Sources: Facebook’s lead liaison with Beijing, Wang-Li Moser, resigned in December after a three-year tenure in a fresh setback to its China charm campaign (Paul Mozur/New York Times)

Paul Mozur / New York Times: Sources: Facebook’s lead liaison with Beijing, Wang-Li Moser, resigned in December after a three-year tenure in a fresh setback

Read More

Mark Zuckerberg’s US tour was part of a political campaign to help bolster the company’s reputation as anti-tech sentiment grows, not a presidential run (Axios)

Axios: Mark Zuckerberg’s US tour was part of a political campaign to help bolster the company’s reputation as anti-tech sentiment grows, not a presidential run 

Read More

Wireless security camera startup Blink says it has been acquired by Amazon and will continue to operate; Blink raised ~$1M in a 2014 crowdfunding campaign (Chris Davies/SlashGear)

Chris Davies / SlashGear: Wireless security camera startup Blink says it has been acquired by Amazon and will continue to operate; Blink raised ~$ 1M

Read More

How a Koch brothers-backed campaign against KentuckyWired, a public-private project to build statewide fiber network, energized Louisville to back the project (Susan Crawford/Wired)

Susan Crawford / Wired: How a Koch brothers-backed campaign against KentuckyWired, a public-private project to build statewide fiber network, energized Louisville to back the project 

Read More

Over $900,000 spent by Comcast & Friends on failed fight against Fort Collins municipal broadband, per final campaign finance reports. Big cable spent $55.18 per vote, while the grassroots campaign only spent $0.70 per vote.

submitted by /u/redrumpc [link] [comments] Technology