Sweetie looks much like other unfortunate young Filipinas. Just 10 years old, her user profile shows, she spends her days online fielding requests from men who offer her money to perform sexual acts in front of a webcam. When she logs on, invitations pour in -- “Are you a working girl?” or “I’m into girls your age” -- from strangers keen to get her into a private show via Skype or Yahoo! Messenger.
SoftBank Corp. President Masayoshi Son, drumming up support for the idea of merging his Sprint Corp. with T-Mobile US Inc., said he can give U.S. Internet users a new option with lower prices and faster speeds.
SoftBank Corp. President Masayoshi Son is reframing his argument for consolidation in the U.S. mobile-phone market, heading to Washington this week to advocate for wireless broadband as an alternative to cable.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu left Washington behind after tangling with President Barack Obama over Middle East peace efforts, to fly to the West Coast to promote a less contentious agenda: his country’s movies and technology.
Iceland has won praise from Nobel laureate Paul Krugman and the International Monetary Fund for its ability to dig itself out of financial ruin. Now, the island is turning to Hollywood for the next chapter in its recovery.