Arik Hesseldahl

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AMD Deleted From Standard & Poor’s 500 Index

Shares of chipmaker Advanced Micro Devices will be taken off the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index beginning Sept. 20. The move was disclosed by S&P Dow Jones Indices. The change comes a day after Hewlett-Packard was taken off the list of 30 stocks that comprise the Dow Jones Industrial Average. AMD will be moved to the S&P MidCap 400.

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The problem with the Billionaire Savior phase of the newspaper collapse has always been that billionaires don’t tend to like the kind of authority-questioning journalism that upsets the status quo.

— Ryan Chittum, writing in the Columbia Journalism Review about the promise of Pierre Omidyar’s new media venture with Glenn Greenwald