Heathrow airport: government won’t appeal court ruling to block expansion, says Shapps

Well, we’re not appealing it because our manifesto made clear that Heathrow is a private sector industry led project, – So it’s of no relevance to the rest of the economy? it’s not that we’ve just said from the outset, actually, that Heathrow can’t cost the taxpayer money, that it must fit within the zero […]

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US government grounds Chinese-made drones | Tech Wash

Camera drones; the flying, helicopter-like devices the likes of which you might have been given for Christmas, fly in their thousands across the US every day. They’re mostly used for fun, but they’re also used by the US government for more serious purposes, such as mapping terrain or tracking wildlife movements. The problem for the […]

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Why The U.S. Government And Big Tech Disagree On Encryption

I’m here on 14th Street in New York City, where hundreds of people are messaging friends and family with their phones. But while they’re texting the FBI, advocacy groups and government agencies are all battling over who can read those text messages. Most messages like those sent from WhatsApp, which was the most popular messaging […]

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Boris Johnson v Jeremy Corbyn: who won final TV election debate? | FT

Good evening and welcome to Maidstone Studios in Kent. Wherever you live, whoever you vote for, one of these two men will be prime minister in a week’s time. Welcome to the Media Spin Room for the last debate of the UK’s general election campaign here in sunny Maidstone. Boris Johnson has been going head […]

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Why The U.S. Government Pays Lockheed Martin Billions

Lockheed Martin is the top grossing defense firm in the world, and the U.S. government supports that business to the tune of over $37.7 billion. It surpasses its closest competitors, Boeing and Raytheon, by nearly $20 billion in arms sales. These funds are granted by Congress to provide equipment that enables the U.S. military to […]

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