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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
Axios:
Amazon's HQ2 PR strategy is brilliant, encouraging cities to publicly vie for its favor and inspiring positive media coverage amid a backlash against big tech   —  Elected officials across the country have spent the past three months falling all over themselves to show Amazon …
Jan 24, 2018, 11:30 AMIn context
Ina Fried / Axios:
Interview with Microsoft's Brad Smith and Harry Shum on company's new book, The Future Computed: Artificial Intelligence and its Role in Society   —  When it comes to the ethics and impact of artificial intelligence, Microsoft is literally trying to write the book.
Jan 18, 2018, 11:30 PMIn context
Stef W. Kight / Axios:
Major tech lobby urges Trump administration to preserve the H-4 visa program, which allows spouses of H-1B holders with pending green cards to work legally   —  The Information Technology Industry council, a major tech lobby, will send a letter today to the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services calling …
Jan 18, 2018, 8:10 AMIn context
Dan Primack / Axios:
Ex-Cisco CEO John Chambers announces self-funded VC firm JC2 Ventures, whose portfolio includes drone OS maker Airware and social media management firm Sprinklr   —  This is the first month in more than 25 years that John Chambers isn't heading into work at Cisco.
Jan 18, 2018, 12:25 AMIn context
Dan Primack / Axios:
First Alert, maker of safety products like fire and smoke alarms, buys WiFi system maker Luma; Luma has raised $22M in VC funding from Accel, Amazon, others   —  First Alert, a subsidiary of Newell Brands, has quietly acquired Luma, a home WiFi system maker that had raised $22 million …
Jan 12, 2018, 11:35 AMIn context
Dan Primack / Axios:
Steve Jurvetson, who acrimoniously left DFJ in November, had hosted a sex party described in Emily Chang's upcoming book Brotopia   —  Silicon Valley was rocked earlier this month by revelations of sex and drug parties attended by the tech elite, as detailed in a Vanity Fair excerpt of journalist Emily Chang's upcoming book Brotopia.
Jan 11, 2018, 4:45 PMIn context
David McCabe / Axios:
Twitter misses Senate Intelligence Committee deadline for questions on Russian election interference, says it will respond soon; Facebook, Google meet deadline   —  Twitter missed a Monday deadline to respond to written questions from the Senate Intelligence Committee about Russian online interference …
Jan 9, 2018, 2:55 PMIn context
Ina Fried / Axios:
Apple says all Mac, iOS devices affected by Meltdown and Spectre; Meltdown defense added in iOS 11.2, macOS 10.13.2; Spectre patch for Safari coming within days   —  After more than a day of silence, Apple confirmed Thursday that the Mac, iPhone and iPad are all affected by the recently disclosed massive chip vulnerability.
Jan 4, 2018, 7:47 PMIn context

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