With two recent GOP-focused hires and a job posting for head of Republican political advertising, Google's parent Alphabet is trying to bolster its conservative outreach in the Trump era.
The rules would have required giant internet providers to adopt reasonable security measures and notify customers when data breaches happen.
A Senator Will Introduce Legislation Requiring Warrants Before Phones Can Be Searched At The US Border
In a letter to the secretary of Homeland Security, Sen. Wyden said the search of smartphones at the US border circumvents the Fourth Amendment.
"They've got to do better," said Rep. Barbara Lee, who is leading a resolution on Capitol Hill to bolster inclusion in the tech industry.
In a letter to employees last week, IBM CEO Ginni Rometty said engaging the president would lead to better outcomes, even as other tech leaders are openly criticizing his actions.
In a letter to the secretary of defense, Democratic senators on the Homeland Security Committee asked whether President Trump is using a secure smartphone.
First announced in 2011, the semiconductor factory will employ 3,000 high-wage workers, Intel CEO Brian Krzanich said.
“I hate buffering video, you hate buffering video, and I think we can all agree that small businesses deserve the same opportunities as big businesses,” said VHX CEO Jamie Wilkinson.
Hundreds Of Investors, Startups, And VC Firms Say Trump's Travel Ban Will Cause "Irreversible Harm"
"We believe these actions are both morally and economically misguided," wrote more than 200 tech industry leaders in a letter to the president.
“This is a recipe for disaster,” 24 representatives will say in a letter to President Trump.
"The Order violates the immigration laws and the Constitution," wrote dozens of tech industry titans — including Google, Apple, Facebook, Microsoft, Uber, and Twitter.
In a letter to the head of Homeland Security and the Secretary of State, Microsoft asks the Trump administration to allow case-by-case exemptions for people with "pressing needs."
Judge Garland has cited Justice Scalia 2.16% of the time, while Trump's SCOTUS nominee Judge Gorsuch referenced Scalia in 2.06% of his citations, according to Ravel Law, a legal search and analytics company.
Employees of the company raised $530,000 to support relief efforts following President Trump's controversial immigration order. The company's Chairman Omid Kordestani and CEO Jack Dorsey each matched that figure, bringing the total to $1.59 million.
The court is likely to consider cell phone location data, encryption, and other privacy issues in the coming years.
Ajit Pai, chair of the Federal Communications Commission tapped by President Trump, declined to answer questions about the future of net neutrality, the AT&T-Time Warner merger, and a proposed overhaul of the cable box market.
The two Washington-based businesses filed sworn statements as part of the state attorney general's lawsuit against President Trump.
"Not allowing countries or refugees into America is not right, and we must stand with those who are affected," CEO Brian Chesky said on Facebook.
Tim Cook, the head of Apple, discussed tech industry growth with Sen. Orrin Hatch who said, "[I]t’s especially useful to listen to innovators like Tim"
The billionaire Facebook board member is on the hunt for candidates to chair the Federal Trade Commission and lead antitrust enforcement at the Justice Department, sources say.