Chilling 1,356-page grand jury report documents allegations about how the Catholic Church followed ‘a playbook for concealing the truth’ that 300 ‘predator priests’ sexually abused at least 1,000 children

REUTERS/Jim Young A grand jury in Pennsylvania released a 1,300-word report Tuesday detailing allegations about the Roman Catholic Church’s decades-long cover-up of sexual abuse of nearly 1,000 children by 300 “predator priests.” The report details what investigators described in the report as a “a playbook for concealing the truth” that was used by officials to cover […]

Trump’s enemies are adapting to his media playbook and learning to fight fire with fire

AP via CBS President Donald Trump’s enemies are borrowing from his playbook to fight back against him. With suggestive statements, cryptic tweets, provocative lawsuits and must-see television interviews, Trump’s adversaries are using some of his own tactics to grab From adult film star Stormy Daniels to former FBI Director James Comey, each has become a […]

Police to use thousands of cameras, secret playbook to keep fans safe at Super Bowl

Thousands of security officers will monitor fans during this year’s Super Bowl event in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Police in Philadelphia are also trying out a new tactic to keep fans off of light poles this year. Minneapolis The Minneapolis Police Department started preparing for the Super Bowl even before the city was accepted to host the […]

GDPR: A playbook for compliance

Earlier this week, Facebook announced it is rolling out a new privacy center to help the company comply with Europe’s GDPR regulation that comes into effect in just four months. The company’s announcement comes just ahead of next week’s Data Privacy Day, and is a reminder of how slow U.S. companies have been in preparing […]

Apple is taking a page out of Amazon’s playbook by teasing its new campus (AAPL)

Apple Apple announced plans for a new US campus, but notably did not say where it would be located. Apple’s announcement comes a few months after Amazon invited cities to submit bids and compete for the privilege of hosting the company’s second headquarters. Apple has not openly solicited bids or tax breaks, but history suggests […]

Ivanka Trump is stealing a strategy out of the first lady’s playbook — and it’s a brilliant political move

AP Photo/Evan Vucci Ivanka Trump was spotted wearing a $ 3,000 Dolce & Gabbana jacket.  It was a piece that could have been pulled out of Melania Trump’s designer-packed closet. By swapping fast fashion for designer clothing, Ivanka seems to be trying to appeal to a different crowd — just as the GOP pushes its new […]

Microsoft abandons typical Patch Tuesday playbook to fix Equation Editor flaw

Enlarge (credit: Flickr user: Ivan T) When a company like Microsoft needs to fix a security flaw in one of its products, the process is normally straightforward: determine where the bug lies, change the program’s source code to fix the bug, and then recompile the program. But it looks like the company had to step […]

Facebook should take a page from YouTube’s playbook

Tom Pennington/Getty Images The World Series was a coming out party for YouTube TV If Facebook is serious about making Facebook Watch a big deal, it needs to plan a similar big TV ad effort. “We need to build this behavior,” said CEO Mark Zuckerberg. If you watched any of the riveting World Series (and […]

Tesla is taking a page out of Apple’s playbook with the Model 3 launch (TSLA)

Tesla In the world of consumer electronics, Apple has pulled off a marketing feat with iOS devices that no other competitor has been able to. The Mac maker obfuscates as many technical specifications as it possibly can, instead preferring to shift consumer focus to performance improvements and the overall experience of the device. It once would […]