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VDH is an academic, so I guess that makes him an 'expert', or something

smitty_one_each (243267) writes | 14 minutes ago

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America is suddenly angry at the laxity, incompetence, and polarizing politics of the Obama administration, the bad optics of the president putting about in his bright golf clothes while the world burns. Certainly, no recent president has failed on so many fronts — honesty, transparency, truthfulness, the economy, foreign policy, the duties of the commander-in-chief, execut

Multi state cooperative society registration

harsu (3800163) writes | 19 minutes ago


harsu (3800163) writes "The societies, whose main location is to serve the financial investment in a specific State, are legislated by the Cooperative Societies Act of that particular State. While a society whose concept targets are to serve the diversions of its members in more than one State, are legislated by the Multi State Cooperative Societies Act, 2002.

The Multi State Cooperative Societies Act, 2002 which substitutes the prior statute of 1984, encourages the consolidation of useful members whose articles and capabilities spread over to a couple of states. The Act accommodates facility of both crucial (with both institutional and individual parts) and elected cooperatives (with just institutional involvement).

Documents required for the registration of multi state cooperative society:-.
1. 4 copies of the recommended Bye-laws of the Multi-state cooperative society, properly signed by each of the persons who sign the application.

2. Information including name of the recommended multi-state cooperative society,.
Address of headquarter to be registered, location of operation and primary objectives.

3. A list of persons who have actually added to the share capital, together with the amount contributed by each of them, and the admission charge paid by them.

4. A certificate from the Bank stating credit balance in favor of the suggested multi state cooperative society.

5. A scheme showing the information discussing how the working of the multi-State co-operative society will certainly be economically sound and the registration of such multi-State co-operative society will certainly be helpful for economic and social improvement of its members with self-help and shared aid in accordance with the co-operative concepts.

6. The licensed copy of the resolution of the promoters which shall specify the name and address of among the candidates to whom the Central Registrar could address correspondence under the policies prior to registration and send off or hand over registration documents.

It usually takes 4-5 months for the registration of a cooperative society under MSCS Act 2002. If any objections occurs in the file, we are offered a date for hearing. If the worried promoter member is able to justify the insufficiencies in his file, the proposition is accepted otherwise, we have to resubmit the proposition.

1) Liability of the members shall be restricted to the share capital subscribed by them;.
2). Liability of every member would continue for period of two years from the date of stopping to be member of the society."

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Ethical hacking

Anonymous Coward writes | 19 minutes ago


An anonymous reader writes "Ethical hacking is all about checking for security leaks. It typically covers two distinct areas – the threats from actual hacking into employee or customer files and secondly, the leaks that allow in viruses which can in turn shut down an entire network within just minutes."
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Car insurance for my daughter? ? ?

Anonymous Coward writes | 23 minutes ago


An anonymous reader writes "Car insurance for my daughter? ? ?

my 17 year old daughter wants to learn to drive in my car (citroen c3 2059plate) would anybody have an idea of how much it may cost me ! or does it pay to make her wait untill she has passed ? and any ideas on how much if she does pass.. ty ..

BEST ANSWER: You can get and compare quotes for free from the best companies at: USAINSURANCEQUOTES.NET"

How much might it cost to repair a scratch on a car door? ? ?

Anonymous Coward writes | 38 minutes ago


An anonymous reader writes "How much might it cost to repair a scratch on a car door? ? ?

i was pulling into a parking spot when my car scratched another guys car I looked to see if there was a scratch but i unforutnately checked the wrong spot and saw nothing, i then got a note on my window when i returned that i had scratched parts of both his side doors i think the scratches are medium sized and hopefully not very deep, but other then that i have no idea how big and deep they actually are, but if you could make an educated guess, how much might my insurance or myself have to cover this scratch with? (i have farmers and the man said he would get a quote from the dealer but it might not get repaired their if the quotes too high)

BEST ANSWER: Try: USAINSURANCEQUOTES.NET where you can compare quotes from different companies."

Intel builds 'world's smallest' 3G modem

stephendavion (2872091) writes | 46 minutes ago


stephendavion (2872091) writes "Intel has unveiled a 3G modem not much bigger than a UK penny or US one-cent coin, with the aim of embedding it in connected devices around the home. The company says the XMM 6255, with an area of about 300 sq mm, is the world's smallest modem. The standalone chip could be used in wearable tech, as well as security devices such as "smart" smoke alarms. It is built to protect against overheating, and withstand tough conditions. The modem also features an embedded power supply."
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Foley Video Analysis

Anonymous Coward writes | 1 hour ago


An anonymous reader writes "Analysis of the Foley behead video, this may be the reason of why they don't want it to be seen? It shows that there seem to be some glitches in the background, sticky background, ... No explicit material. See it by yourself:"

Former HHS Cyber Security Director Convicted For Child Porn

Anonymous Coward writes | 1 hour ago


An anonymous reader writes "Timothy DeFoggi, the former acting director of cyber security at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services was convicted by a federal jury in the District of Nebraska of engaging in a child exploitation enterprise, conspiracy to advertise and distribute child pornography, and accessing a computer with intent to view child pornography in connection with his membership in a child pornography website. Sentencing is scheduled for Nov. 7, 2014."

How to Respond to Internet Rage

reifman (786887) writes | 1 hour ago


reifman (786887) writes "So, you’ve been attacked by trolls? Here’s what to expect: Your phone will vibrate incessantly with Twitter mentions. You’ll receive angry, obscenity filled emails and anonymous comments on your blog. Bloggers will take you out of context (a columnist at The Guardian compared me to a mass murderer—seriously). And maybe, you’ll receive an inappropriate package at your home as I did. Taming Internet rage may seem impossible, but there are good reasons to respond to critics and constructive ways to do so."
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Water clouds tentatively detected just 7 light-years from Earth

sciencehabit (1205606) writes | yesterday


sciencehabit (1205606) writes "Astronomers have found signs of water ice clouds on an object just 7.3 light-years from Earth—less than twice the distance of Alpha Centauri, the nearest star system to the sun. If confirmed, the discovery is the first sighting of water clouds beyond our solar system. The clouds shroud a Jupiter-sized object known as a brown dwarf and should yield insight into the nature of cool giant planets orbiting other suns."
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$33 Firefox Phone Launched in India

davidshenba (2536122) writes | 3 hours ago


davidshenba (2536122) writes "Intex and Mozilla have launched Cloud FX, a smartphone powered by Mozilla's Firefox OS. The phone has a 1 GHz processor, 2 Megapixel camera, dual SIM, 3.5 inch capacitive touchscreen. Though the phone has limited features, initial reviews say that the build quality is good for the price range. With a price tag of $33 (2000 INR), and local languages support the new Firefox phone is hitting the Indian market of nearly 1 billion mobile users."
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Nuclear power: reliably unreliable

mdsolar (1045926) writes | 4 hours ago


mdsolar (1045926) writes "With wind power filling the energy gap left by shutdown nuclear reactors in the UK, and police investigating allegations of sabotage at a reactor in Belgium, the myth of "reliable" nuclear energy is being exposed like never before.

The nuclear industry tells us that nuclear power is a reliable energy source, that it offers "energy security". Tell that to Belgium and the UK who are seeing significant parts of their nuclear fleet shutdown.

It's been confirmed that the major damage that shut down Belgium's Doel 4 reactor was caused by sabotage. Meanwhile, cracks found in two other reactors – Tihange 2 and Doel 3 — means they may never reopen. The three reactors make up over half of the country's nuclear power output.

(Worryingly, there are 22 other reactors around the world that share the same design as Tihange 2 and Doel 3.)

In the UK, four nuclear reactors – at Heysham and Hartlepool – are out of action while defects are investigated.

There have previously been issues with nuclear power plants being closed in EU and USA at times of drought because of water shortages.

What fills the energy gap while these "reliable" nuclear reactors are shut down?

Belgium is having to rely on electricity from its neighbours. So much for nuclear power giving the country energy security.

In the UK, things are much more optimistic. Renewable energy has come to the rescue. "Demand is low at this time of year, and a lot of wind power is being generated right now," said the UK's National Grid. Electricity supplies have been unaffected....

Here we have yet more reasons to abandon nuclear power. It's not reliable and does not guarantee energy security. It's not your friend and is going to let you down sooner or later."

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