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1/22/2015
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Google has spent a record amount on Washington lobbyists as it pushes to maintain net neutrality. The search and advertising giant spent $16.8m (£11m) in 2014 - the most it has ever shelled out on DC influencers. Some US telecoms companies are pushing to get rid...
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1/22/2015
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It's been a year since many people discovered that the lists of doctors accepting Anthem Blue Cross' and Blue Shield's Covered California plans, both locally and beyond the borders of Humboldt County, were wildly inaccurate. Many of the doctors and...
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1/22/2015
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As many others cut back, a new breed of tech company doubled down on influencing Washington The tech industry's most influential companies spent record amounts of money on federal lobbying in 2014 despite a general drop in lobbying by most tech companies. The...
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1/22/2015
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Google poured a record amount of cash into lobbying the US Federal Government last year, outspending its tech rivals and even the major telecommunications companies, a nonprofit group has found. According to advocacy group Consumer Watchdog, Google spent US$16.83m on...
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1/21/2015
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The Sacramento Superior Court issued a decision rejecting an insurance industry challenge on the California insurance commissioner’s regulations under Proposition 103 that limit the amount of advertising costs insurers may pass on to consumers through insurance...
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1/21/2015
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Google spent a record $16.83 million on lobbying to influence federal regulators and lawmakers in 2014, just beating out Comcast to be No. 1 in lobbying spending among the nation's 15 biggest tech and communications companies. Google's (NASDAQ:GOOGL) lobbying...
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1/21/2015
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Outspent the cable giant currently seeking approval for a merger Google’s influence is increasingly being felt in Washington, according to a corporate spending watchdog. The search giant spent $16.83 million on federal lobbying in 2014, according to public...
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1/21/2015
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Record Amount Tops All Tech Companies for 2014 Google spent a record $16.83 million on lobbying last year, barely edging out Comcast's $16.8 million, in efforts to influence policy decisions, according to records filed with the Clerk of the House, according to...
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1/21/2015
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Google spent a record $16.83 million last year and surpassed cable and telecom giant Comcast for the first time in lobbying the federal government, according to a new Consumer Watchdog report analyzing records filed by big tech and communications companies with...
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1/16/2015
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Watch the video of this TV news segment here: http://abcnews.go.com/Technology/glassholes-privacy-issues-troubled-run-edition-google-glass/story?id=28269049 When the first edition of Google Glass is laid to rest next week, the team behind the futuristic eyewear...