Business Al Franken

  • LOS ANGELES— The virtual reality company Oculus relies heavily on Facebook for security and shares information about its users with VR creators. Al Franken's questions about consumers' privacy when using Oculus' VR systems. "We believe VR has the power to change the world by enabling people to experience anything, anywhere, with anyone, and know that this will...

  • But, instead of reporting the events to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, within 30 days of discovering them, as required by law, Medtronic hid them, the Star Tribune said. Medtronic officials told the Star Tribune that the database of adverse events was misfiled internally and was reported to the FDA after it was rediscovered more than five years later.

  • Feb 25- Five Democratic U.S. senators, including presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, told the Justice Department and Federal Communications Commission on Thursday that they had "significant concerns" about Charter Communications Inc's planned acquisition of Time Warner Cable Inc and Bright House Networks. The senators, who also included Elizabeth...

  • Sen. Franken: Consumers will pay more with Comcast deal

    Sen. Al Franken, (D-MN), shares his concerns for the Comcast, Time Warner Cable deal. Sen. Franken feels consumers will be paying higher cable bills with fewer choices.

  • BERLIN, Oct 28- With the U.S. presidential election too close to call, hundreds of thousands of Americans living in Europe have been posting their absentee ballots with a sense that they could truly make a difference on Nov. 6.