Media Coverage

  • June 18, 2014
    by Jessica Meyers, Politico
    Tech’s early-stage investment in Rep. Kevin McCarthy could produce a prominent payoff for both sides. The good-natured California Republican and expected majority leader hasn’t devised many tech-related [...]
  • June 18, 2014
    by Adam Mazmanian, Federal Computer Week
    The trouble started in 2006, when Chuck Coe, the assistant Inspector general for IT audits and computer crime at the Department of Education, had to issue a subpoena to a subcontractor to get access to [...]
  • June 15, 2014
    by Julian Hattem, The Hill
    Silicon Valley would be one of the winners if Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) becomes the next House majority leader. The GOP whip has been a frequent guest at major tech companies’ headquarters and has [...]
  • June 11, 2014
    by Julian Hattem, The Hill
    House Majority Leader Eric Cantor’s (R-Va.) stunning loss in his Tuesday primary could deal a blow to the tech industry’s efforts to enact immigration reform by the end of the year. Little-known economics [...]
  • June 04, 2014
    by Julian Hattem, The Hill
    Facebook, Google, Microsoft and other top technology companies are warning the Senate not to follow the House’s lead with a compromised plan to reform the National Security Agency. A coalition of nine [...]
  • May 29, 2014
    by Kate Tummarello, The Hill
    Two groups representing tech industry giants are asking lawmakers to give the administration funding to carry out its controversial plan to relinquish oversight of key technical Internet functions. That [...]
  • May 22, 2014
    Carol Henton, the vice president for state, local and education at the Information Technology Industry Council, discusses the National Association of State Chief Information Officers 2014 Midyear Conference [...]
  • May 21, 2014
    by Adam Mazmanian, Federal Computer Week
    Call it the federal IT bill that wouldn't quit. The Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act is getting another chance at passage in the defense bill set to be debated in the House of Representatives. [...]
  • May 20, 2014
    by David Stegon, StateScoop
    Speeding down the highway in one of Google’s driverless cars, Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead admits the trip tested his courage as much as it did his faith in technology. It’s a testament to Mead that he was in [...]
  • May 20, 2014
    by Bien Perez, South China Morning Post
    Proponents for expanding tariff cuts under the Information Technology Agreement (ITA) saw a glimmer of progress after Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation trade ministers who gathered in China over the weekend [...]