Archive for February 13th, 2014

Snowden used password from NSA staffer: intelligence memo

February 13, 2014
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A National Security Agency employee was stripped of his security clearance for unknowingly giving Edward Snowden access to his password, NBC News reports.
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‘It’s a godawful thing’

February 13, 2014
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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The latest storm to roll off nature’s assembly line during this bustling winter spread heavy snow and sleet along the Northeast corridor Thursday, while utility crews in the ice-encrusted South labored to restore power to hundreds of thousands of shivering residents.
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Strong North American 4Q leads Goodyear earnings

February 13, 2014
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CLEVELAND (AP) — Strong fourth-quarter results in Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.’s core North American market helped the tire maker beat Wall Street estimates Thursday.
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Sempra Energy To Report Fourth-Quarter 2013 Earnings Feb. 27

February 13, 2014
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SAN DIEGO, Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – Sempra Energy (SRE) plans to announce its fourth-quarter 2013 earnings at 9 a.m. EST, Feb. 27. 
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Comcast plans to acquire Time Warner

February 13, 2014
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By Liana B. Baker (Reuters) – Comcast Corp is buying Time Warner Cable Inc for $45.2 billion in an all-stock deal, combining the nation’s two largest cable operators, according to people familiar with the matter.
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Winter storm slams Southeast, heads north

February 13, 2014
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By David Beasley ATLANTA (Reuters) – A deadly winter storm gripped the southeastern United States on Wednesday, crippling travel, grounding flights, knocking out power to 363,000 customers and encasing magnolia and palmetto trees in ice.
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European shares snap winning run as earnings disappoint

February 13, 2014
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* FTSEurofirst 300 down 0.2 pct, Euro STOXX 50 down 0.3 pct
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Entertainment One sees full-year earnings ahead of its expectations

February 13, 2014
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Feb 13 (Reuters) – Film and television content distributioncompany Entertainment One (LSE: ETO.L – news) said it expects full-yearearnings to be ahead of its expectations as both the film andtelevision businesses continue to clock growth.
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Worsening storm spreads up the East Coast

February 13, 2014
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ATLANTA (AP) — The second wintry storm in two weeks to hit the Deep South encrusted highways, trees and power lines in ice Wednesday, knocking out electricity to nearly a half-million homes and businesses.
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China’s much-celebrated lunar rover declared ‘dead’

February 13, 2014
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Beijing (AFP) – China’s troubled Jade Rabbit lunar rover, which experienced mechanical difficulties last month, has come “back to life”, state media reported on Thursday.
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