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Uber hires former Obama strategist David Plouffe

The on-demand car service brings in some big guns for its political fight against the taxi industry.

By August 19, 2014

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Obama picks former Googler to head federal tech overhaul

To avoid another Healthcare.gov debacle, President Obama hires a team of techies to clean up government IT systems and websites.

By August 12, 2014

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Fox's Bill O'Reilly: Gadgets got Obama elected

The Fox News presenter says iPads and the like made it easier to present a candidate's image that was "false" to narcissistic young people.

By July 29, 2014

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Snowden: Obama’s plan to reform NSA spying is a turning point

The NSA whistleblower says the latest development “marks the beginning of a new effort to reclaim our rights from the NSA.”

By March 26, 2014

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See Obama pet a robotic giraffe. For real

President Obama got a rare opportunity to stroke the nose of a robo-giraffe at the White House Maker Faire Wednesday.

By June 18, 2014

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Obama's commerce secretary to petition Silicon Valley on jobs

Secretary Penny Pritzker will meet with LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner on Monday, and Facebook and others after that.

By February 21, 2014

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Cisco CEO asks Obama to control NSA surveillance

The CEO of the networking giant warns that revelations of NSA spying are undermining confidence in the tech industry.

By May 19, 2014

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Obama reportedly lets NSA keep some security flaws secret

While saying that most vulnerabilities should be revealed, the White House allows some flaws to be kept secret in the event of "a clear national security or law enforcement need," the New York Times reports.

By April 13, 2014

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White House on the Obama-Ortiz selfie: Ugh

President Obama's press secretary reveals that the White House objects to Samsung's use of a selfie taken by its sponsored slugger, Red Sox' David Ortiz.

By April 3, 2014

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Samsung and Red Sox' Ortiz trick Obama into selfie ad

It seemed innocent enough. A famous slugger taking a selfie with the president. Now Samsung admits it was the same kind of marketing as Ellen's Oscars selfie.

By April 2, 2014