Is President Trump Preparing To Rein In Big Tech?
Gueydan Duck Festival celebrates deep-rooted tradition in duck hunting
Comcast buys Sky, beating out Fox
Making heritage fun through traditional games
The raging gaming addiction
Food, fashion and culture are bridging the gap between retirees and millennials on Instagram
AT&T merges high-tech retail, coffee and hangout space in Seattle for its first ‘Lounge’ concept
Before and after photos show how dead golf courses are being transformed into housing, parks, and flood protection systems
Paper by Clark University professor Jeffrey Arnett says technology use may be keeping kids safer
Education ministry bureaucrat resigning in wake of corruption scandals says he was ‘naive’ – The Mainichi
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Is President Trump Preparing To Rein In Big Tech?

On Saturday Bloomberg broke the story that the White House has prepared a draft executive order that would have the federal government begin the process of investigating anti-competitive business practices and political censorship content...

Gueydan Duck Festival celebrates deep-rooted tradition in duck hunting

Saturday is day three of the Gueydan Duck Festival, and events are still going on. The festival is more than just rides and music; it’s also a celebration of Gueydan’s deep-rooted tradition and culture. Sportsmen and...

Making heritage fun through traditional games

When one thinks of heritage, it is mostly architectural history that comes to the mind. But, there is another aspect of heritage which is equally important and needs revival: the cultural history of...

The raging gaming addiction

The last two decades have borne witness to the immense transformation of Hyderabad as it embraced the silicon revolution. A city that has not merely adapted to the change but has also acquired a...

Food, fashion and culture are bridging the gap between...

When Shanthi Ramachandran retired as a banker and settled down in Chennai in 2015, she had chalked up how her post-retirement days would be spent: play with her grandchildren and catch up on all...

AT&T merges high-tech retail, coffee and hangout space in...

The Lounge by AT&T features an Ada’s Discovery Cafe in Seattle’s Capitol Hill Neighborhood. (GeekWire Photo / Kurt Schlosser)AT&T is tapping into Seattle’s historic coffee culture and its booming tech scene to create a...

Before and after photos show how dead golf courses...

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Paper by Clark University professor Jeffrey Arnett says technology...

WORCESTER – Cellphones and video games have garnered plenty of blame for society’s ills. But a Clark University researcher makes the case they may be beneficial in at least one way: keeping youths safer.Jeffrey...

Education ministry bureaucrat resigning in wake of corruption scandals...

Kazuo Todani, administrative vice minister of education, culture, sports, science and technology, bows as he is interviewed by the media at the education ministry on Sept. 21, 2018. (Mainichi)The entrance to the...

Technology Columnist, Heard on the Street job with Dow...

Job Description:The Wall Street Journal’s Heard on the Street is looking for an experienced reporter to boost our coverage of technology. The position, which is based in San Francisco, is part of a global...

Get Ahead in tech

A self-confessed proud Hyderabadi, Sreeja Kamishetty is a final-year dual-degree student who is pursuing her master’s in the machine learning lab under Prof. Praveen Paruchuri, and her main areas of research are artificial...

Editorial: Education ministry loses public trust as another top...

TOKYO -- Kazuo Todani, administrative vice minister at the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, has resigned in connection with bribery cases involving senior ministry officials.

Playing today’s games in a thousand years

A time traveller's guide.

Criminal sanctions, rigorous fact-checking, and public education among recommended...

Increased accessibility to technological social platforms such as WhatsApp, Facebook and Twitter has enabled the uncontrolled dissemination of deliberate online falsehoods, or colloquially known as "fake news," amongst the public.To combat the spread of...

New EU copyright law: tech giants will lose little...

COMMENT: The new European Union Copyright Directive, passed recently by the European parliament after a vociferous campaign both for and against, has been described by its advocates as Europe striking a blow against US...

Chloe Zhao to become the first woman of colour...

Photo: Reuters Marvel has chosen Chloe Zhao, a Chinese filmmaker, to direct The Eternals, a tale of cosmic beings created by Jack Kirby in the 1970s. According to The Verge, Zhao is known for working on...

New Hampshire Lottery launches iLottery online playing platform

CONCORD, N.H. — New Hampshire Lottery players are now able to try their luck online.On Sept. 4, the New Hampshire Lottery introduced iLottery, an online platform for playing the lottery’s games. ...

Film Review: ‘Johnny English Strikes Again’

In a pop-culture era rife with cleverness for its own sake, how did Rowan Atkinson’s new spy-spoof sequel wind up with a title as retro bland as “Johnny English Strikes Again”? Was “Johnny English...

Greeson: Taking stock of the newest additions to Merriam-Webster...

Every year about this time, the learned folks at Merriam-Webster add a couple of dozen to a few hundred words to their dictionary.Each year, several new words from the ever-changing world of technology make...

San Rafael-based Telltale Games lays off most employees

San Rafael-based Telltale Games announced via Twitter Friday that it laid off a majority of its employees “following a year marked by insurmountable challenges.”The tweet said just 25 employees were “staying to fulfill the...

‘Feed the lion’ in Trafalgar Square virtually via Google...

“Please Feed the Lions”, an interactive public sculpture by British designer Es Devlin currently installed in Trafalgar Square, has launched an online component that allows those outside London to 'feed the lion' virtually.  For...

Race, culture, and Black mental health | MN Spokesman-Recorder...

Atum AzzahirBlacks are 20 percent more likely to have serious mental illness problems than the general population, the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) reports. Major depression, ADHD, suicide and PTSD – due to...

Investigation finds UMD culpable in football player’s death

TOWSON, Md. (AP) - An independent investigation into the death of University of Maryland football player Jordan McNair has determined that trainers on the scene did not follow proper procedures after he collapsed on...

From Uber to Elon Musk, tech can do better,...

Arianna Huffington left her namesake website to found Thrive Global. She's also executive producer of the upcoming limited series Valley of the Boom. ...

The New AAP Makes Its Debut

In opening the 2018 annual meeting of the Association of American Publishers on September 20 in New York City, chairman and Penguin Random House CEO Markus Dohle greeted the roughly 200 attendees by exclaiming,...

ACLU, NAACP, and Dozens of Other Groups Call Out...

ACLU, NAACP, and Dozens of Other Groups Call Out Tech Giants Over Forced Arbitration  GizmodoFull coverage

Tech to snooze to

ARGUE what you will, but I won't budge from my view that sleep is the most precious commodity that we do not get enough of in this frenetic world of ours. This emphasis becomes...

Mr. Rogers’ Era Where Kids All Watch the Same...

Given his present-day reputation as pop culture’s moral compass, the origins of Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood are shockingly controversial.While television had been around for a while when the show first launched, as historian Cynthia Greenlee...

Are Tech Companies Breaking The Law With Pay Secrecy...

Ever wonder if you're underpaid — or overpaid — compared to your colleagues? There are compelling reasons to want to know, but also a few why you might not want to (more on that later).The...

Culture Report: More Artists Exiting East Village – Voice...

The Art Center Lofts building in East Village has long been a bastion of affordable studio space for artists. / Photo by Kinsee Morlan It’s no secret that East Village is quickly gentrifying. The old...

Government’s online safety council for children will now look...

The government has announced it will expand the scope of the UK Council for Child Internet Safety (UKCCIS) to cover the wider UK population. Focusing on reinforcing digital safety for everyone across the country,...

Ryan blasts ‘identity politics,’ stresses importance of institutions

Speaker Paul RyanPaul Davis RyanRyan blasts 'identity politics,' stresses importance of institutions Election Countdown: What to watch in final primaries | Dems launch M ad buy for Senate races | Senate seats most...

The First ‘Captain Marvel’ Trailer is Here to Pummel...

Hello, fellow kids, do you remember the '90s? Flannel? Riot grrrls? Pulp Fiction? Lacing up the ol' Doc Martens and going to the comics shop? Don't worry if you don't; Marvel is here to...

Overwatch Bets Gaming Fans Will Cheer for the Home...

Overwatch Bets Gaming Fans Will Cheer for the Home Team to Save the WorldImageJill Cagaoan and other New York Excelsior supporters wore the team’s Overwatch League jerseys to a watch party at Waypoint Cafe...

‘NHL 19’ Review: The Good, The Bad And The...

This has been a really strong year for sports video games, and EA Sports hopes to keep the ball rolling with the latest version of the NHL series. ...

Spider-Man is the game we needed right now

Playing Spider-Man on the PlayStation 4 over the weekend made me feel as if I could breathe for the first time in months, and that’s not the reaction I expected from a superhero game....

Why developers who’ve left big tech firms find banks...

On the whole, young talent prefers to work at tech giants such as Google, Facebook and Apple over investment banks like Goldman Sachs and J.P. Morgan. The main reason isn’t earning power or the...

Employers turn to wearable technology to help staff manage...

Employers have started thinking about how they can use technology to help their employees stay healthy, with some offering wearable devices to help staff meet personal health goals, including daily step counts and better sleep habits....

The Black Mecca festival highlights culture, music, art and...

COURTESY SEKONA WASHINGTON Sekona Washington is founder of The Black Mecca festival, which is Sept. 21-22 at Camp North End. Celebrate black culture collectively. The Black Mecca festival takes place at Camp North End Sept....

Can Sports Salvage the Fate of a Casual Chain...

Casual dining chains like Applebee’s are often associated with suburban ’90s culture. But as the restaurant industry morphs and changes as fast...

Melinda Gates wants tech philanthropy to focus more on...

A new report calls for Silicon Valley to direct more philanthropy toward supporting women in tech. ...

Lincoln team with $200M bolts to LPL with eye...

A four-advisor team with about $200 million in client assets joined LPL Financial because its technology and services are better than the practice’s broker-dealer of more than three decades, its CEO says.Founder Raymond Moore,...

The Countries — in Europe and Beyond — That...

Forward thinking cities and countries everywhere are rolling out inspired initiatives to win global workers over. September 19, 2018 6 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. At no point in human history has global talent...

The Vibrator’s Origin Story Is Fantastically Scandalous, But It’s...

Sexual pleasure was once thought to be a cure for female hysteria - a totally fabricated disease meant to explain fainting, anxiety, sleeplessness and, of course, a woman's "tendency to cause trouble". As little as...

The Crazy Overwatch League Finals Made Me a Believer...

In the fall of 2016, Blizzard Entertainment CEO Bobby Kotick announced his plans to form an Overwatch e-sports league. The team shooter had debuted only six months prior, but it had already been...

Pictures From The 49th Annual African-American Parade Marching Through...

The 49th annual African-American Parade marched through the mecca of Black U.S.A. on Sunday hundreds of participants followed a mile-long route through a key stretch of the historic community of Harlem. Parade dignitaries included...

Kodak wants to resurrect itself. So it’s looking to...

Kodak announced Thursday that it will partner with fast-fashion retailer Forever 21 for a 26-piece collection — T-shirts, crop tops, jackets, loungewear, polos, and sweatshirts. The clothes are emblazoned with Kodak logos and color schemes...

Tech mogul Marc Benioff blows shofar, buys Time magazine...

Marc Benioff in 2016. (Kimberly White/Getty Images for GLAAD) (JTA) — Tech executive Marc Benioff began a week in which he and his wife Lynne announced plans to buy Time magazine by blowing the shofar...

Immigrant Tech Entrepreneur Accelerates U.S. Access To Foreign Talent

The U.S. workforce is continuously in flux, and American businesses struggle to match their talent needs with the available labor pool.Educators and policymakers study advancing markets and project the types of jobs that will...

B.C. Hydro misled regulator about technology program, report says

Report says B.C. Hydro has an internal culture of confusion, misunderstanding and fear of dealing with independent regulators. BC Hydro misled the B.C. Utilities Commission in the development of an IT project, according to a...

Google Seeks To End Collective Age Bias Suit For...

By Dorothy AtkinsLaw360 (September 10, 2018, 7:10 PM EDT) -- Google Inc. urged a California federal judge on Friday to grant it a win in a...

Why are Chinese tech giants Alibaba and Tencent building...

Western social platforms first started working with brands as they commercialised ‘user attention’ and then ‘user data’. They moved to a monetisation model similar to when websites – especially publishers of unique content –...

Nine new Nominated MPs picked for 2½-year term

A paralympian gold medallist, a social entrepreneur and a labour economist are among the nine new faces selected as Nominated MPs. The latest crop of NMPs announced in a statement by Parliament yesterday are: •Paralympian swimmer...

Does Apple still care about Beats?

Apple’s big fall iPhone event is tomorrow, but if you’ve been hoping for something new from Beats, prepare to be let down. The company does not plan to announce any new hardware from Beats,...

Indian Music Culture Thriving in the Streaming Age, Shows...

In a market where CDs and digital downloads failed to take off, the world's second biggest smartphone market is primed for streaming.With a population of over 1.2 billion, there's a reason India has been...

Preventative care: Why Yaro’s team made culture their first...

When it comes to building a successful company, nothing is more important than a strong team culture. Without it, the workplace can quickly become a breeding ground for bad habits that are hard to...