What are the odds? Daily fantasy sports win reprieve in N.Y

By Michael Erman and Suzanne Barlyn NEW YORK (Reuters) – A New York judge on Friday ruled that the leading daily fantasy sports companies FanDuel and DraftKings must cease operating in the state, in what could be a crippling blow to the fast-growing, multibillion-dollar industry. New York Supreme Court Justice Manuel Mendez granted an injunction sought by Attorney General Eric Schneiderman after hearing arguments last month over whether daily fantasy sports games amounted to┬áillegal games of chance or lawful ones involving skill

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N.Y. appeals court temporarily suspends shutdown of daily fantasy sports

A New York State appeals court judge on Friday temporarily suspended an order that would have required daily fantasy sports companies FanDuel and DraftKings to stop operating in the state. The short-term stay, issued in an emergency appeal filed by the companies on Friday, allows the companies to do business in New York until at least Jan.

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More than a million OPM hack victims still not notified

By Dustin Volz WASHINGTON (Reuters) – More than a million victims of a massive hack of U.S. government computer files have still not been officially notified that their data was compromised and that they are eligible for free credit-monitoring protection, officials said on Friday.

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Alphabet mulls expanding Fiber internet service to LA, Chicago

(Reuters) – Alphabet Inc said it would consider bringing its Fiber internet service to Los Angeles and Chicago, the two biggest cities the tech giant has worked with so far for the super-fast web service.

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