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Rahm Emanuel plans to lure young people here in hopes of seeding tech jobs

BY FRAN SPIELMAN City Hall reporter [email protected] August 3, 2011 4:08PM Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Wednesday delivered on his campaign promise to bring college students from across the Midwest to Chicago for a weekend to convince them to start their careers and businesses here. On Oct. 13 and 14, 50 outstanding …

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FBI pressuring Google, Facebook to allow ‘back doors’ for wiretapping

FBI Director Robert Mueller traveled to Silicon Valley this week to convince major Internet players to build “back doors” into their software that will allow law enforcement to wiretap data on their networks, says a news report. It’s part of an effort to expand the FBI’s wiretapping powers to include …

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FCC probes Google over Street View program’s collection of personal data

By Cecilia Kang Washington Post Staff Writer Wednesday, November 10, 2010 The Federal Communications Commission said Wednesday it is investigating whether Google violated communications laws when it collected data from WiFi networks in U.S. homes through its Street View mapping program. The probe comes amid U.S. and international government regulators’ …

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Google 2.4% Rate Shows How $60 Billion Lost to Tax Loopholes

Jesse Drucker Oct 21, 2010 Oct. 21 (Bloomberg) — Google Inc. cut its taxes by $3.1 billion in the last three years using a technique that moves most of its foreign profits through Ireland and the Netherlands to Bermuda. Google’s income shifting — involving strategies known to lawyers as the …

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US trade commission ends Google probe

By Stephanie Kirchgaessner in Washington and Richard Waters in San Francisco Published: October 27 2010 17:37 | Last updated: October 27 2010 19:09 The top US consumer protection agency has dropped an inquiry into data collection breaches by Google, even as regulators in Europe and Canada have stepped up their …

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Google 2.4% Rate Shows How $60 Billion Lost to Tax Loopholes

Google Inc. cut its taxes by $3.1 billion in the last three years using a technique that moves most of its foreign profits through Ireland and the Netherlands to Bermuda. Google’s income shifting — involving strategies known to lawyers as the “Double Irish” and the “Dutch Sandwich” — helped reduce …

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