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How big is your Baan-DB (just Data AND Indexes)
0 - 200 GB
15%
200 - 500 GB
30%
500 - 800 GB
4%
800 - 1200 GB
4%
1200 - 1500 GB
11%
1500 - 2000 GB
15%
> 2000 GB
22%
Total votes: 27

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Apple iPhone XR review: The best iPhone value in years - CNET

cNET.com - Reviews - November 13, 2018 - 4:40am
If you're buying a new iPhone, this should be your starting point.

Just a little heads up: Google is still trying to convince everyone that web apps don't suck

The Register - November 13, 2018 - 3:56am
Chrome Dev Summit finds web apps still struggling next to shiny native counterparts

If insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results, Google's Chrome team might be a candidate for involuntary commitment.…

Big Q. Tch, what could have persuaded Intel to bring forward 5G chip production six months?

The Register - November 13, 2018 - 3:09am
Clue's in the headline. And more importantly: Will anyone but Cupertino care?

It looks as though Apple's iThings may get 5G connectivity in 2020 – after Intel promised production of its 5G modem will start in the second half of 2019, and ship in the first half of the following year.…

A new “fuzzy Pikachu” debate headlines a trailer-filled Monday

Ars Technica - November 13, 2018 - 3:00am

Three film and TV studios elected to dump their latest trailers online on Monday, as opposed to spreading the love out over the week. Alone, each trailer is intriguing, but their combined nerd power lets us glimpse what's to come from three world premieres.

The highlight of this year's Veterans Day trailer explosion is Detective Pikachu, a live-action (and decidedly Western) take on the odd video game of the same name. That title means a few things. First, like the game, this fork of the Pokemon universe appears to exist outside the collect-'em-all series' game and anime entries. That means there's no sign of familiar human characters like Ash, Daisy, Brock, or Team Rocket.

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Tesla Model 3 Performance booted from podium at Global Time Attack - Roadshow

cNET.com - News - November 13, 2018 - 2:54am
Despite placing second overall at the event, another driver complained that electricity was not an approved fuel.

Mystery Science Theater 3000 back on Netflix to rip film turkeys - CNET

cNET.com - News - November 13, 2018 - 2:48am
Movie sign! Binge-watch six of the most terrible B-grade movies in the universe this Thanksgiving with the MST3K crew on Netflix.

Marvel's Stan Lee dies: Remembering the godfather of geeks and my former boss - CNET

cNET.com - News - November 13, 2018 - 2:33am
CNET's Bonnie Burton remembers Lee not just as the co-creator of beloved superheroes, but as an enthusiastic fan of comic book fans themselves.

AI toilets will scan your poop to diagnose your ailments - CNET

cNET.com - News - November 13, 2018 - 2:27am
Micron CEO Sanjay Mehrotra sees smart loos in our future and is anxious to sell the chips they will need.

Twitter grapples with fake Elon Musk accounts promoting bitcoin scams - CNET

cNET.com - News - November 13, 2018 - 2:22am
Cryptocurrency scammers are promoting tweets through ads after they hijack verified accounts.

Facebook explains why the social network was down - CNET

cNET.com - News - November 13, 2018 - 2:12am
The tech firm said the temporary outage was caused by a "routine test."

OK Google, why was your web traffic hijacked and routed through China, Russia today?

The Register - November 13, 2018 - 2:05am
BGP hijacking committed 'grand theft internet'

Updated People's connections in the US to Google – including its cloud, YouTube, and other websites – were suddenly rerouted through Russia and into China in a textbook Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) hijack.…

Self-driving cars could be the brothels of the future, UK researchers say - Roadshow

cNET.com - News - November 13, 2018 - 1:20am
A new study outlines the effects that autonomous cars could have on tourism -- even the seedier parts.

What's big, blue, and short on Intel? The supercomputer world's podium: USA tops Top500 with IBM Power9

The Register - November 13, 2018 - 1:20am
Arm gets a look-in with first petascale machine, China slips into third

IBM can now officially boast it has built the world's two most powerful publicly known supercomputers.…

'Tinkering' children make robots, planes and catapults

BBC Technology News - November 13, 2018 - 1:18am
Primary pupils in Manchester take on design projects to boost creativity and problem solving skills.

Steve Ballmer says Google, Facebook should engage more with regulators - CNET

cNET.com - News - November 13, 2018 - 1:12am
And Oculus co-founder Palmer Luckey criticizes the partisanship that keeps Americans from agreeing on things they'd normally have in common.

Britain's worst and best online retailers named by Which?

BBC Technology News - November 13, 2018 - 1:07am
DIY chain Homebase runs Britain's worst online shop, according to a survey by consumer group Which?.

How the Bugatti Chiron is made - Roadshow

cNET.com - News - November 13, 2018 - 12:39am
We take a look inside Bugatti's Molsheim factory to see how one of the world's best hypercars is made.

Cats, beetles, other mummified animals found—along with a sealed door

Ars Technica - November 13, 2018 - 12:19am

Enlarge (credit: Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities)

Archaeologists discovered dozens of mummified cats in seven previously undisturbed tombs in a 4,500-year-old pyramid complex near Saqqara, south of Cairo. The cats were found along with a collection of mummified scarab beetles, gilded wood cat statues, painted animal sarcophagi, and other artifacts.

Sacred to Bastet

Today, dozens of intact mummies of any species are a relatively rare find for archaeologists, but mummifying cats and other animals was a common practice in Egypt for thousands of years. The Saqqara cats, like millions of others throughout Egyptian history, would have been bred and raised for eventual mass sacrifice to the protective goddess Bastet, who often appears in Egyptian art as a woman with the head of a lioness or, after about 1000 BCE, a domestic cat.

Most of those once-common mummies were lost to rampant looting across the centuries, which peaked between the 1700s and early 1900s. Europeans looted hundreds of thousands of animal mummies, including baboons, cats, crocodiles, and ibises, most of which were destroyed to make fertilizer.

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French investigators to work directly with Facebook to monitor hate speech

Ars Technica - November 13, 2018 - 12:03am

Enlarge / French President Emmanuel Macron delivers a speech during the opening session of the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) at the UNESCO headquarters in Paris on November 12, 2018. (credit: LUDOVIC MARIN/AFP/Getty Images)

For the first time, Facebook has agreed to allow French regulators to work closely with the company as a way to monitor what actions it's taking to combat hate speech. If necessary, France could impose further regulations on the social media giant.

In a French-language speech before the Internet Governance Forum held in Paris on Monday, French President Emmanuel Macron said that the two sides would work together for six months starting in early 2019 to come up with "joint, precise, and concrete" proposals that both Menlo Park and Paris could agree with.

LIVE l Ouverture du Forum sur la Gouvernance de l'Internet. #GovTechSummit #IGF2018https://t.co/fKXpXDjP4G

— Emmanuel Macron (@EmmanuelMacron) November 12, 2018

"There's a Californian Internet and a Chinese Internet," he explained, urging those in attendance to seek a middle-ground "European" model.

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Can listening to bees help save them - and us?

BBC Technology News - November 12, 2018 - 11:42pm
Scientists hope artificial intelligence will gives us more insights into bee health and behaviour.

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