'Not a gang'
Washington DC is used to marches - but the latest protesters to descend on the capital may have made passersby look twice.
[BBC News Americas] Washington DC braces for net neutrality protests later this month
A coalition of activists and consumer groups are banding together to express concerns over an FCC proposal to rewrite the rules governing the internet Net neutrality advocates are planning two days of protest in Washington DC this month as they fight off plans to defang regulations meant to (...)
[The Guardian] America's data breach crisis: Don't expect Washington to help
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[CNN Money] Forget Wall Street – Silicon Valley is the new political power in Washington
It used to be banks, but now it is tech giants that dominate the US lobbying industry. Can money buy them what they want: less competition, less tax ... and more data? The scholar Barry Lynn worked at the New America Foundation, a Washington thinktank, for 15 years studying the growing power (...)
[The Guardian] Google-funded thinktank fired scholar over criticism of tech firm
New America Foundation, which has received $21m from Google, dropped Open Markets initiative after senior fellow wrote blogpost praising EU fine An influential Washington thinktank that has received more than $21m in funding from Google and its chairman Eric Schmidt dropped a team of scholars (...)
[The Guardian] Uber's CEO pick is an outspoken Trump critic
It's earned him respect in Silicon Valley, but could it be a liability for Uber in Washington?
[CNN Money] Hacking a computer using DNA is now a reality, researchers claim
Sci-fi becomes reality as University of Washington lab uses strands of DNA to hack into a computer, but experts say there’s no cause for concern Researchers from the University of Washington say they have successfully hacked into a computer using custom strands of DNA for the first time. Akin (...)
[The Guardian] Elon Musk: Boring Company commits to 600mph Hyperloop and tube network
Tesla head plans short and long distance tunnels including Hyperloop from New York to Washington, but it’s unclear whether plans have government approval Elon Musk’s Boring Company has recommitted to building a network of high-speed transport tunnels, including a Hyperloop vacuum-tube supersonic (...)
[The Guardian] Why is Google spending record sums on lobbying Washington?
With a real threat of antitrust and privacy regulation on the horizon, Google is on track to become this year’s top corporate lobbying spender in the US Figures released last week show that Google spent a record amount of almost $6m lobbying in Washington DC in the past three months, putting the (...)
[The Guardian] EMLab P&K's Seattle Area Laboratory Celebrates 13 years, Supporting Washington with Local Mold Analysis
EMLab P&K, a TestAmerica company and the leading commercial indoor air quality (IAQ) laboratory in North America, marks thirteen years of serving communities throughout Washington. The Seattle area lab provides analysis services for mold testing samples, including fungi analysis, spore trap (...)
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