Venturebeat recently posted an article about Google’s influence in the White House. The Wall Street Journal had published an article claiming that Google had visited around 230 times since President Barack Obama took office, which works out to roughly once a week. Google and News Corp., Rupert Murdoch’s company that owns the Wall Street Journal, have often been at odds, according to the article, and Google takes issue with the number, claiming some of the visits were for service calls and YouTube interviews, while others were by people not employed by Google at the time of the visit. Google also contends Microsoft visited more often during the same period.
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About the Author: Ellyssa
Ellyssa Valenti Kroski is the Director of Information Technology at the New York Law Institute as well as an award-winning editor and author of 60 books including Law Librarianship in the Digital Age for which she won the AALL's 2014 Joseph L. Andrews Legal Literature Award. Her ten-book technology series, The Tech Set won the ALA's Best Book in Library Literature Award in 2011. She is a librarian, an adjunct faculty member at Pratt Institute, and an international conference speaker.
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