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Trump avoids tech in State of the Union address

Most Americans believe tech companies should be regulated like news publishers survey finds

Watch: Seattle mayoral candidates Cary Moon and Jenny Durkan face off in debate

After midterm power shift White House officials say tech transformation will go on

GeekWire Podcast: Bezos fields criticism despite 10B climate pledge Seattle braces for The Big One and more

FTC announces lawsuit against Facebook for illegal monopolization

Microsofts careful Trump strategy could land it two huge prizes this summer and draw scrutiny

GeekWire Podcast: Why this Amazon adversary is emboldened to escalate challenge to tech giant

ACLU slams Washington lawmakers for closeddoor privacy bill negotiations with Big Tech

Wealthy tech tycoons funnel gains into lowincome Opportunity Zones under new tax law

Tech CEO tells employees hes obligated to accept any government contract regardless of morality

US Senator: Amazon Rings policies are an open door for privacy and civil liberty violations

Tax hike on Amazon and Microsoft to fund higher ed in Washington state passes legislature

Facebook Google and Twitter waffle on push to bring transparency to political ads on social media

Amazons 145M effort to upend Seattle City Council yields mixed results in early reporting

Trumps Twitter account temporarily deactivated due to employee error

Seattles biggest tech companies unveil 7 city projects built by mayors Innovation Council

TLDR: Amazon stock hits 2K Microsofts new parental leave policy Google debunks Trump video

How Amazons treatment of thirdparty sellers became an antitrust target in the US and abroad

TLDR: Trumps new tariff on ebikes scooters Seattle real estate cools down Microsoft software developer competes for Miss America

As tensions rise in booming Seattle tech industry steps up civic engagement

Facebook staff demand Zuckerberg limit lies in political ads

With Dems in control of the House now is the time for states to pressure Congress to act on privacy

QA: Washington AG Bob Ferguson talks Trump reining in Big Tech and rumors of a gubernatorial bid

Zimbabwe will use fingerprint ID technology for its 2018 general elections

Downticket merges with Politiscope to let voters follow candidates donate to campaigns in one app

Twitch suspends President Trumps channel citing hateful conduct in video streams

How this shy country wants to become the Silicon Valley of the Baltics

Apples Supreme Court setback could spell trouble for other tech companies facing antitrust scrutiny

Neurotechnology reveals 5M duplicates in Democratic Republic of Congos voter database

EU commissioner Margrethe Vestager: Now is the time for citizens to take control

Steve Ballmers USAFacts airing 10M ad campaign during presidential debates to highlight real data

Inside GitHubs fight to protect devs from EUs disastrous Copyright Reform

Seattle passes big business tax on salaries of top earners after years of false starts

Can Seattles next mayor build a bridge to the tech community Clues from each candidates take on Amazon HQ2

Tech industrys cavalier and arrogant attitude foments backlash but started long before Trump top execs say

Oregon counties test mobile voting allowing overseas citizens to cast ballots using smartphones

Twitter announces complete advertising ban on staterun media outlets

Heres what tech policy leaders are watching and expecting as Biden takes office

Trumps wall wont stop Chinas AI

SmartNews latest news discovery feature shows articles from across the political spectrum

White House asks Silicon Valley for AI solutions to coronavirus

France will tax tech giants in 2019 if EU doesnt step up

Civil rights activists up in arms over Amazon update adding fear detection to facial recognition tech

White House lists security tech AI energy and space among RD priorities for 2021

Meet the EUs adorably awkward reallife superhero: Captain Europe

South African voters fear mobile political campaigns will steal their personal info

Microsoftbacked counter terrorism group spins out as independent organization

Broadband automation privacy top tech industrys priorities for Biden after controlling pandemic

Video: Affordable housing activists protest at Amazon HQ demanding higher taxes on corporations