A manhunt is underway in Texas for Darbrett Black, who is alleged to have shot and killed a DPS trooper on Thursday. (Police handout). A manhunt is underway in Texas after a trooper with the Department of Public Safety was shot and killed on a highway …
Texas authorities search for suspect in fatal shooting of state trooperCNN
Shots fired in Waller County involving suspect in trooper’s death, authorities sayKPRC Click2Houston
Trooper shot and killed in TexasThe Hill (blog)
Patch.com –NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth –Chron.com –Dallas News (blog)
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For the most part, the Chromebook Pro has what you’d expect from premium Chromebook hardware. Samsung’s machine has a fantastic screen, high-end design, and it runs fast. But there’s one seemingly obvious feature missing from device: a backlit keyboard. It’s a strange omission, especially considering the Pro’s relatively high asking price, but it’s one that may be remedied in future iterations of the hardware. Chrome Unboxed has discovered details that point at the addition, though it’s unclear what form it might take. It may be added as part of a second run of the current hardware, or a feature included in a rumored beefed-up version of the Chromebook Pro. While it’s not official yet, the change would make the Pro a much more enticing…
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A Baltimore homicide detective was killed with his own service weapon as he was preparing to testify against fellow officers indicted in a drug-running scheme. see also. Baltimore cop dies after being shot in the head. BALTIMORE — The Baltimore …
Police commissioner: Slain Baltimore detective was to testify in case of indicted officersBaltimore Sun
By Shannon Liao
Black Friday is around the corner and companies like HP are already releasing their deals. HP just announced several online deals that mostly go live on November 23rd.
Deals on most of the products listed below will go live on Thanksgiving, but in rare cases, like the 15-inch HP Envy Laptop x360, the full discount is already available.
Of the 15-page Black Friday ad, there weren’t that many products that offered a good amount of RAM and processing power for their buck. But not to worry, we’ve picked out the best of the best here:
HP Envy x360 15-inch with a Core i5 for $669.99 (usually $869.99)
HP Envy x360 15-inch with a Core i7 for $729.99 (usually $929.99)
HP Spectre x360 13-inch for $899.99 (usually $1,149.99)
The revelation that Uber concealed a major 2016 data breach affecting 57 million users and paid hackers to destroy the evidence is yet another PR nightmare from Uber’s darkest era, but it’s also a major problem when it comes to state laws around data …
Uber Paid Hackers to Delete Stolen Data on 57 Million PeopleBloomberg
Uber covered up a cyberattack last year that exposed data of 57 million riders and driversThe Verge
Uber waits a year to reveal major hack of customer dataWashington Post
Los Angeles Times –New York Times –USA TODAY –WIRED
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By Nick Statt
Google is bringing its artificial intelligence-powered Lens tool to all Pixel and Pixel 2 phones in the coming weeks as part of an update to Google Assistant, the company announced today in a blog post. Lens, which was first unveiled back in May at the company’s I/O developer conference, is an computer vision system that lets you point your Pixel or Pixel 2 camera at an object and get information about it in real time, as the AI-powered algorithm is capable of recognizing real-world items.
Lens was first made available within Google Photos last month as part of the Pixel 2 launch, and now Google says Lens will soon arrive as a built-in feature of Google Assistant starting in the US, UK, Australia, Canada, India, and Singapore “in the…
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After allegations surfaced Monday that the longtime television host Charlie Rose made crude sexual advances toward multiple women who worked on his show over a dozen years, CBS suspended him from its morning program and PBS announced that it …
Eight women say Charlie Rose sexually harassed them — with nudity, groping and lewd callsWashington Post
CBS suspends Charlie Rose amid sexual misconduct allegationsABC News
Charlie Rose, a TV icon, is accused of improper behavior by former internsBusiness Insider
Hollywood Reporter –EW.com –NPR –NBCNews.com
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GE’s been making some really simple and accessible smart lights called C by GE for the past two years, and today, the company is announcing its first big upgrade to the system. It’s a hub, called the C-Reach, that connects C by GE lights to Wi-Fi so that they can be controlled by Alexa or the Google Assistant.
The device costs $50 on its own, but GE will also sell it bundled with pairs of bulbs at a discount — $65 for two “Life” bulbs (which have a single color option) and $85 for two “Sleep” bulbs (which have three color options).
The C-Reach hub is a useful addition to the product line that starts to make it a lot more capable — if also a lot more expensive. The strength of C by GE bulbs has always been that they’re really easy to get…
During the 2017 American Music Awards, Disney debuted a new trailer for its adaptation of Madeleine L’Engle’s A Wrinkle in Time, showing off a girl’s fantastic quest across the universe to safe her father.
The movie is based off of L’Engle’s 1963 novel. In it, we’re introduced to a young girl named Meg Murry (Storm Reid), who sets off with her younger brother Charles Wallace (Deric McCabe), her friend Calvin O’Keefe (Levi Miller), and a trio of witches (Oprah Winfrey, Reese Witherspoon, and Mindy Kaling) to search for her missing father, Alexander Murry (Chris Pine). Along the way, they visits several fantastic planets and discovers that the universe is under attack by a personification of evil, The Black Thing.
The trailer explains the…
Trump: Jeff Flake meant to get caught on hot mic 'saying bad things about your favorite president' - Washington Examiner
President Trump zinged Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., for getting caught on a hot mic Saturday warning that the Republican Party will be “toast” if it becomes the party of Trump and Roy Moore. “Sen. Jeff Flake(y), who is unelectable in the Great State of …
Trump slams Flake over hot-mic comments: Senator’s career is ‘toast’The Hill
Trump All But Dares Jeff Flake to Vote No on Tax BillNew York Magazine
Trump slams Jeff Flake on Twitter, calls his career ‘toast’New York Post
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