U.S. Officials Visit Britain In Last Ditch Push For Huawei Ban

According to Reuters, U.S. officials are visiting Britain in an effort to persuade the government to ban Huawei. The UK is expected to make a decision later this month on what role Huawei will or will not play in the…

U.S. Senator Wants Ban On Intel Sharing With Countries Using Huawei

In an escalation of the U.S. campaign to convince allies not to use Huawei, U.S. Senator Tom Cotton is calling for a ban on intelligence sharing with countries that use the company’s 5G equipment, according to Reuters. Huawei has been…

New Law Will Limit Cable TV Fees, Address Local Blackouts

According to Consumer Reports, the House and Senate have passed a bill that would limit how cable companies charge hidden fees and phantom rentals to jack up bills. Customers have chafed for years at hidden fees and add-ons that take…

Microsoft Acquires Pentagon Certification, Closes Gap With Amazon

According to the Washington Post, Microsoft has achieved Impact Level 6, the Pentagon’s highest IT security certification. Prior to December 12, Amazon was the only company to have achieved Impact Level 6. The certification allows a company to store classified…

It’s Official: Space Force Becomes the Military’s Sixth Branch

Space.com is reporting that President Trump has officially signed the 2020 National Defense Authorization Act, creating the U.S. Space Force (USSF) as the military’s sixth branch. As we reported a week ago, the House and Senate passed the National Defense…

Senate Signs Bill to Help Curb Illegal Robocalls

Robocalls have become a plague for the American consumer, with some 54 billion being placed last year alone. Now, according to the International Business Times (IBT), the Senate has unanimously approved House-passed legislation aimed at combatting robocalls. The Pallone-Thune Telephone…

Amazon Cries Foul Over Microsoft’s $10 Billion Pentagon Contract

Microsoft made headlines several weeks ago when it beat out Amazon for a lucrative Pentagon contract worth some $10 billion. Now, according to ABC News, Amazon is protesting the decision, saying there was “unmistakable bias” in the selection process. Oracle…