Theannounces several tech-related rulings, L.G. will shut down its , and we take a deep dive into the story of StockX. This is your Daily Crunch for April 5, 2021. The U.S. today. In one, it overturned Oracle’s victory in its copyright battle with Google, which would have otherwise required Google to pay Oracle $8 billion for incorporating pieces of Oracle’s Java software language into the operating system. “In reviewing that decision, we assume, for argument’s sake, that the material was copyrightable,” wrote Justice Stephen Breyer. “But we hold that the copying at issue nonetheless constituted fair use. Hence, Google’s copying did not violate the copyright law.”
In addition, the court vacated a ruling declaring that then-President electric vehicle components. Labor relations board sides with Amazon employees over firing — Before being fired , Emily Cunningham and Maren Costa had been among the company’s most outspoken critics of staff.had violated the First Amendment by blocking critics on Twitter. In his opinion on the case, Justice like Facebook and Google are “at-bottom communications networks, and they ‘carry’ information from one user to another” and can, therefore, be regulated similarly to telecom carriers. L.G. is shutting down its smartphone business worldwide — L.G. said it would focus its resources on “growth areas” such as
to sponsors after Discover Weekly in 2019 — On Repeat is now open to advertising sponsorships. India’s Swiggy nears $5B valuations in new $800M fundraise — Swiggy is preparing to expand its business after cutting its workforce to navigate the pandemic. Knotel co-founder leaves the company and describes investor Newmark as ‘a stalking horse’. The startup filed for bankruptcy earlier this , its assets acquired by investor and commercial real estate brokerage Newmark. Byju tutor Aakash for nearly $1B — Akash is a 33-year-old chain of physical coaching centers. The StockX EC-1 — Now valued at $2.8 billion, StockX has facilitated over 10 million transactions.
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