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5G to cost USD 62 billion more if Chinese vendors banned

The United States added Huawei Technologies to a trade blacklist in May.

08 Jun 2019 1:02 PM

Bill to ban triple talaq to be brought again: Ravi Shankar Prasad

With the dissolution of the 16th Lok Sabha, the contentious bill on banning triple talaq had lapsed as it could not be passed by Parliament.

03 Jun 2019 3:34 PM

Huawei handsets draw fewer clicks after US ban

The United States blocked Huawei from buying US goods saying the firm was involved in activities contrary to national security.

25 May 2019 12:46 PM

Huawei gets momentary relief from ban

The US Department of Commerce announced that it is issuing Huawei a 90-day exemption.

22 May 2019 11:24 AM

Huawei ban could affect Japanese firms: FM

Bid to block Huawei from buying vital American tech could affect Japanese cos, weigh on economic growth.

17 May 2019 9:27 AM


Online encyclopedia Wikipedia blocked in China

Since 2015, Wikipedia’s Chinese-language site was blocked by China’s “Great Firewall.”

16 May 2019 3:45 PM

San Francisco bans police use of face recognition technology

San Francisco supervisors voted Tuesday to ban the use of facial recognition software by police and other city departments.

16 May 2019 12:41 PM

Huawei hit by US export controls, potential import ban

The Trump administration issued an executive order Wednesday apparently aimed at banning its equipment from US networks.

16 May 2019 12:21 PM

Instagram to block anti-vaccine hashtags

Instagram has confirmed to Engadget that it will block hashtags that surface false information regarding vaccinations.

11 May 2019 3:25 PM

To curb social media, Pakistan's ISI spy on its own citizens

In the past few moths, a slew of journalists, activists, and government opponents have faced threat of legal action for their online posts.

11 May 2019 12:54 PM


Facebook deletes more accounts linked to Russia

The company deleted 97 accounts from Russia that focused on Ukraine and another 21 that focused on Austria and others.

07 May 2019 9:23 AM

Madras High Court moves to lift ban on Chinese video app TikTok

The ban was resulting in ‘financial losses’ of up to USD 500,000 a day for Bytedance, and had put more than 250 jobs at risk.

25 Apr 2019 10:34 AM

China's Bytedance says India TikTok ban causing USD 5,00,000 daily loss, risks jobs

Banning has had adverse impact on the user base of this app, losing close to 1 million new users per day.

23 Apr 2019 3:55 PM

SC directs Madras HC to decide plea of TikTok app on Apr 24

If the Madras High Court fails to decide on the plea of TikTok app then its ban order will stand vacated.

22 Apr 2019 2:33 PM

Lawmakers ban on cell phone use while driving

The hand-held phone use ban bars drivers holding it unless the vehicle is stopped.

21 Apr 2019 11:19 AM


US Senator Warner eyes social media bills for hate speech

Warner noted the real-life implications of hate speech on social media.

12 Apr 2019 12:26 PM

Ban on TikTok app would harm free speech, China's Bytedance tells India's SC

The Supreme Court has set next Monday for a hearing.

11 Apr 2019 1:40 PM

China wants to ban Bitcoin for wasting resources

The process of mining is indeed a complex and resource hungry procedure.

11 Apr 2019 1:02 PM

China to ban bitcoin mining?

China is the world’s largest market for computer hardware designed to mine bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.

10 Apr 2019 9:27 AM

India weighs ban on popular online game after deaths

A few cities in the central Indian state of Gujarat have already banned the game, citing concern that it was making players more violent.

08 Apr 2019 10:28 AM