Topic: Donald Trump

NIH Budget Cuts Disasterous To Life-Saving Research, Leading Heart Doctors Warn

Top U.S. heart doctors and researchers worry that the NIH budget cut in the White House Budget proposal will greatly affect work in producing life-saving heart drugs. Here’s what they have to say at a recent meeting.

Public Health March 28, 2017

New 'Final Fantasy XV' Update Adds Alternate Chapter 13, Takes Jab At Trump Administration

New updates for 'Final Fantasy XV' introduced Chapter 13, Verse 2, an alternative path for the heavily criticized section of the RPG. The new chapter also introduced political undertones to the game with a jab at the Trump administration.

Video Games March 28, 2017

SpaceX’s Elon Musk: Trump’s New NASA Bill ‘Does Nothing For Mars Mission’

SpaceX CEO and founder Elon Musk is not too pleased about President Donald Trump’s recently signed NASA bill, despite it making human exploration to Mars a law. Here’s why.

Space March 25, 2017

Obamacare Replacement Is Dead: Trump Administration’s Health Care Bill Pulled Out Prior To Procedural Vote

Republicans have been actively pushing to replace the Affordable Care Act despite protests but the GOP’s proposed bill is now officially dead even before Senate vote.

Public Health March 25, 2017

NASA Shifts Focus To Mars Mission: What Will Happen To The International Space Station Beyond 2024?

As NASA shifts its focus on being able to send humans to Mars by the 2030s, the future of the International Space Station is now being discussed. What will happen to the ISS beyond 2024?

Space March 23, 2017

Forbes Richest List: These Cities Are Home To The Most Billionaires

The Forbes billionaires list spans six continents as well as 71 countries and territories. When it comes to city distribution, New York occupies the top spot with 82 billionaires and a combined net worth of $397.9 billion.

Business Tech March 22, 2017

Donald Trump Net Worth Drops By $1B In Forbes' 2017 Billionaires List

Forbes released its latest world's billionaires list and it looks like U.S. President Donald Trump is $1 billion lighter than he was. Trump's net worth dropped 208 spots down the list, now ranking at No. 544.

Business Tech March 21, 2017

How Trump’s Science Budget Cuts Will Make America Stupid, According To Neil deGrasse Tyson

Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson has warned that science and health budget cuts will make America “sick,” “weak,” and “stupid.” The warnings are made after the release of Trump's 2018 budget proposal that saw slashes to science and health agencies.

Earth/Environment March 21, 2017

Stephen Hawking Gets Opportunity Of Space Travel From Sir Richard Branson

Stephen Hawking intended to travel to space with Virgin Galactic thanks to Sir Richard Branson. Hawking opened up about the proposed plan and shared his perspective on politics in an interview.

Space March 20, 2017

McDonald's Twitter Account Compromised: Posts Offensive Anti-Trump Tweet

McDonald's official Twitter account was compromised and hackers posted offensive anti-trump tweets. The security breach has now been resolved and the offending tweet has been taken down.

Security March 17, 2017

NASA Budget Focuses On Mars Missions: Earth Science, Education Funding Cut

President Donald Trump has proposed a hefty $19.1 million funding for NASA for 2018. President Trump wants the space agency to concentrate more on Mars missions rather than Earth-science and educational programs.

Space March 16, 2017

FBI Continues Probe Into Trump Computer Server Link To Russia: It Could Be Innocent

President Donald Trump maintains that he has no ties with Russia as the FBI continues its investigation, but researchers say the odd computer server connection may be an innocent one.

Feature | Tech March 10, 2017

White House's Favorite Messaging App Confide Not Secure, Replete With Multiple Critical Vulnerabilities

Information security service IOActive on March 8 revealed that White House staff’s messaging app Confide is riddled with several security issues. The problems were categorized under four broad divisions and were informed to Confide officials.

Apps/Software March 10, 2017

Trump’s Immigration Policy Affects Health Care Interests: Travel Ban Keeps Doctors Out

The new travel ban signed by President Donald Trump on March 6 might affect the nation’s health care system in ways that haven't been thoroughly considered. The regions that most stand to lose are rural areas facing an unresolved shortage of doctors.

Public Health March 9, 2017

How Trump’s Planned Cuts To Climate Science Agency Budget Can Put Your Life At Risk

A leaked White House memo reveals planned NOAA budget cuts, feared to put climate change research - and lives - at risk. Just how exactly will these U.S. environmental budget cuts affect weather satellites and related initiatives?

Earth/Environment March 5, 2017

Trump Says Schwarzenegger Didn't Quit NBC Show But Was Fired, Arnold Fights Back

President Donald Trump continues his Twitter war against the Terminator over ‘The Apprentice’ after the new host confirmed his exit from the hit NBC show.

Movies/TV Shows March 5, 2017

Arnold Schwarzenegger Quits 'Celebrity Apprentice': Terminator Blames Trump For Bad Ratings

Terminator Arnold Schwarzenegger has quit 'The New Celebrity Apprentice.' The actor-politician blames Donald Trump's association with the show as the reason for unimpressive ratings.

Celebrities March 3, 2017

SoftBank To Invest $3 Billion In Office-Sharing Startup WeWorks

SoftBank is likely to invest more than $3 billion in New York-based startup WeWorks. Rumors suggests that the funding will be conduct in two tranches, one worth $2 billion and the other worth more than $1 billion.

Business Tech February 27, 2017

Trump Demands For Increase In Defense Department Budget

President Donald Trump’s proposed budget would call for increasing the funding for the Defense Department while greatly reducing annual spending of the EPA. Senior officials confirmed that the President will likely leave the Medicare section untouched for now.

Business Tech February 27, 2017

300 Climate Skeptics Urge Trump To Withdraw US From UN

Global warming initiatives may be in peril as a group of 300 climate change skeptics urge President Trump to withdraw from UN's climate change agency. It is not yet clear, however, where Trump is finally heading.

Earth/Environment February 24, 2017

Apple, Google, And More Protest Against Trump Revoking Protection For Transgender Students

Major tech companies have now officially expressed dismay over Trump’s reversal of a policy meant to protect transgender students. This becomes among many of Trump’s decisions as president that Silicon Valley has spoken out against.

Business Tech February 24, 2017

U.S. Homeland Security Employees Get Locked Out Of Computer Networks, Officials Blame President's Day: Report

Several employees of the U.S. Homeland Security in Washington D.C. and Philadelphia found themselves unable to login to the agency's computer networks. Due to the glitch, information systems could not validate personal identity verification (PIV) cards.

Security February 23, 2017

Humble Freedom Bundle Raises $6.43 Million For Charity

Humble Bundle has raised more than $6 million dollars from its 'Humble Freedom Bundle' offer. All sales from the weeklong offer will be donated to ACLU, MSF, and IRC organizations.

Video Games February 21, 2017

Trump And Mental Health: How A Signature Campaign Casts Light On The President's Sanity

A petition to remove President Trump from office due to a supposed mental illness sparks a conversation about his mental health. Is calling him 'crazy' doing more harm?

FEATURE February 19, 2017

Tiny Trump Memes Are Taking Reddit By Storm

Photoshopped images of President Donald Trump became overnight sensations at Reddit. The images, which are also now circulating at Twitter, are expected to anger the president, who is known for being conscious about his image.

Internet February 19, 2017

Mark Zuckerberg's Manifesto Embraces Facebook's Destiny: Why You Should Be Afraid

Mark Zuckerberg has published a statement outlining the direction that Facebook will be taking. The almost 6,000-word piece talked big about how the social media company can change the world for the better, but some people were disturbed.

Internet February 18, 2017

‘American Horror Story,’ Season 7 Theme Revealed: Presidential Election Storyline Could Feature Trump

Ryan Murphy, co-creator of ‘American Horror Story,’ revealed that next season’s theme will focus on the 2016 presidential election.

Movies/TV Shows February 16, 2017

This Image Of Putin Embracing A Pregnant Donald Trump Is Something You Just Can’t Unsee

The new dating app Hater has made Valentine's Day memorable for New Yorkers by throwing a stunt featuring Russian leader Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Donald Trump.

Business Tech February 16, 2017

Donald Trump 'A Blessing In Disguise,' Says India's Richest Man

India's richest man Mukesh Ambani believes that Donald Trump is "a blessing in disguise" for the country. He noted that Trump's immigration policy would bring back talented Indians to their home country and resolve the issues plaguing the IT sector.

Business Tech February 16, 2017

Robert De Niro, RFK Jr Offering $100000: You Have To Prove Vaccines Are Safe

Renowned Actor Robert De Niro along with Robert F. Kennedy Jr has offered $100,000 to anyone who can prove vaccines are safe. The announcement was made in a press conference held on Feb.15.

Medicine February 16, 2017

President Donald Trump Still Using Unsecured Smartphone, Senators Question Why

President Donald Trump is being questioned by two U.S. senators on the lack of security measures reported on his phone. The senators have expressed their concerns in a letter to the Secretary of Defense, Jim Mattis.

Life & Style February 15, 2017

Trump Administration Sued Over Delay In Protecting Vanishing Bumblebee

An environmental group is suing federal officials for delaying the listing of the rusty patched bumblebee as an endangered species. The group filed the suit Tuesday, insisting that listing is already final as it has already entered the Federal Register.

Animals February 15, 2017

Donald Trump Presidential Campaign Associates Were In Contact With Russian Intelligence, Intercepted Telephone Calls Reveal

U.S. officials have shared that calls intercepted during the Presidential campaign suggest that members of Trump’s committee were in frequent contact with Russian intelligence. The officials, however, have not disclosed the names.

Life & Style February 15, 2017

Bill Gates Worried Trump's America First Might Jeopardize Foreign Aid That Prevents Deaths In Poor Countries

President Donald Trump's America First policy has a shotgun effect that might also hit global health care. Bill Gates and wife Melinda are worried about its effects on foreign aids that help save lives in poor countries.

Public Health February 14, 2017

Sears, Kmart Discontinue Selling Trump Home Products

Sears Holdings has decided to discontinue the sales of Trump-branded products from both Kmart and Sears. The retailers are the latest to avoid stocking of products that have the Trump brand name.

Business Tech February 13, 2017

New FCC Chair Plots Net Neutrality's Death: Can He Really Kill It?

Ajit Pai, the new FCC chairman, has vowed to overturn net neutrality in the name of free market. This rule prevents ISPs from slowing or discriminating consumer access to web content.

Internet February 12, 2017

AT&T CEO Expects $85B Time Warner Deal To Skip FCC Review And Close By Year-End

AT&T Chairman and CEO Randall Stephenson said the Time Warner merger should go through by the end of this year. Moreover, the deal will apparently dodge an FCC review.

Business Tech February 12, 2017

Fitch Tags Trump As Risk To Global Economy, Cites Severed Ties And Policy Changes As Likely Threats

In a Fitch report on the Trump administration, analysts harped on the unpredictability of U.S. policy and the willingness to sever established international ties as factors that could destabilize global markets. How else does Trump's rule merit these grim predictions?

Business Tech February 11, 2017

Amazon Dash Hack Will Let You Send $5 To ACLU Everytime You See Something Bad

A Canadian software developer tweaked the Amazon Dash so you can donate $5 to ACLU with every press. But is it a good idea to keep the button near while reading Donald Trump's tweets?

Gadgets February 8, 2017

Net Neutrality Erosion Looms: Here’s What Could Happen And Why You Should Care

There could be a potential assault of net neutrality under the Trump administration, which spells for a number of problematic outcomes. Here’s how it might affect you.

Internet February 8, 2017

Elon Musk Joins Tech Groups' Amicus Brief vs Trump Travel Ban - But Remains On Advisory Council

Elon Musk joins other tech companies in a legal brief that will oppose President Donald Trump's travel ban. The CEO has expressed that he will continue to be part of Trump's Economic Advisory Council.

Business Tech February 7, 2017

Here’s A Complete List Of Tech Companies Opposing The Trump Immigration Ban

Silicon Valley loves immigrants, and tech companies stand united to fight President Donald J. Trump's immigration ban. What's happening now, and who signed the amicus brief?

Business Tech February 6, 2017

Obamacare Replacement May Be Ready By 2018, Says Donald Trump

Obamacare replacement plan by the Trump administration will reportedly bring an insurance policy for everyone. President Trump has shared that the policy may be ready by 2018.

Public Health February 6, 2017

FCC Stops 9 Companies From Subsidizing Internet To Low Income Users

The Federal Communications Commission has stopped nine ISPs from offering subsidized internet plans to the poor. It was announced alongside other policy reversals that many believe will have profound implications.

Internet February 5, 2017

LOOK: How Magazine Covers Portray Trump, America After Immigration Ban

Publications all over the world are reacting to U.S. President Donald Trump's anti-Muslim immigration ban through very creative magazine covers. Take a look at some of them here.

FEATURE February 5, 2017

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