Archives for February 20, 2015

Spies Can Track You Just by Watching Your Phone’s Power Use

Smartphone users might balk at letting a random app like Candy Crush or Shazam track their every move via GPS. But researchers have found that Android phones reveal information about your location to every app on your device through a different, unlikely data leak: the phone’s power consumption.

EPA regs could cost Wisconsin 20,000 manufacturing jobs

Wisconsin is poised to lose more than 20,000 manufacturing jobs by 2023 because of the Obama administration’s proposed regulations on cutting carbon emissions that critics say will have minimal environmental effects. The 4.19 percent reduction in manufacturing jobs puts Wisconsin at the fifth highest drop in the country, according to a study released this week by […]

Federal ESEA Reauthorization has its eye on Finland.

No Way, ESEA! Finland Fables: What Tony Robbins doesn’t tell you… Finland and her people are no strangers to war. However, all these events predate the so-called “welfare state” that later emerged. This change turned a once strong and proud nation to a shadow of its former self.(Source) You can be pretty sure education change […]