With the Trump administration cutting regulations and funding for programs that aim to safeguard immigrants, tech giants used their seemingly endless cash piles in 2017 fighting against it.
TechNet, a lobbying firm representing Microsoft, Google, Yahoo and more, have sent a letter to Congress in support of the controversial Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act.
Google invaded this week's Republican National Convention with an awesome coffee bar, featuring complimentary a 60MB/s internet connection. The only catch? Lots of advertising and political pandering.
Google spent a company-record $5.03 million on lobbying last quarter (Q1 2012), a drastic increase over the $3.76 million it spent in government lobbying the previous quarter.
After six and a half years, Google has finally surpassed Microsoft on the amount of money it spent lobbying the US government last year. Wait for it... here come the 'Don't Be Evil' remarks.
Open-source activists gathered at LinuxWorld Expo late last week to protest what they say are anti-Linux campaigns being spearheaded on Capitol Hill by rivals the SCO Group and Microsoft. Thursday evening, Linux lobbyists, academics, programmers...
Straight from the jaws of Slashdot: "Along with suing Novell - it was announced today that SCO has been lobbying Congress about the horrifying ways that Linux and the rest of open source...