Senate bill aims to make user data 'portable' across social networks
The bi-partisan legislation is meant to help smaller companies compete.
Senator Wyden pushes his ‘Mind Your Own Business’ privacy act forward
It would give the FTC more power to punish tech companies over data privacy violations.
A House bill could cap the concentration of nicotine in e-cigs
It’s another attempt to deter teens from vaping.
Amazon wants to write the rules regulating facial recognition tech
It’s drafting laws that it hopes federal lawmakers will adopt.
Congress plans to investigate how social media giants are fighting hate
House lawmakers are planning legislation to probe tech giants.
California governor signs labor law meant to fix the gig economy
Uber, Lyft and DoorDash aren't thrilled by it, however.
New York state bans sales of flavored e-cigarettes
It's also stepping up efforts to curb the marketing of e-cigs to teens.
51 companies tell Congress it's time to tackle data privacy
Amazon, AT&T and Qualcomm are among those involved.
Senator wants to ban 'addictive' social network features in new bill
Endless scrolling and autoplaying videos would be things of the past.