Sweden to become more stereotypical Daily Mash
The silencing of the Deaf Medium
Dropbox apps to target Google and Apple Financial Times
Silicon Valley gets excited about a small news story John Gapper v. Is There a Wonk Bubble? Felix Salmon. The money being thrown at these ventures is insane. Maybe one will grow up to be a Huffington Post, but that means deviating considerably from their narrow focus to reach a broader reachership.
Weak Chinese Trade Data Cloud Growth Hopes Wall Street Journal
Fix the Banks, Fix Europe Bloomberg
Greek `Recovery’ Is Just More Agony Bloomberg
Egypt’s Solvency Crisis Council on Foreign Relations
Russia Plotting for Ukrainian Influence, Not Invasion, Analysts Say New York Times. OMG, some nuanced commentary from a major US media organ! Does this portend a desire on the part of the US to dial down the rhetoric a tad?
Russia presses Ukraine on gas bills Financial Times
Putin AIms His Energy Weapon At Ukraine Foreign Policy
Big Brother is Watching You Watch
Profiling Rules Said to Give F.B.I. Tactical Leeway New York Times
Stop Comparing the NSA to 1984—Start Comparing It to Philip K. Dick Atlantic. This site has mentioned pre-crime previously, and Snowden made a reference in his EU videoconference.
Heartbleed: don’t rush to update passwords, security experts warn Guardian. Not necessarily. If the service in question has patched the flaw, you should.
RAND Comes Clean: Obamacare’s Exchanges Enrolled Only 1.4 Million Previously Uninsured Individuals Forbes. The underlying Rand study is here.
Political Ties of Top Billers for Medicare New York Times
Medicare’s Wasted Advantage Bloomberg
Report Finds a Los Angeles in Decline New York Times
New Offers Proposed for Art in Detroit Bankruptcy New York Times
Cliven Bundy Ranch Dispute: Nevada Gov., US Senator Slam Government Agency for Seizing Cattle Epoch Times (Deontos). Tasers play a prominent role.
Minutes show Fed struggled to agree on rate policy Associated Press
Fed minutes indicate easy-money policy may persist Los Angeles Times
Have we begun a second Great Moderation? MacroBusiness
Vicious Disequilibrium, in the Los Angeles Review of Books Yanis Varoufakis