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    NORTH CENTER — Lane Tech College Prep’s local school council voted to remove in-school police Monday night, the latest Chicago Public School to oust officers from its halls. The 9-3 vote came ahead of a Friday deadline imposed on every local school council in the district that has in-school police. The Chicago Board of Education narrowly...
    CHICAGO (CBS) — The Local School Council at Lane Tech College Prep on Monday voted to remove school resource officers from its building. Lane Tech LSC parent representative Benjamin Wong confirmed that the vote was 9-3 in favor of removing the officers. The issue of school resource officers has been a matter of intense debate...
    SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- "What if?" is the headline of nine billboards that are covering the Bay Area targeting international tech talent. Who's behind them? Canada! Well, sort of. #Canada ???????? | Would you move to Canada?9 billboards like this one are hoping to lure international #tech workers to move to #TheNorth offering: ▪️Job▪️Health Insurance...
    Jamie Dimon, chief executive officer of JPMorgan Chase & Co.Giulia Marchi | Bloomberg | Getty Images The CEOs of banks, tech companies and consulting firms are forming a group to boost hiring from underrepresented groups in New York. Leaders from 27 firms that represent many of New York's dominant industries banded together to create the...
    SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- "What if?" is the headline of nine billboards that are covering the Bay Area targeting international tech talent. Who's behind them? Canada! Well, sort of. #Canada ???????? | Would you move to Canada?9 billboards like this one are hoping to lure international #tech workers to move to #TheNorth offering: ▪️Job▪️Health Insurance...
    VIDEO1:2901:29Big tech stocks are bubbling, BTIG's Julian Emanuel warnsTrading Nation The market's biggest winners may be in a bubble. BTIG's Julian Emanuel is telling clients to consider trimming their exposure to big tech stocks. "Where the risk is disproportionate is in technology," the firm's chief equity and derivatives strategist told CNBC's "Trading Nation" on Monday....
    Devin Booker’s three from half court was so perfect, the net barely moved Dermatologists Say These Are the *Best* Face Washes for Acne-Prone Skin Dow, S&P 500 book 7th straight day of gains, Nasdaq ends lower as high-flying tech stocks take a breather MARKET SNAPSHOT © Getty Images The New York Stock Exchange. The...
    Doug Leone, a President Donald Trump donor and venture capitalist with Sequoia Capital, is reportedly working behind the scenes to rescue TikTok’s U.S. operations. Trump signed executive orders on Aug. 6 effectively barring individuals and U.S. companies from communicating with TikTok until the Chinese app is sold to Microsoft, or some other U.S. company....
    Tech tycoon John McAfee has apparently been arrested in Norway because he refused to put a medically-certified face covering over his thong mask.  McAfee, who made millions with the anti-virus software bearing his name, took to Twitter on Monday morning to report that he had been detained by Norwegian authorities who weren't impressed by the...
    Your MLB announcing schedule for 8/10-8/16 15 kid-friendly desks under $100 that are perfect for homeschooling Dow Closes Up 1.3% - Nasdaq Lower as Tech Shares Stumble Stocks finished mixed Monday with declines in tech shares leading the Nasdaq lower. © TheStreet Dow Closes Up 1.3% - Nasdaq Lower as Tech Shares...
    New York's mass transit agency wants Apple to come up with a better way for iPhone users to unlock their phones without taking off their masks, as it seeks to guard against the spread of the coronavirus in buses and subways. In a letter to CEO Tim Cook obtained by The Associated Press, Metropolitan Transportation...
    AP Interview: Rodchenkov lives in fear after exposing doping 20 Outdoor Christmas Lights That Will Make Your Season Merry and Bright Dow up 350 points in final hour of trade, Nasdaq under pressure as highflying tech stocks take a breather MARKET SNAPSHOT © Getty Images The New York Stock Exchange. Getty Images. Stock-market benchmarks...
    100 arrested, 13 officers injured in Chicago after police shoot man Life with coronavirus: How businesses are turning to tech to cope with COVID-19 Dow jumps 300 points, Nasdaq under pressure as investors state rotation from out of tech-related stocks MARKET SNAPSHOT © Getty Images The New York Stock Exchange. Getty Images. Stock-market benchmarks...
    Money offered for info on former ‘Tiger King’ star husband The greatest things our readers have bought on Amazon Dow Rises, Nasdaq Trades Lower as Tech Shares Stumble Stocks traded mixed Monday with declines in tech shares leading the Nasdaq lower. © TheStreet Dow Rises, Nasdaq Trades Lower as Tech Shares Stumble...
    The new Ford Bronco is making a 180-degree turn. That is to say, it can. Ford has released a new clip of the upcoming SUV's Trail Turn Assist feature, which allows it to make super sharp turns on slippery surfaces. Similar to Toyota's Off-Road Turn Assist, the feature locks the inside rear wheel to turn...
    Major explosion in Baltimore kills at least one, traps others Pandemic relief resources everyone should know about Dow Higher, Nasdaq Trades Lower as Tech Shares Stumble Stocks traded mixed Monday with declines in tech shares leading the Nasdaq lower. © TheStreet Dow Higher, Nasdaq Trades Lower as Tech Shares Stumble The Dow...
    NBA says providing COVID-19 tests to public important part of our restart The evolution of Kylie Jenner through every season of Keeping Up With the Kardashians S&P 500 and Nasdaq Turn Lower as Tech Shares Stumble Stocks turned mixed Monday with declines in tech shares leading the S&P 500 and Nasdaq lower....
    As TikTok continues to face an uncertain future because of President Donald Trump’s executive order that would effectively ban it, companies have begun to pop up looking to buy the U.S. operations of the immensely popular app. Hide While Microsoft has emerged as the probable front runner for a potential acquisition, Twitter recently came...
    Louisiana Tech has hit the pause button on football workouts. According to Pete Thamel, the Bulldogs paused all football activities after the program received five sets of positive test results for coronavirus. (RELATED: David Hookstead Is The True King In The North When It Comes To College Football) Louisiana Tech has paused football practice after 5 positive COVID -19 tests...
    While data privacy, security concerns, and potential links with the Chinese government have been levied against TikTok, its potential new owner, Microsoft, also a history of partnering with the government. Hide President Donald Trump and his administration have been signaling about a possible ban of TikTok for weeks, citing national security concerns that have...
    NBA bubble breakdown: Race for Wests No. 8 seed down to four teams Dr. Faucis tips on how US can avoid catastrophe Americans Can Barely Imagine a Congress That Works © Getty / The Atlantic At a hearing of the House’s antitrust subcommittee recently, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos seemed rattled to discover that his...
    Any U.S. company interested in acquiring part or all of popular app TikTok's business should be required to prove they do not have lingering ties to China, Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., said on Sunday. "[TikTok] has to have an American parent and be wholly owned and operated – not just the servers and the data, but...
    Willian confirms exit, thanks Chelsea fans ahead of rumored Arsenal move Elegant Thanksgiving Cupcakes That Are Better Than Pumpkin Pie While some techies flee Silicon Valley, this Waymo engineer is doubling down and running for office Waymo engineer Paul Roales is running for city council in Silicon Valley's Mountain View, where his employer,...
    By Aditya Kalra NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India's plan to regulate "non-personal" data has jolted U.S. tech giants Amazon, Facebook and Google, and a group representing them is preparing to push back against the proposals, according to sources and a letter seen by Reuters. A government-appointed panel in July recommended setting up a regulator for...
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Maria Ressa says she didn’t take Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte seriously when he declared four years ago that “corrupt” journalists weren’t “exempted from assassination.” “In 2016, it was really, really laughable. And I thought, ‘Oh, doesn’t matter.’ I laughed,” said the country’s most well-known journalist and leader of the independent Rappler...
    By RYAN PEARSON, AP Entertainment Writer LOS ANGELES (AP) — Maria Ressa says she didn’t take Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte seriously when he declared four years ago that “corrupt” journalists weren’t “exempted from assassination.” “In 2016, it was really, really laughable. And I thought, ‘Oh, doesn’t matter.’ I laughed,” said the country’s most well-known journalist...
    OAKLAND (KPIX) — Oakland Unified and its teachers’ union are still trying to reach an agreement over how much remote learning will be conducted live, versus lessons that are pre-recorded. With details like that still up in the air, how do school principals prepare for Day One, now just hours away? They’re trying to be...
    THEY call them Gen Z – kids who were practically born with a smartphone in hand. They’re tech-savvy and know that if they need information, they can access it instantly. 8They call them Gen Z – kids who were practically born with a smartphone in hand - but will the Honda e prove a hit...
    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s net worth has reportedly passed $100 billion for the first time after the social media giant’s stock price hit a record based on optimism about the release of its TikTok competitor, Reels. Only Jeff Bezos and Bill Gates also have fortunes worth more than $100 billion. The AP reports that Facebook CEO Mark...
    LUBBOCK, Texas — Texas Tech fired women’s basketball coach Marlene Stollings on Thursday, a day after a scathing newspaper report alleging a culture of abuse in her program. Athletic director Kirby Hocutt announced the firing in a one-sentence statement while adding that he planned to address the decision Friday. Players made claims of abuse over...
    In this 21st century dogfight, it’ll be human versus machine. An artificial intelligence algorithm will face off against a human F-16 fighter pilot in an aerial combat simulation Aug. 20, officials announced Friday. But the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency said the simulation — the third and final competition in its AlphaDogfight Trials — will...
    NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump’s bans on two popular Chinese social media apps — TikTok and WeChat — are the latest moves in an escalating U.S.-China rift, and point to a future where technology and innovation are increasingly walled behind political barriers. In China, the Communist Party has long limited what foreign tech...
    The companies that make up the world of Big Tech have some competition coming with the creation and rising popularity of new apps Parler and Triller. As the push for fairness in Big Tech continues from President Donald Trump and others, companies such as Parler and Triller are looking to topple social media platforms such...
    Kelly Armstrong and Pramila Jayapal are not what you would call natural political allies. Armstrong, a first-term congressman representing North Dakota’s single congressional district, is a conservative Republican whose campaign priorities include limiting abortion and protecting the rights of gun owners. Jayapal, co-chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus, represents the uber-liberal Seattle area and has...
    Miami DE Gregory Rousseau opts out of 2020 season The Healthiest Lunches For Kids, According to Dietitians Big tech stocks could fall sharply if theres a vaccine Hopes are growing that a Covid-19 vaccine is coming. But Goldman Sachs thinks a vaccine might actually upend the stock market, which has continued to rally...
    New York (CNN Business)Hopes are growing that a Covid-19 vaccine is coming. But Goldman Sachs thinks a vaccine might actually upend the stock market, which has continued to rally despite worries about a rise in cases in several key states. A team of Goldman Sachs (GS) economists said in a report Thursday that there is...
    The heads of four of the U.S.’s biggest technology companies — Alphabet Inc., Apple Inc., Facebook Inc. and Amazon.com Inc. — appeared before Congress last week to respond to criticism that they have too much market power. The hearing showed that lawmakers are beginning to understand what is and isn’t important when it comes to...
    The US has unveiled a vague but aggressive plan to purge Chinese tech companies from America’s internet, creating what the Trump administration has dubbed the “Clean Network” — the US internet as it currently stands, but minus a lot of Chinese tech. It’s an expansion of the White House’s 5G Clean Path initiative, which was...
    VIDEO3:2103:21New York state Senator Michael Gianaris on updating antitrust legislationSquawk Box The state of New York introduced a bill on Wednesday that would make easier for the state to sue companies if they are seen to be unilaterally violating antitrust issues.  The bill comes on the heels of the House's antitrust hearing when Amazon CEO...
    In 1998, China was hardly a technological rival to the US. With only 7 million internet users, fewer than 26 million personal computers, and an ecommerce industry that generated a paltry $42 million the following year, it was considered a laggard compared with many other countries. But Microsoft, then the world’s richest and most powerful...
    The Texas Tech University women’s basketball team came under scrutiny Wednesday as a report accused coach Marlene Stollings and her staff of fostering a culture of abuse that has led to several players transferring from the program. Players told USA Today that a heart-monitoring system was misused in punitive ways, they had to endure demeaning and...
    Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos testifies via video conference during a hearing of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial and Administrative Law on "Online Platforms and Market Power", in the Rayburn House office Building on Capitol Hill, in Washington, July 29, 2020.Graeme Jennings | Pool via Reuters The CEOs of Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google...
    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo introduced a plan Wednesday dubbed the “Clean Network” program, which aims to guard the privacy of American citizens and companies from the Chinese Communist Party. Pompeo also extended an offer for other nations and companies to join the United State’s effort, writing on Twitter, “The U.S. expands the Clean Network by...
    Why, exactly, is Microsoft — purveyor of office software, cloud services, and high-end laptops — so well positioned to buy viral video app TikTok? We’ve previously looked at how the acquisition fits Microsoft’s future ambitions, but a new report from The Financial Times explains how the US tech giant has been preparing for this sort...
    In a small country like Israel—the population less than 9 million people—every murder makes national headlines. But the October 2019 killing of Michal Sela, a 32-year old social worker from Jerusalem, stood out. Sela’s husband allegedly stabbed her multiple times in front of their 8-month old baby before stabbing himself in a failed suicide attempt....
    SpaceX on Tuesday properly completed a flight of less than a minute of the major prototype ever examined of the long term rocket Starship, which the organization hopes to use 1 working day to colonize Mars. “Mars is wanting serious,” SpaceX founder Elon Musk tweeted in reaction to a supporter. Mars is hunting genuine —...
    Hong Kong (CNN Business)Microsoft has spent decades building goodwill with Beijing, and that could help its bid to buy TikTok's operations in the United States and a few other countries. That is, unless deteriorating US-China relations get in the way. Microsoft (MSFT) has emerged as the leading candidate to save TikTok from President Donald Trump's...
    By TALI ARBEL, AP Technology Writer NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday called for a big expansion of U.S. government curbs on Chinese technology, saying that it wants to see “untrusted Chinese apps" pulled from the Google and Apple app stores. Outside experts called Pompeo's proposal vague and possibly...
    NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday called for a big expansion of U.S. government curbs on Chinese technology, saying that it wants to see “untrusted Chinese apps” pulled from the Google and Apple app stores. Outside experts called Pompeo’s proposal vague and possibly illegal. Pompeo called out popular video...