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Hillary Clinton’s broadband vision leaves experts skeptical | Recode Daily: August 29, 2016

The expense and the ambitious timeline could make it tough to deliver.

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.Part of Hillary Clinton's pitch to improve the nation's infrastructure is a proposal to bring broadband internet service to every household in America by 2020, but some experts doubt she could deliver, citing the expense, the timeline and the need for bipartisan support.
[Colleen McCain Nelson | Wall Street Journal]

.Spotify denied as "unequivocally false" a Bloomberg report that the music service punishes artists who cut exclusive deals with Apple and Tidal by making their music harder to find in search results. Major labels see such digital exclusives as disrupting their relationships with artists, but they may not be able to stop superstars with enough clout from making outside deals.
[Peter Kafka | Recode]

.New federal rules governing the use of small commercial drones go into effect today, including a licensing requirement for pilots and a ban on night flying.
[Andy Pasztor | Wall Street Journal]

.On the latest episode of Recode Decode, Quip CEO and Twitter board member Bret Taylor talks with Recode's Kara Swisher and Kurt Wagner about the reality of trying and sometimes failing as an entrepreneur in Silicon Valley. Taylor also discusses Quip's $750 million acquisition by Salesforce, how Twitter is responding to abuse and why so many Silicon Valley companies have trouble with diversity.
[Eric Johnson | Recode]

.Six scientists who spent a year isolated in a dome on a Hawaiian mountain in a NASA-backed simulation of a trip to Mars emerged Sunday, eager for a taste of fresh air and fresh produce. During the experiment, the "crew" had to ration limited resources and could venture outside only while wearing bulky space suits. Applications are being accepted for the next eight-month stint in the dome.
[Kata Karáth | Quartz]

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