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A federal judge denied a request from Epic Games to force Apple to reinstate Epic’s Fortnite game on the App Store while awaiting the results of an antitrust lawsuit.

U.S. District Court judge Yvonne Gonzales Rogers also ruled in favor of Epic, permanently granting a prior temporary order that stops Apple from retaliating against Epic by removing support for Epic’s Unreal Engine.

The antitrust lawsuit began August 13 when Epic announced a discount policy and direct payment mechanism for Fortnite that Apple and Google said violated their respective terms of service. Epic CEO Tim Sweeney has long argued that the 30% commissions the big companies take of every game transaction is unfair and that Epic should be able to directly sell its in-app goods to players for lower prices. Epic only charges 12% as a fee for developers in its own store.

After Epic modified the iOS version of Fortnite

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  • The United Kingdom mistakenly lost about 16,000 COVID-19 (coronavirus) test results, leading to inaccurate case figures in England.
  • Officials with Public Health England, the agency tasked with tallying the positive cases, says the snafu stems from technical issue.
  • Microsoft Excel limits files to just over one million rows, so any excess records are cut off—in this case, thousands of test results.

    Between September 25 and October 2, the United Kingdom inadvertently omitted nearly 16,000 COVID-19 records in an official database, leading to drastically inaccurate case numbers in England.

    The culprit, according to Public Health England (PHE)—a government body of the U.K.’s Department of Health and Social Care, which collates data from public and private labs—wasn’t human, but rather … Microsoft Excel.

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    “A technical issue was identified overnight

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    LIGAO CITY—Four persons, three of whom were students taking online classes, were injured after a ten-wheel truck rammed on Tuesday (Oct. 6) the computer shop where they were in along the Maharlika Highway in this city, a police report said.

    The injured were identified as Nikko Oriel, 14 years old and a Grade 9 student; Ralf Marcos Quiped, 12 years old and a Grade 6 student; Justine Dela Cruz, 15, a junior high school student and Marion Manga, 27, computer shop owner, according to SSgt. Joel Llmas, Ligao City police investigator.

    Llamas said an Isuzu flatbed truck from Guinobatan town was on the national road at the village of Tuburan past noon when it careened off its track and slammed into the computer shop where the students and shop owner were in.

    The truck was being driven by Severo Sadia, of Naga City, and on board was the driver’s companion,

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