The view from the top of IT with TechWorld Editor Rohan Pearce
A little-publicized provision in a U.S. government budget resolution that largely prohibits four agencies from using Chinese-made IT products could backfire, several tech trade groups said.
By Grant Gross | 04 April, 2013 20:43
Google, AT&T and Verizon Communications were among the top corporate spenders on lobbying the U.S. government in the fourth quarter of 2012, according to information released this week by the U.S. House of Representatives.
By Grant Gross | 23 January, 2013 20:36
A U.S. lawmaker has asked users of Reddit for their ideas about legislation to address the controversial recent practice by two U.S. agencies of seizing websites for alleged copyright infringement.
By Grant Gross | 19 November, 2012 21:28
Chinese hackers lurked in the U.S. Chamber of Commerce network for six months without being detected, enjoying unrestricted access although it is unknown what information they exploited, according to a published report.
By Tim Greene | 22 December, 2011 05:47
The US presidential election result leaves President Barack Obama in the White House and maintains the balance of power in Congress. In many longstanding technology debates, policy experts see little movement forward, although lawmakers may look for compromises on a handful of issues.
By Grant Gross | 07 November, 2012 19:06