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Tech Reporter — The Guardian

Tech, biz @GuardianUS, formerly @Adweek, @Variety. pic by @plymptoons. comics obsessive, ironist, mild oaf. trying to be righter. first.last@theguardian.com

Sumner Redstone resigns as executive chairman of Viacom

theguardian.com — Media mogul Sumner Redstone relinquished control of his media empire on Thursday amid continuing rumors of his ill health. Redstone, 92, has given up his role as executive chairman of Viacom, the company announced. The board has installed chief executive Philippe Dauman as his replacement.
Feb 04, 2016

$VIAB gives Dauman chairmanship over outcry from common stockholders & the woman in line to own 80% of the company: theguardian.com/media/2016/feb…

CBS chief executive replaces Sumner Redstone as head amid health rumors

theguardian.com — Ailing billionaire Sumner Redstone has been replaced as head of the CBS media empire by chief executive Leslie Moonves. The move is likely to prompt comment from many who believe Redstone's health has declined to the extent that he is no longer capable of running his $45bn media empire.

Liberty Counsel: the law firm whose mission is to defend 'God's authority'

theguardian.com — The ruling that came down from a grand jury in Texas last week was a surprise - jurors declined to prosecute Planned Parenthood, and instead indicted two people involved in the video sting that attempted to show the abortion provider was selling fetal body parts.
Feb 03, 2016

Profile: meet the extreme Christian lawyers who defended Kim Davis & the indicted pro-life activists last week theguardian.com/us-news/2016/f…

Feb 03, 2016

Evangelical law firm super into reimaginging the Bible in really creative ways; rendering unto Caesar, not so much: theguardian.com/us-news/2016/f…

Feb 03, 2016

RT @GuardianJessica: Profile: meet the extreme Christian lawyers who defended Kim Davis & the indicted pro-life activists last week https:…

Feb 04, 2016

RT @MartinPengelly: Teriffic work by @SamThielman & @Joannawalters13 … Liberty Counsel: the law firm which defends 'God's authority' https:…

Feb 04, 2016

RT @MartinPengelly: Teriffic work by @SamThielman & @Joannawalters13 … Liberty Counsel: the law firm which defends 'God's authority' https:…

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Eagle-eyed: Dutch police train birds to take down drones

irishtimes.com — As the use of drones increasingly worries everyone from fire fighters and air traffic control to law enforcement, Netherlands' national police have aligned themselves with a group that hates flying robots on principle: the bald eagle.

Eagle-eyed: Dutch police train birds to take down unauthorised drones

irishtimes.com — As the use of drones increasingly worries everyone from fire fighters and air traffic control to law enforcement, Netherlands' national police have aligned themselves with a group that hates flying robots on principle: the bald eagle.

The X-Files episode three recap - a clever monster mash

theguardian.com — Mulder and Scully meet the were-monster in this week's instalment of Fox's six-episode resuscitation of the X-Files, titled, helpfully, Mulder and Scully Meet the Were-Monster.

Google's Alphabet set to overtake Apple as world's most valuable company

theguardian.com — Alphabet, parent company of Google, looks set to take the crown from Apple and become the world's most valuable company. The tech company announced better than expected results on Monday and gave investors their first proper look under the hood at the engine that drives its business.
Feb 01, 2016

RT @guardiantech: Google's Alphabet set to overtake Apple as world's most valuable company d.gu.com/KNJyRv

Feb 01, 2016

RT @guardian: Google's Alphabet set to overtake Apple as world's most valuable company trib.al/gLOXyAR

Feb 01, 2016

RT @guardiantech: Google's Alphabet set to overtake Apple as world's most valuable company d.gu.com/KNJyRv

Eagle-eyed: Dutch police to train birds to take down unauthorized drones

theguardian.com — As the use of drones increasingly worries everyone from fire fighters and air traffic control to law enforcement, Netherlands' national police have aligned themselves with a group that hates flying robots on principal: the bald eagle.

Judge rules FBI unlawfully refused to comply with information act requests

theguardian.com — The FBI unlawfully and systematically obscured and refused to answer legitimate requests for information about how well it was complying with the Freedom of Information Act (Foia), a Washington, DC court found last week.
Jan 30, 2016

RT @GuardianUS: Judge rules FBI unlawfully refused to comply with information act requests trib.al/PsDXk7J

Jan 30, 2016

A DC judge this week ruled that the FBI unlawfully refused to comply with FOIA requests bit.ly/1nuJMia

Jan 30, 2016

RT @GuardianUS: Judge rules FBI unlawfully refused to comply with information act requests trib.al/PsDXk7J

Jan 30, 2016

RT @GuardianUS: Judge rules FBI unlawfully refused to comply with information act requests trib.al/PsDXk7J

Jan 30, 2016

RT @GuardianUS: Judge rules FBI unlawfully refused to comply with information act requests trib.al/PsDXk7J

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Facing complex challenges, Twitter should focus on its strengths

theguardian.com — Twitter's chief executive, Jack Dorsey, dug deep at an emergency morale-boosting session at the company's San Francisco headquarters on Thursday, urging staff to post tweets expressing their commitment to the embattled social networking firm. Related: Twitter's US users fall by a third in two years - report "There is no other platform as powerful or as inspiring," read one from an ad exec.
Jan 30, 2016

Facing complex challenges, Twitter should focus on its strengths ift.tt/1Q0SFHd

Jan 30, 2016

RT @NiemanLabFuego: Facing complex challenges, Twitter should focus on its strengths nie.mn/1Q17yJL via @guardiantech

Feb 01, 2016

Facing complex challenges, Twitter should focus on its strengths gu.com/p/4g8y5/stw

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Feb 05, 2016

Arts reporters who think their job is to advocate for artists to the readership but never the other way around make me tired.

Feb 05, 2016

American Egg Board Seeks New PR Agency After Hampton Creek Debacle adage.com/article/agency…

Feb 05, 2016

@KurtBusiek if Glitterhorse had signed with CAA six months earlier it would have been a different story

Feb 05, 2016

@sarahjeong IIRC Romney had understandable reactions to trauma etc. Cruz is just this awful, vindictive anti-person

Feb 05, 2016

And Friday was the day he decided to leave Earth forever. medium.com/the-lighthouse…

Feb 05, 2016

A+ @RichBTIG breakdown of the Sumner Redstone trust snarl, which could determine the fate of both Viacom & CBS: btigresearch.com/2016/02/05/wil…

Feb 05, 2016

@hwheaties "do you not understand how annoying that is?"


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