Business Columnist, New York Times
allthingsd.com — The 3-D printing business just saw its first big deal, with the sale of MakerBot to Stratasys for $403 million in stock, with an additional $201 million in performance-based earn-outs. Stratasys is a larger industrial 3-D printing company, while MakerBot has pioneered the desktop 3-D printing, selling more than 22,000 3-D printers since it was founded in 2009, including the MakerBot Replicator 2 Desktop 3D Printer.
blogs.reuters.com — One measure of our culture's disdain for whistle-blowers like Edward Snowden can be culled from the pages of a thesaurus. Beyond "source" and "leaker," few neutral antonyms exist to describe people who divulge alleged wrongdoing by the government or other organizations to the press, while negative antonyms abound-spy, double-agent, rat, snitch, informer, fink, double-crosser, canary, stoolie, squealer, turncoat, betrayer, traitor and so on.
paidcontent.org — There have been a host of critical responses to the recent stories from the Guardian and Washington Post about the NSA and its massive phone-data and internet surveillance programs, and many of them have taken aim at the reporting involved in those stories - which some allege has been shoddy and incomplete.
washingtonpost.com — If Edward Snowden had a PR firm, it would have been in crisis mode over the weekend. Dick Cheney called him a "traitor" for his allegedly national security-harming disclosures. Bob Schieffer called him a "narcissistic young man who has decided he is smarter than the rest of us."
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