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Major function improvementsDSP : Fixed a problem that the recording function may not work in the FM mode, when the recording function is stopped and then restarted.CPU : Minor update for production convenience.NOTE:- Release E2 (CPU 1.03, DSP 1.04)Update:- An optional OPC-2218LU data cable is required. – The firmware cannot be updated using the microSD…

via Icom ID-31A Transceiver Firmware E2 — Softpedia Drivers / All

Twitch has just about had it with bots that artificially inflate view counts for videos. In fact, it’s taking the makers of such bots to court.In a post published to the Twitch Blog on Friday, Matthew DiPietro, Twitch’s senior vice president of marketing, explained how the company is working to combat fraudulent view counts. In…

via Twitch fights view-inflating bot makers with lawsuit — PCWorld

via Obama Visits Orlando: Pictures of His Tribute & Trip — Heavy.com

On June 8th, high above a thunderstorm in Colorado, an enormous 300 km wide ring of light appeared near the edge of space.This is an example of an ELVE (Emissions of Light and Very Low Frequency Perturbations due to Electromagnetic Pulse Sources).Credit image: Thomas Ashcraft – Mr. Ashcraft photographed the EMP ring using a low-light…

via Massive EMP Ring Weather Anomaly Appears Over Colorado — UFO Sightings Hotspot

In a wide-ranging commentary piece about WWDC 2016, tech journalist Walt Mossberg included an interesting bit about why Apple has not expanded iMessage to competing software platforms like Android.When I asked a senior Apple executive why iMessage wasn’t being expanded to other platforms, he gave two answers. First, he said, Apple considers its own user…

via Apple Explains Why iMessage Hasn’t Expanded to Android — MacRumors: Mac News and Rumors – Front Page

In the weeks leading up to WWDC 2016, multiple reliable sources indicated the opening keynote would be a no-hardware affair. And as it turned out, the focus of the event was unsurprisingly on software, including iOS 10, macOS Sierra, tvOS 10, and watchOS 3. So, when can we expect new Apple hardware? Many products were…

via Hardware-Free WWDC Sets Stage for Busy Second Half of 2016 — MacRumors: Mac News and Rumors – Front Page

According to Apple, Messages is the most used iOS app, and for that reason, it got a lot of attention in iOS 10. Messages has been completely revamped with features to make conversations more personalized, expressive, and fun. As can be seen in the video below, background animations, like balloons, confetti, and fireworks can be…

via Hands-On With Digital Touch, Bubble Effects, Apps and More in iOS 10’s Messages — MacRumors: Mac News and Rumors – Front Page

The Photos app in iOS 10 has been updated with what Apple calls “Siri intelligence,” which essentially equates to new deep learning techniques and advanced facial and object recognition algorithms. Using these tools, Photos is able to scan a user’s entire photo library, intelligently detecting people, animals, places, and objects and grouping photos together in…

via See iOS 10’s New Photos App in Action — MacRumors: Mac News and Rumors – Front Page

A day after Apple’s WWDC keynote address, Apple SVP of Marketing Phil Schiller and SVP of Software Engineering Craig Federighi joined Daring Fireball’s John Gruber on a special edition of his podcast, The Talk Show. The duo addressed many topics, including the emphasis on iMessage in iOS 10, opening up Siri and other parts of iOS…

via Phil Schiller and Craig Federighi Talk iMessage, Siri API and Mac App Store on ‘The Talk Show’ — MacRumors: Mac News and Rumors – Front Page

Apparently, backing up the database is not covered in this document. The database of the Air Force’s Automated Case Tracking System (ACTS)—which is used by the Air Force Inspector General’s Office to manage investigations into complaints from whistleblowers of waste, fraud, and abuse; Freedom Of Information Act requests; and congressional inquiries—has become corrupted, rendering over…

via Database corruption erases 100,000 Air Force investigation records — Ars Technica

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