[Reuters] Australia’s competition watchdog says stricter regulation may be required to address the significant market power app stores owned by Alphabet’s Google and Apple have if they do not take steps to assuage concerns.
The chief executives of Facebook and Apple have opposing visions for the future of the internet. Their differences are set to escalate this week.
The West is faced with a “moment of reckoning” when it comes to technology and security, the head of intelligence agency GCHQ has told the BBC.
Jeremy Fleming said there was a risk that key technologies on which we rely will no longer be shaped by the West.
The Justice Department is taking new aim at ransomware after a year that officials say was the costliest on record for the crippling cyberattacks.
The satellite Internet industry has taken off at great speed in the last year, as companies like SpaceX, OneWeb and Amazon each work to build satellite-based networks consisting of thousands of small individual satellites. SpaceX has launched more than 1,000 of its Starlink high-speed Internet satellites to date and now has permission from the FCC to launch 12,000 satellites in the first phase of its deployment. While SpaceX has led the way, we are seeing OneWeb and Amazon follow at breakneck speed, as each of them strives to connect the unconnected parts of the world.
Some “unacceptable” uses of artificial intelligence would be banned in Europe under proposals unveiled on Wednesday.
The European Commission’s rules would ban “AI systems considered a clear threat to the safety, livelihoods and rights of people”, it said.
InternetNZ Tuesday announced it is cementing its relationship further with their Canadian counterpart the Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) through customising and deploying the CIRA Registry Platform for .nz. The new .nz registry will be fully operational by late 2022 and InternetNZ will continue to run and maintain it on-shore.
Never before have so many countries, including China, moved with such vigor at the same time to limit the power of a single industry.
China fined the internet giant Alibaba a record $2.8 billion this month for anticompetitive practices, ordered an overhaul of its sister financial company and warned other technology firms to obey Beijing’s rules.
[news release] ICANN org’s Planning and Finance teams will be hosting a webinar on 27 April 2021 at 15:00 UTC to discuss prioritizing ICANN’s work and the proposed Supplemental Fund for Implementation of Community Recommendations.
[news release] ICANN Monday announced that applications for the NextGen@ICANN program at ICANN72 are now being accepted.