June 6, 2013
You had such high hopes, bro.
An ancient chatroom service gets tapped like the big boys. A history with terrorism.
The former Bush aide thinks the president is doing a great job on national security! "I would imagine that the liberal left would see my defending the president as reason that he is doing things wrong."
U.S. Intelligence officials told NBC News that a massive cyberespionage operation attacked the 2008 presidential campaigns, which was traced back to hacking units supported by the People’s Republic of China.
According to reports, the NSA and the CIA are tapping into these companies' servers to gather users' “audio, video, photographs, e-mails, documents and connection logs.”
"Fish, crab, coconuts.. and more coconuts."
Including Microsoft, Yahoo, Google, Facebook, AOL, Skype, YouTube and Apple. All of the information government analysts need "to track a person’s movements and contacts over time."
Bill Clinton was the one guy who got a cat to stay on a leash.
In retrospect, how did it take so long?
If you make more than 1,000 percent in trading profits right before a big announcement, the SEC might take an interest. And they might scrutinize your Facebook friend list.
Analysts said a report that Verizon Communications was forced to turn over phone records to the U.S. government is unlikely to impact its business. In fact, investors sent shares of its stock up $1.67, or 3.5%, in trading Thursday.
As the White House tries to shrug off controversial revelations, will Americans start to care about their government spying on them?
Act first, apologize never. How a modern social app gets made.
President Obama is reportedly a solid athlete. But can he deliver when the cameras are on?
That story and more in today's CelebFeed Gossip Roundup!
Organized retail crime — the large-scale, criminal enterprise version of shoplifting — is on the rise, according to an industry trade group. Here are 5 statistics from today's National Retail Federation "Organized Retail Crime Survey."
The American public was OK with surveilling Muslim citizens in 2006, and liberal New Yorkers were fine with it in 2012. Now they're complaining.
"I have got a bugaboo about swag."
Fifteen years ago, Sex and the City unleashed the mighty whirlwind of materialism and mismatching that was Carrie Bradshaw. A great many of her outfits were divine, but these were just plain absurd.
Take a look at your dream homes.
Russia's first couple is no longer.
Balls on his face.
Shut up and take my money.
When asked about her comments, the woman has said she does not regret anything she said.
Rep. Justin Amash is collecting signatures on a letter that will demand answers from the administration.
The republican senator announced that he supports the National Security Agency's access to millions of Verizon phone records.
You're totally out and proud ...but some things about Pride are awful.
"It's not that NSA surveillance programs stopped, it's just that people stopped caring about it." The story isn't that the government is spying on us — it's that we've known for years and don't seem to care.
Salad times in Denver!
These crafts are giant...TO ELFIN CREATURES.
And now we know Deval Patrick (reportedly) gets tipsy after a “glass of chardonnay or two.”
Hoagie or sub? Sneakers or tennis shoes?
"The department has not prosecuted, and as long as I have the privilege of serving as Attorney General of the United States, will not prosecute any reporter for doing his or her job," Holder tells Senate Appropriations Committee Thursday.
And other intentionally meaningless statistical questions about the series that starts tonight.
Hey bro, you like noodles? Cool, me too.
Event planner sought to keep "after hours party" beer and wine costs hidden for two officials suspended for accepting gifts in 2010.
“The most unapologetic and eloquent spokesperson about poverty in this country," says Phillips. The $2 million project: “Help Cory Win.”
A huge report revealed that Verizon had to hand over call logs to the NSA. Basically, the company says when dealing with the government its hands are tied.
Obama in 2007: "No more national security letters to spy on citizens who are not suspected of a crime, no more tracking citizens who do nothing more than protest a misguided war..." While Obama publicly expressed outcry at monitoring of citizens protesting Iraq, his administration's collection of Verizon phone records was broader. Unlike the Bush White House, which sometimes did not use a warrant, the Obama Administration had a warrant from a FISA judge. Obama goes on to mention that FISA court system, which he used to get his warrant for the broad seizing of Verizon records, works.
Verizon, led by CEO Lowell McAdam, is dealing with revelations that it has been required by court order to turn over its customers phone records to the National Security Agency.
The "Bag Men" — who are decidedly not the Tsarnaev brothers — claim defamation.
Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin says he and some of his colleagues knew about elements of the Verizon story before it became public. UPDATE: Patriot Act author calls the FISA order “excessive.”
Exclusive: Therapist Enlisted To Help J.C. Penney Employees Cope Compares Retailer's Past 17 Months To 9/11
An organizational therapist brought in to help J.C. Penney employees cope with its management upheaval likened the experience to a bomb explosion and 9/11. Needless to say, it didn't go over well.
You'll be a mermaid in no time.
"We never stop monitoring you."
This woman is apparently very, very scared of magicians.
Investors shrug off report of massive collection of Verizon phone records by the NSA. But it's still early.
Rep. Rush Holt told supporters Thursday morning that he would run for the empty senate seat. Cory Booker, collecting signatures for a petition, has yet to announce.
The college student was thrust into the spotlight when he asked Obama and Romney about finding a job after graduation at the October town hall debate.
One for every "official" day of the season. Brought to you with unabashed bias by the BuzzFeed food editor.
Dozens watched the incident unfold outside New York City's famous Rockefeller Center. The man was taken to the hospital; no one was else harmed.
The Obama administration on Thursday called the collection of millions of Verizon customers' telephone records "a critical tool in protecting the nation from terrorist threats."
Private equity money is pouring into value chain restaurants as consumer spending on dining out is at an all-time high.
You'll never throw away an old pair of shades again.
Weiner, confident as ever, handles questions at a campaign event about his raunchy 2011 tweets. "I have a three-word question: How dare you?" says Owens.
Even the most ardent hashtaggers are showing signs of fatigue.
A report reveals that the National Security Agency is currently collecting the phone records of millions of Verizon customers in the U.S. under a top secret court order issued in April.