Tech companies are spending a lot more lobbying Washinton

Tech companies are spending a lot more money lobbying Washington as technology becomes a more significant concern among legislators. Ten tech firms, including Google, Amazon, Intel and Facebook, spent a combined $61 million on lobbyists last year, an almost 16 percent increase over 2012.

For the full story from Re/code, click here

—By Amy Schatz, recode.net.

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