Tag Archives: Battle

Bucks survive wild Game 7 OT battle with Nets

Kevin Durant did everything in his power to lead the Brooklyn Nets out of Game 7 and into the Eastern Conference finals on Saturday night. Somehow, though, it wasn’t quite enough. Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Milwaukee Bucks survived a thrilling overtime battle with the Nets 115-111 at the Barclays Center to reach their second conference finals in three years. Kevin Durant forces OT with wild shot After a battle worthy of a Game 7 through the first three quarters, both teams were neck and… Source link

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Chris Harrison’s ‘Bachelor’ payout battle may open ‘a can of worms’ — or close it

Chris Harrison is officially exiting “The Bachelor” franchise after nearly 20 years — and is reportedly seeking a golden parachute that may top eight figures.   The longtime host is out after he defended the behavior of contestant Rachael Kirkconnell — which was widely condemned as racially insensitive — in an interview with former Bachelorette star Rachel Lindsay, who became the first Black lead for the franchise in 2017. Rumors circulated that Harrison was on the outs after it was… Source link

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Give local journalism freedom to battle Facebook, Google

Like other businesses, your local news outlets battle every day to convince customers we’re worth the money. On one side are those who’d like to read us but their generation never developed the daily newspaper habit. They’ll see a link to one of our articles that a friend posted on Facebook and they’re furious when they can’t open it without paying. That’s a battle we think we can win. We let them read enough free samples that we hope to convince them of the value a digital subscription… Source link

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Clippers loss means no Lakers battle in first round

Yahoo Sports will keep you updated nightly on the NBA playoff race during the last two weeks of the regular season. Check back daily for the latest movement in the standings, what to watch for and teams securing their 2020-21 playoff berths. Friday’s standings Eastern Conference 1. Philadelphia 76ers (48-23) 2. Brooklyn Nets (46-24, 1.5 GB) 3. Milwaukee Bucks (45-25, 2.5 GB) 4. Atlanta Hawks (40-31, 8 GB) 5. Miami Heat (39-31, 8.5 GB) 6. New York Knicks (39-31, 8.5 GB) Play-in tournament 7. Boston… Source link

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Roku Calls Google An “Unchecked Monopolist” For Adding Workaround Feature To YouTube Amid TV Carriage Battle – Update – Deadline

UPDATED with Roku statement. Roku has hit back at Google over actions by its YouTube TV unit in the companies’ distribution fight. Earlier today, YouTube TV said it was adding a “Go to YouTube TV” function within the main YouTube app as a workaround for YouTube TV bundle subscribers caught up in the tussle. In a statement, Roku called Google’s actions “the clear conduct of an unchecked monopolist bent on crushing fair competition and harming consumer choice.” The new… Source link

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Google appears to escalate in its battle with streaming giant Roku

There’s little telling how messy the situation will get between Roku and Google as it pertains to YouTube TV, but the tech behemoth is certainly trying its best to work around the current impasse between the two. It’s been a week since users have been unable to download YouTube TV on Roku devices, while YouTube has still been available. More:Roku: Google yanks YouTube TV live TV streaming service from platform Google makes changes to YouTube app for Roku devices In a way to appease current… Source link

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Bears great Steve McMichael reveals battle with ALS

The Conversation Warp drives: Physicists give chances of faster–than–light space travel a boost Faster than light travel is the only way humans could ever get to other stars in a reasonable amount of time. Les Bossinas/NASA/Wikimedia CommonsThe closest star to Earth is Proxima Centauri. It is about 4.25 light-years away, or about 25 trillion miles (40 trillion km). The fastest ever spacecraft, the now- in-space Parker Solar Probe will reach a top speed of 450,000 mph. It would take just 20… Source link

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How Senator Amy Klobuchar’s Antitrust Battle Against Apple’s and Google’s App Stores Could Impact Startups

Spotify, Tile, and Match Group aren’t exactly startups anymore. Neither is Epic Games, the maker of Fortnite, which last summer was valued at $17.3 billion. But these companies, which all rely on Apple and Google to host their apps, are locked in a battle with the tech giants that could trickle down to smaller companies and independent app developers. Several of these companies testified before a subpanel of the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday, chaired by Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN),… Source link

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SCOTUS says Use in Google v. Oracle Copyright Battle is Fair

Wednesday, April 14, 2021 In a 6–2 decision authored by Justice Breyer, the Supreme Court of the United States reversed the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit’s 2018 ruling that Google’s use of Oracle’s Java application programming interface (API) packages in its Android operating system did not qualify as fair use as a matter of law. Before that Federal Circuit decision could be sent… Source link

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Fair Use Shields Google In Its Copyright Battle With Oracle | Weintraub Tobin

Finding Google’s copying a fair use, the Supreme Court ended Oracle’s decade-long attempt to recover copyright damages.  The battle began between these tech giants when Google designed its Android software platform for mobile devices, such as smartphones.  The platform allows “computer programmers to develop new programs and applications” for Android-based devices.  In designing the mobile platform, Google independently developed most of the code but copied what the parties… Source link

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