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White House to host meeting on Huawei ban
Technology

White House to host meeting on Huawei ban

Washington (Reuters): White House Economic Adviser Larry Kudlow will host a meeting with semiconductor and software executives on Monday to discuss the US ban on sales to China’s Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, two sources briefed on the meeting said.

Saudi govt launched free SIM and internet facilities for Hajj Pilgrims

The Saudi government has proclaimed a million SIM cards and free net facility as a present for the hajj pilgrims inward at the King Abdulaziz International aerodrome in metropolis, Arab News reported. ...

US senator calls for investigation into Russia-made FaceApp

New York (AFP): The chart-topping Russian-made FaceApp, which allows users to see how they will look as they age, found itself in the eye of a political storm in the US Wednesday, with one senator urging an FBI investigation into its "national security and privacy risks". ...

Report: Netflix shares fell about 11% in US

Netflix shares fell about 11% in United States, Reuters reported adding that the site also showed lower-than-expected global growth and signs of trouble in its U.S. base ahead of Walt Disney Co’s much-awaited launch of a rival service later this year. ...

American lawmakers want FaceApp investigated

The Democratic National Committee (DNC) has sent out an alert warning 2020 Presidential Campaigns from using FaceApp due to concerns about the app’s Russian developers. ...

US: Facebook's cryptocurrency Libra attacked at Senate hearing

Facebook's plan for a digital currency has come under further attack at a US hearing, with politicians calling the company delusional and not trusted, BBC reported. ...

Mars could be made habitable with the use of frozen smoke

Scientists may have uncovered a new way to make Mars livable for humans, study reveals. ...

Exposure to social media elevates depression among teenagers, study finds

Increased usage of social media and TV results in symptoms of depression in teenagers, a study by researchers of Montreal's Sainte-Justine Hospital reveals. ...

US proposes preventing tech companies from offering financial services

A proposal to prevent big technology companies from functioning as financial institutions or issuing digital currencies has been circulated for discussion to the House Financial Services Committee in US, CNBC reported. ...