Olympic Note 8 for Pyeongchang-athletes

The Olympics are already almost back on. Dutch participants will return with the necessary gold paste, but also those who were unable to go due to Samsung not without empty hands at home. Samsung donates namely 4000 special editions of the Galaxy Note 8 to athletes and employees of the grand sporting event. Which only differs in appearance from the normal Note 8. Logo Notice, for example, on the white back with the gold Olympic logo. This variant is not in the loose sale. It is notable that athletes from…

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Gold for Schulting… by a slim suit?

You will not have gone unnoticed: Suzanne Schulting has today won a gold medal at the Olympic Games in Pyeongchang. In the preparation for that tournament, she got help from an unexpected corner: the techwereld. Samsung has designed a smart schaatspak that the Dutch shorttrackers even closer to perfection. And that helped. Schulting, and Sjinkie Knegt were the last months help of the technique with their training. Samsung has Sjinkie and Suzanne a so-called SmartSuit provided that their attitude on the ice, you can optimize. The custom-made schaatspak has a…

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New hi-res images of the Samsung Galaxy S9

The Samsung Galaxy S9 will be launched this weekend only presented to the world, but the closer we get to this point out how, more information we can find about the S9. So, there are today new hi-res images of Samsung’s new flagship to find. With thanks to Roland Quandt let these images latest S9. On Twitter gives Quandt us the images of the standard S9 in blue and black. Unfortunately, we get the other colors, and the S9 +, not to see, but these images give us a nice…

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Lenovo Mirage, the Camera makes 180-degree photos

This remarkable camera of Lenovo has two lenses. Together, they establish a wider picture than you’re used to, with an angle of view of 180 degrees. The result is ideal for virtual reality applications. The Mirage Camera itself has no screen, via a smartphone app, you can connect your phone a look as well. Livestream There is 16 GB of internal memory for storage, with the option to expand via micro-sd. Livestreamen to YouTube or directly backup to Google Photos is also an option, thanks to wi-fi or 4G. At…

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Help with tax returns 2017

You will soon also need help with your tax return? Computer Idea helps you. Every year helps Computer Idea you with your tax return. In the next issue of Computer Idea you will find our annual assistance with the tax return. Our Excel expert Wim de Groot you Computer Idea 7 to see how using an advanced excel file simple your tax return can fill. In addition, you can also directly see how much money you owe, or refunded. Online soon The excel file that your tax return can fill…

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Hello, quantum world

Inside a small laboratory in lush countryside about 50 miles north of New York City, an elaborate tangle of tubes and electronics dangles from the ceiling. This mess of equipment is a computer. Not just any computer, but one on the verge of passing what may, perhaps, go down as one of the most important milestones in the history of the field. Quantum computers promise to run calculations far beyond the reach of any conventional supercomputer. They might revolutionize the discovery of new materials by making it possible to simulate…

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Facebook Messenger now lets you add more people to in-progress calls

Facebook Messenger now lets you add more people to a voice or video call without hanging up first. The new feature is available with the latest Android and iOS Messenger update. Previously, users who wanted to turn a one-on-one call into a group call needed to end the call, then go through the process of starting another call. In Messenger, this meant they needed to create a new group chat first or look in their inbox for an existing chat to launch the call from. The new feature saves time…

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Expert Highlights Valley Cyber Security Problems, Measures to Protect

MCALLEN – Terrorists and thieves are getting more active online. The Rio Grande Valley is a target like many larger cities. The Rio Grande River can be a hot spot for illegal activity this includes crossing over drugs and people at any time. The same illegal activity can take place on a cell phone or computer. “Not just terroristic threats but there’s the possibility that drug trafficking cartels and organizations can be using online encryption to hide their communication,” Ray Mendoza. Former Federal Bureau of Investigations Intel Analyst Ray Mendoza…

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Keras for Kindergartners

Keras 4 Kindergartners <!– –> Your children are your most precious asset. How will you show you care? Let’s face it, getting your kid into a good school is really hard. How will your child stand out? Playing the oboe won’t cut it anymore — everyone’s onto that trick. But what if we told you that deep learning could change your child’s life for the better? These days, it’s all about STEM and all about AI. The best way for your child to stand out is by being a deep…

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UK unveils tool to detect and block jihadist content

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWATCH: The BBC’s Chris Foxx learns about the tool The UK government has unveiled a tool it says can accurately detect jihadist content and block it from being viewed. Home Secretary Amber Rudd told the BBC she would not rule out forcing technology companies to use it by law. Ms Rudd is visiting the US to meet tech companies to discuss the idea, as well as other efforts to tackle extremism. Thousands of hours of content posted by the Islamic State group…

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4 Ideas to help you implementing DevOps in your Organization

Applying and scaling DevOps in Enterprise Organizations Motivation As technology continues to grow in importance in our daily life, Enterprises of all types see themselves forced to become their own “digital versions”. Either because of pressure of their super connected consumers or pushed by new competitors, they soon realize that their current processes are no longer able to keep up the pace of business innovation and faster feedback cycles. While most of these organizations have already shifted their development methodologies towards Agile, this agility is usually confined into the development…

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Keyboard app Swype do not download

Swype is one of the best keyboard apps for smartphones to download for Android and iOS. The company behind it will stop the support of it and pulled the app from the downloadwinkels. Swype introduced the first in a way of text input on mobile phones, namely, by about the letters to wipe. You didn’t have more piece to tap, but the keyboard predicted the correct word based on the letters that you are consecutively touched. Now, this is a standard feature in many other keyboard apps, including the Android…

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Android P prevents eavesdropping apps

The risk of a person the camera of your phone without you even knowing is often exaggerated, but it is definitely a possibility. One that’s large enough for Google to decide to do something about it. By released code of Android P is detected that the operating system wants to prevent inactive apps the camera or the microphone can use. The time that an inactive program, the camera tries to use, will Android close the program and give an error message. With the microphone it works just a bit differently:…

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Google Pay replaces Android Pay, and Google Wallet

Google is the roll-out started Google Pay, a payment system that Android Pay, and Google Wallet to replace. In the United States, it is all so far, but in the Netherlands we have to wait a while. Google Pay is a app where you have different credit cards/debit cards to can associate, in addition to gift vouchers and cards. You can make online payments with performance, but also pay with your smartphone in physical stores is an option. The service has an additional layer of security built in, so credit…

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Imprisonment for fugitive internetpiraat

The French court has the administrator of an illegal streaming website to a prison sentence of two years condemned. Before his punishment can sit, should the authorities give him just find. Currently, he is a wanderer. That writes Torrentfreak today. The 41-year-old man in question was in 2011 arrested for running the site Streamiz, where free movies and series on were offered. At the time it was the most popular streaming site in the country with an average of 250,000 visitors per day. There were up to 40,000 different movies…

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‘Spotify is working on their own speaker

Many speakers nowadays offer support for Spotify. Now, it appears that the streaming service with its own speaker on the come up, in addition to possible other Spotify gadgets. There is at least to be suggested in the positions on the Spotify site, as discovered by Musically. They’re looking for new employees for the start-up of a line of ‘physical products’, which will later be described as ‘connected hardware’. Sounds like a clever speaker in the style of Sonos or Alexa. Wearables and headphones Last year, dove had a vacancy,…

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AC2600 router D-Link protects against malware

You might not say it, but this cube from D-Link is a router. And only one that focused specifically on security of smart devices. The AC2600 router is equipped with the Secure Home Platform from McAfee, anti-virus software for the internet-of-things. One of the tasks is to ensure that possibly infected devices, not other devices in your network, infect. Distribution This type of malware can, in this way, a fast and often undetected spread. Only an antivirus package on your pc is often not sufficient, in the opinion of the…

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Show HN: How software products/projects/companies got their name

README.md Sometimes, it’s kind of interesting to know the origins of the products/projects we love. Here’s a collection of such software products/projects/companies and the stories of how they got their name. Programming languages Operating systems Softwares Companies Miscellaneous JavaScript (Programming language) From an interview made to its creator Brendan Eich: InfoWorld: As I understand it, JavaScript started out as Mocha, then became LiveScript and then became JavaScript when Netscape and Sun got together. But it actually has nothing to do with Java or not much to do with it, correct?…

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Sygic Travel Releases White Label Travel Planner for B2B Customers

Sygic Travel, a global vacation planner, has released its White Label Planner – a B2B solution for travel businesses. The White Label Planner is available in 14 languages, contains information about 20 million tourist places worldwide and allows people to easily plan a trip or vacation. The ready-made planner will be of use to various travel agencies, bus & train operators and airlines, but also to professional travelers. It will bring them higher customer loyalty and extra revenue. Sygic Travel White Label is a web portal for itinerary planning that…

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Help us open up UK election data

The Local Government Association (LGA) contacted the Open Standards Team and asked for our help to increase accessibility of election results. Why we need a standard for election data The LGA wants to promote an open and standardised format for displaying election data. Currently, the government publishes election data inconsistently and the LGA wants to increase openness as part of the Government Transformation Strategy. Some local authorities publish data in an open and accessible format and link to it prominently from their home page. But many authorities upload proprietary file…

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21 years of data confirms that GMO increases yields and provides health benefits

While many studies show that genetically modified crops contribute to yield gains, GMO critics say that they don’t. Such claims, they say, are industry talking points drawn from industry-funded studies. Most recently and notably, the New York Times’ Danny Hakim asserted in a 2016 front-page analysis that “genetic modification in the United States and Canada has not accelerated increases in crop yields.” Organic food advocates, from Michael Pollan to the Environmental Working Group, often cite media articles or single studies to back up their views, as well as unpublished reports from groups…

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Building low-overhead metrics collection for high-performance systems

Metrics play an integral part in providing confidence in a high-performance software system. Whether you’re dealing with a data processing framework or a web server, metrics provide insight into whether your system is performing as expected. A direct impact of capturing metrics is the performance cost to the system being measured. When we first started development on Wallaroo, our high-throughput, low-latency, and elastic data processing framework, we were aiming to meet growing demand in the data processing landscape. Companies are relying on more and more data all while expecting to…

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Facebook’s next project: American inequality

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is quietly cracking open his company’s vast trove of user data for a study on economic inequality in the U.S. — the latest sign of his efforts to reckon with divisions in American society that the social network is accused of making worse. The study, which hasn’t previously been reported, is mining the social connections among Facebook’s American users to shed light on the growing income disparity in the U.S., where the top 1 percent of households is said to control 40 percent of the country’s…

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Lärmkarte Berlin: so laut ist es vor Ihrer Haustür

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Bitcoin’s transaction fee crisis is over–for now

reader comments 10 Share this story The median daily transaction fee on the bitcoin network fell to $0.79 on Sunday, a six-month low. That represents a dramatic 97-percent decline from the peak of $34 reached on December 23. The median daily bitcoin transaction fee was more than $10 from mid-December until mid-January but has been declining steadily since then. The high fees of the last few months have been a crisis for the bitcoin network. Bitcoin fans once touted the network’s near-zero fees as a selling point. But as fees…

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