In the region: Royals sign Virginia Tech’s Cross Virginia Tech

The Roanoke Times The Kansas City Royals held a news conference Saturday to announce the signing of Virginia Tech center fielder Gavin Cross. The Royals chose Cross with the ninth…

After Huge Illuminate Data Breach, Ed Tech’s ‘Student Privacy Pledge’ Under Fire – The 74

Sign up here for The 74’s daily newsletter. Donate here to support The 74’s independent journalism.  A few months after education leaders at America’s largest school district announced that a technology vendor had exposed sensitive…

Chuck Grassley demands Chuck Schumer call vote on Big Tech antitrust bill

Months have passed since Sen. Chuck Schumer was expected to hold a vote for an antitrust bill designed to reign in Big Tech — and its top Republican backer is…

Big 12 Rising Rivalry: Texas Tech Red Raiders vs. TCU Horned Frogs?

ARLINGTON – New Texas Tech coach Joey McGuire can see the changing tides in college football. This goes well past the future of the Big 12 and conference realignment. Texas…

ICYMI: Why were Texas Tech fans mad at TCU this week?

Folks…Texas Tech fans are mad online. What’s all the fuss about? That’s TCU’s win-loss record vs. Texas Tech in the big 3 sports for the 2021-22 athletic season and Tech…

Medicine and the metaverse: New tech allows doctors to travel inside your body

Interested in learning what’s next for the gaming industry? Join gaming executives to discuss emerging parts of the industry this October at GamesBeat Summit Next. Register today. The world of…

Why Big Tech Is Making a Big Play for Live Sports

LOS ANGELES — More than a decade after Apple disrupted the music industry and Amazon upended retail, the tech heavyweights have set their sights on a new arena ripe for…

1 ‘Near Monopoly’ Tech Company That Still Has Room To Grow

Google’s [part of Alphabet (GOOGL -5.63%) (GOOG -5.81%)] core businesses continue to perform very well. In this video clip from “The Rank” on Motley Fool Live, recorded on July 13Fool.com…

Forget ARKK ETF: Invest In Tech With These 2 High Yielders

Marco Bello Co-produced by Austin Rogers for High Yield Investor There’s more than one way to skin a cat, and there’s also more than one way for investors to gain…

Reining in Big Tech might help save local news

Big Tech is a big problem. Their platforms have been used to distort our democratic processes. Their control over the media advertising industry is — in the eyes of many…