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Deputy U.S. CTO McLaughlin Leaves White House Post

BY Nancy Scola | Thursday, December 23 2010

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Twitter Gets a DC Staff(er)

BY Nancy Scola | Thursday, November 4 2010

Twitter, you might recall, has been looking for just the right person to start up its DC efforts. Meet Adam Sharp. Sharp, according to his LinkedIn bio, has recently been serving in the digital wing of C-SPAN's ... Read More

Facebook: Cambridge, Palo Alto, Washington DC

BY Nancy Scola | Tuesday, October 26 2010

Facebook's Washington DC outpost is, reports Politico's Tony Romm, but a tiny operation that was born, rather fittingly, in a dorm-roomesque fashion: Read More

An Evening with Facebook and Politico

BY Nancy Scola | Wednesday, September 29 2010

More in this theme of tech companies' DC outposts hosting political events in the run-up to the mid-terms, Facebook and Politico are teaming up for an October 25th evening event to examine "the innovative ways ... Read More

Why the Press Buy Haystacks

BY Nancy Scola | Tuesday, September 14 2010

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The FCC Tweets Its #ThirdWay Plan for Broadband

BY Nancy Scola | Thursday, May 6 2010

Of important policy note is that the Federal Communications Commission just announced its plan to regulate broadband Internet as a "Title II" service, with some dialing back of its authorities on some of the ... Read More

Net Neutrality Legislation Returns, But to a Different Playing Field

BY Nancy Scola | Monday, August 3 2009

There might be one silver lining in Apple's shut-out of Google Voice from its iTunes store. Read More

Daily Digest: The "Obama Internet" Moment?

BY Nancy Scola | Tuesday, December 16 2008

The "Obama Internet" Moment?: The New York Times editorial board is urging President-elect Obama to embrace the idea that restoring the U.S.'s rightful place at the vanguard of the Internet could be a ... Read More

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How the GOP hasn't fixed its tech talent gap; the most tech-savvy elected official in America, and the most tech-savvy state-wide candidate; and much, much more. GO

thursday >

First POST: Hot Spots

How Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg is making inroads in China; labor protests among Uber drivers spread to more cities; new data about the prevalence of online harassment; and much, much more. GO

wednesday >

First POST: Reminders

Why the RNC hasn't managed to reboot how Republican campaigns use voter data; new ways of using phone banking to get out the vote; how the UK's digital director is still ahead of the e-govt curve; and much, much more. GO

tuesday >

First POST: Patient Zero

Monica Lewinsky emerges with a mission to fight cyber-bullying; Marc Andreessen explains his political philosophy; tech donors to MayDay PAC get pushback from Congressional incumbents; and much, much more. GO

monday >

First POST: Front Pagers

How Facebook's trending topics feed is wrecking political news; debating the FBI's need for an encrypted phone "backdoor"; democratizing crisis data; and much, much more. GO

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