Trump's Plan to Make Government IT Great


The American Technology Council, which President Donald Trump established this spring by executive order, has four years to rebuild the federal government’s information technology structure. A massive reboot of both hardware and software will be necessary to bring government computers up to modern standards. The effort will force many government agencies to shift years of floppy disk and other outdated storage technologies to current cloud storage systems, and to adopt big data and machine learning solutions.

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Are touch screens robbing toddlers of sleep?

It’s been established that screen time in its traditional form—think television and video games—is linked to sleep problems in kids, note researchers in introducing their more specific study: one that, for the first time, looks at touch-screen use among very young children.

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Do 1800s Antitrust Laws Apply in the E-Commerce Age?


Laws usually are established after interpersonal or business activities collide with the real or perceived rights of others. After parties with different positions fight about who’s right and who’s wrong, legislatures create laws to solve the legal issues raised, and courts enforce them or create their own (Miranda rules, for example). Many laws from the past, however, do not make sense when applied to e-commerce. This column addresses antitrust laws that make sense when selling traditional goods, but fall short in the e-commerce environment.

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Beatles catalog said to arrive on streaming sites by Christmas

Search for a Beatles hit on any on-demand streaming service and you’ll be served up covers by established and not-so-established artists together with efforts by a slew of tribute bands with names like The New Beatles, Re Beatles, and, just so no one’s in any doubt about exactly what it is they do, The Beatles Tribute Band.

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HP partners with established watchmakers Titan, Movado for wearable iOS-connected devices

Article Image In its bid to take on the Apple Watch, HP has forged partnerships with established traditional watchmakers Titan and Movado, for forthcoming devices that will be compatible with Apple’s iPhone.

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Fossil spends $260M on wearables startup Misfit to bolster smartwatch lineup

Article Image In a bid to address the growing smartwatch market, established consumer wristwatch maker Fossil on Thursday announced an agreement to acquire wearables firm Misfit for $260 million.

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Apple Watch found to be compliant with Qi wireless charging standard

The inductive charging capabilities of the Apple Watch are based on the established Qi open standard, as shown by the fact that the Apple Watch charger works with the competing Moto 360 smartwatch.



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Sight unseen, Apple's competitors expect 'iWatch' to help establish wearable computing market

Apple’s role as the top trendsetter in technology is so well established that even rival companies Samsung and LG are openly admitting they hope the “iWatch,” whatever it actually is, will help expand the market for wearable devices beyond niche status.



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