Ethics in trech

Activist investors to pressure privately held Palantir on human rights

3 hours ago   |   Reuters

A group advocating ethical investing will ask backers of tech analytics company Palantir Technologies to push for changes to its business practices, a rare case of coordinated...
Read more ...

Planning a trip in 2020? Avoid Bali, Big Sur, and these other popular travel destinations ruined by tourists, Fodor's says

Planning a trip in 2020? Avoid Bali, Big Sur, and these other popular travel destinations ruined by tourists, Fodor's says

4 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Fodor's Travel has released its fourth annual "No List," highlighting the destinations, activities, and businesses travelers should think twice about in 2020. This year's "No...
Read more ...

Why Eric B., Hip-Hop Legend, May End Up Behind Bars

4 hours ago   |   NY Times

Eric Barrier of Eric B. and Rakim has been making a comeback, but a 2001 case could send him to prison.
Read more ...

The Media's Irrational Obsession With Campaign War Chests

9 hours ago   |   The New Republic

Political reporters will do almost anything to avoid making a judgment call. That's why they revel in seemingly objective truths like poll numbers and fund-raising reports...
Read more ...

The Revolt Against Populism

19 hours ago   |   NY Times

These days, the protesters are fighting for freedom.
Read more ...

Air Pollution: An Unclear and Present Danger

21 hours ago   |   Scientific American

Journalist and author Beth Gardiner talks about her new book Choked: Life and Breath in the Age of Air Pollution. And CRISPR pioneer Jennifer Doudna talks about gene editing.
Read more ...

Study offers first large-sample evidence of the effect of ethics training on financial sector

1 day ago   |   Science Daily

New research from Notre Dame offers the first large-sample study on how rules and ethics training affects behavior and employment decisions in the financial sector.
Read more ...

The Downside of Tech Hype

1 day ago   |   Scientific American

It makes it harder for scientists, engineers and policy makers to understand how technology is changing and make good decisions
Read more ...

Mike Pompeo Not Going to Jail 'Would Be an Extraordinary Accomplishment,' Former White House Ethics Lawyer Says

1 day ago   |   Newsweek

Richard Painter suggested the Secretary of State was in a tough spot after Gordon Sondland said he was "in the loop" on the alleged quid pro quo with Ukraine.
Read more ...

Republicans Seek to Muddy Impeachment Evidence as Their Defense of Trump

1 day ago   |   NY Times

They put forward a shifting array of arguments to defend the president against impeachment - some of which conflict.
Read more ...


Register you to post on News Times

Free Registration

During unveiling of Tesla's 'bulletproof' electric pickup, metal ball cracks...

During unveiling of Tesla's 'bulletproof' electric pickup, metal ball cracks unbreakable windows

Oops! A demonstration of the pickup truck's supposedly unbreakable metal glass windows backfired when a metal ball thrown at the windows did, in fact, break them. Read more ...

Jerry Sandusky resentenced to 30 to 60 years, same as before

Jerry Sandusky resentenced to 30 to 60 years, same as before

BELLEFONTE, Pa. - Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky was resentenced Friday to 30 to 60 years in prison, the same penalty as before, for sexually abusing... Read more ...

Vaping lung injury cases rise to 2,290. That's an increase of 118 cases in...

Vaping lung injury cases rise to 2,290. That's an increase of 118 cases in one week

A report from the CDC shows there are 47 confirmed deaths in 25 states and the District of Columbia. Read more ...

Leighton Vander Esch injury update: Neck issue flares up, but Cowboys 'don't...

Leighton Vander Esch injury update: Neck issue flares up, but Cowboys 'don't think it's career-threatening'

Leighton Vander Esch has battled back and neck injuries throughout his second NFL season. Read more ...

BREAKING: Steelers JuJu Smith-Schuster, James Conner officially OUT for...

BREAKING: Steelers JuJu Smith-Schuster, James Conner officially OUT for Sunday against Bengals

Steelers wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster and running back James Conner have officially been ruled out for Sunday's game against the winless Cincinnati Bengals. Read more ...

Former BC student urged boyfriend to kill himself, officials say

Former BC student urged boyfriend to kill himself, officials say

A former Boston College student is accused in the death of her boyfriend, who died by suicide. Read more ...

Airbnb's Belinda Johnson to step down as COO, join board

Airbnb's Belinda Johnson to step down as COO, join board

Airbnb said on Friday Belinda Johnson will step down as chief operating officer in March and join the home rental company's board. Johnson, the company's first executive hire... Read more ...

Friends with everyone? Trump says US must stand with Hong Kong AND President Xi

Friends with everyone? Trump says US must stand with Hong Kong AND President Xi

US President Donald Trump is hedging his bets on supporting the Hong Kong ‘pro-democracy' rioters, making clear he is not willing to alienate China in the process. Beijing has... Read more ...

Black South Bend leader endorses Biden, rebukes Buttigieg

Black South Bend leader endorses Biden, rebukes Buttigieg

The longest-serving African American man on the South Bend, Ind., Common Council is endorsing Joe Biden for president, a rejection of Pete Buttigieg that highlights the South... Read more ...

Labour's Corbyn confirms he'll ‘stay neutral as PM' when/if he orders 2nd...

Labour's Corbyn confirms he'll ‘stay neutral as PM' when/if he orders 2nd Brexit referendum

British Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn has said that he would remain neutral on a potential second Brexit referendum if he were elected Prime Minister next month. Corbyn... Read more ...