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Google researchers develop an algorithm to remove watermarks from images

Google researchers develop an algorithm to remove watermarks from images

Before this research was recently presented at the 2017 Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition Conference , the easiest way to remove a watermark from an image was to either pay for the rights to use it, or go the slightly less easy route and spend an hour in Photoshop painstakingly erasing any overlaid graphics, which more often that not yielded poor results. Consulte Mais Informação

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Brownback announces salary increase for Kansas corrections officers

Brownback announces salary increase for Kansas corrections officers

All uniformed staff making less than the newly established hiring rates will have their pay increased to the new rates, resulting in a majority of uniformed staff receiving total increases of at least 10 percent. The Kansas Organization of State Employees and state legislators have been calling on the governor to take action. "We are addressing a critical need at a critical time for the Department of Corrections", said Gov. Consulte Mais Informação

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Video previews will now appear in Google search results on Android

Video previews will now appear in Google search results on Android

CMR pointed out that awareness among users also has a critical role to play. No more: Google has added 6-second video previews to its mobile search results. The Federal Communications Commission is expected to reveal more details in the future and we are curious to see what's next. Android O has introduced better keyboard support for better navigation between applications. Consulte Mais Informação

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Lebanese Army Launches Offensive to Clear Border of ISIS Militants

Lebanese Army Launches Offensive to Clear Border of ISIS Militants

The Lebanese army was targeting ISIS positions on the outskirts of the town of al-Qaa and Ras Baalbek with rockets, artillery and helicopters, a Lebanese source said . The army is now launching an offensive against the IS fighters still operating in the area. The Lebanese army did not take part in the July operation, but it has been gearing up to assault the ISIS pocket in the same mountainous region. Consulte Mais Informação

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Jelle Van Damme is leaving the Galaxy

Jelle Van Damme is leaving the Galaxy

In a press release announcing the move, Galaxy General Manager Pete Vagenas confirmed that the club allowed Van Damme to make the move in order to reunite the defender with his children. Galaxy defender Jelle Van Damme is headed back home. Jelle Van Damme bid farewell to the LA Galaxy via an emotional Instagram post on Friday after the announcement of his move back to Belgium. Consulte Mais Informação

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Dunford to Visit China, South Korea

Dunford to Visit China, South Korea

Pyongyang then threatened to fire a salvo of missiles towards the United States territory of Guam - a plan that leader Kim Jong-Un this week delayed, but warned could go ahead depending on Washington's next move. They reiterated that Washington is "willing to negotiate" with Pyongyang and has "no interest in regime change or accelerated reunification", singling out a cessation of threats and weapons tests as a honest indication of its good faith for talks. Consulte Mais Informação

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Essential Phone now available to pre-order in Canada via Telus

Essential Phone now available to pre-order in Canada via Telus

The Essential Phone is also available on Essential .com, Amazon and Best Buy , for use with all major operators in the US. If you wish to get the unlocked variant, you can now get one from Amazon as well. The device is powered by the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor along with Adreno 540 GPU. The device offers 128GB of internal storage. Other features include hybrid autofocus, phase detection, IR Laser Assist Focus, and 4K video support. Consulte Mais Informação

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Residents told to evacuate as bushfire approaches homes on Sunshine Coast

Residents told to evacuate as bushfire approaches homes on Sunshine Coast

QFES said spot fires were likely to start up to 4km ahead of the fire front, and embers also were being thrown from the fire. It is expected some homes may be lost in the blaze. Traffic is at a standstill on the Bruce Highway, with some motorists reporting traffic being banked back to Mooloolaba. The Department of Transport and Main Roads said one southbound lane was closed, and traffic was banked back for about 10 kilometres in each direction. Consulte Mais Informação

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Swedes help Danes in submarine case with missing woman

Swedes help Danes in submarine case with missing woman

COPENHAGEN , Denmark (AP) - The family of a Swedish journalist missing since a trip off Copenhagen a week ago on a home-built submarine says "it seems the worst has happened". The 40-ton, almost 18-meter-long (60-foot-long) submarine sank off Denmark's eastern coast. Due to the currents in the Oresund, Danish police have not ruled out that a body could wash up along Swedish shores. Consulte Mais Informação

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