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Indian techies, IT firms fret as Trump orders U.S. visa review
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MUMBAI (Reuters) – For Grishma, an Indian software designer, President Donald Trump’s review of the visa programme for bringing highly skilled workers into the United States comes at a bad time.

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U.S. Homeland Security probes possible abuse in Twitter summons case
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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – The U.S. Homeland Security Department’s inspector general said on Friday he was investigating possible abuse of authority in a case that triggered a lawsuit against the department by Twitter Inc .

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China's TCL chairman complains of U.S. protectionism over pending tech deal
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HONG KONG (Reuters) – China’s TCL Group on Friday said U.S. protectionism is the biggest hurdle to Chinese firms going global, and that the electronics maker had been told it may not win approval in its bid to buy a U.S. technology firm.

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Microsoft says U.S. foreign intelligence surveillance requests more than doubled
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Microsoft Corp said on Thursday it had received at least a thousand surveillance requests from the U.S. government that sought user content for foreign intelligence purposes during the first half of 2016.

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T-Mobile, Dish bid combined $14 billion in U.S. airwaves auction: FCC
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – T-Mobile US Inc bid $8 billion and Dish Network Corp $6.2 billion to win the bulk of broadcast airwaves spectrum for sale in a government auction, the U.S. Federal Communications Commission said on Thursday.

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China's Baidu buys U.S. computer vision startup amid AI push
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BEIJING (Reuters) – Chinese internet firm Baidu Inc has agreed to acquire U.S. computer vision firm xPerception for an undisclosed amount to support their renewed efforts in artificial intelligence as Chinese tech firms face regulatory headwinds in U.S.

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U.S. ITC to investigate Sony patent infringement claims against Arris
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. International Trade Commission said on Wednesday it has launched a patent infringement investigation of television set-top boxes and other components that Arris International supplies to Comcast Corp and DirecTV for their Xfinity and Genie customers.

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U.S. FCC chair wants to end effort to allow cellphone use in air
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The chairman of the Federal Communications Commission said on Monday he is proposing to end a 2013 regulatory proceeding that had sought to lift the ban on mobile phones on U.S. airlines.

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U.S. targets spam botnet after Russian arrested in Spain
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Justice Department said on Monday it had launched an effort to take down the Kelihos botnet, a global network of tens of thousands of infected computers it claims was operated by a Russian national who was arrested in Spain over the weekend.

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