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New data on how NSA sought data on Americans

New data on how NSA sought data on Americans

Major technology firms have released new data on how often they are ordered to turn over customer information to the government for secret national security investigations, resulting in the collection…

Tech execs to Obama: ‘Stop spying on Americans’

Tech execs to Obama: ‘Stop spying on Americans’

Technology company executives pressed President Barack Obama on Tuesday to rein in the U.S. government’s electronic spying after a court dealt a blow to the administration’s surveillance practices. Top executives…

Web giants push for limits on government spying on Americans

Web giants push for limits on government spying on Americans

Eight U.S. web giants have joined hands to start a public campaign for new limits on how governments collect user information amid concerns of growing online surveillance. The companies —…

If Katie Couic is the answer, what in hell is the question?

If Katie Couic is the answer, what in hell is the question?

Web publishing — never a diffident business — has been calling attention to itself all week long. Yahoo chief executive officer Marissa Mayer, whose forte as boss has been the…

Katie Couric joining Yahoo News as new ‘Global Anchor”

Katie Couric joining Yahoo News as new ‘Global Anchor”

Katie Couric, once the queen of daytime news talk shows as co-host of the NBC “Today” program, is expanding beyond mainstream TV to become the “Global Anchor” of Yahoo News.…

How Reagan authorized NSA spying on Google and Yahoo

How Reagan authorized NSA spying on Google and Yahoo

Back when Yahoo was something hollered at a rodeo and no one could conceive of Googling anything, President Ronald Reagan signed an executive order that extended the power of U.S.…

Feds use social networks to nab crooks, snoop on Americans

The Feds are on Facebook. And MySpace, LinkedIn and Twitter, too. U.S. law enforcement agents are following the rest of the Internet world into popular social-networking services, going undercover with…