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Jury sides with Google in closely watched copyright case
Technology
Published in 27-5-2016
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) A federal jury has sided with Google in a $9 billion legal battle with tech industry rival Oracle, a complex copyright case that was closely watched in Silicon Valley. Oracle had sought $9 billion in damages after saying Google, without Oracle's permission, copied certain elements of the Java programming language that helps different software programs talk to each other. ...>>
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NASA hits snag while inflating new room at space station
Technology
Published in 27-5-2016
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Later in the day, NASA said engineers wanted to keep monitoring the compartment for any structural changes, and so another inflation try would not be made Friday. Everything went smoothly at first as Williams briefly opened a valve, allowing air to slowly flow into BEAM, short for Bigelow Expandable Activity Module. The soft-sided, multi-layered Beam measured 7 feet long and nearly 8 feet in dia ...>>
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FDA approves first drug-oozing implant to control addiction
Technology
Published in 27-5-2016
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WASHINGTON (AP) Federal health officials on Thursday approved an innovative new option for Americans struggling with addiction to heroin and painkillers: a drug-oozing implant that curbs craving and withdrawal symptoms for six months at a time. The first-of-a-kind device, Probuphine, arrives as communities across the U.S. grapple with a wave of addiction tied to opioids, highly-addictive drugs t ...>>
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Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
Technology
Published in 27-5-2016
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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.

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Baylor sexual assault victim: 'There is no celebration on my end'
Sports
Published in 27-5-2016
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Former Baylor student Stefanie Mundhenk, whose blog post about her experience as a victim of sexual assault went viral earlier this year, said she hopes justice.

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Timeline of Art Briles' career
Sports
Published in 27-5-2016
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Art Briles went from a high school coach to a college coaching star to fired by Baylor on Thursday.

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Rockets to hire Mike D'Antoni as head coach
Sports
Published in 27-5-2016
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The Rockets have chosen Mike D'Antoni as their next head coach, according to a person with knowledge of the team's coaching search.

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UH beats top-seeded Tulane in American baseball tourney
Sports
Published in 27-5-2016
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UH (35-22) is 2-0 in the tournament and will play the Tulane-UCF winner at 9 a.m. Saturday.

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Dallas Fed President calls for greater investment in education
Business
Published in 27-5-2016
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Dallas Fed president Robert Kaplan said that while the local economy may continue to face difficulties with struggling energy companies, he sees oil prices firming up and the job market remaining stable on account of an economic base that's much more diversified than it was in the 1980s.

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Meet the highest paid CEO in every state
Business
Published in 27-5-2016
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The highest paid CEO in Texas will make you nod your head and say, "Sure, that makes sense."

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Vacation Express service returns to IAH for summer
Business
Published in 27-5-2016
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Tour operator Vacation Express returns to Bush Intercontinental Airport for summer travel, relaunching its weekly nonstop flight to Grand Bahama Island on Thursday and beginning new weekly service to Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, on Friday. "Travelers in the Houston region enjoy a growing number of destinations and quality carriers, both for business and pleasure," Molly Waits, director of air ...>>
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Houston's biggest retail center welcomes new tenant, football field
Business
Published in 27-5-2016
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The 1,400-acre master planned community Valley Ranch going up just north of Kingwood is Houston's biggest retail project going up along the Grand Parkway and will include major big boxes, including a recently announced Hobby Lobby, a high school football stadium and mixed-use district.

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Texas inspectors check out complaints against these Houston gas stations (March 24 - May 23)
Business
Published in 27-5-2016
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In the state's most recent report of gas station inspections, the Houston area accounted for about one-third of irregularities at the pump.

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Houston economy still contracting, survey says
Economy
Published in 27-5-2016
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A slight improvement in sales and production among Houston area businesses provided a small lift to the overall local economy last month but not enough to propel it toward expansion. The Houston Purchasing Managers Index, which predicts likely shifts in production three to four months in advance, showed Monday that economic activity in Houston's service and manufacturing sectors remains slu ...>>
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Greater Houston Partnership taps social media to reach young professionals
Economy
Published in 27-5-2016
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The Greater Houston Partnership will launch a new site Thursday to aid its efforts in recruiting and attracting young professionals to the Houston area. Late last year, a task force found that Houston produces two jobs in science, technology, engineering and math, the STEM areas, for every one student who graduates from a local college or university.
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