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US limits exports to Chinese supercomputing entities
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Policy & legislation

US limits exports to Chinese supercomputing entities

Blacklisted organization hosts world's fourth most powerful supercomputer
9 Apr 2021
The IT Pro Podcast: What makes a Silicon Valley CEO? (Part One)
The IT Pro Podcast: What makes a Silicon Valley CEO? (Part One)
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The IT Pro Podcast: What makes a Silicon Valley CEO? (Part One)

In the first episode of this two-part special, we dig into the shared qualities of good tech leaders
9 Apr 2021
Amazon supports proposed Biden tax hike
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Policy & legislation

Amazon supports proposed Biden tax hike

Bezos statement fails to mention average Amazon tax payments of 4.3% over three years
7 Apr 2021
Federal judge blocks US trading ban on Xiaomi
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Mobile Phones

Federal judge blocks US trading ban on Xiaomi

Stock price jumps after judge blocks restrictions on Chinese phone maker
15 Mar 2021
Virginia passes consumer data protection law
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Virginia passes consumer data protection law

Eastern state follows California in offering consumers opt-out for data processing
3 Mar 2021
Lawmakers signal changes for big tech in antitrust hearings
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Policy & legislation

Lawmakers signal changes for big tech in antitrust hearings

Legislators warn large companies against anticompetitive practices
26 Feb 2021
President Biden and Senator Schumer ready semiconductor supply chain initiatives
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Hardware

President Biden and Senator Schumer ready semiconductor supply chain initiatives

Majority Leader primes pump for $100 billion in science and technology funding
24 Feb 2021
NYU calls for rework, not a repeal of Section 230
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Policy & legislation

NYU calls for rework, not a repeal of Section 230

Report claims concerns over anti-conservative bias in big tech are unfounded
3 Feb 2021
President Biden picks Jessica Rosenworcel as acting FCC chief
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Policy & legislation

President Biden picks Jessica Rosenworcel as acting FCC chief

Communications lawyer is a long-time advocate for equitable broadband
22 Jan 2021
Department of Defense appoints John Sherman as acting CIO
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Department of Defense appoints John Sherman as acting CIO

Cloud modernization and SolarWinds fallout likely to top his to-do list
21 Jan 2021
Majority of Americans now want a national data protection law, report claims
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Majority of Americans now want a national data protection law, report claims

73% of Americans would also pay to ensure their data isn’t sold to third parties
1 Dec 2020
The IT Pro Podcast: What does Joe Biden have in store for tech?
Policy & legislation

The IT Pro Podcast: What does Joe Biden have in store for tech?

The president-elect faces a tough term ahead of him, and tech policy is sure to be on the agenda
13 Nov 2020
Rival messaging apps see download spike after WeChat ban
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Rival messaging apps see download spike after WeChat ban

Sensor Tower data reveals leap in downloads for Signal and QQ after Trump signed executive order against WeChat
14 Aug 2020
What is EU-US Privacy Shield?
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What is EU-US Privacy Shield?

A look at the now invalidated framework US companies relied on to transfer data to and from the European Union
20 Jul 2020
What is the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)?
Network & Internet

What is the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)?

As enforcement begins, we examine the groundbreaking new data law that's often referred to as "America's GDPR"
1 Jul 2020
The IT Pro Podcast: Beating Trump on tech
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The IT Pro Podcast: Beating Trump on tech

With Bernie and Biden still slugging it out for the Democratic nomination, what impact will the US election have on tech?
27 Mar 2020
FBI takes down British site in a bizarre case of mistaken identity
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FBI takes down British site in a bizarre case of mistaken identity

A Brighton-based firm was shocked to learn its domain was seized by the US authorities last week
28 Feb 2020
Huawei faces 16 charges spanning IP theft to fraud
Network & Internet

Huawei faces 16 charges spanning IP theft to fraud

US officials break down a wave of new accusations, claiming the Chinese firm engaged in racketeering
14 Feb 2020
Breaking the ICE: How future tech employees could influence government contracts
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Breaking the ICE: How future tech employees could influence government contracts

Organisations could face a recruitment crisis as students pledge not to work for those selling tech to US immigration control
12 Feb 2020
Will Elizabeth Warren Break Up Big Tech?
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Will Elizabeth Warren Break Up Big Tech?

The Democratic Party hopeful has taken aim at the giants of the tech industry, but what does this mean in practice?
31 Jan 2020
What can Silicon Valley learn from the rest of the world?
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What can Silicon Valley learn from the rest of the world?

It may be a beacon of technical innovation, but the Bay Area would do well to take some tips from elsewhere
30 Jan 2020
What can the rest of the world learn from Silicon Valley?
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What can the rest of the world learn from Silicon Valley?

The Bay Area is a major tech hub for good reason, and there are lessons to be learned from it
27 Jan 2020
The Story Behind Trump's Tech Tariffs
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Technology

The Story Behind Trump's Tech Tariffs

Who'd want to be the CEO at a US tech company these days?
25 Jan 2020