The leaked Snowden files revealed the scope of the NSA’s mass surveillance of Americans. Since then, tech companies have boosted encrypted protection. A court order issued this week to Apple constitutes the biggest test to date over whether to permit government-mandated backdoors to encrypted devices.
Loud voices are calling for US tech companies to install “backdoors” to encryption software. They would allow law enforcement to access information. But is that feasible — and would it stop terrorism?
Soon, critical decisions will be taken about how best to monitor bad guys — while not intruding into the online lives of the rest of us. Here’s a primer on what it is all about. It’s a chance to learn and to weigh in — while there’s still time.
Trump exists in a world of extremes — there is winning and then there is everything else. And 25 years ago a prescient journalist offered a chilling vision of how it all might end
When Donald Trump bought a plot of land on Manhattan’s West Side, he had a grandiose vision of constructing the world’s tallest building. But a celebrity-led coalition of New Yorkers stood up to him.
Donald Trump likes to play by his own rules, even if that means bending those of society. And for those who dare defy him, he’s got a lawsuit waiting.
A man who worked closely with Trump said he had seen him treat people horribly, and subjected his own family to “extraordinary verbal assaults.” How he treated three loyal employees after their death may be even more telling.
Donald Trump’s huge error in a Florida business deal raises the question: Beyond his skill at getting attention, how good is he with the actual art of checking out deals — or policies — before going ahead with them. Part 8 of a documentary series.
As with everything else in Trump’s life, only the best would do — and that’s why the young couple enhanced the resume of Trump’s first wife Ivana.
Having amassed a fortune and established himself in New York, Trump wanted to conquer the world of sports in the mid-80s. But his attempt to get an NFL franchise failed.
After Trump buys an occupied apartment building in the early 1980s, he has only one problem: the tenants. They stand up to his attempt to bully them — and hand The Donald his first big loss.
The Donald built Trump Tower with a winning strategy: Get somebody else to finance it, work your connections, and get help from taxpayers.
In New York, political connections are key. Thanks to his father, Donald Trump knew the right people — and he rode those connections all the way to the top. Along with his shrewd business sense, they helped him soar.
Donald Trump not only inherited millions from his father — he learned that getting sued was just part of doing business.
Donald Trump likes to portray himself as a winner. But in this never-before-aired documentary, we see a much more flawed and tragic figure, whose failures and operating practices warrant close scrutiny.
On January 17, 1961, outgoing president Dwight D. Eisenhower, a military man, warned us to beware of the masters of America’s industrial war machine and their growing hold over the country. On this anniversary of his famous speech, it is worth listening to his prophetic words, if only to consider why no one has taken heed of them.
More than 80,000 US prisoners are held in solitary confinement. This video documents one man’s effort to trigger a change and give prisoners another chance.
In February, Iran will hold elections that could determine the country’s future — and the future of the rest of the world, especially that of the US.
What we’re going to do together: wow.
Here’s a sampling of what we accomplished in 2015 —
with your help. It shows the power we all have, when we choose to exercise it. Exciting stuff!