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LG Pay goes live in the US

LG Pay, LG’s copy and paste alternative to Samsung Pay, has been available in South Korea ever since 2017. There have been lots of rumors between then and now regarding its U.S. launch, but now on July 16, it’s finally arrived. To no one’s surprise, LG Pay is limited to select LG phones. At launch, […]

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Congress tries to limit Trump’s ability to ease Huawei restrictions

A group of senators introduced a bipartisan piece of legislation Tuesday that would limit the Trump administration’s abilities to scale back pressure on the Chinese tech giant Huawei without an act of Congress. House representatives have introduced equivalent legislation on their side of Congress. The politicians saw this as absolutely vital to protecting 5G networks. […]

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Twitter didn’t flag Trump’s racist tweets

Twitter said that it would label tweets from political figures that violate its rules, but it’s not clear if the social network is applying that policy yet. CNET noted that Twitter hasn’t labeled a series of President Trump tweets that are widely considered to be racist. The politician suggested that “Progressive Democrat Congresswomen” critical of […]

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France is getting a new space command this year

The US isn’t the only country that wants to create a dedicated space force within its military. French President Emmanuel Macron has greenlit plans to create a space command within his country’s air force. Beginning this year, the new space command will form part of the Air Force, which will later be renamed to the […]

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Huawei prepping ‘extensive’ US job cuts despite partial reprieve

Huawei appears to be prepared for a long trade battle despite the US government’s promises of easing some restrictions. Wall Street Journal sources claim Huawei is prepping “extensive” layoffs. The layoffs are expected at Huawei’s US-based research and development arm, Futurewei Technologies, the paper reported, citing unnamed people familiar with the situation. The unit currently […]