430 Results for

lobby

Article

Tech lobby group files brief against NY's Airbnb subpoena

A trade organization that represents major tech companies like Google, Facebook, and Amazon steps up to support Airbnb in its tussle with New York authorities. The AG's office responds.

By Nov. 8, 2013

Video

Instagram video test - From the CNET lobby

With Instagram's video features you get 15 seconds of shoot time.

By Jun. 20, 2013

Article

Cat ladies take over the Australian Christian Lobby domain

An Australian Christian Lobby domain name has been snapped up and turned into a Web site for the Australian Cat Ladies.

By Apr. 29, 2013

Article

Facebook spent $4 million to lobby U.S. lawmakers in 2012

The social network is spending millions to advance a pro-Facebook agenda in the nation's capital. Cue the cynicism.

By Jan. 23, 2013

Video

Ep. 1453: The poke lobby

On today's show, prep is minimal, but the news is pretty interesting: Amazon's cloud service went down overnight, taking lots of sites with it -- including the Cydia jailbreak app delivery store. Apple blew it out with earnings, and so did Verizon -- and HTC Thunderbolt sales. We continue to debunk the iPhone tracking "discovery," but that doesn't mean we're not worried about the data. And Amazon's increasingly imminent tablet, too. --Molly

By Apr. 25, 2011

Article

Google, Facebook, Amazon lead new tech lobby group

The Internet Association, which also includes Yahoo, AOL, and others, aims at "protecting Internet freedom, fostering innovation and economic growth, and empowering users."

By Sep. 19, 2012

Article

Buzz Out Loud 1453: The poke lobby (Podcast)

On today's show, prep is minimal, but the news is pretty interesting: Amazon's cloud service went down overnight, taking lots of sites with it -- including the Cydia jailbreak app delivery store. Apple blew it out with earnings, and so did Verizon -- and HTC Thunderbolt sales. We continue to debunk the iPhone tracking "discovery," but that doesn't mean we're not worried about the data. And Amazon's increasingly imminent tablet, too. --Molly

By Apr. 21, 2011

Article

Marketers in credit card scandal start lobby effort

Webloyalty, Vertrue, and Affinion--under government scrutiny for their controversial marketing practices--are looking for help on Capitol Hill.

By Jan. 6, 2010

Article

Hacking the lobby telephone

Two researchers demonstrate how unprotected, public VoIP phones could expose the internal network of a company or organization.

By Feb. 17, 2008

Article

Ethanol producers lobby to raise blending percentage

Facing a glut of ethanol and few buyers, Growth Energy, an organization that represents several ethanol producers, petitioned the Environmental Protection Agency to increase the amount of ethanol that can be blended into gasoline, according to an article

By Mar. 11, 2009