Facebook Says Libra Won't Launch Without US ApprovalFacebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg plans to tell Congress Wednesday that the company's planned Libra cryptocurrency won't launch unless all U.S. regulators approve.
Visa, Mastercard Shun Facebook's Libra Digital Currency PlanVisa and Mastercard on Friday announced their departure from Facebook's Libra project, a potentially fatal blow to the social network's plan for a worldwide digital currency.
Mark Zuckerberg To Testify Before Congress Amid Scrutiny Of Facebook's Libra CryptocurrencyFacebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will testify before a House committee later this month as Congress scrutinizes the tech giant's plans for a digital currency.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg In DC To Privately Meet With LawmakersFacebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will be in Washington Thursday to meet with lawmakers and talk about internet regulation.
Juul Exec: Never Intended Electronic Cigarette For TeensA top executive for San Francisco-based Juul Labs said that his company never intended its electronic cigarettes to be adopted by underage teenagers during testimony in front of congressional representatives
Special Council Robert Mueller Takes Center Stage Congressional HearingsFormer Trump-Russia special counsel Robert Mueller finally faces congressional interrogators on Wednesday, testifying in televised hearings that Democrats hope will weaken President Donald Trump's reelection prospects in ways that Mueller's book-length report did not.
'Facebook Is Dangerous'; Senators Grill Silicon Valley Giant's ExecutivesFacebook's ambitious plan to create a financial eco-system based on a digital currency faces questions from lawmakers,
Feds Set To Launch Antitrust Investigations Of Silicon Valley Tech TitansThe announcement that several Silicon Valley tech giants could soon be at the center of a federal investigation came as Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference kicked off Monday.
Former East Bay Congresswoman Ellen Tauscher Has DiedFormer long-time East Bay Congresswoman Ellen Tauscher, who represented the Livermore area and served as a University of California Regent, has died, according to her family. She was 67.
Newsmaker Interview: East Bay Congressman Says Impeachment Is WarrantedKPIX 5 political correspondent Phil Matier spoke with Bay Area congressman Mark DeSaulnier (D-Concord) about the impact of the Mueller report on public opinion and whether it will lead to the impeachment of President Donald Trump.
Hayward City Councilwoman Aisha Wahab Running For Eric Swalwell's House SeatAs Congressman Eric Swalwell makes a bid for the White House, some local politicians are already gunning for his seat.
Pelosi Calls For 'Override' After Trump Vetos Congressional Vote To End Emergency
GOP-Scorned 'San Francisco Liberal' Pelosi Balances Power With PragmatismRepublicans have vilified Nancy Pelosi for years as a San Francisco liberal, portraying her as a captive of left-wingers in the Democratic Party but, in her early moves as House speaker, Pelosi is displaying her pragmatic streak.
Speier Nominates Blasey Ford For Profiles In Courage AwardPeninsula Congresswoman Jackie Speier nominated Brett Kavanaugh accuser Christine Blasey Ford on Tuesday for the prestigious Profiles in Courage Award.
President May Show Up To Deliver SOTU, Find He Hasn't Been InvitedA little-noticed rule would likely prevent the president from delivering a State of the Union address on Jan. 29, despite an invitation from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.