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US House panel votes to adopt loose rules on testing of self-driving cars

07/19/2017, 03:07 pm

A panel of the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee has tentatively voted to move forward with a proposal that, if turned into law, would establish a relatively loose federal framework for testing self-driving cars, including Apple's "Project Titan."

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US House committee split over rules affecting Apple's self-driving technology

06/27/2017, 03:06 pm

Democrats and Republicans squared off on Tuesday during a U.S. House Energy and Commerce subcommittee meeting on self-driving cars, contesting policies which could ultimately affect both the testing and launch of products being developed by Apple.

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Apple's Tim Cook, other CEOs meet with India's Prime Minister in Washington

06/25/2017, 06:06 pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook was reportedly one of 21 U.S. corporate leaders who attended a roundtable with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Washington, D.C. on Sunday.

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Apple's Tim Cook asked President Trump for coding requirement at US schools - report

06/19/2017, 09:06 pm

At a Monday technology summit with U.S. President Donald Trump, Apple CEO Tim Cook reportedly suggested making programming a mandatory subject in the country's schools.

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Apple's Tim Cook, other tech CEOs poised to attend White House summit led by Jared Kushner

06/08/2017, 06:06 pm

An inaugural meeting of the American Technology Council -- organized by the Trump administration, and led by President Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner -- will reportedly take place at the White House on June 19, and may see as many as 12 major tech executives attend, including Apple's Tim Cook.

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Apple's Tim Cook asks President Trump to keep US in Paris climate accord

05/31/2017, 05:05 pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook is reportedly among a number of corporate and political leaders trying to persuade U.S. President Donald Trump not to pull out of the Paris climate change agreement.

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Apple's Tim Cook, other executives urge Texas not to pass anti-trans 'bathroom bill'

05/29/2017, 10:05 am

Executives from 14 companies such as Apple, IBM, Microsoft, and Google have sent a letter to Texas Governor Greg Abbott, asking him and the state legislature not to pass a bill that would block transgendered people from using bathrooms matching their gender identities.

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iPhone messaging app Signal wins approval for use by U.S. Senate staffers

05/17/2017, 10:05 am

The U.S. Senate has quietly approved Signal, an encrypted messaging app for iPhone and Android, for use by the government body's staff.

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Trump calls tech CEOs to June meetings, orders overhaul of US government IT

05/01/2017, 12:05 pm

U.S. President Donald Trump has reportedly signed a new executive order, creating a council meant to "transform and modernize" government IT systems. Simultaneously, the White House revealed a series of meetings in June, during which some 20 high-tech CEOs -- likely including Apple's Tim Cook -- will be brought in to discuss the topic.

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Apple CEO Tim Cook tapped to advise President Trump's 'Office of American Innovation'

03/27/2017, 10:03 am

On Monday U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to announce a new White House agency dubbed the "Office of American Innovation," staffed by former business executives and advised by current ones -- among them Apple CEO Tim Cook.

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US Senate votes to allow ISPs to sell personal data to advertisers without opt-out safeguards

03/24/2017, 12:03 pm

The U.S. Senate has voted in favor of overturning privacy rules instituted by the Federal Communications Commission in 2016, which -- if the measure survives a second vote in the House of Representatives -- will allow internet service providers to sell customer data to advertisers without people having a say.

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Apple searching for new public policy director to influence government

06/26/2015, 12:06 pm

Apple is searching for a new director of public policy as it looks to both influence and react to government policies and regulations worldwide, according to an official job listing discovered by AppleInsider.

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