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David Saleh Rauf / The Politico:
PATRIOT Act clouds picture for tech   —  Cloud computing is a gold mine for the U.S. tech industry, but American firms are encountering resistance from an unexpected enemy overseas: the PATRIOT Act.  —  The Sept. 11-era law was supposed to help the intelligence community gather data on suspected terrorists.
Dec 3, 2011, 10:30 AMIn context
Kim Hart / The Politico:
FCC releases damning report on AT&T/T-Mobile deal   —  The FCC is allowing AT&T to withdraw its application to acquire T-Mobile and reapply at a later date.  But in a blow to the company, the commission released a staff report that concludes the deal would cause huge job losses and eliminate a key wireless competitor.
Nov 30, 2011, 12:50 AMIn context
Jennifer Martinez / The Politico:
Google mulls divorcing Chamber of Commerce   —  Google is considering ditching the U.S. Chamber of Commerce out of frustration with its support for legislation that would force Internet companies to police websites that peddle pirated movies and fake Viagra.  —  The rumblings of a defection …
Nov 4, 2011, 5:05 PMIn context
The Politico:
Early D.C. Facebook hire departs   —  One of Facebook's earliest hires in Washington, Tim Sparapani, has left the social giant's Beltway lobbying team for undisclosed reasons, Facebook confirmed Monday.  —  Sparapani had served as Facebook's director of public policy since 2009 …
Oct 4, 2011, 12:55 AMIn context
Kim Hart / The Politico:
Mr. Schmidt goes to Washington   —  Google is arguably the world's most successful Internet company, and that success — and maybe what the company did to get so far, so fast — will earn it an uncomfortable spot in the hot seat Wednesday.  —  The Senate Judiciary Committee's antitrust subcommittee …
Sep 21, 2011, 5:45 AMIn context
Ben Smith / The Politico:
Twitter to launch political advertising   —  Trying to capitalize its status as a hub of the national political conversation, the social networking giant Twitter is beginning for the first time this week to sell political advertising, executives told POLITICO.
Sep 21, 2011, 5:05 AMIn context
Michelle Quinn / The Politico:
Google's algorithm for Hill hearings   —  SAN FRANCISCO—When Google's Eric Schmidt takes the oath at a Senate hearing Wednesday, he's expected to present the Internet giant as a cool innovator that just wants to improve Web searches — not a ruthless firm that controls what people see online and squashes competitors.
Sep 18, 2011, 12:15 PMIn context
Tony Romm / The Politico:
Quake rattles cellphone service   —  The Department of Homeland Security had some advice for people trying to contact family members in the wake of Tuesday's earthquake: “Avoid calls.”  —  While wireless carriers said their systems weren't hurt by the 5.9 quake, the resulting call volume did them in.
Aug 23, 2011, 4:35 PMIn context
Brooks Boliek / The Politico:
FCC to combine reviews of AT&T's Qualcomm, T-Mobile deals   —  Conceding that opponents of AT&T's attempt to buy rival T-Mobile for $39 billion may have a point, the FCC decided late Monday to combine its review of that deal with a smaller one in which AT&T is attempting to purchase the wireless licenses currently held by Qualcomm.
Aug 9, 2011, 12:15 PMIn context
Jennifer Martinez / The Politico:
Google's Eric Schmidt explains why he decided to testify   —  ‘He asked ... The senator called.  He was very nice,’ Schmidt says.  AP Photo  —  Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt told POLITICO on Friday that he decided to testify in September before the Senate antitrust subcommittee …
Jul 15, 2011, 5:05 PMIn context

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