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  • NEW YORK, Feb 13- U.S. prosecutors on Thursday accused Huawei of stealing trade secrets and helping Iran track protesters in its latest indictment against the Chinese company, escalating the U.S. battle with the world's largest telecommunications equipment maker. Among other accusations, it says Huawei installed surveillance equipment in Iran that was used...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 13- U.S. prosecutors on Thursday accused Huawei of stealing trade secrets and helping Iran track protesters in its latest indictment against the Chinese company, escalating the U.S. battle with the world's largest telecommunications equipment maker. Among other accusations, it says Huawei installed surveillance equipment in Iran that was used...

  • It also contains new allegations about the company's involvement in countries subject to sanctions, such as Iran and North Korea. "The indictment paints a damning portrait of an illegitimate organization that lacks any regard for the law," U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee chairman Richard Burr and vice chairman Mark Warner said in a joint statement.

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 16- Wall Street bank lobbyists are seeking moderate Democratic allies in Congress to deprive Elizabeth Warren of votes and curb policies they consider hostile to their interests, according to more than a dozen lobbyists, consultants and campaign data. "While a hostile White House could pose challenges, the banking industry is working to...

  • Dec 2- Facebook Inc said on Monday it has introduced an option to transfer photos and videos from the social media network directly to other services, starting with Google Photos. The option will be available to users in Ireland, with a worldwide roll-out planned for the first half of 2020.. United States Senators Josh Hawley, Mark Warner and Richard Blumenthal...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 13- Alphabet Inc's Google said on Wednesday it will offer personal checking accounts next year through its Google Pay app, initially in partnership with Citigroup Inc and a small credit union at Stanford University. Senator Mark Warner, a Democrat on the Senate panel that oversees banking, expressed reservations. Google spokesman Craig Ewer...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 13- Alphabet Inc's Google said on Wednesday it will offer personal checking accounts next year through its Google Pay app in partnership with Citigroup Inc and a small credit union at Stanford University. Senator Mark Warner, a Democrat on the Senate panel that oversees banking, expressed reservations. Google spokesman Craig Ewer said the...

  • Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA), vice chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, speaks at the Council on Foreign Relations on June 17, 2019 in Washington, DC.

    "Large platform companies have not had a very good record protecting the data or being transparent," says Virginia Democrat Mark Warner.

  • Nov 13- Alphabet Inc's Google will offer personal checking accounts from sometime next year in partnership with Citigroup Inc and a small credit union at Stanford University, a person familiar with Google's plans said on Wednesday. The details of the project, named Cache, were first reported by the Wall Street Journal and follow moves by tech heavyweights...

  • Senator Mark Warner called on Facebook Inc to provide more transparency over its decision to not fact-check ads run by politicians, asking whether it would comply with a new rule that requires online platforms to disclose the purchasers of ads. Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg has earlier defended Facebook's policy, saying that the company did not...

  • Pentagon's $10 billion cloud-computing contract, the Defense Department said on Friday, beating out favorite Amazon.com Inc.. AUGUST 6, 2018: Oracle Corp filed a protest with the DOD over its plans to award the contract to a single company instead of allowing for multiple winners, arguing that the Pentagon would be locked into a legacy contract for a decade or...

  • A report from London- based charity Privacy International said that many users around the world lack meaningful insight into how ads are targeted on social media services. Privacy International's criticisms come ahead of the European Commission's own report, due by the end of the year, on the tech companies' commitments to its self-regulatory Code of...

  • A report from London- based charity Privacy International said that many users around the world lack meaningful insight into how ads are targeted on social media platforms. Privacy International's criticisms come ahead of the European Commission's own report, due by the end of the year, on the tech companies' commitments to its self-regulatory Code of...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 20- Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg wrapped up three days of discussions with Washington movers and shakers on Friday, with few if any indications he had won new "friends" to help the top social media company deal with multiple probes by Congress, state attorneys general and federal regulators. An advertising powerhouse, Facebook also faces...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 19- Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is meeting with lawmakers on Capitol Hill for a second day on Thursday as part of an effort by the social media giant to mend its reputation as it faces a slew of government investigations. Zuckerberg, who is also Facebook's founder, is due to meet in Washington with Republican Senators Mike Lee of Utah and John...

  • MARK WARNER HELPED ORGANIZE DINNER MEETING IN WASHINGTON FOR MARK ZUCKERBERG AND GROUP OF SENATORS- WARNER'S SPOKESPERSON.

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 9- The potential penalties for several wide-ranging investigations into whether Facebook, Google and other big U.S. tech companies used their market power unfairly include everything from breaking up the companies, to large fines and forcing them to create more competition. The Justice Department and Federal Trade Commission are...

  • WASHINGTON, June 18- A leading U.S. House lawmaker on Tuesday called on Facebook Inc to halt development on its new cryptocurrency and for company executives to testify before Congress, adding to global concerns about what the digital currency could mean for data privacy and security. Maxine Waters, who chairs the House Financial Services Committee, said...

  • WASHINGTON, June 18- A leading U.S. House lawmaker on Tuesday called on Facebook Inc to halt development on its new cryptocurrency and for company executives to testify before Congress, adding to global concerns about what the digital currency could mean for data privacy and security. Maxine Waters, who chairs the House Financial Services Committee, said...

  • WASHINGTON, June 18- Both Republican and Democratic U.S. lawmakers joined policymakers across the globe who are concerned what Facebook Inc's decision to launch its own cryptocurrency could mean for data privacy and security. Representative Patrick McHenry, the senior Republican on the House Financial Services Committee, wrote a letter Tuesday to...