U.S. Government Quietly Replaced Former Intel CEO as Its Top Drone Policy Advisor

Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao turned to a longtime if little known member of the Federal Aviation Administration’s Drone Advisory Committee to head the group, after last year’s quiet departure of founding chairman Brian Krzanich. Effective May 15, Michael Chasen, CEO of commercial drone developer PrecisionHawk, took over as head of the committee, which advises […]

Why the U.S.-China Trade War Won’t Be Ending Anytime Soon

This article first appeared in Data Sheet, Fortune’s daily newsletter on the top tech news. To get it delivered daily to your in-box, sign up here. Good morning, Clay Chandler writing for Adam today. President Trump will sign an executive order this week barring U.S. companies from using telecommunications equipment produced by firms deemed a […]

Data Sheet—Why the U.S.-China Trade War Won’t Be Ending Anytime Soon

Good morning, Clay Chandler writing for Adam today. President Trump will sign an executive order this week barring U.S. companies from using telecommunications equipment produced by firms deemed a risk to national security, several wire services report. The measure won’t name specific countries or companies, but will effectively ban Chinese telecom giant Huawei Technologies from […]

How Intel Is Trying to Win Back Investor Confidence

Intel’s new CEO Bob Swan continued his campaign to reset expectations about the chipmaking giant, but with limited success. Hosting its first investor day in more than two years, Intel invited Wall Street analysts and fund managers to its Santa Clara, Calif. headquarters for three hours of presentations and speeches. The aim was to convince […]

These Are the Winners and Losers in the Apple-Qualcomm Settlement

More than two years after the two titans of the smartphone era, Apple and Qualcomm, went to war, peace broke out suddenly and surprisingly on Tuesday. Apple and Qualcomm announced that they had settled all of the patent and royalty lawsuits they had filed against each other. They also said they had agreed to a […]

Intel Is Building an Exascale Supercomputer to Dominate Cancer Research and Climate Modeling

When it comes to solving some of the world’s biggest problems, supercomputers can be super heroes. That’s why the Department of Energy is asking Intel and Cray Computing to build the first exascale computer in the U.S. The computer, which will be named Aurora, will be used to tackle problems “such as cancer research, climate […]

Data Sheet—Intel’s A.I. Plan Vs. Donald Trump’s

This is the web version of Data Sheet, Fortune’s daily newsletter on the top tech news. To get it delivered daily to your in-box, sign up here. A month ago Donald Trump issued an executive order designed to maintain America’s greatness on artificial intelligence. I reviewed it unfavorably for its lack of specifics, absence of […]

Why Intel’s Graphics Card Turf War With Nvidia and AMD Turned to Open Standards

As Intel prepares to take on Nvidia and Advanced Micro Devices with its own line of graphics cards coming out in a few years, the chipmaking giant is planting seeds now, by using its dominant position in processor chips, to catch up to its two rivals. On Monday, Intel and some partners debuted an open […]