Mike Allen discusses the government's role in innovtion with Rep. Greg Walden (R-OR). Photo: Chuck Kennedy for Axios
Axios' Mike Allen hosted a trio of conversations in D.C. on how 5G, the next phase in super-fast networks, will affect self-driving cars. He discussed the roles of government and tech in facilitating the adaption of these vehicles with:
T.H. Greg Walden (R-OR), Chairman, House Committee on Energy and Commerce
T.H. Gary Peters (D-MI), Senator, Michigan
Dr. Chris Urmson, CEO, Aurora
Why it matters: Rep. Walden leads the House committee tasked with overseeing technology issues.
Facebook’s rules for what people can say on the world’s largest social network have been a long-term headache for the company, but now it faces similar troubles on the internal network its own staff uses.
Driving the news: As political arguments on Facebook’s employee discussion boards have grown more heated and divisive, the company ordered new restrictions on the forums earlier this month, which run on Facebook’s Workplace platform.