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  • Guardian, Post win Pulitzers for NSA spying coverage

    The Washington Post and the U.S. edition of the Guardian newspaper have each won a public service Pulitzer Prize for reporting on the leaks by Edward Snowden that revealed the extent of surveillance on ordinary citizens.

    Written by Nancy Weil15 April 14 06:01
  • Big data funding spree continues

    Venture capital firms continue to funnel big sums of money to big data startups. Hadoop player Cloudera announced $160 million in new financing, and analytics startup Platfora raised $38 million.

    Written by Ann Bednarz20 March 14 20:27
  • NSA Director Denies Knowledge of Google, Yahoo Hack

    Confronted with the latest revelation from the Snowden disclosures, Gen. Keith Alexander says that the NSA obtains data from tech companies only through a court order.

    Written by Kenneth Corbin31 Oct. 13 13:16
  • Report: NSA breaks into Yahoo, Google data center links

    The U.S. National Security Agency has penetrated the main communication links that connect Yahoo and Google data centers around the world, giving it access to the accounts of hundreds of millions of people including U.S. residents, The Washington Post reported Wednesday.

    Written by Zach Miners30 Oct. 13 17:40
  • Five reasons Jeff Bezos wants the Washington Post

    There's no shortage of speculation about why Amazon founder Jeff Bezos is buying the Washington Post. It could be for access to local news, content deals involving the Amazon Kindle, political self-interest or even ego.

    Written by Matt Hamblen06 Aug. 13 19:19
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