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An anonymous reader writes: During the winter months our furry friends become increasingly susceptible to arthritis and joint pain. As pet owners we don’t like to see our pets in discomfort and pain. With careful preparation and planning, and an awareness of arthritic and joint pain warning signs, you can stop winter from being a real pain for your pets

Submission + - Official: Microsoft to acquire Nokia Devices and Services (

symbolset writes: REDMOND, Washington and ESPOO, Finland – Sept. 3, 2013 – Microsoft Corporation and Nokia Corporation today announced that the Boards of Directors for both companies have decided to enter into a transaction whereby Microsoft will purchase substantially all of Nokia’s Devices & Services business, license Nokia’s patents, and license and use Nokia’s mapping services.

Under the terms of the agreement, Microsoft will pay EUR 3.79 billion to purchase substantially all of Nokia’s Devices & Services business, and EUR 1.65 billion to license Nokia’s patents, for a total transaction price of EUR 5.44 billion in cash. Microsoft will draw upon its overseas cash resources to fund the transaction. The transaction is expected to close in the first quarter of 2014, subject to approval by Nokia’s shareholders, regulatory approvals and other closing conditions.

Comment Re:Work Hard? (Score 1) 459

Every generation says to their children: "we were better mannered, we didn't have premarital sex, we didn't have teenage sex, people didn't do drugs, we worked harder...". Apparently, they also had shorter memories

The problem with the memories is probably due to all the drugs they were taking.

Comment Re:KDE a "leading technology"? Surely not. (Score 1) 59

While it may not be following KDE's lead, I did find it interesting that LXDE recently decided to co-opt Qt as its development platform and partner w/ Razor-qt. Also, they will be among the first to support Wayland, and have been around longer than any of the others. Which is why they were the only choice on PC-BSD for a while, and are now the default.

Comment Re: In Soviet Russia.. (Score 4, Informative) 369

There is a joke, but it's hardly funny. The joke is that the Russians are warning their people about America in the same way that America warned it's citizens about Russia in the 70's and 80's.

Or alternatively, Russians are warning their people about America in the same way that Soviets warned their people about America in the 70's and 80's. The exact same bullshit about the boogiemen over there has been flung both ways for centuries. These days we have the Internet to open our eyes, but the lies are pretty much the same as those that started the Punic wars 2200 years ago.

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Journal Journal: How to Make Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Syrup

Enjoy the Starbucks pumpkin spice latte with the Starbucks pumpkin spice syrup year-round by following this simple and easy to make copycat recipe. This recipe yields 3 cups of full pumpkin flavor not found in commercial pumpkin spice syrups. You can also enjoy this syrup in other ways like pumpkin (

Comment Re:Copying Email Formats - No Thanks (Score 1) 459

It's a note? So, not a box of chocolate or a flaming bag of dog poop contained digitally therein?

You correspond with some of the people I used to deal with I see.

And if it's cc'd to a whole department, that time loss and irritation multiplier gets . . . multiplied.

I don't mind those; being sent to everyone allows me to filter much more rapidly, as I can rely on someone else having read it.

And for the sake of disclosure, in case you hadn't already guessed it, the most frequent criticism of my communication style is "long-winded". Followed by "pompous jackass".

Try focusing on saying things only once rather than many times over (or only partially). Most communications benefit from not being over- or under-used.

Comment Why I dont have a smartphone (Score 1) 182

Pushing updates means your phone or apps break, just one day for no apparent reason. It's why I don't have a smartphone. My SOs sucks so bad we had to buy her a tablet just so she could use her apps and read her books.

My dumbphone is good enough . I look forward to Ubuntu tablets and phones.

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Journal Journal: Safe LoL Boost Service is best option

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Comment Re:Biased charges, clearly tilted toward convictio (Score 1) 369

I would agree that we live in a police state now. But no one has tested it yet. But everything is in place. Give it some time and we'll all look back and say *oh shit*

But one have to look at the positives to.

Think "Hackers" and lots of Sci-Fi content (Equilibrium and so on (not that I remember much of that one, but whatever.))

Sci-Fi has been right before .. :D

Comment Re:Biased charges, clearly tilted toward convictio (Score 0) 369

It certainly does. But that isn't happening is it? Do US Citizens need to fear the government knocking on the door at midnight? Were John Stewart or Stephen Colbert or Glenn Beck or Bill Orielly arrested for their blatant attacks of the government? No? Ohh ok. Then once again, I bring up that while not perfect, the US is far from the Totalitarian state some think it is.

The word totalitarian has a meaning. A country working towards gay rights is not a country that it becoming totalitarian.

Comment Re:Absolutely the case (Score 3, Insightful) 369

Courtesy of the extreme Left we are now living effectively in a police state.

Holy shit, you quit taking your meds again, didn't you? There isn't, and hasn't been an "extreme left" in this country in almost 40 years. It's that the extreme right keeps moving more extremely right that makes people who used to be described as "moderate Republicans" (like Barak Obama) look like lefties. These days, idiots like you, who use sentences like the above quoted, wouldn't have allowed Ronald Reagan to run as a Republican because he wasn't "right" enough. And somebody like an Everett Dirkson, well, "hangin' would be too good for him", right?

Submission + - The four-point inspection for your home (

windmiti51 writes: When you are taking forward your desired to buy your home, it becomes important for you to provide a certain amount of inspection on the property so that you are not at all fooled out of your hard earned money. Moreover, whenever you looking into creating a wonderful desire in order for yourself to actually gain a lot contradiction in this particular place, it becomes important as well as understanding of you to take the help of four-point inspection so that you can actually get the best possible understanding on the basis of the house. On a constant scale, it is important as well as necessary for you to realize about the overall fixation that you may be having with your house, and the basic ways in which you will be able to take forward the overall and overwhelming situation on your needs. With all of these in particular situation and demand, it is important as well as necessary for you to understand on the overall basics of getting this particular four-point inspection done for your own benefit. All of these are very much important and necessary for you to understand as well as get to realize about the overwhelming response that you have been able to witness, and the basic ways in which you have been able to bring about the required amount of changes to your housing needs.

In the hope that you will be able to get a very good house, you need to always take the help of wind mitigation inspection. This is one of the best-known companies that can provide you with quality four-point inspection of your house, thereby ensuring that there are no particular methods with which you will be able to find the necessary amount of maintenance work to be done and can cost you a lot of money. Overall, it is always important of you to realize about the essence of home inspection, so as to make sure that you do not fall under any sort of problems, or when you go for the purchasing of the house, it becomes a very good feature for you. These are the basic way in which you will be able to tackle as well as get to realize about the overall fixation that you may be having in your house, and the basic necessities with which you will be able to take into account the different kinds of functions and fixations that may very much crucial to you. Doing this in the correct manner can definitely be one of the most important things that you will be able to understand over a certain period of time for the benefit of your new house.

If you are willing to go for four-point inspection, then take the help of the wind mitigation inspector that has been provided to you by the company itself. Follow the links provided to you by the author so that you can actually get their resources.

Comment Re:My give-a-darn meter is reading negative GADs (Score 1) 180

Apple isn't tasting their own medicine here, they're spitting it back at their users instead. They're happy to extract money from other companies with trivial patents. Pinch to zoom? Seriously? But when they're supposed to pay out under the same system they exploit, instead they're screwing their customers out of capabilities. I'd like to see a nice class action lawsuit over selling a product based on one quality of Facetime service, but now delivering another, weaker service. That's what they deserve for making their customers suffer, instead of coughing up the patent tribute they're happy to demand from other companies.

Feed Google News Sci Tech: Microsoft explains why it's buying Nokia, says it needs 'first-rate' smartphone (

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Microsoft explains why it's buying Nokia, says it needs 'first-rate' smartphone ...
Microsoft's outlined its reasoning behind why it's gone deep into smartphones in a lengthy presentation file. Alongside cheering Windows Phone's current growth (No.3!), it's reaffirmed that it'll bring its products and services to rival mobile OSes and still involve...
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Feed Google News Sci Tech: Superstorm Sandy's 'freaky' path may be less likely in future - The Journal News (

Superstorm Sandy's 'freaky' path may be less likely in future
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WASHINGTON — Man-made global warming may further lessen the likelihood of the freak atmospheric steering currents that last year shoved Superstorm Sandy due west into New Jersey, a new study says. But don't celebrate a rare beneficial climate...
Future storms less likely to follow in Sandy's footprintPress Herald
Climate Change May Lessen Chances of Another Hurricane Sandy in USLatin Post
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Comment Re:I miss Scroogle :( (Score 1) 135

What I would like to see is a browser/scraper that sits on my own computer (not the cloud or a web server) so I can have complete control over it

This is really clever. The era of ethical computing services is yet upon its dawn. Find a way to monetize the idea and it just might make you rich. Remember, people said there was no (ethical) way to monetize search when google was getting started. They were (right) wrong!

Technically speaking, there's no reason all the end clients need to scape the web. The scraper could be completely centralized, but you'd run searches against a local database which is downloaded every couple days. All web searches could be performed locally. The NSA is making cheap storage work for them, maybe we should too :)

Comment Re:Does the UK get any say? (Score 1) 148

It is worth mentioning that this issue is exclusive to solid fuel reactors. With fluid fuel, the problematic gasses just bubble out, and require no special attention. There are no safety issues with rapidly cycling a LFTR or other molten salt reactor. In practice, they will only be limited by how fast the turbine can spin up and down, and the reaction will follow suit.

Submission + - microsoft to buy nokia (

fluter writes: nokia finally named microsoft subdivision:
Microsoft Corporation and Nokia Corporation today announced that the Boards of Directors for both companies have decided to enter into a transaction whereby Microsoft will purchase substantially all of Nokia’s Devices & Services business, license Nokia’s patents, and license and use Nokia’s mapping services.

Comment Re:Good and bad. (Score 1) 87

Unless you are a Tasmanian Devil and go around biting others on the face you don't have to worry about cancer being contagious. Also there are only a few cancers that have been identified as being more likely to affect some people and not others, this is not one of them, so your comment about passing on a predispositions to cancer does not appear to have any foundation in this situation. Also go back far enough or wide enough and everyone has a family history of cancer - there are plenty of different types and plenty of causes.

Submission + - Cara menghilangkan maag kronis (

An anonymous reader writes: Maag kronis adalah penyakit maag yang intensitasnya lebih parah dari maag biasa. Sakit maag atau syndrom dispepsia dapat menyebabkan penderitanya muntah darah, bahkan tidak jarang penderitanya mengalami penurunan berat badan sangat drastis. jika sudah terjadi seperti demikian maka pengobatan terhadap maag kronis tidak bisa disembuhkan secara total.

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An anonymous reader writes: If you live in Florida where storms are pretty common hence power outage is a grim reality then investing on and servicing the Residential Generator in Florida stands as straightforward options to mull over.

Submission + - Caring Guidlines for your chipper shredder (

redgum121 writes: Whilst your chipper shredder is quite a durable piece of equipment, it will not stay this way if you haven't properly looked for it. All it takes is a few minutes of care each time you use your machine and it will continue to serve you faithfully for many years, as well as saving you money on costly repairs and replacement parts.

Comment Re:Shaky? (Score 2) 369

Actually you did imply that when you asked how it can be harmful if it is the "simple truth".

But OK. So you just didn't understand how implying that the US is issuing warrants on "shaky evidence" is attempt to bring into question the quality of the evidence that the US is using to issue warrants for Russian Citizens and how that might be harmful to US interests. But you do understand enough about the situation to make the determination that the evidence being used is indeed "shaky"
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Journal Journal: Focalin Coupons

Prescription medication Focalin or Focalin XR is used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) approved for ages six and up. To lower the cost of this prescription medication, Novartis offers coupons and patient assistance programs. Save up to $60 a month for up to a year on this pre (

Comment Re:why should apple steal someone's work? (Score 1) 180

this work was originally created for the CIA many years ago when peer to peer video was not obvious

What do you mean when peer to peer video was not obvious?

It was always obvious; there were technological barriers in the form of users just not having enough bandwidth and CPU processing power, and H.264 not having been invented yet.

Peer to peer video communications was obvious from the days of Star Trek and the Jetsons.

That is: peer to peer was always the most obvious client architecture for communications. Servers became involved in the first place to address technical challenges with resource discovery.

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