Government

Take ten seconds now to make sure you’re registered to vote

October 14, 2018 0

Fellow citizens! An important election is approaching, and you should vote in it. But are you registered? Are you sure? Why don’t you take ten

FCC resorts to the usual malarkey defending itself against Mozilla lawsuit

October 13, 2018 0

Mozilla filed a lawsuit in August alleging the FCC had unlawfully overturned 2015’s net neutrality rules, by among other things “fundamentally mischaracteriz[ing] how internet access

Copyright compromise: Music Modernization Act signed into law

October 12, 2018 0

Musicians are celebrating as the Music Modernization Act, an attempt to drag copyright and royalty rules into the 21st century, is signed into law after

DARPA wants to teach and test ‘common sense’ for AI

October 12, 2018 0

It’s a funny thing, AI. It can identify objects in a fraction of a second, imitate the human voice and recommend new music, but most

VP Pence calls on Google to end work on a search engine for China

October 5, 2018 0

On Thursday, Vice President Mike Pence called for Google to end its development of a search engine custom built to accommodate China’s disposition for censorship.

IRS can do more to protect against tax fraudsters, watchdog says

September 27, 2018 0

A government watchdog has said that the Internal Revenue Service could do more to prevent tax fraud if it invested more money in ensuring that

Facebook policy head makes a surprising cameo at the Kavanaugh hearing

September 27, 2018 0

Facebook might be doing its best to stay out of political scandals in the latter half of 2018, but the company had a presence, front

Bipartisan bill seeks to elevate the federal CIO position

September 26, 2018 0

On Wednesday, Texas Rep. Will Hurd and Illinois Rep. Robin Kelly introduced a bipartisan bill that would reorganize how IT is managed throughout the federal

FCC cracks the whip on 5G deployment against protests of local governments

September 26, 2018 0

The FCC is pushing for speedy deployment of 5G networks nationwide with an order adopted today that streamlines what it perceives as a patchwork of

NASA’s bold-ish plan for the next era takes us to the moon and Mars… eventually

September 26, 2018 0

NASA has issued a report summarizing its official plans for exploring our solar system, and it makes for exciting reading — if you don’t mind