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Tony Romm / Recode:
Trump unveils STEM and coding education push, with $200M grant target from Department of Education and support from tech firms   —  Plus, tech giants like Amazon, Facebook and Google will commit new support to coding education  —  President Donald Trump will issue a new directive Monday …
Sep 25, 2017, 1:00 PMIn context
Tony Romm / Recode:
House Energy and Commerce Committee, Financial Services Committee, and New York attorney general announce probes into Equifax breach   —  Meanwhile, New York announces its own investigation.  —  The U.S. Congress plans to probe a massive data breach at the credit-monitoring service Equifax …
Sep 8, 2017, 4:33 PMIn context
Tony Romm / Recode:
House passes bipartisan SELF-DRIVE Act, which is now heading to Senate and would let companies test as many as 100,000 new self-driving cars on US roads   —  It's still an early win for companies like Ford, Google and Uber.  —  The U.S. House approved a bill on Wednesday that could soon pave …
Sep 6, 2017, 1:15 PMIn context
Tony Romm / Recode:
Interview with Reid Hoffman, a vocal Trump opponent and Hillary Clinton supporter, on his recent political activism, including giving millions to candidates   —  Inside the tech mogul's 2017 political playbook for funding candidates, causes and companies.  —  It began with a simple card trick.
Sep 5, 2017, 2:15 PMIn context
Tony Romm / Recode:
Seven months after inauguration, the President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology still has no members; Trump admin says it'll resume work soon   —  Months later, there's still no one sitting on the President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology.
Sep 3, 2017, 10:05 AMIn context
Tony Romm / Recode:
Tech firms including Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Google, and Microsoft call on President Trump to preserve the DACA program   —  The letter is organized by Zuckerberg-backed FWD.us, a day before Trump is expected to announce a policy change.  —  The chief executives of Apple, Amazon …
Aug 31, 2017, 11:52 PMIn context
Tony Romm / Recode:
Apple breaks its silence on net neutrality, urging the FCC not to roll back ban against fast lanes   —  It's the company's first comments in the 2017 debate.  —  Apple is breaking its silence on net neutrality, urging the Trump administration to preserve strong rules that prevent the likes of AT&T …
Aug 31, 2017, 1:10 PMIn context
Tony Romm / Recode:
Sources: US government lacks key regulators examining autonomous vehicles, as Trump's advisory board, comprised of key industry execs, has been inactive   —  The apparent end of an industry task force is one of many headaches facing tech and automakers in D.C.
Aug 24, 2017, 11:20 PMIn context
Tony Romm / Recode:
Apple, Snap, Facebook, Twitter, Dropbox, Cisco, and Verizon among firms who filed amicus brief for cellphone location privacy case going before US Supreme Court   —  In a new amicus brief, tech and telecom companies say law enforcement should have to clear a higher bar to obtain location data.
Aug 15, 2017, 5:10 PMIn context
Tony Romm / Recode:
Uber settles with FTC over misleading customers on its privacy policies, will submit to 20 years of privacy checkups by outside auditors   —  In a settlement, Uber will have to submit to 20 years of privacy checkups.  —  The U.S. government on Tuesday issued sweeping new penalties against Uber …
Aug 15, 2017, 10:40 AMIn context

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