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Elizabeth Wasserman / The Politico:
DOJ threatens to nix Google merger   —  The Justice Department has made it clear to Google that it's willing to go to court to block its acquisition of travel software-maker ITA - and Google has responded by stepping up negotiations to save the deal, a source familiar with the talks tells POLITICO.
Feb 25, 2011, 11:40 AMIn context
Tony Romm / The Politico:
Tech firms snap up GOP lobbyists   —  Facebook, Apple, Google and other tech titans are loading up on Republican lobbyists — a partisan shift as Democratic-leaning Silicon Valley comes to terms with the reddening tint of Capitol Hill.  —  Facebook revealed Friday that it had friended Catherine Martin …
Feb 15, 2011, 1:30 AMIn context
Elizabeth Wasserman / The Politico:
Tech war: Google vs. Microsoft   —  Google is under siege in Washington like never before — and it says an “anti-Google industrial complex” is to blame.  —  In an interview with POLITICO, a Google spokesman argued that a cabal of antitrust lawyers, lobbyists and public relations firms is conspiring against the Internet search giant.
Feb 9, 2011, 7:20 PMIn context
Tony Romm / The Politico:
Obama plays up technology's value   —  The promise of technology heavily underpinned President Barack Obama's State of the Union address, as he emphasized the importance of clean tech, broadband and science education in achieving his goal to “out-innovate, out-educate, and out-build the rest of the world.”
Jan 25, 2011, 10:40 PMIn context
The Politico:
FCC approves net neutrality rules   —  The Federal Communications Commission adopted new rules that will govern how Internet providers treat Web traffic and services, a move that sets the stage for a heated political battle on Capitol Hill come January.  —  Led by FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski …
Dec 21, 2010, 1:15 PMIn context
Tony Romm / The Politico:
White House to continue copyright crackdown   —  The Obama administration is just getting started in its mission to shut down rogue websites that illegally share copyrighted content such as movies and music.  —  The White House's intellectual property czar, Victoria Espinel …
Dec 6, 2010, 4:15 PMIn context
Tony Romm / The Politico:
FCC readies for potential Net neutrality agenda   —  The Federal Communications Commission is pushing back its scheduled December open meeting from Dec. 15 to Dec. 21 — a six-day change that gives the agency extra time to decide its next move on Net neutrality.
Nov 24, 2010, 1:15 PMIn context
Kim Hart / The Politico:
Tech industry waits for President Obama   —  They called him the first “tech president.”  —  But two years after they rallied behind his campaign and helped put him in the White House, technology industry executives give President Barack Obama mediocre reviews.
Oct 20, 2010, 1:55 AMIn context
Tony Romm / The Politico:
D.C. crowd's path to Silicon Valley   —  A trek to Silicon Valley has become a must-do for D.C. lawmakers seeking to stress their business and tech bona fides while developing relationships that could lead to big campaign donations down the road.  —  Just last week, six Democratic senators …
Oct 7, 2010, 12:45 PMIn context
Kim Hart / The Politico:
Facebook CEO talks privacy on Hill   —  Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg made his first visit to Washington Wednesday, meeting privately with members of Congress about online privacy and other technology issues.  —  Zuckerberg, the site's 26-year-old CEO, has received plenty of attention lately …
Jul 29, 2010, 12:35 AMIn context

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