Microsoft to Shut Down LinkedIn in China Because Of Censorship Concerns


Microsoft will close LinkedIn in China later this year, the company announced Thursday. The professional networking site, which started operating in China in 2014, faces a “significantly more challenging operating environment and greater compliance requirements” in the country, it said in a blog post. “We recognized that operating a localized…

Apple is working on new tech that allow CarPlay to access functions like climate-control system, speedometer, radio and seats


Apple wants to use its CarPlay feature used in new cars and trucks and control certain aspects of a car's dashboard like climate, the radio and how a person sits. The nascent initiative inside the tech giant, known as 'IronHeart,' will need the help of automakers that already use CarPlay,…

Purdue technology for downscaling transistors could advance semiconductor design


WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (September 18, 2021)– An innovation by Purdue University researchers could help the semiconductor industry design transistors that are smaller, use less power and switch from on to off at smaller applied voltages. As a result, the innovation could lead to better and more powerful central processing unit…

“Turkey’s export capacity is its trump card to feature among the world’s top 10 economies”


TURKEY (September 18, 2021)--- Addressing a meeting of Turkish exporters, President Erdoğan said: “Turkey’s export capacity is its trump card to feature among the top 10 economies of the world by constantly increasing its investments and production, raising its quality and technology and expanding its spectrum.” President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan…

Judge in Epic suit says Apple restrictions anti-competitive


CALIFORNIA (September 10, 2021)-- A U.S. judge on Friday issued a ruling in "Fortnite" creator Epic Games' antitrust lawsuit against Apple Inc's (AAPL.O) App Store, striking down some of Apple's restrictions on how developers can collect payments in apps. The ruling says that Apple cannot bar developers from providing buttons or links…

Twitter Suspended Representative Taylor for One Week


CITY OF WASHINGTON (August 10, 2021)--Twitter (TWTR) has suspended Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene's account for one week following another violation of the platform's rules, the company said Tuesday. The company has suspended several accounts which share Conservative views in opposition of the Biden's Administration. Greene tweeted on Monday that the…

Infrastructure Act Establishes New IRS Reporting Obligations For Noncustodial Block Chair Technology Providers: To Have Sweeping Implicatons for Crypto Innovators


CITY OF WASHINGTON (August 9, 2021)--- a bipartisan blockchain of  Caucus Co-Chairs wrote a dear colleague letter to share additional information about, and to express their concern with, Section 80603 of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act as currently written. "This provision establishes new IRS reporting obligations for noncustodial block…

U.S. Department of State Concludes $6.6 Million Settlement of Alleged Export Violations by Keysight Technologies, Inc.


CITY OF WASHINGTON (August 9, 2021)--The Department of State has concluded an administrative settlement with Keysight Technologies, Inc. (Keysight) of Santa Rosa, California, to resolve alleged violations of the Arms Export Control Act (AECA), 22 U.S.C. § 2751 et seq., and the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), 22 C.F.R.…

DOD and ROK Conduct First Bilateral Communication Technology Cooperation Committee Forum


VIRGINIA (August 5, 2021)--Leaders from the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) Chief Information Office (CIO) and the Office of Planning and Coordination Republic of Korea (ROK) Ministry of Defense (MOD) met August 4 for the first time for a bilateral Information and Communication Technology Cooperation Committee (ICTCC) Forum. John Sherman,…