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Apple versus Williams: iPhone company sued ex-employee and Nuvia co-founder

Apple has sued its ex-chip developer Gerard Williams III. The iPhone group throws Williams, who founded the chip startup Nuvia, breach of contract before. Williams does not take that. For a good nine years, Gerard Williams III was co-responsible at Apple as the lead developer for the chips in the iPhone and iPad. As a so-called Chief Architect Williams worked on about the design for the current A13 Bionic. Williams had left Apple in the spring and had come in November with a funding message for his startup Nuvia from the several-month sinking. ... read more on...

Wirecard: Financial Times raises new allegations against the DAX Group

The Financial Times has raised new charges against payment service provider Wirecard. This time it's about an alleged brightening of the 2017 balance sheet. Wirecard denies that. The dispute between the Financial Times and Wirecard over allegations of alleged irregularities in the balance goes into the next round. For the balance sheet 2017, according to the current allegations of the British business newspaper, the German payment service provider is said to have added funds parked on fiduciary accounts to the cash reserves. Trustee accounts are used to ... read more on t3n.de ...

Wirecard: Financial Times raises new accounting fraud allegations

The Financial Times has raised new charges against payment service provider Wirecard. This time it's about an alleged brightening of the 2017 balance sheet. Wirecard denies that. The dispute between the Financial Times and Wirecard over allegations of alleged irregularities in the balance goes into the next round. For the balance sheet 2017, according to the current allegations of the British business newspaper, the German payment service provider is said to have added funds parked on fiduciary accounts to the cash reserves.

Court bans apps from Whatsapp, Facebook and Instagram in Germany

The smartphone apps of Whatsapp, Instagram and Facebook in their current form violate patents that Blackberry holds. The Munich district court has therefore decided that Facebook may no longer offer these apps in Germany. The Canadian software company Blackberry has prevailed with patent lawsuits in a total of nine cases against Facebook. Thus, Facebook may no longer offer the apps Whatsapp, Instagram, Facebook and Facebook Messenger in their current form in Germany. "The judgments actually prohibit the offering and delivery of the aforementioned applications in Germany for use in Germany ... read more on t3n.de ...

France: First eurozone country to test its own digital currency in 2020

France wants to be the first country in the Eurozone from 2020 to test a digital currency. The should be suitable for the transfer of very large amounts, as the head of the French central bank said. China is reportedly on the verge of starting its own official digital currency, now France also wants to push appropriate tests. From 2020, a suitable currency for the transfer of very large amounts will be tested, as announced by the Governor of the central bank Banque de France, Fran├žois Villeroy de Galhau, on Wednesday. In addition, the French central bank also...

Google founder Brin and Page: Much money earned, vision failed

Google should, according to the founders wishes, become much more than an ad-supported search engine. The most recent step shows that this has not been achieved so far. Business is running great for Alphabet: The Google mother continues to earn a lot of money and is currently the third most valued listed company after Apple and Microsoft. As an ad-supported search engine Google works great. But as the image of Google, the two founders Sergey Brin and Larry Page painted years ago, the company does not work.

Google founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin are resigning

For years, Google co-founder Larry Page was barely audible, even though he was at the head of the parent company Alphabet. Now Google boss Sundar Pichai also gets the lead with the mother - in a difficult time for the Internet giant. Google boss Sundar Pichai takes over after the withdrawal of the two founders from the daily business now also the leadership of the parent company Alphabet. However, Larry Page and Sergey Brin, who founded Google more than 20 years ago, largely retain control of the Internet company through special voting shares. At the same time cemented...

HDE demand: Digital Euro against Facebook’s Libra and credit card provider

The German trade association wants a state digital euro. This should create an alternative to credit card providers and currencies like Facebook's Libra. As early as 2008, the German Trade Association (HDE) and the Federal Association of Service Providers for Online Providers (BDOA) had discussed with the European Central Bank the issue of euro cash in a digital dimension. Ahead of Thursday's meeting of EU finance ministers, the two associations again called for the introduction of a state digital euro.