national security

FCC Urged To Address Spy Risk To US Telecom Networks

American senators have urged the US communications watchdog to address surveillance threats posed by foreign firms providing services to US…

13 hours ago

EU To Investigate Nvidia’s Purchase Of ARM – Report

Concessions offered last week by Nvidia have reportedly failed to offset an extended antitrust investigation by European Union officials

1 week ago

Nvidia Offers EU Concessions Over $54bn ARM Deal

Why not the UK's CMA? Filing shows Nvidia offering concessions to the EU over its acquisition of British chip designer…

2 weeks ago

Huawei Confirms Appeal Against Sweden’s 5G Ban

Chinese telecoms giant Huawei confirms it will appeal against court ruling upholding ban on the sale of its 5G equipment…

3 weeks ago

CIA Mulled Killing Julian Assange, After Leak Of Hacking Secrets

Furious CIA officials in 2017 reportedly considered abducting and even assassinating WikiLeaks founder, Julian Assange, over Vault 7 leak

3 weeks ago

FCC Opens $2bn Fund For Rural Carriers Replacing Huawei Kit

US communications regulator, the FCC, readies compensation fund for rural US telecom carriers removing Huawei and ZTE kit

3 weeks ago

Microsoft’s Nadella Says Failed TikTok Deal Was ‘Strange’

Microsoft boss Satya Nadella says failed deal to acquire the US operations of TikTok was 'strangest thing I've worked on'

3 weeks ago

US Commerce Dept Open To Additional Measures Against Huawei – Report

US Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo makes clear the Biden administration will take further action against Huawei - if necessary

4 weeks ago

Lithuania Warns Citizens Over 5G Chinese Phones

Lithuania warns its citizens to stop using smartphones from three Chinese firms after finding some “cyber and personal data security…

4 weeks ago

AUKUS Security Alliance Will Include Cybersecurity, AI, Quantum

In addition to the US and UK sharing their nuclear propulsion technology with Australia, cyber security is to be included

1 month ago

Government Orders National Security Review Of Perpetuus Purchase

British Business Secretary orders national security review of potential acquisition of Welsh graphene maker Perpetuus Group

1 month ago

Nvidia’s ARM Purchase Raises ‘Significant Competition Concerns’ – CMA

UK competition watchdog says there are “significant competition concerns” with the deal, as Nvidia could restrict access to ARM IP

2 months ago

Huawei Will Return To Smartphone ‘Throne’, Despite US Sanctions

Huawei chairman makes a bold prediction that Chinese firm will return to a leading position in the smartphone market in…

2 months ago

Nvidia Acquisition Of ARM In Doubt Over Government Concerns – Report

Worrying national security concerns for the Britsih government may reportedly scupper Nvidia's controversial acquisition of the ARM Holdings

3 months ago

Newport Wafer Fab Sold To China, Has UK Government Defence Contracts

Newport Wafer Fab has over a dozen UK government research contracts, including a defence contract, despite being sold to Chinese-owned…

3 months ago

PM Orders Review Of Chinese Acquisition Of Newport Wafer Fab

Acquisition of UK’s largest largest chip producer by a Chinese owned firm has prompted Prime Minister Boris Johnson to order…

3 months ago

UK’s Largest Chip Fab, Newport Wafer Fab, Acquired By Chinese Firm

National security? Newport Wafer Fab in Wales sold to Dutch chip firm, which in turn is owned by China’s Wingtech

4 months ago

ARM CEO Insists Nvidia Purchase Better Than IPO

Head of ARM strongly defends Nvidia acquisition, which he says is a much better alternative than being a standalone public…

4 months ago

President Biden Drops Trump Quest To Ban TikTok, WeChat

President Biden withdraws a number of executive orders of Donald Trump that sought to ban China's TikTok and WeChat in…

4 months ago

BT Targets Hull To Begin Removal Of Huawei Kit – Report

BT begins program to remove Huawei equipment from its 4G and 5G mobile network, with Hull in East Yorkshire being…

5 months ago

GCHQ Boss: West Faces Tech ‘Moment Of Reckoning’

UK must invest in skills and ensure China does not take control of key technologies such as networking and quantum…

6 months ago

Dutch Report Flagged Huawei Monitoring Of KPN Concerns – Report

Report ten years ago from Capgemini reportedly warned that Huawei may be able to monitor calls made by KPN's 6.5…

6 months ago

US Hits Russia With Fresh Sanctions Over Solarwinds Hack, Expels Diplomats

President Joe Biden signs executive order and imposes more sanctions on Russia over SolarWinds hack, and expels Russian officials

6 months ago

US Blacklists Seven Chinese Supercomputing Entities

Entity list additions. US Commerce Department adds seven Chinese supercomputing entities to US blacklist, for working with Chinese military

6 months ago

Tesla Car Cameras Not Activated Outside North America

No spying. US electric car giant Tesla tells China that the cameras on its cars are not activated outside of…

7 months ago

FCC Moves Towards Banning Three Chinese Telecom Firms

US regulatory move by the FCC signals that the tough US stance against China under the Joe Biden administration is…

7 months ago

UK Reserves Nuclear Strike Response For ‘Emerging Technologies’ Attack

The UK Integrated Defence Review includes subtle change about when it may use nuclear weapons if attacked by 'emerging technologies'

7 months ago

US To Squeeze Chip Choke Points To Thwart China Ambitions

US national security commission recommends tightening up 'choke points' on chip manufacturing, to safeguard American interests

8 months ago

Biden To Consider Targeted Restrictions For China Over Tech

Biden administration to consider targeted restrictions of sensitive technology exports to China, and will not lift restrictions

8 months ago