The Yes-Men have taken over the Trump administration

The debate on President Donald Trump’s foreign policy in his first two years in office revolved around the question of what mattered more: the policy or the tweets. Trump-administration officials, sympathetic conservatives, and a significant number of foreign government officials argued that the policy pursued by the administration was sound even though the president had…

November 5, 2019
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Samsung Shutting Down Custom CPU Division in the US

Samsung’s Exynos flagship processors have been a mainstay for years now, and they’ve mostly featured Samsung’s Mongoose custom CPU cores. Unfortunately, the Korean brand is now shutting down its custom CPU division. From a report: Samsung filed a Worker Adjustment and Retraining (WARN) letter in Texas, according to The Statesman, notifying the state that 290 employees will be laid off as part of its CPU unit being shut down. The…

November 5, 2019
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US ag export decline belies deeper damage

US containerized agricultural exports to China fell 28 percent year over year in the first nine months of 2019 after slipping 11 percent for the full year in 2018. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. For the first time in four years, United States containerized agriculture exports have fallen compared with the previous year. Chinese tariffs in the first nine months of 2019 cost the outbound supply chain approximately 40,000 TEU of containerized…

November 5, 2019
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FCC publishes approval of merger of T-Mobile and Sprint

The Federal Communications Commission on Tuesday published its formal approval of the merger of T-Mobile and Sprint. The FCC approved the $26 billion merger in a closed-door vote last month, with both Democrats on the commission voting against the deal. “The Commission found that the transaction will help close the digital divide and advance United States leadership in 5G, the next generation of wireless connectivity,” the FCC said in a…

November 5, 2019
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