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Scholar: Dumping fossil fuels by 2050 needed to save climate

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Getting rid of fossil fuels by mid-century and making the switch to large-scale renewable energy sources...

News

Cincinnati mulls map system for cruisers after teen's death

CINCINNATI (AP) — An Ohio city is considering buying a computer mapping system that could have pinpointed for police officers...

Sports

WORLD CUP: Frank Lampard 'goal' leads to new technology

Technology will play a bigger role than ever before at this year's World Cup, and it's largely thanks to Frank Lampard's goal...

Business

High-tech, sphere-shaped arena coming to Las Vegas Strip

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A massive high-tech, sphere-shaped venue that will host concerts and other events while engaging multiple...

Business

Phone data-leak company: No record of location-data abuse

A California company confirmed that a flaw in its website allowed outsiders to pinpoint the location of mobile phones in the...

Business

AP Explains: What's changing under new data privacy rules

Europe's new data and privacy rules take effect a week from Friday, clarifying individual rights to the personal data collected...

Business

Gay-friendly Apple weighs North Carolina despite LGBT laws

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Gay-rights advocates are divided on whether to cheer or bemoan a potential marriage between the state of...

Health

Business Highlights

___Campbell Soup CEO out, steel tariffs to bite soonNEW YORK (AP) — Campbell Soup's CEO will retire and the company is...

Business

How major US stock indexes fared Friday

The major U.S. stock indexes finished mixed Friday as declines in banks and technology companies offset gains elsewhere in the...

News

Lawyer: Neo-Nazi doesn't need to be kind to be protected

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A neo-Nazi website publisher wrote crude and cruel commentary about a Montana woman who's now suing him,...

Business

Trudeau touts Canada's AI credentials at MIT tech gathering

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Canadian computer scientists helped pioneer the field of artificial intelligence before it was a...

Business

Markets Right Now: Mixed finish for US stocks on Wall Street

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local):4 p.m.It was a mixed finish on Wall Street as...

Business

Correction: Indoor Farms story

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (AP) — In a story May 10 about indoor farming, The Associated Press inaccurately implied that the...

Business

Weekly Summary Corporate dividends, name changes, new listings

NEW YORK (AP) — Changes announced in corporate dividends May 14-May 18.INCREASED DIVIDENDSAgree Realty .54 from .52BG Staffing...

Business

Mississippi suit over British citizens' data alive for now

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A lawyer for two British businesses opposes a lawsuit against them in a Mississippi court, saying it's a...

Business

Nuclear plant shuts down unexpectedly in Washington state

RICHLAND, Wash. (AP) — A nuclear power plant in southeastern Washington shut down unexpectedly Friday.The Tri-City Herald...

Business

Global Lithium-Sulfur Battery Market 2018-2022: Market to Grow at a CAGR of 71.06% - Key Vendors Are OXIS Energy, PolyPlus & Sion Power - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 18, 2018--The "Global Lithium-Sulfur Battery Market 2018-2022" report has been added to...

Crime

Student steals professor's computer passwords, changes grade

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — A former University of Kansas student who admitted stealing professors' computer passwords in order to...

Business

Man sentenced to 15 years in prison for hacker sabotage

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A New Mexico man accused of paying hackers to sabotage websites affiliated with his former employers and...

Business

NYC bill would let workers take a break from calls, emails

NEW YORK (AP) — The city that never sleeps could become the first to tell employees "take a break."That's if a "right to...

Business

The Latest: Trudeau touts Canada's AI potential at MIT

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — The Latest on Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's visit to MIT (all times local):10:30 a.m.Prime...

A new Cold War? Depends on who you ask.

NewsMay 7, 2018

With tensions between Russia and the U.S. heating up, we talk to a Russian living in Oklahoma and Oklahomans living in Russia.

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Business

Mercer sisters liquidate beleaguered Cambridge Analytica

NEW YORK (AP) — Jennifer and Rebekah Mercer, daughters of Republican mega-donor Robert Mercer, are liquidating Cambridge...

Business

Global Oil and Gas Automation Market 2017-2018 & 2023: $18 Bn Market Segmented by Technology (SCADA, PLC, DCS), Type of Offering, Services, and Region -...

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 18, 2018--The "Global Oil and Gas Automation Market - Segmented by Technology (SCADA, PLC, DCS),...

Business

How Google, Facebook will adapt to Europe's new privacy law

Companies large and small are updating their privacy policies and service terms to comply with upcoming European Union rules...

Business

Toyota chief hopes to help Japan automakers keep tech edge

TOKYO (AP) — Toyota Motor Corp. chief Akio Toyoda, tapped to head the Japanese auto industry association, promised Friday to...

Business

Global Oilfield Chemicals Market Analysis, Growth, Trends & Forecast 2018-2023, With an Expected CAGR of 4.64% - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 18, 2018--The "Global Oilfield Chemicals Market - Segmentation by Chemical Type, Application, and...

Business

Global Advanced Process Control Market Analysis, Growth, Trends & Forecast 2018-2023 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 18, 2018--The "Global Advanced Process Control Market - Segmented By Type, End-user, and Geography...

Business

AP FACT CHECK: Tesla safety claims aren't quite right

DETROIT (AP) — For years, Tesla has boasted that its cars and SUVs are safer than other vehicles on the roads, and CEO Elon...

Crime

Bomb victim's ex-boyfriend held on explosives charge

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Spa owner Ildiko Krajnyak was opening a package that had piled up with mail during her recent trip to...

Business

China first home-built aircraft carrier completes sea trials

BEIJING (AP) — China said Friday its first home-built aircraft carrier has completed five days of sea trials, putting it closer...

Business

Corps leaving Puerto Rico with hurricane recovery unfinished

YABUCOA, Puerto Rico (AP) — The Army Corps of Engineers is ending its work to rebuild Puerto Rico's electric grid, despite...

Business

Asian stocks marginally higher on backdrop of US-China talks

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets were marginally higher on Friday as U.S. and Chinese officials held a new round...

Business

Lawmakers repel challenge to much-criticized sugar program

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. sugar industry on Thursday won an easier-than-expected victory over food processors, soft drink...

Business

PayPal gains bigger in-store presence with $2.2B acquisition

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — PayPal is buying financial services startup iZettle for $2.2 billion to expand its digital payment service...

Business

Website flaw exposes real-time locations of US cellphones

A website flaw at a California company that gathers real-time data on cellular wireless devices could have allowed anyone to...

Health

Gov't approves $10B deal to overhaul VA medical records

WASHINGTON (AP) — The government approved a $10 billion deal Thursday to overhaul the electronic health records of millions of...

Business

Gambling, tech firms scramble for foothold in sports betting

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The prospect of legal sports betting throughout the United States has prompted a flurry of deals...

Business

Correction: Cyberattack Fighter-Detained story

MILWAUKEE (AP) — In a story May 16 about a court hearing for a cybersecurity expert accused of creating software to steal...

Crime

2 Syrian nationals indicted in pro-Assad hacking scheme

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Two Syrian nationals were indicted Thursday in a computer hacking scheme that targeted the White House,...

Health

The Latest: House votes to leave US sugar program alone

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the farm bill (all times local):6:10 p.m.The House has voted decisively to leave the...

Business

Ohio capital launches unique 'Smart City' operating system

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's capital city unveiled an operating system on Thursday that will gather data for its pioneering...

Business

German-Russian pipeline takes shape despite US protests

MUKRAN, Germany (AP) — Sparks fly and machines whir as workers busily prepare thousands of steel pipes that will become part of...

Business

How major US stock indexes fared Thursday

Stocks finished slightly lower Thursday as losses in technology and consumer-focused companies offset gains elsewhere in the...

Business

Markets Right Now: Stocks end a choppy day slightly lower

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

Business

Global Wind Power Systems Market 2018-2022 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 17, 2018--The "Global Wind Power Systems Market 2018-2022" report has been added to...

Business

Clocks may go a little cuckoo with power grid change

WASHINGTON (AP) — Running late for work or just miss that bus? You could have a good excuse: Your electric clock might be...

Business

Global Transportation Next-Generation Battery Market 2018-2022: Market to Grow at a CAGR of 80.12% - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 17, 2018--The "Global Next-generation Battery Market for Transportation Industry 2018-2022" report...

Business

Cambridge Analytica suspended head to appear at UK committee

LONDON (AP) — British lawmakers investigating the use of Facebook users' data in political campaigns said Thursday that the...

Business

Global Stationary Fuel Cell Market 2018-2022 - Growing Preference for Self-Generation - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 17, 2018--The "Global Stationary Fuel Cell Market 2018-2022" report has been added to...

Business

New Braunfels Utilities Partners With Sentient Energy to Improve Disturbance Management and Fault Detection Operations

NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 17, 2018--New Braunfels Utilities (NBU) – a Texas based industry leading utility...

Business

Global Smart Water Meter Market Overview & Outlook 2018-2023 - Increase in Billing Revenue and Accuracy to Drive Demand - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 17, 2018--The "Global Smart Water Meter Market - Segmented by End User (Commercial, Industrial,...

Business

Global Grid Connected PV Systems Market 2018-2022: Drivers, Challenges & Trends - Market to Grow at a CAGR of 12.17% - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 17, 2018--The "Global Grid Connected PV Systems Market 2018-2022" report has been added to...

Great expectations

LifeMay 12, 2018

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Oklahoma City has raised more than half the funds needed to build a 2000-seat church and Stanley Rother shrine in south Oklahoma City.

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Business

Credit card payments evolve beyond the mobile wallet

Mobile wallets can make paying by credit or debit card seamless: Tap your phone at checkout and you're on your way. But mobile...

Business

Kroger, fending off online rivals, ups stake in UK's Ocado

CINCINNATI (AP) — Kroger is upping its investment in the British online grocer Ocado as it fends off Amazon.com and other...

Business

Toshiba's chip sale to consortium wins regulatory approval

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese electronics company Toshiba Corp. said Thursday the sale of its computer memory chip business to a...

Business

JupiterMLP Reaches Major Permitting Milestones in Brownsville, Texas

HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 17, 2018--JupiterMLP, LLC (Jupiter), a privately held midstream company that provides...

Business

Global Bluetooth LED Bulb Market Analysis, Growth, Trends & Forecast 2018-2023 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 17, 2018--The "Global Bluetooth LED Bulb Market - Segmented by Material (Plastic, Metal, Glass),...

Business

Kroger, fending off online rivals, ups stake in Ocado

CINCINNATI (AP) — Kroger is upping its investment in the British online grocer Ocado as it fends off Amazon.com and other...

Business

The Latest: Zuckerberg to heading to EU next Tuesday

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Facebook's privacy scandal (all times local):1:40 p.m.Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will meet with...

Business

Global Smart Electricity Meter Market Analysis, Growth, Trends & Forecast 2018-2023 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 17, 2018--The "Global Smart Electricity Meter Market - Segmented by End User (Commercial,...

Business

In Denmark, Airbnb to report hosts' rent to tax authorities

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Denmark says online room-rental platform Airbnb will start to automatically report its users' deals...

Business

Oklahoma business briefs for May 17

Oklahoma business briefs for May 17.

Business

Navigant Research Finds Technology to Measure and Quantify Human-Centric Lighting Is Underutilized

BOULDER, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 17, 2018--A new report from Navigant Research analyzes the role human-centric lighting...

Health

Asian stocks mixed as investors digest US, Japan data

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stocks were mixed on Thursday after strong factory data from the U.S. helped spur gains...

Business

Democrats hope net neutrality issue will win votes this fall

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democrats, joined by three Republicans, pushed through a measure intended to revive Obama-era internet...

Business

Dropbox settles over auto-renew complaint in California

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Online file sharing company Dropbox will pay $1.6 million in civil penalties and $450,000 in restitution...

Crime

The Latest: Cyber expert's attorney say FBI deceived him

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Latest on the case of British cybersecurity expert accused of creating software to steal banking passwords...

Business

Car data: Utah Tesla driver had hands off wheel before crash

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah driver turned on the semi-autonomous functions of her Tesla vehicle and then didn't touch the...

Health

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad:___May 16Sun Sentinel on the reality for Israel after the...

Business

AP analysis shows how Bill Gates influences education policy

SEATTLE (AP) — Billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates saw an opportunity with a new federal education law that has widespread...

Business

Senate backs effort to restore 'net neutrality' rules

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democrats, joined by three Republicans, pushed through a measure Wednesday intended to revive...

Business

Judge mulls CBS restraining order against major shareholder

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — A Delaware judge ordered a pause on Wednesday in a dispute between CBS and its majority shareholder...

Business

Trump says 'no folding' in trade negotiations with China

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says there has been "no folding" in his trade negotiations with China, as he addresses...

Business

The Latest: US, Chinese officials try to head off trade war

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on U.S.-China trade negotiations (all times local):5:20 p.m.The White House says Treasury...

Health

Markets Right Now: US stock indexes close broadly higher

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

Business

The Latest: Senate backs effort to restore 'net neutrality'

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on a Senate vote to repeal a rule from the Federal Communications Commission that scrapped...

Business

Emergency 911 technology struggles to keep up with the times

ROSWELL, Ga. (AP) — High school students hiding from the gunman in Parkland, Florida, were forced to whisper in calls to 911...

Business

Top Technologies in Energy & Utilities 2018: Emerging Needs Offer Growth Opportunities for Energy Storage, Renewable Energy and Smart Grids -...

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 16, 2018--The "Top Technologies in Energy and Utilities, 2018" report has been added to...

News

Science Says: Green-blooded lizards pose evolutionary puzzle

WASHINGTON (AP) — For some lizards it's easy being green. It's in their blood. Six species of lizards in New Guinea bleed lime...

Business

Zuckerberg to meet EU officials _ dodging public grilling

BRUSSELS (AP) — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is expected to speak with leaders of the European parliament next week about the...

Business

2018 Advances in Oil & Gas Encapsulation, Pipeline Insulation, Bacterio-sensors, Self-healing Sealants, Barrier Coatings, Oil & Gas Transportation, and Crude...

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 16, 2018--The "Advances in Oil & Gas Encapsulation, Pipeline Insulation, Bacterio-sensors,...

Business

2018 Developments in 3D Batteries, EV Charging, Control Systems for Microgrids, Photovoltaics, Solid State Batteries, Fuel Cells, and Offshore Wind Farms -...

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 16, 2018--The "Developments in 3D Batteries, EV Charging, Control Systems for Microgrids,...

Business

System outage causes flight cancelations in Frankfurt

BERLIN (AP) — A technology failure at Frankfurt airport has caused the cancellation of dozens of flights at Germany's busiest...

Business

Amazon to give Prime members extra discounts at Whole Foods

NEW YORK (AP) — It's Prime time at Whole Foods: Amazon said it will give its Prime members extra discounts at the grocery...

News

Global Fuel Cells Market Perspective, Comprehensive Analysis & Forecast 2016-2022 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 16, 2018--The "Fuel Cells Market for Stationary, Transport and Portable Applications: Global...

Oklahoma motorcycle crashes on the rise with temperatures

NewsMay 6, 2018

As motorcyclists hit the roads as the weather warms, so do the number of crashes on Oklahoma roads, data shows.

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Business

GE Expands Its Innovative Advanced Gas Path Technology to Fifth Gas Turbine Fleet and Announces First Adoption in the Cement Industry

BADEN, Switzerland--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 16, 2018--GE’s Power Services business (NYSE: GE) today announced another significant...

Business

GE Unveils Cross-Fleet Gas Turbine Capabilities That Can Increase Performance and Reliability of Other OEM Fleets

BADEN, Switzerland--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 16, 2018--Expanding its commitment to service cross-fleet power generation equipment,...

News

Global Water Purifier Market Technologies, Market share and Industry Forecasts 2018-2024: Key Players are Kent RO, GE, Best Water Technology & Whirlpool -...

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 16, 2018--The "Global Water Purifier Market - Technologies, Market share and Industry Forecast to...

Business

Minister says Iran to target VPNs because of links to US

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's telecommunication minister says authorities will start blocking virtual private network services...

Business

Global Digital Substation Market Technologies, Market share and Industry Forecast to 2024 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 16, 2018--The "Global Digital Substation Market - Technologies, Market share and Industry Forecast...

Business

Global Predictive Maintenance in the Energy Market Analysis, Growth, Trends & Forecast 2018-2023 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 16, 2018--The "Global Predictive Maintenance in the Energy Market - Segmented by Offering, by...

News

Australian court staffer fired for reading cardinal charges

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — An Australian state court employee has been fired for looking up in a restricted computer system...

Business

NKorea moves, weak Japan GDP data pull Asian shares lower

Share prices fell Wednesday in Asia after losses in technology and health care companies snapped an eight-day winning streak...

Business

Call transcript reveals new details in cyber expert's case

MILWAUKEE (AP) — British cybersecurity expert Marcus Hutchins, once credited with stopping the worldwide WannaCry computer...

Business

10 Things to Know for Wednesday

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday:1. NORTH KOREA...

Business

Uber shifts policy for alleged sexual misconduct on service

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Uber's ride-hailing service will give its U.S. passengers and drivers more leeway to pursue claims of...

News

Thoreau's 'Walden' gets new life as a video game

Live in each season as it passes; breathe the air, drink the drink, taste the fruit, and resign yourself to the influence of...

News

EPA inspector general investigating Pruitt email accounts

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency's inspector general is opening an investigation into Administrator Scott...

Business

The Latest: Facebook disabled 1.3B fake accounts in 6 months

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on Facebook's content policing (all times local):3 p.m.Facebook says it disabled nearly 1.3...

Business

The top 10 books on Apple's iBooks-US

iBook charts for week ending May 13, 2018: (Rank, Book Title by Author Name, ISBN, Publisher :iBooks US Bestseller List - Paid...

Business

The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store

App Store Official Charts for the week ending May 13, 2018:Top Paid iPhone Apps:1. Facetune, Lightricks Ltd.2. Heads Up!,...

News

As Gaza death toll rises, Israeli tactics face scrutiny

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's high-tech military is coming under scathing international criticism for its use of live fire that...

Business

How major US stock indexes fared Tuesday

Stocks closed lower Tuesday, breaking an eight-day winning streak for the Dow Jones industrial average.The broad sell-off...

Business

Clarification: Tesla Crash-Utah story

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — In a story May 14 about the crash of a Tesla electric car, The Associated Press reported that the driver...

Business

Texas city of Arlington says it's out of bid for Amazon HQ2

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The city of Arlington says it's "no longer moving forward" in the competition to become Amazon's second...

Business

Trump to sign order to reform US infrastructure technology

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is signing an executive order to try to reform the federal government's confounding...

Health

Markets Right Now: Tech leads stocks lower; bond yields rise

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local):4 p.m.Losses in technology and health care...

News

Dutch researchers uncover dirty jokes in Anne Frank's diary

AMSTERDAM (AP) — Researchers using digital technology deciphered the writing on two pages of Anne Frank's diary that she had...

News

Vatican reminds cloistered nuns not to tweet too much

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican has issued new guidelines for cloistered nuns, reminding them that they're supposed to live...

News

Something new to binge-watch: TV's rich history of itself

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Diahann Carroll recalls a date with Marlon Brando that yielded a slap and career advice. Robert Adler tells...

Business

The Latest: Lyft follows Uber's shift on sexual misconduct

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on Uber's new U.S. policy on passenger and driver complaints about sexual misconduct (all times...

Business

Mexico acknowledges banks were hacked; losses unknown

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico established a one-day waiting period on electronic money transfers of over $2,500 in the wake of a...

Business

Swiss police investigate fatal crash, fire involving Tesla

GENEVA (AP) — Police in southern Switzerland say they are investigating the death of a German man after a Tesla car he was...

Business

Seattle OKs taxing companies like Amazon to aid the homeless

SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle's largest businesses such as Amazon and Starbucks will have to pay a new tax to help fund homeless...

Crime

Contempt sought for official in school shooting brother case

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The attorney for the brother of Florida school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz says a sheriff's...

Business

Dissolved Air Flotation Systems: Global Market Analysis 2018-2022 - Rise in Deployment of Zero Liquid Discharge (ZLD) Systems - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 15, 2018--The "Global Dissolved Air Flotation Systems Market 2018-2022" report has been added to...

Business

OspreyData’s AI-Based Optimization Platform for Oil & Gas Raises $5M in Series A Funding Led by Houston Ventures

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 15, 2018--OspreyData announced a $5 million Series A growth financing led by...

News

OspreyData Names Key Oil & Gas Industry Veterans Jeremy Bingham and Barrett Cousins to Executive Team

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 15, 2018--OspreyData is pleased to announce and welcome Jeremy Bingham as...

Using a stolen ID, felon hid from the law for 26 years before being found in rural Oklahoma last year

NewsApr 30, 2018

ID theft case was unusual because the perpetrator used the same stolen name for decades.

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Business

Saudi Arabia Water Purifiers (POU & POE) Market, Competition Forecast & Opportunities, 2013-2023 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 15, 2018--The "Saudi Arabia Water Purifiers Market By Type (POU & POE), By Application...

Business

Indonesia Water Purifiers Market, Competition Forecast & Opportunities, 2013-2023 By Type, Application, Sales Channel - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 15, 2018--The "Indonesia Water Purifiers Market By Type (POU & POE), By Application (Residential,...

Business

This new "farm implement" looks nothing like a tractor or combine.

This “farm implement” hovered over the floor of a large auditorium at Enid’s Central National Bank Center as the audience at...

Business

Oklahoma is getting the hang of the startup economy

Anybody who's ever heard me talk about building out Oklahoma's innovation economy has heard me say that capital begets capital...

Business

Oklahoma technology briefs: Facebook suspends suspected apps

Facebook suspends suspected apps Facebook is suspending about 200 apps that it believes may have misused data. The social media...

Business

General Data Protection Regulation policy goes into effect in May

General Data Protection Regulation policy goes into effect in May Q: What is the European Union General Data Protection...

Business

Navigant Research Finds Pilot Projects Are Helping to Establish Safety and Reliability for Unmanned Vehicles Industry

BOULDER, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 15, 2018--A new report from Navigant Research examines unmanned vehicle (UV) technology in...

Business

Trump defends decision to revisit action on Chinese company

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Monday defended his efforts to help a Chinese telecommunications company that...

Business

Asian stocks fall in muted trading amid trade uncertainty

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mostly lower in muted trading Tuesday amid continuing uncertainty over trade tensions between...

Business

Seattle backs tax on companies like Amazon to help homeless

SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle leaders on Monday unanimously approved a tax on large businesses such as Amazon and Starbucks to fund...

Business

Foxconn selects company with close ties to Walker

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Foxconn Technology Group on Monday selected a company led by a Republican megadonor with close ties to...

Business

The Latest: Driver: Tesla's Autopilot engaged during crash

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Latest on a Tesla sedan with an Autopilot feature (all times local):3:45 p.m.The driver of a Tesla...

Crime

Teen who died in van could not communicate properly with 911

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A 16-year-old Ohio boy who got pinned in the back seat of his minivan and died despite voice-dialing 911...

Business

Trump's bid to help Chinese firm draws fire but raises hopes

WASHINGTON (AP) — A long-running dispute between American regulators and Chinese telecom company ZTE may have handed President...

Business

Tech companies climb as Trump lobbies for China's ZTE

NEW YORK (AP) — The stocks of a slew of technology companies jumped Monday after President Donald Trump appeared to lobby on...

Business

How major US stock indexes fared Monday

The major U.S. stock indexes eked out small gains Monday after a morning rally faded.Gains in health care and energy stocks...

Business

The Latest: Trump cites ZTE's US purchases, China trade deal

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the surprising overture to China from President Donald Trump, who said he will help the...

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Tim Cook tells Duke graduates to 'be fearless,' takes jab at Facebook and Google

The CEO of Apple encouraged graduates to 'dare to think different' during his graduation commencement, and took a shot at...

Around The Web

Chili's data breach leaves credit and debit card information exposed

While you were enjoying that slab of Chili's Grill & Bar baby back ribs, hackers may have been feastingon your payment card...

Health

Markets Right Now: Stocks end mixed after early rally fades

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local):4 p.m.Stocks struggled to a mixed finish on...

Business

Race is on to set up Europe's electric car charging network

MUNICH (AP) — Charging an electric car away from home can be an exercise in uncertainty — hunting for that one lonely station...

Business

Brexit in space: EU, Britain fight over Galileo navigation

BRUSSELS (AP) — Brexit talks have reached into space, with the European Union and Britain fighting over the rights that London...

Business

Global Rechargeable Battery Market 2018-2022 - Key Vendors are East Penn Manufacturing, EnerSys, Exide Technologies, Johnson Controls, LG Chem, Saft &...

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 14, 2018--The "Global Rechargeable Battery Market 2018-2022" report has been added to...

Business

CBS Corp. sues majority shareholder to gain independence

NEW YORK (AP) — CBS is suing its controlling shareholder as part of its long-running attempt to avoid a combination with...

Business

Correction: United States China-ZTE story

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a story May 13 about President Donald Trump's promise to help Chinese telecommunications company ZTE, The...

News

Police use app to help rescue 14 ducklings on Mother's Day

BAY SHORE, N.Y. (AP) — Police used technology to help save 14 ducklings from a storm drain on Mother's Day.Officers with the...

Business

Facebook suspends about 200 apps that may have misused data

NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook is suspending about 200 apps that it believes may have misused data.The social media giant said in a...

News

Global Automotive Battery Management System Market 2018-2022: CAGR to Grow at 22.42% Driven by Increasing Demand for Hybrid and Electric Vehicles -...

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 14, 2018--The "Global Automotive Battery Management System Market 2018-2022" report has been added...

Business

Security researchers outwit, bypass popular email encryption

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's cybersecurity agency says German and Belgian researchers have found a way to outwit two widely used...

Business

China sends trade envoy to US, welcomes Trump ZTE comments

BEIJING (AP) — China said Monday it is sending an envoy to the United States this week for talks aimed at cooling a trade...

Business

European spy chiefs warn of hybrid threats from Russia, IS

BERLIN (AP) — European intelligence chiefs warned Monday that Russia is actively seeking to undermine their democracies by...

Business

ABCs of ZTE: Tech firm in focus amid US-China trade dispute

HONG KONG (AP) — President Donald Trump injected fresh uncertainty into planned trade talks between U.S. and Chinese officials...

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Taiwan boosts domestic arms makers, as China's warnings loom

TAICHUNG, Taiwan (AP) — Standing on his company's sprawling campus in central Taiwan, Lin Nan-juh says he's able to make any...

A refueling operator on a KC-46A Pegasus won't have to lie down on the job.

BusinessMay 13, 2018

The KC-46A Pegasus being developed by Boeing for the U.S. Air Force will provide the service with an aerial tanker that the manufacturer says will be more affordable to operate. Officials said lessons they learned from another military aircraft...

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Trump says US will help penalized Chinese company

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a surprising overture to China, President Donald Trump said Sunday he would help a Chinese...

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Canada's Trudeau visiting MIT to address tech gathering

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau (troo-DOH') is scheduled to speak at a gathering of tech...

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Never heard of blockchain technology? Why you'll hear more about it

A new technology called blockchain, best known as the underlying architecture for the digital currency bitcoin, can solve...

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German official wants to target outside online anti-Semitism

BERLIN (AP) — A senior German official reportedly wants authorities to prosecute anti-Semitic hate speech posted online, even...

Business

China's first home-built aircraft carrier begins sea trials

BEIJING (AP) — China's first entirely home-built aircraft carrier began sea trials Sunday in a sign of the growing...

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NASA's next Mars rover mission to carry tiny helicopter

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — NASA is planning to send a tiny autonomous helicopter to Mars on its next rover mission to the red...

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Launch of F1 TV marred by 'technical difficulties'

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Formula One's subscription television service got off to a slow start as some viewers were unable to...

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Egypt condemns RT's poll on disputed border territory

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt has condemned an online poll on a Russian government-funded news website over whether a disputed border...

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Ukraine computer involved in Tennessee elections attack

Investigators found evidence of a "malicious intrusion" into a Tennessee county's elections website from a computer in Ukraine...

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Walking robot maker prepares to unleash its dog-like machine

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — A robotics company known for its widely shared videos of nimble, legged robots opening doors or walking...

Business

Elon Musk says LA-area test tunnel almost complete

HAWTHORNE, Calif. (AP) — Billionaire Elon Musk says he's almost completed a tunnel under a Los Angeles suburb to test a novel...

Business

Appeals court reinstates challenge to Seattle rideshare law

SEATTLE (AP) — A federal appeals court on Friday reinstated a challenge to Seattle's first-in-the-nation law allowing drivers...

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S&P 500 index has its best weekly gain since early March

U.S. stock indexes ended mostly higher Friday as the market closed out its biggest weekly gain since March.Drug makers and...

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Markets Right Now: Health care leads gains for US stocks

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local):4 p.m.Health care companies led U.S. indexes...

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AT&T chief lobbyist out after hiring of Trump attorney Cohen

NEW YORK (AP) — The chief lobbyist for AT&T is leaving the company after overseeing a $50,000-per-month contract for President...

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Facebook shares bounce back to pre-scandal level

NEW YORK (AP) — While Facebook's practices leading up to the 2017 election are still under scrutiny, Wall Street appears to...

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Stewart-Haas adds ITsavvy as sponsor for Bowyer this season

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Stewart-Haas Racing has added information technology provider ITsavvy as the primary sponsor for the...

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Foxconn sets groundbreaking ceremony for Wisconsin facility

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Foxconn Technology Group plans to officially break ground for its southeastern Wisconsin manufacturing...

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Facebook is reportedly 'very serious' about launching its own cryptocurrency

Facebook is "very serious" about launching its own cryptocurrency, according to a report from Cheddar. It's not the first time...

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Judge: Suit over warrantless searches at border can proceed

BOSTON (AP) — A federal judge says a lawsuit challenging U.S. border authorities' practice of searching the cellphones and...

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Budget airline Spirit says it's going all in on WiFi

Spirit Airlines says it will sell internet access on planes by summer 2019 to improve customer service and the discount...

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Symantec stock plunges on internal investigation

NEW YORK (AP) — Shares of the security software company Symantec are plunging 30 percent at the opening bell after the company...

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China monthly car sales pick up in April; EV sales double

HONG KONG (AP) — Chinese passenger car sales expanded at a faster pace last month as growth in the world's biggest auto market...

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Q&A with Melissa McDuffey: Electronic harassment becoming more prevalent, survey shows

Q&A with Melissa McDuffey: Electronic harassment becoming more prevalent, survey shows

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Asian shares rally as modest inflation eases rate hike fears

HONG KONG (AP) — Asian stock markets rallied on Friday, tracing gains on Wall Street after weaker than expected inflation...

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Italian researchers develop lighter, cheaper robotic hand

ROME (AP) — Italian researchers on Thursday unveiled a new robotic hand they say allows users to grip objects more naturally...

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The Latest: UN urges restraint to avoid Mideast flare up

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on the war in Syria, where Israel responded to a rocket attack by launching a wave of missile...

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Price may cut back video games, pitches Saturday at Toronto

NEW YORK (AP) — David Price considers himself a gamer — both on and off the field. Now he has to cut down on screen time.A...

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Spotify cuts R. Kelly music from playlists, cites new policy

NEW YORK (AP) — Spotify has removed R. Kelly's music from its playlists, citing its new policy on hate content and hateful...

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Tech leaders push for more White House focus on AI

President Donald Trump hasn't said much, if anything, about artificial intelligence, but his administration is warming up to...

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Markets Right Now: Technology leads more gains for US stocks

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

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The Latest: R. Kelly's management criticizes Spotify

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on R. Kelly and Spotify (all times local):3:45 p.m.R. Kelly's management is criticizing Spotify for...

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Facebook ads show Russian effort to stoke political division

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats on the House intelligence committee have released more than 3,500 Facebook ads that were created or...

How did the Oklahoma state health department build a slush fund worth millions?

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The Oklahoma State Department of Health appeared bankrupt because no one at the top fully understood the accounting mechanisms that had built up a “slush fund” worth millions, according to a grand jury and the state’s auditors.

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Israel, Iran engage in most serious confrontation in Syria

BEIRUT (AP) — Israeli forces unleashed a heavy bombardment against Iranian military installations in Syria on Thursday in what...

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The Latest: White House launches new AI effort

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on White House tech summit (all times local):1 p.m.The Trump administration is forming a new...

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Global Direct Methanol Fuel Cells Market Report 2018-2023 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 10, 2018--The "Global Direct Methanol Fuel Cells Market - Growth, Trends, and Forecast (2018 -...

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FCC sets 'net neutrality' repeal for June 11, Senate to vote

NEW YORK (AP) — The Federal Communications Commission has set June 11 as the repeal date for "net neutrality" rules meant to...

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Big jump in job program for foreign graduates of US colleges

WASHINGTON (AP) — A program that allows foreign students to stay in the United States for temporary employment after graduation...

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UK lawmakers summon ex-Cambridge Analytica chief to testify

LONDON (AP) — British lawmakers investigating the use of Facebook users' information in political campaigns issued a summons...

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Carnegie Mellon offers new artificial intelligence major

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh will offer the nation's first undergraduate degree program in...

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Heat Recovery Steam Generators: Global Markets to 2023 with Analysis by End-user and Application - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 10, 2018--The "Global Heat Recovery Steam Generator Market - Growth, Trends, and Forecast (2018 -...

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Global Lithium Market with Focus on Lithium-ion Batteries: Industry Analysis & Outlook (2018-2022) - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 10, 2018--The "Global Lithium Market with Focus on Lithium-ion Batteries: Industry Analysis &...

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Global Surge Arresters Market 2018-2023 - Increasing Power Consumption is Driving the Market - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 10, 2018--The "Global Surge Arresters Market - Growth, Trends, and Forecast (2018 - 2023)" report...

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China tech giant sidelined, US imports held amid trade spat

HONG KONG (AP) — A Chinese tech giant has been brought to its knees. Tougher inspections at Chinese ports are holding up cars,...

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Battery Materials (Cathode, Anode, Electrolyte, Separator) Market - Global Forecast to 2023 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 10, 2018--The "Battery Materials Market by Battery Type (Lead-acid, Lithium-ion), Material...

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Telecom Italia reaches content-sharing deal with Mediaset

MILAN (AP) — Telecom Italia has announced a content-sharing agreement with Mediaset, Italy's largest private broadcaster, as...

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Volunteers work to save vintage train simulator in Berlin

BERLIN (AP) — Hydraulic systems jerk and pull the metal train cab back and forth as the driver pilots it along the tracks of...

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Google’s AI program DeepMind learns human navigation skills

Notch up another win for the robots: the latest program from Google’s artificial intelligence group, DeepMind, has trounced...

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Navigant Research Report Finds Growing Market for Data Collection and Analysis Systems Across the Global Wind Industry

BOULDER, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 10, 2018--A new report from Navigant Research examines data collection within the wind...

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Asian markets track Wall Street gains, oil prices advance

TOKYO (AP) — Asian markets were higher Thursday, tracking solid overnight gains on Wall Street despite lingering concerns about...

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Aide to Iowa governor touts Apple deal, gets job at company

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A top aide to Gov. Kim Reynolds took a management job with tech giant Apple months after helping promote...

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APNewsBreak: Pennsylvania funds clean air with VW settlement

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania's governor said Thursday the state will use a $118 million settlement with Volkswagen over...

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China's ZTE halts major operations following US export ban

HONG KONG (AP) — Chinese telecommunications company ZTE has halted its main operations after U.S. authorities cut off its...

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Israel accuses Iranian forces of rocket attack on Golan

JERUSALEM (AP) — Iranian forces based in Syria fired 20 rockets at Israeli front-line military positions in the Golan Heights...

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California, Florida stem cell clinics target of US lawsuit

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Federal prosecutors in California and Florida sued on Wednesday to stop two companies from providing stem...

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Officials: Hacker accessed Alaska elections server in 2016

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Alaska officials said Wednesday a hacker gained access to a server that hosts the state elections website...

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Feds probe Tesla crash and fire in which 2 teens killed

A federal safety agency is investigating a severe crash and fire involving a Telsa electric car that killed two teenagers in...

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The Latest: Feds probe fatal Tesla crash and fire

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on a federal investigation into a Florida crash and fire involving a Tesla Model S...

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California moves to require solar panels on all new homes

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Jumping out ahead of the rest of the country, California on Wednesday moved to require solar panels...

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Global Olefins Market Briefing 2018 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 9, 2018--The "Olefins Global Market Briefing 2018" report has been added to...

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How major US stock indexes fared Wednesday

Stocks closed broadly higher Wednesday, led by technology companies and banks.Energy stocks also rose as the price of crude oil...

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What happens when the robots sound too much like humans?

Artificial intelligence has a new challenge: Whether and how to alert people who may not know they're talking to a robot.On...

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Markets Right Now: US stock indexes post solid gains

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local):4 p.m.Stocks posted solid gains on Wall...

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Google suspends all ads related to Irish abortion referendum

LONDON (AP) — Google is suspending all advertising connected to Ireland's abortion referendum as part of moves to protect...

Business

The Latest: California moves toward solar panel requirement

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on California's move toward requiring solar panels on new homes (all times local):12:05...

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Walmart makes a $16 billion bet on India's booming economy

NEW YORK (AP) — Walmart will soon reach shoppers in India's massive consumer market directly, as it takes control of the online...

Residents near an old Oklahoma refinery started feeling sick. Now work there has stopped

NewsMay 5, 2018

“It rolls in like a cloud. Then, when the wind blows, it gets worse,” Monique Timmons said of the odorous gas that she and her neighbors blame for their sudden onset of troubled breathing, headaches, nausea and stomach pains.

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Sinclair to sell 7 TV stations to Fox to win regulatory OK

NEW YORK (AP) — Media company Twenty-First Century Fox has agreed to buy seven TV stations from Sinclair Broadcast Group for...

Business

Global Variable Speed Generator Markets to 2022 - An $8.36 Billion Opportunity, Driven by Increasing Emphasis on Alternative Energy Production -...

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 9, 2018--The "Variable Speed Generator Market by Type , Prime Mover, Technology, Power, End-User,...

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Kasich orders all Ohio roads open to smart vehicle testing

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Republican Gov. John Kasich (KAY'-sik) is opening all of Ohio's public roads to smart vehicle...

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Minnesota bus driver accused of texting, looking up jokes

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minneapolis-area school bus driver is accused of texting while driving and looking up jokes on her...

Business

De Nora Delivers Eight ClorTec® Mobile Disinfection Systems to Treat Frack Water in the Permian Basin, Texas, Bolstering Presence in Produced Water Recycling

HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 9, 2018--De Nora, a leading designer of safe, innovative, and sustainable water disinfection and...

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Toyota reports improved quarterly profit despite incentives

TOKYO (AP) — Toyota Motor Corp. reported Wednesday that its quarterly profit rose 21 percent as cost cuts and booming sales in...

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SoftBank confirms deal to sell Flipkart stake to Walmart

TOKYO (AP) — The head of Japanese technology company SoftBank Group Corp. said Wednesday it has reached an agreement to sell...

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For health care providers, safeguarding patients’ electronic health information is also an employment matter

Safeguarding patients' electronic health information is an employment matter Q: In preparation for an employee or other members...

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The Latest: Softbank chief confirms deal to sell Flipkart

TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on Softbank's plan to sell its stake in India's Flipkart to U.S. retail giant Walmart (all times...

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Vodafone agrees to buy Liberty Global European assets

LONDON (AP) — Telecom giant Vodafone has agreed to buy Liberty Global's operations in Germany, the Czech Republic, Hungary and...

Business

NYPD tests new tool that detects credit card skimmers

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Patrick Traynor, a cybersecurity expert, was in New York in February working with police to help...

Business

Jets' Darnold using high-tech training that could help QBs

NEW YORK (AP) — Sam Darnold zipped pass after pass down the field, knowing each one of them counted.Literally.The New York Jets...

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How Google aims to simplify your life with AI

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — Google put the spotlight on its artificial intelligence smarts at its annual developers conference...

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At a glance: New Google features tap digital smarts

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — Google showcased its plans for the next several months as it kicked off its annual developers'...

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Gates, Zuckerberg team up on new education initiative

SEATTLE (AP) — Tech moguls Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg said Tuesday they will team up to help develop new methods for kids...

Business

NASA, Uber team up to get flying taxis off the ground

LOS ANGELES (AP) — NASA and Uber have signed an agreement to explore putting flying taxis in the skies over US cities.NASA said...

Business

Tensions mount as Seattle debates business tax for homeless

SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle's latest tax proposal to combat homelessness takes aim at large businesses such as Amazon that have...

Business

Analyzing Osmotic Power 2018 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 8, 2018--The "Analyzing Osmotic Power 2018" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's...

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UFC fights will be streamed on ESPN Plus starting in January

LAS VEGAS (AP) — UFC and The Walt Disney Co. on Tuesday announced an agreement for live fight coverage on its new subscription...

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Disney seeks new frontiers as more people watch video online

NEW YORK (AP) — Disney is seeking new frontiers.The media company launched its $5-a-month sports streaming service, ESPN Plus,...

Business

The Latest: Some Android features not coming to Samsung

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on Google's at its annual developers conference (all times local):12:05 p.m.Some of the...

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The Latest: Rouhani: Iran will negotiate with others on deal

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The Latest on Iran's nuclear deal (all times local):1:20 a.m.Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says he will...

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Georgia governor vetoes cybercrime legislation

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia's governor has vetoed a bill that would have criminalized unauthorized computer access after receiving...

Business

Court asked to levy fines for misconduct in lab scandal

BOSTON (AP) — Defense attorneys and civil libertarians in Massachusetts urged the state's highest court on Tuesday to impose...

Sports

FIFA hopeful VAR will prevent World Cup controversies

BRUSSELS (AP) — Frozen screens, bendy offside lines and other technical glitches have made the Video Assistant Referee (VAR)...

Business

Duped patients crowdfund for bogus medical care, study says

CHICAGO (AP) — They're the tech-age version of donor jars at the diner: crowdfunding websites that aim to link ailing people...

Business

Swaddle, rock, whoosh: Putting babies to sleep in the Snoo

NEW YORK (AP) — "I don't even call it a bed. I kind of think of it as your grandmother."So declares Dr. Harvey Karp, a Los...

Business

VW's Audi unit reports new diesel software irregularities

BERLIN (AP) — Volkswagen's Audi unit says it has discovered new engine software irregularities in some of its diesel models and...

Business

Global Aviation Lubricants Market 2018: Analysis & Forecasts 2017-2022 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 8, 2018--The "Aviation Lubricant Market by Type (Hydraulic Fluid, Engine Oil, Grease, Special...

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Facebook bans foreign ads in Ireland abortion referendum

LONDON (AP) — Facebook announced Tuesday that it is banning foreign advertisements related to Ireland's abortion referendum...

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GTC Providing Aromatics Recovery Unit for Chandra Asri

HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 8, 2018--GTC Technology is licensing its GT-BTX® process for a new aromatics recovery unit for PT...

Business

Trucking Firms Deploy Ultra Clean Near-Zero RNG Trucks at Ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 8, 2018--Six trucking firms operating in the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach...

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Oklahoma technology briefs

Microsoft CEO says 'privacy is a human right' SEATTLE — Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella says "privacy is a human right" and that...

Dozens of schools built safe rooms following Moore tornado

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At least 65 school districts across the state have constructed safe rooms since 2013, according to a survey conducted by The Oklahoman.

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Navigant Research Report Shows Revenue for Sales and Installation of Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment Is Expected to Reach Nearly $36 Billion in 2027

BOULDER, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 8, 2018--A new report from Navigant Research examines the global market for plug-in...

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Asian shares advance as China reports recovery in exports

Shares were mostly higher in Asia on Tuesday following an upbeat finish on Wall Street. Chinese benchmarks surged after Beijing...

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Moats and candy: Here's what Elon Musk and Warren Buffett are clashing over

Musk said on Twitter that he was "super super serious" about starting his own candy company.

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States await election security reviews as primaries heat up

With the midterm congressional primaries about to go into full swing, the Department of Homeland Security has completed...

Business

Athenahealth, Exxon rise; Cognizant, Dentsply fall

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Monday:Athenahealth Inc., up $20.67 to $146.75Elliott...

Business

Big investor offers about $6.5 billion for athenahealth

Prominent athenahealth investor Elliott Management Corp. is offering about $6.5 billion to take the medical billing software...

Business

Markets Right Now: Stocks close higher on Wall Street

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

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Court says schools can be liable for suicides but clears MIT

BOSTON (AP) — Schools can be held liable for student suicides in certain circumstances, Massachusetts' highest court said...

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The Latest: Lawyer: School suicide ruling will save lives

BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on the Massachusetts state supreme court ruling in the case against a university for a student's...

Business

Microsoft launches $25M program to use AI for disabilities

Microsoft is launching a $25 million initiative to use artificial intelligence to build better technology for people with...

Business

The Latest: Microsoft CEO says 'privacy is a human right'

SEATTLE (AP) — The Latest on Microsoft's developers' conference (all times local):11:30 a.m.Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella says...

Business

Buffett says stocks remain best investment option for most

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Billionaire Warren Buffett recommends that investors stick with simple stock index funds — not bonds and...

Business

Egypt approves law to govern popular ride-hailing apps

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's parliament has approved a law to govern popular ride-hailing apps Uber and Careem, which had faced legal...

Business

Brazil court tells Microsoft to ease data-sharing opt-out

SAO PAULO (AP) — A Brazilian federal court has ordered Microsoft to make it easier for users of its Windows 10 operating system...

Business

Report: Millions of tweets spread anti-Semitic messages

Millions of anti-Semitic messages on Twitter have spread negative stereotypes and conspiracy theories about Jews across the...

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Lego-obsessed crowd packs convention every June near Chicago

SCHAUMBURG, Ill. (AP) — If you think five straight days of Lego are for the kiddie set, think again.Brickworld Chicago is a...

Business

Elliott Management offers more than $6 billion in cash for health care IT company Athenahealth

NEW YORK (AP) — Elliott Management offers more than $6 billion in cash for health care IT company Athenahealth.

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DTN TIMS Mid-Day Inventory Balances Offer Near Real-Time Terminal Activity and Improved Forecasting Intelligence

MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 7, 2018--DTN, a leading information services company, announced today the launch of its...

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The Latest: Warren Buffett says economy remains strong

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Latest on investor Warren Buffett's comments on investing and other topics (all times local):6:30...

Business

China's ZTE seeks end to ban on buying American technology

HONG KONG (AP) — Chinese technology company ZTE says it has applied to the U.S. Commerce Department asking it to suspend a...

Crime

Trial set for Latvian accused of running malware operation

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Jury selection is set to begin in Virginia in the trial of a Latvian man accused of running a hacking...

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Shatner addresses graduates, talks about change

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — William Shatner has boldly gone where he has never gone before: the graduation ceremony at the New...

Crime

Court asked to toss more cases tied to drug lab scandal

BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts' highest court is set to hear arguments in a case sparked by the misconduct of a former chemist who...

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Video shows Google self-driving van accident in Arizona

A self-driving van that was part of Google's tests in Arizona was involved in an accident Friday when a car being driven by a...

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VW board eyes damage claims against former CEO Winterkorn

BERLIN (AP) — Former Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn may never see the inside of a courtroom in the United States in...

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Wrongly awarded goal decides Aussie title after VAR failure

NEWCASTLE, Australia (AP) — A technical malfunction with the video review system was blamed Sunday on the incorrect awarding of...

Business

How a genealogy site snared a serial killer

When the Golden State Killer raped and murdered victims across California in the 1970s and ‘80s, police relied on tools like...

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IT exec wants to empower customers to grow their businesses

A framed print of squares in his conference room reminds information technology executive Michael Thomas how far he's come. The...

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China could target US firms, debt if Trump plays hardball

BEIJING (AP) — In a looming trade war between the world's two largest economies, American companies in China may have a...

Business

Lyft, Aptiv to launch self-driving car program in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Ride-hailing service Lyft is partnering with an automotive technology company to deploy a fleet of 30...

Business

Police: Sedan that collided with Waymo vehicle ran red light

CHANDLER, Ariz. (AP) — A driver whose sedan collided with a self-driving vehicle owned by Waymo has been cited for running a...

Business

The Latest: Police: Other car in Waymo crash ran red light

CHANDLER, Ariz. (AP) — The Latest on a collision involving a Waymo-owned autonomous vehicle (all times local):1:55 p.m.Police...

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Space station's Robonaut makes splashdown in Pacific

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — An experimental humanoid known as Robonaut is back on Earth.SpaceX tweeted that its Dragon capsule...

Auto thefts decline in Oklahoma City

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Auto thefts in Oklahoma City have declined by about 30 percent since 2012. Police said although it's difficult to say why the number of thefts increase or decrease from one year to the next, advances in technology likely have played a role in the...

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The Latest: NASA confirms Mars lander on way to red planet

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on NASA's launch of the InSight spacecraft, which is bound for Mars (all times...

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WALL-E and EVE on their way to Mars with InSight

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA's next Mars explorer is going to have company all the way to the red planet: a couple of puny...

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NASA launches InSight spacecraft to Mars to dig down deep

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A robotic geologist armed with a hammer and quake monitor rocketed toward Mars on Saturday, aiming...

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UK info chief orders SCL to give professor his personal data

LONDON (AP) — Britain's Information Commissioner's Office is backing an American academic's effort to obtain his personal data...

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Swiss Guards: World's oldest standing army gets new headgear

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The world's oldest standing army is getting some new headgear.The Swiss Guards plan to replace their metal...

Business

NASA launches InSight spacecraft bound for Mars, lander will explore mysterious insides of the red planet

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA launches InSight spacecraft bound for Mars, lander will explore mysterious insides of the red...

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Iran president criticizes blocking of Telegram messaging app

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is criticizing the blocking of the popular Telegram messaging app in the...

Business

Waymo self-driving car hit in collision on Arizona street

CHANDLER, Ariz. (AP) — Police in a Phoenix suburb are investigating a collision involving a self-driving vehicle owned by...

Business

Hard-line US demands on China raise stakes in trade talks

BEIJING (AP) — A list of hard-line demands that the Trump administration handed China this week could make it even more...

Business

Why Wall Street's worried about Tesla

Elon Musk's track record for technological feats as chief of SpaceX has turned skeptics into believers in everything from his...

Business

Analysts: US trade demands could make deal with China harder

BEIJING (AP) — A list of hard-line demands that the Trump administration handed China this week could make it even more...

Business

The Latest: Trump says China 'spoiled' by US trade wins

BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on China-U.S. trade talks in Beijing (all times local):9:10 a.m.President Donald Trump is tweeting...

Business

2 Romanian hackers extradited to Georgia in fraud case

ATLANTA (AP) — Two computer hackers have been extradited from Romania on federal charges including wire fraud conspiracy, wire...

Business

Stocks jump, with Buffett helping Apple to new highs

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks made up for a shaky week with a strong finish Friday as Apple led a rally in technology companies....

Business

Vermont reduces incentives for renewable energy program

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont regulators are reducing the financial incentives for electric customers who install renewable...

Business

Markets Right Now: Tech leads the way higher for US stocks

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

Business

How to pick a new password, now that Twitter wants one

NEW YORK (AP) — Yet another service is asking you to change your password.Twitter said Thursday it discovered a bug that stored...

Business

Tesla's Musk defends comments made during conference call

NEW YORK (AP) — Tesla CEO Elon Musk is going on the defensive Friday in a series of tweets, saying the people he shut down...

Business

Google to verify identity of US political ad buyers

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google says it will do a better job of verifying the identity of political ad buyers in the U.S. by...

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Global PEM Fuel Cells Market Analysis, Growth, Trends & Forecast 2018-2023 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 4, 2018--The "Global PEM Fuel Cells Market - Growth, Trends, and Forecast (2018 - 2023)" report...

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Harvard forum examines safety of self-driving vehicles

BOSTON (AP) — A Harvard University forum has examined how a recent death linked to self-driving technology is causing concern...

Crime

Correction: Zodiac Killer-DNA story

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — In a story May 3 about the Zodiac Killer investigation, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the...

Business

Hotel rooms by the hour _ or the minute

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Most hotels already offer quick checkout. Now, a growing number are selling briefer stays, too.Through an...

Business

Global Thermal Energy Storage Market Analysis, Growth, Trends & Forecast 2018-2023 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 4, 2018--The "Global Thermal Energy Storage Market - Growth, Trends, and Forecast (2018 - 2023)"...

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NASA spacecraft will have company all the way to Mars

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA's next Mars explorer is going to have company all the way to the red planet: a couple of puny...

Business

US hedge fund wrests Telecom Italia control from Vivendi

ROZZANO, Italy (AP) — French media group Vivendi lost de facto control of Telecom Italia on Friday when a U.S. activist hedge...

Business

Buffett's firm buys 75 million more Apple shares in 1Q

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Warren Buffett's company bought 75 million more Apple shares in the first quarter, giving it more than 240...

Business

Global Solar PV Inverters Market Analysis, Growth, Trends & Forecasts 2018-2023 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 4, 2018--The "Global Solar PV Inverters Market - Analysis of Growth, Trends and Forecasts (2018 -...

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As he begins a new term, Putin pushes lofty goals for Russia

MOSCOW (AP) — If Vladimir Putin fulfills the goals he's set for his new six-year term as president, Russia in 2024 will be far...

Business

Asia follows US markets lower as investors watch trade talks

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets were lower on Friday after Wall Street finished with losses overnight as...

Sports

Game on! NBA makes esports entry with NBA 2K League debut

NEW YORK (AP) — On the night LeBron James began the second round of the playoffs, a computerized Cavalier tormented teams the...

Business

Tech, social media companies lagging in hiring blacks

WASHINGTON (AP) — African-Americans are among the top owners of mobile devices — but when it comes time to hire, tech companies...

Business

Mnuchin: US having 'good conversations' in China trade talks

BEIJING (AP) — U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin sounded a positive note Friday about talks between U.S. and Chinese...

The U.S. Air Force is getting close to receiving its next generation aircraft tanker.

BusinessMay 13, 2018

SEATTLE — Boeing Co. brought more than a dozen reporters to various production and testing facilities here earlier this month to update progress it has made toward delivering its first group of KC-46A Pegasus tankers to the U.S. Air Force. The...

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Business

Tech companies not hiring blacks despite ownership rates

WASHINGTON (AP) — African-Americans are among the top owners of mobile devices, but aren't being considered when it's time for...

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Chinese dronemaker breaks world record – but display is out of sync

Guangzhou-based Ehang deployed a fleet of 1,374 drones at a Labour Day show in Xi’an to beat the 1,218 drones flown by Intel in...

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Ex-Volkswagen C.E.O. charged with fraud over diesel emissions scandal

The indictment of Martin Winterkorn makes Volkswagen more vulnerable to lawsuits by shareholders who say top managers concealed...

News

Backers of data privacy measure submit signatures for ballot

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Supporters of a California initiative aimed at giving consumers more control over their personal data...

News

Men rescued after getting bad GPS info on way to Yellowstone

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Two men drove around at least two road-closed signs due to faulty navigation device information while...

Business

Tesla CEO's peculiar conduct causes angst on Wall Street

DETROIT (AP) — Elon Musk's quirky behavior has long been chalked up to that of a misunderstood genius. But never have his...

Business

Appeals court upholds ex-Wall Street programmer's conviction

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state's highest court has upheld the conviction of a former Goldman Sachs programmer who was tried...

Business

Twitter finds security bug, advises changing passwords

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Twitter is advising all users to change their passwords.The company said Thursday that it recently...

Business

Discovery of device tracking politician prompts new law

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma lawmaker's personal experience has led to a new law that prohibits covert use of a GPS...

Business

Judge: Neo-Nazi publisher could be liable for 'troll storm'

A neo-Nazi website's publisher could be held legally liable for the conduct of readers who carried out an anti-Semitic "troll...

Business

Robot fast-food chefs: Hype or a sign of industry change?

BOSTON (AP) — Robots can't yet bake a souffle or fold a burrito, but they can cook up vegetables and grains and spout them into...

Business

Global Oilfield Services (OFS) Market Outlook 2018-2023 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 3, 2018--The "Global Oilfield Services (OFS) Market - Growth, Trends, and Forecast (2018 - 2023)"...

Business

Q&A: Cambridge Analytica's bankruptcy won't halt probes

LONDON (AP) — The company at the center of the Facebook privacy scandal, political consultancy Cambridge Analytica, is going...

Business

Wind Turbine Rotor Blades: Global Market Outlook to 2023 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 3, 2018--The "Global Wind Turbine Rotor Blade Market - Growth, Trends, and Forecast (2018 - 2023)"...