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Linux 4.11 delayed for a week by NVMe glitches and ‘oops fixes’ – The Register

Monday, April 24, 2017

The Register hasn’t needed to spend much time covering Linux 4.11 because hiccups haven’t happened and Linux daddy Linus Torvalds’ comments have been sparse and measured, other than a slightly terse lesson on how to Pull properly. But today he’s posted that this version of Linux has hit a speed bump in the form of “NVMe power management that apparently causes problems on some machines.” “It’s not entirely clear what…

Microsoft Ups The Ante In Enterprise IoT and Edge Computing – Forbes

Monday, April 24, 2017

Microsoft has added new capabilities to its Internet of Things platform making it one of the first to support emerging industrial use cases such as Edge Analytics and device management. Source: Microsoft Azure IoT Suite Microsoft is one of the few companies to deliver end-to-end IoT capabilities covering the entire spectrum of solutions. From Windows 10 IoT Core to Power BI, the company offers a compressive set of IoT services…

These 9 Women Are Breaking All Kinds Of Fashion Rules… And We Can’t Get Enough – Huffington Post

Monday, April 24, 2017

Rules are made to be broken. Trendsetters know they can dress how they want no matter what the rules say, and all women should take note. Whether that means clashing colors or mixing and matching patterns, it’s time to embrace those faux pas. That’s why we’ve partnered with Nordstrom to ask fashion influencers about their favorite examples of women expressing their own unique style. The consensus? The only rule that…

Missing major: making fashion fit – University of Pittsburgh The Pitt News

Monday, April 24, 2017

Senior geology major Tomas Monti spends his free time sketching watch designs and raising funds for his watch company. Monti — co-founder and CEO of BJØRN Watch Company, a startup that will donate 10 percent of all sales to philanthropic organizations of the buyer’s choice — formed his startup based on instinct and his personal style rather than formal training. Since Pitt doesn’t offer a major or any coursework in…

An equation with two unknowns: How newspapers reacted to Macron and Le Pen wins in first round of French election – Telegraph.co.uk

Monday, April 24, 2017

Centrist Emmanuel Macron and far-Right populist Marine Le Pen advanced Sunday to a runoff in France’s presidential election, remaking the country’s political landscape and setting up a showdown over its participation in the European Union. Sunday’s outcome is a huge defeat for the centre-right and centre-left that have dominated French politics for 60 years, and also reduces the prospect of an anti-establishment shock on the scale of Britain’s vote last…

How student journalists got their peers to care about newspapers – Sioux Falls Argus Leader

Monday, April 24, 2017

CLOSE x Embed x Share O’Gorman High School students discuss being student journalists in the “fake news” era. (Joe Ahlquist / Argus Leader) Buy Photo O’Gorman High School senior Max Stenson, 18, works with Jason Van Engen, O’Gorman journalism teacher, on “The Scroll,” O’Gorman High School’s student newspaper, during class Tuesday, April 18, 2017, at O’Gorman High School in Sioux Falls.(Photo: Joe Ahlquist / Argus Leader)Buy Photo On the first…

10 changes Apple should make to put the Pro back in MacBook Pro – TechRepublic

Monday, April 24, 2017

Image: iStockphoto.com/Anil Bolukbas As an IT professional, you’re constantly bombarded with questions regarding the latest smartphones, computers, and devices. Your opinion, largely based on your experiences, is highly sought after—and it should be. After all, your work exposes you to equipment that the average user has no need for, such as high-end workstations and cutting-edge servers. But there’s also a lot of, shall we say, obsolete equipment you come across…

Head to head: How Le Pen and Macron compare – CNN

Monday, April 24, 2017

45 Congress Security The Nine Trumpmerica Markets Tech Media Personal Finance Luxury Stars Screen Binge Culture Media Business Culture Gadgets Future Startups Fashion Design Architecture Arts Autos Luxury Pro Football College Football Basketball Baseball Soccer How To Watch VR Archives U.S. International Español Arabic By James Masters and Euan McKirdy, CNN Updated 12:47 AM ET, Mon April 24, 2017 Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what’s happening in…

Feminism Is In Fashion – Huffington Post UK

Monday, April 24, 2017

I realised that feminism is well and truly in fashion when I was in New York during the city’s famous Fashion Week earlier this year. But it wasn’t the bloggers’ miles of digital coverage or my Instagram’s overwhelming feed of front row fashion news that gave me this revelation. Instead, it was my conversation with Freddy, my friends’ nine-year-old son, who made me reconsider feminism in fashion. Sitting over his…

France’s election reveals a new political divide – Washington Post

Sunday, April 23, 2017

Marine Le Pen (Olivier Hoslet/European Pressphoto Agency); Emmanuel Macron (Christophe Morin/Bloomberg) True to the spirit of 1789, the revolutionary French are a step ahead of everyone else. On Sunday, they became the first large Western country to ditch, in a major election, the center-right/center-left political-party structure that has dominated European politics since the Second World War. Neither Emmanuel Macron nor Marine Le Pen, the two candidates who emerged from the first…

History of measuring presidents’ first 100 days – CNN

Sunday, April 23, 2017

Washington (CNN)The first 100 days of a two-term presidency amount to about 3% of an eight-year span, but for decades the opening stretch of an administration has become the barometer of a commander in chief’s governing power, or lack thereof. No matter how much I accomplish during the ridiculous standard of the first 100 days, & it has been a lot (including S.C.), media will kill! — Donald J. Trump…

North Korea is said to detain another US citizen – The Boston Globe

Sunday, April 23, 2017

SEOUL — North Korea has detained a US citizen, the Swedish Embassy in Pyongyang and a university chancellor said Sunday, raising the number of Americans thought to be held by the secretive nation to three. The arrest, if confirmed, would further complicate Washington’s relations with the country at a particularly tense moment. Advertisement The man, Tony Kim, who also goes by his Korean name, Kim Sang-duk, was detained on Saturday,…

Showdown looms as Trump demands funding for wall on US-Mexico border – Washington Post

Sunday, April 23, 2017

President Trump and White House officials pressed congressional Republicans on Sunday to use the looming threat of a government shutdown to win funding for a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, a top priority for the administration as it nears the symbolic 100-day mark. Trump wants funding to be included in a spending measure that would keep the government open past April 28, a determined effort that has prompted a possible…

Housefire kills 3 children, 2 adults in Queens – Washington Post

Sunday, April 23, 2017

Five people, including three children, died in a Sunday afternoon house fire that engulfed a single-family home in New York City. The blaze spread to other houses and injured neighbors. The fire broke out shortly after 2:30 p.m. in the Queens Village neighborhood of Queens. News footage showed flames burning through the roof and destroying upstairs rooms of the two-story house as smoke poured from it. “This is a devastation of…

Germany approving far fewer Afghan asylum-seekers: newspaper – Reuters

Sunday, April 23, 2017

BERLIN Germany approved just under 48 percent of asylum applications from Afghan migrants in the first two months of 2017, down from close to 78 percent in 2015, the Passauer Neue Presse German newspaper reported on Sunday. The newspaper, citing a response from the German interior ministry to a parliamentary query by the Left party, said the government rejected 14,403 of the 27,639 asylum applications considered in January and February….

Russia hacked Danish defense for two years, minister tells newspaper – Reuters

Sunday, April 23, 2017

COPENHAGEN Russia has hacked the Danish defense and gained access to employees’ emails in 2015 and 2016, NATO member Denmark’s defense minister told newspaper Berlingske on Sunday. The report comes at a time when several Western governments, including the United States, France and Britain, have accused Russia of resorting to hacking to influence elections — allegations Moscow has repeatedly dismissed as baseless. A report from the Danish Defense Intelligence Service’s…

Star-Ledger wins journalism, advertising awards in N.J. Press Association contest – NJ.com

Sunday, April 23, 2017

HAMILTON — The Star-Ledger was presented with 32 journalism awards Thursday in the New Jersey Press Association’s Better Newspaper Contest. In all, journalists representing NJ Advance Media, which other titles also includes The South Jersey Times, The Times of Trenton and The Express-Times of Easton (Pa.), won 39 awards in the annual contest. The contest recognizes the best work in the state. The awards were presented at a dinner at the…

This tech investor is running full-page newspaper ads to convince Elon Musk to dump Trump – Recode

Sunday, April 23, 2017

A Silicon Valley investor on a quest to pressure Elon Musk into terminating his relationship with President Donald Trump has taken his fight to the pages of the New York Times and other national newspapers In a series of full-page ads running Sunday, Doug Derwin called on the Tesla and SpaceX leader to “stand up against Trump,” citing the fact that the new president is a “disaster for the fight…

French exit polls point to showdown between right-wing firebrand and unconventional centrist – Washington Post

Sunday, April 23, 2017

PARIS — An anti-immigrant firebrand and an unconventional centrist were set Sunday to advance to a runoff in a tight race for France’s president, according to exit polls released immediately after balloting closed. If confirmed, the results set up a sharp confrontation between those who embrace globalization and those who want to roll it back. Centrist Emmanuel Macron placed first and far-right leader Marine Le Pen placed second in initial exit…