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Senate voted to nullify waiver of net neutrality | Narragansett Times

In response to the Trump Administration's suspension of network neutrality rules in December, the US Senate adopted a resolution to suspend the suspension. The Congressional Review Act (CRA) passed the Senate 52 to 47. At the end of last year, the Trump Administration abolished the Obama era Open Internet Order adopted in 2015, which prevented ISPs like Verizon or Comcast …

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Hundreds of companies now pay their employee's student loans

Helping employees with educational debt is a great way to attract new talents, "said John Samaan, vice president and chief of human resources at Millennium Trust Company. The financial company began offering its employees student loan support a a few months ago. Now 20 percent of the company's 300 employees are already enrolled, said Samaan. "We received a lot more …

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In alleged fraud at Theranos, Elizabeth Holmes did not work alone

Theranos, the confessed, collapsing and allegedly anti-fraud trial, is usually associated with the founder and CEO Elizabeth Holmes. But a new profile of persistent Theranos watchdog John Carreyrou lifts light on another big figure, suggesting that some of Therania's worst sins were not where Holmes did at all. Ramesh "Sunny" Balwani was 37 years old and already a multimillionaire when …

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Backyard Brew Fest illuminates local breweries

Mark Busch file photo – [email protected] Caption Mark Hedrick, founder and main burner at Alter Brewing Co. in Downers Grove, looks into one of the thought of the brewery that will host the first Backyard Brew Fest on May 19. Shaw Media File Photo Caption Dinner Whistle Brewing Co. In Lombard will attend the first Backyard Brew Fest on May …

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Tesla shareholders asked to separate the chairman's role from musk

The largest proxy advisory firm recommends that investors reject two of Tesla Inc. board members while supporting a proposal to divide the role of chairman and chief executive officer – now held by Elon Musk, Photographer: Alessia Pierdomenico / Bloomberg By contending directors Antonio Gracias and James Murdoch, trying to install an independent chairman, institutional equity services maintain increasing pressure …

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Teslas Autopilot is facing accident investigation

The Tesla Autopilot has drawn attention to incorrect reasons in recent months. Beck Diefenbach / Reuters A feature that would put Tesla away from its competition has been doing it for mistaken reasons recently. The Tesla Autopilot system is a semi-autonomous drive auxiliary function that can keep a car in its lane and adjust its speed based on ambient traffic. …

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Nordström lowers 11 percent as sales assessments | Business

The weak sale at Nordstrom Inc. emphasizes that the members of the parent family wanted to take the company privately in the first place. With oceanic temperatures that reduced demand for clothing in the first quarter, comparable sales analysts missed estimates. The carefully measured measure rose 0.6 percent, the supermarket chain said Thursday after the markets closed. Analysts were expecting …

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