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New York Times:
At congressional grilling over Russian meddling, Google used its failures in social as cover from criticism targeted at companies like Facebook and Twitter   —  SAN FRANCISCO — After years of trying unsuccessfully to build a social network to rival Facebook, Google finally got something out of all of its failures: cover.
Nov 4, 2017, 11:45 PMIn context
Casey Newton / The Verge:
Lawyers from Facebook, Google, Twitter stuck to prepared statements and vague promises during Tues. Senate hearings, and none promised to support Honest Ads act   —  In a high-stakes meeting, lawyers stick to the script  —  A bipartisan group of Senators grilled tech companies today …
Oct 31, 2017, 8:45 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Tuesday Senate hearing: Google explains delay in cutting RT from ad program; Twitter says ~5% accounts are spam; Facebook says it revealed all known Russian ads   —  A live look at the Senate Judiciary subcommittee hearing on Russian election interference.  —  Facebook, Google and Twitter …
Oct 31, 2017, 3:58 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Source: Google, Facebook, and other tech companies met to discuss congressional concerns ahead of this week's hearings amid populist turn against Silicon Valley   —  Search giant is battered from all sides amid a populist turn against Silicon Valley and reaction to Russian meddling
Oct 30, 2017, 7:00 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
Sarah Jeong / The Verge:
Profile of Judge William H. Alsup of Oracle v. Google and Waymo v. Uber, who ruled against API copyright and taught himself to program in QuickBASIC   —  On May 18th, 2012, attorneys for Oracle and Google were battling over nine lines of code in a hearing before Judge William H. Alsup of the northern district of California.
Oct 21, 2017, 10:30 PMIn context
Dustin Volz / Reuters:
Facebook says its general counsel, Colin Stretch, will testify before House Intelligence Committee inquiry into Russian meddling on November 1   —  WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Facebook Inc's general counsel will testify on Nov. 1 before a U.S. House of Representatives panel investigating possible Russian meddling …
Oct 19, 2017, 11:40 AMIn context
Dieter Bohn / The Verge:
First look at Google Home Mini and Max: both sound good, no distortion with full volume on Max, which has impressive wake word detection even over loud music   —  Smart speakers that do the obvious things  —  Not 10 minutes after Amazon's surprise announcement of new Echo devices last week …
Oct 5, 2017, 12:20 PMIn context
Steven T. Dennis / Bloomberg:
Senate intel panel calls Facebook, Twitter, Google execs to testify at a Nov. 1 public hearing, says it's up to firms to disclose contents of Russian-linked ads   —  The issue of possible collusion between President Donald Trump's campaign and Russia before the election is still an open question …
Oct 4, 2017, 2:00 PMIn context
The Hill:
Senate committee investigating potential Russian election interference invites Facebook execs to testify on Nov. 1; source says Google and Twitter also invited   —  The Senate Intelligence Committee has issued a request for Facebook to testify in an open hearing to examine how foreign actors …
Sep 27, 2017, 4:49 PMIn context

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