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Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.

Twitter handle: @jeffmason1

19 Jul 2018

EU order against Google opens new doors for mobile industry

SAN FRANCISCO A European Union antitrust judgement against Google on Wednesday invites more competition from software developers including Microsoft Corp , Amazon.com Inc and Samsung Electronics Co , but still leaves them at an disadvantage, industry executives and analysts told Reuters. | Video

17 Jul 2018

Alphabet's GV leads $16 million investment in site rental firm Peerspace

SAN FRANCISCO Alphabet Inc's venture capital unit GV led a $16 million investment this month in Peerspace Inc, a self-serve online booking tool for event spaces, the firms told Reuters on Tuesday.

13 Jul 2018

Top Twitter users lose 2 percent of followers on average as policy changes

SAN FRANCISCO A Twitter Inc policy change on Thursday to increase the service's credibility cost its 100 most popular users about 2 percent of their followers, on average, according to social media data firm Keyhole.

11 Jul 2018

Google leans more on algorithms for ads as critics highlight risks

SAN FRANCISCO Alphabet Inc's Google introduced new ad-buying tools on Tuesday that showcase its growing push to allow machines instead of humans to fine-tune ads and determine where they should run. | Video

03 Jul 2018

Google delay on ads standard for EU privacy law creates compliance mess

SAN FRANCISCO Google's delayed entry into a consortium of advertising technology companies has spoiled the members' push to comply with a new European privacy law, six people involved in the program told Reuters, leaving some firms exposed to fines.

02 Jul 2018

Websites and online advertisers test limits of European privacy law

SAN FRANCISCO Businesses engaged in online advertising are taking divergent approaches to a new European data protection law, with some shutting services to ensure compliance while others test the limits of what regulators will allow, a Reuters review shows.

29 Jun 2018

California lawmakers approve data-privacy bill opposed by Silicon Valley

SAN FRANCISCO California Governor Jerry Brown on Thursday signed data privacy legislation aimed at giving consumers more control over how companies collect and manage their personal information, a proposal that Google and other big companies had opposed as too burdensome.

29 Jun 2018

California lawmakers approve data-privacy bill opposed by Silicon Valley

SAN FRANCISCO, June 28 California state lawmakers on Thursday unanimously passed a data privacy bill aimed at giving consumers more control over how companies collect and manage their personal information, a bill that Google parent Alphabet Inc and other big companies have opposed.

28 Jun 2018

Twitter, Facebook launch tools to track advertising

Twitter Inc on Thursday made it easier for users to identify political campaign ads and know who paid for them, as social media platforms faced the threat of U.S. regulation over the lack of disclosure on such spending.

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