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U.S. says Idaho cannot sell health plans not compliant with Obamacare

FILE PHOTO – A sign on an insurance store advertises Obamacare in San Ysidro, San Diego, California, U.S., October 26, 2017. REUTERS/Mike Blake WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A U.S. government agency on Thursday said Idaho could not allow health insurers to sell plans that do not comply with Obamacare, a sign that the Trump administration will enforce the law even as ... Read More »

AMD’s coveted Wraith Max CPU cooler finally goes on sale in the U.S.

You can finally buy a standalone version of AMD’s Wraith Max CPU cooler for Ryzen processors in the U.S. Or at least you could. On Thursday, the cooler appeared on Amazon for $60 before selling out very, very quickly. The Wraith Max is the ultimate option in the Wraith series of coolers, packing sleek RGB lighting and a beefier heatsink than the smaller Wraith Spire ... Read More »

Google’s low-cost Android One program may expand to the U.S.

When Google launched its Android One program in 2014 it was designed for one main reason: to create a system of standards for phones in developing countries. Targeting emerging markets in Pakistan, India, the Philippines, Indonesia, and others, the program dictated minimum hardware standards and limited software tweaks to insure people everywhere had access to low-cost phones that still provided ... Read More »

FDA recommends Zika testing for all blood donated in U.S.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recommended on Friday that all blood donated in the United States and its territories be tested for Zika virus, as it moves to prevent transmission of the virus through the blood supply. The agency said its decision to expand blood screening in the United States was based on concerns about more cases of local ... Read More »

five pointers to crack u.s. IAS Prelims 2016 in 60 days

The Civil services preliminary exam to be carried out via the Union Public services exam is believed to be the hardest level within the entire process of an IAS selection. Out of 100 candidates, who write the Prelims, 97 won’t clear prelims because of foremost reasons: only some vacancies lack of right approach The exam is scheduled to be held ... Read More »

Chromebooks surge beyond Macs in the U.S. for the primary time

t may also have taken nearly five years, but it’s finally professional: Chromebooks aren’t any funny story. more Google-powered laptops shipped than Macs within the U.S. for the duration of the primary threemonths of 2016, IDC marketplace analyst Linn Huang recently informed The Verge. (Disclosure: IDC and PCWorld are both owned by using global statistics group, but have no editorial ... Read More »

Bill Gates backs the U.S. government in Apple’s iPhone privacy standoff

Microsoft founder Bill Gates says he supports the U.S. government in its efforts to unearth the contents of a terrorist’s iPhone, countering a trend by other tech leaders to back Apple’s refusal to code a backdoor into its iOS operating system. Gates appears to have made the case, however, that he is in favor of the government’s request because he ... Read More »

Apple’s fight with the FBI could go all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court

Apple may have taken on the fight of its life in standing up to the FBI, which is demanding that it help break into an iPhone used by one of the perpetrators in December’s San Bernardino mass shooting. Apple has promised to fight a U.S. magistrate judge’s order Tuesday requiring it to assist the FBI, and legal experts say the ... Read More »

U.S., EU reach agreement on Safe Harbor alternative

Goodbye Safe Harbor, hello Privacy Shield: that’s the name given by European Union and U.S. negotiators to the deal they struck on Tuesday enabling legal transfers of personal data between the two regions. The EU-US Privacy Shield will “protect the fundamental rights of Europeans where their data is transferred to the United States and ensure legal certainty for businesses,” the ... Read More »

U.S., EU reach agreement on Safe Harbor alternative

Goodbye Safe Harbor, hello Privacy Shield: that’s the name given by European Union and U.S. negotiators to the deal they struck on Tuesday enabling legal transfers of personal data between the two regions. The EU-US Privacy Shield will “protect the fundamental rights of Europeans where their data is transferred to the United States and ensure legal certainty for businesses,” the ... Read More »