BT proposes to provide 10Mbps internet to 99% homes and business by 2020

It aims to achieve 100% coverage by 2022. The British government is studying the pros and cons of the proposal and may consider a legislative approach to achieve the target.   British telecommunication giant BT is set to invest $778 million (600 million pounds) to further the aims of the British government to provide faster…

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Two-Decade ‘Cartel’ Allegations Result In Suit Against Top German Automakers In U.S.

In allegations that widen the scope of the latest scandal to hit the nation’s auto industry, allegations of colluding for nearly two decades to limit the pace of technological advances in their vehicles and stifle competition have bene placed against German’s major automakers in a U.S. lawsuit of acting as a cartel. According to a…

Philippine Leader Duterte’s Violent Drug War Hinted To Be Copied By Indonesia

Even as fears n sparked that Southeast Asia’s largest economy could embark on a Philippine style drug war, the country has expressed a willingness to let authorities shoot down drug dealers, having come under pressure from widespread illegal narcotics distribution. Indonesian President Joko Widodo or Jokowi recommended police to shoot drug traffickers who resisted arrest and said that…

Study Suggests Risk Of Developing Diabetes Could Be Reduced By Regular Drinking

A person’s chances of developing diabetes could be significantly get reduced of that person consumes alcohol three to four times per week, claimed a new study. While issuing warning that clear spirits, such as gin and vodka, could substantially increase a woman’s chances of succumbing to the condition, the researchers in the study have identified…

Congressional watchdog finds significant vulnerabilities in the SEC

The SEC’s CIO concurs with the findings of the Government Accountability Office and said, some of the issues have either been resolved or will be in the immediate future. The Government Accountability Office, a congressional watchdog, has stated Wall Street’s top regulator needs to significantly improve the way it protects its own computer networks from…

U.S. House Committee approves legislation for deployment of autonomous self-driving vehicles

This is going to be a landmark bill.     In a significant development, an influential U.S. House committee has overwhelmingly approved a revised bipartisan bill on a 54-0 vote that will speed the deployment of self-driving autonomous vehicles in the country and bar states from blocking autonomous vehicles. The bill allows automakers to obtain…

Intel’s Entire Business Can Be Surpassed By Samsung’s Chip Division Alone

Samsung’s chip division could be almost twice the size of Intel’s entire business after it propelled Samsung to record second quarter earnings. Accounting for more than 57 percent of its entire earnings, operating profit of 8.03 trillion Korean won ($7.21 billion) in its semiconductor division in the three months to June was reported by the South Korean electronics…