US Senate Stuck in Creating National Data Privacy Laws

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senators work to create federal data privacy law

The European Union’s (EU) General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) came into action in a little over a year ago, and have since been stirring up questions about data protection in other parts of the world. The United States has finally decided to take some initiative to secure American’s privacy by holding hearings regarding a federal data privacy framework. While the … Read More

Microsoft Updates Power Platform with AI for Businesses

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Microsoft Platform Update AI

At the Microsoft Business Application Summit this month, the well-known tech company revealed its newest platform update. This change aims to make it easier than ever for businesses to track and organize their inventory and customer database. What is the Power Platform? The update itself is a part of the Power Platform, created to allow users to analyze, act, and … Read More

Companies Respond to Evolving US Ban on Huawei Products

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Ban on Huawei Products Evolves

While the United States ban on Huawei products has been delayed, the potential threat to consumer electronic markets has caused companies to take action. While some US companies have already ceased relations with Huawei, the Chinese-based manufacturer has decided to launch their own operating system for their newest phone model. Breakdown of the Strained Relationship The Chinese tech giant had … Read More

Amazon and Google Face Possible Scrutiny by the FTC and DOJ

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Several well-known tech companies are now under the close watch of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the Department of Justice (DoJ) over antitrust investigations. Tech giants Google and it’s parent company Alphabet (Fiber, Nest, Amazon, and Facebook, were all questioned about their business practices. What Triggered the Investigation? Lawmakers on both ends of the spectrum reportedly held the opinion … Read More

European Union Court to Review EU-US Privacy Shield Framework

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european commission privacy shield

A three-year-old complaint against Privacy Shield will finally be reviewed by the EU general court in July of 2019. The complaint came from the French digital rights group, La Quadrature du Net, and claimed that the Privacy Shield framework allowed for privacy abuses by the United States. Replacing Improper Safety With Questionable Privacy Privacy Shield is a program that was … Read More