Technology Ideas

Nevada Wants to Let Tech Companies Form Their Own Governments

Steve Sisolak, the Democratic governor of Nevada, wants to incentivize technology companies to move to his state, and he’s got some wild ideas about how to make that happen. The latest draft proposal, obtained by the Review-Journal, doesn’t just hand out the typical tax breaks that you’d expect from a …

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Big Tech shuts down the marketplace of ideas

Over the past few years, the feud between conservatives and Silicon Valley tech giants like Google, Facebook and Twitter has moved to the forefront of political discourse. That battle reached a boiling point in the aftermath of January 6, 2021, when a mob comprising roughly 800 of the 30 thousand …

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Valentine’s Day gift ideas 2021: 17 great gizmos and gadgets for Aussie tech lovers

Flowers and chocolates are all well and good (and they’re perhaps the best last-minute option), but if you’re looking for the perfect Valentine’s Day gift for that special someone (or for yourself), then nothin’ says “I love you” like a new piece of tech. Once the wrapping has been ripped …

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As schools limp through COVID, the Technology Alliance urges preparations for next calamity

It’s widely understood that COVID-19 has been largely disastrous for schools, but the numbers behind that assertion are still pretty shocking. © Provided by Geekwire Remote teaching in Iowa in December 2020. (Phil Roeder / Creative Commons) There are about 1.1 million K-12 students in Washington state’s public schools, and …

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Florida Takes Aim at Tech Giants That ‘Look Like Big Brother’

Political leaders in Florida are taking steps to rein in the power of major technology companies.  Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and several of his state’s Republican legislative leaders this week announced legislation that would prevent Twitter, Facebook (and its subsidiary Instagram), Google, Amazon, and Apple from censoring content or selling …

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The 3-Word Billboard That Launched One Of America’s Fastest Growing Tech Companies

Twilio’s 3-word billboard that caused a sensation in Silicon Valley Twilio Twilio is one of the fastest-growing companies you’ve never heard of. And yet, it likely powers websites and apps that you use on any given day.   Are you making a tele-visit with your doctor? Twilio is probably working behind …

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Government Experience, New Documentary Opens Up Ideas For Innovation! By Technology Futurist Ian Khan

Press release content from KISSPR. The AP news staff was not involved in its creation. https://apnews.com/press-release/kisspr/technology-entertainment-europe-united-kingdom-arts-and-entertainment-9ca5afa7565c9f0c38c30801825e7118 Click to copy 02/01/2021, Oakville, ON // KISSPR // A new documentary film, GX Now, directed and narrated by Technology Futurist Ian Khan has been released on Amazon Prime. The documentary tracks how governments …

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Tech incubator 1871 creates program for Black entrepreneurs

People involved in technology startups like to think of themselves as disrupters. But what happens when the world itself, with a global virus on the loose, disrupts them and their support systems? They must adapt. Entrepreneurs have to find new ways to connect. Chicago’s 1871, which is dedicated to helping …

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Florida lawmakers challenge tech companies over what they claim is ‘censorship’

© saul loeb/Agence France-Presse/Getty Images ASSOCIATED PRESS Load Error TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Florida lawmakers, including Gov. Ron DeSantis, intensified their battle with Facebook, Twitter and Silicon Valley when they announced new proposals Tuesday aimed at reigning in platforms they accuse of squelching the free speech of conservatives. “Over the years, …

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