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Monthly Archives: June 2015

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If you were to ask a PC enthusiast or hardcore gamer what they look for in a monitor, you’re likely to get a handful of consistent answers.  A large, high resolution panel for ultra-sharp imagery is one. An IPS (In-Plane Switching) panel with wide viewing angles and consistent color reproduction would be another. And good brightness and a high refresh rate would be common requests as well.

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Earlier this month, the Federal Trade Commission fined Erik Chevalier nearly $112,000 for deceiving the backers of his Kickstarter campaign—a board game titled “The Doom That Came to Atlantic City”—and failing to refund donations after he cancelled the project. It marked the first time the FTC took legal action against a crowdfunding campaign.

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Under Washington State?s renewable energy mandates, local utilities are being forced to dip intopay for unnecessary wind energy because hydroelectric is legally no longer considered a renewable. Since hydro provides 79% of the state?s electricity, this is insane. In 2006, voters passed Washington State Ballot Initiative 937 that mandates higher renewables but also threw hydro out of the renewable category, making wind the only source to meet these new mandates. An unintended consequence has now developed in which we have to buy wind energy to meet our 15% renewable goal.

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اقتحم تنظيم “داعش”، الثلاثاء، مجددا بلدة تل أبيض الاستراتيجية شمالي سوريا على الحدود مع تركيا، وتمكن من السيطرة على أحد أحيائها، وفق ما أعلن المرصد السوري لحقوق الإنسان.

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