1510 Results for

al-jazeera

Article

NSA spied on Al Jazeera internal communications, report says

The NSA was able to access and read the Arab news broadcaster's communications with "notable success," according to documents from former NSA contractor Edward Snowden seen by Der Spiegel.

By Aug. 31, 2013

Article

Phony Al-Jazeera text messages sent by pro-Syrian gov't hackers

The network's short messaging service was compromised and used to send false news reports, including a report that Qatar's prime minister had been assassinated.

By Sep. 9, 2012

Article

Did WikiLeaks cable lead Al Jazeera news head to resign?

Leaked cable suggests Wadah Khanfar had, under pressure from the U.S., modified the network's coverage of the Iraq war. But for now, the link between WikiLeaks and the resignation remains speculative.

By Sep. 20, 2011

Article

Roku boxes get USB playback, Al Jazeera English

Roku has announced a new firmware update that allows for playback of digital media off the USB port, as well as adding Al Jazeera English as a Newscaster channel.

By Feb. 1, 2011

Article

Al Jazeera calls for bloggers to spread Egypt news

Following the closure of its Cairo office by the Egyptian government, Arab broadcaster Al Jazeera is asking those in Egypt to use social media to get the word out about the country's ongoing protest movement.

By Jan. 31, 2011

Article

​Al Franken’s crusade to stop Comcast and save media

The US senator says his past as a comedian and writer gives him plenty of reasons to mistrust big media companies.

By May. 10, 2014

Article

Al Gore: Let's 'put a price on carbon'

In a speech at the Social Good Summit, the former US vice president says that taxing carbon use would be an essential tool for fighting global warming and its ravaging effects.

By Sep. 23, 2013

Article

Phone firm mum on NSA legal issue -- but not on 'fizzy statements' by Google et al

Verizon, along with other telecoms, offers an official "no comment" on the legality of NSA phone spying. But one of its execs has something to say -- on that and on "grandstanding" by Internet firms.

By Sep. 18, 2013

Article

Staying at the Burj Al Arab? Enjoy a 24-karat gold iPad

Calling all goldfingers: Gold iPads are in every room at the famous ultra-luxury Dubai hotel. They join a catalog of other amazing gold gadgets.

By May. 21, 2013

Article

Al Gore and Bono invest in Biz Stone's mystery startup

The Twitter co-founder's new company, Jelly, closes its first round of funding with a celebrity-studded group of investors, including tech notables Jack Dorsey, Reid Hoffman, and Evan Williams.

By May. 16, 2013