U.S. considering blocking sale of GE engines for China’s passenger plane: sources

According to sources familiar with the matter at hand, the U.S. government is weighing options which include stopping General Electric Co from continuing to supply engines for China’s passenger jet. The development will cast a shadow of uncertainty over China’s efforts to enter the civil aviation market. The potential restriction on the sale of plane…

Chinese cyber activity on the rise in the U.S.: NSA official

Yesterday, senior officials from the Department of Homeland Security and the Justice Department at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on “China’s Non-Traditional Espionage Against the United States: The Threat and Potential Policy Responses.” As per a senior U.S. intelligence official, in recent months, cyber activities by China in the United States has increased significantly. These…

Key stakeholders to attend meeting on quantum computing at White House

Given its wide ranging potential, Washington wants to develop and leverage the power of quantum computing which is currently in its infancy. On Monday, in efforts aimed at boosting efforts at quantum computing, the White House is set to hold a meeting with academic experts, U.S. government officials, and leading tech companies including Alphabet Inc,…

All of Apple’s facilities worldwide run from clean energy

Apple has reached a major milestone with this achievement. The next step is to encourage suppliers to follow suit. Apple has stated, it has achieved its goal of powering all of the company’s facilities, including data centers, retail stores and offices in 43 countries, with renewable energy. Many big U.S. companies, including Alphabet, Apple and…