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Carlos Slim Fattens His New York Times Stake

Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim is now one of the New York Times Co.'s biggest shareholders after exercising warrants he got after loaning the media company $250 million. He reportedly won't be getting a board seat. But his growing stake has raised concerns about whether he would try to influence the fabled journalism brand in any way.

Malvertising hits The New York Times

It's every Web surfer's pet peeve: those annoying ads that pop up claiming your computer has a virus. They block you from working in the browser and...

Why NPR cutbacks hurt all of us

When National Public Radio cuts staff, as it did Wednesday in announcing that it is cutting 7% of its work force, it's bad for everyone. Or at least...

Google archives really old newspapers

Google is digitizing microfilm from old newspapers and bringing it online to you -- free. It's springing for the cost to put the old film online,...