New “Pennies for Charity” Report

Attorney General James Report Finds That Professional Fundraisers Retain Nearly One-Third of Charitable Campaign Donations; Some Retain More Than Half New “Pennies for Charity” Report – Released Ahead of Giving Tuesday – Details Costs of Fundraising Campaigns Conducted by Professional Fundraisers; In 2019, Professional Fundraisers Pocketed Nearly $365 Million Report Also Offers Key Tips for… Read More

Wolf Administration to Use Wireless Emergency Alert System for COVID-19 Messaging

Harrisburg, PA – Today, the Wolf Administration will begin using the national Wireless Emergency Alert (WEA) system to provide critical public messages about the COVID-19 pandemic. WEA is a national public safety system that allows customers who own compatible mobile devices to receive geographically targeted, text-like messages alerting them of imminent threats to safety in… Read More

An investigation into a massive 2014 data breach

Attorney General James Helps Secure $17.5 Million After Data Breach at The Home Depot New York State to Receive Nearly $600,000 NEW YORK – New York Attorney General Letitia James today announced a multi-state agreement with The Home Depot, Inc. that resolves an investigation into a massive 2014 data breach, which compromised the payment card… Read More

Online Shopping Program

Department of Human Services Reminds SNAP Families of Online Shopping Program, Encourages More Retailers to Participate Harrisburg, PA – Department of Human Services (DHS) Secretary Teresa Miller today reminded Pennsylvanians of the pilot program. It allows the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) recipients to purchase groceries online through participating retailers approved by the United States… Read More

Rising Threat of ‘Revenge Porn’ in Time of Coronavirus

Attorney General James Urges Caution to New Yorkers Against Rising Threat of ‘Revenge Porn’ in Time of Coronavirus Guidance Will Help New Yorkers Protect Privacy of Intimate Online Conversations NEW YORK – New York Attorney General Letitia James today issued an alert to warn New Yorkers about potential invasions of privacy while they are engaged… Read More

Gov’t Cannot Neglect Long-Term Challenges Facing Workers, Economy From AI

NEW REPORT: COVID Recovery Remains Priority, But Gov’t Cannot Neglect Long-Term Challenges Facing Workers, Economy From AI Washington, D.C.— Today, the House Budget Committee released a report on artificial intelligence (AI) and its potential impacts on the workforce, American lives and livelihoods, and our economy. AI has strengthened our nation’s efforts to understand, treat, and… Read More

Website Free Organic Traffic via Search Engines

The websites can receive maximum traffic through search engines. For that, there is a need to increase website visibility, to appear on the first page of natural results. Most SEO experts claim to understand the magical google algorithm and think, they can rank a website on any keyword. They think that they are capable of… Read More

Rhode Island to Launch Virtual Career Center powered by Google Cloud as part of “Back to Work RI” Initiative

Rhode Island’s Virtual Career Center will connect thousands of residents with jobs to match their skills and return to work after being displaced by COVID-19. PROVIDENCE, R.I. and MOUNTAIN VIEW, C.A. – The State of Rhode Island and Google Cloud today announced they are working together on an initiative that will dramatically expand access to… Read More

Battling China’s Predatory Economics to Bring Back Jobs

ICYMI: “Battling China’s Predatory Economics to Bring Back Jobs” By National Security Advisor Robert O’Brien and EXIM Chairman Kimberly Reed WASHINGTON — Export-Import Bank of the United States (EXIM) President and Chairman Kimberly A. Reed and National Security Advisor Robert C. O’Brien authored the following joint op-ed published online recently by Fox Business News: “Battling… Read More

Trump Administration, DHS Fight to Ensure American Technological Advantage and Competitiveness on Innovative Technologies

Announce Release of the National Strategy for Critical and Emerging Technology Washington, D.C. – The Trump Administration continues its work to ensure America’s technological and innovative edges are guaranteed by offering the first National Strategy for Critical and Emerging Technology. The plan outlines efforts to protect critical and emerging technologies across American industry, including fields… Read More

Young Statement on Announcement of National Strategy for Critical and Emerging Technologies

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) released the following statement in response to the White House releasing their new “National Strategy for Critical and Emerging Technologies,” which outlines how the United States will promote and protect our competitive edge in fields such as artificial intelligence, energy, quantum information science, communication and networking technologies,… Read More

DFS TO HOST FIRST-EVER TECHSPRINT TO ADVANCE THE DEPARTMENT’S REGULATOR OF THE FUTURE VISION

SUPERINTENDENT LACEWELL ANNOUNCES DFS TO HOST FIRST-EVER TECHSPRINT TO ADVANCE THE DEPARTMENT’S REGULATOR OF THE FUTURE VISION Digital Regulatory Reporting for Virtual Currency Companies Selected as Focus for Techsprint DFS Will Collaborate with the Conference of State Bank Supervisors and Alliance For Innovative Regulation to Produce Techsprint Superintendent of Financial Services Linda A. Lacewell today… Read More

Attorney General James Announces Bipartisan Antitrust Investigation Into Google Will Continue

NEW YORK – New York Attorney General Letitia James and the attorneys general of Colorado, Iowa, Nebraska, North Carolina, Tennessee, and Utah released the following statement after the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced an antitrust lawsuit against tech giant Google: “Over the last year, both the U.S. DOJ and state attorneys general have conducted… Read More

The United States and Estonia Sign New Agreement to Support Partnerships in Research and Innovation

Today, the United States and Estonia signed a new Science and Technology Agreement, which will support future partnerships in research and innovation. The United States’ Under Secretary of State for Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment, Keith Krach and Estonia’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Urmas Reinsalu signed the agreement at a ceremony in Tallinn. Under… Read More

Statement from the Press Secretary Regarding the National Strategy for Critical and Emerging Technologies

Today, President Trump released the “National Strategy for Critical and Emerging Technologies,” which outlines how the United States will promote and protect our competitive edge in fields such as artificial intelligence, energy, quantum information science, communication and networking technologies, semiconductors, military, and space technologies. As our competitors and adversaries mobilise vast resources in these fields,… Read More

UNITED STATES PROVIDES $5 MILLION TO SUPPORT VULNERABLE GROUPS IMPACTED BY COVID-19

Funding to Also Support Development of AI-Based Tools to Better Predict and Plan Against Pandemics New Delhi – As part of the U.S. Government’s continuing support to India’s COVID-19 response, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) today announced two new awards totalling $5 million to Catalyst Management Service’s COVID Action Collaborative (CAC) and the… Read More

Secretary Ross Announces National Grant Competition to Support America’s Response to the Coronavirus Pandemic

U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross announced the opening of a national grant competition funded through the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) to support America’s response to the coronavirus pandemic and future pandemics through innovation and entrepreneurship. Secretary Ross announced the competition at St. Petersburg College (SPC) in St. Petersburg, Florida and was joined by SPC… Read More

Supporting Strategy for Critical and Emerging Technologies

WASHINGTON – In support of the National Strategy for Critical and Emerging Technologies, Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross said the Department is fully behind the President’s strategy and has already implemented several export controls on emerging technologies. Earlier this month, the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) in Commerce imposed controls on six more emerging… Read More

NIST Cybersecurity Expert Donna Dodson Receives Service to America Medal

Dodson’s many career contributions include the development of the NIST Cybersecurity Framework. NIST Fellow and director of the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) Donna Dodson retired from NIST and as a federal employee on May 8, 2020. Donna Dodson, a cybersecurity expert who worked for her entire 33-year career at the National Institute of… Read More

DOD Issues New Data Strategy

The Department of Defense has published a new Data Strategy focused on accelerating the Department’s transition to a data-centric organisation that uses data at speed and scale for operational advantage and increased efficiency. The Strategy emphasises managing data as a strategic resource, highlighting the criticality of data to build and maintain battlefield advantage, and the… Read More