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European Union watchdogs want to ban AI-powered Facial Recognition

European Union watchdogs want to ban AI-powered Facial Recognition

European Union privacy regulators are calling for a ban on AI technology used in identifying people while they are out in public. They firmly believe that the continued use of such technology can pose a high risk to the public’s privacy. Data protection watchdogs for the European Union recentl... Read more

date1 year ago
Trump administration now puts Xiaomi on an investment blacklist

Trump administration now puts Xiaomi on an investment blacklist

Under outgoing President Trump, the Department of Defence has put nine Chinese companies on a blacklist, saying they have military connections. In what has come across as a surprising move, tech giant Xiaomi is included on the list. The blacklist prevents US citizens and companies from investing... Read more

date2 years ago
Social media platform Parler may never come back online

Social media platform Parler may never come back online

John Matze, the CEO of Parler says that the social media platform may never get back online after it was cut off by major service providers that were displeased by the app's failure to police violent content posted by its users. Several business vendors cut off ties with the platform, which is o... Read more

date2 years ago
Britain issues ban on new Huawei 5G kit installation

Britain issues ban on new Huawei 5G kit installation

The British government announced that British tech firms would not be allowed to install new Huawei 5G kits after September next year. The announcement is part of the plan to remove the Chinese firm's equipment from high-speed networks. Britain already ordered for all Huawei equipment to be remo... Read more

date2 years ago
British telecom providers face fine when using Huawei equipment

British telecom providers face fine when using Huawei equipment

Telecommunication companies in Great Britain may face a large fine if they choose to ignore a ban on the usage of equipment made by Huawei. The policy is part of a new law put forward this week. The fine is 10 percent of turnover or 100,000 pounds (€112.000) for every day the companies ignore ... Read more

date2 years ago
German minister calls for strong EU actors in 5G rollout

German minister calls for strong EU actors in 5G rollout

Comments may indicate a hardening of the German stance on Huawei. Peter Altmaier, Germany’s economy minister, was asked this week whether sidelining China’s Huawei on the 5G mobile network expansion could lead to a competitive disadvantage. He is not against Huawei, he replied, however st... Read more

date2 years ago
Telecom providers criticize bans on Chinese equipment vendors

Telecom providers criticize bans on Chinese equipment vendors

A business group advocating for telecom operators in the EU warned that banning Chinese equipment vendors for political motives is not a great idea. They say that it will increase costs and cause network upgrade delays. The European Competitive Telecommunications Association (ECTA) said that the... Read more

date2 years ago
Huawei Harmony OS will compete with Android

Huawei Harmony OS will compete with Android

Huawei Technologies plans to introduce a new operating system for smartphones, named Harmony O.S. The new operating system is primarily viewed as a rival to Google Android. The move comes at a time when the U.S. has placed multiple trade bans on the Chinese tech giant. Harmony O.S. was first unv... Read more

date2 years ago
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