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

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

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Sept 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 … Read more

U.S. railroad strike averted with deal brokered by Biden administration

U.S. railroad strike averted with deal brokered by Biden administration

WASHINGTON, Sept 15 (Reuters) – Major U.S. railroads and unions secured a tentative deal on Thursday after 20 hours of intense talks brokered by President Joe Biden’s administration to avert a rail shutdown that could have hit food and fuel supplies across the country and beyond. If they accept the deal that was announced at … Read more

Tesla is sued by drivers over alleged false Autopilot, Full Self-Driving claims

Tesla is sued by drivers over alleged false Autopilot, Full Self-Driving claims

The logo of car manufacturer Tesla is seen at a dealership in London, Britain, May 14, 2021. REUTERS/Matthew Childs/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Sept 14 (Reuters) – Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) was sued on Wednesday in a proposed class action accusing Elon Musk’s electric car company of misleading the public … Read more

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

Google faces .4 billion damages claims in UK, Dutch courts over adtech practices

The Google name is displayed outside the company’s office in London, Britain, November 1, 2018. REUTERS/Toby Melville/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BRUSSELS, 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 … Read more

Biden administration presses unions, railroads to avoid shutdown

Biden administration presses unions, railroads to avoid shutdown

The United States Chamber of Commerce building is seen in Washington, D.C., U.S., May 10, 2021. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON/LOS ANGELES, Sept 12 (Reuters) – The Biden administration urged railroads and unions to reach a deal to avoid a railroad work stoppage, saying on Monday it would … Read more

New York City sues Starbucks for firing union organizer

New York City sues Starbucks for firing union organizer

A Starbucks store is seen in New York January 24, 2014. REUTERS/Eric Thayer/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register NEW YORK, Sept 2 (Reuters) – A New York City agency overseeing workplace affairs said on Friday it sued Starbucks Corp (SBUX.O) because the coffee chain illegally fired a longtime barista and … Read more

Canada invokes pipeline treaty with U.S. over Wisconsin Line 5 dispute

Canada invokes pipeline treaty with U.S. over Wisconsin Line 5 dispute

Canadian Foreign Minister Melanie Joly speaks during a trilateral meeting with U.S. and Mexican counterparts at the ninth Summit of the Americas in Los Angeles, California, U.S., June 10, 2022. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register OTTAWA, Aug 29 (Reuters) – Canada has invoked a 1977 pipeline treaty with the … Read more

Meta’s Facebook agrees to settle data privacy lawsuit

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 Tessier Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Aug 26 (Reuters) – Meta Platforms Inc’s Facebook has in-principle agreed … Read more

Moderna sues Pfizer/BioNTech for patent infringement over COVID vaccine

Moderna sues Pfizer/BioNTech for patent infringement over COVID vaccine

Moderna’s logo is reflected in a drop on a syringe needle in this illustration taken November 9, 2020. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Aug 26 (Reuters) – Moderna sued Pfizer and its German partner BioNTech on Friday for patent infringement in the development of the first COVID-19 vaccine approved … Read more

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

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 … Read more