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How the Supreme Court Can Soothe U.S. Political Strife

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The following is an excerpt from Albert R. Hunt | October 15, 2017 | Bloomberg.com |

Political polarization in the U.S. is intense and damaging. The Supreme Court could take a small step to mitigate it by limiting partisan gerrymandering.…

Sheryl Sandberg: Russian Targeting On Facebook ‘Should Not Have Happened’

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The following is an excerpt from Willa Frej | October 12, 2017 | Huffingtonpost.com |

Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg acknowledged on Thursday that “things happened on our platform in [the 2016 election] that should not have happened,” and …

“Confidence In Our Country Is Back,” Trump Says As He Promotes Tax Reform Plan

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The following is an excerpt from KATHRYN WATSON | October 11, 2017 | CBSnews.com |

President Trump pitched his tax plan to truckers just outside Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, Wednesday, as his administration tries to persuade Congress to pass legislation.

"The confidence …

Facebook Is Making Mistakes At An Awkward Time

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The following is an excerpt from Seth Fiegerman | October 11, 2017 | CNN.com |

Mark Zuckerberg has been forced to apologize a lot lately.

The latest mea culpa from the Facebook (FB, Tech30) CEO came on Tuesday. Zuckerberg said …

House GOP Bill Includes $36.5 Billion in Storm, Fire Relief

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The following is an excerpt from Natalie Andrews | October 11, 2017 | WSJ.com |

WASHINGTON—House Republicans released a bill late Tuesday night that would provide $36.5 billion in emergency funding for hurricane and wildfire relief, and extend credit to …

“Any Man-Made Code Can Be Broken by a Woman”

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The following is an excerpt from Liza Mundy | October 10, 2017 | Slate.com |

This essay is adapted from Code Girls, by Liza Mundy, published by Hachette Books. On Tuesday, Oct. 17, Mundy and contemporary technologists will discuss her …

World Govts Fear Bitcoin Because They Can’t Tax It – John McAfee

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The following is an excerpt from rt.com | October 9, 2017 |

Cryptocurrencies have captured the attention of investors and world governments alike, especially given Bitcoin’s meteoric rise over the past 12 months. Cybersecurity expert John McAfee believes they may …

White House Demands Border Wall, Changes To Immigration System In Return For DACA

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The following is an excerpt from S.V. Date | October 10, 2017 | Huffingtonpost.com |

WASHINGTON ― The White House told Congress on Sunday night that it wants a border wall and new limits on legal immigration in return for …

Disney Tech: Disney Explores Video Streaming And Blockchain

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The following is an excerpt from LEIGH CUEN | October 9, 2017 | ibtimes.com |

Disney is moving away from Netflix to develop its own tech-savvy platforms. In August, the Walt Disney Company announced its partial acquisition of the startup …

Wildfires In Northern California Kill At Least 10 And Destroy 1,500 Buildings

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The following is an excerpt from THOMAS FULLER, JONAH ENGEL BROMWICH and DANIEL VICTOR | October 9, 2017 | Nytimes.com |

SANTA ROSA, Calif. — Fast-moving wildfires raged across Northern California on Monday, killing at least 10 people, forcing the …

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