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Virginia Tech football: 44 days til kickoff with a look back at Terry Smoot

3 hours ago   |   Comcast SportsNet Baltimore

Terry Smoot | Photo courtesy of Virginia Tech Athletics Terry Smoot had an outstanding career in the late 60s. Today is July 18, 2019, which means we are officially just 44...
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Toys R Us plans a small comeback with 2 stores this year

4 hours ago   |   Boston Herald   |   2 articles

NEW YORK - The first two new Toys R Us stores - one in Texas, the other in New Jersey - will open in November as part of a small comeback of the defunct iconic toy chain in the...
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Google, Amazon, Netflix and their tech pals storm L.A.'s office market

5 hours ago   |   Los Angeles Times

Technology companies have been hiring at such a rapid pace that they have come to rule the Los Angeles office market and are spreading their influence into neighborhoods such...
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From Netflix's big flub to Microsoft's cloud attack: Here's the roundup of takeaways and insights from tech's Q2 earnings reports

From Netflix's big flub to Microsoft's cloud attack: Here's the roundup of takeaways and insights from tech's Q2 earnings reports

5 hours ago   |   Business Insider

The tech industry's second quarter earning season kicked off in mid-July, with Netflix first out of the gate with its results. Over a period of several weeks all the leading...
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FaceApp poses potential national security and privacy risks, experts say

6 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

FaceApp has been downloaded from Google Play by more than 100 million people, all drawn in by a technological magic trick, an app that transforms your photo to show how you...
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'Our legal department is here, it's queer, and it's telling you to steer clear' - Netflix orders Boston's Straight Pride to stop listing it as a 'prospective corporate sponsor'

'Our legal department is here, it's queer, and it's telling you to steer clear' - Netflix orders Boston's Straight Pride to stop listing it as a 'prospective corporate sponsor'

8 hours ago   |   Business Insider

The organizers of Boston's Straight Pride parade, an anti-LGBTQ group called Super Happy Fun America, listed Netflix on its website as a "prospective corporate sponsor" of the...
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Adam Neumann has cashed out more than $700M prior to We Company IPO

8 hours ago   |   The Real Deal New York

Adam Neumann has cashed out more than $700 million from the We Company in advance of the company's initial public offering. It's not often that private companies publicize such...
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With camp on the horizon, last season's memories linger for Virginia, Virginia Tech

8 hours ago   |   The Washington Post

Cavaliers seek to build on 8-5 record that included Belk Bowl triumph; Hokies are out for redemption following first losing season since 1992.
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Report: Newspaper chains Gannett, GateHouse in merger talks

8 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio

NEW YORK - Two of the country's largest newspaper companies are in "advanced talks" to combine. That's according to a Wall Street Journal report that cites unidentified people...
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Amazon is hiring for a 'stealth advertising' engineering team to disrupt the $100 billion gaming industry, and marketers see it as a sign of Amazon's growing ad-tech tentacles

Amazon is hiring for a 'stealth advertising' engineering team to disrupt the $100 billion gaming industry, and marketers see it as a sign of Amazon's growing ad-tech tentacles

8 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Amazon is hiring for two roles that are part of a new team called "stealth advertising innovation" to disrupt the gaming industry. The job postings promise candidates...
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Joe Biden and Kamala Harris will face off again in Democratic primary debate

Joe Biden and Kamala Harris will face off again in Democratic primary debate

CNN's two-night Democratic primary debate will offer a rematch of Biden and Harris, whose clash over race became the most closely watched moment of the first round of debates. Read more ...

Trump To Nominate Eugene Scalia As Labor Secretary

Trump To Nominate Eugene Scalia As Labor Secretary

If confirmed, the son of late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia would replace outgoing Secretary Alexander Acosta. Read more ...

House approves $15 minimum wage; Senate prospects are dim

House approves $15 minimum wage; Senate prospects are dim

House Democrats approved legislation to raise the federal minimum wage for the first time in a decade. Read more ...

Strasburg hits and pitches Nationals to 13-4 win over Braves

Strasburg hits and pitches Nationals to 13-4 win over Braves

ATLANTA - Stephen Strasburg had a three-run homer among his three hits and set a franchise-record for a pitcher with five RBIs, as the surging Washington Nationals beat the... Read more ...

City explains its public art shows Spider-Man's hands, not devil horns...

City explains its public art shows Spider-Man's hands, not devil horns, after complaint

A woman in Lincoln, Nebraska, is fighting the city over what she says is a sculpture depicting devil horns at the Lincoln Children's Zoo. It's actually just Spiderman's hands... Read more ...

Man freed from prison because he was deemed too old to be a threat convicted...

Man freed from prison because he was deemed too old to be a threat convicted of woman's murder

Jurors deliberated less than an hour before reaching a guilty verdict. Read more ...

Buzz Aldrin peed his pants on the moon and 18 other wild facts you never...

Buzz Aldrin peed his pants on the moon and 18 other wild facts you never learned about NASA's Apollo 11 mission

Fifty years ago, on July 20, 1969, Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first people to walk on the moon . In the years since, behind-the-scenes... Read more ...

Judge denies Jeffrey Epstein's bail request, so the wealthy financier will...

Judge denies Jeffrey Epstein's bail request, so the wealthy financier will have to wait in jail for his trial on sex trafficking of minors and conspiracy charges

US District Judge Richard Berman announced his decision to deny wealthy financier and convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein 's bail request Thursday morning in the US District... Read more ...

Arcia delivers late, Brewers add on in win over D-backs

Arcia delivers late, Brewers add on in win over D-backs

PHOENIX - Orlando Arcia hit a tiebreaking single in the eighth inning to decide a duel between pitchers Zach Davies and Merrill Kelly, and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the... Read more ...

Ilhan Omar brands Trump ‘FASCIST' after ‘send her back' chants at his rally

Ilhan Omar brands Trump ‘FASCIST' after ‘send her back' chants at his rally

Rep. Ilhan Omar has accused the US president of being “racist” and of “spewing fascist ideology” after Donald Trump's supporters were heard chanting “send her back” during a... Read more ...