Waymo gets green light to expand driverless cars into LA and San Francisco

California cleared the way for Waymo to deploy driverless vehicles in San Francisco and Los Angeles…

South Dakota senators put the pornography industry first

A group of four Republicans in the South Dakota state Senate Judiciary Committee killed a bill…

DeSantis vetoes bill banning social media accounts for minors

Gov. Ron DeSantis (R-FL) vetoed legislation that would have imposed a statewide ban on anyone under…

Uber grew to profitability by making tough cuts and wise investments

The U.S. economy has proven remarkably resilient amid the Federal Reserve’s largely successful attempts to pull…

Congress can’t let affordable broadband slip away

In less than two months, if Congress does not act, tens of millions of people could find themselves…

Major new Canadian legislation would penalize online hate at risk of censorship

The Canadian government has introduced legislation proposing new regulatory bodies and heavier sentences to combat online…

Science creep is a menace

Holden Thorp, the editor-in-chief of the prestigious journal Science, described on Substack a discussion that occurred during the recent…

Biden administration seeks input on rules for open-source artificial intelligence

The Biden administration is seeking input from experts on what sorts of guardrails are recommended for open-source artificial intelligence models. The National Telecommunications…

Bitcoin bounces to highs not seen since 2021

Bitcoin has staged a resurgence in recent days, rising above $52,000 for the first time in…

A hydrogen future needs clean nuclear energy

To understand the opportunity for hydrogen produced from nuclear energy, we should first understand the opportunity…

Biden’s hot-and-cold attitude toward TikTok

President Joe Biden‘s campaign and administration have taken contrasting and strained approaches to the ubiquitous social…

Maine panel advances plan to ban Chinese contracts

(The Center Square) — Maine lawmakers are moving ahead with a plan that would ban companies…

FCC declares robocalls with AI-generated voices illegal

The Federal Communications Commission is cracking down on robocalls using voices generated by artificial intelligence to…

Recent cyberattacks draw legislative attention

(The Center Square) – Pennsylvania lawmakers focused this week on protecting municipal governments from cyberattacks that…

Zuckerberg should apologize for the harms of social media

The social media industry has negatively affected the lives of nearly all minors since its creation,…

Big Tech CEOs feel pressure in tense hearing on teenage victims of social media

Five CEOs of some of the most prominent social media companies felt pressure from lawmakers and…

Chinese parent company still accessing US TikTok user data and tweaking algorithm: Report

TikTok‘s China-based parent company Bytedance has reportedly continued to access data from users in the United…

Obama-era directive could alter presumptions about Trump documents case, legal group says

EXCLUSIVE — A little-known Obama administration directive intended to shield the White House from foreign cyberattacks…

Biden to announce $53 billion in funding from CHIPS Act for US semiconductor companies

The Biden administration is expected to award billions of dollars to some of the leading semiconductor…

Biden administration’s threat to pharmaceutical innovation endangers lives

The idea that the government could forcibly seize ownership of a groundbreaking invention you created is…