Here are today’s Top 5 News & Events from Around the World. Take a look!
Is Amazon Trying To Depose Trump?
What the United States Congress couldn’t do is now been tried by e-commerce giant Amazon. Loosing out on a $10 billion deal from Pentagon has pinched it so much that it’s now going to use every trick in the box to get back the contract. According to the Washington Journal, the court filings reveal that Amazon is trying to depose President Trump and get him to answer the questions related to the deal. The whole matter revolves around the JEDI defense contract given to Microsoft by Pentagon. Link.
YouTube + Justine Bieber = Record Broken
YouTube’s documentary on Justine Bieber has broken records of all previous YouTube Premiers’ viewership. The documentary on Justine Bieber has garnered 32.5 million views in just a week of its launch. Bieber was paid $20 million for the series. Link.
Apple To Pay $27 Million For Slowing Down Old iPhones In France
French authority has fined Apple for slowing down old iPhones. Now the mobile maker is set to pay $27 million in fines. Back in 2017, Apple had throttled the performance of old iPhones to improve battery life. The change wasn’t that much of a pain but some users found it uncomfortable. Link.
SpaceX First Crew Flight In May
Sometime this spring the first Dragon capsule from SpaceX will launch with the crew for the first time. The Dragon capsule is in preparation since last year. It’s only now that confirmation on the launch date is finalized. Expect the launch around 7th May this spring. Link.
Foreign Hackers Are Eyeing US Government Agencies
According to a report, the US government is increasingly witnessing a surge in foreign hackers trying to infiltrate its online systems. Surprisingly, the agencies that are not involved in national security are also getting targeted in these attacks. Private US firms are also prime targets for these foreign hackers. Link.