Carter Holland

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NHTSA Allows EasyMile to Operate Again After Adding Safety Measures

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) will lift a temporary suspension for autonomous vehicle company EasyMile, allowing passengers to ride its EZ10 driverless public shuttle when COVID-19 measures allow. The operation of these vehicles...

Congress Raises Antitrust Concerns Over Facebook’s Purchase of Giphy

Senators across the political spectrum raised concerns about Facebook’s $400 million acquisition of Giphy, a website for the creation and sharing of animated images, or GIFs. Although Facebook claims that “50% of GIPHY’s traffic comes...

Microsoft Sued for Azure Patent Infringement

On May 14, plaintiff paSafeShare LLC filed a patent infringement complaint against Microsoft, alleging that its Azure Rights Management (Azure RMS) software copied its content distribution method. The case is being held in the Western...

Taxi Company Argues Uber Operated Illegal Taxi Service at 1st Circuit

On May 12, Anoush Cab, Inc., et al filed a brief before the 1st Circuit arguing against the lower court’s Memorandum of Decision "absolving" Uber Technologies from allegations that it competed unfairly and knowingly violated...

Huawei Ban Extended to 2021 Over 5G Concerns, Despite Objections

The Trump administration extended the President's executive order prohibiting U.S. companies from working with or using telecommunications equipment from firms deemed a national security risk for another year on Wednesday. The order bans...

Senators Propose Ban on Internet Shutoffs Until Pandemic is Over

A newly proposed US law would institute a moratorium on disconnections of telephone and internet services during the COVID-19 pandemic. The bill is named the “Continuing Online Networking, Negating Economic Conditions on Technology at Home...