Sun, 24 Sep 2017 23:32:00 GMT
September Update has left Windows 8.1 users unable to sign into their Microsoft Account - MSPoweruser
Windows 8.1 is not Microsoft's favourite OS, being their disastrous follow-up to the very successful Windows 7, and currently, has less than 8% worldwide desktop market share. It seems Microsoft may be trying to hasten the demise of the OS, after the ...

Wed, 13 Sep 2017 15:40:24 GMT
Should Windows 10 Power Users Shut Off Windows Update? - ExtremeTech
We can't give a blanket answer as to whether Microsoft's bugs have (or will) made your OS less usable than what you experienced under Windows 7 or 8. What we can speak to is whether or not it's safe for power users, who take pains to keep abreast of ...

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 23:46:33 GMT
Hurricane Maria: Puerto Rico left entirely without power -
Zinc roofs were already flying and windows were breaking as Maria approached Puerto Rico before dawn, with nearly 900,000 people without power and one tree falling on an ambulance. Those who sought shelter at a coliseum in San Juan were moved to ...

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 12:34:05 GMT
The X factor: Apple's weird relationship with product numbers and names - ZDNet
Apple also introduced the Power Macintosh 6100, 7100, and 8100 in March of that year. But Apple wasn't in a big anniversary ... Instead of the tick-tock nature of model number increment (like iPhone 6) followed the next year by adding an "s" to the ...and more »

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 13:00:55 GMT
Review: SQL Server 2017 adds Python, graph processing and runs on Linux - ZDNet
It's also meant that Mac and Linux development machines have needed to connect to SQL Server over the network, and haven't been able to run it locally unless on a Windows virtual machine. Both of these issues have been blockers to adoption. Also read ...and more »

Sat, 23 Sep 2017 18:52:36 GMT
At Florida Nursing Home, Many Calls for Help, but None That Made a Difference - New York Times
But of all those places, the only one where a power loss is known to have caused multiple deaths was the home that advertised being “directly across the street from Hollywood's Memorial Regional Hospital — so patients receive the finest health care ...and more »

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 06:25:27 GMT
Central Mexico earthquake kills more than 200, topples buildings - CNN
Windows buckled and shattered, falling several stories to the ground while thousands of people streamed into the streets running away from buildings and potential gas leaks. People struggled to get home when power poles that toppled in the quake ...and more »

Sun, 10 Sep 2017 13:19:49 GMT
Storm's Winds Begin Battering Tampa Bay Area - The New York Times - New York Times
Downgraded to a Category 1 hurricane but still carrying fierce winds, the storm crawled up the state's west coast after thrashing the Florida Keys.and more »

Sat, 23 Sep 2017 23:22:19 GMT
Inside iPhone 8: Apple's A11 Bionic introduces 5 new custom silicon engines - AppleInsider (press release) (blog)
Apple's new A11 Bionic chip used in iPhone 8 and the upcoming iPhone X packs in an array of processing cores and sophisticated controllers, each optimized for specific tasks. We only know a bit about these, let alone what else is packed into this SoC.and more »

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 09:57:21 GMT
Thoughts and prayers to the people of Puerto Rico, who will likely be without power for months in the wake of Hurricane Maria. Meanwhile, it's do-or-die week for Sens. Lindsey ... These windows are also maximums, a department spokesperson said — the ...and more »

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