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1. Senators Call for Investigation Into Verizon 'Supercookies'
- Monday, February 09, 2015
WASHINGTON (AP) – Democratic senators on Friday called on federal regulators to investigate Verizon Wireless, the country's biggest mobile provider, for secretly inserting unique tracking codes into the Web traffic of its some 100 million customers.
2. US to Ask China to Restart Cyber Working Group
- Monday, June 30, 2014
WASHINGTON (AP) – The United States wants to restart a cybersecurity working group that China shut down after the U.S. indicted five Chinese military officers on charges of hacking into American companies' computers to steal trade secrets.
3. Tech Giants Seek to Halt Overseas Snooping by US
- Tuesday, June 17, 2014
NEW YORK (AP) – Microsoft Corp. and four other large American technology companies are using a Manhattan court case to draw a line in the cloud, saying the U.S. government has no right to seize computer data stored outside the country.
4. House Passes Curbs on NSA Surveillance
- Friday, May 23, 2014
WASHINGTON (AP) – The House on Thursday passed legislation to end the National Security Agency's bulk collection of American phone records, the first legislative response to the disclosures by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden.
5. Obama Taps Tech World for Cash Amid Privacy Debate
- Friday, May 09, 2014
LOS ANGELES (AP) – They come from different worlds – the buttoned-down political culture of Washington and the entrepreneurial, socks-optional, let's-do-this-faster ethos of Silicon Valley.
6. 'Heartbleed' Bug Causes Major Security Headache
- Thursday, April 10, 2014
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – A confounding computer bug called "Heartbleed" is causing major security headaches across the Internet as websites scramble to fix the problem and Web surfers wonder whether they should change their passwords to prevent theft of their email accounts, credit card numbers and other sensitive information.
- Thursday, April 10, 2014
Rhodes College will host Gary Schmitt, co-director of the Marilyn Ware Center for Security Studies at the American Enterprise Institute, Thursday, April 10, at 4 p.m. in the Frazier Jelke Science Center on campus, 2000 North Parkway. Schmitt will present “In the Wake of Edward Snowden: Security, Civil Liberties and American Intelligence.” Cost is free. Visit rhodes.edu.
- Wednesday, April 09, 2014
Kiwanis Club of Memphis will meet Wednesday, April 9, from noon to 1 p.m. at The University Club of Memphis, 1346 Central Ave. George Cogswell, publisher of the Commercial Appeal, will speak. Cost is $18 for nonmembers.
- Tuesday, April 08, 2014
Methodist North Hospital will hold a stroke support group meeting for survivors and caregivers Tuesday, April 8, at 2 p.m. in day room one at HealthSouth Rehabilitation, 4100 Austin Peay Highway. Physical therapist Melody Clayton will present “Moving Forward.” Visit methodisthealth.org.
10. What Can Unite Liberals, Tea Partyers? The NSA
- Tuesday, February 18, 2014
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hoyt Sparks says he has no use for liberal Democrats and their "socialistic, Marxist, communist" ways.
Toni Lewis suspects tea party Republicans are "a bunch of people who probably need some mental health treatment."
11. State of the Union: Of Pledges, Pleas and Setbacks
- Thursday, January 23, 2014
WASHINGTON (AP) – Here's a little secret about the State of the Union address that President Barack Obama will deliver next week: He'll give Congress a long list of requests but few likely will be approved. That's just the reality of a politically divided government.
12. Obama Tightens Reins on Surveillance Programs
- Monday, January 20, 2014
WASHINGTON (AP) – Tightening the reins on the nation's sweeping surveillance operations, President Barack Obama on Friday ordered new limits on the way intelligence officials access phone records from hundreds of millions of Americans – and moved toward eventually stripping the massive data collection from the government's hands.
13. Experts Withdraw From Internet Security Conference
- Thursday, January 09, 2014
WASHINGTON (AP) – At least eight researchers or policy experts have withdrawn from an Internet security conference after the sponsor reportedly used flawed encryption technology deliberately in commercial software to allow the National Security Agency to spy more easily on computer users.
14. Federal Judge Rules NSA Phone Surveillance Legal
- Monday, December 30, 2013
NEW YORK (AP) – The heated debate over the National Security Agency's bulk collection of millions of Americans' telephone records fell squarely into the courts Friday, when a federal judge in Manhattan upheld the legality of the program and cited its need in the fight against terrorism just days after another federal judge concluded it was likely not constitutional.
15. AT&T Says It Will Publish Reports on Data Requests
- Monday, December 23, 2013
WASHINGTON (AP) – AT&T Inc. says it will publish reports on the number of requests for customer information that it receives from law enforcement agencies, the latest move in the telecommunications industry toward fuller disclosure amid debate over government surveillance programs.
16. NSA Phone Record Collection Ruled Unconstitutional
- Tuesday, December 17, 2013
WASHINGTON (AP) – A federal judge ruled Monday that the National Security Agency's bulk collection of phone records violates the Constitution's ban on unreasonable searches, but put his decision on hold pending a near-certain government appeal.
17. Big Tech Companies Lash Out at Government Snooping
- Tuesday, December 10, 2013
WASHINGTON (AP) – Silicon Valley is escalating pressure on President Barack Obama to curb the U.S. government surveillance programs that vacuum personal information off the Internet and threaten the technology industry's financial livelihood.
18. Report: NSA Spying on Virtual Worlds, Online Games
- Tuesday, December 10, 2013
LONDON (AP) – American and British intelligence operations have been spying on gamers across the world, media outlets reported, saying that the world's most powerful espionage agencies sent undercover agents into virtual universes to monitor activity in online fantasy games such as "World of Warcraft."
19. Web Inventor: Surveillance Threatens Democracy
- Monday, November 25, 2013
LONDON (AP) – The scientist credited with inventing the World Wide Web spoke out Friday against what he called a "growing tide of surveillance and censorship," warning that it is threatening the future of democracy.
20. Governments Mining Google for More Personal Data
- Friday, November 15, 2013
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – Google is rebuffing governments more frequently as authorities in the U.S. and other countries get more aggressive about mining the Internet for information about people's online activities.
21. Intel Agency Lawyers Urge Retention of Secret Data
- Tuesday, November 05, 2013
WASHINGTON (AP) – The Obama administration's top national security lawyers on Monday rejected the idea that the government should stop collecting copies of every American's telephone records every day, telling an independent oversight board that it would lose valuable time if each time it launched a terror investigation it had to seek the private billing records from individual phone companies.
22. Europe Mulls Sanctions Against US Over Spying
- Tuesday, October 29, 2013
BERLIN (AP) – The United States could lose access to an important law enforcement tool used to track terrorist money flows, German officials said Monday, as Europe weighs a response to allegations that the Americans spied on their closest European allies.
23. Coalition Sues to Halt Electronic Surveillance
- Wednesday, July 17, 2013
Rights activists, church leaders and drug and gun rights advocates found common ground and filed a lawsuit on Tuesday against the federal government to halt a vast National Security Agency electronic surveillance program.
24. Boyle Honors Past at 80th Anniversary Celebration
- Tuesday, June 18, 2013
If it seems like the Boyle family has played a key role in Memphis since the city was founded, it’s because it has.
A Boyle family ancestor, John Overton, founded Memphis in 1819 along with James Winchester and Andrew Jackson. In the early 1900s, Edward Boyle developed Belvedere Boulevard, which remains one of the city’s most elegant arteries.
25. Boyle Celebrates 80 Years, Sponsors Art Exhibit
- Monday, March 18, 2013
Boyle Investment Co. turns 80 this year, and has partnered with the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art to celebrate.
26. Southaven’s Towne Center Facing Tough Times
- Tuesday, January 27, 2009
Bad things come in threes, as the old saying goes, and that principle could easily apply to the 520,000-square-foot Southaven Towne Center, where the economic downturn has taken its toll on a trio of high-profile stores.
27. A GRAVE SITUATION
- Thursday, June 29, 2006
Sometime in mid-July, the Sons of Confederate Veterans will show up in Collierville to perform a traditional military ceremony, with friends and family members on hand to observe.
The main order of business will be to relocate the remains of Civil War veteran James M. Northcross from a family plot to a new site in Collierville's Magnolia Cemetery. All of the work will be carefully orchestrated by the Memphis-based urban archaeology firm Weaver and Associates, the same firm that excavated the FedExForum site in 2002.
28. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, April 06, 2005
MAAR Pinnacle Awards Winners Announced
MAAR Announces Pinnacle Award Winners
The Memphis Area Association of Realtors announced the following winners of the fourth annual Pinnacle Awards: Al Andrews Jr. of Panattoni Development Co., Commercial...
29. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, April 28, 2004
The Memphis Area Association of Realtors honored Martin Edwards Jr
MAAR Dedicates Center in Honor of Past President
The Memphis Area Association of Realtors honored Martin Edwards Jr. with the dedication of the Martin Edwards Jr. Education Cen...
30. Archived Article: Real Analys
- Tuesday, January 23, 1996
01/23 Real analys Continued growth in office, industrial markets seen by local SIOR By ED RAINS The Daily News The Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR) 1996 edition of Comparative Statistics of Industrial and Office Real Estate Markets w...
31. Archived Article: Real Analys
- Tuesday, December 26, 1995
12/26 Real analys Real Estate: Mavens Muse Selected Markets, Predict For 96 Contrarians seem to be as rare as leisure suits and eight-track tape players as the Memphis real estate market winds up 95 petal-to-the-metal in the residential and distribu...