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Don't trust the tech giants? You likely rely on them anyway
Technology
Published in 12-6-2018
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NEW YORK (AP) If technology giants like Facebook, Google and Amazon face a common threat to their dominance, it probably lies in a single word: trust. In some respects, these companies are riding high. They have woven themselves into the fabric of our daily lives, making their services indispensable for daily tasks like keeping in touch with family and friends, watching TV and buying cat food. Re ...>>
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Seattle poised to repeal new tax opposed by Amazon
Technology
Published in 12-6-2018
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SEATTLE (AP) Seattle leaders said Monday that they plan to repeal a tax on large companies like Amazon and Starbucks as they face mounting pressure from businesses, an about-face just a month after unanimously approving the measure to help pay for efforts to combat a growing homelessness crisis. The quick surrender showed the power of Amazon to help rally opposition and aggressively push back on ...>>
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Crucial test of Ebola vaccine raises hopes, doubts in Congo
Technology
Published in 12-6-2018
    987 Visits
MBANDAKA, Congo (AP) Irene Mboyo Mola spent 11 days caring for her husband as he died of Ebola in a hospital where she said nurses were too scared to get close. She helped him to the bathroom, picked up his feverish body when he lost his balance, and reinserted an IV that fell out of his bleeding arm. "He told me all he could see was death," recalls Mola, a 30-year-old mother of six, as she sat s ...>>
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Vietnam passes cybersecurity law despite privacy concerns
Technology
Published in 12-6-2018
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HANOI, Vietnam (AP) Vietnamese legislators on Tuesday passed a contentious cybersecurity law, which critics say will hurt the economy and further restrict freedom of expression. The law requires service providers such as Google and Facebook to store user data in Vietnam, open offices in the country and remove offending contents within 24 hours at the request of the Ministry of Information and Com ...>>
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Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
Technology
Published in 12-6-2018
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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
Don't trust the tech giants? You likely rely on them anyway
Technology
Published in 12-6-2018
    982 Visits
NEW YORK (AP) If technology giants like Facebook, Google and Amazon face a common threat to their dominance, it probably lies in a single word: trust. In some respects, these companies are riding high. They have woven themselves into the fabric of our daily lives, making their services indispensable for daily tasks like keeping in touch with family and friends, watching TV and buying cat food. Re ...>>
Reference: www.chron.com
Seattle poised to repeal new tax opposed by Amazon
Technology
Published in 12-6-2018
    656 Visits
SEATTLE (AP) Seattle leaders said Monday that they plan to repeal a tax on large companies like Amazon and Starbucks as they face mounting pressure from businesses, an about-face just a month after unanimously approving the measure to help pay for efforts to combat a growing homelessness crisis. The quick surrender showed the power of Amazon to help rally opposition and aggressively push back on ...>>
Reference: www.chron.com
Crucial test of Ebola vaccine raises hopes, doubts in Congo
Technology
Published in 12-6-2018
    823 Visits
MBANDAKA, Congo (AP) Irene Mboyo Mola spent 11 days caring for her husband as he died of Ebola in a hospital where she said nurses were too scared to get close. She helped him to the bathroom, picked up his feverish body when he lost his balance, and reinserted an IV that fell out of his bleeding arm. "He told me all he could see was death," recalls Mola, a 30-year-old mother of six, as she sat s ...>>
Reference: www.chron.com
Vietnam passes cybersecurity law despite privacy concerns
Technology
Published in 12-6-2018
    159 Visits
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) Vietnamese legislators on Tuesday passed a contentious cybersecurity law, which critics say will hurt the economy and further restrict freedom of expression. The law requires service providers such as Google and Facebook to store user data in Vietnam, open offices in the country and remove offending contents within 24 hours at the request of the Ministry of Information and Com ...>>
Reference: www.chron.com
Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
Technology
Published in 12-6-2018
    580 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
New Facebook privacy furor: What's at stake?
Technology
Published in 5-6-2018
    181 Visits
NEW YORK (AP) Facebook is at the center of another privacy furor, this one over its sharing of user data with device makers such as Apple, Amazon, Samsung and others over the past decade The social network acknowledges the data sharing deals, which it says it's according to a New York Times report it has struck with at least 60 device makers since 2007. But it says there's nothing sc ...>>
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Microsoft embraces collaboration in $7.5B deal for GitHub
Technology
Published in 5-6-2018
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Microsoft is paying $7.5 billion for the popular coder hangout GitHub as the maker of Windows further embraces the types of open-source projects it used to shun. CEO Satya Nadella said the all-stock deal pairs Microsoft with the "world's leading software development platform," a destination where developers around the world go to share and review each other's code. As Microsoft built its ...>>
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Washington state sues Google, Facebook over campaign ad data
Technology
Published in 5-6-2018
    168 Visits
SEATTLE (AP) Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson on Monday sued Google and Facebook, saying the companies failed to maintain information about political advertising as required by state law. Washington law requires the companies to maintain information about buyers of political ads, the cost, how they pay for it, and the candidate or ballot measure at issue, according to the lawsuits, filed ...>>
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Israel opening nature museum, with evolution exhibit
Technology
Published in 5-6-2018
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TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) After decades of planning and delays, Israel is opening the doors of a new national natural history museum in the city of Tel Aviv, a facility that aims to increase scientific education despite religious opposition to the theory of evolution. The ultra-modern ark-shaped edifice is set to open in July alongside the Tel Aviv University campus and houses over 5.5 million specim ...>>
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Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
Technology
Published in 5-6-2018
    995 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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