Twitter faces $136,260 lawsuit for failing to pay rent since Elon Musk takeover

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The San Francisco branch’s landlord has accused the company of leaving rent unpaid. As Elon Musk makes drastic cuts all over Twitter in an attempt to save on expenses – while watching his own fortune shrink – the social media company is now facing a lawsuit from its San Francisco branch landlord for failing to pay the rent. The company is being sued for $136,260 in unpaid rent, while already slashing workers and furniture. The rent owed is for the offices Twitter rents on the 30th floor of a downtown…

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NY Governor launches QR code verification tool for pot products

QR code verification for cannabis businesses

Licensed retailers of cannabis products in New York will have a way to prove their offerings are legit. New York Governor Kathy Hochul (D) has unveiled a new business and product QR code verification tool for cannabis businesses, with plans for quick response barcodes to be posted on licensed retailers. The new tool was launched last week along with a promise for an upcoming authorized product symbol. The QR code verification tool was announced just as New York City Mayor Eric Adams (D) held his own press conference to share…

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Chipotle trials artificial intelligence solutions to streamline operations

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The fast-food chain has been aiming to improve employee efficiency through enhanced training. Eight Southern Californian Chipotle Mexican Grill restaurants have started testing the PreciTaste artificial intelligence kitchen management system. The idea behind the system is “demand-based cooking and ingredient preparation forecasts.” The artificial intelligence system employs machine learning to monitor real-time ingredient levels. It alerts employees with respect to the amount of preparation and cooking that are required and notifies them regarding when they should begin cooking. In this way, the system is intended to not only optimize throughput…

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JP Morgan acquires Renovite in new cloud payments strategy

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The banking giant recently announced the new acquisition and hinted at future plans. JP Morgan hasn’t failed to notice the massive trend toward digital transactions worldwide since the start of the pandemic, and with its new acquisition of Renovite, it’s clear that it is making moves into cloud payments. Digital has become vital to the fast pace of the global financial service sector. Institutions like JP Morgan are being forced to update their transaction infrastructures to keep up the rising volume of digital and cloud payments demands from both individuals…

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Tesla Autopilot accused of false self-driving advertising in California

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The state transportation regulator has said that the battery electric vehicles are not fully self-driving. California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) has accused Elon Musk’s electric car company of falsely advertising its Tesla Autopilot as a fully self-driving feature suggesting that it provides autonomous vehicle control. The regulator has received complaints filed against the feature, saying that the claims were overstated. The regulator has therefore accused the company of misleading prospective customers with its ads overstating the way its Tesla Autopilot advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) works. The California DMV…

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