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New way of defining Alzheimer's aims to find disease sooner
Technology
Published in 10-4-2018
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Government and other scientists are proposing a new way to define Alzheimer's disease basing it on biological signs, such as brain changes, rather than memory loss and other symptoms of dementia that are used today. The move is aimed at improving research, by using more objective criteria like brain scans to pick patients for studies and enroll them sooner in the course of their illness, whe ...>>
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Feds: Backpage.com made $500M from prostitution-related ads
Technology
Published in 10-4-2018
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PHOENIX (AP) The owners of the classified advertising site Backpage.com, who have already beaten some state charges in a separate California case, are now facing a federal indictment charging them with ignoring warnings to stop running advertisements promoting prostitution. Prosecutors contend some of the advertisements depicted children who authorities said were sex trafficking victims. The char ...>>
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Is Facebook really changing? Or just trimming its data haul?
Technology
Published in 10-4-2018
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Lost amid a flurry of Facebook announcements about privacy settings and data access is a much more fundamental question: Is Facebook really changing its relationship with users, or just tinkering around the edges of a deeper problem its insatiable appetite for the data it uses to sell ads? CEO Mark Zuckerberg, who is scheduled to testify to Congress on Tuesday and Wednesday, long defined the comp ...>>
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The Latest: Is Facebook really changing, or just stalling?
Technology
Published in 10-4-2018
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WASHINGTON (AP) The Latest on Facebook's privacy scandal and Mark Zuckerberg's congressional testimony (all times local): 1:45 a.m. Experts are questioning whether Facebook is fundamentally changing its relationship with users or just tinkering around the edges of its deep need for user data to sell ads. CEO Mark Zuckerberg is testifying before Congress on Tuesday and Wednesday in the w ...>>
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Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
Technology
Published in 10-4-2018
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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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When drone imperiled New Zealand plane, nobody called police
Technology
Published in 3-4-2018
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WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) When a drone flew within meters of a landing plane last week, endangering 278 passengers and crew, Air New Zealand responded by saying that such reckless drone operators should be thrown in prison. Other agencies also sounded the public alarm. Air traffic controllers said they were concerned about the increasing numbers of drones flying illegally in controlled airspac ...>>
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As whales fade, movement they spawned tries to keep up hope
Technology
Published in 3-4-2018
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PROVINCETOWN, Mass. (AP) Regina Asmutis-Silvia, a biologist who has dedicated her career to saving right whales, is cleaning out a file cabinet from the early 1990s, and the documents inside tell a familiar story the whales are dying from collisions with ships and entanglements in commercial fishing gear, and the species might not survive. Fast forward through a quarter-century of crawl-paced pr ...>>
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Judge to decide if Nazi 'troll storm' is protected speech
Technology
Published in 3-4-2018
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MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) Attorneys for a neo-Nazi website publisher and a Montana woman will ask a judge Tuesday to decide whether the white nationalist had a First Amendment right to unleash a "troll storm" of anti-Semitic messages and threats against the woman's family. U.S. Magistrate Judge Jeremiah Lynch was scheduled to hear arguments in Missoula on whether to dismiss a lawsuit by Tanya Ger ...>>
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Spotify to test how its music service plays on Wall Street
Technology
Published in 3-4-2018
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Spotify is about to find out whether investors view its music streaming service as a budding superstar or a flash in the pan. The Swedish company will make its stock market debut Tuesday, casting a spotlight on its early lead in music streaming a still-evolving field trying to hook people on the idea that it's better to subscribe for online access to millions of tunes tha ...>>
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Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
Technology
Published in 3-4-2018
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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
When drone imperiled New Zealand plane, nobody called police
Technology
Published in 3-4-2018
    695 Visits
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) When a drone flew within meters of a landing plane last week, endangering 278 passengers and crew, Air New Zealand responded by saying that such reckless drone operators should be thrown in prison. Other agencies also sounded the public alarm. Air traffic controllers said they were concerned about the increasing numbers of drones flying illegally in controlled airspac ...>>
Reference: www.chron.com
As whales fade, movement they spawned tries to keep up hope
Technology
Published in 3-4-2018
    442 Visits
PROVINCETOWN, Mass. (AP) Regina Asmutis-Silvia, a biologist who has dedicated her career to saving right whales, is cleaning out a file cabinet from the early 1990s, and the documents inside tell a familiar story the whales are dying from collisions with ships and entanglements in commercial fishing gear, and the species might not survive. Fast forward through a quarter-century of crawl-paced pr ...>>
Reference: www.chron.com
Judge to decide if Nazi 'troll storm' is protected speech
Technology
Published in 3-4-2018
    633 Visits
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) Attorneys for a neo-Nazi website publisher and a Montana woman will ask a judge Tuesday to decide whether the white nationalist had a First Amendment right to unleash a "troll storm" of anti-Semitic messages and threats against the woman's family. U.S. Magistrate Judge Jeremiah Lynch was scheduled to hear arguments in Missoula on whether to dismiss a lawsuit by Tanya Ger ...>>
Reference: www.chron.com
Spotify to test how its music service plays on Wall Street
Technology
Published in 3-4-2018
    871 Visits
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Spotify is about to find out whether investors view its music streaming service as a budding superstar or a flash in the pan. The Swedish company will make its stock market debut Tuesday, casting a spotlight on its early lead in music streaming a still-evolving field trying to hook people on the idea that it's better to subscribe for online access to millions of tunes tha ...>>
Reference: www.chron.com
Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
Technology
Published in 3-4-2018
    50 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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