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"The university of Alabama school of law online, choose between an l l m and tax or business transactions for lawyers or jurists master in taxation for non-lawyers. Connect. And learn with live lectures details. Had Bama by distance dot U, A dot EDU. This is tech news briefing. Im Tanya boost does reporting from the newsroom in New York. Coming up trade dispute aside, when it comes to the biggest emerging Tech Trends, we're does the US stand against China from digital payments to facial recognition tech where the race has settled as of late and how cyber safe is this race. Anyway, that's after these tech headlines. Speaking of China's Weiwei technologies is delaying the release of its much hyped foldable smartphone. It is delayed until September from previously announced launch date of June at the journals Delyth tech conference in Hong Kong last week, Vincent Pang. It senior vice president said the move follows Samsung's decision to delay the late April launch of its galaxy fold after the device reviewers discovered problems with its foldable screen while way continues to remain in testing mode with Mr. Pang adding that the company is moving to release the device, quote as early as we can and quote. Lyrics site. Genius media group accuses Google of lifting its content. Here's the story genius says Google made a subtle change to some of the songs on its website, alternating the lyrics apostrophes between straight apostrophes and curly single, quote marks there is a difference, that's according to genius. Google denies wrongdoing. The complaints come amid mounting concerns over the business practices of Google and other tech giants, the Wall Street Journal recently reported that the Justice department is gearing up for a new anti-trust probe into the search company. And you reporting shows that car companies are stepping up efforts to tackle distracted driving from installing cameras to new monitoring tech that detects wanna driver's attention. Wanders from the road case in point, Volvo will start using new I tracking devices across his light up over the next few years in a system that would send an alert when a driver's eyes or verdict for too long Subaru, for its part installed a similar driver monitoring system and its forced or crossover last year. And BMW also is introduced trackers in a limited number of models, combating distracted driving has long been frustrating challenge for car companies regulators and law enforcement. And according to the journal, safety and insurance groups say distraction related deaths are likely much higher because many drivers are reluctant to admit to mobile use. After an accident coming up checking in on where the US ranks among some of the biggest global Tech Trends on the horizon, and how safe we are among them the university of Alabama school of law online choose between. An l l m in tax or business transactions for lawyers or jurists master and taxation for non-lawyers. Connect and learn with live, lectures, details at Bama by distance dot A dot EDU. Checking in on some of the biggest global Tech Trends while concepts like facial recognition check and digital finance continued to face much pushback in the US, some of the world's biggest tech companies are telling a slightly different story. Fresh off the stage at WSJ's de live conference in Hong Kong. The CEO of online travel company, booking Glenn Fogel, says China in particular, is using facial recognition to increase efficiency noting. The country is a head of the US in digital payments, and fischel recognition, nobody Lee, you is thinking all Ali pay, or we chat with that, but people live on that in China. And one of the biggest things are some of the technology differences. So, for example, things being really, picked up fast in, in China in general facial recognition in China, where they're using it to make it more efficient to get through an airport or any type of security thing. And this became more efficient, d she spans beyond China. And as we creep into the world. Of digital regulation. New such tech is beginning to cause headaches for companies who have customers worldwide different parts of the world, different legal jurisdictions that are coming up with different rules, Judea GDP are in Europe. You got this California law and all sorts of different things coming up in the questions. Sometimes I conflict in the makes it really hard for a global player, especially when you have customers who are going all these different jurisdictions, which one applies. How do you do it? How do you match that up? That's costly. It'd be lovely if there was sort of one Google regulation privacy, we've got a little follow that, and where do you store, the data incredibly complex issues. We got a lot of people working on it again, from my point of view of the CEO. I just make sure that it'd be understands all of our employees understands. How important it is to make sure we do. What is right? Which is maintaining the privacy for our customers because he had don't do that. You lose that trust. And you lose that trust you lose the consumer that's on. We don't want to have happened leads us to the very important question of cybersecurity at WSJ's recent CFO network annual meeting in wash. Washington. We learn how CFO's grapple to figure out how much cyber security spending is enough. Judith Pinto, managing director at promontory financial has more on where the business of cybersecurity goes from here encryption is going to need to change an understanding sort of the impacts with what you have is really critical, the risk, we have with a lot of these technologies that are very powerful. Whether it's quantum computing or AI machine learning is the bad actors have access to the same tools and oftentimes are very well funded and trained in how best use these we're seeing a lot of firms trying to the game because the impact could be huge for more on what the biggest tech leaders have to say on the matter, head to wsJcom that does it for the tech news briefing from the newsroom in New York, I'm Tanya boost dose. Thanks for listening."