NEWS BITES: Guinness, Gaga, and Jaywalking
Take note USA: the Ukraine government is using cellphone data to track protesters and target them. Rioters receive a text saying “Dear subscriber, you are registered as a participant in a mass disturbance.”
The pop star has been removed from a Chinese government blacklist, allowing her chart-topping new album “ARTPOP” to legally go on sale in China.
In 1936, the quintessential Irish drink readied an ad campaign that featured swastikas and Nazi soldiers.
This is turning into the most downer Olympics of all time: our military is positioning warships and aircraft to evacuate American officials and athletes in case terrorists strike Sochi.
“To go from no enforcement to this aggressive action was overkill,” said Councilman Mark Levine.
I could’ve told you that. A 17-year-old Russian kid — username “ree4” — appears to have been the author of the point-of-sale malware used.