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SAN ANTONIO – Break out the popcorn! As families spend more time at home and out of movie theaters, backyard movie night is an entertaining option. To help you set one up, Consumer Reports put mini projectors to the test. The projectors tested run from about $100 to $500. “In general, we found you get …

with Tonya Riley The tech industry’s recent reckoning isn’t only happening in Washington. Universities are also evolving their approach to teaching and researching ethics.  The University of Notre Dame unveiled a new Tech Ethics Lab with the backing of IBM, which will conduct research on some of the most pressing dilemmas confronting the field — …

BEIJING — Beijing-based automotive electronics supplier HiRain Technologies has raised 210 million yuan ($30 million) from investment bank and private equity investor China Renaissance. The company, which was founded in 1998, provides electronics for driving-assist, braking, doors, windows, light and charging systems. Customers include General Motors, Ford, FAW-Volkswagen, BAIC and Geely, according to the HiRain …

RALEIGH, N.C. (June 29, 2020) – Wake Tech students won’t pay college-wide fees this fall. Under Wake Tech’s “No Fee Fall” initiative, students in degree programs will pay the cost of tuition and books, but will not be charged the usual college-wide technology, student activity and campus access fees. Students can also apply for a …

Image Source : PIXABAY Here’s how technology helped us survive the COVID-19 lockdown. Millions across the globe self-isolated themselves as the Government enforced a lockdown in March 2020. For some, it was an overwhelming experience, especially for those who spent most of their time out of the house. Thankfully, a growing list of daily activities, …

with Tonya Riley Recent protests against racism and police brutality are pressuring the tech industry to also look at its own record on diversity.  At this critical moment, I reached out to several black tech leaders and asked them what books they would recommend to The Technology 202 newsletter readers. Their picks range from fiction …

Dave McKay is CEO of Royal Bank of Canada and Joe Natale is CEO of Rogers Communications Our technology infrastructure has played a critical role in helping Canadians manage their way through the COVID-19 crisis so far. Almost 40 per cent of Canada’s work force found ways to work remotely. Two million college and university …

with Tonya Riley Tech industry leaders are aggressively criticizing President Trump’s immigration crackdown, warning the move could prevent them from recruiting the most highly-skilled workers from around the world.  Many major companies including Amazon, Microsoft, Twitter and top industry groups came out swinging against Trump’s sweeping order to block a broad range of worker visas …

Ant Financial Services Group has been given the green light by Chinese regulators to change its name to Ant Technology Group in a move that could help it avoid scrutiny from the country’s financial watchdogs. Alibaba Group affiliate Ant has been granted approval by China’s top business and commerce regulator to change its name …

The Anti-Defamation League said Thursday the triangle “is practically identical to that used by the Nazi regime to classify political prisoners in concentration camps.” “We removed these posts and ads for violating our policy against organized hate. Our policy prohibits using a banned hate group’s symbol to identify political prisoners without the context that condemns …