With eye on Iran, Israeli navy steps up Red Sea presence

September 16, 2021

Category: Defense, Industry

Israel’s navy has stepped up its activities in the Red Sea “exponentially” in the face of growing Iranian threats to Israeli shipping, the country’s just-retired navy commander said in an interview. Vice Adm. Eli Sharvit stopped short of confirming a […]

Defense Department seeking public input for renaming bases that honor Confederate leaders

September 8, 2021

Category: Defense, Industry

The military is sending three teams of medical officials to some of the hardest hit areas in the nation to help with COVID-19 relief. About 60 medical professionals including nurses, doctors and respiratory therapists will support civilian hospitals in Idaho, […]

9 notable government cybersecurity initiatives of 2021

September 2, 2021

Category: Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity has steadily crept up the agenda of governments across the globe. This has led to initiatives designed to address cybersecurity issues that threaten individuals and organizations. “Government-led cybersecurity initiatives are critical to addressing cybersecurity issues such as destructive attacks, […]

Energy & Environment, Industry

Indonesian court rules president negligent over pollution

September 16, 2021

Via: Federal News Network

An Indonesian court ruled Thursday that President Joko Widodo and six other top officials have neglected citizens’ rights to clean air and ordered them to improve the poor air quality in the capital. A three-judge panel at the Central Jakarta […]

Industry, Transportation & Infrastructure

Iowa approves $1.5 million for six transit projects

September 16, 2021

Via: Transportation Today News

The Iowa Transportation Commission recently approved $1.5 million through the state Public Transit Infrastructure Grant Fund to fund six public transit projects statewide. The fund, made available annually by the Iowa General Assembly, provides grants for new or improved facilities […]

Hardware & Software, Tech

The FDA should regulate Instagram’s algorithm as a drug

September 15, 2021

Via: Tech Crunch

The Wall Street Journal on Tuesday reported Silicon Valley’s worst-kept secret: Instagram harms teens’ mental health; in fact, its impact is so negative that it introduces suicidal thoughts. Thirty-two percent of teen girls who feel bad about their bodies report […]