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Business Installing the latest Windows 10 patches may slow down PCs
Author: 0 Installing the latest Windows 10 patches may slow down PCs

In some cases, it may take time for security updates to be delivered to systems, particularly for devices that have been turned off or not connected to the Internet (offline). "Intel has begun providing software and firmware updates to mitigate these exploits", says the company's newsroom website. "We're aware of this industry-wide issue and have been working closely with chip manufacturers to develop and test mitigations to protect our customers", said Microsoft .

Author: 0 Security flaws put virtually all phones, computers at risk

And the problem could affect much more than just personal devices. Google's Cloud VP, Ben Treynor Sloss, said in a statement on Wednesday that since this time, the company's engineering teams have been working to protect customers from the flaw "across the entire suite of Google products", including Google Cloud Platform (GCP), G Suite applications, and the Google Chrome and Chrome OS products.

Author: 0 Plane catches fire after runway collision at Toronto airport

Passengers are heard screaming. Emergency crews were on hand and responded immediately, she said. Toronto Pearson said that "fire and emergency services have responded and passengers have been evacuated" following the incident, which "impacted" some flight operations at the airport´s Terminal Three.

Business Singapore Private Sector PMI Slows Sharply In December - Nikkei
Author: 0 Singapore Private Sector PMI Slows Sharply In December - Nikkei

The update comes as output in the United Kingdom manufacturing industry achieved "solid growth" last month, but eased back from a near four-and-a-half-year high when separate PMI data was released on Tuesday. The survey of business activity showed the 17th consecutive month of growth in the services sector, which accounts for nearly 80 per cent of annual output from the economy.

Business Christmas tree collection January 13
Author: 0 Christmas tree collection January 13

That tree in the living room can't stay there. But now ... now it just needs to go. "The trees will be chipped into mulch and used to beautify community parks, eventually decomposing into valuable humus to nourish and renew the soil", she said.

Business Flight Diverted to Alaska After Man Smears Waste Everywhere
Author: 0 Flight Diverted to Alaska After Man Smears Waste Everywhere

Lt. Holler said the man did not try to interfere with the flight crew, and was cooperative when questioned by airport police officers and the F.B.I. The Boeing 777 ended up having to be grounded overnight whilst the aircraft was disinfected and cleaned up.

Author: 0 Is Credit Suisse Positive On Shares of Marathon Petroleum (NYSE:MPC)?

The stock increased 1.34% or $0.68 during the last trading session, reaching $51.3. The stock trades on a P/S of 0.46, which suggests that the shares are attractive compared with peers. Therefore 45% are positive. Marathon Oil Corporation had 99 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Tuesday, January 26 the stock rating was maintained by Credit Suisse with "Outperform".

Business Nissan Wants to Improve Vehicle Handling by Reading Your Mind
Author: 0 Nissan Wants to Improve Vehicle Handling by Reading Your Mind

Though, generalizing have never been good, and for different automakers like Nissan, the idea of taking the "driver" out of driving has a whole new meaning. When the auto is in self-driving mode, the same system can monitor the driver for signs of discomfort and take corrective action. This technology works on a predict and detect system.

Business Gas prices could soon reach $3 a gallon
Author: 0 Gas prices could soon reach $3 a gallon

That price is three cents more than last week and is eight cents more per gallon compared to this day previous year. The report also predicts that the West Coast will see the highest daily averages in 2018, with Vancouver expected to have a highest daily average of $1.46 to $1.52.

Business FCC head Ajit Pai skips CES tech show after threats
Author: 0 FCC head Ajit Pai skips CES tech show after threats

Ajit Pai, the FCC Chairman who spearheaded a controversial effort to repeal open internet laws in the United States, has cancelled plans to attend major tech industry conference CES at the last minute. Pai and his two fellow Republican commissioners said in comments accompanying the order that it's a way to "restore internet freedom" and called the earlier FCC rule a "mistake" that led to less investment, particularly by smaller internet service providers.

Author: 0 Coinbase cryptocurrency exchange shoots down Ripple support rumors

Unlike Bitcoin , which is now trading at $15,139, Ripple is still affordable and interest in investment has grown quickly, especially in light of speculation that the lesser-known cryptocurrency would eventually make it onto major platforms such as Coinbase.

Business Constellation Brands lower after earnings update
Author: 0 Constellation Brands lower after earnings update

Deutsche Bank initiated coverage on shares of Constellation Brands in a research note on Wednesday, December 13th. They issued a "buy" rating and a $244.00 price objective for the company. The stock was sold at an average price of $210.10, for a total transaction of $616,643.50. Following the completion of the sale, the vice president now owns 72,924 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $15,825,237.24.

Business The largest prime number ever has just been discovered
Author: 0 The largest prime number ever has just been discovered

However, the search requires complicated computer software and collaboration as the numbers get increasingly harder to find. The number was found on Boxing Day by a 51-year-old American electrical engineer called Jonathan Pace, who had been hunting for primes on his PC for 14 years.

Business Red Deer area unemployment rate still lowest in Alberta
Author: 0 Red Deer area unemployment rate still lowest in Alberta

Meanwhile average hourly earnings edged up, rising 0.3 per cent from the previous month when they increased by a downwardly revised 0.1 per cent. Wages were up 2.5 per cent year-on-year in line with expectations. That number has come down significantly since it peaked at 9.1 million in 2010. But many in the province are still having trouble finding work. Shortly after the recession, employers and hiring managers could pick and choose employees because unemployment was so high.

Business Unilever to close UK Colman's mustard factory
Author: 0 Unilever to close UK Colman's mustard factory

Manufacturing of other products will move to other sites in the United Kingdom, mainly at Burton upon Trent, while other work will move to Germany. The mustard-maker Colman's is to leave Norwich after 160 years following a decision by parent company Unilever to move production to Germany.

Business Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to Explore Cryptocurrencies and Decentralization in 2018
Author: 0 Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to Explore Cryptocurrencies and Decentralization in 2018

Will 2018 be a good year for Facebook? This year's challenge comes from a very different place - and carries more of the gravity that's expected from the top executive of such an influential company. (The first four words of Facebook's mission have always been "give people the power".) Back in the 1990s and 2000s, most people believed technology would be a decentralizing force.

Business Konark Sun Temple to feature in new Rs 10 note!
Author: 0 Konark Sun Temple to feature in new Rs 10 note!

The colour base of the new currency notes will be chocolate brown and it will bear the picture of the Sun Temple in Odisha's Konark town. The new currency note will have the same height of 63mm as the current ten rupee note but the width will be 123 mm - slightly lesser than the 137 mm width of the existing note.

Business Iceland holds the torch for gender equality, illegalises paying men more
Author: 0 Iceland holds the torch for gender equality, illegalises paying men more

Starting this week, companies in Iceland are required to demonstrate that they pay male and female employees fairly - without gender discrimination. The UK was in 15th place past year, with a 16.% pay gap between men and women, the London Evening Standard says. Saying that women should be paid equally to men (as the United States does) is great, but as the ongoing (though slightly narrowing) wage gap indicates, it is not almost the same as devising a system to ensure that salaries ...

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