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Twitter suspends 235,000 in online extremism crackdown — In its latest crackdown on tweets that promote terrorism, Twitter suspended 235,000 accounts between February and August, the company announced Thursday. That brings the total number of terrorism-related suspensions to 360,000 since the middle of last year, Twitter said.

Clinton’s innovation squad coming together — CLINTON'S 'GOVERNMENT INNOVATION' SQUAD -We're learning more about the team of tech policy advisers assembling around the Clinton campaign - this time when it comes to those responsible for chewing over things like open government data and the U.S. Digital Service's future.

Verizon-Yahoo deal piques privacy watchdogs' concern — PRIVACY HAWKS ZONE IN ON VERIZON-YAHOO DEAL -Verizon's $4.8 billion bid to buy Yahoo's internet properties is drawing scrutiny from Capitol Hill privacy hawks, who have long sought restrictions on how ISPs collect and use customer data, Tony and Alex report today.

Apple's Cook to host Paul Ryan fundraiser amid Trump woes — Apple CEO Tim Cook will host a fundraiser with House Speaker Paul Ryan next week as the iPhone maker tries to strengthen its relationships with key Republicans - despite its decision to pull support for the GOP convention because of its distaste for Donald Trump.

Trump Takes Aim at the Tech Sector

A look inside Clinton's extensive tech policy squad

Chris Lehane, Tom Steyer aide, jumps to Airbnb — Chris Lehane, the veteran Democratic political strategist who has been guiding climate activist billionaire Tom Steyer’s deep-pocketed efforts to elect green-minded candidates, is taking a job at Airbnb, the home-sharing service announced Thursday morning. Lehane did not immediately respond to questions about what the move means for Steyer’s...

Carly Fiorina out of step with Silicon Valley — Carly Fiorina’s frequent talk about her experience as a top technology executive isn’t winning her much support from Silicon Valley, where many of her former counterparts are deeply at odds with her positions on tech and social issues. Decade-old memories of Fiorina’s stormy tenure as CEO of Hewlett-Packard have certainly blunted...

Black caucus brings diversity push to Silicon Valley — Members of the Congressional Black Caucus are flying to Silicon Valley next week to press the nation’s biggest technology companies to hire more African-American workers - a sign that the industry’s well-documented diversity problems are starting to generate new political heat in Washington. It’s an increasingly awkward topic...

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Aug 28, 2016

@NickMizaur I do believe the children call this "thirsty"

Aug 28, 2016

@dnvolz that argument doesn't even make logical sense.

Aug 28, 2016

RT @hunterwalk: Basically what I think happens every time I search Expedia

Aug 28, 2016

RT @mmurraypolitics: Whoa, David Plouffe on Trump: "Basically, we have a psychopath running for president" -- to @chucktodd on @MeetThePress

Aug 28, 2016

idk if you've ever used Microsoft Edge on an iffy PC with Windows 10 but now I understand why torture is illegal

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