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  • Opinion Occupy movement mirrors Millennial Generation

    Millennials and Occupiers both believe in taking group action and creating a more equitable, community-driven world. But the Occupy movement has a greater chance of success if it adopts even more of this new generation's characteristics. Like neatness, and a local action plan.

  • How Netflix went wrong: Qwikster was good for company, not the customer.

    How Netflix went wrong: Qwikster was good for company, not the customer.

    Netflix pulled the plug Monday on its DVD rental spin-off division Qwikster. Creation of the division was supposed to help Netflix prepare for the cyberfuture, but the move just angered its customers.

  • Amanda Knox trial closes, but doubt over Italian prosecution, media's role remain

    Amanda Knox trial closes, but doubt over Italian prosecution, media's role remain

    Amanda Knox trial: Jailed since 2007 for the murder of British student, Ms. Knox awaits decision of court on whether her 2009 conviction will be upheld. Defense lawyers say prosecution's evidence is shaky.

  • Schools weigh risk, benefit of Facebook

    Schools weigh risk, benefit of Facebook

    Fears over bullying and improper teacher contact with students are prompting many schools to limit social media sites like Facebook, which critics argue may not be a wise educational move.

  • Opinion Millennial Generation challenges religion in America

    The Millennial Generation believes in God, but is even less interested in organized religion than were baby boomers or Generation X in their youth. Religions in America may be able to attract Millennials by appealing to their values, especially volunteering and service.

  • Facebook 'Spam King' allegedly broke into a half million user accounts

    Facebook 'Spam King' allegedly broke into a half million user accounts

    Sanford Wallace, the so-called 'Spam King,' faces federal fraud charges for allegedly luring Facebook users to third-party websites that collected personal information for spam lists. He's already been convicted of compromising Facebook servers once before.

  • How Congress's high-stakes brinkmanship became the new normal

    How Congress's high-stakes brinkmanship became the new normal

    From Minnesota to the NFL to the halls of Congress, negotiations keep devolving into one high-stakes game of chicken after another, as public intransigence works against private compromise.

  • In Pictures Wendi Deng Murdoch's glamorous life

    Wendi Deng Murdoch, who famously retaliated against an attack on her media mogul husband Rupert Murdoch, grew up in Xuzhou, China. She moved to the US in 1988 to learn English and graduated from Yale. Here, she is part of a panel discussion at the 14th Shanghai International Film Festival in China on June 12.

  • In Pictures Rupert Murdoch's empire

    Chairman of News Corporation, Rupert Murdoch (r.), and his son James Murdoch, chief executive of News Corporation Europe and Asia, arrive at his residence in London on July 10. Mr. Murdoch's newspaper News of the World ceased publication on July 10, accused of hacking into the mobile phones of crime victims, celebrities, and politicians.

  • Facebook video chat: What does it mean for you?

    Horizons Facebook video chat: What does it mean for you?

    Facebook unveiled video calling and group chat. Now pundits are weighing in on the service – and on how Facebook’s offering stacks up to Google’s.