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Some roles have been significant hello, Mike Tyson in The Hangover while others have been just small appearances, like LeBron James in that one episode of Entourage.But some athletes have followed up illustrious sporting careers with significant acting roles on both the small and big screen, bringing impactful performances of a totally different kind than their time on the court, the field, or even the ring.Johnson has enjoyed so much success in the acting biz that it s sometimes easy to forget he became famous as an extremely popular professional wrestler.Scratch that: who can forget that signature raised eyebrow and do you smell what The Rock is cooking catchphrase?While he still works with the WWE from time to time, Johnson is a bonafide superstar.He most recently appeared in the latest film in the Fast and the Furious franchise Furious 7, has multiple other franchises in the works, and serves as star and executive producer of HBO s Ballers.
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A robot's careful control of a needle has allowed doctors to completely remove the clot in retinal vein thrombosis for the first time.If the idea of something touching your eye makes you a bit queasy, you certainly won t like a medical innovation involving a robot, a needle, and your retinal vein.All the same, it s an important development in the field of ophthalmology.Belgian eye surgeons became the first to use a surgical robot to operate on a patient with retinal vein occlusion this week, with the robot employing a truly minuscule needle to do its work.Measuring barely 0.03 millimeters, the needle was used to inject a clot-dissolving drug into the patient s retinal vein.If the proof is in the pudding, consider this operation dessert.
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Insinöörikunnan mediaanipalkka kasvoi viime vuonna 2,4 prosenttia edellisvuodesta 3 992 euroon kuukaudessa.Keskiarvopalkka kasvoi samana ajanjaksona 1,2 prosenttia 4 211 euroon.Asia selvää Insinööriliiton viime vuonna tekemästä selvityksestä, jonka tulokset julkistettiin perjantaina.Palkkojen yleiskorotukset ovat insinööreillä olleet maltillisia, yleisimmin noin 0,4 prosenttia.Ne ovat auttaneet palkkojen ostovoiman säilyttämisessä, mutta ansiotason parantaminen on selvityksen mukaan edellyttänyt insinöörin omaa aktiivisuutta, kuten työtehtävien muuttamista tai työpaikan vaihtamista.Vastavalmistuneiden ansiot eivät kasvaneet, mutta työllisyystilanne oli hieman edellisvuotta parempi.
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First, let s make this clear: Apple may want to make a vaporizer for industrial purposes.But let s say this, too: With marijuana legalized for recreational and/or medical use in 28 states and counting, there s a giant market opportunity for tech companies to produce devices related to pot consumption.And we know that Apple likes money — so much, in fact, that it parks hundreds of billions of dollars in cash outside the country so it can go on holiday to roll around in it while keeping Uncle Sam s filthy, tax-grabbing mitts off it.That Apple and weed could make for a lucrative match is unquestionable — the brand has world-class pull, and the company makes some awfully sleek devices.Whether Apple will go that route remains unknown outside the company.However, a patent application made public Jan. 26 by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office indicates the Cupertino firm is looking into a device that could perhaps be used for the consumption of pot and THC-bearing extracts.Apple applied in July to patent an apparatus for vaporization or sublimation of a substance.But what substance?SiliconBeat asked Apple, Hey, man, do you put weed in this vaporizer thing?or words to that effect.But we re hopeful: Maybe Apple noted our request and really meant to answer, but then forgot.Or got sidetracked looking for its keys.
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Search Marketing Expo – SMX West returns for its 10th year completely retooled with with tactic-rich sessions for SEOs and SEMs.Programmed by the Search Engine Land team, the agenda features 60 sessions, keynotes, clinics and special tracks by Google and Bing to fit your experience and skill level, whether you re a veteran or just getting started.As past attendees can attest, you ll leave the show with new tactics you ll implement immediately.From the emergence of AI, algorithm changes, new ad formats like ETAs, call extensions, voice search and beyond, you ll leave SMX West with tactics, tips and techniques you ll implement immediately to drive traffic, convert visitors and grow your business.SEO For Google s Mobile-First Index & Mobile-Friendly WorldExplore techniques for performing and audit in a mobile-first world to ensure that content, links, metadata and structured data are compliant, regardless of how your site is accessed by users.
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Every January, Glassdoor publishes its list of the best jobs of the year.For the second year in a row, the top spot goes to data scientist."This report reinforces that the best jobs are highly-skilled and are staying ahead of the growing trend toward workplace automation," Dr. Andrew Chamberlain, Glassdoor's chief economist, tells Business Insider.He explains that the skills helping workers stay ahead of automation are creativity, judgment, and flexibility."Those are aspects of work that are extremely difficult to automate, and having them allows workers to team up with technology to become more productive, rather than simply being replaced by it," Chamberlain says."Many of the jobs on this list require proficiency in these 'soft' skills," he explains.
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It is relatively simple to install the official Nougat-update by using an app called Hicare.Well in the application, change the region to English – UK , then you press it a little odd translated Users as early updated OS .You will then be sent on to the setup menu to install the Nougat on your phone.the Update weighs in at 2,38 GB and in addition to the good as Nougat contains as improved battery life, by a more developed Doze, where the phone goes into a kind of hibernation so they have now the possibility to run two applications simultaneously on the screen.Now we also have the Huawei's built-in launcher a applåda if desired.the Trick is not waterproof and only work for some users.
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The controversial app, which later rebranded as Down, was acquired by Singapore-based dating startup Paktor they re um…hooking up .The terms of the deal were not disclosed, but we re told it was several million.Colin Hodge, founder and CEO of Down, is joining the Paktor team and will keep both the Down and Sweet apps operating.Bang With Friends started as a late-night side project and took off like a rocket – we hit 1M signups in less than 3 months, Hodge says of their 2013 launch.Hodge says they have a $1 million annual revenue run rate stemming from in-app purchases.They also had minimal costs because he had been the only full-time employee lately, down from six staffers in its earlier days.
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Despite its massive success with viewers, Google always had a hard time convincing advertisers that its video platform was the best place for them to reach their target audiences.Now, Google promises to give advertisers and agencies better tools to measure their reach and target specific audiences — all with a focus on mobile.As Google notes in today s announcement, 50 percent of YouTube views now happen on mobile.For advertisers, this means that many of the old tracking technologies that worked well on the desktop don t work all that well on mobile though if you re a user who would prefer not to be tracked, that may actually be a good thing .While technologies like pixels and cookies still have a role in the broader ecosystem, most were built for a single screen—neither pixels nor anonymous cookies were designed for the ways in which users increasingly watch content on YouTube, like on the mobile app or in the living room, YouTube director of product management Diya Jolly writes today.This can lead to inconsistent measurement and less relevant ads across screens, making it harder for people to control the ads they see or the data used to show them.
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Hardcore PC gamers and esports pros will find a lot to like about AOC's new curved display thanks to its size, resolution, and carrying handle.Display manufacturer AOC revealed a new desktop monitor on Thursday called the Agon AG352UCG.Serving as the latest addition to the company s Agon line of panels, the 35-inch display sports a small curvature radius of 2,000mm, Nvidia s G-Sync technology, and a native resolution of 3,440 x 1,440.The company believes this panel is the perfect solution for esports professionals despite its size thanks to a nifty carrying handle for easy transportation between tournaments.For those not familiar with Nvidia s G-Sync technology, it only works with Nvidia s GeForce-based desktop graphics cards and its discrete GPUs for laptops.These graphics chips output a number of rendered frames per second just like video, but how fluid the framerates are depend on the underlying hardware, causing fluctuating rates.
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Sparta har tagit fram en plattform som med hjälp av olika tävlingar peppar säljare på olika organisationer att göra ett bra jobb.Enligt vd och grundare James Pember handlar det inte om att uppmuntra någon gammaldags, sunkig säljkultur - utan snarare om att göra det till ett roligt spel på ett modernt sätt.Bolaget har nu avtal med en rad stora kunder, som Metro, Coca-Cola, Telia och Volkswagen.Totalt har man 150 betalande kunder.Nyligen tog Sparta även steget in i Finland där man tecknat avtal för tusen anställda på Viasat.Sparta tar betalt av bolagen per anställd som använder tjänsten.
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Here comes the Sun, in all its terrifying glory.New up-close-and-personal shots from the Atacama Large Millimeter/Submillimeter Array ALMA in Chile reveal a very large sunspot that looks remarkably like the Eye of Sauron.According to the European Southern Observatory ESO , ALMA used radio interferometry to create the images, meaning it used antennas to receive radio waves from the Sun.Sunspots are oases of relative coolness on the Sun s visible surface, called the photosphere.While sunspots are often pretty large, this one captured by ALMA could fit roughly two Earths in it.It s also rather pretty, in a chaotic way.
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Across the universe, unsuspecting galaxies are literally getting the life sucked out of them.Though the culprit is still at large, a team of researchers at the International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research ICRAR in Western Australia is working tirelessly to crack the case—and to restore law and order.International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research ICRARAfter examining 11,000 galaxies using the Sloan Digital Sky Survey and Arecibo Legacy Fast ALFA survey, the team concluded that a process called ram-pressure stripping—which forces gas out of galaxies—is more common than previously imagined.It s a quick death, because without gas, galaxies are unable to produce more stars.The group s findings were published on January 17th in the Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society.
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the International monetary fund IMF is also cautious Us the next president Donald Trump economic measures.the IMF expects that Trump promised by the measures the Us economy get only a moderate push, told the news agency Bloomberg.Trump has promised to cut taxes and boost consumption of infrastructure, but he is at the same time threatened to impose tariffs on trading partners like China and Mexico.Such punitive measures can raise resentment and cause retaliation.Trump practical action will clarify internally more after he's stepped officially office January 20. day.the IMF pääekonomi Maurice Obstfeld said that the United states economic policy to the largest uncertainty set of a wider range of risk factors .
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The impact these breaches have on businesses is nothing less than catastrophic.Not only do firms risk losing vital data and information to cybercriminals, but attacks can also result in them losing a lot of money.In fact, a study conducted in 2016 by internet service provider Beaming claimed that breaches cost UK companies a total of £34 billion around $42 billion, AU$56 billion annually.Platforms: Windows Threats covered: Antivirus, anti-spyware, anti-malware Users/nodes: 1-100 Free trial: 30-daysAvast produces some of the most popular antivirus and anti-malware software packages out there, and it also has a solution for business users.It constantly searches for suspicious files that could render your business systems and servers useless, and runs a boot-time scan every time your computers load up to find any deeply buried malware.
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Lyft, the smaller upstart in the ride-hailing wars, is nipping at competitor Uber s wheels.The smaller San Francisco-based company, until now unique in that it showed no interest in global domination, apparently has made an about-face.Lyft is planning to expand internationally, and will reveal more details this year, a person with knowledge of the plans told CNBC.Lyft declined to comment directly on the CNBC report.In an email, spokesman Adrian Durbin told SiliconBeat: We continue to have strong relationships with our international partners and will explore additional ways of working together.News of Lyft s potential international expansion, reported Friday night by CNBC, follows revelations that Lyft also may be closer to profitability than rival Uber.Lyft lost about $600 million last year after pulling in $700 million in revenue, a person with knowledge of Lyft s finances confirmed to SiliconBeat.That s an improvement over 2015, when Lyft lost twice as much as it made.The company expects those losses to shrink even more this year, and plans to be profitable by 2018, according to the same person.The Information first reported on Lyft s 2016 finances Thursday.That means Lyft could be the first to make a profit.Rival Uber was on track to lose $2.8 billion last year after making $6 billion in revenue, The Information reported.Lyft completed more than 160 million rides last year, more than triple its number in 2015, the company announced in a blog post last week.The ride-hailing startup is much smaller than competitor Uber — Lyft is worth $5.5 billion, compared to Uber s $68 billion, according to CB Insights.
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EyePyramid operation targeted politicians and business leadersA hacking operation featuring the EyePyramid trojan successfully compromised the systems of numerous high-profile Italian targets, including two former prime ministers, say Italian police.High-profile targets were targeted by a spear-phishing campaign that served a remote-access trojan codenamed "EyePyramid" as a malicious attachment.Targets of the spying included bankers, businessmen and even several cardinals.The president of the European Central Bank, Mario Draghi, and two former Italian prime ministers, Matteo Renzi and Mario Monti, were among targets of the campaign, according to a copy of an Italian arrest warrant obtained by Politico.The malware was used to successfully exfiltrate over 87 gigabytes worth of data – including usernames, passwords, browsing data, and other files – from compromised systems.
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the Forest industry association's pääekonomistit be transferred Maarit Lindström is also self-owners.doctor of Philosophy Maarit Lindström, has been appointed Finnish Forest industries federation's leader and pääekonomistit.Maarit Lindström start in his new role of the Forest industry, 26. January.He will also become the organization's executive committee member.I See forests in my own world in my photographs, I very diversity.the economist's perspective of the forest and wood is made through the history of Finnish products to the international market and thus been exhausted, well-being and income.
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Rockchip just launched a new processor at the CES 2017 held in Las Vegas, it s the RK3328.The new SoC will be able to play 4K videos with H.265, H.264 and VP9 codecs, other than that it ll feature HDR, HDMI 2.0, USB 3.0 and Gigabit Ethernet to say a few.Rockchip RK3328 STB SoC: SpecificationsProcessor – Quad core Cortex A53 @ up to 1.5 GHzGPU – ARM Mali-450MP2Memory I/F – DDR3/DDR3L/DDR4 with large memory supportVideo Output – HDMI 2.0a with HDCP 2.x/1.4 up to 4K @ 60 Hz with HDR10/HLG support, CVBS outputVideo Processor4K UHD H.264, 10-bit H.265 and VP9 video decoder1080p H.265/H.264 video encoderAudio – Embedded audio DACPeripheralsembedded USB 3.0 interfaceDual Ethernet interface: RGMII reduced gigabit media-independent interface Fast Ethernet PHY8 channel I2S interface supporting PDM/TDMTS and smart card interface, with support for CSA 2.0Security – TrustZone, Secure Video Path, Secure Boot, OTPThe new SoC won t just be able to run Android 7.1 and Linux, though.It will indeed also support with OP-TEE secure OS, DRM support for Widewine L1 and Microsoft PlayReady.The CPU architecture, which is similar to the older Amlogic S905, is a bit less performing on the GPU side, which doesn t really matter for playing video but it does with games, which will undoubtedly run worse.As mentioned earlier the new Rockchip RK3328 will also support USB 3.0, dual Ethernet of which one can be Gigabit compliant and tuner support.We still aren t aware of the price of the RK3328 or when it ll be available, for that matter.Stay tuned to know more!
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A Syrian refugee in Germany is suing Facebook's European branch and a user of the social network because of fake news, the Frankfurter Allgemeine reports.A picture of Anas Modamani taking a selfie with German Chancellor Angela Merkel was posted all over social media when it was takenBut the comment section below the picture was used to accuse Modamani of crimes he did not commit and to spread fake news.
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