Andrew Auernheimer, known online as “weev,” partied with journalists and sent dozens of tweets this weekend as he enjoyed his release from prison after an appeals court overturned his conviction for hacking AT&T Inc.
An Arkansas man found guilty of violating the main U.S. anti-hacking law by taking 114,000 e- mail addresses from AT&T Inc. had his conviction thrown out by an appeals court that ruled he was tried in the wrong state.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc., the world’s largest retailer, won’t have to delay issuing proxy materials now that a judge has rebuffed a church’s bid to force the company to let shareholders vote on a proposal to tighten oversight of sales of high-capacity weapons.
Rigs targeting natural gas in the U.S. dropped to the lowest level in 21 years this week as producers pulled equipment from plays across the U.S. and ramped up drilling in the oil-rich Permian Basin of Texas.
Grant Pattison resigned as chief executive officer of South African retailer Massmart Holdings Ltd. after seven years, having overseen the sale of a majority stake in the company to U.S.-based Wal-Mart Stores Inc.