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Tony Romm / Politico:
Sources: Apple, like HP, won't provide support or cash to the Republican National Convention over concerns about Trump, in break with past elections   —  Apple has told Republican leaders it will not provide funding or other support for the party's 2016 presidential convention …
Jun 18, 2016, 3:20 PMIn context
Tony Romm / Politico:
Apple hires Cynthia Hogan, top NFL lobbyist and former aide to Joe Biden, as vice president for public policy and government affairs   —  Apple hires NFL, Biden veteran for key policy role  —  Apple has hired Cynthia Hogan, a top lobbyist for the National Football League and former aide …
Apr 14, 2016, 10:30 AMIn context
Tony Romm / Politico:
Steve Jobs actively disdained Washington DC, but Tim Cook's Apple has reengaged in politics, especially on issues like privacy   —  Apple Takes Washington  —  Steve Jobs famously disdained D.C. Tim Cook's quietly taking it on.  —  As Apple chief Tim Cook quietly slipped out of a public meeting …
Aug 29, 2015, 6:35 PMIn context
Tony Romm / Politico:
How a federal agency mishandled $3.5B of stimulus money to expand rural broadband coverage and failed to deliver   —  Wired to fail  —  How a little known agency mishandled several billion dollars of stimulus money trying to expand broadband coverage to rural communities.
Jul 29, 2015, 8:35 AMIn context
Politico:
Spotify hires four lobbyists on issues like competition and licensing, as Justice Department, Congress weigh music streaming   —  Spotify turns up volume in D.C.  —  The online streaming service hires four lobby firms on issues like competition and licensing, as it gears up to do battle with Apple.
Apr 16, 2015, 9:45 AMIn context
Tony Romm / Politico:
White House to work with tech companies to develop digital content to discredit extremist messages   —  Using social media to counter Al Qaeda, ISIL messaging  —  The White House plans to work closely with tech companies to counter groups like Al Qaeda and ISIL online …
Feb 22, 2015, 11:35 AMIn context
Tony Romm / Politico:
White House privacy bill empowers FTC to levy steep fines on privacy violators, strengthen oversight of data brokers   —  White House preps expansive online privacy bill  —  The White House is preparing to send a sweeping online privacy proposal to Congress that would restrict how companies …
Jan 29, 2015, 10:05 AMIn context
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
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

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