President Donald Trump

US Armed Forces is getting a Space Force over the objections of the Secretary of Defense

President Donald J. Trump intends to create a new Space Force within the U.S. Armed Forces. The surprise announcement came today at the third meeting of the White House’s newly reconvened Space

At the State of the Union, Trump touts tax cuts and immigration deal

With a president as mercurial as Trump, it was anyone’s guess what would happen during his first State of the Union address. The appearance is the president’s most high profile public spea

Is Trump a Twitter addict?

The president of the United States cannot seem to stop tweeting. Despite stern advice from his advisors and opprobrium from the world, not a day goes by that POTUS doesn’t escalate some tension in 

‘When you spend $100 million on social media,’ it comes with help, says Trump strategist

Earlier today, at the Web Summit conference in Lisbon, Brad Parscale, the digital director of Donald Trump's presidential election campaign, revealed much more about Trump's election campaign and the

The Trump team has failed to address the nation’s mounting cybersecurity threats

Government civilian and military agencies had a 90-day deadline to review and assess their cybersecurity status and propose improvements. Eight deadlines related to this have come and gone, and mor

Trump’s sun staring eclipses good solar safety sense

Donald Trump wore proper safety glasses to look at the solar eclipse that crossed the U.S. today -- at least at first. Near the end of his viewing, the president seems to have forgotten why he was wea

Under Armour CEO joins the exodus from the president’s Manufacturing Council

Kevin Plank, the founder and chief executive of Under Armour, is the latest high-profile leader of a major American company to leave President Donald Trump's American Manufacturing Council. In a state

Why pulling out of Paris Accord damages America’s economic future

People can disagree about the scientific premise behind climate change, but it’s an inescapable fact that the world is driving ahead to replace carbon energy with clean energy anyway. That makes a

Tim Cook says he tried to persuade Trump not to leave the Paris Agreement ‘but it wasn’t enough’

Donald Trump took to the White House Rose Garden this afternoon to announce his plans to withdraw the U.S. from the Paris climate agreement, and reactions from the leaders of some of the world's bigge

Venture investors blast US decision to withdraw from Paris Climate Accord

Joining an overwhelming chorus that includes most Americans, several major businesses in the U.S. and much of the global community, several investors have come out swinging against President Trump's d

A call to action for tech

Tech is uniting against Trump. From 127 tech firms teaming up against Trump’s immigration ban, to Google employees’ massive walkout in response to the immigration ban, to Lyft’s $3 million donat

Trump to create White House office for ‘American Innovation’ to be headed by Kushner

Jared Kushner, the son-in-law of President Trump, is going to head a new White House agency called the "Office of American Innovation," which will hold extensive powers to overhaul federal procedures

How Trump will impact venture capital: The future of QSBS

When we speak of disruption in the startup industry, it would not be uncommon to invoke an innovative technology or a visionary founder. It is a rare occasion when we can celebrate legislators. Yet, s

As hyper-conservative media surged, Republicans’ trust in news cratered

In 2000, Republicans, Democrats and Independents were all within six percentage points of one another in terms of their trust in the media, ranging from 47 percent to 53 percent. But since that time,

Email privacy could be a quick win for Trump and Congress

Congress could chalk up a quick, easy bipartisan victory for taxpayers if both the House and Senate determined to pass the Email Privacy Act as early as possible, and send it to President Trump for si

If Trump wants an easy policy win, he should focus on funding smart cities

As America’s cities continue to grow, they face mind-boggling challenges: worsening traffic, increasing pollution, expensive housing, aging infrastructure and strained services. These challenges can

Trump’s first weeks in office have politicized the tech industry

Though some upsides to Trump's IT policy may emerge, a lack of internal structure in the White House is adding to the uncertainty that began on the campaign trail. The president’s tech agenda is lar

Sheryl Sandberg addresses her silence around the Women’s March, politics and Trump

Sheryl Sandberg has been in the news lately for her opposition to the global gag rule and her more recent comments on Trump’s highly controversial and discriminatory immigration ban. Today at t

Silicon Valley’s false feminist idol finally makes a peep

After an era of cowed silence, noted fair-weather feminist and Facebook demigod Sheryl Sandberg finally spoke up! Sandberg had not objected to the Trump administration — clearly an affront to he

Trump Press Secretary Sean Spicer may have just tweeted his password

In a bold strategic shift, White House Press Secretary Sean “Alternative Facts” Spicer appears to have tweeted something true from his account this morning. Unfortunately for him, it might
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