Media Coverage

  • 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 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 [...]
  • May 20, 2014
    by Wendy Koch, USA Today
    Self-driving cars no longer belong to the sci-fi realm of The Jetsons as Google’s prototype shows. In fact, research today says they hold huge market potential although they’re not likely to be completely [...]
  • May 14, 2014
    by Shawn Donnan, Financial Times
    The US has urged China to help revive talks to update the 1996 agreement governing the $2tn annual global trade in IT products amid warnings that a weekend meeting of Pacific Rim trade ministers risks [...]
  • May 14, 2014
    by Bien Perez, South China Morning Post
    More than 80 industry groups from around the world have called on the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation trade ministers gathering in China this weekend to help restart stalled talks on expanding tariff [...]
  • May 14, 2014
    by Russell Nichols
    In 1984, California’s Department of Technology didn’t exist. Information technology consultants were rare, and there were fewer contractors involved in state services. For the most part, the state developed [...]