Trump’s sudden reversal on student visas will be felt in Silicon Valley

July 8, 2020

Category: Federal, Policy

Growing up in the Philippines, Andreia Carrillo always liked the stars. It’s what brought her to the United States to study astronomy, and why she wants others to follow in her footsteps and study the stars. “Though, we’ll see if […]

Domestic 5G development at core of US communications security plan

July 2, 2020

In late March, during the first phase of the coronavirus lockdown, the White House issued a little-noticed document entitled The National Strategy to Secure 5G of the United States, which articulates a “vision for America to lead the development, deployment, […]

It’s unconstitutional for cops to force phone unlocking, court rules

June 24, 2020

Indiana’s Supreme Court has ruled that the Fifth Amendment allows a woman accused of stalking to refuse to unlock her iPhone. The court held that the Fifth Amendment’s rule against self-incrimination protected Katelin Seo from giving the police access to […]

Big Data, Tech

Insight everywhere: The state of analytics in 2020

July 13, 2020

Via: CIO

The world bought into the idea of continual improvement ever since Japanese car companies embraced it in the ‘70s and ate Detroit’s lunch. But you can’t improve what you can’t measure – which is why analytics now envelops the entire […]

Applications, Federal, Infrastructure, Policy

US threatens to restrict WeChat following TikTok backlash

July 13, 2020

Via: Tech Crunch

Amid intense scrutiny over TikTok, WeChat, the essential tool for Chinese people’s day-to-day life, is also taking the heat from the U.S. White House trade advisor Peter Navarro told Fox Business on Sunday that “[TikTok] and WeChat are the biggest […]

Networking Security, Security

Rapid Huawei rip-out could cause outages and security risks, warns UK telco

July 13, 2020

Via: Tech Crunch

The chief executive of UK incumbent telco BT has warned any government move to require a rapid rip-out of Huawei kit from existing mobile infrastructure could cause network outages for mobile users and generate its own set of security risks. […]

Federal, Policy

Does the COVID-19 Crisis Cap 25 Years of Government Blunders?

July 13, 2020

Via: Government Executive

A quarter-century pattern of failure by the federal government in efforts to respond to national crises tells the story of how we’ve arrived at this moment in American history, argues Paul C. Light. A longtime student of the US federal […]