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Redmond European

Anonymous Coward writes | 7 minutes ago

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An anonymous reader writes "Redmond European specializes in Auto Repair and Service for Porsche, Audi, BMW and Volkswagen in Redmond, Seattle, Bellevue, Kirkland, Issaquah and Bothell. Offering the areas most experienced factory trained auto techs, and our industry leading 18 month / 18,000 mile warranty on all our work."
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Releasemyad Conduct Unbelievable Breakthroughs In The Field Of Advertising

amrtia01 (3881961) writes | 12 minutes ago

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amrtia01 (3881961) writes "What makes the combination of Radio Mirchi and releaseMyAd so convenient and popular is very evident. The ability to reach audiences in over 33 cities with a few clicks is nothing short of astounding. With the help of releaseMyAd, it is now possible to book two types of radio ads online: Voiceover ads, which has a narrator explaining the services over a piece of music in the background; and Jingles, which are short amusing songs or pieces of music that sell an idea, service or product."
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Advanced stamina for sexual and athletic activity

ihwaqnerori (3890051) writes | 15 minutes ago

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ihwaqnerori (3890051) writes "Today's lifestyle makes us want everything completed as rapidly as possible we become people who simply know the word eager. It's be more noticeable that penile enhancement pills won't cause you to greater, and there has been some occasions where critical health conditions have now been due to acquiring these horrible drugs! I never would have heard of it otherwise. What the heck! The key would be to find the ones which might be successful and good. It's the big picture. Once you have selected a where to buy Power Max 360 you will have to contact the merchant and ask lots of questions since so much for this."
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iBall Slide 3G 6095-Q700 Price In India

Sanu Kp (3889825) writes | 23 minutes ago

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Sanu Kp (3889825) writes "New Brand Phone by iBall Slide 3G 6095-Q700 hit the mobile and tablet market through it’s amazing, stunning looks and very low price in India that is Rs 8,999 as compared to other android Smartphone’s and Tablet’s . Dual SIM Smart Phone supporting Voice Calling and Data handling. iBall Slide 3G 6095-Q700 is available only in Cobalt Brown Color and you can buy it through Online store’s."
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Pangu8 iOS 8.1 jailbreak benefits

Anonymous Coward writes | about half an hour ago

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An anonymous reader writes "Fulfilling our wishes pangu team released pangu8 iOS 8.1 jailbreak to the public. So now you can jailbreak iOS 8 devices using pangu 8 jailbreak tool untetheredly. Yet iOS 8.1 pangu jailbreak is available in Chinese language and only for Windows. Pangu team will out pangu8 in English with the Mac version soon. However evad3rs couldn’t supply a jailbreak 8 tool for the public yet. The iOS 8.1 jailbreak reason to remove software restrictions of iPhone, iPad plus iPod Touch, letting users to run custom applications,"
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Pumpkart to get $ 15 million funding

sonia1 (3819121) writes | about half an hour ago

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sonia1 (3819121) writes "Pumpkart.com, a Chandigarh based e-commerce website, which was started just four months back is in the talks with a group of investors or VC firms to make an infusion of $ 15 million funding. With the unique product range and positive response of pump manufacturers and customers, this website is growing rapidly and become one of India’s fastest growing online portals. It is planning to raise $ 15 million in the first round."
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Blender conference 2014 live feed

Anonymous Coward writes | 39 minutes ago

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An anonymous reader writes "For those digital artists among you who are interested in 3D and open source, you may be interested to know that day two of their three day conference has started. As usual, it takes place in Amsterdam and with enough speakers to need two different rooms. They have a live stream available to watch online, or you can start watching the previous (and future) recordings of the conference on their Youtube channel. You can find the schedule here. It is interesting to see just how far their UI has come along."
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Google Search Finally Adds Information About Video Games

Anonymous Coward writes | yesterday

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An anonymous reader writes "Google has expanded its search engine with the capability to recognize video games. If your query references a game, a new Knowledge Graph panel on the right-hand side of Google’s search results page will offer more information, including the series it belongs to, initial release date, supported platforms, developers, publishers, designers, and even review scores. Google spokesperson: “With today’s update, you can ask questions about video games, and (while there will be ones we don’t cover) you’ll get answers for console and PC games as well as the most popular mobile apps.”"

CHP officers steal, forward nude pictures from arrestee smartphones

sabri (584428) writes | 2 hours ago

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sabri (584428) writes "Following the initial suspension of a CHP officer earlier this week, the news has come out that apparently, the CHP has an entire ring of officers who steal and subsequently share nude pictures. The nudies are stolen from females who are arrested or stopped. Officer Sean Harrington of Martinez reportedly confessed to stealing explicit photos from the suspect’s phone, and said he forwarded those images to at least two other CHP officers..

Where is the ACLU when you need them the most?"

Cancer-killing stem cells engineered in lab

SternisheFan (2529412) writes | 2 hours ago

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SternisheFan (2529412) writes "Scientists from Harvard Medical School have discovered a way of turning stem cells into killing machines to fight brain cancer.

In experiments on mice, the stem cells were genetically engineered to produce and secrete toxins which kill brain tumours, without killing normal cells or themselves.

Researchers said the next stage was to test the procedure in humans.

A stem cell expert said this was "the future" of cancer treatment.Dr Khalid Shah, lead author and director of the molecular neurotherapy and imaging lab at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, said the results were very positive.

"After doing all of the molecular analysis and imaging to track the inhibition of protein synthesis within brain tumours, we do see the toxins kill the cancer cells."

He added: "Cancer-killing toxins have been used with great success in a variety of blood cancers, but they don't work as well in solid tumours because the cancers aren't as accessible and the toxins have a short half-life."

But genetically engineering stem cells has changed all that, he said.

"Now, we have toxin-resistant stem cells that can make and release cancer-killing drugs."

This study shows you can attack solid tumours by putting mini pharmacies inside the patient...”

Prof Chris Mason
University College London
Chris Mason, professor of regenerative medicine at University College London, said: "This is a clever study, which signals the beginning of the next wave of therapies."

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Peter Kuran:Visual Effects Artist and Atomic Bomb Archivist

Lasrick (2629253) writes | yesterday

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Lasrick (2629253) writes "Great interview with Peter Kuran, an animator of the original Star Wars and legendary visual effects artist. If you saw the recent remake of Godzilla, you saw stock footage from Atom Central, known on YouTube as “the atomic bomb channel.” Atom Central is the brainchild of Kuran, who among his many talents is an expert on archival films of the atmospheric testing era of 1945 to 1963. Combining his film restoration and photography expertise with his interest in nuclear history, he has also produced and directed five documentaries. He is currently working with Lawrence Livermore and Los Alamos National Laboratories to preserve and catalog images from the bomb-testing era, and to produce a technical handbook that will help people understand these images and the techniques used to create them. Awesome slideshow accompanies the article"
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Ask Slashdot: Science Degree (specifically Biology) without Gen Ed requirements

Anonymous Coward writes | 6 hours ago

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An anonymous reader writes "I want to get into the field of Biology, have always loved the sciences. Bio, Chem, Physics and other classes always fascinated me. Yet History, English, Music/Art bored me. Are there any Colleges/Universities that offer such degrees? I have looked for vocational/trade schools with no luck."

Hollywood has no concept of SCADA, e.g. the most recent episode of

aithiopis (3879715) writes | 6 hours ago

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aithiopis (3879715) writes "I personally helped the upgrade of the SCADA system at APS in 2008. We didn't need geniuses nor Hollywood to help us. It didn't take 18 hours to upgrade the SCADA system controlling the Palo Verde Nuclear plant, it took over 5 years. This episode is the last straw of me watching this idiotic show. They have some buzzwords down, but absolutely no understanding of how our power grid works. You can watch the episode here and the enhancement of stupidity here: http://www.cbs.com/shows/scorp... it's mindless and you'll hate yourself after getting 20 minutes into it.

We forensically duplicated the entire SCADA system we replaced. We enhanced it with modern cryptography. I could go into details, but the new Siemens system enhanced every aspect of the SKAGG system we replaced. It's impossible to replace an entire system in 18 hours, let alone 3 years. Keeping a SCADA system up to date literally takes 10's of thousands of man hours. I've been working for the last 6 weeks updating repeaters in Tucson, at about 5/day. This is a power grid, we don't take things lightly, we plan, we ENGINEER! If we don't, at best, people lose power for a while, at worst, people DIE! This isn't a game and is never resolved within 18 hours. Replacing or updating a SCADA system takes YEARS. This show is dead to me, despite portraying us power engineers as sometimes genius, but mostly morons, needing a hero to fix it."

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Gut feeling that people who are fat, depressed or autistic may need pro-biotics

NewsWatcher (450241) writes | 6 hours ago

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NewsWatcher (450241) writes "Australia's ABC is reporting evidence that people who have a range of "Western lifestyle diseases" like obesity, diabetes or allergies may just have a bad batch of intestinal biota.
There a lots of unknowns, but it could be that humans have evolved around the micro-organisms just as much as they evolved around us, and they influence us in ways never imagined before. We could be the willing zombies for the 100 trillion bacteria inside each of us.
Mice given some parasites try to get eaten by cats. The same parasite in humans has been linked to schizophrenia and depression.
The cure — getting someone else's feces transplanted into your intestines."

openSUSE Factory to merge with Tumbleweed

sfcrazy (1542989) writes | 6 hours ago

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sfcrazy (1542989) writes " The two projects will merge to become a single release. The release will follow the development cycle of Factory but take the more appealing name ‘Tumbleweed’. Though Factory won’t disappear; it will remain the name of the development process where openSUSE’s new developments are integrated. It will become a ‘development project’ for creating the ‘user-ready’ Tumbleweed."
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Profits! Profits! Profits! Ballmer Says Amazon Isn't a Real Business

theodp (442580) writes | 7 hours ago

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theodp (442580) writes "According to Steve Ballmer, Amazon.com is not a real business. “They make no money,” Ballmer said on the Charlie Rose Show. “In my world, you’re not a real business until you make some money. I have a hard time with businesses that don’t make money at some point.” Ballmer’s comments come as Amazon posted a $437 million loss for the third quarter, disappointing Wall Street. "If you are worth $150 billion," Ballmer added, "eventually somebody thinks you’re going to make $15 billion pre-tax. They make about zero, and there’s a big gap between zero and 15." Fired-up as ever, LA Clippers owner Ballmer's diss comes after fellow NBA owner Mark Cuban similarly slammed IBM, saying Big Blue is no longer a tech company (Robert X. Cringely seems to concur). "Today, they [IBM] specialize in financial engineering," Cuban told CNBC after IBM posted another disappointing quarter. "They're no longer a tech company, they are an amalgamation of different companies that they are trying to arb[itrage] on Wall Street, and I'm not a fan of that at all.""

OwnCloud Developer requests removal from Ubuntu repos: multiple vulnerabilities

operator_error (1363139) writes | 13 hours ago

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operator_error (1363139) writes "ownCloud developer Lukas Reschke has sent an email to the Ubuntu Devel mailing list, requesting that ownCloud (server) is removed from the Ubuntu repositories because the package is old and there are multiple critical security bugs for which no fixes have been backported. He adds that:

        "Those security bugs allows an unauthenticated attacker to gain complete control about the web server process".

However, packages can't be removed from the Ubuntu repositories for an Ubuntu version that was already released, that's why the package was removed from Ubuntu 14.10 (2 days before its release) but it's still available in the Ubuntu 14.04 and 12.04 repositories (ownCloud 6.0.1 for Ubuntu 14.04 and ownCloud 5.0.4 for Ubuntu 12.04, while the latest ownCloud version is 7.0.2).

Furthermore, the ownCloud package is in the universe repository and software in this repository "WILL NOT receive any review or updates from the Ubuntu security team" (you should see this if you take a look at your /etc/apt/sources.list file) so it's up to someone from the Ubuntu community to step up and fix it. "If nobody does that, then it unfortunately stays the way it is", says Marc Deslauriers, Security Tech Lead at Canonical.

You can follow the discussion @ Ubuntu Devel mailing list.

So, until (if) someone fixes this, if you're using ownCloud from the Ubuntu repositories, you should either remove it or upgrade to the latest ownCloud from its official repository, hosted by the openSUSE Build Service"

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More brainlessness from Ebola experts and government operatives

schwit1 (797399) writes | 7 hours ago

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schwit1 (797399) writes "A doctor, having just returned from Guinea where he was frequently exposed to ebola, wandered about New York City for days, thus ignoring government protocols that required him to limit his contact with outsiders.

Lo and behold, 9 days after his return he is diagnosed with Ebola.

However, this isn't the worst of it. The police, after securing the doctor's apartment, removed their gloves and masks used to protect them and dumped them in an ordinary street trash container on a public street."

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