Watchdog: 13 Trump officials violated Hatch Act during 2020 campaign
Politics

Watchdog: 13 Trump officials violated Hatch Act during 2020 campaign

OSC stated that the disregard stemmed from the previous president and laid the foundation for "what appeared as a taxpayer-funded political apparatus
Business

'Crypto mom' Hester Peirce scoffed at the idea of adding a new watchdog for digital assets

Hester Peirce, SEC commissioner. Chris Maddaloni/CQ Roll Call Chris Maddaloni/CQ Roll Call Hester Peirce (the so-called crypto mom) said that digital
Tech watchdog campaign challenges big tech for hiding behind small business – TechCrunch
Tech

Tech watchdog campaign challenges big tech for hiding behind small business – TechCrunch

Tech's most powerful companies have repeated the story time and again that any threat to their trillion-dollar businesses will trickle down, hurting
Activision Blizzard strikes $18 million settlement with US employment watchdog
Tech

Activision Blizzard strikes $18 million settlement with US employment watchdog

Activision Blizzard and the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), have settled a lawsuit involving allegations of widespread sexual
Watchdog to launch crackdown on ads falsely claiming green credentials
Travel

Watchdog to launch crackdown on ads falsely claiming green credentials

Advertising that encourages too many flights or carmakers that display SUVs tearing down the countryside will be subject to a crackdown on
China proposes strict control of algorithms – TechCrunch
Tech

China proposes strict control of algorithms – TechCrunch

China isn't done curbing the power local internet services have in the largest market. The nation released draft guidelines Friday on how to regulate
Daily Crunch: Internet watchdog Citizen Lab says iPhone spyware dodges Apple’s security measures – TechCrunch
Tech

Daily Crunch: Internet watchdog Citizen Lab says iPhone spyware dodges Apple’s security measures – TechCrunch

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US watchdog upholds SpaceX's Moon lander contract
Science

US watchdog upholds SpaceX's Moon lander contract

In April, Elon Musk's company was awarded the contract for the human landing system (HLS), which was worth $2.9 billion. However, the other bidders
Business

Press watchdog puts Hungarian PM Orban on 'predators' list

PARIS (AP), Reporters Without Borders has placed Viktor Orban, the Hungarian Prime Minister, on its list as a predator. This is the first time a
EPA watchdog says Trump appointees kept fired employees on payroll
Politics

EPA watchdog says Trump appointees kept fired employees on payroll

Federal prosecutors declined the OIGs charges and Jackson and Munoz, who were vice presidents for government at the National Mining Association, left