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Watch Dogs takes a great idea and bludgeons it with normality

A.V. Club Denver/Boulder - 26 May 2014
Watch Dogs, an open-world game from Ubisoft Montreal, takes place in a near-future Chicago where an electronic network connects and observes every resident of the city. Most members of the public have only a vague, incomplete understanding of how ...
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Facebook Hires Government Watchdogs

WhoWhatWhy / RealNewsProject (blog) - 18 Oct 2017
National Security: Facebook Inc. is making personnel moves in response to concerns about foreign powers using social media to manipulate US elections. According to a report in Bloomberg, Facebook is in the process of hiring specialists with national ...
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Watch out for watchdogs who don't like being watched: Cohn

Toronto Star - 18 Oct 2017
Watch out for watchdogs who don't like being watched: Cohn. Political power and electrical power have one thing in common: They follow the path of least resistance. Ontario Auditor General Bonnie Lysyk answers questions about her 2016 annual report at ...
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EU watchdogs to study cost, performance of mutual funds

Reuters - 17 Oct 2017
PARIS (Reuters) - European Union financial regulators will conduct a large-scale study of the cost and performance of mutual funds, a top regulator said on Tuesday. Steven Maijoor, chair of the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA), told a ...
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Unity govt has no intention to hold polls: Watchdogs

Pajhwok Afghan News (blog) - 18 Oct 2017
Ayoubzada also said electoral watchdogs were expecting nothing from the Presidential Palace, which he said continued to play games when it came to elections. The TEFA head also criticized the lack of cooperation from the international community, saying ...
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Watchdogs expose failings at Isle of Wight care home

Isle of Wight County Press - 18 Oct 2017
A CATALOGUE of failings at an Isle of Wight Council care home — where people with severe learning disabilities were left in bed or in front of the television due to a lack of staff — has been exposed by watchdogs. Following an inspection, the Care ...
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Watch: Dogs reunited with families after California wildfires

Memeburn (blog) - 16 Oct 2017
Thanks to the internet, human beings are forced to endure pain and suffering on a scale we were never built to comprehend. But out of this pain comes goodness — and the internet is good for that too. Case in point: this viral video of a dog being ...
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Bank Watchdogs Asked Whether They Need Power to Regulate Equifax

Bloomberg - 12 Oct 2017
A key Republican lawmaker wants to know whether U.S. bank regulators should be given more power to supervise credit-reporting companies after a massive data breach at Equifax Inc. exposed gaps in oversight. Senate Banking Committee Chairman Mike ...
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Op-Ed: Puppy dogs make good government watchdogs, too - 16 Oct 2017
When the American Society of Newspaper Editors reminded citizens they were watchdogs over local magistrates, they unified. Reporters, reformers and voters wanted increased policing of our political state. As they watched their freedoms becoming ...
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October 2017: Watchdogs Sharpen Their Tech Teeth - 17 Oct 2017
Regulators get a bad rap: Their duties of protecting investors and ensuring market stability often put them at loggerheads with trading firms, for whom delivering greater returns to themselves, shareholders, and investors, typically means taking on ...
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Dads join kids for pizza night

Port Clinton News Herald - 18 Oct 2017
Bataan Memorial hosted its first annual “Dads and Kids” Pizza Night to launch the new WATCH D.O.G.S., Dads Of Great Students, Program. The program aims to get fathers and father figures even more involved in their child's life at school. “We're looking ...
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Water Quality Watchdogs

Flathead Beacon - 02 Oct 2017
Long before Montana's state government created the Flathead Basin Commission to safeguard its waters, sprawling coal deposits lay hidden in the wilds of British Columbia, untapped and untouched. They ran in seams beneath a skinny track of wilderness ...
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Watch DOGS keep an eye on Silas

Galesburg Register-Mail - 20 Sep 2017
GALESBURG — Dads around the Galesburg area gathered in the Silas Willard cafeteria to hear Pastor Shawn Smith's introduction to Watch DOGS Tuesday night. Moving from Virginia to Galesburg in 2015, Smith brought the idea for the program with him ...
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Government watchdogs reject Equifax appeal on IRS contract

MyAJC - 17 Oct 2017
Government watchdogs have rejected an Equifax appeal of last week's decision by the IRS to take away a $7.25 million contract from the embattled Atlanta company. According to a report in Politico, the Government Accountability Office on Monday denied a ...
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US watchdogs probe Coinbase platform over 'flash crash'

Financial Times - 03 Oct 2017
US financial watchdogs have requested information from the trading platform of Coinbase, the cryptocurrency broker, about a “flash crash” in ether, the world's second most valuable digital currency by market capitalisation. The Commodity Futures ...

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