Many European Parliament members were angry after Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg avoided answering questions on issues including data protection, fake news and election security. European Parliament member Guy Verhofstadt said the hearing's format, which restricted follow-up questions, and Zuckerberg's responses were "totally inadequate."
Chinese and US negotiators have agreed on an outline of a compromise under which the US lifts a ban on domestic companies' sales to Chinese telecommunication firm ZTE, sources say. As an alternative, ZTE reportedly must revamp management and might have to pay large fines.
House and Senate committees have approved bills to intensify scrutiny of foreign investment in US firms, in an effort to restrict Chinese acquisition of sensitive US technology. The measures would broaden the authority of the Committee on Foreign Investment in the US.
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Microsoft has reportedly signed a deal to make its full Office 365 suite available to 17 US intelligence agencies. The agreement could help the company's bid for a billion-dollar Pentagon cloud-computing contract, experts believe.
A group of 500 companies, working together under the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance, released an open-source framework for developing blockchain networks. The Enterprise Ethereum Client Specification 1.0 provides developers with specifications to create a securer, more efficient decentralized network.
Trust your instincts and take note of how you feel about a job before you go ahead and accept an offer, executive career coach Mikaela Kiner says. Career coach Dana Manciagli recommends reviewing the job description and asking yourself if you want to spend your workdays on those tasks.