Chinese phone and gadget manfacturer ZTE is in hot water following a decision by the U.S. government that bans it from buying U.S. tech. This could mean it's no longer able to use the Android operating system.
On Friday, a Russian court banned the popular messenger service Telegram, a decision that comes a week after Russian communication watchdog Roskomnadzor filed a lawsuit to limit users' access to the app.
Google is cracking down on Chrome extensions with a cryptocurrency mining component, blocking new submissions starting now and de-listing current extensions by the end of June. Why? Blame the malicious developers.
Google said that starting in June, its AdWords advertisement platform will no longer support ads based on cryptocurrencies and related services. The move is in response to the uncertainties of digital cash and related scams.
CVS Pharmacy plans to ban all “materially altered” photos and marketing material from its in-store and online beauty departments. The end goal is to have all images reflect transparency by “the end of 2020.”
Three major U.S. carriers have announced a ban on smart luggage whose batteries can't be removed. The ban starts on January 15, 2018, and will hit not only travelers, but also companies like Bluesmart that make the bags.
Londoners may soon be facing an existence without ridesharing company Uber. Transportation regulators have banned Uber from operating in the city because for the use of deceptive software hidden in the Uber app.
The U.K. government will ban sales of new gas and diesel cars from 2040 in a bid to dramatically improve the nation's air quality. The plan is part of a package of road-based measures aimed at cutting air pollution.
Last Friday, a court in the European country decided to officially ban the ridesharing app, finding that it engaged in unfair competition with traditional transportation offerings (taxis). But now, that decision is being appealed.
Now that passengers flying from some Middle East airports aren't allowed to take larger gadgets into the cabin, Emirates has made moves to reassure customers that it will take proper care of their devices when they check in.