U.S. President Joe Biden's administration has laid out plans for a legislative reform in areas concerning big tech firms. The focus is on transparency of algorithms, privacy, and youth safety.
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Recent plans unveiled by the US government to give $50bn to the local semiconductor sector includes a restriction on tech companies from building "advanced tech" facilities in China for 10 years.
Chinese cryptocurrency miners aren't fazed by the nationwide ban on the activity. The country currently contributes the second-most hash rates after the USA. Is legislation enough to curb mining?
According to a leaked document, Facebook engineers have admitted that Facebook itself doesn't know what it does with its own users' data and where it goes after entering its servers.
Chinese tech giant Tencent has revealed that it has a long-term plan for semiconductor chip manufacturing. The company has also reportedly developed three chips till now and plans to develop more.
President Joe Biden's executive order comes after a crippling ransomware attack on Colonial Pipeline led to widespread fuel shortages. It will take several days for operations to normalize.
In the US and UK you can "try before you buy" Amazon Music Unlimited or HD subscriptions free for three months. If you're not satisfied, you can always cancel before the billing period starts.
Following the $480 million augmented reality headset contract with the United States Army in 2018, Microsoft today landed another similar contract with the U.S. military worth $21.9 billion.
Japan will develop components for the Lunar Gateway's International Habitation (I-Hab) module. The I-Hab module is currently slated to be sent to space in 2026, two years after Gateway's launch.
In a first, the California DMV approved Nuro to operate its autonomous delivery services in the streets of California. Nuro plans to kickstart its service in two counties with a fleet of Priuses soon.
U.S. lawmakers are expected to pass a bill that will require the removal of Huawei and ZTE equipment from mobile networks in the country. The bill also includes funding for low-income families.
The Seattle firm will spend $500 in bonuses for its front-line workers that are working through the holiday season amidst COVID-19. Employees working throughout December will qualify for the bonus.
On Aug. 6, US President Donald Trump signed an executive order banning TikTok and WeChat. Now, the popular video-sharing company has decided to take the White House to court over the executive order.
A new subsea cable called Grace Hopper has been announced by Google Cloud. The submarine cable is set to link up the US, UK and Spain and is scheduled to launch operations in 2022.
Social media goliath Facebook announced today a commitment of $1 billion to tackle the affordable housing crisis in the State of California. The investment will be injected over the span of a decade.
Today Sony's North American division announced the addition of an online store for US-based customers. It can be accessed directly from the PlayStation.com website and sells consoles and accessories.
The California State Assembly is one step closer to passing a new bill which will make it legally obligatory for companies in the gig economy to recognize their workers as employees.
In an interesting development, Microsoft President Brad Smith has said that Huawei is being treated unfairly by the U.S.; he believes the Chinese firm should be allowed to purchase U.S. tech freely.
Yesterday, US President Donald Trump stated that Huawei could now purchase products from US suppliers again. However, it has now been clarified that this doesn't apply to all goods as of yet.
As per US President Trump's statement at the G20 summit, Huawei will now be allowed to purchase from US tech companies. This news comes following the effective US ban on Huawei over a month ago.
Ubisoft has issued an apology for making light of the latest U.S. government shutdown in a promotional email for its upcoming game, The Division 2. The move was deemed to be insensitive by many.
Mega Man 11 is finally here, eight years after its last entry and features the new Double Gear system and slick 3D graphics. The title is available for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, and PC.
According to a new report, the United States government is requesting the services of Facebook so that it can monitor encrypted phone conversations that take place via its popular Messenger app.
A bill signed by President Trump now officially prevents the U.S. Government and anyone associated directly with it from using tech made by select Chinese firms, which includes Huawei and ZTE.
Defense Distributed published nine 3D printable gun designs on Friday ahead of their official unbanning set for Wednesday, in the U.S. The unbanning of the designs has raised many concerns.
The United States Senate today voted in favour of overruling an FCC order repealing net neutrality protections in a 52-47 vote. A vote by the House and presidential consent are still needed.
Motorola today announced the list of carriers in the U.S. and Canada that will be offering the Moto G and Moto E line of devices. The phones will also be available from retail stores in the U.S.
A new report from the Office of the Director of National Intelligence has reported just how many U.S. citizens have had their call detail records collected last year. The records consist of metadata.
Electronics retailer Best Buy may stop selling Huawei devices altogether, which is the latest in a number of setbacks plaguing Huawei in the US given its scrutiny by the government.
Xiaomi is planning on formally bringing its notably affordable smartphones to the U.S. market before the end of 2018. Xiaomi's smartphones out perform both Apple and Samsung in the Chinese market.
The second largest mobile carrier in the United States is promising to be the first company in the country to offer its users 5G internet. By the end of the year, a dozen markets will be covered.
According to WikiLeaks' latest report, the CIA used seemingly harmless domains as a facade to hide its 'Hive' communications platform that enabled the covert exfiltration of data from target machines.
In the interests of public safety, the head of the FBI has said that the agency needs better tools to tackle data encryption, as it was unable to gain access to thousands of encrypted mobile devices.
According to a new report by The New York Times, Israeli hackers who had penetrated Kaspersky Lab's network discovered Russian agents were using the antivirus as a "Google for sensitive information".
The Trump administration is reportedly considering a ban on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). Satya Nadella and Brad Smith, in separate blog posts, took a stance against the move.
The FBI is advising large private firms against the continued use of products made by the cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Lab. Allegedly Kaspersky Lab can be exploited for espionage or other purposes.
The Pew Research Center has published a new study which shows that 41% of Americans have been abused online. The main venue for this abuse was social media websites, mainly Facebook and Twitter.
In what is possibly the largest leak of voter data in US history, almost 62% of the country's population's personal information was leaked due to a mistake by a marketing firm hired by the RNC.
The TSA (Transport Security Administration) is letting volunteers in two airports use a biometric security check system. This might in the future mean a faster security check process through airports.
Along with the very likely introduction of new luggage screening procedures by the TSA for domestic flights, Homeland Security may ban all laptops in the cabin of any flight into or out of the USA.