Tuesday, 26 October 2021

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New York Attorney General sues Dunkin’ Donuts

NEW YORK: The parent of Dunkin’ Donuts was sued by New York Attorney General Letitia James, who accused the chain of failing to protect hundreds of thousands of customers whose accounts were targeted in a series of “brute force” cyberattacks. James said Dunkin’ Brands Group Inc did nothing in 2015 ...

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Uber is sued over resistance to California ‘gig’ employment law

CALIFORNIA: A driver for Uber has sued the company for misclassifying its drivers as independent contractors, hours after California legislators voted to help thousands of those workers become, and enjoy the benefits of being, employees. The proposed class action filed on Wednesday night by Uber driver Angela McRay appears to ...

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Tesla sued over California ‘Autopilot’ death

NEW YORK: The family of a California man killed in a Tesla has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the company, blaming Tesla’s self-driving technology as “defective,” attorneys said Wednesday. The lawsuit, filed on April 26 in California Superior Court, asserts that the March 2018 death of Walter Huang resulted ...

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Apple sued for $1 billion after accusing teen of theft

NEW YORK: Apple is being sued for $1 billion by an 18-year-old New Yorker, identified as Ousmane Bah, who claims that the multi-billion-dollar company made several false accusations of theft against him and caused “severe stress and hardship.” The teen has filed a lawsuit at the Southern District Court of ...

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Winklevoss twins become world’s first bitcoin billionaires

SINGAPORE: Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss – the Harvard University rowing twins who famously sued Mark Zuckerberg claiming he stole their idea for Facebook – have just become the world’s first bitcoin billionaires, say media reports. The 36-year-old brothers lost their case against Zuckerberg but received a settlement of US$65 million ...

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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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Orlando nightclub victims’ families sue Twitter, Google, Facebook

ORLANDO: The families of three men killed at Orlando’s Pulse gay nightclub have sued Twitter Inc, Alphabet Inc’s Google and Facebook Inc in federal court, accusing the companies of providing “material support” to the self-radicalized gunman. The gunman, 29-year-old Omar Mateen, who killed 49 people and wounded 53 in the ...

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Beyonce being sued over ‘Drunk In Love’ video

LOS ANGELES: Beyonce is reportedly being sued for using the Roc-A-Fella logo in her ‘Drunk in Love’ music video. Dwayne Walker, who claims to have designed the logo, has filled a lawsuit against the singer, saying he never gave Bey permission to feature it in the video. The gossip site ...

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