Day: August 23, 2019

Exclusive: India proposes ban on e-cigarettes, with jail terms for offenders – government documents

India’s health ministry has proposed a ban on the production and import of electronic cigarettes, documents seen by Reuters showed, potentially jeopardizing the expansion plans of big firms like Juul Labs and Philip Morris International. The ministry has proposed that the government issue an executive order banning the devices in the public interest, saying it […]

Facial recognition technology aims to cut passport queue times

Millions of passengers pass through UK airports every year, and those numbers are projected to double by 2050. New technology has been developed that uses a combination of facial recognition technology and your mobile phone in a bid to speed up the immigration process. The UK Home Office and Border Force are considering using the […]