Canada Undecided On Huawei, Will Not ‘Get Bullied’

Canada’s Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, Navdeep Bains, has said the country will not be pressured into make a decision on Huawei.

Brexit Means No GDPR Protection: Google May Move UK User Data

Brexit may have finally happened, but one side effect people may not have anticipated is losing GDPR protection as Google may be moving UK data out of the EU.

UK-US ‘Special Relationship’ Tested As Boris Johnson Faces Rebellion Over Huawei Decision

The UK decided Tuesday to allow Huawei to have a limited role in building the country’s 5G network. The decision has strained relations with the U.S. and sparked a rebellion within Boris Johnson’s own party, according to CNBC and The…

EU Considering A Five-Year Ban On Facial Recognition In Public

Politico is reporting that the European Union (EU) is considering banning facial recognition in public areas for up to five years. Facial recognition is quickly becoming the latest battleground in the fight over user privacy. Some countries, such as China,…

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…

Google’s AI Beats Humans At Diagnosing Breast Cancer

Google just achieved a breakthrough in its efforts to use AI for medical purposes, beating humans at diagnosing breast cancer. According to a blog post on the company’s site, Google worked with Deep Mind, Northwestern University, Cancer Research UK Imperial…

U.S. National Security Advisor Warns UK About Dangers of Huawei

According to the Financial Times (FT), U.S. National Security Advisor Robert O’Brian has warned the UK about the dangers of using Huawei for its 5G networks. In the ongoing war between the U.S. and Huawei, the U.S. has been pressuring…

Verizon CEO Hopes There Is No 5G Cold War Between U.S. and China

“I hope not, because one of the beauties of this industry is that we’ve done standardization, which means that you can bring your phone from whichever country you’re in and go to another country and it works.” Verizon Chairman &…

Not So Fast: Huawei May Not Qualify to Participate In German 5G Market

Germany made headlines a few weeks ago when it released its ‘security catalog,’ a set of rules for 5G deployment. Despite the German government stating no telecommunications company was excluded, it now appears Huawei may not qualify after all, according…

U.S. Economy Adds 175,000 Jobs in February

The American economy added 175,000 jobs in February which is higher than the goal of 149,000 set by Wall Street economists. However, the numbers on actually hiring were a little less impressive. With all the new jobs, the unemployment rate…

Majority of Americans Dissatisfied With U.S. Direction

As the American political landscape continues to become more polarized, a large majority of Americans continue to be dissatisfied with the state of things in the U.S. A new Gallup poll released today shows that only 23% of U.S. adults…

U.S., Iran Finally Reach Nuclear Agreement

After nearly a decade, America and five other world powers were able to finally reach a tentative agreement with Iran concerning their nuclear program. Secretary of State John Kerry left for Geneva to attempt to move negotiations along early yesterday…

Benjamin Netanyahu: Iran Agreement Is A “Historic Mistake”

As Secretary of State John Kerry and President Obama celebrated a series of resolutions on nuclear proliferation that they supposedly reached with Iran, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu took the complete opposite tone. In a speech today before Israel’s cabinet,…

Evolution in Texas Schools Encounters Resistance

A report from the Dallas Morning News confirmed that Texas State Board of Education members approved a series of textbooks this week that cover Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution in its scientific entirety. Almost immediately after the books were approved,…

Haqqani Leader Killed in U.S. Drone Strike

The AFP reported on a U.S. drone strike that took place in Pakistan last Thursday. This particular strike was a rare happenstance: it is only the second drone strike targeted outside of Pakistan’s tribal zones. Previous drone strikes had targeted…

This Anarchist Wants To Use Bitcoin to Crowdfund Assassins

Forbes author Andy Greenberg wrote today about an encrypted email he received from a person who called themselves Kuwabatake Sanjuro. Sanjuro claimed to have designed a Deepweb site called the Assassination Market, which apparently has the capability to “crowdfund” political…

HealthCare.gov Aims to Sign Up 4 of 5 Americans

The Washington Post reported today that the Affordable Care Act’s primary website, HealthCare.gov, will be capable of getting 80 percent of Americans on an insurance plan, but that still leaves 20 percent who will remain without insurance. According to the…

FBI Anonymous Hackers Net Over 100k Employees’ Info

Reuters and the Atlantic Wire reported today about hacktivist collective Anonymous, which utilized backdoor entry to gain access to over 100,000 government employees’ information. It all started last year, but we learned about it when 28-year-old Lauri Love, a British…

Fake Cop Waves Real Gun in a Dunkin Donuts for 10% Off

Fox13-Tampa Bay, along with the Orlando Sentinel, report that a Pasco County man has been arrested for waving a fake badge and a real gun at a Dunkin’ Donuts in order to get discounts. Surveillance footage clearly shows Charles Barry…

Oklahoma Ultrasound Case: Law Remains Struck Down

NewsOK.com, along with Reuters and the AP, report that the U.S. Supreme Court declined any review of a 2012 Oklahoma Supreme Court decision to strike down the law that forced any woman who wanted to abort their fetus to be…