united states

  1. Jamie McKane

    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...
  2. Jamie McKane

    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...
  3. Jamie McKane

    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...
  4. K

    B1 U.S Visa Application Process 2019

    Hi Guys I hope you can help with some actual experience here. Have any of you applied for a business Visa to the states this year? I know they've really clamped down emergency appointments and what they deem an emergency, also the number of appointments in JHB, CT and DBN are very limited. So...
  5. Jamie McKane

    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...
  6. Jamie McKane

    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...
  7. Jamie McKane

    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...
  8. Jamie McKane

    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]
  9. Jamie McKane

    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...
  10. Jamie McKane

    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...
  11. Jamie McKane

    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...
  12. Jamie McKane

    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...
  13. Jamie McKane

    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...
  14. M

    Travelling to Miami from SA via Dubai - need travel tips

    Hi all, I am travelling with my company flying to Miami via Dubai. We will then board a cruise ship to various caribbean islands. I am leaving a fairly young family behind. Are there any tips to data / voice access to remain in contact with my family? Can I purchase a prepaid phone & prepaid...
  15. Jamie McKane

    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]
  16. Jamie McKane

    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.
  17. D

    Shipping supplements in from the US

    Hi guys, I want to buy some growth supplements from the US. They're known as "Peak Height". I found them on Importitall and Bidorbuy but they were priced at R6000 as opposed to the $200 (about R2600) pricetag that they carry in the US. They can be bought on either the website...
  18. Kevin Lancaster

    IBM patents the “out of office” email

    IBM patents the “out of office” email The United States Patent and Trademark Office recently granted IBM a patent for an out-of-office email system, the EFF reported.
  19. Kevin Lancaster

    The fastest home Internet connection in the United States

    The fastest home Internet connection in the United States A radiologist in the United States has signed up for a new 10Gbps home connection, which he uses for analysing X-rays and playing Call of Duty.
  20. H

    Lightspeed/Cybersmart very slow speeds to the United States

    Got a Lightspeed 20Mbps FTTB installed at the office a little more than a month ago and have been pulling my hair out of frustration from the start. Connections within South Africa, UK and EU perform wonderfully speed and latency right on the money. Any connections to the US however have...
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