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Submission + - Work with EML, MHT & MSG Email Messages in Python using Aspose.Email Cloud S

An anonymous reader writes: This is a major revamp release for Aspose.Email Cloud SDK for Python. It covers all the Aspose.Email Cloud APIs. This SDK provides a complete solution to work with cloud emails in Python using powerful Aspose.Emails Cloud APIs, so you can manipulate message formats such as MSG, EML, and MHT files in the cloud seamlessly. Aspose.Email for Cloud is a REST API for manipulating email in the cloud. It is a true REST API that can be used with any language: .NET, Java, PHP, Ruby, Rails, Python, jQuery and many more. You can use it with any platform — web, desktop, mobile, and cloud. Complete source code of this release of Aspose.Email Cloud SDK for Python is freely available on your favorite GitHub and Codeplex repositories. Aspose.Email Cloud SDK for Python is also available as released package in the PyPI (Python Package Index). You can bypass source code repository and depend directly on the released package by installing from PyPI. In order to manipulate any files, you first need to upload them to the Aspose cloud storage or 3rd party cloud storage using Aspose.Storage Cloud SDK for Python. Aspose.Email for Cloud Documentation is available to guide developers to get familiar with the specific resources and operations within the Aspose.Email for Cloud REST API. Start a free trial today – all you need is to sign up with the Aspose for Cloud service. Once you have signed up, you are ready to try the powerful file processing features offered by Aspose for Cloud.

Submission + - VW Emissions Issues Spread to Gasoline Cars (bloomberg.com)

schwit1 writes: Volkswagen AG said it found faulty emissions readings for the first time in gasoline-powered vehicles, widening a scandal that so far had centered on diesel engines. Separately, the company’s Porsche unit said it’s halting North American sales of a model criticized by U.S. regulators.

Volkswagen said an internal probe showed 800,000 cars had “unexplained inconsistencies” concerning their carbon-dioxide output. Previously, the automaker estimated it would need to recall 11 million vehicles worldwide — more than Volkswagen sold last year. It was unclear how much overlap there was between the two tallies. The company said the new finding could add at least 2 billion euros ($2.2 billion) to the 6.7 billion euros already set aside for fixes to the affected vehicles but not litigation, fines or customer compensation.

Submission + - Large scale survey shows correlation between 'autism' and STEM jobs (independent.co.uk)

Bruce66423 writes: A 450,000 response survey in the UK has shown there is a significant correlation between a higher score on the Autism Quotient and being a scientist or engineer. AQ scores are also higher for males than female. This appears to provide a rationale for the underrepresentation of women in STEM field other than institutional structures.

Submission + - Five Eyes oversight agency says Snowden shows 'protected disclosure is critical (zdnet.com)

An anonymous reader writes: In the wake of NSA leaks debacle, New Zealand's Inspector General of Security and Intelligence has developed a process to enable whistleblowers to act safely. “The Edward Snowden disclosures demonstrate how critical it is to have a clear path, with appropriate protections, for disclosing information about suspected wrongdoing within an intelligence and security agency,” Cheryl Gwyn says. The Inspector General's powers were boosted after it was discovered New Zealand's Government Communications Security Bureau (GCSB) had been spying illegally on Kim Dotcom and others.

Submission + - Leading theory of solar system's formation just disproven

StartsWithABang writes: In 2005, scientists put forth the Nice Model to explain the configuration of the Solar System's planets. It was thought that the outer planets, Jupiter in particular, migrated through the inner Solar System, and were then pulled back out by the presence of the outer giants, causing the late heavy bombardment of the terrestrial planets as it crossed the asteroid belt. But not only are extra gas giants that have since been ejected required to explain the outer worlds, but the migration would have ejected the inner, terrestrial worlds, indicating that the rocky planets finished forming after the gas giants were already in place. R.I.P., Nice Model: 2005-2015.

Submission + - Owners Help Police Track Stolen Tesla Through Mobile App (consumerist.com)

Eloking writes: When a thief steals a car it can take owners days, week or even years to retrieve their property. Apparently that’s not the case when your vehicle happens to be a Tesla Model S: a Canadian couple was able to help authorities track their stolen car in real-time with the help of the Tesla mobile app.

Submission + - Discover music with awesome UI/UX (innovationjockeys.net)

An anonymous reader writes: Music Discovery: a dedicated web-app that provides a visually immersive experience for the user, where they can play around and discover new music. Look for similar artists, events and artists by location and tweak tempo, danceability and other parameters to listen to new music. All this under one roof. Check out my team's innovation and share it!
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Submission + - Microsoft's 1TB Surface Book will cost you a hefty $3,199 (engadget.com)

logaecology writes: Microsoft talked about the Surface Book having up to a 1TB solid-state drive when it announced the laptop/tablet hybrid, but you couldnt actually buy it on launch — 512GB was as good as it got. Well, that extra-capacious model is now available fo...

Submission + - Unity Web Player Plugin To Be Replaced with WebGL (unity3d.com)

An anonymous reader writes: With Firefox dropping support for NPAPI browser plugins, Chrome already having dropped support in September and Microsoft Edge not supporting browser plugins in the first place, the Unity team has begun the end-of-life process for Unity Web Player. In a blog post they write, "So, what does this mean if you want to target the web with Unity from March 2016 onwards? With 5.4, the only option to generate web content in Unity is our WebGL export, which is currently in preview. Unlike the Web Player, WebGL is not a plugin, but uses standard APIs exposed by the browser. This means that WebGL content runs without requiring any plugin install."

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