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Cancer victims urge court to end J&J bankruptcy roadblock to lawsuits

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.comRegisterSept 19 (Reuters) – People suing Johnson & Johnson over the company’s talc products urged an appeals court on Monday to revive their claims, saying the profitable company should not be allowed to use a bankrupt subsidiary to block lawsuits alleging the products cause cancer.They asked a panel …

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Google loses challenge against EU antitrust decision, other probes loom

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.comRegisterLUXEMBOURG, Sept 14 (Reuters) – Google suffered one of its biggest setbacks on Wednesday when a top European court upheld a ruling that it broke competition rules and fined it a record 4.1 billion euros, in a move that may encourage other regulators to ratchet up pressure on …

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U.S. signs deal with Google to develop chips for researchers

The logo for Google LLC is seen at the Google Store Chelsea in Manhattan, New York City, U.S., November 17, 2021. REUTERS/Andrew KellyRegister now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.comRegisterWASHINGTON, Sept 13 (Reuters) – The U.S. Commerce Department said it reached a cooperative research and development agreement with Alphabet Inc’s (GOOGL.O) Google to produce chips …

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Google faces $25.4 billion damages claims in UK, Dutch courts over adtech practices

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.comRegisterBRUSSELS, Sept 13 (Reuters) – Alphabet unit Google (GOOGL.O) will face damages claims for up to 25 billion euros ($25.4 billion) over its digital advertising practices in two suits to be filed in British and Dutch courts in the coming weeks by a law firm on behalf of …

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Twitter says Musk’s latest attempt to scrap deal ‘invalid and wrongful’

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.comRegisterSept 12 (Reuters) – Twitter Inc (TWTR.N) said on Monday payments made to a whistleblower did not breach any terms of its $44 billion buyout by Elon Musk, after the world’s richest man made another attempt to scrap the deal.In a letter to Twitter on Friday, lawyers for …

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EU to claw back energy firms’ profits rather than cap Russian gas price

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.comRegisterEU countries ask bloc to propose windfall revenue capMinisters also request EU proposal on gas price capCountries resist EU proposal to cap Russian gas priceBRUSSELS, Sept 9 (Reuters) – EU energy ministers on Friday tasked the European Commission to press ahead with a cap on the revenues of …

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Musk sends fresh letter to scrap Twitter deal after whistleblower claims

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.comRegisterAug 30 (Reuters) – Elon Musk has sent an additional letter of deal termination to Twitter Inc (TWTR.N) to include a recent whistleblower complaint from former security head of the social media firm as another reason to scrap the $44 billion deal.Last week, Peiter Zatko, a famed hacker …

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Meta’s Facebook agrees to settle data privacy lawsuit

A logo of Meta Platforms Inc. is seen at its booth, at the Viva Technology conference dedicated to innovation and startups, at Porte de Versailles exhibition center in Paris, France June 17, 2022. REUTERS/Benoit TessierRegister now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.comRegisterAug 26 (Reuters) – Meta Platforms Inc’s Facebook has in-principle agreed to settle a …

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3M combat earplug lawsuits to proceed, judge rules, despite bankruptcy case

The logo of Down Jones Industrial Average stock market index listed company 3M is shown in Irvine, California April 13, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Blake Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.comRegisterAug 26 (Reuters) – 3M Co must face more than 230,000 lawsuits accusing it of selling defective earplugs to the U.S. military, after a U.S. …

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