Tag Archives: politics

California energy standard could cut PC power use by a third

Computers aren't the power hogs they used to be, but California's Energy Commission believes the industry can do better.

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Eric Trump Tweets Out Fake Photo Of Rally

The Trump campaign is responding to Hillary Clinton’s characterizing a large segment of his supporters as white supremacists by sending out a photo from a 2015 Trump rally in Dallas and claiming it was his appearance last night in Pensacola, Fla. Read more...

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Cuba has been filtering texts containing political dissent

Cuba's struggles with modern telecommunications have been many. Now, it looks as though the Communist country has another problem on its hands: text message censorship.

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Amazon, Apple and Google back Microsoft fight over US gag orders

Microsoft isn't going it alone in its lawsuit fighting gag orders for data requests.

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Oracle funds a group trying to tarnish Google’s image

It won't shock you to hear that Oracle is nursing a grudge after it lost its big copyright case against Google.

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Google fined $6.8 million by Russian antitrust body

Russia's antitrust body has slapped Google with a $6.8 million fine after ruling that the firm didn't do enough to open Android up to other companies. Officials believe that the search engine has abused its dominant position by crowding-out domestic...

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Google explains why Palestine isn’t labeled in Maps

Services like Google Maps have not just functional but symbolic importance, as a bug on a map of Israel has proved. A Gaza City journalism group spotted a change in the way Google represented Palestine on a map of Israel, causing outrage on both main...

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ICYMI: Robot tattoo artist and healing coral reefs

Today on In Case You Missed It: Scientists were able to program soft materials to shift their shape on digital command, which is only a precursor to our biggest tech news of this episode: That an industrial robot normally used to put together cars...

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New York Governor bans sex offenders from ‘Pokémon Go’

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has forbidden registered sex offenders in his state from downloading and playing Pokémon Go and similar augmented reality games. According to a statement released Monday morning, the Department of Corrections and...

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Clinton and Kaine will answer your questions on Quora

Donald Trump's Reddit AMA was a bizarre affair, as the Republican candidate answered just a dozen questions while mods banned some 2,000 accounts. Hillary Clinton and her running mate, Tim Kaine, will go in a completely different direction with a gro...

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