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U.S. Intel Chiefs Push Back on Trump and Russia Hack
Politics

U.S. Intel Chiefs Push Back on Trump and Russia Hack

Clapper welcomes "healthy skepticism" of US intel, but there's a "difference between skepticism and disparagement."
Sprint and OneWeb Say the 8,000 Jobs Announced by Trump Are Part of Previous Pledge
Jobs

Sprint and OneWeb Say the 8,000 Jobs Announced by Trump Are Part of Previous Pledge

SoftBank holds stakes in both companies and its chief, billionaire businessman Masayoshi Son, earlier in December said he would invest $50 billion in the U.S. and create 50,000 jobs.
We're Trusting Each Other Both More and Less Every Day
News and Trends

We're Trusting Each Other Both More and Less Every Day

We need more transparency, decency and honesty.
Joe Burton
Tech Workers Vow to Never Help Trump Build Muslim Registry
Donald Trump

Tech Workers Vow to Never Help Trump Build Muslim Registry

They would rather resign than be forced to work on such a project.
Trump Team Says Twitter Too Small to Be Included in Tech Meeting
Twitter

Trump Team Says Twitter Too Small to Be Included in Tech Meeting

Twitter's platform played a big role in Trump's ability to speak directly to millions of voters.
Bill Gates: Trump's Messaging Strategy Reminds Me of John F. Kennedy
Bill Gates

Bill Gates: Trump's Messaging Strategy Reminds Me of John F. Kennedy

Gates told CNBC that 'there can be a very upbeat message' about a Trump administration.
Allan Smith
Google Extends Conservative Outreach as Trump Calls Tech Meeting
Google

Google Extends Conservative Outreach as Trump Calls Tech Meeting

The company has ramped up efforts to hire Republican lobbying firms and in-house lobbyists to change the composition of its Washington office.
IBM Promises to Hire Americans as Tech Executives Set to Meet Trump
Jobs

IBM Promises to Hire Americans as Tech Executives Set to Meet Trump

IBM Chief Executive Ginni Rometty is one of more than a dozen U.S. executives serving on an advisory council that Trump has formed to consult him on job creation.
Uber, SpaceX/Tesla and PepsiCo Execs Join Trump Business Council
Tech Leaders

Uber, SpaceX/Tesla and PepsiCo Execs Join Trump Business Council

The group, which includes numerous other top business leaders, aims to give industry input on the private sector to Trump.
Trump Taps Exxon CEO Rex Tillerson as Top U.S. Diplomat
Donald Trump

Trump Taps Exxon CEO Rex Tillerson as Top U.S. Diplomat

Tillerson's experience in diplomacy stems from making deals with foreign countries for Exxon, although questions have been raised about his relations with Russia.
Top Tech Executives to Attend Trump Summit on Wednesday
Tech Leaders

Top Tech Executives to Attend Trump Summit on Wednesday

Leaders from Alphabet, Apple and Facebook are among a small group of tech leaders invited to the summit that will take place at Trump Tower in New York City.
Judge Blocks Obama Rule Extending Overtime Pay to 4.2 Million Workers
Overtime

Judge Blocks Obama Rule Extending Overtime Pay to 4.2 Million Workers

It was expected to touch nearly every sector of the U.S. economy and have the greatest impact on nonprofit groups, retail companies, hotels and restaurants.
Tech Worker Visas Face Uncertain Future Under Trump, Sessions
Immigration

Tech Worker Visas Face Uncertain Future Under Trump, Sessions

H-1B visas admit 65,000 workers and another 20,000 graduate student workers each year.
Trump Won't Destroy Silicon Valley
Silicon Valley

Trump Won't Destroy Silicon Valley

Technology and its impact on the global economy is much bigger than any president.