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Smog-Filtering Screens Will Make Our Polluted Future Slightly More Tolerable - Gizmodo

Thu, 2017-03-23 14:50

Gizmodo

Smog-Filtering Screens Will Make Our Polluted Future Slightly More Tolerable
Gizmodo
As our newly-elected leaders do everything they can to roll back environmental regulations, the future is looking more and more like a smog-filled dystopia. But not all scientific progress has ground to a halt. Scientists at National University of ...

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Messy yards, wall heights pit residents against city. Some decry uneven enforcement while city tries to keep up. - The Desert Sun

Wed, 2017-03-22 23:41

The Desert Sun

Messy yards, wall heights pit residents against city. Some decry uneven enforcement while city tries to keep up.
The Desert Sun
The home to the south of his has long been vacant, as evidenced by the broken windows and peeling paint. After it was abandoned, .... She said she tried to talk to the code compliance officer to find a solution, but was given the same response—she ...

March madness: Microsoft's terrible month of Windows and Office patches - InfoWorld

Wed, 2017-03-22 20:15

InfoWorld

March madness: Microsoft's terrible month of Windows and Office patches
InfoWorld
The only real fix is to disable the offending security patch(es). Microsoft has not confirmed the problem, to the best of my knowledge, or offered a solution. However, Microsoft pushed out another Windows 10 1607 cumulative update, KB 4015438, bringing ...
Windows 10 build 15063 issues: Bluee screen on Mobile, install fails, and moreWindows Report

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Double Agent attack can turn antivirus into malware - Network World

Wed, 2017-03-22 14:17

Network World

Double Agent attack can turn antivirus into malware
Network World
... into malware. Cybellum researchers say the problem can affects all processes, won't go away anytime soon ... A zero-day attack called Double Agent can take over antivirus software on Windows machines and turn it into malware that encrypts files for ...

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Brainerd City Council: Building up boys to men - Brainerd Dispatch

Wed, 2017-03-22 14:16

Brainerd Dispatch

Brainerd City Council: Building up boys to men
Brainerd Dispatch
"Set them in an environment where you have a 24-hour problem, 24-hour solution," Williamson said. The school will ... There's multiple ways to alleviate any noise issues, Williamson replied, from soundproof windows to locating classrooms away from noise.

Windows 10 build 15063 issues: Bluee screen on Mobile, install fails, and more - Windows Report

Tue, 2017-03-21 23:14

Windows Report

Windows 10 build 15063 issues: Bluee screen on Mobile, install fails, and more
Windows Report
What's interesting about this build is that the majority of issues occurred on Mobile devices. This is the first time since we're doing our report articles that the number of issues in Windows 10 Mobile 'beats' the PC version. So, let's see what's ...

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A Wi-Fi network with too many gadgets - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Tue, 2017-03-21 20:14

Minneapolis Star Tribune

A Wi-Fi network with too many gadgets
Minneapolis Star Tribune
Changing phone usage: The easiest solution is to let the phones update their e-mail through the cellular network instead of connecting them to your home Wi-Fi. The small amount of information in e-mail downloads isn't likely to overrun your phone data ...

Hyundai Veloster Turbo in the shop for the 4th time, for real? - Torque News

Tue, 2017-03-21 16:40

Torque News

Hyundai Veloster Turbo in the shop for the 4th time, for real?
Torque News
One user in the Veloster forums had problems with the passenger side window not working on his Veloster turbo. He took it to the dealer where the problem was solved however, the fault came back again very soon after and had to be fixed four times.

Farm Owner Offering To Assist RM With Water Issues - SteinbachOnline.com

Tue, 2017-03-21 16:21

SteinbachOnline.com

Farm Owner Offering To Assist RM With Water Issues
SteinbachOnline.com
The rules were set forth at the beginning that if you're not here with constructive criticism and prepared to come up with a solution to the problem, maybe just don't come at all," says Oswald. "My suggestion is that they rely on some of the residents ...

Paladins issues: The game fails to start, audio problems, and more - Windows Report

Mon, 2017-03-20 19:01

Windows Report

Paladins issues: The game fails to start, audio problems, and more
Windows Report
“Every time I try to launch Paladins, I face an immediate error popup saying “HirezProxyLaunch has stopped working”, with subtext saying the usual “Windows is checking for a solution to the problem…” just for the popup to close out on its own with no ...

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The Administrative Credentials Security Hole - Identity Week (blog)

Mon, 2017-03-20 14:03

Identity Week (blog)

The Administrative Credentials Security Hole
Identity Week (blog)
Here's the problem: the existence of administrative credentials stored on machines throughout the network. What could happen if some of ... It is simple to run a password cracking program such as rainbow tables to view the secrets area of a Windows ...

Botched Windows patch KB 3178690 freezes, crashes Excel 2010 - InfoWorld

Mon, 2017-03-20 12:17

InfoWorld

Botched Windows patch KB 3178690 freezes, crashes Excel 2010
InfoWorld
If you use Excel 2010 and your spreadsheets are suddenly acting strange—freezes, crashes for no apparent reason—you likely have Windows Automatic Update turned on. Last Tuesday, as part of its usual Patch Tuesday celebrations, Microsoft pushed a ...

IBM unveils new Watson-based solution to protect devices - Techradar India

Mon, 2017-03-20 10:59

Techradar India

IBM unveils new Watson-based solution to protect devices
Techradar India
With organizations under pressure to reduce the total cost of ownership for the proliferation of devices in the enterprise, most (83 percent) are addressing the problem by breaking down departmental silos with a centralized management team. Furthermore ...

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BIRD WATCH: Attacking male birds? Search for shiny objects - Peninsula Daily News

Sun, 2017-03-19 08:42

BIRD WATCH: Attacking male birds? Search for shiny objects
Peninsula Daily News
Windows are the worst problem — so far. It's difficult to cover windows on the outside where the reflection can be seen. A few years ago, one reader came up with a solution for windows. There are products in various bird stores, hardware stores and ...

Windows 10 build 15061 issues: Installation errors are the biggest problem - Windows Report

Sat, 2017-03-18 15:33

Windows Report

Windows 10 build 15061 issues: Installation errors are the biggest problem
Windows Report
However, even though the build has been around for less than 24 hours, users have still managed to report some of the issues it causes. So, in this article, we're going to talk about issues caused by Windows 10 build 15061, so you can know what to ...
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NieR Automata issues: game crashes, freezes, save file missing, and more - Windows Report

Sat, 2017-03-18 11:31

Windows Report

NieR Automata issues: game crashes, freezes, save file missing, and more
Windows Report
If not, they are doomed forever. NieR: Automata is a fun and challenging game to play, but it's also affected by quite a few technical issue, as players report. In order to avoid severe technical issues, don't forget to check the system requirements ...
NieR: Automata PC Technical ReviewPC Invasion (blog)

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Windows 10 shock - users anger after Microsoft blocks THIS popular software - Express.co.uk

Sat, 2017-03-18 05:04

Express.co.uk

Windows 10 shock - users anger after Microsoft blocks THIS popular software
Express.co.uk
Microsoft has come under fire for reportedly blocking updates on some versions of its Windows software. Users have noted that devices running older versions of Windows are unable to download and install vital updates, potentially leaving their PCs at ...
Microsoft may be blocking Windows 7, 8.1 updates on new Intel Kaby Lake, AMD Ryzen systemsExtremeTech

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Make your home a healthier place to live - The Boston Globe

Fri, 2017-03-17 22:15

The Boston Globe

Make your home a healthier place to live
The Boston Globe
For instance, a 50-50 solution of water and vinegar can be used to clean windows. It can even cut through grease and mildew. Purchase items such as paint, paint strippers, and adhesive removers in small quantities so that you're not storing partially ...

If I don't pay all these medical bills, I could lose the house? Thank goodness - Los Angeles Times

Fri, 2017-03-17 14:00

Los Angeles Times

If I don't pay all these medical bills, I could lose the house? Thank goodness
Los Angeles Times
So, if I don't pay the bills, and the hospital takes the house, at least I've solved the leaky roof and the window problem. The other day, when the rains left, I took the tarp off the kitchen skylight, which revealed a layer of botulism on the lip of ...

There's a possible fix for Windows update bug that breaks Dynamics CRM - InfoWorld

Fri, 2017-03-17 12:21

InfoWorld

There's a possible fix for Windows update bug that breaks Dynamics CRM
InfoWorld
At this point, I've seen reports of formatting problem from numerous CRM 2011 Update Rollup 18 (the latest version) sites and one report of the same problem from a CRM 2013 OnPremise site. There's a report on the Dynamics Community forum that the ...