Nuclear summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un ends in no deal

The failure of U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to secure even a limited deal at their second nuclear summit means any breakthrough now depends on working-level talks that have made little progress since last year. The sudden collapse of talks on Thursday highlighted just how large the gulf between… Read More Nuclear summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un ends in no deal

BlackBerry files lawsuit against Twitter over patent infringement

BlackBerry Ltd on Wednesday filed a patent infringement lawsuit accusing Twitter Inc of illegally using technology in its mobile messaging applications that had been developed by the former smartphone maker. The lawsuit said Twitter wrongly sought to compensate for being a relative latecomer to mobile messaging by co-opting Blackberry’s inventions for such services as the… Read More BlackBerry files lawsuit against Twitter over patent infringement

U.S. government bars carrying of lithium batteries as cargo on passenger aircrafts

The U.S. government said on Wednesday it is issuing new rules barring airlines from carrying potentially hazardous lithium-ion cells and batteries as cargo on passenger aircraft, and setting new requirements for transporting them on cargo planes. The U.S. Transportation Department’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) unveiled the new rules after Congress last year… Read More U.S. government bars carrying of lithium batteries as cargo on passenger aircrafts

U.S. President Donald Trump accused of being a conman, racist by former lawyer Michael Cohen

President Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer Michael Cohen told the U.S. Congress on Wednesday that Trump is a racist, a conman and a cheat who knew in advance about a release of emails by the WikiLeaks website aimed at hurting his 2016 Democratic presidential rival. Cohen, Trump’s onetime fixer, said Trump directed negotiations for a… Read More U.S. President Donald Trump accused of being a conman, racist by former lawyer Michael Cohen

Twitter to boost hiring, liaise with electoral body in India

Twitter Inc plans to boost hiring in India and appoint an officer to liaise with the Election Commission (EC), a senior executive said on Tuesday, responding to concerns about political misuse of social media ahead of this year’s general elections. Speaking a day after an Indian parliamentary committee told the company to engage more with… Read More Twitter to boost hiring, liaise with electoral body in India

U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un arrive Vietnam for summit

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Donald Trump both arrived in Vietnam on Tuesday, the eve of their second summit at which they will tackle how to implement a North Korean pledge to give up its nuclear weapons. Trump flew into the capital Hanoi on Air Force One, touching down just before… Read More U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un arrive Vietnam for summit

Biman Bangladesh flight makes emergency landing following hijack

A suspect was apprehended from a Biman Bangladesh Airlines flight after he surrendered to security officials after a reported attempt to hijack the plane. Air Force officials confirmed at a press briefing at the airport around 8pm that he had been detained. Earlier the plane made an emergency landing at the Shah Amanat International Airport… Read More Biman Bangladesh flight makes emergency landing following hijack

Huawei unveils folding Mate X 5G smartphone

Huawei Technologies unveiled a folding smartphone on Sunday which it said was primed for next generation 5G mobile connections, even as the United States campaigns to bar the Chinese company from such networks over security concerns. Huawei, the world’s second-largest smartphone vendor after Samsung, said it had taken the lead on developing phones for 5G… Read More Huawei unveils folding Mate X 5G smartphone