#Trial

.San Francisco, CA, USA
Apple opened its App Store in July 2008, a year after the release of the first iPhone. (Photo credit: Unsplash)

  • Fortnite-maker Epic Games says developers suffer under Apple App Store's tyranny
  • Epic filed a lawsuit in US federal court against Apple, accusing it of monopolistic behavior due to control of the App store
  • Apple takes a commission of as much as 30% of financial transactions on the App Store

.Seoul, South Korea
Lee Jae-yong is a business tycoon and the chairman of Samsung. (Photo credit: AFP)

  • The jailed de facto leader of the Samsung group, Lee Jae-yong  went on trial Thursday
  • He is accused of stock manipulation, breach of trust and other offences
  • Lee is already serving a two-and-a-half year prison sentence for bribery, embezzlement and other offences

.Minneapolis, MN, USA
Derek Chauvin has become the face of police brutality. Representational/ Unsplash)

  • Chauvin is described by his colleagues as rigid and silent
  • The guilty verdict amounts to one of the most high-profile, high-stakes US court results in decades
  • Since the Floyd killing, few details have filtered out about Chauvin

.Minneapolis, MN, USA
George Floyd case has prompted a debate around police reform. (Photo credit: AFP)

  • Chauvin was filmed kneeling on Floyd for over nine minutes during his arrest
  • Chauvin had pleaded not guilty to charges laid against him
  • Jury convicted him on all three counts

.Minneapolis, MN, USA
The death of George Floyd had triggered mass protests in the US. (Photo Credit: Unsplash)

  • Chauvin is charged with murder and manslaughter for Floyd's May 25, 2020 death
  • The state's attorney urged jurors to "believe your eyes"
  • "He did not purposefully use unlawful force," defence attorney  said

.Minneapolis, MN, USA
The killing of George Floyd triggered mass protests across the US last year. (Photo Credit: AFP)

  • The defence stressed on Floyd's drug usage in the trial
  • Multiple witnesses were called to support the drug allegations
  • Derek Chauvin has been charged with manslaughter and murder

Pfizer vaccine efficacy has fallen. (Crédito de la foto: Imagen representativa / Pixabay)

  • The new results are from the ongoing Phase 3 clinical trial involving more 30,000 people across the United States
  • The new number is based on 900 adjudicated cases of COVID-19 from the study
  • A company did not say anything on why the vaccine efficacy has fallen

.Minneapolis, MN, USA
Derek Chauvin faces up to 40 years in prison if convicted. (Photo Credit: Representative Image/Unsplash)

  • Baker said that Floyd died because of 'restraint and neck compression'
  • He purposefully did not watch the viral video of George Floyd dying before the autopsy
  • Floyd had a slightly enlarged heart and a narrowing of his coronary arteries

.Minneapolis, MN, USA
The death of George Floyd triggered mass protests in the US last year. (Photo Credit: Unsplash)

  • Jody Stiger, a use-of-force specialist, was testifying for the prosecution in Chauvin's trial
  • Stiger said "no force should have been used once he was handcuffed
  • Stiger said police were trained to avoid the neck when handling people

.Minneapolis, MN, USA
The trial has caught the eyes of people in US.(Photo Credits: Representational Image/Unsplash)

  • Acoording to the Police Chief, recording officers does not amount to obstructing the police
  • He clarified that obstruction means that bystander physically obstructs the officer
  •  Arradondo acknowledged the recording may be 'irritating' for the officer