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Exclusive: Feds Demand Apple And Google Hand Over Names Of 10,000+ Users Of A Gun Scope App
Forbes - 2019-09-06
The federal order calls for the release on the data of users who downloaded apps used to calibrate scopes from a major manufacturer. Getty Images Own a rifle? Got a scope to go with it? The U.S. government might soon know who you are, where you live and ...

Mutual funds like Fidelity's famed Contrafund have slashed valuations on their WeWork stakes
Business Insider - 2019-09-06
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Google bans ads for 'unproven' therapies, including stem cells
International Business Times - 2019-09-06
Google said Friday it was banning online ads for unproven medical treatments including most stem cell and gene therapy. "This new policy will prohibit ads selling treatments that have no established biomedical or scientific basis," Google policy adviser ...

A venture-capital insider dishes on why WeWork's original valuation was way too high
Business Insider - 2019-09-06
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Dispensed: uBiome gets dumped by CVS, Jeffrey Epstein's wacky plan to sell DNA data, and 19 unicorn startups to watch
Business Insider - 2019-09-06
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Third e-cigarette death prompts CDC warning
UPI.com - 2019-09-06
Sept. 6 (UPI) --A third person has died after using an e-cigarette product, reports say. The death of an unidentified person with a history of vaping resulted from a severe lung injury, the Indiana State Health Department announced Thursday. This death ...

Study details the physics of proto-stellar disk formation
UPI.com - 2019-09-06
Sept. 6 (UPI) --In studying the movements of a trio of protostars in the Perseus molecular cloud, astronomers have gained new insights into the physical conditions that enable the formation of proto-stellar disks. The basic roadmap for the formation of ...

Microsoft hosts first Windows Subsystem for Linux conference
ZDNet - 2019-09-06
Microsoft saying it loves Linux; the company released its own Linux distribution for Windows 10; and free-software founder Richard M. Stallman spoke at Microsoft, so why not have a Linux conference on the Microsoft conference campus? Hayden Barnes ...

FreedomPop goes pop, ends free cell phone service
ZDNet - 2019-09-06
In the 90s, companies sought to gain users by offering everything from free PCs to free dialup internet service (incredibly, still around). In the past few years, a trio of companies has tried offering limited free access to cellular service. Some of them ...

DSWD wants to shorten the adoption process
CNN Philippines - 2019-09-06
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, September 6) -- The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) said they are looking into streamlining the adoption process. "We should go back in the ...

Third e-cigarette death prompts CDC warning on e-cigarette use
UPI.com - 2019-09-06
Sept. 6 (UPI) --A third person has died after using an e-cigarette product, reports say. The death of an unidentified person with a history of vaping resulted from a severe lung injury, the Indiana State Health Department announced Thursday. This death ...

The top 20 cities around the world that are ready to welcome Gen Z workers
Business Insider - 2019-09-06
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Vaping related lung disease claims third life in US
International Business Times - 2019-09-06
A third person has died in the United States as a result of severe lung disease linked to vaping, officials said Friday, in an outbreak that has sickened hundreds and left several teens in induced comas. The news of the third death was announced by health ...

Trade-war damage piles weight of global economy on consumers
BusinessMirror - 2019-09-06
As threats to demand ranging from US-China trade tensions to Brexit hit business confidence and investment, consumers are proving the main drivers of global growth. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reckons ...

3 Chinese nationals nabbed for kidnap
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-09-06
MANILA, Philippines-Police arrested three Chinese nationals for allegedly kidnapping a Malaysian tourist whom they had detained inside a casino hotel room in Parañaque City since Monday.

Zoho launches new omni-channel platform for businesses
BusinessMirror - 2019-09-06
Built on top of Zoho One, the OS for business, Commerce Plus is a fully integrated, end-to-end channel for the commerce vertical. From sales to fulfillment to customer loyalty, it takes advantage ...

DENR trains forest rangers on gun use
philstar.com - 2019-09-06
MANILA, Philippines -- A training of forest rangers on how to use shotguns is being conducted by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources. DENR Secretary Roy Cimatu said he does not want a repeat of the killing of forest rangers, citing one who ...

DSWD takes custody of smuggled baby
philstar.com - 2019-09-06
MANILA, Philippines -- The Deparment of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) has taken custody of a baby who was only six days old when she was found in the bag of an American woman about to board a flight for the United States on Wednesday. In a ...

Index extends winning run, approaches 8,000
philstar.com - 2019-09-06
MANILA, Philippines -- Share prices stayed in positive territory yesterday, taking the cue from other Asian stocks and still savoring the rosy August inflation numbers. The benchmark Philippine Stock Exchange index ended higher by 35.28 points or 0.44 ...

3 arrested for bribe try in Makati sex den case
philstar.com - 2019-09-06
MANILA, Philippines -- A Chinese man, his lawyer and driver were arrested yesterday for allegedly offering a P1.2-million bribe to police officers for the release of one of two women who allegedly ran a prostitution den in Makati City. Huang Xiangfei, 29 ...

4 Las Piñas cops axed for drinking on duty
philstar.com - 2019-09-06
MANILA, Philippines -- Four policemen were relieved from their posts after they were caught drinking while on duty at a police checkpoint in Las Piñas City before dawn yesterday. Pat. Samuel Inoc and Cpls. Alquin Orgen, Randy Danao and Robemar Abales ...

Rodel Batocabe supporters hold prayer rally
philstar.com - 2019-09-06
LEGAZPI CITY, Philippines -- Around 1,000 people held a prayer rally in the compound of the Hall of Justice in Barangay Rawis in this city yesterday morning to protest a court decision allowing former Daraga mayor Carlwyn Baldo, the alleged mastermind in ...

Beautician gets 20 years for trafficking
philstar.com - 2019-09-06
BAGUIO CITY, Philippines -- A beautician in this city has been sentenced to up to 20 years in prison and ordered to pay a fine of P1 million for selling women for sex. Melvin Eden, 56, was found guilty of violating Republic Act 9208 or Trafficking in ...

Tourist arrivals rise 12.4% to 4.85 million in 7 months
philstar.com - 2019-09-06
MANILA, Philippines -- Foreign tourist arrivals continued to rise, reaching nearly five million in the first seven months of the year. Based on data released by the Department of Tourism (DOT), foreign arrivals climbed 12.4 percent to 4.85 million in the ...

Infrastructure spending slows anew in July
philstar.com - 2019-09-06
MANILA, Philippines -- Public spending on infrastructure projects once again saw a decline in July due to the lingering effects of the reenacted budget and the election ban on spending, the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) reported yesterday.

DBP lends P1.1 billion for Mindanao hydro facility
philstar.com - 2019-09-06
MANILA, Philippines -- State-run Development Bank of the Philippines (DBP) has extended P1.1 billion in loan assistance to fund the construction of an 11.9 megawatt hydroelectric power plant in Lanao del Norte, a top official said yesterday. In a ...

Chico River project ahead of schedule
philstar.com - 2019-09-06
MANILA, Philippines -- The P4.37-billion Chico River Pump Irrigation Project in Kalinga is running ahead of schedule, the National Irrigation Administration (NIA) said. As of the end of July, the CRPIP project management office reported an actual project ...

No choice but to open up market
philstar.com - 2019-09-06
Is the Rice Tariffication Law (RCL) to blame for the problems that our rice farmers are facing right now, in particular the low palay farmgate prices allegedly caused by the influx of cheap imported rice? Before, rice imports to the Philippines were ...

Lawmaker, agriculture analyst want higher tariffs to restore palay prices
CNN Philippines - 2019-09-06
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, September 6) -- A lawmaker and a former agriculture undersecretary agreed that increasing rice tariffs will benefit local rice farmers. This is after several ...

Duterte: Why celebrate 5 centuries of Christianity in PH?
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-09-06
NAGA CITY, Cebu --President Rodrigo Duterte minced no words in rejecting support for ceremonies that would mark the 500th year of Christianity in the Philippines in 2021, a year before Duterte ...

In an in-your-face rebuff of Faeldon critics, Duterte says he still trusts sacked BuCor chief
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-09-06
NAGA CITY, Cebu --President Rodrigo Duterte continued to send mixed messages on Nicanor Faeldon just hours after announcing he was firing the former military rebel as head of the Bureau of ...

Duterte admits ordering transfer of Bilibid inmates who testified vs De Lima
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-09-06
NAGA CITY, Cebu-President Rodrigo Duterte has admitted that he ordered the transfer of 10 high-profile inmates who testified against Senator Leila De Lima from the New Bilibid Prison (NBP) to ...

Duterte says he still believes in Faeldon after firing former BuCor chief
CNN Philippines - 2019-09-06
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, September 6) -- President Rodrigo Duterte said he still believes in former Bureau of Corrections executive director Nicanor Faeldon. The President said this in a ...

Duterte admits to ordering transfer of witnesses vs De Lima from Bilibid to Fort Bonifacio
CNN Philippines - 2019-09-06
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, September 6) -- President Rodrigo Duterte said Friday he ordered the transfer of ten high-profile inmates who testified against incarcerated Senator Leila de Lima's ...

Insular Health Care launches pre-paid group health and insurance plans for women-owned MSMEs
BusinessMirror - 2019-09-06
While the product is really for all, "InLife EntrePinay" is specifically designed to what women business owners would like to have, either for themselves, or for their employees," said ...

Is Facebook Too Big? State Attorneys General Want To Know
NPR - 2019-09-06
Attorneys general from eight states and the District of Columbia have launched a formal investigation into Facebook over anti-competitive practices, the New York Attorney General's office confirmed Friday morning. The probe will look into whether Facebook ...

PH military to coordinate with DFA, DOJ for arrest of Joma Sison
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-09-06
MANILA, Philippines -- The Armed Forces of the Philippines said it would coordinate with the Department of Foreign Affairs, the Department of Justice, and the international police on the arrest ...

Infrastructure spending still lags in July
CNN Philippines - 2019-09-06
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, September 6) -- Public spending on construction projects improved in July, but remained pale as agencies struggle to catch up with delayed projects. The government ...

Gordon: Faeldon liable for discretion abuse in running prisons
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-09-06
MANILA, Philippines--The head of the Senate committee investigating reports of irregularities in the release of convicts on good conduct time allowance on Friday (Sept. 6) said Nicanor Faeldon ...

Insular Life launches a "woman-specific" health insurance with VUL product
BusinessMirror - 2019-09-06
women-specific solutions and connection to business and social networks. "As a Filipino financial institution we will contribute to the financial inclusion agenda for women in our country.

BREAK: Magnitude 4.9 quake hits off Batangas coast
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-09-06
MANILA, Philippines -- A magnitude 4.9 earthquake struck off Calatagan, Batangas on Friday evening, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said. There were no immediate ...

Learn strategies to improve customer retention program
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-09-06
Customer satisfaction begins with understanding the customer. Learn the processes in the customer journey, engage the customer in each stages, and lead them towards path to purchase. Attend the ...

Foreign Investments Act changes secure House 2nd-reading OK
BusinessMirror - 2019-09-06
Trade and Industry Committee Chairman Weslie Gatchalian said since the enactment of FIA, the business landscape has significantly changed. "While the FIA aims to attract, promote and welcome ...

Net optimism on job availability at record-high in Q2 -- SWS
philstar.com - 2019-09-06
MANILA, Philippines -- Optimism on job availability hit a record-high in the second quarter, a Social Weather Stations poll released Friday found. A June 22-26 SWS survey of 1,200 adults showed 55% optimistic and 12% pessimistic on job availability in the ...

Balanced Scorecard (BSC) measures strategic performance of the organization
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-09-06
Excellent implementation of Balanced Scorecard (BSC) aligns organizational processes with strategic priorities. It translates the mission and strategy of an organization into concrete actions and ...

Malabon-Navotas ex-solon cleared of graft, malversation charges
CNN Philippines - 2019-09-06
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, September 6)-- A former lawmaker who was accused of pocketing millions from his pork barrel funds is now off the hook. The Sandiganbayan has acquitted former ...

SWS: Filipino optimism on job availability reaches record high
CNN Philippines - 2019-09-06
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, September 6) -- Filipinos are optimistic that they would find more jobs in the next 12 months, according to an independent pollster. The latest survey from the ...

Farmer killed pregnant wife, hurt son in North Cotabato hacking
philstar.com - 2019-09-06
NORTH COTABATO, Philippines -- A farmer killed his pregnant wife using a machete and wounded his four-year-old son and another in a hacking rampage Thursday in Mlang municipality. The 31-year-old attacker, Elmer Gulmayo, is now in the custody of the Mlang ...

Guevarra defends transfer of high-risk, high-profile inmates from Bilibid
CNN Philippines - 2019-09-06
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, September 6) -- Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra said there is nothing wrong with the transfer of 10 high-risk and high-profile inmates, some of whom testified ...

After cyberlibel threat, Inquirer.net apologizes to Panelo
CNN Philippines - 2019-09-06
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, September 6) - Online news outlet Inquirer.net on Friday has apologized to Presidential Spokesman Salvador Panelo for its report that the official 'recommended' an ...

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