Posts in tag

policy


New Tech Policies Often Build on Existing Foundations The outgoing administration left a blueprint to follow on tech modernization. Initiatives ranging from Cloud Smart to Artificial Intelligence for the American People underpin the work already being done by agencies to upgrade their IT environments. Biden transition officials gave one clue early on as to where …

studioEAST | Getty Images GUANGZHOU, China — Downloads of privacy-focused messaging apps Signal and Telegram got a boost as users looked for alternatives to Facebook-owned WhatsApp over concerns about changes to the service’s privacy policy. Signal saw approximately 7.5 million installs globally through the Apple App Store and Google Play store between Jan. 6 and …

With local and regional health statutes preventing fans from being in attendance, the College Football Playoff semifinal at the Rose Bowl has been moved to AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. The move, announced Saturday evening by the Pasadena Tournament of Roses, is a result of a “growing number of COVID-19 cases in Southern California along …

Vice President and Dean of the College Paul McLoughlin announced updates for the spring 2021 semester on Wednesday, reaffirming the University’s plans to bring the student body back to campus after a largely successful containment of the coronavirus on campus in the fall, even as cases rise across the nation and locally, where the Town …

Yet even as Trump has been consumed with his waning political fortunes in a desperate attempt to retain power, his administration has accelerated efforts to lock in last-minute policy gains and staffing assignments that it hopes will help cement the president’s legacy and live on past Jan. 20, when President-elect Joe Biden is sworn in. Last …

Heads of several national-level S&T institutions like the IITs, Indian Institute of Sciences, and science organisations also took part in the deliberation process. Representative Image A power-packed apex committee meeting of the new Science, Technology & Innovation Policy (STIP) 2020 discussed various suggestions for the upcoming policy, a statement said on Saturday. The draft STIP-2020 …

Pompeo said on Tuesday that he had not spoken with Blinken since Biden announced his selection. Pompeo also acknowledged the General Services Administration’s Monday declaration of Biden as the apparent winner of the 2020 presidential election. “Today we began the process to see what GSA’s decision was and we’ll do everything that’s required by law,” …

“The role of technology — both in the economy and in education in our private lives — has been accelerated by what’s happening under the pandemic,” Tom Hanson said during the virtual Rosenmeier Forum on Thursday, Nov. 19. “In general terms the pandemic is, I believe, an accelerator for what’s happening in the world today.” …

Thirty-six cities across 22 countries, including Barcelona, London, Mexico and Melbourne, will be the first to adopt a new global policy roadmap which aims to help them ensure technology is deployed responsibly. Developed by the G20 Global Smart Cities Alliance, which launched last year and is led by the World Economic Forum (WEF), the roadmap …

WASHINGTON (AP) — Some Republican lawmakers on Thursday criticized President Donald Trump’s unsupported claim that Democrats are trying to “steal” the election, saying Trump’s comments undermine the U.S. political process and the bedrock notion that all Americans should have their vote counted. Trump, who has complained for weeks about mail-in ballots, escalated his allegations late …