With anticipation high for the expected announcement by Romney’s campaign, TechPresident’s Micah L. Sifry reported that monitoring the increased number of edits on the Wikipedia entries for various contenders might tip off interested observers.
Source: New York Times | New York |
August 8, 2012
Twitter officials have complied with a court order to turn over account information to help New York police investigators identify who threatened to carry out an attack like the Colorado movie theater shooting at a Broadway theater where Mike Tyson is appearing in a one-man show.
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission won’t approve licenses for new or existing nuclear power plants until it figures out what to do with hazardous waste that's been piling up at storage sites across the country.
Coming out of the recession, states are aggressively competing for new businesses. To do that, they’re offering generous tax incentive packages to companies promising jobs. But such tax incentives are facing criticism for promoting a race to the bottom among states.
Senate Republicans recently blocked cybersecurity legislation, but the White House hasn't ruled out issuing an executive order to strengthen the nation's defenses against cyber attacks if Congress refuses to act.
Source: The Wall Street Journal | Nation |
August 3, 2012
Senate Republicans dealt a potentially fatal blow to a White House-backed cybersecurity measure on Thursday, leaving the bill's supporters pessimistic that a compromise could be reached this year to bolster the country's computer security.