The FCC’s landmark decision on net neutrality has produced all sorts of speculation about the degree to which well-known tech giants shaped the outcome. Gawker, for instance,…
LinkedIn to Pennsylvania Ave.
DJ Patil, who has held of a number of jobs as a data scientist, most notably at LinkedIn, has joined the White…
The White House appears to be providing the FCC with fresh political cover in the event the agency decides to defy the cable industry and impose net neutrality rules.
Megan Smith and Alex MacGillivray — two familiar names to Silicon Valley — will now be top dogs on President Obama’s technology team.
What should we do about the growing number of camera-equipped drones flying through U.S. neighborhoods? President Obama is developing some ideas.
BlackBerry might lose its hold on the White House to LG or Samsung.
Finally an easier way to leverage all that disparate climate change data out there. Thanks Obama! Now its time for the tech community to respond.
Consumer data issues are suddenly hot as the White House is taking the discussion to the public while, meanwhile, the New York Times is urging it to do more on this “Second Front in the Privacy Wars.”
While not exactly a tech heavy speech, the President’s 6th State of the Union touched on high-tech manufacturing, broadband in schools and the need to reform the patent system.
http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/2013/08/16/progress-toward-opening-government-data-resources The White House’s Office of Science and Technology Policy published new guidelines and FAQs to ease adoption of President Obama’s open…
The average doctor has likely never heard of Fred Trotter, but he has some provocative ideas about using physician data to change how healthcare gets delivered.
Nicole Wong, a top lawyer with a reputation for standing up for liberty and free expression while at Google and Twitter, is headed to the White House.
As the stakes rise for Twitter when it comes to the security and monetary risks surrounding tweets, it’s time for the company to consider stepping up its security practices to keep accounts safer from hacks.
As of Jan. 26, it’s illegal for U.S. consumers to unlock their own cellphone but that could change now that the White House has showed support for a petition to overturn the rule.
The White House released the details of its $200 million-plus annual big data strategy, which includes lots of access to funding and data for researchers.The administration is banking on big data having revolutionary effects on par with the Internet, which federal dollars financed decades ago.
President Obama’s State of the Union address will be carried on all the major broadcast networks, as well as on all the cable news channels. But if you’re unable to watch on TV, the speech will be available online and on multiple mobile and connected platforms.
What if five years into your startup, you decided to move from a revenue-generating consumer business to sell the same product to enterprises for ten times the price? That’s exactly what Stormpulse did, and it’s still signing up customers and breaking even.
Belarussian president Alexander Lukashenko is the latest dictator to try and quash unrest by banning social networking sites. But whether or not his fears are accurate, the truth is simple: many countries now think the success of the Internet is indistinguishable from America’s political ambitions.
Here’s the key message from Energy Secretary Steve Chu when he spoke at the National Press Club Monday: We’re screwed if we don’t boost our R&D investments in science and technology. The message isn’t new, but there’s a new sense of urgency.
After some intense lobbying by solar energy advocates, White House is making room for solar. In a blog post, Energy Secretary Steve Chu said solar panels and a solar water heater system will rise from the White House roof by the end of the Spring.
President Obama, who will give his State of the Union address tomorrow, will go online the following week to directly answer questions…
The White House continues to push video technology as a way to reach online citizens, now opening up live video chats with…
LG Electronics Adopting ARM Processors; newest TVs feature so many functions, like widgets and the ability to display web pages, a more…
Boxee Clones Mozilla to Get Hulu; in the ongoing back and forth, the media platform mimics Firefox, so if Hulu wants to…