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Conan O'Brien helps politicians secure their digital bits

The highly capable Junk Squad is here to help politicians not expose their digitalia like Anthony Weiner, but rather without dysfunction.

By Jul. 26, 2013


Guess who doesn't get radar tickets in Colorado? Politicians

State senators and representatives in Colorado have special license plates that just happen not to be in the DMV database. So, if they speed, they never receive a citation.

By Jul. 14, 2013


Politicians push bill to help states collect online sales tax

Some lawmakers have reintroduced the Marketplace Fairness Act, a bill that would allow states to grab sales tax from large e-tailers.

By Feb. 15, 2013


Politwoops publishes all politicians' deleted tweets

A new Web site dedicates itself to making sure all politicians' deleted tweets don't get lost in the ether.

By May. 30, 2012


Politicians, retailers push for new Internet sales taxes

The halcyon days of tax-free Internet shopping may soon be over, if Congress approves a proposed federal law supported by Wal-Mart and other big-box stores.

By Apr. 17, 2012


Why politicians love Twitter: Tweets drive real donations

A study after the presidential debate showed that Twitter users exposed to political tweets are twice as likely to donate as other users of the microblogging service.

By Oct. 10, 2012


Politicians aim some pointed privacy questions at Google

Rep. Jackie Speier, a Democrat whose district includes YouTube's headquarters, co-authored a letter asking Google a series of sternly worded questions.

By Jan. 26, 2012


Did MPAA chairman just go Mafia on politicians?

MPAA Chairman Christopher Dodd appears to offer an open threat to politicians to vote the Hollywood way on SOPA-style legislation, or, um, else.

By Jan. 22, 2012


Bill Clinton: Politicians should learn from the wireless industry

Bill Clinton told attendees at the CTIA tradeshow that the wireless industry is a good example of people working together to solve problems and he urged politicians to take note.

By May. 10, 2012


Fiorina: Politicians don't care about Silicon Valley

Former HP chief executive Carly Fiorina promises a deregulatory approach toward technology if elected U.S. senator, warning of Net neutrality overreach and saying current politicians don't understand Silicon Valley.

By Aug. 23, 2010