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Samsung's profit jumps 64 percent to record high on chips
Technology
Published in 9-1-2018
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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) Samsung Electronics said its October-December operating profit jumped 64 percent to a record high, capping off 2017 with the biggest annual operating income and sales in its history thanks to the blockbuster semiconductor business. In its earnings preview Tuesday, the South Korean company put its operating profit at 15.1 trillion won ($ 14.1 billion) for the final three mo ...>>
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The Latest: Intel CEO addresses security flaw in its chips
Technology
Published in 9-1-2018
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LAS VEGAS (AP) The Latest on the CES technology show in Las Vegas (all times local): 7 p.m. The head of Intel aims to steer the company toward new business in self-driving cars, virtual reality and other cutting-edge technologies. Though first it may have to pull out of a skid caused by a serious security flaw in its processor chips, which undergird many of the world's smartphones and person ...>>
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Autos overshadow the small gadgets at CES tech show in Vegas
Technology
Published in 9-1-2018
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LAS VEGAS (AP) The smartphones and other small machines that used to dominate the annual CES gadget show have been overshadowed in recent years by bigger mobile devices: namely, automobiles. Auto companies typically save more practical announcements about new cars, trucks and SUVs for the upcoming Detroit auto show. But major automakers like Toyota, Kia, Hyundai and Ford have a noticeable presenc ...>>
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Intel CEO: Fixes on the way for serious chip security flaws
Technology
Published in 9-1-2018
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LAS VEGAS (AP) Intel has big plans to steer toward new business in self-driving cars, virtual reality and other cutting-edge technologies. But first it has to pull out of a skid caused by a serious security flaw in its processor chips, which undergird many of the world's smartphones and personal computers. Intel CEO Brian Krzanich opened his keynote talk Monday night at the annual CES gadget ...>>
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Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
Technology
Published in 9-1-2018
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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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Apple investors urge action to curb child gadget addiction
Business
Published in 9-1-2018
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NEW YORK - Two major Apple investors have urged the iPhone maker to help curb smartphone addiction among children, highlighting growing concern about the effects of gadgets and social media on youngsters. New York-based Jana Partners and the California State Teachers' Retirement System said in an open letter to Apple that the company must offer more choices and tools to help children fight ad ...>>
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Consumers ramp up their borrowing
Business
Published in 9-1-2018
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U.S. consumer borrowing jumped 8.8 percent in November, the most in more than two years, a sign of growing confidence in the economy. The Federal Reserve said Monday that Americans added nearly $28 billion in credit card, student, auto and other debt in November. That brought outstanding consumer debt to a total of $3.83 trillion. And a category of debt made up mostly of credit cards jumped $11.2 ...>>
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Intel CEO's stock sales seen warranting SEC examination
Business
Published in 9-1-2018
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Intel Corp. Chief Executive Officer Brian Krzanich's sale of a chunk of company stock in the fourth quarter of last year has prompted questions about the transaction's timing because it happened after the discovery that modern processors are vulnerable to hackers. Intel says Krzanich's sales were part of a pre-arranged stock plan with an automated schedule, but some securities lawy ...>>
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Autos overshadow small gadgets at tech show
Business
Published in 9-1-2018
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LAS VEGAS - The smartphones and other small machines that used to dominate the annual CES gadget show have been overshadowed in recent years by bigger mobile devices: namely, automobiles. Auto companies typically save more practical announcements about new cars, trucks and SUVs for the upcoming Detroit auto show. But major automakers like Toyota, Kia, Hyundai and Ford have a noticeable presence at ...>>
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Spying cow flatulence from space may predict steak prices
Business
Published in 9-1-2018
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Cow flatulence may someday have a new scent: money. Palo Alto, Calif.-based Bluefield Technologies plans to launch a fleet of satellites that can detect methane emissions, a technology that has the potential to catch leaks at oil and gas facilities or monitor climate-change commitments by nations. The most immediate use, though, might be for commodity traders tracking the supply of cattle. Microbe ...>>
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U.S. auto sales dropped in 2017 but remain strong
Economy
Published in 9-1-2018
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DETROIT - The U.S. auto industry's historic growth streak has ended, but demand for new vehicles - especially SUVs - remains healthy as the new year begins. U.S. auto sales fell 2 percent to 17.2 million in 2017, according to Autodata Corp. It was their first year-over-year decline since 2009, ending an unprecedented seven-year expansion. General Motors, Toyota and Ford all reported a 1 perce ...>>
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U.S. businesses add 250,000 jobs, survey says
Economy
Published in 9-1-2018
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WASHINGTON - U.S. companies closed out 2017 with strong hiring in December, adding the most jobs in nine months. Payroll processor ADP said Thursday that businesses added 250,000 jobs last month, up from 185,000 in November. The gains were led by robust hiring in health care, professional services such as accounting and engineering, and retail. The figures suggest that businesses are optimistic ab ...>>
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5 ways to assess whether the GOP tax plan is delivering
Economy
Published in 9-1-2018
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WASHINGTON - If President Donald Trump and his Republican allies are right, the $1.5 trillion tax cut plan they sped into law last month will make individuals and businesses more prosperous. Paychecks will grow. Stocks will surge further. Consumers will spend more. The economy will accelerate. Critics counter that the tax plan will mainly enrich the already wealthy and swell corporate profits whil ...>>
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Black unemployment falls to lowest level on record
Economy
Published in 9-1-2018
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Black unemployment fell to 6.8 percent in December, the lowest ever recorded by the U.S. Labor Department since it began tracking the black unemployment rate in 1972. Economists say it's a sign the recovery from the Great Recession is finally starting to help a wider swath of the population. During the aftermath of the financial crisis, black unemployment soared to 16.8 percent in 2010, meani ...>>
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In auto industry home, Michigan tries to accommodate bikes
Economy
Published in 9-1-2018
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LANSING, Mich. - In the capital of the U.S. auto industry, drivers have been slow to accept that more Americans are choosing bicycles over cars for commuting or for fun and exercise. While other states adopted bike-friendly safety laws to accommodate cycling's soaring popularity, Michigan steered clear of the trend and watched as more riders got killed by cars. Now lawmakers are trying to mak ...>>
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