Texas A&M University hosted a sold-out drag queen show at the MSC Town Hall event that was co-sponsored by the A&M LGBTQ+ Pride Center.
The University of California, Los Angeles, announced this week that they will not be moving forward with a plan to use facial recognition technology on campus. The decision comes ahead of a planned day of protests by students and advocacy groups that focus on privacy rights.
The University of Florida hosted its annual “Sex in the Swamp” event on Thursday. The event even encouraged students to participate in a condom art show, called the “condom art showcase” for a chance to win a pair of Apple AirPods.
The Trump administration has reportedly urged the Supreme Court to reject an appeal by Google relating to Oracle’s attempt to collect more than $8 billion in royalties for Google’s use of copyrighted Oracle software code.
The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) is sending letters to service members notifying them that their personal information may have been compromised by hackers who breached a computer network managed by the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA).
Clearing forest land for Tesla’s German “Gigafactory” is back underway after an environmental challenge to its construction was thrown out of court. The company claims it will plant trees elsewhere in the country to offset the forest it clears to build a manufacturing facility.
Former California Republican Congressman Dana Rohrabacher has denied that he acted on orders from President Donald Trump to offer Julian Assange a deal for a pardon, saying that he never spoke to the president about the offer. The Washington Post, Associated Press, Reuters, and other mainstream outlets all ran sensational headlines claiming Trump was directly involved, despite some of the reports acknowledging Rohrabacher’s denial.
Twitter is reportedly testing colorful labels on tweets from politicians and world leaders if the site determines the posts contain lies or misinformation. In leaked screenshots, a bright orange label describes tweets as “harmfully misleading.”
Syracuse University suspended more than 30 students on Tuesday after student protesters staged a sit-in at a university building and refused to leave. The students had been protesting the administration allegedly being too slow to respond to “racist acts.”
With another 6 million lost subscribers in 2019, customers are still fleeing traditional cable and satellite networks in droves.
President Donald Trump’s economic advisers are skeptical about rewriting antitrust rules to tackle the growing power of tech giants, according to the latest annual Economic Report of the President. The Council of Economic Advisers argue that the monopolistic power wielded by the Masters of the Universe are signs of “competitive success.”
The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Office of the General Counsel has concluded that the actions Google employee Kevin Cernekee, who complained on an internal social networking platform about the company’s diversity policies, were protected in the National Labor Relations Act. According to the federal agency, Google’s policies were “unlawfully broad.”
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Chancellor Kevin Guskiewicz promised students last week that the “Silent Sam” Confederate statue will not return to campus.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg reportedly has members of his communications staff blow-dry his armpits ahead of big speeches and other appearances that might cause the tech billionaire to experience flop sweat.
The University of Southern California announced this week that it will offer free tuition to admitted students from families earning less than $80,000. The university is following the lead of institutions like Harvard University that offer free tuition for low-income families.
A Google AI tool used to recognize objects in images will reportedly no longer attach gender labels such as “woman” or “man” to people in pictures in order to “avoid bias.”
A study of presidential campaign donations by university and college professors around the nation revealed that almost two-thirds of the donations from Ivy League professors went to Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders.
BuzzFeed News recently published an article outlining how Saudi Arabia infiltrated social media firm Twitter in order to identify Saudi dissidents. According to the report, Twitter was completely unprepared for foreign governments to spy on its users. According to one former employee, “Nobody told us that we would be approached, that we would be — I don’t know if ‘seduced’ is the right word — that we would be intimidated into giving any kind of Twitter information.”
JERUSALEM – An online group purporting to be apolitical and calling on Israelis to get out and vote in the March 2 elections is being run by a group of leftwing activists and has received millions of shekels in funding by leftwing donors including a George Soros-affiliated foundation, an Israeli newspaper claimed Monday.
College student Tanner Buchanan told Breitbart News that his Turning Point USA (TPUSA) student group at Coe College in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, was denied approval to be an officially recognized student group on campus over concerns that had come from “anonymous sources.” Buchanan spoke to SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Daily host Alex Marlow in a Wednesday interview for the show’s weekly TPUSA campus report.
Attorney General William Barr attacked Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act on Wednesday, suggesting that online platforms have not done enough to tackle sex trafficking and other problems that plague the Internet.
Universal will employ digital technology to “spellcheck” scripts for onscreen Latinx representation as part of the studio’s ongoing effort to boost “inclusive storytelling for all underrepresented groups.”
Multibillionaire Michael Bloomberg’s presidential campaign is bankrolling hundreds of Californians to post positive endorsements of him on social media, according to a recent Wall Street Journal report.
A recent report from the Wall Street Journal alleges that Democrat presidential hopeful Michael Bloomberg has been hiring hundreds of workers in California to push his messages across social media.
A new poll from Pew Research revealed that only half of Americans believe that colleges and universities have a positive effect on society. Now, a George Mason University professor has some theories as to why higher education has become so unpopular with Americans.
Researchers at McAfee reportedly used a 2-inch strip of tape on a 35-mph speed limit sign to trick two Tesla vehicles into misreading the signs as 85-mph and accelerating 50 mph to match the modified sign.
State lawmakers in Iowa and Missouri have introduced bills that would encourage universities to host guest speakers with diverse perspectives on important political issues.