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Facebook says it will help Epic Games in its antitrust lawsuit against Apple.
In a press release today the social media giant said: “Facebook is committed to providing relevant information in the Epic Games litigation regarding how Apple’s policies have adversely impacted Facebook and the people and businesses who use our services. Facebook agrees that it is critical for the Court to understand the broader implications of the unfair policies that Apple imposes on iOS developers, among many other businesses.”
Shares of the Canadian Overseas Petroleum Limited (LON: COPL) today surged 50% after the company announced a deal to acquire private US oil and gas company Atomic Oil & Gas LLC, which will transform it into a producer, with a meaningful and valuable operation.
Fiverr shares are down after an article released by The Information said that Facebook is to let users book services through its app, in a move that could position the social media giant as a competitor to Fiverr and other gig economy marketplaces.
Fiverr (NYSE: FVRR) -3.54% $198.56
Medical device technology company Aethlon Medical (NASDAQ: AEMD) shares are surging premarket on Wednesday after the company said the first patient has been treated in its first-in-human visibility Early Feasibility Study (EFS) evaluating HEMOPURIFIER.
AEMD shares are up 51.85% after the open, currently trading at $2.46.
Shares of AFC Energy (LON: AFC) are rallying after the company announced on Tuesday that it has signed a strategic partnership agreement with multinational corporation ABB to develop and launch a high power electric-vehicle charging product.
IBM (NYSE: IBM) announced on Tuesday that it has acquired Montreal-based Expertus Technologies to strengthen its portfolio as an end-to-end digital payments solution provider and further advance the company’s hybrid cloud and AI strategy.
IBM shares are unmoved so far premarket.
Shares of Genedrive PLC (LON: GDR) have surged 19.1% after the company announced that the US Food & Drug Administration had acknowledged its plans to distribute its 96 SARS-CoV-2 kits in the US prior to emergency use authorisation (EUA).
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