Trump Takes On Snoop Dogg On Twitter
Days after the release of the controversial music video, Donald Trump airs his grievance towards the rapper on Twitter.
'The Simpsons' Writer Mike Reiss Reveals Japanese Audience Not Much Of A Fan; Show Not Entirely Political
"The Simpsons" not getting much love from Japanese audience unlike the rest of the world. Mike Reiss, show writer and producer feels strong affinity for political satire now more than ever.
Trump's Mental Health Challenged By Political Colleagues
Senator Al Franken reveals what his political colleagues really think about Trump's mental health. Some of them, he says, are deeply worried about the president's temperament as he displays some unprecedented behavior as an American president.
An Ambitious Climate Action Plan By Sen. Bernie Sanders
Vermont Senator Bernard Sanders plans to fight global warming by changing to renewable energy sources to stop carbon emissions in the United States.
Foreign-held telecomm companies excluded from NSA surveillance sweep
Two major U.S. telecommunications companies were exempted from the NSA's metadata spying program not because they refused to cooperate, but because foreign companies have too much control over them.
Supreme Court rules human genes can't be patented
The Supreme Court of the United States issued a ruling, Thursday, stating that no company can hold patents on naturally occurring genes. Synthetic genes, however, appear to be fair game.
Google, Facebook and other tech firms ask permission to show they're not spying with NSA
Edward Snowden, in conjunction with The Guardian and The Washington Post, revealed that the NSA and the FBI have direct access to the servers of nine major tech firms. Those firms, however, deny this, and are asking the government for permission to prove it.
86 tech rights groups demand an end to NSA surveillance
It appears Congress isn't as upset about the various NSA and FBI programs revealed to the public last week as some Internet activists would like. Can 86 rights organizations rekindle the organizational oomph they had against SOPA/PIPA with Stopwatching.us?
Pakistan tells YouTube: Clean up your videos or face ban!
Pakistan is asking Google to block certain offensive YouTube videos. It's not the first time the Islamic Republic has asked for this, but can a more aggressive stance — say, blocking all of Google — get the company to censor?
How PRISM came to be and what we know so far
PRISM, a cybersecurity program used by the National Security Agency and the Federal Bureau of Investigation, has, apparently, direct access to data at nine major tech companies. Here's how the federal government can do that.
Saxby Chambliss sparks controvery by blaming rising hormones for military sex assault
Georgia Republican Senator Saxby Chambliss has set yet another biological firestorm in the political arena, this time around solders, hormones and sexual assault in the military.
Elon Musk explains why he jumped ship from Zuckerberg's FWD.us
Tesla CEO Elon Musk was one of the very first, and very public, departures from Mark Zuckerberg's lobbying organization, FWD.us. But why would a tech-industry billionaire leave a group that aims to help the tech industry?
Why Silicon Valley isn't eager to help GOP build its new data platform
The GOP is in desperate need of a new data platform to organize its get-out-the-vote and fundraising efforts. To do this, they're turning to Silicon Valley for help, but the valley isn't that eager to jump in bed with Republicans quite yet.
U.S. is one of the biggest hackers out there: Here's why
A lot has been made of Chinese hacking capabilities. But what about the U.S.? Bloomberg takes a cursory look into the secretive world of U.S.-sponsored hacking.