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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
Tony Romm / Politico:
Tech companies embrace White House Correspondents' Dinner, showing increasing political savvy   —  Tech embraces D.C.'s ‘nerd prom’  —  Silicon Valley might profess a distaste for official Washington — but the tech industry sure is salivating over this year's White House Correspondents' Dinner.
May 1, 2014, 12:30 AMIn context
Tony Romm / Politico:
House Intel leaders unveil surveillance reforms   —  House Intelligence leaders on Tuesday unveiled a plan to curtail the NSA's ability to collect phone call data in bulk, but the effort differs from proposals from other top lawmakers and the White House.  —  Reps. Mike Rogers (R-Mich.) …
Mar 26, 2014, 11:55 AMIn context
Tony Romm / Politico:
Barack Obama to meet again with tech CEOs about NSA   —  President Barack Obama will huddle with “tech CEOs” on Friday to “continue his dialogue with them on the issues of privacy, technology, and intelligence,” according to a White House official.  —  The Obama administration declined …
Mar 21, 2014, 2:00 AMIn context
Tony Romm / Politico:
Comcast's PAC donated to campaigns of most Congress members regulating Time Warner Cable merger   —  Comcast spreads cash wide on Capitol Hill  —  There's little that tends to unite a leading liberal like Dick Durbin and a conservative firebrand like Ted Cruz.
Mar 10, 2014, 5:10 PMIn context
Tony Romm / Politico:
Tech's biggest players hire first NSA lobbyist   —  Apple, Google, Facebook and five other technology giants that have banded together in their calls for surveillance reform officially registered a Washington lobbyist on Thursday.  —  The new hire — tasked to represent a coalition that also includes AOL …
Feb 7, 2014, 1:30 AMIn context
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

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