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Uber Now Facing Investigation Over Gender Discrimination Claim

Ride hailing firm Uber is being investigated by US authorities over gender discrimination, t As first reported in the Wall Street Journal, the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) began investigating the firm in August 2017. Investigators have been interviewing former and current Uber employees and seeking documents from the firm. According to the Journal, […]

Microsoft Calls For Facial Recognition Regulation

Microsoft, which has come under fire for a US government contract that was said to involve facial recognition software, said it will more carefully consider contracts in this area and urged lawmakers to regulate the use of such artificial intelligence to prevent abuse. The company, one of the key makers of software capable of recognising […]

FCC Outlines Plans For 5G Spectrum Auction

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai this week announced his plan for auctioning off five specific swaths of millimeter-wave spectrum for 5G services. While industry leaders have been calling for one auction process, Pai is proposing three auctions between November and the end of 2019. The auction for the 28 GHz band would start November 14th, with the […]

Commerce Department Allows ZTE To Return To Business

The U.S. Commerce Department has lifted its ban on U.S. companies doing business with Chinese phone and telecom equipment maker ZTE. The company can now resume operations, after all but shutting down since April due to the ban. The company is highly dependent on U.S. companies, including Qualcomm and Google, for its smartphone chips and […]

DOJ Has Appealed The Approval AT&T Take Over Of Time Warner

The Justice Department on Thursday filed notice that it is appealing a judge’s approval of AT&T’s purchase of Time Warner. Judge Richard Leon, who presided over the lawsuit the DOJ had brought to block the deal, ruled last month that the government had failed to show that the deal violates antitrust law AT&T has since […]

India Approves Strong Net Neutrality Rules

India has adopted recommendations by the Telecom Regulatory Association of India (TRAI) to enact net neutrality which might the most powerful in the world. This comes at a time  in the US we are taking a step backwards on Net Neutrality. Even with senators such as Maria Cantwell and Chuck Schumer, fight to keep the Internet […]

Apple Barred From Forcing Japanese Carriers To Sell iPhones At A Subsidized Price

Japanese regulators reportedly have told Apple that the company could be violating anti-trust regulations in the country. The Japan Fair Trade Commission (FTC) said that Apple’s sales contracts force Japan’s three largest wireless providers to sell iPhone models to consumers at a discount through the use of subsidies. But the FTC says that this deal […]

FBI Arrests An Apple Employee For Stealing Driverless Car Trade Secrets

A former Apple employee has been accused of stealing the company’s self-driving car secrets and trying to flee to China with them. Xiaolang Zhang worked on Apple’s driverless car project but allegedly planned to move to Chinese autonomous vehicle start-up Xiaopeng Motors, the company says in court documents. He was arrested at San Jose airport, […]

TUL Corporation Has Lost 60% of Revenue Due To Cryptocurrency Crash

TUL Corporation, one of the largest AIB partners of AMD lost approximately 60% of revenue due to a slump in graphics card sales. This is something that can be directly attributed to mining going out of fashion as the crypto market crashed and mining operations were not long profitable. profitability. TUL Corporation has lost 60% […]

EA Buys Game Studio Founded By Halo Co-Creator

Electronic Arts announced today that it has acquired Pasadena-based studio Industrial Toys. Led by Alex Seropian, “Halo” co-creator, former CEO of Bungie Studios, and former executive at Disney Interactive, the privately held developer and publisher was founded in 2012, and most recently released its latest game in 2016. The team is joining EA in an […]

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