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ARM ‘told to suspend business with Huawei’

The UK-based company said it was ‘complying with all of the latest regulations set forth by the US government’ UK-based chip designer ARM has reportedly informed employees not to work with Chinese tech giant Huawei. Internal documents obtained by the BBC reportedly tell staff to suspend “all active contracts, support entitlements, and any pending engagements”… Read More


British fact-checking charity secures AI grant from Google

The spread of false information online has been highlighted as an ongoing threat to society, democracy and elections A British fact-checking firm is to receive a share of 25 million dollars (£19.1 million) worth of Google investment after being chosen as a winner in an AI competition. Full Fact was named among the 20 winners… Read More


Minister denies UK has given Huawei green light to supply 5G infrastructure

A report in The Daily Telegraph claimed that the PM had given the Chinese hardware giant the go-ahead to help build the next-gen mobile network in the UK Digital Minister Margot James has dismissed reports that the PM has given Huawei the go-ahead to work on the UK’s 5G network. It had been suggested that Theresa… Read More


Huawei launches court challenge to US security law

Huawei is at the centre of US-Chinese tensions over technology competition and cyber-spying. Huawei is launching a US court challenge to a law that labels the company a security risk and would limit its access to the American market for telecom equipment. Huawei Technologies Ltd’s announcement comes as the biggest global maker of network equipment… Read More


Microsoft defends US military contact amid employee outcry

Last week, in a joint letter, Microsoft workers demanded bosses cancel the contract and cease developing any and all weapons technologies Microsoft chief executive Satya Nadella has stood by a company contract with the US military, in response to concerns raised by employees that its technology could be used to develop weapons. In November, the… Read More



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