Today may mark the end of the Iowa-New Hampshire monopoly

Today may mark the end of the Iowa-New Hampshire monopoly

MANCHESTER, New Hampshire (CNN)Tuesday’s primary in this Northeastern state may mark the final day of nearly 50 years of unparalleled influence for Iowa and New Hampshire as the one-two kickoff contests in the Democratic presidential nominating process. In …

Midnight vote tradition lives on in New Hampshire mountain hamlet

Midnight vote tradition lives on in New Hampshire mountain hamlet

DIXVILLE NOTCH, N.H. (Reuters) – As they have for six decades, the residents of the mountain hamlet of Dixville Notch cast the first ballots in the New Hampshire primary just after midnight on Tuesday, picking former New York City Michael Bloomberg as their c…

Hexbyte  Tech News  Wired Trump Proposes a Cut in Research Spending, but a Boost for AI

Hexbyte Tech News Wired Trump Proposes a Cut in Research Spending, but a Boost for AI

President Trump Monday proposed cutting federal research spending—except in key areas including artificial intelligence and quantum technologies.Trump’s budget for the fiscal year beginning October 1 proposes spending $142.2 billion in research and development, 9 percent less than in the current year. The White House says its proposal is 6 percent more than it requested last…