Wednesday, October 20, 2021



Meng Wanzhou: Trump lifts ban on arrest of Huawei CFO, as Canada drops extradition

Donald Trump issued a 90-day reprieve to Meng Wanzhou, the chief financial officer of Chinese tech company Huawei. Reuters US President Donald Trump has approved the release of Chinese telecom company Huawei Technologies’ CFO,

5G transformation is throwing security industry into a scramble for contracts

When the advent of 5G networks takes root, wireless carriers are betting that law enforcement, public safety, firefighters, first responders, and security businesses — as well as companies like companies like Home Depot —

How would you treat a CEO who only charges half of what her performance is worth?

As a warning to thousands of patients of potentially unreliable clinical data, Elizabeth Holmes, CEO of Theranos Inc, the Mountain View-based blood-testing company, took her problems to the 15th District Court in Alameda, California,

How technology companies want to protect mobile users

For years, it's been a simple rule for anyone wanting to protect a device from hackers: System Update. This method of security is already beginning to change because more people want to avoid it.

The tech products I still can’t live without

A small percentage of phones, tablets and laptops shipped today—perhaps a mere 2 percent—still run on software based on Internet Explorer 6. Though technically capable of running an operating system, like Windows 10, that

Amazon actually makes dog poop-proof toilet paper

It’s hard to keep track of the ridiculous retail demands made by some Amazon sellers, as the company tries to please just about anyone who wanders into a grocery store. As BuzzFeed reported on

Facebook’s CTO announces plans to step down in 2022

Image copyright David Gewirtz Image caption ‘One of the great achievements in my life’ was working with Zuckerberg Facebook chief technology officer (CTO) David Gewirtz has announced his plans to step down from the

Children Are Now Charged With Their Own Online Privacy

Photo Facebook calls it the 20 percent rule: When discussing online privacy on a Web forum, people often refer to 20 percent as the rule that says that 20 percent of a statement is

The real way to kill Facebook | James Bates

Building on what Zuck Jr did to clean up his own Facebook, how about we make everyone’s Facebook experience more personal and less commercial? Eight years ago when Facebook was a young start-up with

Why China’s ‘Olive Tree for Better Skills’ Is Losing Steam Online

A decade ago, I was one of many people in China who bought the video game World of Warcraft. I played it and enjoyed it for many hours — but, after finding the perfect

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