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US has bad broadband because of Telco lobbying
Published in Network


$234 million spent per day

The US has terrible broadband because its telcos are allowed to bribe lobby politicians.

US threatens EU over tech “protectionism”
Published in News


You will let our companies do what they like and no tea parties.

The US has insisted that the EU allow its big tech companies do what they like and have warned against pursuing "protectionist" technology policies against them.

US leaning on TSMC to supply carmakers with chips
Published in Transportation


Save our car industry before anyone else

The US Commerce Department is pressuring Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing and other Taiwanese firms to prioritise US carmakers to ease chip shortages in the near term.

US politicians want to restrict sales of chip making tools to China
Published in News


Similar to Huawei attacks

Congressional China hawks are urging the Biden administration to restrict sales of chip making tools to Chinese companies.

Chip shortage is the US's fault - Huawei
Published in News
Thursday, 15 April 2021 11:14

Chip shortage is the US's fault - Huawei


Huawei claims


Huawei has blamed the US for the chip crunch rocking the global tech industry.

US is losing AI ground to China
Published in AI
Wednesday, 03 March 2021 12:17

US is losing AI ground to China


Looks like the free market not so good as capitalised socialism after all


The US, which once had a dominant head start in artificial intelligence, now has just a few years' lead on China and risks being overtaken unless the government steps in, according to a new report to Congress and the White House.

Xiaomi sues the US
Published in News
Tuesday, 02 February 2021 04:50

Xiaomi sues the US

 

Challenges blacklisting

Xiaomi has sued the US Defence and Treasury departments, challenging a blacklisting that blocks American investors from buying the Chinese smartphone giant's securities.

US wasted $1.56 trillion on poor software
Published in News
Monday, 18 January 2021 10:44

US wasted $1.56 trillion on poor software


Not to mention failed IT projects

Not-for-profit IT leadership group the Consortium for Information and Software Security said that poor software cost the US $1.56 trillion last year.

US moans about Chinese tech conspiracy
Published in News
Tuesday, 29 December 2020 11:02

US moans about Chinese tech conspiracy


They are all working for the government

Chinese tech companies are being forced to work with Chinese intelligence and security agencies and not even corruption can save them, according to a new CIA report.

Russian election hackers back in force
Published in News
Friday, 30 October 2020 11:42

Russian election hackers back in force


Fancy Bear spotted by Vole as Putin decides against Biden

The "Fancy Bear" group of Russian hackers accused of meddling in the 2016 US presidential election targeted the email accounts of Democratic state parties in California and Indiana, and influential think tanks in Washington and New York.