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Congress passes bill forcing tech companies to disclose foreign software probes

Congress is sending President Donald Trump legislation that would force technology companies to disclose if they allowed countries like China and Russia to examine the inner workings of software sold to the US military. The legislation, part of th

Facebook pledges tough US election security efforts as critical memo surfaces

Facebook officials said the company is using a range of techniques including artificial intelligence to counter Russian operatives or others who use deceptive tactics and false information to manipulate public opinion. The officials told reporters

Apparently, DOJ probes T-Mobile-Sprint merger effect on smaller wireless companies

Apparently, the US Department of Justice is examining how the proposed merger between T-Mobile and Sprint could affect prices for smaller wireless operators.  A T-Mobile and Sprint merger would eliminate competition between the two carriers that h

Atlanta officials reveal worsening effects of cyber attack

The Atlanta (GA) cyber attack has had a more serious impact on the city’s ability to deliver basic services than previously understood, a city official said at a public meeting as she proposed an additional $9.5 million to help pay for recovery co

FCC investigating reports website flaw exposed mobile phone locations

The Federal Communications Commission said it was referring reports that a website flaw could have allowed the location of mobile phone customers to be tracked to its enforcement bureau to investigate.  A security researcher said that California-b