Washington's new tone: Help us, Silicon Valley

The Trump administration has also directly engaged executives such as Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and Google CEO Sundar Pichai on the issue in recent days, despite President Donald Trump's sharp and sustained criticism of their companies over issues like corporate taxes, Postal Service fees and business in China. “It’s an interesting irony, isn't it? And a bit of a realignment,” said Jamie Court, the president of Consumer Watchdog, a public interest group that regularly scrutinizes tech companies. “T

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Technology ushers locally produced milk, food from the farm to the table

The milkman brings two-and-a-half gallons of South Mountain Creamery’s freshest to Cynthia Terrell’s Takoma Park home each Tuesday, carefully placing the glass bottles on her front porch before dawn and collecting the empty containers from last week’s delivery. The scene is like a still life from some 1950s Pleasantville. But the Terrell family’s locally sourced lifestyle is made possible by something far more modern.