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Driverless Cars of the Future Confront Rules Written for Drivers

When the U.S. government finally got around to regulating auto safety in 1967, it insisted that every car have seatbelts and that the steering column be engineered to absorb impact so it wouldn’t spear the driver. The safety rulebook has since swelled to nearly 900 pages and encompasses everything from electronic stability control to rear-view backup cameras. Through all the ... Read More »

New Import Rules Adversely Affecting Mobile Manufacturing, Says ICA

Mobile manufacturers have demanded roll back of new import norms that mandate companies to provide bank guarantees for availing duty concessions. They claimed that due to new import rules this fiscal, funds to the tune of Rs. 15,000 crores of mobile companies have been blocked and manufacturing in the country has become very complex. “Mobile companies are estimated to have ... Read More »

German Court Rules Against Apple in Video Streaming Patent Case

A German court has ruled against Apple Inc in a case over video streaming patents, handing Kudelski’s OpenTV unit a victory in its ongoing intellectual property licensing campaign against major technology companies. OpenTV sued Apple in 2014, alleging that various products infringe its patents, including the iPhone and iPad. The ruling on Tuesday from the Dusseldorf District Court said Apple ... Read More »

RBI Eases Rules on What Lenders Can Count as Basel III Capital

Mumbai: The Reserve Bank of India on Tuesday said it would ease rules on what lenders can count towards their core capital requirements under upcoming Basel III rules, in moves intended to ease pressure on the cash-constrained sector. Government had estimated last year that lenders would need to raise about $17 billion from markets over four years to meet total ... Read More »