News archive from 12 January 2012

Homeland Security watches Twitter, social media

Homeland Security watches Twitter, social media

A "privacy compliance review" issued by DHS last November says that since at least June 2010, its national operations center has been operating a "Social Networking/Media Capability" which involves regular monitoring of...

 

Michelle Obama: Not an "angry black woman"

Michelle Obama defended her role as one of dozens of advisers to President Barack Obama after the publication of "The Obamas," a new book by New York Times reporter Jodi Kantor that paints the popular first lady as a tough political player....

 
Internet addiction 'disrupts brain'

Internet addiction 'disrupts brain'

Internet addiction disrupts nerve wiring in the brains of teenagers, a study has found. Similar effects have been seen in the brains of people exposed to alcohol, cocaine and cannabis. The discovery shows that being hooked on a behaviour can be just...

 

Nigeria sect leader defends killings in video

The 15 minute video of Abubakar Shekau posted on YouTube is similar in style to messages submitted by other Islamist groups like al Qaeda, a sign of the growing influence other jihadist movements are having on the sect. Boko Haram, whose name...

 
Coleman set to succeed Speed as Wales boss with backroom team to remain

Coleman set to succeed Speed as Wales boss with backroom team to remain

His appointment will be received warmly and he will hope to carry on the encouraging results his former team-mate achieved before his death in November. Coleman still has to resolve certain contract issues with Larissa but once those are settled he...

Daily Mail, 23:20 in Sport
 
Lendl just champion for Murray, insists Roche as world No 4 awaits Australian Open draw

Lendl just champion for Murray, insists Roche as world No 4 awaits Australian Open draw

Murray is set to discover who he will be facing next week in the first round of the Australian Open. "It might be only about finding that extra percentage point in your performance and at this level that may be all it needs," said Roche, a...

Daily Mail, 23:20 in Sport
 
Olympus considering capital tie-up: report

Olympus considering capital tie-up: report

The other candidates are Japan's Terumo Corp and Fujifilm Holdings, the daily said. (Created by Chikafumi Hodo; Editing by Joseph Radford)

 

Broadcom on track to launch high-end phone chips

The Silicon Valley company, which makes Bluetooth and other wireless chips for phones, tablets, routers and game consoles, has invested heavily in expanding its portfolio of processors for phones that need more processing power, Samueli told Reuters...

 

Former SNB head Hildebrand to get 12 months' pay - report

Hildebrand quit on Monday, apparently forced out when emails failed to clear him of involvement in a currency trade by his wife three weeks before he oversaw the introduction of a cap on the franc's value. Quoting central bank spokesman Walter Meier,...

Reuters, 23:43 in Business
 
Exports fall despite demand for British goods from Europe holds firm

Exports fall despite demand for British goods from Europe holds firm

Official figures yesterday showed the trade in goods deficit - the gap between imports and exports - rose to £8.6billion in November from £7.9billion in October. The increase was driven by a 1.5 per cent fall in exports and a 1.1 per cent rise in...

 
ARSENAL'S IGNASI MIQUEL TO ASK FOR CHAMPIONSHIP LOAN

ARSENAL'S IGNASI MIQUEL TO ASK FOR CHAMPIONSHIP LOAN

ARSENAL youngster Ignasi Miquel will ask for a loan to the Championship if boss Arsene Wenger can get cover at left-back.

Daily Star, 00:03 in Sport
 
PAOLO DI CANIO GIVEN ONE-MATCH TOUCHLINE BAN

PAOLO DI CANIO GIVEN ONE-MATCH TOUCHLINE BAN

PAOLO DI CANIO has been given a one-match touchline ban for racing on to the pitch to celebrate Swindon’s last-minute winner against Northampton last month.

Daily Star, 00:03 in Sport
 
GLEN WHELAN SIGNS NEW STOKE DEAL

GLEN WHELAN SIGNS NEW STOKE DEAL

STOKE midfielder Glenn Whelan has agreed a new three-and-a-half-year contract. Whelan, 28 tomorrow, also has the option for a further year.

Daily Star, 00:03 in Sport
 
MARK HUGHES IS REBUILDING AT QPR

MARK HUGHES IS REBUILDING AT QPR

MARK HUGHES will use his Manchester City nightmare to build bridges at QPR. The new Rangers boss admits he made mistakes at City before he was sacked in ­December 2009. But he insists he learned a painful lesson in how to deal with wealthy owners...

Daily Star, 00:03 in Sport
 
ALASTAIR COOK COMES TO BOIL

ALASTAIR COOK COMES TO BOIL

ALASTAIR COOK was England’s rock again, finding his form at just the right time. The opener was the lone hero yesterday with a fine 133 on the first day of a warm-up match against a Pakistan Cricket Board XI in Dubai as England declared on 269-9....

Daily Star, 00:03 in Sport
 


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