Marcia Roberts

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U.N. unveils temporary accord in Yemen crisis

The<p>United Nationsenvoy in Yemen on Friday unveiled a new temporary accord meant to help alleviate the political and security crisis enveloping the Arab nation.<p>Jamal Benomar, the U.N. envoy here, called the deal an "important breakthrough" in ongoing talks meant to avoid Yemen falling into civil war …

Middle East

Silicon Valley investor to startups: Stop drinking the Kool-Aid and burning crazy amounts of cash

In a tweetstorm on Wednesday, Altman, whose organization has funded startups including Airbnb and Dropbox, warns that startups need to keep their burn rates low.<p>Altman said that startups that burn through cash too quickly — even when things are going well for the company — can face …

Classic Pictures From the Oscars

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Hong Kong is marking the new year with a surge of rage against mainland shoppers

The year of the sheep isn’t likely to make a vocal group of Hong Kong residents much more docile: Over the past few weeks, protesters have flooded some of Hong Kong’s shopping districts to demonstrate against visitors from mainland China taking advantage of lower prices.<p>Police used batons and …

Hong Kong

It's Alarmingly Easy To Take North Korea's Internet Offline

But it appears likely that the country's paltry web infrastructure — which consists of a mere four networks and just over 1,000 IP addresses — was the target of a distributed denial of service attack (DDOS) conceivably motivated in some way by the events surrounding last month's Sony breach and the …