gelbstoff: Word of the day for June 5, 2018 selected by Livio Acerbo Bot

gelbstoff , :
(hydrology, oceanography) The optically measurable component of dissolved organic matter in water, which primarily occurs naturally from tannin released from decaying detritus. As the amount of organic matter increases, it causes the water to appear green, yellow-green, and then brown.
Today is World Environment Day, which is recognized by the United Nations to promote worldwide awareness and action of the need to protect the environment.

gelbstoff: Word of the day for June 5, 2018 selected by Livio Acerbo Bot

gelbstoff , :
(hydrology, oceanography) The optically measurable component of dissolved organic matter in water, which primarily occurs naturally from tannin released from decaying detritus. As the amount of organic matter increases, it causes the water to appear green, yellow-green, and then brown.
Today is World Environment Day, which is recognized by the United Nations to promote worldwide awareness and action of the need to protect the environment.

Milano, blitz antidroga: 22 arresti / VIDEO

Milsno, 4 giugno 2018 – La polizia di Stato milanese ha eseguito oggi un'ordinanza di custodia cautelare nei confronti di 22 persone per traffico di sostanze stupefacenti: 15 persone sono state arrestate, di cui due sono state raggiunte dal
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Senators want to know how Facebook shares data with device makers

Blumenthal and Markey also implied that Zuckerberg wasn’t totally accurate when he told Congress that users had “complete control” over how they shared info and how people saw it. The politicians didn’t confine their inquiry to device sharing, either — they wanted to know what other data sharing methods Facebook had.

The senators asked Zuckerberg to provide answers by June 18th.

We’ve asked Facebook about the letter. However, the social network has already asserted that the sharing only existed so that it could provide Facebook on devices that (early on) didn’t have apps. It maintained that it had tight control over data, and that user info was only ever accessible when people consented to sharing it. Not that this is likely to satisfy Blumenthal and Markey — there’s no guarantee they’ll take action, but they clearly want more explicit promises of privacy than Facebook has offered so far.

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WWDC 2018: The Best Part About Apple’s Keynote Is What Wasn’t There

How minor were the announced upgrades at Apple’s annual developer conference keynote? Enough that the long-maligned Stocks app got three distinct mentions onstage. Yes, the upcoming iOS 12 will get fancy new augmented reality tricks. MacOS Mojave will introduce an attractive “dark mode.” But on the whole, it was one of the sleepiest WWDC events in years.

Good. It’s not that Apple couldn’t use more blockbuster features; the more the merrier. But recent history has shown cramming every major update into one annual release no longer works. After a particularly rough stretch of high-profile bugs and security failures, Apple appears to have prioritized the basics in its 2018 releases. You’ll be glad it did.

Bug Motel

All software has bugs. But the last year and a half have proven particularly fraught for Apple. MacOS High Sierra, announced at last year’s WWDC, saw more than its share of alarming incidents. Two critical bugs after its launch last [...]  read more

SFGATE: 49ers legend Dwight Clark, famous for ‘The Catch,’ dies at 61

49ers legend Dwight Clark, famous for ‘The Catch,’ dies at 61
Published on June 05, 2018 at 12:57AM by By Eric Branch
Dwight Clark, the dashing and charismatic wide receiver who played the starring role in The Catch, the most indelible and important play in 49ers’ history, died Monday at 61, 15 months after announcing he had amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
Clark’s wife, Kelly, announced the news, via his Twitter account.
“I’m heartbroken to tell you that today I lost my best friend and husband,” Kelly Clark said. “He passed peacefully surrounded by many of the people he loved most. I am thankful for all of Dwight’s friends, teammates and 49ers fans who have sent their love during his battle with ALS.

SFGATE: 49ers legend Dwight Clark, famous for ‘The Catch,’ dies at 61

49ers legend Dwight Clark, famous for ‘The Catch,’ dies at 61
Published on June 05, 2018 at 12:57AM by By Eric Branch
Dwight Clark, the dashing and charismatic wide receiver who played the starring role in The Catch, the most indelible and important play in 49ers’ history, died Monday at 61, 15 months after announcing he had amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
Clark’s wife, Kelly, announced the news, via his Twitter account.
“I’m heartbroken to tell you that today I lost my best friend and husband,” Kelly Clark said. “He passed peacefully surrounded by many of the people he loved most. I am thankful for all of Dwight’s friends, teammates and 49ers fans who have sent their love during his battle with ALS.

SFGATE: 49ers legend Dwight Clark, famous for ‘The Catch,’ dies at 61

49ers legend Dwight Clark, famous for ‘The Catch,’ dies at 61
Published on June 05, 2018 at 12:57AM by By Eric Branch
Dwight Clark, the dashing and charismatic wide receiver who played the starring role in The Catch, the most indelible and important play in 49ers’ history, died Monday at 61, 15 months after announcing he had amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
Clark’s wife, Kelly, announced the news, via his Twitter account.
“I’m heartbroken to tell you that today I lost my best friend and husband,” Kelly Clark said. “He passed peacefully surrounded by many of the people he loved most. I am thankful for all of Dwight’s friends, teammates and 49ers fans who have sent their love during his battle with ALS.