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New bill bans US government agencies using contractors with Huawei or ZTE tech

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There’s more misery ahead for Huawei, which just saw AT&T pull out of a deal to carry its first smartphone, and fellow Chinese tech firm ZTE. 549 more words

Technology

Twitter has no Principles

People are talking about the “white nationalist purge” of Twitter, which I honestly care little about. Those who are followers of the blog know that the Alt-Right hates me more than most because I have done as much as I have to literally teach people how to inoculate themselves from their rhetoric. 701 more words

Technology

Trump bans use of personal phones for both staff and guests in White House

President Donald Trump is banning White House employees from using personal mobile phones while at work despite concerns among some staff members that they would be cut off from children and other relatives trying to reach them. 220 more words

International

White House bans personal cellphone use in the West Wing

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In a statement on Thursday, White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders announced that personal cellphones will no longer be allowed in the West Wing. 293 more words

Technology

Oregon's Freak-Out Over Pumping Your Own Gas Shows Why Many Dumb Regulations Still Exist

Oregon and New Jersey are the only two states that ban self-service gas stations. But thanks to a new law that went into effect on January 1, customers can now pump their own gas in Oregon, though only at stand-alone gas stations in counties with fewer than 40,000 residents. 21 more words

Opinion

Editorial: Eliminate the self-serve gas ban

Legislators partially eliminated Oregon’s self-serve gas ban in 2015. They chipped away at the ban again in 2017 with House Bill 2482. They should take the next logical step and eliminate the ban altogether. 19 more words

Opinion