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Apple to build new Austin hub, expand in other tech hotbeds

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Apple plans to build a $1 billion campus in Austin, Texas, that will create at least 5,000 jobs ranging...

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Nations at climate talks back universal emissions rules

KATOWICE, Poland (AP) — Nearly 200 countries at the U.N. climate talks have agreed upon universal, transparent rules on how...

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Executive's arrest, security worries stymie Huawei's reach

BEIJING (AP) — While a Huawei executive faces possible U.S. charges over trade with Iran, the Chinese tech giant's ambition to...

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TBS Factoring connects to trucking industry with Truck Boss show

The trucking services company is now a year into producing its own online show, Truck Boss, that focuses on issues facing...

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Genoa mayor says new bridge to be built by Christmas 2019

ROME (AP) — Genoa's mayor is promising that his city will have a new bridge by Christmas 2019 to replace the one that collapsed...

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ProCure cancer treatment center will be sold

Oklahoma's ProCure cancer treatment center will be sold by the end of the year.

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China suspends tariff hikes on US cars, auto parts

BEIJING (AP) — China announced a 90-day suspension on Friday of tariff hikes on U.S. cars, trucks and auto parts following its...

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___GM says it has 2,700 jobs for workers slated to be laid offDETROIT (AP) — The General Motors' massive 14,000-person layoff...

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Stocks plunge to 8-month lows on growth fears; J&J nosedives

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks staggered to eight-month lows Friday after weak economic data from China and Europe set off more worries...

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Climate talks extended as island nations demand action

KATOWICE, Poland (AP) — Weary officials from almost 200 countries faced another day of negotiations at the U.N. climate talks...

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How major US stock indexes fared Friday

Stocks staggered to eight-month lows Friday after weak economic data from China and Europe set off more worries about the...

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Bug may have exposed photos from 7M Facebook users

NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook's privacy controls have broken down yet again, this time through a software flaw affecting nearly 7...

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Markets Right Now: S&P 500 sinks to lowest level since April

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local):4 p.m.Stocks ended the week with a steep loss...

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Detentions raise fears, cast doubt on China's policies

WASHINGTON (AP) — By detaining two Canadians in an apparent act of retaliation, China is looking like the country its harshest...

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Innovations in Smart Windows, Biofuels, Waste Recycling, Ophthalmic Products, and Ergonomics, 2018 Study - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 14, 2018--The "Innovations in Smart Windows, Biofuels, Waste Recycling, Ophthalmic Products, and...

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Weekly Summary Corporate dividends, name changes, new listings

NEW YORK (AP) — Changes announced in corporate dividends Dec. 14-Dec. 10.INCREASED DIVIDENDSAES .1365 from .13AT&T Inc .51 from...

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Initial public offerings scheduled to debut next week

NEW YORK (AP) — The following is a list of initial public offerings planned for the coming week. Sources include IPO ETF...

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Apple upstages Amazon in selecting new tech hub locations

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — One tech giant strung dozens of North American cities through a circus-like contest that led mayors and...

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2018 Innovations in MEMS Flammable Gas Sensors, Optical Ranging Sensing, Image Signal Processors, Flexible Sensors and Wheel Force Transducers -...

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 14, 2018--The "Innovations in MEMS Flammable Gas Sensors, Optical Ranging Sensing, Image Signal...

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Facebook says new bug allowed apps to access private photos of millions of users

Facebook on Friday revealed that a major software bug may have allowed third-party apps to wrongly access the photos of up to...

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Spain plans to spend $8 billion on military hardware upgrade

MADRID (AP) — Spain's government has announced a plan to spend 7.3 billion euros ($8.2 billion) over the next 10 years on...

Oil imports continue despite production growth

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U.S. oil production and export capacity both are expanding rapidly, but don't expect imports to end anytime soon. The country's production surged to 11.7 million barrels of oil per day in the last week of November, according to the U.S. Energy...

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10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:1. SENATE REBUKES TRUMP,...

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Asian shares fall on poor Chinese economic data

SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian markets tumbled on Friday after China reported weaker-than-expected economic data, stirring up worries...

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Canada caught between 2 powers, feeling alone in the world

TORONTO (AP) — First U.S. President Donald Trump attacked Canada on trade. Then Saudi Arabia punished it for speaking up for...

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Billionaire builds beach access app after violating rules

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) — A tech billionaire whose elaborate wedding in a redwood grove violated California rules has helped...

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The Latest: California Coastal Commission unveils phone app

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the California Coastal Commission unveiling a new smartphone app (all times local):6...

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Virgin Galactic tourism rocket ship reaches space in test

MOJAVE, Calif. (AP) — Virgin Galactic's tourism spaceship climbed more than 50 miles high above California's Mojave Desert on...

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Tony Hawk returns to gaming with mobile download

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Skateboarding pioneer Tony Hawk is updating his presence in the gaming world with the release of Tony Hawk's...

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Facebook hosts offline privacy 'pop-up' in New York City

NEW YORK (AP) — Wrapping up a year of privacy scandals , congressional hearings and a host of other problems, Facebook hosted a...

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How major US stock indexes fared Thursday

U.S. stocks wobbled Thursday as the markets turned fairly quiet after a very turbulent start to the week. Small companies...

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Markets Right Now: US stocks drift to a mostly lower close

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local):4 p.m.Stocks drifted to a mostly lower close...

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The Latest: Climate delegate: 'What's the point?' of talks

KATOWICE, Poland (AP) — The Latest on the U.N. climate talks in Poland and other climate news (all times local):8:45 p.m.The...

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AP Exclusive: Iran hackers hunt nuke workers, US officials

LONDON (AP) — As U.S. President Donald Trump re-imposed harsh economic sanctions on Iran last month, hackers scrambled to break...

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EU agency: Cocaine dealers' technology use complicates busts

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — The European Union agency that monitors drug abuse says cocaine dealers are increasingly using social...

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The Latest: China confirms holding 2 Canadians

BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on the detentions in China of two Canadian men (all times local):3:55 p.m.China has confirmed it has...

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Ethiopia sets 2022 for Nile dam's completion amid delays

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopia's controversial Nile River dam will not be completed until 2022, more than four years...

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Taylor Swift used facial recognition software to detect stalkers at LA concert

The periphery of a Taylor Swift concert is as thought out as the show she presents on stage. Beyond the traditional...

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The Latest: Tourism rocket ship reaches space on test flight

MOJAVE, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a test flight of Virgin Atlantic's space tourism rocket ship (all times local):8 a.m.Virgin...

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Hackers stole nearly $1M from Save the Children charity

BOSTON (AP) — Save the Children says hackers stole nearly $1 million from the nonprofit through a sophisticated email scam.The...

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Detention of Canadians raises stakes in China-US-Canada row

BEIJING (AP) — China confirmed Thursday that it has detained two Canadian men, raising the stakes in a three-way dispute over a...

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Artificial intelligence's rise exposes gaping gender gap

The challenges of making the technology industry a more welcoming place for women are numerous, especially in the booming field...

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$946 Million Robotic Drilling Market to 2025 - Global Analysis and Forecasts by Component, Installation Type, and Application - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 13, 2018--The "Robotic Drilling Market to 2025 - Global Analysis and Forecasts by Component,...

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AP Exclusive: Iran hackers hunt nuclear workers, US targets

LONDON (AP) — As U.S. President Donald Trump re-imposed harsh economic sanctions on Iran last month, hackers scrambled to break...

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AP Exclusive: Iran-linked hackers have tried to break into private emails of nuclear scientists, US sanctions officials

LONDON (AP) — AP Exclusive: Iran-linked hackers have tried to break into private emails of nuclear scientists, US sanctions...

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Robot turns out to be man in suit

A robot on show at a Russian state-sponsored event has turned out to be a man dressed in a costume. Robot Boris featured on...

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Global Oil & Gas Mobility Market Outlook (2017-2026): A $50+ Billion Market Opportunity by 2026 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 13, 2018--The "Oil and Gas Mobility - Global Market Outlook (2017-2026)" report has been added to...

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Canada says entrepreneur feared detained in China

TORONTO (AP) — A second Canadian man is feared detained in China in what appears to be retaliation for Canada's arrest of a top...

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China suspected in huge Marriott data breach, official says

WASHINGTON (AP) — Investigators believe hackers working on behalf of China's main intelligence agency are responsible for a...

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The Latest: Official IDs Canadian missing in China

TORONTO (AP) — The latest on the frictions between Canada and China over the arrest of a top Chinese tech executive (all times...

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Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad:___Dec. 12The Telegraph on British Prime Minister Theresa May...

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Malaysia's Proton launches 1st SUV with China's Geely

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian national car maker Proton launched its first SUV on Wednesday in a fresh effort to...

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The Latest: US suspects China in Marriott data breach

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on cyber threats from China (all times local):7:05 p.m.Investigators believe hackers working on...

A meal and a bed are just what these species need.

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Farmers are being encouraged to apply for grants to add habitats on their ranches and farms for monarch butterflies and other pollinators. A new round of funding is being offered through the U.S. Department of Agriculture Natural Resources...

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5 charged with running massive movie piracy ring

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles federal grand jury has indicted five men who allegedly ran an international piracy ring that...

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US urges UN to ban Iran nuclear missiles, keep arms embargo

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo urged the U.N. Security Council on Wednesday to again ban Iranian...

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Interesting tech stories you might have missed

Staff writer and tech beat reporter Dale Denwalt shares what he's been reading this week in the world of technology, data,...

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California mulls texting fee to help poor people get phones

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California regulators are considering a plan to charge a fee for text messaging on mobile phones to...

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How major US stock indexes fared Wednesday

U.S. stocks couldn't hang on to a big gain Wednesday, but they still finished broadly higher as technology and health care...

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Wall Street ends higher with help from tech and health care

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks couldn't hang on to a big gain Wednesday, but they still finished broadly higher as technology and...

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Tencent Music shares rise on first trading day

NEW YORK (AP) — Shares in Chinese streaming music giant Tencent Music Entertainment rose nearly 8 percent to $14 on Thursday,...

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Markets Right Now: Stocks end higher on Wall Street

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local):4 p.m.Stocks ended higher as traders keep up...

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Report: 'High-tech' robot on Russian TV was man in suit

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian media say a contraption presented by Russian state television as a high-tech robot was in fact a man in a...

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Bosque Systems is Changing the Curve with New Well Shock Solution

FORT WORTH, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 12, 2018--Bosque Systems has developed a new technology, Well Shock, that restimulates...

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Verizon loses bet on digital ads, takes $4.6B accounting hit

Verizon's big bet on digital advertising isn't panning out.The wireless company spent more than $4 billion to buy AOL and...

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Text messages might be next to face California tax, reports say

California state regulators have been working on a plan to charge mobile phone users a text messaging fee intended to fund...

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For retailers, the smartphone is future of store experience

NEW YORK (AP) — Just a few years ago, retailers considered smartphones the enemy of the in-store experience they were trying to...

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$89.1 Billion High Voltage Battery Market By Capacity, Type, Range, Voltage, Vehicle Type and Region - Global Forecast to 2025 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 12, 2018--The "High Voltage Battery Market By Capacity, Type, Range, Voltage, Vehicle Type and...

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The European Waste-to-Energy (WtE) Market is Expected to be Valued at ~$22 Billion by 2023 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 12, 2018--The "Europe Waste to Energy Market: Focus on Technology (Thermo Chemical, Bio Chemical),...

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Asia-Pacific Waste to Energy Market: Focus on Technology, Application and Waste Type - Forecast to 2023 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 12, 2018--The "Asia-Pacific Waste to Energy Market: Focus on Technology (Thermo Chemical and...

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'Little League for esports' hopes to organize youth gaming

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — Christian Pineda plays a lot of video games, but he's best at "Minecraft." Hunched over a laptop in...

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Sting uses fake Amazon boxes, GPS to catch would-be thieves

The explosion in online shopping has led to porch pirates and stoop surfers swiping holiday packages from unsuspecting...

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Global Electrostatic Precipitator Market Outlook to 2026: The Increasing Stringency of International Standards Toward Reducing Air Emissions is a Key Growth...

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 12, 2018--The "Electrostatic Precipitator - Global Market Outlook (2017-2026)" report has been...

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RigER Celebrates 6 years with the release of RigER 6.0 – Midland

MIDLAND, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 12, 2018--Belca Soft Corporation presents the latest version of its innovative oilfield...

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Seismic Survey Equipment: Worldwide Market Forecasts to 2026 by Location, Component, Technology, End-user and Geography - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 12, 2018--The "Seismic Survey Equipment - Global Market Outlook (2017-2026)" report has been added...

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OU working on MBA for aerospace, defense contractors

University staff have engaged the local defense industry about how the program should be designed.

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Navigant Research Report Anticipates Global Annual Sales of Electric Drive Medium and Heavy Duty Vehicles, Excluding China, Will Increase 17% through 2030

BOULDER, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 12, 2018--A new report from Navigant Research analyzes the global market for electric...

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Global Start-stop Battery Market 2018-2022 - Strict Auto Emission Regulations / Widening Lithium Demand- Supply Gap / Competitive Landscape -...

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 12, 2018--The "Global Start-stop Battery Market 2018-2022" report has been added to...

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Russian official threatens to block Google

MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian communications official has threatened to block Google in Russia unless it complies with a law banning...

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Google grilled in Congress: What's ahead for tech companies

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. lawmakers' grilling of Google CEO Sundar Pichai may have sounded like a broken record, but it amplified...

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Huawei CFO gets bail; China detains ex-Canadian diplomat

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — A Canadian court granted bail Tuesday to a top Chinese executive arrested at the United...

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The Latest: Trump says he could intervene in Huawei case

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The latest on the arrest in Canada of Chinese tech executive Meng Wanzhou. (all times...

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US military's Aegis system intercepts test missile in Hawaii

HONOLULU (AP) — The U.S. military's land-based Aegis missile defense system has intercepted an intermediate range ballistic...

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Christmas tree farmers aim to boost sales via social media

TUALATIN, Ore. (AP) — Rosa Villarreal's three young sons jumped and ran around the field of Christmas trees like jackrabbits,...

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NASA's Mars lander takes selfie from above with robotic arm

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA's new Mars lander has taken a selfie from above, using a camera on its long robotic arm.The...

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Landmark study shows screen time is impacting kids' brain development

A new study takes a closer look at the impact the amount of time children spend on cell phones, computers and TV is having on...

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How major US stock indexes fared Tuesday

U.S. stocks careened between big gains and losses on Tuesday before indexes ended the day mixed, the latest dizzying run for a...

Executive director of Oklahoma Real Estate Commission resigns after audit discussion

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The executive director of the Oklahoma Real Estate Commission abruptly resigned Wednesday following a closed-door meeting between state auditors and commission members. The resignation of Executive Director Charla Slabotsky was confirmed...

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Hints of Democratic agenda as Google CEO testifies

WASHINGTON (AP) — Google CEO Sundar Pichai — and other tech executives who may be watching — got hints Tuesday of what issues...

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Markets Right Now: Stock market ends mixed after a bumpy day

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local):4 p.m.The stock market ended another see-saw...

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China and US discuss plans for trade talks

BEIJING (AP) — China's economy czar and U.S. trade envoys discussed plans for talks on a tariff battle, the government said...

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Brands born on the internet embrace physical stores

SHORT HILLS, N.J. (AP) — Online retailers are getting physical.A growing number of brands born on the internet are now opening...

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The top 10 books on Apple's iBooks-US

iBook charts for week ending December 9, 2018: (Rank, Book Title by Author Name, ISBN, Publisher :iBooks US Bestseller List -...

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The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store

App Store Official Charts for the week ending December 9, 2018:Top Paid iPhone Apps:1. Minecraft, Mojang2. Heads Up!, Warner...

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Global Supercapacitor Market Outlook 2017-2026: Market is Expected to Reach $4.98 Billion - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 11, 2018--The "Supercapacitor - Global Market Outlook (2017-2026)" report has been added to...

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'Pandemic' rings warning bell about gene-editing technology

"Pandemic" (Putnam), by Robin CookWhen there's a scientific breakthrough, Robin Cook doesn't just stand up and cheer. He uses...

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Global $207 Billion Hydrogen Generation Market Outlook 2017-2026 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 11, 2018--The "Hydrogen Generation - Global Market Outlook (2017-2026)" report has been added to...

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The Latest: Google CEO says no plans 'right now' for China

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Google CEO before Congress (all times local):12:10 p.m.Google CEO Sundar Pichai is reiterating...

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The Latest: Trump " says developments in US-China trade

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the back and forth between China and the U.S. over trade, technology and the arrest of an...

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Carrier and Whisker Labs Allow Homeowners to Participate in Utility-Sponsored Energy Curtailment Programs

INDIANAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 11, 2018--Carrier  and Whisker Labs have teamed up to help homeowners save on heating and...

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Ceramic Capacitors: Technologies & Opportunities - Global Markets, 2018-2023 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 11, 2018--The "Ceramic Capacitors: Technologies and Opportunities" report has been added to...

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Russian official offers to unveil correspondence with US

MOSCOW (AP) — A top official at Russia's cybersecurity agency has offered to publish its communications with American...

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Hydropower Turbines: Global Market Analysis 2018 - Forecast to 2025 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 11, 2018--The "Global Hydropower Turbines Market Analysis 2018 - Forecast to 2025" report has been...

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Press secretary shares anti-media tweet

The press secretary for Oklahoma's Speaker of the House of Representatives shared a tweet on Sunday claiming the media should...

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E-scooter crashes could carry legal risks

E-scooter crashes could carry legal risks Q: If you ride an e-scooter and injure a pedestrian, are you liable for medical...

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Carbon conscious: how one man is shrinking his footprint

STOLLBERG, Germany (AP) — Some people count their calories. Dirk Gratzel counts his carbon emissionsThe software entrepreneur...

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Asian shares mixed on concerns over trade, economic outlook

SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian markets were mixed Tuesday in narrow trading on doubts that U.S. and China can manage to resolve their...

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Hertz, Clear partner to speed rentals with biometric scans

Biometric screening is expanding to the rental car industry.Hertz said Tuesday it is teaming up with Clear, the maker of...

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The Latest: Huawei expects 'just conclusion' on exec's bail

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The Latest on the arrest in Canada of Chinese tech executive Meng Wanzhou. (all times...

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China ups pressure as tech exec's hearing goes into Tuesday

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — A jailed Chinese technology executive will have to wait at least one more day to see if she...

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Google accelerates Plus closure after another privacy lapse

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Google is still having trouble protecting the personal information on its Plus service, prodding the...

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Protesters disrupt US fossil fuel event at UN climate talks

KATOWICE, Poland (AP) — Protesters disrupted a U.S. government event at United Nations climate talks Monday, criticizing the...

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How major US stock indexes fared Monday

U.S. stocks remained volatile Monday as the market recovered from sharp losses in morning trading to end with modest gains. The...

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Markets Right Now: US stocks end a bumpy day slightly higher

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local):4 p.m.Stocks ended another bumpy day slightly...

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The Latest: Catholic pilgrims bear climate change warning

KATOWICE, Poland (AP) — The Latest on climate talks taking place in Poland (all times local):6:35 p.m.A dozen Roman Catholic...

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Customs officers searching more travelers' devices

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers are searching the electronic devices of travelers more often, and...

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Chinese court bans some iPhones over Qualcomm dispute

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. chipmaker Qualcomm says it's won an order in a Chinese court banning some Apple phones in China as part of...

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The Latest: Apple to appeal iPhone ruling in China

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on Apple-Qualcomm dispute (all times local):1:55 p.m.Apple says it's appealing a Chinese court...

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Verizon says 10,400 managers accept buyout offer

NEW YORK (AP) — Verizon says 10,400 U.S. managers have accepted a voluntary buyout offered as the company seeks to trim costs...

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Liz Weston: 4 tech tasks to keep your parents safer online

All of us are vulnerable to fraud. But the ways some older people use technology can put them at higher risk.That's where you...

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Business owners need to teach staffers about password safety

NEW YORK (AP) — It may seem obvious: Companies' computers, mobile devices and accounts need secure passwords. But many small...

Hub Cap Alley: Changes are likely for the long-industrial strip

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Hub Cap Alley, never a pretty sight to see, was for decades a hub of commerce for the city's working class. In its heyday, the stretch of Robinson Avenue between the Oklahoma River and downtown doubled as a state highway and was lined with cars...

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Fast facts about the arrest of a Chinese tech executive

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — WHAT'S HAPPENINGA top executive with Chinese electronics giant Huawei faces a bail hearing....

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GoPro to move production out of China over tariff concerns

SAN MATEO, Calif. (AP) — Action-camera maker GoPro says it will move production of U.S.-bound cameras out of China by the...

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GM fights government to retain tax credit for electric cars

WASHINGTON (AP) — General Motors is fighting to retain a valuable tax credit for electric vehicles as the nation's largest...

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How to plan your smart home - and weigh privacy risks

NEW YORK (AP) — You might have heard of lights that turn off with an app or voice command. Or window shades that magically rise...

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AP PHOTOS: Belgian experts seek e-waste gold in climate curb

BERINGEN, Belgium (AP) — Mark Adriaenssens and his colleagues are looking for gold — and other precious materials — all in a...

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Big shareholder at Yelp wants a board reshuffle

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. (AP) — Saying it's lost patience with missteps and earnings shortfalls, a large shareholder at Yelp is...

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Video review, goal-line decisions approved for water polo

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Video review and goal-line technology are coming to water polo to help the oldest Olympic team...

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Travel software company Travelport targeted in $4.4B deal

NEW YORK (AP) — A pair of buyout firms is planning to take the travel software company Travelport private in a deal worth about...

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Fortnite gamer in 'live stream assault'

A Sydney gamer has been charged after he was heard allegedly assaulting a woman during a live stream of the hugely popular game...

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Navigant Research Report Shows Building Information Modeling Can Help Accelerate the Transformation of Buildings to Smart, Optimized, and Intelligent

BOULDER, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 10, 2018--A new report from Navigant Research examines how building information modeling...

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China summons US envoy to protest detention of Huawei exec

BEIJING (AP) — China summoned the U.S. ambassador to Beijing to protest Canada's detention of a senior executive of Chinese...

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Protesters march as UN climate talks hit fossil fuel snag

KATOWICE, Poland (AP) — Thousands of people from around the world marched Saturday through the southern Polish city that's...

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22-year-old employee found dead at Google's NYC office

NEW YORK (AP) — Police say a 22-year-old software engineer was found dead at the company's New York City headquarters.Scott...

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GM plant closing not expected to stall Detroit's rebound

DETROIT (AP) — General Motors' planned shutdown of its Detroit-Hamtramck plant would leave only one auto assembly factory in...

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China exports weaken ahead of US trade talks

BEIJING (AP) — China's export growth sank in November as global demand weakened, adding to pressure on Beijing ahead of trade...

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Friday Sports in Brief

BASEBALLCARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Former major league players Luis Valbuena and Jose Castillo were killed in a car crash in...

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Chinese executive facing US extradition appears in court

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — A Canadian prosecutor urged a Vancouver court to deny bail to a Chinese executive at the...

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The Latest: Huawei awaits 'right conclusion' in CFO's arrest

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the arrest of an executive of Chinese telecoms equipment maker Huawei Technologies (all times...

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China launches pioneering mission to far side of moon

BEIJING (AP) — China launched a ground-breaking mission Saturday to land a spacecraft on the largely unexplored far side of the...

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Stocks drop 4 percent in rocky week on trade, growth worries

Wall Street capped a turbulent week of trading Friday with the biggest weekly loss since March as traders fret over rising...

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New NASA lander captures 1st sounds of Martian wind

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA's new Mars lander has captured the first sounds of the "really unworldly" Martian wind.The Jet...

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Australia anti-encryption law rushed to passage

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — A newly enacted law rushed through Australia's parliament will compel technology companies such as...

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Markets Right Now: US stocks dive again, extending losses

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local):4 p.m.Stocks dove again on Wall Street,...

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US backers of Paris accord set up camp at climate talks

KATOWICE, Poland (AP) — Hundreds of U.S. states, cities, businesses and churches planted the American flag at the U.N. climate...

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Meng Wanzhou's rise through the ranks at Huawei

NEW YORK (AP) — Before her dramatic arrest in Canada, few in the U.S. had heard of Meng Wanzhou.Meng, 46, is chief financial...

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Global Oil & Gas Automation Market by Technology, Type of Offering and Region - Growth, Trends and Forecast (2018-2023) - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 7, 2018--The "Oil and Gas Automation Market - Segmented By Technology (SCADA, PLC, and DCS), Type...

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Ontario government fires 3 directors after Google deal

TORONTO (AP) — Ontario's provincial government has fired three board members from a government organization working with a...

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The Global Critical Infrastructure Protection Market is Forecast to Reach $216 Billion by 2026 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 7, 2018--The "Critical Infrastructure Protection - Global Market Outlook (2017-2026)" report has...

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Facebook defends Zuckerberg's exposed emails

Facebook's staff feel like they are under siege. Every few days there seems to be a fresh accusation or leak that paints the...

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Huawei CFO to appear in Canada court as Chinese media slam arrest

VANCOUVER/TORONTO (Reuters) - A top executive of China’s Huawei Technologies Co Ltd who is under arrest in Canada is set to...

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Nobel chemistry winners regret fear of new developments

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Winners of this year's Nobel Prize for Chemistry say that excessive concerns about genetically modified foods...

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Hydraulic Fracturing Market Outlook (2017-2022) - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 7, 2018--The "Hydraulic Fracturing Market Outlook (2017-2022)" report has been added to...

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Asian shares rise on Wall Street gains amid trade friction

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mostly higher Friday after gains on Wall Street but investors continued to watch for news about...

OKC Streetcar draws a crowd

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Decades after being edged out by the automobile, trolleys are back. Oklahoma City began service Friday morning on downtown's $136 million MAPS 3 streetcar system, reviving a long-dormant transportation option. Financed by a voter-approved...

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Trump EPA acts to roll back control on climate-changing coal

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency acted again Thursday to ease rules on the sagging U.S. coal industry,...

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Internet access via mobile phones starts for all Cubans

HAVANA (AP) — For the first time, average Cubans became eligible to sign up for internet service for their mobile phones...

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China demands Canada release executive of tech giant Huawei

BEIJING (AP) — China on Thursday demanded that Canada release an executive of Chinese tech giant Huawei who was arrested in a...

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Tech execs at White House field ideas for US dominance

Top executives from Google, Microsoft, IBM, Oracle and Qualcomm gathered Thursday at the White House amid strained ties between...

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Markets Right Now: Stocks claw back from an early plunge

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local):4 p.m.Stocks clawed back much of the ground...

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College football cash cow for Airbnb hosts in Norman and Stillwater

Airbnb stays in those cities generated about $342,000 during college football home-game weekends in 2018.

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The Latest: Warner calls Huawei threat to national security

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the arrest of an executive of Chinese telecoms equipment maker Huawei Technologies. (All times...

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The Latest: Trump greets tech execs at White House

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on a White House tech meeting (all times local):3:40 p.m.President Donald Trump has met with a...

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Lyft aims to beat Uber to US stock market with IPO

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Lyft still hasn't caught up to Uber in the rapidly growing ride-hailing market, but it's ahead in the race...

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Remains of Pearl Harbor sailors return home after 77 years

HONOLULU (AP) — More than 75 years after nearly 2,400 members of the U.S. military were killed in the Japanese attack at Pearl...

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EKG, other heart health features come to Apple Watch

NEW YORK (AP) — Apple Watch is now fulfilling its promise to let people take EKGs of their heart and notify them of any...

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The Latest: Swiss solar expert backs ideas to save planet

KATOWICE, Poland (AP) — The Latest on the U.N climate talks in Poland (all times local):5:15 p.m.A Swiss adventurer who flew...

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Global Automatic Lubrication System Markets to 2023: Analysis by Lubrication Type, Technology, Industry Vertical and Geography - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 6, 2018--The "Automatic Lubrication System Market - Forecasts from 2018 to 2023" report has been...

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Analysis on the Cloud Storage Market for the Energy & Power Industry - Global Outlook to 2023: A $7+ Billion Opportunity - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 6, 2018--The "Cloud Storage Market for Energy and Power Industry - Forecasts from 2018 to 2023"...

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Comanche Electric Migrates from Power Line Carrier System to Sensus Next-Generation AMI

RALEIGH, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 6, 2018--Spanning seven counties, Comanche Electric Cooperative provides electricity for...

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Sails make a comeback as shipping tries to go green

LONDON (AP) — As the shipping industry faces pressure to cut climate-altering greenhouse gases, one answer is blowing in the...

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The Global Oil Condition Monitoring Market (2017-2023) is Projected to Grow at a CAGR of 9.27% - 2018 Report - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 6, 2018--The "Oil Condition Monitoring Market - Forecasts from 2018 to 2023" report has been added...

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Oklahoma student wins honors with robot prosthetic

Emily Haas flexed her biceps, and the fingers on a purple plastic robotic hand sitting on a table before her flexed as well....

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SoftBank cell functions down for several hours in Japan

TOKYO (AP) — Some users of SoftBank cellphones had problems calling and text messaging for several hours in Japan on Thursday...

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Navigant Research’s Energy Storage Tracker Identifies Over 1,900 Projects in Latest Update

BOULDER, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 6, 2018--A new report from Navigant Research tracks global energy storage projects,...

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China promises prompt action on US trade pact

BEIJING (AP) — China's government said Thursday it will promptly carry out a tariff cease-fire with Washington and is confident...

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Asian shares skid as Huawei CFO arrest revives trade jitters

TOKYO (AP) — Asian stock prices skidded Thursday following the arrest of a senior official at Chinese telecoms equipment maker...

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Rapper sues makers of video game 'Fortnite' over dance moves

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Rapper 2 Milly filed a lawsuit Wednesday against the makers of "Fortnite," saying they are illegally using a...

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Documents show Facebook used user data as competitive weapon

Internal Facebook documents released by a U.K. parliamentary committee offer the clearest evidence yet that the social network...

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Merchant Hydrogen, 2018: Industrial Gas & Energy Markets (2017-2023) - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 5, 2018--The "Merchant Hydrogen: Industrial Gas and Energy Markets" report has been added to...

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Google's robotic spinoff launches ride-hailing service

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google's self-driving car spinoff is finally ready to try to profit from its nearly decade-old...

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EU steps up fight against 'fake news' ahead of elections

BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union authorities want internet companies including Google, Facebook and Twitter to file monthly...

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Facebook Gave Some Companies Special Access to Users’ Data, Documents Show

LONDON — Emails and other internal Facebook documents released by a British parliamentary committee on Wednesday show how the...

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Thousands of emails stolen from Republican committee's aides

WASHINGTON (AP) — Thousands of emails were stolen from aides to the National Republican Congressional Committee during the 2018...

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UK union loses challenge to Deliveroo over drivers' status

LONDON (AP) — Britain's High Court has ruled that Deliveroo riders do not have the right to collective bargaining — the latest...

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China promises action on US trade deal but gives no details

BEIJING (AP) — China issued an upbeat but vague promise Wednesday to carry out a tariff cease-fire with Washington but gave no...

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Global Quantum Batteries Market Study - Forecast to 2023: CAGR to Grow at 24.78% - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 5, 2018--The "Global Quantum Batteries Market - Forecasts from 2018 to 2023" report has been added...

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Navigant Research Report Shows Global Installation of Devices for Bring Your Own Device Programs Is Expected to Reach 5.5 Million in 2027

BOULDER, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 5, 2018--A new report from Navigant Research examines the global bring your own device...

Employers must stay in compliance with FMLA during holidays, other closings

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Employers must stay in compliance with FMLA during holidays, other closings Q: How do employers calculate FMLA (Family and Medical Leave Act) days during holidays and other times when the business isn't operating? A: That depends upon whether...

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Asia shares sink after Wall Street sell-off

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stocks sank Wednesday after Wall Street plunged amid confusion about what Washington and Beijing agreed to...

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White House intensifies confusion and fear on US-China deal

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration raised doubts Tuesday about the substance of a U.S.-China trade cease-fire,...

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Cuba to begin full internet access for mobile phones

HAVANA (AP) — Cuba announced Tuesday night that its citizens will be offered full internet access for mobile phones beginning...

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The Latest: Trump says Macron's decision justifies his own

KATOWICE, Poland (AP) — The latest on climate talks taking place in Poland (all times local):2:10 a.m.President Donald Trump...

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Cuba says it will offer its citizens full internet access on mobile phones Thursday, one of the last nations to do so

HAVANA (AP) — Cuba says it will offer its citizens full internet access on mobile phones Thursday, one of the last nations to...

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Netflix maintains high-priced relationship with 'Friends'

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Netflix will still be there for fans of the old TV series "Friends," but maintaining the relationship will...

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House GOP campaign arm targeted by 'unknown entity' in 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — Thousands of emails were stolen from aides to the National Republican Congressional Committee during the 2018...

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Charlotte Prodger wins Turner art prize for smartphone video

LONDON (AP) — British artist Charlotte Prodger has won the prestigious Turner Prize for art with a video shot on an...

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Calif. police use Tesla system to halt sleeping man's car

DETROIT (AP) — The Autopilot system on a Telsa Model S may have helped the California Highway Patrol stop the car after its...

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Markets Right Now: US stocks dive as trade jitters return

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local):4 p.m.Stocks took a nosedive on Wall Street...

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Ukrainian authorities: We thwarted 'massive' cyberattack

MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Ukrainian authorities say they've thwarted a huge cyberattack and are blaming Russia for the alleged...

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Largest police force in the US steps into the drone age

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Police Department has shown off its first fleet of drones.The department said Tuesday that...

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National Oilwell Varco Announces Frame Agreement with Equinor to Outfit Offshore Drilling Rig Fleet with Wired Drillpipe

HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 4, 2018--National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NYSE: NOV) today announced the signing of a frame...

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$42.5Bn Waste to Energy Market, 2024 Featuring Prominent Players - Amec Foster Wheeler, Veolia Environment, Suez Environment S.A., Waste Management Inc.,...

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 4, 2018--The "Waste to Energy Market" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's...

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Should you need to pass a social media check to get a gun?

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Should hateful tweets keep you from getting a gun?That's a question many have asked after suspects in...

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Gas Insulated Switchgear - Global Market Outlook (2017-2026) - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 4, 2018--The "Gas Insulated Switchgear - Global Market Outlook (2017-2026)" report has been added...

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New DDN Storage-Powered Technology Platform Delivers Researchers Capability for Real-Time Analysis of High-Rate Microscopy Data

SANTA CLARA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 4, 2018--DataDirect Networks (DDN®), the market leader of at-scale storage solutions,...

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Uber announces new minibus service in traffic-mad Egypt

CAIRO (AP) — Uber launched a new minibus service on Tuesday in traffic-mad Cairo, Egypt's capital and one of the U.S....

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Tendril Receives Strategic Investment from Rubicon Technology Partners to Accelerate Growth

BOULDER, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 4, 2018--Tendril, a leading provider of Home Energy Management (“HEM”) solutions to the...

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Global Battery Management Systems Market Forecast to 2024 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 4, 2018--The "Global Battery Management Systems Market, Forecast to 2024" report has been added to...

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Analyzing Gas to Liquids (GTL) Market 2018-2024 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 4, 2018--The "Analyzing Gas to Liquids Market 2018" report has been added to...

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Global Solar Power Industry 2018-2022 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 4, 2018--The "Global Solar Power Industry 2018" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's...

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Navigant Research Report Finds Global Annual Revenue for Distributed Power Generation in Data Centers Is Expected to Reach $6.7 Billion in 2027

BOULDER, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 4, 2018--A new report from Navigant Research examines the global market for distributed...

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CHP may have used Tesla Autopilot to stop speeding car

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. (AP) — The California Highway Patrol says it may have used the Autopilot system of a Tesla to stop the car...

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Asian stocks slip on worries over US-China tariffs truce

SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian shares were mostly lower Tuesday as investors questioned if a 90-day truce in a tariffs battle will...

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Reused rocket takes off carrying 64 satellites

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (AP) — A SpaceX rocket carrying 64 small satellites lifted off from California on Monday,...

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Leaders stress need to win support for climate measures

KATOWICE, Poland (AP) — As leaders attending the U.N.'s annual climate summit heard fresh warnings about the dire consequences...

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Israeli firm rejects alleged connection to Khashoggi killing

JERUSALEM (AP) — An Israeli company known for its sophisticated phone surveillance technology on Monday rejected accusations...

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China gets US tariff delay but movement on tech unclear

BEIJING (AP) — Buy more U.S. exports? Done. Tinker with technology tactics that irk Washington and other trading partners?...

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Markets Right Now: Trade truce sends stocks solidly higher

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local):4 p.m.Stocks finished solidly higher on Wall...

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The Latest: SpaceX lands rocket's first stage on ship

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a SpaceX rocket launch from California (all times local):11:10 a.m.For...

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Leak site's launch shows dilemma of radical transparency

LONDON (AP) — A new leak website is wrestling with what to make available to the public, an illustration of the difficulty of...

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Europe Medium Speed Large Generators Market, Competition Forecast & Opportunities, 2013-2018 & 2023 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 3, 2018--The "Europe Medium Speed Large Generators Market By Application (Power Generation & CHP),...

Storing industrial water underground for future use isn't science fiction.

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Oklahoma rules adopted in 2017 make it possible for municipalities, other governmental entities and businesses to use aquifers that aren't tapped for drinking water to store fluids they later could tap to meet their ongoing needs. Participants at...

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Trump and Xi agreement buys time in trade war

WASHINGTON (AP) — The dinner table diplomacy that Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping of China conducted over the weekend...

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China again tops UN agency's ranking of top patent filers

GENEVA (AP) — A U.N. agency says China has issued the most international patent applications for an eighth straight year,...

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UK intelligence chief outlines threats, urges more diversity

LONDON (AP) — Britain's Secret Intelligence Service director used a rare public speech Monday to outline threats facing Britain...

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The 2018 Hydrogen Market by Delivery Mode, Technology and End User: Global Industry Perspective, Comprehensive Analysis and Forecast (2017-2023) -...

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 3, 2018--The "Hydrogen Market by Delivery Mode, by Technology and by End User: Global Industry...

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Czech spy agency blames Russia for cyberattacks on diplomats

PRAGUE (AP) — A Czech spy agency says it's "obvious" that Russia was behind cyberattacks against the country's foreign...

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Phase Change Materials: Technologies and European Markets to 2023 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 3, 2018--The "Phase Change Materials: Technologies and European Markets" report has been added to...

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Navigant Research Report Shows Utilities Will Rely on Advanced IT Systems for Distribution Management and Distributed Energy Resources Management

BOULDER, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 3, 2018--A new report from Navigant Research explores how advanced distribution management...

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The Latest: World Bank ups climate funding to $200 billion

KATOWICE, Poland (AP) — The Latest on the U.N. climate talks taking place in Katowice, Poland (all times local):2 a.m.The World...

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Where are the drones? Amazon's customers are still waiting

Jeff Bezos boldly predicted five years ago that drones would be carrying Amazon packages to people's doorsteps by now.Amazon...

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Could anyone have stopped gene-edited babies experiment?

HONG KONG (AP) — Early last year, a little-known Chinese researcher turned up at an elite meeting in Berkeley, California,...

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Coal question looms large as climate talks begin in Poland

KATOWICE, Poland (AP) — Negotiators from around the world opened the United Nations' annual climate change conference Sunday in...

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Trump and Xi buy time in trade war. That was the easy part.

WASHINGTON (AP) — The dinner-table diplomacy that Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping of China conducted over the weekend...

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Schumer says Marriott should pay to replace hacked passports

NEW YORK (AP) — Sen. Charles Schumer says Marriott hotel officials should pay for new passports for customers whose passport...

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Espionage, ID theft? Myriad risks from stolen Marriott data

NEW YORK (AP) — The data stolen from the Marriott hotel empire in a massive breach is so rich and specific it could be used for...

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Salaried workers beware: GM cuts are a warning for all

DETROIT (AP) — For generations, the career path for smart kids around Detroit was to get an engineering or business degree and...

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Planet Earth working on 3 Mars landers to follow InSight

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — As Mars' newest resident settles in, Planet Earth is working on three more landers and at least two...

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Escalating trade dispute looms over Trump, Xi meeting

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping meet Saturday for some dinner diplomacy...

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3 dead, 8 injured in immigrant smuggling attempt at border

SAN DIEGO (AP) — An attempt to smuggle immigrants into the country illegally ended with three people dead and eight seriously...

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Marriott security breach exposed data of up to 500M guests

NEW YORK (AP) — Hackers stole information on as many as 500 million guests of the Marriott hotel empire over four years,...

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Woods spared penalty because of high-tech video evidence

NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Upon further review, Tiger Woods hit the ball more than once trying to escape from a palm bush.And under...

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Stocks climb as investors hope for Trump-Xi trade progress

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks climbed again Friday as President Donald Trump and President Xi Jinping of China prepared to meet and...

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The Latest: Marriott data breach among largest

BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — The Latest on a security breach inside Marriott's worldwide hotel empire that has compromised the...

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Microsoft surpasses Apple as most valuable public company

Microsoft's big bet on cloud computing is paying off as the company has surpassed Apple as the world's most valuable publicly...

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Microsoft surpasses Apple as the world's most valuable publicly traded company as Microsoft's big bet in cloud pays off

NEW YORK (AP) — Microsoft surpasses Apple as the world's most valuable publicly traded company as Microsoft's big bet in cloud...

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Facebook: Sandberg asked staff to research Soros finances

NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook said its No. 2 executive, Sheryl Sandberg, asked staff to investigate whether billionaire...

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So you stayed at a Starwood hotel: Tips on data breach

NEW YORK (AP) — If you stayed at one of Marriott's Starwood hotels in recent years, hackers might have information on your...

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The Marriott breach compared with past security breakdowns

NEW YORK (AP) — Marriott's revelation that as many as 500 million guests may have been affected by a data breach at Starwood...

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Russian hackers use Brexit in phishing email, experts warn

LONDON (AP) — Cybersecurity experts at consulting firm Accenture are warning that Russian hackers are using public interest in...

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New York Attorney General opens investigation into Marriott data breach that may have affected 500 million guests

NEW YORK (AP) — New York Attorney General opens investigation into Marriott data breach that may have affected 500 million guests.

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Robots in the field: farms embracing autonomous technology

EAST MEON, England (AP) — Faced with seesawing commodity prices and the pressure to be more efficient and environmentally...

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Pentagon looks to exoskeletons to build 'super-soldiers'

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Army is investing millions of dollars in experimental exoskeleton technology to make soldiers...

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China's coal project in Serbia raises climate change worries

KOSTOLAC, Serbia (AP) — A foul smell permeates the air in this gray mining town. People rarely open their windows as thick...

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Global Water Testing Equipment Market Size & Share, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Growth Trends, Key Players and Competitive Strategies - Forecast...

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 30, 2018--The "Global Water Testing Equipment Market Size, Market Share, Application Analysis,...

Scooters bring new life to quiet downtown OKC

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The late, great Jane Jacobs, the patron saint of urbanists worldwide, achieved such acclaim with fundamental truths, foremost the idea that “there must be eyes upon the street, eyes belonging to those we might call the natural proprietors of the...

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Global Sulfur Recovery Technology Market Size, Market Share, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Growth Trends, Key Players, Competitive Strategies and...

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 30, 2018--The "Global Sulfur Recovery Technology Market Size, Market Share, Application Analysis,...

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To encourage more use, Instagram to allow sharing with fewer

NEW YORK (AP) — Keep your friends close ... and your close friends closer?Instagram is adding a feature to make it easier to...

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Global Li-Ion Battery Separators Market Analysis & Trends 2015-2017 - Industry Forecast 2018-2027 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 30, 2018--The "Global Li-Ion Battery Separators Market Analysis & Trends - Industry Forecast to...

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Asia shares mixed ahead of Trump-Xi meeting at G-20 summit

BANGKOK (AP) — Share prices were mixed Friday in Asia ahead of the planned meeting by Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping at...

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Next US moon landing will be by private companies, not NASA

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — America's next moon landing will be made by private companies — not NASA.NASA Administrator Jim...

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Honeywell expected to announce HQ move to North Carolina

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Industrial conglomerate Honeywell International Inc. is expected to announce that it is moving its...

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Trump to meet with several tech CEOs amid rising tensions

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will meet with top executives from Google, Microsoft, Oracle and Qualcomm next week...

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Amazon debuts Alexa-enabled 'Big Mouth' bass

One of the most memorable (and quite ridiculous) examples of Alex-enabled technology is going live.

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Oil and gas flow to Texas coast spawns building, tensions

PORT ARANSAS, Texas (AP) — To the east, the Gulf of Mexico stretches out, blue-green and sparkling. To the west and north,...

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Army wants Microsoft's HoloLens headsets for battlefield

Virtual- and augmented-reality headsets haven't had much traction in the consumer market, but they're finding a place on the...

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Markets Right Now: A late rally fades, leaving stocks lower

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local):4 p.m.Stocks are closing slightly lower on...

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Cruise control: GM's No. 2 exec to run self-driving car unit

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — General Motors' No. 2 executive is moving from Motor City to Silicon Valley to run the automaker's...

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Online sex ads rebound, months after shutdown of Backpage

DALLAS (AP) — Smaller escort websites are vying for the lucrative online sex-for-hire market Backpage.com dominated before U.S....

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In China, your car could be talking to the government

SHANGHAI (AP) — When Shan Junhua bought his white Tesla Model X, he knew it was a fast, beautiful car. What he didn't know is...

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German environment minister backs contentious carbon pricing

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's environment minister has thrown her weight behind proposals to price carbon dioxide and kick-start the...

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As GM cuts in US, Fiat Chrysler invests in Italian plants

MILAN (AP) — Fiat Chrysler Automobiles said Thursday that its plants in Italy would return to full employment with a 5...

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Iran says it has added 2 mini submarines to its naval fleet

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's navy has acquired two new mini submarines designed for operations in shallow waters such as the...

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Global Switchgear Market by Voltage, Insulation and End User: Industry Perspective, Comprehensive Analysis and Forecast (2017-2024) - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 29, 2018--The "Switchgear Market - by Voltage, by Insulation, and by End Users: Global Industry...

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German antitrust agency opens Amazon investigation

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's antitrust agency said Thursday it has begun an investigation of online retailer Amazon over complaints...

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North America Electric Two-Wheeler Market, 2023 by Vehicle Type (Scooter/Moped and Motorcycle), Battery Capacity (<25Ah and >25Ah), & Battery Type (Lead Acid...

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 29, 2018--The "North America Electric Two-Wheeler Market, By Vehicle Type (Scooter/Moped and...

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Indian police break up international computer virus scam

NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian police said Thursday they have arrested nearly two dozen people on suspicion of defrauding people...

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Navigant Research Report Shows North American Annual Power Capacity Deployments of Commercial & Industrial Thermal Energy Storage Systems Expected to Near 70...

BOULDER, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 29, 2018--A new report from Navigant Research examines the global market drivers and...

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Global automakers are feeding real-time information about electric vehicles to Chinese government monitoring centers

SHANGHAI (AP) — Global automakers are feeding real-time information about electric vehicles to Chinese government monitoring...

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Asian stocks gain after Fed chief hits rate rises may slow

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stocks followed Wall Street higher on Thursday after U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell suggested...

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FDA permits 'export only' medical devices not for use in US

Australian Army veteran Wolfgang Neszpor was stunned when he heard his recently repaired shoulder squeak."You could really hear...

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Cost of keeping Asian carp from Great Lakes nearly triples

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Fortifying an Illinois waterway to prevent invasive carp from using it as a path to Lake Michigan...

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Officials: Inmates ran $560K online dating extortion scheme

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Five inmates in the Carolinas extorted more than half a million dollars from military personnel...

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New Zealand halts Huawei from 5G upgrade over security fears

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand's international spy agency on Wednesday halted mobile company Spark from using...

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Ivanka Trump says 'Lock her up!' doesn't apply in her case

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ivanka Trump defended her use of a private email account as she was moving into an adviser's position in her...

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With an eye on past problems, Facebook expands local feature

NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook is cautiously expanding a feature that shows people local news and information, including...

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Trump suggests he's looking into tariffs on car imports

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump hinted Wednesday that he's looking into slapping tariffs on car imports, a day after...

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Markets Right Now: Stocks surge on hint of slower rate hikes

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local):4 p.m.Stocks surged on Wall Street, powering...

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Germany's CEBIT computer show scrapped after 32 years

BERLIN (AP) — Organizers say they are scrapping the annual CEBIT computer show in Germany, an event that has drawn tech...

OKC man gets seven years in DUI, manslaughter case

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World faces 'impossible' task at post-Paris climate talks

KATOWICE, Poland (AP) — Three years after sealing a landmark global climate deal in Paris, world leaders are gathering again to...

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Google CEO to make long-awaited congressional appearance

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google CEO Sundar Pichai will testify next week at a congressional hearing on the company's business...

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Another gene-edited baby may be on the way, scientist says

HONG KONG (AP) — A Chinese researcher who claims to have helped make the world's first genetically edited babies says a second...

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Europe Solid Oxide Fuel Cells (Tubular & Planar) Market, Competition Forecast and Opportunities, 2013-2018 & 2023 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 28, 2018--The "Europe Solid Oxide Fuel Cells Market By Type (Tubular & Planar), By Application...

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2 Iranian hackers charged in US ransomware scheme

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two Iranian computer hackers were charged Wednesday in connection with a multimillion-dollar cybercrime and...

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Advance Auto Parts moving HQ from Virginia to North Carolina

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Advance Auto Parts Inc. is moving its headquarters from the Virginia city that was its home for nearly 90...

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North America Solid Oxide Fuel Cells Market 2013-2018 & 2023 By Type (Tubular and Planar), Application (Stationary, Transportation, and Portable), & Country...

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 28, 2018--The "North America Solid Oxide Fuel Cells Market By Type (Tubular and Planar), By...

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Global Pipe Relining Market Forecast to 2025 by Solution Type - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 28, 2018--The "Pipe Relining Market to 2025 - Global Analysis and Forecasts by Solution Type"...

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Global Electric Vehicle Range Extender Market Outlook to 2023: Expected to Register a CAGR of Over 20% - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 28, 2018--The "Global Electric Vehicle Range Extender Market By Vehicle Type (Passenger Car and...

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Porsche shows off new edition of mainstay 911 sports car

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Porsche says its future is in electric cars but for now it is rolling out a more powerful version of...

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Google employees: We no longer believe the company places values over profits

Google employees are calling on the company to cancel Project Dragonfly, an effort to create a censored search engine in...

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S. Korea conducts successful rocket engine test

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea has launched a single-stage rocket to test a locally made engine as part of efforts to...

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Asian stocks mixed after wobbly trading on Wall Street

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mixed Wednesday after a wobbly day of trading on Wall Street and uncertainty ahead of the G-20...

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New Zealand spy agency bans mobile company Spark from using Huawei for 5G upgrade, citing 'network security risk'

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand spy agency bans mobile company Spark from using Huawei for 5G upgrade, citing...

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Brewer lifts Southeast Missouri St past Missouri S&T, 72-69

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — Ledarrius Brewer hit three-straight free throws with seven seconds left in the game to lift...

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Angry over cutbacks, Trump threatens to end subsidies to GM

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump tested the limits of his presidential authority and political muscle as he threatened...

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US charges 8 in online advertising fraud scheme

NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. Justice Department charged eight people Tuesday in connection with the takedown of two international...

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Gene-editing Chinese scientist kept much of his work secret

SHENZHEN, China (AP) — The Chinese scientist who says he helped make the world's first gene-edited babies veered off a...

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Ivanka Trump, Apple CEO Tim Cook visit Idaho school

WILDER, Idaho (AP) — Ivanka Trump and Apple CEO Tim Cook visited a heavily Hispanic Idaho school district on Tuesday to trumpet...

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At FDA, a new goal, then a push for speedy device reviews

WASHINGTON (AP) — Dr. Jeffrey Shuren was adamant: The United States would never cut corners to fast-track the approval of...

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Spirit Airlines jumps while United Technologies tumbles

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Tuesday:United Technologies Corp., down $5.30 to $122.68The...

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Apple's stock sours, Microsoft's soars. Say what?!

Wall Street investors are enamored with a newly emergent tech company.It has nothing to do with posting selfies or finding a...

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Markets Right Now: Indexes end a wobbly day mostly higher

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local):4 p.m.Major indexes ended mostly higher on...

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Insulin pumps have most reported problems in FDA database

DESTIN, Florida (AP) — When Polly Varnado's 9-year-old daughter was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes, it didn't take long for the...

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Ahead of climate talks, Poles are divided over coal mining

KATOWICE, Poland (AP) — Electronics salesman Leszek Jaworowski says he can't discuss Poland's coal mining with his father. They...

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FDA goal to be "first" on devices worries former regulators

WASHINGTON (AP) — Dr. Jeffrey Shuren was adamant: The United States would never cut corners to fast-track the approval of...

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Correction: Apple-Women In Tech story

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — In a story Nov. 26 about a new training camp that Apple is offering to women pursuing careers in...

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Global lawmakers grill Facebook exec; Zuckerberg's a no-show

LONDON (AP) — A cohort of international lawmakers is trying to turn up the pressure on Facebook, grilling one of its executives...

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FDA's 'flawed' device pathway persists with industry backing

WASHINGTON (AP) — Roughly 3,000 medical devices enter the U.S. market every year through a system that generally requires...

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Porous paving options catch on, one driveway at a time

One driveway at a time, many green-minded homeowners and communities are opting for permeable paving options instead of...

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UN: No sign of emissions peak in sight, action must be taken

BERLIN (AP) — The United Nations environment office is warning that the gap is widening between current greenhouse gas...

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Regatta Solutions Premier Thermax Distributor Announces Chilling Solution Sale at a California Grow House Facility

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 27, 2018--, an energy solutions provider, receives an order for a Thermax 500...

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MIT and LinkedIn co-founder award MeToo leaders

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Three women influential in the #MeToo movement are receiving an MIT award that recognizes disobedience...

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Hailing the future taxi: Drone-car mashup model takes flight

AMSTERDAM (AP) — A scale model of a flying drone-car drove and hovered across an Amsterdam exhibition hall Tuesday, providing a...

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Sourcewater, Inc. Announces Acquisition of Digital H2O Data and Technology

HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 27, 2018--Sourcewater, Inc., ( www.sourcewater.com ) the leading provider of oilfield water...

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GM slashes thousands of jobs in tech shift

DETROIT (AP) — Even though unemployment is low, the economy is growing and U.S. auto sales are near historic highs, General...

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Global Biorefinery Technologies Market by Technology, Product, Feedstock, Application, Raw Material, Geography and Leading Companies (2018-2027) -...

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 27, 2018--The "Global Biorefinery technologies Market Analysis & Trends - Industry Forecast to...

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NV Energy Delivers Reliable Power Distribution with Sensus

RALEIGH, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 27, 2018--The lights along the Las Vegas strip are so bright they can be seen clearly from...

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Uber fined nearly $1.2 million by Dutch, UK over data breach

LONDON (AP) — The ride-hailing service Uber has been fined the equivalent of nearly $1.2 million by British and Dutch...

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Global Intelligent Flow Meter Market Analysis 2015-2018 and Forecast to 2027 - Increasing Necessity of Precision in Oil & Gas Industry - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 27, 2018--The "Global Intelligent Flow Meter Market Analysis & Trends - Industry Forecast to 2027"...

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The Battery Market: Global Analysis, Trends and Forecast to 2027 - Increase in Conventional Passenger Vehicles Electrification Propels Demand for SLI...

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 27, 2018--The "Global Battery Market Analysis & Trends - Industry Forecast to 2027" report has...

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Global High Frequency Transformer Market Report 2018: Market is Projected to Cross $ 2.2 Billion by 2023 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 27, 2018--The "Global High Frequency Transformer Market By Power Output (Up to 20W, 21-50W,...

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Navigant Research Report Shows US Wind Turbine Manufacturers Are Accelerating Optimization Efforts

BOULDER, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 27, 2018--A new report from Navigant Research examines the range of wind turbine...

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Mars touchdown: NASA spacecraft survives supersonic plunge

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Minutes after touching down on Mars, NASA's InSight spacecraft sent back a "nice and dirty"...

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The Latest: NASA spacecraft lands on Mars to dig deep

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the landing by NASA's InSight spacecraft at Mars (all times local):2:53 p.m.A NASA...

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Asian shares rise despite Trump's latest talk on tariffs

SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian markets were mostly higher on Tuesday ahead of a meeting between the U.S. and China at the Group of 20...

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United Technologies is breaking into 3 independent companies

NEW YORK (AP) — United Technologies is breaking itself into three independent companies now that it has sealed its $23 billion...