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Here’s How the Senate Impeachment Trial Will Work 0

Here’s How the Senate Impeachment Trial Will Work

Photo: Chip Somodevilla (Getty Images) On Monday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell made public his resolution which established the ground rules for the Senate trial regarding President Trump’s impeachment—and Democrats, in particular, aren’t happy...

How Exactly Do the Iowa Caucuses Work? 0

How Exactly Do the Iowa Caucuses Work?

Photo: Scott Olson (Getty Images) In just two weeks, the Iowa caucuses will take place, a pivotal moment for Democrats that might very well influence the rest of the 2020 election. But what exactly...

Boeing CEO out following 737 Max fiasco, will be replaced by current board chairman 0

Boeing CEO out following 737 Max fiasco, will be replaced by current board chairman

Boeing’s CEO Dennis A. Muilenburg is CEO no longer, the company announced today. Effective January 13, 2020 current Board Chairman David L. Calhoun takes over the top executive officer spot at the aerospace company,...

A Sprint contractor left thousands of US cell phone bills on the internet by mistake 0

A Sprint contractor left thousands of US cell phone bills on the internet by mistake

A contractor working for cell giant Sprint stored on an unprotected cloud server hundreds of thousands of cell phone bills of AT&T, Verizon and T-Mobile subscribers. The storage bucket had more than 261,300 documents,...

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China Roundup: Y Combinator’s short-lived China dream

Hello and welcome back to TechCrunch’s China Roundup, a digest of recent events shaping the Chinese tech landscape and what they mean to people in the rest of the world. Last week, we looked...

Another US court says police cannot force suspects to turn over their passwords 0

Another US court says police cannot force suspects to turn over their passwords

The highest court in Pennsylvania has ruled that the state’s law enforcement cannot force suspects to turn over their password that would unlock their devices. The state’s Supreme Court said compelling a password from...

Congress extends NSA call records collection powers to March 0

Congress extends NSA call records collection powers to March

In passing a short-term funding bill to avoid a U.S. government shutdown, Congress has also extended the government’s legal powers allowing it to collect daily millions of Americans’ call records. Buried in a funding...

Jeanette Manfra, senior DHS cybersecurity official, to leave government 0

Jeanette Manfra, senior DHS cybersecurity official, to leave government

Jeanette Manfra, one of the most senior and experienced U.S. cybersecurity officials, is leaving government after more than a decade in the public sector. Manfra, who served as assistant director for cybersecurity at the...

Vayyar nabs $109M for its “4D” radar tech, which detects and tracks images while preserving privacy 0

Vayyar nabs $109M for its “4D” radar tech, which detects and tracks images while preserving privacy

The future of the connected home, connected car, and connected everything will have a lot of imaging technology at the center of it: sensors to track the movement of people and things will be...