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Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
Technology
Published in 17-1-2018
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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
Bitcoin below $10,000; value halved since mid-December
Technology
Published in 17-1-2018
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NEW YORK (AP) Bitcoin fell below $10,000 Wednesday, extending a sell-off that has erased about half the digital currency's value in one month. Other digital currencies fell sharply as well. Bitcoin has slumped about 30 percent just this week as traders worry that regulators in South Korea will crack down on trading of digital currencies. The price of bitcoin fell 13 percent to $9,823 as of 1 ...>>
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Apple to build 2nd campus, hire 20,000 in $350B pledge
Technology
Published in 17-1-2018
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Apple is planning to build another corporate campus and hire 20,000 workers during the next five years as part of a $350 billion commitment to the U.S. that will be partially financed by an upcoming windfall from the country's new tax law. The pledge announced Wednesday comes less than a month after Congress approved a sweeping overhaul of the U.S. tax code championed by P ...>>
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Verizon pushes further into sports streaming with NBA deal
Technology
Published in 17-1-2018
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NEW YORK (AP) Yahoo users will be able to stream some basketball games for free under a new deal with the NBA. Verizon, which owns Yahoo, is hoping to use sports to build a digital ad business to rival Facebook and Google. The company now lets anyone watch NFL games on a mobile Yahoo app; before games were limited to Verizon customers. Other major tech companies including Facebook and Amazon are ...>>
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Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
Technology
Published in 17-1-2018
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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
Las Vegas hotels bet on technology to attract, dazzle guests
Technology
Published in 10-1-2018
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LAS VEGAS (AP) It takes just minutes for a room service attendant to respond to a text message asking for a soda, bringing the Diet Coke on a tray with a glass of ice and lime wedges, no need for the modern hassle of placing a phone call. Thousands of guests at some of Las Vegas' casino-hotels also can get towels, food and toiletries delivered with just a few taps on their smartphone. It com ...>>
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The Latest: Worries remain over major security flaw in chips
Technology
Published in 10-1-2018
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LAS VEGAS (AP) The Latest on the CES technology show in Las Vegas (all times local): 11:20 a.m. Tech leaders promoting new innovations at the CES gadget show can't get away from lingering questions about large-scale security flaws in the underlying computing platforms. The industry has been reeling since last week's disclosure of flaws affecting processing chips built by Intel and other ...>>
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The Latest: Oil companies dispute climate lawsuit claims
Technology
Published in 10-1-2018
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NEW YORK (AP) The Latest on New York City's actions on oil investments, and lawsuit against oil companies over climate change (all times local): 2:30 p.m. Some of the oil companies being sued by New York City over claims they contributed to global warming are disputing the allegation. Mayor Bill de Blasio says the city will be seeking billions in the lawsuit to recoup money spent by the city ...>>
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Senate commerce leader confronts Apple about iPhone slowdown
Technology
Published in 10-1-2018
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) The chairman of the U.S. Senate's commerce committee wants Apple to lift the veil on its once-secret slowdown of older iPhones. Sen. John Thune, a South Dakota Republican, issued his request for more information in a letter sent Tuesday to Apple CEO Tim Cook. Among other things, Thune wants to know if Apple made any effort to notify its customers that its recent software u ...>>
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Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
Technology
Published in 10-1-2018
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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
Revised suit faults Google for asking hires about prior pay
Technology
Published in 3-1-2018
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) A revised gender-pay lawsuit seeking class-action status against Google faults the search giant for asking new hires about their prior salary, a practice now banned in California. The suit, filed Wednesday, also adds a fourth complainant, a preschool teacher with a master's degree. The four women allege they were underpaid by Google compared with their male counterparts. T ...>>
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Series of small quakes rattle area near Mount St. Helens
Technology
Published in 3-1-2018
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SEATTLE (AP) A series of small earthquakes has rattled an area northeast of Mount St. Helens in southwest Washington state. The Pacific Northwest Seismic Network says a 3.9 magnitude quake hit around 12:38 a.m. Wednesday. Dozens of people throughout the region reported feeling it. It was followed minutes later by a 2.7 magnitude temblor. Dozens of smaller aftershocks have been hitting since then. ...>>
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Price tag on gene therapy for rare form of blindness: $850K
Technology
Published in 3-1-2018
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WASHINGTON (AP) A first-of-its kind genetic treatment for blindness will cost $850,000 per patient, making it one of the most expensive medicines in the world and raising questions about the affordability of a coming wave of similar gene-targeting therapies. The injectable treatment from Spark Therapeutics can improve the eyesight of patients with a rare genetic mutation that affects just a few t ...>>
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Roku to chime in with voice-controlled assistant
Technology
Published in 3-1-2018
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Roku plans to add a voice-controlled digital assistant to its streaming TV players in an attempt to catch up with Google, Apple and Amazon. Roku's voice capabilities are currently limited to performing search requests and launching apps. The assistant will be able to field broader requests about video, music and other tasks tied to entertainment. Still, that's a much ...>>
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Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
Technology
Published in 3-1-2018
    576 Visits

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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