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their hand by downloading extremist material, and perhaps having a Skype conversation with militants in Iraq, for example. It is quite a big spectrum and they cannot monitor them all -- Raqqa. They only have the resources to monitor the most dangerous,.
BoingBoing
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The base of the T is made from a more rigid plastic. It includes two printed transistors and what the researchers call a “pixel,” a circle of semiconducting polymer whose color changes when the crossbars stretch, modifying the electrical resistance of the silver strip. In fact, the transistors and the pixel are made from the same material; the transistors also change color slightly when the crossbars stretch. The effect is more dramatic in the pixel, however, because the transistors amplify the electrical signal from the crossbar. Demonstrating working transistors was essential, Sundaram says, because large, dense sensor arrays require some capacity for onboard signal processing. To build the device, the researchers used the MultiFab, a custom 3-D printer developed by (professor Wojciech) Matusik group. The MultiFab already included two different “print heads,” one for emitting hot materials and one for cool, and an array of ultraviolet light-emitting diodes.
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The Economist - Business
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Sky News
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The police are trying to get to the bottom of whether he had any material help or if people may have known about what he was intending that didn't tell the authorities. That in itself would be a criminal offence
Asia Today
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TechCrunch
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Instagram is already doing a lot to spot and censor posts that violate its community guidelines, like outright porn, but now its also taking steps to block out potentially sensitive material that might not technically run afoul of its rules. The social network is adding a blurred screen with a Sensitive Content warning on top of posts that fit this description, which Read More
The Huffington Post
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And to me, that seems to have merit. When somebody voluntarily gives you some material or something happens to be available, that shouldnt in and of itself be grounds for disqualification. Then again, he continued, If you have a student-run organization, and the students make decisions, then generally you should stand back and let the students make those decisions. Abby Livingston contributed to this report. The Texas Tribune is a nonpartisan, nonprofit media organization that informs Texans and engages with them about public policy, politics, government and statewide issues. -- This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. It may be used for personal consumption, but may not be distributed on a website.
Core77
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But his actual policies are extremely dangerous.” “[This includes] the sharp increase in the military budget, the weakening of restrictions on drone strikes, and the wild charges about Iran,” Chomsky said, adding that what really worries those who pay attention to these issues “is his megalomania and unpredictability...we know how someone who goes berserk over minor slights might react in a moment of crisis.” Despite what some have claimed, Trump has never given a “loud and strongargument against invading Iraq. According to a report from PolitiFact , during an interview with Howard Stern in 2002, Trump was asked whether or not he supported the U.S. invasion, to which he respondedYeah, I guess so . I wish the first time it was done correctly.” In his 2000 book, The America We Deserve, he wrote : “We still dont know what Iraq is up to or whether it has the material to build nuclear weapons.
The Economic Times
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In compliance with the CCI directive, the companies have issued a public notice with details about the transaction. The regulator seeks public scrutiny of combinations where it is of "prima facie" opinion that the deal is likely to have an appreciable adverse effect on competition. The public notice is part of steps to ensure whether the deal would adversely impact competition in the relevant markets. Shareholders of two companies had approved the all-stock merger deal in November 2016. Last week, the watchdog had sought public scrutiny of the proposed combination is between Dow Chemical Company and E I du Pont de Nemours and Company. Under this deal, both entities would be combined in an all-stock merger. For the deal -- which is expected to create the world's biggest chemical and material firm -- the parties had entered into a definitive agreement in December 2015.
Phys.Org
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Normally, bare metal sliding against bare metal is not a good thing. Friction will destroy pistons in an engine, for example, without lubrication.
The Economic Times
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KOCHI: Carborundum Universal (Cumi), a leading player in the field of material sciences and a part of the Rs 30,000 crore Murugappa Group, has opened new fusion units at its electro mineral plant in Kochi, as part of efforts to manufacture engineered materials for high end applications. MM Murugappan, vice chairman of the Murugappa group, said the new facilities including a zirconia bubble fusion unit and two alumina fusion units will result in the creation of one of the most advanced and integrated electro mineral complexes in the world. "The new units set up with an investment of Rs 80 crore funded through internal accruals will add about 25,000 tonnes of fused mineral generation with potential sales of $30 million," said K Srinivasan, managing director of Cumi. Cumi's turnover is expected to touch Rs 2200 crore in the current fiscal, 35 % of which will come from the electromineral plant in Kochi.
Dezeen
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Den of Geek
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"We want people to have those debates like, 'Do you trust that guy or is he Burke?'" co-creator Ross Duffer told EW. "Paul was saying the reason James Cameron cast him is because he thought people would inherently trust him and it would be a twist." Reiser, who plays Dr Owens in Stranger Things , the government scientist in charge of cleanup after the events of season 1, also chatted to EW about the echoes of Aliens in his material... "I did a scene a few weeks ago with David Harbour, and it was a heated scene where he’s sort of holding me accountable. My lines were to the effect of, 'Trust me. Everything is fine.' I said, 'I dont believe me and I am me!' It just feels like there’s such a well-worn precedent not just of Aliens but in life when a government guy says, 'No, you’re fine. There’s nothing to worry about here.' It’s like, 'Yeah, I dont believe you.
I4U News
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Let me assure the House, the government is taking it very seriously," the minister said. Earlier, senior BJP leader Prabhat Jha drew attention of the House on the large scale imports of raw material used by the pharma industry. He said 92 per cent of the APIs are imported, mainly from China. He said the Chinese APIs were about four times cheaper than those produced in India. Senior Congress leader Anand Sharma too expressed concern on the issue and suggested that an inter-ministerial committee needs to look into it. Deputy Chairman P J Kurien also expressed surprise on the large scale API imports. "How come that 90 per cent of raw material is imported from China. You can't have it," he asked.
Sky News
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there was any material assistance. You may have been acting alone in terms of the attack that happened here. It doesn't mean that there were not people who may have knowledge of what this man was planning to do is or may have provided some kind of material assistance
The Herald - Small Medium Business
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Voice Of America
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Questions about Intelligence collection Even if there was no nefarious intent, the latest development is likely to raise questions about the collection process and whether the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA), designed to protect the identity and privacy of U.S. citizens, is being followed. “The section 702 FISA collection process is like a huge Hoover vacuum cleaner that is sucking up a lot of material, including material that involves U.S. citizens, and it’s not clear to me that the NSA [National Security Agency] masking protocol is very effective,” Michael Desch, the director of Notre Dame University’s International Security Center told VOA via Skype. “It’s not clear to me that NSA always knows exactly what they’ve got.” A distraction to the Russia investigation But Democratic lawmakers remain skeptical that Nunesactions are about anything more than distracting from an investigation that may be starting to uncover signs of what some term possible collusion between Trump transition officials and Russia.