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Gunfire sensors credited with swift arrest in deadly rampage
Technology
Published in 21-4-2017
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(AP) Acoustic sensors mounted on lampposts and telephone poles picked up the crack of gunfire and rapidly enabled police to zero in on where it was coming from. First developed two decades ago, ShotSpotter technology has been used widely since 2011 in U.S. cities. Police say Muhammad randomly targeted white men he encountered in a tree-lined Fresno neighborhood, firing 17 rounds within a few mi ...>>
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Trump's cybersecurity review misses deadline
Technology
Published in 21-4-2017
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"The president has appointed a diverse set of executives with both government and private sector expertise who are currently working to deliver an initial cybersecurity plan through a joint effort between the National Security Council and the Office of American Innovation," said spokeswoman Lindsey Walters. [...] an executive order on cybersecurity planned for later that day was abruptly scuttled ...>>
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Gunfire sensors credited with swift arrest in deadly rampage
Technology
Published in 21-4-2017
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(AP) Acoustic sensors mounted on lampposts and telephone poles picked up the crack of gunfire and rapidly enabled police to zero in on where it was coming from. First developed two decades ago, ShotSpotter technology has been used widely since 2011 in U.S. cities. Police say Muhammad randomly targeted white men he encountered in a tree-lined Fresno neighborhood, firing 17 rounds within a few mi ...>>
Reference: www.chron.com
Germ in raw milk, poultry now tops food poisoning list
Technology
Published in 21-4-2017
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NEW YORK (AP) The U.S. government's latest report card on food poisoning suggests that a germ commonly linked to raw milk and poultry is surpassing salmonella at the top of the culprit list. The report counts cases in only 10 states for nine of the most common causes of foodborne illness, but is believed to be a good indicator of national food poisoning trends. [...] no. The CDC estimates ...>>
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Trump's cybersecurity review misses deadline
Technology
Published in 21-4-2017
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"The president has appointed a diverse set of executives with both government and private sector expertise who are currently working to deliver an initial cybersecurity plan through a joint effort between the National Security Council and the Office of American Innovation," said spokeswoman Lindsey Walters. [...] an executive order on cybersecurity planned for later that day was abruptly scuttled ...>>
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Google Home's assistant can now recognize different voices
Technology
Published in 21-4-2017
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[...] once Home is trained to recognize a user named Joe, the assistant will automatically be able to tell him what traffic is like on his commute, list events on his daily calendar or even play his favorite songs. The ability to distinguish voices may help Home siphon sales from Amazon.com's Echo, a competing product that features its own voice-activated assistant, Alexa. The voice-distinc ...>>
Reference: www.chron.com
Germ in raw milk, poultry now tops food poisoning list
Technology
Published in 21-4-2017
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NEW YORK (AP) The U.S. government's latest report card on food poisoning suggests that a germ commonly linked to raw milk and poultry is surpassing salmonella at the top of the culprit list. The report counts cases in only 10 states for nine of the most common causes of foodborne illness, but is believed to be a good indicator of national food poisoning trends. [...] no. The CDC estimates ...>>
Reference: www.chron.com
Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
Technology
Published in 21-4-2017
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According to an alleged victim of multiple assaults by an ex-football player, Baylor coach Art Briles and university president Ken Starr did nothing after being informed.

Reference: www.chron.com
Google Home's assistant can now recognize different voices
Technology
Published in 21-4-2017
    549 Visits
[...] once Home is trained to recognize a user named Joe, the assistant will automatically be able to tell him what traffic is like on his commute, list events on his daily calendar or even play his favorite songs. The ability to distinguish voices may help Home siphon sales from Amazon.com's Echo, a competing product that features its own voice-activated assistant, Alexa. The voice-distinc ...>>
Reference: www.chron.com
Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
Technology
Published in 21-4-2017
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According to an alleged victim of multiple assaults by an ex-football player, Baylor coach Art Briles and university president Ken Starr did nothing after being informed.

Reference: www.chron.com
Trump's 'Obamacare' fixes don't impress insurers
Technology
Published in 14-4-2017
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WASHINGTON (AP) The Trump administration released limited fixes Thursday for shaky health insurance markets, but insurers quickly said those actions won't guarantee stability for millions of consumers now covered. While calling it a step in the right direction, the industry is looking for a guarantee that the government will also keep paying billions in "cost-sharing" subsidies. Many of th ...>>
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Ocean world near Saturn top contender for life beyond Earth
Technology
Published in 14-4-2017
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft has detected hydrogen molecules in the geysers shooting off the moon Enceladus, possibly the result of deep-sea chemical reactions between water and rock that could spark microbial life, scientists announced Thursday. Cassini uncovered the hydrogen during its final close flyby of Enceladus in 2015, when it dove deeper than ever through its plumes of vapor and partic ...>>
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Report: Uber used secret program to track Lyft drivers
Technology
Published in 14-4-2017
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NEW YORK (AP) A new report says Uber used a secret program dubbed Hell' to track Lyft drivers to see if they were driving for both ride-hailing services and otherwise stifle competition. Only a small group of Uber employees, including CEO Travis Kalanick, knew about the program, according to a story in The Information (subscription required), which was based on an anonymous source who was n ...>>
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Court: Detention of woman during moon rock sting 'degrading'
Technology
Published in 14-4-2017
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) For nearly two hours on May 19, 2011, Joann Davis stood in the parking lot of a California Denny's restaurant in pants soaked in urine answering questions from a federal agent about a rice-sized piece of moon rock she wanted to sell to help pay for her son's medical care. Instead of telling Davis that her possession of the paperweight was illegal and asking her to su ...>>
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Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
Technology
Published in 14-4-2017
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According to an alleged victim of multiple assaults by an ex-football player, Baylor coach Art Briles and university president Ken Starr did nothing after being informed.

Reference: www.chron.com


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