Apple Workplace Rules Violate US Labour Law, Agency Finds

Apple maintains workplace policies that unlawfully discourage employees from discussing working conditions, a US labour agency has found. The National Labor Relations Board will issue a complaint targeting the policies and claiming Apple executives made comments that stymied worker organising unless the company settles first, an agency official said on Monday in an email reviewed by Reuters. … Read more

Michael Jackson’s Nephew Cast as Michael Jackson in Upcoming Biopic on the Late ‘King of Pop’

The Michael Jackson biopic, originally announced in 2019 and revealed as titled ‘Michael’, has finally cast a lead actor to play the late ‘King of Pop’. Jaafar Jackson, the nephew of Michael Jackson, has been confirmed to be playing his uncle in the biopic, which currently does not have a release date. The film is … Read more

FTX Sues Voyager Digital as One Bankrupt Firm Seeks to Claw Back $446 Million in Loan Payments From Another

Bankrupt crypt exchange FTX sued crypto lender Voyager Digital on Monday, seeking to claw back $445.8 million (roughly Rs. 3,650 crore) in loan repayments that FTX made before collapsing into bankruptcy in November 2022. FTX and Voyager both filed for bankruptcy amid a 2022 collapse in cryptocurrency markets, but Voyager’s bankruptcy preceded FTX’s filing by … Read more

5G Rollout Can Unleash New Economic Avenues, Help in Development: Economic Survey 2022-23

The rollout of 5G services can unleash new economic opportunities and help India leapfrog the traditional barriers to development, while boosting innovation by startups and businesses, the Economic Survey said. The massive wave of digitisation, rising penetration of smartphones, and technology adoption have opened the doors for both traditional and new-age sectors, observed the Economic … Read more

FTX Collapse Has Put Spotlight on Vulnerabilities in Crypto Ecosystem: Economic Survey 2022-23

The recent collapse of the crypto exchange FTX and the ensuing sell-off in the crypto markets have placed a spotlight on the vulnerabilities in the crypto ecosystem, the Economic Survey 2022-23 presented in Parliament said on Tuesday. Crypto assets are self-referential instruments and do not strictly pass the test of being a financial asset because … Read more

Facebook Asks UK Tribunal to Block $3.7 Billion Mass Action Lawsuit Over Market Dominance

Facebook on Monday asked a London tribunal to block a collective lawsuit valued at up to GBP 3 billion (roughly Rs. 30,300 crore) over allegations the social media giant abused its dominant position to monetise users’ personal data. Meta, the parent company of the Facebook group, is facing a mass action brought on behalf of around … Read more

Fire-Boltt Cobra Rugged Outdoor Smartwatch With Bluetooth Calling, IP68 Rating Launched in India

Fire-Boltt Cobra rugged outdoor smartwatch has been launched by the company in India. The smartwatch sports a 1.78-inch (368×448 pixels) AMOLED screen with a 60Hz refresh rate. It features Bluetooth calling, over 120 sports modes, and up to 15 days of battery life. The Fire-Boltt Cobra also offers health monitoring via SpO2 and heart rate … Read more