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Uber now blocked all over Germany

Anonymous Coward writes | about half an hour ago


An anonymous reader writes "Following the blocking of Uber in Berlin, DE, the district court of Frankfurt/Main has issued a restraining order for Uber services all over Germany. The district court is alleging Uber "uncompetitive bahaviour" (Unlauteres Wettbewerbsverhalten) and has issued that not following the restraining order will result in a fine of €250.000 or imprisonment. This ruling is related to the German "Personenbeförderungsgesetz" and is outlining that no legal entity (person, enterprise) is allowed to transfer passengers without having passed the relevant tests and having the appropriate ensurance coverage. (Source, Translation)"

western painting

Holly kim (3796923) writes | 48 minutes ago


Holly kim (3796923) writes "The middle Ages(5th to the 15th century AD)

Druing the Middle Ages,the main aim of painters was to represent religious themes.A conventional artistof this period was not interesed in showing nature and people as they really were.A typcal picture at this time wau full of relidious symbols,which created a feeling of respect and love for God.but it was evident that ideas were changing in the 13th century when painters like Giotto di Bondone began to paint religious scenes in a more realistic way.

The Rensssance(15th to 16th century)

During the renaissance,new ideaa and values gradually replaced those beld in the the Middle Ages.People began toconcentrate less on religious themes and adopt a more humanlistis attitude to life.At the same time painters returned to classical Romen and Greek idea about art.Theytride paint people and nature really were.Richpeople wanted to possess their own paintings,so they could decorate their superb palaces and great houses and possessions as well as their activities and achievenments."

SpaceX Jumps into Patent Dispute with Blue Origin Over Rocket Sea Landing Tech.

speedplane (552872) writes | 1 hour ago


speedplane (552872) writes "Last week, Elon Musk's SpaceX fired two challenges (PDFs) at Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin over U.S. Patent 8,678,321, entitled Sea landing of space launch vehicles and associated systems and methods.

The patent appears to cover a method of landing a rocket on a floating platform at sea. In their papers, SpaceX says that "by 2009, the earliest possibly priority date listed on the face of the patent, the basic concepts of 'rocket science' were well known and widely understood. The “rocket science” claimed in the ‘321 patent was, at best, 'old hat[.]'" Blue Origin has approximately three months to file a preliminary response to the challenge.

You can review the litigation documents here and here.

Disclosure: I run the website hosting several of the above documents."

Short World History Book

Katniss Veronica (3751837) writes | 1 hour ago


Katniss Veronica (3751837) writes "When was the Bronze Age? What were the Spice Islands? Who was Saladin? Why did Columbus sail west? When was Kublai Kahn? If you are conscious of big gaps in your historical knowledge or feel frustrated at not understanding how history 'fits together', then this is the book for you. A Short History of the World relates the key events that have happened from the Big Bang to the present day in six easy-to-read chapters. Once you have read this, you will never feel exposed again."
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Linkbuilding service in India

sydneyashely (3799811) writes | 1 hour ago


sydneyashely (3799811) writes "Although quick and wonderful posts remain witnessed to be a fantastic way to get popular, prolonged posts are becoming the preferred usually means of disseminating facts. Meatier posts are fantastic, and one,000-word content articles at the moment are welcome on the internet yet again. Nevertheless, the catch below is the fact that they've got for being segmented in these types of a means that it appears like your providing out very small bits of information. What sells the posting, nevertheless, will be the over-all"
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Our Universe is Hologram proven by Photographer

Anonymous Coward writes | 1 hour ago


An anonymous reader writes "On January 1 2000 a photographer began a observational study to prove holographic nature.The work was censored by the us government for being too advanced for the culture and the story about the genius was kept from the public..The Photographer is the person who deserves credit for proving our Parallel Universe is a Hologram. These photographs are raw images meaning zero post process.They are Mindblowing as they are the first documentation of the holographic taken and uploaded 2004/2006/2007 what is reality.?"
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download whatsapp on your computer

Edmund Quin (3795725) writes | 1 hour ago


Edmund Quin (3795725) writes "The best way to use WhatsApp on PC
Whatsapp is a program, allowed for the Smartphone users. It's now available for the computers at the same time, and you can use WhatsApp on PC. Though by downloading Bluestacks using Whatsapp isn't a demanding job, but many individuals are not able to install Bluestacks and thus they cannot use Whatsapp. The primary reason behind the inability to install the Bluestacks is unavailability of graphic card on the pc.

Home / Android Programs for PC — Utilities — Windows Utilities / How to use WhatsApp without Bluestacks
The way to use WhatsApp on PC without Bluestacks Using Wassapp
By Shristy Chandran / Android Apps for PC, Utilities, Windows Utilities

Whatsapp is no more an application, reserved for the Smartphone users. It is now available for the computers at the same time, and you can use WhatsApp on PC. Though using Whatsapp by downloading Bluestacks is not really a tough task, but many individuals are unable to install Bluestacks and thus they are unable to use Whatsapp. The principal cause of the inability to install the Bluestacks is unavailability of graphic card using the pc.

Whatsapp on pc without bluestacks

But now, you can follow the given process on the best way to use Whatsapp on PC without youwave and Bluestack for the exact same. Get the amazing Whatsapp on your own computer and remain connected around the globe, all with all your friends and beloved ones. Whatsapp is used widely by people all around the world for chatting, messaging and sending texts. Follow the specified method to use Whatsapp on PC:

Measures to use WhatsApp for PC

Wassapp is an application which can be installed on any windows operating system and it's a rather light in size application Bluestacks is not considerably lighter than that. There's no special requirement for getting Bluestacks on RAM size to enjoy image cards and it,.

It does not demand any image card for the functioning.
The precise attributes are offered which are virtually similar to WhatsApp mobile app.
Does not hang while it's on use.
Really light."

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Vagrant's New Share Feature

Anonymous Coward writes | 1 hour ago


An anonymous reader writes "The prime motive behind publishing this blog was to provide the budding/seasoned DevOps-ians a platform where they can learn on how to use the Vagrant Share Feature introduced in Vagrant 1.5.2"
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Ramesh Shivakumaran Gulftainer Company Limited plans ambitious future

xtina88jao (3809079) writes | 2 hours ago


xtina88jao (3809079) writes " Port management and logistics specialist Gulftainer has declared it has opted for Nexthink via its partner Anzemato to realise its plan to hit new growth targets by improving its IT infrastructure.

Gulftainer’s aim is to reach 35 terminals across five continents and handle around 18 million TEUs by 2020.

The ambitious project requires streamlined IT operations, with Nexthink, an end-user IT analytics specialist for security and workplace operations, meeting Gulftainer’s requirements.

The partnership means that Gulftainer will have total visibility of its IT environment, having the capacity to monitor changes on a daily basis to ensure safe and efficient port operations, as well as third-party logistics.

Vinay Sharma, group IT manager at Gulftainer, said of the move: "Real-time analytics from Nexthink brought significant benefits to Gulftainer and facilitated us to establish a more proactive IT support system that we did not have before.”

“We are able to implement compliance standards, IT governance, application standardisation, application use and real-time visibility of our IT infrastructure. Nexthink allows us to strengthen internal security, identify problems quickly and help support teams to provide faster response, lower-cost support while improving end-user satisfaction," Sharma added."

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How Microsoft dragged its development practices into the 21st century

nerdyalien (1182659) writes | 3 hours ago


nerdyalien (1182659) writes "As a web developer who joined the industry few years back, I had to practice Agile from day one. Despite the years of expereince and what I heard/learned in Agile related events (i.e. workshops, conferences), I always maintained a firm opinion that Agile would not scale in large projects. For me, it was the simple fact that there weren't enough strong case studies to explain how a large organization or a project successfully adopted Agile in their daily business. It seems tide has changed, and the Redmond giant has embraced Agile to deliver one of its flagship products. Is this the turning point for large scale Agile ?"
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The net worth of Ginuwine

Anonymous Coward writes | 3 hours ago


An anonymous reader writes "There are so many musicians in the world that have made their cash by dipping their palms in every pot. Although they begin with one career, they branch into some other careers that really help them to make the most of their life and assets in totality. This is why his celebrity net worth which is made identified later in this post is considered where it starts. Well, if you have watched the movie ‘Honey Daniels’, you will know what I am discussing. Elqin Baylor Lumpkin (Ginuwine) was one of the passing through, but harmful features in this hit film and this is so many years following he had produced his first appearance and taken the world by surprise. If you astonishing do not know Ginuwine properly, he is an extremely famous artist, dancer as well as actor. Sure, he is a 3 within 1 skill and is regarded as being one of the most effective, as well as respectful Rhythm and Blue (R&B) artists in the world. Ginuwine is very popular due to his many successful audio albums and also his characteristics and performances in some other movies. Also, he has worked on the soundtracks upon other movies like Barbershop, Males in African american II, and so forth. which has compensated a lot and still pays even today. All these equal to make his net worth quite a sum. All through their music job he has been nominated for several awards like the Soul Educate Music Honours, the Guess Awards along with the American Music Awards. Thus, with all of these amazing things to say about Ginuwine, you might be wondering now what he's actually worth or how much he's worth. Well, the wealth of Ginuwine offers rolled lower from the nights he started upward till today. So what is the true net worth of Ginuwine? Nicely, he is worth 14 million dollars which are incredible considering he's got not already been so deafening in the industry for some time now. However, he can make it clear by means of this worth determine that doing work in silence at times pays that letting the entire world into your company. Currently, he or she together with Tyrese as well as Tank includes a group known as ‘TGT’ and as a group, they recently released a good album which can be titled ‘3 Kings.' This new team has been expected to be a excellent stepping stone not just for your pet, but also for Tank and Tyrese. This is why the 11 million dollars Ginuwine worth’s now will certainly increase in the long run. Born within Texas around 1970, Ginuwine’s celebrity net worth is a thing to be happy about thinking about his age group and also how far he has come in this market. From the events of Slip N Slide, in order to Pony and so on, he has created his mark in the industry coupled with a massive beyond this concept will always adore him. Adam DeVine is famous for not only movies, but the two main sitcoms that he is the star off which is shown on the Comedy Central TV Network. Click here to know more about Celebrity Net Worth ."
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Linux Containers - Server Virtualization 2.0 : A Game Changer!

kumarudaya (1738574) writes | 3 hours ago


kumarudaya (1738574) writes "Linux Containers are taking us back to the efficient model of Single OS/Server for high performance/low cost. All the parties including Google has agreed to create a single container technology in Linux. Google says everything runs on container and creating 2 Billion containers/week. It's time for applications start designing for containers for higher efficiency."
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US eating habits improve a bit _ except among poor

Halolland (3808989) writes | 3 hours ago


Halolland (3808989) writes "CHICAGO (AP) — Americans' eating habits have improved — except among the poor, evidence of a widening wealth gap when it comes to diet. Yet even among wealthier adults, food choices remain far from ideal, a 12-year study found.

On an index of healthy eating where a perfect score is 110, U.S. adults averaged just 40 points in 1999-2000, climbing steadily to 47 points in 2009-10, the study found."

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New html element <picture> to make future web faster

nerdyalien (1182659) writes | 3 hours ago


nerdyalien (1182659) writes "At some point or another, haven't we all web developers spent unjustifiable number of hours trying to optimize a desktop site for mobile devices ? Responsive Web Designs (RWD) has given us the solution "develop once, works in every device"; however, still it downloads multi-MB images and resize them based on device screen resolution. Retrieving optimized images from the server, based on device (desktop, tablet, mobile) and its internet connection (fiber, mobile), has always been an open problem. Recently, number of freelance developers are tackling this with a new html element <picture>, which informs the web browser to download optimized image from the server. This tag to be featured in Chrome and FireFox browsers later this year. Will this finally deliver us faster web browsing on mobile devices, and pain-free web development experience ?"
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