'Senate' Tag Index

Senate Questions Apple's Tax Tactics
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published May 21, 2013
Lawmakers had harsh words for the company's tax avoidance techniques.
Tags: Apple, taxes, Senate, tim cook
Cybersecurity Bill Fails in Congress
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published November 15, 2012
Some observers now expect President Obama to issue an executive order related to cybersecurity.
Tags: cybersecurity, government, Senate, legislation, President Obama
Senate to Look at Mozilla's Browser Competition Allegations
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published May 14, 2012
Aides say the judiciary committee will examine Microsoft's decision to withhold APIs from its competitors.
Tags: Microsoft, browser, Mozilla, Senate
Senate Passes Landmark Patent Reform Bill
By Kenneth Corbin | Article Published March 09, 2011
Upper chamber clears comprehensive reform effort by a wide margin, aiming to curb litigation and streamline the U.S. PTO. Measure now heads to the House, where a draft bill is in the works.
Tags: open source, software, intellectual property, Senate, Patent Reform
Leahy Sees Momentum for Patent Reform in Obama Address
By Kenneth Corbin | Article Published January 26, 2011
Senate Judiciary Chairman optimistic that he can press forward controversial effort to overhaul the nation's patent system, pegging the effort to Obama's message of innovation and competitiveness.
Tags: software, IP, Senate, Patent Reform, Obama administration
Tech H1-B Staffing vs. 'Employ America Act'
By David Needle | Article Published November 23, 2009
Proposed legislation aims to prohibit major firms that lay off American workers from replacing them with cheap foreign labor using temporary guest worker programs.
Tags: applications, Senate, news, jobs
US Gov Weighing Rewards for Safer Secure
By Kenneth Corbin | Article Published June 28, 2009
As a public-private partnerships develop, U.S. government officials consider incentives.
Tags: Google, privacy, policy, Senate, Congress
IBM Exec Selected to Head Patent Office
By Christopher Saunders | Article Published June 21, 2009
The news is considered a positive for the IT industry.
Tags: Copyright, policy, Senate, Congress, Patent Reform
Sotomayor On Tech Issues
By Chris Nerney | Article Published May 27, 2009
Sotomayor On Tech Issues
Tags: Internet, Obama, technology, Senate, Supreme Court, Sotomayor
Software Lobby Pushes for Bigger Role in U.S. Security
By - Reuters | Article Published March 23, 2009
Software industry reps are seeking more influence as the U.S. government creates a policy to protect against attacks on the nation's communications infrastructure.
Tags: security, policy, Senate
Microsoft Won't Layoff H-1B Before U.S. Workers
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published March 04, 2009
Redmond's leading legal counsel told a U.S. Senator that, despite his request, the company won't layoff H-1B workers before U.S. citizens.
Tags: Microsoft, software, IT, Senate, H-1b visa crisis
Google, GE Tout 'Smart Grid'
By Kenneth Corbin | Article Published February 18, 2009
Given the government stimulus for a smart grid, General Electric and Google peer into the future of this new energy regime.
Tags: Google, search, broadband, policy, Senate
While U.S. Politicians Argue Over Broadband, Europe Acts
By Chris Nerney | Article Published January 28, 2009
While U.S. Politicians Argue Over Broadband, Europe Acts
Tags: broadband, Obama, Senate, jobs, legislation, stimulus, House
Wi-Fi Keeps Patients and Families Connected
By Brian T. Horowitz | Article Published December 22, 2008
Georgetown University Hospital's free Wi-Fi and the Web service CaringBridge ease hospital stays by giving patients and their families vital access to the Internet for information sharing, entertainment, and keeping up with work.
Tags: search, wireless, marketing, Senate, e-Mail
Arbitrary Seizure of Travelers' Laptops Ending?
By Richard Adhikari | Article Published October 04, 2008
Fourth Amendment rights could be restored at the border. Let's hope!
Tags: search, privacy, policy, Senate, Congress

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