James John Faumuina

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Who will stop Google?

<b>Google co-founder Sergey Brin (AP/Eric Risberg/Salon)</b><p>Snowden revealed what many of us already suspected: Google completely controls the web<p>Rebecca Solnit<p>June 25, 2013 6:45pm (UTC)<p>This piece originally appeared on TomDispatch.<p>Finally, journalists have started criticizing in earnest the leviathans of …

Why Obama can't stop Snowden from traveling

Edward Snowden’s globe-trotting is the latest international headache for President Barack Obama, with no relief in sight.<p>The former National Security Agency contractor who leaked classified documents about top secret electronic surveillance programs is in Russia and headed to Latin America — where …

Is obesity a disease?

<b>(warakorn via Shutterstock)</b><p>The American Medical Association’s new classification for the condition is the subject of heavy controversy<p>Michael S. Fenster<p>June 22, 2013 3:00pm (UTC)<p>This piece originally appeared on Pacific Standard.<p><i>Disease: a disordered or incorrectly functioning organ, part,</i> …

ORIGINAL NSA WHISTLEBLOWER: I Saw The Order To Wiretap Barack Obama In 2004

This week he appeared on the Boiling Frogs Show and detailed how he had his hands "in the nitty-gritty, the nuts and bolts" during his 20 years as a U.S. intelligence analyst.<p>Tice claimed that he held NSA wiretap orders targeting numerous members of the U.S. government, including one for a young …

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Tech News & Analysis - Wall Street Journal

Dow Jones, a News Corp company<p>News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information …

The Roots of the Next Financial Crisis—How Wall Street Undermines Reform

As Wall Street money flows to Republicans, Democrats are scrambling to get back in big money’s good graces, writes Lawrence Lessig.<p>Fifty-one percent, …

Walmart permanently drops iPhone 4S price to $39, iPhone 5 to $129

While brief sales on iPhones are relatively common, it's rare to see permanent price drops outside of a hardware refresh cycle. Walmart is willing to give those cuts a shot, however. Visit the company's stores from this point onward and you can pick up the 16GB iPhone 4S in its AT&T, Sprint or …