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Flagstaff police, fire department press for funding at City Council budget retreat - Arizona Daily Sun

8 hours 2 min ago

Flagstaff police, fire department press for funding at City Council budget retreat
Arizona Daily Sun
In order to combat the problem, Treadway asked for the ability to shift the department from a six squad system to an eight squad system. No new officers would be added, he said. Instead two overlapping ... The current ones are about seven years old and ...

A Housekeeping Rule That Could Change Your Life: Never Go to Bed Messy - Slate Magazine

9 hours 3 min ago

Slate Magazine

A Housekeeping Rule That Could Change Your Life: Never Go to Bed Messy
Slate Magazine
Here's the problem: When we initially notice the glass or the shorts or the toothpaste mark, it seems a small thing, hardly a threat to the overall cleanliness of our homes. Plus, it seems as though it would take a ... Think of it as akin to the ...

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Write-through, write-around, write-back: Cache explained - ComputerWeekly.com

9 hours 21 min ago

Write-through, write-around, write-back: Cache explained
ComputerWeekly.com
In the operating system – Microsoft provides write-back cache within Windows Server 2012 R2 that can be used with Hyper-V. There are other caching software solutions that deploy into the operating system, providing acceleration for Windows and Linux ...

Windows Phone 8.1 review - PC Pro

12 hours 38 min ago

Windows Phone 8.1 review
PC Pro
Something else the OS desperately needed was a way to aggregate notifications, an area in which it has lagged behind its rivals since day one. That problem has been largely solved by the introduction of the Action Center, accessed with a drag down from ...
Tip: How to exit Narrator on Windows Phone 8.1WMPoweruser.com

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Cycling season brings renewed tension on SC roads - The State

17 hours 1 min ago

The State

Cycling season brings renewed tension on SC roads
The State
At issue is the tension between cars and bikes on the roads in a state that consistently has more cyclists killed on its roads per capita than nearly every other state. Drivers complain that cyclists don't obey traffic laws, ride too far ... toss soda ...

Cycling season renews old tensions - Greenville News

17 hours 55 min ago

Cycling season renews old tensions
Greenville News
At issue is the tension between cars and bikes on the roads in a state that consistently has more cyclists killed on its roads per capita than nearly every other state. Drivers complain that cyclists don't obey traffic laws, ride too far ... toss soda ...

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Sentinel Labs, purveyor of security to Box and Yahoo, raises $12 million - Silicon Valley Business Journal

Wed, 2014-04-23 20:18

Sentinel Labs, purveyor of security to Box and Yahoo, raises $12 million
Silicon Valley Business Journal
The company protects workstations, mobile devices and servers across an organization and claims that it is the only company that now offers protection on all major platforms including Windows, Mac OSX and Android, from all vectors of attacks. It claims ...
Sentinel Raises $12MM to Build Next Generation of Security InfrastructureThe Herald | HeraldOnline.com (press release)

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Fix sought for hospital's leaky surgery - Otago Daily Times

Wed, 2014-04-23 19:30

Otago Daily Times

Fix sought for hospital's leaky surgery
Otago Daily Times
Before, water had entered only around windows. The theatre suite, which is on the fifth floor, had a floor directly above, so it was not a straightforward problem. ''How long's a piece of string?'' he said, when asked when it would be fixed. ''We've ...

Windows XP is a much greater risk than Heartbleed - TechRepublic

Wed, 2014-04-23 17:38

Economic Times

Windows XP is a much greater risk than Heartbleed
TechRepublic
You know a computer security issue is a big deal when even local news and late night TV hosts are talking about it. Despite the hype and hoopla, though, there's another ... Many cite financial reasons as a justification for not upgrading off of Windows ...
End of life of Microsoft Windows XPin-cumbria

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A Solution to Our Prison Problem – Soccer Balls - seattlepi.com (blog)

Wed, 2014-04-23 14:32

A Solution to Our Prison Problem – Soccer Balls
seattlepi.com (blog)
A Solution to Our Prison Problem – Soccer Balls. Posted on April 23, ... (Personally, I blame Hollywood celebutantes Lindsay Lohan, Paris Hilton and Justin Bieber for much of the overcrowding problem. The USA has more ... I envision that, before long ...

Apple Fixes: Paving The Way To A Smoother Work Day - Cult of Mac

Wed, 2014-04-23 13:34

Apple Fixes: Paving The Way To A Smoother Work Day
Cult of Mac
Next, check to see if the problem is with your account or your device – if your Mac is down try your iPhone, or vice versa. Sometimes one will work but not the other. It's also possible you need to adjust a ... (This is an issue here in the Boston area ...

Sentinel Raises $12MM to Build Next Generation of Security Infrastructure - The Herald | HeraldOnline.com (press release)

Wed, 2014-04-23 13:24

Sentinel Raises $12MM to Build Next Generation of Security Infrastructure
The Herald | HeraldOnline.com (press release)
With its patent-pending real-time host-based technology, Sentinel is the only company to currently offer protection on all major platforms including Windows, Mac OSX and Android, from all vectors of attacks. ... Officer at Box, former CISO at Symantec ...

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Ubuntu 14.04 review: Missing the boat on big changes - Ars Technica

Wed, 2014-04-23 13:01

Ars Technica

Ubuntu 14.04 review: Missing the boat on big changes
Ars Technica
The problem for Canonical is that it's only about 90 percent of the way to a platform-spanning OS, but it just so happens that the company's schedule calls for a Long Term Support release now. Long Term ... There are some horror stories about TRIM ...

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New domains carry risk of 'name collision' attacks: OpenDNS - ITBusiness.ca

Wed, 2014-04-23 12:38

New domains carry risk of 'name collision' attacks: OpenDNS
ITBusiness.ca
(OpenDNS lists some examples of a domain that a hacker might find appealing that are currently available, like localhost.home.network and windows.home.network). “This 'leakage' ... There is a solution to the problem, OpenDNS points out. Home and office ...

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Violin Launches Windows All-Flash Array For Next-Generation Enterprise And ... - Business Solutions Magazine

Wed, 2014-04-23 09:33

Violin Launches Windows All-Flash Array For Next-Generation Enterprise And ...
Business Solutions Magazine
“By jointly developing this highly integrated solution with Violin Memory, we are working together to provide enterprise and cloud customers with dramatically improved performance, scalability, and economics for their Windows applications - virtualized ...

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European Union Confronts Its Roma Problem - Wall Street Journal

Wed, 2014-04-23 06:25

Wall Street Journal

European Union Confronts Its Roma Problem
Wall Street Journal
Ms. Reding, of the European Commission, said the problem may not be solved as long as local officials are terrified of a public backlash for helping Roma. That means the EU ultimately may have to issue its own Europe-wide rules, she said. "I've been ...

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Heartbleed bug? Free scanner for phones, PCs - Emirates 24/7

Wed, 2014-04-23 06:18

ABC News

Heartbleed bug? Free scanner for phones, PCs
Emirates 24/7
Available for Mac and Windows-based computer users, the Trend Micro Heartbleed Detector is a multi-platform plug-in for Chrome that enables users to check for vulnerable URLs and installs with a single click. Trend Micro said its researchers have also ...
Have a Screaming Fitcourierjournal
Free Heartbleed scanner for Chrome and AndroidHelp Net Security
Free Heartbleed scanner releasedThe FA Daily

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QR codes need to be more user-friendly - The Daily Titan

Wed, 2014-04-23 04:10

QR codes need to be more user-friendly
The Daily Titan
It's not built into Android, iPhone, Blackberries or Windows phones. Only a few apps are officially supported by the ... Until then, I suppose simple URLs are the only temporary solution to this problem. Tags: Cal State Fullerton, Google Glass, QR ...

For restaurant owners, striking the right noise level is key - Boston Globe

Wed, 2014-04-23 03:47

Boston Globe

For restaurant owners, striking the right noise level is key
Boston Globe
Closing the windows, which were on 75 percent of the restaurant, caused headache-inducing noise, says Drago of New England Soundproofing. His firm eased the problem with acoustic panels on the ceilings, covering them with wood slats so they looked ...

Prohibitions against outdoor smoking in Ann Arbor win approval from City Council - The Ann Arbor News

Tue, 2014-04-22 15:18

Prohibitions against outdoor smoking in Ann Arbor win approval from City Council
The Ann Arbor News
Once the ordinance takes effect in the coming days, smokers no longer will be allowed to light up within 10 feet of a bus stop, or within 20 feet of the entrances, windows and ventilation systems of any city buildings, as well as the Blake Transit ...

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