Robinhood Blocks GameStop Trading, Faces Backlash

Robinhood has weighed in on the war on Wall Street, blocking buys of GameStop, AMC, Blackberry and others, and facing backlash for it.

Biden Taps Open Source Dev David Recordon As White House Director of Technology

The Biden transition team has selected David Recordon as the next White House Director of Technology.

Trump Administration May Restrict Global Cloud Computing Companies

The White House is considering an executive order that would limit how cloud computing companies can operate internationally.

Amazon Extends Remote Work As COVID-19 Goes Out of Control

Amazon is the latest company to extend work from home policies amid a resurgence of COVID-19.

Sophie Trudeau: White House Prepares For State Visit Of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau And His Wife

Sophie Trudeau has some big fashion decisions to make this week. As the White House prepares for Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau and his wife, Sophie Trudeau, every detail is being delicately handled and the finishing touches are undoubtedly being…

Gayle King Gives Us A Look At Super Bowl With The Obamas

Gayle King got an opportunity to sit down with the First Couple at the White House, a day before the much-anticipated Super Bowl 50. The annual pre-game interview is part of CBS’ four-hour pre-game coverage of this year’s Super Bowl…

The White House Just Responded to the Pardon Edward Snowden Petition – Two Years Later

It only took two years, but the White House has finally gotten around to providing a response to a petition asking for the pardon of NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden. Official answer: nope. “As the President said in announcing recent intelligence…

White House Lifts Ban on Photos, Social Media Posts

After 40 years of surreptitiously snapping photos of the White House during public tours, people can now do it out in the open. The White House has lifted its ban on taking photos during tours of the Presidential mansion. Not…

Racist Google Maps Searches Pointed Users at the White House

This post contains language some may find offensive. I guess it’s the trendy thing to mess with Google Maps these days. Google has apologized and fixed what appears to be some third-party shenanigans that pointed users to the White House…

Man Arrested for Flying Drone Too Close to the White House

Another day, another drone flying too close to the White House. The Secret Service arrested another person for flying something near the Presidential residence Thursday afternoon. From the New York Times: About 1 p.m., Secret Service uniformed officers saw a…