Silicon Valley & Technology

Bringing Broadband to Rural America an Ongoing Quest
The US Federal Communications Commission estimates that about 19 million Americans still dont have access to broadband internet, but little by little, individuals, companies and the government are changing that. VOAs Calla Yu reports.
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Wed, 01/22/2020 - 19:40
FILE PHOTO: A Huawei company logo at Shenzhen International Airport in Shenzhen, Guangdong province, China, July 22, 2019
Analysts note the Chinese tech giant has been working to reduce its reliance on American-made components
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Wed, 01/22/2020 - 16:38
A 5G logo is displayed at the Huawei campus in Shenzhen city, China, March 6, 2019. Australias ban on Huaweis involvement in its 5G networks and its crackdown on foreign covert interference are testing Beijings efforts to project its power overseas.
The non-binding recommendations are part of a set of measures aimed at addressing cybersecurity risks at national and bloc-wide level, in particular concerns related to world No. 1 player Huawei Technologies
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Wed, 01/22/2020 - 13:33
When Algorithms Make Art: Immersive Art Installation Exhibits Machine-Learning
Turkish artist uses artificial intelligence and social media to create trippy art experience
Tina Trinh
Tue, 01/21/2020 - 09:23
Signage is seen at the Huawei offices in Reading, Britain, May 2, 2019.  REUTERS/Toby Melville
Move risks jeopardizing intelligence-sharing between Britain and America
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Mon, 01/20/2020 - 15:27
Malawi Hosts Africa's First Drone Academy
UNICEF-supported initiative expects to train 150 students to construct, operate drones in 2020
Lameck Masina
Mon, 01/20/2020 - 12:50
German Chancellor Angela Merkel reads documents after she arrives for the weekly cabinet meeting of the German government at the chancellery in Berlin, Germany, Jan. 8, 2020.
German chancellor believes European Union coordination on the issue is important and she has been unable to bridge differences within her CDU/CSU bloc, sources say
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Mon, 01/20/2020 - 10:38
FILE PHOTO: CEO Tim Cook speaks at an Apple event at their headquarters in Cupertino, California, U.S. September 10, 2019
The growth of internet giants such as Apple has pushed international tax rules to the limit, prompting the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) to pursue global reforms over where multinational firms should be taxed
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Mon, 01/20/2020 - 09:57
Sundar Pichai, CEO of Google, speaks on artificial intelligence during a Bruegel think tank conference in Brussels, Belgium, Jan. 20, 2020.
Sundar Pichai's comments come as lawmakers and governments seriously consider putting limits on how artificial intelligence is used
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Mon, 01/20/2020 - 09:37
FILE PHOTO: Huawei Technologies Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou leaves her home to appear in British Columbia supreme
The first stage of an extradition hearing for a senior executive of Chinese telecom giant Huawei is set to begin in a Vancouver courtroom
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Mon, 01/20/2020 - 04:20
People check out the Pudu delivery robots at the Pudu booth during the CES tech show Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP
FBI warns intellectual property theft is growing threat and real risk at large conferences where people around the world are gathered?
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Wed, 01/15/2020 - 21:30
Intellectual Property Theft a Growing Threat
The new U.S.-China trade agreement includes provisions that are aimed at curbing forced technology transfers, in which?companies hand over technical know-how to foreign partners. For many?high-tech?businesses, the intellectual property behind their products represents the bulk of their companies'?value.??To learn more about the risks of IP theft, Elizabeth Lee recently visited the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, where companies talked about the risks to their technology secrets.
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Wed, 01/15/2020 - 20:34
FILE -  The logo of the European Court of Justice is pictured outside the main courtroom in Luxembourg, Jan. 26, 2017.
A legal adviser at the EU's highest court says that the bloc's data protection rules should prevent member states from indiscriminately holding personal data seized from telecommunications service providers
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Wed, 01/15/2020 - 13:45
Microsoft's corporate headquarters in Redmond, Washington. (Photo: Diaa Bekheet)
The company said it has not seen any evidence that hackers have used the technique discovered by the NSA
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Tue, 01/14/2020 - 22:15
APTOPIX Apple Encryption Protests
Two iPhones belonging to a gunman remain locked, frustrating US law enforcement
Michelle Quinn
Wed, 01/15/2020 - 07:25