US Senate

Platform Industry: US and China Relations and Politics

Biden taps ex-Pentagon official for key China tech position

Joe Biden has nominated Alan Estevez, a former Pentagon official and Washington insider to be the US Commerce Department’s undersecretary for industry and security, a key pos...

Chipmakers

US senators propose 25% tax credit for semiconductor manufacturing

A bipartisan group of US senators have proposed a 25% tax credit for investments in semiconductor manufacturing as Congress works to increase US chip production.

Platform News: Google search engine

Amazon and Google lead US Senate panel antitrust hearing witness list

Executives from Google and Amazon.com head the list of witnesses for a hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee’s antitrust subcommittee next week, along with an executi...

Platform Industry: The Capitol Building and Senate in Washington DC

US Senate passes sweeping bill to address China tech threat

The US Senate voted 68-32 on Tuesday to approve a sweeping package of legislation intended to boost the country’s ability to compete with Chinese technology.

Platform Industry: US and China Relations and Politics

US Senate advances sweeping tech bill taking aim at China

The US Senate has advanced a sweeping package of legislation intended to boost the country’s ability to compete with Chinese tech, as Congress increasingly seeks to take a to...

Platform News: U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar (Democrat) talks about Big Tech

US senators propose limiting social media platforms liability shield

Three senators have introduced a bill that would limit Section 230, an existing law that shields online platforms from liability over the content posted by users, and make the comp...

Platform News: Social Media Giants, including Facebook, Google and Twitter

Platform CEO’s will testify before US Senate committee

The CEO’s of Facebook, Twitter and Google have agreed to voluntarily testify in a hearing before the Senate Commerce Committee on October the 28th about an integral law prote...

Platform Industry: The Capitol Building and Senate in Washington DC

US Senate votes to extend government surveillance tools

The United States Senate comfortably has approved a 2-1/2-year extension of parts of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA), two months after the divisive provisions allo...