Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt (L) and professor Christopher ...
Jan 27th, 2012
(Reuters) - Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt (L) and professor Christopher Pissarides, winner of the joint 2010 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences, attend a session at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, January 27, 2012. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann (SWITZERLAND - Tags: POLITICS BUSINESS) -
Facebook became the first tech company implicated in the PRISM scandal to release a complete view of data requests received from U.S. authorities - secret PRISM requests and all - but Google and Twitter were quick to voice their displeasure with Facebook's apparent privacy triumph. Friday evening, Facebook general counsel†Ted Ullyot announced ... [Full Article]
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. prosecutors are seeking testimony from three senior executives of the $15 billion hedge fund SAC Capital Advisors, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday. The U.S. Attorney's office for the Southern District of New York issued subpoenas to SAC's president, chief compliance officer and head of trading, accor... [Full Article]
(Reuters) - Yogawear maker Lululemon Athletica Inc's Chairman Dennis "Chip" Wilson sold stock worth $50 million days before shares slumped on the news of Chief Executive Christine Day's surprise departure. Wilson, who founded the company in 1998 and remains its largest voting shareholder, set up the sales plan in December, the W... [Full Article]
CAIRO (AP) - Egypt's top Muslim cleric says peaceful protests against the president are permitted, dismissing declarations by Islamist hard-liners that those behind protests planned for June 30 are heretics. (Source: Associated Press)... [Full Article]
The deleted tweet that sent NYU Professor Geoffrey Miller into virtual hiding on Sunday and through Monday read, in full, "Dear obese PhD applicants: if you didn't have the willpower to stop eating carbs, you won't have the willpower to do a dissertation. #truth." Then came the rest of Twitter. In response to one critic, who cal... [Full Article]