Google and Apple challenged over mapping 'spy planes'

US Senator Charles Schumer is calling on Google and Apple to withdraw plans for 3D mapping, calling it an 'unprecedented invasion of privacy'.

Feds want better protection for healthcare data

US Senators Mark Pryor (D-AR) and Jay Rockefeller (D-WV) have moved to pass legislation that would ensure the "robust" protection of sensitive healthcare data.

Senator calls on Apple to fix iPhones for free

With Apple planning a press conference today to discuss the iPhone 4's reception problems, there's not much time left to jump in and castigate the company.