Archive for December, 2016

Report: Some federal agencies rush to make new hires ahead of Trump, vowed hiring freeze

Saturday, December 31st, 2016:

Federal agencies are speeding up hiring in the last days of the Obama administration, ahead of President-elect Donald Trump entering the White House and imposing the hiring freeze he has promised, according to The Washington Post. Several agencies are filling vacant positions with new hires and transfers before Trump, a Republican, takes office January 20, according to the newspaper, which based its report on interviews and internal federal documents. The hiring rush comes amid an agreement after the November election that no new hires would be made after Dec. 1, incoming White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer told the newspaper […] Read More →

Police say pilot on Canadian airline found passed out drunk

Saturday, December 31st, 2016:

Updated 3:45 pm, Saturday, December 31, 2016 CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Canadian police have charged a pilot for Sunwing Airlines with impairment after he was allegedly found passed out over his seat before takeoff early Saturday. Police said the pilot boarded the Boeing 737 with 99 passengers and six crew members in Calgary, Alberta for a flight that was scheduled to make stops in Regina, Saskatchewan and Winnipeg, Manitoba before continuing on to Cancun, Mexico. But before it took off, police said the gate crew as well as crewmembers on the aircraft indicated he was behaving strangely. Police allege the co-pilot […] Read More →

Microsoft patent suggests HoloLens could keep track of your everyday objects

Saturday, December 31st, 2016:

Many know the painful task of searching high and low for their keys, only to discover they were under your nose the whole time. Instead of hunting for lost items, Microsoft has a solution that tracks inanimate movable objects with an augmented reality headset. Illustrated in a new patent, the tech giant describes cameras and sensors in a headset that would monitor the physical environment to track and locate lost items. Scroll down for video  Instead of hunting for lost items, Microsoft has a solution that tracks inanimate movable objects with an augmented reality headset. A new patent cameras and […] Read More →

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