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Dustin Volz / Reuters:
In an interview, Sheryl Sandberg says Facebook is committed to helping Congressional investigators publicly release Russia-linked ads and info on user targeting   —  WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Facebook Inc Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg said on Thursday the company was fully committed …
Oct 12, 2017, 11:25 AMIn context
Dustin Volz / Reuters:
US House Committee on Science, Space and Technology sets hearing on Kaspersky Lab for Oct. 25   —  WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. House of Representatives committee said on Friday that it has scheduled a new hearing on Kaspersky Lab software as lawmakers review accusations that the Kremlin could use its products to conduct espionage.
Oct 6, 2017, 9:40 PMIn context
Dustin Volz / Reuters:
Bipartisan group of US lawmakers in House to debut bill to reform Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act to introduce more privacy safeguards   —  (Reuters) - A bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers unveiled legislation on Wednesday that would overhaul aspects …
Oct 4, 2017, 5:00 PMIn context
Dustin Volz / Reuters:
Trump administration issues directive giving agencies 90 days to discontinue use of Kaspersky software, citing concerns about ties to Russian government   —  WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration on Wednesday told U.S. government agencies to remove Kaspersky Lab products …
Sep 13, 2017, 2:50 PMIn context
Dustin Volz / Reuters:
Uber says it's removing app feature that allows tracking of riders for up to five minutes after a trip, starting this week for iPhone users   —  PALO ALTO, Calif. (Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] is pulling a heavily criticized feature from its app that allowed it to track riders …
Aug 29, 2017, 1:40 AMIn context
Dustin Volz / Reuters:
U.S. senators to introduce bill to secure ‘internet of things’   —  SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A bipartisan group of U.S. senators on Tuesday plans to introduce legislation seeking to address vulnerabilities in computing devices embedded in everyday objects - known in the tech industry as the …
Aug 1, 2017, 1:15 PMIn context
Dustin Volz / Reuters:
US House committee asks 22 US agencies for documents about Kaspersky Lab dating from 2013, including risk assessments, names of contractors, subcontractors   —  LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - A U.S. congressional panel this week asked 22 government agencies to share documents on Moscow-based cyber firm Kaspersky Lab …
Jul 28, 2017, 4:00 PMIn context
Dustin Volz / Reuters:
Sources: tech firms including Facebook, Alphabet, Apple are not as engaged in FISA debate as they were in bulk collection, possibly weakening reform prospects   —  6 MIN READ  —  WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Facebook Inc, Alphabet Inc's Google, Apple Inc and other major technology firms …
Jul 18, 2017, 6:45 PMIn context
Dustin Volz / Reuters:
US appeals court upholds gag orders for national security letters; many tech firms including Microsoft and Twitter have challenged the legality of their use   —  WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. federal appeals court on Monday upheld nondisclosure rules that allow the FBI to secretly issue surveillance orders …
Jul 17, 2017, 2:10 PMIn context
Dustin Volz / Reuters:
US General Services Administration removes Kaspersky Lab from two lists of approved vendors used by government agencies to purchase IT   —  WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration on Tuesday removed Moscow-based Kaspersky Lab from two lists of approved vendors used by government agencies …
Jul 12, 2017, 9:50 PMIn context

Sponsor Posts

Microsoft:
Testing a datacenter under the sea  —  Envisioned to be resilient and self-sustainable, Project Natick enters a new research phase off the Scottish coast.
IBM:
IBM will give $200,000 to a team that can come up with a solution for natural disaster preparedness  —  Call for Code, The initiative for developers to use their mastery of the latest technologies, to build solutions that can change the world.
eero:
Another day, another cyber security threat. eero keeps your network protected.  —  VPNFilter is the latest router-based malware and is estimated to affect over 500,000 consumer routers.
Zoho:
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