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This photo shows pedestrians walking past the main entrance to the Washington Post in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Weymouth staff memo on Washington Post sale

Amazon.com Inc. founder Jeff Bezos is buying The Washington Post. Here’s a memo sent Monday to staff from Katharine Weymouth, publisher and CEO of The Washington Post. “This is a day that my family and […]

08/05/2013

Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)

Amazon founder Bezos to buy Washington Post

WASHINGTON (AP) — Jeff Bezos, the Amazon.com founder who helped bring books into the digital age, is going after another pillar of “old media”: the newspaper. Bezos is buying The Washington Post and other newspapers […]

08/05/2013

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Court sides with Yahoo in data collection case

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Yahoo has won a court fight that could help the public learn more about the government’s efforts to obtain data from Internet users. The U.S. Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court, which reviews […]

07/15/2013

Aerial view of the US National Security Agency Utah Data Center, Bluffdale, Utah. (AP Photo)

Spy program gathered Americans’ Internet records

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration gathered U.S. citizens’ Internet data until 2011, continuing a spying program started under President George W. Bush that revealed whom Americans exchanged emails with and the Internet Protocol address […]

06/27/2013

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Privacy – the online generation wants it

CHICAGO (AP) — Amid the debate over government surveillance, there’s been an assumption: Young people don’t care about privacy. Turns out, the generation that puts much of the “social” in social networking is much more […]

06/13/2013

James Clapper Jr., US Director of National Intelligence (AP Photo)

What’s the problem with PRISM?

WASHINGTON (AP) — When the federal government went looking for phone numbers tied to terrorists, it grabbed the records of just about everyone in America. Why every phone number? “Well, you have to start someplace,” […]

06/10/2013

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Is Big Data turning government into ‘Big Brother?’

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — With every phone call they make and every Web excursion they take, people are leaving a digital trail of revealing data that can be tracked by profit-seeking companies and terrorist-hunting government […]

06/07/2013

Robert Redford (AP Photo)

Discovery documentary revisits Watergate movie

NEW YORK (AP) — When Robert Redford first called Bob Woodward to talk about a movie that eventually became “All the President’s Men,” the Washington Post reporter didn’t call back.

04/20/2013

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Facebook’s Zuckerberg launches political group

NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has formally launched a political group aimed at revamping immigration policy, boosting education and encouraging investment in scientific research.

04/11/2013

U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts (AP Photo)

Chief justice a victim of credit-card fraud

WASHINGTON (AP) — Chief Justice John Roberts has been a victim of credit-card fraud. A Supreme Court spokeswoman said someone got hold of one of Roberts’s credit card account numbers. The court did not provide any other details.

03/28/2013

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Twitter, Washington Post targeted by hackers

NEW YORK (AP) – Twitter is among the latest U.S. companies to report that it is among a growing list of victims of Internet security attacks.

02/03/2013

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Starbucks cups with a political message

NEW YORK (AP) — Starbucks is using its coffee cups to jump into the political fray in Washington. Employees are writing “Come Together” on cups for drink orders to send a message to lawmakers about the “fiscal cliff.”

12/26/2012

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