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Eric Geller / Politico:
White House eliminates cyber coordinator role, meant to harmonize the government's cybersecurity policies, after Rob Joyce's exit, to “streamline authority”   —  The Trump administration has eliminated the White House's top cyber policy role, jettisoning a key position created during …
May 15, 2018, 4:50 PMIn context
Paul Roberts / Politico:
As tech-fueled demand raises Seattle house prices, activists wage a data-driven campaign to change zoning to allow more density in single-family neighborhoods   —  In Seattle's red-hot housing market, a group of millennial techies is using data skills to alter the look, and affordability, of their adopted city.
Apr 28, 2018, 6:05 PMIn context
Martin Matishak / Politico:
Senate unanimously confirms Trump's pick to lead the NSA and US Cyber Command, Lt. Gen. Paul Nakasone, who is replacing Navy Admiral Mike Rogers   —  The Senate Tuesday quietly confirmed President Donald Trump's nominee to lead the National Security Agency and U.S. Cyber Command.
Apr 24, 2018, 1:30 PMIn context
Adam Behsudi / Politico:
Trump announces plans to levy tariffs on ~$60B of Chinese-made goods; source says list of targeted products, coming within 15 days, will mostly focus on tech   —  President Donald Trump will escalate economic tensions with China by unveiling on Thursday extensive new trade restrictions …
Mar 22, 2018, 2:55 PMIn context
Paul Roberts / Politico:
A look at Mid-Columbia Basin, WA, where 15-30% of all bitcoins may be mined in 2018 due to cheap power there, as utilities deal with a crazy power demand spike   —  Eastern Washington had cheap power and tons of space.  Then the suitcases of cash started arriving.
Mar 11, 2018, 1:55 AMIn context
Martin Matishak / Politico:
President Trump signs the bill to renew Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, extending warrantless surveillance program through 2023   —  The law tweaks the sweeping warrantless programs that intercept digital traffic of foreign targets while hoovering up the personal information of an unknown number of Americans.
Jan 19, 2018, 5:07 PMIn context
Martin Matishak / Politico:
After Equifax breach compromised the identities of 145M Americans, there was anger in Congress, but the hearings and proposals have led to no real change   —  The aftermath of the data breach played out like a familiar script: White-hot bipartisan outrage, then hearings and proposals that went nowhere.
Jan 2, 2018, 3:15 PMIn context
Margaret Harding McGill / Politico:
Sources: FCC CTO Eric Burger, appointed by Ajit Pai, emailed FCC commissioners' offices to express concerns about the consequences of repealing net neutrality   —  The warning challenges the FCC's official line on the planned repeal of the net neutrality rules, set for a vote Thursday.
Dec 13, 2017, 4:05 PMIn context
Nancy Scola / Politico:
Study: interviews with tech staffers show how Facebook, Twitter, and Google helped Trump team as part of ad services; Clinton team declined embeds   —  A study reveals employees the companies placed in the Trump campaign played a surprisingly active role in shaping its message and targeting voters.
Oct 26, 2017, 1:45 PMIn context
Ashley Gold / Politico:
Senators Warner and Klobuchar to introduce bill, cosponsored by McCain, to increase online political ad transparency, bring rules to parity with TV and radio   —  Sen. John McCain has become the first Republican to sign on to a draft bill from Democrats Amy Klobuchar and Mark Warner …
Oct 18, 2017, 4:05 PMIn context

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