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Somebody's doing a burglary, panicked maybe by a waking child, and that's sort of what leads to Madeleine going missing. So those burglars would run out, wouldn't they? In my experience, if you try to apply cold, rational logic.
SiteProNews
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The riders will then be asked for feedback on the experience. The program is a bid by Waymo to ensure its self-driving vehicles will be a hit with consumers when it brings them to market. Anyone from the Phoenix metropolitan area, including Chandler, Tempe, Mesa and Gilbert can apply for the early rider program here. The 500 new minivans are being added to the already 100 fully-automated Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid minivans that are part of Waymo's self-driving test fleet. As part of its partnership, Waymo and Fiat-Chrysler have engineering teams working together at a facility in southeastern Michigan. There, the minivanselectrical, powertrain, chassis and structural systems are being altered to optimize them for Waymo’s self-driving technology. Since the self-driving unit was formed as part of Google in 2009, its test vehicles have accumulated the equivalent of more than 300 years of human driving experience on city streets.
SiteProNews
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SEO is not about search engine optimization, it’s all about user experience optimization!” — Muhammad Ahmad With each passing day, attaining search engine visibility is becoming increasingly challenging for small and large businesses alike. The competition isnt decreasing, so to win the war, knowledge is your most vital weapon. The only feasible way to get ahead is a competent SEO strategy. SEO implementation needs long-term focus and nurturing in order to thrive. It is the proverbial marathon your business is in for the long haul. If you are ready to begin planting your SEO seeds but need a bit of guidance on where to place them, look no further. Here are three of the most important aspects of SEO for small business owners. 1. Ensure Mobile Friendliness We live in a mobile-first world now, that is inarguable. By many standards, mobile’s ubiquitous nature has already launched the connected world into that small screen-controlled destiny.
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BBC News - Top Stories
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The Royal Horticultural Society says that parts of the UK will experience very different impacts.
Techradar
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As the largest online retailer in the world, Amazon has an incredibly diverse range of tech for sale. However, shopping there from Australia can be a frustrating experience, with only a limited range actually shipping Down Under, and other issues such as differing product specs, warranty problems, not to mention varied power and plug requirements and import duties. Thanks to the Australia Tax (where we often and inexplicably pay more for products than our US or UK counterparts, even after accounting for currency conversions, taxes and shipping costs), buying internationally starts to look fairly appealing, but its not always an easy process. To help make the advantages and disadvantages a little clearer, weve put together a guide to buying tech from Amazon when in Australia. The same general advice also applies to other overseas online retailers and often other categories of products, too.
The Sun Daily
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SUBANG JAYA: The Roundtable for Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) will continue engaging with the European Commission as the European Union (EU) seeks to tighten restrictions on palm oil import. “We will be talking and engaging with the European Commission to help them understand us better before they make a decision. First and foremost, they must get important facts which is why we talk to them on smallholders and all that. If they get their facts rights, then they can make an objective decision. Our job is to provide them with enough facts,” RSPO CEO Datuk Darrel Webber told reporters at a briefing yesterday. Earlier this month, the EU passed a non-binding resolution in Parliament seeking to impose tighter restrictions on the import of palm oil and is now looking at implementing a single certification scheme. Webber said it is not lobbying for RSPO to be the certification scheme for EU but it is in the best position to talk to the European Commission in terms of the realities on the ground, for example, smallholder and logistical issues – due to its experience.
Mashable
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Lovers of sci-fi horror, rejoice. Just weeks before the release of Alien: Covenant , we're getting something we've never seen before: The facehugger's view of being born (or chest burst) into the world, thanks to virtual reality. The experience is called Alien: Covenant in Utero and it's a short VR experience launching on the Oculus Rift Wednesday. SEE ALSO: 'Alien: Covenant' faux advert shows you the birth of the robot apocalypse That day, April 26, also happens to be "Alien Day" a reference to planet LV-426, from the original Alien film. Last year, Twentieth Century Fox kicked off the annual date to bring Alien fans together much like Star Wars and Star Trek fans hold regular franchise-based gathering. During the first Alien Day, Sigourney Weaver held court in New York City after a screening of Aliens , engaging a packed theater full of hardcore fans. Read more... More about Oculus Rift , Oculus , Ridley Scott , Alien Covenant , and Alien
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While many of the virtual reality experiences being shown off at the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival are pushing boundaries in VR story-telling techniques, Hallelujah is perhaps most noteworthy because of the cutting edge tech used to shoot the experience and the story behind it. Lytro has been around for eleven years; raised over $210 million from Silicon Valleys Read More
Variety
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Alien fans have watched a long line of endoparasitoid extraterrestrials bloodily burst forth from the host bodies of unfortunate astronauts since the first entry in the franchise debuted in 1979. Now, for the first time fans will be able to experience it from the creatures perspective in Alien: Covenant In Utero, a two-minute 360-degree video... Read more »
Channel 4
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't's Suu Yeon's first shopping experience in the capital.'.
BMW Blog
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It looks clean and high-tech, especially with the small screen in the top of the handle. This screen will guide the user through the steps of refueling their car. It's all very sleek and futuristic looking and actually quite welcoming. Oliver Bishop, Hydrogen General Manager at Shell said “Customers are at the heart of what we do. We are pleased to have collaborated with Designworks in the development of a new hydrogen dispenser that will allow us to provide customers an improved hydrogen experience. It will not only make refueling seamless, it will also help make hydrogen fuel an even more attractive option in the future”. We know that many fans of electric cars scoff at the idea of a hydrogen car. They feel that hydrogen fuel is a waste of time and effort when we should be spending that on pure electric cars. However, it's clear BMW feels otherwise and feels hydrogen will become big enough and important enough to attempt to redesign the refueling of hydrogen.
Global News
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The event, which ignited a thoughtful and constructive conversation, especially between panelists and the Zionist protestors at the back of the room during the question and answer section (a dialogue that in this reporter’s experience is rarely granted to Palestine solidarity activists who disrupt pro-Israel events), almost didnt happen. The day before the event the Columbia and Barnard administrations, allegedly under donor pressure, placed tight last minute restrictions on the event, limiting attendance to only 50 non-Columbia or Barnard students. “It is our hope that Columbia University and Barnard College comes to understand the importance of protecting freedom of expression on campus…In the face of intensified intimidation, we are overcome with disappointment that our university will coordinate and collaborate with our repression before standing up for its students, its values of free speech, and the spirit of open debate.
The Sun Daily
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The LRT3 project, which will have 26 stations covering 37km, is slated to connect some two million people between Bandar Utama and Klang. The project which costs RM9 billion is expected to be completed by 2020. On the MoU, Azmi said Rapid Rail and IEM will be working closely in servicing the needs and interests of its members and the public while upholding the social standing and image of the engineering profession. The MoU also entails both parties to forge collaboration in the exchange of information and knowledge to promote development programmes for engineers to gain related knowledge and training in rail systems and sub systems, he added. "By working closely woth IEM, we are hoping that our engineers can acquire more knowledge and learn through the experience of others," he said.
Sky News
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So, those burglars would run out, wouldn't they? In my experience if you try to apply cold, rational logic of a normal person sat in their front room to what criminals do under pressure, you tend to make mistakes
Autocar
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What's the most relaxing time of the week? Well, it's when i'm driving the Q30 on the M3 It has been easy to appreciate the Infiniti Q30 ’s strengths during its first month with us. Cruising along the M3 motorway once a week is a treat. The calm ride comfort at speed, a lovely lump of overtaking power and the quietness of the cabin team up to create one of the most relaxing automotive spaces I’ve experienced. Couple these with a high-quality sound system and adaptive cruise control and the Q30 transforms the usual 80-minute slog into one of the most chilled-out periods in my life, and I look forward to the journey throughout the week. The only thing that could make the experience even more pleasant would be massaging seats, although that’s quite a rare option at this price level. An early opportunity to find out how well the Q30 could multi-task arose when I was asked to pick up some bulky furniture for a family member living two and a half hours away.
TechCrunch
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As part of the media push surrounding the premiere of Alien: Covenant (set to debut May 19th), Twentieth Century Fox and its compatriots are offering up a VR teaser Alien: Covenant In Utero. This non-Nirvana-related short puts an audience inside the moment of birth for Aliens eponymous aliens. The short (much like the album from which it does not take its name) is bloody... Read More
BBC News 24
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when he was in the private sector are testament to his belief and solid conviction in the potential of women and their ability to do the job as well as any man. I think in my personal experience, you're asking me about my role.
BBC News 24
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and the people she was surrounded with. Does she find it difficult to defend her father? Wherever she goes, people must say things about her dad. I think she's very effective at deflecting criticism of her father and changing the conversation. She did, as she often does, target the media, saying she had heard those criticisms about her father. She remained calm, talking about her personal experience with her father, which she does frequently, she did on the campaign.
BBC News 24
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as well as the daughter. Her husband is also a senior advisor. Inevitably, at the conference today, she had to talk about her father, who's not always seen as an empowerer of women. I've certainly heard the criticism from the media and that's been perpetuated but I know from personal experience and I think the thousands of women who have worked with and for my father for decades.
Futurity
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But autopsies and imaging studies reveal that people can have high levels of amyloid in the brain without displaying Alzheimer's symptoms, which calls into question a direct link between amyloid and dementia. The new study, published in eLife , shows that when the NPTX2 gene produces less of its protein at the same time that amyloid is accumulating in the brain, circuit adaptations that are essential for neurons to work together are disrupted. That results in a failure of memory. Antibody magnifies tau for potential Alzheimer’s test The key point here is that it's the combination of amyloid and low NPTX2 that leads to cognitive failure, Worley says. Worley's lab group studies immediate early genes, so called because they're activated almost instantly in brain cells when people and other animals have an experience that results in a new memory.
Daily Mail - India
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Politicians in India have been known to suddenly experience chest pains when the police arrive to arrest them and thanks to doctors, they manage to spend long stretches in five-star hospital rooms.