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Kim Hart / Axios:
Poll of 3,574 US adults shows 55% favor more regulation of big tech companies, up from only 40% in November last year   —  A majority of Americans are now concerned that the government won't do enough to regulate how U.S technology companies operate, according to an Axios-SurveyMonkey poll.
Feb 28, 2018, 10:05 AMIn context
Sara Fischer / Axios:
News Media Alliance, a trade group for 2K+ US newspapers, forms PAC to push for a safe harbor exemption to compete against Google and Facebook   —  The News Media Alliance (NMA), a newspaper trade group that represents over 2,000 newspapers in the U.S., is launching a political action committee …
Feb 27, 2018, 11:25 AMIn context
Sara Fischer / Axios:
Facebook to launch Local News Subscriptions Accelerator, a $3M three-month pilot program in the US to help metro papers boost digital subscription efforts   —  Facebook Journalism Project will announce today the launch of its Local News Subscriptions Accelerator, a $3 million …
Feb 27, 2018, 10:45 AMIn context
Sara Fischer / Axios:
Chartbeat: AMP traffic to publishers increased 100% since 2017 as mobile dominates traffic growth; Parse.ly data shows Facebook referral traffic fell to 25.3%   —  According to new data from Chartbeat, the vast majority of traffic growth publishers are seeing from platforms is now coming from Google AMP …
Feb 15, 2018, 5:30 PMIn context
Mike Allen / Axios:
Bill Gates says by resisting legitimate oversight, tech giants are at risk of similar government intervention that once plagued Microsoft   —  In an interview with Axios, Bill Gates warned Apple and other tech giants that they risk the kind of nightmarish government intervention that once plagued his Microsoft if they act arrogantly.
Feb 14, 2018, 10:20 AMIn context
Kia Kokalitcheva / Axios:
Otto co-founder Lior Ron testified in Waymo v. Uber that Lyft made acquisition offer for Otto, but discussions stalled because Lyft wasn't interested in trucks   —  Lyft put “an acquisition offer on the table” for Otto, the self-driving truck startup that is at the center of the Waymo vs. Uber trial …
Feb 7, 2018, 7:55 PMIn context
Axios:
Lyft hires Jon McNeill as COO to take over role vacated by Rex Tibbens last year; McNeill was formerly Tesla's president of global sales and service   —  Lyft has hired Jon McNeill, most recently Tesla's president of global sales and service, as its new chief operating officer.
Feb 7, 2018, 7:00 PMIn context
Ina Fried / Axios:
Sources: Apple is delaying some planned iOS updates, including improvements to core apps, to next year in order to focus on performance and reliability issues   —  Apple has shaken up its iOS software plans for 2018, delaying some features to next year in an effort to put more focus …
Jan 30, 2018, 7:55 AMIn context
Axios:
Memo by a NSC official that's circulating in the Trump administration proposes government pay for and build a nationwide 5G network in 3 years to fend off China   —  Trump national security officials are considering an unprecedented federal takeover of a portion of the nation's mobile network …
Jan 28, 2018, 6:35 PMIn context
David McCabe / Axios:
San Jose Mayor quits FCC advisory committee on broadband deployment, alleging that it was dealing ISPs “a very favorable hand” of policy recommendations   —  San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo resigned today from a panel that advises the Federal Communications Commission on broadband deployment …
Jan 25, 2018, 12:35 PMIn context

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