Saturday, 23 June 2018

Business

Woman fined for saving free Delta Air Lines snack

Photo: EFE WASHINGTON: A Colorado woman is facing a $500 fine from U.S. Customs and Border Patrol for saving a free apple she received as a snack from Delta Air Lines on her way back to the United States from Pairs, France. Crystal Tadlock told Fox 31 Denver, toward the ...

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China: No Military Aim of Corridor Project With Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: China has strongly refuted suggestions its multibillion-dollar economic corridor now under construction with Pakistan has “hidden” military designs as well. Beijing has pledged to invest about $63 billion in Pakistan by 2030 to develop ports, highways, motorways, railways, airports, power plants and other infrastructure in the neighboring country, traditionally ...

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Chrome 66 restricts autoplay by default

LONDON: Google Chrome is being used over 1 billion users worldwide. Chrome 66 has been released on Tuesday by Google and is made available on Operating systems such as Windows, iOS, Linux, Max and Android with new changes in autoplay option and security features like Export Password. Chrome users can ...

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Costa Coffee Recycle Half a Billion Cups by 2020

BEDFORDSHIRE based Costa has promised to recycle as many disposable cups as it sells by 2020. The UK’s biggest coffee shop chain, which is based in Dunstable, says it wants to cut the number sent to landfill. It hopes to recycle up to 500 million every year and is encouraging ...

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Twitter Goes Down

LONDON: Twitter users have put up numerous posts about their inability to enter the site. For the last few hours, Twitter has been working intermittently. At the moment, when a user tries to load the site on their browser, they receive the following message: “Something is technically wrong.” The DownDetector ...

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UK Spy Agency Claims China’s ZTE “Poses Risk to UK Security”

LONDON: UK government agency The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) told the country’s telecommunications providers ZTE equipment presented a national security risk, which would be “impossible” to manage if the vendor’s equipment was deployed at scale, Financial Times reported. In a letter to operators, NCSC technical director Ian Levy cited ...

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UAE set to grant visas to transiting passengers

file photo DUBAI: Passengers can now make a pit stop in UAE in between flights to visit landmarks and tourist attractions in the country after authorities approved changes in the existing visa policy. According to the Khaleej Times, in an attempt to boost the tourism industry, all airports in the ...

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Remove apps you don’t want, Facebook asks users

LONDON: Days after Facebook’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg testified before the US Congress, Facebook has issued an advisory to all its users reminding them they control which apps they want to share their information with. In the advisory, Facebook directed users to the Apps and Website section of their settings, where ...

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Apple reportedly working on gold iPhone X

SAN FRANSISCO: Apple is reportedly working on a gold-colour variant of premium iPhone X as seen in recent photos published by the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC). “This seems a little too good to be true but the FCC appears to have published photos of a gold iPhone X. Dated ...

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