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Tony Romm / Recode:
White House hires Matt Lira, a longtime aide to GOP lawmakers, to assist with innovation policy and initiatives   —  The president has tapped a Republican digital expert as he forms his tech policy ranks.  —  President Donald Trump is slowly filling his ranks of top tech advisers in the White House.
Mar 23, 2017, 1:05 PMIn context
Politico:
Sources: President Trump will tap sitting GOP FCC commissioner Ajit Pai, a fierce critic of net neutrality, to lead the agency   —  President Donald Trump will tap Ajit Pai to lead the FCC in the new administration, elevating the sitting GOP commissioner to the top spot overseeing …
Jan 20, 2017, 1:10 PMIn context
Tony Romm / Politico:
Sources: Trump considering Utah attorney general Sean Reyes, who urged FTC to re-open antitrust probe of Google last year, for FTC chairman   —  President-elect Donald Trump is considering tapping Sean Reyes, the attorney general of Utah, as the next chairman of the FTC, according to two sources with knowledge of the matter.
Jan 17, 2017, 7:05 PMIn context
Tony Romm / Politico:
US government now presents travelers entering on visa waiver program with optional request to provide names of their social media accounts   —  NEW YORK — The U.S. government quietly began requesting that select foreign visitors provide their Facebook, Twitter and other social media accounts upon arriving …
Dec 22, 2016, 8:00 PMIn context
Tony Romm / Politico:
IBM announces plan to hire 25K new workers in the US over the next four years, including 6K the next year, and a $1B investment for training and development   —  IBM CEO Ginni Rometty announced Tuesday that her company would hire 25,000 new workers over the next four years …
Dec 14, 2016, 7:55 AMIn context
Tony Romm / Politico:
A look at Peter Thiel's investments, from defense to fintech and healthcare, and how they could benefit from his role amid the Trump transition   —  The Silicon Valley venture capitalist has backed companies that could benefit at least indirectly from his role.
Dec 6, 2016, 1:30 PMIn context
Tony Romm / Politico:
Tech giants and rights groups urge the Department of Homeland Security to scrap proposal asking US visitors for their social media accounts   —  Internet giants including Google, Facebook and Twitter slammed the Obama administration on Monday for a proposal that would seek to weed …
Aug 22, 2016, 8:35 PMIn context
Tony Romm / Politico:
Apple CEO Tim Cook will host a fundraiser for House Speaker Paul Ryan next week, despite Apple pulling support for the GOP convention over Trump   —  Apple CEO Tim Cook will host a fundraiser with House Speaker Paul Ryan next week as the iPhone maker tries to strengthen its relationships …
Jun 20, 2016, 4:20 PMIn context
Tony Romm / Politico:
Sources: Apple, like HP, won't provide support or cash to the Republican National Convention over concerns about Trump, in break with past elections   —  Apple has told Republican leaders it will not provide funding or other support for the party's 2016 presidential convention …
Jun 18, 2016, 3:20 PMIn context
Tony Romm / Politico:
Apple hires Cynthia Hogan, top NFL lobbyist and former aide to Joe Biden, as vice president for public policy and government affairs   —  Apple hires NFL, Biden veteran for key policy role  —  Apple has hired Cynthia Hogan, a top lobbyist for the National Football League and former aide …
Apr 14, 2016, 10:30 AMIn context

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