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A Congress committee will today publish the results of an 11-month investigation into ZTE and Huawei and the alleged risks these companies pose to US national security. Somehow, Reuters has already gotten hold of a draft of the report and, judging from the conclusions that have now been made publi

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On Monday, Google expressed its belief that its email users in China were experiencing \"a government blockage carefully designed to look like the problem is with Gmail.\" Now, as is par for this thorny course, the Chinese state has come out with a terse rebuttal, saying simply that \"this is an unacc

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Last week we noted, with a growing sense of disquiet, how China was busying itself with locking out VPN access within its borders and, seemingly, preventing people from using their Gmail accounts. Google has now given a public voice to those concerns, noting that \"there is no issue on our side. We

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The MagicJack is a VoIP dongle that hooks ye olde landline telephone up to the world of tomorrow via a humble computer. By all accounts, it seems to work pretty well and does the job it promises. Sadly, it doesn't seem like we can say the same about its management team. A post on Boing Boing in Apr

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