AI Tsar named
The US Justice Department has hired a top boffin to be its first AI Tsar as it tries to work out how AI affects the law and policing.
Worried about legacy chips now
The US has announced a probe into how its firms buy Chinese-made chips, under the unproven claim that they could pose a danger to national security.
The company claims it is cooperating
Adobe said US regulators are probing the company's cancellation rules for software subscriptions, an issue that has long hacked off its customers.
Stockpiles kept China safe for a long time
The US-China chip ban failed because the Chinese stockpiled enough chips to keep them going until they could create them locally.
Bad news for the US
Just as we predicted the US embargo against supplying chips to China has backfired and now Middle Kingdom companies are buying locally.
Because armed AI is such a good idea
The US army, which apparently has never read any sci-fi books, has asked the Tony Starks of this world to come up with an AI artillery round.
No different than other open technology standards like Ethernet
The chief executive of RISC-V International has warned that US efforts to corner the chip market under the guise of security could have a chilling effect on open standards and the development of better chips.
ICE, ICE, Baby
An oversight body for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) found that Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Customs and Border Enforcement (CBP), and the Secret Service all broke the law while using location data harvested from ordinary apps installed on smartphones.
6-core/12-thread SKU with X3D cache for $229
The AMD Ryzen 5 5600X3D has been already leaked earlier, but now it appears it will be launched as an exclusive SKU for Micro Center retailer in the US, priced at $229. This means it will not be coming to other regions.
Do the right thing
Blacklisted Yangtze Memory Technologies Co has asked its suppliers to buy back the chips and equipment it is forbidden to use.