"Congress is struggling to keep up with technology,” said the creator of the program.
The hearing will take place the same day as a House hearing on federal spectrum.
The tech sector sees McCarthy's anticipated ascent to the top spot as a win.
Sen. Mark Warner also said a third classification for workers may ultimately be created.
Supporters say he hit the mark faster than Obama in past elections.
Law enforcement officials are pressing for guaranteed access to locked communications.
Sens. Chuck Grassley and Patrick Leahy are concerned about the use of "StingRay" devices.
The company is looking to stand out against rivals who profit off of user data.
The group's members include Amazon and Google.
An NSA reform bill signed into law earlier this year created the position.
A coalition will promote technology that allows cellphones to use unlicensed spectrum.
The carrier made the announcement this weekend.
The trial will continue in February.
More than half of the data smartphone owners use when browsing news websites comes from ads,...
The FCC will vote next month to cap inmate calling rates.
The court could stike down a data-transfer deal used by 4,000 U.S. companies.
Some want to move the office out of the Library of Congress.
The two men could face prison time in a case testing the company's aggressive expansion strategy.
Scientists do not expect to find any signs of life in the flowing water on Mars.
Republican lawmakers staked out their position on the issue for the first time Tuesday.
NASA's chief scientist says evidence could come in the next decade.
Congress must sign off if the transition involves government assets.
The company barred customers from making critical comments online about the product.
Congressional Republicans are staking out their ground on the “sharing economy.”