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FBI Monitored Occupy Wall Street As Potential Terrorist, Criminal Threat

FBI Monitored Occupy Wall Street As Potential Terrorist, Criminal Threat | #ows | Scoop.it
According to internal documents newly released by the FBI, the agency spearheaded a nationwide law enforcement effort to investigate and monitor the Occupy Wall Street movement.
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Secret and Lies of the Bailout | Politics News | Rolling Stone

Secret and Lies of the Bailout | Politics News | Rolling Stone | #ows | Scoop.it
The federal rescue of Wall Street didnt fix the economy it created a permanent bailout state based on a Ponzi-like confidence scheme. And the worst may be yet to come
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Facebook Home dead in the water after just one day

Facebook Home dead in the water after just one day | #ows | Scoop.it
After just over a day on the Google Play Market, Facebook Home's rating have plummeted, with an average of just 2.5 stars out of 5. Facebook Home has fail
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Andy Rubin To Step Down As Head Of Android At Google, To Be Succeeded By Chrome OS Lead

Andy Rubin To Step Down As Head Of Android At Google, To Be Succeeded By Chrome OS Lead | #ows | Scoop.it
Breaking news from Google this morning - Andy Rubin is stepping down as head of the Android group at Google. He'll bee succeeded by current Chrome OS and ... by David Ruddock in Android OS, News
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Holder: Banks Too Big To Prosecute

Holder: Banks Too Big To Prosecute | #ows | Scoop.it
When the Attorney General of the United States admits some banks are simply too big to prosecute, it might be time to admit we have a problem -- and that goes for both the financial and justice systems.
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Signs Of The Awakening: Occupy Breaks Into The Mainstream

Signs Of The Awakening: Occupy Breaks Into The Mainstream | #ows | Scoop.it
This has been a very, very long time coming: the facts and figures behind Occupy's economic ideology are finally being broadcast in the mainstream. This clip is from TVNZ - New Zealand's "partially...
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Who Were the 99 Percent?

Who Were the 99 Percent? | #ows | Scoop.it
Our analysis of a representative survey of Occupy activists and supporters suggest that the political transformation that Occupy engendered among those who gravitated to Zuccotti Park and its counterparts around the country will continue to...
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Thank You, Occupy Wall Street

Thank You, Occupy Wall Street | #ows | Scoop.it
Tax increases for the wealthy, national health care, corporate dominance, even gay marriage and global warming were seen in a political context that made them easy to understand and easy to bring back into conventional electoral politics.
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Facebook Nearby and the Mobilization of Local | Street Fight

Facebook Nearby and the Mobilization of Local | Street Fight | #ows | Scoop.it
At long last, Facebook has made a serious move in the local space, and Nearby now recommends local businesses based on your friends’ likes and check-ins as well as your proximity to general business listings.
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2013: America on the cusp of social change

2013: America on the cusp of social change | #ows | Scoop.it
Frida Ghitis says that after years in which conservative views dominated the nation, there's now majority support for many progressive stances
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Facebook Turns Nearby Feature into an Actual Location Recommendation Tool

Facebook Turns Nearby Feature into an Actual Location Recommendation Tool | #ows | Scoop.it
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Fast-food striker fired — but not for long

Fast-food striker fired — but not for long | #ows | Scoop.it
A Wendy's worker is fired -- then reinstated -- and the surprise strike by NYC workers sparks little backlash...
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Instagram Badges Herald Important Changes & Raise Stakes In Photo Space - iTechPost

Instagram Badges Herald Important Changes & Raise Stakes In Photo Space - iTechPost | #ows | Scoop.it
Tech pundits and Instagram users have been raving about a potential expansion beyond mobile for days, as Instagram has finally launched its Web profiles.
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Best of Enemies: Why Occupy Activists Are Working with New York City's Government

Best of Enemies: Why Occupy Activists Are Working with New York City's Government | #ows | Scoop.it
Though many Occupy activists remain wary of Mayor Bloomberg and the NYPD, the movement has revitalized itself with relief work and a new moniker: Occupy Sandy...
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Occupy Draws a Bead on the NRA

Occupy Draws a Bead on the NRA | #ows | Scoop.it
The movement that went after Wall Street has a new target.
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New York City Agrees to Pay Occupy Wall Street $230,000 for Destruction of Library

Occupy Wall Street won a major legal battle earlier today when it agreed to a settlement from the city of New York that will pay the activist group over $230,000 in damages and legal fees.
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Judge Calls Occupy Protesters The 'Most Affable Defendants' She'd Ever Seen

Judge Calls Occupy Protesters The 'Most Affable Defendants' She'd Ever Seen | #ows | Scoop.it
"I hope you continue you work in a law-abiding way."
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Homeless men win free-speech battle

Homeless men win free-speech battle | #ows | Scoop.it
A judge ruled Wednesday that the city of Sarasota can't stop homeless people from holding up signs or soliciting for money because it would violate their First Amendment rights.
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American Autumn: An Occupy Documentary- Full Length

Last year at this time I was occupying Freedom Plaza in Washington, DC with hundreds of new friends and future allies, including the makers of this document...
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As Facebook focuses on Messenger, expect video calls, games and other new features

As Facebook focuses on Messenger, expect video calls, games and other new features | #ows | Scoop.it
Facebook has spent the last few months developing its Messenger app into a more feature-rich service to rival WhatsApp and others, and it's sure to have more plans to branch into new ...
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Is Idle No More the new Occupy Wall Street? - Canada - CBC News

Is Idle No More the new Occupy Wall Street? - Canada - CBC News | #ows | Scoop.it
As Idle No More protests continue to grow, comparisons are being made to the grassroots Occupy Wall Street movements that sprang up in 2011 and helped fuel public discourse on the issue of economic inequality.
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Year in Apps: The Biggest Hits, Misses and Absolute Fails of 2013 | Gadget Lab | Wired.com

Year in Apps: The Biggest Hits, Misses and Absolute Fails of 2013 | Gadget Lab | Wired.com | #ows | Scoop.it
Gadget Lab picks out the most memorable apps of the year, may they be for success, failure or hype.
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FBI Monitored Occupy Wall Street As Potential Terrorist, Criminal Threat

FBI Monitored Occupy Wall Street As Potential Terrorist, Criminal Threat | #ows | Scoop.it
According to internal documents newly released by the FBI, the agency spearheaded a nationwide law enforcement effort to investigate and monitor the Occupy Wall Street movement.
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Facebook now allows you to sign up to Messenger for Android using just your name and phone number

Facebook now allows you to sign up to Messenger for Android using just your name and phone number | #ows | Scoop.it
With reports that Facebook was looking to acquire popular cross-platform messaging service Whatsapp just about settling down, the social network now appears to be taking it on directly ...
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Tahrir Square fills with calls for change in echo of revolution - The Globe and Mail

Tahrir Square fills with calls for change in echo of revolution - The Globe and Mail | #ows | Scoop.it
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Occupy Wall Street: The rebels found their cause - The Term Sheet: Fortune's deals blog Term Sheet

Occupy Wall Street: The rebels found their cause - The Term Sheet: Fortune's deals blog Term Sheet | #ows | Scoop.it
A year after Occupy Wall Street was removed from Zuccotti Park, offshoots Strike Debt and Occupy Sandy are making waves in debt and hurricane relief.
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