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  • 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.

  • German journalists urged to shun Google and Yahoo Friday, 1 Nov 2013 | 3:53 AM ET
    Angela Merkel, German Chancellor and Chairwoman of the German Christian Democrats (CDU).

    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.

  • German journalists urged to shun Google and Yahoo Thursday, 31 Oct 2013 | 12:00 PM ET

    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.

  • U.S. spy agency's defense: Europeans did it too Wednesday, 30 Oct 2013 | 7:49 PM ET

    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.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 30- The National Security Agency has tapped directly into communications links used by Google and Yahoo to move huge amounts of email and other user information among overseas data centers, the Washington Post reported on Wednesday.

  • Stock-market bulls face hurdles in the week ahead Friday, 25 Oct 2013 | 9:22 PM ET

    Bulls face a trio of challenges: The Fed, earnings from some big names and delayed data due to the shutdown. Will they keep running or lie down?

  • Squawking Kid Rock-Madonna, Apple-Icahn, Greenspeak Friday, 25 Oct 2013 | 5:53 AM ET
    Kid Rock

    Talking Squawk looks at Kid Rock calling out Madonna on Detroit, Carl Icahn's Apple obsession and some Greenspeak.

  • Only 4 percent of those surveyed by USA Today/Princeton Survey Research said Congress would function worse if every member was replaced, and half said it would fare better.

  • AllThingsD and Dow Jones call it quits Thursday, 19 Sep 2013 | 6:02 PM ET

    AllThingsD is cutting ties with Dow Jones. As part of the split, personal technology columnist Walt Mossberg will stop writing for the Wall Street Journal.

  • Cramer: 5 buys as pros puff up portfolios Monday, 16 Sep 2013 | 6:23 PM ET

    Cramer wants you to leverage a year-end phenomenon in which big winners can do little wrong.

  • Rising bar tab draining new law school grads Saturday, 17 Aug 2013 | 3:00 PM ET

    Between registration fees and review courses, the associated costs for getting into the bar are escalating at a time when the job market for lawyers has never been more competitive.

  • Early movers: DE, RSH, AAPL, M, DAL, BIDU & more Wednesday, 14 Aug 2013 | 8:22 AM ET

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • Merrill Brown: A WaPo 'to do' list for Jeff Bezos Monday, 12 Aug 2013 | 3:23 PM ET

    Merrill Brown is an old pro at the Internet news business. Here he lays out a list the Amazon chief needs to address to pull The Washington Post out of its rut.

  • Newspaper bane: Nobody reads the stories anymore Saturday, 10 Aug 2013 | 6:00 AM ET

    For all the ruckus about fixing the newspaper business, the sad truth is that people just don't read the stories anymore. And you probably won't finish this one.

  • The stock stars beyond Club 1700's velvet rope Friday, 9 Aug 2013 | 7:48 AM ET

    The "Talking Squawk" blog runs down market guru Tom Lee's big call, Nelson Peltz's tough quarter, "The Lone Ranger" flop, wearable tech and Yahoo's new logo experiment.

  • This major publisher says no way it's up for sale Thursday, 8 Aug 2013 | 6:57 AM ET
    The New York Times building in New York City.

    The New York Times is not for sale, its controlling family and publisher have said, after a week in which both The Boston Globe and The Washington Post were bought out.

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