UK and Lebanon sign trade continuity agreement

UK and Lebanon sign trade continuity agreement Continuity agreement demonstrates the strength of the UK-Lebanon partnership and ensure both countries’ businesses are ready to deepen trade and investment ties post-Brexit Trade Policy Minister, the Rt Hon Conor Burns MP and the Lebanese Minister for Foreign Affairs and Emigrants, جبران باسيل – Gebran Bassil have today…

U.S. to approve sales it deems safe to blacklisted Huawei

U.S. to approve sales it deems safe to blacklisted Huawei Reuters: Technology News Seeking to revive trade talks with China, President Donald Trump announced last month that American companies would be allowed to sell products to Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, the world’s largest telecommunications equipment maker.Trump’s comments came after the United States placed Huawei on the…

Trump: Administration to review Pentagon computer contract

Trump: Administration to review Pentagon computer contract By: DARLENE SUPERVILLE AND MATT O’BRIEN, ASSOCIATED PRESS ABC News: Technology President Donald Trump said Thursday that the administration will “take a very long look” at a massive multibillion-dollar contract the Pentagon is preparing to award for a cloud computing system, citing “tremendous complaints” he’s heard about the process.Amazon Web Services…

Trump trade representative to investigate French tech tax

Trump trade representative to investigate French tech tax By: PAUL WISEMAN, AP ECONOMICS WRITER-WASHINGTON   The White House is launching an investigation into France’s proposed tax on internet giants like Google, Amazon and Facebook — a move that could lead to U.S. taxes on French imports. U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer expressed concern that the tax, expected to be passed by the…

Teen vapers are using eBay to dodge age restrictions

Teen vapers are using eBay to dodge age restrictions And cigarettes, too As government regulators move to crack down on youth vaping, eBay and other online marketplaces are still awash with bootleg Juul pods. Those third-party sales violate most platform rules and are the target of significant anti-counterfeiting efforts by Juul itself. But none of…

NSA warns Microsoft Windows users of cyber-attack risk

NSA warns Microsoft Windows users of cyber-attack risk The US National Security Agency (NSA) has warned Microsoft Windows users to make sure they are using updated systems to guard against cyber-attacks. US officials and Microsoft executives say older versions of the programs may be vulnerable to malware. In the advisory, NSA officials said a flaw known…