Washington man allegedly falsely sought $1.5M in coronavirus biz relief funds

A Washington state software engineer is charged with fraudulently seeking over $ 1.5 million in coronavirus relief funds intended for small business loans, prosecutors announced Friday. Issaquah resident Baoke Zhang, 35, is accused of filing applications seeking forgivable loans guaranteed by … Read more…

How tech firm Shadow sought to revolutionize Democratic campaigns — but stumbled in Iowa

A perfect storm of coding mishaps and human errors hamstrung Shadow’s operations at the Iowa caucus, delaying results in the first-in-the-nation contest and raising urgent questions about the often-invisible technology that powers American democracy. Technology BEST DEAL UPDATE:

Trump’s Davos speech sought to appease business leaders. On climate change, it isolated them

When President Donald Trump took to the lectern at the World Economic Forum annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland on Tuesday and derided “the perennial prophets of doom and their predictions of the apocalypse,” there was little doubt of whom he … Read more…