America’s largest companies push for federal online privacy laws to circumvent state regulatory efforts – gpgmail

[ad_1] As California moves ahead with what would be the most restrictive online privacy laws in the nation, the chief executives of some of the nation’s largest companies are taking their case to the nation’s capitol to plead for federal regulation. Chief executives at Amazon, AT&T, Dell, Ford, IBM, Qualcomm, Walmart, and other leading financial […]

Fairphone 3 is a normal smartphone with ethical shine – gpgmail

[ad_1] How long have you been using your current smartphone? The answer for an increasing number of consumers is years, plural. After all, why upgrade every year when next year’s model is almost exactly the same as the device you’re holding in your hand? Dutch social enterprise Fairphone sees this as an opportunity to sell […]

Microsoft: Latest Windows 10 1903 Update Can Cause CPU Spikes, Break Desktop Search

[ad_1] This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Earlier this week, reports surfaced that some Windows 10 users are having problems with Windows 10 1903. The latest cumulative update released for the OS, KB4512941, can cause CPU usage to surge to 30 percent or even as high […]

Chinese Foundry SMIC Begins 14nm Production

[ad_1] This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. One of the longstanding trends in semiconductor manufacturing has been a steady decrease in major foundry players. Twenty years ago, when 180nm manufacturing was cutting-edge technology, there were no fewer than 28 firms deploying the node. Today, there are […]

Why chipmaker Broadcom is spending big bucks for aging enterprise software companies – gpgmail

[ad_1] Last year Broadcom, a chipmaker, raised eyebrows when it acquired CA Technologies, an enterprise software company with a broad portfolio of products, including a sizable mainframe software tools business. It paid close to $19 billion for the privilege. Then last week, the company opened up its wallet again and forked over $10.7 billion for […]

The Galaxy Note 10+ 5G May Have Very Limited 5G Band Support in the US

[ad_1] This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Samsung has announced the Galaxy Note 10 and 10+ after many months of speculation, and this launch marks a new approach to 5G. With the Galaxy S10 launch, there was a completely different piece of hardware for 5G, but […]

Week in Review: Regulation boogaloo – gpgmail

[ad_1] Hello, weekenders. This is Week-in-Review, where I give a heavy amount of analysis and/or rambling thoughts on one story while scouring the rest of the hundreds of stories that emerged on gpgmail this week to surface my favorites for your reading pleasure. Last week, I talked about how services like Instagram had moved beyond […]

Apple Acquires Intel’s 5G Modem Business for $1 Billion

[ad_1] This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. As expected, Apple has acquired Intel’s modem business. The purchase is a definite win for Apple and for Intel as well, we suppose, inasmuch as the company has gotten rid of a business unit that never seemed to deliver […]