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Apple presents anthropomorphic cartoon banana as evidence in Epic lawsuit
The Epic vs Apple lawsuit took a turn for the bizarre. Apple, while attempting to portray its nemesis as a peddler of pornography, presented photographs of Peely the anthropomorphic banana from Fortnite as evidence. Epic responded by showing the judge a photo of Peely the banana sans clothing, just to underscore that there were no genitalia involved. Calling this weird would be an understatement.
Forced labor: Apple is as evil as we had suspected
When Apple isn't making desperate attempts at maligning Epic Games in the courtroom, it also lobbies the government to dilute its forced labor bill. Coincidentally, The Information's investigative report involving intelligence from two human rights groups reveals that several Apple suppliers may have used forced Chinese labor. Isn't it surprising how a company lobbying against forced labor could be profiting off it?
NASA's spacecraft is returning to dump asteroid samples on Utah
If Apple's human rights violations make you want to leave the planet, you might want to hitch a ride on NASA's OSIRIS-Rex asteroid exploration vehicle. The spacecraft has collected rock samples from an asteroid and is now making its way back to dump the samples to Earth before waving goodbye to the planet one last time.