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Configure Bulk email Server (Power MTA , Interspire ) by erangamail

Freelancer.com - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 05:33
--> We Need to Send Around 25 000 emails per day to our email-base INBOXES . You have to Config/install Interspire and PowerMTA and other related addone for fulfill our requirement . (you should have... (Budget: $30-$250 USD, Jobs: Email Handling, Interspire, Linux)
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Treadmill Performance Predicts Mortality

Slashdot.org - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 05:08
An anonymous reader writes: Cardiologists from Johns Hopkins have published an analysis of exercise data that strongly links a patient's performance on a treadmill to their risk of dying. Using data from stress tests of over 58,000 people, they report: "[A]mong people of the same age and gender, fitness level as measured by METs and peak heart rate reached during exercise were the greatest indicators of death risk. Fitness level was the single most powerful predictor of death and survival, even after researchers accounted for other important variables such as diabetes and family history of premature death — a finding that underscores the profound importance of heart and lung fitness, the investigators say." The scoring system is from -200 to +200. People scoring between -100 and 0 face an 11% risk of dying in the next decade. People scoring between -200 and -100 face a 38% risk of death within the next decade. People scoring above zero face only a 3% chance or less.

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MPD/MPC script on Raspberry by kunattila83

Freelancer.com - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 04:08
We are looking for a skilled programmer for a longterm co-operation for a Raspberry Pi based web radio project. The described task is a very small part of the project but a good to test of the co-operation for both sides... (Budget: €30-€250 EUR, Jobs: C++ Programming, Embedded Software, Linux, Script Install, Software Architecture)
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Raspberry Pi enthusiasts can now share their little workhorse with Windows ... - Techworld.com

Linux News - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 03:31

Raspberry Pi enthusiasts can now share their little workhorse with Windows ...
RealVNC released its flagship VNC product for the Raspberry to coincide with the device's birthday at the end of last month, enabling users to connect to their Pi from any Windows, Mac or Linux computer. Once VNC has been downloaded to the Pi, users ...

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I need a remove dupes script by Barnes1977

Freelancer.com - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 03:10
I need a script which will remove from file1 the identical values from file2 (starting with ./whois ...ending with ";"). Attached are 2 examples of files. This is an urgent project so please, only bid if you can get it done NOW... (Budget: $10-$15 USD, Jobs: C Programming, C# Programming, C++ Programming, Linux, Perl)
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Poprawienie wtyczki - Otwarte dla ofert! by elgator

Freelancer.com - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 02:58
Witam Poszukuje kogoś kto poprawi stara wersje wtyczki click2call do skypa, nie podswietla ona wszystkich kombinacji numerow. Pozdrawiam K&B Wojciech Kapuściński (Budget: zł750-zł2250 PLN, Jobs: Apache, Linux, System Admin, Ubuntu, Web Hosting)
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Discover it Miles Card Review: 3% Cash Back During First 12 Months

MyMoneyBlog.com - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 02:15

Discover started with one credit card. Over the years, they expanded to a bunch of different cards. Back in 2013, they nuked all of them and started fresh again with the Discover it Card. But you know that simplicity never suits large organizations…

So they are growing again, with the addition of the new Discover it® Miles card. (Not to be confused with the old Discover Miles card… are you following?) Here are the copy-and-pasted highlights, followed by my commentary:

  • No annual fee & unlimited 1.5x Miles on every dollar you spend on purchases.
  • Exclusive Double Miles Offer: At the end of your first year—when other Miles cards charge an annual fee—Discover doubles all the Miles you’ve earned.
  • 100 Miles = $1 value. Redeem Miles in any amount toward travel purchases on your statement. Or get cash as a direct deposit to your bank account.
  • Discover pays you back for your in-flight Wi-Fi fees—up to $30 a year—with an automatic statement credit.
  • Free FICO® Credit Score on your monthly statements, on mobile app and online*.
  • 100% U.S. based service at your dedicated phone number—day and night.
  • Free overnight shipping of replacement cards to any U.S. street address at your request. And you’re never responsible for unauthorized purchases on your Discover card.

Effectively, this is an ongoing flat 1.5% cash back card with no annual fee and a few added perks. The rewards structure is relatively simple. The card earns 1.5 Miles on all purchases, with no special categories. There is no annual fee. 100 Miles = $1 cash direct deposited into your bank account. You can also redeem at the same value towards any travel purchases, but why bother? As long as you have a bank account, I say go with the cash. So I would call this a flat 1.5% cash back card.

But for the entire first 12 months, you can earn unlimited 3% cash back! The “sign-up bonus” here is that you get double miles at the end of your first year. Since you can convert directly to cash, that means 3% cash back for an entire year. That’s a rare offer, as 3% is probably more than Discover even rakes in through merchant fees. If you put a lot of spending on your credit cards, this can be a big deal.

At 3% back, many bill payment options that charge around 2% fee start looking much better. For example, if you pay estimated taxes to the IRS every quarter like I do and paying by credit card only costs 1.87% (Discover accepted). That means I can get 1.13% back on all my tax payments.

Perks include a $30 inflight WiFi credit and free FICO score every month. They also threw in no foreign transaction fees, and Discover card is pretty well-accepted in Asia (works as UnionPay in China, JCB in Japan). Discover continues other features from its non-Miles card like the free FICO, US-based phone reps, and no late fees on first late payment.

In terms of comparison, recall that I just wrote about the best 2% flat cash back cardsCiti Double Cash and Fidelity American Express. So for the first year this card wins with 3% vs. 2%, but on an ongoing basis you’ll fall behind at 1.5% vs. 2%. Like I said, the 2% cards offer a solid minimum baseline, but there will often be situations where you can beat 2% like this limited-time offer or specific cards with special categories.

If you are comparing against the Capital One Venture Rewards card which is another travel-oriented card that offers 2 “miles” per dollar, the major differences are that it has a $59 annual fee and no $30 inflight WiFi credit. The no annual fee version only offers 1.25 miles per dollar.

Existing Discover cardholder? Discover’s policy in the past had been to only allow one card per person, but now you can have two (i.e. you can have both a Discover it and a Discover it Miles.)


Discover it Miles Card Review: 3% Cash Back During First 12 Months from My Money Blog.

© MyMoneyBlog.com, 2015.

Categories: Finance

Schneier: Either Everyone Is Cyber-secure Or No One Is

Slashdot.org - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 02:12
Presto Vivace sends a new essay from Bruce Schneier called "The Democratization of Cyberattack. Quoting: When I was working with the Guardian on the Snowden documents, the one top-secret program the NSA desperately did not want us to expose was QUANTUM. This is the NSA's program for what is called packet injection--basically, a technology that allows the agency to hack into computers.Turns out, though, that the NSA was not alone in its use of this technology. The Chinese government uses packet injection to attack computers. The cyberweapons manufacturer Hacking Team sells packet injection technology to any government willing to pay for it. Criminals use it. And there are hacker tools that give the capability to individuals as well. ... We can't choose a world where the U.S. gets to spy but China doesn't, or even a world where governments get to spy and criminals don't. We need to choose, as a matter of policy, communications systems that are secure for all users, or ones that are vulnerable to all attackers. It's security or surveillance.

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Costco Switches to Citi and Visa in April 2016

MyMoneyBlog.com - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 02:05

Follow-up on Costco dropping American Express. Costco has announced that it will only accept Visa credit cards at its stores starting April 1, 2016. American Express credit cards will no longer be accepted on that date. Customers can still use Visa and MasterCard debit cards, write checks, or pay in cash. Costco members can also still purchase Costco Cash cards online and then use those gift cards to make warehouse purchases.

Costco has also made a deal with Citi for their co-branded credit card. However, I don’t really understand this paragraph from an AP article:

Costco hasn’t said yet whether people will have to reapply for its rewards credit card. Citigroup says it plans to make the transition from AmEx to the Citi’s Visa card as “seamless” as possible. Costco card holders probably won’t need to reapply, industry experts say. However, a small number of Costco card holders won’t be approved for a Citi card. American Express and Citi have different credit standards and a person who may have qualified under AmEx may not be approved under Citi.

I have never heard of anyone switching over issuers like that. I’ve seen people switch from one American Express flavor to another, or one Citibank flavor to another, but never from and American Express to a Citicard. To me, no reapplication means no new credit check on my report. We’ll have to see.

Based on this comment from someone claiming to be a Costco warehouse manager, my prediction is that the new Citi Costco Visa card will offer a tiered rewards system that offers something like 5% back on gas, 3% back at restaurants, and 1% back on everything else. They won’t do bonus groceries as they already sell that kind of stuff in the warehouse. Basically, slightly better than the old Costco AmEx rewards structure and closer to what Sam’s Club offers.


Costco Switches to Citi and Visa in April 2016 from My Money Blog.

© MyMoneyBlog.com, 2015.

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Linux Top 3: Xfce, Quirky and Tails 1.3

LinuxToday.com - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 02:00

LinuxPlanet: New desktop, new puppy and new security

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BSP for Beagle Bone Black by paresh6183

Freelancer.com - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 01:19
BSP Package update Work Items 1. Kernel modification with driver (for detection of power on the board) 2. USB Power issue 3. Power Manager 4. LCD Screen small size (G streamer update board package) 5... (Budget: ₹37500-₹75000 INR, Jobs: Linux)
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Lost City Discovered In Honduran Rain Forest

Slashdot.org - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 01:01
jones_supa writes: An expedition to Honduras has emerged from the jungle with the discovery of a previously unknown culture's lost city. The team was led to the remote, uninhabited region by long-standing rumors that it was the site of a storied "White City," also referred to in legend as the "City of the Monkey God." Archaeologists surveyed and mapped extensive plazas, earthworks, mounds, and an earthen pyramid belonging to a culture that thrived a thousand years ago, and then vanished. The team also discovered a remarkable cache of stone sculptures that had lain untouched since the city was abandoned. The objects were documented but left unexcavated. To protect the site from looters, its location is not being revealed.

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A2Billing Integration by harinderbhathal

Freelancer.com - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 00:27
Project Description: I need design work for a2billing web portal. Will provide more details after bidding. Please include examples of your prior work on this subject on your bid. Turn around time for this project is crucial... (Budget: $750-$1500 USD, Jobs: Asterisk PBX, Linux, MySQL, Paypal API, PHP)
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The US's First Offshore Wind Farm Will Cut Local Power Prices By 40%

Slashdot.org - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 00:07
merbs writes: The U.S. is finally getting its first offshore wind farm. Deepwater Wind has announced that its Block Island project has been fully financed, passed the permitting process, and will begin putting "steel in water" this summer. For local residents, that means a 40% drop in electricity rates. The company has secured $290 million in financing, with funding from the likes of Key Bank and France's Société Générale, in part on the strength of its long-term power purchase agreement with US utility National Grid. Block Island has thus surpassed the much-publicized Cape Wind project, long touted as "the nation's first offshore wind farm," but that has been stalled out for over a decade in Massachusetts, held up by a tangle of clean power foes, regulatory and financing woes, and Cape Cod homeowners afraid it'd ruin the view.

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Looking for someone who can handle the OS ( assembly stuffs ) by tutorapex

Freelancer.com - Tue, 03/03/2015 - 23:26
Whichever OS linux or windows but I need to know the libraries you are adding to the program because i need to install into my laptop (Budget: $10-$30 USD, Jobs: Linux, Mac OS, OSCommerce, Windows CE, Windows Desktop)
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Business card OCR by outwork

Freelancer.com - Tue, 03/03/2015 - 23:16
The goal is to build a server side solution that performs OCR on a business card. The entire job description is included in the attached PDF. To open it, please read at the bottom of this. You will... (Budget: $250-$750 USD, Jobs: C Programming, C++ Programming, Linux, Software Architecture)
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Has the Supreme Court Made Patent Reform Legislation Unnecessary?

Slashdot.org - Tue, 03/03/2015 - 22:03
An anonymous reader writes: As Congress gears up again to seriously consider patent litigation abuse—starting with the introduction of H.R. 9 (the "Innovation Act") last month—opponents of reform are arguing that recent Supreme Court cases have addressed concerns. Give the decisions time to work their way through the system, they assert. A recent hearing on the subject before a U.S. House Judiciary Committee (HJC) Subcommittee shined some light on the matter. And, as HJC Chairman Bob Goodlatte, a long-time leader in Internet and intellectual property issues, put it succinctly in his opening remarks: "We've heard this before, and though I believe that the Court has taken several positive steps in the right direction, their decisions can't take the place of a clear, updated and modernized statute. In fact, many of the provisions in the Innovation Act do not necessarily lend themselves to being solved by case law, but by actual law—Congressional legislation."

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Oracle VirtualBox Updates to run on Linux 4.0 Kernel

LinuxToday.com - Tue, 03/03/2015 - 22:00

InternetNews: The open-source VirtualBox virtualization project is out with its 4.3.24 update today providing a number of important updates and bug fixes.

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Make Sub-Directory of a domain to load from another server. by lucasalvez

Freelancer.com - Tue, 03/03/2015 - 20:44
I have an Wordpress site which is on adress: wordpresssite.com, and i also will have an magento store which should load on the directory: wordpressite.com/store. Wordpres site will be on server 1. Magento Store will be on server 2... (Budget: $20-$100 USD, Jobs: Apache, Linux, Web Hosting)
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GitLab Acquires Gitorious

Slashdot.org - Tue, 03/03/2015 - 20:02
New submitter sckirklan writes with news that code repository GitLab has purchased rival service Gitorious. Gitorious users are now able to import their projects into GitLab. They must do so by the end of May, because Gitorious will shut down on June 1st. Rolf Bjaanes, Gitorious CEO, gives some background on the reasons for the acquisition: “At Gitorious we saw more and more organizations adopting GitLab. Due to decreased income from on-premises customers, running the free Gitorious.org was no longer sustainable. GitLab was solving the same problem that we were, but was solving it better.” “This acquisition will accelerate the growth of GitLab. With more than 100,000 organizations using it, it is already the most used on-premise solution for Git repository management, and bringing Gitorious into the fold will significantly increase that footprint.” says Sytse Sijbrandij, GitLab CEO.

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