US drafts rule to allow Huawei and US firms to work together on 5G standards – Networking – Telco/ISP- Tempemail

The US Department of Commerce is close to signing off on a new rule that would allow US companies to work with China’s Huawei Technologies on setting standards for next generation 5G networks, people familiar with the matter said. Engineers in some US technology companies stopped engaging with Huawei to Continue Reading

US probe unable to rule out White House influence on JEDI contract awarded to Microsoft, not Amazon – Cloud – Security – Software- Tempemail

The Pentagon’s inspector general on Wednesday said it could not determine whether the White House influenced the award of a US$10 billion contract to Microsoft Corp over Amazon after several officials said their conversations were privileged “presidential communications.” Known as the Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure Cloud, or JEDI, the cloud Continue Reading

‘The rule book has been ripped up’: agencies rethink pitching during coronavirus slowdown- Tempemail

Advertisers are grappling with a new reality for 2020, leading to a cut in budgets and delay in any major marketing decisions. It’s having a knock-on effect to agencies and many are now rethinking their approach to new business and the clients they’re open to working with. Marketing consultancy Ebiquity Continue Reading

US chipmaking industry pushes back on proposed export rule changes – Hardware- Tempemail

Industry groups are pushing back on proposed changes to US export controls that would impact the sale of certain semiconductors and other technology to China, while highlighting the role chips play in addressing the COVID-19 pandemic. In a letter sent on Monday, nine groups urged US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross Continue Reading

‘Neglected’ democracy vulnerable to authoritarian rule in era of disinformation, Labor’s Tim Watts says | Australia news

Labor frontbencher Tim Watts says rebuilding public trust in a free media, civil society and parliaments has become a critical national security imperative, because restoring institutional trust is the most effective antidote to ubiquitous disinformation. Watts, who is shadow assistant minister for communications and cyber security, used a Lowy Institute Continue Reading

4 Electronic Brands Who Rule at Black Friday Marketing

Among the top 25 pages during Black Friday 2018, the quadrant reports below show the best electronic brands based on audience engagement and the number of posts. Hunters can craft a refined Black Friday strategy that can attract high engagement and post the right content. While Rookies are still discovering Continue Reading

Reigning cats and dogs: why grumpy animals rule the internet | Life and style- Tempemail

Name: Grumpy animals. Age: Young-ish. What, seriously? Grumpy animals? Is this a thing? I’m afraid so. On the world wide web, I’m thinking? Correct. Go on then, who – what – are they? So, in Taiwan, there’s a cat called Meow Meow who comes with a natural Batman mask and Continue Reading

Israel securities regulator eyes rule changes for digital platforms – Finance- Tempemail

Israel’s markets watchdog said on Monday the authority would make regulatory changes to adapt to technological innovations such as digital markets. “The implication is that these platforms will provide a complete digital value chain for investors, from the underwriting stage to settlement and custodial services,” Anat Guetta, chairwoman of Israel Continue Reading

FAA drone rule seeks to mandate a remote identification system on every drone

Bottom line: Drone makers and enthusiasts will soon have to comply with new rules proposed by the FAA that will require every device to broadcast a radio signal that can be tracked in near real-time by law enforcement. The draft will be subject for public comments over the next 60 Continue Reading