Modern wings rely on flaps to boost lift and shorten take-off and landing distances, and on ailerons to change direction. But when deployed, they create gaps in the edge of the wing, generating turbulent airflow—bad news for efficiency and noise. “They require complex hydraulic and other actuators that add weight, complexity, and things that can go wrong,” adds Mark Sensmeier, an aerospace engineer at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.
Once a person is located, the two cell-phone users can chat on their phones in real-time – an application the company expects to become popular.
While more students are going online, some might not be willing to forgo the campus store for online-only booksellers just yet.
“Avril Lavigne’s ‘Girlfriend’ music video is less than 1 million views away from becoming the most watched video of all time on YouTube…. So what we’re attempting won’t be easy but … Bahh who am I kidding? Of course it will be easy because we have a secret weapon.”
Unlike many high-profile data breaches, the Kardashian/Jenner subscriber info wasn’t stolen by a hacker who broke into a database. Rather, the apps relied upon a poorly constructed API to relay data, allowing anyone logged into the fan apps or websites to do everything from retrieve subscriber information to delete photos and videos. The sites were, in effect, broadcasting this private data to anyone who knew where to look.
Civil liberty and legal advocacy groups have called on lawmakers to reform the CFAA to prevent zealous prosecutors from punishing conduct that many feel doesn’t truly constitute a computer crime. Calls for reform grew particularly loud in 2013 after internet activist Aaron Swartz committed suicide following his indictment on charges related to downloading academic papers.
Tony East, a manager of Inserection, a chain of adult stores in the Atlanta area, said that’s what he’s seen.
“I went to the site and signed up for the free year, but did not sign up for the second year, which was not free,” said Jerry Leon of Spokane, Washington, whose Visa number and expiration date appeared in the file. “I get the feeling that this was one huge scam, but that card is now dead, and any charges made on it will be refused.”
Canadian forces operating in Afghanistan’s contested Kandahar Province have employed
“white situational awareness teams” to help troops navigate the complex tribal landscape of southern Afghanistan. Tom Blackwell of Canwest News Service has the scoop:
As police stand guard outside the Ecuadorian embassy in London, the Latin American government is expected to decide today whether it will grant WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange asylum to prevent him from being extradited to Sweden.
Technology is like a dog; each year of it seems like the equivalent of seven human years – at least when you get to the end of it and realize it’s only been 12 months since that now indispensable service first launched.
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