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Courthouse plan a brilliant solution to a vexing downtown problem - Lexington Herald Leader (blog)

Tue, 2016-05-24 21:45

Lexington Herald Leader (blog)

Courthouse plan a brilliant solution to a vexing downtown problem
Lexington Herald Leader (blog)
Other up-front costs include energy-saving technology, such as insulated windows and geothermal heating and cooling, which will reduce long-term operating costs. This plan follows the same philosophy of Burke's beautiful renovation of 21C Museum Hotel ...

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Inside Louis Kahn - Curbed

Tue, 2016-05-24 17:00

Curbed

Inside Louis Kahn
Curbed
Banham continues, "This solution was taken to be universal and general, and imitation was so instant that Colin St John Wilson had to enquire (Perspecta VII) "Will 'servant spaces' be the next form of decoration?" And lo, they were, with the Centre ...

How to copy links from Windows Store apps to your clipboard - PCWorld

Tue, 2016-05-24 12:00

PCWorld

How to copy links from Windows Store apps to your clipboard
PCWorld
I've had a small problem on Windows 10 that has been driving me nuts for months. I couldn't easily copy links to apps I found in the Windows Store. Recently, thanks to a tip on Ghacks, I found a way to solve this problem. It's also a handy solution for ...

NASA is building the next Mars rover in mixed reality - Engadget

Mon, 2016-05-23 20:32

Engadget

NASA is building the next Mars rover in mixed reality
Engadget
"Our launch windows are often not very flexible," says Norris. "They're dictated by the motion of the planets. A problem that causes us to stop assembly for a while can put us a week off our schedule, we plan for those but when too many of them occur ...

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Fort Collins man displaced after Sunday fire - The Coloradoan

Mon, 2016-05-23 15:22

The Coloradoan

Fort Collins man displaced after Sunday fire
The Coloradoan
A Sunday night fire displaced a Fort Collins man overnight from his apartment at 3500 Rolling Green Drive. Poudre Fire Authority extinguished the kitchen fire in a single unit within the multi-family complex. No one was injured. The cause of the fire ...

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Microsoft has ruined my day, and possibly my life - The Guardian

Mon, 2016-05-23 14:48

Hot Hardware

Microsoft has ruined my day, and possibly my life
The Guardian
They've poked their way into my living room, stopped me working, sabotaged my printer, which was specially set up to match Windows 7, stopped the sound on iPlayer, wasted hours of my time while I fiddle about trying to find files and sort out how this ...
Microsoft Edge and Internet Explorer 11 improvements slated for Windows 10 Anniversary UpdateFirstpost
Microsoft Resorts To Tricking Users Into Windows 10 Upgrades With Deceiving Nag Screen PromptsHot Hardware
Forced Windows 10 installation plagues usersCRN Australia
AmazinessNet (blog)
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Confronting the Achilles Heel of the Free Windows 10 Upgrade - Thurrott.com (blog)

Mon, 2016-05-23 13:20

Thurrott.com (blog)

Confronting the Achilles Heel of the Free Windows 10 Upgrade
Thurrott.com (blog)
With just two months left for the free Windows 10 upgrade offer, Microsoft has to confront the secret problem that threatens to undermine this promotion: Many previously activated PCs will not successfully activate Windows 10 when the OS is later ...
Microsoft has ruined my day, and possibly my lifeThe Guardian
Forced Windows 10 installation plagues usersCRN Australia
Weekend Reading: Microsoft Weekly 10 (May 16 – May 22)AmazinessNet (blog)

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Google I/O 2016: Android's failure to innovate hands Apple free run at WWDC - AppleInsider (press release) (blog)

Sun, 2016-05-22 23:29

AppleInsider (press release) (blog)

Google I/O 2016: Android's failure to innovate hands Apple free run at WWDC
AppleInsider (press release) (blog)
This sounds too much like Apple expecting to solve the problems related to its 1996 Mac System 7 by hosting it on another OS that nobody was using, when the real problem for mid 90s Macs was not just that their software was tied to an old tired ...

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The helicopter money drop demands balance - Financial Times

Sun, 2016-05-22 18:26

The helicopter money drop demands balance
Financial Times
The crucial political issue is the danger that once the taboo against monetary finance is broken, governments will print money to support favoured political constituencies, or to overstimulate the economy ahead of elections. But as Ben Bernanke, former ...

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Consumer Watchdog: Working some magic to make things right - Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

Sat, 2016-05-21 21:28

Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

Consumer Watchdog: Working some magic to make things right
Wilkes Barre Times-Leader
Repak said she had contacted Mid America Motorworks about obtaining a refund, to no avail. “I am not sure if there is anything you could do,” she wrote, “but I know you are magical because you solved my window problem for me, which I am so grateful for.”.

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Opinion: Google's future is in AI, but Chrome OS getting the Play Store is a big deal today - 9 to 5 Google

Sat, 2016-05-21 16:17

9 to 5 Google

Opinion: Google's future is in AI, but Chrome OS getting the Play Store is a big deal today
9 to 5 Google
It's a brilliant solution to the problem, too. ... For a decade laptops have run 2 platforms, Windows or OS X, and only in the last few years have Chromebooks become a serious offering — and even then, it was more like a casual offering for niche(r ...
The Play Store comes to Chrome OS, but not the way we were expectingArs Technica

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How to limit the sync speed rates on the desktop version of OneDrive - Windows Central

Sat, 2016-05-21 16:08

Windows Central

How to limit the sync speed rates on the desktop version of OneDrive
Windows Central
Microsoft recently launched the OneDrive Universal Windows Platform (UWP) app for Windows 10 PCs, which allows users to access their files with a touch-friendly UI and with an alternative solution to the placeholders dilemma. However, despite making ...

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Young mother steps in to solve problem for cancer patients - News & Observer

Sat, 2016-05-21 15:05

News & Observer

Young mother steps in to solve problem for cancer patients
News & Observer
Amanda Rosen is a 24-year-old mother of two who has never had cancer. But when she heard about a problem some cancer patients were having, she came up with a solution to make their lives a little more comfortable. With help from donors and volunteers, ...

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Dale Earnhardt Jr.: I'd rather win Coca-Cola 600 than All-Star Race - KSDK.com

Fri, 2016-05-20 22:22

KSDK.com

Dale Earnhardt Jr.: I'd rather win Coca-Cola 600 than All-Star Race
KSDK.com
With all due respect to Saturday night's scheduled NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race, Dale Earnhardt Jr. is targeting the following weekend's Coca-Cola 600. Charlotte Motor Speedway, site of the All-Star event and the May 29 600-miler, represents a big hole ...

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5 common computer problems solved - Fox News

Fri, 2016-05-20 22:06

Fox News

5 common computer problems solved
Fox News
It scans through your computer to identify the problem, and it may suggest a solution. If you're ... If your computer is freezing during startup no matter what, and it's at the same point, then the problem could be corruption in Windows, or a hardware ...

Dealing with a problematic Chromebook: Part 2 - Computerworld

Fri, 2016-05-20 17:22

Computerworld

Dealing with a problematic Chromebook: Part 2
Computerworld
Last time, I wrote about a Chromebook used by a single person that was experiencing multiple problems. The problems were specific to the Google user on that Chromebook, when they used a different Chromebook, all was well. And, when the problematic ...

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Colorado population growth far outstripped new housing, census says - The Denver Post

Fri, 2016-05-20 16:30

Colorado population growth far outstripped new housing, census says
The Denver Post
"There is no solution except building more houses, but no one is going to do it." On a visit to Denver in ... The property next door was scraped and replaced with a $1.25 million house that blocked the mountain views from Lopez's second-story windows ...

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Fighting Zika in a Silver Lake backyard: The hunt for the 'cockroach of mosquitoes' - Los Angeles Times

Fri, 2016-05-20 11:06

Los Angeles Times

Fighting Zika in a Silver Lake backyard: The hunt for the 'cockroach of mosquitoes'
Los Angeles Times
With the threat of Zika virus looming and summer approaching, that bug problem has turned into a pressing public health concern. “This is very, very, very serious,” said Edward ... to its budget for 10 inspectors to continue the check-ups. But that's ...

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New life planned for old Charlestown rope factory - The Boston Globe

Fri, 2016-05-20 05:43

The Boston Globe

New life planned for old Charlestown rope factory
The Boston Globe
“He's not looking for a million units, he doesn't want to change the envelope of the building, and he's solved the parking problem,” Cunha said. “It's a very difficult building to develop, [but] I thought his team was thoughtful, innovative and very ...

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Sen. Tom Cotton on Crime and Justice in America - Power Line (blog)

Thu, 2016-05-19 20:02

Power Line (blog)

Sen. Tom Cotton on Crime and Justice in America
Power Line (blog)
But this didn't just happen by accident; it happened because of policy changes like broken-windows policing techniques, mandatory-minimum sentences for violent criminals, 3-strikes laws, and other reforms. These sweeping changes to criminal-justice ...

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