Extra security for ‘Europe’s largest Eid party’ in Birmingham – BBC News

June 25, 2017

“Every year the event gets bigger… of course security will be a High priority, but we want people – also the wider communities – to enjoy the activities,” a spokesman for Green Lane Masjid and Community Centre said. Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Security has been stepped up at Birmingham Central Mosque, the chairman said Mr Afzal said West Midlands Police and local authorities were doing “their best” to tackle hate crime against …

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Facebook is releasing a new app for YouTube-like creators

June 25, 2017

… Instagram and Messenger. The app also will have more insights, such as who the creator’s followers are and how they are consuming the creator’s videos. Over the last year and especially at VidCon, Facebook has made a big push for being more of a YouTube-like destination, where users come to watch video. That includes Facebook making an effort to recruit more YouTube-like stars, as Mashable reported. Bringing in creators who can make High-quality, engaging video is another way …

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London fire: Inquest versus inquiry – BBC News

June 23, 2017

… Robert Francis QC was widely praised for the way he ran the Mid Staffs public inquiry However, it should be noted that like a coroner’s recommendations, those of a public inquiry have no legal force. The Mid Staffs example also illustrates the critical importance of selecting the right person to chair the inquiry. That person sets the tone and needs the right mix of High level interpersonal skills to communicate with the families of victims and win their trust, the intellectual ability …

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How I transitioned into the freelance economy

June 22, 2017

… without benefits, effective immediately. I would continue doing the same workrunning the brands magazine and social channelsbut only come into the office twice a week. By time I got home that evening, he had agreed. I was elated. The one-year commitment gave me the cushion to start my own business (a life-long dream), while the reduced time commitment gave me freedom to pursue other clients. (Social media was reaching a tipping point and my services were in High demand). It felt radical at the …

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Boomer Phelps’ Instagram is the best thing about social media these days

June 20, 2017

… Does this get any better? His appreciation of food could not be more relatable Like all great Instagram personalities, Boomer isn’t shy about sharing food pics. He adores cheese (same) and gets extremely psyched for meal time, according to mom. “Hell sit in his High chair and he gets really excited and throws an arm up like hes riding a bull,” she said. “He rocks back and forth and just makes his entire High chair scoot across the floor.” All the cheese I …

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London fire: Police expect Grenfell death toll to rise – BBC News

June 19, 2017

… council and successive governments. What we know so far Who are the victims? Image copyright Metropolitan Police The government has sent in a team of civil servants to bolster the relief effort. They were spotted in High-visibility jackets in the area on Sunday afternoon. The government has also pledged to give 5,500 to all of those who lost their homes. Each household will receive at least 500 in cash and 5,000 paid into an account as part of a 5m emergency fund first announced on …

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Grenfell Tower fire: Government staff sent in to Kensington and Chelsea Council – BBC News

June 18, 2017

Police fear the number of the dead could increase. The BBC understands the death toll could rise to about 70 people in total. As part of the new move by the government, a team of civil servants has been embedded into the council office. Other measures outlined by the prime minister following a meeting with residents on Saturday, included more staff covering phone lines and ground staff wearing High-visibility clothing so they could be easily found. At the scene By BBC reporter, Mark Lobel …

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New smart home designs will come with dead zone-free Wi-Fi and Alexa

June 16, 2017

… streams. Wi-Fi Home Design will scale to accommodate both the growth in Wi-Fi devices and High-bandwidth applications. The first homebuilding company to use the certification, South Florida-based Lennar, is bringing Amazon’s Alexa as part of the project. SEE ALSO: Google wants to guilt you into installing solar panels on your roof Sure, blueprints may sound wonky, but anyone who’s ever suffered from a persistent deadzone knows how important well-designed network coverage is. The …

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Going Wonder-ground: How Oh Wonder were inspired by conversations with strangers on the Tube – BBC News

June 15, 2017

… famous. I think it would just be very lonely.” Later, Josephine sent the melody to her musical partner, Anthony West, saying, “We have to write a song about this tomorrow”. “I just sent a text back saying, ‘You’re crazy,’” he laughs, but the demo was worked up into a full song, High on Humans, which features on the band’s upcoming second album, Ultralife. Like her Tube journey, the song tingles with nervous energy, capturing that extraordinary …

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Student asks T-Pain for a senior quote and gets an amazing response

June 10, 2017

… …………… .slow clap* T-Pain (@TPAIN) June 6, 2017 Overall, Silvan was pretty pleased with the outcome. No one can ever make me feel bad ever again gabriel (@DRYRAlN) June 6, 2017 The lesson learned from this story is that T-Pain might not “Buy U a Drank”, but he just may help you look cool in High school. Not surprising coming from the man who has a meme tattooed on his hand. WATCH: 200 million dollars is for suckers! All you need is cardboard …

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Trump, critics gird for long war after Comey’s moment

June 9, 2017

… against impeachment and the idea that the encounter between Trump and Comey in the Oval Office on February 14 amounted to a High crime or misdemeanor. GOP defense of Trump Comey’s sometimes imperious manner and disclosure that he had orchestrated a leak about his conversation with Trump to prompt the appointment of a special prosecutor, meanwhile, cleared the way for GOP attacks on his motives. And Comey’s criticism of the way that former attorney general Loretta Lynch …

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Gianforte apologizes to reporter and pledges contribution to press group

June 8, 2017

… physical response to your legitimate question was unprofessional, unacceptable, and unlawful. As both a candidate for Office and a public official, I should be held to a High standard in my interactions with the press and the public. My treatment of you did not meet that standard.” “I made a mistake and humbly ask for your forgiveness,” the letter stated. Jacobs accepted the apology. “I have accepted Mr. Gianforte’s apology and his willingness to take …

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Soccer stars reach out to girl disqualified from tournament because she ‘looks like a boy’

June 8, 2017

… actually Mili, whose parents say she cried after the team was kicked out of the tournament. But then their story garnered national news interest, and Mili now has some very High-profile supporters. “I was mad; I never had that problem before. Shes been playing so long in different tournaments,” Gerardo Hernandez, Mili’s father, told The Washington Post. “I dont want no problems with nobody, but that wasnt the right way to treat people. Why they want to tell my girl looks …

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Teen’s family recreates her mom’s special graduation photo

June 6, 2017

Madeleine Tarin honored her parents in the cutest way by recreating a photo close to her family’s heart. Tarin’s parents got together during her mom’s freshman year of High school and gave birth to her at age 16. Tarin was by her parents’ side as her mom graduated from High school in 2000, and can be seen proudly celebrating her mom’s accomplishment while sitting on her dad’s shoulders in a family photo. The image, she said, represents who she is. Madeleine …

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Apple gave us new Photos, Maps, and Siri: Check out what you missed at WWDC

June 6, 2017

… starting at $4,999. If you want a beast for editing VR footage, this is your baby. Apple Music revamp Apple Music, which now stands at 27 million users, introduced the new “Friends are Listening To” feature, which can be set to public or private to let you see what your friends are into these days. Along with that, Apple announced MusicKit so developers can better integrate Apple Music as a service in other apps. MacOS High Sierra Apple released the new MacOS High Sierra, which …

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London attack: Met defends dropping inquiry into attacker – BBC News

June 6, 2017

… let this happen.” Foreign secretary Boris Johnson insisted police numbers “remained High” and that the security services did an “incredible job at keeping people safe”. Mr Johnson told BBC Breakfast: “All that argument detracts from the responsibility of those scumbags and what they have done.” More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsVideo Overplay Vault 2 Instamate Premium Yearly Instamate is the worlds first all in 1 web based …

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Quant Manager of $6 Billion Backs Stocks Hidden From Front Pages

June 5, 2017

… this reason. If you have a lot news on a company it means there are events and there’s volatility” Smart beta, or factor-based, and low volatility stock funds have gained popularity as investors hunt for yield in an era of low interest rates. Low volatility stocks should have a Higher risk-adjusted return than High volatility stocks because of behavioral biases, according to Lagarde, who oversees 5.5 billion euros ($6.2 billion). “The mechanism is very simple,” he …

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Mountain Climber Makes History With Rope-Free, Death-Defying Ascent At Yosemite

June 5, 2017

… hours and 56 minutes, he shared a photo of his climb via Facebook and said he was so stoked to realize a life dream today. A free-solo climb on smooth granite face nearly a mile-and-a-half High means theres no margin for error. A misplaced foot could spell death, which Honnold is well aware of. With free-soloing, obviously I know that Im in danger, but feeling fearful while Im up there is not helping me in any way, Honnold told the magazine. Its only hindering my performance, so I just set …

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Hey Corporate America, Please Sponsor This Column!

June 5, 2017

… grubby world of commerce. As High-minded professionals, we are in the position of waving righteous fingers of alarm at the endless commercialization of our society. ExceptI find myself dealing with a different emotion: Pure, unvarnished envy. How come athletes can turn their visibility into big bucks, while the journalistic community cant? First of all, its not as if TV has a past wholly free from corporate contamination. In the first years of the medium, countless programs bore the names of …

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This cringe-y corporate recruitment video is a real-life episode of ‘The Office’

June 3, 2017

Nothing gets perspective job applicants more excited about tax and consulting services like a group singalong!!! PricewaterhouseCoopers has a campus program called Elevate for “High-achieving college students interested in learning about a fast-paced career in the professional services industry.” Basically, they’re trying to convince college students to apply for an internship or employment when they graduate. Sounds exciting, right? SEE ALSO: Facebook isn’t …

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In 2017, politics and tech are becoming inseparable

June 3, 2017

Image: Steve Rapport/FLICKR “Seventeen agencies, all in agreement they concluded with High confidence that the Russians ran an extensive information war campaign against my campaign to influence voters in the election.” This is Hillary Clinton uncensored, speaking on a stage, railing against Russia and the Trump administration, playing to her base, and generally urging the world to #resist. SEE ALSO: Hillary Clinton jokes that ‘covfefe’ was a ‘hidden message to …

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Damian Marley and others buy majority stake in High Times

June 2, 2017

Image: Favre/Epa/REX/Shutterstock A group of investors including Damian Marley has purchased a majority stake in High Times, the marijuana-focused magazine, according to the San Francisco Chronicle. The group, lead by private equity firm Oreva Capital, bought 60% of the company that owns and operates the magazine for $42 million. In addition to the magazine, the company runs the Cannabis Cup events series as well as the High Times website. Damian Marley is the son of Reggae legend Bob Marley, …

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Election blind dates: John Whittingdale and Jess Phillips – BBC News

June 2, 2017

… gets more elderly, and also experiences I have with my own children. Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe pair are well aware of other politicians’ High-profile faux-pas. Worst thing: It was really not that bad. I think that maybe we could have covered more ground on the Liberal Democrats. We definitely had some consensus there. I felt maybe we should revisit that and have a “John and Jess chat Liberal Democrats”. Three words to describe your …

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I ran a half marathon with AI to test the future of trainers

June 1, 2017

AI assistants aren't quite ready for our High-level workouts.Image: Christopher Mineses/mashable I did something very dumb last weekend: I decided to challenge the limits of artificial intelligence and my own body on a 13.1-mile course to glory. My body held up fine but the AI couldn’t quite keep the pace, serving as yet another reminder that current AI tech still hasn’t caught up to the hype. I had been testing out Vi, a set of $249 Bluetooth running headphones with its own …

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Justin Bieber’s Wednesday morning Instagram spam is full of mystery

June 1, 2017

… High AS F*CK” and it’s not one of the top results for “MDMA used for” so it seems like Bieber went down quite the rabbit hole. The clip Bieber shared transitions from a Jerry Springer segment to an interview with a shirtless man. A woman asks, “What do you think the meaning of life is?” The bearded subject, in true Bieber fashion, responds, “To live in the mystery and to find purpose.” Damn, true. WATCH: The darkest substance on earth basically …

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Apple launches its first store in Southeast Asia

… Orchard Road, the city’s retail centre, Apple’s opened its first Southeast Asian location and added its ninth High-profile Apple Store globally, amidst others in Ginza, Dubai, Soho, and New York. “It’s the first Apple store in Southeast Asia, so it’s very important for Thai people,” Khajorn told Mashable. “If they build an Apple Store here, it means that they’re building something for us in Southeast Asia. The next market could be Thailand or …

May 28, 2017
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