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House GOP leaders scrounge for votes to exhume health bill
Technology
Published in 28-4-2017
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WASHINGTON (AP) The White House and Republican leaders worked Thursday to wring votes out of resistant moderate GOP lawmakers for the House health care bill, but remained shy of the support they'd need to fully rouse the measure back to life. Centrist Republicans were the primary target of the lobbying, a day after the conservative House Freedom Caucus announced its support for a revised ve ...>>
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Microsoft's fiscal 3Q revenue falls short of expectations
Technology
Published in 28-4-2017
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NEW YORK (AP) Microsoft's cloud business propelled its fiscal third-quarter earnings above Wall Street's expectations, but revenue fell short, sending the software maker's stock lower in after-hours trading. Businesses and government agencies are increasingly turning to such "cloud computing" services, which is helping Microsoft move on from its old software business.
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Microsoft's fiscal 3Q revenue falls short of expectations
Technology
Published in 28-4-2017
    327 Visits
NEW YORK (AP) Microsoft's cloud business propelled its fiscal third-quarter earnings above Wall Street's expectations, but revenue fell short, sending the software maker's stock lower in after-hours trading. Businesses and government agencies are increasingly turning to such "cloud computing" services, which is helping Microsoft move on from its old software business.
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5 reasons Amazon is experimenting with physical stores
Technology
Published in 28-4-2017
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Amazon has been dabbling in physical retail since 2015, during which time it's opened a half-dozen bookstores that double as gadget emporia, a score of campus bookstores that don't sell books and a convenience store without cashiers. Wedbush Securities analyst Michael Pachter says physical bookstores are good places to win Kindle converts, as "the only people who don't have Kindles ...>>
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5 reasons Amazon is experimenting with physical stores
Technology
Published in 28-4-2017
    180 Visits
Amazon has been dabbling in physical retail since 2015, during which time it's opened a half-dozen bookstores that double as gadget emporia, a score of campus bookstores that don't sell books and a convenience store without cashiers. Wedbush Securities analyst Michael Pachter says physical bookstores are good places to win Kindle converts, as "the only people who don't have Kindles ...>>
Reference: www.chron.com
YouTube ad boycott could spell trouble for Alphabet's Google
Technology
Published in 28-4-2017
    256 Visits
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) YouTube's inability to keep big-brand ads off unsavory videos is threatening to transform a rising star in Google's digital family into a problem child. Skittish advertisers have curtailed their spending until they are convinced Google can prevent their brands from appearing next to extremist clips promoting hate and violence. Google CEO Sundar Pichai told analysts ...>>
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YouTube ad boycott could spell trouble for Alphabet's Google
Technology
Published in 28-4-2017
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) YouTube's inability to keep big-brand ads off unsavory videos is threatening to transform a rising star in Google's digital family into a problem child. Skittish advertisers have curtailed their spending until they are convinced Google can prevent their brands from appearing next to extremist clips promoting hate and violence. Google CEO Sundar Pichai told analysts ...>>
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Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
Technology
Published in 28-4-2017
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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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Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
Technology
Published in 28-4-2017
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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
Webster Dairy Queen targets late May opening
Business
Published in 28-4-2017
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Bay Area residents will have to wait a bit longer to get their Hungr-Busters. The opening of the Dairy Queen at 16190 Old Galveston Road in Webster has been pushed to the end of May or June.

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Physician who was dragged off flight settles with United
Business
Published in 28-4-2017
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CHICAGO (AP) A Kentucky doctor who was dragged off a United flight after he refused to give up his seat to crew members has reached a settlement with the airline for undisclosed amount. Cellphone video of the April 9 confrontation aboard a jetliner at Chicago's O'Hare Airport sparked widespread public outrage over the treatment of Dao.

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As region pulls out of bust, housing market booms
Business
Published in 28-4-2017
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[...] when Shelor and his wife, Mary Jo, decided to sell their four-bedroom, three-bath house - typical fare for Copper Village and other local neighborhoods - they lined up contractors and did a deep dive into local sales rates, inventory and price trends. From Cypress to Baytown, Fort Bend to Friendswood, two-thirds of Houston-area neighborhoods saw sales price gains in 2016, according to an an ...>>
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Deal of the Week: Black Bear Diner coming to Katy
Business
Published in 28-4-2017
    206 Visits
The shopping center, at the northeast corner of the Katy Freeway and Katy Fort Bend Road, is anchored by Dick's Sporting Goods, another Houston newcomer, along with Bed Bath & Beyond and PetSmart. New-to-market retailers contributed to an overall increase in demand of nearly 5.5 million square feet in the local market in 2016, according to JLL. Other companies that recently announced plans ...>>
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Land Tejas breaks ground on Conroe community
Business
Published in 28-4-2017
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Houston-based Land Tejas has started development of an 111-acre community in Conroe called Wedgewood Forest. Initial builders are Century Communities, Colina Homes and Westin Homes.

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Webster Dairy Queen targets late May opening
Business
Published in 28-4-2017
    511 Visits

Bay Area residents will have to wait a bit longer to get their Hungr-Busters. The opening of the Dairy Queen at 16190 Old Galveston Road in Webster has been pushed to the end of May or June.

Reference: www.chron.com


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