Nondisclosure agreements can allow defective products to stay on the market, mask sexual predators and restrain whistleblowers
— Read on www.wsj.com/articles/what-we-dont-know-can-hurt-us-1530279618
As student debt mounts and a shortage of skilled workers persists, students find their local two-year institution could be a lower-cost shortcut to a good job.
— Read on www.wsj.com/articles/big-techs-hot-new-talent-incubator-community-college-1530277200
Tiny components called multilayer ceramic capacitors power everything from smartphones to cars. And there’s a global shortage of them.
— Read on www.wsj.com/articles/cant-find-a-playstation-4-blame-it-on-a-part-barely-bigger-than-a-speck-1530282882
AT&T and Sprint have recently raised the administrative fees they charge customers, moves that will bring in hundreds of millions of dollars in additional revenue for the companies.
— Read on www.wsj.com/articles/at-t-sprint-boost-customer-fees-1530276273
An unlikely triumvirate of Silicon Valley insiders is holding the tech industry accountable on privacy and addiction. Yesterday, they scored a major victory in California, where legislators passed a sweeping data-privacy law.
— Read on www.wsj.com/articles/the-new-tech-avengers-1530285064
Russia’s state media regulator on Friday accused television channel France 24 of violating the country’s media laws, after Paris issued a warning to the French arm of Kremlin-backed broadcaster RT. “As part of its control and supervision activity in the media, Roskomnadzor identified a
— Read on www.yahoo.com/news/russia-accuses-france-24-breaking-media-law-regulator-160024865.html
President Donald Trump spoke with a comedian about his controversial immigration policy and his pick for Supreme Court Justice while aboard Air Force One on Wednesday.
— Read on www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5899675/Comedian-John-Melendez-claims-got-President-Donald-Trump-Air-Force-One.html
Parents who share pictures of their children on social media are putting their human rights at risk, the United Nations has warned.
— Read on www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2018/06/29/parents-share-pictures-children-social-media-putting-human-rights/
The tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite thrived in a tumultuous quarter for stocks. But technology’s growing dominance has some investors worried about a reversal.
— Read on www.wsj.com/articles/investors-double-down-on-faang-in-rocky-quarter-for-stocks-1530264600
Ericsson’s pioneering research and unparalleled advances are bringing 5G to life.
— Read on fortune.com/partners/ericsson-cellular/131928/
Americans don’t trust the safety of driverless, autonomous cars. What will it take for self-driving vehicles to go mainstream?
— Read on fortune.com/2018/06/28/driverless-self-driving-autonomous-cars-vehicles-safety/
Two-year old video of NRA spokesperson Dana Loesch seemingly advocates violence against reporters.
— Read on fortune.com/2018/06/29/capital-gazette-nra-dana-loesch-journalists-curbed-stomp/
The alleged sender of death threats said he was upset about network neutrality rules Pai reversed.
— Read on fortune.com/2018/06/29/fbi-arrests-man-threatened-to-kill-murder-fcc-chair-ajit-pai-children/
Huge contributions from tech titans, a STEM-packed curriculum, gadgets everywhere: Willie Brown Middle School was supposed to set the bar. Then it opened.
— Read on www.wired.com/story/willie-brown-middle-school-startup-mentality-failed/
What with phones and in-car infotainment systems, it’s harder than ever to watch the road—and it’s becoming a problem.
— Read on www.wired.com/story/distracted-driving-studies-statistics/
The revolts at Amazon, Google, Microsoft, and Salesforce are part of a growing political awakening over contracts with government agencies.
— Read on www.wired.com/story/why-tech-worker-dissent-is-going-viral/
TomTom NV, a maker of digital mapping technology, fell Friday after the website TechCrunch reported that Apple Inc. plans to rebuild its Maps application for iPhones with its own data, putting the companies’ long-running partnership at risk.
— Read on www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-06-29/tomtom-falls-after-report-apple-is-building-own-maps-database
The broadcaster acknowledged that it had underpaid her when she worked as its China editor, and gave her backdated pay. She donated the sum to a women’s rights charity.
— Read on www.nytimes.com/2018/06/29/business/media/bbc-gender-pay-carrie-gracie.html
For a minimum investment of $10,000, people in the United States will be able to open and manage their own start-ups to deliver Amazon packages.
— Read on www.nytimes.com/2018/06/28/technology/amazon-start-up-delivery-services.html
A Senate committee voted in favor of the Music Modernization Act, moving it one step closer to becoming law. It aims to modernize the analog-era music copyright law.
— Read on www.nytimes.com/2018/06/28/business/media/music-copyright-digital-services.html
The attempt to provide regulatory oversight of the tech industry’s data collection is considered the most comprehensive in the nation.
— Read on www.nytimes.com/2018/06/28/technology/california-online-privacy-law.html