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CDC Officials Hustle To Put Virus-Ravaged Smithfield Foods Back Online After Worker Dies Of COVID-19

CDC Officials Hustle To Put Virus-Ravaged Smithfield Foods Back Online After Worker Dies Of COVID-19

CHRIS WHITE TECH REPORTER South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are working to put a meat processing plant ravaged by coronavirus back online after a worker died of the virus. CDC staff canvassed the Sioux Falls Smithfield Foods plant Thursday weeks after the first COVID-19 case was discovered in […]

BUSINESS | One Of The US’s Largest Natural Gas Companies Goes Bankrupt. Here’s Why Russia Is Partially To Blame

BUSINESS | One Of The US’s Largest Natural Gas Companies Goes Bankrupt. Here’s Why Russia Is Partially To Blame

CHRIS WHITE TECH REPORTER   One of the largest shale drillers in the country filed for bankruptcy recently as the natural gas industry deals with a one-two punch of coronavirus fears and Russia’s continued war against U.S. energy producers. Whiting Petroleum became the first giant natural gas company to slide into bankruptcy Wednesday as many energy […]

De Blasio, NYC Officials Downplayed COVID-19 Threat After Trump Restricted Travel To China. Here Are 5 Examples

De Blasio, NYC Officials Downplayed COVID-19 Threat After Trump Restricted Travel To China. Here Are 5 Examples

CHRIS WHITE TECH REPORTER   Mayor Bill de Blasio and his health top official repeatedly downplayed the coronavirus threat while imploring citizens to get on with their lives.  They spent two months suggesting New York citizens attend parades and visit movie theatres after the Trump administration imposed restrictions on travel to China.  The mayor’s office says […]

Trump Is Reportedly Working On A Covert Plan To Bring German Vaccine Tech To The US

Trump Is Reportedly Working On A Covert Plan To Bring German Vaccine Tech To The US

CHRIS WHITE TECH REPORTER   U.S. President Donald Trump pushed a German company to move its research on a coronavirus vaccine to the United States, according to media reports Sunday, citing German officials who worry the U.S. is trying swipe their technology. Trump and the executive of German company CureVac, Daniel Menichella, convened at a March […]

BUSINESS | Attorney General Barr Makes His Case For Reexamining A Critical Law Protecting Big Tech From Waves Of Lawsuits

BUSINESS | Attorney General Barr Makes His Case For Reexamining A Critical Law Protecting Big Tech From Waves Of Lawsuits

CHRIS WHITE TECH REPORTER   Attorney General Bill Barr discussed Wednesday what he sees as problems with a law passed in the early days of the internet that protects tech companies from dealing with waves of lawsuits. There is reason to believe Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act is due for changes that allow tech […]

BUSINESS | Trump Tosses His Support Behind Another Effort To Take Out One Of Silicon Valley’s Biggest Fish

BUSINESS | Trump Tosses His Support Behind Another Effort To Take Out One Of Silicon Valley’s Biggest Fish

CHRIS WHITE TECH REPORTER . The Trump administration filed an amicus brief Wednesday supporting Oracle’s nearly decade-long lawsuit holding Google responsible for supposedly stealing the company’s software code. Google’s arguments against claims that it stole thousands of lines of code from Oracle are “unpersuasive,” the solicitor general’s office noted in the memo. If Google loses, then it could […]

BUSINESS | Oil Production On Federal Land Topped 1 Billion Barrels, Reducing Impact OPEC Has On Markets

BUSINESS | Oil Production On Federal Land Topped 1 Billion Barrels, Reducing Impact OPEC Has On Markets

CHRIS WHITE TECH REPORTER . Oil production on federal lands topped 1 billion barrels in 2019, marking a 29% increase from the Obama administration, Department of the Interior officials announced Tuesday. Technological advancements over the last decade in hydraulic fracturing helped drive the increase, as did President Donald Trump’s rollback of his Democratic predecessor’s environmental regulations. Production was […]

POLITICS | California Democrat Introduces Bill That Could Fine Or Jail People For Not Voting

POLITICS | California Democrat Introduces Bill That Could Fine Or Jail People For Not Voting

MARLO SAFI CONTRIBUTOR . Under a new California bill, voting would be compulsory and registered voters who don’t cast a ballot could be subject to fines or even jail time.  AB2070 was introduced by California Democrat Marc Levine, who is a representative of the North San Francisco Bay Area, on Tuesday.  Thank you @SFGate @akoseff for […]

BUSINESS | San Francisco Official Rails Against Twitter’s Move To Relocate, Says Dorsey Is Trump’s Hand-Puppet

BUSINESS | San Francisco Official Rails Against Twitter’s Move To Relocate, Says Dorsey Is Trump’s Hand-Puppet

CHRIS WHITE TECH REPORTER . San Francisco supervisor Aaron Peskin suggested Friday that Twitter’s move to leave the high-taxed city was likely a function of CEO Jack Dorsey’s supposed reliance on President Donald Trump’s tweets. Twitter must leave San Francisco so it can be less dependent on the California city, Dorsey said in an earnings call […]

Climate Experts Suggest Trump Was Right When He Blamed California’s Wildfires On Land Management

Climate Experts Suggest Trump Was Right When He Blamed California’s Wildfires On Land Management

CHRIS WHITE TECH REPORTER . Climate experts are apparently backing President Donald Trump’s repeated arguments that California’s wildfires were a result of poor land management rather than climate change, E&E reported Thursday. Roughly 75% of damage stemming from California’s wildfires was a result of “the way we manage lands and develop our landscape,” Scott Stephens, a […]