A federal judge sided with the Federal Trade Commission, which sued Qualcomm for charging phone makers excessing licensing fees.

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Huawei is at the center of an international trade dispute with the Trump administration. But most Americans have never even heard of it. So, what is Huawei and why does the president care so much?

A hearing on Wednesday suggested that opposition to facial recognition technology could be the rare issue progressives and conversatives in Congress. Several members voiced worries about the technology being used here as it is currently is in China, where it contributes to the surveillance state’s systems of public monitoring and social control.


Justice Department staff reviewing the proposed merger of T-Mobile and Sprint had recommended that the U.S. government sue to block the $26 billion deal. The recommendation came before the two companies offered a set of concessions this week.

Two U.S. cities, have agreed to a 60-day pilot program installing dozens of electric docking stations on sidewalks. The stations give riders a designated place to park their devices, keeping sidewalks free of clutter.

  • Analysis

They're using their position as shareholders to take action.

A merger between T-Mobile and Sprint, the nation's third- and fourth-largest wireless carriers, entered uncertain legal territory this week, after the two federal agencies reviewing the $26 billion deal appeared to split in their thinking about the transaction.

Amazon’s experiment is part of a broader industry push to gamify low-skill work, particularly as historically low unemployment has driven up wages and attrition.

  • Analysis

Another sign antitrust issues are trending on the campaign trail.

The Chinese tech giant won't receive future access to popular apps like Gmail, YouTube and Chrome.

Misinformation surrounding the safety of vaccines is not new, but social media helps it spread more widely than ever, which can lead to dangerous consequences.

  • Analysis

He's bringing the "Do Not Track" idea back again.

“Take your sniper, aim and start shooting your enemies,” the game description reads.

Apple CEO Tim Cook delivered a commencement speech at Tulane University May 18, and said his generation failed on climate change.

In a motion filed with the Court of Federal Claims Friday, the company said the privacy was necessary because the suit contains “confidential and proprietary information and source selection information not appropriate for release to the public.”

A new White House campaign to collect stories about alleged instances of political bias on social media has drawn wide-ranging objections from free-speech advocates, privacy hawks and open-government experts.

Uber's IPO celebrations were boozed-filled benders that and occasionally got out of control, hearkening back to the company's culture under ousted CEO Travis Kalanick.

The collision was at least the third fatal crash in the U.S. involving Tesla's driver-assistance system.

  • Analysis

Privacy advocates have more serious concerns.

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The biggest problem with wireless ear buds like AirPods is getting them to stay on your ears. Which can pass our test?

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