2 hrs ago
29 Members of Congress Ask California to Boost Film Tax Credits
A bill to do so, AB 1839, has passed the state Assembly and is pending in the Senate.
6 hrs ago
Majority of large ISPs now using monthly data caps, GAO says
U.S. broadband providers appear to be embracing monthly data caps, but customers are confused about the amount of data they use and broadband plan options, according to preliminary findings by the U.S. Government Accountability Office.
9 hrs ago
The Washington Post
How data caps could reshape the economics of the Internet
Many Americans are already accustomed to the idea of cellphone data caps. Go over your monthly limit, and you'll get hit with steep overage fees or your service will slow to a crawl.
10 hrs ago
Inside the EPA climate rule hearings - FERC weighs in on EPA rules...
CLIMATE COSTS WILL JUMP WITHOUT ACTION: Failure to act on climate change could be a multi-billion-dollar mistake, the White House says in a report today marking its latest effort to rally support for President Barack Obama's climate agenda, just as crucial EPA hearings kick off around the country.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
The Washington Post
What a new law about cellphone unlocking has to do with coffee, cars and consumer freedom
So a bill allowing cellphone unlocking is headed to the president's desk. President Obama has pledged to sign the legislation , giving relief to the more than 114,000 people who signed a White House petition calling for more progressive rules on cellphone use.
Leahy Previews NSA Bill
TODAY'S TOP PARAGRAPH: Senate Judiciary Chairman Patrick Leahy is expected to introduced a beefed up NSA reform bill on Tuesday that has earned the backing of the White House, privacy advocates and a strong vote of confidence from the New York Times editorial board.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
The Fresno Bee
Obama recognizes 21st CD hopeful Renteria at Bay Area fundraiser
President Barack Obama stopped in the Bay Area Wednesday for a luncheon fundraiser at the Tudor-style mansion of real estate tycoon George Marcus.
Signs of donor fatigue at Obama's Bay Area fundraisers
President Obama waves as he boards Air Force One before departing from San Francisco International Airport in San Francisco, CA, Wednesday, July 23, 2014.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Tom Kacich: Meager amounts from local donors to Davis, Callis
U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis' fundraising haul from Champaign County in the last quarter - $4,800 - was pretty meager.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
House patent reformers push Senate leadership for action
Tech leaders in the House are pushing Senate leadership to take up a House-passed bill to curb abusive patent infringement lawsuits.
CEA Applauds Introduction of Bipartisan Wi-Fi Innovation Act
"Unlicensed spectrum is the fuel that powers innovation. The fact that these members of Congress reached across party lines and committee assignments is a clear recognition of our nation's growing demand for unlicensed spectrum and the vital role it plays in our economy.
Michael Killen's paintings on display at Cafe Borrone in Menlo Park ...
Menlo Park artist Michael Killen characterizes his work as chronicling the "developments and thoughts of our time that include climate change, human rights, impact of climate change on California's water, resilience of America, and sustainability."
Intelligent Transportation Society of...
ITS America Statement on Latta-Issa-Eshoo-Matsui 5.9 GHz Spectrum Bill
Scott F. Belcher, President and CEO of the Intelligent Transportation Society of America , today released the following statement in response to the Wi-Fi Innovation Act introduced by U.S. Representatives Bob Latta , Darrell Issa , Anna Eshoo and Doris Matsui that would put pressure on the Federal Communications Commission to allow unlicensed ... (more)
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Stanford University: Valleywag Just Can't Take It Anymore
Just in time for tomorrow's 6th annual happy hour cruise for Stanford University grads in D.C., the antagonistic Silicon Valley blog Valleywag has posted a profane screed against the tech-company feeder school .
Tue Jul 15, 2014
House Passes Ban on Internet Access Taxes
The House of Representatives today passed H.R. 3086, the Permanent Internet Tax Freedom Act , by a voice vote.
The Wichita Eagle
House Democrats seek watchdog probe of Motorola's radio contracts
"If the allegations in the McClatchy articles are true, millions of federal tax dollars may have been wasted, and millions more are at risk," Reps.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Lawmakers want more e-signatures
Sens. Ron Wyden , John McCain and Rep. Anna Eshoo wrote to Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker on Monday asking for an update on what the government is doing to get rid of wasteful and redundant paper signatures.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
Dems rally behind FCC's Wi-Fi plan despite concerns
Despite early concerns Democrats on Capitol Hill have rallied behind a new plan to spend billions on Wi-Fi in schools and libraries.
Praise and Criticism After FCC E-Rate Vote
Reactions to the Federal Communications Commission's Friday decision to approve a modified overhaul of a program that discounts telecommunications and Internet bills for schools and libraries ranged from praise to criticism of the process to calls for more money in the future.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Mountain View Voice
Local vets laud, decry Palo Alto VA system
Congresswoman Jackie Speier, far left; Congresswoman Anna Eshoo, center; and Palo Alto VA Director Lisa Freeman, far right, listen to local veterans at a town hall meeting at the Palo Alto VA hospital on July 7. Photo by Elena Kadvany.