Sunday, 17 October 2021

Tag Archives: harmful

These Apple, Samsung phones are ‘harmful’ to the body

LONDON: Tech giants Apple and Samsung have been sued in the US over harmful radio frequency (RF) exposure their smartphones may be emitting. The class-action suit, filed in the US District Court for the Northern District of California, claims RF radiation emitted from Apple and Samsung smartphones “exceed legal limits ...

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Breakup isn’t the answer, Zuckerberg says

SAN FRANCISCO: Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg rejected the idea of breaking up the social media giant as off-target, saying it could hamper the fight against deceit and harmful online content. The Facebook co-founder’s defense of the leading social network came as it reported it recently disabled billions of bogus accounts ...

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UK bans manufacture of products containing microbeads

  LONDON: A UK-wide ban on the manufacture of products containing microbeads has come into force today (9 January) – a “landmark step” in the introduction of one of the world’s toughest bans on these harmful pieces of plastic. Environment Minister Thérèse Coffey has announced that manufacturers of cosmetics and ...

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MPs urge strategy to cut suicide rate and target ‘harmful internet content’

LONDON: Ministers should consider how to restrict access to “harmful internet content” which could encourage people to take their own lives to help bring down the “unacceptable” suicide rate, MPs have said. The Commons Health Committee urged the Government to develop a strategy with strong national leadership and clear accountability ...

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