Lawmaker Wants Amazon, Apple to Testify About Chinese Hack Report

One of the top Republicans in Congress wants Amazon, Apple and information technology company Super Micro to hold a congressional briefing over concerns about a hardware hack reportedly carried out against them by the Chinese government. Sen. John Thune (S.D.), the No. 3 Senate Republican who serves as chairman of the Senate Commerce Committee, sent letters to the CEOs of each of the companies asking them to brief committee staff on the reported hack.