Silicon Valley is escalating pressure on president Barack Obama to curb the US government surveillance programmes that sweep up personal information from the internet and threaten the technology industry's ...
The house-building sector has welcomed Reserve Bank loan-to-value new house lending relaxation but one economist has warned of dangers, saying watering down the policy would remove its effectiveness.Grant Porteous, managing... FULL ARTICLE AT New Zealand Herald
Ahmet Uzumcu, director general of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), Monday said his organisation would use the Nobel Peace Prize money to create a new award for those who make an outstanding contribution to the realisation ... FULL ARTICLE AT Webindia123
Rory's McIlroy's year began with a coronation. He was the star attraction at what felt like a rock concert, with music blaring and lasers flashing in a room at Abu Dhabi to celebrate the No. 1 player in ... FULL ARTICLE AT The Sacramento Bee
The son of a prominent New Zealand leader has been given name suppression after appearing in court on a drink driving charge.The 18-year-old was charged with driving on October 20 with a breath alcohol reading of 761mcg per litre... FULL ARTICLE AT New Zealand Herald