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The Fancy Tech Pilots Use to Keep Your Flight Turbulence-Free

Wired - Top Stories - Thu, 07/28/2016 - 2:30pm
Bumpy violent air is more than just annoying for passengers, it's damaging and expensive for airlines. But new cockpit tech is helping pilots avoid it. The post The Fancy Tech Pilots Use to Keep Your Flight Turbulence-Free appeared first on WIRED.
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Microsoft To Disable Policies In Windows 10 Pro With Anniversary Update

Slashdot - Thu, 07/28/2016 - 2:01pm
Reader BobSwi writes: More changes in the Windows Anniversary update, due August 2nd, are being discovered. After yesterday's news about Cortana not able to be turned off in the Windows Anniversary update, certain registry entries and group policies have been found to be updated with a note stating that they only apply to Enterprise and Education editions. Win 10 Pro users will no longer be able to turn off policies such as the Microsoft Consumer Experience, Show Windows Tips, Do not display the lock screen, and Disable all apps from the Windows Store.

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Tumblr To Introduce Ads Across All Blogs

Slashdot - Thu, 07/28/2016 - 1:21pm
Reader evelynlewis445 writes: Tumblr this week quietly announced plans to roll out a new advertising program across its site which will see it implementing ads across users' blogs. The company did not provide specific details on how the program will operate, but it appears to be an expansion of its earlier Creators program, which connects brands with Tumblr users directly, instead of having advertisers work with third-party influencer networks.The ads will begin appearing on the platform starting today. Tumblr remains one of the most popular blogging platforms, attracting over 550 million monthly users to its blogs. Tumblr creators will have an opportunity to share in the revenue from ads on their blogs. The company says that bloggers will have the ability to opt out of the program should they wish not to participate.

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