Mar 2018

Amnesty campaigns against Apple over privacy issues in China

Beijing, March 22: Amnesty International has launched a new campaign against Apple for allegedly making the data of Chinese iCloud users available to the government, the NGO announced on Thursday.On February 28, Apple handed over the operation of its iClou

Twitter's chief information security officer quits

San Francisco, March 22: As tech companies reel under mounting pressure to prevent their platforms from data breach and fake news, Twitter's Chief Information Security Officer Michael Coates has decided to quit.In a tweet on Thursday, Coates who joined Twi

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India is now into the fifth year of its unique experiment of legally binding companies to be socially responsible. This push by the government to solve the country's most challenging social problems was based on the idea that the corporate sector will come...

House Republicans end Russia probe, says no Trump-Kremlin collusion

Washington, March 13:  House Intelligence Committee Republicans have closed their investigation of Russian election interference, declaring that they found no evidence that President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign cooperated with the Kremlin, the media repor...

Broadcom's proposed Qualcomm bid blocked on security grounds

Washington, March 13:  In an unusual move, US President Donald Trump blocked Singapore-based Broadcom's $140 billion bid for rival US chipmaker Qualcomm on grounds of national security.In a presidential order on Monday, Trump claimed that "credible evidenc...

NASA's acting chief Robert Lightfoot to retire in April

Washington, March 13:  NASA's acting chief Robert Lightfoot is set to retire at the end of April, even as US President Donald Trump's permanent choice to lead the space agency remains stuck in Congress, the media reported.Lightfoot, who started in 1989 at ...