"Jing Yuechen, the founder of an Internet start-up here in the Chinese capital, has no interest in overthrowing the Communist Party."
"The Chinese government has adopted new regulations requiring companies that sell computer equipment to Chinese banks to turn over secret source code, submit to invasive audits and build so-called back doors into hardware and software, according to a copy of the rules obtained by foreign technology companies that do billions of dollars’ worth of business in China."
"It was an unprecedented step for what became, in New York City, a common storm: For the first time in its 110-year history, the subway system was shut down because of snow."
"There has been innovation in every aspect of how individuals prepare for major snow storms – everything from funky new snow removal devices to new ways of pre-treating road surfaces for anti-icing before the onset of a major storm."
"Attacks on power plants, telecommunications and financial systems, even turning all of Los Angeles' traffic lights green: Davos elites were warned Saturday of the terrifying possibilities of modern cyber terrorism."
"In the last two weeks, investments from some of the biggest technology companies have raised an important question: Have they gone crazy?"
"As a job seeker at the vice president or director level, I have noticed that almost every application process includes at least some online component. But in my most recent search, I am starting to wonder about privacy protection."
"The number of people falling victim to the Ebola virus in West Africa has dropped to the lowest level in months, the World Health Organization said on Friday, but dwindling funds and a looming rainy season threaten to hamper efforts to control the disease."
"Federal prosecutors trying to combat insider trading after a recent court ruling partly tied their hands have adopted a Plan B: Fight the court ruling itself."
"Bit by bit, examples of the disreputable treatment of Department of Veterans Affairs whistleblowers continue to drop."
"The CDC fumbled initial communications about Ebola transmission but recovered. What about next time?"
"European states have agreed to launch anti-terror "projects" with Muslim-majority nations and improve Arabic skills in response to the Charlie Hebdo attacks in France."
"The arrests came quickly after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks."
"London’s financial district has a problem with senior women. Despite the countless programmes designed to retain them, why do they still drop out in large numbers — and is there a solution?"
"The slew of regulators making the bank chief miserable would please our founding fathers."
"Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. on Friday barred local and state police from using federal law to seize cash, cars and other property without evidence that a crime occurred."
"As JPMorgan Chase reported sluggish earnings and potential new legal costs on Wednesday, its chief executive, Jamie Dimon, lashed out at regulators and analysts, including some who are calling for the breakup of what is the nation’s largest bank."
"In the span of a month, the nation’s biggest banks and investment firms have twice won passage of measures to weaken regulations intended to help lessen the risk of another financial crisis, setting their sights on narrow, arcane provisions and greasing their efforts with a surge of lobbying and campaign contributions."
"Building a culture of ethics and an effective compliance program within an organization today is a business imperative."
"It won’t be long until we publish the third volume of Reflections on Risk, a compilation of the latest ASA research notes."
"President Obama will announce new initiatives next week designed to bolster online security and improve access to cyberspace, White House officials said Saturday."
"Federal prosecutors have recommended that David H. Petraeus face charges for providing classified documents to his biographer, raising the prospect of criminal proceedings against the retired four-star general and former CIA director."
"Je suis Charlie Hebdo. If “freedom of expression” is to be more than an empty slogan, Wednesday’s terrorist attack in Paris cannot be allowed to have the chilling effect its murderous perpetrators intended."
"Masked gunmen with automatic weapons opened fire in the offices of a French satirical newspaper on Wednesday in Paris, the police said, killing 12 people and then escaping in a car. "
"After losing a seven-year legal battle, James Risen, a reporter for The New York Times, reluctantly took the witness stand in federal court here on Monday, but refused to answer any questions that could help the Justice Department identify his confidential sources."
"By just about any measure, the International Consumer Electronics Show is big. The event, held in Las Vegas, attracts more than 150,000 visitors. It occupies two million square feet, the equivalent of about 35 football fields, of exhibition space. More than 3,500 companies come to show their wares."
"President Obama’s top technology adviser cringes when she hears highly educated adults say how bad they are at science and math, particularly when they do so in front of children."
"There are few institutions in modern America as untouched by technology as the U.S. Supreme Court. And that's why it was so striking to see, as our Robert Barnes details, Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts devote the bulk of this year's progress report on the state of the federal judiciary to musings on what role technology plays in the life of the court."
"Federal regulators looking to place restrictions on Internet providers will introduce and vote on new proposed net neutrality rules in February, Federal Communications Commission officials said Friday."
"We are entering the month of Facebook deletions, of “lifehacks,” of “digital detoxes” designed to cure whatever social-media hangover you suffer from the year before."
"Anil Dash, a longtime tech entrepreneur and blogger, was recently studying a list of the top words he had used on Twitter over the course of a month during the fall."