Trump loses New York court fight to keep his tax returns secret

October 7, 2019

Category: Federal, Policy

A federal judge on Monday dismissed President Donald Trump’s lawsuit seeking to block the release of his personal and corporate tax returns to the Manhattan district attorney, who is conducting a criminal investigation related to the president’s company. U.S. District […]

California and 22 other states sue Trump administration over auto emissions rules

September 20, 2019


A group of 23 states on Friday sued to undo the Trump administration’s determination that federal law bars California from setting stiff tailpipe emission standards and zero-emission vehicle mandates. The states, led by California and joined by the District of […]

Ransomware: Cyber-insurance payouts are adding to the problem, warn security experts

September 17, 2019

Via: ZDnet

Cyber-insurance companies that encourage ransomware victims to give into the demands of hackers and pay for decryption keys are making the problem of file-locking malware attacks much worse in the long run, cybersecurity experts have warned. This year has seen […]

Federal, Policy

Federal appeals court rejects Trump’s bid to block House subpoena for his tax returns

October 11, 2019

Via: CNBC – Top News

A federal appeals court in a split ruling Friday rejected President Donald Trump’s bid to block a subpoena for his income tax returns from the Democrat-controlled House Committee on Oversight and Reform. The 2-1 ruling by the U.S Circuit Court […]

Software, Tech

Apple CEO Tim Cook Defends Decision to Drop Hong Kong Protest Map From App Store After China Complaint

October 11, 2019

Via: Fortune

For many U.S. tech companies, access to the Chinese market requires walking a tightrope between the liberal principles they promote at home and the laws they must abide by in China. Yesterday, Apple CEO Tim Cook became the latest Silicon […]

Infrastructure, Networking

AT&T facing $158 billion debt, to sell Puerto Rico network for $2 billion

October 10, 2019

Via: ArsTechnica

AT&T has agreed to sell its wireless and wireline networks in Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands for $1.95 billion to Liberty Latin America. The deal will help AT&T pay a small portion of the debt load created in […]

Federal, Policy

A carbon tax is ‘single most powerful’ way to combat climate change, IMF says

October 10, 2019

Via: CNBC – Top News

Increasing the price of carbon is the most efficient and powerful method of combating global warming and reducing air pollution, according to a new report from the International Monetary Fund. While the idea of carbon taxes on fossil fuel corporations […]