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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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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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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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Twitter whistleblower could help Musk by adding ‘volatility’ to legal battle

An image of Elon Musk is seen on a smartphone placed on printed Twitter logos in this picture illustration taken April 28, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.comRegisterWILMINGTON, Del., Aug 23 (Reuters) – A whistleblower’s complaint that Twitter Inc (TWTR.N) misled federal regulators about the company’s security risks could provide Elon …

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Twitter misled U.S. regulators on hackers, spam, whistleblower says

Aug 23 (Reuters) – Twitter Inc (TWTR.N) misled federal regulators about its defenses against hackers and spam accounts, the social media company’s former security chief Peiter Zatko said in a whistleblower complaint.In an 84-page complaint, Zatko, a famed hacker widely known as “Mudge,” alleged Twitter falsely claimed it had a solid security plan, according to …

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S.Korea’s Yoon pardons Samsung’s Jay Y. Lee to counter ‘economic crisis’

Samsung heir served 18 months in jail for briberyBusinessmen were convicted in scandal that felled a presidentS.Korea says leaders needed to help overcome economic crisisSamsung may increase investment with Lee pardoned – analystsSEOUL, Aug 12 (Reuters) – South Korea’s President Yoon Suk-yeol pardoned Samsung Electronics (005930.KS) Vice Chairman Jay Y. Lee on Friday, with the …

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