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U.S. approves first licenses for tech sales to Huawei

In an emailed statement, the Commerce Department said it was authorizing only “limited and specific activities which do not pose a significant risk to the national security or foreign policy interests of the United States.” Semiconductor companies are among the license recipients, according to the Semiconductor Industry Association. The Commerce Department said the granting of […]

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Police can keep Ring camera video forever, and share with whomever they’d like, company tells senator

The company says the videos can be a critical tool in helping law enforcement investigate crimes such as trespassing, burglary and package theft. But some lawmakers and privacy advocates say the systems could also empower more widespread police surveillance, fuel racial profiling and spark new neighborhood fears. In September, following a report about Ring’s police […]

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The new Pokemon games are causing a bizarre error that crashes Roku devices – here’s how to fix it

Roku/Nintendo Dozens of people who were playing “Pokémon Sword” and “Pokémon Shield” over the weekend took to social media to report that their Roku devices weren’t working correctly. Both Pokémon games are played on the Nintendo Switch, so it wasn’t immediately clear how the video game console could be causing issues for Roku’s video-streaming devices. […]

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40 Big Tech Predictions for 2019

Digital transformation has arrived. Business Insider Intelligence Not a single industry is safe from the unstoppable wave of digitization that is sweeping through finance, retail, transportation, and more. And in 2019, there will be even more transformative developments that will our businesses, careers, and lives. Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider’s premium research service, has put […]

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T-Mobile is outpacing the rest of the Big Four US carriers on value, loyalty, and satisfaction – here’s what consumers say is most important when selecting a mobile provider

This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider’s premium research service. This report is exclusively available to enterprise subscribers. To learn more about getting access to this report, email Senior Account Executive Jeff Jordan at jjordan@businessinsider.com, or check to see if your company already has access. Business Insider Intelligence Although […]

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Apple’s Reach Reshapes Medical Research

In 1976, the Harvard School of Public Health and two other major medical institutions started a study on nurses that has become one of the largest and longest research efforts ever conducted on women’s health. They have so far enrolled more than 275,000 participants. On Thursday, the Harvard school announced an even more ambitious women’s […]

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Google eyes banking as it widens its reach

The arrangement will give Google a potential trove of new data about spending habits, income and other details, valuable for better understanding consumers. But it will probably face scrutiny as part of a broad investigation of Google from regulators and state attorneys general. Details of the checking accounts, such as fees and limits, weren’t immediately […]