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Keystone XL pipeline canceled after Biden scraps US permit

Victory for environmentalists comes as groups step up campaigns. Enlarge / Opponents of the Keystone XL and Dakota Access pipelines hold a rally as they protest US President Donald Trump's executive orders advancing their construction, at Columb.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaJun 10th, 2021

Senate Confirms Chris Inglis as Biden"s Top Cyber Adviser

The Senate on Thursday confirmed Chris Inglis to be President Joe Biden's national cyber director, installing the former NSA deputy director as Biden's top cyber adviser at a time when many lawmakers are pressing the White House for a muscular respon.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 18th, 2021

White House Debuts New Maps Showing Broadband Vacuum

The Biden administration Thursday unveiled a new mapping tool that shows much greater gaps in use of high-speed internet service across the U.S. than the government's previous maps reported. From a report: The White House is pushing for big spending.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 18th, 2021

US, EU Forge Closer Ties on Emerging Technologies To Counter Russia and China

The U.S. and European Union plan to cooperate more on technology regulation, industrial development and bilateral trade following President Biden's visit, in a bid to help Western allies better compete with China and Russia on developing and protecti.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 17th, 2021

Southwest Airlines Delays and Cancels Flights for a Third Day

Hundreds of Southwest Airlines flights were delayed or canceled again on Wednesday as the company sought to resolve disruptions from earlier in the week amid a pickup in summer travel. From a report: The headaches for Southwest, which is widely credi.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 16th, 2021

Biden Tells Putin Certain Cyber-Attacks Should Be "Off-Limits"

U.S. President Joe Biden told Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday that certain critical infrastructure should be "off-limits" to cyber-attacks, while the two leaders agreed in their summit to start cybersecurity talks. From a report: Biden.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 16th, 2021

US Warns EU Against Anti-American Tech Policy

The US has warned the EU against pursuing "protectionist" technology policies that exclusively target American companies, ahead of Joe Biden's first presidential visit to Brussels. From a report: The National Security Council, an arm of the White Hou.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 16th, 2021

Southwest Airlines Cancels 500 Flights After Computer Glitch Grounds Fleet

Southwest Airlines said on Tuesday it canceled about 500 flights and delayed hundreds of others after it was forced to temporarily halt operations over a computer issue -- the second time in 24 hours it had been forced to stop flights. From a report:.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 15th, 2021

Senate Confirms Progressive Tech Critic Lina Khan To Become an FTC Commissioner

The Senate confirmed President Joe Biden's nominee to the Federal Trade Commission, Lina Khan, the young progressive who helped launch a reckoning amongst antitrust scholars and enforcers, in a 69-28 vote. From a report: At 32, Khan will become the y.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 15th, 2021

US warns EU against anti-American tech policy

NSC has some strong opinions ahead of Biden’s first presidential trip to Brussels. President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen. (credit: John Thys/AFP/Getty Images) The US has warned the EU against pursuing “protectionist”.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJun 15th, 2021

Best Prime Day gaming laptop deals 2021: What to expect

Prime Day 2021 is coming. We've got all the best insight into what Prime Day gaming laptop deals and sales are coming down the pipeline......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 15th, 2021

Pai’s legacy lives on for now as Biden fails to nominate Democrat to FCC

Biden's failure to fill empty FCC slot has consumer advocates increasingly worried. Enlarge / President Joe Biden joins a CEO Summit on Semiconductor and Supply Chain Resilience via video conference from the Roosevelt Room at the White House on.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJun 14th, 2021

US Launches Task Force To Open Government Data For AI Research

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Wall Street Journal: The Biden administration launched an initiative Thursday aiming to make more government data available to artificial intelligence researchers, part of a broader push to keep the U.S. o.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 13th, 2021

UK Lawmakers Ask Biden To Drop Charges Against WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange

A cross-party group of 24 British members of Parliament wrote to President Joe Biden on Friday asking him to drop all charges against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. CNET News adds: Dropping the charges would be "an act that would be a clarion call.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021

Fallout 76’s Nuclear Winter battle royale mode canceled

Bethesda announced the removal of Fallout 76's battle royale mode, called Nuclear Winter......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021

AT&T CEO seems confident industry can kill Biden’s municipal broadband plan

CEO thinks US will keep giving billions to private ISPs instead of public networks. Enlarge / AT&T's logo at its corporate headquarters in Dallas, Texas. (credit: Getty Images | Ronald Martinez ) AT&T CEO John Stankey yesterday called Presiden.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021

Keystone XL pipeline canceled after Biden scraps US permit

Victory for environmentalists comes as groups step up campaigns. Enlarge / Opponents of the Keystone XL and Dakota Access pipelines hold a rally as they protest US President Donald Trump's executive orders advancing their construction, at Columb.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

Alberta, TC Energy pull plug on Keystone XL pipeline

Victory for environmentalists comes as groups step up campaigns. Enlarge / Opponents of the Keystone XL and Dakota Access pipelines hold a rally as they protest US President Donald Trump's executive orders advancing their construction, at Columb.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

Biden revokes and replaces Trump actions targeting TikTok and WeChat

President Joe Biden is reducing some uncertainty faced by Chinese tech companies in the United States, erasing parts of the Trump-era legacy. The president signed an executive order revoking actions targeting TikTok and WeChat put forward by former P.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJun 9th, 2021

Biden To Revoke and Replace Trump"s Executive Order That Sought To Ban TikTok

President Biden on Wednesday will revoke a Trump-era executive order that sought to ban the popular app TikTok and replace it with one that calls for a broader review of a number of foreign-controlled applications that could pose a security risk to A.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 9th, 2021

Biden administration sets up "strike force" to go after China on trade

Though not explicitly directed at China, the review is part of a broader Biden administration strategy to shore up U.S. competitiveness in the face of economic challenges posed by the world's second-largest economy......»»

Category: autoSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJun 9th, 2021