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The U.S. Federal Communications Commission unanimously decided to block U.S. telecom firms from using federal funds to purchase equipment from Chinese telecom firms Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. and ZTE Corp. Under the ruling, wireless carriers will be prevented from using money from the Universal Se

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Apple CEO Tim Cook is pushing environmental and immigration reform. Apple chief executive Tim Cook has said he will keep fighting for what he believes in regardless of who wins the 2020 presidential election. The tech giant's CEO is focused on protecting those under the Deferred Action for Childhood

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(CNN)Sacha Baron Cohen has had it with social media. Speaking at the Anti Defamation League's International Leadership summit on Thursday night, where he was accepting an award, the actor and comedian criticized social media — especially Facbook, Twitter, and YouTube — as "the greatest propaganda ma

Smartphone maker OnePlus discloses data breach
Smartphone maker OnePlus disclosed today a security breach that impacted users of its online store. The breach ocurred last week and was discovered right away, according to a FAQ page published earlier today. OnePlus says hackers gained access to past customer orders. Exposed information included de   ZDNet  
FCC announcement unlikely to be the final decision about C-band spectrum
Industry officials said that there's still many more steps to go, including the potential for legal action, before the FCC can carry out a public auction of satellite C-band spectrum for terrestrial 5G services. Credit: SES HOUSTON — The announcement this week by the head of the Federal Communicatio   SpaceNews  
Apple Spent $67 Billion Repurchasing Shares In Fiscal 2019
Over the past five years, Apple's (NASDAQ:AAPL) market capitalization has risen by a nice 79%. But its stock has soared 137% over this same timeframe. What gives? Investors can thank the company's aggressive repurchases of its shares for the outsize gain in Apple's stock price. The tech giant has be   International Business Times  
Microsoft is one of the few US businesses now allowed to do business with blacklisted Huawei
Microsoft can export software to Huawei, despite a trade blacklist.   Business Insider  
What we learned at Dreamforce 2019
Cloud CRM giant Salesforce took over the area surrounding the Moscone Centre in San Francisco again this week to chat software, sustainability and skills, and were joined by some pretty special guests. Here are our key takeaways from a week on the ground. Chairman and co-CEO of Salesforce Mark Benio   Computerworld  
Isolated Iceland newly vulnerable to computer scams
REYKJAVIK, Iceland (AP) — "Hi, I hope you are not busy?" The treasurer of the Icelandic soccer club Afturelding got the email from his manager late in the afternoon, soon before banks were about to close. The words “Sent from my iPhone” were at the bottom, suggesting urgency, and through a series of   Houston Chronicle  
Apple Removes Customer 'Ratings & Reviews' From Its Online Store
Apple removed the customer review section from its online store over the weekend, a report revealed. Now, buyers won't be able to see any ratings or reviews buyers give to Apple devices including the iPhone, iPad and MacBook. According to one of Apple Insider's readers, Apple's online store page is   International Business Times  
Google's parent company Alphabet is getting back into robots, but this time it's using AI to create robots that can learn on their own
After putting its robotics projects on hold, Google is now working on a consumer robot that can learn and adapt.   Business Insider  
Barack Obama in S.F.: ‘Strange times’ as tech, social media have polarized us
SAN FRANCISCO — Even as Barack Obama on Thursday acknowledged that technology helped propel him to the presidency, he also cited it as a contributor to political polarization and anxiety over inequality and globalization. The former president of the United States spoke with Salesforce CEO Marc Benio   Mercury News  
Sensor Tower: Minecraft Earth dug up 1.2 million U.S. downloads in its first week
Minecraft Earth came out in the U.S. in early access form on November 12, and the augmented reality take on the popular exploration and creation game hit 1.2 million downloads in the country in its first week, according to market analysts Sensor Tower. Minecraft Earth is available for Apple and Andr   VentureBeat