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Feb 25, 2014
Feb 25, 2014

UAW chief says VW vote tainted by outside ‘threats’

/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The head of the United Automobile Workers said on Monday the union’s appeal of a failed organizing vote at a Volkswagen plant in Tennessee will focus on the actions of outsiders, not VW — in a clear reference to remarks by Senator Bob Corker, an outspoken UAW critic.

Corker defended himself, saying he had the right as an elected official to speak out ahead last week’s vote, in which workers rejected the UAW’s bid to represent them.

Feb 5, 2014
Dec 6, 2013
Sep 18, 2013

Canada focused on wireless auction, not foreign limits

OTTAWA, Sept 18 (Reuters) – The Canadian government is
focused on an upcoming auction of prized wireless spectrum, and
not on the possibility of lifting foreign ownership restrictions
on Canada’s big telecoms companies, Industry Minister James
Moore said on Wednesday.

The Conservative government eliminated foreign ownership
limits on telecoms companies with 10 percent or less of the
market but has maintained limits on the large players, including
BCE Inc, Rogers Communications Inc and Telus
Corp.

Aug 22, 2013
Aug 22, 2013

Insight: At Apple, Tim Cook leads a quiet cultural revolution

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Shortly after signing on as chief operating officer at Facebook, Sheryl Sandberg was looking to connect with people in a similar role – No. 2 to a brilliant and passionate young founder. She called Tim Cook.

“He basically explained nicely that my job was to do the things that Mark (Zuckerberg) did not want to focus on as much,” Sandberg said of the 2007 meeting that lasted several hours with the chief operating officer of Apple Inc.

Aug 22, 2013

At Apple, Tim Cook leads a quiet cultural revolution

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 22 (Reuters) – Shortly after signing on
as chief operating officer at Facebook, Sheryl Sandberg was
looking to connect with people in a similar role – No. 2 to a
brilliant and passionate young founder. She called Tim Cook.

“He basically explained nicely that my job was to do the
things that Mark (Zuckerberg) did not want to focus on as much,”
Sandberg said of the 2007 meeting that lasted several hours with
the chief operating officer of Apple Inc.

Aug 8, 2013

Canada arrests two in well-publicized teen cyber-bullying case

By Peter N. Henderson

(Reuters) – Canadian police arrested two men on Thursday in the case of a teenage girl who died after a suicide attempt that followed months of cyber bullying, including lewd photos of an alleged sexual assault that were posted online.

The April, 2013, death of Rehtaeh Parsons, a 17-year-old from Halifax, Nova Scotia, focused international attention on the issue of bullying in the Internet era, where cellphone pictures can easily circulate on Facebook and other social media sites.

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