03 Jun 2021

Pentagon Experiments with Self-Driving Shuttles at San Diego Military Base

The Pentagon has confirmed a cooperative involvement between driverless technology provider Robotic Research, Verizon Public Sector, and the Marine Corps, stating that the trio will collaborate on a pilot project to explore the use of autonomous shuttles at the Marine Corps Air Station in San Diego. Other companies involved in

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15 Mar 2021

Apple Sues Employee for Stealing Trade Secrets

A former Apple employee faces a lawsuit from the tech giant after the company claimed the employee sold or leaked trade secrets to a media outlet for over a year, seeking personal gain. According to Apple, Simon Lancaster abused his position to access information outside of his scope, then exchanging

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18 Dec 2020

U.S. Blacklists China’s Top Chip Maker, Escalating Tech Fight

The Trump administration has blacklisted China’s largest computing chip manufacturer, Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SIMC). The move will restrict the company’s access to high-est technology and is a result of its close ties to the Chinese military. SIMC, alongside 60 other Chinese institutions, will be added to a blacklist, according

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18 Nov 2020

Over 80,000 ID Cards and Fingerprint Scans Exposed in Cloud Leak

TronicsXchange, a US-based electronics retailer, has reportedly exposed over 2.6 million files. Website Planet researchers were the first to uncover the security snafu when they discovered a misconfigured AWS S3 bucket containing troves of sensitive information, including ID cards, fingerprints, and other biometric data. The bucket was found on October

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31 Aug 2020

Chinese researcher charged with destroying evidence relating to illegal transfer of US tech

The US Department of Justice has detained Guan Lei, a Chinese researcher working at the University of California, Los Angeles, on charges of destroying evidence involved in a federal investigation. The Department of Justice stated that the destroyed information pertained to the illegal transfer of US technology and intellectual property

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