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New bill would create Digital Privacy Agency to enforce privacy rights

November 6, 2019

Congress is taking yet another stab at addressing the near-complete lack of federal laws covering the absolutely massive trove of data that companies now collect on every one of us, which forms the backbone of basically the entire big tech […]


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

Via: CNBC

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 […]


Federal, Policy

The Trump Administration Wants to Ban Flavored Vaping Products. Why Not Menthol Cigarettes, Too?

November 14, 2019

Via: Fortune

With vaping products increasingly popular among youth and more than three dozen vaping-related deaths to date, the Trump administration may—or may not—be getting closer to moving forward with a ban on flavored vaping products first announced in September. Last week, […]


Big Data, Tech

IBM hopes to change weather forecasting around the globe using big data and a new supercomputer

November 14, 2019

Via: CNBC

In a potentially historic marriage of supercomputing and big data, IBM goes live Thursday with a global weather model that it says can provide far more accurate forecasts for the entire world. Called GRAF — Global High-Resolution Atmospheric Forecasting — […]


Federal, Policy

Global Stocks Sink After Trump Threatens More China Tariffs

November 13, 2019

Via: Fortune

Global stocks sank Wednesday after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened more tariff hikes on Chinese imports if talks aimed at ending a trade war fail to produce an interim agreement. Market benchmarks in London, Frankfurt, Shanghai and Tokyo declined. Wall […]


Cloud Infrastructure, Infrastructure

Cloud computing: SaaS, IaaS or PaaS – which is growing fastest?

November 13, 2019

Via: ZDnet

As cloud computing continues to eat up traditional tech spending, businesses are beginning to change where they spend their money. The worldwide public cloud services market is forecast to grow 17% in 2020 to a total of $266.4 billion, up […]