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Month: October 2020

Tik Tok Ban to be decided after US Election

The local ban on popular video sharing app, Tik Tok will be decided after the US presidential election in November. A US hearing will take place on 4th November, a day after the election, to decide whether the local ban on Tik Tok will be allowed. The judge set to make the ruling, Judge Carl Nichols had at the end of September, prevented Trump’s administration from forcing Tik Tok off Google and Apple app stores. …

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Hepatitis C discovery wins Nobel Prize in Medicine or Physiology

The discovery of the virus, Hepatitis C has won the 2020 Nobel Prize in Medicine and Physiology. The winners of the prize were US researchers, Harvey Alter and Charles Rice as well as British scientist, Michael Houghton. The Nobel Prize Committee stated that their discovery had ultimately saved the lives of millions of people, adding that for the first time in history, the disease can now be cured, thus, raising the hope of eradicating it …

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London bans Uber rival, Ola over Safety Concerns

The transport authority in London, Transport for London (TfL) has banned Indian taxi company, Ola over concerns of public safety. The transport authority indicated that Ola had failed to report a number of failings including more than a thousand trips made by unlicensed drivers despite knowing about them. TfL’s Director of Licensing, Regulation and Charging, Helen Chapman said “Through our investigations we discovered that flaws in Ola’s operating model have led to the use of …

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Huawei failed to improve the Security Standard in UK

According to an official report, Chinese Telco firm, Huawei has failed to effectively tackle the security flaws in its equipment used in the UK’s telecoms networks despite several complaints in the past. The assessment was given by an oversight board which was led by a member of the cyber-spy agency, GCHQ. The report indicated that GCHQ’s National Cyber Security Center (NCSC) had seen no evidence that the Chinese firm had made significant shift in its …

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US Senate to quiz Heads of Google, Facebook and Twitter

The US Senate Committee on Commerce has voted to quiz the heads of popular online platforms; Google, Twitter and Facebook over their policies on different types of content. Google CEO, Sundar Pichai; Facebook CEO, Mark Zuckerberg and Twitter CEO, Jack Dorsey have all been subpoenaed by the senate committee. One of the major focus of the subpoena will be the legal protections enjoyed by the chief executives over what they leave up and take down …

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Nokia clinches 5G Deal with BT

Finnish telecoms firm, Nokia has announced that it has struck a deal with BT over UK’s 5G networks which means that it is set to become the largest equipment provider to the UK firm.<> Nokia secured the deal after Huawei was blocked from the UK’s 5G networks. The telecoms firm will now provide additional base stations and antennas to allow EE customers’ devices transmit data and make calls via the UK firm’s 5G “radio access …

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