Val Strefeler

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The first stage of SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket rests on the deck of a robotic ship called "Of Course I Still Love," seconds after touching down on Aug. 14, 2016.SpaceX has done it again.The private spaceflight company landed its Falcon 9 rocket for the sixth time in the last eight months early Sunday morning, pulling off the feat during the successful launch of the JCSAT-16 commercial communications satellite.The two-stage Falcon 9 lifted off from Florida's Cape Canaveral Air Force Station at 1:26 a.m. EDT Sunday, carrying JCSAT-16 toward a distant geosynchronous transfer orbit GTO .Photos: SpaceX Launches JCSAT-16 Satellite, Lands Rocket at Sea Less than 9 minutes later, the rocket's first stage came back for a pinpoint landing on the deck of a robotic ship called Of Course I Still Love You, which was stationed in the Atlantic Ocean a few hundred miles off the Florida coast.
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Spammers use illegal and misleading tactics to gather email addresses and entice recipients to respond to their messages.But if you really want to infuriate and violate, you ll need a plan.And remember, only a tiny percentage of the spammed patsies have to actually click for you to make money.Spam is illegal in many countries, including the United States and Canada.Of course, if you wanted to be a responsible email marketing professional, you would treat this as a list of what not to do.Instead, focus your energy on simply getting ahold of emails.
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La Fabrique DIY, who once showed us how to turn a drill and an old bicycle into a frisbee cannon, is back with another simple tutorial that involves building a phosphorescent glowing boomerang that will make you feel like an X-Men character every time you give it a throw.For the full effect you ll need a friend to film the boomerang s flight, along with some post-production magic to create those nifty trails.But even Hugh Jackman needs Hollywood to genuinely look and act like Wolverine, so don t feel cheated.
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Several patents by Nintendo have recently been released online, and some of the them suggest gesture support is coming toFirst spotted by users on NeoGAF, many of these new patents appear to be very similar to a report published by Eurogamer last month.One of the documents details the NX as a detachable device for a potentially handheld console, much like the machine itself is rumoured to be.The image below shows a patent for a controller-esque accessory that plugs into an information processing device, presumably the NX itself.Related: The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild - Everything we knowThe document itself is a bit of a slog to get through, but as many of us know, a picture can easily speak a thousand words.
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2016 marks the first year that mobile traffic surpassed desktop traffic, yet many businesses have still neglected to take mobile devices into account.Their websites aren t optimized for mobile search, and simply don t look good on phones and tablets.Not only does this cause frustrated users to leave the site, it s a big problem for your SEO as well.Here are five areas you must look at, if you want to succeed at mobile SEOThere are three types of mobile sites: responsive, dynamic serving, and parallel mobile site.Responsive site: Responsive Web Design is a technique that allows you to show the exact same website, with the same website code, but the site conforms or morphs , depending on the size of the screen.
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Yelp Inc. gained the most in three months after better-than-estimated quarterly profit and revenue spurred analysts to raise their recommendations on the user review site, citing strong local advertising and partnership deals.The shares rose 13 percent to $37.03 at 1:50 p.m., after earlier climbing as high as $37.57, the biggest intraday increase since May 6.Yelp s stock had gained 13 percent this year through Tuesday s close.We think there s significant room for strong revenue growth and margin expansion for Yelp as it remains relatively underpenetrated in local advertising, JPMorgan Chase & Co. analyst Doug Anmuth said Wednesday in a note.Yelp, which started in 2004 as one of the first companies to build a business on customer reviews, has been buffeted by competition for users and advertising by technology giants such as Facebook Inc. and startups including MunchAdo.In an effort to spur growth, Yelp pulled back from national brands to focus on local advertising, which now makes up more than 85 percent of its revenue, and increasing its partnerships.RBC Capital Markets analyst Mark Mahaney cited the strong growth in local ad revenue in upgrading his price target.The company continues to execute following a rocky 2015, he said in a note.Mahaney and Anmuth increased their target prices on the stock to $48 and $42, respectively.
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video Surveillance on the country's bathhouse is examined in the years of the several county boards.– camera Surveillance in the bathhouse is integritetskänsligt.We want to make sure you have permission and in this case, to take care of it properly, " says Emil Bay, administrator at the county administrative board in Stockholm.recent years have övervakningskamerans to be or not to be in the onsen discussed flitligt.the Number of sexual molestations on the bath house has increased in several places in the country and at the same time, put more cameras up.In earlier projects, as Sweden's 21 county administrative boards have made together, it has been shown that it often is the permission for the cameras, but it is common to all of the rules are not followed.
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Facebook has taken a major step towards combatting the practice of blocking online advertisements, by deploying tools to by-pass the popular browser add-ons.The social network says it is giving people more power to control what ads they do see, but ad-blocking software will no longer function on its desktop site.When we asked people about why they used ad blocking software, the company writes in a blog post, the primary reason we heard was to stop annoying, disruptive ads.As we offer people more powerful controls, we ll also begin showing ads on Facebook desktop for people who currently use ad blocking software.The new controls the firm speaks of will enable users to opt-out of receiving ads about certain things they ve liked or expressed interest in via their Facebook profiles.Related: Thanks for hearing us out
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Since the launch of the Facebook Messenger API, developers have flocked to chatbot development.Developers are now offering chatbot development services and creating chatbot builders.Here are a few issues, based on my observations, that all developers should look out for.I have used several platforms, including Wit.ai and API.ai, but developers are looking for better options when it comes to natural language processing.Conversations — understanding their context and the related language semantics — are hard.engines are not fully addressing that.So my first tip is to settle on a call-to-action for the user experience wherever possible.
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Asus ZenBook UX305C was almost a perfect midrange laptop, at least by my estimation.The cheaper models were missing extras like touchscreens or backlit keyboards and they weren t as fast as Dell s XPS 13 or the MacBook Pro, but they offered enough speed for most people and Asus got a lot of stuff right: $700 for a 1080p IPS screen, a sturdy build, a decent keyboard and trackpad, and a respectable 256GB of storage and 8GB of RAM.Asus follow-up to the UX305C is a slightly different riff on the same idea.The Zenbook Flip UX360CA hereafter Zenbook Flip or just Flip still uses Intel s Skylake Core M processors, still includes 8GB of RAM and a 256GB SSD, still uses a 1080p screen, is still really thin, and still starts at $700.A lot of what I liked about the old Zenbook design is still here, but a few things have been improved and, sadly, a few things have gotten worse.Look and feel: That flippin hinge
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Love it or hate it, Bleacher Report has undeniably shaken up the sports media landscape.The site has continued to build its audience after a $175-$200 million sale to Turner in 2012, and recently snagged a promised $100 million cash infusion from its parent tried to push beyond its early image as a bunchBut despite those changes, there
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Google today is announcing that it s open-sourcing pre-trained models for parsing text in 40 languages.Think of it as an extension of Google s decision in May to open-source the interestingly named Parsey McParseface English-language parser.The new parsers are available on GitHub under an open-source Apache license.Parsing language might not sound like a big deal — it involves looking at a sentence and picking out the nouns, verbs, adjectives, and so on.But Parsey McParseface works at Google scale, that is to say it is very good, good enough for machines to use it to understand users web search queries.Researchers can now take advantage of the technology in more languages without worrying about where they ll get the data for teaching the models.Googlers didn t stop at making Parsey McParseface fluent in more of the world s tongues.They ve also strengthened the underlying SyntaxNet natural language understanding library — it can now break up and analyze many words when they re stuck together, as they are in Chinese, and it can detect different meanings based on differences in spelling, better known as morophology.SyntaxNet is part of TensorFlow, Google s open-source framework for deep learning.
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In the bitter war between console and PC gamers, there is one statement neither side can find contentious.The beauty of the Xim4 USB hub is that it lets you destroy shit-talking kids as God intended: with a keyboard and mouse.Currently, both major consoles can accept keyboard and mouse input, but the designers of games like Destiny and Overwatch have purposely deactivated those inputs to keep precision mouse fraggers from having a significant advantage over their clumsy thumbed controller brethren.Reddit was full of people swearing by the Xim4 or claiming console pros swear by it.I couldn t confirm that claim, but I thought trying the Xim4 out was a nice alternative.But you still need to be able to tweak the settings, choose the games you want the Xim4 to work with, and bind all your keys to buttons on the controller.
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Spotify has launched a function referred to as the Release Radar as a means of automatic playlists with new singles from artists such service think you like.the New playlists every Friday.the Playlists contain up to two hours of music from artists you either comply or have listened to the most.the Idea of course is that you should not have to find the songs himself, and easily be able to take part of the new music from your favorites.According to Spotify will be the feature better and better the more you listen to Spotify, then it makes it easier to get a picture of your musical taste.Release Radar similar to the recommendations in the Play Music, with the difference that Google is not compiling ready-made playlists, but just spreading the word about new albums based on your preferences.
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Hosted and edited by: Tito HamzeCheck Out these 3 Android Games that Go Back to Basics for Hours of FunMeet the Phone That Gets a Full Day s Charge in 30 MinutesSee Who Made the List: Top Federal Contractors of 2016
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Over the years, Google has done many different style Google Doodles to recognize the Olympic games.In their own stylized way, these daily drawings and animations usually celebrate the specific sports and, more broadly, the athletes and countries competing in them.For the 2016 Rio Olympics, though, Google is starting with something very different.SEE ALSO: Why walk the golf course when you can use Bubba Watson's insane jetpack instead?Appearing on the Google search page early Friday, the doodle, which coincides with the Olympics' opening ceremonies in Rio, Brazil, features a minute-long YouTube video in which animated fruits from, according to Google, a fruit stand in Rio, compete in Olympic-style sports like marathons, spider-riding, water polo, bicycle racing and golf welcome back!Instead of gold, the fruit are competing for "freshest fruit" groan .
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It s already on its second version of the Gear VR headset – viewing goggles that let you experience immersive 360-degree content with select Samsung phones.Previously, we could only consume VR content, but a new crop of 360-degree cameras allow anyone to become content creators.A benefit is that it carries an IP5 rating for dust and water resistance.You can also make basic adjustments in the Settings menu, like viewing the battery status or changing from dual camera to single camera, video and photo size, and time-lapse interval and countdown timer.What we like is that there is a two-second timer default, adjustable in the settings menu after pressing the shutter button, giving you time to compose yourself in front of the camera, rather than just holding it.You can view the photos and videos saved on the memory card, or transfer content from the camera to the phone, which you can then share.
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The reader run community where, on Fridays, you can stop by and say hello, tell us about a hack you did this week or just chit chat the day away.So, the theme this week is oceans.This is me when it comes to oceans.I need to preface this by telling you all that I don t swim.That said, I ll wander to my waist if I have to, but I much prefer my cool, crisp Great Lakes to the salt encrusted thing you become when you get out of the ocean.I like boats, I like floating in the water, I live in an area in Michigan that is nothing but lakes, all-sports lakes, fairly large lakes.
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Pete is out this week, so Lance and I are joined by Mashable Product Analyst Ray Wong to talk about everything happening in the world of tech.We kick the show off with a discussion about Samsung s Galaxy Note 7 event.1:15 Lance and Ray were both at the product launch and had some time with the device to see how it works.The bottom line is that it s a very, very good phone.In fact, RayRay says it s the best Samsung ever.But make no mistake, it is expensive and the gang discusses how much it will cost 14:00 and how that positions the device.
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They are the companies that digitize the training - which you should keep an eye on.And there is no lack of startups trying to revolutionize education both in and outside the school.Available in Stockholm and New York, and has recently started to get into the uk market.net Sales: sek 6.9 million 2015Net profit: -2,4 millionthe Investors: 2015 invested venture capital company Spiltan, who also invested in, among others, the gaming company Paradox and crowdfundingplattformen Pepins, nearly sek 10 million in Digilär and thus had a holding of 49.9 per cent in the company.
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