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Trump, Russia and China refuse to sign online threats agreement
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Ignoring French call

French President Emmanuel Macron is joining with US technology giants, including Microsoft,  pushing for governments and companies worldwide to sign up for a new initiative aimed at establishing regulations for the internet, to fight such online threats as cyber-attacks, hate speech and online censorship.

Foxconn denies it is transferring Chinese workers to the US
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Might upset the subsidy

A Wall Street Journal article  claims Foxconn is looking to transfer some of its Chinese workers to Wisconsin in time for its new factory opening in Racine.

It's perfectly legal for Russians to hack US election machines
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US Justice Department gives the thumbs up

US Republicans hoping that President Putin’s hackers will save their bacon by getting them elected have been re-assured by the US Justice Department that hacking election machines is perfectly legal.

Qualcomm-NXP deal teeters on the edge
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Monday, 23 July 2018 22:36

Qualcomm-NXP deal teeters on the edge


Wednesday is D-Day

Qualcomm's long term bid to buy Philips spin-off NXP has until Wednesday to be finalised – and the US-Chinese trade wars haven't made things as clear as mud can be.

Tesla hit by Chinese tariffs
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Thursday, 05 July 2018 18:12

Tesla hit by Chinese tariffs


Trade war begins to bite

Despite signs that Tesla is beginning to turn the corner on production, it faces a new set of woes tomorrow.

China-US trade war threatens entire IT system
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Tweet this

The trade war between the United States of America and China has racked up big time this week but, largely unnoticed, is the effect it will have on the computer industry worldwide.

US government stops Broadcom
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Tuesday, 13 March 2018 20:12

US government stops Broadcom


Analysis: Qualcomm IP must say American

A shocking development in the ongoing attempt by Broadcom to takeover Qualcomm in a hostile way has finally been put to rest. The US government's Committee on Foreign Investment (CFIUS)  advised the President Donald Trump to put a stop to it. The reaction was swift, as the US government ordered both Broadcom and Qualcomm to put an end to the matter, immediately.

Obama warns against social media
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Wednesday, 27 December 2017 23:01

Obama warns against social media


Interviewed by a British "royal", he spills the beans

The ex president of the United States of America has hit out at what he described this morning as the "irresponsible" use of social media.

China rules Top 500 Supercomputer List
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Tuesday, 14 November 2017 11:47

China rules Top 500 Supercomputer List


America not going to be great again anytime soon

China appears to have made the semi-annual Top 500 Supercomputer List its kingdom. Not only does it top the list but also has 202 ranked systems on the list.

T-Mobile showcases GigabitLTE speed
Published in Network
Monday, 17 April 2017 11:57

T-Mobile showcases GigabitLTE speed


Galaxy S8 with Snapdragon X16 modem

The Samsung Galaxy S8 will end up with pre-order customers before the end of this week. But if they get one from T-Mobile US, people might experience GigabitLTE speeds in the near future.