Uber Delivery Executives Win Damages, Boss Jailed in Italy Ruling

More than 40 Uber food delivery couriers won damages worth EUR 10,000 (roughly Rs. 8.69 lakhs) each in Italy on Friday after their former boss was convicted and sentenced to jail. The CGIL trade union said the Milan court ruling marked “the first conviction” in Italy for crimes related to workers’ exploitation and labour outsourcing … Read more

Saskatchewan airplane featured in latest 007: James Bond movie, ‘No Time To Die’ | Globalnews.ca

There’s no time to die for Roland Jenson’s 1973 Cessna 185 floatplane. The president of Cloud 9 Air Spray in Outlook, Sask., purchased the plane a few years ago, and although he didn’t spend many hours flying it he did spend a fair few restoring it. “Most of the time was spent refurbishing it,” he … Read more

Nobel laureate Dmitry Muratov won’t keep ‘a single cent’ of his prize money

The pair received the award for their efforts to defend freedom of expression in their respective countries, and the Nobel committee called them “representatives of all journalists who stand up for this ideal”. Mr. Muratov is the co-founder and editor of Novaya Gazeta, which has stood up for press freedom and freedom of speech in Russia for decades. Six journalists who … Read more

Cher sues ex-husband Sonny Bono’s widow over song, record revenue – National | Globalnews.ca

Cher has sued the widow of her former musical partner and ex-husband Sonny Bono over royalties for Sonny and Cher songs including I Got You Babe and The Beat Goes On. In a federal lawsuit filed in Los Angeles on Wednesday, Cher alleges that former Rep. Mary Bono and other defendants have attempted to terminate … Read more

Bill Cosby sued by ex-‘Cosby Show’ actress Lili Bernard for alleged sexual assault – National | Globalnews.ca

A prominent Bill Cosby accuser filed suit Thursday against the actor over a 1990 hotel room encounter in Atlantic City, New Jersey, before the state’s two-year window to file older sexual assault claims expires. Los Angeles artist Lili Bernard told The Associated Press she was prompted in part by Cosby’s recent release from prison. The … Read more

TCL Unveils Thunderbird Smart Glasses Pioneer Edition to Compete With Xiaomi

TCL Thunderbird Smart Glasses Pioneer Edition were unviled in China on Friday, October 15. The smart glasses come with a MicroLED display and contain a waveguide developed in-house by TCL. Thunderbird Smart Glasses look like normal sunglasses with colour screens that are transparent. The TCL smart glasses come with various smart features like an inbuilt … Read more

A 40-Minute Orbital Exclusive With Realme’s Madhav Sheth

Realme has been growing its presence in India by launching new devices on a regular basis. The company owned by China’s BBK Electronics has a range of smartphones to take on the likes of Samsung and Xiaomi. Alongside phones, it also offers various connected devices including smartwatches and truly wireless stereo (TWS) earbuds. Realme also … Read more

Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Review

Samsung’s rapidly growing range of true wireless earphones has a new entry, and it isn’t the most expensive or advanced one yet. The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 is, as its name suggests, the successor to the Galaxy Buds and Galaxy Buds+, rather than a new flagship product in the company’s Galaxy Buds range. Priced at … Read more

Eli Roth on his paranormal show ‘A Ghost Ruined My Life’: ‘You’ve never seen something quite like this’ – National | Globalnews.ca

We’ve all seen the typical “ghost story” TV show: a person describes their paranormal experience, accompanied by a poorly cast re-enactment, and you’re taken right out of the story. Suspense is lost and you lose interest. Horror master Eli Roth (director of movies Cabin Fever and Hostel, among many others) wanted to change up that … Read more