Advanced Television

Joe Biden

US revokes licences for Huawei chip sales

The US government has revoked some licences that allowed US chip makers to export certain goods to Chinese tech giant Huawei. The Department of Commerce did not specify which permits were cancelled but US chip giants Intel and Qualcomm said they had been informed that some export licences have been revoked, reports the BBC. Since […]

May 9, 2024

EU passes AI compliance law

The European Parliament has approved the first legal framework aimed at constraining the risks of AI. The AI Act works by classifying products according to risk and adjusting scrutiny accordingly. EU law makers said it would make the tech more “human-centric.” “The AI act is not the end of the journey but the starting point […]

March 13, 2024

Murdoch under oath again in voting machine case

Rupert Murdoch will be questioned under oath as part of voting technology company Smartmatic’s $2.7 billion (€2.4bn) defamation lawsuit against Fox Corp over coverage of false vote-rigging claims involving the 2020 US presidential election. Smartmatic is seeking damages from Fox Corp, Fox News and five individuals: Rudolph Giuliani and Sidney Powell, who were lawyers for […]

November 29, 2023

FCC proposes all-in pricing rule

US President Joe Biden has given his support for the Federal Communications Commission’s efforts to protect consumers from hidden subscription fees. “My Administration’s top priority is lowering the cost of living for the middle class, and that includes cracking down on companies’ use of junk fees to hide true costs from families, who end up […]

June 21, 2023By Colin Mann

Biden nominates Gomez for FCC

US President Joe Biden has announced his intent to nominate the following individuals to serve as key leaders in his administration: Anna M Gomez, Nominee for Commissioner of the Federal Communications Commission Geoffrey Adam Starks, Nominee for Commissioner of the Federal Communications Commission Brendan Carr, Nominee for Commissioner of the Federal Communications Commission Starks and […]

May 23, 2023By Colin Mann

Robinson nominated for US IP role

US President Joe Biden has announced his intent to nominate Deborah Robinson for the role of Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator. Robinson is an attorney with extensive experience protecting intellectual property rights on a global scale. Her career includes leadership roles as a corporate attorney and in public service as a prosecutor. As head of intellectual […]

May 9, 2023By Colin Mann

Doreen Bogdan-Martin elected ITU Secretary-General

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Member States of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) have elected Doreen Bogdan-Martin of the United States of America as the organisation’s next Secretary-General. Bogdan-Martin will be the first woman to lead ITU, which was established in 1865 and became a United Nations specialised agency in 1947. The election took place during ITU’s Plenipotentiary Conference (PP-22) […]

September 29, 2022By Colin Mann

Rosenworcel designated FCC Chair

US President Joe Biden has designated Acting FCC Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel to serve as the Chair of the Federal Communications Commission. She is the first woman to be named to this position in the agency’s almost 100-year history. She was named Acting Chair in January 2021 shortly after Biden’s inauguration. “I am deeply humbled to […]

October 27, 2021By Colin Mann

Haystack TV adds election & inauguration channels

Haystack News, an ad-supported, US news streaming service that connects viewers with hyper-relevant local, national and world TV news, has shared details for new streaming channels launching this month dedicated to ongoing local, national and global coverage of the two Georgia Senate Runoff elections (January 5th – 7th) and the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden […]

January 5, 2021