The former presiding judge of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court writes a letter to lawmakers urging them to tread lightly with any changes to the secretive court's operations.
Agency asked to review whether social network's proposed changes violate a 2011 settlement agreement.
The California Senate bill is designed to deter smartphone and tablet theft.
Peter Fleischer, Google's top global privacy counsel, says a "much-flawed" proposed EU privacy law is "dead," while praising whistleblower Edward Snowden.
Google offers to label its own services in search results and give some prominence to rivals. European competitiveness regulators now want feedback, and critics are lodging objections.
Social network's detractors say proposed class-action settlement over ad feature that displays images of users doesn't go far enough. Facebook argues otherwise; says if plaintiffs don't like it, they can opt out of deal.
Google has revealed plans for a proposed £650m 11-storey London HQ, the first purpose-built Google office in the world.
Sanctions against Samsung in patent case before U.S. International Trade Commission would involve sales, import ban and posting of bond for 88 percent of value of smartphones at issue while potential bans were under review.
Suit claims that Instagram is not only making a "grab for customer property rights" with proposed tweaks to its terms of service, but is also covering its tail by prohibiting users from seeking legal relief.
Apple's offer to the labels for an Internet radio service is getting mixed reviews, insiders tell CNET.