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Oregon sues oracle, claiming fraud over failed obamacare website

Oregon sues Oracle, claiming fraud over failed Obamacare website

By Teresa Carson PORTLAND Ore. (Reuters) - The state of Oregon sued Oracle America Inc. and six of its top executives Friday, accusing the software giant of fraud for failing to deliver a working website for the Affordable Care Act program. The 126-page lawsuit, filed in Marion County Circuit Court, claims that fraud, lying and "a pattern of racketeering" by ...

Majority of digital media consumption now takes place in mobile apps | techcrunch

Majority Of Digital Media Consumption Now Takes Place In Mobile Apps | TechCrunch

U.S. users are now spending the majority of their time consuming digital media within mobile applications, according to a new study released by comScore this..

12 clever ways to get paid while traveling the world

12 Clever Ways to Get Paid while Traveling the World

If you want to get paid while travelling the world, this is the ultimate guide to go globetrotting.

Good.co wants to put employees in good company | techcrunch

Good.co Wants To Put Employees In Good Company | TechCrunch

Whether or not we like to admit it, our relationships with our colleagues are among the most significant in our lives. Dealing with their quirks (endearing or..

Microsoft research shows off “delorean,” its tech for building a lag-free cloud gaming service | techcrunch

Microsoft Research Shows Off “DeLorean,” Its Tech For Building A Lag-Free Cloud Gaming Service | TechCrunch

When looking to the future of gaming, few concepts get people as excited as the mythical "Netflix for gaming." It's a concept that we've seen in multiple..

See how goodyear launches its supersized, super-smart new blimp | autopia | wired

See How Goodyear Launches Its Supersized, Super-Smart New Blimp | Autopia | WIRED

The new internal design Courtesy of Bernhard Gehring In August, Goodyear launched a new blimp—and it can do a lot more than cruise over the Super Bowl. This dirigible incorporates some of the innovations that airship makers have been promising for a decade: a combination of speed and fuel efficiency that should make lighter-than-air crafts…

Movie theaters may be getting more interactive, thanks to audience entertainment’s sdk | techcrunch

Movie Theaters May Be Getting More Interactive, Thanks To Audience Entertainment’s SDK | TechCrunch

You may soon be doing more twisting, turning, and jumping around when you go to the movies, if startup Audience Entertainment succeeds in launching a new type..

Airbnb hands over data about 124 hosts to the ny attorney general | techcrunch

Airbnb Hands Over Data About 124 Hosts To The NY Attorney General | TechCrunch

In the latest exchange between Airbnb and the NY Attorney General’s office, the peer-to-peer lodgings marketplace has agreed to hand over “unredacted,..

A second act for the internet of things | techcrunch

A Second Act For The Internet Of Things | TechCrunch

For the last few years there has been a lot of talk in the venture capital industry about automating the home and leveraging Internet-enabled devices for..

Five famous people who skipped their homework

Five Famous People Who Skipped Their Homework

These famous and successful people dropped out of school yet created a niche in their chosen field and an example for generations to follow.

The longest, fastest f1 race of the season happens this weekend | autopia | wired

The Longest, Fastest F1 Race of the Season Happens This Weekend | Autopia | WIRED

Summer vacation is over for Nico Rosberg, Sebastian Vettel and the boys, and the Formula 1 season resumes this weekend at the legendary Spa-Francorchamps circuit in Belgium. Spa isn’t just one of the most famous tracks in motorsports (with one of the most famous corners in motorsports). It’s also the longest circuit on the F1…

Google tests out status page for its whole cloud platform

Google tests out status page for its whole cloud platform

Cloud users want a dashboard that shows outages or delays across all services. Amazon and Microsoft have one already and now it looks like Google’s is on the way.

Microsoft’s windows 9 unveil said to be coming september 30 | techcrunch

Microsoft’s Windows 9 Unveil Said To Be Coming September 30 | TechCrunch

Windows 9 has been leaked, and seems to show a backing away from the aggressively touch-focused Windows 8, with a mini start menu and dropping of the Charms..

Most u.s. businesses don’t know they were caught up in massive cyberattack | techcrunch

Most U.S. Businesses Don’t Know They Were Caught Up In Massive Cyberattack | TechCrunch

Is your payment information safe? It's hard to know, considering many companies hit by the same cyberattack that hit Target don't even know it. According..

Look out, hosts: airbnb is turning over names to the new york authorities

Look out, hosts: Airbnb is turning over names to the New York authorities

Have you been renting out multiple apartments on Airbnb? If you live in New York, you could be in trouble as the company has finally agreed to hand over names to the Attorney General.

Eight charts that put tech companies’ diversity stats into perspective

Eight charts that put tech companies’ diversity stats into perspective

In recent months, there’s been a spate of tech companies publishing their staff demographics. We’ve taken the liberty of turning all of them into pie charts — for gender — and bar graphs — for ethnicity — for easy comparison.

I tried a virtual reality treadmill, and it was ok

I tried a virtual reality treadmill, and it was OK

Everyone’s first instinct when they strap on an Oculus Rift is to walk around. Austrian startup Cyberith’s Virtualizer is an interesting way to recreate walking, but it wasn’t perfect for me.