Jonathan Walker

In a press release on Monday from Attorney General Mark Brnovich, the state of Arizona filed a lawsuit against Google, alleging that the tech giant illegally collected location data from smartphone users.
Google Accused of Tracking Users Despite Disabled Location Tracking Feature
In a press release on Monday from Attorney General Mark Brnovich, the state of Arizona filed a lawsuit against Google, alleging that the tech giant illegally collected location data from smartphone users. Google reportedly violated...
EU Commissioner of Competition Margrethe Vestager gave a joint press on Antitrust: Google online search advertising at the EU headquarters in Brussels on March 20, 2019, after Google was slapped with a fine over unfair competition. This month, Google was forced to change its marketing practices after French authorities called out foul play.
French Regulator Fines Google Nearly $270 Million for Unfair Advertising Practices
Google was fined 220 million Euros (268 million US dollars) on Monday, June 7 by France’s Competition Authority (Autorite de la concurrence) for unfair online advertising practices. The head of the administrative authority, Isabelle de...
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Chinese Authorities Deploy Emotion Detection Technology in Xinjiang: BBC
Communist China has tested a camera system on Uyghurs that combines AI with facial recognition to identify the emotions of an individual, as reported by BBC.  A software engineer who installed such systems in the...
Army officer Kendall Qualls has voiced opposition against the racial divide propagated by Critical Race Theorists.
Black Community Leader Launches Organization to Fight Critical Race Theory
Kendall Qualls, a former U.S. army officer who worked in Fortune 100 healthcare companies, has spoken out against Critical Race Theory (CRT), which he says pits black people against other races. Qualls is the founder...
Texas Governor Greg Abbott has issued a disaster declaration to deal with the migration crisis at the border.
Texas Governor Announces Disaster Declaration, Migrant Crime and Costs Burden Economy
Greg Abbott, the Republican Governor of Texas, has issued a disaster declaration as his state grapples with a flood of migrants. In a statement issued on June 1, Abbott blamed President Joe Biden’s open-border policies...
DeSantis is adamant about not allowing cruise ships to discriminate against customers on the basis of vaccination status.
DeSantis Fights Against Vaccine Passport Requirement for Cruises
Florida Governor Republican Ron DeSantis has confirmed that his state will not allow businesses to use COVID-19 vaccine passports to discriminate against citizens. Some cruise companies have embraced vaccine passports, citing the U.S. Centers for...
The U.S. recently announced increased cooperation with South Korea in fields such as semiconductors, AI, and 6G. Employees of Hynix Semiconductor are shown walking past the company's logo at a branch in Seoul on July 21, 2011. Hynix Semiconductor is the world's second-largest memory chip maker.
US Strengthens Ties With South Korea and Taiwan, Restructures Supply Chains Away From China
On May 21, President Joe Biden and South Korean President Moon Jae-in issued a joint statement, in which both leaders reaffirmed their “mutual commitment” to cooperate in various fields such as global health and technology...
Almost a third of California restaurants have closed due to the pandemic.
Pandemic Forced One-Third of California Restaurants to Close, Labor Shortages Abound
Almost one-third of California restaurants have permanently shut down due to lockdown measures during the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, according to the state Senate’s Special Committee on Pandemic Emergency Response hearing held on May...
Frustrated by liberal policies, five Oregon counties have voted in support of efforts to shift the Oregon-Idaho border and join Idaho. Pictured is the Snake River that runs on the interstate border.
Five Oregon Counties Back Proposal to Join ‘Greater Idaho’ for American Values and Freedoms
Voters in five counties in eastern Oregon have backed a proposal to join the state of Idaho. The Grant, Sherman, Lake, Malheur, and Baker counties have proposed to join with the Union and Jefferson counties...
In a racism controversy, Twitter's AI cropping tool was found to be racist towards blacks.
Twitter Drops AI Cropping Out Black People Following Racism Controversy
Social media platform Twitter has dropped its automated artificial intelligence (AI) photo cropping feature following months of racism controversy. In a blog post, the company admitted that the saliency algorithm used in the cropping tool...
U.S. warship USS Sullivans leaves Portsmouth Harbour in England at the start of a deployment to the Philippines accompanying the British Aircraft Carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth on May 22, 2021 in Southsea, England. Johnson says England is enforcing the “law of the sea.”
We Believe in ‘Law of the Sea’: Boris Johnson Ahead of Show of South China Sea Naval Force
British Royal Navy aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth set sail for a seven-month-long voyage to Asia. During a recent visit to Portsmouth Naval Base in the southern English coast, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said the...
A ball of fire erupts from Hamas controlled Jala Tower as it is destroyed in an Israeli airstrike in Gaza City on May 15, 2021. The Israeli Defense Force said it showed Washington the smoking gun that Hamas was operating in the building, using the press as a “human shield.”
IDF Drops Gaza Hamas Base Housing International Press Used as ‘Human Shields’
An airstrike by the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) toppled a building in Gaza housing the offices of international media outlets such as Al Jazeera and AP. The IDF revealed Hamas shared this building with the...