Barack Obama
Nov 6, 2018

US Supreme Court ends fight over Obama-era net neutrality rules

The Trump administration and the telecoms industry wanted to erase the 2016 ruling about equal access to content on the Internet.


Tech can transform the world of work

Former US president Barack Obama implores administrations to think of reimagined arrangements to provide meaningful work.

Jul 6, 2018

Weaponising Twitter

Twitter has become a place where politicians attack each other, but what impact do these interactions have on you and me?

Apr 30, 2018

T-Mobile, Sprint pin hopes on $26bn deal

The firms say the merger will create jobs and give the US an advantage over China in creating 5G wireless technology.

May 18, 2017

US cyber Bill would shift power from spy agency

The new Bill would mandate a review when a government agency discovers a security hole in a computer product.

May 12, 2017

Trump signs order to upgrade govt cyber defences

The White House says the order is also aimed at enhancing the protection of infrastructure.

May 11, 2017

China's tech money heads for Israel

Chinese firms' long hunt in the US is becoming more elusive and investors are moving to Israel.


US FCC chairman to fast-track net neutrality repeal

Ajit Pai moves quickly to replace the Obama administration's net neutrality rules and wants ISPs to voluntarily agree to maintain an open Internet.

Mar 30, 2017

Trump to sign broadband privacy repeal

The Obama-era broadband privacy rules move closer to being scrapped by US president Donald Trump.

Mar 24, 2017

Senate votes to overturn Obama broadband privacy rules

The US Senate yesterday voted narrowly to repeal regulations requiring ISPs to do more to protect customers' privacy.

Mar 8, 2017

WikiLeaks releases files on CIA cyber spying tools

The anti-secrecy group publishes thousands of pages of internal CIA discussions about hacking techniques used over several years.

Sep 5, 2016

Ireland joins Apple to fight EU tax ruling

The country's Cabinet agrees to join Apple in appealing the EU's €13 billion tax demand imposed on the iPhone maker.

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