Eric Erikson

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Lenovo makes some excellent value for money Chromebooks and the company has just refreshed its portfolio with three new models with Intel processors today.The smallest and also likely the most affordable will be the Lenovo Chromebook C340-11.The second one is the Lenovo Chromebook C340-15 which is the most powerful model and a third one labelled Lenovo Chromebook S340-14 which is kind of something in the middle.Prices of all the three models have not been revealed yet.The Chromebook C340-11 has an 11.6 inch, 1366 x 768 pixel touchscreen 360-degree convertible display and is powered by an Intel Celeron N4000 dual-core Gemini Lake processor.It has 4GB of RAM and 64GB of onboard storage.
Porsche has debuted the new 911 Carrera sports cars with both a coupe and a convertible breaking cover.Power for both Carrera version comes from the same 3.0-liter six-cylinder boxer engine that uses new turbochargers.The new turbos have smaller wheel diameters for turbines and smaller compressors.Power goes to the wheels via a new 8-speed dual-clutch PDK transmission that allows acceleration for the Carrera Coupe of 0-100 km/h in 4.2 seconds.Buyers who opt for the Sport Chrono Package reduce the 0-100 km/h time by 0.2 seconds.Both Carrera models use 19-inch 235/40 ZR tires on the front with 20-inch 295/35 ZR rear tires.
The American Heart Association reports that 116.4 million U.S. adults (46%) alone have hypertension, and it’s estimated that about 800,000 people die of cardiovascular disease complications each year.That makes it the leading cause of death for both men and women — not to mention one of most expensive to treat: The Center for Disease Control and Prevention puts the cost north of $320 billion.Redwood City, California-based Hello Heart hopes to turn things around with a digital wellness program targeted at employees.The capital infusion follows on the heels of a $9 million raise in March 2017, and CEO Maayan Cohen says it’ll enable Hello Heart to scale its sales team in the employers and health plan segments.“Our mission is to empower patients to understand and improve their health, and we’re very proud to be able to help them do it so effectively in heart health,” said Cohen, who cofounded Hello Heart in 2013 with Eran Keisar and Ziv Meltzer.“We’re in an exciting growth phase.”
All 86-year-old Arlene Kaganove wanted was a free bagel from American cafe chain Panera on her birthday.Instead, after signing up for the My Panera rewards programme, Kaganove was sent threatening emails demanding she pay $1,400 (£1,146) worth of bitcoin—in exchange for a supposed recording of her watching porn.“I am always signing up for whatever comes free on my birthday,” Kaganove told local Chicago station NBC 5.According to Kaganove, the extortionists sent her emails saying they had a recording of her watching porn.The reason she connected the dots to Panera was the emails noted the actual username and password she used to sign up for the My Panera account.And because Kaganove, unlike most of us, exercises extremely good security hygiene, she says the username and password were not used for any other account.
Today we’ve got a Pokemon GO Team GO Rocket action guide for you to take a peek at the dark side of the moon!This update to the game is not limited edition, but individual storylines within the Team Rocket universe are not long for this world!The PokemonGoApp Twitter account’s been delivering some strange Tweets this week.July 22nd, 2019, Professor Willow reported the first Rocket overtakes of PokeStops.If you saw a Rocket GO stop at this point, consider yourself lucky.On July 23, Willow looked a bit closer with Spark – and found a strange “aura” around Rocket Pokestops.
When Apple introduced Face ID on the iPhone X in 2017, many other companies were quick to launch their own version of the facial recognition technology.Now, however, it looks like Google will include not only facial recognition in the Pixel 4, but will take it a step further by including gesture-based controls, essentially meaning that you can use the phone without even touching it.Google showed off the tech in a new video posted to Twitter, in which a user can be seen unlocking the phone, then waving her hand to skip through songs on a playlist.This kind of tech could come in handy, for example, when your hands are dirty and you don’t want to touch your phone.Pixel4 Learn more https://t.co/PYY0AFcnyI pic.twitter.com/f9v51VbXWd— Made by Google (@madebygoogle) July 29, 2019
When is a 600Mbps connection not enough?When 700Mbps is available, according to Shenzhen-based phone manufacturer OnePlus, which has today claimed that the 5G connection on its OnePlus 7 Pro 5G handset is faster than rivals Samsung, LG and Oppo.According to the press release, the study was carried out independently by RootMetrics, and saw the company's researchers take a the 7 Pro 5G, along with a Samsung Galaxy S10 5G, as well as the LG V50 5G and Oppo Reno 5G, to various sites across London, and then measured the 5G speeds available.Reportedly, OnePlus's device achieved peak speeds of "nearly" 700Mbps, while Samsung managed only a lacklustre 550Mbps - with LG and Oppo clocking in at around 600Mbps.The test apparently used the speed achieved in the St Paul's area as a baseline, and also factored in speeds in the City, Kensington & Chelsea, Westminster, Covent Garden, Soho and on the South Bank.So why the difference in speeds?
Appen Greenely mäter energiförbrukningen i 80 000 svenska hushåll.Nu har bolaget också blivit en leverantör av el och tar in 26 miljoner kronor i nytt kapital.”Vi ska lansera i andra länder”, säger vd:n Tanmoy Bari.Greenely grundades 2014 av Mohammed Al Abassi, Tanmoy Bari och Fredrik Hagblom, som alla tre var studenter vid Kungliga tekniska högskolan, KTH.Genom att jämföra den med liknande hushåll erbjuder Greenely tips om hur kunden kan spara pengar och minska sitt klimatavtryck.Greenely hämtar data direkt från elnätsbolagen, med kundens medgivande, vilket innebär att konsumenterna inte behöver installera någon extra hårdvara i hemmet.
A Russian software developer, currently under American sanctions for its purported role in the Kremlin's interference with the 2016 US elections, is now selling spyware to governments.Researchers at security house Lookout today reported [PDF] that St Petersburg-based Special Technology Centre (STC) is developing and maintaining a commercial spyware tool known as Monokle.STC was among the Russian businesses hit last year with US economic sanctions for their supporting role in the GRU's election-meddling efforts.The Russian tech firm is said to have its hands in a number of fields, including UAVs, radio equipment and, now, surveillance software.Monokle targets Android devices by being added as a hidden payload in seemingly legitimate apps like Google Play or Skype.Most recently, Lookout says, the malware has used the names and icons of apps popular in Syria and the Caucasus regions in an effort to keep an eye on groups in those areas.
Then, by tapping supercomputers, physician-led teams could simulate how tumor cells behave to test millions (or billions) of possible treatment combinations.The therapy, however, helps only 10 to 20 percent of patients -- partly because the way in which cancer cells and immune cells mingle is complex and poorly understood.To begin uncovering the rules of immunotherapy, the team turned to a set of three tools:Agent-based modeling, which predicted the behavior of individual "agents" - cancer and immune cells, in this caseArgonne's award-winning workflow technology to take full advantage of the supercomputersA guiding framework to explore models and dynamically direct and track results
It may still be just July, but it’s already almost time for college kids and grad students to start preparing to go back to school for the semester.There’s a good chance you scored some sweet swag during massive midsummer savings events like Amazon Prime Day and Walmart’s Big Save event, but there’s still plenty of time to nab new electronics like laptops, tablets, printers, and more before school starts up again.Now ahead of back to school season, HP is offering deep discounts on its Omen, Omen 15T, and Omen 17T gaming laptops, with up to $350 in savings available.The rugged Omen features a 15.6-inch diagonal FHD display, an eighth-generation Intel Core processor, and Nvidia GeForce RTX 20 series graphics with real-time ray tracing and A.I.With easy access to HDD, SSD, and RAM, this HP Omen is a true gaming laptop, geared for smooth maintenance and upgrades.Overall, we consider HP one of our favorite laptop brands, and this entry-level gaming machine is a solidly affordable option.
The iconic American children’s television presenter Fred Rogers will be immortalised by Tom Hanks in a biographical film set for release in late 2019.Rogers hosted the Mister Rogers’ Neighbourhood programme for over 30 years, during which he entertained children, but also tackled difficult issues such as racism, divorce and death.HuffPost is part of Oath.Oath and our partners need your consent to access your device and use your data (including location) to understand your interests, and provide and measure personalised ads.Oath will also provide you with personalised ads on partner products.Select 'OK' to continue and allow Oath and our partners to use your data, or select 'Manage options' to view your choices.
Reconstruction of factories (the construction of modern parks and the removal of communications on racks) significantly prevents the penetration of petroleum products into the ground.However, wastes, accumulated as a result of the activities of oil refineries, continue to have a negative impact on the environment.The method developed at Samara Polytech will allow not only to monitor the state of groundwater, but also to predict the movement dynamics of the lens, on which depends the stability of the grounds under the building structures.- Without knowledge of the geophysical processes, hydrodynamics of groundwater, the regularities of their movement in the layers in this area, it is very difficult to predict the important parameters of the lens, its volume and the qualitative composition of oil products contained in it, - explains Olga Tupitsyna, who is the Project Manager, Doctor of Technical Sciences, Professor of the Chemical Technology and Industrial Ecology Department, Leading Specialist at the Scientific and Analytical Center for Industrial Ecology.Under her leadership, an interdisciplinary team of scientists and students of Samara Polytech has developed a groundwater research program that allows predicting the direction of lens movement during seasonal changes in water levels in water storages, with active operation of the water intake area, on exposure to the layer from the main production site of the enterprise.The resulting mathematical model will also determine the localization of the sources of concentration of petroleum products, quickly extract them and effectively clean the soil, ground and groundwater.
Speaking at a White House event honoring Apollo 11, Buzz Aldrin, the second man to walk on the Moon, said he's "disappointed" with the progress America's space program has made over the past 50 years."[I'm] disappointed in the progress in the past 50 years," Aldrin said at the event held in the Oval Office."We had a rocket, the Saturn 5.We have the [number one] rocket and spacecraft and they can’t get into lunar orbit.That’s a great disappointment to me."NASA's Administrator Jim Bridenstine, who was also at the event, said the space agency is "working on it."
Instagram said Thursday it's rolling out changes to how it decides what accounts to take down, a sign that the photo-sharing site is getting tougher about removing offensive content that violates its rules.The Facebook-owned company will start removing accounts that rack up a number of violations within a window of time.Currently, Instagram takes down accounts that have a certain percentage of content that violates its rules.An Instagram spokeswoman said it isn't sharing the exact number of violations or time frame because of concerns users will game the system."Similarly to how policies are enforced on Facebook, this change will allow us to enforce our policies more consistently and hold people accountable for what they post on Instagram," the company said in a blog post.The announcement comes during the same week that a man suspected of murdering a 17-year-old girl posted a photo of her bloody body on what appeared to be his Instagram account.
There are a lot of things you could want from a new TV.Amazon’s Prime Day was an excellent time to find deals on Apple products and Nintendo Switch deals, but it was the Walmart 4K TV deals that really drew people in.Samsung, Vizio, and LG TVs all getting excellent discounts right now during Walmart’s anti-Prime Day sale.With a massive $248 price cut, you can get this huge Vizio television for just $45o.The obvious draw of this TV is it’s size to price ratio.It’s not every day you find a huge TV for under $500, especially from one of the more popular brands like Vizio.
Microsoft was mighty proud of its shift to a “Windows as a Service” strategy almost four years ago.Redmond, however, seems to have swung to the other extreme in its desire to portray a company that can quickly respond to problems and feedback.Now it has to slow down and take stock of its obviously broken update process to ensure that what’s left of Windows 10 credibility won’t go down the drain.But while it sped up the releases, insiders report that everything inside Microsoft remained mostly the same, including the development process.Every update, both the bi-annual major Feature updates down to cumulative patches would bring problems of their own, sometimes totally unrelated from the bugs they fix.This can range from breaking compatibility with some peripherals to, worse, disappearing files.
Chromebooks are excellent laptops for everyone from back-to-school shopping students to bargain hunters searching for a convenient and affordable computer.During Amazon Prime Day this year (July 15-16), Prime members can save up to $240 on Chromebooks from Acer, ASUS, Lenovo, Samsung, and HP.Several Chromebooks are on sale this Amazon Prime Day 2019, which means these already cost-effective computers are going to be even more affordable.Since Google is involved, these laptops work seamlessly with the company's many applications, including Google Drive, Docs, Sheets, and more.Chromebooks are great for students heading back to school who want an easy way to take notes during class, check emails, and complete assignments.Max resolution: 1366 by 768 pixels
The Federal Trade Commission and Facebook have reportedly agreed on a $5 billion fine that would settle the FTC's privacy investigation into the social network.With Facebook having reported $15 billion in revenue last quarter, the $5 billion fine would amount to one month's worth of revenue.The FTC voted 3-2 to approve the settlement this week, with three yes votes from Republican commissioners and two no votes from Democrats, The Wall Street Journal reported today, citing anonymous sources.Democrats on the commission were "pushing for tougher oversight," the Journal wrote.Facebook fights to “shield Zuckerberg” from punishment in US privacy probeThe FTC hasn't announced the deal publicly.
Cadillac's supercharged LT4 V8 is a sweetheart, slapping the ever-loving heck out drivers with gobs of horsepower and torque -- and, of course, a raucous engine note to go along with it.And, if one report turns out to be true, it could also appear in something a little bit bigger.Cadillac is working on a muscled-up variant of the next-generation Escalade, Muscle Cars and Trucks reports, citing sources with knowledge of the project.Cadillac did not immediately respond to a request for comment, but automakers routinely decline to discuss products ahead of schedule, and Cadillac has not talked much about its new Escalade yet.While the sources didn't give MC explicit confirmation of the powertrain, they allegedly hinted at the aforementioned LT4, which puts out 650 horsepower and 650 pound-feet of torque in its hottest iteration.The V8 in question has lived in only three cars thus far: The Chevrolet Camaro ZL1, the Chevrolet Corvette Z06 (C7) and the Cadillac CTS-V.
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