Sunday, 21 October 2018

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Uber and Waymo reach settlement

Uber has settled a lawsuit alleging that it ripped off self-driving car technology from Google’s autonomous vehicle division. Under the surprise deal, the ride-hailing service will pay Waymo, which is part of Alphabet, Inc., a stock settlement valued by Waymo at $245 million. Both confirmed the settlement early Friday, four ...

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Harvey Weinstein sued by actress, who claims he raped her in 2016

DETROIT: Harvey Weinstein and the movie company he co-founded, The Weinstein Company, were sued in California state court on Tuesday by an anonymous actress who said she was raped by the movie producer in the spring of 2016. The actress, who is represented by attorney Gloria Allred and identified in ...

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Actress sues Weinstein Company for enabling sexual assault

LONDON: An actress filed suit against The Weinstein Company, alleging that Harvey Weinstein sexually assaulted her and that the company had enabled his behaviour. Dominique Huett charges in her suit – the first to be filed since the Weinstein scandal broke earlier this month – that she met Weinstein at ...

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Qualcomm lawsuit aims to ban iPhone sales in China

BEIJING: In an effort to continue to charge Apple for the use of its patents in mainland China, Qualcomm has filed lawsuits against the company with the end goal of stopping the production and sale of iPhones in China. The suits were filed by the mobile chip manufacturer in an ...

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Google Hit With Gender Pay Discrimination Lawsuit

SAN FRANCISCO: Google, which is already under federal investigation over claims of unfair pay practices, has been sued by three former employees who allege that the company pays women less than men for similar work. The lawsuit, which was filed Thursday in California Superior Court in San Francisco by Kelly ...

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Ex-Fox News guest alleges she was raped by host

WASHINGTON: Fox News, coming off a year of scandal related to a series of sexual harassment claims, was hit with another lawsuit Monday by a political commentator who claimed she was raped and assaulted by a network employee. In a lawsuit filed in Manhattan Federal court, political commentator Scottie Nell ...

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Oxford University faces trial over Indian student’s lawsuit

LONDON: Oxford University faces a landmark trial over a claim for $1.6 million compensation from a student who alleges “boring” and “appallingly bad” tuition cost him a first-class degree and robbed him of the high-flying legal career he coveted. The university had applied to the High Court to strike out ...

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Woman sues Trump in New York for defamation over sexual assault denial

LOS ANGELES: One of about a dozen women who previously accused President-elect Donald Trump of making unwanted sexual advances filed a lawsuit against him in New York on Tuesday, alleging he had made false and defamatory statements about her in rejecting the accusation, causing her emotional and economic harm. The ...

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Swift calls for lawsuit redaction

LOS ANGELES: Taylor Swift is calling for parts of her groping lawsuit to be edited for her ‘‘safety’’. The 27-year-old singer filed a lawsuit back in July regarding an alleged groping incident involving radio DJ David Mueller – who allegedly groped the ‘Bad Blood’ hitmaker’s behind underneath her dress during ...

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