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Qualcomm Seeks iPhone and iPad Import Ban in the United States

The legal battle between Qualcomm and Apple continues to escalate, with Qualcomm asking the United States International Trade Commission (ITC) to block imports of select iPhone and iPad models, reports Fortune. Qualcomm also wants to stop sales of devices that are already in the United States and has filed a new patent infringement case against Apple in the Southern… Read More »

Trump travel ban comes into effect for six countries

People from six mainly Muslim countries and all refugees now face tougher US entry due to President Donald Trump’s controversial travel ban. It means people without “close” family or business relationships in the US could be denied visas and barred entry. Lawyers took up positions at US airports, offering free advice. But there was no sign of the… Read More »

Facebook’s Oculus Fights Sales Ban for Virtual-Reality Headset

Facebook wants a federal judge to let it continue sales of its virtual-reality headsets even though a jury said the social-media giant’s Oculus unit stole another company’s computer code. ZeniMax Media’s request for a court order blocking sales of unspecified models of the Oculus Rift, which is priced at $600 (roughly Rs. 39,000) with controllers, follows a $500… Read More »

Laptop Ban: Emirates Offers Complimentary Electronics Handling Facility

Dubai International Airport and its flagship carrier Emirates began implementing a ban on laptops and tablets on direct flights to the US Saturday, on one of the busiest travel weekends of the year. 1.1 million people are expected to pass through the busiest international airport as the city marks UAE spring break, Dubai Airports’ senior vice president for… Read More »

Twitter Says Using Software to Find and Ban Extremist Users

Twitter Inc said on Tuesday it had stepped up efforts to rid its social network of posts from users advocating political or religious violence, and was increasingly using software to find them rather than relying on reports from users or governments. US and European governments have been pressuring social media companies including Twitter, Facebook Inc and Alphabet Inc’s… Read More »

Judge rejects US administration’s request to clarify order halting travel ban

  Demonstrators protest outside the office of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) against Trump’s revised travel ban on March 16, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois.(AFP Photo) A federal judge on Sunday rejected the US government’s request to clarify his temporary order blocking President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban. US District Judge Derrick Watson said nothing was unclear about his… Read More »

Lloyd’s of London angers staff with workday boozing ban

The days of the three-hour, five-bottle City lunch appear to be well and truly over after Lloyd’s of London introduced a booze ban. The insurance market has told its 800 employees that they are not allowed to drink alcohol between 09:00 and 17:00. Lloyd’s said it had been considering the move for some time to bring it into… Read More »

Tesco refuses to ban pyjama-wearing customers from their supermarkets

Tesco has said customers wearing nightclothes in its stores was “not a big issue” after an angry shopper called for a ban on wearing pyjamas and slippers in shops. A “pyjama row” erupted after a customer posted a message on the supermarket’s Facebook page asking mangers to enforce new rules alongside a picture of two women wearing dressing… Read More »

Venezuela postpones bank note ban after chaos and cash shortages

Sudden pulling of 100-bolivar note from circulation leads to vast lines at banks, looting, protests and at least one death Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro on Saturday suspended the elimination of the country’s largest denomination bill, which had sparked cash shortages and nationwide unrest, saying the measure would be postponed until early January. The surprise pulling of the 100-bolivar… Read More »

60% doctors support govt’s recent drug ban list

The 344 banned drugs include the fixed dose combination of Chlopheniramine Maleate and Codeine syrup sold under the popular cough syrup brand Corex. Image: Codeine and Nimesulide combinations were the main exceptions to the ban that doctors felt should have been made. Nearly 40 per cent of doctors disagreed with the government’s move to ban 344 fixed dose… Read More »