According to emails obtained by The Guardian, staff at the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) have been informed that they should change their language when referring to climate change. Specifically, the staff at the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) were told to avoid using the phrase "climate change", and were instructed to alter various phrases that acknowledge the effects of man-made climate change.
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Remember how Donald Trump hammered on Hillary Clinton for using a private email server during her tenure as Secretary of State? During the election, Trump went as far as wanting to put "Crooked Hillary" behind bars, because having staffers use emails not monitored by the government could be a bad thing. But according to a new report from Newsweek, key Trump staffers are all have using accounts running on the Republican National Committee's private email server.
In an email accidentally sent to a BuzzFeed reporter, a Facebook spokesperson said the idea of a Muslim registry is a "straw man" -- a sham argument that misrepresents another's belief. Earlier this month, The Intercept asked nine tech companies if they would aide Trump in creating a Muslim registry. Facebook -- along with Google, Apple and IBM -- did not respond; Twitter was the only company to say no.
New York Times reporter David Sanger worked extensively with former deputy CIA director Michael Morell during the reporting of his book Confront and Conceal: Obama's Secret Wars and Surprising Use of American Power -- even arranging to provide Morell with access to an entire unpublished chapter for his review -- according to documents obtained by Gizmodo.
The FBI just sent a letter to members of the US House Judiciary Committee who were looking into Hillary Clinton's private email server. And how you feel about Clinton will likely determine your response. Republicans claim that the investigation has been "reopened". Democrats say it's just a fart in the wind.
Buried within the Podesta email leaks is an extremely emotional ongoing debate about email etiquette. Specifically, what to do when it comes to subject lines. The email subject line, in theory, contains an overview of what's inside. But in the modern day of infinitely long and amorphous chains, that isn't always the case. And Clinton staffer Philippe Reines is passionate about clearly identifying emails.
Inbox by Gmail has been around for almost two years, and while it continues to exist alongside Gmail, it's easy to see that Google engineers see Inbox as the email app of the future. New features are being added on a regular basis, and with each one, it's slowly becoming smarter and easier to use. Here are five reasons you should consider switching to Inbox right now.
WikiLeaks firmly believes in radical transparency, the idea that the world would be better if there were no secrets. That level of transparency can be used for good, like the time the site published a video called "Collateral Murder" showing innocent journalists shot to oblivion by US troops in 2010. But not always.
Chinese spies have breached the personal email accounts of many top Obama Administration officials and have been reading their emails since 2010, according to a report from NBC. This has got to be bad for Hillary Clinton, whose use of personal email address as Secretary of State during that time is now under FBI investigation.
Hillary Clinton is still the frontrunner for the Democratic 2016 presidential nomination, but she's by no means secure -- and, according to the FBI, neither is her email. The FBI is investigating the security of Clinton's controversial private email system.
Want dirt on one of the dirtiest tech companies ever? WikiLeaks published a searchable database of over a million leaked emails from Hacking Team, the nefarious Italian spyware company that was massively hacked this week.
This evening, the State Department released another trove of Hillary Clinton's emails from her time as secretary of state. Among the gems being uncovered is this terse exchange, a wonderful insight into trying to use a fax machine in the modern age. Anyone who's tech-supported their parents over email can definitely relate.