Facebook Supports Climate and Clean Energy Provisions in the Budget Reconciliation Bill

MENLO PARK, CA—As elevated by the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report, science shows that the next decade will be the defining period for dramatic emissions reductions to limit the worst impacts of climate change. Facebook recognizes the urgency … Continue reading Facebook Supports Climate and Clean Energy Provisions in the Budget Reconciliation Bill

Judiciary Antitrust Subcommittee Investigation Reveals Digital Economy Highly Concentrated, Impacted By Monopoly Power

WASHINGTON—The House Judiciary Committee’s Antitrust Subcommittee released the findings of its more than 16-month long investigation into the state of competition in the digital economy, especially the challenges presented by the dominance of Apple, Amazon, Google, and Facebook and their … Continue reading Judiciary Antitrust Subcommittee Investigation Reveals Digital Economy Highly Concentrated, Impacted By Monopoly Power

A Miracle out of Mayhem: 51,000 parents and children in Detroit get laptops and free Internet access

DETROIT, MI (NAACP Detroit) – Today it was announced that 51,000 Detroit school children and their parents will have access to laptops and the internet. A few weeks ago, this was only a thought in the minds of a few … Continue reading A Miracle out of Mayhem: 51,000 parents and children in Detroit get laptops and free Internet access

Congress Hosts HBCU Leaders for Event on Education, R&D, and Prosperity

WASHINGTON — Representative Mark Walker (R-N.C.) hosted the fourth annual Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Fly-In event with U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-S.C.)  This annual Fly-In represented nearly 40 HBCUs and Minority-Serving Institutions (MSIs) across the country.The Fly-In event … Continue reading Congress Hosts HBCU Leaders for Event on Education, R&D, and Prosperity

NIST Releases Version 1.0 of Privacy Framework

Tool will help optimize beneficial uses of data while protecting individual privacy. WASHINGTON — Our data-driven society has a tricky balancing act to perform: building innovative products and services that use personal data while still protecting people’s privacy. To help … Continue reading NIST Releases Version 1.0 of Privacy Framework

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CES 2020 Wraps: Ai and 5G Define the Future of Innovation

World’s largest tech event unveils innovation that will solve global problems LAS VEGAS — CES® 2020 wrapped today, following a week filled with over 20,000 product debuts unveiling the future of technology. More than 4,400 exhibiting companies launched their latest … Continue reading CES 2020 Wraps: Ai and 5G Define the Future of Innovation

Advisory Outlining New Data Privacy Rights Issued for California Consumers

SACRAMENTO – California Attorney General Xavier Becerra has issued an advisory for consumers highlighting their new rights as part of the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), which went into in effect on January 1, 2020. The advisory describes consumers’ basic privacy … Continue reading Advisory Outlining New Data Privacy Rights Issued for California Consumers