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ET Deals: Save 90% on the System Administration and Infrastructure Management Bundle

If you’re looking to reboot your career, taking a handful of online courses is a good way to feel out what interests you, and find something you’re really good at. Today, SkillWise is offering up a bundle of SysAdmin and infrastructure management courses, and it’s shockingly affordable. • System Administration and Infrastructure Management Bundle for $ 41 (List price: $ 416) With your purchase, you’ll get these courses: • The Complete Guide to LPIC 1 Linux Administrator Exam (a $ 50 value)• Professional Guide to Windows Server 2016 (a $ ...

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US anti-missile system 'operational' in South Korea

The US military says its controversial Thaad missile defence system is “operational” in South Korea. A spokesman said the system was now able to intercept North Korean missiles and defend the South. But officials have told reporters that full operational capability is still some months away. Tensions have been rising around the Korean peninsula, with repeated threats from North Korea and the presence of a group of US warships and a submarine. On Monday, two US bombers took part in a joint drill with South Korea’s air force in what ...

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U.S.: We'll pay for missile defense system in South Korea (for now)

The South Korean firm facing China’s wrath After President Trump set off a furor over who should pay for a U.S. missile defense system that’s being installed in South Korea, his national security chief said Washington will pick up the check. For the time being, at least. White House national security adviser Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster told his South Korean counterpart that the U.S. would continue to bear the cost of the system, according to a statement Sunday from the office of the South Korean president. McMaster was responding to ...

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Next-Gen PlayStation System Will Launch In 2018, Analyst Predicts

The wait for the next iteration of PlayStation may not be as far away as you expect, at least according to one analyst. The Wall Street Journal reports that Macquarie Capital Securities analyst Damian Thong “said he expected Sony to release its next-generation PlayStation by the second half of 2018.” PS4 Pro Analyst predictions don’t always pan out, and this isn’t necessarily based on some inside scoop. But the WSJ’s reporter notes on Twitter that this is the same “analyst who correctly predicted PS4 Pro and Slim” ahead of their ...

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Trump: South Korea should pay for $1B missile defense system

The South Korean firm facing China’s wrath President Trump wants South Korea to foot the bill for a $ 1 billion U.S. missile defense system and is threatening to kill the free trade deal between the two countries. His comments aren’t sitting well with officials in South Korea, a key American ally in Asia. “I informed South Korea it would be appropriate if they pay,” Trump said in an interview with Reuters on Thursday. “That’s a billion dollar system.” He was talking about the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) ...

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North Korea: US vows sanctions and will activate Thaad system 'within days'

The US says it plans to activate a missile defence system in South Korea “within days” and tighten economic sanctions against North Korea. The announcements from the Trump administration come amid rising fears about the North’s military advances. The Thaad system was originally not expected to be in use until late 2017. Many South Koreans oppose it, fearing they will become a target. North Korea has vowed to conduct more missile and nuclear tests. Speaking to members of the US Congress on Wednesday, Adm Harry Harris, commander of the US ...

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New Injustice 2 Video Explains The Gear System

Following the new trailer dedicated to The Flash, NetherRealm has now released an Injustice 2 trailer focuses on the game’s Gear system. NetherRealm says Injustice 2’s Gear system, which lets you outfit your character with not only cosmetic items but also new skills that impacts gameplay, brings a “new level of depth to the game.” As you can see in the trailer embedded above, there is a lot of variety in terms of what you can choose. For a much deeper dive into Injustice 2’s Gear System, including commentary from ...

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Uber sued for shortchanging drivers with new upfront pricing system

Uber rolled out its new upfront pricing scheme a few months ago, and it has proven popular with riders. Drivers have been expressing skepticism about the numbers on their end, and now there’s a lawsuit alleging Uber has used the new cost structure to rip off its drivers. The proposed class action lawsuit claims that Uber regularly shows higher fares to riders than it does to drivers. Uber then apparently pockets the difference in addition to taking its usual cut from the driver. Before upfront pricing was rolled out last ...

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Breakthrough Stanford experiment shakes up our model of the brain’s spatial orientation system

Your brain has a built-in GPS system, with bespoke cells for speed, location, direction and more. It’s found in the hippocampus, buried deep within the brain. Neurons — called grid cells, place cells, head direction cells, and boundary cells — all coordinate with one another to orient you in space. Appropriately enough, as far as our neurons are concerned we’re all navigating an axonometric (axonometric, get it? Because neurons have axons? …I’ll see myself out) grid of tiny equilateral triangles, that tessellates the whole surface of the Earth. Since the ...

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Android surpasses Windows as the most-used operating system worldwide

It was just a few weeks ago when web analytics firm StatCounter predicted Android would overtake Windows as the most popular operating system online. Well, it didn’t take long. The latest numbers from StatCounter show Android with a narrow lead over Windows. After less than nine years, Google’s open source operating system is bigger than Windows. The numbers from last month placed Windows at 38.6% of web traffic, while Android was just behind it at 37.4%. The two might go up or down a little each month, but the overall ...

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