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AMD withdraws from high-density server business

InfoWorld - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 07:15

AMD has pulled out of the market for high-density servers, reversing a strategy it embarked on three years ago with its acquisition of SeaMicro.

AMD delivered the news Thursday as it announced financial results for the quarter. Its revenue slumped 26 percent from this time last year to $1.03 billion, and its net loss increased to $180 million, the company said.

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AMD paid $334 million to buy SeaMicro, which developed a new type of high-density server aimed at large-scale cloud and Internet service providers.

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Italian fishing boat seized near Libya, apparently by pirates - Reuters

Google - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 07:14

Telegraph.co.uk

Italian fishing boat seized near Libya, apparently by pirates
Reuters
PALERMO, Italy April 17 (Reuters) - A Sicilian fishing boat with seven people on board was seized overnight in an apparent act of piracy 40 miles from the coast of Libya, a trade association said on Friday, underlining the mounting insecurity in the southern ...
Italian navy regains control of seized fishing boatSTLtoday.com

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Shortcode Video

Drupal Modules - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 06:24

This ShortCode macro provides video embed code from various sources.

Supported providers
  • Youtube
  • Vimeo
Requirements

* Shortcode contrib project
* configure your input format to allow enter shortcode_video macro

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Finance world in the dark as Bloomberg terminals go offline - Telegraph.co.uk

Google - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 06:18

Telegraph.co.uk

Finance world in the dark as Bloomberg terminals go offline
Telegraph.co.uk
Bloomberg terminals, the computer systems used by hundreds of thousands of financial workers, went offline on Friday morning, causing havoc in the financial world. Users reported problems with the machines on Friday morning, with frustrations reported on ...
Bloomberg Terminals Suffer Widespread FailuresNew York Times
Bloomberg terminals temporarily go dark worldwideUSA TODAY
Bloomberg trading terminals suffer 2 ½ hour outage globallyWashington Post
The Independent -Irish Times -Financial Times
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Cathedral to mourn Germanwings crash victims - Press Trust of India

Google - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 05:19

Firstpost

Cathedral to mourn Germanwings crash victims
Press Trust of India
Cologne, Apr 17 (AFP) Germany will hold a memorial service today to mourn the victims of last month's Germanwings crash, blamed on a depressed co-pilot believed to have deliberately steered the plane into a mountain. Flags were flying at half-mast ...
Relatives, dignitaries remembering German plane crash deadHelena Independent Record

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Italian fishing boat seized by armed men off Libyan coast - Beatrice Daily Sun

Google - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 05:08

Italian fishing boat seized by armed men off Libyan coast
Beatrice Daily Sun
MILAN (AP) — A Sicilian fishing cooperative says a boat with seven crew members has been taken by armed men 40 miles (65 kilometers) off Libya, and was being brought to the Libyan port of Misurata. Cooperative spokesman Francesco Mezzapelle said ...

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Appeals court to take up Obama's immigration action - seattlepi.com

Google - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 04:46

Appeals court to take up Obama's immigration action
seattlepi.com
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Appellate judges on Friday were to consider whether to lift a temporary hold imposed by a federal judge in Texas on President Barack Obama's executive action seeking to shield millions of immigrants from deportation. A three-judge ...

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A hungry Gwyneth Paltrow fails the food-stamp challenge four days in - Washington Post

Google - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 04:24

E! Online

A hungry Gwyneth Paltrow fails the food-stamp challenge four days in
Washington Post
After four long days living among America's poor, Gwyneth Paltrow broke her much-mocked attempt at shopping on a food stamp budget in search of some chicken and black licorice. The multimillionaire mom was derided last week when she accepted the ...
Gwyneth Paltrow Fails Food Bank Challenge After Just 4 Days, Scores Herself C-Popdust
Gwyneth Paltrow's $29 Food Stamp Challenge CriticizedYibada (English Edition)
Politicians Who Did The Food Stamp Challenge Failed, Too, So Let's Cut ...Bustle
Contactmusic.com -Byron Shire News -TakePart
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Babysitter tells police he's watching abducted child - WKRN.com

Google - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 04:20

WKRN.com

Babysitter tells police he's watching abducted child
WKRN.com
RENTON, Wash. (AP) – A couple in Washington state were surprised to discover the child they were babysitting had been abducted and an Amber Alert issued seeking the toddler's return. Authorities issued the alert Tuesday night after the 2-year-old boy was ...

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Vatican confirms: Pope to visit Cuba in September - Ynetnews

Google - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 04:08

USA TODAY

Vatican confirms: Pope to visit Cuba in September
Ynetnews
Pope Francis is planning to visit Cuba in September as part of a trip that will also take him to the United States, the Vatican announced Friday. "The Holy Father has taken into consideration the idea of carrying out a leg to Cuba on the occasion of his upcoming ...
Pope to visit Cuba in September—VaticanInquirer.net

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Obama, Italian Prime Minister Renzi to meet at White House

AP - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 03:46
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi is getting an audience with President Barack Obama....
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After Alps crash, some experts ponder flights without pilots

AP - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 03:46
NEW YORK (AP) -- To improve airline safety, maybe we need to remove the pilots....
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India's rising tiger numbers may be victory only on paper

AP - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 03:46
SUNDARBAN TIGER RESERVE, India (AP) -- At first, the numbers seem impressive: India's tiger population has gone up 30 percent in just four years. The government lauded the news as astonishing evidence of victory in conservation....
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Google embraces 'mobile-friendly' sites in search shake-up

AP - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 03:46
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Google is about to change the way its influential search engine recommends websites on smartphones and tablets in a shift that's expected to sway where millions of people shop, eat and find information....
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Playoffs set to open without Kobe, D-Wade and more stars

AP - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 03:46
MIAMI (AP) -- No Kobe. No D-Wade....
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Physicians want Dr. Oz gone from Columbia medical faculty - Sacramento Bee

Google - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 03:44

Sacramento Bee

Physicians want Dr. Oz gone from Columbia medical faculty
Sacramento Bee
NEW YORK. Columbia University has not removed TV celebrity doctor Mehmet Oz from his faculty position as a group of top doctors has demanded, citing his “egregious lack of integrity” for promoting what they call “quack treatments.” “Dr. Oz has repeatedly ...
Physicians want Dr. Oz fired from Columbia University for weight loss quackeryExaminer.com

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Dispatcher puzzled by 911 call from trapped baggage worker - Toledo News Now

Google - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 03:03

Toledo News Now

Dispatcher puzzled by 911 call from trapped baggage worker
Toledo News Now
(KIRO 7 via AP, File). FILE - In this April 13, 2015, file photo, workers walk with a Menzies Aviation cargo worker after the worker was removed from the cargo hold of an Alaska Airlines passenger airplane at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, in Se.

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Dispatcher puzzled by 911 call from trapped baggage worker - Chron.com

Google - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 02:45

Chron.com

Dispatcher puzzled by 911 call from trapped baggage worker
Chron.com
SEATTLE (AP) — A 911 dispatcher seemed understandably confused by the call from a baggage handler who fell asleep inside the cargo hold of an Alaska Airlines jet bound for Los Angeles and said he needed someone to stop the plane. "I'm inside a plane, ...

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Farage fights for seat as UKIP tries to build on gains

AP - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 02:45
DOVER, England (AP) -- Saul Webster enjoys a good tipple, and nobody begrudges him one. But that doesn't make it good politics for the retired schoolteacher to pose for a campaign event with Nigel Farage, the UK Independence Party leader, while carrying a bottle of hard cider and a half-drained glass....
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Washington auditor pleads not guilty to federal indictment - U.S. News & World Report

Google - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 01:57

U.S. News & World Report

Washington auditor pleads not guilty to federal indictment
U.S. News & World Report
FILE - In this Sept. 6, 2012 file photo, Troy Kelley takes questions at a news conference in Olympia, Wash., during his successful campaign for State Auditor. In an indictment unsealed Thursday, April 16, 2015, a federal grand jury charged Kelley with filing ...
Wash. Auditor Proclaims Innocence, Won't Resign After Federal IndictmentNW News Network
Washington: State Auditor Is Accused of Stealing From Business ClientsNew York Times
In Olympia, talk of impeaching an indicted state auditorHeraldNet

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