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NSA Senate oversight bill may handcuff U.S. companies

Proposal that supposedly increases oversight of the National Security Agency instead could hinder companies trying to challenge warrantless demands for their confidential customer data.

By July 9, 2013


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


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


U.S. senators: No time to lose on strengthening cybersecurity

Four U.S. senators sound a warning on cybersecurity, comparing our time to the days prior to September 11, 2001--the system is blinking red, and we are failing to connect the dots. Again.

By March 6, 2012


Toyota's plans for Google's robotics tech? And inside Silicon Valley's test track (AutoComplete Podcast 21)

In this week's rundown of the biggest stories, Brian​ Cooley ​talk​s​ about ​the possible buyout of some of Google's robotics tech by Toyota; more on the Takata recalls; ​and a quick look at Silicon Valley's test track for self-driving cars.

By June 3, 2016


U.S. Senator seeks Murdoch investigation

Senator Jay Rockefeller wants investigation into allegations that victims of September 11 attacks were targeted by Murdoch paper with phone hacking.

By July 13, 2011


This Day in Tech: LulzSec hacks U.S. Senate site; Man gets sued after tweeting about wife's affair

Too busy to keep up with the tech news? Here are some of the more interesting stories from CNET for Thursday, June 16.

By June 16, 2011


Report: U.S. Senate site hacked again

Those responsible for the confirmed breach have not come forward or been publicly identified so far. However, the same site was hacked over the weekend by LulzSec.

By June 16, 2011


MegaUpload's users may include U.S. government officials

The cyberlocker's founder Kim Dotcom says that he recently learned a "large number of Mega accounts" were being used by people in the Department of Justice and the U.S. Senate.

By March 12, 2012


AT&T defends T-Mobile deal to U.S. Senate

AT&T didn't find many allies at U.S. Senate hearing, where politicians claimed the proposed $39 billion deal would lead to less competition and create a mobile "duopoly."

By May 11, 2011