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Cyber-Thieves Step Up Attacks During the Holidays

This is a busy time of year for hackers out to steal personal and financial information during the hectic online holiday shopping season. Among the big companies recently hit are McDonald's, Gawker and Walgreen. Don't let your vigilance slip amid the merrymaking.

Gawker Is on Shaky Legal Ground Over Sarah Palin Book Excerpts

When Sarah Palin protested after gossip site Gawker posted pages from her upcoming book America By Heart, Gawker taunted her for her lack of knowledge about copyright law. But a federal judge has ordered Gawker to take the pages down temporarily.

Muzzled Reporter Says 'Maw of Yahoo' No Place for Journalism

Yahoo (YHOO) has been trying to leverage its leading position in the portal business into a comparable dominance of premium content. But it's not so easy for a technology company to build a culture of journalism -- as the defection of one of its high-profile journalists illustrates.

Little Hope for Legacy News Organizations

Copyright and fair use doctrine were at the heart of a recent debate about how news organizations are going to make money in the digital age -- if indeed they are.

Gawker Media launches a video site

Despite a long-awaited economic uptick, the media industry continues to recess, but one small part of it is still growing: Gawker Media. Nick...