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Submission + - Apparent Technical Glitch Halts Trading on New York Stock Exchange (nbcnews.com)

edeefelt writes: Trading in all symbols was temporarily halted on the New York Stock Exchange floor Wednesday due to an apparent technical issue.

"NYSE/NYSE MKT has temporarily suspended trading in all symbols. Additional information will follow as soon as possible," the NYSE said in a statement on its status page.

A technical issue caused the trading halt, Reuters reported, citing a source. Trading stopped around 11:30 a.m. ET.

The Nasdaq reported no technical issues and said it continues to trade NYSE-listed stocks.

Submission + - Really? Aditi Staffing "IT Staffing Company for building IT Jobs and Careers" (aditistaffing.com)

srg33 writes: You would think/hope that they could at least put it correctly on their website (http://www.aditistaffing.com/)!
"We do only one thing, and we do I.T right"???
Many of us already believe that the job market is in the crapper and that recruiters and staffing firms are just keyword scroungers. Does this sink to a new low or am I just being cynical and/or jaded?
I received an email, from this company, with the subject "Contract and Permanent Job Opportunities with Fortune Firms".
The body included "Recognized as the ‘Fastest Growing Staffing Firms’ and ‘Top Diversity Staffing Firms’ in the US and being ‘The Best Companies to Work for 2013’, the opportunity definitely brings a lot onto the table."

Comment Re:Why do people use internal TLDs? (Score 1) 101

"employees ... quicker to type"?
Seriously, that is a non-issue between bookmarks and auto-search in the browser/app/email client.
See also
Wrong solution to non-problem (Score:2)
by srg33 (1095679) on Monday August 18, 2014 @09:46AM (#47694499)

1. DNS will resolve locally first unless admin overrides. No problem. ["split horizon DNS"]
2. ".test" is already the designated solution. See RFC 2606 and RFC 6761. It may not be pretty but it is RESERVED for this case.
So, either DNS works for myname.com LOCALLY (no problem) or use myname.com.test (no problem).

Comment With OR Without Modified Roads (Score 1) 472

Giving a car all the sensory input(s) and Judgment for completely autonomous operation is not easy.
But, if the roads have embedded transponders or similar tech. then the basic driving tasks are fairly reliable.
Hypothetically, if the road is not modified and the self-driving car is dependent upon the painted lines ...
Lines can fade. What if some prankster hides a line and/or paints a new one? Yes, a prankster could dig up the road BUT that would be an effort.

Comment We call BS! (Score 5, Insightful) 267

I don't know if the Wright brothers were first or not. But, I do know that this "re-creation" is BS. I read TFA and carefully viewed the images. There is nothing that actually shows the darn thing flying and there are many clear photographs of it on the ground. Someone mentioned evidence in court. Well, I am an attorney and this case is a laugher!

Comment Re:Problem with .here (Score 0) 150

Admittedly ".test" is not pretty, but it is already a Reserved Top Level DNS Name per RFC 2606.
I also read Yeoh's draft. It really has no restrictions and as such the idea of bookmarking a name that has no guarantee of working anywhere else is self-defeating. For example, "https://airconditioner.here/settemp?celsius=25" is probably not very useful in a large room with multiple A/C units. Should that local DNS have every alias/synonym for airconditioner? His idea of "all.here" etc. giving "a list of registered devices" has some merit. But, how about "all.test" or "devices.test" or even "nodes.test"?

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