Top Trending Technology News of 6 July 2022: Breaking News Today

Top Trending Technology News of 6 July 2022: Breaking News Today | Technology
Top Trending Technology News of 6 July 2022: Breaking News Today

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ED Raids Over 40 Vivo Locations, Related Firms in Money Laundering Investigation

The Enforcement Directorate on Tuesday carried out raids on Chinese smartphone maker Vivo and related companies, authorities said. The raids were carried out at 44 locations across the country under sections of the Money Laundering Prevention Act. In early May, the local units of ZTE Corporation and Vivo were investigated for alleged financial irregularities.

Twitter sues Indian government over content removal orders, alleges abuse of power: Report

Twitter has filed a lawsuit against the Indian government seeking to overturn some of its orders to remove content, Reuters reported. Twitter is seeking judicial review of these orders and has alleged abuse of power by Indian officials, the report added. The government had warned Twitter of criminal proceedings if it did not comply with the orders.

Tata Power signs MOU with Tamil Nadu for ₹3,000 cr solar plant

Tata Power has signed an MoU with the Tamil Nadu government to invest Rs 3,000 crore to establish a 4GW solar cell and 4GW solar module manufacturing plant in Tamil Nadu. The facility will create more than 2,000 job opportunities, the majority of which will be women. The investment will be made within a period of 16 months.

Platforms have a right to court, but must abide by our laws: MoS IT amid Twitter lawsuit

IT Minister of State (MoS) Rajeev Chandrasekhar said that all foreign internet platforms are entitled to judicial review in India. “But equally all…platforms that operate here…have an unequivocal obligation to comply with our laws,” he tweeted. While Chandrasekhar did not name any intermediaries, the comments come after reports that Twitter has sued the government over content removal orders.

Why shouldn’t it be penalized?: Government warns Ola Electric, others about electric vehicle fires

The Center has sent notices to Ola Electric, Pure EV and Okinawa asking them to explain why they should not be penalized for recent electric scooter fires, some of them allegedly caused by battery failure. They have been given until the end of July to respond to the notices. The government has also formed two committees to investigate fire incidents.

UK signs first post-Brexit international data sharing agreement

The UK has signed an agreement with South Korea under which organizations from both countries will be able to share data across borders without restriction, the government said. This is the UK’s first post-Brexit international data adequacy agreement. UK Data Minister Julia Lopez said: “[This] will enable more vital research that can improve people’s lives.”

Vote Against Harassment Annual Reports: Tesla Meeting to Shareholders

Tesla’s board of directors has recommended shareholders vote against a proposal regarding annual reports on anti-harassment and anti-discrimination efforts made by the company for its employees, according to a US SEC filing. Existing board policies “effectively address” the issues, the document says. Tesla faces 10 racial discrimination or sexual harassment lawsuits in the US.

Minecraft pays tribute to YouTuber Technoblade who died of cancer

Minecraft has been updated with a tribute to popular streamer Technoblade, who passed away from stage four cancer at the age of 23. The game’s tribute to the creator adds a new crowned pig to your home screen, which was also the icon for the creator’s YouTube channel. Minecraft said that he was “heartbroken at the loss of Technoblade”.

TCS fine in US IP case cut in half to $140 million

Punitive damages imposed on Tata Consultancy Services in a US intellectual property lawsuit have been cut in half to $140 million, it said on Monday. According to the lawsuit filed by Epic Systems in 2014, TCS stole its trade secrets to develop its own product. TCS, convicted in 2016, is expected to pay another $140 million in compensatory damages.

Telecom Industry Warns Against Mobile Tower Installation Scam

DIPA (Digital Infrastructure Providers Association) and COAI (Cellular Operators Association of India) have issued a warning against mobile tower installation scam. The fraudsters claim a “government tax” for leasing the premises under the guise of installing a mobile tower, they said. Fraudsters sometimes also produce a fake ‘Certificate of No Objection’ from the Ministry of IT.

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