Huawei and ZTE officially designated national security threats by FCC

Angela Lang/CNET The US Federal Communications Commission announced on Tuesday its¬†final decision to classify Huawei and ZTE as national security threats. The official designation came from the FCC’s Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau. It means the commission’s $8.3 billion a year universal service fund can’t be used to purchase or maintain equipment from the […]

Tech companies want facial recognition laws, but maybe not this one

Tech companies that want facial recognition regulations haven’t been quick to back a bill that would impose an indefinite ban on the surveillance tool.¬† CNET When Amazon and Microsoft announced they were putting a pause on providing facial recognition to police...

Fauci: US going in ‘wrong direction’ as coronavirus cases rise

James Martin/CNET For the most up-to-date news and information about the coronavirus pandemic, visit the WHO website. Dr. Anthony Fauci, the director of the National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Diseases, said he’s very concerned about the rise in...