Pocketnow Daily: Samsung Galaxy Fold is Ready… Sort Of? (video)

On today’s Pocketnow Daily, we talk about the Samsung Galaxy Fold and how it’s supposed to be ready, Apple’s take on Ive’s departure and more

Congress wants Tim Cook to answer questions on iPhone location data collection

With all the hullabaloo on what data gets collected from our phones and sent off to servers in China, what does Apple do to keep privacy in focus?

Senate passes defense bill locking Huawei and ZTE out of US

President Trump will apparently brush against the will of Congress to lock Huawei and ZTE out of the US market, setting us up for a showdown.

Trump to fight Senate to protect ZTE access to US products

The Defense Department’s budget for the next year, as the senate has it written, will prevent ZTE from sourcing parts from US contractors.

Congress could still effectively ban ZTE from getting US parts

The Commerce Department might have given the Chinese tech manufacturer a way out of its imports ban, but the Senate is right behind it to keep it locked in.

Congress mad at Google for dropping Project Maven, keeping Huawei partnership

Huawei is considered public enemy number one in Washington, D.C., especially with intelligence officials that see it as a cybersecurity front of Beijing.

ZTE has lost $3.1 billion under the effects of US imports ban

It’s been about a month since the Commerce Department locked ZTE out of products from American companies. Lawmakers want to make sure that stays the case.

House leaders lock Trump administration out of funds to save ZTE

The legislative branch has blocked the executive branch from using federal funds to tinker with its imports ban on the Chinese tech manufacturer.

US Senate passes bill protecting net neutrality, likely a symbolic gesture

The House of Representatives and President Donald Trump aren’t likely to move this bill forward further, but it’s a big reminder for voters.

Facebook takes focus off hardware in favor of data privacy tools

The social media company introduced single-page access to all of its privacy tools for users and is stepping off the gas pedal on a smart speaker, originally to be released in May.