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Google faces mounting pressure from Congress over privacy flaw

Yesterday, the lawmakers’ Democratic counterparts requested an FTC investigation into the vulnerability......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 11th, 2018

Key Words: Huawei founder defiant in face of pressure: ‘There’s no way the U.S. can crush us’

Huawei Technology Co.’s founder offered a defiant defense of his company, as the Chinese telecom giant faces mounting opposition from the U.S. and its allies over national security concerns......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 19th, 2019

Apple, Google and Facebook Face a Difficult 2019

The newly installed US Congress is expected to see a fresh effort to develop new regulations for big technology firms, with a focus on tougher enforcement of privacy and data pro.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsJan 6th, 2019

Pichai Speaks, May Vote, China Trade: CEO Daily for December 12, 2018

British PM Theresa May faces confidence vote Good morning. Google CEO Sundar Pichai testified before Congress for three and a half h.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneDec 12th, 2018

Google CEO Faces Lawmakers Skeptical Over Privacy, Alleged Bias

Sundar Pichai faced tough questions in a first public appearance before House lawmakers, who are increasingly skeptical of Silicon Valley giants on issues of privacy and political bias......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjDec 12th, 2018

Congress grills Google CEO on bias, privacy, China

Questions on privacy, data collection, China, Russia _and especially political bias _ are dominating Google CEO Sundar Pichai's grilling before Congress. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 11th, 2018

Google CEO Sundar Pichai faces congressional grilling on privacy, bias and China

Google Chief Executive Sundar Pichai is appearing.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesDec 11th, 2018

Google CEO backs privacy law, denies bias in remarks to Congress

Google Chief Executive Sundar Pichai backed p.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesDec 10th, 2018

Google+ shutdown speeds up, new privacy bug affected 52.5 million users

Alphabet Inc's Google said on Monday it would shut down its Google+ social media service in April, four months ahead of schedule, after finding a software flaw for the second time this year that allowed partner apps to access its users' private data......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 10th, 2018

Google may add public comments for searches

Google+ is shutting down in the wake of a data privacy flaw, but that doesn't mean Google is now uninterested in social features. The 9to5Google crew has discovered what appears to be in-testing s.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 18th, 2018

Google"s top Washington lobbyist stepping down

Google's top lobbyist in Washington is stepping aside as the U.S. technology company faces criticism on Capitol Hill on issues including privacy protections and its investment plans in China, the Alphabet Inc unit said on Friday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 2nd, 2018

Google"s top U.S. public policy official leaving post

Alphabet Inc's Google unit said on Friday that its Washington office chief, who also heads Americas policy, is stepping down as the company faces criticism on issues including how it protects users' privacy and its investment plans in China......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 2nd, 2018

The Cybersecurity 202: Google faces calls for privacy legislation, FTC probe after exposing user data

Its secrecy could get them in the most trouble......»»

Category: topSource: washpostOct 9th, 2018

Amazon, AT&T, Google push Congress to pass online privacy bill to preempt stronger California law - USA TODAY

USA TODAYAmazon, AT&T, Google push Congress to pass online privacy bill to preempt stronger California lawUSA TODAYSAN FRANCISCO -- Major companies including Amazon, AT&T, Apple and.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsSep 27th, 2018

Amazon, AT&T, Google push Congress to pass online privacy bill to preempt stronger California law

Major companies including Amazon, AT&T, Apple and Goog.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodaySep 26th, 2018

New Pressure on Google and YouTube Over Children’s Data

Two members of Congress asked for details of practices concerning the personal data of viewers younger than 13......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralSep 20th, 2018

New Pressure on Google and YouTube Over Children’s Data

Two members of Congress asked for details of practices concerning the personal data of viewers younger than 13......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytSep 20th, 2018

Lawmakers pressure Google to share how YouTube collects, uses kids" data

Representatives worry the company's data collection practices may violate children's online privacy laws......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralSep 19th, 2018

Facebook’s next augmented reality push is multiplayer games

Even as Facebook faces extreme pressure from Congress on issues like foreign interference and fake news, the company has to remain focused on keeping users tied to its many products. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralSep 9th, 2018

Trump finally lowers flags to half-staff in McCain"s honor after hours of pressure from veterans, members of Congress

Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP The White House on Monday afternoon lowered the flag to half-staff after facing mounting criticism over the decision to raise it earlier in the day, so soon after Sen. John McCain's death.  "Despite .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 27th, 2018

New Unrest Roils Iran as U.S. Ramps Up Pressure

Spreading unrest in Iran raises the prospect of broader antigovernment protests as the political leadership in Tehran faces mounting pressure from a Trump administration effort to cut off the country’s oil sales......»»

Category: topSource: wsjJul 1st, 2018