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AIRLINE INDUSTRY CALLS FOR SWIFT ACTION FROM FEDERAL GOVERNMENT TO PROVIDE RELIEF

The Hill | March 19, 2020

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Aviation industry groups are urging the federal government to quickly address the impact of the coronavirus on airlines, saying the current economic environment is not sustainable. Airlines for America (A4A) and others in the aviation industry wrote to the Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and congressional leadership on Thursday requesting immediate action. “The breadth and immediacy of the need to act cannot be overstated. It is urgent and unprecedented,” the letter reads. The lett...

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TRUMP ADMINISTRATION PROPOSES ROLLING BACK PROTECTIONS FOR BIG TECH

Google | June 18, 2020

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The U.S. Justice Department proposed on Wednesday that Congress take up legislation to curb protections big tech platforms like Alphabet’s Google and Facebook have had for decades, a senior official said, following through on President Donald Trump’s bid to crack down on tech giants. The goal of the proposal, which is being finalized, is to push tech companies to address criminal content on their platforms such as child exploitation, terrorism or cyber stalking, and boost transparenc...

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VERNDARI, INC. ANNOUNCES A FEDERAL GOVERNMENT AWARD TO SUPPORT DEVELOPMENT OF VERNDARI’S VAXIPATCH™ ALTERNATIVE VACCINE TECHNOLOGY

Verndari, Inc. | August 27, 2020

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Verndari, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company transforming vaccines with next generation science and delivery technology, announced today a federal government award to support development of Verndari’s VaxiPatch™ alternative vaccine technology. The award is funded through DRIVe the (Division of Research, Innovation, and Ventures) established by the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA), under the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (...

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REPORT ON AI USE BY U.S. GOVERNMENT CITES BIOMETRICS AS EXAMPLE OF NEED FOR INTERNAL EXPERTISE

Biometrics Research Group | February 19, 2020

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The U.S. government must improve its internal AI expertise and capacity to properly leverage the transformative power of biometrics and other technologies, according to a report from experts at Stanford and New York University. The report is meant to guide future government decisions, but along the way reveals some details about the development of a major biometric program. The use of face biometrics instead of iris recognition for border checks by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) was de...

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AIRLINE INDUSTRY CALLS FOR SWIFT ACTION FROM FEDERAL GOVERNMENT TO PROVIDE RELIEF

The Hill | March 19, 2020

Aviation industry groups are urging the federal government to quickly address the impact of the coronavirus on airlines, saying the current economic environment is not sustainable. Airlines for America (A4A) and others in the aviation industry wrote to the Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and congressional leadership on Thursday requesting immediate action. “The breadth and immediacy of the need to act cannot be overstated. It is urgent and unprecedented,” the letter reads. The lett...

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TRUMP ADMINISTRATION PROPOSES ROLLING BACK PROTECTIONS FOR BIG TECH

Google | June 18, 2020

The U.S. Justice Department proposed on Wednesday that Congress take up legislation to curb protections big tech platforms like Alphabet’s Google and Facebook have had for decades, a senior official said, following through on President Donald Trump’s bid to crack down on tech giants. The goal of the proposal, which is being finalized, is to push tech companies to address criminal content on their platforms such as child exploitation, terrorism or cyber stalking, and boost transparenc...

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VERNDARI, INC. ANNOUNCES A FEDERAL GOVERNMENT AWARD TO SUPPORT DEVELOPMENT OF VERNDARI’S VAXIPATCH™ ALTERNATIVE VACCINE TECHNOLOGY

Verndari, Inc. | August 27, 2020

Verndari, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company transforming vaccines with next generation science and delivery technology, announced today a federal government award to support development of Verndari’s VaxiPatch™ alternative vaccine technology. The award is funded through DRIVe the (Division of Research, Innovation, and Ventures) established by the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA), under the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (...

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REPORT ON AI USE BY U.S. GOVERNMENT CITES BIOMETRICS AS EXAMPLE OF NEED FOR INTERNAL EXPERTISE

Biometrics Research Group | February 19, 2020

The U.S. government must improve its internal AI expertise and capacity to properly leverage the transformative power of biometrics and other technologies, according to a report from experts at Stanford and New York University. The report is meant to guide future government decisions, but along the way reveals some details about the development of a major biometric program. The use of face biometrics instead of iris recognition for border checks by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) was de...

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