Tuesday, June 11, 2013
The specifics of a secret government surveillance program called Prism are still being uncovered, but last week it was revealed that for the past six years, the National Security Agency has been collecting people’s emails, photos and videos from companies like Google, Apple and Facebook.
Tuesday, April 02, 2013
Cell phones are as much a necessity as electricity or water in the digital era. After Sandy knocked out service to more than one in four cell towers, how are wireless providers preparing for future storms?
Tuesday, December 20, 2011
AT&T announced Monday that it would end its attempted takeover of T-Mobile, saying that it could not overcome opposition from the Justice Department and the Federal Communications Commission. The $39 billion deal would have been the largest corporate merger of the year, and would have created the nation's biggest mobile phone provider. The Obama administration opposed the deal on anti-trust grounds, and the Justice Department sued in August to stop the merger from happening. Michael de la Merced, Dealbook reporter for The New York Times, discusses the latest on the story.
Monday, July 18, 2011
By John Keefe
First, I hacked my own voice mail. Then, when colleagues came around to see, several volunteered their phones, too. The alleged phone hacking at the heart of the scandal at the now-defunct News of the World tabloid can be performed here in the U.S. — and easily.
Monday, May 30, 2011
The arrest of former Bosnian Serb General Ratko Mladic has caught the attention of most Europeans, who are waiting to see if he will be extradited to the Hague to face charges of genocide. Marcus Mabry, editor-at-large of the International Herald Tribune, the international edition of The New York Times, believes this is a test for Serbia and their commitment to the International War Crimes Tribunal.
Monday, March 21, 2011
Operation Odyssey Dawn began Saturday with coalition missiles targeting Moammar Gadhafi's tanks and air defenses. Is the United States leading this effort? Meanwhile, relief and rescue efforts continue in Japan and time is of the essence as over 12,000 people are still missing and 8,000 have been confirmed dead so far.
Monday, March 21, 2011
By Charlie Herman : Business and Economics Editor
With the president traveling in Latin America and Congress on recess, there's no one issue driving the economic agenda and markets this week. As a result, investors will be pay close attention to the allies' air assault in Libya as well as other developments in the Middle East and what they mean for oil production and prices.