David Shepardson

Recent articles by David Shepardson

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
Facebook to create privacy panel, pay $7bn to US

Facebook to create privacy panel, pay $7bn to US

Settles allegations around use of 2FA and handling of phone numbers.
Jul 24 2019 6:58AM
US to probe French plan to tax tech companies

US to probe French plan to tax tech companies

Wants 'unfair' protectionist policy dropped.
Jul 11 2019 12:41PM
Facebook not invited to White House social media summit - company

Facebook not invited to White House social media summit - company

As Trump rails on Twitter.
Jul 9 2019 7:36AM
China's DJI plans to build drones in California amid US security concern

China's DJI plans to build drones in California amid US security concern

Will assemble its Mavic 2 Enterprise Dual in California.
Jun 25 2019 7:05AM
US bars China supercomputer firms, institute from buying American parts

US bars China supercomputer firms, institute from buying American parts

National security "entity list" bans component buys without government approval.
Jun 24 2019 7:05AM
US DHS warns of data threat from Chinese-made drones

US DHS warns of data threat from Chinese-made drones

Companies put on notice.
May 21 2019 6:58AM
Trump declares some auto imports pose national security threat

Trump declares some auto imports pose national security threat

But delays tariff decision for as long as six months.
May 20 2019 7:07AM

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