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US starts glorious ten year plan for Quantum computing
Published in AI


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

Indians restrict US e-commerce outfits
Published in News
Friday, 28 December 2018 11:09

Indians restrict US e-commerce outfits


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

US Republicans admit they were hacked
Published in News
Wednesday, 05 December 2018 12:20

US Republicans admit they were hacked


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.

Two Iranians indicted by US for SamSam
Published in News
Thursday, 29 November 2018 11:49

Two Iranians indicted by US for SamSam


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.

US to get its own privacy bill
Published in News
Wednesday, 28 November 2018 12:07

US to get its own privacy bill


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.

Americans unhappy with social media
Published in News
Friday, 23 November 2018 12:00

Americans unhappy with social media


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 blacklists Huawei worldwide
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 23 November 2018 11:36

US blacklists Huawei worldwide


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.

Xiaomi announces big US event in New York
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 07 November 2018 21:59

Xiaomi announces big US event in New York


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.

US charges Chinese spooks and hackers
Published in News
Wednesday, 31 October 2018 13:56

US charges Chinese spooks and hackers


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.

Foxconn scales back American plans
Published in News
Tuesday, 30 October 2018 11:57

Foxconn scales back American plans


May not help “make America grate” after all

Foxconn has scaled back plans for the heavily subsidised Wisconsin Gigafactory.