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Google Tells US Lawmakers It Is Mulling Options on China Services

Alphabet’s Google unit has told US lawmakers it was considering “a variety of options” to offer additional services in China, but declined to detail plans for addressing Chinese censorship. The company has come under criticism after reports it was considering re-entering China’s search engine market and would comply with its Internet censorship and surveillance policies. In an August […]

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Florida education news: Union leaders, hurricane recovery, superintendent reviews and more

UNION LEADERS: Florida Education Association delegates ousted union president Joanne McCall in favor of challenger Fed Ingram, who had been vice president. Ingram’s arguments that the group should be more aggressive in its push against the Republican education agenda resonated with members frustrated after three years of losses over key issues. More from Florida Politics. CROWDING: Complaints rise about […]

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Mumbai Metro, PayPal Partner for Online Recharge Payments

Reliance Infrastructure’s Mumbai Metro One has partnered with global digital payments leader PayPalfor online recharge payments, marking the latter’s foray into mass transit, an official said here on Thursday. With this, Mumbai Metro commuters can recharge their smart cards on the Reliance Mumbai Metro website or app backed by PayPal’s robust risk and security platform. “PayPal’s […]

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Google Rolls Out Granular Controls for Third-Party App Permissions, Limits SMS and Call Data Sharing

The Google+ bug that eventually led to the demise of the service altogether for consumers, has forced the tech giant to take necessary steps to tighten the reins on what data is shared with third-party apps. Google has refined developer program policies to include ceiling limits on which Android apps can access SMS permissions and call logs, […]

Education

Pursuing an education, no matter what

Getting an undergraduate degree from Columbia is hard enough as it is. Getting a doctorate from Columbia, while commuting from Long Island and raising three kids, including a newborn? That sounds almost impossible. But Secretary Madeleine Albright did it, earning her Ph.D. in 1976. Countless late nights, hour-long commutes, and early mornings to get the kids ready […]