Tech giants face Congress as showdown over Russia election meddling looms | Technology

Tech giants face Congress as showdown over Russia election meddling looms | Technology

A showdown is looming in Washington between Congress and the powerful social media companies that have helped define the current unsettled age in western democracies. The immediate issue before the Senate and the House intelligence committees, which have summoned representatives from Facebook, Twitter and Google to appear on 1 November, is to determine the extent […]

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The best technology, science, and design newsletters to subscribe to

iStock Email has many problems: spam, unsolicited messages, and phishing attacks make up just a few of them. However, one of the limited joys of the communication method is the boom in the popularity of newsletters Thanks to services such as TinyLetter and MailChimp it’s easy for anyone to write about their expertise, passions, or […]

New technology allows researchers to safely use small birds to determine ecosystem’s health

New technology allows researchers to safely use small birds to determine ecosystem’s health

Eliot Berz, left, and Rick Huffines with Tennessee River Gorge Trust work on tracking birds. New technology gave researchers much-needed data to study migratory patterns and determine the health of certain ecosystems. Eliot Berz, left, and Rick Huffines with Tennessee… Photo by Contributed Photo /Times Free Press. A Louisiana Waterthrush is pictured with a geolocator. […]

Commentary: Technology and the coming Mormon evolution – Salt Lake Tribune

Commentary: Technology and the coming Mormon evolution – Salt Lake Tribune

Salt Lake Tribune Commentary: Technology and the coming Mormon evolutionSalt Lake TribuneWe’re on the cusp of another major religious evolution — driven once again by the invention of a new technology that has upended the way we communicate. First, anyone with an internet connection can hop online and find truths about their religion that … […]

Automated Technology Targets Reckless Drivers » Urban Milwaukee

Automated Technology Targets Reckless Drivers » Urban Milwaukee

Sign-up for the Urban Milwaukee daily email State Rep. David Crowley appears in front of 11 Milwaukee Common Council members as he introduces new legislation aimed at curbing reckless driving. Photo by Elliot Hughes. Community leaders welcome the idea of installing automated technology throughout the city to help ticket reckless drivers, after a state lawmaker […]

The Technology Arms Race Continues for Detroit Automakers — The Motley Fool

The Technology Arms Race Continues for Detroit Automakers — The Motley Fool

At a time when vehicle sales are peaking in the lucrative U.S. market, automakers’ management teams face the unenviable task of finding new revenue streams. Fortunately for them, the line between Silicon Valley technology companies and Detroit automakers has begun to blur, which is opening up new possibilities for team-ups and acquisitions in areas such […]

Bannon rips Bush, Silicon Valley ‘lords of technology’

Bannon rips Bush, Silicon Valley ‘lords of technology’

Steve Bannon — the former Harvard Business School grad, Goldman Sachs managing director, and Hollywood mogul — cast California as a linchpin in the fight to halt the spread of what he called the globalist and elitist agenda. | Frederic J. Brown/AFP/Getty Images In a defiant speech to California Republicans, the Breitbart chief cast the […]

The third season of Mr. Robot skewers our view of technology

The third season of Mr. Robot skewers our view of technology

Marc Berry Reid Sam Esmail tried and failed at becoming a programmer and later, even a hacker. But he was fascinated by the culture it fostered, so aged 37 he wrote a television series about it. “I was a huge geek in high school, I loved computers,” says Esmail, the writer, director, producer and editor […]