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  • Facebook rolls out location-sharing feature

    NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook users in the U.S. will soon be able to see which of their friends are in close proximity using a new feature the company is launching on Thursday. Called "Nearby Friends," the optional tool will only be available to people who choose to turn it on. The feature uses...

  • Alcoa and Facebook are big market movers

    NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Wednesday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market: NYSE Alcoa Inc., up 47 cents to $13 Industry analysts raise their price targets for the aluminum maker's stock after the company weathered a rough patch in...

  • Democrats squawk as cracks form in immigration coalition

    Immigration reform advocates are fond of citing broad support for their cause. But in fact the coalition behind the Senate Gang of Eight comprehensive reform bill is fragile and loosely cobbled together. How could Big Labor and the Chamber of Commerce and the tech world and Big Agriculture all...

  • Visionary or looney? Zuckerberg on spending spree

    NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook's latest multibillion dollar acquisition of virtual reality headset maker Oculus is prompting some people to wonder if CEO Mark Zuckerberg is already living in an alternate reality. Longtime technology analyst Roger Kay wonders whether Zuckerberg "is nuts" for...

  • A stumble in tech stocks drags US indexes lower

    NEW YORK — A slide in technology companies dragged the stock market lower, erasing an early gain. Facebook slumped 7 percent after announcing a $2 billion acquisition of virtual reality company Oculus, its second big purchase in two months. The initial public offering of the company behind...

  • Netflix and other tech stocks lead market lower

    The Nasdaq lost 50.4 points, or 1.2 percent, to close at 4,226.39. Other indexes also fell, but not as much. The Standard & Poor's 500 index fell 9.08 points, or 0.5 percent, to 1,857.44. The Dow Jones industrial average fell 26.08 points, or 0.2 percent, to 16,276.69.

  • Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg to attend White House meeting with tech CEOs

    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will be one of the tech industry leaders meeting with President Obama at the White House on Friday. Obama is hosting Silicon Valley executives to “continue his dialogue with them on privacy, technology and intelligence,” White House press secretary Jay Carney...

  • On the media buffet, people still seek meaty news

    Americans of all ages still pay heed to serious news even as they seek out the lighter stuff, choosing their own way across a media landscape that no longer relies on front pages and evening newscasts to dictate what's worth knowing, according to a new study from the Media Insight Project. The...

  • Mark Zuckerberg called Obama to express 'frustration' over NSA

    “I've called President Obama to express my frustration over the damage the government is creating for all of our future. Unfortunately, it seems like it will take a very long time for true full reform,” said Zuckerberg in a blog post on his Facebook page.

  • The security vs. privacy debate is already over, and privacy lost

    When Edward Snowden leaked massive troves of information about the National Security Agency's collection of electronic information, he started a debate over the tradeoffs between security and privacy. At least that's how President Obama framed it, arguing, “we have to make some important...

  • Facebook's college dropout co-founder leads effort that could help dispel anti-Latino myths

    FWD.us, a pro-immigration group founded by Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg, last week launched a month-long ad campaign to shame Republicans into passing comprehensive immigration reform that includes “amnesty” and a guest-worker program for Mexicans. It’s a noble cause. But advancing it...

  • Backlash: Facebook's gun decision hit by anti-gun group as NRA wins

    They did it again. In a battle over the ability to talk guns and make sales on Facebook with anti-gun advocates like former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's Mayors Against Illegal Guns, the National Rifle Association, with its 3 million Facebook supporters, is attempting to temper liberal...



From the Weekly Standard

  • Through a Google Glass, Darkly

    “Just because something bears the aspect of the inevitable one should not, therefore, go along willingly with it.” ​—​Philip K. Dick

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    Polls are overrated, but they can be still instructive. So what’s to be learned from a Fox News survey of 1,012 registered voters conducted April 13-15? 

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  • As Goes North Carolina

    Raleigh, N.C.  To win the Senate, Republicans must win North Carolina. While it’s mathematically possible to take the Senate without ousting Democratic senator Kay Hagan, the chances of that...

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