Articles by The New York Times
Silicon Valley Is Dying - Yammer CEO
August 21 2012 7:20 AM EDT
David Sacks took to Facebook over the weekend to air his grievances about the state of the revered San Franciso Bay Area long assumed to be the centerpiece for innovation within the tech industry, giving a gloomy prediction of the tech industry's future shortly after selling his own company to Microsoft.
Israeli Teens Held For 'Lynching' Of Palestinian Youths; Police Say People Watched Without Intervening
August 21 2012 7:06 AM EDT
Seven Israeli teenagers were in the custody of Jerusalem police Monday in connection with the recent assault on Palestinian youths at West Jerusalem's Zion square which the Israeli authorities described as "lynching."
Staff Layoffs At The Village Voice Stir Debates Over The Future Of Alt-Weeklies
August 20 2012 5:42 PM EDT
According to the New York Observer, three more writers have been cut from the Village Voice's already-skeletal staff, while one full-time editor was reduced to part-time status.
It?s a pity, Obama?s record on the US economy
August 20 2012 3:56 PM EDT
The focus last week on the presidential campaign was Congressman Paul Ryan, Mitt Romney's choice for VP, and his budget plan to cut taxes and cut spending. This week it is back to the economy and Obama's efforts to pull it out of the deepest recession since the Great Depression.
With Facebook Price Halved, Did Instagram Get The Short End of The Stock?
August 20 2012 3:03 PM EDT
Just prior to its much-hyped stock market debut, Facebook Inc. (Nasdaq: FB) bought the photosharing website Instagram for $1 billion in cash and stock. Now, with the world's biggest social network trading at half its IPO price, Instagram's deal doesn't look as nearly as sweet.
William Windom Dies: 'Star Trek' Actor Dead At 88 Of Congestive Heart Failure [PHOTO]
August 20 2012 9:20 AM EDT
William Windom, the actor best known for his roles on "Star Trek" and "Murder She Wrote," died on Thursday at his home in Woodacre, Calif., of congestive heart failure. He was 88.
Deutsche Bank Investigated Over Iran, Sudan Ties
August 18 2012 7:33 PM EDT
Deutsche Bank AG (NYSE: DB), Germany's largest bank, is being investigated by U.S. officials over ties to Iran and Sudan.
Not Going Anywhere: Can Hungary Force Travel Ban On Its Brightest College Grads?
August 17 2012 1:29 PM EDT
Hungary's best and brightest are feeling pinched by an increasingly demanding government.
North Korea Takes Risks Expandings Economic Zones With China
August 17 2012 12:43 PM EDT
The regime's newfound zeal for bilateral trade with China may reveal that new economic reforms are in the pipeline. But it also risks letting more North Koreans see that things outside are way, way better
Is Paul Ryan The Hottest Vice Presidential Candidate Shirtless Ever?
August 17 2012 11:45 AM EDT
Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney's newly appointed running mate, Paul Ryan, has become as well known for his six pack as for his political stances.
Sony's Dilemma: New IP, Cheaper Hardware For Longer Product Life Vs. New Products
August 17 2012 6:23 AM EDT
Sony Corp. is doing its best to maintain Playstation 3 and Playstation Vita performance in the lead-up to next year's anticipated launch of its next-generation console by cutting costs and introducing a wide range of new intellectual property for the rapidly aging devices.
7 American Troops Among 11 Dead As Helicopter Crashes In Afghanistan
August 17 2012 4:30 AM EDT
A Black Hawk helicopter crashed in Kandahar Province in southern Afghanistan Thursday, killing seven U.S. soldiers, three Afghan soldiers and an interpreter.
‘Compliance’: A Haunting, Disturbing True Story
August 16 2012 6:11 PM EDT
Craig Zobel's "Compliance" is being called "the most provocative film of the year" and with good reason. The film is based on a string of disturbing cases that inspired an episode of "Law and Order: SVU" and the short film "Plainview."
Woof! Scooby-Doo Goes To Wrestlemania In Latest Pop Culture Mashup
August 16 2012 11:16 AM EDT
Time Warner Inc. (NYSE:TWX), the fourth-largest media conglomerate by market capitalization, and World Wrestling Entertainment Inc.(NYSE:WWE) are hoping an unlikely brand collaboration will create a hit.
Failed Brokerage CEO Jon Corzine Likely To Dodge Criminal Charges
August 16 2012 10:55 AM EDT
Poor risk control, not fraud, was the reason for the disappearance of $1 billion during the collapse of MF Global.
Chris Brown And Drake Are Being Sued For Millions After New York Club Brawl
August 16 2012 10:02 AM EDT
In June, artists Chris Brown and Drake got into a brawl in a New York City nightclub. Now, they are being sued for $16 million in damages
The Unofficial Alliance Of The BBC And The Guardian
August 15 2012 1:50 PM EDT
In his masque in honor of chastity and free thinking, John Milton introduces to his audience the virtues of recta ratio, the ability to exercise reason and restraint in the face of temptation and libidinal desire.
New York Times Newsroom 'Skeptical' Of New CEO Mark Thompson
August 15 2012 1:30 PM EDT
Mark Thompson, the new CEO of the New York Times Co. (NYSE: NYT), faces numerous challenges at the newspaper -- including skepticism from his new employees.
A Podium As Bait-And-Switch: Chris Christie’s Moment As GOP Convention Keynote Speaker
August 14 2012 6:23 PM EDT
Chris Christie will deliver the keynote address in two weeks at the Republican National Convention. Many consider the primo speaking a launching point into national prominence. But Christie already garnered attention. So why did the Republican National Committee pick him? The answer may lie in the 2004 Democratic National Convention. And the results may not bode well for Mitt Romney.
New York Times Names New CEO With Strong Broadcast Ties
August 14 2012 5:46 PM EDT
The New York Times Co. (NYSE: NYT), publisher of the third-largest U.S. newspaper by circulation, named outgoing BBC director-general Mark Thompson its new CEO on Wednesday, bringing in a broadcast journalism veteran as the company expands its video content.