What Yale’s President Should Have Said about the Frat Boys — The Department of Education is currently investigating Yale University for allegedly maintaining a sexually hostile environment. No one can deny that the New Haven Ivy is in a difficult position.
Amazon Server Said to Be Used in Sony Attack — Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN)’s Web Services cloud- computing unit was used by hackers in last month’s attack against Sony Corp. (6758)’s online entertainment systems, according to a person with knowledge of the matter.
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
Google Said To Have High Level Mole At Twitter, Makes Massive Counteroffers To Retain Employees — Google may have paid as much as $ 150 million in stock grants to retain key product employees Sundar Pichai and Neal Mohan, say multiple sources. Both were offered the chief product role …
Greg Sterling / Search Engine Land:
He Said/She Said Between Google & CNN On Face Recognition Story — This morning I read the CNN story that said Google was finally going to incorporate facial recognition technology into its Goggles app or another mobile application. I then wrote an opinion piece that argued Google was courting …
Douglas MacMillan / Bloomberg:
Goldman Sachs CEO Blankfein Said to Visit Groupon to Pitch IPO — Jan. 14 (Bloomberg) — Goldman Sachs Group Inc. Chief Executive Officer Lloyd Blankfein visited the Chicago headquarters of Groupon Inc. today to pitch executives on hiring his firm for a possible share sale this year, a person familiar with the matter said.
Jonah Goldberg / National Review:
“Blood Libel” — I should have said this a few days ago, when my friend Glenn Reynolds introduced the term to this debate. But I think that the use of this particular term in this context isn’t ideal. Historically, the term is almost invariably used to describe anti-Semitic myths …