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For ERP LN feature pack upgrade, what method of install are you using?
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Nokia 8 Sirocco review - CNET

cNET.com - Reviews - 1 hour 34 min ago
The Nokia 8 Sirocco is the best Nokia Android phone yet, but not exciting enough to justify the cost.

FCC is hurting consumers to help corporations, Mignon Clyburn says on exit

Ars Technica - 1 hour 35 min ago

Enlarge / FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn speaks at a Kaiser Family Foundation panel discussion on November 4, 2015 in Washington, DC. (credit: Getty Images | Larry French)

As Mignon Clyburn left the Federal Communications Commission, the longtime telecom regulator worried that the FCC is abandoning its "prime directive" of protecting consumers.

"I'm an old Trekkie," Clyburn told Ars in a phone interview, while comparing the FCC's responsibility to the Star Trek fictional universe's Prime Directive. "I go back to my core, my prime directive of putting consumers first." If the FCC doesn't do all it can to bring affordable communications services to everyone in the US, "our mission will not be realized," she said.

The FCC's top priority, as set out by the Communications Act, is to make sure all Americans have "affordable, efficient, and effective" access to communications services, Clyburn said. But too often, the FCC's Republican majority led by Chairman Ajit Pai is prioritizing the desires of corporations over consumers, Clyburn said. "I don't believe it's accidental that we are called regulators," she said. "Some people at the federal level try to shy away from that title. I embrace it."

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80 percent of buses will be electric by 2040, study claims - Roadshow

cNET.com - News - 1 hour 51 min ago
Bus fleets will become electrified far more quickly than regular cars, according to a new study.

Netflix mints Barack and Michelle Obama as new media moguls - CNET

cNET.com - News - 1 hour 51 min ago
Movies, documentaries, and shows -- oh my. Barack and Michelle Obama's deal with Netflix will bring multiple programs to the service worldwide.

Inside an Amazon warehouse that ships your supersized purchases - CNET

cNET.com - News - 1 hour 52 min ago
Because if you want a javelin or a life-size Yeti statue, you need it with two-day shipping.

LG Q7 Release Date, Price and Specs - CNET

cNET.com - Reviews - 2 hours 42 sec ago
Big display. Some AI. Coming soon.

NASA’s EM-drive is a magnetic WTF-thruster

Ars Technica - 2 hours 2 min ago

Enlarge / The Earth's magnetic field is remarkably sneaky. (credit: NASA)

It was bound to happen eventually. A group of researchers that may actually be competent and well-funded is investigating alternative thrust concepts. This includes our favorite, the WTF-thruster EM-drive, as well as something called a Mach-Effect thruster. The results, presented at Space Propulsion 2018, are pretty much as expected: a big fat meh.

The key motivation behind all of this is that rocket technology largely sucks for getting people around the Solar System. And it sucks even worse as soon as you consider the problem of interstellar travel. The result is that good people spend a lot of time eliminating even the most far-fetched ideas. The EM-drive is a case in point. It's basically a truncated hollow copper cone that you feed electromagnetic radiation into. The radiation bounces around in the cone. And, by some physics-defying magic, unicorns materialize to push you through space.

Well, that explanation is at least as plausible as any of the others. There is no physics explaining how this could work, but some people at NASA have claimed that it does.

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Get the Cheapskate Mystery Box for $60 - CNET

cNET.com - News - 2 hours 3 min ago
With a total value of over $250 and all net proceeds going to charity, it's a triple-win!

Dell XPS 15 2-in-1 (2018) review - CNET

cNET.com - Reviews - 2 hours 3 min ago
Showcasing a new hybrid chip developed by Intel and AMD, the 15.6-inch convertible has power for content creation and gaming in a superslim body.

Resident Evil 7 will scare Nintendo Switch players senseless starting May 24 - CNET

cNET.com - News - 2 hours 9 min ago
The popular game, which was released for the Xbox and PlayStation last year, will only be available in Japan for now.

Ford recalls 273 EcoSport SUVs for European cross-contamination - Roadshow

cNET.com - News - 2 hours 20 min ago
Imagine the horror of opening the manual in America and seeing the word "tyres."

Mark Webber drives Porsche Mission E, finds hints of 919 Le Mans racer - Roadshow

cNET.com - News - 2 hours 23 min ago
This thing's gonna be good, no doubt about it.

Tesla leaps up Fortune 500 and Apple slips, but Walmart beats them all - CNET

cNET.com - News - 2 hours 28 min ago
The big-box retailer is still bigger than Apple according to the Fortune 500.

Penetration tester pokes six holes in Dell EMC's RecoverPoint products

The Register - 2 hours 30 min ago
Three fixed, including critical remote code execution bug

Infosec outfit Foregenix has uncovered six vulnerabilities in Dell EMC's data protection platform RecoverPoint, three of which have been fixed.…

X-Force, Deadpool 2's new superhero team, explained - CNET

cNET.com - News - 2 hours 30 min ago
Deadpool 2 features the cinematic debut of a long-running Marvel comics team. Here's everything you need to know about them. Mild spoilers ahead.

Alexa coming to Acer Spin notebooks from May 23 - CNET

cNET.com - News - 2 hours 44 min ago
But some notebooks won't be shipping with Alexa onboard.

OnePlus 6 review - CNET

cNET.com - Reviews - 2 hours 49 min ago
Yet another unmissable deal from Android's indie star.

A Segway vending machine debuts in Singapore - CNET

cNET.com - News - 2 hours 59 min ago
The vending machine hopes to snag impulse buyers.

Who is Deadpool 2's Cable? Here's everything you need to know - CNET

cNET.com - News - 3 hours 6 min ago
The most convoluted backstory in comics, explained.

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