President Donald Trump will meet with executives from 18 tech businesses Monday about the federal government’s information technology infrastructure, a summit that includes leaders of the nation’s tech titans and also less prominent but still well-known tech players -- like Dell Technologies Inc.
President Donald Trump will meet with executives from 18 tech businesses Monday about the federal government’s information technology infrastructure, a summit that includes leaders of the nation’s tech titans and also less prominent but still well-known tech players -- like Dell Technologies Inc.
With the Supreme Court slated to rule next term on whether cellphone location data requires a search warrant, a new poll shows that a majority of U.S. adults support law enforcement accessing certain personal data for someone under investigation, but only if it's authorized by a warrant.
With the Supreme Court slated to rule next term on whether cellphone location data requires a search warrant, a new poll shows that a majority of U.S. adults support law enforcement accessing certain personal data for someone under investigation, but only if it's authorized by a warrant.
The Trump administration’s executive order making it easier for companies to offer apprenticeships is a welcome step toward ensuring that we have enough American workers to fill millions of tech jobs.
The Trump administration’s executive order making it easier for companies to offer apprenticeships is a welcome step toward ensuring that we have enough American workers to fill millions of tech jobs.
In an effort to better protect congressional websites against cyberattacks and hacking, the House is in the process of converting to hypertext transfer protocol secure encryption, a digital system used by many federal agencies, according to the office of the House Chief Administrative Officer.
In an effort to better protect congressional websites against cyberattacks and hacking, the House is in the process of converting to hypertext transfer protocol secure encryption, a digital system used by many federal agencies, according to the office of the House Chief Administrative Officer.
Our country’s laws have not evolved to solve new technology challenges introduced by cloud services impacting U.S. growth and security, and this inaction has serious implications for America’s tech community.
Our country’s laws have not evolved to solve new technology challenges introduced by cloud services impacting U.S. growth and security, and this inaction has serious implications for America’s tech community.
Admittedly, “infrastructure” might not immediately come to mind when you think “FCC.” But maybe it should. Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai often begins and ends his speeches talking about infrastructure investment.
Admittedly, “infrastructure” might not immediately come to mind when you think “FCC.” But maybe it should. Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai often begins and ends his speeches talking about infrastructure investment.
The "Internet of Things" -- the concept of connecting virtually any device with an on/off switch to the internet -- opens up a swath of new tech markets in products such as cellphones, coffee makers, washing machines, headphones and lamps. And Washington is taking notice.
The "Internet of Things" -- the concept of connecting virtually any device with an on/off switch to the internet -- opens up a swath of new tech markets in products such as cellphones, coffee makers, washing machines, headphones and lamps. And Washington is taking notice.
Load More

Briefings

Tech Brief: Russian Hackers Targeted Elections in 21 States, DHS Official Says

A U.S. Department of Homeland Security official told the Senate Intelligence Committee that Russian hackers targeted election-related databases in 21 different states leading up to the 2016 presidential election. Only two states — Arizona and Illinois — have been publicly identified as having their election systems targeted, and officials would not comment on the identities of the other 19 states.

Tech Brief: Uber CEO Travis Kalanick Resigns

Uber Technologies Inc. CEO Travis Kalanick stepped down from the helm of the ride-hailing service after five of the company’s major investors demanded that he resign. Kalanick’s resignation comes after a series of scandals forced him to take an indefinite leave of absence from the company last week.

Tech Brief: Data on 198 Million Voters Left Exposed Online

A proprietary data set containing the names and personally identifying information of approximately 198 million registered U.S. voters was left unprotected online for at least 12 days in a large cache of electronic files. The information was compiled by consulting firm Deep Root Analytics, which helps Republican campaigns with voter targeting efforts, and appears to include information on nearly all the estimated registered voters in the United States.

Load More