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Fire destroys landmark paper plant amid frigid temperatures

Fire destroys landmark paper plant amid frigid temperatures

Assemblyman Benjie Wimberly (D-Bergen, Passaic) issued the following statement Wednesday regarding the devastating fire at the historic Marcal Paper plant in Elmwood Park. The cold slows you down and it causes it to be more hard to fight the fire", Foligno said. Instead, they are allowing the building to burn out. Smoke from the huge fire traveled east across Manhattan and farther. Consulte Mais Informação

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Puma Announces The Fi Self-Lacing Sneakers

Puma Announces The Fi Self-Lacing Sneakers

What sets the "Fit Intelligence" system apart is its ability to learn the shape of the wearer's foot and adapt itself to provide the best lockdown and support for each individual foot shape. For those who want to get their hands on these early, Puma is offering Beta testing. "Fi is a platform that can be used for many different things". Consulte Mais Informação

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Virginia governor apologizes for racist imagery in yearbook

Virginia governor apologizes for racist imagery in yearbook

A photo gallery from Gov. Ralph Northam's medical school yearbook includes a picture of one man in black face, and another in a Ku Klux Klan robe and hood. They were also quick to point out that, far from being a radical new liberal development, abortion right up to the moment of birth-or "through the third trimester", to use the sanitary parlance-is already legal in Virginia. Consulte Mais Informação

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Bay Area restaurant bans MAGA hats, receives mixed response

Bay Area restaurant bans MAGA hats, receives mixed response

Kenji Lopez-Alt, the owner of Wursthall Restaurant , located in California's Bay Area, tweeted Thursday, "It hasn't happened yet, but if you come to my restaurant wearing a MAGA cap, you aren't getting served", KGO reports . Refusing to serve a customer based on a hat they wear? "Instead, it should be us creating a dialogue, leaving a space open to discuss the issues", the 39-year-old told the Chronicle . Consulte Mais Informação

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More than just a game: AI robot learns Jenga mastery

More than just a game: AI robot learns Jenga mastery

Would you challenge MIT's latest robot to a friendly game of Jenga? Each time the arm pushed the block, a connected computer recorded the force and visual measurements, and compared those measurements to previous moves. You probably don't give a lot of thought to the physical senses you rely on to probe the blocks in a Jenga tower, but imagine trying to determine the best move by only looking at the tower, it would be toppled at every turn. Consulte Mais Informação

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After Facebook, Apple bans Google from running internal iOS apps

After Facebook, Apple bans Google from running internal iOS apps

Apple said Facebook was abusing the tool, known as a developer enterprise certificate, to distribute the app in a way that allowed the social network to sidestep Apple restrictions on data collection. Asked about it, Google said it had disabled the app on Apple devices and apologised for its "mistake". "We are working with Apple to solve a temporary interruption of some of our corporate iOS applications, which we hope will be resolved soon" a Google spokesperson said in a statement while ... Consulte Mais Informação

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February's PS Plus selection has stealth and fighting fans covered

February's PS Plus selection has stealth and fighting fans covered

Seagate has been offering its Game Drive external hard drives aimed at console games for years now, with 1TB, 2TB, and 4TB capacities already available for the PS4. Gunhouse and Rogue Aces will also be available for the PS Vita , as well as the PlayStation 4. Starting in March 2019, only PlayStation 4 games will be up for grabs if you're a PlayStation Plus subscriber. Consulte Mais Informação

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Google+ will start shutting down on February 4

Google+ will start shutting down on February 4

At that time, the company will shut down your Google + account and start deleting pages, photos, videos and other content. Keep in mind that any photos and videos that are backed up in Google Photos will not be deleted. Now that Google will officially close the doors, most users are exiting ahead of the shuttering. In the next few weeks, Google + Sign In buttons will stop working and will be replaced by Google Sign in buttons in some cases. Consulte Mais Informação

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Windows Update and Microsoft Store aren’t working for some users

The next feature update introduces changes to the setup process to make error messages less cryptic and provide users with better information and actions to address the issue directly. Where possible, the dialog offers solutions; if it's possible for Windows to handle an uninstall it will present that option, when it can't (because the program isn't in Add/Remove programs) then a manual installation is suggested. Consulte Mais Informação

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Foxconn Damage Control: Promises to Stick by Factory Plans in Wisconsin

Foxconn Damage Control: Promises to Stick by Factory Plans in Wisconsin

On Wednesday, Foxconn said that it was refocusing on research and development rather than manufacturing, which means it will employ scientists and developers, rather than blue collar workers as originally promised. State leaders offered almost $4 billion in tax incentives to help seal the deal. After the Reuters report, Foxconn, a major supplier to Apple Inc, issued a statement confirming the global market environment that existed when the project was first announced had changed and ... Consulte Mais Informação

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When it's this cold, Chicago sets its train tracks on fire

When it's this cold, Chicago sets its train tracks on fire

The flames actually come from gas-fed heaters that run alongside the rails. Crews for Metra , the Chicago-area commuter rail, are fighting ice with fire to protect train tracks during the polar vortex deep-freeze. Metra does not just heat up the rails during Arctic temperatures, according to the Tribune. To fix the breaks, Metra heats the rail, usually with a rope soaked in kerosene that is laid along the base of the rail and lit on fire, Thomas-Reile said . Consulte Mais Informação

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European Union angers United Kingdom by calling Gibraltar a 'colony of the British Crown'

European Union angers United Kingdom by calling Gibraltar a 'colony of the British Crown'

Spain has already secured a right of veto over whether future Brexit arrangements can apply to Gibraltar. The Gibraltar Government said the global legal status of Gibraltar was not a matter of argument, but rather of fact. "This is totally out of place in the modern Europe of today". Gibraltar's Chief Minister Fabian Picardo accused Madrid of trying to "bully" the British Overseas Territory by rejecting British demands for the footnote to be removed. Consulte Mais Informação

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