Reporter for Dow Jones, covering tech and start-ups from Silicon Valley for VentureWire and Wall Street Journal website and print.
slate.com — I don't know Edward Snowden, but I know his kind. I've read through a decade's worth of his posts to Ars Technica under the name "TheTrueHOOHA," where the now 29-year-old NSA whistle-blower wrote on everything from shooter games to corporatism to Goethe. The unguarded posts reveal a young man who's...
nytimes.com — SAN FRANCISCO - In a secret court in Washington, Yahoo 's top lawyers made their case. The government had sought help in spying on certain foreign users, without a warrant, and Yahoo had refused, saying the broad requests were unconstitutional. The judges disagreed. That left Yahoo two choices: Hand over the data or break the law.
slate.com — Edward Snowden's revelations keep coming. On Friday, the South China Morning Post reported that the former National Security Agency contractor shared details on the IP addresses of the computers in Hong Kong and China that the NSA had hacked over the last four years. The detailed data also reveals "whether...
online.wsj.com — Firms are catching on to paternity leave. Dads? Not so much. Yahoo Inc. announced in April that new fathers can take eight weeks off at full pay. Bank of America Corp. offers 12 weeks of paid leave, and Ernst & Young a few years ago bumped its leave policy from two weeks to six.
poynter.org — The best way to write a perfect sentence is to lower your standards. I hope that advice doesn't come across as some bait and switch, that there is no such thing as a perfect sentence. I do believe in the perfect sentence. I've written hundreds of them - and so have you.
online.wsj.com — On the morning of March 15, stocks stumbled on news that a key reading of consumer confidence was unexpectedly low. One group of investors already knew that. They got the University of Michigan's consumer report two seconds before everyone else.
blogs.wsj.com — How does Google hand over data to the government? By old-fashioned secure "file transfer protocol," or FTP. And sometimes even by hand. That detail, which Google disclosed for the first time late Tuesday, contrasts with earlier reports that claimed the government had special access to its network and to those of other technology companies.
bloomberg.com — Marketo Inc. (MKTO) Chief Executive Officer Phil Fernandez is committed to staying independent while Oracle Corp. (ORCL) and Salesforce.com Inc. (CRM) buy up his top marketing-software competitors. Salesforce agreed to acquire ExactTarget Inc. (ET) for $2.5 billion last week, less than a month after Marketo sold shares to the public.
Share This Profile