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‘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 […]

L. Neil Smith’s The Libertarian Enterprise | Mastering the Masters (Of the Universe)

L. Neil Smith’s The Libertarian Enterprise | Mastering the Masters (Of the Universe)

  By L. Neil Smith, The Libertarian Enterprise Something that I wrote totally disappeared from Facebook yesterday. One minute it was there, and the next minute it had vanished. I had been officially disapproved of, without notice or explanation. Again. Facebook, Google, Twitter, Wikipedia, Amazon, YouTube, the entire noxious gaggle of them. Something most individuals — […]

Eber | The term “Big” looms great in Presidential politics

Eber | The term “Big” looms great in Presidential politics

  Richard Eber, California Political News and Views Richard Eber, Exclusive to the California Political News and Views When the words “Big Deal” are mentioned, we go back to the days of the TV game show presided over by Monty Hall.  Towards the end of the program one of the contestants on Let’s make a Deal had the […]

NASA Invests in 18 Potentially Revolutionary Space Tech Concepts

NASA Invests in 18 Potentially Revolutionary Space Tech Concepts

Smart spacesuits and solar surfing may sound like the stuff of science fiction, but they are just two of the technology concepts NASA has selected for further research as part of the NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts (NIAC) program. The program will fund 18 studies to determine the feasibility of early-stage technologies that could go on to change […]

Apple is Dropping $1 Billion to Put 5,000 Jobs in Texas With Expansions Planned in Major Cities

Apple is Dropping $1 Billion to Put 5,000 Jobs in Texas With Expansions Planned in Major Cities

Tim Pearce | Energy Reporter Apple is investing $1 billion to nearly double its workforce in Texas and is hiring thousands more employees in offices across the U.S., the company announced Thursday. Apple is adding 5,000 positions to its Austin, Texas, campus on top of the 6,200-strong workforce already there. The tech company is also establishing campuses in San Diego, […]

Major online privacy bill becomes law after whirlwind week

Major online privacy bill becomes law after whirlwind week

by Chris Reed . A far-reaching online privacy bill that got next-to-no vetting or legislative debate was signed into law by Gov. Jerry Brown last Thursday – the product of a quickly hammered-out agreement among state legislators, privacy advocates, tech firms and a real estate tycoon whose qualifying of an even more sweeping privacy measure for the November ballot […]

Tech Billionaires Make Largest Donation Ever to Preserve 24,000 Acres of California Coastline

Tech Billionaires Make Largest Donation Ever to Preserve 24,000 Acres of California Coastline

Thanks to a $165 million donation from two tech billionaires, over 24,000 acres of pristine California coastline will be permanently protected in the years to come. The multi-million dollar …

Good news! We’re probably not living in a computer simulation.

Good news! We’re probably not living in a computer simulation.

It’s virtually impossible. A perennial topic of science fiction, researchers stumbled upon the answer to the question of whether or not we’re secretly living inside of a computer. Depositphotos From Star Trek: The Next Generation’s “Ship in a Bottle” episode, to the eponymously named computer system in the movie The Matrix, the idea that life […]

Silicon Valley faces slowdown

Silicon Valley faces slowdown

By James Poulos Market watchers have keyed in to a series of statistics suggesting breakneck growth in Silicon Valley has begun to slow down. “Tech companies in San Francisco and San Mateo counties lost 700 jobs from January to February and tech employment has dropped by 3,200 jobs since hitting a peak last August,” the […]

Tech Experts: Rigging The Presidential Election Would Be ‘Easy’

Tech Experts: Rigging The Presidential Election Would Be ‘Easy’

Hacking November’s presidential voting machines to ensure a win for either Republican nominee Donald Trump or Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton would be “easy,” cybersecurity experts claimed in a report released Monday. America’s outdated voting systems are about as secure as a home computer, and are run by election officials and poll workers with little digital […]

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