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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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Powdered-alcohol creator shares 'the truth about Palcohol'

The creator of "Palcohol" gives a full-throated defense of the powdered alcohol, and a demonstration, in response to criticism and calls to ban the product.

By May 8, 2014

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Real-world 'Do Not Track' coming to retail stores

Eight companies agree to a plan from New York's senator to tell people when they are being tracked while shopping in retail stores, and to let them opt-out.

By October 22, 2013

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Patent Quality Improvement Act hits Congress

New legislation aims to save technology companies "billions of dollars in litigation" with a permanent patent review process.

By May 6, 2013

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3D-printed 'Liberator' gun fires first successful shot

The gun debate expands to include plastic firearms that can be printed at home, with lawmakers expressing concerns about new technology.

By May 6, 2013

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FWD.us hosts 'growthathon' to hack immigration reform

Channeling the idea of a hackathon, Mark Zuckerberg's political action group uses coding and data mining to spark political action on immigration.

By June 23, 2014

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Google brings Wi-Fi sprawl to NYC neighborhood

The free public service, which is being unveiled today, is said to be the largest contiguous Wi-Fi network in all of the Big Apple.

By January 8, 2013

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Bitcoin exchanges reportedly probed over link to Silk Road

Several exchanges, including shuttered Mt. Gox, have received subpoenas probing possible ties to the online drug marketplace, the Wall Street Journal reports.

By May 19, 2014