Grace Panetta, provided by Published 12:23 pm PDT, Monday, April 15, 2019 Associated Press Who is Eric Swalwell? Current job: US representative from California's 15th congressional district. Age: 38 Family: Swalwell and his wife Brittany Watts have been married since 2016. They have an almost 2-year-old son named Nelson, a six-month-old daughter Kathryn, nicknamed "Cricket," and a dog named Penny. Hometown: Sac City, Iowa Political party: Democratic Previous jobs: Member of the Dublin, California City Council, member of the Dublin Arts & Heritage and Planning Commissions, assistant district attorney. Who is Eric Swalwell's direct competition for the nomination? Based on a recurring series of national surveys we conduct, we can figure out who the other candidates competing in Eric Swalwell's lane are, and who the broader opponents are within the party. Swalwell is a more recent addition to our surveys and at this time has an insufficient … [Read more...] about Eric Swalwell is running for president in 2020. Here’s everything we know about the candidate and how he stacks up against the competition.
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FILE PHOTO: Visitors use their mobiles phones as they stand next to a 5G Led Smart Bulb panel inside the Xiaomi booth at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, February 26, 2019. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Leaders of a U.S. House of Representatives committee on Wednesday asked the Federal Communications Commission to delay a radio frequency spectrum auction for next-generation 5G wireless communications, which is scheduled for Thursday. The Science, Space and Technology Committee’s Democratic chairwoman, Eddie Bernice Johnson, and its top Republican, Frank Lucas, cited concerns that the spectrum under consideration could interfere with signals for sensors related to weather and climate forecasting, and said such interference could impact public safety. Johnson and Lucas urged the regulatory agency to delay the spectrum auction until it properly addresses the concerns of relevant agencies and departments: the Pentagon, the National Oceanic and … [Read more...] about U.S. House technology panel heads seeks delay in 5G spectrum auction
Kamala Harris has officially announced that she will run for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination. True to form for such aspirants, she recently launched a book tour to promote her new memoir, The Truths We Hold: An American Journey, to tell her story to the electorate. Having made history as California’s first black female U.S. senator and attorney general, she represents the smart, charismatic, and progressive politician who can build an election-winning coalition. Along with the other two African Americans in the U.S. Senate, Democrat Cory Booker and Republican Tim Scott, she recently lead the passage of a bill making lynching a hate crime as well as pushed for legislation requiring that an ethnic minority and a woman gain consideration whenever there’s a vacancy for the top position at one of the Federal Reserve’s 12 banks. The wave of black women elected to office in the last election cycle demonstrates the ongoing evolution of political diversity, … [Read more...] about A New Force In Politics: Black Women As Game Changers and Shot Callers
Jan 23, 2:57 AM EST Newsletter Signup BusinessTechnologyWorldNationalMedia & CultureOpinionSportsLuxury Technology By Precious Silva 01/23/19 AT 1:11 AM If there's one thing common among the top innovators of the world it’s that they always want to be ahead of the curve — the same goes for Mark Zuckerberg and Elon Musk. According to reports, Zuckerberg may also be gunning for space as Facebook begins plans to develop space lasers.Facebook's Space LasersRecent reports suggest that Facebook may be quietly developing laser satellites for global communications. California remains home to some of the world's most famous observatories and Facebook may just be getting even more comfortable with it.According to construction permits, PointView Tech has been constructing two detached observatories right on the mountain peak. Consequently, IEEE Spectrum revealed before that PointView is also a previously unknown subsidiary of Facebook linked to an experimental … [Read more...] about Is Mark Zuckerberg The Next Elon Musk? Facebook Reveals Space Plans
Jamie L. LaReau Detroit Free Press Published 8:46 AM EST Jan 14, 2019 The Detroit Auto Show kicked off Monday with the announcement of the 2019 North American Car, Truck and Utility of the year awards. It was a big day for Hyundai. The car of the year award went to Hyundai's luxury brand, Genesis G70; the utility of the year goes to Hyundai Kona and truck of the Year is the Ram 1500. William Lee, CEO of Hyundai North America, said he is "honored and delighted" with the awards. He said the Kona is "timeless and comfortable" and offers more than 450 miles of range. "Every employee in our company played a part in this award," said Lee. For Genesis, Hyundai's luxury the award was, "very unexpected," said Manfred Fitzgerald, head of the Genesis brand, who also commended Honda and Volvo. "This is very meaningful to us being only in our third year as a brand. You cannot imagine how much this means to us as a brand," said Fitzgerald. "This is … [Read more...] about The car, truck and sport utility of year winners