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Satellite 5G a bit of a mess across the pond
Published in Network

Dish Network and Space X service tiggered

Things are starting to look a mess for 5G across in the US where the Dish Network thought it could share the 12 GHz band with SpaceX.

Schmidt wants US to back Taiwan and South Korean chipmakers
Published in News

Keep using Asians but outsourced to the US 

The US should do more to attract overseas chipmakers to build plants on its territory as a matter of national security, former Google chief Eric Schmidt wrote.

US Republicans want Google and Apple to ban Chinese Apps
Published in News

Make America grate again

Republican Senators want to bar U.S. app stores including Apple and Google from hosting apps that allow payments to be made with China's digital currency,

US Army could waste $22 billion on Voleware
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Soldiers not that interested in Microsoft HoloLens headsets

The US Army could end up wasting much as $22 billion in taxpayer cash on Microsoft HoloLens headsets which soldiers don’t want and can’t use as intended.

US Department of Defense fears quantum cats
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Tsar Putin and his Chinese chums might call in the moggies

David Spirk, the chief data officer for America's Department of Defense, is rather worried about the potential of quantum computers to crack encryption on sensitive data.

US faces dire consequences if it does not prop up semiconductor industry
Published in News

White house worries

The White House held a classified briefing with some U.S. lawmakers on the dire risks to the American economy from semiconductor supply chain issues as it pushes Congress for $52 billion in funding to subsidise production.

US steps up technology sanctions on Russia
Published in News

Claim it is being used to avoid other sanctions

The United States imposed fresh sanctions on Russia, targeting the technology sector, in response to Tsar Vladimir Putin's war in Ukraine.

Russian hackers scanning US energy companies
Published in News
Wednesday, 30 March 2022 12:29

Russian hackers scanning US energy companies

FBI rather concerned

The untouchables have warned that Russian hackers have been scanning the systems of energy companies and other critical infrastructure in the United States.

US makes EU privacy shield agreement impossible
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All the FBI has to do is say “state secrets” and the data must be handed over

The US government’s attempts to build a Privacy Shield which will allow data to flow between the Land of the Fee and Europe have been scuppered by the Supreme Court.

Atlantia wants to build smart roads in the US
Published in IoT

As opposed to stupid bridges that collapse in Italy

Having flogged its motorway business in Italy, Atlantia is investing in smart traffic technology to help drive the development of cleaner transport and open up new markets such as the United States.