Huawei Officially Responds To Android Ban

Earlier, it was reported that following the US government’s decision to blacklist Huawei from doing business with US companies, Google confirmed that due to this decision, they would be suspending their business dealings with the company. This was a huge deal as it effectively cut off future Huawei devices from access to Google’s services and also Android.


Qualcomm And Intel To Cease Business Dealings With Huawei

As you might have heard, Google had recently confirmed that they will no longer be doing business with Huawei following the US government blacklisting the Chinese company. It seems that they are not alone because in a report from Bloomberg, other companies are now following suit as well.


Google Suspends Business With Huawei Following US Government’s Blacklisting

Huawei is in all sorts of trouble. According to a report from Reuters, it seems that Google has suspended their business dealings with the company following the US government officially blacklisting Huawei. What this means is that Huawei will no longer have access to US businesses such as Google, which also includes access to Android.


Passenger Impaled By Tripod Throw Off An Overpass

There are reasons why throwing things off an overpass is illegal. Not only is this littering, but it can cause accidents as well since drivers might not be able to see things coming and avoid them in time. More recently, it seems that a man by the name of Tim Page had narrowly avoided death after a tripod was throw off an overpass where it smashed through the windshield of […]


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Man Arrested In London After Trying To Avoid Facial Recognition Cameras

There are benefits to using facial recognition technology, but it is clear that using it in a public space can make people feel uncomfortable as it does come across as being an invasion of their privacy. This is why there are some cities in the world, such as San Francisco, that have banned the use of the tech in public spaces.


McDonald’s Austria Is Now Offering Consular Services For US Citizens

It can be a scary experience when you travel to a new country that you’ve never been to before. This is because it can sometimes be a bit of a culture shock to see people behave and do things that you’re not used to back home. In some instances, this can get a bit messy and problematic where some travelers might run into some issues.


San Francisco Has Just Banned Facial Recognition Technology

Facial recognition tech is a bit iffy in the sense that while it might be useful and quite amazing in terms of it being a technological feat, there are privacy concerns surrounding it. After all, why would anyone want to be continuously recognized by computers while walking out on the street, right?


Bad Update Crashes Hundreds Of Police Ankle Monitors

Ankle monitors are useful for keeping track of people who are under house arrest. It means that police will know at all times where the person is, and is much more efficient than sticking a couple of officers on them all day. However, the ankle monitors need to work in order for it to be effective, which for a brief moment wasn’t the case.


FCC Warns Public Not To Pickup The One-Ring Robocall Scam

It is a bit sad that even in this day and age where we have such amazing technology, that robocalls are still a thing that exists. So far there really doesn’t seem like there is much that can be done about them apart from introducing filters to block known numbers and educating the public about them.


Singapore Government Passes Controversial Fake News Law

While gossip, rumors, and false information have always existed, in this day and age of technology where information can spread to millions in minutes, recent events in the past few years have highlighted how dangerous fake news can be. So much so that over in Singapore, the country’s government has passed a law against fake news which many have deemed as controversial.


Tenants Win Against Landlord In Battle Of The Smart Locks

Smart locks sound like the perfect gateway to a more connected or smarter home. There are plenty of options out there to choose from and it certainly feels like it could become a more common feature in the future. However, it seems that not everyone is enamored by the tech, so much so that it has led to a lawsuit.


All Four Major US Carriers Hit With Class-Action Lawsuit For Selling Customer Data

It was discovered not too long ago that it was actually a pretty easy process to get information about someone from a carrier, where you could actually find the location of a person on a carrier’s network by paying a third-party service. Carriers later came forward to state that they would no longer be selling customer data to outsiders, but it seems like it could be too little too late.


Philippines Cable TV Airs Pirated Copy Of Avengers: Endgame

It was recently reported that a pirated copy of Avengers: Endgame was making its rounds on the internet. However, it was suggested that it might not be a big deal because the copy was said to be poorly recorded and somewhat unwatchable, meaning that most people would probably still prefer to watch it in the cinema.


Maine Is The First State To Ban The Use Of Styrofoam

The use of plastic containers, bottles, bags, and styrofoam boxes have long been a staple in the F&B business, especially in takeaways. However, they are hardly the most environmentally-friendly solutions, which is why we’ve been seeing how some companies have stopped offering their customers plastic straws.