The Northern District Court of California ordered Telegram to pay almost $ 625 000 in legal costs to the startup Lantah LLC. The company has a dispute with this startup over the Gram brand.
In May 2018, Telegram filed a lawsuit against Lantah, accusing it of violating the rights to the Gram trademark. In June, the startup filed a counterclaim. Telegram planned to name Gram its own cryptocurrency, the project managed to raise $ 1.7 billion. The launch of the project failed due to a court injunction by the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). SEC believed that Telegram’s cryptocurrency was essentially a security and that the company should follow listing rules, including disclosing financial information.
In August 2020, the court granted Telegram’s request to withdraw the lawsuit. The condition was to reimburse the startup for court costs. Lantah demanded $ 1,615,140, the lawyer’s hour was estimated at $ 900. The court lowered the rate to the market price of $ 600 per hour. As a result, Telegram must pay Lantah $ 618,240 for the lawyer and another $ 6737.35 in compensation.
Electric car maker Tesla has agreed with brokerage companies to sell its shares for a total of $ 5 billion. This was reported by Bloomberg, citing documents submitted to the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The shares will be sold at the market price. This is the third sale of Tesla shares in 2020. […]
According to Bloomberg, citing documents submitted to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the short-term rental service Airbnb plans to raise $ 2.6 billion in listing in the US and receive an estimate of $ 35 billion. If the company manages to raise $ 2.6 billion, Airbnb’s placement will be the fourth largest IPO in […]
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Amazon’s digital advertising business (AMZN) has received a new high estimate of growth in 2020 from experts from the global research company eMarketer. Amazon shares, which have not changed much since the beginning of 2021, rose at the beginning of trading on Wednesday. EMarketer analysts gave investors another confirmation of the strong growth of the […]Next
Gallery Portal11 presents exhibition by Astian Rey “Gold and Rust” at str. Triokhsviatytelska 11 Kyiv 02.07.2021 – 02.07.2021 “Gold and Rust” is an exhibition by Kyiv artist Astian Ray, who became one of the winners of the Portal 11 Art Prize 2020. Gold and rust are two mutually exclusive concepts that underlie the structure of […]Next
In September Egyptian billionaire Naguib Sawiris said in his twitter about of his thoughts of ??buying the island somewhere in Greece or in Italy, to settle migrants and refugees there. This proposal was very popular in twitter, so Sawiris, who is one of the ten richest people in Africa, whose fortune is estimated at $ […]Next
The American division of the automaker Volkswagen AG reported a data leak, which affected more than 3.3 million customers and potential buyers in North America. Reuters with reference to the Volkswagen Group of America reported this. “The leak occurred after one of the company’s suppliers in the period between August 2019 and May 2021 left […]Next
Facebook is considering the introduction of face recognition technology in smart glasses, which is currently working, writes CNBC, citing the words of the head of hardware Andrew Bosworth. According to him, this feature can be added if customers need it. He added that if people do not need this technology, then use it in the […]Next
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Shares of Zoom Video Communications, which rose 716% over the past 12 months, rose 5.8% during trading on Monday, but closed with an increase of 1.23%. This is very different from the general decline in the market on Monday – major US stock indexes closed lower: the S&P 500 by 1.86%, the Dow Jones by […]Next
National Bank removes from circulation 25 of coin. From October 1, a coin of this denomination ceases to be a means of payment. This was stated at a briefing by Deputy Head of the NBU Oleksiy Shaban, according to the website. According to him, from October by these coins will not be able to pay […]Next
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Naftogaz announced a return to the practice of manual management of state-owned enterprises after the Cabinet’s decision to dismiss the head of the NAC Andriy Kobolev and the company’s supervisory board. The board of Naftogaz announced this on Wednesday, April 28. The company claims that the government’s decision is a legal manipulation. “The dismissal of […]Next
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