David Shepardson

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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
Apple asks US to waive tariffs on Chinese-made watches, iPhone parts, AirPods

Apple asks US to waive tariffs on Chinese-made watches, iPhone parts, AirPods

According to company filings with the US Trade Representative's Office.
Nov 4 2019 6:32AM
FCC to vote to bar Huawei, ZTE from government subsidy program

FCC to vote to bar Huawei, ZTE from government subsidy program

November vote to designate Huawei Technologies and ZTE Corp national security risks.
Oct 29 2019 1:15PM
Net neutrality rules could return at state level under mixed US court decision

Net neutrality rules could return at state level under mixed US court decision

Repeal of Obama-era net neutrality protections upheld.
Oct 2 2019 1:05PM
US lawmakers propose $1bn fund to replace Huawei equipment

US lawmakers propose $1bn fund to replace Huawei equipment

Bankrolls secure equipment from small, rural wireless providers.
Sep 25 2019 1:00PM
Senators want FCC to review Chinese telecom approvals to operate in US

Senators want FCC to review Chinese telecom approvals to operate in US

Amid heightened concern about possible spying.
Sep 18 2019 12:45PM
US safety agency cites driver error, Tesla Autopilot design in crash report

US safety agency cites driver error, Tesla Autopilot design in crash report

As the probable cause of a January 2018 crash of a Model S into a parked fire truck.
Sep 5 2019 6:21AM
Trump challenges court ruling barring him from blocking Twitter users

Trump challenges court ruling barring him from blocking Twitter users

Contests Federal Appeals Court decision he violated the US Constitution.
Aug 26 2019 6:11AM
Google, Facebook, Amazon to testify in US against French digital tax

Google, Facebook, Amazon to testify in US against French digital tax

Tech companies line up.
Aug 14 2019 1:14PM
Big Tech faces broad US antitrust probe

Big Tech faces broad US antitrust probe

Could companies be forcibly broken up?
Jul 25 2019 6:22AM

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