It’s no secret that the tech community has historically reacted with hesitation at the thought of collaborating with the public sector, what with the red tape, bureaucratic processes, lengthy sales cycles and a generally poor standard of implemented technology (remember before Marketplace Lite?). Clashes with Uber and Airbnb have created an image of our government as the hard-fisted guardian of the status quo. With this story so dominant in the tech scene, it’s no wonder that we in Silicon Valley have largely avoided working with the government. Read More


Joe Biden won’t run for president

by admin on October 21, 2015

Source: CNN Wed October 21, 2015

Vice President Joe Biden ended months of intense speculation about his political future on Wednesday by announcing he wouldn’t seek the presidency, abandoning a dream he’s harbored for decades and putting Hillary Clinton in a stronger position to capture the Democratic nomination.



With President Barack Obama at his side in the White House Rose Garden, Biden said the window for a presidential campaign “has closed.” Read More


Poll: Most Americans ‘tired’ of hearing about Clinton’s emails

October 21, 2015

Source: USA Today Politics Bernie Sanders was on to something, it seems. Most Americans say they also are “tired” of hearing about Democrat Hillary Clinton’s use of private emails during her tenure as secretary of State, according to a new poll out Wednesday from Monmouth University Polling Institute. The poll, released one day before Clinton […]

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Yemen’s Islamic State affiliate takes credit for attacks

March 20, 2015

Mar 20, 11:05 AM (ET) By AHMED AL-HAJ   ADEN, Yemen (AP) — A group claiming to be a Yemeni branch of the Islamic State group says it carried out a string of suicide bombings in the Yemeni capital, Sanaa, that killed a total of 137 people and injured 345 others. (Reuters / Khaled Abdullah) […]

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Bob Simon’s Death Is Announced By Scott Pelley

February 12, 2015

  Title: CBS News: Veteran Correspondent Bob Simon Has Died Owner: Michael Rusch

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Williams Suspended, Stewart Retiring

February 11, 2015

The media biz is lit up like a Christmas tree. What a day in NYC for NBC and Comedy Central. Title: Brian Williams Suspended, Jon Stewart Retiring Owner: Jon

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Family of US aid worker, ISIS captive Kayla Mueller confirms her death

February 10, 2015

Published February 10, 2015 Fox News’ Catherine Herridge contributed to this report. DEVELOPING: The parents of Kayla Mueller, the Arizona woman who was taken hostage by ISIS in August 2013, confirmed Tuesday their daughter died while in the hands of the terror group. “We are heartbroken to share that we’ve received confirmation that Kayla […]

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Brian Williams Is On “Temporary” Leave

February 10, 2015

Brian Williams very successful run on the NBC Nightly News program is now in question over alleged lies he told about his experience in Iraq twelve years ago and now in New Orleans during Katrina.   Title: NBC’s Brian Williams announces leave of absence Owner: Live News Now

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Manhunt after 2 New York police officers shot

January 6, 2015

New York (CNN)An armed robbery call nearly turned deadly for two New York police officers, leading to an exchange of gunfire that ended with the officers hospitalized, a manhunt and fresh scrutiny surrounding the United States’ most populated city — specifically, about the safety of police on the street. The wounded officers, both men whose […]

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NYC’s first Ebola patient in isolation amid city jitters

October 24, 2014

Yamiche Alcindor and Doug Stanglin, USA TODAY 9:28 a.m. EDT October 24, 2014 NEW YORK — A New York city doctor, who tested positive as the city’s first case of Ebola, is in isolation at Bellevue Hospital Friday while health officials take precautionary steps by retracing his recent travels around town and quarantining his fiancé […]

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