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Seattle Has 5 Big Pieces of Advice for Amazon’s HQ2 Winner

9:00 AM ET Being HQ1 has been no picnic.

Congress Makes Budget Progress, Gets Snubbed by Cyber Czar and Preps for Fake News Fights

October 20 Senators also want to know why it's taking the agencies so long to remove Kaspersky anti-virus.

Report: 1 in 4 Emails that Appear to Be Dot-Gov Addresses are Phishing Attempts

October 20 The government just launched a major effort to prevent email spoofing.

What One Tech-Focused Lawmaker Says Stands in the Way of Modernization

October 20 Rep. Gerry Connolly renewed his call for the federal chief information officer and chief technology officer positions to be filled.

Big Tech Companies Won’t Change Until They Are Regulated Like Banks

October 20 There would be many bureaucratic hurdles to overcome, however.

Facebook Treats Its Ethical Failures Like Software Bugs, and That’s Why They Keep Happening

October 20 Facebook should have anticipated that its ad platform could be misused.

Mash Up Library of Congress Data, Maybe Win $5,000

October 20 The Library of Congress launched a new data competition searching for new ways to use legislative data sets from Congress.gov.

Startup Funding Bill Makes A Comeback

October 19 A group of lawmakers reintroduced the Startup Opportunity Accelerator Act, which would set aside funding for startup accelerators.

GAO Denies Northrop Grumman Protest in $1 Billion DHS Cybersecurity Contract Fight

October 19 Northrop Grumman has been wrangling with contract winner Raytheon over the DOMino contract since 2015.

Don’t Bet Against the Baltimore-Washington Area in Amazon’s HQ2 Search

October 19 The region put in multiple bids: one from D.C., one from Baltimore and a joint proposal from two Northern Virginia counties.