Huawei quits US
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Thursday, 19 April 2018 10:57

Huawei quits US


Not worth the effort

Huawei is reportedly going to give up on selling its products and services in the United States due to Washington's accusations that the company has ties to the Chinese government.

It is OK to scrape in the US
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Friday, 13 April 2018 11:17

It is OK to scrape in the US


Even if a site says you can't

A district court in Washington, D.C. has ruled that using automated tools to access publicly available information on the open web is not a computer crime—even when a website bans automated access in its terms of service.

US army to trash the First Law of Robotics
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Thursday, 12 April 2018 11:05

US army to trash the First Law of Robotics


Desperate to automate AI

US generals already see AI as the next big weapon in their arsenal, and while the rest of the world is worried about AI breaking Azimov's first law of robotics, it would appear that the military wants robot troops killing humans on the battlefield by next Tuesday.

US agencies stop companies taking pictures of the earth
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Protecting the flat earthers' rights 

A US government agency has taken it upon itself to stop companies taking film of the earth while in space.

There's no Love for the US
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Monday, 26 March 2018 12:01

There's no Love for the US


High Court will not extradite hacker

The UK's High Court will not send Lauri Love to face trial in the US for hacking government computer systems. Instead it has issued a final refusal to overturn Love's successful appeal of his extradition which kills the US attempt to sentence the hacker for a hundred years in one of its private prisons down the loo.

Broadcom moves back to US
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Monday, 12 March 2018 12:50

Broadcom moves back to US


Will be "American" two days before Qualcomm takeover bid

Singapore-based Broadcom will have redomiciled to the United States by April 3, two days before the chipmaker’s acquisition target Qualcomm's annual shareholder meeting where it is planning to mount a hostile take-over.

Xiaomi heads for the US
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Tuesday, 06 March 2018 11:06

Xiaomi heads for the US


Apparently, the market has room

While many see the US market as more saturated than pepperoni fried in Palm Oil, it appears that the Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi thinks there is plenty of room for another supplier  – after all, the US loves China at the moment.

ZTE hits back at US spying claims
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Thursday, 15 February 2018 11:02

ZTE hits back at US spying claims


We ain't no Chinese spies

ZTE has counter attacked against concerns from US lawmakers that it is a vehicle for Chinese espionage, saying it was a trusted partner of its US  customers.

Big tech lobby groups soften anti-China bill
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Friday, 09 February 2018 11:28

Big tech lobby groups soften anti-China bill


It would hurt US business

An attempt by US politicians to harm Chinese trade has backfired after it emerged it would do more harm to IT companies who are dependent on China.

Huawei looks to UK after US snub
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Wednesday, 07 February 2018 10:51

Huawei looks to UK after US snub


The US number one spying chum has no problem

While the US claims that Huawei is a spy for the Chinese government, it seems that the UK, which does a lot of US spy work, has no problem working with the company.