News archive from 4 October 2014

George: Will Cowboys be able to sign Dez Bryant and DeMarco Murray to long-term deals?

Cowboys beat writer Brandon George answered questions in a live chat Tuesday. Here are some highlights. Question:  Have you heard any news about Bruce Carter? How long is he expected to be out? How do you think it will affect us in the game against...

Dallas News, 19:01 in Sport
 

George: If I had to choose between signing Dez or Ndamukong Suh, here's my guy

Cowboys beat writer Brandon George answered questions in a live chat Tuesday. Here are some highlights. Question: If Arian Foster struggles again, what do you think of the rest of the Texans' running backs? Can they do some damage against the...

Dallas News, 19:01 in Sport
 
Researchers discover giant cyanide cloud over Saturn's moon

Researchers discover giant cyanide cloud over Saturn's moon

NASA is saying they've spotted a giant cloud of cyanide on one of Saturn's moons, Titan. It's currently the size of Egypt and growing. Video provided by Buzz60 The giant cloud hovering over Saturn's largest moon is toxic and contains cyanide,...

 
Groupon targets grocery bills with Snap app

Groupon targets grocery bills with Snap app

Daily deals service Groupon is setting its sights on your grocery bills. The company launched a new app called Snap for Apple iOS and Google Android devices that gives users cash for buying featured grocery items. The app offers cash back on a variety...

 
Tech Five: New T-Mobile bid reportedly planned

Tech Five: New T-Mobile bid reportedly planned

A new plan to acquire wireless carrier T-Mobile might be in the works. Let's look at the technology stocks to watch Friday: T-Mobile. French company Iliad is planning to bid for a larger stake in the U.S. wireless carrier, reports Bloomberg. Citing...

 
Turn your old and unwanted phone into cash

Turn your old and unwanted phone into cash

Chances are, you have your eyes on a new smartphone. The iPhone 6 or 6 Plus, Motorola Moto X, or Samsung Galaxy Note 4 has your attention. But to make way for the new phone, you need to get rid of your old phone. I'm going to tell you how to make the...

 
Q and A: Avoid this money-stealing virus

Q and A: Avoid this money-stealing virus

Q. I was listening to your national radio show and did I hear you correctly? Is it really true that there's a virus that can steal money in bank accounts right from your computer? A. Unfortunately, yes. It's called Zeus and it can steal your bank...

 
#Sickselfie is a history of sick days, deserved or not

#Sickselfie is a history of sick days, deserved or not

Taking a sick day? Post a selfie — a sickie selfie, to be more specific. You won't be alone. Under the Twitter hashtag #sickieselfie, you can find photo after photo showing individuals who are, purportedly, sick. " 'Showing off a hangover' and...

 

Dallas Stars reporter, 29, is back after 'worst nightmare' of breast cancer

There was not even a hint of a lump. There was no family history. She was 28. But there was a rash on her breast and it was painful. At first, her doctor shrugged it off. A sonogram proved inconclusive. It was September 2013 and Julie Dobbs was...

Dallas News, 19:08 in Sport
 

Some of NC's absentee voters hit a signature snag

RALEIGH Thousands of North Carolinians have already locked in their ballots for this year's general election, courtesy of the state's postal voting period that began Sept. 5. But for some who've tried, compliance with voting law has been an issue. By...

 

Cowboys-Saints score big rating; but New Orleans more loyal

The Cowboys 38-17 victory over the New Orleans Saints on Sunday night was easily their highest rated game of the season in Dallas-Fort Worth. It scored a 35.5 rating. In their first three games – 49ers at 3:25 p.m ,Titans and Rams at noon – the...

Dallas News, 19:13 in Sport
 
British hostage Alan Henning aimed to help Syrians

British hostage Alan Henning aimed to help Syrians

LONDON Alan Henning, a British volunteer aid worker purportedly slain by the Islamic State militant group, was described by friends as a hard-working family man who felt compelled to help people suffering from the civil war in Syria. Henning, 47, had...

 

Rangers' ratings plummet by more than half; expect radio move from 103.3 to 105.3

As you might expect, Rangers ratings plummeted in the recently completed season. The 128 games on Fox Sports Southwest averaged a 2.2 rating. That’s down 53 percent from 2013’s 4.7. As for the 25 games on KTXA (Channel 21), ratings were down 48...

Dallas News, 19:14 in Sport
 

Charlotte man charged with heroin trafficking

Rowan County sheriff's investigators on Friday arrested a Charlotte man on heroin trafficking charges. Luis Alberto Nolasco-Garcia, 27, was charged with three counts each of possession with intent to sell heroin, trafficking opium/heroin by...

 
JPMorgan breach marks start of cybersecurity month

JPMorgan breach marks start of cybersecurity month

SAN FRANCISCO — This week marks the beginning of National Cybersecurity Awareness month as the nation's largest bank announces a massive intrusion into its computer system. JPMorgan Chase quietly posted a required filing — Form 8-K — to the Security...

 

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