Newcastle endure recent blow to January switch plans after Premier League prolong sponsorship ban

Newcastle shareholder Amanda Staveley (left) wants to agree new sponsorship deals

Newcastle suffer fresh blow to their January transfer spending plans after Premier League extend ban on the club agreeing sponsorship deals with Saudi Arabian companies The ban was due to end next Tuesday but will now run until at least December 14 It was introduced last month as a direct result of Newcastle’s Saudi takeover  … Read more

Amid NSO scandal, Israel stated to ban cyber tech gross sales to 65 nations

Amid NSO scandal, Israel said to ban cyber tech sales to 65 countries

The Defense Ministry has dramatically scaled back the number of countries to which Israeli companies can sell cyber technologies amid global fallout over Israeli spyware firm NSO Group, according to a report Thursday. The updated November list consists of 37 countries, down from 102, according to the Calcalist business news daily. Countries with questionable human … Read more

GT Voice: Infrastructure plan reveals US ought to elevate ban on tech exports

Integrated circuit Illustration: VCG

Integrated circuit Illustration: VCG The US House of Representatives passed a $1.2 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill late Friday aimed at modernizing the country’s infrastructure, including roads, bridges, ports, water lines, and broadband, marking the largest public infrastructure spending package in history.  Last week, US Trade Representative Katherine Tai told US steel industry executives that the … Read more

Texas tech employees focused by Bay Space corporations over abortion ban

Texas tech workers targeted by Bay Area firms over abortion ban

After the 2020 mass exodus of tech workers leaving pricey California toward states with a lower cost of living, a new state is draining brains. This time, it’s not the rent that’s pushing them out. That sound you’re hearing is the potential vacuum as Texas tech workers rush to abandon Texas-based companies after the state’s … Read more

Steam To Ban Video games That Use Blockchain Tech For Cryptocurrencies and NFTs

Steam To Ban Games That Use Blockchain Tech For Cryptocurrencies and NFTs

Steam will no longer welcome games that involve blockchain-powered cryptocurrencies or NFTs, according to a newly-added rule. The developer of the game Age of Rust pointed out the new rule on Friday. “A few minutes ago, we were notified that Steam will be kicking all blockchain games off the platform, including Age of Rust, because … Read more

Texas joins coalition supporting Florida ban on huge tech censorship | Louisiana

Texas joins coalition supporting Florida ban on big tech censorship | Louisiana

AUSTIN, Texas – Texas Attorney General Paxton led a 10-state coalition in filing an amicus brief with the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals in support of Florida’s law that regulates censorship on Big Tech social media platforms. The law, similar to one just passed by Texas, requires Big Tech platforms to consistently apply content-moderation practices and … Read more

Tech this week: EU to ban all chargers besides USB-C and Netflix’s large new deal

Tech this week: EU to ban all chargers except USB-C and Netflix’s big new deal

The European Union aims to have a common charging port for mobile phones, tablets and headphones under a European Commission proposal presented on Thursday in a world first. The move has been more than 10 years in the making, with the EU executive touting environmental benefits and €250 million in annual savings for users. Under … Read more

Texas joins coalition supporting Florida ban on massive tech censorship | Florida

Texas joins coalition supporting Florida ban on big tech censorship | Florida

(The Center Square) – Texas Attorney General Paxton led a 10-state coalition in filing an amicus brief with the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals in support of Florida’s law that regulates censorship on Big Tech social media platforms. The law, similar to one just passed by Texas, requires Big Tech platforms to consistently apply content-moderation … Read more

China corporations oppose proposed FCC blanket ban on Chinese language tech – JURIST – Information

China companies oppose proposed FCC blanket ban on Chinese tech - JURIST - News

Chinese technology companies Huawei, Hytera, Hikvision and Dahua published comments Tuesday opposing the US Federal Communication Commission’s (FCC) proposed rule making that would restrict the use of China-made technology. The proposed rule, which was published in June, would ban communications technology made in countries that have been deemed a national security threat, including China. According to … Read more

Google’s ban on pro-life advertisements biased, divisive, SBC tech ethicist says

Google’s ban on pro-life ads biased, divisive, SBC tech ethicist says

By TOM STRODE, Baptist Press NASHVILLE (BP) – Google’s ban of ads by a pro-life organization reflects the frequent bias in the abortion debate and the deepening divisions in the culture, a Southern Baptist specialist in technology ethics said. The California-based technology company blocked all ads on its platform by Live Action, the pro-life organization … Read more