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Big Tech Antitrust Crusader Lina Khan Joins the FTC

Today the senate overwhelmingly confirmed tech critic and 32-year-old Columbia professor Lina Khan to join the Federal Trade Commission by a vote of 69-28. They can agree on reforming big tech; given their track record of bitching and moaning and proposing terribly uninformed and/or nefarious proposals to do it…Read more...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Facebook, Science, Companies, Biden, Wall Street Journal, Columbia, Federal Trade Commission, Ftc, Tim Wu, Facebook Inc, Rohit Chopra, Big Tech, Lina Khan, Jurists


Watch Live: Space Force Rocket Launch Should Be Visible From Eastern U.S. on Tuesday Morning

Update: June 15, 8:05 a.m. ET: The launch team is now aiming for liftoff of the Minotaur 1 rocket at 9:35 a.m. ET, with NASA coverage starting at 9:05 a.m. ET.Read more...
Tags: Science, Nasa, Spaceflight, Minotaur, Northrop Grumman, Mid Atlantic Regional Spaceport, Virginia Commercial Space Flight Authority, Wallops Flight Facility, Science And Technology In The United States, Minotaur Iv


Space Force Rocket Launch Should Be Visible From Eastern U.S. on Tuesday Morning

A Northrop Grumman Minotaur 1 rocket is scheduled to launch from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility at 7:00 a.m. ET on Tuesday, June 15. Conditions permitting, the launch will be visible from New York City and other locations along America’s northeast. Read more...
Tags: Science, New York City, America, Nasa, Spaceflight, Minotaur, Northrop Grumman, Zuma, Mid Atlantic Regional Spaceport, Wallops, Virginia Commercial Space Flight Authority, Wallops Flight Facility, Science And Technology In The United States, Minotaur Iv


DOJ Forced Apple to Reveal Data from Two House Democrats as Part of Trump's Leaker Crusade

It recently came to light that the Trump-era Department of Justice quietly seized phone records of journalists at the Washington Post, CNN, and the New York Times to suss out their sources as part of the administration’s rabid crackdown on leakers. Well, apparently the witch hunt didn’t stop there: In 2017 and 2018, a…Read more...
Tags: Apple, Politics, Science, Rachel Maddow, California, Joe Biden, Companies, New York Times, Apple Inc, Trump, Adam Schiff, Washington Post CNN, Trumpukraine Scandal, Science And Technology In The United States, DOJ Forced Apple, Trump era Department of Justice


Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak Faces Copyright Infringement Lawsuit Over Branded Tech School

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak is facing a million-dollar lawsuit for allegedly stealing the idea to create a Woz-branded tech school, according to a weekend Insider report. Read more...
Tags: Apple, Science, Technology, Steve Jobs, Nerd Culture, Science and Technology, Apple Inc, Steve Wozniak, Woz, Apple Co, Personal Computing, Woz U, Apple Ii Family, Science And Technology In The United States, Wheels Of Zeus, Ken Hardesty


FCC Curbs Price-Gouging on Phone Calls for Incarcerated People

The FCC today unanimously voted to cut cruelly overpriced prison and jail phone call rates, imposed by telecom companies that have creatively fished for every last penny from incarcerated people and their families. In an announcement, the FCC said that interstate calls will no longer exceed $0.12 per minute for…Read more...
Tags: Science, Fcc, Telecommunications, Federal Communications Commission, Ajit Pai, Prison Policy Initiative, Securus Technologies, Bobby L Rush, Global Tel Link, Videotelephony, Science And Technology In The United States, Criminal Justice Reform In The United States, Inmate Telephone System, Securus Technologies Llc, Federal Prison Industries Corporation


Revenge: Spectrum Workers on Strike Build Their Own ISP

If, for any number of reasons, you’d like to burn telecoms to the ground and build a new internet service provider on their smoldering remains, good news for you. New York City Spectrum workers, who’ve weathered an anguishing four-year strike, have built their own internet service provider. If the city throws its…Read more...
Tags: Uber, Science, Time Warner, Broadband, Comcast, Telecommunications, Starbucks, Andrew Cuomo, Gizmodo, Charter, Digital Technology, Erik Forman, Sascha Meinrath, Charter Spectrum, Science And Technology In The United States, Troy Walcott


Watch Live as NASA Performs a Second Hotfire Test of Its New Megarocket

The second hotfire test of NASA’s Space Launch System (SLS) rocket is scheduled for Thursday. You can watch a livestream of the action right here.Read more...
Tags: Twitter, Science, Nasa, Orion, T, Stennis Space Center, Space Launch System, Rs 25, Rocket Engines, Lunar Gateway, Artemis program, Technology Internet, Science And Technology In The United States, Artemis 1




It Looks Like Google’s Starting to Update Its Major iOS Apps

There are signs the waiting could be over. It seems like Google has finally decided to start updating its major iOS apps. The company released an update for YouTube this weekend, more than two months after its last update. Read more...
Tags: Google, Google Drive, Science, Technology, Privacy, Youtube, Google Search, Computing, Ios 6, App Store, Apple Inc, Alphabet Inc, Internet Privacy, Technology Internet, Science And Technology In The United States