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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
Tony Romm / Recode:
Senate confirms Democrat Jessica Rosenworcel and Republican Brendan Carr to FCC's two open slots   —  Lawmakers sent Brendan Carr, a Republican, and Jessica Rosenworcel, a Democrat, to the telecom agency.  —  The Federal Communications Commission is set to return to its full strength …
Aug 3, 2017, 2:40 PMIn context
Tony Romm / Recode:
Tech giants pass on invitation to testify on net neutrality before the House Energy and Commerce Committee; hearing date is pushed back indefinitely   —  They had until today to tell a key House committee, which is extending its deadline.  —  Amazon, Facebook, Google and Netflix …
Jul 31, 2017, 3:35 PMIn context
Tony Romm / Recode:
Google.org announces $50M fund to study “changing nature of work” and train job seekers in US and Europe in partnership with other organizations   —  The company's philanthropic arm will study changes in the economy wrought by companies like, well, Google.
Jul 26, 2017, 4:00 PMIn context
Tony Romm / Recode:
House Republicans invite CEOs of Facebook, Google, AT&T, Comcast, and others to testify on Sept. 7 about solving net neutrality with a new framework   —  A key House committee just scheduled a September 7 hearing.  —  House Republicans are asking the chief executives of tech and telecom rivals …
Jul 25, 2017, 11:15 AMIn context
Tony Romm / Recode:
FanDuel and DraftKings drop their merger, following FTC's vote to challenge it last month   —  The decision to terminate the deal comes after the U.S. government voted to challenge it.  —  FanDuel and DraftKings have decided to scrap their merger rather than fight the U.S. government …
Jul 13, 2017, 3:06 PMIn context
Tony Romm / Recode:
Net neutrality Day of Action organizers estimate at least 10M saw Wednesday's protest, with over 2M submitting comments to the FCC   —  Organizers say they reached more than 10 million users, but some of the largest tech companies seemed to hold back.  —  Facebook, Google, Twitter and other companies …
Jul 13, 2017, 1:15 PMIn context
Tony Romm / Recode:
Mark Pincus, Reid Hoffman launch Win the Future to rethink the Democratic Party; project's site will put political topics up for a vote, crowdsource proposals   —  It's called Win the Future, and Pincus is even courting potential WTF candidates like the frontman of '90s rock band Third Eye Blind.
Jul 4, 2017, 12:15 AMIn context
Tony Romm / Recode:
White House confirms Trump nominated Brendan Carr, FCC general counsel and Pai ally, for FCC GOP slot; he named Jessica Rosenworcel for Democratic slot earlier   —  Carr is an ally of agency chairman Ajit Pai, and previously worked in the telecom industry.  —  U.S. President Donald Trump …
Jun 29, 2017, 4:25 AMIn context
Tony Romm / Recode:
US House committee debates 14 bills regarding self-driving car rules, as 22 states have enacted their own, often conflicting, regulations   —  It's one of 14 bills that House lawmakers debated Tuesday.  —  Greg Walden recently was riding comfortably in his Subaru Outback …
Jun 27, 2017, 3:45 PMIn context

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