TSMC considers building plant in US
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60 percent of revenues to come from US this year


Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company held its most recent investors conference on January 12th, during which company officials said that it has not ruled out the possibility of building a facility in the US as a response to recent nationalistic pleas to restore American manufacturing jobs.

Obama orders sanctions against Russian hackers and spies
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Don’t game our elections Putin 

US president Barak Obama has ordered sanctions against Tsar Putin of all the Russias for hacking his country’s elections to help get Donald (Prince of Orange) Trump elected.

Pressure building for 5G to use 28GHz band as the standard
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South Korea, US and Japan have agreed to back it


A row is brewing over which frequency will be used for 5G.

Huawei faces problems selling its Mate 9 in the US
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Great phone but the Americans might not like it

Huawei wants to launch its latest smartphone, the Huawei Mate 9, in the US, but according to the Wall Street Journal it could find difficulties in getting consumers to adopt the brand.

Obama claims he can’t pardon Snowden
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He has not been charged with anything

The campaign to have President Barack Obama pardon NSA leaker Edward Snowden has run aground.

US Navy claims its piracy was approved by its victim
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All at sea

The US Navy, which pirated more than 558,000 copies of some virtual reality software without paying the German software maker for it, claims that it did so with the consent of the software producer.

US asks China to play nice in chip market
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Or we will take our ball back

The US government is asking the Chinese to “play nice” in the chip market after fears that the nation might be getting close to technology spurt which will eclipse the “Land of the Fee”.

New President will face a cyber crisis
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Tarot cards say within 100 days

Whoever gets elected in the US elections will face a cybercrisis within their first 100 days of presidency, according to a security report by Forrester.

FBI Czech Russian hacker
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 Putin's Democratic party hacker?

Czech police and the FBI have fingered the collar of a Russian citizen and the press is wondering if they have caught the US Democratic party hacker.

Xiaomi is in no hurry to go to the US
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Dragging its feet

While there is some interest in Xiaomi’s smartphones in the US, the company  continues to drag its feet in a Western expansion.