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  • Travis Etienne Is a One-Man Show Trapped in a World of Running Back Committees

    For the second year in a row, no playoff team has a running back with 200 carries. Travis Etienne is one of several backs making the most of what they get.
  • The company hired to run ferry services under a no-deal Brexit owns no ships and has never run a ferry service

    A company hired by the government to charter ferries in the event of a no-deal Brexit owns no ships, and has never operated a ferry service, a local UK councillor says. Seaborne Freight was hired to run ferry services between Ramsgate, UK and Ostend, Belgium if the UK leaves the EU without a deal in March 2019 in a bid to avoid chaos and gridlock at Dover, Britain's busiest port. A Ramsgate councillor said: ''It has no ships and no trading history so how can due diligence be done?'' LONDON — A...

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  • The president of Microsoft says top leaders at the world's biggest tech companies meet regularly to talk about the major issues facing Silicon Valley and the world (MSFT)

    Microsoft President Brad Smith told a room full of journalists that he has "sympathy" for executives at tech companies who find themselves under regulatory scrutiny these days. Smith was working at Microsoft back in the '90s, when Microsoft was sued by the federal government over its business practices, and put under a decade of government oversight. Smith said that after the Trump administration's travel ban some 23 months ago, the tech industry came together for a meeting.  Since then, he's...

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  • Tech companies at CES show they're ready for a 5G world

    More companies are sharing ambitious plans about how we'll live in a 5G world. This week at CES, the annual tech convention in Las Vegas was filled with demos highlighting the potential of next generation of internet speed. 5G could make the process of loading websites, downloading songs and streaming movies at least 10 times faster than 4G. It's not expected to start replacing 4G in the United States until 2020, but companies such as Verizon, Sprint and AT&T -- CNN's parent company -- aim...