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US legislators urge Blizzard to reverse Hong Kong protest player ban

A rare bipartisan issue that Rep. Ocasio-Cortez and Sen. Rubio can agree on.

14 hours ago from Arstechnica

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AT&T TV Now Customers Fleeced Yet Again With Big Streaming Plan Price Hike

AT&T is once again going directly against its promise of not raising prices following its merger with content provider Time Warner. For the second time this year, the company is jacking up ...

11 hours ago from HotHardware

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Oracle co-CEO Mark Hurd dead at 62

Oracle on September 11, 2019, said Hurd was taking a leave of absence to address health related issues but didn’t specify what exactly was wrong. Larry Ellison, Oracle’s founder, executive chairman ...

Fri 18 Oct 19 from Techspot

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Lawmakers: Tech giants have given some of documents sought

Lawmakers investigating the market dominance of Big Tech say they've received part of the information they requested from Google, Facebook, Amazon and Apple, and expect to get the rest soon.

Wed 16 Oct 19 from TechXplore

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J&J agrees to $117M settlement over pelvic mesh devices

Johnson & Johnson has agreed to a $117 million multistate settlement over allegations it deceptively marketed its pelvic mesh products, which support women's sagging pelvic organs.

Thu 17 Oct 19 from Medical Xpress

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Netflix's US subscriber growth slowing as competition looms

Netflix's subscriber growth is bogging down even before the leading video streaming service confronts high-powered threats from Apple and Walt Disney Co.

Wed 16 Oct 19 from TechXplore

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EU moves against chipmaker Broadcom in latest US tech salvo

The EU's powerful anti-trust authority on Wednesday ordered US chipmaker Broadcom to immediately halt uncompetitive sales practices, using an unprecedented weapon against US big tech.

Wed 16 Oct 19 from TechXplore

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Hear Me Out: Super Bees

The bee population is plummeting and the ecosystems and food systems that depend on their pollination are declining. One startup’s solution to the incoming beepocalypse is to make better bees. ...

Thu 17 Oct 19 from Gizmodo

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Airbnb will let you stay in Barbie's very pink Malibu Dreamhouse - CNET

Barbie's Malibu Dreamhouse has an infinity pool and a water slide. And a meditation space, because being Barbie can be stressful.

Thu 17 Oct 19 from CNET Cutting Edge

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Opioid industry presses for settlement as trial looms

With a trial looming, major drug distributors and manufacturers are pressing to settle thousands of claims against them related to the nation's persistent opioid crisis.

Thu 17 Oct 19 from Medical Xpress

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