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Trump killing Qualcomm's huge deal could prompt a trade war in global M&A. President Donald Trump's unprecedented decision to block Broadcom's attempt to acquire Qualcomm - even before a deal had been reached - will deter companies from looking for growth beyond national borders, experts say. (CNBC)
Europe Tightens Screws on U.S. Tech Amid Trans-Atlantic Tensions Over Trade. France wants to fine tech companies over treatment of French app developers, while Brussels next week will unveil new tax rules on tech (Wall Street Journal)
Trump Said to Eye Tariffs on Up to $60 Billion in Chinese goods. President Donald Trump is reportedly considering tariffs that would hit up to $60 billion in Chinese imports. (CBS)
The Trump Tech Agenda.
How is the Trump administration getting along with the tech industry? And how is it hoping to strengthen its ties? (Wall Street Journal)
5G Faceoff on Capitol Hill.
The conflict between local self-reliance advocates and the wireless industry over streamlining 5G deployment was on full display at the Senate Commerce technology subcommittee hearing on broadband infrastructure Tuesday
on Capitol Hill. (NextGov)
White Men Challenge Workplace Diversity Efforts.
Two high-profile legal cases in which white men have accused employers of discrimination or retaliation have put a spotlight on U.S. companies' efforts to make career advancement more accessible to women and people of color. (Wall Street Journal)
Tech Leaders Are Growing Up (Again).
That's a Good Thing. Several years ago, a plastic figurine began appearing around Google's offices, an aging alien with gray hair, a Google Glass headset and a sign that read, "Get Off My Lawn!" (New York Times)
Walmart Expands Home Delivery in Fight With Amazon.
Walmart Inc (WMT.N) will expand its grocery home delivery services to reach more than 40 percent of U.S. households, or 100 metro areas from an existing six, as the retailer steps up a fight against rival Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O). (Reuters)
The House will meet at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and 12:00 p.m. for legislative business. First and last votes expected: 3:45 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.
The Senate will convene and resume consideration of the motion to proceed to H.R.1865, the Allow States and Victims to Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act of 2017 at 10:00 a.m.
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