Apple Inc was sued on Thursday by the creator of a once-popular app store that accused the iPhone maker of illegally monopolizing software distribution on its own operating system. Cydia, which was created in 2008, said Apple has “illegally squashed all competition” for its App Store, depriving consumers of the ability to choose where to… Read More Cydia files lawsuit against Apple over alleged monopoly of App Store
Mastercard Inc said on Thursday it was ending the use of its cards on Pornhub after its investigation confirmed the presence of unlawful content on the sex videos site. Pornhub said on Tuesday it had banned video downloads and was allowing only certain partner accounts to upload content after a New York Times column reported… Read More Mastercard to stop usage of its cards on Pornhub as investigations confirm unlawful content
Two explosions struck an oil refinery belonging to Mexican state oil company Pemex on Thursday, the governor of Nuevo Leon state said, and at least five people were injured. It was not clear how much damages was sustained by the Caderyta facility.
Israel and Morocco agreed on Thursday to normalize relations in a deal brokered with U.S. help, making Morocco the fourth Arab country to set aside hostilities with Israel in the past four months. It joins the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Sudan in beginning to forge deals with Israel, driven in part by U.S.-led efforts… Read More Morocco agrees to normalize relations with Israel
Talk show host Ellen DeGeneres said on Thursday that she had tested positive for the coronavirus but was feeling fine. The American comedian said on Twitter that all her close contacts had been notified. “I want to let you all know that I tested positive for Covid-19. Fortunately, I’m feeling fine right now,” she said… Read More U.S. talk show host Ellen DeGeneres tests positive for coronavirus
Twitter Inc launched a new feature on its mobile app on Thursday that would allow users to share tweets directly to Snap Inc’s photo messaging app Snapchat, in a bid for cross-media engagement to get more users. Users on the iOS platform can now post tweets on stories, or send them as individual messages on… Read More Twitter launches feature that allows users share tweet to Snapchat
Flames ripped through an abandoned warehouse occupied by scores of migrant squatters in a Barcelona suburb, killing at least three people and throwing a spotlight on the dire living conditions of Spain’s undocumented migrants. The fire, which broke out late on Wednesday sending a huge cloud of smoke into the air, was under control by… Read More At least three dead, twenty-three injured as fire rips through migrant squat in Barcelona
Joseph Safra, the Lebanese-Brazilian financier who has died aged 82, was Brazil’s richest man and for many years the world’s wealthiest banker. Safra helped run and expand his family’s private-banking and wealth management empire, catering to an affluent clientele from São Paulo to New York and Monte Carlo. He died of natural causes, according to… Read More Brazil’s richest man Joseph Safra dies at 82