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Voters in 4 Battleground States File Lawsuits Claiming Election Meddling Funded by Mark Zuckerberg

Voters in 4 Battleground States File Lawsuits Claiming Election Meddling Funded by Mark Zuckerberg

By LUCAS NOLAN Voters in four battleground states have filed federal lawsuits to prevent the funneling of millions of dollars from Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, Google, and other tech firms through the Center for Tech and Civic Life which they allege is attempting to influence the outcome of the presidential election. According to a recent press […]

Amazon To Add Thousands Of Tech, Corporate Jobs In 6 American Cities

Amazon To Add Thousands Of Tech, Corporate Jobs In 6 American Cities

THOMAS CATENACCI CONTRIBUTOR Amazon plans to create 3,500 new tech and corporate jobs in six cities nationwide, the company announced Tuesday. Most of the company’s new hires will be located in Amazon’s New York office with the rest being added in Dallas, Detroit, Denver, Phoenix and San Diego, according to a press release. Amazon also announced plans […]

US Big Tech Aiding Blacklisted Chinese Surveillance Firms, Report Says

US Big Tech Aiding Blacklisted Chinese Surveillance Firms, Report Says

BY CATHY HE American big tech companies, including Google, Amazon, and Microsoft, are supporting Chinese surveillance firms that have been blacklisted by the United States over human rights violations, according to a new report. Top10VPN, a site that reviews virtual private networks (VPNs) and researches digital rights and security issues, found in a May 21 report that more than a […]

EXCLUSIVE: Google Employees Used Company Resources To Organize Anti-Trump Resistance Events

EXCLUSIVE: Google Employees Used Company Resources To Organize Anti-Trump Resistance Events

PETER HASSON SENIOR REPORTER   Editor’s note: What follows is an excerpt from Peter Hasson’s new book “The Manipulators: Facebook, Google, Twitter, qnd Big Tech’s War on Conservatives” (order here on Amazon). Google employees interpreted Trump’s election as a terrible outcome that they should have done more to prevent the American people from choosing and something they […]

‘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 […]

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