The carrier says that major groups including the AFL-CIO and NAACP, along with 15 state governors, are giving a thumbs-up to its proposed takeover of T-Mobile USA.
The U.S. Copyright Office plans to endorse the controversial Hollywood-backed bill called the Stop Online Piracy Act.
A Brazilian labor leader says that Foxconn's record in Brazil shows that it can make Apple products safely, and provide decent wages for workers when labor laws and legitimate union representation require it.
In advance of the first House of Representatives hearing on the Stop Online Piracy Act, opponents of the measure gain new allies in Google, Facebook, Twitter, Zynga, and other Web companies.
Google, Microsoft, Facebook, and other tech firms are calling for new visas for entrepreneurs and skilled engineers. So far, though, neither the White House nor Congress has been paying attention.
The company says workers will be needed to fill call center jobs if the deal is approved. And then the Justice Department steps in to try to block the deal.
At annual meeting, Apple shareholders approve non-binding resolution that would give them a "say on pay."
Legislation, which would create an "IP coordinator" in the White House, now awaits the president's signature after receiving bipartisan support in Congress.
Apple's CEO will be called to testify in a deposition over an antitrust suit filed in 2005 over Apple's use of DRM software to prevent music from other companies from playing in the iPod.
MPAA executive who is testifying today in support of the copyright bill says that piracy kills jobs--not just for the super-rich Hollywood actors, but people who sell paint and do the dry cleaning for movie and TV productions.