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Humility, Pt. 2
Larry Page & Google legal chief talk about the company's involvement in PRISM

Aaron Sorkin: Steve Jobs biopic to play out in three scenes

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Hotly anticipated film will be shot in real time, charting three crucial events in Apple co-founder's life, film-maker revealsAaron Sorkin, the Oscar-winning writer of Facebook movie The Social Network, has revealed that he is planning a highly unorthodox structure for the much-anticipated new film about the life of Apple founder...
Aaron Sorkin: Steve Jobs biopic to play out in three scenes

Beauty and the Beast 3D - review

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There's plenty of craftsmanship in this Disney rerelease, but it might struggle to appeal to the post-Pixar generationDisney used to just rerelease their films on a decade-long cycle, ripe for capturing new generations; now they can spruce them up a little more with 3D conversion. Their 1991 effort holds a...
Beauty and the Beast 3D - review

Imaginary Letter: Google CEO Larry Page Writes Congress, Asks "What's Up With PRISM?"

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Over the years, Google has received several letters from the US Congress worried that it is somehow invading people’s privacy. Now the US Congress, along with the Obama Administration and the US judicial system, is accused of invading the privacy of people who use Google’s services. I... Please visit Marketing Land for...
Imaginary Letter: Google CEO Larry Page Writes Congress, Asks "What's Up With PRISM?"

Microsoft asks to disclose FISA requests to set the record straight

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Microsoft is seeking permission to disclose "aggregate statistics" about the number of requests for data it receives under the U.S. Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, following a similar move by Google earlier this month.FISA has been thrust into the national spotlight after leaks about the U.S. government's Prism surveillance program,...
Microsoft asks to disclose FISA requests to set the record straight

Social Web Privacy Wonk Andrew Keen Weighs In On PRISM - With More Than Just 'I Told Ya So' [TCTV]

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Earlier this month many people were surprised to hear the revelation that a number of major web companies may have granted user data access to the U.S. government through a secret program called PRISM. But it’s fair to say that Andrew Keen was likely not exactly dying of shock...
Social Web Privacy Wonk Andrew Keen Weighs In On PRISM - With More Than Just 'I Told Ya So' [TCTV]

Viewing Microsoft's quarterly miss through the prism of Windows 8′s early momentum

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Microsoft’s quarter wasn’t spectacular. The company missed expectations, and has declined roughly 3% in after hours trading. Time to run for shelter? Not exactly. The leading narrative from the company’s earnings is that the Windows division took a beating. This is true, in a sense. Here’s Microsoft’s own description of...
Viewing Microsoft's quarterly miss through the prism of Windows 8′s early momentum

Leaked training documents confirm Google Nexus 7

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A leaked training document is claimed to show the final appearance of the rumored Google Nexus 7 tablet. Expected to be launched at the Google I/O Conference, the seven-inch Tegra 3 tablet is presented as a rendered image in files found by Gizmodo Australia, sporting a textured back and a...
Leaked training documents confirm Google Nexus 7

“FAIL” vs. “FTW”

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For many of us, comparing two movies goes back to childhood conversations at lunch or on the bus ride from school. “Top Gun is a lot cooler than Ghostbusters!” “Is not!” “Is too!” And so it went. After a while, it seems that most of these comparative conversations really...
“FAIL” vs. “FTW”
Anonymous leaks a bunch of Defense Department documents, but they're mostly a snooze
TV Guide rolls out iOS app update to enhance the second screen experience

PRISM whistleblower Edward Snowden looks to WikiLeaks ask he exits Hong Kong for Moscow

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Edward Snowden, the former NSA contractor who exposed PRISM, has left Hong Kong for Moscow and is now receiving aid from WikiLeaks. In a statement released by the WikiLeaks team, Snowden “is bound for a democratic nation via a safe route for the purposes of asylum, and is being escorted by diplomats and legal...
PRISM whistleblower Edward Snowden looks to WikiLeaks ask he exits Hong Kong for Moscow
Lifecrowd Raises $5 Million from Groupon Founders and Others to Grow its Social Activity Discovery Network

PRISM Whistleblower Edward Snowden reveals himself, reasons for leaking surveillance program

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Hot on the heels of the leaks and info about the NSA's surveillance program, PRISM, Edward Snowden has revealed himself as the whistleblower. He's employed by defense contractor, Booz Allen Hamilton, and also worked as an NSA "techinical assistant." He's explained to The Guardian that his reasons for disclosing...
PRISM Whistleblower Edward Snowden reveals himself, reasons for leaking surveillance program

Obama ordered cyber attack target list to be created, according to leaked document

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President Obama hasn't been shy about engaging the public and other nations on digital issues, and that includes the idea of cyber warfare. While his administration has been pretty aggressive in building up our cyber defenses, our offensive capabilities have remained somewhat more mysterious. According to a leaked document...
Obama ordered cyber attack target list to be created, according to leaked document
NSA had no 'direct access' to tech company servers, say CNET sources

T-Mobile Prism Does Android on a Budget

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First-time smartphone buyers and those on a budget will soon have another choice in Android phones when the T-Mobile Prism goes on sale Sunday. Priced at $20 with a two-year contract and after a $50 mail-in rebate (or $149.99 off contract), the entry-level Prism features a 3.5-inch HVGA touchscreen, a...
T-Mobile Prism Does Android on a Budget
Ex-Microsoft Engineer: PRISM Is Highly Improbable For These Four Reasons (MSFT)

Anonymous Leaks Some NSA Documents About PRISM

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Well, this is getting interesting. Anonymous has now leaked some NSA documents about PRISM and related programs. You can see the documents over here and a slightly hyperbolic, but not unexpected, statement about the leak. The documents don't appear to have anything that surprising or revealing beyond what people expected...
Anonymous Leaks Some NSA Documents About PRISM

Kleiner Perkins, for Better or Verse

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Leonard Cohen's "Book of Longing" plays a big role in the sex discrimination suit Ellen Pao has filed against her employer, the venture firm of Kleiner Perkins, and it is a useful prism when thinking about the case....
Kleiner Perkins, for Better or Verse

US government files criminal charges against Edward Snowden over PRISM leaks

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The Washington Post reports tonight that, as expected, the US Government has filed criminal charges against Edward Snowden for leaking information about NSA surveillance programs to the Post and Guardian. The charges listed include Theft of Government Property, Unauthorized Communications on National Defense Information and "Willful Communication of Classified...
US government files criminal charges against Edward Snowden over PRISM leaks

Huawei Prism, HTC Ville may be heading to T-Mobile in April?

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HTC and Huawei are both expected to bring their A-game to MWC. What exactly that entails remains a mystery, thanks to both companies keeping their lips sealed. And while we're still not completely sure as to what secrets these devices still hold -- or even their official names, for...
Huawei Prism, HTC Ville may be heading to T-Mobile in April?

Report: NSA, FBI collecting content from Google, Facebook, other services

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The U.S. National Security Agency and Federal Bureau of Investigation have access to servers at Google, Facebook and other major Internet services, collecting audio, video, e-mail and other content for surveillance, the Washington Post reported on Thursday.The surveillance is taking place under a classified program called PRISM, which was...
Report: NSA, FBI collecting content from Google, Facebook, other services

British intelligence agency is reportedly accessing NSA's PRISM surveillance data

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The Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) in the UK is reportedly accessing information obtained by PRISM, the covert initiative created by the National Security Agency and FBI to monitor communications in the United States. The Guardian claims to have obtained documents which show that GCHQ has been able to leverage the...
British intelligence agency is reportedly accessing NSA's PRISM surveillance data

T-Mobile Prism leaked: entry-level Huawei smartphone to launch in May

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While the design (and even the briefing slides) scream affordable, we're sure there must be some Big Magenta customers aching for a keenly-priced smartphone fix. So here's the Prism. Huawei's behind that T-Mobile face, cooking up a Android Gingerbread phone with a pretty weedy 600MHz processor and a 3.5-inch...
T-Mobile Prism leaked: entry-level Huawei smartphone to launch in May
Apple says it has 'never heard of PRISM' as implicated companies go on the defensive

Wittgenstein Weighs In on the Higgs Boson

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While pondering the ongoing debate about whether the human mind is capable of truly understanding the Higgs boson, I was reminded of section 114 of Wittgenstein's Philosophical Investigations. Just kidding. In truth, my degree of conversancy in Wittgenstein doesn't permit passages from his oeuvre to spring aptly to mind. I...
Wittgenstein Weighs In on the Higgs Boson

New PRISM slides: more than 100,000 'active surveillance targets,' explicit mention of real-time monitoring

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The Washington Post has revealed four new slides from its trove of top secret PRISM information, appearing to confirm earlier reporting about the US government surveillance program. Notably, the new slides appear to confirm whistleblower Edward Snowden's claims that PRISM allows the NSA and FBI to perform real-time surveillance...
New PRISM slides: more than 100,000 'active surveillance targets,' explicit mention of real-time monitoring
Call connected through the NSA: Ars readers react
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