Tag Archives: Delays

After Visa Delays, Afghan Girls Robotics Team Reaches US for Competition

With two words – “Team Afghanistan” – the crowd assembled in the stands at DAR Constitution Hall erupted into a deafening roar Sunday as the teen-aged girls made their way onto a sprawling stage, waving their country’s flag and donning head scarves in matching colors.Their triumphant entrance on the stage Sunday at the¬†FIRST Global Robotics Challenge¬†marked the end of a ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Wi-Fi Hotspot Prank Delays Flight, Scares Crew and Passengers

A passenger on a Virgin Airlines flight from San Francisco to Boston reportedly created an emergency situation for the crew and fellow passengers as he created a Wi-Fi hotspot with name “Galaxy Note 7_1097” during the flight. As the infamous Samsung smartphone was earlier banned from all US airlines due to the explosion cases reported against it, the hoax ended ... Read More »

iPhone SE Seeing Stock-Outs, Shipping Delays in the US

Apple launched its iPhone SE smartphone last month, with the first wave of launch countries (including the US) gaining availability on March 31. However, the smartphone’s SIM-free variant and some carrier-based models appear to be in short supply in the US via the company website, in-store pickups, and carrier stores. The iPhone SE checkout page in the company’s US website ... Read More »