Multi-billion dollar tech giants with close access to President Obama’s White House, including Google, are benefitting from a $500,000 taxpayer-funded subsidy that was funneled by the National Science Foundation (NSF) to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, according to a report released Monday by Sen. James Lankford (R., Okla.).
Tech giant Apple is replacing its gun emoji a year after gun control advocates pressured the company to do so and is adding more emojis of female athletes and professionals to show greater diversity.
The Holocaust Museum has asked its visitors to stop playing Nintendo’s newly launched Pokémon Go app on the museum’s premises.
The National Science Foundation is spending nearly $1 million to create robotic nurses that can lift patients and deliver medicine with the hope to increase the “social acceptance” of robots.
President Obama is the top recipient in campaign cash from the “smart gun” manufacturing industry, which stands to benefit from his executive action calling for more research into the technology.
JERUSALEM – Israel’s Technion, whose engineering and science graduates have fuelled Israel’s reputation as the “Start-up Nation,” participated today in a ground-breaking ceremony in China for a joint Israeli-Chinese technology institute aimed at replicating in China Israel’s success in innovation and entrepreneurship.