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Tony Romm / Recode:
Tech firms including Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Google, and Microsoft call on President Trump to preserve the DACA program   —  The letter is organized by Zuckerberg-backed FWD.us, a day before Trump is expected to announce a policy change.  —  The chief executives of Apple, Amazon …
Aug 31, 2017, 11:52 PMIn context
Tony Romm / Recode:
Apple breaks its silence on net neutrality, urging the FCC not to roll back ban against fast lanes   —  It's the company's first comments in the 2017 debate.  —  Apple is breaking its silence on net neutrality, urging the Trump administration to preserve strong rules that prevent the likes of AT&T …
Aug 31, 2017, 1:10 PMIn context
Tony Romm / Recode:
Sources: US government lacks key regulators examining autonomous vehicles, as Trump's advisory board, comprised of key industry execs, has been inactive   —  The apparent end of an industry task force is one of many headaches facing tech and automakers in D.C.
Aug 24, 2017, 11:20 PMIn context
Tony Romm / Recode:
Apple, Snap, Facebook, Twitter, Dropbox, Cisco, and Verizon among firms who filed amicus brief for cellphone location privacy case going before US Supreme Court   —  In a new amicus brief, tech and telecom companies say law enforcement should have to clear a higher bar to obtain location data.
Aug 15, 2017, 5:10 PMIn context
Tony Romm / Recode:
Uber settles with FTC over misleading customers on its privacy policies, will submit to 20 years of privacy checkups by outside auditors   —  In a settlement, Uber will have to submit to 20 years of privacy checkups.  —  The U.S. government on Tuesday issued sweeping new penalties against Uber …
Aug 15, 2017, 10:40 AMIn context
Tony Romm / Recode:
Senate confirms Democrat Jessica Rosenworcel and Republican Brendan Carr to FCC's two open slots   —  Lawmakers sent Brendan Carr, a Republican, and Jessica Rosenworcel, a Democrat, to the telecom agency.  —  The Federal Communications Commission is set to return to its full strength …
Aug 3, 2017, 2:40 PMIn context
Tony Romm / Recode:
Tech giants pass on invitation to testify on net neutrality before the House Energy and Commerce Committee; hearing date is pushed back indefinitely   —  They had until today to tell a key House committee, which is extending its deadline.  —  Amazon, Facebook, Google and Netflix …
Jul 31, 2017, 3:35 PMIn context
Tony Romm / Recode:
Google.org announces $50M fund to study “changing nature of work” and train job seekers in US and Europe in partnership with other organizations   —  The company's philanthropic arm will study changes in the economy wrought by companies like, well, Google.
Jul 26, 2017, 4:00 PMIn context
Tony Romm / Recode:
House Republicans invite CEOs of Facebook, Google, AT&T, Comcast, and others to testify on Sept. 7 about solving net neutrality with a new framework   —  A key House committee just scheduled a September 7 hearing.  —  House Republicans are asking the chief executives of tech and telecom rivals …
Jul 25, 2017, 11:15 AMIn context
Tony Romm / Recode:
FanDuel and DraftKings drop their merger, following FTC's vote to challenge it last month   —  The decision to terminate the deal comes after the U.S. government voted to challenge it.  —  FanDuel and DraftKings have decided to scrap their merger rather than fight the U.S. government …
Jul 13, 2017, 3:06 PMIn context

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