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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 […]

What Do Rolling Blackouts And Sky-High Gas Prices Mean For Gov Newsom’s Job As Governor?

What Do Rolling Blackouts And Sky-High Gas Prices Mean For Gov Newsom’s Job As Governor?

CHRIS WHITE TECH REPORTER   Wildfires might be the least of California Gov. Gavin Newsom’s concerns as his state’s citizens struggle with power blackouts. A previous California governor who struggled to deal with rolling energy blackouts was recalled in 2003. High gas prices, rolling blackouts, and wildfires are weighing on California citizens. Recent history might explain […]

FCC Opens Probe Into Sprint, Accuses It Of Receiving Millions Of Dollars Meant For Low-Income Program

FCC Opens Probe Into Sprint, Accuses It Of Receiving Millions Of Dollars Meant For Low-Income Program

CHRIS WHITE TECH REPORTER   Sprint allegedly received millions of dollars meant to subsidize phone service for low-income consumers, according to the Federal Communications Commission. FCC chairman Ajit Pai said in a statement that the ploy was a “careless disregard” for taxpayers and commission rules. “It’s outrageous that a company would claim millions of taxpayer dollars […]

Apple Boosts Production In Texas After Trump Exempts Company From Some Import Tariffs

Apple Boosts Production In Texas After Trump Exempts Company From Some Import Tariffs

CHRIS WHITE TECH REPORTER   Apple will begin producing the new wave of Mac desktop computers in Texas after the Trump administration exempted the tech company from being subject to brutal tariffs. Most of Apple’s products are assembled in China and are facing tariff threats. The company received exceptions on Sept. 20 that enable it […]

Banning Plastic Straws, Fossil Fuels: Here Are Seven Standout Moments From CNN’s Climate Town Hall

Banning Plastic Straws, Fossil Fuels: Here Are Seven Standout Moments From CNN’s Climate Town Hall

  Chris White Tech Reporter   CNN’s seven-hour climate town hall allowed ten of the top Democratic presidential candidates to flesh out their positions on climate change, with two of the front-runners expressing support for the Green New Deal. Mayor Peter Buttigieg suggested the Democrat’s fight against climate change could be more challenging than even […]

Trump Goes After Another Obama-Era Reg As EPA Plans To Ease Rules Affecting Oil Companies

Trump Goes After Another Obama-Era Reg As EPA Plans To Ease Rules Affecting Oil Companies

  CHRIS WHITE TECH REPORTER   The Environmental Protection Agency announced Thursday a plan to loosen federal rules governing methane emissions, a move that could be a boon for some energy providers and setback for environmentalists, the agency said in a statement. The move will reverse standards set under President Barack Obama that require oil […]

EPA Reauthorizes Using ‘Cyanide Bombs’ On Coyotes And Wild Dogs, Activists Complain

EPA Reauthorizes Using ‘Cyanide Bombs’ On Coyotes And Wild Dogs, Activists Complain

CHRIS WHITE TECH REPORTER   The Environmental Protection Agency is reauthorizing the use of cyanide traps to kill wild animals to protect ranchers’ livestock. EPA officials are re-authorizing the use of M-44 chemical trap devices through the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Wildlife Services department as well as in agencies across the west, according to the […]

Here’s The Eye-Popping Number Of Cases Of Human Poop On San Francisco Streets

Here’s The Eye-Popping Number Of Cases Of Human Poop On San Francisco Streets

 By CHRIS WHITE, Energy Reporter   There have been roughly 118,352 reported instances of human fecal matter spotted on San Francisco streets since 2011 as California works to stem the tide of poop coursing through the Golden State, an April Forbes report noted. OpenTheBooks.com plotted all reports of human waste in the city over the past eight […]

Twitter Backs Off Partnership With SPLC Amid Bombshell Reports. Amazon Stays Silent

Twitter Backs Off Partnership With SPLC Amid Bombshell Reports. Amazon Stays Silent

 By CHRIS WHITE, Energy Reporter   Twitter appears to be one of the only big tech companies to back out of an alliance with the Southern Poverty Law Center after the group’s long-time president was fired for unspecified conduct reasons, The Daily Caller News Foundation has learned. “The SPLC is not a member of Twitter’s Trust […]

McConnell And Senate Republicans Vote To Kill Green New Deal

McConnell And Senate Republicans Vote To Kill Green New Deal

 By CHRIS WHITE, Energy Reporter   Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and his Republican colleagues torpedoed the activist-backed Green New Deal Tuesday as Democrats called the vote a dog-and-pony show. Republicans defeated the proposal 57 to 0 as Democratic lawmakers derided the vote as a political gesture meant to rile up conservatives ahead of an […]