Ex-Guantanamo Bay detainee Moazzam Begg charged with terror offences – Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.ukA former Guantanamo Bay detainee who received an estimated £1 million compensation from the government has appeared in court charged with terrorism offences. Moazzam Begg is charged with providing instruction…

Cleveland Plain Dealer: Indians should dump Chief Wahoo – SportingNews.com

SportingNews.comFor the first time it its history, Cleveland’s leading newspaper is calling on the hometown Indians to dump their controversial Chief Wahoo logo. “One day, the Indians will say goodbye…

Pilots Do Texas Chicken Amid Houston Channel Oil Traffic – Bloomberg

Pilots Do Texas Chicken Amid Houston Channel Oil TrafficBloombergAs companies spend an unprecedented $35 billion on expansion projects along the Houston Ship Channel by next year, some are beginning to…

Panel OKs funding help for Glendale Super Bowl costs – Arizona Daily Star

Panel OKs funding help for Glendale Super Bowl costsArizona Daily StarPHOENIX — A House panel agreed Wednesday to help Glendale with some of its 2015 Super Bowl costs, but with…

Telangana bill cleared amid din, mysterious TV blackout of Lok Sabha – Times of India

Times of IndiaNEW DELHI: Keen on the 17 seats in the region, a determined Congress managed to secure Lok Sabha’s nod for the creation of Telangana amid din raised by…

Kickstater Hacked, Account Data Stolen – The Mac Observer

The Mac ObserverThe crowd funding service Kickstarter alerted users over the weekend that it had been targeted by hackers who managed to gain access to their servers and make off…

Kickstarter reports breach of users’ data – San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco ChronicleKickstarter, the fundraising platform used by millions of people to raise capital for creative projects and businesses, said hackers had gained access to some of its users’ data.…

Kickstarter kicked by attack – Register

RegisterCrowd-funding site Kickstarter has become the latest high-profile Internet property to call on users to reset their passwords, after announcing that an attacker had made off with user data. However,…

Arvind Kejriwal calls Narendra Modi face of communal politics – Times of India

Times of IndiaNEW DELHI: Focusing sharply on the BJP and its prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal criticized Modi by calling him the face of…

Crowd-Funding Site Kickstarter Says Customer Data Accessed in Hack – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalCrowd-funding site Kickstarter said hackers accessed some of its customers’ data in a computer attack earlier this week. The company, which has set up an exchange where people…

Crowd-funding site Kickstarter hacked; CEO urges passwords changes – CNN

CNN(CNN) — Kickstarter, a popular crowd-funding site, urged users to change their passwords Saturday after announcing that it had been hacked. Kickstarter CEO Yancey Strickler said in a blog post…

Online petition will fight Glendale’s request for state Super Bowl funding – Arizona Republic

Online petition will fight Glendale’s request for state Super Bowl fundingArizona Republic2016 National Championship Game: The Fiesta Bowl will host the college football championship at the University of Phoenix Stadium…

Foursquare Gets $15M And Licensing Deal From Microsoft To Power Location … – TechCrunch

TechCrunchToday, Foursquare is announcing that it has received $15 million in funding as a result of a partnership with Microsoft. The deal will see Foursquare contributing to the Bing platform’s…

Basketball bosses angry after cut – The Bolton News

The Bolton NewsBritish Basketball has accused UK Sport of having a bias against team sports after being stripped of all Olympic funding for the second year in succession. The sport…

Christie used Sandy funds for senior complex in town where mayor endorsed him – Hunterdon County Democrat – NJ.com

Christie used Sandy funds for senior complex in town where mayor endorsed himHunterdon County Democrat – NJ.comTRENTON — Gov. Chris Christie helped channel $6 million in federal Hurricane Sandy recovery…

Khordorkovsky associate Platon Lebedev to be released – BBC News

BBC NewsRussia’s Supreme Court has ordered the release of Platon Lebedev, the former business partner of Mikhail Khodorkovsky, with whom he was jailed in 2005. Platon and Khodorkovsky were convicted…

Keith J. Kelly – New York Post

Keith J. KellyNew York PostContently, a New York tech outfit that is emerging as a leader in the native advertising world, just landed $9 million in new funding from two…

Fashion Project: $4M in funding raised, 150+ charities supported so far – Boston Business Journal (blog)

Fashion Project: $4M in funding raised, 150+ charities supported so farBoston Business Journal (blog)Boston-based “re-commerce” site Fashion Project has raised $4 million in funding since its launch in 2011, and…

SoftBank Said to Be in Talks to Acquire T-Mobile – New York Times

New York TimesJapan’s SoftBank is in talks to acquire the American wireless carrier T-Mobile US and is discussing funding with financial institutions, sources close to the matter said on Wednesday.…

UN chief calls on donor nations to ramp up aid to typhoon-battered Philippines – ABC Online

ABC OnlineUnited Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has called on donor nations to ramp up aid to the typhoon-battered Philippines as it grapples with a funding shortfall on the long road…

Microserver Chip Maker Calxeda Abruptly Shutters – CRN

CRNCalxeda will stop making chips based on the ARM architecture and close its doors, laying off the majority of its 130 employee workforce, the Austin, Texas-based microprocessor pioneer said Thursday.…

EU Opens Finance Probe Into Spanish Aid to Soccer – ABC News

ABC NewsThe European Union announced a probe Wednesday targeting Real Madrid, Barcelona and five other top Spanish soccer clubs that it says may have received possible illegal state aid. The…

Snapchat snaps up $50 million – USA TODAY

Snapchat snaps up $50 millionUSA TODAYSAN FRANCISCO — Snapchat has snagged $50 million in funding for its wildly popular photo- and video-based text messaging service. Venice, Calif.-based Snapchat on Wednesday…

Mock funding drive launched to send Bibi to Mandela service – Haaretz

HaaretzMondoweiss, a progressive Jewish website, starts tongue-in-cheek campaign, tells readers ‘desperate times call for desperate measures.’ By Haaretz | Dec. 10, 2013 | 2:52 PM. Tweet. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu…

Access Industries Leads $112M Round In Rocket Internet Asia-Pacific Fashion … – TechCrunch

Access Industries Leads $112M Round In Rocket Internet Asia-Pacific Fashion …TechCrunchToday, one of the big backers of that fund, Access Industries, is leading a $112 million investment into two of…

HootSuite Media Inc. Social Media Products Firm Raises $165 Million

HootSuite Media Inc, the Vancouver-based tech startup known for its killer Twitter management app that this blogger uses, has just gained $165 million in funding for its third round of…

Chevron Ecuador: Joseph Kohn Describes Steven Donziger’s Actions As Fraud

On November 4th, Joseph Kohn, the name partner in the Philadelphia law firm of Kohn, Swift & Graf, came to the New York U.S. District Court where the RICO case…

Shakewell: Oakland To Get Second “Top Chef” Restaurant

Shakewell, when it opens at the current Mezze space at 3407 Lakeshore Ave, will be the second “Top Chef” restaurant in Oakland, and a sign that our city’s presence as…

Earthquake Oakland: 3.2 At 1:07 AM Centered In Berkeley, Felt In Oakland, CA

UPDATE: a Facebook Friend reports that there were three earthquakes since the 1:07 AM one. And a visit to the USGS website reveals two more smaller tremors near the spot…

President Obama Press Conference On Government Shutdown: Transcript

President Barack Obama said that he had a chance to speak with House Speaker John Boehner Tuesday morning and said “and I told him what I’ve been saying publicly, that…

President’s Meeting With Congressional Leadership: White House Note

This was sent from The White House at 8:04 PM EST and concerns President Obama’s meeting with Congressional Leadership on the Government Shutdown: Readout of the President’s Meeting with Congressional…

President Obama Statement On Government Shutdown

This statement by President Obama on the antcipated Government Shutdown came from The White House at 6:17 PM EST: THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary ______________________________________________________________________________________ For Immediate…

President Obama On College Affordability At Buffalo, NY

This transcript came from The White House Press Office 25 minutes ago: REMARKS BY THE PRESIDENT ON COLLEGE AFFORDABILITY State University of New York Buffalo Buffalo, New York 11:23 A.M.…

CPUC Audited By Federal Government To Determine Compliance In Wake Of San Bruno Explosion and Fire

Weeks after City of San Bruno officials raised serious concerns about the ongoing turmoil within the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Administrator of the Pipeline…

Oakland’s CM Pat Kernighan Ignores Info Exonerating Desley Brooks

Oakland Councilmember And Oakland City Council President Pat Kernighan (District 2) continues to hone and refine her new role as Oakland’s version of the The Emperor from Star Wars. Joining…