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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
Tony Romm / POLITICO:
Google's PAC posts big uptick   —  Google is ramping up its campaign machine ahead of the 2012 election, raking in $570,000 for its political action committee in the first six months of the year — the most it has raised in a single cycle since its PAC opened shop.
Aug 1, 2011, 3:25 PMIn context
Tony Romm / The Politico:
Al Franken: Smart phone and app privacy no joke   —  Sen. Al Franken is planning to take a hard look Tuesday at the way iPhones, Androids and BlackBerrys — and the apps that run on them — collect and use personal information about their owners, including their locations.
May 10, 2011, 12:25 AMIn context
Tony Romm / The Politico:
Tech firms snap up GOP lobbyists   —  Facebook, Apple, Google and other tech titans are loading up on Republican lobbyists — a partisan shift as Democratic-leaning Silicon Valley comes to terms with the reddening tint of Capitol Hill.  —  Facebook revealed Friday that it had friended Catherine Martin …
Feb 15, 2011, 1:30 AMIn context
Tony Romm / Politico:
Apple enlists new lobbying help   —  Apple has hired new lobbying help in D.C. this year as high-wattage Beltway battles over taxes, trade, privacy and patent reform begin to reverberate as far as Silicon Valley.  —  Official lobbying disclosures show the company picked up the firm Fierce …
Feb 4, 2011, 12:55 PMIn context
Tony Romm / The Politico:
Obama plays up technology's value   —  The promise of technology heavily underpinned President Barack Obama's State of the Union address, as he emphasized the importance of clean tech, broadband and science education in achieving his goal to “out-innovate, out-educate, and out-build the rest of the world.”
Jan 25, 2011, 10:40 PMIn context
Tony Romm / The Politico:
White House to continue copyright crackdown   —  The Obama administration is just getting started in its mission to shut down rogue websites that illegally share copyrighted content such as movies and music.  —  The White House's intellectual property czar, Victoria Espinel …
Dec 6, 2010, 4:15 PMIn context
Tony Romm / The Politico:
FCC readies for potential Net neutrality agenda   —  The Federal Communications Commission is pushing back its scheduled December open meeting from Dec. 15 to Dec. 21 — a six-day change that gives the agency extra time to decide its next move on Net neutrality.
Nov 24, 2010, 1:15 PMIn context
Tony Romm / The Politico:
D.C. crowd's path to Silicon Valley   —  A trek to Silicon Valley has become a must-do for D.C. lawmakers seeking to stress their business and tech bona fides while developing relationships that could lead to big campaign donations down the road.  —  Just last week, six Democratic senators …
Oct 7, 2010, 12:45 PMIn context
Tony Romm / The Politico:
Silicon Valley: D.C. doesn't get tech   —  BlackBerrys, iPhones and Droids may dot congressional committee chambers and sometimes — despite rules to the contrary — appear on the House and Senate floors.  But a growing frustration still pervades Silicon Valley that there is more than distance separating Washington and Silicon Valley.
Jul 6, 2010, 5:35 PMIn context

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