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Apple: Many 'genuine' Apple products on Amazon are fake
Technology
Published in 21-10-2016
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In the lawsuit, Apple says Mobile Star imprinted Apple logos on cables and chargers that "pose a significant risk of overheating, fire, and electrical shock." Apple says it purchased the products on Amazon and later told the online retailer that they were fake.
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Obama: Health care law worked, but improvements needed
Technology
Published in 21-10-2016
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MIAMI (AP) President Barack Obama on Thursday defended his namesake health care program, long a target of Republicans and recently criticized by some Democrats, saying millions of Americans "now know the financial security of health insurance" because of the Affordable Care Act. Less than two weeks before the Nov. 1 start of the enrollment period for Affordable Care Act health plans, Obama flew ...>>
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Microsoft 1Q profit tops views, lifting stock to new high
Technology
Published in 21-10-2016
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The fiscal first-quarter results released Thursday provided further validation for the strategy that Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has been pursuing since he took over the reins 2 1/2 years ago. If the shares trade similarly during Friday's regular trading session, they will surpass their previous split-adjusted high of $59.97 reached in December 1999 near the height of the dot-com boom and ju ...>>
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Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
Technology
Published in 21-10-2016
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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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Obama shakes mind-controlled robot hand wired to sense touch
Technology
Published in 14-10-2016
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WASHINGTON (AP) A paralyzed man shared a handshake with President Barack Obama on Thursday by using a mind-controlled robotic arm that, in a first for medical research, is helping to restore his sense of touch. Obama fist-bumped Nathan Copeland's robotic hand, and tiny chips implanted in Copeland's brain let him use his thoughts to move the Star Trek-looking metal arm attached to his w ...>>
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Verizon says Yahoo data breach had a "material" impact
Technology
Published in 14-10-2016
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Silliman didn't say whether Verizon will seek a price reduction, but added that Yahoo will have to convince Verizon if it doesn't believe the breach of at least 500 million users' email accounts had a significant impact on its business. Verizon had wanted Yahoo's popular sites to combine with AOL's advertising technology to help it build a digital-ad company that could co ...>>
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HP Inc. will cut 3,000 to 4,000 jobs over next 3 years
Technology
Published in 14-10-2016
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) HP Inc. says it will cut 3,000 to 4,000 jobs over the next three years as it faces continued challenges in the markets for personal computers and printers. HP Inc. has been grappling with shrinking demand for PCs and printers as more people use smartphones and store documents and photos online.
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Spacecraft, mini-drones and robotic arms: Obama nerds out
Technology
Published in 14-10-2016
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Obama beamed as he took the chair of a Boeing Starliner Flight Simulator, with its panoply of buttons and monitors and futuristic gizmos. Over the years he's fired off a high-speed marshmallow air cannon at a White House science fair and rubbernecked at robots built by teenagers. No, we acknowledged the facts and then built a space program almost overnight, and then beat them to the moon. ...>>
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Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
Technology
Published in 14-10-2016
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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
NSA contractor arrest highlights challenge of insider threat
Technology
Published in 7-10-2016
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WASHINGTON (AP) The arrest of a former National Security Agency contractor for allegedly stealing classified information represents the second known case since 2013 of a government contractor being publicly accused of removing secret data from the intelligence agency. The arrest was not made public until Wednesday, when the Justice Department unsealed a criminal complaint that accused Martin of ...>>
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Facebook's Oculus to start selling hand controllers
Technology
Published in 7-10-2016
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At an event Thursday, the company announced a long-awaited shipping date Dec. 6 for its Oculus Touch hand controllers, designed to let users make gestures and grasp virtual objects within the simulated worlds projected by Oculus Rift headsets. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, meanwhile, donned one of those headsets for an onstage demonstration in which he visited Mars, played virtual cards with tw ...>>
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Police tracking social media during protests stirs concerns
Technology
Published in 7-10-2016
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DENVER (AP) Increasingly common tools that allow police to conduct real-time social media surveillance during protests are drawing criticism from civil liberties advocates, who oppose the way some departments have quietly unrolled the technology without community input and little public explanation. Police say services such as Geofeedia, which map, collect and store information from social media ...>>
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Scientists announce discovery of Brazil's largest dinosaur
Technology
Published in 7-10-2016
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SAO PAULO (AP) Brazilian scientists on Wednesday announced the discovery of what they say is the largest dinosaur ever found in South America's biggest country. Fossils of the dinosaur's neck and spinal vertebrae were found near the city of Presidente Prudente in Sao Paulo state in the 1950s by paleontologist Llewellyn Ivor Price, who died in 1980 without being acknowledged for the dis ...>>
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Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
Technology
Published in 7-10-2016
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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
NSA contractor arrest highlights challenge of insider threat
Technology
Published in 7-10-2016
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WASHINGTON (AP) The arrest of a former National Security Agency contractor for allegedly stealing classified information represents the second known case since 2013 of a government contractor being publicly accused of removing secret data from the intelligence agency. The arrest was not made public until Wednesday, when the Justice Department unsealed a criminal complaint that accused Martin of ...>>
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