Columbus welcomes urban problem solvers with new accelerator – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch Every American city wishes it could better support technology, entrepreneurship and infrastructure, unfortunately few actually have the resources to set truly ambitious goals into motion. But Columbus, Ohio, having secured $50 million in grants to […]

UK surveillance law still fuzzy on decryption rules for comms providers – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch A little more detail has emerged about how a key component of the controversial UK surveillance law, the Investigatory Powers Act, which was passed at the end of last year, is likely to function — after a […]

FBI director Comey backs new Feinstein push for decrypt bill – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch Answering questions at a Senate oversight committee hearing this morning, FBI Director James Comey has hinted at growing consensus between technology companies and intelligence agencies over the controversial issue of how to access encrypted data. He also […]