Sean Spicer said to be seeking a new role away from press briefings

June 20, 2017

Those familiar with developments in the situation read Trumps press secretary has reached out to possible successors at the podium as he aims a most strategic role White House press secretary Sean Spicer is seeking to take on a most strategic persona that would give him a limited vicinity in the daily White House press briefs, according to a senior administration official and three beings familiar with the potential changes….

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Trump tells tech CEOs that Washington needs to ‘catch up with the revolution’

June 20, 2017

At a meeting with top tech chairwomen Trump promised a conversion of outdated federal engineering, which astonishingly still includes floppy disks Donald Trump called for cleaning conversion of the federal governments engineering during the first session of the American Technology Council, to be defined by exec tell Recode . Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, for example, called on the government to are benefiting from the type of commercial engineering that Amazon…

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Travis Kalanick’s future as Uber CEO under threat

June 13, 2017

Cab company has approved recommendations to fight sexual harassment in house, which some say is caused by the president of the united states management style The future of Uber CEO Travis Kalanick is hanging in the balance after the embattled cab companys board elected to adopt a portfolio of recommendations to fight sexual harassment in the firm. Uber “re saying it” council had unanimously approved recommendations which stem from a…

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Reality Winner accused of leaking NSA file about Russia hacking US election

June 6, 2017

Prosecutors say federal contractor printed classified document detailing how Russia hacked voting equipment vendor and was trying to breach local systems Three days before Americans voted last November, Reality Winner joked with her sister online that Moscows efforts to influence the US presidential election could have an upside for her as a keen weightlifter. When we become the United States of the Russian Federation, she said on Facebook, Olympic lifting…

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Uber boss Travis Kalanick’s mother dies in boating accident

May 28, 2017

Bonnie Kalanick, 71, was out on pool with spouse Donald, 78, in Fresno, California, when barge reportedly stumbled a stone and sank The mother of Travis Kalanick, CEO of Uber, has died in a boating accident. Bonnie Kalanick, 71, croaked after the barge she and her husband, Donald, 78, were going punch a stone in Pine Flat Lake in Fresno county, California, arbiters said. The couple from the Los Angeles…

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Trump’s budget: major slashes to social programs but $1.6bn for the wall

May 23, 2017

Millions of people stand to lose Medicaid access, alongside strokes to welfare and food stamps, under a proposed budget that still has innumerable obstructions to jump Donald Trump will cuddle hardline right-wing economics on Tuesday with a plan that proposes swingeing strokes to social safety net programmes while allocating $1.6 bn to a border wall. Millions of people would lose access to Medicaid, the government insurance programme for the poorest…

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UN panel releases draft treaty banning possession and use of nuclear weapons

May 23, 2017

States would have to destroy any atomic weapon they have and would be forbidden from transferring them A draft treaty restricting the owned and use of all nuclear weapons. The draft treaty is the culmination of a held expedition, supported by more than 130 non-nuclear regimes annoyed with the sclerotic tempo of disarmament, to proscribe nuclear weapons and urged nuclear-armed the countries to disarm. Nine countries are known or believed…

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Pepe the Frog creator kills off internet meme co-opted by white supremacists

May 8, 2017

Matt Furie agrees defeat after months of attempting to strain back his peaceful frog-dude who had been appropriated as a racist love symbol The creator of Pepe the Frog has symbolically killed off the cartoon frog, effectively surrendering restrict of the character to the far right. Matt Furie, an artist and child development diary columnist, initiated the now-infamous frog as part of his Boys Club series on MySpace in 2005….

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Uber faces criminal investigation after evading the law with ‘Greyball’ tool

May 5, 2017

US justice department inquiry reaches after Uber accepted abusing software to identify and bypas clampdowns by government officials The US Department of Justice has begun a criminal investigation into Ubers use of a software tool that helped its drivers evade regional transportation regulators, two generators very well known the situation said. Uber has acknowledged the software, known as Greyball, cured it identify and circumvent government officials who were trying to…

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Uber’s secret Hell program violated drivers’ privacy, class-action suit claims

April 25, 2017

Uber supposedly expended program to way and marks Lyft motorists, building up profiles of individuals and figuring out who was driving for Uber and Lyft Uber faced yet another challenge on Monday when a former Lyft motorist entered a class-action lawsuit alleging that trade secrets planned created by the ride-hailing monstrou to spy on its challengers motorists contravened federal and nation privacy laws. The program, known internally as Hell, was…

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