Wikipedia Editors Paid to Protect Political, Tech, and Media Figures

A report in Huffington Post recently revealed the case of Wikipedia editor Ed Sussman, who was paid by media clients such as NBC and Axios to help diminish critical material. Paid editors operating in a similar manner to Sussman have worked on behalf of CNN contributor Hilary Rosen and the CEOs of Reddit and Intel, among other clients.

Turkish officials say Wikipedia failed to remove content deemed to be false from its pages that linked Turkey with terror groups

Intel CEO Claims Huge Tech Stock Gains Are Not Because of Trump

Intel CEO Brian Krzanich claimed the “impressive rally” in technology stocks has nothing to do with President Donald Trump during a conference this week. “I don’t believe, especially when you look at the technology stocks, people look at government or

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Number of Registered Lobbyists Falls 14% in 2017

The number of federally registered political lobbyists has fallen by 14 percent thus far in 2017 from the 2016 total. However, based on data provided by the non-partisan, spending by lobbyists is on track to rise by about 3 percent in 2017.

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Intel Buying Israeli Car Tech Firm Mobileye for $15 Bn

Intel will buy Israeli car tech firm Mobileye for more than $15 billion (14 billion euros), the companies said Monday, in a deal signalling the US computer chip giant’s commitment to technology for self-driving vehicles.

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Elon Musk’s Tesla Stock Up $2 Billion Since Joining Trump’s Team

Although Tesla CEO Elon Musk shocked Silicon Valley by breaking ranks to become an official member of the White House Manufacturing Jobs Initiative, the value of his Tesla stock is up by over $2 billion since the election of Donald Trump as President.

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Israel’s High Tech Boom Threatened by Shallow Labor Pool

In the high tech hub of Tel Aviv, where companies have been responsible for ground-breaking advances like the USB stick, Or Offer never thought it would be hard to find workers for his fast-growing Internet data firm SimilarWeb.

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Trump Gets Only 52 of 35,233 Tech Donors to Campaigns

Among campaign donors working for the 200 major tech companies, Bernie Sanders picked up 33,094, Hillary Clinton pocketed 2,087, while Donald Trump received only 52, CNN Money and Crowdpac report.

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