Day: May 16, 2019

San Francisco becomes first US city to ban facial recognitionBig Brother

San Francisco becomes first US city to ban facial recognition

The city of San Francisco has voted to ban the use of facial recognition tech by local law enforcement and
Trump signs executive order clearing way to ban Huawei from US telecomsInteresting News

Trump signs executive order clearing way to ban Huawei from US telecoms

US President Donald Trump has declared a national emergency over technology designed or produced by ‘foreign adversaries,’ an act widely
Tech companies and 17 govts sign up to Christchurch CallInteresting News

Tech companies and 17 govts sign up to Christchurch Call

The meeting, the first of its kind, in Paris overnight saw all of the major technology companies, 17 countries and
Armed F-16 jet crashes into warehouse as pilot ejects at California military baseMore News

Armed F-16 jet crashes into warehouse as pilot ejects at California military base

A fully armed F-16 fighter plane has crashed at March Air Reserve Base outside Riverside, California, damaging a nearby warehouse.
Washington orders suspension of all flights between US & VenezuelaMore News

Washington orders suspension of all flights between US & Venezuela

Washington has suspended all US-based cargo and passenger air services between the US and Venezuela, citing “safety and security” conditions
Space Mining Could Ruin Our Solar System, Researchers WarnScience & Space

Space Mining Could Ruin Our Solar System, Researchers Warn

The government has been passing laws regarding the protection of the Earth’s most vulnerable places from the ravages of different
US Military to Build 6 Tent Cities Near Border for MigrantsMore News

US Military to Build 6 Tent Cities Near Border for Migrants

The U.S. military is going to provide and build tents to house 7,500 migrants at six locations near the border,
Harvard magazine slammed for FAKE IMAGE of Anne Frank in bikiniInteresting News

Harvard magazine slammed for FAKE IMAGE of Anne Frank in bikini

The Harvard Lampoon, a long-running campus satirical magazine, has apologized after publishing a photoshopped image of 15-year-old Holocaust victim Anne
Russia boosting gold & dumping dollar from foreign currency reservesEconomy & Money

Russia boosting gold & dumping dollar from foreign currency reserves

The Central Bank of Russia reports that foreign exchange reserves saw a significant boost of nearly $3.3 billion in April
Stanley Black and Decker closing China plant and moving to Texas.Random News

Stanley Black and Decker closing China plant and moving to Texas.

Stanley Black & Decker Inc. SWK, -0.30% said Wednesday it is planning to open a new Craftsman manufacturing plant in Forth Worth, Texas.
Netherlands joins Germany in halting Iraq mission due to security threatWar News

Netherlands joins Germany in halting Iraq mission due to security threat

The Netherlands has followed Germany in suspending its mission in Iraq amid heightening tensions between the US and Iraq’s neighbor,
Uber offers ‘Quiet Mode’ option for passengers to discourage chatty driversRandom News

Uber offers ‘Quiet Mode’ option for passengers to discourage chatty drivers

Premium units of US ride-hailing company Uber are now offering a new service that allows their high-end clientele to ask
‘Terrifying’ Ebola epidemic out of control in DRC, say expertsFood & Health News

‘Terrifying’ Ebola epidemic out of control in DRC, say experts

An Ebola epidemic in a conflict-riven region of Democratic Republic of Congo is out of control and could become as