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Huawei can work with US on 5G standards
Published in Network
Tuesday, 16 June 2020 11:29

Huawei can work with US on 5G standards


Just can’t sell any products

The United States is to amend its prohibitions on US companies doing business with China’s Huawei to allow them to work together on setting standards for next-generation 5G networks.

US guns for China Telecom now
Published in Network
Friday, 10 April 2020 11:04

US guns for China Telecom now


Huawei is not enough, there are Chinese spies everywhere

After targeting Huawei as the source of all its woes, the US defence community is now worried about China Telecom.

US DoD reconsiders JEDI deal
Published in News
Friday, 13 March 2020 12:39

US DoD reconsiders JEDI deal


Microsoft may not get it after all

The US Department of Defense (DoD) is seeking court permission to reconsider certain aspects of its decision to award a $10 billion cloud computing contract to Microsoft.

UK to lose US data protection against Google antics
Published in News


Brexit means that Google can shift data to the US

Google is planning to move its British users’ accounts out of the control of European Union privacy regulators, placing them under US jurisdiction instead.

US Army develops AI facial recognition protection
Published in AI


Stop hackers teaching AI to recognise the wrong people

The US Army has announced the development of software designed to prevent the compromise of facial recognition technology in military applications.

US weapons ship with CIA backdoors
Published in News
Tuesday, 31 December 2019 10:34

US weapons ship with CIA backdoors


Hands off our manpads

The CIA has been putting in security flaws into US-made weapons so that they can be disabled if they fall into the wrong hands.

China purges foreign PCs
Published in PC Hardware
Tuesday, 10 December 2019 10:30

China purges foreign PCs


Security risk

China has ordered that all foreign computer equipment and software be removed from government offices and public institutions within three years, in a move which will harm big US tech.

US bullies France for daring to tax US tech
Published in News
Tuesday, 03 December 2019 10:51

US bullies France for daring to tax US tech


Kicking them in the exports to make them surrender to US forces

The US government may punish France for insisting that its huge tech companies pay a tiny amount of tax.

Huawei leans on Chinese electronics
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 03 December 2019 10:26

Huawei leans on Chinese electronics


US trade war harms US electronics companies

American tech companies are getting the go-ahead to resume business with Chinese smartphone giant Huawei but it may be too late as the outfit has moved on and is seeing other people.

US claims it has enough antitrust laws to bring down big tech
Published in News


Just does not use them


The US Justice Department antitrust chief said that existent US antitrust laws were “flexible enough” to address the harm caused by technology companies, in the face of growing criticism that such laws cannot tackle tech monopolies.