EFF thinks T-Mobile could be violating net neutrality with new data plan – ZDNet

T-Mobile chief executive John Legere speaks at an Un-carrier event in San Francisco in September, 2014. (Image: CNET/CBS Interactive) Electronic Frontier Foundation believes T-Mobile’s new “T-Mobile One” data plan could violate net neutrality principles because of how it allows customers to use data. ​Net neutrality becomes the law of the land With Congress washing its […]

Asia markets mixed as traders eye Yellen’s speech at Jackson Hole on Friday – CNBC

In the currency market, the dollar traded up against a basket of currencies, with the dollar index at 94.868, compared with levels near 94.100 late last week. The Australian dollar slipped against the greenback, trading at $0.7592 as of 11:14 a.m. HK/SIN, with some commentators suggesting the Aussie took a hit after Moody’s Investor Service […]

AP PHOTOS: Editor Selections From the Past Week in Asia – ABC News

India and Indonesia both held Independence Day celebrations last week. India, which gained independence from British colonial rule on Aug. 15, 1947, marked the day with cultural and military parades, colorful festivals and political speeches. Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the nation, saying that India would not bow to extremism and calling for young people […]

Taking a look at the next three Olympic sites — all in Asia – Chicago Sun-Times

By CHRISTOPHER BODEEN Associated Press BEIJING (AP) — For the Olympics, it’s so-long Rio, hello Asia. The next three Olympics are headed for relatively calmer ports of call in South Korea, Japan and China following the organizational drama surrounding the 2014 Winter Olympics in Russia and the just completed Summer Games in Brazil, although challenges […]

Indonesia’s Finance Minister Sets Sights on Tax Evaders – WSJ – Wall Street Journal

JAKARTA, Indonesia—Indonesia’s Finance Minister, Sri Mulyani Indrawati, returned last month from a top post at the World Bank pledging to drill incompetent officials and pursue tax evaders with the same grit and persistence that earned her many political enemies in the same role a decade ago. The hard-nosed technocrat gained a reputation as one of Indonesia’s most important […]

The Finance Girl Who Breaks a Phone During Sex – New York Magazine

New York’s Sex Diaries series asks anonymous city dwellers to record a week in their sex lives — with comic, tragic, often sexy, and always revealing results. This week, a 25-year-old finance professional who makes out with a friend’s girlfriend on one of her many wild nights: 25, straight, single, UES. DAY ONE 5:45 a.m. I wake […]