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- Hunting for Syrian Hackers? Chain of Command (Fri, 17 May 2013 18:33:49 -0700)
If researchers prove the Assad regime is closely tied to the Syrian Electronic Army, foreign governments may choose to respond, because the attacks have real-world consequences.
- Bits Blog: Eric Schmidt of Google to Meet With British Prime Minister (Fri, 17 May 2013 16:07:08 -0700)
The search company?s executive chairman is part of a group of business executives advising Prime Minister David Cameron on economic issues.
- Times Site Is Attacked by Hackers (Fri, 17 May 2013 16:33:59 -0700)
The New York Times Company was a victim of online attacks earlier this week that slowed down The New York Times Web site and limited access to content.
- Steve Jobs?s Widow Sets Philanthropy Goals (Thu, 16 May 2013 21:48:17 -0700)
Laurene Powell Jobs has carefully entered the public sphere, pushing her agenda in education as well as global conservation, nutrition and immigration policy.
- Concerns Arise on U.S. Effort to Allow Internet ?Wiretaps? (Fri, 17 May 2013 18:43:33 -0700)
A report cautioned that government wiretapping of the Internet could pose ?serious security risks? to users.
- Bits Blog: New Apps Arrive on Google Glass (Fri, 17 May 2013 10:44:57 -0700)
Google announced seven new apps for its Internet-connected glasses, including ones from Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, CNN, Elle and Evernote.
- Lawmakers Pose Questions on Google Glass (Thu, 16 May 2013 21:30:37 -0700)
Members of a Congressional caucus want Google to explain how it will protect privacy with the introduction of Google Glass.
- Bits: Google Buys a Quantum Computer (Fri, 17 May 2013 09:34:27 -0700)
Google and NASA are forming a joint research lab to look at quantum computing for things like facial recognition and understanding of disease.
- Foxconn Audit Reveals Workweek Still Too Long (Thu, 16 May 2013 18:13:20 -0700)
Foxconn Technology has made progress toward better safety conditions, but employees are still working longer than Chinese law allows.
- Apple Fights Back in E-Book Antitrust Case (Fri, 17 May 2013 18:42:28 -0700)
The company is scheduled to go to trial in June over the Justice Department?s accusation that it conspired with five publishing houses to fix prices on electronic books.
- A Data Trove Now Guides Drug Company Pitches (Thu, 16 May 2013 10:28:02 -0700)
Vast databases of patient and doctor information being used by drug makers let them know which medications physicians are prescribing and how they compare to colleagues.
- Dell?s Earnings Fall 79% as Sales of PCs Fade (Thu, 16 May 2013 13:43:38 -0700)
As it grappled with a takeover battle, Dell said its first-quarter earnings dropped 79 percent as the rise of mobile devices ate into demand for personal computers.
- Amtrak Upgrades Wi-Fi Service on Trains (Thu, 16 May 2013 11:00:11 -0700)
The railroad said it had upgraded its cellular-based Wi-Fi offering using broadband technologies that will improve speed and reliability.
- European Commission Warns of Trade Case Against China (Wed, 15 May 2013 05:55:38 -0700)
The new complaint would involve makers of mobile telecommunications equipment, but the commission said it would first try to negotiate with Chinese authorities.
- Cisco Rides Technology Trends to 14.5% Increase in Profit (Wed, 15 May 2013 17:13:42 -0700)
After moving into technologies like online video and cloud computing, Cisco Systems posted quarterly earnings that beat expectations.
- After a Record Loss, Sharp Reshuffles Its Management (Tue, 14 May 2013 16:18:40 -0700)
The electronics maker named a new president as part of a reorganization aimed at returning the company to profitability.
- As Culture Moves Online, France Tries to Follow It With a Tax (Tue, 14 May 2013 13:00:53 -0700)
A government adviser has suggested that manufacturers pay a 1 percent levy on the price of the devices to finance French movies, music and books.
- Holder Defends Justice Department in Journalists? Records Seizure (Tue, 14 May 2013 20:46:10 -0700)
Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. said that the leak in question was among the two or three most serious leaks he had seen since the 1970s.
- DealBook: Sony and Activist Investor Meet Politely (Wed, 15 May 2013 10:48:23 -0700)
Daniel S. Loeb, often caustic in dealing with others, had a polite meeting in Tokyo with executives of Sony, where he is trying to engineer a major shake-up.
- DealBook: Faced With Overload, a Need to Find Focus (Fri, 17 May 2013 14:53:42 -0700)
Here?s a radical proposal: Don?t check your e-mail tomorrow morning. Instead, devote a designated period of uninterrupted time to a task that really matters.