Federal regulations aimed at blocking robocalls appear to have had some effect over the past year, but robotexts have skyrocketed in their place, according to a recent report from the Arizona Public Interest Research Group. The PIRG report said the number of phone companies that have installed spam-blocking technology since it was required last year by the
The Yavapai County Board of Supervisors approved a contract between the Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office and Mutualink School Safety Emergency Alert System, a technology that provides direct communication between schools and law enforcement during an emergency threatening school safety. The system uses a panic button that allows school staff and administrators to alert police to
Speaking German to a machine is easy. The machine understanding and correcting you appropriately—that’s a little harder. Or rather, it’s hard for the machine to parse out a German language learner’s pronunciation. Did you make the small adjustment that an umlaut over a vowel makes? Was there enough phlegm in some of those more guttural
Technology is tampering with freedom of speech, and we don’t know what to do about it. At issue are the global platforms Facebook, Twitter and Instagram and the disturbing propaganda, disinformation and lies propagated on them. The inclination, on the left and the right, is to censor. It is a terrible solution, more toxic and
Photo: A Warren Buffett rubber duck is available during the Berkshire Hathaway 2022 Annual Shareholders Meeting Warren Buffett gave Berkshire Hathaway investors a few details Saturday about how he spent more than $50 billion earlier this year and again reassured them that the company he built will endure long after the 91-year-old billionaire is gone.
U.S. Taxpayers Lost $163B to Unemployment Fraud During Pandemic. It Could Have Been Worse – Inside Sources
U.S. Department of Labor Inspector General Larry Turner says he believes American taxpayers may have lost as much as $163 billion in COVID-19 pandemic unemployment benefits to fraud, an amount roughly equal to the entire state budgets of Texas and Ohio combined. And that is the good news. Last June, identity fraud experts were projecting that as