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…

200-plus tech companies join consortium to assist with AI Safety Institute

More than 200 companies and entities have agreed to form a new consortium designed to enable…

House weaponization panel subpoenas National Science Foundation over misinformation research

The House Judiciary Select Subcommittee on the Weaponization of the Federal Government subpoenaed the National Science…

Recent cyberattacks draw legislative attention

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

FBI thwarts Chinese effort to plant sleeper malware on US routers to ‘wreak havoc’

‘CHINA … THE DEFINING THREAT OF OUR GENERATION’: The Justice Department and the FBI revealed yesterday…

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…

California Democrat pumps the brakes on speeding with bill forcing new tech into cars

California Democratic state Sen. Scott Wiener introduced a bill that would force new cars to be…

Google, Amazon, and other tech companies start off 2024 with mass layoffs

Technology companies are starting 2024 by laying off thousands of workers, continuing a trend of job…

A growing threat to the electricity needs of the digital economy

The widespread uses and benefits of digital technology are one of America’s great untold stories. Few…

SEC approves first spot bitcoin ETF in major win for crypto

The Securities and Exchange Commission has approved the first spot bitcoin exchange-traded fund in a victory…

Waymo to test robo-taxis on Phoenix highways amid pushback in California

Waymo will start testing its robo-taxis on Phoenix freeways, adding to the company’s already large reach…