By Andrew Chung NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. Trade Representative has upheld an import ban on Arista Networks Inc's ethernet switches following a federal commission's finding in June that the company's products infringed patents owned by rival Cisco Systems Inc , Cisco said. The decision by the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC), which investigates purported violations of U.S. intellectual property, stemmed from a complaint Cisco filed in December 2014 about the switches, which are used in computer data centers and servers. In a blog post on the company's website on Monday, Cisco general counsel Mark Chandler said the import ban was to start on Tuesday.
(Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc is working on a music subscription service that would cost about $5 a month and would only work on its Echo hardware, tech news website Recode reported, citing sources. Amazon would like to launch the services in September, but has not finalized deals with major music labels and publishers, Recode reported. The Recode report said one sticking point, sources say, is whether Amazon will sell the cheaper service for $4 or $5 a month.
By Brian Oliver RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Angry Iranian sports fans have deluged the International Weightlifting Federation with more than 1.6 million online comments, many of them abusive, after the country’s biggest star failed to win a medal in Rio. The Iranian favorite, Behdad Salimikordasiabi, broke a world record in the first part of the competition, the snatch.