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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
Tony Romm / Recode:
Net neutrality Day of Action organizers estimate at least 10M saw Wednesday's protest, with over 2M submitting comments to the FCC   —  Organizers say they reached more than 10 million users, but some of the largest tech companies seemed to hold back.  —  Facebook, Google, Twitter and other companies …
Jul 13, 2017, 1:15 PMIn context
Tony Romm / Recode:
Mark Pincus, Reid Hoffman launch Win the Future to rethink the Democratic Party; project's site will put political topics up for a vote, crowdsource proposals   —  It's called Win the Future, and Pincus is even courting potential WTF candidates like the frontman of '90s rock band Third Eye Blind.
Jul 4, 2017, 12:15 AMIn context
Tony Romm / Recode:
White House confirms Trump nominated Brendan Carr, FCC general counsel and Pai ally, for FCC GOP slot; he named Jessica Rosenworcel for Democratic slot earlier   —  Carr is an ally of agency chairman Ajit Pai, and previously worked in the telecom industry.  —  U.S. President Donald Trump …
Jun 29, 2017, 4:25 AMIn context
Tony Romm / Recode:
US House committee debates 14 bills regarding self-driving car rules, as 22 states have enacted their own, often conflicting, regulations   —  It's one of 14 bills that House lawmakers debated Tuesday.  —  Greg Walden recently was riding comfortably in his Subaru Outback …
Jun 27, 2017, 3:45 PMIn context
Tony Romm / Recode:
Executives for wireless and drone firms, including AT&T and PrecisionHawk, lobby Trump to cut down on regulations in White House meeting   —  For the likes of AT&T and PrecisionHawk, the face time with the president offered a chance to push their agendas.
Jun 22, 2017, 12:40 PMIn context
Tony Romm / Recode:
Sources on White House tech meeting: Cook and Trump discuss immigration reform, Google talks AI, tech firms push back on tying H-1B visas to high paying jobs   —  For many, a meeting at the White House yesterday offered a chance to push their political and business agendas.
Jun 20, 2017, 2:32 PMIn context
Tony Romm / Recode:
Trump meets with tech execs, says US gov't must “catch up” with private sector; Cook calls for coding in schools; Bezos favors more adoption of commercial tech   —  The leaders of Apple, Amazon, Google and Microsoft, who met with Trump on Monday, have a few asks of their own.
Jun 19, 2017, 7:17 PMIn context
Tony Romm / Recode:
Sources: ex-Google exec Michelle Lee has unexpectedly resigned as head of USPTO, after Amazon, Facebook, Google, others asked Trump to renominate her in April   —  Michelle Lee, seen as an ally to the tech industry, was expected to stick around at USPTO.  —  The leader of the U.S. government's …
Jun 6, 2017, 6:30 PMIn context

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