Two years after his ouster from LendingClub, ex-CEO Renaud Laplanche is building a rival online lending platform and trying hard to avoid past mistakes.
Alphabet CEO Larry Page missed out on testifying in front of Congress earlier this month and is reportedly spending more and more time at his own private Caribbean island.
Google has been increasingly dragged into the public eye in recent months.
U.S. House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy blasted Google in a tweet on Tuesday, saying an "invite will be on its way" to the company — presumably a request for it to testify.
In highlighting the complexities of their systems, Mr. Dorsey's and Ms. Sandberg's testimony helped underscore the difficulties lawmakers will face, the NYT reports.
"In software, bugs are accepted. You have a bug, no big deal, we'll fix it in the next release. With a media platform, like this, there is no room for bugs," cybersecurity expert Raj Goel said.
Mark Warner is the ranking Democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committee, which has been conducting a probe into Russian interference in the 2016 election.
WASHINGTON, Sept 5- Executives from Facebook Inc and Twitter Inc faced threats of legislative action from skeptical U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday over what many members of Congress see as a failure to combat foreign efforts to influence U.S. politics. Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg, who testified alongside Twitter Chief Executive Jack...
WASHINGTON, Sept 5- Executives from Facebook Inc and Twitter Inc defended their companies to skeptical U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday over what many members of Congress see as a failure to combat continuing foreign efforts to influence U.S. politics. Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg, who testified alongside Twitter Chief Executive Jack Dorsey,...
Trump last week accused Google of rigging search results to prioritize negative coverage and left-leaning outlets. An academic says that distracts from bigger issues.
WASHINGTON, Sept 5- Top executives from Facebook Inc and Twitter Inc defended their companies in the U.S. Congress on Wednesday over what lawmakers see as a failure to combat continuing foreign efforts to influence U.S. politics. Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg, who testified alongside Twitter Chief Executive Jack Dorsey, acknowledged to...
Senators are upset that Alphabet declined to send either Larry Page or Sundar Pichai to Capitol Hill to attend a hearing on foreign interference in the 2016 election.
President Trump says big tech firms "already have" intervened in the November midterm elections.
The digital giants have all been ramping up detection efforts in light of widespread misinformation campaigns by foreign actors during the 2016 presidential election.
Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg, who will testify alongside Twitter Chief Executive Jack Dorsey, will acknowledge to the Senate Intelligence Committee that the company was too slow to respond to Russian efforts to interfere in the 2016 U.S. election and American society, but insist it is doing better. The Senate Intelligence Committee has...
Legos and Warren Buffett all shaped the company's early days.
Google's decision to ignore the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence's invitation to have CEO Sundar Pichai testify on Russian election meddling is an insult to the public.
SAN FRANCISCO/ WASHINGTON, Aug 30- U.S. Senator Orrin Hatch on Thursday asked the Federal Trade Commission to rekindle an antitrust investigation of Alphabet Inc's Google, and President Donald Trump vowed to fight what he called political censorship by social media companies. Hatch, the Republican chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, sent a letter to FTC...
As tech executives become more prominent, their employers are spending more money to protect them.
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