Electronics & Semiconductors

Congress OKs bill to aid computer chip firms, counter China

The House on Thursday passed a $280 billion package to boost the semiconductor industry and scientific research in a bid to create more high-tech jobs in the United States and help it better compete with international rivals, ...

Electronics & Semiconductors

Bill to boost semiconductor industry passes key Senate test

The Senate on Tuesday advanced a $280 billion bill designed to boost the semiconductor industry in the United States and to accelerate high tech research that backers say will be critical to the economy in future decades.

Electronics & Semiconductors

Biden presses computer chips case in advance of Senate vote

Calling semiconductors "the building blocks for the modern economy," President Joe Biden on Monday asked Congress to move quickly and send him a bipartisan bill designed to boost the computer chips industry and high-tech ...

Security

Log4j software flaw 'endemic,' new cyber safety panel says

A computer vulnerability discovered last year in a ubiquitous piece of software is an "endemic" problem that will pose security risks for potentially a decade or more, according to a new cybersecurity panel created by President ...

Business

US senators call for close look at TikTok

Leaders of the US Senate Intelligence Committee on Tuesday called for an investigation into whether Chinese officials are getting access to data about US users of video-snippet sharing sensation TikTok.

Security

Costa Rica chaos a warning that ransomware threat remains

Teachers unable to get paychecks. Tax and customs systems paralyzed. Health officials unable to access medical records or track the spread of COVID-19. A country's president declaring war against foreign hackers saying they ...

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