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Amazon slashes price of new Echo speaker to $100
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Published in 27-9-2017
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SEATTLE (AP) Amazon says it is cutting the price of its Echo smart speaker to $100 from $180, improving the sound quality and upgrading its appearance with six new "shells." The announcement is the first of several Amazon is making at an event for journalists in Seattle. The next generation speaker, which is powered by Amazon's Alexa voice assistant, will have a dedicated woofer and a tweete ...>>
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Trump unhappy with top health official over travel
Technology
Published in 27-9-2017
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WASHINGTON (AP) President Donald Trump declared Wednesday he's "not happy" with his top health official, after Tom Price's government-paid travel on costly charter flights triggered a wide-ranging congressional investigation of the administration. Trump's displeasure, voiced repeatedly, called into question Price's job security as head of the Health and Human Services Departme ...>>
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Popocatepetl volcano spews rock, dumps ash near Mexico City
Technology
Published in 27-9-2017
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MEXICO CITY (AP) The Popocatepetl volcano outside Mexico City has spewed glowing rock and dumped ash over nearby towns. Mexico's national disaster-prevention agency says the volcano also known to locals as "Don Goyo" erupted for several hours Wednesday morning. Its monitoring cameras detected incandescent rocks landing more than a half-mile (1,000 meters) down the slope. The agency also repo ...>>
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Why is the internet still out for some in Florida?
Technology
Published in 27-9-2017
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NEW YORK (AP) The power's back on in Florida. So why is the internet still out for some people, more than two weeks after Hurricane Irma struck? When power fails, so do home and business internet connections. Many homes will get internet back once power is restored. But that's not true for everyone. There could still be problems with the underlying cable network. Sometimes equipment in ...>>
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Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
Technology
Published in 27-9-2017
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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
Nest Labs adds doorbell that can recognize familiar faces
Technology
Published in 20-9-2017
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Home device maker Nest Labs is adding Google's facial recognition technology to a camera-equipped doorbell and rolling out a security system in an attempt to end its history of losses. The products announced Wednesday expand upon the internet-connected thermostats, smoke detectors and stand-alone security cameras that Nest has been selling since its inception six years ago ...>>
Reference: www.chron.com
Report: Iran group hacks aviation, petrochemical industries
Technology
Published in 20-9-2017
    526 Visits
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) A group of hackers suspected of working in Iran for its government is targeting the aviation and petrochemical industries in Saudi Arabia, the U.S. and South Korea, a cybersecurity firm warned Wednesday. The report by FireEye also said the suspected Iranian hackers left behind a new type of malware that could have been used to destroy the computers it infected, an ...>>
Reference: www.chron.com
The Latest: Future of California water now up for debate
Technology
Published in 20-9-2017
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FRESNO, Calif. (AP) The Latest on California's proposal to build two giant water tunnels (all times local): 12:15 p.m. California must now decide what's next for upgrading its water delivery system after a key player rejected Gov. Jerry Brown's plans to build two giant tunnels. All sides of California's water war agree the north-south system needs a major overhaul. The powerfu ...>>
Reference: www.chron.com
Soft soil makes Mexico City shake like it was built on jelly
Technology
Published in 20-9-2017
    178 Visits
WASHINGTON (AP) The soft soil that lines the ancient lake bed that Mexico City is built on amplified the shaking from Tuesday's earthquake and increased its destructive force, seismologists say as they try to better understand the quake that has killed more than 200 people. Scientists are looking at other quirks of the magnitude 7.1 earthquake, including the absence of aftershocks and if it ...>>
Reference: www.chron.com
Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
Technology
Published in 20-9-2017
    976 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
Nest Labs adds doorbell that can recognize familiar faces
Technology
Published in 20-9-2017
    307 Visits
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Home device maker Nest Labs is adding Google's facial recognition technology to a camera-equipped doorbell and rolling out a security system in an attempt to end its history of losses. The products announced Wednesday expand upon the internet-connected thermostats, smoke detectors and stand-alone security cameras that Nest has been selling since its inception six years ago ...>>
Reference: www.chron.com
Report: Iran group hacks aviation, petrochemical industries
Technology
Published in 20-9-2017
    451 Visits
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) A group of hackers suspected of working in Iran for its government is targeting the aviation and petrochemical industries in Saudi Arabia, the U.S. and South Korea, a cybersecurity firm warned Wednesday. The report by FireEye also said the suspected Iranian hackers left behind a new type of malware that could have been used to destroy the computers it infected, an ...>>
Reference: www.chron.com
The Latest: Future of California water now up for debate
Technology
Published in 20-9-2017
    680 Visits
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) The Latest on California's proposal to build two giant water tunnels (all times local): 12:15 p.m. California must now decide what's next for upgrading its water delivery system after a key player rejected Gov. Jerry Brown's plans to build two giant tunnels. All sides of California's water war agree the north-south system needs a major overhaul. The powerfu ...>>
Reference: www.chron.com
Soft soil makes Mexico City shake like it was built on jelly
Technology
Published in 20-9-2017
    880 Visits
WASHINGTON (AP) The soft soil that lines the ancient lake bed that Mexico City is built on amplified the shaking from Tuesday's earthquake and increased its destructive force, seismologists say as they try to better understand the quake that has killed more than 200 people. Scientists are looking at other quirks of the magnitude 7.1 earthquake, including the absence of aftershocks and if it ...>>
Reference: www.chron.com
Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
Technology
Published in 20-9-2017
    674 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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