New Rules For Tech Giants Google, Apple In EU?

By PYMNTS New rules loom in the European Union for tech giants like Apple, Amazon and Google, Reuters reported. The European Commission is at work on a new proposal that aims to shape how online platforms — spanning eCommerce and mobile apps — rank search results. The draft regulation, as quoted by Reuters, targets what might be seen as harmful trading practices and states that “online intermediation services can hold…

March 15, 2018
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Chargeback Automation Is An Opportunity For Scale

By PYMNTS Businesses that hope to make 2018 a big growth year must start by asking themselves: “Which of my business operations are non-scalable?” Those are the factors that will hold them back. Pallavi Kuppa-Apte, head of Sales and Marketing for the startup Chargehound, said that’s the question many of the company’s clients have been asking themselves in the past few months. Growth is always a goal in the new…

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Radical Revision To Timeline Of Human Behavior Evolution

Artifacts from Olorgesailie, Kenya, record the evolution of human behavior. On the left, Acheulean handaxes represent an earlier, less advanced tool technology. On the right, hand-worked pieces of ochre and smaller, more precise tools point to innovation and the development of more sophisticated cognition much earlier than once believed. (Credit Human Origins Program, Smithsonian Institution) Three papers, published together in Science today, add up to a paradigm-shoving conclusion: Key aspects…

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JNU Students Allege Sexual Harassment By Professor

New Delhi: A group of women students of the Jawaharlal Nehru University on Thursday levelled allegations of sexual harassment and financial irregularities against a professor of the School of Life Sciences (SLS). However, talking to PTI, the professor, a vocal supporter of the university administration’s compulsory attendance initiative, claimed that he was being targeted for his stand on the issue. At a press meet held on the campus, the women…

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Coaching legend Augie Garrido, 79, dies

12:47 PM ET ESPN News Services Hall of Famer Augie Garrido, the winningest coach in college baseball history, died Thursday at the age of 79. Garrido, who led Texas to two national titles, had been hospitalized earlier this month following a stroke. Augie Garrido coached Texas to two national championships and won three more with Cal State Fullerton. Juan DeLeon/Icon SMI Garrido began at Texas in 1997. His personality of…

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Fins trade for C Kilgore as Pouncey asks for cut

1:28 PM ET Dolphins center Mike Pouncey has requested his release, he confirmed to the Palm Beach Post, and Miami is expected to grant it Thursday, a source told ESPN’s Adam Schefter. “I gave this city everything I had,” Pouncey told the newspaper. “I’m heartbroken.” Pouncey was signed through the 2020 season as part of a five-year extension he signed with the team in 2015. When he is released, the…

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Center Pouncey asks Dolphins for his release

12:25 PM ET Dolphins center Mike Pouncey has requested his release, he confirmed to the Palm Beach Post, and Miami is expected to grant it Thursday, a source told ESPN’s Adam Schefter. “I gave this city everything I had,” Pouncey told the newspaper. “I’m heartbroken.” Pouncey was signed through the 2020 season as part of a five-year extension he signed with the team in 2015. When he is released, the…

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Wasim Jaffer's 285* puts Vidarbha firmly in control on one-wicket day

3:00 AM ET ESPNcricinfo staff Vidarbha 598 for 3 (Jaffer 285*, Satish 120) v Rest of IndiaScorecard Wasim Jaffer opens his bat face to play square on the off side PTI Wasim Jaffer took centre stage again in Nagpur. The 40-year old made a mammoth 285 off 425 balls as Vidarbha continued dominating the Rest of India bowling attack. If the Karun Nair-led side thought they’d had it tough on…

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Mayweather: Will begin training soon for MMA

12:04 PM ET Floyd Mayweather says he will begin training “soon” for a transition into mixed martial arts. The retired boxer confirmed to TMZ Sports he has been in contact with UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley, and claims the two will work together in the near future. Woodley also mentioned the possibility earlier this month. “I’m gonna start soon,” Mayweather said. “We’ve been texting back and forth. We talked a…

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Behold the madness: The best from Thursday at the NCAA tournament

10:09 AM ET ESPN.com staff Not to borrow from the movie “300,” but … Create up to 25 brackets and compete against ESPN talent, pro athletes and celebrities for all the bracket glory! Play now This is madness. THIS IS THE NCAA TOURNAMENT! One of the best weekend’s on the sports calendar is here. Buzzers will be beaten. Brackets will be busted. Moments will get shined. Here’s the best of…

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