Copyright 2001 Houston Chronicle Published 5:30 am, Tuesday, May 8, 2001 Marie C. Her April 16 death was announced Sunday. Foxhall, who was among early supporters of the Houston Ballet, grew up on the periphery of Europe's heady post-World War I art community. Although depicted in several of her mother's paintings, Foxhall spent relatively little of her childhood in the artist's company, being reared instead by her Polish grandmother. In a 1987 interview, Foxhall recalled that she hated sitting for her mother's paintings, which included Girl on the Balcony and Young Girl Reading. Latest Houston & Texas News Now Playing: Now Playing Thieves take ATM cash box from Memorial-area hotel METRO Video Border college student surprises parents with graduation announcement Laredo Morning Times Duo crashes after leading 100 mph motorcycle chase on I-10 San Antonio Express-News Houston area woman found in Sam Houston National Forest Scott Engle, Montgomery County … [Read more...] about Leader of city’s 1950s international set Foxhall, dies
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0 Have your say A “media engagement platform” aimed at high growth companies has secured five-figure investment from Seed Haus, the Edinburgh-based pre-seed tech accelerator. PingGo, which will use the funding to accelerate the development of its media search engine and grow its international customer base, has also secured a six-month residency at the tech incubator.During its time at Seed Haus, the fledgling business aims to refine its existing product and prepare for its first major funding round. Based in the capital, PingGo has plans to recruit four members of staff over the next 12 months.Seed Haus, co-founded by its chief executive Calum Forsyth and chairman Robin Knox, was set up in a bid to plug a gap in the start-up support system.It has been backed by a line-up of high-profile investment partners including Sir Tom Hunter, BrewDog co-founder James Watt and technology entrepreneurs Paddy Burns and Chris van der Kuyl, co-founders of Minecraft games … [Read more...] about PingGo secures five-figure investment from Seed Haus
Oh, great. Bots are buying ads now.Facebook said this week that an internal investigation uncovered 470 fraudulent Facebook accounts and pages linked to a Russian "troll farm" that bought 3,300 Facebook ads costing around US$100,000 during the recent U.S. presidential election.Facebook found another 2,200 ads, costing $50,000, that appear to have originated in the U.S., but with the user language set to Russian. These ads reached between 23 million and 70 million Facebook users, according to one report, and wasn't discovered until more than a year after the first ads were placed.Facebook refused to share the content of the ads with Congress and the media, saying the disclosure would violate its privacy rules (despite its admission that the accounts were fake - Facebook is protecting the privacy of users who don't exist).The ads "appeared to focus on amplifying divisive social and political messages across the ideological spectrum," according to Facebook.Wait, what's a 'troll farm'?The … [Read more...] about Disinformation as a service? DaaS not good!
posted on 02 Oct 2014, 23:25 28 1. 0xFFFF (Posts: 3806; Member since: 16 Apr 2014) It's like two naked emperors arguing about whose clothes are fancier. posted on 02 Oct 2014, 23:41 8 4. Droid_X_Doug (Posts: 5993; Member since: 22 Dec 2010) Soo true. posted on 03 Oct 2014, 01:16 2 10. ManusImperceptus (Posts: 724; Member since: 10 Jun 2014) It's just business for the companies; the users are the only ones to take it personal... posted on 03 Oct 2014, 02:37 7 13. My1cent (Posts: 370; Member since: 30 Jan 2014) "When an online service is free, you're not the customer. You're the product.", Tim Cook. 32. My1cent (Posts: 370; Member since: 30 Jan 2014) Anyone online could be the product! posted on 03 Oct 2014, 09:30 0 23. janno (Posts: 144; Member since: 19 Aug 2014) They are the ones promising privacy and security to users, though... posted on 03 Oct 2014, 03:24 11 16. Ashoaib (Posts: 3229; Member since: 15 Nov 2013) I think android … [Read more...] about Comments for : Schmidt: Cook ‘misinformed’; Google is more secure than Apple
posted on 15 Mar 2016, 07:51 3 1. Phonehex (Posts: 442; Member since: 16 Feb 2016) Its there in India as well . Its called "Samsung Concierge Service" . Its a feature which they announced during the India launch of the S7/S7 Edge. posted on 15 Mar 2016, 08:01 0 3. paul.k (Posts: 241; Member since: 17 Jul 2014) Thanks posted on 15 Mar 2016, 07:59 3 2. PapaSmurf (Posts: 10457; Member since: 14 May 2012) This needs to be globally instead of selected markets. In the US, all Best Buy mobile centers that have a Samsung lounge should pick this up. posted on 15 Mar 2016, 08:01 7 4. tyrionTheWise (unregistered) I won't believe in their 'extraordinary service' until they learn to provide timely updates. It's crap if it takes 2 months to release in your country after South Korea. posted on 15 Mar 2016, 08:19 3 6. Adreno (banned) (Posts: 755; Member since: 12 Mar 2016) I personaly do not mind a slow update policy as long as they take time to polish it, … [Read more...] about Comments for : Samsung Slovakia promises extraordinary customer service for Galaxy S7 / S7 edge owners