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Networking Security, Security, Software, Tech

Microsoft Among Companies Granted U.S. License to Sell Software to Huawei

November 22, 2019

Via: Fortune

Microsoft Corp. said it was granted a license to do business with China’s Huawei Technologies. “On November 20, the U.S. Department of Commerce granted Microsoft’s request for a license to export mass-market software to Huawei,” the Redmond, Wash.-based company said […]


Operations Security, Security, Software, Tech

Twitter drafts a deepfake policy that would label and warn, but not always remove, manipulated media

November 11, 2019

Via: Tech Crunch

Twitter last month said it was introducing a new policy to help fight deepfakes and other “manipulated media” that involve photos, videos, or audio that’s been significantly altered to change its original meaning or purpose, or those that make it […]


Hardware, Software, Tech

Has the Trade War Actually Hurt Tech?

November 5, 2019

Via: Fortune

If you had asked me several months ago how I felt about the prospects for the Fortune Global Tech Forum, which begins Thursday morning (China time) in the megalopolis of Guangzhou, up the Pearl River Delta from Hong Kong, I […]


Cloud Infrastructure, Infrastructure, Software, Tech

Google Cloud: G Suite is getting three new security and access-control features

October 29, 2019

Via: ZDnet

Google Cloud has unveiled a raft of new G Suite security and identity management features to help enterprise IT admins manage access and control work desktop devices. The three key updates include desktop management for Mac, Windows, Chrome OS and […]


Software, Tech

Mozilla partners with Element AI to spearhead ethical artificial intelligence

October 28, 2019

Via: ZDnet

Mozilla has announced a partnership with Element AI in a bid to advocate for the use of ethical artificial intelligence (AI). On Monday, the tech giant said the strategic partnership between Mozilla and Element AI is focused on addressing “how […]


Software, Tech

How a WhatsApp Tax Launched Massive Anti-Government Protests in Lebanon

October 18, 2019

Via: Fortune

Thousands of protesters cut off roads and started fires around Lebanon as anger over plans to impose a levy on WhatsApp calls escalated into demands for the government to resign. Demonstrators carrying Lebanese flags thronged outside government headquarters in downtown […]


Networking, Software, Tech

Mozilla: Firefox 70 brings you these new security indicators

October 16, 2019

Via: ZDnet

Firefox 70 is introducing new padlock icon security and identity indicators in the browser that will give less visual prominence to Extended Validation (EV) SSL certificates and draw more attention to sites delivered via the insecure HTTP protocol. Mozilla and […]


Hardware, Mobility, Software, Tech

Here’s everything Google just announced at the Made By Google 2019 event

October 15, 2019

Via: Tech Crunch

Google held its annual “Made By Google” hardware event this morning in New York City, where they launched all sorts of new gear back to back to back. Didn’t have time to watch the whole stream, but still want to […]


Software, Tech

Crypto Investment Up 300% in Third Quarter, Grayscale Reports

October 15, 2019

Via: Fortune

Grayscale Investments, which offers investors access to Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies in the form of shares, on Tuesday reported a record third-quarter inflow of over a quarter of a billion dollars. In a report, the New York-based investment firm said […]


Software, Tech

Apple CEO Tim Cook Defends Decision to Drop Hong Kong Protest Map From App Store After China Complaint

October 11, 2019

Via: Fortune

For many U.S. tech companies, access to the Chinese market requires walking a tightrope between the liberal principles they promote at home and the laws they must abide by in China. Yesterday, Apple CEO Tim Cook became the latest Silicon […]