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US, UK sign pact to share electronic evidence in criminal cases     – CNET
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Agreement will allow law enforcement officials to demand evidence from tech companies in the other’s country.

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BMW, Ford, Honda and VW sign greenhouse gas pact with California     – Roadshow
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This landmark fuel economy and emissions deal is likely to irk the Trump Administration.

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More Than 50 Nations Launch 'Paris Call' To Fix Hate Speech and Cyberattacks; China and Russia Not Among Signatories, Trump Administration Reluctant To Sign
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French President Emmanuel Macron on Monday launched a push to regulate the internet. France and U.S. technology giants, including Microsoft, are pushing for governments and companies worldwide to sign up for a new initiative aimed at establishing regulations for the internet, to fight such online threats as cyber attacks, hate speech and online censorship. A […]

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Apple, Amazon, Google and others sign letter opposing Trump’s attempt to redefine gender
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A list of 50-plus companies, including some of tech’s top names, joined forces this week to pen a letter calling out the Trump administration over a reported plan to narrow gender definitions. Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook, Microsoft, Intel, Cisco and more drafted the letter (full text below) in response to a recent New York Times story […]

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Apple, Amazon, Google and More Than 50 Other Companies Sign Letter Against Trump Administration's Proposed Gender Definition Changes
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Apple, Amazon, Facebook and Google, and dozens of other tech companies have come together to condemn discrimination against transgender people in the face of actions President Donald Trump is reportedly considering to reduce their legal protections. From a report: The move is a response to an Oct. 21 New York Times report that the Trump […]

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Google's latest Gboard stickers celebrate American Sign Language
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One of the benefits of using Google's Gboard, aside from predictive emojis and GIF searches, is the cute animated stickers. Sure, most of them are fun and silly, but there are a few that carry deeper meaning. One example is a recently released sticke…

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Police to Seattle’s techies, streamers: Sign up for our anti-swatting service [Updated]
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Enlarge / Body-cam video taken from an apparent Seattle police response to a hoax hostage-situation report. (credit: Seattle PD) The practice of “swatting,” or calling in fake threats to activate an aggressive police response to an unwitting home or business, has unfortunately lingered for the past few years. Starting this week, one police department in […]

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Uber, Toyota sign $500M deal to put self-driving tech into Sienna minivans
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Enlarge (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images) On Monday, news emerged that Toyota has reportedly signed a $500 million deal with Uber regarding self-driving technology. The Japanese automaker will integrate Uber’s autonomous driving technology into some of its Sienna minivans, which—if all goes well—will enter service at some future date as ride-hailing vehicles accessed through Uber’s platform. […]

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100 US Mayors Sign Pledge To Defend Net Neutrality Against Crooked ISPs
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An anonymous reader quotes a report from Gizmodo: More than 100 U.S. mayors have signed a pledge to hold internet service providers accountable for net neutrality violations, despite the FCC’s vote to repeal the regulations late last year. The pledge, initiated by Mayors Bill de Blasio of New York City, Steve Adler of Austin, and […]

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