May 18, 2024
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3M Multi-Billion Dollar Settlements: Earplug Lawsuits and Beyond

The Billion-Dollar Earplug Controversy. In a groundbreaking settlement, chemical and consumer product giant 3M agreed to pay $6 billion to U.S. service members alleging hearing injuries from defective earplugs. This sum will be divided, with $5 billion in cash and the remaining $1 billion in 3M stock, to be paid by 2029. Combat Arms Earplugs: […]

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Amazon Surges on the Back of Strong Q2 Results

The Seattle-based e-commerce giant, Amazon delivered impressive Q2 earnings that surpassed analyst expectations. A sales growth of 11% pushed revenues to a staggering $134.4 billion, exceeding the estimated $131.4 billion. With the tech titan’s shares escalating by over 7% in after-hours trading, Amazon is a robust player in the market, recording a 52% rise in […]

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Unpermitted ‘X’ Sign on Ex-Twitter HQ Sparks Investigation

San Francisco authorities have commenced an investigation into a large flashing “X” sign installed without city permission on the building previously housing Twitter’s headquarters. This development transpired after Elon Musk’s efforts to rebrand Twitter as “X.” A Flashing “X” Without a Permit The unauthorized sign was installed on Friday, attracting attention and sparking curiosity. However, […]

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Twitter Transforms into ‘X’ under Elon Musk’s Ownership

Elon Musk, the owner of Twitter, has rebranded the popular social media platform as ‘X,’ swapping out the iconic bird logo for a simple ‘X.’ This shocking rebranding was announced on Sunday, with the change taking effect the following day. Musk also announced that the website X.com now redirects to Twitter.com, signaling a complete transition […]

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Farewell to a Cyber Legend: Remembering Hacker Kevin Mitnick

The world of cybersecurity bids farewell to a true pioneer as Kevin Mitnick, one of the earliest and most notorious hackers, passes away at the age of 59. Mitnick’s journey took him from being a fugitive on the FBI’s most-wanted list to becoming a respected “ethical hacker” and an influential cybersecurity expert. Kevin Mitnick’s family […]

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Meta’s New Social Media App ‘Threads’ Provides Twitter Alternative

Meta’s highly anticipated social media app, Threads, has been officially launched as a potential alternative to Twitter. Originally scheduled for a Thursday release, Threads was made available earlier due to the excitement surrounding its debut. Described as “Instagram’s text-based conversation app,” it bears a striking resemblance to Twitter in terms of functionality. Users can create […]

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