Biden elevates science advisor to cabinet role for the first time

Science is poised to get a much more prominent role in President-elect Biden’s administration. Nature and Reuters report that Biden has named breakthrough geneticist Eric Lander (seen above in 2002) not only as the director of the Office of Science a...

Google is again halting all political ads following Capitol Hill riots

For the second time in the space of a few months, Google is suspending political advertising. As of January 14th, the company expanding enforcement of its its sensitive event policy. It’s also putting a hold on ads that reference impeachment, Preside...

Senator asks social networks, carriers to preserve evidence from Capitol riot

Tech companies are under pressure to support officials investigating the Capitol Hill riot. Senator Mark Warner of Virginia has sent letters to eleven tech companies urging them to preserve evidence linked to the mob that invaded the House and Senate...