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Amazon plans to hire 100,000 over the next 18 months
Technology
Published in 13-1-2017
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NEW YORK (AP) Amazon plans to hire 100,000 full time workers over the next 18 months, highlighting its ambitious expansion plans and the sharp contrast the e-commerce powerhouse strikes against traditional brick-and-mortar retailers, many of which are cutting jobs and closing stores . The new hires will largely support new Amazon fulfillment centers in states such as Texas and California, expan ...>>
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Correction: Arizona-Dark Skies story
Technology
Published in 13-1-2017
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The National Park Service says a decadeslong commitment to preserving a dark sky for stargazers and wildlife is paying off for a small Arizona city, with images showing far less excess artificial light than cities of comparable size (AP) A decadeslong commitment to preserving a dark sky for stargazers and wildlife is paying off for a small Arizona city, with images showing far less excess artifi ...>>
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Snowfall from 67% to 161%: Huge shift in California drought
Technology
Published in 13-1-2017
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Recent storms bearing some of the heaviest snow and rain to hit Northern California in decades have helped bring a dramatic turnaround after more than five years of drought, which covered the state just a year ago. Amount of water California's reservoirs were off the average, by acre-feet, or annual supplies for a household, in 2015 How many years' worth of normal r ...>>
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Phone hacking company falls victim to hackers
Technology
Published in 13-1-2017
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Cellebrite, a digital forensics firm known for helping law enforcement crack into locked smartphones, has itself fallen victim to hackers. In a series of messages posted to Twitter, he said that most of the data consisted of technical information, evidence and log files but that some of the information contained customer data. According to Cellebrite, the server in question included a database b ...>>
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Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
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Published in 13-1-2017
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According to an alleged victim of multiple assaults by an ex-football player, Baylor coach Art Briles and university president Ken Starr did nothing after being informed.

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Ryan: Lawmakers will act this year on replacing health law
Technology
Published in 6-1-2017
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No. 2 Senate GOP leader John Cornyn of Texas said writing a new health care law would be a top priority in his chamber but stopped short of saying senators would complete that this year. GOP Ohio Gov. John Kasich, whose state is covering hundreds of thousands of additional people under the health care law's Medicaid expansion, expressed concerns to reporters in Cleveland about whether Congre ...>>
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No doubt Russia interfered in election, US intel chief says
Technology
Published in 6-1-2017
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WASHINGTON (AP) Brushing aside Donald Trump's dismissiveness, the nation's intelligence chief insisted Thursday that U.S. agencies are more confident than ever that Russia interfered in America's recent presidential election. Asked about the possible effect of the disclosure of private information stolen by hackers, Clapper said, "The intelligence community can't gauge the im ...>>
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Online holiday sales rise 11 percent to $91.7 billion
Technology
Published in 6-1-2017
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Adobe says it measures 80 percent of all online transactions from the top 100 U.S. retailers. Separately, ComScore says its data shows a 12 percent increase in desktop online holiday sales, to $63.1 billion.
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How mobile video is changing the way we witness crime
Technology
Published in 6-1-2017
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NEW YORK (AP) Mobile video is changing the way we witness crime, from live footage of a mentally disabled man tortured by four assailants , to a recording that led to the manslaughter conviction of an Israeli soldier , to the body cameras designed to keep police accountable. In practice, that hasn't always worked out the way proponents had hoped, although smartphone video played a big role ...>>
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Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
Technology
Published in 6-1-2017
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According to an alleged victim of multiple assaults by an ex-football player, Baylor coach Art Briles and university president Ken Starr did nothing after being informed.

Reference: www.chron.com
Ryan: Lawmakers will act this year on replacing health law
Technology
Published in 6-1-2017
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No. 2 Senate GOP leader John Cornyn of Texas said writing a new health care law would be a top priority in his chamber but stopped short of saying senators would complete that this year. GOP Ohio Gov. John Kasich, whose state is covering hundreds of thousands of additional people under the health care law's Medicaid expansion, expressed concerns to reporters in Cleveland about whether Congre ...>>
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No doubt Russia interfered in election, US intel chief says
Technology
Published in 6-1-2017
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WASHINGTON (AP) Brushing aside Donald Trump's dismissiveness, the nation's intelligence chief insisted Thursday that U.S. agencies are more confident than ever that Russia interfered in America's recent presidential election. Asked about the possible effect of the disclosure of private information stolen by hackers, Clapper said, "The intelligence community can't gauge the im ...>>
Reference: www.chron.com
Online holiday sales rise 11 percent to $91.7 billion
Technology
Published in 6-1-2017
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Adobe says it measures 80 percent of all online transactions from the top 100 U.S. retailers. Separately, ComScore says its data shows a 12 percent increase in desktop online holiday sales, to $63.1 billion.
Reference: www.chron.com
How mobile video is changing the way we witness crime
Technology
Published in 6-1-2017
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NEW YORK (AP) Mobile video is changing the way we witness crime, from live footage of a mentally disabled man tortured by four assailants , to a recording that led to the manslaughter conviction of an Israeli soldier , to the body cameras designed to keep police accountable. In practice, that hasn't always worked out the way proponents had hoped, although smartphone video played a big role ...>>
Reference: www.chron.com
Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
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Published in 6-1-2017
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According to an alleged victim of multiple assaults by an ex-football player, Baylor coach Art Briles and university president Ken Starr did nothing after being informed.

Reference: www.chron.com


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