united states

  1. Jan

    United States and 60 other nations launch Declaration for the Future of the Internet

    Sixty countries sign US vow for a democratic Internet — and South Africa isn't one of them The United States and 60 other nations signed the Declaration for the Future of the Internet, presented by the White House, on Thursday, 28 April 2022, and South Africa was not one of them. The countries...
  2. btw_i_use_arch

    Importing Motors, ESC boards, pulleys etc.

    I'm building an electric longboard and importing all the parts. They will be shipped with UPS from the US. What taxes do I have to pay to customs? I'm assuming it's just 15% vat and maybe like a R100 customs handeling fee or something.
  3. Vorastra

    Israel and UAE strike historic deal to normalise relations

    https://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-53770859
  4. Vorastra

    Federal agents likely permanently blinded by Portland protesters’ lasers, White House says

    https://nypost.com/2020/07/24/3-fed-agents-likely-blinded-by-lasers-pointed-at-them-in-portland-wh/
  5. Vorastra

    China orders US to close consulate in Chengdu amid growing spat

    https://nypost.com/2020/07/24/china-tells-united-states-to-close-consulate-in-chengdu-in-growing-spat/
  6. Vorastra

    The NYT Admits Key Falsehoods That Drove Last Year’s Coup in Bolivia: Falsehoods Peddled by the U.S., its Media, and the NYT

    https://theintercept.com/2020/06/08/the-nyt-admits-key-falsehoods-that-drove-last-years-coup-in-bolivia-falsehoods-peddled-by-the-u-s-its-media-and-the-nyt/
  7. J

    United States in talks with Huawei rivals

    United States in talks with Huawei rivals The White House plans to hold a conference with Huawei Technologies Co. rivals to try to accelerate development of affordable competing 5G wireless technology, President Donald Trump’s top economic adviser said Friday. “We’re working carefully, closely...
  8. J

    US warns against using Chinese 5G technology

    US warns against using Chinese 5G technology U.S. Secretary of Defense Mark Esper warned that NATO allies utilizing 5G telecommunications networks developed by China could put military and intelligence relationships at risk and were essentially giving Beijing some control over their own...
  9. J

    US will crack down on foreign tech investments

    US will crack down on foreign tech investments The Trump administration proposed new regulations on Tuesday to toughen national-security reviews of foreign investments in U.S. companies involved in technology and infrastructure. The proposed regulations seek to implement a 2018 law that gave...
  10. J

    US fights back against Huawei's constitutional challenge to sales ban

    US fights back against Huawei's constitutional challenge to sales ban A U.S. law prohibiting federal agencies from buying Huawei Technologies Co. equipment isn’t legislative punishment but serves to protect against China gaining a strategic foothold in those agencies’ networks, the government...
  11. J

    US proposes more tariffs on EU goods to combat Airbus subsidies

    US proposes more tariffs on EU goods to combat Airbus subsidies The U.S. added more products from the European Union to a list of goods it could hit with retaliatory tariffs in a long-running trans-Atlantic subsidy dispute between Boeing Co. and Airbus SE. Stock futures fell after the...
  12. J

    US Huawei decision will influence UK's approach to 5G

    US Huawei decision will influence UK's approach to 5G The treatment of Huawei Technologies Co. by the U.S. and other countries will inform how Britain approaches the Chinese technology giant’s role in the next generation of 5G phone networks, the U.K.’s digital minister said. While telecom...
  13. J

    The US and China may not want a deal

    The US and China may not want a deal In order to make peace, first you have to want it. That’s a major barrier to any de-escalation of the simmering U.S.-China trade war. [Bloomberg]
  14. J

    US began investigating Boeing 737 Max before Ethiopian crash

    US began investigating Boeing 737 Max before Ethiopian crash U.S. federal authorities began exploring a criminal investigation of how Boeing Co.’s 737 Max was certified to fly passengers before the latest crash in Ethiopia involving the new jet, according to people familiar with the probe. The...
  15. J

    US and Huawei set to clash at Mobile World Congress

    US and Huawei set to clash at Mobile World Congress The mobile industry’s biggest show is shaping up to be a proxy for a U.S.-China battle over the future of Huawei Technologies Co., putting telecom executives in an awkward position. Huawei and the U.S. government are bolstering their presence...
  16. J

    US warns Europe not to let China control its networks

    US warns Europe not to let China control its networks China seeks to take control of Western data and networks, the U.S. ambassador to the European Union said, in the latest warning from Washington to its allies that they should think twice before using equipment from companies such as Huawei...
  17. J

    Terabyte-using broadband customers surge in the US

    Terabyte-using broadband customers surge in the US The number of broadband users in the United States who use more than 1TB each month doubled in 2018, according to research by OpenVault. Data usage increased at a rapid rate in 2018, with the average monthly data usage for all US households...
  18. J

    SEC postpones decision on Bitcoin ETF listing

    SEC postpones decision on Bitcoin ETF listing The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has postponed a decision on whether to allow the listing of an exchange-traded fund backed by Bitcoin. The agency now has until Sept. 30 to “approve or disapprove, or institute proceedings to...
  19. J

    Tech superiority won't help the US win a trade war

    Tech superiority won't help the US win a trade war One has to wonder how the U.S. will prevail in a trade conflict with China when its own companies have the most to lose. [Bloomberg]
  20. J

    United States FCC chairman to drop net neutrality rules

    United States FCC chairman to drop net neutrality rules U.S. Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai will propose vacating Obama-era net neutrality rules.
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