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July 25, 2019
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House passes anti-robocalling bill that would place new requirements on carriers

The House of Representatives today approved a new act aimed at improving anti-robocalling technology. The Stopping Bad Robocalls Act was unanimously approved by the Energy and Commerce Committee last week, and was sent to the House floor today, where it … Continue reading

April 25, 2019
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NSA reportedly tells White House phone-surveillance program no longer worthwhile

The National Security Agency (NSA) has reportedly told the White House that it no longer sees its phone-surveillance program as worth the effort it requires. It follows a report last month claiming that the NSA had in fact abandoned the … Continue reading

February 24, 2019
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Comment: Spotify is at its ‘House of Cards’ moment with podcast pivot

Spotify has been in the news a lot in recent weeks due to their acquisition of Gimlet Media and Anchor. Since it’s debut in 2008, Spotify has been focused on one thing: music. A few years ago, Spotify added a … Continue reading

November 30, 2018
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Apple’s Cook so far absent from expected guests at White House tech roundtable

The Trump administration is scheduled to host a roundtable next Thursday with some of the most influential CEOs in the technology industry — so far, however, Apple’s Tim Cook isn’t on the list of known attendees. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

July 27, 2017
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White House looks to Apple’s Cook, other tech CEOs to shape STEM education policy

The Trump administration is looking to tech sector elites to help shape funding policy for science, technology, engineering and math public school education programs. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

May 21, 2017
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Apple among companies meeting at White House next month to talk government modernization, immigration, more

Apple is again said to make a visit to the White House in the coming weeks. According to a new report from Recode, Apple is among a handful of companies who will meet with White House officials next week to discuss … Continue reading

February 15, 2017
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Just how expensive is a HomeKit house? Here’s my estimation

Smart home accessories are priced at a premium over basic appliances which makes HomeKit an expensive hobby. Homebuilders are offering HomeKit accessory packages for new home buyers with a $ 4,000 starting price so that’s one ballpark estimate, but how much … Continue reading

January 13, 2016
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Tim Cook voices views on encryption during meeting w/ White House officials

Last Friday, Tim Cook was among a handful of Silicon Valley officials who met with White House officials to discuss the use of technology and social media in fighting terrorism. The Intercept today reports that Tim Cook again took the … Continue reading

September 26, 2015
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Apple’s Tim Cook, Lisa Jackson placed at head table for White House state dinner

Apple CEO Tim Cook and environment and government affairs chief Lisa Jackson joined other tech industry titans at President Barack Obama’s head table for Friday night’s White House dinner in honor of visiting Chinese President Xi Jinping. Cook is also … Continue reading

April 29, 2015
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‘Test model’ iPad among items stolen in house robbery, still at large

A report on Tuesday details a recent home invasion in Cupertino, Calif., in which thieves stole thousands of dollars’ worth of goods and cash, including what is being described as a "test model iPad from Apple." AppleInsider – Frontpage News