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Tony Romm / Politico:
Apple execs brief Congress on new products to allay privacy and security concerns   —  Apple's health privacy pitch hits Hill  —  A week after Apple rolled out new products that track users' health and fitness, the company dispatched its executives to Capitol Hill to address emerging privacy and security concerns.
Sep 18, 2014, 12:50 AMIn context
Alex Byers / Politico:
Comcast and Time Warner pay total of $132K to sponsor dinner honoring FCC Commissioner Clyburn   —  Comcast, Time Warner Cable help honor Mignon Clyburn amid merger review  —  Comcast and Time Warner Cable are sponsoring a dinner honoring FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn at a time when the agency …
Aug 13, 2014, 9:10 PMIn context
Politico:
President Barack Obama to issue executive order on drone privacy   —  President Barack Obama plans to issue an executive order to develop privacy guidelines for commercial drones operating in U.S. airspace, POLITICO has learned.  —  The order would put the National Telecommunications …
Jul 24, 2014, 7:05 PMIn context
Tony Romm / Politico:
Apple noted to the FTC in January that Google Play also allowed kids to make unauthorized in-app purchases   —  Apps and kids: Google may be next in FTC crosshairs  —  Apple leaped into action after the Federal Trade Commission cracked down on iPhone and iPad apps that let kids spend their parents' money without permission.
Jul 9, 2014, 11:25 AMIn context
Tony Romm / Politico:
Google extends lobbying operation to state, local politics as Fiber, Glass, car projects grow   —  Google's states of play  —  Google is a Washington powerhouse that shapes federal law, rewards congressional allies and boasts a new 54,000-square-foot office, just down the road from the U.S. Capitol.
Jun 23, 2014, 3:15 PMIn context
Politico:
House Intelligence Committee unexpectedly passes USA Freedom Act text approved by House Judiciary   —  House intel surprises on NSA surveillance  —  The House Intelligence Committee passed a version of the USA Freedom Act on Thursday, unexpectedly approving that measure while not holding …
May 8, 2014, 4:30 PMIn context
Tony Romm / Politico:
Tech companies embrace White House Correspondents' Dinner, showing increasing political savvy   —  Tech embraces D.C.'s ‘nerd prom’  —  Silicon Valley might profess a distaste for official Washington — but the tech industry sure is salivating over this year's White House Correspondents' Dinner.
May 1, 2014, 12:30 AMIn context
Alex Byers / Politico:
Napster co-founder Sean Parker to run Brigade, a startup that aims to boost civic engagement   —  Napster co-founder Sean Parker to lead civic startup  —  Big tech industry players want to help get out the vote and are pouring millions into a new start-up to boost American civic engagement.
Apr 14, 2014, 6:55 PMIn context
Tony Romm / Politico:
House Intel leaders unveil surveillance reforms   —  House Intelligence leaders on Tuesday unveiled a plan to curtail the NSA's ability to collect phone call data in bulk, but the effort differs from proposals from other top lawmakers and the White House.  —  Reps. Mike Rogers (R-Mich.) …
Mar 26, 2014, 11:55 AMIn context
Tony Romm / Politico:
Barack Obama to meet again with tech CEOs about NSA   —  President Barack Obama will huddle with “tech CEOs” on Friday to “continue his dialogue with them on the issues of privacy, technology, and intelligence,” according to a White House official.  —  The Obama administration declined …
Mar 21, 2014, 2:00 AMIn context

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