Netherlands’ ASML – a victim of Chinese corporate espionage

In its annual threat assessment, Netherland’s intelligence agency had warned that China is targeting tech companies in the Netherlands for intellectual property theft, just like it does in other countries. In a significant development, Netherland’s ASML disclosed, it has become a victim of Chinese corporate espionage. Luckily the perpetrators who had stolen information did not…

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,…

Britain could incentivize tech companies to remove extremist content from online platforms

Google’s YouTube has made rapid gains in machine learning technology and said, 83% of violent extremist content is removed without the need for human intervention. Britain may impose new taxes on tech giants, including Facebook, Apple and Google, as it finds way to mitigate the threat of online extremism by taking down material aimed at…