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An eccentric Chinese recycling magnate said on Tuesday he was preparing to open negotiations to buy the New York Times.
BEIJING, Dec 31- An eccentric Chinese recycling magnate said on Tuesday he was preparing to open negotiations to buy the New York Times Co.. Chen Guangbiao, a well-known philanthropist, is something of a celebrity in China.
Dec 27- The world's mobile phone carriers have failed to implement technology fixes available since 2008 that would have thwarted the National Security Agency's ability to eavesdrop on many mobile phone calls, a cyber security expert says.
Dec 24- Former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden, who revealed extensive details of global electronic surveillance by the U.S. spy agency, said in an interview published on Tuesday that he has accomplished what he set out to do. "For me, in terms of personal satisfaction, the mission's already accomplished," he told the Washington Post.
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How on earth did the National Security Agency get data from Yahoo and Google without them knowing about it? The New York Times reports.
NEW YORK, Nov 22- A federal jury on Friday ordered two media companies to pay $1.2 million to a freelance photojournalist for their unauthorized use of photographs he posted to Twitter.
Nov 21- Data analytics software maker Splunk Inc reported better-than-expected quarterly results due to the addition of more corporate and government customers, and raised its full-year revenue forecast. Splunk shares rose 9 percent in extended trading. Splunk won 207 deals worth more than $100,000 each in the quarter, including a deal from Intuit Inc..
Nov 18- Washington Post Co is changing its name to Graham Holdings Co after it sold the Washington Post newspaper to Amazon.com Inc founder Jeff Bezos. The company's symbol on the New York Stock Exchange will change to "GHC" from Nov. 29, Washington Post Co said on Monday.
Chief Executive Mike Perlis, in a memo to employees on Friday, said the company had hired Deutsche Bank to explore a sale of the company founded by financial newspaper columnist B.C. Forbes in 1917..
Following the sale of The Washington Post, yet another big publishing brand name is looking to put itself on the block.
WASHINGTON, Nov 13- Search giant Google Inc on Wednesday warned that U.S. spying operations risk fracturing the open Internet into a "splinter net" that could hurt American business.
SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 6- A pair of Google Inc employees involved with the internet company's security systems have publicly lashed out at the National Security Agency, with one of the employees accusing the organization of subverting the law by intercepting communications on cables linking Google's various data centers.
As undersecretary of the Treasury for international affairs since 2010, Brainard has played a key role in pushing China toward a flexible currency and pressing Europe to tackle its debt crisis more aggressively. The Washington Post and the Wall Street Journal have reported that Brainard is under consideration to fill a vacancy at the Fed.
WASHINGTON, Nov 4- Lael Brainard, a top economic diplomat at the U.S. The Washington Post and the Wall Street Journal have reported that Brainard has been under consideration to fill a vacancy at the Federal Reserve.
Nov 4- Google Inc Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt said widespread U.S. government spying on its data centers would be outrageous and potentially illegal if true, the Wall Street Journal reported. Schmidt told the newspaper in Hong Kong that Google had registered complaints with the National Security Agency, President Barack Obama and Congress members.
WASHINGTON, Nov 3- Republican Senator Kelly Ayotte wants to press "pause" on rolling out the U.S. healthcare reform law as anxiety grows about troubles with the federal website for buying insurance and possibly low numbers of people signing up for coverage. "I'm calling on the president now to say,' Let's have a time-out on this.' Mr.
The union representing German journalists advised its members on Thursday to stop using Google and Yahoo because of reported snooping by U.S. and British intelligence.
FRANKFURT, Oct 31- The union representing German journalists advised its members on Thursday to stop using Google and Yahoo because of reported snooping by U.S. and British intelligence.
WASHINGTON, Oct 30- The political uproar over alleged U.S. eavesdropping on close European allies has produced an unusual defense from the National Security Agency: NSA says it was the Europeans themselves who did the spying, and then handed data to the Americans.