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Ivy tendrils can be burned off with a propane torch - Chicago Daily Herald

Sun, 2014-09-21 05:14

Ivy tendrils can be burned off with a propane torch
Chicago Daily Herald
If it is a recurring stain, try removing it with an old toothbrush and a mild ammonia solution. Bleach wipes also ... Water on the basement floor is enough to deal with, but the last excessive rain caused the window well drains to back up. ... I ...

Is it worth upgrading to an iPhone 6? How to preserve the life of your laptop ... - The Guardian

Sun, 2014-09-21 05:06

The Guardian

Is it worth upgrading to an iPhone 6? How to preserve the life of your laptop ...
The Guardian
Fortunately on the desktop this problem was solved a while ago with VLC by VideoLan, a free and open-source media player that runs on OS X, Windows, many flavours of Linux and BSD. It packages many video and audio codecs that can play almost ...

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After-school traffic has Zia neighbors seeking solutions - Las Cruces Sun-News

Sun, 2014-09-21 03:14

After-school traffic has Zia neighbors seeking solutions
Las Cruces Sun-News
Salazar, a retiree who has lived in the neighborhood since the 1970s, is among a handful of residents who have met with Mesilla officials, school administrators and law enforcement recently, seeking a solution to the large number of parents using their ...

Big is beautiful in rugby and a price is being paid - Irish Independent

Sun, 2014-09-21 01:30

Irish Independent

Big is beautiful in rugby and a price is being paid
Irish Independent
"I try to avoid sugar outside of the training windows," he explained. ... The real problem of course is the game. ... He also proposed a solution. "There is a well-respected economist in Singapore who is an advocate of the need for a maximum wage ...

Tee's Corner: Life on an Island - Canal Street Chronicles

Sat, 2014-09-20 20:13

Tee's Corner: Life on an Island
Canal Street Chronicles
The coaches have got to see this as the primary issue. ... The small windows that appear are easily overcome through natural player movement, however, playing to deep (week 1 versus Atlanta) or too shallow leaves the player and his teammates exposed.

Secrets of Silicon Valley - Financial Times

Sat, 2014-09-20 16:54

Secrets of Silicon Valley
Financial Times
... look like deliberate attempts to counter Microsoft's main software platforms. So it's ironic that the European Commission is considering launching a competition investigation into whether Google uses Android to block competitors, a case that would ...

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Transferring emails is a complicated endeavor - The Northwest Florida Daily News

Sat, 2014-09-20 04:14

Transferring emails is a complicated endeavor
The Northwest Florida Daily News
A problem I'm going to have in answering your question is that you said you're trying to “transfer old emails from Outlook Express (XP OS) to a Windows 7 OS computer.” Those two items aren't the same type of thing — one is an e-mail client (Outlook ...

10 Pitfalls to Avoid When Implementing a BYOD Program - eWeek

Fri, 2014-09-19 20:51

eWeek

10 Pitfalls to Avoid When Implementing a BYOD Program
eWeek
Ever since the iPhone and Android personal smartphones began being used on a regular basis in business contexts about six or seven years ago, the bring-your-own-device (BYOD) phenomenon has been a big factor in daily business in most countries.

The New Normal: Business Understanding - Re/code (blog)

Fri, 2014-09-19 19:17

The New Normal: Business Understanding
Re/code (blog)
The problem with these systems is that they were born in a different era. They were ... Because these systems were born in the past, they don't have the fundamental attributes of the cloud: They aren't self-managing services, they aren't elastic, and ...

State produces plan to improve trips to the Office of Motor Vehicles - The Times-Picayune - NOLA.com

Fri, 2014-09-19 18:01

State produces plan to improve trips to the Office of Motor Vehicles
The Times-Picayune - NOLA.com
The last time Murray went in the building, most of the windows were closed and few people were working. "Some people take off work a day only to not be able to conduct their business after ... "We're working on a long-term solution that will make a ...

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Windows Soak Up the Sun's Power to Create Energy - Newsweek

Fri, 2014-09-19 17:11

Newsweek

Windows Soak Up the Sun's Power to Create Energy
Newsweek
... black panels. But engineers at Michigan State University (MSU) in the US have come up with a solution – make the technology completely transparent. MSU's transparent “solar concentrator”, described in a new report in the journal Advanced Optical ...

Capitalism and Climate Change Redux - CounterPunch

Fri, 2014-09-19 17:03

Capitalism and Climate Change Redux
CounterPunch
Martha Rosenberg and Robert Wilbur assay the deadly legacy of the Broken Windows theory of criminology; Gaming the White Man's Money: Louis Proyect offers a short history of tribal casinos; Death by Incarceration: Troy Thomas reports from inside prison ...

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Bugs & Fixes: Dymo LabelWriter's living death - Macworld (blog)

Fri, 2014-09-19 13:04

Bugs & Fixes: Dymo LabelWriter's living death
Macworld (blog)
That's why, when the problem first appeared, I assumed it was a temporary glitch with the Dymo software—completely unrelated to the OS X upgrade. Such glitches had happened ... Another solution, therefore, would be to buy a new Dymo LabelWriter 450 ...

5 Key Themes Emerging From the 'New Science of Cities' - CityLab

Fri, 2014-09-19 11:13

CityLab

5 Key Themes Emerging From the 'New Science of Cities'
CityLab
She urged city-makers to understand the real “kind of problem a city is”—not a conventional problem of top-down mechanical or visual order, but a complex problem of interacting factors that are “interrelated into an organic whole.” She urged planners ...

Some relief for train station neighbors in Haverhill - Eagle-Tribune

Fri, 2014-09-19 05:29

Some relief for train station neighbors in Haverhill
Eagle-Tribune
At a meeting on Thursday with commuter rail officials and city leaders, neighbors said the ultimate solution is to move the layover station out of Bradford. However, they said they were happy with some of the changes proposed by the MBTA and officials ...

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Nextivity aims to boost weak indoor cellular signals - U-T San Diego

Fri, 2014-09-19 00:18

Nextivity aims to boost weak indoor cellular signals
U-T San Diego
San Diego's Nextivity thinks it has found a solution to the thorny problem of poor indoor cellular coverage by a reworking a renegade technology to make it mainstream. ... Users plug in one near a window or door where they have at least some coverage.

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Legendary EPA boss Ruckelshaus stays in political picture - Environment & Energy Publishing

Thu, 2014-09-18 19:11

Environment & Energy Publishing

Legendary EPA boss Ruckelshaus stays in political picture
Environment & Energy Publishing
Instead of saying, 'I'm trying to figure out what the right solution to the problem is,' they operate through ideology. "The Republicans are much worse about it ... Ultimately, he said, he doesn't think the problem can be solved without convincing ...

Cloud apps: Just how many does your firm use? Now guess again - ZDNet

Thu, 2014-09-18 18:29

ZDNet

Cloud apps: Just how many does your firm use? Now guess again
ZDNet
SanjayBeriNetskope2014Sept220x261 Sanjay Beri: A big problem and it's not being monitored. Image: Netskope. Most IT teams are aware of the issue of unsanctioned cloud use inside their company but they may be significantly underestimating the extent of ...

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Surface Pro 3: The Laptop That Can Replace Your Tablet - Forbes

Thu, 2014-09-18 18:29

euronews

Surface Pro 3: The Laptop That Can Replace Your Tablet
Forbes
The problem with that approach is that when you market it as a tablet consumers will automatically compare it against other tablets—and since the entry-level Surface Pro 3 costs about twice as much as most tablets, the sticker shock alone is enough to ...
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Why Microsoft must ensure Windows 9 is a big success - TechRadar UK

Thu, 2014-09-18 15:48

Inferse

Why Microsoft must ensure Windows 9 is a big success
TechRadar UK
"With Vista, the solution was easy: Just make it faster, lighter, and smaller, and slap a new name on it – Windows 7 – and watch the accolades roll in," he says. "But Windows 8? Oh boy." Windows 8.1 did improve things, but it couldn't solve the ...
Microsoft's rejigged developer program increases appeal to the wrong developersArs Technica
McMinnville police report computer virus scamMcMinnville News-Register
McMinnville residents receiving "Microsoft" Repair scam callsAlbany Tribune

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