Updated 7:43 p.m. ET, 3/21/2014
(CNN) - President Barack Obama met with tech company chief executives on Friday as a part of the administration's dialogue with the private sector on "issues surrounding intelligence, technology and privacy," according to the White House.
"The President reiterated his administration's commitment to taking steps that can give people greater confidence that their rights are being protected while preserving important tools that keep us safe," the White House said in a readout of the meeting, which was closed to reporters.
(CNN) - A-Rod and Bieber may have steroids and eggs, but Chris Christie and his bridge have created the most buzz on Facebook.
In the past week in the U.S., the New Jersey Governor was mentioned on Facebook more than pop star Justin Bieber and embattled baseball superstar Alex Rodriguez.
(CNN) – Some U.S. technology giants are asking the Obama administration and Congress to rein in government surveillance.
Facebook, Apple, Twitter, Google and Microsoft are among the companies signing an open letter arguing that surveillance has gone too far. The companies say they're improving encryption and fighting to limit surveillance requests, but they're also asking for new legal changes to limit surveillance.FULL STORY
(CNN) – After the elections in 2016, President Barack Obama will leave the White House, but he may not leave Washington.
In an interview with ABC, Obama said the decision will revolve around Sasha, the President and First Lady Michelle Obama's youngest daughter, who will be a sophomore in high school when he leaves office. Malia, the oldest daughter, will be in college.
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Washington (CNN) – Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg declined any traditional political label while in Washington stumping for his pro-immigration reform group, saying that rather than Democrat or Republican, "I'm pro-knowledge economy."
The multibillionaire took part in a forum Wednesday with Atlantic magazine editor James Bennet, commenting on his immigration group, FWD.us, along with the future of Facebook and the impact revelations that the U.S. government tracks some American activity online have had on the trust people place in their social media.
(CNN) – Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg aims to add immigration reform to his long list of accomplishments.
Since forming a public interest group with other leading tech CEOs back in April, he has intensified lobbying efforts for comprehensive immigration reform.
Washington (CNN) - A Facebook page with sexually explicit comments denigrating female Marines was taken down after a congresswoman who complained about it was threatened on that site, an aide to the lawmaker told CNN.
Rep. Jackie Speier, D-California, made public a letter she wrote to Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and Marine Corps Commandant Gen. James Amos on Wednesday about "F'N Wook" and others like it, asking them to review them and take action.FULL STORY
New York (CNNMoney) - Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and a number of other leading technology CEOs are forming a public interest group to push for immigration and lobbying reform.
The group, named FWD.us, and pronounced as Forward US, is pushing for a significant increase in legal immigration and a path to citizenship, especially for those educated here or who came to the country as children.FULL STORY
(CNN) – The Facebook page for former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney lit up Tuesday with a rare post, this one sending birthday wishes to his former running mate.
"Ann and I send many blessings and best wishes to Paul Ryan today. Join us and wish him a Happy Birthday!" the post stated.
(CNN) – Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg will host a fundraiser for New Jersey Republican Gov. Chris Christie's re-election bid, a Christie finance source confirmed Thursday.
The event will take place February 13 at the young billionaire's home in Palo Alto, California. A Facebook spokeswoman said Zuckerberg appreciates education reform efforts made in New Jersey.