Faculty soccer rankings: Louisiana Tech is again in The Backside 25 as playoff contenders maintain agency

College football rankings: Louisiana Tech is back in The Bottom 25 as playoff contenders hold firm

25. ULM 4-7 I had been hoping that the Warhawks would be the first team to spend nearly the entire season ranked in The Bottom 25 and still get to six wins, but that dream died with a 27-14 loss to LSU. Still, the fact the Warhawks weren’t embarrassed by the Tigers says something about … Read more

Hunter Biden agency helped a Chinese language firm buy one among world’s largest cobalt mines 

Hunter Biden (pictured on November 10) was one of three American founders of a investment firm primarily owned by Chinese partners. The firm helped secure the richest cobalt mine in the world for a Chinese company in 2016

An investment firm founded by Hunter Biden assisted a Chinese company in purchasing one of the world’s richest cobalt mines from an American company for $3.8 billion – helping the conglomerate gain a massive share of the key metal used to make electric car batteries. The president’s son was one of three Americans who joined … Read more

Sajid Javid below stress over share choices in US well being tech agency | Sajid Javid

Health secretary Sajid Javid is facing questions over share options he continues to hold in the hi-tech US company he worked for until rejoining the cabinet in June – and which operates in the healthcare sector. Javid was paid the equivalent of £150,000 a year by C3.ai, a California firm specialising in artificial intelligence (AI), … Read more

Unique: LAPD partnered with tech agency that permits secretive on-line spying | US policing

The Los Angeles police department pursued a contract with a controversial technology company that could enable police to use fake social media accounts to surveil civilians and claimed its algorithms can identify people who may commit crimes in the future. A cache of internal LAPD documents obtained through public records requests by the Brennan Center … Read more

Austin Tech agency Miro leases area in Colorado Tower, goals so as to add jobs

Signifying its growth in Austin, Miro has inked a lease for three floors in Colorado Tower in downtown Austin. Miro, a virtual whiteboard platform whose Austin hub is the company's largest worldwide, is expected to move into the office space in the spring of 2022.

As it continues to grow in Austin, technology company Miro has leased three floors in the Colorado Tower office building in downtown Austin. Miro said the expansion makes Austin the company’s largest U.S. hub and the second largest of its 11 hubs globally.  Miro now has more than 1,000 employees across those hubs, which include its offices in Europe and Asia. The … Read more

Wildfire detection tech agency launches pilots in Napa, Sonoma, Lake counties

This camera in the hills overlooking Cloverdale is one of the seven pilot stations Pano installed in Sonoma, Napa and Lake counties starting in late 2020 to detect wildfires. (courtesy of Pano)

Detecting an industry ablaze with potential and government funding, San Francisco-based Pano has launched a pilot program with mountaintop camera stations that started to spot wildfires in the North Bay late last year. With a focus on the wildfire-prone West, Pano installed the stations with high-definition cameras using artificial intelligence and computing hardware to gain … Read more

Irish tech help agency Origina picks Plano for its U.S. headquarters

Irish tech support firm Origina picks Plano for its U.S. headquarters

An Irish technology support company has become the latest firm to call North Texas home. Dublin-based Origina formally opens its U.S. headquarters in Plano on Monday as the company expands its presence and targets an increasingly valuable market in North America. Origina is a third-party maintainer of IBM software and aims to provide better service … Read more

Turkey’s Baykar, Ukrainian agency ink deal for unmanned plane engine 

Turkey’s Baykar, Ukrainian firm ink deal for unmanned aircraft engine 

Turkey’s drone magnate Baykar has signed a contract with the Ivchenko-Progress, one of the leading engine companies in Ukraine for the procurement of engines for its Combat Unmanned Aircraft System (MIUS) project, according to a company statement Friday. The deal was signed between the parties at the SAHA EXPO Defense and Aviation Hybrid Fair organized … Read more

Ex-CEO of Chicago-area tech agency sentenced for position in Capitol riot

Ex-CEO of Chicago-area tech firm sentenced for role in Capitol riot

A Chicago-area man who lost his job as CEO of a tech firm because he participated in the Jan. 6 post-election unrest at the U.S. Capitol was sentenced Friday. Bradley Rukstales of Inverness, Illinois, was sentenced to 30 days in prison and ordered by U.S. District Judge Carl Nichols to pay $500 in restitution to … Read more

LegalZoom acquires San Antonio tech agency

LegalZoom acquires San Antonio tech firm

Online legal-assistance firm LegalZoom said it’s acquiring Earth Class Mail, a San Antonio firm that digitizes and manages postal mail for businesses, for $63 million. The California company plans to add Earth Class Mail’s Virtual Mailbox to its offerings. “As the digital economy continues to fuel new business growth and as many of these businesses … Read more