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US Warns EU Against Anti-American Tech Policy

The US has warned the EU against pursuing "protectionist" technology policies that exclusively target American companies, ahead of Joe Biden's first presidential visit to Brussels. From a report: The National Security Council, an arm of the White Hou.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotJun 16th, 2021

Newtopia closes first fund of $50M to invest in LatAm startups

Early-stage venture capital fund Newtopia VC launched Monday with $50 million to invest in tech startups based in Latin America. Early-stage venture capital fund Newtopia VC launched Monday with $50 million to invest in tech startups based.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News1 hr. 35 min. ago

ASC 100: Hana Microelectronics branches out to 5G, SiC industries

For years, the business of Hana Microelectronics, the leading EMS provider in the Southeast Asia region, took off as orders divert from, to, or within China. Its business in China is expected to further benefit from China's new self-reliance policy......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News10 hr. 3 min. ago

Russia"s "Nonsensical, Impossible Quest" to Create Its Own Domestic Internet

"It was pretty strange when Russia decided to announce last week that it had successfully run tests between June 15 and July 15 to show it could disconnect itself from the internet," writes an associate professor of cybersecurity policy at Tufts Flet.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News20 hr. 3 min. ago

Unicorns are ready for a haircut

The digitization of your haircut may not have been on your 2020 bucket list, but 2021 has an even more surprising line item: Tech-powered barbershops are now a business proposition valued at nearly a billion dollars. Squire is a back-end barbershop m.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News21 hr. 3 min. ago

Big tech companies are at war with employees over remote work

CEOs want workers back at their desks. Employees and the virus have other plans. Enlarge / Apple offices in northern California. (credit: Apple) All across the United States, the leaders at large tech companies like Apple, Google, and Facebook.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsAug 1st, 2021

Best cheap video doorbell deals for August 2021

As smart home tech has taken hold in the U.S., video doorbells are one of the most popular devices for homes......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsAug 1st, 2021

Best cheap Samsung deals for August 2021

Samsung has been a leader in high-quality tech for decades. Check out all of the Samsung deals......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsAug 1st, 2021

It"s the Hottest Job Market in 20 Years for Tech Workers

Tribune News Services says we're now experiencing the "hottest job market for tech workers since dot-com era" There's an air of desperation among tech employers this summer. Software talent, it seems, is in such high demand that companies are morphin.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsAug 1st, 2021

Is Remote Work Forcing Smaller Cities to Compete With Big Tech Salaries?

Remote working seems like a boon to smaller cities, Reuters reports: About 30 per cent of remote workers plan on moving, according to two recent surveys: an April poll of 1,000 tech workers by nonprofit One America Works and a June survey of 1,006 na.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsAug 1st, 2021

Tech Companies Praised for "Pandemic Leadership", Vaccine Mandates

"America reported 122,000 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, the highest single-day spike since February," reports Business Insider. But when it comes to anti-Covid measures like vaccine mandates, America's technology companies have been "decisive trend s.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJul 31st, 2021

China roundup: Keep down internet upstarts, cultivate hard tech

Hello and welcome back to TechCrunch’s China roundup, a digest of recent events shaping the Chinese tech landscape and what they mean to people in the rest of the world. The tech industry in China has had quite a turbulent week. The government is u.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJul 31st, 2021

UN warns hunger is expected to rise in 23 global hotspots

Hunger is expected to rise in 23 global hotspots in the next three months with the highest alerts for "catastrophic" situations in Ethiopia's embattled Tigray region, southern Madagascar, Yemen, South Sudan and northern Nigeria, two U.N. agencies war.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 31st, 2021

The best way to grow your tech career? Treat it like an app

What happens after a developer or engineer lands that sweet gig? Are they able to harness their skills and grow in interesting and challenging new directions? Raj Yavatkar Contributor Share on Twitte.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJul 31st, 2021

For tech firms, the risk of not preparing for leadership changes is huge

A change of command is one of the most delicate moments in the life cycle of any organization. If mishandled, the transition from one CEO to the next can result in massive downsides. Jason Dressel Contributor.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJul 31st, 2021

Daily Crunch: European privacy regulators fine Amazon $887M over targeted advertising practices

Hello friends and welcome to Daily Crunch, bringing you the most important startup, tech and venture capital news in a single package. To get a roundup of TechCrunch’s biggest and most important stories delivered to your inbox every day a.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJul 31st, 2021

38% of Remote Workers Work From Bed

Forget the home office -- 45% of American teleworkers regularly work from a couch, 38% regularly work from bed and 20% often work outside, according to a study by the home improvement marketing firm CraftJack. Axios reports: People have spent an aver.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJul 31st, 2021

"The War Has Changed": Internal CDC Document Urges New Messaging, Warns Delta Infections Likely More Severe

Yasmeen Abutaleb, Carolyn Y. Johnson, and Joel Achenbach, reporting at Washington Post: The delta variant of the coronavirus appears to cause more severe illness than earlier variants and spreads as easily as chickenpox, according to an internal fede.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJul 30th, 2021

China Orders 25 Tech Giants To Fix Raft of Problems

China ordered more than two dozen technology firms to carry out internal inspections as part of a campaign to root out illegal online activity. From a report: The Ministry of Industry Information Technology on Friday told 25 of its largest internet a.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJul 30th, 2021

More American parents of teens are purchasing firearms during the pandemic, study finds

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, more parents of teenagers in the United States started buying firearms, according to a recent study......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 30th, 2021

Google is banning sugar daddy apps from the Play Store

Android Police reports that Google’s latest Play Store policy update includes new restrictions on sexual content, specifically prohibiting “compensated sexual relationships,” i.e. sugar daddy or sugar dating apps......»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsJul 30th, 2021