Category Archives: donald trump

Crunch Report | Apple Rolls Out Early Version Of Its Safe Driving Feature

Crunch Report June 22 Today’s Stories  Do Not Disturb While Driving feature rolls out in Apple’s newest iOS 11 beta Sean Parker has left Spotify’s board; Padmasree Warrior, Thomas Staggs join in lead up to IPO Trump might kill next month’s new startup visa before it takes effect Facebook is testing a feature to prevent profile pictures being abused by other users Tantan, China’s… Read More

Technologists in the era of Trump

 If innovation is the religion of the technology industry, then industriousness is religion for the rest of America’s workforce. Most of America is as foreign to the technology industry as China might be to Americans. Pound-for-pound, immigrants are a larger part of companies founded in technology. The average yearly salary of a data scientist is above $110,000, almost double the… Read More

Highlights from James Comey’s first testimony since Trump fired him

 Today, the former FBI director who ran afoul of President Trump appeared before the Senate Intelligence Committee in its ongoing investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. It was James Comey’s first appearance since he was fired from his role as the director of the FBI. Providing a useful framework for the hearing, Comey issued a written opening… Read More

Where to watch the James Comey testimony online and on TV

 Former FBI Director James Comey is set to give testimony in front of the Senate Intelligence Committee regarding his relationship with Trump during the Russia/Mike Flynn investigation. Yesterday, his prepared statement went public, blowing up the news cycle with a seven-page document that tells the story of Trump’s pressure for loyalty from the FBI. Needless to say, people are pretty… Read More

Oculus founder Palmer Luckey is developing border surveillance technology

 Last time we heard from Palmer Luckey, the one-time poster boy for VR, he was quietly ousted from Facebook after a $100,000 donation to a pro-Trump ‘shitposting’ group came to light. Now Luckey, who sold his VR company Oculus to Facebook for $2 billion in 2014, is back, and his new company is concerned with national security. The New York Times reports that his newest business… Read More