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Robert Kraft maintains not-guilty plea on prostitution charge, lawyers say

Robert Kraft maintains not-guilty plea on prostitution charge, lawyers say
  • U.S. Urges Allies to Avoid Chinese Telecom Equipment Due to Security Risks FWC: U.S. Urges Allies to Avoid Chinese Telecom Equipment Due to Security Risks

    The U.S. government is urging allied nations to avoid using telecommunications equipment from China’s Huawei Technologies Company, even though some of those countries have already made large purchases of Huawei equipment, according to a report published Friday.

  • As Payments Go Social With Venmo, They're Changing Personal Relationships FWC: As Payments Go Social With Venmo, They’re Changing Personal Relationships

    More people are using mobile money apps to pay each other without cash. With Venmo, its social network is a key part of the payment process, and it’s changing people’s behavior in unexpected ways.(Image credit: Amr Alfiky/NPR)

  • Russia's Stealth Su-57 Fighter Might be a Media Rockstar But It Has a Big Problem FWC: Russia’s Stealth Su-57 Fighter Might be a Media Rockstar But It Has a Big Problem

    The problem is simple. The Russian defense ministry staged an impressive video shoot with four of its Su-57 stealth fighter prototypes. But the dramatic display doesn’t make the Su-57 any more relevant.The Su-57 is beautiful. It’s also too expensive for Russia to buy in meaningful numbers.In the November 2018 videos, produced…

  • Small districts reap big profits by approving charter schools with little oversight FWC: Small districts reap big profits by approving charter schools with little oversight

    The superintendent’s plan was born of necessity. In the aftermath of the Great Recession, as tax revenue plummeted, small school districts across California quickly felt the pain. Many were already lean, where administrators did the work of two or three, and students were counted in tens, not thousands….