Nancy Scola

The Trump appointee making Silicon Valley sweat

Makan Delrahim, who heads the Justice Department’s antitrust division, has spent months laying out a case for greater scrutiny of the country’s powerful technology industry, making the argument in speeches from Chicago to Rome. And his rhetoric —

What could President Trump do to Amazon?

President Donald Trump’s repeated Twitter attacks on Amazon have already dented the e-commerce giant’s stock price.

Can Lobbying Be Automated?

Could the swamp really be automated? The question feels almost alien.

EPIC Files FOIA for Docs on Trump-Pai Meeting

The relationship between new Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai and President Donald Trump is likely to continue to be a focal point for technology and telecommunications watchers.

Trump's fleeting tweets alarm archivists

President Donald Trump sent a number of tweets to the 23.5 million followers of his personal Twitter account.

Federal workers' Twitter brushfire burns President Trump

President Donald Trump may be a master of combat on Twitter, but he’s suddenly run into a growing digital uprising — anonymous federal workers who are using social media to tweak the president even as his agencies crack down on information-sharing

Source: Twitter cut out of Trump tech meeting over failed emoji deal

Twitter was told it was "bounced" from Dec 14's meeting between tech executives and President-elect Donald Trump in retribution for refusing during the campaign to allow an emoji version of the hashtag #CrookedHillary, apparently.

The Obama Tech Policies Trump Could Walk Back

It’s not clear if a Donald Trump administration would approach tech and telecom policy the same way as conventional Republicans, but putting unknowns aside, a look at four issues where Trump could attempt to undo President Barack Obama’s tech lega

How chatbots are colonizing politics

Chatbots, one of the hottest trends in consumer technology, are invading the 2016 election, with Democrats and progressives deploying the artificial intelligence-powered software to do things like register voters and keep supporters engaged with H

Clinton quietly amasses tech policy corps

Hillary Clinton's campaign has tapped a network of more than 100 tech and telecom advisers to craft a policy agenda that echoes many of Silicon Valley's top priorities, from knocking down laws that limit innovation to defanging so-called patent tr