Smartphone app identifies invasive weeds

...botanist of its location, according to the Peninsula Clarion.Users take a photo of the plant and submit it to a team from the University...managers so they can make a decision about what to do."When a user sends a photo, they also send location data, allowing the...
My Turn: Rural energy solutions an opportunity for US Arctic leadership

...when serving multiple communities. An Alaska grid will enable stranded renewable energy resources to be brought to distant users, will incentivize clean energy jobs and will support industry that today simply ships natural resources to other economies...
Hackers accused of making $100M by peeking at press releases, often by simple "phishing," or sending bogus emails with links that, if clicked on, can lead a hacker to a computer user's login and password.The case shows how hackers are expanding their efforts beyond typical moneymaking information such as...
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ACS posts loss in 2nd quarter, but grows broadband

...broadband category, revenue grew 9.4 percent, greater than the industry average of 2.8 percent.The average revenue per user, or ARPU, also rose for both consumer and business broadband. Business broadband rose year over year from $201.08 to...
Death toll at 50 in massive explosions at Chinese port

...well away from the site. Social media users complained their posts about it were deleted...popular Weibo microblogging platform, some users said their posts about the blasts were...official microblog, warned social media users to stick to official reports about the...
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Cheating spouses website hacked, personal info out

...was hacked and that the personal information of some of its users was posted online.In addition, the person or persons behind...from the Ashley Madison site, claiming to have compromised user databases, financial records and other information.Besides...
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Texas prosecutor names committee to review Sandra Bland case

...Worth, Texas, told the AP that a level that high suggests Bland "either had access to the drug in jail or she was a consistent user of the drug and her body had accumulated THC to the point that it was slowly releasing it over time."But, Johnson added...
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Fish Factor: Rain-powered boats

...charged quickly, and some of the systems are liquid cooled and that can get complex. The charging circuits aren't really user friendly, and you've got to be kind of an electrical expert to maintain and service the systems," he explained. "For that...
Testimony finishes in doc's child porn trial

...without other corroborating evidence.That's because those files are "inaccessible to anyone who isn't a savvy computer user," Poulson said.He argued Salard was not savvy in that way, and that Salard regularly cleaned his computer using CCleaner...
Strong iPhone sales; Apple stock down with few Watch details sales that followed the iPhone 6 launch last September. But analysts say the company should benefit from the size of its user base: Hundreds of millions of people own older iPhones and are expected to buy new ones when their two-year wireless contracts...
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