David Shepardson

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Trump to hold call with US internet, mobile phone providers

Trump to hold call with US internet, mobile phone providers

To talk about how networks are holding up as tens of millions of Americans work from home.
Apr 1 2020 6:55AM
Major US internet firms agree not to cancel service over next 60 days

Major US internet firms agree not to cancel service over next 60 days

If subscribers are unable to pay their bills due to disruptions caused by the coronavirus.
Mar 17 2020 6:37AM
Major US internet firms won't cancel services over next 60 days

Major US internet firms won't cancel services over next 60 days

If customers can't pay bills due to coronavirus-related disruptions.
Mar 14 2020 10:55AM
US judge says Amazon likely to succeed on key argument in JEDI challenge

US judge says Amazon likely to succeed on key argument in JEDI challenge

Amazon contends contract awarded to Microsoft because of improper influence by Trump.
Mar 9 2020 6:34AM
Trump signs order to test US infrastructure's vulnerability to GPS outage

Trump signs order to test US infrastructure's vulnerability to GPS outage

Guards against disruption or manipulation of satellite-based global positioning system.
Feb 13 2020 6:43AM
Tesla driver in fatal crash had reported problems before with 'Autopilot' feature

Tesla driver in fatal crash had reported problems before with 'Autopilot' feature

Vehicle data shows driver had previously corrected issue.
Feb 12 2020 1:38PM
White House dismisses idea of US buying Nokia, Ericsson to challenge Huawei

White House dismisses idea of US buying Nokia, Ericsson to challenge Huawei

After unusual suggestion from US Attorney General William Barr.
Feb 10 2020 6:43AM
Huawei, ZTE urge US not to impose national security risk labels

Huawei, ZTE urge US not to impose national security risk labels

Huawei labels bans "unlawful and misguided".
Feb 4 2020 12:33PM
US senator slams Tesla's 'misleading' name for Autopilot driver assistance system

US senator slams Tesla's 'misleading' name for Autopilot driver assistance system

Investigations into Autopilot-related crashes underway.
Jan 28 2020 2:00PM
White House proposes regulatory principles to govern AI use

White House proposes regulatory principles to govern AI use

Suggests European officials do the same.
Jan 8 2020 10:23AM
US auto safety agency to investigate fatal Tesla crash

US auto safety agency to investigate fatal Tesla crash

May be tied to Autopilot driver assistance system.
Jan 1 2020 4:57PM
Tech industry asks US court to reconsider net neutrality ruling

Tech industry asks US court to reconsider net neutrality ruling

After October ruling upheld earlier repeal.
Dec 16 2019 1:00PM
US agency probes 12th Tesla crash tied to possible Autopilot use

US agency probes 12th Tesla crash tied to possible Autopilot use

After a Model 3 rear-ended a parked police car in Connecticut last week.
Dec 16 2019 6:43AM
US lawmaker says Uber must take action after disclosing sexual assault reports

US lawmaker says Uber must take action after disclosing sexual assault reports

After company revealed it received over 3000 reports of sexual assault.
Dec 9 2019 6:40AM
US agency votes 5-0 to bar China's Huawei, ZTE from government subsidy programme

US agency votes 5-0 to bar China's Huawei, ZTE from government subsidy programme

Barring their US rural carriers from tapping US$8.5bn government equipment fund.
Nov 25 2019 6:43AM
US senators urge administration to halt Huawei licence approvals

US senators urge administration to halt Huawei licence approvals

Bipartisan group still has national security concerns.
Nov 22 2019 7:00AM
US regulator proposes splitting auto safety spectrum to boost Wi-Fi

US regulator proposes splitting auto safety spectrum to boost Wi-Fi

Plan sets up a clash between two major industries.
Nov 21 2019 6:46AM
Safety board cites Uber, distracted backup driver in fatal self-driving crash

Safety board cites Uber, distracted backup driver in fatal self-driving crash

Investigation calls for more driver safeguards.
Nov 20 2019 1:40PM
US grants Huawei new 90-day licence extension

US grants Huawei new 90-day licence extension

As regulators continue crafting rules on firms that pose national security risks.
Nov 19 2019 6:55AM
Huawei, ZTE 'cannot be trusted', pose security threat: US attorney general

Huawei, ZTE 'cannot be trusted', pose security threat: US attorney general

Backs proposal to bar US rural wireless carriers buying from them.
Nov 15 2019 1:27PM

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