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Tony Romm / Recode:
Uber receives letters from Republican and Democratic Senators seeking an explanation as to why it initially hid its 2016 data breach from 57M users   —  The questions — sent by Democrats and Republicans alike — could carry severe legal repercussions for Uber.
Nov 27, 2017, 3:45 PMIn context
Tony Romm / Recode:
Facebook to roll out new tool that lets users check if they Liked or followed Russia-linked accounts; users won't be able to check if they saw Russian ads   —  So far, Google and Twitter have not detailed their plans.  —  Facebook is trying to alert some U.S. users that they fell victim …
Nov 22, 2017, 12:20 PMIn context
Tony Romm / Recode:
Apple diversity report: staff is 32% female worldwide, no change YoY; in US, 54% white, down 2% YoY; 13% Hispanic, up 1% YoY; 21% Asian, up 2% YoY; and 9% black   —  The company released its latest diversity report Thursday.  —  Apple continued to hire greater numbers of Asian …
Nov 9, 2017, 4:15 PMIn context
Tony Romm / Recode:
Tech investor Shervin Pishevar sues political opposition firm, claiming it alleged Russian ties, sexual assault incident, and more   —  Two prominent Mitt Romney alums find themselves in the middle of a Silicon Valley lawsuit.  —  Top Silicon Valley venture capitalist Shervin Pishevar …
Nov 6, 2017, 10:35 PMIn context
Recode:
Sources: Facebook, Google, Twitter to tell Congress that Russian election meddling wider than reported; source says 126M Facebook users may have seen content   —  Read early testimony from Facebook, Google and Twitter before they appear at hearings on Capitol Hill this week.
Oct 30, 2017, 6:48 PMIn context
Tony Romm / Recode:
Senate bill on political ads, called the Honest Ads Act, would regulate web firms with 50M+ annual visitors, require copies of ads and info on $500+/year buyers   —  An early look at the Honest Ads Act by Sens. Mark Warner, Amy Klobuchar and John McCain  —  A trio of top Senate lawmakers …
Oct 19, 2017, 12:35 PMIn context
Tony Romm / Recode:
White House says Trump will nominate Joe Simons, a longtime antitrust lawyer, as head of FTC; nomination must still be confirmed by Senate   —  Joe Simons has represented companies like Microsoft, and may be the country's privacy, competition and consumer protection cop.
Oct 18, 2017, 10:50 PMIn context
Tony Romm / Recode:
House Intelligence Committee leaders say they hope to publicly release Russia-linked Facebook ads once the company has scrubbed identifying info   —  Plus, more details on Sheryl Sandberg's meetings with lawmakers on Wednesday  —  House lawmakers investigating Russia's suspected meddling …
Oct 11, 2017, 4:25 PMIn context
Tony Romm / Recode:
Sources: Facebook is sharing its data with Google as the search giant reviews potential Russian meddling in the 2016 election   —  Google is also set to meet with congressional investigators in the coming weeks.  —  Facebook has shared some details about the Russian-operated profiles …
Sep 29, 2017, 5:03 PMIn context
Tony Romm / Recode:
Sen. Mark Warner, top Democrat on Senate Intel Committee, said Twitter's briefing on Russian accounts was “inadequate” and “deeply disappointing”   —  The comments from Sen. Mark Warner could create new political headaches for the tech giant.
Sep 28, 2017, 4:53 PMIn context

Sponsor Posts

Microsoft:
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eero:
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Internet Association:
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Zoho:
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