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
Published in Mobiles

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.

US government can nick your phone if you enter the country
Published in Mobiles

Take a burner if you leave the US

The Land of the Free has come up with a wizard way of violating privacy – according to the New York Times its border staff can just steal your phone when you return to the country.

German’s beating the US on the Internet of Things
Published in Wearables

US leadership not assured

It appears that when it comes to the Internet of Things, the US is not the key innovator and that the Germans are where all the innovation is.

US Nuclear shield out-of-date
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Matthew Broderick might still have the gear to hack it

After decades, the US Defense Department is still using  eight inch floppy disks in a computer system that coordinates the operational functions of the nation's nuclear forces.

UK hacker will not have to hand over passwords
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Love one NCA nil

A UK computer scientist and activist Lauri Love has had a minor victory against the authorities who are trying to extradite him to the US.

Best year in the last seven for Huawei
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Who needs the US markets when you have Chinese 4G adoption

China's Huawei posted its biggest annual revenue growth since 2008, thanks mostly to China's adoption of fourth-generation (4G) mobile technology.

Chinese fume over US’s ZTE ban
Published in Mobiles

Could be bad news for ZTE fans

The Chinese government is cross that the Americans have slapped sanctions on telecom manufacturer ZTE.

Dell’s EMC deal could be taxed to oblivion
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Tax theat

Michael Dell’s $67 billion plan to take over storage giant EMC could be killed off by the US taxman.

European ISPs exaggerate their speeds
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But are cheaper and faster than the US

A new EU Commission survey shows that European ISPs don't deliver on the download speeds they advertise. While the US ISPs are a little more honest, the Europeans are cheaper and faster.