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Tech groups want Trump to actually notice their industry

Donald Trump, the Republican nominee for U.S. president, has antagonized much of tech industry by opposing free trade and immigration but has otherwise nearly ignored the vital segment of the nation's economy, critics say.

Written by Grant Gross21 July 16 03:09

US pumps $400 million into next-generation wireless research

The U.S. National Science Foundation will spend more than US$400 million over the next seven years to fund next-generation wireless research in an effort to bring super-fast mobile service to the country.

Written by Grant Gross16 July 16 01:08

FCC hails 'monumental' vote opening new spectrum for 5G and IoT

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission has voted to open nearly 11 gigahertz of high-band spectrum to new wireless uses, paving the way for 5G mobile service and for an explosive growth of the Internet of Things.

Written by Grant Gross15 July 16 03:04

Time is short to stop expansion of FBI hacking, senator says

The U.S. Congress has a small window of time to stop proposed changes in federal court rules that will expand the FBI's authority to hack into computers during criminal investigations, a senator said Thursday.

Written by Grant Gross01 July 16 01:45

ACLU lawsuit challenges US computer hacking law

The American Civil Liberties Union has filed a lawsuit challenging a 30-year-old hacking crimes law, with the civil liberties group saying the law inhibits research about online discrimination.

Written by Grant Gross30 June 16 01:36

The EU and US reportedly reach data-transfer deal

The U.S. and the European Union have reached an agreement on the language of a key data transfer pact, including limits on U.S. surveillance, according to a news report.

Written by Grant Gross25 June 16 01:15

AWS, Microsoft cloud win US government security approval

Three vendors, including Microsoft and Amazon Web Services, have won a key U.S. government authorization that will allow federal agencies to put highly sensitive data on the cloud-computing services.

Written by Grant Gross24 June 16 01:38

Tech groups say FBI shouldn't be allowed to do mass hacking

Congress should block proposed changes to rules governing U.S. law enforcement investigations that could give law enforcement agencies new authority to hack thousands of computers, several tech and advocacy groups said.

Written by Grant Gross22 June 16 01:11

The FCC is about to take a big step to superfast 5G networks

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission will move to open up high-frequency spectrum to not-yet-available 5G mobile services in an effort to bring the superfast wireless connections to U.S. consumers.

Written by Grant Gross21 June 16 04:45

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