Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Government and Policy

Government and Policy

Google, Facebook and Twitter called onto Congressional carpet for public hearing

Already facing grilling by the Senate Intelligence Committee over alleged Russian use of U.S. tech companies to influence the 2016 U.S. election, Google, Facebook...

Four things to know about the Apple-Qualcomm war that is silently changing your iPhone

It’s not commonplace that a clash between tech giants go unnoticed, but the feud between Apple and wireless technology mogul Qualcomm has flown under...

Trump administration sued for info on plan to collect immigrants’ social media data, ‘extreme...

The Trump administration, which last week published new rules that the Department of Homeland Security will collect social media data of all immigrants effective...

EU sues Ireland for failing to collect back taxes from Apple

The European tax triangle drama involving Apple escalated on Wednesday, as the European Union took Ireland to court for failing to recover taxes worth...

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg asks for forgiveness amid probe into Russian ads

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, who days after the U.S. presidential election called “crazy” the idea that fake news on the social network influenced the...

Steve Wozniak: Net neutrality rollback ‘will end the internet as we know it’

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak penned an op-ed on Friday with a former Federal Communications Commission chairman, urging the current FCC to stop its proposed...

Apple saw 400 percent jump in U.S. national security requests in 2017

Apple reported a huge jump in the national security orders received in the first six months of 2017 compared to the same period last...

Girls Who Code founder on rejecting Trump’s STEM push: ‘Resistance is not futile’

President Trump signed a memo to boost government spending on STEM education this week. Girls Who Code wasn’t there. Saying “resistance is not futile,”...

You can use your iPhone as an FM radio in disasters, but Apple won’t...

When the Big One strikes California, FM radio likely will be your only way to stay informed about the disaster. While many may think...

Trump tax cuts could be big for Apple, other tech companies with billions stashed...

For Apple and other Silicon Valley tech companies, tax cuts being proposed by President Trump and the Republicans could be huge. The framework that...

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