from The Great Debate:

The weaponization of everything: Globalization’s dark side

September 25, 2015

Illustration file picture shows a man typing on a computer keyboard in Warsaw

A man types on a computer keyboard in Warsaw in this February 28, 2013 illustration file picture. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel/Files

from The Great Debate:

What does an electronic open-air drug market have to do with bringing down dictators? Everything.

January 26, 2015

An illustration picture shows projection of binary code on man holding aptop computer in Warsaw

Illustration picture shows binary code on a man holding a laptop computer, June 24, 2013. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel

from Ian Bremmer:

Culture of silence

February 19, 2013

American companies are at war, but don’t ask them why. They won’t tell. They’re besieged not by one another, but by hackers who target their intellectual property and confidential information. Just how deep this cyberwar goes is largely unknown to all but the companies being targeted. That’s because they are staying silent in an effort to not aggravate the countries in which they are being hacked. China is the site of the most cyber-aggression, and in many instances, the biggest opportunity for many businesses. Companies are turning the other cheek in an attempt to turn another check.

from MediaFile:

Tech wrap: Netflix shares plummet

October 25, 2011

Shares of one-time Wall Street darling Netflix Inc plunged 34 percent in heavy trading, a day after the battered movie rental company warned of more subscriber defections and mounting costs.