All incoming flights to the United States will be subject to new security screening procedures before takeoff, including both American citizens and foreigners possibly facing security interviews from airline employees, the U.S. government said Wednesday, reports Bloomberg.
Turkish Airlines said it expects measures barring laptops from the cabins of aircraft leaving Istanbul for the U.S. to be lifted Wednesday, while Emirates is counting on the curbs being removed from its Dubai hub soon, and Saudi Arabian Airlines predicts it will be free of the ban in two weeks, according to Bloomberg.
Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly said he may ban laptop computers in the cabins of all international flights into and out of the U.S. amid continuing terrorist threats to bring down airplanes, but that a final decision hadn’t been made, he told Bloomberg.
Online food delivery and restaurant search service Zomato disclosed that information of close to 17 million user accounts has been stolen in a security breach, according to Bloomberg.
Anti-terrorist officials in the U.S. are considering expanding the restrictions on carrying electronic devices in airline cabins beyond the handful of Middle East airports currently covered, according to Bloomberg.
In its bid to make the United Arab Emirates city the “safest electronic city in the world,” the Dubai Electronic Security Center (DESC) is looking to expand its Emirati-only workforce by 50 percent this year, reports Bloomberg.
Amazon.com Inc. has agreed to buy Dubai-based online retailer Souq.com, betting that e-commerce in the Middle East is poised to take off, says Bloomberg
Thanks to a partnership with London-based fashion technology company Farfetch, you can soon get Gucci clothing and accessories whisked to your door within 90 minutes, reports Bloomberg.
More than half a century ago, Revlon founder Charles Revlon famously described the true business of cosmetics makers: “We sell hope.” Today the same could be said about what the large, established beauty houses see in small, social media-driven makeup companies, reports Bloomberg
In the increasingly intense battle between food delivery services, it’s no longer enough just to bring the food to the customers. Now Deliveroo, the London-based startup, is moving whole kitchens to new neighborhoods to gain an edge over rivals like Uber Eats, Amazon Restaurants, and Just Eat Plc, says Amazon.