Former Trump Secretary of State Mike Pompeo

Democrats on the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee unveiled a $547 billion transportation funding package Friday that would ramp up spending on rail and transit, while encouraging states to repair existing roads rather than build new ones. The biggest chunk of the bill is $343 billion for road and bridge construction, as well as highway […]

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Computing Research on Twitter: “Tale of Two Bills

This week, in four different Congressional hearings, members of Congress got their first chance to weigh in on the multiple proposed changes to the National Science Foundation. Two of these hearings were with Congressional appropriators and concerned President Biden’s Fiscal Year 2022 “skinny” budget request that was released last week. The other two hearings were […]

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The commission’s proposals issued Wednesday

The European Commission wants to hold Facebook, Google, TikTok and Twitter accountable for disinformation shared on their platforms. Under proposed rules released Wednesday, the European Commission is requesting that the tech companies do more to properly address disinformation online and show proof they’ve taken action. The guidance issued Wednesday urges platforms and players in online […]

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Horizon Technologies gets funding for maritime surveillance satellites

NASA announced May 17 it has assigned another astronaut to the next commercial crew mission to the International Space Station, a sign that NASA no longer expects to complete a seat barter agreement with Roscosmos in time for that flight. NASA said that Kayla Barron will join the Crew-3 mission, launching on a SpaceX Crew […]

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