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US Lawmakers to Allocate Nearly $2B to Replace Chinese Telecom Equipment, Source Says

US Lawmakers to Allocate Nearly $2B to Replace Chinese Telecom Equipment, Source Says

U.S. lawmakers are expected to endorse $1.9 billion to fund a program to remove telecom network equipment that the U.S....

Growing Calls for US to Retaliate for Massive Cyber Hack

Growing Calls for US to Retaliate for Massive Cyber Hack

U.S. lawmakers briefed on the massive cybersecurity breach that has impacted government agencies and the private sector are calling for...

China Turns Up Heat on Country’s Tech Giants

China Turns Up Heat on Country’s Tech Giants

In recent weeks, Chinese regulators have cracked down on some of the country’s biggest and most powerful technology companies, illustrating...

Alibaba Facial Recognition Tech Specifically Picks Out Uighur Minority, Report Shows

Alibaba Facial Recognition Tech Specifically Picks Out Uighur Minority, Report Shows

Technology giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. has facial recognition technology that can specifically pick out members of China’s Uighur minority,...

38 States Sue Google Over Antitrust Complaints

38 States Sue Google Over Antitrust Complaints

The lawsuits against Alphabet Inc.’s Google continue to pile up. On December 17, 38 states filed a joint antitrust complaint that...

Trump Administration, Biden Voice New Alarm About Latest Cyberattack

Trump Administration, Biden Voice New Alarm About Latest Cyberattack

U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration and President-elect Joe Biden both voiced new alarm Thursday about a wide intrusion into computer...

US Says Recent Hacking Campaign Hit Government Networks

US Says Recent Hacking Campaign Hit Government Networks

The U.S. government confirmed on Wednesday that a recent hacking campaign affected its networks and said the attack was “significant...

10 States Sue Google for ‘Anti-Competitive’ Online Ad Sales

10 States Sue Google for ‘Anti-Competitive’ Online Ad Sales

Ten states on Wednesday brought a lawsuit against Google, accusing the search giant of “anti-competitive conduct” in the online advertising...

EU Unveils New Rules to Curb Technology Companies

EU Unveils New Rules to Curb Technology Companies

The Digital Services Act and the Digital Markets Act have just been presented in Brussels. These proposed policies aim to...

Facebook’s Antitrust Fight in US Could Mean More Consumer Choice Worldwide

Facebook’s Antitrust Fight in US Could Mean More Consumer Choice Worldwide

The U.S. government’s suit against Facebook for illegally stifling competition and limiting consumer choice will be watched worldwide, particularly by...

Hackers Used SolarWinds’ Dominance Against it in Sprawling Spy Campaign

Hackers Used SolarWinds’ Dominance Against it in Sprawling Spy Campaign

On an earnings call two months ago, SolarWinds Chief Executive Kevin Thompson touted how far the company had gone during...

Apple Adding Privacy Fact Labels to App Store Items

Apple Adding Privacy Fact Labels to App Store Items

Apple on Monday began adding labels that reveal what user data is gathered by games, chat or other software offered...