House Republicans say a drugmaker- funded advertising campaign run by supposedly independent groups was part of an agreement with the Obama administration to help pass the U.S. health-care law in 2010.
Outrage over alleged bribery and phone hacking at a News Corp. tabloid in London mounted in Washington as lawmakers demanded probes of whether the company violated anti-corruption laws and Sept. 11 victims’ privacy.
The unfolding phone-hacking scandal in Britain is heightening concern about the security of mobile devices, prompting one U.S. lawmaker to query companies including Apple Inc. and Google Inc. about potential risks.
U.S. lawmakers yesterday asked Sony Corp. for more information about an attack that exposed more than 100 million customer accounts to hackers, an event its chief executive officer described as a ‘hiccup.’
Sony Corp. believes it knows how a hacker penetrated its online entertainment networks in an incident that exposed 100 million customer accounts, the company said in a letter to U.S. lawmakers released today.
Sony Corp. , under scrutiny over delays in warning 77 million customers that their personal information may have been stolen, declined to testify at a U.S. House hearing on data theft, according to a lawmaker’s aide.
The U.S. government’s decade-long fight to limit drugmakers’ ability to keep generic medicines off the market may reach “a turning point” soon, Federal Trade Commission Chairman Jonathan Leibowitz said.
People who become U.S. government informants in health fraud cases against drug companies may reap millions in financial rewards at the expense of tattered personal and professional lives, a study found.