Wednesday, 26 June 2019

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Huawei files to trademark mobile OS around the world

LIMA/SHANGHAI: China’s Huawei has applied to trademark its “Hongmeng” operating system (OS) in at least nine countries and Europe, data from a U.N. body shows, in a sign it may be deploying a back-up plan in key markets as U.S. sanctions threaten its business model. The move comes after the ...

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Canada to ban single-use plastics as early as 2021

TORONTO: This initiative is modelled on similar legislation passed last year by the European Union and other nations. Canada will also establish “targets” for companies that manufacture or sell plastics to be responsible for their plastic waste. Currently less than 10 percent of plastic used in Canada gets recycled. Mr ...

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Dia Mirza speaks about ban on Pakistani artists

BOLLYWOOD: Actress Dia Mirza points out that the ban on Pakistani stars working in India is detrimental to both parties. Mirza, who in the web series ‘Kaafir’ plays a Pakistani lady, spoke at the launch of the show in Mumbai. “Art always suffers at the hands of fear… but also ...

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Europe’s 5G to cost $62 billion more if Chinese vendors banned

PARIS: A ban on buying telecoms equipment from Chinese firms would add about 55 billion euros (£48.7 billion) to the cost of 5G networks in Europe and delay the technology by about 18 months, according to an industry analysis seen by Reuters. The United States added Huawei Technologies, the world’s ...

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Huawei calls for quick end to US ban

SHENZHEN: Huawei has called for a speedy end to the conflict between itself and the US government. The firm’s legal chief has said adding Huawei to a blocked “entity list” sets a “dangerous precedent”, with other companies now potentially at risk of similar bans if they upset the US. Speaking ...

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China prepares law that may ban US tech firms

BEIJING: China’s Cyberspace Administration has proposed a set of cybersecurity measures which, if signed into law, would require operators of China’s critical information infrastructure to “evaluate national security risk” when acquiring foreign products and services, the South China Morning Post reports. China’s internet watchdog is said to have published the draft regulation online for public feedback ...

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Huawei’s own operating system after Android ban

HONG KONG: Google’s decision to partially cut off Huawei devices from its Android operating system has presented the Chinese tech titan with one of its most dramatic challenges yet: how to keep up with the competition if it cannot use the platform that powers nearly every other smartphone in the ...

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Parineeti ‘opposes’ ban on Pakistani actors

BOLLYWOOD: Maintaining that she is against the ban of Pakistan artists from working in Bollywood, Indian actress Parineeti Chopra has said she still wants to work with Pakistani actors Ali Zafar and Fawad Khan. In an interview with a web show Voot’s Feet Up, the actress opposed the ban on ...

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Javed Akhtar faces backlash as he seeks ban on women’s veil

BOLLYWOOD: Veteran lyricist Javed Akhtar has been in hot water for his controversial statement on women’s veil. He said he is not against enacting a law banning the burqa if it was accompanied with a similar action against the ‘ghoonghat’ system prevalent among women largely in Indian region Rajasthan. He ...

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