Silicon Valley & Technology

Picture of wires plugged on laptop computers taken as people work on January 22, 2019 in Lille during the 11th International…
Investigators found evidence of malware developed in North Korea offered for sale on Russian marketplaces
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Wed, 09/16/2020 - 11:02 AM
FILE PHOTO: Kim Kardashian and Kanye West attend a Vanity Fair Oscar party in Beverly Hills
Facebook declined to comment but pointed to recent announcements about what it's doing to limit the reach on its platform of groups that support violence and its efforts to protect the U.S. election in November
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Wed, 09/16/2020 - 08:54 AM
FILE PHOTO: Boeing 737 Max aircraft are parked in a parking lot at Boeing Field in this aerial photo taken over Seattle
The crashes ‘were not the result of a singular failure, technical mistake, or mismanaged event,’ the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee's Democratic majority said in its highly critical report
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Wed, 09/16/2020 - 08:53 AM
U.S. Secretary of State Pompeo hosts third annual U.S.-Qatar Strategic Dialogue is held at the State Department in Washington
In what some observers have compared to the Cold War arms race, the United States is worried 5G dominance would give China an advantage Washington is not ready to accept
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Tue, 09/15/2020 - 11:17 AM
FILE - Information on Huawei's 5G equipment is seen on a screen at the World 5G Exhibition in Beijing, China, Nov. 22, 2019.
Starting Sept. 15, China's telecom giant Huawei will be cut off from essential supplies of semiconductors and without those chips, Huawei cannot make smartphones or 5G equipment on which its business depends, business analysts say
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Mon, 09/14/2020 - 01:51 PM
 DRC Video Centers Score With Young Gamers 
Some people stuck inside during coronavirus lockdown are playing video games
Anasthasie Tudieshe
Mon, 09/14/2020 - 01:33 AM
A smartphone with the Tik Tok logo is seen in front of a displayed Oracle logo in this illustration taken, Septemeber 14, 2020…
Microsoft says ByteDance, TikTok’s Chinese parent company, has rejected its bid as deal advances
Michelle Quinn
Sun, 09/13/2020 - 09:16 PM
A man types into a keyboard during the Def Con hacker convention in Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S. on July 29, 2017. REUTERS/Steve…
More than 200 organizations have been targeted
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Thu, 09/10/2020 - 11:24 PM
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Dancing, TikTok and pets jumping over mountains are among things with which younger generations keep busy during the pandemic
Madeline Joung is a contributor to VOA Student Union
Wed, 09/09/2020 - 04:06 PM
Math Teacher Uses Social Media to Help Students Learn Across Nigeria and Abroad
Using social media platforms such as Twitter, WhatsApp and Instagram, she offers free online math classes to about 1,000 students from all over Nigeria
Mariama Diallo
Wed, 09/09/2020 - 10:26 AM
FILE - Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi speaks during a press conference at the Institute for International Relations in Paris, France, Aug. 30, 2020. China on Sept. 8, 2020, unveiled its own initiative to address global data security issues.
Initiative comes as US continues to put pressure on China’s largest technology companies and tries to convince countries around the world to block them
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Tue, 09/08/2020 - 11:44 AM
Robot Sloths Top Humans in the Race to Save Endangered Plants
The slowness of a robot sloth can be the key to saving endangered plants
Elizabeth Lee, of VOA's Los Angeles Bureau
Tue, 09/08/2020 - 09:17 AM
CORRECTS PERSON SPEAKING TO LUKE CARRILLO -  Luke Carrillo, center, speaks about Aaron Danielson at a news conference Monday,…
Patriot Prayer has hosted dozens of pro-gun, pro-Trump rallies
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Fri, 09/04/2020 - 08:01 PM
FILE - U.S. and Chinese flags surround a TikTok logo in this illustration photo taken July 16, 2020.
ByteDance, the Chinese parent company of TikTok, reportedly asking for $30 billion but unclear if China will let it sell key technology
Michelle Quinn
Sat, 09/05/2020 - 02:49 AM
FILE - Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping during a gathering of CEOs and other executives at Microsoft's main campus in Redmond, Washington, Sept. 23, 2015.
Beijing never let Facebook operate inside its internet firewall, and now Facebook's CEO is warning that Beijing's policies pose a threat to American technology
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Sat, 09/05/2020 - 02:49 AM