Monthly Archives: January 2016

Is The Car The Next Frontier For The Mobile Revolution?

General Motors isn’t the dominant force it once was in the auto industry — back in the 1950s, it held half the US market, selling one of every two cars bought by consumers. But GM has recovered nicely from the

If you use WordPress, you need to employ a solid backup solution. Good news: The tools on this list will handle the task and they won’t cost you a penny

By Jack Wallen | in Five Apps, December 22, 2015, 2:10 PM PST If you depend on WordPress as a promotional, service, or communication solution, you understand how important your site is to staying connected to your clients and to

The four power lines that supply Crimea with electricity from Ukraine were first attacked in the early hours of Friday in Ukraine’s Kherson region bordering Crimea, in blasts that downed two lines and damaged the other two

Images being circulated on social media also appear to show damaged pylons adorned with Ukrainian flags. Power cuts in Crimea affected almost 940,000 people on Tuesday as tensions raged between Kiev and Moscow over the annexed peninsula and Russian Federation

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NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center Greenbelt, MD – On October 1st, 2014, NASA mission operations lost communication with one of the two spacecraft of the Solar and Terrestrial Relations Observatory, or STEREO, mission, just as the spacecraft was about to

You might think that talking about business with an opera singer is like talking to Hillary Clinton about lying. However, every one of us is in “business” one way or another. We’re all buyers, and — at least at times — sellers

Most of us work together on projects, and are in a “pecking order” of some description. We’re “over” some people, and “under” some others. We need to “get along” in order to accomplish our goals, to “do our best.” We

All three economic indicators published by the National Bureau

of Statistics beat estimates of economists, with industrial output growth standing out with a far better performance than expected. After lending and imports topped forecasts earlier in the week, November has ended up offering some signs that the country’s economic

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Illegal parking in the urban areas is getting worse. The government engages in public hand-wringing over traffic congestion and illegal parking yet takes little serious action to combat it. The recent announcement that it intends to increase the amount of

Early this year President Obama spoke before the Cleveland Club. After the speech 7

th grader Alura Winfrey inquired, “If you could go back to the first day of your first term what advice would you give yourself?” Obama reflected for a moment and then blithely explained he would have worked harder to sell

As the Samsung Galaxy S3 is now classed as being an old handset this means that it isn’t getting any new updates to its OS. This means that the device has been left on Android 4.4 KitKat and it’s not getting updated to Marshmallow. Owners shouldn’t be too put out though as they can at least make the update to Android 5.0 Lollipop and this tastes just as sweet

Before rushing in to update the Samsung Galaxy S3 to Android 5.0 Lollipop you should first make sure that you have backed up the device and the ROM, using Nandroid. You should also have custom recovery on the handsets and

NREL of US developing cybersecurity system to protect smart grids from hackersThe US Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) is developing a new cybersecurity system that will check hackers from causing damage to the country’s power grid as well as electrical equipment

Under the new initiative, the power grid of the country will be converted to a ‘smart grid’ system that will be able to use renewable energy as well as become more efficient and more reliable. The White House and the

Is it sustainable? Coming into this season, Hield had 572 three-point attempts that suggested he was a 35.3% shooter, so I expect him to regress towards that mark in the second half. Woodard’s move to a more off-ball role is helping him get better looks than he did in the past, so he might be able to keep this up, while Spangler didn’t have much long-range data available (just 44 attempts), so his case is harder to call

Next up: 1/2 vs. Iowa State, 1/4 at Kansas The early surprise: How well Kansas is taking care of the ball on offense. The Jayhawks have committed turnovers on just 13.8% of possessions in games against kenpom. com top-100 opponents,

Planning technology infrastructure across multiple offices in different countries is a challenge for tour operators and wholesalers, with many businesses finding the answer by moving their hosting to the cloud

NB This is a viewpoint by Brian Mebourne, senior vice president of technology at O pen Destinations. A move to the cloud requires careful thought and planning and here’s an outline of some things to consider The pros and cons

Eve Benioff Salama, Lia Williams, Ilan Galkoff and Angus Wright in Oresteia at the Almeida Theatre. Photo: Manuel Harlan

Natasha is The Stage’s joint lead critic. She has been a regular contributor to The Stage since 2006 and has been part of The Stage’s Edinburgh review team since 2009. She’s also the founding editor of Exeunt Magazine and reviews

Judy Jeanes, an oncology nurse navigator at Denton Regional Medical Center and a breast cancer survivor, is shown Thursday in Denton

Editor’s note: When something good needs to be done, many people in Denton volunteer to do it. We caught up with all kinds of volunteers to find out more about what they do and why. Here is another installment in

The Brazilian economy is undergoing a multi-period contraction and an ongoing political scandal, which has hampered policy efforts to help turn its economy around

This combination has resulted in deteriorating fiscal accounts, including a ballooning fiscal deficit and burgeoning debt load. We believe a turnaround in Brazil’s credit fundamentals is, in part, constrained by policy paralysis, with the central bank being unable to raise

TechRepublic asked five enterprise storage companies for their Christmas lists, and they all said Santa should bring flash memory. Hard disks, it seems, are the new coal

By Evan Koblentz | December 22, 2015, 7:22 AM PST Image: iStock What will be new or different in storage for 2016? We posed this question to EMC, Hitachi Data Systems, IBM, NetApp, and Oracle, and their responses largely echoed

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