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Facebook, Apple Pay for Egg Freezing, Sperm Donors

Free lunches, dry cleaning, massages — frozen eggs?

10/15/2014

President Barack Obama delivers remarks during a Cinco de Mayo reception on May 5, 2014 in the East Room of the White House in Washington, D.C. (credit: Shawn Thew-Pool/Getty Images)

Obama To Hit Up Tech World For Cash Amid NSA Privacy Debate

They come from different worlds — the buttoned-down political culture of Washington and the entrepreneurial, socks-optional, let’s-do-this-faster ethos of Silicon Valley.

05/08/2014

Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks at a launch event hosted by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) for a new organization, the U.S. Global Development Lab, on April 3, 2014 in New York City. (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Hillary Clinton: ‘There Is A Lot Of Cash Sitting Around In Silicon Valley’

Hillary Rodham Clinton said Tuesday that if Silicon Valley executives want to persuade Congress to let them hire more high-skilled professionals from abroad, they would have a better case if they also funded college-based training programs for U.S. workers.

04/09/2014

Hillary Clinton tells business leaders in San Francisco she is considering a presidential run. (Getty Images)

Hillary Clinton Says She’s Considering Presidential Run In 2016

Mrs. Clinton says she wants to answer why she would run.

04/08/2014

File photo of former President Ronald Reagan (credit: CARLOS SCHIEBECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Reagan Executive Order Grants Intel Agencies Authority To Spy On Silicon Valley

Back when Yahoo was something hollered at a rodeo and no one could conceive of Googling anything, President Ronald Reagan signed an executive order that extended the power of U.S. intelligence agencies overseas, allowing broader surveillance of non-U.S. suspects.

11/20/2013

The Obama administration's top national security lawyers on Monday rejected the idea that the government should stop collecting copies of every American's telephone records every day, telling an independent oversight board that it would lose valuable time if each time it launched a terror investigation it had to seek the private billing records from individual phone companies.  (Photo Illustration by Scott Barbour/Getty Images)

Snowden Saga Unveiling US, Silicon Valley As World Leaders In Tech Surveillance

The saga of Edward Snowden and the NSA makes one thing clear: The United States’ central role in developing the Internet and hosting its most powerful players has made it the global leader in the surveillance game.

07/02/2013

Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, confers with Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, and Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., during the Senate Judiciary Committee's markup for the immigration reform bill on Capitol Hill on May 9, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

High-Tech Companies Pushing For More Concessions In Immigration Bill

High-tech companies looking to bring more skilled workers to the U.S. pushed Monday for more concessions in an immigration bill pending in the Senate.

05/14/2013

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