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 […]