Monday, May 27, 2019

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Apple Sued over Fatal fire caused by its iPad

Due to the fact that the majority of our electronics are powered by lithium-ion batteries, it carries the risk of the device exploding and catching on fire. For the most part the number of devices exploding and catching on...

Amazon leads $700 million investment into electric pickup truck

Amazon.com said on Friday it would lead a $700 million investment in U.S. electric pickup truck startup Rivian Automotive, in the e-commerce giant’s biggest bet on technologies with potential to reshape the automotive sector.The deal represents a major endorsement...

Super Mario Bros game sells for $140K

A copy of the much-loved Super Mario Bros for the Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) has sold for a blistering $140,000 in the United States a record price for a video game.Before you go digging for the old cartridge in...

Uber sues New York City over rule limiting number of drivers

Uber Technologies Inc. is taking New York City to court over the government’s decision to cap the number of ride-hailing drivers allowed on the streets.Officials partly justified restraints on for-hire drivers as a way to reduce congestion. In the...

Amazon triples profit to $11.2bn, pays ZERO DOLLARS for Tax

Amazon's pre-tax benefits dramatically multiplied a year ago to a phenomenal of $11.2bn be that as it may, for a second year running, the web giant has paid not a solitary penny in US federal taxes.Not only that but,...

Time to cancel your Netflix account? Apple tolaunch its streaming rival next month

Apple will finally unveil its long-rumoured video streaming service at an event next month, according to the latest report. The Netflix rival, which already has a number of high-profile projects, will purportedly be available to watch from March.The monthly...

Drones disrupts flights departure from Dubai

Suspected drone activity briefly disrupted flight departures Friday from Dubai International Airport, the world's busiest for international traffic, the airport said.It said in a statement that departures were suspended between 10:13 (0613 GMT) and 10:45 am (0645 GMT) "due...

China Could Use Medical Data to Blackmail Americans

Chinese investment in the U.S. biotechnology industry presents a risk to national security, potentially giving China’s government access to patient data that could be used to blackmail Americans, according to a report for a Congressional advisory commission.Biotech companies in...

Germany planning Tax move on Google, Facebook and other foreign internet firms

Germany’s finance ministry is looking into the possibility of a 15 percent special tax on online advertising revenue collected by foreign internet companies such as Google or Facebook from German operators, Wirtschaftswoche magazine reported on Friday.The ministry was in...

Spotify paid $340M to buy Gimlet and Anchor

Spotify multiplied down on podcasts a week ago with a double deal to purchase digital recording systems Gimlet and Anchor. Those acquisitions were at first undisclosed, however Spotify has unobtrusively affirmed that it spent €300 million, barely short of...

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