The Potato Expo in San Fansisco earlier this month gave Chuck Zimmerman a chance to talk to Nufarm Manager of Tech Services, Alan Haack about an issue affecting the home state of AgWired’s world headquarters. Citrus greening has devastated the citrus industry of Florida, affecting half of the state’s fruit production. Show More Summary
I heard a “Year in Review” program the other day on NPR with a BBC World Service panel discussion of what’s ahead for 2017. One prediction was that UAV delivery of packages would be commonplace this year, and as proof the commentator reported that Amazon had already had a successful test in the UK. Show More Summary
Edwin E. Tatem has been named construction services manager, transportation & infrastructure, for the central region at WSP.
Last October, when dozens of large websites were taken down after a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack, how many of us thought at the time that the Internet of Things (IoT) might be involved...
Graphiq, a provider of real estate data visualizations, is broadening the range and precision of its offerings through a partnership with Pitney Bowes, a provider of products and services that power commerce. ...
Wii U owners can no longer access BBC iPlayer. The BBC's streaming service has been discontinued "due to an end in the license agreement", Nintendo UK's official site states. Nintendo fails to mention why the license has not been renewed, although the plug has been pulled less than six weeks from the launch o Switch on 3rd March. Read more…
The popularity of the.338 Lapua continues to surge, as more and more long-range shooters and hunters discover the superior capabilities of this extraordinary round. To service this increasing demand, Kinetic Industries offers match-grade.338 Lapua brass, Made in the USA, at prices most of our competitors can’t touch. Show More Summary
The official line is that it's just like the lobbying that goes on with any governmental switch. Also, there's a shiny new nighttime kids' lineup: "As the broadcaster explored what a new service would look like, it heard from caregivers who bemoaned a dearth of kids’ programming in the evening hours."
In a horribly tragic story, a little over two weeks ago 12-year-old Katelyn Nicole Davis broadcast her death on social media, using popular streaming service Live.Me. Though disturbing, police apparently had no authority to take down...Show More Summary
Google just made it easier than ever to book workout classes. The search engine paired up Mindbody, a cloud-based software system for the wellness services industry, to allow users to book and pay for workout classes directly from their site. "I f you wanted to understand scheduling or pricing, if there's room in the 6 p.m. Show More Summary
The Xbox Games with Gold promotion is doing some shuffling around today, as Outlast and The Cave are leaving the service, and Killer Instinct Season 2 and Rayman Origins are entering it. World of Van Helsing: Deathtrap is the only game that's available the entire month. Show More Summary
Responding to reports that Apple Music content will expand further into full-length movies and TV shows, a key executive with the service -- Jimmy Iovine -- said over the weekend that Apple is willing to do "whatever hits popular culture smack on the nose" in order to differentiate itself.
Royalties from Pandora’s ad-supported radio service will continue to be paid to artists through SoundExchange, despite recent direct licencing deals with major music companies. The agreement both insures a major income stream for SoundExchange and maintains the performing rights organization's position as a protector of artists. Show More Summary
Bureau Veritas congratulates owners Seaspan as their new emission reducing ferry enters service between the British Columbia mainland and Vancouver Island. Seaspan Swift is Seaspan Ferries Corporation’s (SFC) new dual-fuelled / hybrid - diesel, liquefied natural gas and battery powered ferry.
Zappos.com is the ultimate retail destination for all things footwear. Known for their extremely good customer service and fast shipping, the retailer has gained loyal customers all over the world. From men and women to kids and even...Show More Summary
The price of attending the University of California wasn’t going to stay the same forever. After keeping a lid on tuition and fees for six years, UC leaders are now seeking to raise tuition by 2.5%, or $282, and the student service fee by 5%, or $54. The money will be used to maintain and improve...
Pidgin is designed to let you use all your different messaging services in a single application. However, there is a bit of a problem with it: by default, the services it supports are ridiculously dated — AOL Instant Messenger anyone?...Show More Summary
While black households see value in using financial planning services, most don't pursue it due to barriers to entry including large gaps in income and net worth relative to other ethnic groups, according to a University of Georgia researcher.
Over the weekend, Level 3 Communications took its security capabilities in the Far East to a new level. They have opened a set of new scrubbing centers throughout the region capable of mitigating Distributed Denial of Service attacks. ... [visit site to read more]
We talked to two homeowners who grudgingly paid thousands to RCN and Comcast.