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FCC vote kicks off a battle over regulation of the internet
Technology
Published in 19-5-2017
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NEW YORK (AP) A federal agency voted to kick off the repeal of "net neutrality" rules designed to keep broadband providers like AT&T, Verizon and Comcast from interfering with the internet. Undoing the net neutrality rules which, for instance, block providers from favoring their own apps and services over those of competitors like Netflix may be the biggest battle yet triggered by FCC Chairman ...>>
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US forecasters: Here comes another hotter than normal summer
Technology
Published in 19-5-2017
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WASHINGTON (AP) U.S. forecasters are predicting another warmer than normal summer for most of the country along with wetter weather in a swath of states stretching from Texas to Montana. Forecaster Stephen Baxter said it may not be as hot as recent summers because rain-soaked soil from a wet spring may keep the heat down.
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School: Student dies as a result of the 'choking game'
Technology
Published in 19-5-2017
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BERNARDS TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) A child in a New Jersey school has died as a result of the "choking game," where kids seek to achieve euphoria by briefly stopping oxygen from reaching the brain, a school superintendent says. The superintendent recommended that parents talk to their children and review the search history of their media devices; he noted that students ages 9 to 16 are vulnerable to e ...>>
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What Twitter's privacy changes mean for you
Technology
Published in 19-5-2017
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NEW YORK (AP) Twitter's new privacy policy suggests ambitions of becoming more like Facebook more tracking of users and more targeting of ads to rake in more money. With the changes, Twitter expands the pool of people it can track and lets the company collect more data about those people when they are visiting sites around the web, said Jules Polonetsky, CEO of the Future of Privacy Forum, ...>>
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Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
Technology
Published in 19-5-2017
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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
FCC vote kicks off a battle over regulation of the internet
Technology
Published in 19-5-2017
    546 Visits
NEW YORK (AP) A federal agency voted to kick off the repeal of "net neutrality" rules designed to keep broadband providers like AT&T, Verizon and Comcast from interfering with the internet. Undoing the net neutrality rules which, for instance, block providers from favoring their own apps and services over those of competitors like Netflix may be the biggest battle yet triggered by FCC Chairman ...>>
Reference: www.chron.com
US forecasters: Here comes another hotter than normal summer
Technology
Published in 19-5-2017
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WASHINGTON (AP) U.S. forecasters are predicting another warmer than normal summer for most of the country along with wetter weather in a swath of states stretching from Texas to Montana. Forecaster Stephen Baxter said it may not be as hot as recent summers because rain-soaked soil from a wet spring may keep the heat down.
Reference: www.chron.com
School: Student dies as a result of the 'choking game'
Technology
Published in 19-5-2017
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BERNARDS TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) A child in a New Jersey school has died as a result of the "choking game," where kids seek to achieve euphoria by briefly stopping oxygen from reaching the brain, a school superintendent says. The superintendent recommended that parents talk to their children and review the search history of their media devices; he noted that students ages 9 to 16 are vulnerable to e ...>>
Reference: www.chron.com
What Twitter's privacy changes mean for you
Technology
Published in 19-5-2017
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NEW YORK (AP) Twitter's new privacy policy suggests ambitions of becoming more like Facebook more tracking of users and more targeting of ads to rake in more money. With the changes, Twitter expands the pool of people it can track and lets the company collect more data about those people when they are visiting sites around the web, said Jules Polonetsky, CEO of the Future of Privacy Forum, ...>>
Reference: www.chron.com
Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
Technology
Published in 19-5-2017
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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
Senate conservatives: Ease Obama health care law protections
Technology
Published in 12-5-2017
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WASHINGTON (AP) Conservative senators are pushing to diminish insurance coverage requirements imposed by President Barack Obama's health care law as Senate Republicans try fashioning legislation overhauling the nation's health care system. Conservative senators are also talking about curbing health care tax credits Republicans want and slowing the growth of the Medicaid program for poo ...>>
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US nuclear site's collapsed tunnel may have gone unnoticed
Technology
Published in 12-5-2017
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(AP) The large sinkhole that caved in a tunnel filled with radioactive waste at a sprawling Washington state nuclear waste repository may have gone unnoticed for days before its discovery because workers do not patrol tunnel sites daily, a spokesman for the U.S. Department of Energy said Thursday. The sinkhole was found Tuesday, prompting an emergency at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation with evac ...>>
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Ukraine soldiers bombarded by 'pinpoint propaganda' texts
Technology
Published in 12-5-2017
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The threats and disinformation represent a new form of information warfare, the 21st-century equivalent of dropping leaflets on the battlefield. The Associated Press has found that the messages are almost certainly being sent through cell site simulators, surveillance tools long used by U.S. law enforcement to track suspects' cellphones. In 2015, Ukrainian soldiers defending the railroad to ...>>
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Tillerson says US won't be rushed on climate change policies
Technology
Published in 12-5-2017
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FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) Arctic nations have renewed calls for the world to address climate warming, but U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says the United States will not rush to make a decision on its policies. The document noted the importance of reducing soot and methane emissions and said climate change is the most serious threat to Arctic biodiversity. The U.S. highlighted three areas du ...>>
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Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
Technology
Published in 12-5-2017
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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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