"The U.S. Bureau of Indian Education spends nearly 56 percent more money than American public schools on each student, but many Native Americans learn in facilities that are languishing in poor condition, according to federal auditors."
"Deutsche Bank will pay a $2.5 billion penalty to United States and British authorities to settle accusations that it helped manipulate the benchmarks used to set interest rates on trillions of dollars in mortgages, student loans, credit cards and other debt, officials said on Thursday."
"Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell introduced a bill Tuesday night to extend through 2020 a controversial surveillance authority under the Patriot Act."
"Something potentially momentous is happening inside startups, and it’s a practice that many of their established competitors may be forced to copy if they wish to survive."
"The U.S. financial regulatory system is outdated and riddled with loopholes, former Federal Reserve Chairman Paul Volcker said on Monday as he offered an overhaul plan to make watchdogs more effective."
"The bookshelves in Natasha Dow Schüll’s office at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology are punctuated here and there with kitchen timers: a windup orange plastic device, an egg-shaped stainless steel mechanical timer, a digital hourglass with falling pixels in lieu of sand."
"The debate in the nation’s capital and across the country over whether police should wear body cameras has quickly evolved into a new and perhaps more difficult question: Who gets to see the video?"
"If the past 10 years have taught us anything, it’s that, one way or another, the TSA is going to get at your crotch."
"Target Corp. said Wednesday that it reached a settlement with MasterCard International Inc. to reimburse financial institutions for costs incurred after the retailer’s 2013 data breach that compromised 40 million credit and debit card accounts."
"Europe’s top antitrust czar slapped Google with an official complaint Wednesday that accuses the Internet giant of violating fair competition rules by directing users of its Web search to the company’s own products."
"The European Union should regulate Internet platforms in a way that allows a new generation of European operators to overtake the dominant U.S. players, the bloc’s digital czar said, in an unusually blunt assessment of the risks that U.S. Web giants are viewed as posing to the continent’s industrial heartland."
"We learned via Bloomberg recently that JPMorgan Chase is going to roll out a program that attempts to predict rogue behavior before it takes place, using a variety of inputs."
"Citigroup is scrapping a two-year experiment in combining the oversight of risk, audit and compliance, in a move likely to sharpen the focus on risk of chief executive, Mike Corbat."
"For months, federal law enforcement agencies and industry have been deadlocked on a highly contentious issue: Should tech companies be obliged to guarantee government access to encrypted data on smartphones and other digital devices, and is that even possible without compromising the security of law-abiding customers?"
"Wall Street traders are already threatened by computers that can do their jobs faster and cheaper. Now the humans of finance have something else to worry about: Algorithms that make sure they behave."
"Imagine the anxiety if all the residents of San Francisco had their personal information — including Social Security numbers — stolen by cyber thieves."
"Nothing has done more to fuel the national debate over police tactics than the dramatic, sometimes grisly videos: A man gasping “I can’t breathe” through a police chokehold on Staten Island, a 12-year-old boy shot dead in a park in Cleveland. And now, perhaps the starkest video yet, showing a South Carolina police officer shooting a fleeing man in the back."
"Or is the bottom line the only thing that matters when it comes to investing?"
"For those who have spent more than a decade fighting for stricter regulation of the Internet, the official publication of the rules in the Federal Register, expected as early as Monday, will give reality to their latest victory."
"A sound that delights regulators and strikes fear in corporations — employees’ blowing the whistle on wrongdoing — is poised to become louder."
"It is not a good week to be a giant American tech company in Europe, Mark Scott reports."
"Last week, a Redditor named easyjet decided to (very belatedly) join the global party that is Facebook."
"FEMA is coordinating a refresh of the first edition of the US National Preparedness Goal and is seeking comments on proposed updates by April 16th 2015."