IBM, Intel, and Co to benefit
President Donald Trump took time from his tweeting on December 21 to sign a bi-partisan law on AI
No affiliated companies or special discounts
US e-commerce giants have been banned by the Indian government from selling products supplied by affiliated companies on their Indian shopping sites and from offering their customers special discounts or exclusive products
Nothing to see here, no one needs to lose an election
The US Republican Party has admitted that it was hacked during the last election, and while members bayed for blood when the Democrats were hacked, they are surprisingly mellow now it has happened to them.
Don't expect them to face jail-time
US federal prosecutors have indicted two Iranian officials for creating and deploying the SamSam ransomware, which exploits a deserialisation vulnerability in Java-based servers.
Expect much Facebook and Google lobbying
The US is looking at a law which will give it the ability to collect civil penalties if a company misuses consumer data on the internet or allows it to be stolen could be drafted early next year.
Want to see regulation
A new poll suggests that the US is getting tired of social media companies and want to see the whole lot regulated.
US government leans on allies
The US government is trying to persuade wireless and internet providers in allied countries to avoid telecommunications equipment from China’s Huawei Technologies.
On December 8th
Xiaomi has announced a big US event calling it the "biggest party yet" and although there are no hints on what to expect at the event, there are rumors that the company will try its luck in the US.
Trying to steal confidential aerospace technology
The US Justice Department has charged two Chinese intelligence officers, six hackers, and two aerospace company insiders in a sweeping conspiracy to steal confidential aerospace technology from US and French companies.