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Obama pledges $160M to develop 'Smart Cities' apps

The Obama administration earmarks $160 million to help entrepreneurs, civic leaders and nonprofits work together to develop apps to tackle issues like traffic congestion and crime.

By September 14, 2015


President Obama roams Alaska with, oh, a selfie stick

Technically Incorrect: Posting to Twitter and Instagram, the president wants to highlight climate change. But a selfie stick? Is that wise?

By September 2, 2015


Obama pushes for more diversity in tech

At the first-ever White House Demo Day, President Obama announces a series of initiatives to bring more women and minorities into the tech sector and urges the industry to "not leave half the team on the bench."

By August 4, 2015


Iran's ayatollah tweets graphic Obama pic

Technically Incorrect: A nuclear agreement may have been reached between Iran and the US. This didn't stop Iran's top leader from tweeting an image of the president with a gun to his head.

By July 26, 2015


Obama unveils ConnectHome to get low-income households online

The pilot program will launch in 27 cities and one tribal nation and reach more than 275,000 low-income households. Some communities will receive broadband connections at no charge.

By July 15, 2015


Obama to 'Game of Thrones' director: 'You didn't kill Jon Snow, did you?'

At Comic-Con, the director of some of the HBO series' most infamous episodes recounts meeting the president. Hint: Obama had a few choice words for him.

By July 10, 2015


Israeli minister's wife stirs controversy with Obama black-coffee tweet

Technically Incorrect: The wife of Israel's interior minister apologizes for repeating a joke both unfunny and, to some, racist about President Obama.

By June 22, 2015


WTF? President Obama to get grilled by podcaster Marc Maron

One of the Internet's prominent podcasters has landed an in-depth interview with the leader of the free world, to be conducted in a garage.

By June 19, 2015


Mitt Romney goes after Obama with PowerPoint

Technically Incorrect: The former Republican candidate decides that only technology can fully expose the truth. Might this be a template for the coming debates?

By June 14, 2015


Tech companies urge Obama to safeguard encryption

Industry groups representing Apple, Google and many others say they're firmly opposed to any policy that would undermine technology that helps ensure users' privacy.

By June 9, 2015