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Tony Romm / Politico:
Apple's Tim Cook, tech execs meet with Barack Obama to talk surveillance   —  President Barack Obama hosted Apple CEO Tim Cook, AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson, Google computer scientist Vint Cerf and other tech executives and civil liberties leaders on Thursday for a closed-door meeting about government surveillance, sources tell POLITICO.
Aug 9, 2013, 1:20 AMIn context
Tony Romm / Politico:
Senate investigators: Apple avoided $44 billion in taxes   —  Senate investigators accuse Apple of wiring together a complicated system to shield billions of dollars in international profits from both U.S. and foreign tax collectors.  —  A report released ahead of Apple CEO Tim Cook's inaugural …
May 20, 2013, 6:00 PMIn context
Tony Romm / Politico:
Silicon Valley learning the D.C. art of secret money   —  Google, Microsoft, Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg and other digital heavyweights increasingly are borrowing a favorite technique from the world of politics: secret money.  —  These top tech executives and their companies are embracing stealth …
Apr 30, 2013, 8:05 AMIn context
Tony Romm / Politico:
Washington talks cybersecurity after Chinese attacks   —  Washington is grappling again with the prying eyes of Chinese hackers.  —  A string of computer breaches at The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post and other media organizations have drawn a frustrated response …
Feb 3, 2013, 11:45 AMIn context
Tony Romm / Politico:
House puts Spotify on mute   —  Spotify apparently hit a wrong note with the House's Internet overlords, who recently blocked the chamber's Web users from listening to the famed music-streaming service.  —  While Spotify isn't a peer-to-peer program along the lines of Napster …
Feb 2, 2013, 7:30 PMIn context
Tony Romm / Politico:
How Google beat the feds   —  Google escaped from a nearly two-year federal antitrust probe with only a few scratches by proving that the best defense is a good offense.  —  Instead of ignoring Washington — as rival Microsoft did before its costly monopolization trial in the 1990s …
Jan 3, 2013, 7:05 PMIn context
Tony Romm / Politico:
Obama 2.0 will revitalize tech agenda   —  The reelection of President Barack Obama along with another politically divided Congress means the tech policy battles from the past few years are going to intensify, even if a few of the faces fighting are about to change.
Nov 12, 2012, 7:40 AMIn context
Tony Romm / Politico:
Google strikes back at rules, antitrust, critics   —  Google has spent the past year trying to dodge trustbusters who snared its archrival Microsoft.  —  The company has built an army of 22 lobbying firms, donated to political campaigns, hired a former GOP congresswoman, and brought in academics …
May 23, 2012, 10:50 AMIn context
Tony Romm / Politico:
Google rebuffs FCC over ‘Wi-Spy’ flap   —  Google rejected the FCC's argument that the company obstructed an investigation of the so-called Wi-Spy privacy flap — blaming the FCC in part for the delay — in a stinging rebuke filed with the agency Thursday.  —  At the same time …
Apr 26, 2012, 2:45 PMIn context
Tony Romm / Politico:
On SOPA and PIPA, MPAA and Chamber strike conciliatory note   —  Backing down from bullish support of efforts to block access to rogue sites peddling stolen movies and music, two industry leaders at the State of the Net conference Tuesday urged Congress to continue work on copyright legislation.
Jan 17, 2012, 2:50 PMIn context

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