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Silicon Alley needs workers, Schumer says

The New York senator hopes to create 55,000 new green cards each year for STEM grads across the U.S.

By September 18, 2012

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Apple, Google to meet with Schumer over smartphone privacy

The New York senator says the tech giants have agreed to discuss how it was that apps running on their mobile operating systems violated user privacy.

By March 5, 2012

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Sen. Schumer to Apple: Offer free antenna fix

In open letter to Steve Jobs, New York senator calls on Apple to be more transparent about iPhone 4 antenna problems and provide users with free solution.

By July 15, 2010

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New York senator asks FTC to investigate Google, Apple

Sen. Charles Schumer says the companies should be investigated after it was revealed that private information is available in apps running on iOS and Android.

By March 5, 2012

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Senator: Saverin has turned his back on U.S.

Senator Charles Schumer (D-NY) announces new legislation seeking to make an example of Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin, who recently renounced his U.S. citizenship. Schumer proposed legislation that would deny U.S. visas to anyone who is believed to have renounced their U.S. citizenship to avoid taxes.

May 17, 2012

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U.S. senators take aim at Saverin over citizenship move

Sens. Charles Schumer and Bob Casey will host a news conference to outline plans to crack down on anyone who renounces citizenship to avoid paying taxes.

By May 17, 2012

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Senators ask feds to probe Facebook log-in requests

Democrats Richard Blumenthal and Charles Schumer ask Justice Department to investigate whether requesting job applicants' social network passwords is a violation of federal law.

By March 25, 2012

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Senator says Apple e-book suit has 'empowered monopolists'

In an op-ed piece, Sen. Charles Schumer defends Apple in the e-book price-fixing lawsuit brought by the Department of Justice and says the suit could boost an Amazon e-book monopoly.

By July 18, 2012

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Why Houston should fight New York over wooden space shuttle

After an astonishingly arrogant putdown from New York Sen. Charles Schumer, Houston is left with a wooden replica of a space shuttle, while New York, gets a real one.

By June 1, 2012

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Senators target Bitcoin currency, citing drug sales

Charles Schumer and Joe Manchin are urging the U.S. attorney general to go after the peer-to-peer currency, also a favorite among hackers, in connection with the Silk Road online marketplace.

By June 9, 2011