facing charges filed by the US government for allegedly violating competition law. According to the charges filed in federal court by...
Vaccine firm Vaxart under federal investigation for misrepresentation

Vaccine firm Vaxart under federal investigation for misrepresentation

Biotech company Vaxart, which is working on a Covid-19 vaccine, is under federal investigation for misrepresentation. Aside from federal investigation, a number of investors have filed...
Apple can continue to ban Fortnite from App Store -- federal judge

Apple can continue to ban Fortnite from App Store — federal judge

A federal judge has ruled that Apple may continue its App Store ban on the popular video game Fortnite, published by Epic Games. The ruling,...
Judge slams Epic Games for its tactics in antitrust case against Apple

Judge slams Epic Games for its tactics in antitrust case against Apple

A federal judge presiding over its antitrust case versus Apple has repeatedly criticized Epic Games on its legal theories and tactics. In the lawsuit, Epic...
Judge issues temporary injunction against TikTok US ban

Judge issues temporary injunction against TikTok US ban

A federal judge has partially granted a temporary injunction to TikTok against the US government ban on the video sharing app. The decision to grant...
Trump's WeChat ban temporarily blocked by US federal judge

Trump’s WeChat ban temporarily blocked by US federal judge

A US federal judge has temporarily blocked the executive order issued by President Donald Trump that bans downloading of the WeChat mobile app. US Magistrate...
Apple retaliates, files legal complaint against Epic Games over Fortnite row

Apple retaliates, files legal complaint against Epic Games over Fortnite row

Tech giant Apple has fired back at Epic Games by filing a legal complaint claiming that the Fortnite developer's arguments were "self-righteous" and "self-interested". In...

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