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Some TSA employees anticipate an imminent 40% pay raise

Federal News Radio 31 Mar 2023
The new industrial base policy position was authorized in the 2021 National Defense Authorization Act. Taylor-Kale previously served as deputy assistant secretary of commerce for manufacturing in the International Trade Administration.(Taylor Kale confirmed as assistant secretary of defense for industrial base policy - White House/other).

U.S. lawmakers want closer link between foreign weapons sales, human rights

Yahoo Daily News 29 Mar 2023
The CAT policy covers review of security assistance, government-to-government weapons transfers and licensed commercial sales of U.S.-origin military equipment and services overseen by the State Department as well as the Defense Department and Department of Commerce, including firearms commonly available in the United States.

'Largest road project': $140M-$150M to reconstruct portions of Marine Corps Drive from Naval Base to ...

Guam Pacific Daily News 29 Mar 2023
Arriola, the guest speaker at the Guam Chamber of Commerce’s general membership meeting, said the Department of Defense-funded road project will also include the replacement of five bridges between Hagåtña and Piti ... Defense Department, through the Federal Highway Administration.


This Day 29 Mar 2023
TikTok has been negotiating with CFIUS — a group composed of the Departments of Treasury, Justice, Homeland Security, Defense and Commerce, among others — for more than two years on a deal that might allow the app to continue operating in the US market in the face of security and privacy concerns.

The US needs India, and much more, to make inroads into the Global South

The Hill 28 Mar 2023
Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo was dancing with the Indian defense minister Rajnath Singh at the celebration of the Indian festival of colors, Holi, and signing agreements expanding the scope of cooperation between the two democracies.  .

Congress ponders TikTok ban after CEO's grilling

Fox31 Denver 27 Mar 2023
TikTok CEO Shou Zi Chew testified before the House Energy and Commerce Committee on Thursday, during which lawmakers from both sides of the aisle expressed concerns about national security threats, data privacy, the spread of misinformation and safety for minors ... Storch, inspector general at the Defense Department.

Congress ponders TikTok ban after CEO’s grilling

The Hill 27 Mar 2023
Arthur, resident fellow in law and policy and the Center for Immigration Studies House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Environment, Manufacturing, and Critical Materials ... Storch, inspector general at the Defense Department House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Innovation, Data, and Commerce.

In Paris, annual Israel-France tech forum scans AI

Globes 26 Mar 2023
Organised by symposiarch Dominique Bourra and the France Israel Chamber of Commerce at CPME headquarters in La Defense on the western edge of Paris, this annual gathering of ...

The FTC Is Eyeing A New Target: Cloud Computing

Market Watch 24 Mar 2023
... are reliant on cloud service providers, and the security risks associated with the industry’s business practices.” The FTC said it is also interested in “the impact of cloud computing on specific industries including healthcare, finance, transportation, e-commerce, and defense.”.

Cyberspace: The new dominant realm of national security

The Hill 24 Mar 2023
Hospitals, schools, universities, Main Street shops, military bases, police departments, fire stations, oil refineries, solar farms and e-commerce websites are all in the crosshairs. . Secondly, in large part due to this, assuring robust cyber defense is a bipartisan issue.

FACT SHEET: Strengthening the United States-Canada Partnership

The White House 24 Mar 2023
Last year, the United States announced $250 million in Defense Production Act (DPA) funding for U.S ... Under the Plan, the Departments of State, Commerce, Defense, and Energy and the U.S ... The United States and Canada are committed partners in the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD), the only binational military command in the world.

American Specialty donates new Modula storage system to FDTC

The Darlington News & Press 22 Mar 2023
CONTRIBUTED PHOTO ... CONTRIBUTED PHOTO ... Jermaine Ford said ... Ford said ... American Specialty is a Florence, SC based company that has been in business for 32 years and their principal business is high density storage systems and inventory management systems serving manufacturing, distribution, e-commerce, and the defense industries ... ....

US FTC seeking information on cloud providers' market power

Reuters 22 Mar 2023
The U.S ... None of the companies immediately responded to a request for comment ... Recently, regulators have started to focus on the cloud ... FTC staff are interested in the impact of cloud computing on industries including "healthcare, finance, transportation, e-commerce, and defense," according to its press release ... Our Standards ... Read Next ... ....

NetChoice launches new litigation center

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 22 Mar 2023
Nearly five years after a Facebook data privacy scandal kicked off increased scrutiny of tech company practices, the industry's defenses against regulations are maturing. NetChoice's center is modeled after the litigation arm of the Chamber of Commerce, which brings lawsuits and briefs on behalf of the powerful business lobbying group ... .

Attacks by Indian separatists in the West aim to resurrect a dangerous past

The Hill 22 Mar 2023
In early March, Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo was seen in rainbow colors dancing with the Indian defense minister in the celebrations of the Indian festival of Holi in New Delhi ... From defense to semiconductors and women empowerment, the U.S.-India partnership today runs the gamut. Recently, it was even reported that U.S ... .

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In this photo provided by the Belarusian Presidential Press Service, Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko delivers a state-of-the nation address in Minsk, Belarus, Friday, March 31, 2023
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