China’s parliament is meeting to approve the party’s five year plan which includes plans to become self-sufficient in technology. While China is home to tech assembly factories, it imports $300 billion worth of chips annually and does not produce its own chipmaking gear which would be needed to ramp up production. The US continues to target China with export controls on high-end semiconductor manufacturing equipment.
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A bipartisan group of US Senators calls on the FCC to raise the definition of high-speed broadband, security firm finds cloud misconfigurations cause leaks in mobile app data, and Turntable.fm is back.
Apple is facing scrutiny over its App Store policies that force companies to use only Apple’s payment system which Apple takes a cut from. What are investigators looking to charge with and how will Apple respond?
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Apple adds support for transferring iCloud photos and videos to Google Photos, Square plans to buy a significant majority stake in Tidal, and Nintendo will reportedly released an OLED Switch with 4K graphics this year.
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Flock cameras are used for neighborhood surveillance and can detect people, animals, and bicycles, but are best at detecting cars, specifically their license plates. Motherboard obtained hundreds of emails from about 20 police departments in the US detailing the use of a program called TALON to look up information collected from Flock cameras. More than 500 police departments in more than 1,000 US cities have access. Flock claims it helps police solve 4 to 5 crimes per hour. Is this a dangerous trend or one we should welcome?
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