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Disney+ Will Soon Be Available On Amazon Fire TV After Disputes

Disney+ Will Soon Be Available On Amazon Fire TV After Disputes

AUDREY CONKLIN REPORTER . Amazon and Disney have reportedly joined forces to bring the Disney+ streaming service to Amazon Fire TV, Disney CEO Bob Iger announced Thursday. The partnership comes after Amazon and Disney had disputes over the summer regarding Amazon’s push for the right to buy ad space on Disney apps if it were featured on Fire TV, the […]

Future of Transportation and the Disruption of Autonomous Cars, Traffic and Parking

Future of Transportation and the Disruption of Autonomous Cars, Traffic and Parking

On Wednesday, November 13 at 6:30 p.m. the City of Oxnard will host a policy discussion at Oxnard College (Performing Arts Building, 4000 South Rose Ave.) focusing on the disruption of autonomous cars, traffic, and parking, and the policy choices we face in an era of new mobility. The event is free and open to the public. Seating is […]

FCC’s Ajit Pai Issues Ominous Warning, Says China’s Reaction To NBA Fracas Is Only The Tip Of The Iceberg

FCC’s Ajit Pai Issues Ominous Warning, Says China’s Reaction To NBA Fracas Is Only The Tip Of The Iceberg

CHRIS WHITE TECH REPORTER   FCC Chairman Ajit Pai says China’s response to an NBA fracas could be played out on a much larger, scarier scale if the country finds something worth fighting over.  China poses a serious risk to the U.S.’s fifth generation mobile network if the country is willing to go to extremes over […]

NASA Highlights Science on Next Northrop Grumman Mission to Space Station

NASA Highlights Science on Next Northrop Grumman Mission to Space Station

NASA will host a media teleconference at 2 p.m. EDT Thursday, Oct. 17, to discuss select science investigations and technology demonstrations launching on Northrop Grumman’s 12th commercial resupply mission for the agency to the International Space Station. Audio of the teleconference will be streamed live online at: http://www.nasa.gov/live Northrop Grumman is targeting Saturday, Nov. 2, at 9:59 […]

NASA Announces New Tipping Point Partnerships for Moon and Mars Technologies

NASA Announces New Tipping Point Partnerships for Moon and Mars Technologies

NASA has selected 14 American companies as partners whose technologies will help enable the agency’s Moon to Mars exploration approach. The selections are based on NASA’s fourth competitive Tipping Point solicitation and have a combined total award value of about $43.2 million. This investment in the U.S. space industry, including small businesses across the country, will help bring the […]

I, Robot: Americans Get $7.5 Million for Robotic Strawberry Picking Research

I, Robot: Americans Get $7.5 Million for Robotic Strawberry Picking Research

By NEIL MUNRO A group of Americans is getting $7.5 million from investors to help pick strawberries by using a multi-armed, electronic-eyed robot. The investment will help field the first robots in Davis, California, said Marc Grossman, CEO of Advanced Farm Technologies. “With this investment, we can expand our lead in robotic strawberry harvesting and […]

Google To Settle FTC YouTube Investigation For Up To $200 Million: Report

Google To Settle FTC YouTube Investigation For Up To $200 Million: Report

  AUDREY CONKLIN REPORTER   Google agreed to pay $150 million to $200 million to settle an investigation by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) over YouTube’s alleged breach of a children’s privacy law, Politico reported Friday. The FTC voted to approve the settlement 3-2 and sent it to the Justice Department for review, a source familiar with […]

California Lutheran University Nonprofit Webinar: Cybersecurity 101

California Lutheran University Nonprofit Webinar: Cybersecurity 101

  Join us for this special webinar! Many nonprofits may think they’re not big enough to be a target of a cyber attack, but their smaller size is one of the things that makes them even more appealing to cyber thieves due to minimal IT staff and resources. Learn to protect your valuable data at […]

Tech lobby can’t win changes in CA online privacy law

Tech lobby can’t win changes in CA online privacy law

By Chris Reed With the California Legislature in the final three weeks of its session, big tech companies and business lobbies have so far had little success in getting changes to the California Consumer Privacy Act. The landmark online privacy law – enacted in summer 2018 – takes effect Jan. 1, 2020. The law parallels a […]

‘Tech Witch Hunt’: Here’s How 20 Or More States Plan To Take On Big Tech

‘Tech Witch Hunt’: Here’s How 20 Or More States Plan To Take On Big Tech

  AUDREY CONKLIN REPORTER   More than 20 states could be making a bipartisan effort to initiate an antitrust investigation into big tech companies. The investigation would focus on companies such as Apple, Google and Facebook to determine whether they pose a threat to the U.S. economy if they grow into monopolies. NetChoice Vice President […]

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