Obama Administration joins the push for diversity in Silicon Valley

Empire State Tribune

The Obama administration Tuesday joined a push to increase diversity in the tech sector, announcing commitments by an array of venture capital investors and Silicon Valley firms to hire and promote more women and minorities. In the announcement, to be made during the White House’s first Demo Day for startups, 40 venture capital firms including […]

Israeli prime minister pollster issued stern warning against the Obama administration


A number of New York Democrats, which includes Hillary Rodham Clinton, have been issued a dire warning by a top GOP pollster and renowned strategist for newly re-elected Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, that they “will spend a heavy price” at the election results next year if they do not halt President Obama’s policies on Israel […]

California’s “Blue Serengeti” Gets More Funding for Habitat Expansion


The Obama administration is more than doubling the size of two federal marine sanctuaries off California’s North Central Coast, areas scientists have described as “blue Serengeti.” After more than a decade of research and debate, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced Thursday that it will expand the current size of the Gulf of the Farallones and Cordell […]