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German 5G Rules Avoid Huawei Ban; US Warns on Intel Sharing

German 5G Rules Avoid Huawei Ban; US Warns on Intel Sharing

Germany has released draft security guidelines for next generation wireless networks that stop short of banning Huawei, as the U.S....

US Tech Firms Drawn Into Hong Kong Protesters Standoff With China

US Tech Firms Drawn Into Hong Kong Protesters Standoff With China

With Hong Kong anti-government protests ongoing, tech companies in the U.S. are being drawn into the crisis. The standoff between...

On Amazon’s List of Principles: Regulate Facial Recognition Tech

On Amazon’s List of Principles: Regulate Facial Recognition Tech

Amazon is endorsing the idea of government regulation of facial recognition technology, as part of a wide-ranging statement of its...

African Women in Tech Look to Artificial Intelligence

African Women in Tech Look to Artificial Intelligence

Artificial intelligence took center stage as African female technology experts met at Women in Tech Week in Ghana to promote...

Arrested Japanese Stalker Used Pupil Image Reflections

Arrested Japanese Stalker Used Pupil Image Reflections

A man arrested on suspicion of stalking a female pop idol used the reflections of her pupils in photos she...

European Union Finds Ransomware Is Top Cybercrime

European Union Finds Ransomware Is Top Cybercrime

The European Union’s 2019 cybercrime report said the number of online attacks is going down but criminals are targeting more...

African Women in Tech Working to Close Digital Divide

African Women in Tech Working to Close Digital Divide

Women from across Africa are meeting at the annual Women in Tech Africa Week, hoping to bring more women into the...

Zuckerberg to Testify in US on Facebook Digital Currency Plan

Zuckerberg to Testify in US on Facebook Digital Currency Plan

Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg will testify at the US House of Representatives this month on the social network’s plan...

EU Warns Hostile Countries Are 5G risk, Avoids Naming Names

EU Warns Hostile Countries Are 5G risk, Avoids Naming Names

The European Union warned Wednesday that next-generation telecommunication networks face a range of cyber threats, including from hostile countries.  ...

China Criticizes Apple for App that Tracks Hong Kong Police

China Criticizes Apple for App that Tracks Hong Kong Police

Apple became the latest company targeted for Chinese pressure over protests in Hong Kong when the ruling Communist Party’s main...

Google Reports Highest Mobile Internet Use is in ASEAN Region

Google Reports Highest Mobile Internet Use is in ASEAN Region

 People in Southeast Asia spend the most time in the world accessing the internet through mobile devices, according to a...

3 Win Nobel in Chemistry for Work on Lithium-Ion Batteries

3 Win Nobel in Chemistry for Work on Lithium-Ion Batteries

Three scientists on Wednesday were awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for their contributions to the development of lithium-ion batteries,...