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​Life Time Fitness and how the business process team looks at IT

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Life Time Fitness has an interesting arrangement where tech spending is split up between business leaders, finance and IT. We catch up with John Hugo, senior vice president & corporate controller at the company. 



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Data roaming charges to end in EU

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After its watered down plans were attacked in March, the EU reaches a deal to end mobile data roaming charges and define net neutrality rules. 



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Sony to raise nearly $4 billion, ramp up sensors business to anchor turnaround

a shared story    2 hours 59 minutes ago
By Ritsuko Ando TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's Sony Corp plans to raise nearly $4 billion via new shares and bonds to plough into image sensors as it reinvents itself as a niche component maker, pulling back from consumer goods like TVs that dragged it into losses....(more) 



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Orange, Partner Communications set terms to end brand deal

a shared story    3 hours 59 minutes ago
French telecoms group Orange and Israeli mobile phone operator Partner Communications said on Tuesday they had agreed terms to end their licensing deal following a public row in Israel, but Orange said it was still committed to Israel. Israel protested to France after Orange's Chief Executive,...(more) 



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EU agrees to eliminate roaming charges but net neutrality rules disappoint

a shared story    4 hours 59 minutes ago
The European Union reached an agreement today that will end roaming charges for people travelling within its 28 member countries as of June 2017. The new agreement, brought into effect after months of deliberation, also introduces the EU's first net neutrality rules. As part of the...(more) 



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Sony to raise up to $3.6 billion to boost sensor production

a shared story    5 hours 59 minutes ago
Sony Corp said it plans to raise up to 440 billion yen ($3.6 billion) by issuing new shares and convertible bonds to invest in its fast-growing image sensors business. Sony said it expects to raise 321 billion yen from a public offering and 119 billion from...(more) 



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Two feared dead after passenger self-immolates on Japanese bullet train

a shared story    6 hours 59 minutes ago
Japanese media are reporting that two people are feared dead after an apparent act of self-immolation on a bullet train. "We have been informed that there was a passenger in a car on the train who covered him or herself with oil and set it on...(more) 



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Beautiful women really DO get away with more, claims study

a shared story    6 hours 59 minutes ago
Whether it's in the office or in the courtroom, a new study by Zhejiang University in China backs up the belief that pretty women can broker deals more easily. 



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Here's How That New Sex Pill for Women Actually Works

a shared story    7 hours 59 minutes ago
Sometime in the next two months, the FDA will vote on whether to approve flibanserin, a new drug to treat women with hypoactive sexual desire disorder, or lack of desire for sex. The drug has been touted as “female Viagra,” in the sense that it helps...(more) 



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Qualcomm has no plans to spin off chip business at present: chairman

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U.S. chipmaker Qualcomm Inc has no plans to spin off its chips business at present, Executive Chairman Paul Jacobs said on Tuesday, despite recent investor pressure to do so amid intensifying industry competition. Hedge fund Jana Partners said in April Qualcomm should spin off the chip...(more) 



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How Does Execution Drug Midazolam Work?

a shared story    8 hours 59 minutes ago
States can still use the sedative drug midazolam in lethal injections, according to today's Supreme Court decision, but how exactly does the drug work, and why do some say that it's unreliable? 



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Google app to warn drivers about railroad crossings

a shared story    9 hours 59 minutes ago
Google has agreed to add audio and visual alerts in its navigation app to warn drivers about railroad crossings. 



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