Opioid crisis: Balkman ruled against Johnson and Johnson and ordered to pay $572m

Opioid crisis: Balkman ruled against Johnson and Johnson and ordered to pay $572m

An Oklahoma Judge on last Monday, in a landmark decision, has ruled that pharmaceutical giant Johnson and Johnson had intentionally brought dangers and oversold the opioid benefits among a large group of people. The judge has ordered the pharmaceutical company to pay the state $572 for its intentional role in the state’s opioid crisis. Just after the judgment on Monday, the company has said it would appeal again. Disease control and prevention center of the US has shared that Opioids are directly involved in near about 40000 overdose deaths from…

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Bolsonaro rejects G7 offer of $22m aid over Macron’s personal attack

Bolsonaro rejects G7 offer of $22m aid over Macron’s personal attack

Brazil government has declared that it will refuse the aid offer of millions of dollars from G7 countries in order to fight Amazon ranging fires. Jair Bolsonaro, President of Brazil has refused to accept the help to fight fires because he wants an apology from French counterpart, Emmanuel Macron. He also said that Emmanuel should apologies for insulting Brazilian president personally by addressing him a ‘liar’. Macron has accused Bolsonaro of lying about struggling with climate change. “To talk or to accept anything from France, whether it be with the…

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Retired Dutch doctor went on trial in landmark euthanasia case

Retired Dutch doctor went on trial in landmark euthanasia case

A Dutch doctor has gone on trial after applying euthanasia on an elderly patient who was suffering from severe dementia in the Netherlands. The unnamed female doctor may have acted with the best intentions but undeniably broke Dutch euthanasia law. She was failed to ensure her patient’s consent. The patient with severe dementia may have second thoughts. Actually, the Netherlands was the world’s 1st country which legalized euthanasia in 2002. But it has some strict conditions set under Dutch law. It is the first such case took place after 2002. The…

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Megvii, facial recognition specialist filed IPO in Hong Kong

Megvii, facial recognition specialist filed IPO in Hong Kong

Megvii, a leading face recognition specialist in China filed papers to listing itself on Hong Kong’s stock exchange. It is popular and known as China’s one of the best artificial intelligence companies. Its face checking technology is far accurate than its competitor systems from IBM and Amazon, according to a western study. Now campaigners are concerning its use for surveillance. According to the recent reports, White House is planning to enlist Megvii to trade blacklist to stop its making use of components and software from the US origin. Face maps…

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5G: Taller and bigger phone masts are in plan to improve rural mobile coverage

5G Taller and bigger phone masts are in plan to improve rural mobile coverage

The British government plans to remove mobile reception blind spots and build phone masts without councils across the countryside. It aims to speed up the roll-out of 5G networks and offer better quality mobile coverage in rural areas. Presently phone masts cannot be more than 82 ft but they are trying to unwind these rules. Along with these, Labour said that in order to boost the United Kingdom digital infrastructure bolder plans are in need. Generally, 5G uses stronger frequency waves than previous mobile networks. With the longer masts and…

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