Zoo Dispute Ends in a Settlement

Lion_waiting_in_NamibiaTwo endangered lions are the subjects of the latest quarrel between animal activist group, the Animal Legal Defense Fund of California, and Cricket Hollow Zoo, located in Manchester, IA. Following complaints that the lions were unnaturally thin and exhibited poor posture, a lawsuit was filed. The intended outcome of the lawsuit was to push and advocate for the lions to be moved to a facility that would offer them the care they require and deserve.

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NVIDIA to Settle False Advertising Class Action Lawsuits

index. flickt.comOver the past few months, NVIDIA, the computer graphics card company, has successfully launched several graphic cards including GeForce GTX 1080, GTX 1070 and GTX 1060.  They are due to be releasing the “powerful” TITAN X, which is supposed to be the most advanced graphics card produced by the company.

However, there is a shadow being cast upon NVIDIA, and it stems from one of their most popular graphics card, GeFORCE GTX 970.  The product was very popular and offered excellent performance per dollar, but mistakes were made with the published specifications and its segmented memory configuration.  When the GTX 970 was launched, NVIDIA said it had 4 GB of memory and 64 ROPs (Render Output Processors).   However, the realty was that only 3.5 GB of the memory operated at full speed, while the remaining 512 MB offered only a fraction of the bandwidth.

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Microsoft Slapped with Lawsuit Over Upgrade Practices

windows, commons.wikimedia.orgAs you may be aware, Microsoft has been offering users of Microsoft windows products the opportunity to upgrade to Microsoft 10 free. This offer will end on July 29th. However, despite this perceived goodwill, there may be issues in how the product has been offered.

On Friday, July 22nd, three Florida men filed a class action suit against Microsoft alleging that the upgrade notifications and offers constitute unsolicited electronic advertisements, as well as violating the law on deceptive and unfair business practices. At the same time, Microsoft was sued in Israel on the allegation that Microsoft Installed Windows 10 on users’ computers without their consent.

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Onocologist Settles For Unnecessary Treatments

Stethoscope-2An $8 million settlement will be divided in September or October of this year for the 43 patients-turned-victims who are suing Michigan oncologist Farid Fata for fraud and money laundering charges.

July 20, 2016 Farid Fata faced a sizable amount of lawsuits in Oakland County Michigan, where attorneys for the 43 patients entered a settlement deal approved by Oakland County Circuit Court Judge Hala Jarbou.

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