Trump issues executive order banning equipment from Huawei from US networks

US President Donald Trump issued an executive order on Wednesday, 15 May apparently aimed at banning equipment from Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei from US networks. Under the order, which gives the secretary of commerce power to determine which transactions may be potential risks, no single company is immediately marked as a threat. But the plan […]

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SC dismissed Rahul Gandhi’s plea of alleged dual citizenship

The Supreme Court has reportedly dismissed the petition of Congress President Rahul Gandhi for raising the issue of alleged dual citizenship . The petition sought to debar Rahul from contesting the Lok Sabha elections after he had voluntarily acquired British nationality, reported ANI. Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi said “We dismiss the petition. There […]

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Spotify is testing voice interactive ads that listen to users

Spotify is testing ads that listeners can interact with using their voices, reports TechCrunch. The idea is that when a user hears a voice-controlled ad, they can say play now and be taken to a piece of relevant content. Two ads are currently being used with the new functionality: one for Unilever’s Axe products and another […]

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Google and Facebook could face a new regulator under proposed UK plan

In a detailed proposal released today, the United Kingdom laid out a plan for more closely regulating the tech industry, which is the latest crackdown on Big Tech in Europe. The white paper, produced by the UK’s secretary of state for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport and the secretary of state for the Home Department, says more […]

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Fast and Furious actor Tyrese Gibson wants to meet Amitabh Bachchan

Fast and Furious actor Tyrese Gibson is a huge fan of Amitabh Bachchan and says he wants to meet the Indian megastar one day. Tyrese, who was in India last week, took to Instagram to praise the Indian cine star. Gibson wrote: “I hope and pray that I get to meet and greet and shake […]

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WOW Air cancels all flights after its budget carrier collapsed

Iceland’s WOW Air has recently announced that it had ceased operations and cancelled all flights on Thursday, stranding thousands of passengers in the low-cost airline industry’s latest collapse. WOW Air canceled all the flights after buyout talks with rival Iceland air collapsed earlier this week. “All WOW Air flights have been cancelled. Passengers are advised […]

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Disney rehires James Gunn for Guardians of the Galaxy 3

Disney has reportedly rehired Director James Gunn to direct Guardians of the Galaxy 3, according to Deadline and The Hollywood Reporter. The decision to re-hire James Gunn was actually made months ago, following conversations with Disney studio leadership and the team at Marvel Studio, according to Deadline. Gunn took it to the twitter to sent out a message […]

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Federal prosecutors are reportedly investigating Facebook’s data deals with phone makers

Federal prosecutors are pursuing a criminal investigation into Facebook’s data deals it made with large tech companies, The New York Times reported today. According to the reports of The Times, a grand jury in New York has been conducting the investigation and subpoenaed records from at least two large companies that make smartphones. The companies struck deals […]

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The scandal that could bring Canada’s PM Justin Trudeau down

Canada’s PM Justin Trudeau has recently been accused of pressuring his former attorney general Jody-Wilson Raybould, who resigned last week. According to the allegations Jody-Wilson was improperly pressured by some of his closest advisers to prevent the prosecution of a large Canadian engineering firm over accusations of fraud and bribery. The former AG says Trudeau […]

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Pakistan calls National Command Authority meeting after Indian Air Strike

Hours after India’s air strike on a terrorist camp in Balakot, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has recently called up a meeting with National Command Authority, which controls the country’s nuclear arsenal, on Wednesday. Even though Pakistan has denied that the Indian Air Force had strike any terrorist camp, Pakistan vowed to respond at the […]

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