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How will cars, car tech, and clean air fare under the Trump presidency?

How will cars, car tech, and clean air fare under the Trump presidency? There’s interest in how much the new administration supports self-driving cars, and whether fuel economy limits and clean air initiatives will continue to move forward.Not much is known about how Trump sees self-driving cars and smart highways; he didn’t talk about them during the election campaign.

The government's public evidence falls short of proving Russian involvement in the DNC hack

The government's public evidence falls short of proving Russian involvement in the DNC hack The following terms are used and defined within the ODNI report.None of the assessments in the ODNI report are rated as low confidence.

The F-35 program is once again in trouble, with full flight tests delayed until at least 2018

The F-35 program is once again in trouble, with full flight tests delayed until at least 2018 The Pentagon has released its end-of-year progress report on the F-35, and once again, the news isn’t very good.” The Joint Strike Fighter (F-35) has been in SDD since 2001 and was expected to complete that process this year.

Government report finds that employers routinely use illegal, sexist dress codes

Government report finds that employers routinely use illegal, sexist dress codes The government inquiry into workplace dress codes comes after a woman was sent home from her temp job for refusing to wear high heels.Discrimination is still widespreadThe report said that "discriminatory dress codes remain widespread" despite the existence of the Equality Act 2010, which prohibits workplace discrimination.

Trump administration immediately starts trying to muzzle scientists

Trump administration immediately starts trying to muzzle scientists Memos obtained by different media outlets show that the Trump administration has ordered scientists at the EPA not to communicate with the public, and definitely not the press.“New EPA administration has asked that all contract and grant awards be temporarily suspended, effective immediately,” it said.

Feds secretly forced Twitter to disclose a user's identity — twice

Feds secretly forced Twitter to disclose a user's identity — twice It now was able to explain, as previous gag orders were recently lifted by the FBI, that the situation happened twice.The San Francisco-based company had been issued national security letters, accompanied by "gag orders," which therefore prevented the company from telling the public and the affected users about its existence prior.

NZ govt urges Kiwi to be cautious online

NZ govt urges Kiwi to be cautious online The New Zealand Government is urging Kiwis to focus on staying safe online, as International Safer Internet Day kicked off this week.It is part of an international campaign involving more than 100 countries, and is coordinated in New Zealand by NetSafe.

Indian government feels cyber attacks heat with over 700 websites hacked in four years

Indian government feels cyber attacks heat with over 700 websites hacked in four years Just like pretty much everyone else lately, the Indian government is feeling the heat of growing cyber attacks.Approximately 707 websites associated with the Indian government — both central and state — have been hit with security breaches in the past four years, Kiren Rijiju, the minister of state for home affairs said today.

India plans to rename all its airports and it makes a lot of sense

India plans to rename all its airports and it makes a lot of sense There are several airports in India that are named after historical figures or politicians.The airport in New Delhi is named after former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, for instance, whereas the airport in Mumbai is called Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, named after the 16th century ruler of the Maratha empire.

Bipartisan bill would force police to get warrants before using Stingray cell tracker

Bipartisan bill would force police to get warrants before using Stingray cell tracker A rare alliance of Democratic and Republican members of the US Congress could lead to increased restrictions on how police officers can deploy so-called Stingray cell phone trackers.This bill would force police to get warrants before using Stingrays.

A Call Out for Poilitcal Memes

A Call Out for Poilitcal Memes In my American Government class, our teacher will soon be setting up a discussion board for the class, and one of the projects we have to take part in it is to make memes of current politics, preferably American politics and the teacher said I was allowed to get help from friends.Now you're all a bunch of twats, but about as good of friends as I've got.