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  • 19% of female University of Oregon students cite sex attacks, survey says

    Nearly 1 in 5 female students at the University of Oregon have been raped or experienced an attempted rape while attending the school, according to a new study, but few said they reported sexual attacks to the authorities. The data come from an online...
  • 'Tom and Jerry', pedestrians, and incentive: Letters

    'Tom and Jerry' warnings? BBC News reported last week that the iconic "Tom and Jerry" cartoons will now carry a warning notice about possible "ethnic and racial prejudice" for Amazon Prime customers, because of the way the black maid character is...
  • Verizon's Redbox Instant video streaming service to shut down

    Verizon's Redbox Instant video streaming service to shut down
    Redbox Instant, a streaming video service operated by Verizon Communications Inc and Outerwall Inc's Redbox, will shut down next week because the venture has not been as successful as hoped, the two companies announced Saturday. The service, which...
  • Students Worldwide Learn Programming From Vernon Company

    Students Worldwide Learn Programming From Vernon Company
    VERNON — Serial entrepreneur Mark Lassoff ran two companies in Austin, a tech-nirvana if there ever was one. But his three-year-old startup LearnToProgram Media, in a low-rent office building in Vernon, is his longest tenure anywhere. Lassoff, 40,...
  • Rocket shrugs off insults to become Europe's key Internet player

    FRANKFURT (Reuters) - (This October 2 story is corrected to remove incorrect reference to Oliver Samwer's Twitter account in paragraph 10) To its detractors, Rocket Internet, which on Thursday completed Europe's largest e-commerce flotation in a decade,...
  • Twelve irrepressible technologies now reinventing your life and work

    DEAR JOYCE: What does your experience and research suggest is the future of our jobs and career choices? -- E.W. Technology and more technology! In this digital-everything world, galloping change is invading a wide swath of professions and industries. A...
  • Entrepreneurs step aboard, make their pitch

    Entrepreneurs step aboard, make their pitch
    J.J. Reidy boarded a garish yellow RV parked in Harbor East and shared a vision: vast greenhouses in Baltimore raising produce to feed thousands, the plants feeding on nutrients from the waste of fish swimming in nearby tanks. In two minutes and 35...
  • October 2013: Amazon workers seek pay for time in security checks

    Workers at Amazon.com warehouses across the country are suing the online retail giant to collect wages for time they spent passing through security checkpoints designed to prevent employee theft. In lawsuits filed in Philadelphia and Luzerne County...
  • AT&T Launches Broadband Bundle with HBO, Amazon Prime for $39 per Month

    Want HBO without all those other pricey cable channels? AT&T has a new offer for you. The telco, looking to win over customers disinclined to pay for a full lineup of cable channels, is pitching a stripped-down package that includes HBO, Amazon Prime...
  • It's Freebie Friday: Free pizza, bagels and $10 Publix gift cards

    It's Freebie Friday: Free pizza, bagels and $10 Publix gift cards
    Happy Freebie Friday! It's time for another fabulous freebie free-for-all! Munch on a free peronsal pan pizza, free bagels, free coffee, free doughnuts. Get into museums for free this weekend and snag a $10 Publix gift card with product purchases....
  • With letters in decline, Loyola rips out mailboxes

    With letters in decline, Loyola rips out mailboxes
    When school started at Loyola University Maryland last fall, the administration sent a welcome flier to the mailbox of every student living on campus. By the end of the year, a third of those fliers were still unread. No one ever checked the boxes....