China's anti-corruption drive sets off death threats and dawn raids

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China's anti-corruption drive sets off death threats and dawn raids

Frozen Chinese bank accounts. Top executives taken in for questioning. Reports of death threats and pre-dawn clashes between armed body guards and police in Beijing.

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Samsung drops Qualcomm chip from next Galaxy smartphone

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Samsung drops Qualcomm chip from next Galaxy smartphone

Samsung Electronics Co. will use its own microprocessors in the next version of the Galaxy S smartphone, dropping its use of a Qualcomm Inc. chip that overheated during the Korean company’s testing, people with direct knowledge of the matter said.

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Bill Cosby accuser brings sex claims to LAPD

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Bill Cosby accuser brings sex claims to LAPD

A woman accusing Bill Cosby of sexually abusing her in 2008 at the Playboy Mansion met with Los Angeles police for two hours on Wednesday, her attorney said, in what could conceivably result in the first criminal case against the comedian.

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Macau police arrest Stanley Ho's nephew over prostitution ring: SCMP

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Macau police arrest Stanley Ho's nephew over prostitution ring: SCMP

Authorities have busted a prostitution syndicate in Macau, the world's biggest gambling hub, and arrested six people, including a nephew of gaming magnate Stanley Ho, media reported on Tuesday.

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Driving luxury cars: who says Vietnamese are poor?

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Driving luxury cars: who says Vietnamese are poor?

VietNamNet Bridge - The Vietnamese people at times are proud when they talk about the country’s number of luxury cars – an indicator of the dissipation of the rich in Vietnam and they do not forget to comment further, "Who says Vietnamese people are poor?”

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U.S. prosecutors recommend criminal charges against Petraeus - N.Y. Times

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Justice Department prosecutors and federal investigators have recommended that retired Army General David Petraeus be charged with providing government secrets to his former mistress while he was director of the CIA, two U.S. officials said.

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Japan seeks to sell sub-hunting jet to UK as Abe pushes arms exports

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Japan seeks to sell sub-hunting jet to UK as Abe pushes arms exports

Japan is asking Britain to buy its P-1 submarine-hunting jet in a deal that could top $1 billion, a major step in Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's push to arms exports after decades of self-imposed restrictions, people with knowledge of the proposal said.

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Government urged to say ‘no’ to ‘payment in yuan’ plan

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Government urged to say ‘no’ to ‘payment in yuan’ plan

VietNamNet Bridge – The Chinese Business Association in Vietnam and the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China have proposed to expand the scope of payments in yuan.

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Nobel laureate Stiglitz blocked from SEC panel after faulting high-speed traders

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Nobel laureate Stiglitz blocked from SEC panel after faulting high-speed traders

Joseph Stiglitz, the Nobel laureate economist who called for a tax on high-frequency trading, has been blocked from a government panel that will advise regulators on issues facing U.S. equity markets, according to people familiar with the matter.

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Sony PlayStation, Microsoft Xbox hit by delays

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Sony PlayStation, Microsoft Xbox hit by delays

Microsoft Corp's Xbox Live and Sony Corp's PlayStation Networks experienced user connection problems on Christmas Day, for which a hacker group claimed responsibility.

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Washington tries to tackle hackers behind Sony attack

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Washington tries to tackle hackers behind Sony attack

Washington made the woes of cyberattack victim Sony Pictures its own on Thursday as the White House acknowledged that the devastating strike against the big Hollywood studio was a matter of national security that would be met by a forceful government response.

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Washington weighs response to Sony hack; options limited

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Washington weighs response to Sony hack; options limited

The U.S. government on Thursday said it was weighing the proportional response to the sophisticated perpetrator of a cyberattack that crippled Sony Pictures, exposed its executives and led to the cancellation of the film "The Interview."

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New York premiere of North Korea comedy canceled after threats

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New York premiere of North Korea comedy canceled after threats

The New York premiere of "The Interview", a Sony Pictures comedy about the assassination of North Korean President Kim Jong-Un, has been canceled and a source said one theatre chain had scrapped plans to show it, after threats from a hacking group.

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‘Fire your P.R. guy’ e-mail sends Sony exec out the door

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‘Fire your P.R. guy’ e-mail sends Sony exec out the door

Last month, the Hollywood Reporter published a roundtable interview with the heads of all the major film studios except for one. Amy Pascal, co-chairman of Sony Pictures Entertainment, wasn’t invited.

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Sony CEO Hirai cleared scenes in film on N. Korea’s Kim

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Sony CEO Hirai cleared scenes in film on N. Korea’s Kim

Sony Corp. Chief Executive Officer Kazuo Hirai personally approved scenes in “The Interview,” the Seth Rogen film that angered North Korea and may have prompted a cyber attack on the company’s Hollywood film studio, according to e-mails made public by the hackers.

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