US law firms initiate investigation against Infosys on behalf of investors

NEW DELHI, AUG 19:   Four US law firms have said they are investigating potential claims on behalf of Infosys investors on whether the company and some of its officials and directors have violated federal securities laws. The development comes a day after the IT major, which is also listed in the US, saw its CEO […]

Qualcomm’s iPhone Patent Complaint to Be Reviewed by US ITC

  The US International Trade Commission on Tuesday said it will look into Qualcomm’s complaint that Apple is violating its patents in some iPhones. The step, arguably procedural, means that the commission will assign Qualcomm’s complaint to an administrative law judge for evidentiary hearings instead of dismissing it out of hand. Qualcomm last month escalated a legal battle […]

US considering arms to Ukraine, says envoy Volker

The new US special representative for Ukraine says Washington is actively reviewing whether to send weapons to help those fighting against Russian-backed rebels. Kurt Volker told the BBC that arming Ukrainian government forces could change Moscow’s approach. He said he did not think the move would be provocative. Russia warned that anything that heightened tension […]

US Cellular Offers Free iPhone 7 With Trade-In For Switchers

In its latest bid to boost its subscriber base, U.S. Cellular if offering a free iPhone 7 to switchers who trade in a qualifying smartphone. U.S. Cellular generally caters to budget-conscious shoppers looking for affordable devices, but it’s not shying away from flagships either. And for those looking for a deal to get a flagship […]

US mulling extending carry-on computer ban to Europe

In March, Washington banned passengers on direct flights to the United States from 10 airports in eight countries from carrying on board laptop computers, tablets and other electronic devices larger than cellphones More US authorities are considering banning carry-on computers on European flights to the United States, widening the security measure introduced for flights from […]

Most US homes have mobiles but no landline

Less than half of US households now have a landline, according to a study from the US government. Of the households surveyed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 50.8% of homes had at least one mobile phone but no landline. A further 3.3% of homes surveyed had neither a mobile phone nor […]