By imposing restrictions on Huawei, the US may force the Chinese company to do something that no one in tech has dared to do for a long time: challenge Google’s control of the Android universe.
Author Leonid Bershidsky
The discovery that hackers could snoop on WhatsApp should alert users of supposedly secure messaging apps to an uncomfortable truth.
While its competitors are given the benefit of the doubt when their products are found vulnerable, Huawei is held to impossible standards for political reasons.
Julian Assange’s uncomfortable six-year stay at the Ecuadorian embassy in London is at an end. The Wikileaks founder should be now legally cleared or convicted – just not in the US.
Bitcoin spiked briefly above $5 000 on Tuesday, a level it hasn’t reached since it crashed spectacularly in November. But whatever the explanation, there’s no good reason to turn bullish on crypto.
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Russia’s propaganda operations during the 2016 US presidential election were broader than previously thought, but they don’t provide proof the influence campaign was as effective as the Kremlin may have hoped.
On Wednesday, after years of rumours and speculation, Samsung finally presented a smartphone with a foldable display that it plans to start selling next year.
With due respect to Tim Berners-Lee’s attempts to recreate the bright-eyed enthusiasm of the Internet’s early years, the Web is long past attempts at self-regulation and voluntary ethics codes.