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  • Other social media back Facebook in NYC dispute

    NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook's fight against prosecutors over nearly 400 search warrants for users' postings and other data is drawing support from other social media companies and civil libertarians. Lawyers for Foursquare, Kickstarter, Meetup, and Tumblr said Monday they were seeking to join the...

  • CEO: Glass-making plant for Apple nears production

    PHOENIX (AP) — A large factory in the Phoenix area is reportedly close to starting production of scratch-resistant sapphire glass for Apple cameras and other devices. Tom Gutierrez, CEO of GT Advanced Technologies Inc., told investment analysts last week that the previously empty plant in Mesa...

  • A Closer Look: Multitasking on mobile devices

    NEW YORK (AP) — Smartphones and tablets would be much more useful if they allowed us to multitask the way desktop and laptop computers do. When I'm watching video, for instance, I have to pause it to read an email or text that comes in. When I'm composing a message to make plans, I have to...

  • Busted: 5 Myths about Facebook's messenger app

    NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook's recent effort to force people to adopt its standalone mobile messaging app has privacy-concerned users up in arms. Many of them believe the app is especially invasive. One blog from the Huffington Post published in December has gone viral, making the rounds on the...

  • An e-future for Oregon prison health records?

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — State prison officials hope to persuade the governor that it's time to convert the health records of Oregon inmates to an electronic system. Oregon Department of Corrections officials have tried to put an electronic health records system in place for several years. In...

  • Obama takes step to improve government technology

    CHILMARK, Mass. (AP) — The White House is announcing the creation of a team of digital experts tasked with upgrading the government's technology infrastructure and making its websites more consumer friendly. The move is aimed at avoiding a repeat of the website debacle that marred the rollout...

  • US agency warns consumers about Bitcoin risks

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal regulators are warning consumers about the risks of using virtual currencies such as Bitcoin. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau said Monday that it will begin fielding complaints from people who rely on products such as Bitcoin and online exchanges for such...

  • TripAdvisor completes $200M purchase of Viator

    NEW YORK (AP) — Travel website operator TripAdvisor said Monday that it has completed its purchase of Viator, a website that lets consumers review and book trip activities like tours, for $200 million in cash. TripAdvisor agreed to buy Viator on July 24. The Cambridge, Massachusetts, company...

  • State website will match employers and job seekers

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana is about to launch a new program that with match employers and skilled workers. On Aug. 18, state officials will make a free, online, matchmaking employment service available for the first time to both employers and job seekers who want only their top options....

  • Bad behavior on social media can cost recruits

    At St. Paul's Episcopal School in Mobile, Alabama, the high school that produced Crimson Tide quarterbacks AJ McCarron and Jake Coker, there's a new preseason ritual for football players: the social media talk. It's about more than minding their manners. Coach Steve Mask warns players not to...

  • Mostly positive reviews for NFL's new tablets

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Adjusting to new technology just isn't easy for some people, even in the NFL where everyone is trying to find that winning edge. Even in a pouring rain, Titans assistant coach Louie Cioffi flipped through soggy black-and-white printouts reviewing the opening series with...

  • Oracle sues Oregon over health insurance exchange

    SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oracle Corp. has sued the state of Oregon in a fight over the state's health insurance exchange, saying government officials are using the technology company's software despite $23 million in disputed bills. Oracle's breach-of-contract lawsuit against Cover Oregon was filed...

  • Russian accused of hacking is arraigned in Seattle

    SEATTLE (AP) — A Russian lawmaker's son accused of hacking computers at hundreds of U.S. businesses and stealing credit card information pleaded not guilty to 29 charges Friday. U.S. District Judge John L. Weinberg ordered Roman Seleznev, of Vladivostok, Russia, held without bail until a...

  • Judge rejects $324.5M settlement of tech wage case

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal judge has decided a $324.5 million settlement isn't enough to cover the damages done to more than 60,000 high-tech workers in a class-action lawsuit alleging Google and Apple conspired with other technology companies to block their top employees from getting better...

  • Judge: Trial can decide fate of MLB TV broadcasts

    NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball cannot hide behind its antitrust exemption to fend off a lawsuit from fans who say the league unjustly dictates television markets for its ballclubs, a judge says. U.S. District Judge Shira A. Scheindlin's ruling came after two lawsuits were brought by fans...



From the Weekly Standard

  • An Appalling Propaganda Ploy

    The Islamic State, an al Qaeda offshoot, has released a grisly video of one of its fighters beheading a man who appears to be James Foley, an American journalist who was kidnapped in Syria on...

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  • IS Threatens Another U.S. Journalist

    The Islamic State’s official media arm, Furqan Media, has just released a video showing the beheading of American photojournalist James Wright Foley. The terrorist organization claims that the...

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  • Fear Itself

    Julie Gunlock is one mother who’ll welcome the return of pink slime. As the Wall Street Journal reported recently, the beef product processed from scraps left over from butchered cattle all but...

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