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The people who work in the communications industries.

President Trump moves forward with tech limits, tariffs ahead of China trade meeting

The Trump administration said it is going ahead with actions to crack down on Chinese trade practices by June 30.

Silicon Valley Wants to Tax Big Tech Just Like Seattle Did

Seattle (WA) levied an annual tax of about $50 million on big companies recently to help solve the city's homeless problem.

Union files complaints against AT&T, Nexstar for failing to disclose plans for tax savings

The Communications Workers of America (CWA) has filed complaints with the National Labor Relations Board against AT&T and Nexstar Media Group after the companies failed to provide information sought by the union about how the businesses planne

Fox News, 21st Century Fox Settle Discrimination Suits With 18 Ex-Employees

Fox News and its parent company 21st Century Fox said they have reached settlements with 18 former employees of the news channel who had filed lawsuits that included allegations of racial and gender discrimination.

President Trump pledges to help Chinese phonemaker ZTE ‘get back into business’

President Donald Trump pledged  to help Chinese telecom giant ZTE return to business, days after the company said it would cease “major operating activities” because of the US government’s recent trade restrictions, a dramatic shift in tone for a

The digital revolution is leaving black people behind

Black Americans are frequent users of technology, and have helped build social media platforms like Twitter and Instagram into the giants they are today.

Black lawmakers are impatient with tech’s lack of diversity and are threatening regulation to force the issue

Leading black lawmakers are growing impatient with tech’s largely unfulfilled promises to improve employee diversity. Rep.

Google vs. Google: How Nonstop Political Arguments Rule Its Workplace

The tech giant, trying to navigate an age of heightened political disagreement, struggles to tame a workplace culture of nonstop debate

Mark Zuckerberg was grilled. Silicon Valley took it personally.

The tech industry’s engineers and entrepreneurs saw the Facebook hearings as more than just the grilling of one of its stars.  To them, the congressional criticism against Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg felt like a referendum on the indu

In Historic Move At Labor-Skeptic 'Chicago Tribune', Newsroom Pushes To Form Union

One of the nation's oldest and most prestigious regional newspapers, The Chicago Tribune, could soon have a unionized staff.