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Brooks Boliek / The Politico:
FCC to combine reviews of AT&T's Qualcomm, T-Mobile deals   —  Conceding that opponents of AT&T's attempt to buy rival T-Mobile for $39 billion may have a point, the FCC decided late Monday to combine its review of that deal with a smaller one in which AT&T is attempting to purchase the wireless licenses currently held by Qualcomm.
Aug 9, 2011, 12:15 PMIn context
Jennifer Martinez / The Politico:
Google's Eric Schmidt explains why he decided to testify   —  ‘He asked ... The senator called.  He was very nice,’ Schmidt says.  AP Photo  —  Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt told POLITICO on Friday that he decided to testify in September before the Senate antitrust subcommittee …
Jul 15, 2011, 5:05 PMIn context
The Politico:
Tech experts exit White House   —  When President Barack Obama took office, he brought with him a pack of technology advocates with impressive résumés and ambitious visions.  They wanted to improve the government through the use of Internet tools and iPhone apps and help shape communications policy to expand broadband.
Jul 8, 2011, 5:15 PMIn context
The Politico:
Anthony Weiner: Hackers posted lewd photos on Twitter   —  Rep. Anthony Weiner says social networking identity hacking is to blame for the lewd material that a conservative news website reported was sent from his Twitter and yfrog handles to an unidentified woman from Seattle, Washington.
May 29, 2011, 2:00 AMIn context
Tony Romm / The Politico:
Al Franken: Smart phone and app privacy no joke   —  Sen. Al Franken is planning to take a hard look Tuesday at the way iPhones, Androids and BlackBerrys — and the apps that run on them — collect and use personal information about their owners, including their locations.
May 10, 2011, 12:25 AMIn context
Mike Allen / The Politico:
Osama bin Laden raid yields trove of computer data   —  The assault force of Navy SEALs snatched a trove of computer drives and disks during their weekend raid on Osama bin Laden's compound, yielding what a U.S. official called “the mother lode of intelligence.”
May 3, 2011, 12:05 PMIn context
Michelle Quinn / The Politico:
Are Barack Obama, Facebook getting too friendly?   —  SAN FRANCISCO — President Barack Obama and Facebook both have a lot to gain when he holds a town hall meeting at the company's Palo Alto headquarters Wednesday.  —  Obama can burnish his high-tech, “win the future” image by tying himself to Facebook ahead of the 2012 campaign.
Apr 19, 2011, 8:45 PMIn context
Jennifer Martinez / The Politico:
Google to sentence YouTube violators to ‘copyright school’   —  Google released a set of tougher copyright policies for YouTube online video users on Thursday, requiring violators to watch a copyright tutorial and pass a test before allowing them to continue using the service.
Apr 14, 2011, 1:15 PMIn context
Michael Kinsley / The Politico:
How Microsoft learned ABCs of D.C.   —  My first day of work at Microsoft, 15 years ago, I wore a DOJ baseball cap that a friend had given me when she heard I was going to work in Redmond, Wash. “DOJ” stood for Department of Justice, which is where my friend worked.
Apr 5, 2011, 10:45 PMIn context
Jennifer Martinez / The Politico:
ICE chief defends website seizures   —  The director of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency is pushing back against complaints about government seizures of web sites, saying his aim is to protect U.S. industry and not regulate the Internet.  —  “Often we get the criticism …
Feb 28, 2011, 5:00 PMIn context

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