Business / Tech Jan 6, 2020

U.S. restricts exports of AI for analyzing satellite images

U.S. technology companies that build artificial intelligence software for analyzing satellite imagery will face new restrictions on exporting their products to China and elsewhere. The Commerce Department said new export rules take effect Monday that target emerging technology that could give the U.S. a significant ...

Japan to launch intelligence-gathering satellite in January

National Dec 16, 2019

Japan to launch intelligence-gathering satellite in January

An H-IIA rocket carrying a government optical intelligence-gathering satellite is scheduled for launch in January, according to Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. The device will join Japan's seven other reconnaissance satellites believed to be utilized for such purposes as monitoring developments at North Korean missile sites. The ...