The ongoing battle between Apple and Qualcomm is escalating further and may affect U.S consumers next. According to a latest report from Bloomberg, Qualcomm is reportedly seeking to ban the import of iPhones into the United States.
Just yesterday, the U.S. government banned passengers from carrying electronics like tablets and laptops on inbound flights from 10 airports in the Middle East and Africa. Now, the UK has also announced a cabin baggage ban on laptops and tablets on direct flights to the UK from Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan, Egypt, Tunisia and Saudi Arabia. Continue reading “After US, UK bans electronic devices on flights from Middle East”
After banning immigrants from seven predominantly Muslim countries at the beginning of this year, the U.S. government has now announced that it will start restricting passengers from carrying electronics like tablets and laptops on inbound flights from 10 airports in the Middle East and Africa, starting March 21. Continue reading “U.S. bans tablets and laptops from 10 airports, mainly in Middle East”
Members of the European Parliament agreed to discard roaming charges fees across Europe. Under this agreement, making calls, sending texts and using the internet will now cost the same in any country of the EU, starting from 15 June. Continue reading “EU agrees to ban wireless roaming charges by June 15”
Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi laid the foundation to wipe the black money and growing concern over the fake currency in the country by pulling of a major coup yesterday night. Continue reading “Tech world reacts to ban on Rs. 500 and Rs. 1000 notes”
The Director General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has lifted the ban on using the latest Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphone in flights. It has issued an advisory to the travelling public and airline companies to allow the usage of Note 7 smartphones, purchased after September 15.
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Ola’s plea for interim relief was dismissed by the Delhi HC on the grounds that the online taxi aggregator is not abiding by the court order to stop operations in the capital.
Uber can finally catch some respite as the Delhi court has lifted ban on the taxi hailing company. The court has given Uber 10 days to set out the requirements to be granted a licence to operate in the city.
Online taxi services including Uber may make a comeback in Delhi. The Delhi Transport Department has modified Radio Taxi scheme for 2006 to allow these services to continue its operations.
OnePlus has received a breather as the Delhi High Court lifted ban on sale of OnePlus One handsets in India. The company was earlier imposed a ban on December 16 from the same court.
Xiaomi has got itself a breather as the Delhi Court has partially lifted the ban from selling smartphones in India. The Chinese smartphone maker was banned last week from importing and selling handsets in the country owing to a patent infringement Ericsson’s Standard Essential Patents (SEPs).
In a move that should’ve been implemented a long time back, Apple has started banning applications that reward users for incessant sharing on social channels. Applications that unlock in-game/app achievements for watching videos will also suffer the same fate. Several high profile games like Candy Crush are now in violation of Apple’s new rules and might have to undergo significant retooling. Continue reading “Apple drops the ban hammer on apps that reward IAPs for social sharing, video views”