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Timothy Stenovec / The Huffington Post:
Netflix Is Going To Start Selling Gift Cards In Stores   —  You may soon be able to get a Netflix subscription at your neighborhood grocery store.  —  The streaming video service announced in a letter to investors Monday that it's going to start selling physical gift cards in “select stores” …
Jul 22, 2014, 12:55 AMIn context
Brian Chesky / The Huffington Post:
Airbnb CEO: we could collect $21M per year in taxes for New York if tax laws change   —  The $21 Million Problem  —  As New Yorkers prepare to finish their taxes and send checks to New York City and State, it's worth considering a simple fact: my company is legally prohibited from helping collect …
Apr 15, 2014, 4:45 PMIn context
Matt Sledge / The Huffington Post:
House and Senate members pressing Attorney General on “aggressive” prosecution of Aaron Swartz   —  Eric Holder Criticized On Anniversary Of Aaron Swartz Death  —  Members of the House and Senate are pressing U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder to answer questions about the …
Jan 10, 2014, 6:00 PMIn context
Ryan J. Reilly / The Huffington Post:
FISA Court Reauthorizes NSA Phone Metadata Collection   —  Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court on Friday reauthorized the National Security Agency's phone surveillance program, the Director of National Intelligence said in a statement.  The reauthorization order was not immediately available …
Jan 3, 2014, 5:30 PMIn context
Gerry Smith / The Huffington Post:
California Lawmaker To Introduce Bill Mandating Smartphone ‘Kill Switch’   —  A California state senator plans to introduce legislation next month that would require every new smartphone sold in the state to carry anti-theft technology that renders the device inoperable if stolen.
Dec 19, 2013, 2:20 PMIn context
Gerry Smith / The Huffington Post:
How Stolen Smartphones End Up In The Hands Of Colombian Cartels   —  This article is part of a Huffington Post series exploring the global underground trade in stolen smartphones.  Previous stories in the series can be found here.  —  BOGOTA, Colombia — In the capital of a country notorious …
Dec 12, 2013, 9:25 PMIn context
The Huffington Post:
Top-Secret Document Reveals NSA Spied On Porn Habits As Part Of Plan To Discredit ‘Radicalizers’   —  WASHINGTON — The National Security Agency has been gathering records of online sexual activity and evidence of visits to pornographic websites as part of a proposed plan to harm the reputations …
Nov 27, 2013, 1:55 AMIn context
Jeffrey Young / The Huffington Post:
Obamacare Website Will ‘Work Smoothly’ By Late November, Official Says   —  HealthCare.gov, the online portal to Obamacare enrollment, will reliably allow consumers to shop and sign up for health coverage by late November, a senior adviser to President Barack Obama said Friday.
Oct 25, 2013, 5:20 PMIn context
Gerry Smith / The Huffington Post:
Inside The Massive Global Black Market For Smartphones   —  Before a federal SWAT team descended last summer, one storefront in a Detroit suburb attracted so many people bearing shopping bags stuffed with iPhones and iPads that managers installed a port-a-potty on the sidewalk.
Jul 14, 2013, 9:25 PMIn context
Luke Johnson / The Huffington Post:
George W. Bush Defends PRISM: ‘I Put That Program In Place To Protect The Country’   —  Former President George W. Bush defended PRISM, the Internet spying program that began under his administration but remained secret until The Washington Post and The Guardian revealed its existence last month.
Jul 1, 2013, 2:45 PMIn context

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