Daily Archives: July 8, 2021

36 US states have sued Google over “luxurious” app commissions in the Play Store. Will users end up footing the bill? And why is Apple’s App Store running under the radar? Google’s lawyers truly can’t complain about a lack of work. On Wednesday, 36 states and the Washington DC government district filed a competition lawsuit against the Alphabet subsidiary in federal court in San Francisco. It is the fourth lawsuit filed by US states against Google since October. But it is the first to target the lucrative app store. “Luxurious” fee on app purchases. According to the lawsuit, Google uses…

Opel is saying goodbye to the combustion engine: From 2028, the Rüsselsheim-based automaker wants to offer only e-cars. A legendary sports car from the 1970s is also making an e-comeback. Opel is ushering in a farewell to the combustion engine: The group wants to be fully electric in Europe in just seven years. This was announced by Opel CEO Michael Lohscheller on Thursday at a presentation of the parent company Stellantis at the “Electric Car Day” in Milan. He said the traditional brand from Rüsselsheim will also enter China, the world’s most important car market, with an all-electric car offering.…

rump no longer wants to accept the blocking of his social media accounts – and is now suing Twitter and Co.! Ex-US President Donald Trump has, according to his own statements, sued the Internet corporations Twitter, Facebook and Google and their bosses for bias. He demands the rapid restoration of his accounts, Trump said on Wednesday. On Facebook, Trump is expected to remain suspended until at least early 2023. Twitter even sees no way back at all for the former president. In the lawsuits filed in Florida, Trump accuses Facebook, Twitter and YouTube owner Google, as well as company CEOs…