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Big Tech And Antitrust: Where Things Stand

July 28 2020 | TW News Correspondent

The four major tech firms whose chief executives are testifying at a congressional antitrust hearing face a variety of complaints about their dominance in the US and elsew...

Twitter Says Hackers Saw Messages From 36 Accounts, Including Netherlands Official

July 27 2020 | TW News Correspondent

Twitter said on Wednesday that the hackers who breached its systems last week likely read the direct messages of 36 accounts, including one belonging to an elected official in the Netherlands.

In tweets from its support account and an updated blog post, Twitter said it had no indication that the private messages of any other elec...

Intel's Next-Generation 7nm Chips Delayed Until 2022

July 27 2020 | TW News Correspondent

Intel says the production of its next-generation chips will be set back until 2022, following years of delays getting its current-generation chips on sale.

The company said it was exploring "contingency plans"...

Xbox Cloud Gaming Service To Debut In September

July 26 2020 | TW News Correspondent

Microsoft said Thursday its cloud video game service will debut in September as a feature available to Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subscribers

"We're bringing Xbox Game Pass and Project xCloud together at no additional cost for Xbox Game Pass...

US Unveils Blueprint For Quantum Internet

July 26 2020 | TW News Correspondent

US officials and scientists have begun laying the groundwork for a more secure "virtually unhackable" internet based on quantum computing technology.

At a presentation Thursday, Department of Energy (DOE) officials issued a report that lays out a blueprint strategy for the development of a national quantum internet, using laws of quantum mechanics to transmit info...

Amazon, Google And Wish Remove Neo-Nazi Products

July 25 2020 | TW News Correspondent

Amazon, Google and Wish have removed neo-Nazi and white-supremacist products being sold on their platforms following an investigation by BBC Click.

White-supremacist flags, neo-Nazi books and Ku Klux Klan merchandise were all available for sale.

Algorithms on Amazon and Wish also recommended other white-supremacist items.

All three companies told the BBC that racist products were prohibited on thei...

Apple To Remove Carbon From Supply Chain, Products By 2030

July 22 2020 | TW News Correspondent

Apple Inc said on Tuesday it plans to remove carbon emissions from its entire business, including its products and sprawling supply chain, over the nex...

GP Introduces Portable Pocket Router

July 21 2020 | TW News Correspondent

To address the growing need for home office and remote working solutions, Grameenphone has introduced a new LTE pocket router (MF927U) that enables 4G LTE mobile data access for homes, retail stores, SMEs, and offices across Bangladesh. 

Mohammad Sajjad Hasib, CMO Grameenphone, said, "We’re happy to introduce this modern device that will add significant value to our customers' digital ne...

Coronavirus: England's Test And Trace Programme 'Breaks GDPR Data Law

July 20 2020 | TW News Correspondent

Privacy campaigners say England's test and trace programme has broken a key data protection law.

The Department of Health has conceded that the initiative to trace contacts of people infected with Covid-19 was launched without carrying out an assessment of its impact on privacy.