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Clinton aide: Distracting Trump 'personally' with social media is a victory

Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton’s top digital operative said that she sees it as a victory if they can use content online to "personally" distract GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump.

Democratic Reps Probe Niantic on Pokémon Go Data Usage

Democratic Reps asked the the company that makes hit game "Pokemon Go" what they were doing to make sure players don’t run up high mobile data charges using the application.

Google: Requests for data rose in second half of 2015

Google said that global government requests for its user data had risen in the second half of 2015 to an all-time high.

Convention puts GOP tech to the test

The team behind the Republican National Convention has spent more than a year building their technology infrastructure for the big event. Now that work is being put to the test, as the convention kicks off in Cleveland (OH).

Spotify vs. Apple comes to Washington

The escalating fight between Spotify and Apple is turning heads in Washington. Spotify, a Swedish service, blasted Apple for rejecting an updated version of its popular streaming app in the online store used by iPhone users.

Senate Commerce Committee Chairman Thune puts heat on FCC Chairman Wheeler over press leaks

Senate Commerce Committee Chairman John Thune (R-SD) took to the floor to amplify his questions about whether Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler authorized a March leak about the commission’s activities.

House passes two tech investment bills

The House passed two bills aimed at improving conditions for startup investing. The Fix Crowdfunding Act (HR 4855) raises the amount that a company can crowdfund, from $1 million to $5 million.

Tech industry wants Trump agenda

The tech industry is pressing Donald Trump to “get into the game” after Hillary Clinton released a wide-ranging platform that touched on internet connectivity, cybersecurity and computer science education.