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McDonald's testing crab sandwich in San Francisco area
Technology
Published in 10-2-2017
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SAN JOSE, Calif. Following its success with garlic fries, McDonald's of the Bay Area is testing another regional favorite: a crab sandwich.

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Super Bowl LI sets new record for data used on Wi-Fi
Technology
Published in 10-2-2017
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A record 11.8 terabytes of data traversed the Wi-Fi network during Super Bowl LI, according to official numbers released Thursday by Extreme Networks, the official Wi-Fi and Wi-Fi analytics provider of Super Bowl LI.

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Mexico raises key rate as inflation surges, peso stumbles
Technology
Published in 10-2-2017
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Mexico's central bank raised borrowing costs for a fourth straight meeting as President Donald Trump's election undermined the peso and fuel prices soared, sending inflation spiraling above target.

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Tequila billionaires reap windfall as Cuervo IPO triggers surge
Technology
Published in 10-2-2017
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Juan Francisco Beckmann Vidal and Juan Domingo Beckmann -- the heirs to the family that controls tequila giant Jose Cuervo -- are seeing their net worth soar a day after the company carried out Mexico's biggest IPO in more than three years.

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Group 1 Automotive posts stronger 4th-quarter earnings
Technology
Published in 3-2-2017
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Group 1 Automotive's earnings improved during the fourth quarter despite slower sales in Texas and other oil-centric markets.

 

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Houston private equity firm grows construction business with acquisition
Technology
Published in 3-2-2017
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The Sterling Group owns the majority of DexKo Global. The Tie Down Engineering acquisition follows other company asset purchases in recent months.

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Houston isn't the most romantic city. But it loves love songs, sales show
Technology
Published in 3-2-2017
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Houston was one of five cities where Amazon customers streamed the most love songs in 2016, according to the retailer.

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HFF arranges financing for Hanover Post Oak
Technology
Published in 3-2-2017
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HFF has arranged fixed-rate financing for Hanover Post Oak, a 355-unit high-rise apartment building, on behalf of The Hanover Co.

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Mexico exports no longer just avocados, tequila
Technology
Published in 3-2-2017
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Cars and trucks such as the Ram 1500 crew cab, Ford Fiesta and Chevrolet Trax fill U.S. dealer lots. Even while Mexico's oil production has fallen steadily, U.S. imports from Mexico increased 638 percent since 1993, just before the North American Free Trade Agreement took effect, according to the U.S. Trade Representative's office. The top-selling U.S. imports from Mexico in 2015 in ...>>

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Genes may help grocery tomatoes catch up to heirloom taste
Technology
Published in 27-1-2017
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Scientists think they can put the yum back into the grocery tomato by tinkering with its genetic recipe. Researchers are reinstalling five long-lost genetic traits that add much of the sweet-yet-acidic taste that had been bred out of mass-produced tomatoes for the past 50 years. [...] Klee and colleagues looked at the genomes of the mass-produced tomato varieties and heirloom tomatoes to try to ...>>
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Google's Pixel phone shines despite misgauging demand
Technology
Published in 27-1-2017
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) The Pixel phone, Google's answer to Apple's iPhone and Samsung's Galaxy, is off to a promising start but might have done even better had Google managed consumer demand as smartly as the device's sleek design. The Pixel's success is important to Google because it wants to ensure there's a stylish Android phone to compete with the iPhone and drive ...>>
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Hawaii bill would classify homelessness as medical condition
Technology
Published in 27-1-2017
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HONOLULU (AP) As an emergency room doctor, Hawaii Sen. Josh Green sees homeless patients suffering from diabetes, mental health problems and an array of medical issues that are more difficult to manage when they are homeless or do not have permanent housing. The isolated state's high food and housing costs have prompted thousands of locally-born residents and transplants to erect tents and ...>>
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Microsoft beats 2Q forecasts as focus shifts from Windows
Technology
Published in 27-1-2017
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NEW YORK (AP) Microsoft Corp. reported yet another quarter of stronger-than-expected results on Thursday, thanks to its focus on online services and business software rather than its legacy Windows operating system. Businesses and government agencies are increasingly turning to such "cloud computing" services, which again helped boost Microsoft's revenue, just as it did in the previous quar ...>>
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Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
Technology
Published in 27-1-2017
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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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Scientists will live in a dome for 8 months to simulate Mars
Technology
Published in 20-1-2017
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HONOLULU (AP) Six carefully selected scientists will spend the next eight months living inside a man-made dome on a remote Hawaii volcano as part of a human-behavior study that could help NASA as it draws up plans for sending astronauts on long missions to Mars. The four men and two women were scheduled to move into their new simulated space home Thursday afternoon on Mauna Loa, settling into th ...>>
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