With technology evolving at a faster rate than ever before, its influence can be seen reaching more and more industries every day. It is becoming apparent that no industry is safe from technological upgrades, even one of the world’s oldest industries: farming.
Michael Avenatti, who was hired to represent Stormy Daniels in her case with President Donald Trump, was charged with what prosecutors called a $20 million “shakedown” effort against Nike Inc. In addition to the extortion charge, Avenatti was accused of a separate charge of embezzlement by the U.S. District Court in Los Angeles.
With social media and the internet nearing its 20th anniversary since its introduction to society, Facebook has made a decision to partner with a German news agency, DPA, to ensure companies are telling the truth! In a world of “fake news”, the stance against false advertisement and meddling is becoming more intolerable as it has started interfering with politics and policies that have been in place for years prior to the fairly new social media era. Places like Germany are taking drastic measures to put an end to “hate speeches” so much so that they have put laws in place that now force companies to delete posts found unsuitable or offensive. Companies that refuse to follow the rules risk the chance of being fined up to 50 million euros.
Purdue Pharma LP the maker of the pain narcotic OxyCotin is currently evaluating bankruptcy filing options. This follows a potential two-thousand lawsuits against the company due to their contribution in the opioid crisis extending across the United States.