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New technology will let Denton police notify callers on call response, report status | News

You can already text 911 if you’re in the city of Denton and starting Monday, residents can receive texts with updates about reports they file.

The city’s technology services budget will make room for Spidr Tech, a company that designed technology for law enforcement agencies to send texts to the communities they serve. For Denton, that means providing 911 callers with text updates on their calls whether they called 911 for a crime or a stray dog.

“If there’s anything this year has taught us, it’s to utilize technology better and more efficiently,” said Denton Police Chief Frank Dixon. “One

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Airbus, Boeing Expected to Turn to Hybrid Engine Technology for New Planes-Lessor | Investing News

CHICAGO (Reuters) – Airbus SE

and Boeing Co

are expected to turn to hybrid electric technology when they develop the next generation of airplanes because of limits on improving current engines, the head of a major aircraft lessor said on Thursday.

Airbus is already working hard on a hybrid solution but Boeing is likely to be more cautious about making a major investment in a new program given its challenges with the return of the 737 MAX and certification of the 777X, Air Lease Corp

Chief Executive Steven Udvar-Hazy said at the Skift Aviation Forum.

“I have serious doubts that

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Bally’s Corporation To Acquire Premier U.S. Regulated Sportsbook Technology Platform Bet.Works | News

PROVIDENCE, R.I., Nov. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Bally’s Corporation (NYSE: BALY) today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Bet.Works, a U.S. based, sports betting platform provider to operators in New Jersey, Iowa, Indiana and Colorado, for $125 million, subject to adjustment. Upon acquiring Bet.Works’ proprietary technology stack and turnkey solutions, which include marketing, operations, customer service, risk management and compliance, Bally’s will become the premier, full-service, vertically integrated sports betting and iGaming company in the U.S. with physical casinos and online gaming solutions united under a single, preeminent brand, thus

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The Huge Technology News That Went Totally Under the Radar on Monday

Many “out-of-home” stocks surged on Monday, Nov. 16, as leading vaccine company Moderna (OTC: MRNA) disclosed its coronavirus vaccine proved 94.5% effective in clinical trials, and that it lasts longer than expected in a refrigerated environment.

This is fantastic news, and it reignited the continued rotation from “stay-at-home” stocks to “reopening stocks” that began earlier this month following the release of positive data from Pfizer (NYSE:PFE).

One sector that combines both the long-term growth prospects of stay-at-home tech stocks with the cyclical qualities of many “out-of-home” stocks are semiconductors, which also got a boost Monday. But it wasn’t only

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Nasdaq Retreats as Technology Stocks Lose Favor | Investing News

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The Nasdaq closed 1.4% lower and the S&P dipped slightly on Tuesday as investors sold off technology stocks that benefited from virus lockdowns, favoring sectors that have suffered most during the pandemic instead on hopes a COVID-19 vaccine will turn the economy around.

The heavyweight technology <.SPLRCT> and consumer discretionary sectors <.SPLRCD> fell sharply and communication services <.SPLRCL> languished while investors favored small caps and economically sensitive energy <.SPNY> and industrials <.SPLRCI> sectors as well as value stocks in consumer staples <.SPLRCS>.

The main U.S. indexes had hit intraday peaks on Monday after Pfizer Inc said

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