Government

Text editor Notepad++ banned in China after ‘Stand With Hong Kong’ update

August 17, 2020 0

The website of Notepad++ is banned in China as of Monday, “obviously due to” its release of editions named ‘Free Uyghur’ and ‘Stand With Hong

Government Open Sources Code For Aarogya Setu iOS Version

August 17, 2020 0

It has made the code available on OpenForge India launched Aarogya Setu mobile App for helping augment the efforts of limiting the spread of COVID19

Clearview AI landed a new facial recognition contract with ICE

August 15, 2020 0

The controversial facial recognition software maker Clearview AI has a new contract with ICE, the most controversial U.S. government agency. Clearview was already known to

Kamala Harris brings a view from tech’s epicenter to the presidential race

August 12, 2020 0

Joe Biden’s decision to name California Senator Kamala Harris as his running mate in the quest to unseat President Trump means that the next vice

VPN booms as countries around the world mull TikTok bans

August 10, 2020 0

As countries around the world ban or threaten to restrict TikTok, interest in virtual private networks has spiked. The use of VPNs can let users

How to access ‘America’s Seed Fund,’ the $3 billion SBIR program

August 8, 2020 0

One of the best-kept secrets in the world of capital is that the federal government has billions of dollars it’s dying to give away to

YouTube bans thousands of Chinese accounts to combat ‘coordinated influence operations’

August 6, 2020 0

YouTube has banned a large number of Chinese accounts it said were engaging in “coordinated influence operations” on political issues, the company announced today; 2,596

Twitter locked the Trump campaign out of its account for sharing COVID-19 misinformation

August 6, 2020 0

Twitter took action against the official Trump campaign Twitter account Wednesday, freezing @TeamTrump’s ability to tweet until it removed a video in which the president

More Chinese phone makers could lose US apps under Trump’s Clean Network

August 6, 2020 0

Over a third of the world’s smartphone sales come from Chinese vendors Huawei, Xiaomi and Oppo. These manufacturers have thrived not only because they offer

What Microsoft should demand in exchange for its ‘payment’ to the US government for TikTok

August 4, 2020 0

In one of the crazier news stories (and in 2020, that is saying something), President Donald Trump said today during a media availability event that