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Apr 23, 2014 - 05:15 PM EDT — AAPL: 524.75 (-6.949, -1.31%) | NASDAQ: 4126.967 (-34.491, -0.83%)

Tag: government

  1. FCC to propose new rules for so-called ‘Net Neutrality’; would allow broadband providers to charge companies for speed

    Regulations are static and the marketplace is fluid, so such regulation can often have unintended, unforeseen results…

  2. Apple hires former Senate Finance Committee Democratic Staff Director Amber Cottle as chief D.C. lobbyist

    Apple has hired Amber Cottle as its new chief lobbyist…

  3. Will Apple’s HealthBook app draw government regulation?

    With the “Affordable Care Act” suffering from a lack of enrollment…

  4. U.S. NSA, U.S. Army buy thousands of Samsung devices

    Samsung recently won an order for roughly 7,000 smartphones…

  5. Laurene Powell Jobs has Washington D.C.’s attention

    Two years after the death of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, his widow, Laurene Powell Jobs…

  6. Apple iPhone fingerprint reader means government business

    Apple may be poised to quickly become the de facto leader in mobile device security…

  7. India to review preferential policy for locally made electronic goods after protests by Apple, other multinationals

    India will review a policy that gave preference to locally made electronics goods…

  8. Don’t expect Silicon Valley to stop asking for political favors

    If legislators don’t stop granting favors to tech companies…

  9. New York Times columnist Joe Nocera calls Apple CEO Tim Cook a liar

    What will be remembered about Nocera’s latest Apple column…

  10. If Apple paid more tax, we might pay less or something

    Opinion seems to be divided as to whether Apple’s tax avoidance schemes…

  11. iOS 6 obtains FIPS 140-2 certification, opening door to more government use

    Close on the heels of last week’s announcement that US Department of Defense approval…

  12. Precise Biometrics jumps after Apple approves Tactivo mobile smart card and fingerprint reader

    Precise Biometrics AB, a Swedish fingerprint log-in technology provider…

  13. Apple’s iMessage encryption trips up U.S. feds’ surveillance

    Encryption used in Apple’s iMessage chat service has stymied attempts by federal drug enforcement agents…

  14. iPod earphones next on NYC mayor Bloomberg’s health hit list

    After launching campaigns against the Big Gulp, ‘big’ salt and ‘big’ junk food, Mayor Michael Bloomberg…

  15. Patent infringement war with Apple spurs Samsung’s U.S. lobbying push

    Samsung Electronics Co. has doubled mobile-phone sales in the U.S. since 2008…

  16. Apple, Google, app developers gird for FTC fines, growth-stifling government regulation

    Apple and legions of software developers are girding for fines and rules that threaten to stifle growth…

  17. Apple, Walmart, and the U.S. federal payroll tax hike

    Together, Apple and Walmart represent the intense separation of American life…

  18. Atlantic City fire chiefs sworn in with Apple iPad Bible app (with video)

    Atlantic City promoted several firefighters via Apple iPad…

  19. Australia’s parliament to question Apple, others on pricing

    Apple Inc has been ordered to appear before Australia’s parliament…

  20. CACI neuters Apple iPads for U.S. government in mobile push

    It’s a neutered iPad…

  21. U.S.FTC issues wide-ranging, non-binding guidelines for mobile app developers

    The U.S. FTC says that there are general guidelines that all mobile app developers should consider…

  22. Google’s Eric Schmidt spurns Obama cabinet post offer

    Schmidt, 57, was offered the job of Treasury or Commerce Secretary or a new “Secretary of Business” slot…

  23. Texas legislature dumps laptops for Apple iPads, saves taxpayers’ money

    The Texas Legislature is getting Apple iPads…

  24. State Department cancels $16.5 million Amazon Kindle Touch contract

    The U.S Department of State has withdrawn plans to place a $16.5 million order…

  25. Facebook, Google, eBay and Amazon join U.S. Internet lobbying group

    Google, Facebook, Amazon and eBay are joining forces to create a powerful lobbying group…