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Apple says it won't let apps steal your address book anymore

Feb 16, 2012
Now the apps will have to ask your permission to take your address book.
Posted In: apple, iPhone, privacy, security, Senate, cybersecurity

Cybersecurity bill drops today

Feb 14, 2012
But will it be also, uh, dropped?
Posted In: Senate, cybersecurity

Domestic drones approved

Feb 7, 2012
Coming soon to your sky
Posted In: drones, FAA, Senate

New cybersecurity bill scheduled for vote this week, making people nervous

Jan 30, 2012
How powerful does it make the government?
Posted In: Senate, cybersecurity

Do payroll tax cuts help the economy?

Dec 2, 2011
The Senate yesterday failed to agree on a deal that would extend payroll tax cuts, a key part of President Obama's stimulus
Posted In: politics, Washington D.C., Senate, payroll tax

Net Neutrality vote fails in the Senate

Nov 11, 2011
As we've said before, this was more like political homesteading than legitimate policy making but Senate Republicans got their vote on blocking the...
Posted In: net neutrality, Senate, Tech Report

The Marketplace Fairness Act: not the newest program in the Marketplace portfolio.

Nov 10, 2011
It's a bipartisan bill introduced yesterday by Senators Dick Durbin (D-Ill), Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn), and Mike Enzi (R-Wyo). The Senators say...
Posted In: Senate, Taxes, Tech Report

Fans of symbolism excited for net neutrality vote

Nov 8, 2011
It's happening in the Senate on Thursday and before we go any further, let me assure you that it means nothing substantive in the short term. The...
Posted In: fcc, Senate, Tech Report

Google goes to Washington

Sep 19, 2011
On Wednesday, Google chairman Eric Schmidt will testify before a Senate antitrust panel. Notably, Yelp will also be there and will likely yelp...
Posted In: Google, Microsoft, Senate

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