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  1. Headlines – April 27, 2017

    Aerotechnews.com - Technology 04.27 / 16:41 aerotechnews.com
    News U.S. sets up missile defense in South Korea as North shows power – In a defiant bit of timing, South Korea announced Wednesday that key parts of a contentious U.S. missile defense system had been installed a day after rival North Korea showed off its military power.   China launches first home-built aircraft…
  2. News Briefs – April 27, 2017

    Aerotechnews.com - Technology 04.27 / 16:41 aerotechnews.com
    Thai gov’t approves purchase of $393 million submarine from China Thailand’s government has approved the purchase of its first submarine in more than half a century, the country’s top defense official said April 25, calling the $393 million deal with China necessary and a bargain. Defense Minister Prawit Wongsuwan said the navy’s purchase of…
  3. Air Force, Navy conduct first P-8A refueling mission

    Aerotechnews.com - Technology 04.27 / 16:41 aerotechnews.com
    Air Force photograph by Tech. Sgt. Kat Justen Aircrew with the 756th Air Refueling Squadron conduct preflight checks prior to takeoff from the Joint Base Andrews, Maryland, flight line April 13, 2017. After a year of planning, the 756 ARS embarked on a mission to refuel a Naval Air Systems Command P-8A Poseidon. The…
  4. NEW REPORT: $7.5 Million for Demolition Preserves over $30 Million in Home Values

    Thefirstdispatch.com - Technology 04.27 / 16:40 thefirstdispatch.com
    Jackson, Michigan used the U.S. Treasury’s Hardest Hit Fund, part of the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP) and administered by Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA), among other sources,…
  5. Spanish for Fun! Provides Quality Education in a Playful Environment

    Thefirstdispatch.com - Technology 04.27 / 16:40 thefirstdispatch.com
    Raleigh, NC – Learning a new language can be a fun and enriching experience for preschool children. Due to their natural ability to pick up additional languages, children who…
  6. BAM is Now Offering The World’s Only Guaranteed Local Body Sculpting Leads Service

    Thefirstdispatch.com - Technology 04.27 / 16:40 thefirstdispatch.com
    Cheyenne, WY – With an increase in popularity for non-surgical methods of fat loss and body sculpting, the industry has been booming in recent years. However, it can be…
  7. Cassandra Connector for LoopBack Has Arrived

    Strongloop.com - Technology 04.27 / 16:38 strongloop.com
    One of the most frequent requests from the LoopBack community is a LoopBack connector for the Apache Cassandra database. Today, we’re happy to announce the release of loopback-connector-cassandra 1.0.0. The connector implements a majority of the create, read, update, and delete (CRUD) operations as the other LoopBack database connectors. In this blog, I’ll guide you […] The post Cassandra Connector for LoopBack Has Arrived appeared first on Str…
  8. Australia's Copyright Agency Keeps $11 Million Meant For Authors, Uses It To Fight Introduction Of Fair Use

    Techdirt.com - Technology 04.27 / 16:37 techdirt.com
    Even though stories of copyright collecting societies failing to distribute the monies that they collect to artists abound -- we wrote about one just a few weeks ago -- this doesn't seem to discourage others from continuing to bend the rules somewhat. Here, for example, is a story from Australia, where there is a major battle to switch to a US-style fair use approach to copyright. Naturally, the affected industries there hate the idea of allowing the public a little more leeway in the use…
  1. Spacecraft survives unprecedented trip between Saturn, rings

    O.seattletimes.com - Science 04.27 / 16:41 o.seattletimes.com
    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA’s Cassini spacecraft has survived an unprecedented trip between Saturn and its rings, and has amazing pictures to show for it. Flight controllers regained contact with Cassini on Thursday, a day after it became the first craft to cross this hazardous region. The rings are comprised of countless icy particles, […
  2. VAMSI NELLUTLA commented on Vincent Granville's blog post Book: Data Science for the Layman: No Math Added

    VAMSI NELLUTLA commented on Vincent Granville's blog post Book: Data Science for the Layman: No Math…
  3. Must-Read: Heather Boushey, Brad DeLong and Marshall Steinbaum: Equitable Growth in Conversation

    Equitablegrowth.org - Science 04.27 / 16:31 equitablegrowth.org
    Must-Read:: Buy our After Piketty: The Agenda for Economics and Inequality http://amzn.to/2oPZMwu: Heather Boushey, Brad DeLong and Marshall Steinbaum: Equitable Growth in Conversation: Marshall Steinbaum: “I think the key question……
  4. 3 New Trends to Cut Food Loss and Waste

    Wri.org - Science 04.27 / 16:26 wri.org
    3 New Trends to Cut Food Loss and WasteAdd Comment|PrintAn exhibit on food waste. Photo by Philip Cohen/Flickr The world is finally waking up to its food loss and waste problem. No surprise: about a third of the planet’s food is lost or wasted, at a global cost of nearly a trillion dollars, with a monstrous environmental footprint including land, water, fertilizer and greenhouse gas emissions. This dawning awareness has sparked exciting, innovative leadership by businesses and g…
  5. Using rooster testes to learn how the body fights viruses

    Eurekalert.org - Chemistry and Physics 04.27 / 16:10 eurekalert.org
    (University of Rochester Medical Center) Our bodies are constantly under siege by foreign invaders; viruses, bacteria and parasites that want to infiltrate our cells. Using rooster testes, scientists shed light on how germ cells -- sperm and egg -- protect themselves from viruses so that they can pass accurate genetic information to the next generation. The findings could help researchers better fight viruses in chickens and in…
  6. Computational research details the activation mechanism of p38α

    Eurekalert.org - Chemistry and Physics 04.27 / 16:10 eurekalert.org
    (Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB Barcelona)) p38α is a protein involved in chronic inflammatory diseases and cancer, among other pathological conditions.Published in the journal eLife, the study provides a deeper understanding of the structure of this protein, thereby paving the way for the development of more effective inhibitors.These findings are the result of combining fundamental biological data using computational…
  7. American Physical Society and CERN sign an open access agreement for SCOAP3

    Eurekalert.org - Chemistry and Physics 04.27 / 16:10 eurekalert.org
    (American Physical Society) APS and CERN have entered into an agreement to publish high-energy physics (HEP) articles in three leading journals of the APS - Physical Review Letters, Physical Review D, and Physical Review C -- under an open access agreement. Authors of articles having a primary designation of 'high energy physics' on arXiv will bear no direct cost to publish articles open access in these APS journals, effective Jan. 1,…
  8. Elan sees earnings improve in first quarter

    Planetbiometrics.com - Science 04.27 / 16:08 planetbiometrics.com
    Taiwanese touchscreen and fingerprint sensor firm Elan has reported a rise in revenues so far this…
  1. Gaming debates the hot issues at GiGse and Unikrn announce acquisition

    Totallygaming.com - Games 04.27 / 16:41 totallygaming.com
    Gaming debates the hot issues at GiGse and Unikrn announce acquisitionThursday, April 27, 2017 - 17:26The role of the Launchpad initiative in helping to nurture new, fledgling businesses, was put into sharp focus on day 1 of GiGse, when news broke...Read…
  2. SMITE Masters – Watch Live (April 27th – 30th)

    Onrpg.com - Games 04.27 / 16:41 onrpg.com
    This weekend is SMITE Masters! The best of the best are coming for the end of the Spring Split! Don’t forget to tune…
  3. Armored Corps Preview

    Onrpg.com - Games 04.27 / 16:41 onrpg.com
    The preview for Triniti Studios’ Armored Corps is here, and the full game comes in May! Check this preview now…
  4. GUNDAM VERSUS [PS4]: Announcement Trailer

    Onrpg.com - Games 04.27 / 16:41 onrpg.com
    YES! GUNDAM VERSUS is coming to America! I’m so excited! Here’s the announcement…
  5. Kingdom Come: Deliverance presents: Tom McKay as Henry

    Onrpg.com - Games 04.27 / 16:41 onrpg.com
    Tom McKay voices Henry in Kingdom Come: Deliverance! We have an interview talking with them…
  6. DiRT 4: Gameplay trailer

    Onrpg.com - Games 04.27 / 16:41 onrpg.com
    Be fearless, in the latest DiRT game, DiRT 4! We have a cool gameplay trailer…
  7. PREY Official PC Requirements – Recommended GTX970 or AMD R9 290 with 16GB of RAM

    Dsogaming.com - Games 04.27 / 16:41 dsogaming.com
    Bethesda has just revealed the official PC requirements for PREY. PC gamers will need at least an Intel i5-2400 or an AMD FX-8320 CPU with 8GB of RAM and an NVIDIA GTX 660 2GB or an AMD Radeon 7850 2GB graphics card. Bethesda recommends an Intel i7-2600K or an AMD FX-8350 CPU with 16GB of RAM and an [.…
  8. Phil Spencer Wants to See a Netflix Service for Video Games

    Denofgeek.us - Games 04.27 / 16:40 denofgeek.us
    The head of Xbox believes that subscription services could improve the art of game design. facebook twitter …
  1. ANDRETTI TO RACE NO. 27 OBERTO CIRCLE K HONDA AT PHOENIX

    Tracksideonline.com - Auto 04.27 / 16:38 tracksideonline.com
    All Natural Beef Jerky Company Partners with Circle K to Serve as Marco Andretti’s Primary Sponsor for Phoenix IndyCar Event INDIANAPOLIS (April 27, 2017) – Seattle-based all natural beef jerky company Oberto, along with Circle K, will take over the paint scheme of Marco Andretti’s No. 27 Honda-powered Indy car for Saturday’s 250-lap Verizon IndyCar [……
  2. Hollywood Stars Coming to IMS for Special Red Carpet Screening of New ‘Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul’ Movie on May

    Tracksideonline.com - Auto 04.27 / 16:38 tracksideonline.com
    Hollywood Stars Coming to IMS for Special Red Carpet Screening of New ‘Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul’ Movie on May 12 Actress Silverstone, Author Kinney To Wave Green Flag for INDYCAR Grand Prix IINDIANAPOLIS, Thursday, April 27, 2017 – Hollywood will come to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Friday evening, May 12,…
  3. Here Is More Of The Jeep Wrangler Pickup Truck You Demanded

    America’s thirst for SUVs and pickup trucks cannot be quenched. Sitting atop that mountain of success is Jeep, the cash cow of Fiat Chrysler, set to diversify into even more vehicles soon. Luckily, gas will stay cheap forever, so here is the Jeep Wrangler pickup truck the world has been clamoring for.Read m…
  4. 2019 Chevrolet Camaro Spied With Weird Front Nose!

    Newmusclecars.org - Auto 04.27 / 16:24 newmusclecars.org
    By Dave Ashton Automakers who try to camouflage their latest test vehicles try many tactics to cover up their latest designs. Now it seems the Chevrolet Camaro is opting for a huge false front end in an attempt to disguise what’s underneath. These images were taken of the 2019 Chevrolet Camaro in Colorado, all with […] The post 2019 Chevrolet Camaro Spied With Weird Front Nose! appeared first on New Muscle…
  5. Cars 3 New Trailer Brings The Sequel Back To Familiar Territory

    Artofgears.com - Auto 04.27 / 16:13 artofgears.com
    This isn’t the best one among the teasers and trailers that we have seen so far from Disney-Pixar’s Cars franchise. But the new trailer of the upcoming Cars 3 animation flick still promises a fun-filled, thrill ride for the family. The first bunch of teasers and trailers for Cars 3 didn’t find universal acclaim, especially […] Cars 3 New Trailer Brings The Sequel Back To Familiar Territory - Art of Gears - Art of Gears - A Car site -- News, Rumors, Reviews and More…
  6. Annual Make-A-Wish convoy just over two weeks away

    Overdriveonline.com - Auto 04.27 / 16:10 overdriveonline.com
    The 28th annual Mother’s Day Convoy in Lancaster, Pa., is just over two weeks away. The annual event will take place on Sunday, May 1…
  7. Director ELD platform self-certified

    Overdriveonline.com - Auto 04.27 / 16:10 overdriveonline.com
    Teletrac Navman announced its Director ELD platform is now self-certified and listed on the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's electronic logging device registry under the name of its in-cab ELD component, the Teletrac Navman Drive…
  8. Volvo Confirms That Its First EV Will Be Made In China, Plans 1 Million Sales Globally By 2025

    Insideevs.com - Auto 04.27 / 16:04 insideevs.com
    Volvo has confirmed all the recent media revelations about the production of its first series, all-electric model, which is to be built in China. The new model, based on the Compact Modular Architecture (CMA) for smaller cars is to be available from 2019 globally. Volvo sales target for its all-electric and p…
  1. Recall: Golf ball bits may be in Wegmans hash browns

    Fore! Caution, the products may contain pieces of golf balls says McCain…
  2. Fighting the DIY Mentality in the Managed Services Market

    Thewhir.com - Internet 04.27 / 16:23 thewhir.com
    Twenty-five years ago, before open source became widespread, it was not possible for most organizations to use in-house resources to create the services that they needed to operate. Read…
  3. Innovfest Unbound - Singapore

    Telecomengine.com - Internet 04.27 / 16:12 telecomengine.com
    Date Start Date:  Wednesday, May 3, 2017 - 9:00am End Date:  Thursday, May 4, 2017 - 5:00pm Co-Chaired by Yossi Vardi and Lily Chan, it is the place where brands connect with disruptive innovation and explore Asian opportunities. innovfest unbound is the anchor event of Smart Nation Innovations, a week-long series of events that showcase…
  4. FCC announces plan to kill net neutrality

    Rcrwireless.com - Internet 04.27 / 16:10 rcrwireless.com
    Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai said that the agency is set to issue a notice of proposed rulemaking that will explain how it wants to eliminate the so-called “net neutrality” laws. Pai said the NPRM will seek comment on how the FCC should roll back the existing law. First, the agency proposes to return [...] The post FCC announces plan to kill net neutrality appeared first on RCR Wireless…
  5. I can’t believe it’s not RDNH

    Domainnamewire.com - Internet 04.27 / 16:02 domainnamewire.com
    It’s difficult to understand how this case isn’t reverse domain name hijacking. Perhaps it’s time I start a recurring column on Domain Name Wire called “I can’t believe it’s not RDNH!” There are quite a few UDRPs that sure seem like reverse domain name hijacking but panelists decline to find it. They often give generic […] The post I can’t believe it’s not RDNH appeared first on Domain Name Wire | Domain Name News &…
  6. CBA.com Acquired by Commonwealth Bank of Australia

    Domaininvesting.com - Internet 04.27 / 16:02 domaininvesting.com
    According to a recent Whois change, the Commonwealth Bank of Australia has acquired the CBA.com domain name. I detected a Whois change via DomainTools yesterday, and the previous registrant declined to comment about the status of the domain name. Today’s Whois change confirmed my hunch that the domain name had been sold. CBA.com was acquired in March 2015 for $46,000 during a bankruptcy auction. I was a participant in the fast moving telephone auction. At the time, I recall that I…
  7. Amazon’s New Echo Look Puts a Camera, Microphone in Your Bedroom

    Extremetech.com - Internet 04.27 / 15:44 extremetech.com
    Amazon's new Echo Look touts fashion advice as its major feature, but it's a major push to put "smart" devices in the bedroom. The post Amazon’s New Echo Look Puts a Camera, Microphone in Your Bedroom appeared first on…
  8. TMIT: Too Much Information Thursday

    This week Lexador wants to know what is your patronus? You can find out officially at Pottermore.com or, if you don’t want to sign up for an account, you can do what I did and use the Buzzfeed patronus quiz. I’m sure there are loads of other places you can do the same.Read mor…
  1. Is Google Co-founder Sergey Brin Secretly Building his Own Airship Behind Google’s Back?

    Mobilemag.com - Gadgets 04.27 / 16:34 mobilemag.com
    Google co-founder Sergey Brin is secretly building his own giant airship inside a former and refurbished NASA hangar. This was reported by a reputable news outfit not known for giving out fake or manipulated news. The airship craft, which apparently looks like a classic German zeppelin of World War I vintage, is housed at NASA’s […
  2. Fitbit Flex 2 Explodes On Woman's Arm, Fitbit Opens Investigation

    Nextpowerup.com - Gadgets 04.27 / 16:33 nextpowerup.com
    Every now and then we hear about a device that exploded due to battery failure. Things have gotten really serious with Galaxy Note 7, but Samsung managed to put the situation under control by quickly recalling all units. Now, we are hearing about possible similar…
  3. Exxon Mobil Speedpass+ now lets you Apple Pay for gas from Apple Watch

    9to5mac.com - Gadgets 04.27 / 16:30 9to5mac.com
    Exxon Mobile Speedpass+ launched Apple Pay payments for gas from the iPhone last year, and today the latest app update will let you pay for fuel from the Apple Watch. Speedpass+ relies on in-app Apple Pay for transactions but works at Exxon Mobile gas stations without contactless payment terminals. …
  4. Huawei Continues to Catch Apple, But Still Fighting to Gain Popularity in United States

    Tech01.us - Apple 04.27 / 16:28 tech01.us
    Huawei, the world’s third-largest smartphone maker, continued to gain on Apple in the first three months of the year, with an impressive 21.7 percent growth, according to market research firm IDC. Huawei shipped an estimated 34.2 million smartphones worldwide in the first quarter, capturing 9.8 percent market share, based on data from IDC’s Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker. That’s up from an estimated 28.1 million smartphones it shipped in the […] The post…
  5. Sean Combs’ ‘Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop’ Documentary Will be an Apple Music Exclusive

    Iphonehacks.com - Gadgets 04.27 / 16:19 iphonehacks.com
    Apple Music has been seeing a lot of attention from the house that built it as of late, nailing down even more exclusives, both in video and audio, and there’s more to come. Continue reading…
  6. Apple May Possibly Launch Peer-to-Peer Payment Service Later This Year

    Iphonehacks.com - Gadgets 04.27 / 16:19 iphonehacks.com
    Re/code reports that Apple has recently held discussions with its partners from the payment industry to introduce its own peer-to-peer mobile payment system. The service will likely be called “Apple Cash” and Apple is expected to announce the service later this year. Continue reading…
  7. Canon EOS 77D

    Pcmag.com - Gadgets 04.27 / 16:07 pcmag.com
    The Canon EOS 77D is a midrange SLR camera that incorporates features from the entry-level Rebel series and the premium…
  8. Acer’s 2017 mid-year product lineup: New tablets, notebooks, and a 360-degree camera that makes phone calls

    Liliputing.com - Gadgets 04.27 / 16:04 liliputing.com
    Acer is unveiling its back-to-school product lineup at an event in New York City today. The company has several new Switch 2-in-1 laptops, a few new thin and light Swift laptops, and a bunch of new gaming PCs. But there are also a few surprises, including a fanless all-in-one desktop computer and a handheld 360-degree […] Acer’s 2017 mid-year product lineup: New tablets, notebooks, and a 360-degree camera that makes phone calls is a post from:…