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NBA and Paddy Power’s FanDuel to partner on U.S. sports betting

“The agreement makes FanDuel an authorized gaming partner of the NBA and allows the company to use the professional league’s official game data and logos across its sports betting products” writes Midwest Communications Inc for 95kqds.com. Last month, FanDuel became an official sports betting partner with the National Hockey League.NEW YORK (Reuters) – The National Basketball Association and fantasy sports provider FanDuel Group, a unit of Paddy Power Betfair Plc , said on Tuesday they are expanding their existing partnership to include U.S. sports betting. Source: 95kqds.com Share This:

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Google just brought the live visual search powers of Google Lens to iPhone

“Google Lens was available on iPhone before, but users were required to snap a picture for the app to perform its magic” writes Maren Estrada for bgr.com. Details about the selected object will appear at the bottom of the live visual search, allowing you to expand your search further.After all, Google Lens isn’t a standalone app for iPhone. Source: bgr.com Share This:

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GCHQ boosts powers to launch mass data hacking

“Bulk equipment interference powers allow a broad range of hacking activities, including accessing computers and mobile phones” writes Jamie Doward for theguardian.com. The UK’s intelligence agencies are to significantly increase their use of large-scale data hacking after claiming that more targeted operations are being rendered obsolete by technology.Imagine what the average person has on their devices.” A government spokesman said: “The evolution of GCHQ’s position with regards to the authorisation of equipment interference operations does not increase investigative activity.The move, which has alarmed civil liberty groups, will see an expansion…

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Oz passes cyber snooping laws with global implications…

“Brushing off warnings from tech giants that the laws would undermine internet security, MacGibbon said they would be similar to traditional telecommunications intercepts, just updated to take in modern technologies” writes Glenda Kwek for yahoo.com. National cyber security adviser Alastair MacGibbon said police have been “going blind or going deaf because of encryption” used by suspects.There has been extensive debate about the laws and their reach beyond Australia’s shores in what is seen as the latest salvo between global governments and tech firms over national security and privacy.”We now have…

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Wisconsin lawmakers quickly pass bill limiting governor’s powers, slashing early voting

“The power grab by Wisconsin Republicans comes after North Carolina lawmakers took similar steps two years ago” writes Todd Richmond for sun-sentinel.com. The Wisconsin Legislature passed a sweeping measure Wednesday that shifts power to the Republican-controlled body and weakens the Democrat replacing Republican Gov.Protesters have come and gone in the Capitol the past two days as lawmakers rushed to pass the bills. Source: sun-sentinel.com Share This:

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Iran sticking to nuclear deal, IAEA says, amid new U.S. sanctions

“Germany, France and Britain have been scrambling to prevent a collapse of the deal, under which international sanctions against Tehran were lifted in exchange for strict limits being placed on Iran’s nuclear activities” writes Midwest Communications Inc for 95kqds.com. VIENNA (Reuters) – Iran is implementing its side of its nuclear deal with major powers, the U.N. atomic watchdog policing the pact reaffirmed on Thursday, two weeks after the latest wave of reimposed U.S. sanctions against Tehran took effect. Source: 95kqds.com Share This:

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‘Mission Impossible’ powers Viacom results beat

“(Reuters) – Viacom Inc , the owner of MTV, Comedy Central and Nickelodeon, beat Wall Street estimates for profit and revenue on Friday, lifted by the strong performance of “Mission: Impossible – Fallout.”” writes Midwest Communications Inc for 95kqds.com. Analysts on average had expected a profit of 95 cents per share and revenue of $3.37 billion.Total revenue in its fiscal fourth quarter, ended Sept. 30, rose 5 percent to $3.49 billion from $3.32 billion a year earlier. Source: 95kqds.com Share This:

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