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The story of the last time Prince played Houston in 2006
Entertainment
Published in 21-4-2016
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On March 3, 2006, legendary musician Prince played a set onstage at Houston's Warehouse Live. It would be the pop star's last show in Houston. Sadly the Purple One wouldn't return to Houston over the next decade of his life, dying Thursday morning at the age of 57.

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Disney Channel brings back its best original movies
Entertainment
Published in 21-4-2016
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The Disney Channel is bringing back some of its best Disney Channel Original Movies for a full-fledged marathon Memorial Day Weekend. This is not a drill.

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Trump's Twitter provokes huge following, trouble
Technology
Published in 21-4-2016
    474 Visits
[...] Trump's habit has also come with collateral damage mostly because of the billionaire's penchant for elevating the comments of his fans to his 7.7 million followers, oftentimes without apparent concern for the source. Whoever these mysterious users are, they sometimes provide Trump with information that migrates into his social media assertions, campaign speeches and media intervie ...>>
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Solar plane successfully departs from Hawaii with no fuel
Technology
Published in 21-4-2016
    607 Visits
KAPOLEI, Hawaii (AP) Two pilots are slowly carving their way into a new future of solar-powered flight as one of them embarks on the latest leg of their around-the-world journey in a plane powered only by the sun. The aircraft landed in Hawaii last July but was forced to stay in the islands after the plane's battery system sustained heat damage on its trip from Japan. Pilot Bertrand Piccar ...>>
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Alphabet spells big gains for investors, despite 1Q letdown
Technology
Published in 21-4-2016
    681 Visits
After lagging its peers in the early stages of Page's reign, the Internet's most powerful company has since delivered returns that trounced both the Standard & Poor's 500 and Apple shares. Since Page took the helm in 2011, Alphabet's stock has soared 163 percent, creating an additional $300 billion in shareholder wealth. Bringing in Porat has been "one of Larry's most si ...>>
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FBI head suggests agency paid more than $1M to access iPhone
Technology
Published in 21-4-2016
    854 Visits
Comey was asked during a question-and-answer session at an Aspen Security Forum event how much the FBI paid for the method from an unidentified third-party to access the phone. The Justice Department last month revealed that an entity outside the government had approached it with a method that could be used to open the phone used by Syed Farook, who along with his wife killed 14 people in the Dec ...>>
Reference: www.chron.com
Microsoft reports weak results despite turnaround effort
Technology
Published in 21-4-2016
    1235 Visits
On Monday, IBM reported its 16th consecutive quarter of revenue decline, as commercial customers abandon the once-standard model of buying programs to install on their own computers, and instead use more software online. A day later, Intel said it's cutting 12,000 jobs as fewer people buy PCs that run on Intel processors, opting instead for mobile devices such as phones and tablets. While s ...>>
Reference: www.chron.com
Trump's Twitter provokes huge following, trouble
Technology
Published in 21-4-2016
    926 Visits
[...] Trump's habit has also come with collateral damage mostly because of the billionaire's penchant for elevating the comments of his fans to his 7.7 million followers, oftentimes without apparent concern for the source. Whoever these mysterious users are, they sometimes provide Trump with information that migrates into his social media assertions, campaign speeches and media intervie ...>>
Reference: www.chron.com
Solar plane successfully departs from Hawaii with no fuel
Technology
Published in 21-4-2016
    567 Visits
KAPOLEI, Hawaii (AP) Two pilots are slowly carving their way into a new future of solar-powered flight as one of them embarks on the latest leg of their around-the-world journey in a plane powered only by the sun. The aircraft landed in Hawaii last July but was forced to stay in the islands after the plane's battery system sustained heat damage on its trip from Japan. Pilot Bertrand Piccar ...>>
Reference: www.chron.com
Alphabet spells big gains for investors, despite 1Q letdown
Technology
Published in 21-4-2016
    615 Visits
After lagging its peers in the early stages of Page's reign, the Internet's most powerful company has since delivered returns that trounced both the Standard & Poor's 500 and Apple shares. Since Page took the helm in 2011, Alphabet's stock has soared 163 percent, creating an additional $300 billion in shareholder wealth. Bringing in Porat has been "one of Larry's most si ...>>
Reference: www.chron.com
FBI head suggests agency paid more than $1M to access iPhone
Technology
Published in 21-4-2016
    370 Visits
Comey was asked during a question-and-answer session at an Aspen Security Forum event how much the FBI paid for the method from an unidentified third-party to access the phone. The Justice Department last month revealed that an entity outside the government had approached it with a method that could be used to open the phone used by Syed Farook, who along with his wife killed 14 people in the Dec ...>>
Reference: www.chron.com
Microsoft reports weak results despite turnaround effort
Technology
Published in 21-4-2016
    841 Visits
On Monday, IBM reported its 16th consecutive quarter of revenue decline, as commercial customers abandon the once-standard model of buying programs to install on their own computers, and instead use more software online. A day later, Intel said it's cutting 12,000 jobs as fewer people buy PCs that run on Intel processors, opting instead for mobile devices such as phones and tablets. While s ...>>
Reference: www.chron.com
H-E-B's eggs to be cage-free by 2025
Business
Published in 21-4-2016
    404 Visits

"H-E-B will continue to work closely with suppliers to move toward 100% cage-free eggs by 2025, provided we have adequate supply, sufficient consumer demand and pricing is affordable for our customers," the company said in a posting on its website Friday. Animal rights groups such as Mercy for Animals and the Humane Society of the United States have been pressuring H-E-B to switch to cage-free ...>>

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Sugar Land apartment portfolio up for sale
Business
Published in 21-4-2016
    923 Visits
Commercial real estate firm HFF is marketing five apartment complexes in Sugar Land, a market where new multifamily developments are limited. "In addition to obtaining controlling interest of top-performing assets in a market known for its limited stock and strong opposition to new development, new ownership can boost rents further and attain an attractive yield on cost by continuing to modernize ...>>
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BMWs now rolling through Galveston
Business
Published in 21-4-2016
    1080 Visits
BMW Group formally opened its vehicle distribution center at the Port of Galveston Wednesday morning. In Galveston, there are areas to wash the vehicles; install accessories such as larger rims, different gear shifters or alternate floor mats; update vehicle software; and make needed repairs.
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