The move to create a position to safeguard the country's computer networks comes as the Pentagon plans to create a military command for cyberwarfare.
The Obama team is helping to push the automaker's debt holders, unions, and executives toward tough choices, but the risks of intervention are many.
Defense Secretary Gates, off to Singapore for a regional security summit, says US sees no 'crisis' in Pyongyang's 'very provocative' display of force this week.
He will appoint a 'cyber czar' and bring government and industry together to work on the problem. But is cooperation possible?
The US is culpable for the plight of developing nations. Perhaps it should bear more of the financial burden for helping them.