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Message to Trump? Countries say climate fight 'irreversible'
Technology
Published in 18-11-2016
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MARRAKECH, Morocco (AP) Government delegates meeting for U.N. climate talks reiterated their commitment to the Paris Agreement with a proclamation Thursday saying climate action is "irreversible," the buzzword at the two-week conference after the uncertainty caused by the U.S. election. The proclamation calls for "the highest political commitment to combat climate change" and reaffirms the promi ...>>
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Gasp! Wildfires cause hacking and wheezing across the South
Technology
Published in 18-11-2016
    118 Visits
ATLANTA (AP) Asthma sufferers and others with breathing problems are turning up at hospitals and doctors' waiting rooms, wheezing and hacking. Dozens of wildfires that have burned an estimated 190 square miles across the Southeast have thrown a shroud of smoke over the region in the past week or so, even in distant metropolitan areas like Atlanta, leaving cities big and small smelling like ...>>
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Beyond rooms and homes: Airbnb adding tours and activities
Technology
Published in 18-11-2016
    230 Visits
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Not content with just renting out spare rooms and vacant homes, Airbnb is adding local tours and activities like surfing lessons and pub crawls to its travel services in major cities around the world. With the new features announced Thursday, the fast-growing online rental company is hoping to tap into leisure travelers' desire for distinctive "experiences" that make them ...>>
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Tesla, SolarCity get shareholder approval for merger
Technology
Published in 18-11-2016
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Tesla Motors got approval from investors to combine with SolarCity Corp. in an effort to expand the market for solar power and give electric car owners new options for solar charging. Analysts wondered why Tesla would want to take on SolarCity while it's building a big battery factory in Nevada and preparing to launch its first mass-market car, the Model 3, due out at the end of 2017. Earl ...>>
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Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
Technology
Published in 18-11-2016
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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
Message to Trump? Countries say climate fight 'irreversible'
Technology
Published in 18-11-2016
    587 Visits
MARRAKECH, Morocco (AP) Government delegates meeting for U.N. climate talks reiterated their commitment to the Paris Agreement with a proclamation Thursday saying climate action is "irreversible," the buzzword at the two-week conference after the uncertainty caused by the U.S. election. The proclamation calls for "the highest political commitment to combat climate change" and reaffirms the promi ...>>
Reference: www.chron.com
Gasp! Wildfires cause hacking and wheezing across the South
Technology
Published in 18-11-2016
    526 Visits
ATLANTA (AP) Asthma sufferers and others with breathing problems are turning up at hospitals and doctors' waiting rooms, wheezing and hacking. Dozens of wildfires that have burned an estimated 190 square miles across the Southeast have thrown a shroud of smoke over the region in the past week or so, even in distant metropolitan areas like Atlanta, leaving cities big and small smelling like ...>>
Reference: www.chron.com
Beyond rooms and homes: Airbnb adding tours and activities
Technology
Published in 18-11-2016
    891 Visits
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Not content with just renting out spare rooms and vacant homes, Airbnb is adding local tours and activities like surfing lessons and pub crawls to its travel services in major cities around the world. With the new features announced Thursday, the fast-growing online rental company is hoping to tap into leisure travelers' desire for distinctive "experiences" that make them ...>>
Reference: www.chron.com
Tesla, SolarCity get shareholder approval for merger
Technology
Published in 18-11-2016
    424 Visits
Tesla Motors got approval from investors to combine with SolarCity Corp. in an effort to expand the market for solar power and give electric car owners new options for solar charging. Analysts wondered why Tesla would want to take on SolarCity while it's building a big battery factory in Nevada and preparing to launch its first mass-market car, the Model 3, due out at the end of 2017. Earl ...>>
Reference: www.chron.com
Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
Technology
Published in 18-11-2016
    77 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
President-elect Trump means angst for 'Obamacare' consumers
Technology
Published in 11-11-2016
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WASHINGTON (AP) Donald Trump's election ushers in a time of high anxiety for people with health insurance under President Barack Obama's law, which expanded coverage to millions but has struggled to find widespread public acceptance. While Congress labors, look for the Trump administration to use its regulatory powers to make changes. Voters "don't want Washington to fix Obamacar ...>>
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Disney embraces streaming as ratings sag
Technology
Published in 11-11-2016
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NEW YORK (AP) As more and more people get their favorite TV shows and movies online, Disney is also learning to embrace the stream. NFL game viewership is also down, and the contentious election drew viewers away from Disney networks like ABC to cable news networks. [...] in the U.K. there is Disney Life, launched a year ago, a 10 pound ($15) monthly service that offers Disney movies, TV shows, ...>>
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FCC concerned about AT&T exempting DirecTV from data caps
Technology
Published in 11-11-2016
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[...] Verizon exempts its go90 video app from wireless data caps, and Comcast lets customers of its Stream cable-replacement service watch without it counting against a home internet meter. Consumer advocates have also raised concerns about zero rating with regards to AT&T's proposed acquisition of Time Warner Inc., which owns HBO, CNN and TBS.
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Yahoo took its time investigating massive security breach
Technology
Published in 11-11-2016
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Yahoo detected evidence that a hacker had broken into its computer network at least 18 months before launching an investigation that discovered personal information had been stolen from about 500 million user accounts. The timeline outlined in a regulatory filing raises further questions about why it took Yahoo so long to realize the severity of its security breakdown.
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Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
Technology
Published in 11-11-2016
    851 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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