Three years after last driving the nondescript Nissan Leaf, I remembered its quietness but had forgotten how impressive its low speed acceleration is. It can really move.For all the justifiable concerns about the practicality of electric vehicles, with features like these, they sure are fun to drive.
Software giant Microsoft says it has uncovered a series of cyberattacks by hackers linked to Russia targeting democratic institutions, think tanks and nonprofit organizations in Europe, highlighting concerns of possible interference in European Union elections in May.The attacks occurred between September and December, targeting employees of the German Council on Foreign Relations and European offices of The Aspen Institute and The German Marshall Fund, the company said in a blog post.
Three MPPs from the three parties that are represented in Waterloo region and Guelph spoke with CBC Kitchener Waterloo #x27;s Craig Norris, host of The Morning Edition, about their top concerns as they return to the legislature.The interviews included NDP MPP Laura Mae Lindo, who represents Kitchener Centre, Green Party of Ontario Leader Mike Schreiner, who represents Guelph, and Progressive Conservative MPP Amy Fee, who represents Kitchener South Hespeler.
In response to these concerns, Ethereum co founder Vitalik Buterin stated, during a developers meeting on February 15, that the scheduled codebase modifications will not create vulnerabilities on the Ethereum blockchain . According to statements from other Ethereum developers, the Skinny CREATE2 feature, which is part of the ethereum improvement proposal (EIP) 1014, could potentially introduce a security threat to the Ethereum network.As CryptoGlobe covered, Skinny CREATE2 allows users to interact with a smart contract that has not yet been issued on the Ethereum blockchain. As explained by Ethereum s developers, Skinny CREATE2 enables interactions with addresses that do not exist yet on chain but can be relied on to only possibly eventually contain code. This feature may be exploited because smart contracts could be programmed to alter their address after they ve been issued, according to several Ethereum developers.
MONTREAL The head of Canada s largest airline brushed off concerns about a slowing global economy after business passengers helped the airline top analysts earnings expectations last quarter even though fuel prices and currency rates drove it into the red. Despite all of the backdrop of the noise that we hear about fears of a recession and the trade wars and the rest of it, we do see a fairly strong and bullish market, Air Canada chief executive Calin Rovinescu told investors Friday.
Now 18, the Ohio resident never got a flu shot or the measles, mumps and rubella vaccine as a boy. He never had the experience of going to the pediatrician, getting pricked in the arm with a needle and then receiving a lollipop or ice cream cone afterward. "I had grown up with my mom being very staunch and open about her position against vaccines, " Lindenberger told CNN 's John Berman on "Anderson Cooper Full Circle " on Monday night.
While such an order has been rumored before, Politico reports that there;s a push to make it happen before Mobile World Congress, which runs at the end of February. The goal is to send a message to firms looking to do business with the US government that they need to prioritize cybersecurity concerns. "Contracts are going out now, a senior official told Politico. Extra stigma could change the situation out in the countries on this major decision.
In its statement on Saturday, Edelweiss Group strongly stated that the allegations levelled by Reliance Group are entirely unfounded, baseless and false."Over the last several months, Edelweiss Group has reached out numerous times to Reliance Group to address concerns on shortfall in margins (via regular margin call notices) and resultant fall in collateral valuation. Despite our best efforts, not only did Reliance Group fail to address any of the concerns raised by Edelweiss Group, but also continued to breach contractual obligations," the financial services company said.
Expedia, Booking.com, Agoda, Hotels.com, Ebookers and Trivago were subject to scrutiny by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA), which intervened due to serious concerns about hidden charges, pressure selling tactics, misleading discount claims and the order in which results appear on the site pages.It was concerned the tactics could stop consumers finding the best deal, not give them the full cost of the room upfront and mislead about the popularity.
For more than 500 days Hector the black and white lurcher has been pining for someone to take him home from a dog rescue centre. Despite the bright eyes and wagging tail, two year old Hector has been continuously overlooked by animal lovers looking for a pet. To help bolster his chances of finding a forever home, the RSPCA is making a special Valentines appeal to help him find happiness.Images showing Hector playing and enjoying life at a foster home have helped him build up a small fan club as he waits patiently for a new home.Hector was brought to the RSPCA 's Little Valley Animal Shelter in October 2017 by one of the charity 's inspector who had welfare concerns.Although Hector has won over his carers at the rescue centre near Exeter, Devon, appeals for potential owners to come forward have not been fruitful.
Did Billy Porter pull off a Ranveer Singh at the Oscars? Netizens think so Watch: Donald Trump dancing to Ranveer Singh;s Malhari has Netizens in splits A golden statue of comedian Kevin Hart holding pride flag appears outside Oscars venue Hector loves meeting and playing with other dogs out and could live with older children, although he would be best suited to being the only pet in the home. (Source: RSPCA Twitter) A dog called Hector has been branded as the #8216;loneliest dog in Britain; after spending over 500 days at an animal shelter. Staff and volunteers at an animal charity are desperately trying to find a home for the lurcher, who was rescued in October 2017 over welfare concerns.A lurcher is a sighthound such as a Greyhound crossed with a terrier, herding breed, or large scenthound. Lurchers are primarily hunting dogs. Despite having a small fan club online, he has not left the Little Valley Animal Shelter in Exeter, Devon.
The shell was believed to be deactivated when it was shown to the pupil #39;s classmates, aged between 9 and 10, at Kingsacre Primary School in Braunton on January 16.But after concerns were raised the following day about whether it might still be live, Devon and Cornwall Police called the Royal Navy #39;s bomb disposal unit who decided to detonate it.
The European Commission is already considering a de facto ban on Huawei s 5G network equipment for next generation mobile networks in the European Union due to security concerns, sources in Brussels have told Reuters.GSMA Director General Mats Granryd has written to GSMA members proposing to put the debate around Huawei onto the agenda of its next board meeting.
Washington today revealed it would quit the Intermediate Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF) a day earlier than planned, once again raising the spectre of nuclear tipped missiles deployed on European soil. The withdrawal comes just days after it emerged the US has begun developing low yield, ”tactical ” nukes following concerns that its existing arsenal of warheads are too big to use. The 1987 INF was designed to avert nuclear war between the US and Soviet Union by banning the development, testing or deployment of certain types of short and intermediate range missiles.Washington and NATO say Russia has been flouting the treaty with its new Novator 9M729 missile but Moscow insists the weapon is not covered by those banned under the accord.
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Organic nectarines lie on display among fruits and vegetables at the Liebherr stand at the 2014 IFA home electronics and appliances trade fair on September 5, 2014 in Berlin, Germany. (Sean Gallup Getty Images)
So wrote Gad Beck, describing the moment his lover Manfred Lewin returned to his family, who were subsequently deported to their deaths at Auschwitz.27 January marks Holocaust Memorial Day. As a student at university I recall being moved to tears by the accounts of survivors of the Holocaust. Relatable stories of uniquely beautiful people, with concerns, dreams and families, so similar to our own, but exposed to the most repulsive state sponsored persecution. Six million Jews were murdered under the Nazis, culminating in the gas chambers of the concentration camps.