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  • Google to publish user location data to help govts tackle virus

    04/03/2020 2:53:01 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 80 replies
    France24 ^ | April 3, 2020
    Paris (AFP) - Google will publish location data from its users around the world from Friday to allow governments to gauge the effectiveness of social distancing measures put in place to combat the COVID-19 pandemic, the tech giant said. The reports on users' movements in 131 countries will be made available on a special website and will "chart movement trends over time by geography," according to a post on one of the company's blogs. Trends will be display "a percentage point increase or decrease in visits" to locations like parks, shops, homes and places of work, not "the absolute number...
  • Grocery Store Reports: Location And Status- Post Here

    03/14/2020 7:15:20 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 238 replies
    03/14/20
    I am in Cary, North Carolina. Here is what I just saw.Just came back from the Harris Teeter off of270 Grande Heights DrHarrison Pointe Shopping CenterCary, NC 27513This store is normally well stocked, and you never have trouble finding anything. This morning it was about 65% full. Cleaning supplies, TP, meat, milk and bread were all very low or gone. The body washes were low. There were lots of empty shelves.I was listening to the the employee at the cash register. She said there were a lot of people coming into the store and buying anywhere from $600 to $800...
  • Air Force selects locations for B-21 aircraft

    05/03/2018 9:17:34 PM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 42 replies
    Dyess Air Force Base ^ | May 02, 2018 | Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs
    WASHINGTON (AFNS) -- The Air Force announced that the B-21 Raider will replace B-1 Lancer and B-2 Spirit aircraft at three existing bomber bases beginning in the mid-2020s. The Air Force selected Dyess Air Force Base, Texas; Ellsworth AFB, South Dakota; and Whiteman AFB, Missouri, as reasonable alternatives to host the new B-21 aircraft. Using the current bomber bases will minimize operational impact, reduce overhead, maximize re-use of facilities, and minimize cost, Air Force officials said. "Our current bomber bases are best suited for the B-21," said Secretary of the Air Force Heather A. Wilson. "We expect the first B-21...
  • Casanova Who Cheated 20 Women Arrested

    07/06/2015 10:31:05 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 17 replies
    ASIAONE ^ | Monday, Jul 6, 2015
    It was the end of the road for a Casanova who has swindled about 20 women of their money and jewellery when he was arrested by police. The 34-year-old man was believed to have been involved in 20 fraud cases amounting to about RM155,000 (S$55,000). [US$40,600] Identifying himself as Aidid Iskandar, Afzan Iskandar and Hafis, the man would approach his victims on Facebook and sweet-talk them into believing he was sincere. The father-of-three is said to have cheated about 20 women between the ages of 28 and 38 of their cash and jewellery in two years. Brickfields police chief Asst...
  • Why Context is Important – the Lesson of Caesarea Philippi

    06/01/2015 7:36:24 AM PDT · by RnMomof7 · 32 replies
    Fishing The Abyss ^ | September 25th, 2006 | unsigned
    A number of people have recently asked me – directly and indirectly – why context is important in studying scripture. Or to be more accurate, why the original Hebrew context is important. In Rabbinic fashion (how appropriately), I would like to answer this question in the form of a story. One that many Christian readers will be familiar, yet unfamiliar, with. It begins like this: Jesus and his disciples went on to the villages around Caesarea Philippi. (Mark 8:27) For the casual reader with no geographical context, this sounds no different than “Jesus took the disciples down the road to...
  • Best retirement places?

    02/13/2015 8:22:22 PM PST · by TurboZamboni · 170 replies
    Myself ^ | 2-13-15 | TZ
    Looking for a place with moderate climate,stable government,low crime rate, predominantly English speaking and is not anti-gun .Where someone on a fixed lower income can afford to not have to live like a rat.
  • HUD's New 'Fair Housing' Rule Establishes Diversity Data for Every Neighborhood in U.S.

    07/22/2013 11:12:16 AM PDT · by Phinneous · 31 replies
    Cyber News Service ^ | 7/22/2013 | Susan Jones
    (CNSNews.com) - To ensure that "every American is able to choose to live in a community they feel proud of," HUD has published a new fair-housing regulation intended to give people access to better neighborhoods than the ones they currently live in.
  • Tech companies urge U.S. to ease secrecy rules on national security probes (PRISM: A Love Story)

    06/11/2013 11:14:34 PM PDT · by JohnHuang2 · 27 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 6-12-2013 | Craig Timberg and Cecilia Kang
    <p>Technology companies stung by the controversy over the National Security Agency’s sweeping Internet surveillance program are calling on U.S. officials to ease the secrecy surrounding national security investigations and lift long-standing gag orders covering the nature and extent of information collected about Internet users.</p>
  • Wheres Vicky?

    05/13/2013 10:35:14 AM PDT · by Bibman · 12 replies
    May 13 2013 | Bibman
    Let's play where is Vicky!
  • [Vanity] Son headed to OCS/Quantico (USMC) - Quigley question

    05/18/2012 10:10:30 AM PDT · by Blueflag · 12 replies
    USMC OCS ^ | 5/18/2012 | blueflag
    My son heads to Quantico on 27 May for USMC OCS as a senior candidate. I was using google maps and google earth as aerial recon, and for the life of me I cannot definitively locate the Quigley course. I am failing my photo interpretation class ;-). Can you vets who have been there/ done that tell me WHERE the Quigley course is? I believe it may be south of the bridge, in the woods/water west of Timmerman, north of Flemming.
  • Internet probe can track you down to within 690 metres

    04/08/2011 10:44:33 AM PDT · by LibWhacker · 35 replies · 1+ views
    New Scientist ^ | 4/5/11 | Jacob Aron
    Online adverts could soon start stalking you. A new way of working out where you are by looking at your internet connection could pin down your current location to within a few hundred metres. Similar techniques are already in use, but they are much less accurate. Every computer connected to the web has an internet protocol (IP) address, but there is no simple way to map this to a physical location. The current best system can be out by as much as 35 kilometres. Now, Yong Wang, a computer scientist at the University of Electronic Science and Technology of China...
  • Police: Dutchman says he knows Holloway location

    06/10/2010 11:19:16 PM PDT · by Beloved Levinite · 19 replies · 1,160+ views
    AP ^ | June 11, 2010
    LIMA, Peru – The chief of Peru's criminal police says Dutch murder suspect Joran van der Sloot has told police that he knows the location of the body of missing U.S. teen Natalie Holloway. Gen. Cesar Guardia tells The Associated Press that Van der Sloot "let slip that he knew the place where this person was buried." But Guardia says the young Dutchman "would only testify (on the matter) before Aruba authorities." Guardia said that he didn't know how seriously to take Van der Sloot's statement given his history of dubious statements about the 2005 disappearance in Aruba of the...
  • On Locational Privacy, and How to Avoid Losing it Forever

    08/16/2009 6:59:40 PM PDT · by BGHater · 1 replies · 361+ views
    EFF ^ | Aug 2009 | Andrew J. Blumberg and Peter Eckersley
    Over the next decade, systems which create and store digital records of people's movements through public space will be woven inextricably into the fabric of everyday life. We are already starting to see such systems now, and there will be many more in the near future. Here are some examples you might already have used or read about: Monthly transit swipe-cards Electronic tolling devices (FastTrak, EZpass, congestion pricing) Cellphones Services telling you when your friends are nearby Searches on your PDA for services and businesses near your current location Free Wi-Fi with ads for businesses near the network access point...
  • Geology Picture of the Week, March 8-14, 2009: Where is this (and what makes it unique)?

    03/12/2009 9:54:58 PM PDT · by cogitator · 34 replies · 1,349+ views
    Haven't done this for awhile; and this one might be a toughie (except, possibly, if you've been there and recognize it). One hint: it's an easy hike to the top.
  • Obama's BlackBerry brings personal safety risks(electronic bull's eye)

    02/13/2009 9:23:57 AM PST · by TigerLikesRooster · 56 replies · 1,632+ views
    CNET ^ | 02/12/09 | Chris Soghoian
    Obama's BlackBerry brings personal safety risks by Chris Soghoian When the mainstream media first announced Barack Obama's "victory" in keeping his BlackBerry, the focus was on the security of the device, and keeping the U.S. president's e-mail communications private from spies and hackers. The news coverage and analysis by armchair security experts thus far has failed to focus on the real threat: attacks against President Obama's location privacy, and the potential physical security risks that come with someone knowing the president's real-time physical location. Serial numbers Before we dive in, let's take a moment to note that each mobile phone...
  • Sites of Tibetan Demonstrations and Protests

    04/05/2008 12:28:20 AM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 3 replies · 76+ views
    Tibet Online ^ | 03/025/08
  • ethanol biorefinery Locations (& their capacity)

    03/12/2008 4:45:01 AM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 23 replies · 648+ views
      ethanol biorefinery Locations U.S. FUEL ETHANOL Industry biorefineries and Production CAPACITY(For a map of biorefinery locations, click HERE.) Company Location Feedstock Current Capacity(mgy) Under Construction/Expansions(mgy) Abengoa Bioenergy Corp. York, NE Corn/milo 55   Colwich, KS 25   Portales, NM 30   Ravenna, NE   88   Aberdeen Energy* Mina, SD Corn   100 Absolute Energy, LLC* St. Ansgar, IA Corn 100   ACE Ethanol, LLC Stanley, WI Corn 41   Adkins Energy, LLC* Lena, IL Corn 40   Advanced Bioenergy Fairmont, NE Corn 100   AGP* Hastings, NE Corn 52   Agri-Energy, LLC* Luverne, MN Corn 21  ...
  • Deforestation effects depend on location

    04/14/2007 12:34:24 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 23 replies · 446+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 4/9/07 | Randolph E. Schmid - ap
    WASHINGTON - The effect of deforestation on climate depends on three things — location, location and location. Environmentalists concerned about global warming have long encouraged preservation of forests because they absorb carbon dioxide, the most abundant greenhouse gas in the atmosphere. But the issue, like most things, may be more complicated than it first appears. New research in this week's online edition of Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, confirms the effectiveness of tropical forests at reducing warming by absorbing carbon. But it suggests that in snowy latitudes, forests may actually increase local warming by absorbing solar energy that...
  • It’s Location, Location, Location in the Sarbox Aftermath (Why Wall Street is Losing)

    08/04/2006 9:40:39 AM PDT · by SirLinksalot · 10 replies · 445+ views
    National Review ^ | 08/04/2006 | Mallory Factor
    It’s Location, Location, Location in the Sarbox Aftermath The clear winner here is not America. By Mallory Factor ------------------------------------------- America used to boast the most hospitable business climate in the world. Recently, though, U.S. businesses have lost their edge, giving a slight advantage to foreign financial hubs. On July 11, the London Stock Exchange (LSE) affirmed that it drew 50 international initial public offerings (IPOs) from 15 different countries in the first half of 2006. Compare that to the combined 15 international IPOs offered on the Nasdaq and New York Stock Exhange in the similar period. At the root of...
  • The Mountain South: Asheville, Greenville Or What's Your Pick? (Relocation Advice Vanity)

    06/13/2006 1:19:15 AM PDT · by goldstategop · 119 replies · 1,312+ views
    I'm thinking of the Carolina mountains as my next place to live. Would you consider Asheville, with its art deco feel as the place to live or would you go for Greenville with its more settled ambience? I've lived in California on the coast all my life and I'd like to try something different. Low cost of living, affordable housing, a safe place to live and having that view outside the window without the price tag. I know Colorado is expensive because every one goes there but no one seems to know the Blue Ridge Mountains are just as stunning....