Technology

Tips for reusing, reducing, recycling your devices

Take a closer look at your newest television — not only is it thinner and lighter than past generations — but it’s also consuming less energy. 

Across the consumer technology ecosystem, innovators have...

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Congress Getting it Right on Email Privacy

For thirty years, the federal government has operated under the premise that the American people do not have a reasonable expectation of privacy in their emails. What’s worse, almost no one is aware of it.

Last year,...

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Encryption showdown: Burr-Feinstein vs McCaul-Warner

The encryption battle line has been drawn.

On one side of the showdown we have a senator, who despite representing America’s tech heartland constituency, doesn’t understand rudimentary principles of technology. Joining her is another...

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Congress shouldn't cut the lifeline for rural America

You might assume that urban America is where the broadband gap is most severe.  But the truth is that rural America is much worse off when it comes to broadband or, more precisely, the lack thereof.  The FCC’s 2015 Broadband Progress...

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Don’t let the FCC steal the future

The Internet is supposed to be the future for the creative community, offering vast new opportunities that more than make up for the “creative destruction” of traditional business models.

Well into 2016, it is fair to say that creative...

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Racing to the finish line in the Smart City Challenge

At first glance, a federal grant about technological innovations for mobility might not have much to do with racial equality in Austin, Texas. After all, Austin is one of seven finalists for the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Smart City...

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