Microsoft has already agreed to transfer all of TikTok’s code from China to the U.S. within one year if the deal goes through, writes Jessica Bursztynsky. Here is the link: https://www.cnbc.com/2020/08/05/microsoft-has-one-year-to-transfer-tiktoks-code-to-the-us.html You can...
One of the pioneers of the modern computer interface has passed away, writes Jon Fingas. Here is the link: https://www.engadget.com/william-english-mouse-co-inventor-dies-015803792.html
Trump’s comments come as it was reported Friday that Microsoft has held talks to buy the TikTok video-sharing mobile app from Chinese owner ByteDance, writes Riya Bhattacharjee. Here is the link: https://www.cnbc.com/2020/07/31/trump-says-he-will-ban-tiktok-through-executive-action-as-soon-as-saturday.html
Amazon has received approval from the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to launch and operate a planned constellation of 3,236 internet satellites, writes Darrell Etherington. Here is the link: https://techcrunch.com/2020/07/31/amazon-gains-fcc-approval-for-kuiper-internet-satellite-constellation-and-commits-10-billion-to-the-project/
The Azure IoT Connector for FHIR is built on the HITRUST-certified Azure platform, writes Pablo Valerio. Here is the link: https://iot.eetimes.com/microsoft-launches-azure-iot-connector-for-fhir-fueling-the-internet-of-medical-things/
Cisco has issued a number of critical security advisories for its data center manager and SD-WAN offerings, writes Michael Cooney. Here is the link: https://www.networkworld.com/article/3569153/cisco-urges-patching-flaws-in-data-center-sd-wan-gear.html
The US economy contracted at a 32.9% annual rate from April through June, its worst drop on record, the Bureau of Economic Analysis said Thursday, writes Anneken Tappe. Here is the link:...
Murthy Renduchintala is out, and the struggling Technology group gets new leadership, writes Ron Amadeo. Here is the link: https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2020/07/heads-roll-at-intel-after-7nm-delay/
A blog post from TikTok chief executive Kevin Mayer proclaimed that all platforms should “disclose their algorithms, moderation policies, and data flows to regulators”, writes Rebecca Heilweil. Here is the link: https://www.vox.com/recode/2020/7/29/21346758/tiktok-for-you-algorithm-transparency-instagram-antitrust You...
While investors appeared unconcerned, today’s hearing is probably the beginning of a long slog for all four companies, writes Matt Rosoff. Here is the link: https://www.cnbc.com/2020/07/29/tech-ceos-testify-before-house-antitrust-subcommittee-recap.html
Facebook has agreed to pay a total of $650 million in a landmark class action lawsuit over the company's unauthorized use of facial recognition, writes Jeff John Roberts. Here is the link:...
David Malan’s remote-teaching setup involves a host of technology, including a seven-foot-wide interactive computer screen, writes Eren Orbey. Here is the link: https://www.newyorker.com/news/our-local-correspondents/how-harvards-star-computer-science-professor-built-a-distance-learning-empire
The company said it ran into delays in ramping up its 7-nanometer manufacturing plants, writes Dean Takahashi. Here is the link: https://venturebeat.com/2020/07/23/intel-grew-revenues-20-to-19-7-billion-in-q2-but-manufacturing-upgrade-delayed/
Steve Wozniak is suing YouTube for allowing scammers to use his name and likeness in phony bitcoin giveaways, writes Monica Chin. Here is the link: https://www.theverge.com/2020/7/23/21335554/steve-wozniak-youtube-lawsuit-bitcoin-scam-cryptocurrency-apple
Mike Schroepfer explains Facebook’s AI strategy against hate speech and election interference, writes Tekla S. Perry. Here is the link: https://spectrum.ieee.org/computing/software/qa-facebooks-cto-is-at-war-with-bad-content-and-ai-is-his-best-weapon