Archive For The “Technology” Category

The secret war between Apple, Google and Microsoft

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The secret war between Apple, Google and Microsoft

The secret war between Apple, Google and Microsoft The three largest computer hardware and software makers are engaged in a secret war to force users to abandon their favorite software choices to use their own software on their systems. They are implementing a “user disruption experience” to make a users use of a rival’s software…

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Cab industry being decimated by Uber and Lyft

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Cab industry being decimated by Uber and Lyft

Cab industry being decimated by Uber and Lyft There is an increasing threat of violence taking place as independent Uber and Lyft drivers push the heavily regulated Taxi Cab industry out of the market. Uber and Lyft are more convenient and use cell phone apps, but is convenience a good alternative to safety? The Taxi…

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Lipinski Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Bolster U.S. Leadership in AI Research

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Lipinski Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Bolster U.S. Leadership in AI Research

Lipinski Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Bolster U.S. Leadership in AI Research Congressman Tom Reed (NY-23) signs on as GOP co-lead on $1.6 billion research initiative. Congressmen Dan Lipinski (IL-3) and Tom Reed (NY-23) on Wednesday introduced the Growing Artificial Intelligence Through Research (GrAITR) Act to establish a coordinated federal initiative aimed at accelerating AI research…

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Desperate news media turns to scams to profit

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Desperate news media turns to scams to profit

Desperate news media turns to scams to profit Newspaper circulations are way down and TV audience numbers are even lower and dropping. The mainstream news media, which in the course of the past two years has transformed itself from a professional Fourth Estate to a Third Political Party, is facing a money crunch. So the…

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Facebook and worthless knock-offs like Classmates.com

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Facebook and worthless knock-offs like Classmates.com

Facebook and worthless knock-offs like Classmates.com I always wondered what happened to my old friends back in Hgh school so I opened an account at Classmates.com thinking it would help me answer that question. But it didn’t work. Classmates is nothing like Facebook, where it is far easier to connect with old high school friends,…

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Lipinski Announces Over $700,000 Grant for Moraine Valley Community College

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Lipinski Announces Over $700,000 Grant for Moraine Valley Community College

Lipinski Announces Over $700,000 Grant for Moraine Valley Community College Congressman Dan Lipinski (IL-3) is announcing that Moraine Valley Community College in Palos Hills has been awarded a $705,497 federal grant through the National Science Foundation.  The school, along with Sinclair Community College in Ohio and Brookdale Community College in New Jersey, will use the…

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