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Online privacy may be boosted by new FCC data rules
Technology
Published in 28-10-2016
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The Federal Communications Commission on Thursday approved rules that require internet service providers like Comcast, AT&T and Verizon to ask customers' permission to use or share much of their data. Under the measure, for example, a broadband provider has to ask a customer's permission before it can tell an advertiser exactly where that customer is by tracking her phone and what inter ...>>
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Health law consumers face least choice in program's history
Technology
Published in 28-10-2016
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WASHINGTON (AP) Americans in the health insurance markets created by President Barack Obama's law will have less choice next year than any time since the program started, a new county-level analysis for The Associated Press has found. With many other communities affected, however, the problem of dwindling choice may create even bigger political headaches than the rising premiums announced e ...>>
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Rising star: YouTube playing key role in Google's success
Technology
Published in 28-10-2016
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) YouTube has emerged as a break-out star in Google's cast of services as the online video site upstages cable television for a younger generation of viewers looking for amusement, news and music on their smartphones. The trend is contributing to an advertising shift away from traditional network television programming to the more eclectic and diversified mix of clips rangi ...>>
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Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
Technology
Published in 28-10-2016
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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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Cardtronics third-quarter earnings jump 25 percent
Business
Published in 28-10-2016
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ATM owner and operator Cardtronics reported third-quarter net income of $27.5 million, or 60 cents per share, up 25 percent from $22 million, or 48 cents per share, during the same period in 2015, the company announced Thursday.

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Kriser's Natural Pet to open River Oaks location
Business
Published in 28-10-2016
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The store is the 42nd Kriser's Natural Pet location.

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Online privacy may be boosted by new FCC data rules
Business
Published in 28-10-2016
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The Federal Communications Commission on Thursday approved rules that require internet service providers like Comcast, AT&T and Verizon to ask customers' permission to use or share much of their data. Under the measure, for example, a broadband provider has to ask a customer's permission before it can tell an advertiser exactly where that customer is by tracking her phone and wha ...>>

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New Houston Raising Cane's will be chain's 300th restaurant
Business
Published in 28-10-2016
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There now are 22 Raising Cane's restaurants in the Houston area, making it the company's second-largest market.

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The unique -- often hidden -- perks offered by your credit card
Economy
Published in 28-10-2016
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"The credit card marketplace is so competitive that banks are trying to bend over backwards to keep their customers and attract new ones," said Matt Schultz, senior industry analyst at CreditCards.com.

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8 things that will be more expensive in August
Economy
Published in 28-10-2016
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As the summer season starts to wind down, you'll find plenty of discounts from retailers that are trying to clear their shelves. But that doesn't mean you're going to score a great deal on everything you see.

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Texas adds 23,600 jobs in July, while unemployment rate ticks up
Economy
Published in 28-10-2016
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Professional services fuel rise, while oil and gas continues to slide.

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Yellen’s early backers now hoping they were right
Economy
Published in 28-10-2016
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Yellen has begun the process of pulling back the Fed's unprecedented stimulus of the economy - drawing the concerns of liberal policy experts and economists worried it will upset a fragile recovery.

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U.S. consumer prices rise 0.2 percent in August
Economy
Published in 28-10-2016
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WASHINGTON (AP) U.S. consumer prices edged up 0.2 percent in August as a surge in medical care offset flat readings for food and energy. The Fed raised rates by a quarter-point last December but since then, officials have held off on further rate hikes, reflecting concerns about sluggish economic growth and periodic turbulence in financial markets. The rise in core inflation in August was le ...>>

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Rockets' K.J. McDaniels, Sam Dekker earn more playing time
Sports
Published in 28-10-2016
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After strong performances off the bench in the opener against the Lakers, Rockets coach Mike D'Antoni said he would likely increase the playing time for K.J. McDaniels and Sam Dekker in Friday's game at Dallas

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Rockets' James Harden showing off his assist skills
Sports
Published in 28-10-2016
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James Harden, who had matched Lucas' record of 14 assists in a half, was not ready to enjoy the accomplishment Wednesday night.

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