Tuesday Update Swan Lake Crews Slowly Demobilizing

first_imgFacebook0TwitterEmailPrintFriendly分享The Swan Lake Fire is approximately 102,027 acres in size with 72% of the planned objectives accomplished.  Fire crews continued making progress completing fire suppression objectives and no substantial growth has occurred on the fire in three days. The remaining 341 crew members on the fire are working to identify areas to stop the fire spread to the east towards Cooper Landing and secure the Sterling Highway. They are continuing to scout, monitor, and work hot spots in the area above Upper Jean Lake, where able to do so safely. The Swan Lake Fire Community Meeting has been scheduled for Thursday, July 25, at 6pm, at the Cooper Landing School. Mark Struble with the Incident Command Team: “On the fire we are holding steady, there has been no real forward movement on the last for the last 60-75 hours. Most of that danger is passing so they are starting to demobilize. Some helicopters and engines are being sent to other areas of the state.” Since fire growth potential remains, given the current hot and dry weather conditions, firefighters will continue to monitor hot-spots from the air and ground while mopping-up and repairing miles of fireline.center_img Incident command staff will be on hand to provide fire information and will share the strategies and tactics being used to protect critical infrastructure throughout the community of Cooper Landing. Struble: “There will be fire officials, and local agencies there to answer questions about what is next. You look out at these blackened landscapes and what is the plan to mitigate what has happened here over the last 6 weeks with this burn.”  All interested residents are welcome to attend and ask questions about this incident and the continued efforts being made to protect the community and critical infrastructure.last_img read more

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Worlds first Chromebook Enterprise from Dell took close to 2 years to

first_imgDell Latitude 5400 Chromebook Enterprise. Sarah Tew/CNET Chromebooks — laptops that run on Google’s Chrome OS — are a growing part of the global PC market. The devices have consumed a large part of the education market in the past few years and have steadily pushed into the business world. Dell announced Monday the world’s first Chromebook Enterprise two-in-one and laptop to help solidify Chrome OS’ business presence.The two devices are designed to satisfy the IT execs faced with a new world that demands choice, said Brett Hansen, VP of Dell client software and general manager data security. “They want to be able to choose environments that make the most sense for either my organization, my department or even an individual.” Within that construct, Dell started conversations with Google about Chrome.Google had been talking with many businesses that wanted their workforce both using the cloud and a modern operating system, said Eve Phillips, Google’s group product manager for Chrome OS Commercial. “Things get lost, they’re not secure, real laptops get left places, for all of these reasons — for end users and IT — there are tons of benefits” for moving to a cloud-based OS.”At the same time,” Phillips added, “organizations also want to take advantage of what the cloud offers without throwing away everything they’ve got.”04-dell-latitude-5300-2-in-1-chromebook-enterpriseDell Latitude 5300 two-in-one Chromebook Enterprise. Sarah Tew/CNET Chromebook Enterprise aims to solve this from a software perspective with both Chrome OS and the enterprise features it enables, as well as combining it with the hardware, support and sale infrastructure from Dell. “It’s bringing all of the pieces together that organizations have grown to expect along with the modern OS of Chrome devices,” Phillips said.Dell and Google have been working on the extensive joint effort for close to two years. “To really get the benefits of both companies, there were things we had to do differently,” Phillips said. Those included integrating the security of verified boot and Google’s boot security chip into the hardware as well as enabling all of Dell’s support infrastructure.03-dell-latitude-5400-chromebook-enterprise Sarah Tew/CNET For Dell’s part, in addition to its hardware and support, the company is making broader adoption easier. “Right out of the gate we’re going to sell this in 50 countries and we’ll have 10 different keyboard languages,” Hansen said. And then there are the two devices themselves — a traditional clamshell and a two-in-one — which are designed as mainstream devices developed for a larger workforce.Built for durability, they’re made from carbon fiber and can be easily serviced by an IT department. They’re also highly configurable with everything from a Celeron up to eighth-generation Intel Core processors, up to 32GB of DDR4 memory and enterprise-class PCIe NVMe SSD drives up to 1TB. The 14-inch Latitude 5400’s battery can last up to 20 hours, while the 13-inch Latitude 5300 two-in-one can go for up to 14 hours, depending on configuration and tasks.Other benefits include unified endpoint management with VMware’s Workspace One, a revamped Google Admin panel with significantly faster load times and the option to enable managed Linux environments on Chromebooks.The Latitude 5400 price will start at $699 and the Latitude 5300 starts at $819. Both are available on Aug. 27. 35 best battery life laptops Comment Computers Now playing: Watch this: Tags 37 Photos Correction, 2 p.m. PT: Corrected the number of keyboard languages. 1 1:26 How to use Android Instant Tethering Share your voice Chrome OS Dell Google Intellast_img read more

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Cards Wrap Up Thursday Doubleheader with 52 Win Over Xavier

first_imgThe Cardinals (11-3) gained an early advantage with doubles wins at Nos. 1 and 2. Senior Christopher Morin-Kougoucheff and freshman Fabien Salle teamed to beat Jack Dykema and Brett Winters 6-2 on court one. Seniors Brandon Lancaster and George Hedley followed quickly with a 6-3 win over Matthew Graft and Connor LaFavre at the two-spot to clinch the first point of the match. Live Stats Xavier’s Graft wrapped up the match with a 7-5, 1-6, 6-3 win over Salle on court three. Watch Live Full Schedule Roster  Doubles competition1. C. Morin-Kougoucheff/Fabien Salle (LOU) def. Jack Dykema/Brett Winters (XU) 6-22. Brandon Lancaster/George Hedley (LOU) def. Matthew Graft/Connor LaFavre (XU) 6-33. Michael Lee/Jan Vrba (XU) vs. Sergio Ramirez/Fredrik Moe (LOU) 3-3, unfinished Coach Rex Ecarma Interview Louisville moved ahead 2-0 in singles with Morin-Kougoucheff’s 6-1, 6-2 decision against Winters at No. 1. “Xavier obviously made a push tonight,” said UofL head coach Rex Ecarma. “Some of those guys we know very well, some of those guys came here on recruiting visits, so they were really hyped up for Louisville and they did a good job. Fede Gomez and Fabien Salle, have played so many matches. I was thinking when I was out there on the court with Fabien, we’re not even halfway through the season and he’s got so many matches under his legs and Fede is the same way. I was really glad they pushed it to a third set. Gomez got his, Salle didn’t get his, but again it was a short week. It’s like football, you have a Sunday game and all of a sudden you have a Thursday night game. That’s how we felt. We were much fresher in the morning, and you could see the wear and tear by the end.”  Sergio Hernandez Ramirez Interview Next Match: NORTHWESTERN 3/3/2019 | Noon Photo Gallery The Cardinals countered on court two, where Lancaster topped Dykema 6-2, 6-1 to push Louisville’s lead to 3-1. #44 Louisville Men’s Tennis 5, Xavier 2 The match was decided at the No. 4 spot where freshman Sergio Hernandez Ramirez beat LaFavre 7-6, 6-1 to clinch the win for the Cardinals. Senior Federico Gomez increased the Cardinals’ lead to 5-1 with his 6-4, 2-6, 6-3 decision against Vrba at the five-spot. At the six-spot, Xavier’s Michael Lee posted a 6-1, 6-3 win over freshman Juan Paredes to put the Musketeers (1-8) on the scoreboard and cut the lead in half.  Singles competition1. Christopher Morin-Kougoucheff (LOU) def. Brett Winters (XU) 6-1, 6-22. Brandon Lancaster (LOU) def. Jack Dykema (XU) 6-2, 6-13. Matthew Graft (XU) def. Fabien Salle (LOU) 7-5, 1-6, 6-34. Sergio Hernandez Ramirez (LOU) def. Connor LaFavre (XU) 7-6 (7-3), 6-15. Federico Gomez (LOU) def. Jan Vrba (XU) 6-4, 2-6, 6-36. Michael Lee (XU) def. Juan Manuel Paredes (LOU) 6-1, 6-3 The Cardinals will return to action on March 3 when they play host to Northwestern at 12 p.m. Tennis Match ResultsXavier vs Louisville Men’s Tennis2/21/2019 at Louisville, Ky.(Bass-Rudd Tennis Center) Match Notes:Xavier 1-8Louisville Men’s Tennis 11-3; National ranking #44Order of finish: Doubles (1,2); Singles (1,6,2,4,5,3)T-2:15  A-168  LOUISVILLE, Ky. The University of Louisville men’s tennis team collected its fifth straight victory with a 5-2 win over Xavier Thursday evening at the Bass-Rudd Tennis Center. The match completed a doubleheader sweep after the Cards beat Northern Kentucky 7-0 earlier in the day. Matchup History Story Links  Print Friendly Versionlast_img read more

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The Case for Habitable Exoplanet Moons

first_img The direct detection of terrestrial planets around stars like our Sun may have to wait until the launch of dedicated satellites such as COROT and Kepler (scheduled for 2006 and 2008, respectively). In the meantime, some researchers have begun to wonder whether these extrasolar gas giants could harbor habitable moons.Our own solar system has four gas giants, and each has been blessed with an abundance of satellites. All these moons are far smaller than the Earth, but six could qualify as planets in their own right if they orbited the Sun: Jupiter’s four Galilean satellites Europa, Callisto, Ganymede, and Io; Saturn’s Titan; and Neptune’s Triton. Europa is known to have large amounts of water ice, and Titan has a thick atmosphere. If our solar system is not atypical, many of the known exoplanets probably have rich moon systems as well.Caleb Scharf, Columbia University’s Director of Astrobiology, has been exploring the conditions necessary for such moons to be habitable. His recent work investigates the conditions necessary for a moon to contain enough water to sustain biological life, at temperatures capable of supporting biological activity. Under zero-pressure conditions, water ice will sublimate (transform from solid to vapor directly) at temperatures higher than about 170 K (-103 °C). This means that water-rich protoplanets must form relatively far from the star — well outside the traditional “habitable zone” where stellar radiation raises temperatures high enough to support liquid water. Gas giants are also likely to form in these icy reaches — so the known exoplanets are highly likely to have acquired one or more icy moons early on. Icy moons may be carried into warmer regions later, as the host planet migrates inward.What happens to the water then? The answer depends mainly on the size of the moon. A moon or planet with about 10% the Earth’s mass has enough gravity to retain water vapor and other gases in a temperate atmosphere. (As a counterexample, Venus has enough gravity but is much too hot to retain water — the speed of water molecules in the atmosphere exceeds the escape velocity of the planet.) Mars-sized or larger moons may therefore be able to sustain both an atmosphere and liquid water, if their host planet is not too far from the star. More Heat Kneaded!Scharf is able to show that such moons may be habitable at greater distances than a similar planet would be, thanks to the process of tidal heating. Since gravity weakens with distance, the pull from the host planet will be slightly different on the near and far sides of a moon. If the moon’s orbit is circular this gravity differential will be constant, and the moon can adjust to it by changing its shape slightly. When a moon travels in an eccentric orbit around its planet, however, it approaches and recedes at regular intervals. The gravity differential therefore changes slightly as it orbits, resulting in a rhythmic compression of the moon’s core. In other words, the host planet will slowly knead the moon like a lump of dough. The activity can generates a lot of heat, even if the moon’s core is not molten. “You’re basically draining the spin energy of the parent planet.” Scharf explains. In the case of Jupiter, that spin energy is enormous—more than enough to sustain moderate levels of tidal heating indefinitely. To sustain the eccentricity of its moons’ orbits, the ideal exoplanet will have multiple moons in proximity (such as Jupiter’s Galilean satellites). To illustrate the potency of this process, Scharf offers the following example. “If you took Mars and put it where Europa is now, Mars would get heated by several tens of degrees [from tidal heating] at its surface. This would also probably start up its volcanic activity again.” Tidal heating can give an extra boost of energy to moons which receive too little light from the system’s star to thaw. Scharf finds that an Earth-sized moon could reach habitable temperatures about twice as far from the Sun as the Earth itself, under favorable assumptions.Most moons in the Solar system, however, are not large enough to hold an atmosphere; Ganymede is the largest, at about 0.025 (1/40) Earth masses. Scharf therefore postulates that habitable moons such as Europa are much more likely. The surface temperature of such moons must be cold enough to preserve ice even in the absence of an atmosphere, but the process of tidal heating could potentially warm the planet enough to create a warm, liquid ocean under the ice layer. Evidence of liquid water has not only been found on Europa, but also recently on Saturn’s moon Enceladus by the Cassini mission(http://www.solarviews.com/eng/enceladuswater.htm). Again, tidal heating is thought to be the culprit.In his most recent paper Scharf analyzes the properties of 74 exoplanets, those far enough from their star for satellite orbits to be stable over several billion years. He finds that between 28 and 51% of the planets in this sample are capable of harboring Europa-like moons with icy mantles and liquid water, depending on the size of the satellites and the eccentricity of their orbits. When one considers the total population of known exoplanets, the fraction falls to 15 to 27%, which is still quite favorable. Even if the planetary systems discovered so far lack Earth-like worlds, Scharf’s work makes a strong case that the moon systems of gas giants could also sustain life.Reference: Caleb A. Scharf, “The potential for tidally heated icy and temperate moons around exoplanets” 2006, to appear in Astrophysical Journal. http://xxx.lanl.gov/astro-ph/0604413By Ben Mathiesen, Copyright 2006 PhysOrg.comBen Mathiesen is an astrophysicist at the Service d’Astrophysique in Saclay, France, and owner of the agency Physical Science Editing, which helps researchers around the world meet native English writing standards in their academic publications. India prepares to land rover on moon in global space race Citation: The Case for Habitable Exoplanet Moons (2006, April 27) retrieved 18 August 2019 from https://phys.org/news/2006-04-case-habitable-exoplanet-moons.html Artist’s impression of an exoplanet. Credit: European Southern Observatory.center_img Explore further As scientists refine their methods, exoplanets are becoming easier and easier to detect. The current count is 163 planets orbiting 97 main-sequence stars, of which only one is even remotely Earth-like. All the others are massive bodies, ranging from “tiny” Uranus-like worlds (at about 15 Earth masses) to super-Jupiters (at thousands of Earth masses). This document is subject to copyright. Apart from any fair dealing for the purpose of private study or research, no part may be reproduced without the written permission. The content is provided for information purposes only.last_img read more

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KMC faces difficulties to carry on beautification

first_imgKolkata: The recent central rules barring civic bodies from using MPLAD funds for renovation or beautification of waterbodies have posed difficulties for the Kolkata Municipal Corporation to carry on undertaking such works.A rejuvenation work for a large pond under the Green City project at the confluence of ward 92 and 104 in the city has been stalled because of this restriction.It may be mentioned that Trinamool Congress MP Jogen Chowdhury has recently allocated Rs 60 lakh from his MPLAD funds for renovation of the pond located near Sahid Nagar Bank Plot area. Also Read – Heavy rain hits traffic, flights”We had planned to take up renovation of the pond with priority. But the central directive prevented us from doing so. These funds have been diverted to the civil department of the Roads section under the KMC for road repair and similar activities,” said Swapan Samaddar, Member Mayor-in-Council (Environment).He added that the proposal seeking funds from the state government for renovating this pond has been forwarded. “We are hopeful that as this waterbody comes under the Green City project, we will get the requisite funds soon,” Samadder said. It may be mentioned that the KMC has taken up the renovation of as many as 37 waterbodies in the city under the Jal Dharo Jal Bharo project. Also Read – Speeding Jaguar crashes into Merc, 2 B’deshi bystanders killedWork for renovation of some of these ponds have already started, while the tender for the remaining ones has already been floated. Under the Green City project, 159 waterbodies in the state will be renovated with a budget of around Rs 45 crore in 5 years. The KMC has started encouraging people, particularly the local unemployed youth to take up fish farming in the ponds that they have already renovated. “Our aim is to rope in the local unemployed youth to take up fish farming in these ponds. We hope that this will help us to bring down the tendency to fill up waterbodies for commercial purposes. It will also help in increasing fish production and supply to the local markets will also keep the price in check,” Samaddar said. It may be mentioned that Mayor Sovan Chatterjee, a few days back at a KMC programme, had expressed his concerns over integration of MPLAD funds in various projects with the Centre directing that MPLAD funds cannot be utilised through clubs or similar organisations even in welfare projects.last_img read more

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CM gives Mahanayak Samman to Tollywoods finest

first_imgKolkata: Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee handed over the Mahanayak Samman to Aparna Sen and Paran Bandyopadhyay in a programme at Nazrul Mancha on Tuesday, organised by the state government to commemorate the 38th death anniversary of matinee idol Uttam Kumar.Besides handing over the Mahanayak Samman, the Chief Minister also gave the Barsha Shera Chalacchitra Samman awards in different categories. Noor Islam and Samiul Alam received the Barsha Shera Chalacchitra Samman (Child artist) for their performances in the movie Sahaj Paather Gappo. Also Read – Rain batters Kolkata, cripples normal lifeThe best producer award went to Shree Venkatesh Films and the award was received by Shrikant Mohta. Kaushik Ganguly got the best scriptwriter award for his film Bisarjan while Abir Chatterjee received the best actor award for his performance in the same movie. Mimi Chakraborty received the best actress award for her role in the film Dhananjay.While addressing the gathering, the Chief Minister recollected her memories about Uttam Kumar. She said: “Uttam Kumar is a legend. I remember the day when he died. I and my mother were standing near our house when some youths came and told us that Uttam Kumar was no more. It was a day of mourning. We cannot think about cinema without Uttam Kumar.” Also Read – Speeding Jaguar crashes into Mercedes car in Kolkata, 2 pedestrians killedWhile speaking about Tollywood, the Chief Minister spoke about the infrastructural development that her government has ensured for the industry. She further said that the state is much ahead of many others in terms of talent, if not in terms of financial condition.In the mesmerising event, legendary singers sung songs from Uttam Kumar’s movies. Singers including Haimanti Shukla, Antara Chowdhury and Jojo performed on Tuesday. Indranil Sen, minister of state for the Information and Cultural Affairs department and Vivek Kumar, Principal Secretary of the department, also sang songs from movies of Uttam Kumar. Aparna Sen, who received the Mahanayak Samman, said: “I was too small when I worked with Uttam Kumar. But I have one regret that I have failed to direct a film with him as the lead actor.” Veteran actor Paran Bandyopadhyay, who also received the award, said: “Uttam Kumar is still alive among all of us.”The matinee idol had acted in 187 films, including Nayak and Chiriakhana, which were directed by the legendary Satyajit Ray. Uttam Kumar and Suchitra Sen, the best romantic pair of Bengali cinema, were featured in films including Agnipariksha, Saptapadi and Har Mana Har. Besides Suchitra Sen, he had also acted opposite Supriya Devi, Sabitri Chatterjee, Anjana Bhowmick, Tanuja and Aparna Sen. He was equally brilliant in character role and seriocomic.last_img read more

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How to Use Mobile to Reach Holiday Bargain Hunters

first_img Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. 4 min read Attend this free webinar and learn how you can maximize efficiency while getting the most critical things done right. This holiday season, retailers are inundating cautious shoppers with discount offers to try to lure them into stores and onto websites. How can small shops stand out from all the clutter? Go mobile with your marketing.Many bargain hunters are becoming avid users of mobile technologies for everything from Groupon deals to bar code scanners. But the mobile world still isn’t nearly as saturated with promotional offers as traditional media, giving small businesses the chance to grab shoppers’ attention — often right at the point of purchase.Before starting a mobile marketing campaign, you’ll want to distinguish between two types of bargain hunters: “bargain shoppers,” who won’t shop without the best price, and “bargain buyers,” who won’t buy without the best price.Bargain shoppers usually want to hear about deals before visiting a store or website because they are motivated more by the value of the deal than the value of the product features. Bargain buyers, on the other hand, usually value the product features but want to compare offers to get the lowest possible price.Related: The Top Five Mobile Marketing MistakesHere are some ways to create mobile marketing campaigns that appeal to both types of bargain hunter:How to target bargain shoppers: One simple way is to add mobile features to your traditional marketing campaign. Your ads can invite people to join text-messaging programs that deliver mobile coupons, daily deals and clearance promotions. For example, you might run a “12 Deals of Christmas” campaign by asking customers to text “DEALS” to a short code and then send them a dozen promotional text messages over the next few weeks.You also can include mobile Quick Response codes in ads so people can scan them with their smartphones to retrieve coupons and other offers. Although you can create QR codes for free on such sites as qrstuff.com and qrcode.kaywa.com, I recommend paying for a subscription and using a mobile marketing platform such as Trumpia, which includes built-in QR code features and messaging. That way, your tracking, messaging and database are all in one place.Related: Three Tips for Getting Started on FoursquareTo promote discount offers through a mobile app, feature the app in your advertising and ask people to search for it in their favorite app store or download it from a web site. You can build content apps on such sites as SwebApps, shoutem and AppMakr. In addition, sites such as MobiCart let you create a mobile commerce app so customers can shop for your products and make payments from anywhere.If you’re a bricks-and-mortar retailer, you also can put coupons on your website or in emails and ask bargain shoppers to show them on their mobile devices when they get to your store.How to target bargain buyers: You’ll want to advertise product features and benefits as usual, but also focus on drawing shoppers into your store or onto your website. Once they arrive, you can then make your mobile marketing pitch.In-store text messaging can appeal to a number of bargain buyers. For example, the price tag on a product might invite shoppers to text the item number to a short code for an instant 10 percent discount. To spark even more customer interest, offer a mystery discount ranging from 10 percent to 100 percent to anyone who texts in at checkout. Most text-messaging platforms allow you to set up a random reply, whereby most customers receive the 10 percent off message and a smaller percentage get bigger discounts. You also can use apps and QR codes to deliver instant discounts at your store or on your website.Related: How to ‘Mobilize’ Your Social Media MarketingOf course, it’s important to make the mobile marketing experience as easy as possible. Consider providing a fast Wi-Fi connection in your store, so more shoppers can quickly check out your mobile offers.If you’re worried that some customers won’t know how to text to a short code, scan a QR code or download an app, you can let them claim discounts by simply dialing a phone number and interacting with a voice response system.Remember, mobile devices and social media go hand-in-hand. Encourage your mobile bargain hunters to share their purchases and discounts with friends and family. Free Webinar | Sept 5: Tips and Tools for Making Progress Toward Important Goals December 6, 2011 Register Now »last_img read more

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In Windows 10 Parents Are Able to Spy on Kids by Default

first_img This hands-on workshop will give you the tools to authentically connect with an increasingly skeptical online audience. Enroll Now for Free Free Workshop | August 28: Get Better Engagement and Build Trust With Customers Now 3 min read This story originally appeared on Business Insider August 27, 2015 Windows 10 has a new feature: a comprehensive report on your child’s activity delivered weekly to your inbox which is turned on by default.The feature is detailed in Microsoft’s Windows 10 online documentation and allows a parent to “monitor [their] child’s device use with activity reports.” The weekly emails, entitled “Weekly activity report for [child’s name],” detail the websites they visit, which apps they use (and for how long) and how many hours a day they spend on the PC.Business Insider independently verified that family accounts have the feature turned on by default.One of the concerns raised by The Independent is that as children grow up they may see the internet as a place to learn about sensitive topics, such as homosexuality, and a detailed report of this activity delivered to their parents on a weekly basis could lead to trouble.Click to Enlarge+The Windows 10 Family page: Activity reporting and weekly emails are enabled by default.Business InsiderOther concerns include a lack of privacy for children even if the intentions are good.Maybe soon there will be a generation of children who has no space at all— mcc (@mcclure111) August 24, 2015A Boing Boing commenter warned Windows 10 users to avoid assuming “[that] your own computer has your back” after he set up an account for his 14-year-old son and received a comprehensive email detailing his son’s activity the next day.John Gruber of Daring Fireball described the feature as “creepy” while some questioned whether Microsoft still received the data even if the parents do not.@daringfireball Does disabling those options actually stop Microsoft gathering the data, or just the reporting back to a parent?— Alan Stonebridge (@alstonebridge) August 25, 2015Some users invoked George Orwell’s “1984,” a dystopian novel about a surveillance state with almost universal control over its citizens.@Microsoft This “activity report” feature is straight up 1984 and could put LGBT kids in real danger. #Windows10— Jack Butroid (@jackbutroid) August 26, 2015there are so many queer and trans kids that are going to be beaten, kicked out of homes, or cut off from support networks. thanks microsoft.— FORmula TRANssexual (@morganastra) August 24, 2015Elsewhere, torrent sites have banned the use of Windows 10 due to concerns that the operating system tracks every virtual movement. Microsoft ran into trouble when it was discovered that your PC will still upload data to Microsoft’s cloud even when explicitly told not to.Company documentation also makes it clear that keystrokes are recorded to “improve character recognition and provide you with a personalized user dictionary and text completion suggestions.” Collecting keystrokes involves sending the data to the cloud to be analysed. Beyond this, Microsoft also uses contact information to “help personalize [the] experience” when using Cortana, the company’s virtual assistant.last_img read more

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Rep Garcia invites Ottawa County residents to Nov 7 office hours

first_img09Nov Rep. Garcia invites Ottawa County residents to Nov. 7 office hours Categories: Garcia News,News State Rep. Daniela García is inviting Ottawa County residents to join her for in-district office hours scheduled for Monday, Nov. 7.“There is nothing more important than listening to my constituents in the 90th District, so I hope to see everyone during the office hours in Holland, Zeeland and Hudsonville,” said Rep. García, R-Holland. “Your feedback on our state government is crucial as that’s what I take to Lansing, especially in November and December.”Office hours will take place Nov. 7 at the following times and locations:11 a.m-noon at Gary Byker Memorial Library, 3388 Van Buren St. in Hudsonville;1-2 p.m. at Howard Miller Public Library, 14 S. Church St. in Zeeland; and3-4 p.m. at Herrick District Library, 300 S. River Ave. in Holland.No appointments are necessary to attend office hours. Those who are unable to attend are encouraged to contact Rep. García’s office by phone at 517-373-0830 or email at DanielaGarcia@house.mi.gov.last_img read more

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