Edward Graham



Edward is a Reporter at Morning Consult covering tech policy.

Morning Consult Tech, Presented by the Auto Alliance: Microsoft Urges Governments Worldwide to Regulate Facial ID Technology

By Edward Graham Top Stories Brad Smith, Microsoft Corp.’s president and chief legal officer, urged governments around the world to enact regulations for facial recognition technology next year, arguing in a blog post that delaying implementation of new rules could “exacerbate societal issues.” Microsoft, which is competing with companies such as Amazon.com Inc., Google and Facebook […]

Morning Consult Tech, Presented by the Auto Alliance: Task Force Report Recommends USPS Charge Higher Rates for E-Commerce Goods

By Edward Graham Top Stories A Treasury Department-led task force looking into the U.S. Postal Service’s operations released a report saying that the agency should price packages “with profitability in mind” and charge higher rates for goods shipped by e-commerce companies such as Amazon.com Inc. to generate more income. President Donald Trump commissioned the report earlier […]

Morning Consult Tech, Presented by the Auto Alliance: Qualcomm Will Not Revive Bid for NXP Despite Reported Possible Blessing from Chinese President

By Edward Graham Top Stories U.S. chipmaker Qualcomm Inc. said it would not revive its bid to acquire NXP Semiconductors NV after the White House said Chinese President Xi Jinping was open to approving the deal. Qualcomm abandoned its proposed $44 billion bid for NXP in July after Chinese regulators declined to clear the deal as […]

Morning Consult Tech, Presented by the Auto Alliance: Week in Review & What’s Ahead

By Edward Graham Week in Review Facebook British Parliament seized internal documents from Facebook Inc. said to contain information about the social media platform’s user privacy practices as well as emails between senior company executives, including correspondence with Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg, after Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee Chairman Damian Collins used a rare parliamentary […]

Morning Consult Tech, Presented by the Auto Alliance: Sheryl Sandberg Reportedly Asked Facebook Staff to Research George Soros’ Finances

By Edward Graham Top Stories Facebook Inc. Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg asked the company’s communications staff in January to look into the financial interests of liberal billionaire George Soros and whether he shorted Facebook stock in response to his high-profile attacks on large technology companies, according to three people with knowledge of the request. Facebook […]

Morning Consult Tech, Presented by the Auto Alliance: Facebook Reportedly Considered Monetizing Access to User Data

By Edward Graham Top Stories Internal Facebook Inc. emails, mostly from 2012-2014, show that the social media company once considered charging outside companies for continued access to user data, including forcing advertisers to spend more for user information, according to an unredacted court document reviewed by reporters, a move that would have signaled a shift away […]

Morning Consult Tech, Presented by the Auto Alliance: Google CEO Reportedly Set to Testify Before House Panel Dec. 5 About Allegations of Anti-Conservative Bias

By Edward Graham Top Stories Google Chief Executive Sundar Pichai is expected to testify before the House Judiciary Committee on Dec. 5 in response to Republican claims that the technology company is biased against conservatives, according to three sources familiar with the plan. House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (Calif.) and other GOP lawmakers have criticized Google […]