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Free 'King Arthur' sneak peek next week for Houston movie fans
Entertainment
Published in 21-4-2017
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"King Arthur: Legend of the Sword" doesn't open until next month, but AMC Theaters have a special promotion next week that will allow some fans to see the adventure film early ... and for free.

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Twitter slams People's Most Beautiful cover pick of Julia Roberts
Entertainment
Published in 21-4-2017
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Every year, People magazine reveals its pick for the Most Beautiful Woman of the year. And just about every year, the magazine is predictable in that it rarely selects a person of color.

Since 1990, there have only been four women of color to receive the title - Halle Berry, Jennifer Lopez, Beyonce and Lupita Nyong'o. This week, Twitterverse slammed the publication for naming Juli ...>>

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Twitter slams People's Most Beautiful cover pick of Julia Roberts
Entertainment
Published in 21-4-2017
    818 Visits

Every year, People magazine reveals its pick for the Most Beautiful Woman of the year. And just about every year, the magazine is predictable in that it rarely selects a person of color.

Since 1990, there have only been four women of color to receive the title - Halle Berry, Jennifer Lopez, Beyonce and Lupita Nyong'o. This week, Twitterverse slammed the publication for naming Juli ...>>

Reference: www.chron.com
Gunfire sensors credited with swift arrest in deadly rampage
Technology
Published in 21-4-2017
    550 Visits
(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
    1002 Visits
(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
    394 Visits
"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
    18 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
Germ in raw milk, poultry now tops food poisoning list
Technology
Published in 21-4-2017
    272 Visits
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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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
    560 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
    761 Visits

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
Fake invoices for shipping supplies leads to four years in prison for Tomball man
Business
Published in 21-4-2017
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The owner of Tinkle Management was sentenced to four years in federal prison for his role in a $15.6 million fake invoicing scheme.

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Today's apartment dwellers seek smart appliances, package dropoff services
Business
Published in 21-4-2017
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Modern apartment buildings have to offer more than cable TV to draw the interest of prospective renters, so developers and designers are working hard to keep pace with the rapid lifestyle changes ushered in by digital technology. Tasked with identifying amenities that could differentiate apartment buildings in this age, a group of graduate students from the University of Houston's Stanford A ...>>
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