Chinese Microblog Site Tencent Weibo Will Be Baked Into iOS 7, Just Like Facebook And Twitter
It's been a big news day for all things Apple, and a lot of the buzz has been around the company's renewed focus on American manufacturing. But one feature announced today in Apple's new iOS 7 mobile operating system shows that Apple's dedication to China -- and specifically, the market of Chinese iPhone users which is growing at a "mind-boggling" rate -- is only getting stronger.
FBI believes they can search e-mails, and chats without warrants
The American Civil Liberties Union obtained government documents that show both the US Department of Justice and also the FBI take the position that they do not need a search warrant when searching Americans' e-mails, Twitter messages, or Facebook chats.
US DOJ Say They Don't Need Warrants For E-Mail, Chats
gannebraemorr writes "The U.S. Department of Justice and the FBI believe they don't need a search warrant to review Americans' e-mails, Facebook chats, Twitter direct messages, and other private files, internal documents reveal. Government documents obtained by the American Civil Liberties Union and provided to CNET show a split over electronic privacy rights within the Obama administration, with Justice Department prosecutors and investigators privately insisting they're not legally required to obtain search warrants for e-mail."
America Needs A Pro-Growth Immigration System
Editor's note: Marco Rubio is a United States Senator from Florida. Follow him on Twitter @marcorubio. Today, the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science & Transportation will examine the role of immigrants in America's innovation economy. More specifically, the committee will look at how our broken immigration system is holding back American innovation and job creation, and how the immigration reform proposal before the Senate can promote a thriving U.S. technology sector that benefits American workers.
Even After Hacks And Bombings, Privacy Advocates Have Big Week In Congress
In light of the AP’s high-profile Twitter hacking and a vicious domestic bombing, Americans have not let fear derail privacy legislation. Just this week, the Senate advanced an anti-email snooping law and the controversial Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA) is reportedly on its way to the grave. It appears that the burden of proof has shifted to proponents of government surveillance, and they’ve been conspicuously silent about how spying will keep Americans safe. Two Bills CISPA, which gives immunity to Internet companies for sharing sensitive data with law enforcement, will reportedly not be taken up for a vote in the Senate. “We’re not taking [CISPA] up,” a representative from the Senate’s Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation told US News, “Staff and senators are divvying up the issues and the key provisions everyone agrees would need to be handled if we’re going to strengthen cybersecurity. They’ll be drafting separate bills.” After ...