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California to apologize for internment of Japanese Americans

CALIFORNIA TO APOLOGIZE FOR INTERNMENT OF JAPANESE AMERICANS

California's Legislature is preparing to approve a resolution to apologize to internment victims for the state's role in aiding the...

Israel's Gantz vows to form government without Netanyahu

ISRAEL'S GANTZ VOWS TO FORM GOVERNMENT WITHOUT NETANYAHU

JERUSALEM - Israeli opposition leader Benny Gantz is vowing to form a government that will include neither the indicted Prime Minister...

 
 
 
Japan coordinating with U.S. on departure of Americans from ship

JAPAN COORDINATING WITH U.S. ON DEPARTURE OF AMERICANS FROM SHIP

Japan said on Saturday it was coordinating with the U.S. government for American citizens to leave the quarantined cruise ship Diamond...

Egypt upholds detention of student critical of el-Sissi

EGYPT UPHOLDS DETENTION OF STUDENT CRITICAL OF EL-SISSI

CAIRO - An Egyptian court Saturday rejected the appeal of an activist and researcher who was a vocal critic of President Abdel Fattah...

 
 
 
Americans could be sprung from Diamond Princess coronavirus quarantine on Sunday

AMERICANS COULD BE SPRUNG FROM DIAMOND PRINCESS CORONAVIRUS QUARANTINE ON SUNDAY

Hope is on the way for some 400 Americans trapped in coronavirus quarantine aboard the Diamond Princess cruise ship off the coast of...

UEFA puts U.S. leagues to shame with Champions League ban of Manchester City

UEFA PUTS U.S. LEAGUES TO SHAME WITH CHAMPIONS LEAGUE BAN OF MANCHESTER CITY

European soccer's governing body is making a powerful club pay for its actions.

 
 
 
How the one-child policy fueled a new dating industry in China, with government-backed speed-dating events for women over 27 years old

HOW THE ONE-CHILD POLICY FUELED A NEW DATING INDUSTRY IN CHINA, WITH GOVERNMENT-BACKED SPEED-DATING EVENTS FOR WOMEN OVER 27 YEARS OLD

Qiu Hua Mei, a successful 34-year-old Beijing-based lawyer, is considered a "leftover women" - a cultural phenomenon in China referring...

Las Vegas to Host USA Table Tennis National Championships

LAS VEGAS TO HOST USA TABLE TENNIS NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

USA Table Tennis has awarded the 2020 U.S. National Table Tennis Championships to Las Vegas. The event will be held at the Mandalay...

 
 
 
US government exposes malware used in North Korean-sponsored hacking ops

US GOVERNMENT EXPOSES MALWARE USED IN NORTH KOREAN-SPONSORED HACKING OPS

Enlarge The US Pentagon, the FBI, and the Department of Homeland Security on Friday exposed a North Korean hacking operation and provided...

U.S. accuses Huawei of RICO, trade secret, and sanctions violations

U.S. ACCUSES HUAWEI OF RICO, TRADE SECRET, AND SANCTIONS VIOLATIONS

The U.S. has expanded its federal case against Huawei, alleging the state-backed company is operating as a criminal enterprise, and...

 
 
 
App developers are growing wary of Apple's stringent store guidelines: 'Who's going to want to build the next giant innovative app on the platform?'

APP DEVELOPERS ARE GROWING WARY OF APPLE'S STRINGENT STORE GUIDELINES: 'WHO'S GOING TO WANT TO BUILD THE NEXT GIANT INNOVATIVE APP ON THE PLATFORM?'

Some app developers are increasingly wary of working with Apple, thanks to its stringent set of rules that govern the App Store. Developers...

US government files racketeering charges against Huawei and its CFO, accusing the Chinese telecom giant of conspiring to steal trade secrets from 6 tech companies

US GOVERNMENT FILES RACKETEERING CHARGES AGAINST HUAWEI AND ITS CFO, ACCUSING THE CHINESE TELECOM GIANT OF CONSPIRING TO STEAL TRADE SECRETS FROM 6 TECH COMPANIES

The Department of Justice charged Chinese telecom company Huawei with conspiracy to violate the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations...

 
 
 
Harry's had plans to sell for $1.4 billion before the government moved to kill the deal. Some are speculating that its biggest rival could be partly responsible for the acquisition falling apart

HARRY'S HAD PLANS TO SELL FOR $1.4 BILLION BEFORE THE GOVERNMENT MOVED TO KILL THE DEAL. SOME ARE SPECULATING THAT ITS BIGGEST RIVAL COULD BE PARTLY RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ACQUISITION FALLING APART

The acquisition of razor startup Harry's fell apart this week after a government agency sued to block the $1.4 billion sale to conglomerate...

WhatsApp has hit 2 billion users, and it's pushing back hard against the US government for demanding a way to break encryption

WHATSAPP HAS HIT 2 BILLION USERS, AND IT'S PUSHING BACK HARD AGAINST THE US GOVERNMENT FOR DEMANDING A WAY TO BREAK ENCRYPTION

AP Photo/Tony Avelar Head of WhatsApp Will Cathcart told the Wall Street Journal the app now has 2 billion users. WhatsApp has accumulated...

 
 
 
In business vs. coronavirus, coronavirus is winning

IN BUSINESS VS. CORONAVIRUS, CORONAVIRUS IS WINNING

A lot has changed in the weeks since doctors in Wuhan, China, noticed a cluster of cases involving a mysterious pneumonia-like illness....

WhatsApp seized on US allegations against Huawei to defend encryption against the government's demands for backdoors

WHATSAPP SEIZED ON US ALLEGATIONS AGAINST HUAWEI TO DEFEND ENCRYPTION AGAINST THE GOVERNMENT'S DEMANDS FOR BACKDOORS

Earlier this week US officials accused Chinese tech giant Huawei of spying for the Chinese government by using telecoms backdoors designed...

 
 
 
Kirsten Gillibrand outlines new Data Protection Agency to take on Big Tech

KIRSTEN GILLIBRAND OUTLINES NEW DATA PROTECTION AGENCY TO TAKE ON BIG TECH

Photo by MANDEL NGAN/AFP via Getty Images On Thursday, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand released a proposal to overhaul the way the US government...

The Number Of Coronavirus Cases Has Just Exploded, And Many Fear That The Worst Is Yet To Come

THE NUMBER OF CORONAVIRUS CASES HAS JUST EXPLODED, AND MANY FEAR THAT THE WORST IS YET TO COME

Just as the mainstream media was starting to speculate that China could be getting this outbreak under control, a dramatic spike in...

 
 
 
Amid protests and virus, China shuffles Hong Kong officials

AMID PROTESTS AND VIRUS, CHINA SHUFFLES HONG KONG OFFICIALS

BEIJING - China on Thursday replaced the head of its Cabinet office responsible for Hong Kong following months of anti-government protests...

US budget deficit jumps in January, putting it on track to hit $1 trillion for first time since 2012

US BUDGET DEFICIT JUMPS IN JANUARY, PUTTING IT ON TRACK TO HIT $1 TRILLION FOR FIRST TIME SINCE 2012

Reuters/Joshua Roberts The US budget deficit swelled at the beginning of 2020 even as the economy continued to grow at a steady pace. The...