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spacex wants $5 million more in texas funding for spaceport

photo: jerome adamstein, file image 1of/1captioncloseimage 1 of 1in this april 30, 2015 file photo, tesla motors ceo and spacex ceo and cto, elon musk, introduces a new line of residential and commercial batteries at his design studio in hawthorne, calif. (jerome adamstein/los angeles times/tns) lessin this april 30, 2015 file photo, tesla motors ceo and spacex ceo and cto, elon musk, introduces a new line of residential and commercial batteries at his design studio in hawthorne, calif. (jerome ... more photo: jerome adamstein, file spacex wants $5 million more in texas funding for spaceport1 / 1back to gallerybrownsville - spacex is seeking up to $5 million more in new state funding to build a commercial spaceport in texas, a project that's behind schedule after breaking ground...





facebook's 'fixes' - meaningful or just skin deep?

photo: eraldo peres, stf image 1of/3captioncloseimage 1 of 3a computer user enters his facebook page in brasilia, brazil. while facebook enjoyed strong profit in 2017, there are signs that users may be pulling back from the service.a computer user enters his facebook page in brasilia, brazil. while facebook enjoyed strong profit in 2017, there are signs that users may be pulling back from the service. photo: eraldo peres, stf image 2 of 3file - in this tuesday, april 18, 2017, file photo, a conference worker passes a demo booth at facebook's annual f8 developer conference, in san jose, calif. facebook inc. reports earnings wednesday, jan. 31, 2018. (ap photo/noah berger, file) lessfile - in this tuesday, april 18, 2017, file photo, a conference worker passes a demo booth at ...





microsoft and linkedin: is their marriage working?

photo: richard drew, stf image 1of/3captioncloseimage 1 of 3file - in this monday, june 13, 2016, file photo, the linkedin logo appears on a screen at the post where it trades on the floor of the new york stock exchange. microsoft will break out linkedin revenue when it reports its quarterly earnings wednesday, jan. 31, 2018. (ap photo/richard drew, file) lessfile - in this monday, june 13, 2016, file photo, the linkedin logo appears on a screen at the post where it trades on the floor of the new york stock exchange. microsoft will break out linkedin revenue when it ... more photo: richard drew, stf image 2 of 3microsoft linked up with linkedin in a $27 billion deal. microsoft linked up with linkedin in a $27 billion deal.  photo: altaf qadri, stf image 3 of 3microsoft an...





apple is talking to 'government agencies' about iphone slowdowns

photo: andy barron, mbr image 1of/1captioncloseimage 1 of 1apple ceo tim cook speaks during his visit to reno, nev., for a ceremony celebrating a new apple warehouse on wednesday, jan. 17, 2018. "apple is a success that could only have happened in america, and we always felt a very big sense of responsibility to give back to our country and the people who have made our success possible," said cook on wednesday. (andy barron/the reno gazette-journal via ap) lessapple ceo tim cook speaks during his visit to reno, nev., for a ceremony celebrating a new apple warehouse on wednesday, jan. 17, 2018. "apple is a success that could only have happened in america, and we ... more photo: andy barron, mbr apple is talking to 'government agencies' about iphone slowdowns1 / 1back to galle...





despite earnings, sales of iphones are giving apple a reality check

photo: richard drew, stf image 1of/3captioncloseimage 1 of 3apple sold about 1 million fewer iphones in its fiscal first quarter than the year before, putting more attention on slowdown conspiracy theories and its high prices.apple sold about 1 million fewer iphones in its fiscal first quarter than the year before, putting more attention on slowdown conspiracy theories and its high prices. photo: richard drew, stf image 2 of 3this wednesday, feb. 8, 2017, photo shows an apple store in pittsburgh. apple inc. reports earnings thursday, feb. 1, 2018. (ap photo/gene j. puskar)this wednesday, feb. 8, 2017, photo shows an apple store in pittsburgh. apple inc. reports earnings thursday, feb. 1, 2018. (ap photo/gene j. puskar) photo: gene j. puskar, stf image 3 of 3de...





google's ai push comes with plenty of people problems

photo: marcio jose sanchez, stf image 1of/3captioncloseimage 1 of 3file - this tuesday, july 19, 2016, file photo shows the google logo at the company's headquarters in mountain view, calif. google parent alphabet inc. reports earnings thursday, feb. 1, 2018. (ap photo/marcio jose sanchez, file) lessfile - this tuesday, july 19, 2016, file photo shows the google logo at the company's headquarters in mountain view, calif. google parent alphabet inc. reports earnings thursday, feb. 1, 2018. (ap photo/marcio ... more photo: marcio jose sanchez, stf image 2 of 3google ceo sundar pichai has declared artificial intelligence more important to humanity than fire or electricity. google ceo sundar pichai has declared artificial intelligence more important to humanity than fi...





bitcoin ban expands across credit cards as 2 banks recoil

photo: dreamstime, ho image 1of/1captioncloseimage 1 of 1two major banks said they're halting purchases of bitcoin on their credit cards.two major banks said they're halting purchases of bitcoin on their credit cards. photo: dreamstime, ho bitcoin ban expands across credit cards as 2 banks recoil1 / 1back to gallerya growing number of big u.s. credit-card issuers are deciding they don't want to finance a falling knife.jpmorgan chase & co. and bank of america corp., the nation's two largest banks, said friday they're halting purchases of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies on their credit cards. jpmorgan, enacting the ban saturday, doesn't want the credit risk associated with the transactions, said mary jane rogers, a spokeswoman for the firm.bank of america began declining c...





cancer from cellphones? new studies say no need to hang up

photo: matt rourke, stf image 1of/1captioncloseimage 1 of 1a pair of studies in rats and mice found a weak link between high levels of cellphone radiation and heart tumors, but regulators and the studies' authors say there's no need to worry.a pair of studies in rats and mice found a weak link between high levels of cellphone radiation and heart tumors, but regulators and the studies' authors say there's no need to worry. photo: matt rourke, stf cancer from cellphones? new studies say no need to hang up1 / 1back to gallerywashington - two government studies that bombarded rats and mice with cellphone radiation found a weak link to some heart tumors, but federal regulators and some scientists say don't worry - it is safe to use your device. they still do.previous studie...





health care just the latest industry amazon seeks to upend

photo: elaine thompson, stf image 1of/4captioncloseimage 1 of 4kirsty carey, left, is waited on by clerk marissa pacchiarotti at amazon books in seattle in 2015.kirsty carey, left, is waited on by clerk marissa pacchiarotti at amazon books in seattle in 2015. photo: elaine thompson, stf image 2 of 4amazon's purchase of whole foods pushed grocery stores to look at how they can improve their online ordering and delivery services. kirsty carey, left, is waited on by clerk marissa pacchiarotti at amazon books in seattle in 2015.  lessamazon's purchase of whole foods pushed grocery stores to look at how they can improve their online ordering and delivery services. kirsty carey, left, is waited on by clerk marissa pacchiarotti at amazon ... more photo: wilfredo lee, stf im...





spacex wants $5 million more in texas funding for spaceport

photo: jerome adamstein, file image 1of/1captioncloseimage 1 of 1in this april 30, 2015 file photo, tesla motors ceo and spacex ceo and cto, elon musk, introduces a new line of residential and commercial batteries at his design studio in hawthorne, calif. (jerome adamstein/los angeles times/tns) lessin this april 30, 2015 file photo, tesla motors ceo and spacex ceo and cto, elon musk, introduces a new line of residential and commercial batteries at his design studio in hawthorne, calif. (jerome ... more photo: jerome adamstein, file spacex wants $5 million more in texas funding for spaceport1 / 1back to gallerybrownsville - spacex is seeking up to $5 million more in new state funding to build a commercial spaceport in texas, a project that's behind schedule after breaking ground...





facebook's 'fixes' - meaningful or just skin deep?

photo: eraldo peres, stf image 1of/3captioncloseimage 1 of 3a computer user enters his facebook page in brasilia, brazil. while facebook enjoyed strong profit in 2017, there are signs that users may be pulling back from the service.a computer user enters his facebook page in brasilia, brazil. while facebook enjoyed strong profit in 2017, there are signs that users may be pulling back from the service. photo: eraldo peres, stf image 2 of 3file - in this tuesday, april 18, 2017, file photo, a conference worker passes a demo booth at facebook's annual f8 developer conference, in san jose, calif. facebook inc. reports earnings wednesday, jan. 31, 2018. (ap photo/noah berger, file) lessfile - in this tuesday, april 18, 2017, file photo, a conference worker passes a demo booth at ...





microsoft and linkedin: is their marriage working?

photo: richard drew, stf image 1of/3captioncloseimage 1 of 3file - in this monday, june 13, 2016, file photo, the linkedin logo appears on a screen at the post where it trades on the floor of the new york stock exchange. microsoft will break out linkedin revenue when it reports its quarterly earnings wednesday, jan. 31, 2018. (ap photo/richard drew, file) lessfile - in this monday, june 13, 2016, file photo, the linkedin logo appears on a screen at the post where it trades on the floor of the new york stock exchange. microsoft will break out linkedin revenue when it ... more photo: richard drew, stf image 2 of 3microsoft linked up with linkedin in a $27 billion deal. microsoft linked up with linkedin in a $27 billion deal.  photo: altaf qadri, stf image 3 of 3microsoft an...





apple is talking to 'government agencies' about iphone slowdowns

photo: andy barron, mbr image 1of/1captioncloseimage 1 of 1apple ceo tim cook speaks during his visit to reno, nev., for a ceremony celebrating a new apple warehouse on wednesday, jan. 17, 2018. "apple is a success that could only have happened in america, and we always felt a very big sense of responsibility to give back to our country and the people who have made our success possible," said cook on wednesday. (andy barron/the reno gazette-journal via ap) lessapple ceo tim cook speaks during his visit to reno, nev., for a ceremony celebrating a new apple warehouse on wednesday, jan. 17, 2018. "apple is a success that could only have happened in america, and we ... more photo: andy barron, mbr apple is talking to 'government agencies' about iphone slowdowns1 / 1back to galle...





despite earnings, sales of iphones are giving apple a reality check

photo: richard drew, stf image 1of/3captioncloseimage 1 of 3apple sold about 1 million fewer iphones in its fiscal first quarter than the year before, putting more attention on slowdown conspiracy theories and its high prices.apple sold about 1 million fewer iphones in its fiscal first quarter than the year before, putting more attention on slowdown conspiracy theories and its high prices. photo: richard drew, stf image 2 of 3this wednesday, feb. 8, 2017, photo shows an apple store in pittsburgh. apple inc. reports earnings thursday, feb. 1, 2018. (ap photo/gene j. puskar)this wednesday, feb. 8, 2017, photo shows an apple store in pittsburgh. apple inc. reports earnings thursday, feb. 1, 2018. (ap photo/gene j. puskar) photo: gene j. puskar, stf image 3 of 3de...





google's ai push comes with plenty of people problems

photo: marcio jose sanchez, stf image 1of/3captioncloseimage 1 of 3file - this tuesday, july 19, 2016, file photo shows the google logo at the company's headquarters in mountain view, calif. google parent alphabet inc. reports earnings thursday, feb. 1, 2018. (ap photo/marcio jose sanchez, file) lessfile - this tuesday, july 19, 2016, file photo shows the google logo at the company's headquarters in mountain view, calif. google parent alphabet inc. reports earnings thursday, feb. 1, 2018. (ap photo/marcio ... more photo: marcio jose sanchez, stf image 2 of 3google ceo sundar pichai has declared artificial intelligence more important to humanity than fire or electricity. google ceo sundar pichai has declared artificial intelligence more important to humanity than fi...





bitcoin ban expands across credit cards as 2 banks recoil

photo: dreamstime, ho image 1of/1captioncloseimage 1 of 1two major banks said they're halting purchases of bitcoin on their credit cards.two major banks said they're halting purchases of bitcoin on their credit cards. photo: dreamstime, ho bitcoin ban expands across credit cards as 2 banks recoil1 / 1back to gallerya growing number of big u.s. credit-card issuers are deciding they don't want to finance a falling knife.jpmorgan chase & co. and bank of america corp., the nation's two largest banks, said friday they're halting purchases of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies on their credit cards. jpmorgan, enacting the ban saturday, doesn't want the credit risk associated with the transactions, said mary jane rogers, a spokeswoman for the firm.bank of america began declining c...





cancer from cellphones? new studies say no need to hang up

photo: matt rourke, stf image 1of/1captioncloseimage 1 of 1a pair of studies in rats and mice found a weak link between high levels of cellphone radiation and heart tumors, but regulators and the studies' authors say there's no need to worry.a pair of studies in rats and mice found a weak link between high levels of cellphone radiation and heart tumors, but regulators and the studies' authors say there's no need to worry. photo: matt rourke, stf cancer from cellphones? new studies say no need to hang up1 / 1back to gallerywashington - two government studies that bombarded rats and mice with cellphone radiation found a weak link to some heart tumors, but federal regulators and some scientists say don't worry - it is safe to use your device. they still do.previous studie...





health care just the latest industry amazon seeks to upend

photo: elaine thompson, stf image 1of/4captioncloseimage 1 of 4kirsty carey, left, is waited on by clerk marissa pacchiarotti at amazon books in seattle in 2015.kirsty carey, left, is waited on by clerk marissa pacchiarotti at amazon books in seattle in 2015. photo: elaine thompson, stf image 2 of 4amazon's purchase of whole foods pushed grocery stores to look at how they can improve their online ordering and delivery services. kirsty carey, left, is waited on by clerk marissa pacchiarotti at amazon books in seattle in 2015.  lessamazon's purchase of whole foods pushed grocery stores to look at how they can improve their online ordering and delivery services. kirsty carey, left, is waited on by clerk marissa pacchiarotti at amazon ... more photo: wilfredo lee, stf im...





amazon snub giving cities like houston an identity crisis - for good reason

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why cable bills are rising again, and what can you do

photo: matt rourke, stf image 1of/3captioncloseimage 1 of 3file - this wednesday, may 30, 2007, file photo shows a cable box on top of a television in philadelphia. cable and satellite tv providers are ringing in 2018 with an unwelcomed gift: higher cable bills. although annual rate hikes are inevitable, many consumers manage to lower their bills by pushing back and getting promotional rates. (ap photo/matt rourke, file) lessfile - this wednesday, may 30, 2007, file photo shows a cable box on top of a television in philadelphia. cable and satellite tv providers are ringing in 2018 with an unwelcomed gift: higher cable bills. ... more photo: matt rourke, stf image 2 of 3wave broadband has filed a claim against comcast, saying the cable giant is unfairly trying to force higher-priced...