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Windows 10 finally gets an official Instagram app - SlashGear

Fri, 2016-04-29 08:00

SlashGear

Windows 10 finally gets an official Instagram app
SlashGear
Back when Microsoft unveiled its new "Metro", later renamed "Modern", app platform, it was ridiculed for not having most of the most popular apps and games available on mobile platforms. For example, it was only recently that Windows actually got Candy ...

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Add-ons and downloadable content to arrive soon to Windows 10 - Windows Report

Thu, 2016-04-28 18:47

Windows Report

Add-ons and downloadable content to arrive soon to Windows 10
Windows Report
However, UWP apps failed to satisfy user needs due to occasional performance issues and lack of features. But as soon as a major problem shows up, Microsoft rolls up its sleeves and starts working on a solution. For example, when users reported various ...
Microsoft Only Wants You to Use Cortana With Bing and Edge From Now OnLifehacker UK

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Pop Goes the Digital Media Bubble - Mother Jones

Thu, 2016-04-28 18:29

Mother Jones

Pop Goes the Digital Media Bubble
Mother Jones
But in the past year, the boarded-up windows have started showing up: The Guardian, which bet heavily on expanding its digital presence in the United States, announced it needed to cut costs by 20 percent. ... wrote the other day, "I can tell you from ...

Clearwater couple gets home makeover paid by insurance company after calling Behnken - WFLA

Thu, 2016-04-28 16:35

WFLA

Clearwater couple gets home makeover paid by insurance company after calling Behnken
WFLA
Share on Facebook. This all happened after an out-of-control truck slammed into their living room window in September. ... The CEO also threw in lots of extras including a complete paint job – inside and out – new windows and a stone entry way. The CEO ...

Norfolk mayoral candidates talk solutions after April crime wave - WAVY-TV

Thu, 2016-04-28 03:29

WAVY-TV

Norfolk mayoral candidates talk solutions after April crime wave
WAVY-TV
The candidates say there's no single solution to the problem, with the city averaging more than one homicide each week this year. ... He says that includes enforcement of parking, trash and broken windows, among other violations. “Community policing to ...

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Clark-Floyd Co. Landfill faces 11 violations, could lose permit - WDRB 41 Louisville News - WDRB

Thu, 2016-04-28 01:48

WDRB

Clark-Floyd Co. Landfill faces 11 violations, could lose permit - WDRB 41 Louisville News
WDRB
After numerous complaints from neighbors to county leaders and the Indiana Department of Environmental Management, finding a solution is looking more like a reality than ever before. In a report released by IDEM, landfill operators face 11 violations ...

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Ask Nick: Touch pad is far too sensitive - Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Wed, 2016-04-27 19:41

Ask Nick: Touch pad is far too sensitive
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
Is it the touch pad that Toshiba uses or Windows 10 or a combination. I bought a mouse and that sure improves the situation ... Answer: Touch pads have always been a bit of a problem. There are a couple of things that can cause ... touch pad, causing ...

Microsoft appears to be copying Apple's 2014 Continuity Handoff feature for Windows PCs - Apple Insider

Wed, 2016-04-27 05:32

Apple Insider

Microsoft appears to be copying Apple's 2014 Continuity Handoff feature for Windows PCs
Apple Insider
Two years ago, Apple introduced Handoff—part of Continuity—as an innovative solution to a problem nobody had anticipated: how to wirelessly, automatically transition work in progress between a phone and tablet or desktop computer. Now Microsoft ...
Windows 10 Mobile Preview build 14327 issues: update fails, charging problems, and moreWindows Report
6 problems with the Microsoft Surface Pro 4 and how to fix themTabTimes (blog)
Microsoft should stop making phonesSydney Morning Herald
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Homelessness and Neoliberalism in LA: A Crisis of Values - Huffington Post

Tue, 2016-04-26 20:45

Huffington Post

Homelessness and Neoliberalism in LA: A Crisis of Values
Huffington Post
As such, the solution to homelessness must go beyond declarations or budgets; it requires a shift in the values that shape our policies. People of faith play an essential role as prophetic ... In this city, homelessness is seen primarily as a problem ...

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Security Researcher Bypasses Windows AppLocker - Security Intelligence (blog)

Tue, 2016-04-26 18:07

Security Intelligence (blog)

Security Researcher Bypasses Windows AppLocker
Security Intelligence (blog)
Security researcher Casey Smith was trying to solve a particular problem and came up with a unique solution. He needed a reverse shell on a workstation that was locked down by the Windows AppLocker executable and the script rules that it enforced.
Gaping Windows security flaw leaves business PCs wide openTechRadar

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Intel Proposes to Use USB Type-C Digital Audio Technology - AnandTech

Tue, 2016-04-26 15:01

AnandTech

Intel Proposes to Use USB Type-C Digital Audio Technology
AnandTech
USB Type-C has a number of chances to become the standard for data and charging connector for smartphones and tablets running either Android or Windows. However, in the long-term future, Intel ... The USB Audio Device Class specification solved the ...

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Community activist asks state attorney to investigate Miami... - Local 10

Tue, 2016-04-26 01:58

Local 10

Community activist asks state attorney to investigate Miami...
Local 10
His solution is to buy the troubled properties that are run by Denise and Abe Vaknin of New Jersey and create a Community Land Trust. In March the city of ... "To the extent that even if this was limited to windows being improperly installed some five ...

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Prosecutors to oppose payment plans for problem landlords - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Tue, 2016-04-26 00:01

Prosecutors to oppose payment plans for problem landlords
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Milwaukee city attorneys will start routinely voicing objections whenever municipal judges consider granting problem landlords extended periods to pay fines for building code violations, Mayor Tom Barrett and the city attorney's office said Monday. The ...

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Hopefuls weigh in on city's blight removal program - GoDanRiver.com

Mon, 2016-04-25 23:18

GoDanRiver.com

Hopefuls weigh in on city's blight removal program
GoDanRiver.com
It becomes a crime problem. This is personified in the “broken windows theory.” For example, consider a building with a few broken windows. If the windows are not repaired, the tendency is for vandals to break a few more windows. Eventually, they may ...

Michigan cop buys cash-strapped father car seat instead of writing ticket - AL.com

Mon, 2016-04-25 17:18

AL.com

Michigan cop buys cash-strapped father car seat instead of writing ticket
AL.com
A cash-strapped young father pulled over by a cop in Michigan got a surprise recently when the officer, instead of writing a ticket for a missing child safety seat, solved the problem by buying one for the man's daughter. Lavonte Dell was pulled over ...

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Windows 10 Mobile Preview build 14327 issues: update fails, charging problems, and more - Windows Report

Mon, 2016-04-25 07:35

Windows Report

Windows 10 Mobile Preview build 14327 issues: update fails, charging problems, and more
Windows Report
Other users who faced this problem suggested a Hard Reset as a solution. So, if you're facing problems with installing build 14327, you should try with performing a Hard Reset as well. Another reported problem is the error with the Lumia front-facing ...
Microsoft Surface Phone could succeed - Here is howSlashGear
New Windows 10 Update Comes with Severe Problems and BugsChollywood

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Microsoft needs to hang up its own smartphones for good - Livemint

Mon, 2016-04-25 05:02

Chollywood

Microsoft needs to hang up its own smartphones for good
Livemint
If Microsoft took control of Nokia's capabilities in making smartphones and combined them with Windows software, the company would have a better chance to find a foothold in mobile. Or so the thinking went. To nearly everyone, buying Nokia to go big in ...
New Windows 10 Update Comes with Severe Problems and BugsChollywood

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Ruined Chernobyl nuclear plant will remain a threat for 3000 years - Sacramento Bee

Mon, 2016-04-25 04:16

Sacramento Bee

Ruined Chernobyl nuclear plant will remain a threat for 3000 years
Sacramento Bee
Before the fire, the vomiting, the deaths and the vanishing home, it was the promise of bumper cars that captured the imagination of the boys. It will be 30 years ago Tuesday that Pripyat and the nearby Chernobyl nuclear plant became synonymous with ...

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12-inch MacBook (2016) Vs. Dell XPS 13 (2016): First-Look Review And Smackdown - Forbes

Sun, 2016-04-24 18:25

Forbes

12-inch MacBook (2016) Vs. Dell XPS 13 (2016): First-Look Review And Smackdown
Forbes
The problem is, my Dell U2515H monitor won't go to sleep gracefully. It will, for reasons I'm not aware of, wake up, ... But that's not a viable solution because I can't simultaneously plug the MacBook into the wall without using Apple's Multiport ...

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Road to Rio: Police Sweep Away 'Street Children' Ahead of Summer Olympics - Newsweek

Sun, 2016-04-24 11:51

Newsweek

Road to Rio: Police Sweep Away 'Street Children' Ahead of Summer Olympics
Newsweek
Responding to the robberies, Copacabana residents set up “vigilante” groups and on at least one occasion, they stopped a city bus, smashed its windows and beat up a passenger they accused of stealing. A private security service made up of police ...

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