Information wars: Europe aims to set the global standard with GDPR
Financial Times, 20 May at 10:01
Vera Jourova, the EU's justice commissioner, describes it as a “loaded gun” in the hands of regulators. This week the bloc introduces the General Data Protection Regulation, which will, its advocates argue, dramatically improve the care with which ...
Gattuso: Despite Senate win, net neutrality rules near death: Send no flowers
Greeley Tribune, 20 May at 09:17
Supporters of the FCC's neutrality rules just won a close one, prevailing in a razor-close Senate vote to save them from repeal. The pro-regulation crowd now finds itself in the position of the proverbial dog that caught the car. What to do next? It's
10 Iowa puppy mills make Humane Society's Horrible 100 list
KCCI Des Moines, 20 May at 04:44
Iowa continues to have an overwhelming number of problem breeders and dealers, according to an annual report that aims to shed light on problematic commercial dog breeders. The Humane Society of the United States recently published the "Horrible ...
'Driving feel is amazing': Elon Musk teases upcoming specifications for new Model 3 versions
Business Insider, 20 May at 00:54
Tesla CEO Elon Musk gave a status update to his company's upcoming dual-motor all-wheel drive and performance version of the Model 3. Musk said that the new Model 3's "driving feel is amazing." Musk also said he was aiming to release the new ...
Elon Musk teases specifications for Tesla's Model 3, calling it 'amazing'
CNBC, 20 May at 00:16
Elon Musk hinted on Saturday at working on new bells and whistles for the Model 3, the car billed as Tesla's ticket to mainstream auto manufacturing, but one that's been dogged by a production backlog. On Twitter, Tesla's CEO said that he was working
US economic growth may be the Fed's Achilles' heel on its path to higher rates, market watcher says
CNBC, 20 May at 00:01
The Federal Reserve is all but guaranteed to raise interest rates in June, according to many investors and Wall Street economists. Beyond that, the central bank's options are limited by one critical factor, according to one market watcher. "While you
Urging Roby to support net neutrality
Dothan Eagle, 19 May at 23:51
Last week, the Senate voted to pass a resolution of disapproval to overturn the FCC's repeal of Net Neutrality. Our own U.S. Sen. Doug Jones was a supporter. Now, the resolution is moving to the House and it is going to need U.S. Rep. Martha Roby's
A plane veered off a runway at Blue Grass Airport but no one was hurt
Courier Journal, 19 May at 22:56
Please check back for updates to this developing story. An airplane landing in Lexington veered off the runway at Blue Grass Airport and went into the grass, temporarily grounding flights in and out of the airport. The flight from Atlanta to Lexington
Plane skids off runway at Blue Grass Airport, no injuries reported
WLKY Louisville, 19 May at 22:19
A passenger jet ran off the runway Saturday afternoon at Blue Grass Airport in Lexington. No injuries were reported. The incident happened around 1:30 p.m. Fire department officials say a CRJ-900 plane with 72 people on board ran off the runway into
UPDATE 3-China agrees to import more from US, no sign of $200 bln figure
Reuters, 19 May at 22:03
(Adds details on LNG, Xinhua report, analyst comment). By Ginger Gibson and David Lawder. WASHINGTON, May 19 (Reuters) - China has agreed to significantly increase its purchases of U.S. goods and services, the two countries said on Saturday, but ...
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