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Ghosn's wife slams Japan detention as ‘draconian' in letter

3 days ago   |   By Miami Herald

The wife of Nissan's former chairman Carlos Ghosn has written a letter to Human Rights Watch, an advocacy group, criticizing Japan's criminal justice system. Carole Ghosn wrote in a nine-page...
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Ghosn's wife slams Japan detention as ‘draconian' in letter

3 days ago   |   By Miami Herald

The wife of Nissan's former chairman Carlos Ghosn has written a letter to Human Rights Watch, an advocacy group, criticizing his long detention and Japan's criminal justice system as unfair...
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Trump Fixer Michael Cohen Tried to Rig Presidential Election Polls, Says...

Trump Fixer Michael Cohen Tried to Rig Presidential Election Polls, Says Tech Consultant

Michael Cohen, Donald Trump's former lawyer and fixer, reportedly hired someone to try rigging online polls in Trump's favor during the 2016 presidential election. According to... Read more ...

PG&E spikes after a hedge fund challenges its 'damaging, avoidable, and...

PG&E spikes after a hedge fund challenges its 'damaging, avoidable, and unnecessary bankruptcy'

PG&E said Monday it intends to file bankruptcy petitions under Chapter 11, in order to protect the best interests of all stakeholders. Hedge fund BlueMountain Capital... Read more ...

The economy of every state and DC, ranked from worst to best

The economy of every state and DC, ranked from worst to best

The US economy is the sum of the economies of the 50 states and Washington, DC. Using six measures of labor-market and general economic health, we ranked all of those component... Read more ...

Amazon investors are cranking up the pressure on Jeff Bezos to stop selling...

Amazon investors are cranking up the pressure on Jeff Bezos to stop selling facial recognition tech to government agencies

Amazon shareholders with shares worth $1.32 billion have filed a resolution aimed at stopping the company selling its controversial facial recognition technology to government... Read more ...

Michael Cohen reportedly paid someone to run a Twitter account called...

Michael Cohen reportedly paid someone to run a Twitter account called WomenForCohen that described him as a 'sex symbol'

The Wall Street Journal reported that Michael Cohen paid a small tech consultancy named RedFinch to create a Twitter account dedicated to him. WomenForCohen describes President... Read more ...

Apple CEO Tim Cook blasted the invisible 'shadow economy' that profits off...

Apple CEO Tim Cook blasted the invisible 'shadow economy' that profits off your information

Tim Cook published an op-ed in Time Magazine on Thursday arguing for the US to rein in data brokers in order to give people true privacy when it comes to their data. Data... Read more ...

Microsoft pledges $500M to tackle Seattle housing crisis

Microsoft pledges $500M to tackle Seattle housing crisis

SEATTLE - Microsoft pledged $500 million to address homelessness and develop affordable housing in response to the Seattle region's widening affordability gap. Most of the... Read more ...

10 things in tech you need to know today

10 things in tech you need to know today

Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Thursday. Federal prosecutors are investigating the Chinese electronics giant Huawei for allegedly stealing trade... Read more ...

Jack Bogle, Father Of Simple Investing, Dies At 89

Jack Bogle, Father Of Simple Investing, Dies At 89

Bogle, the founder of Vanguard who created the first index mutual fund, died Wednesday, the firm said. He said investors should own a mix of bonds and stocks but shouldn't pay... Read more ...

Federal Watchdog Finds Government Ignored Emoluments Clause With Trump Hotel

Federal Watchdog Finds Government Ignored Emoluments Clause With Trump Hotel

The Inspector General for the General Services Administration, said that agency lawyers decided to ignore the constitutional issues when they reviewed the lease after Trump won... Read more ...