By Rusty Simmons Published 5:59 pm, Monday, April 30, 2018 Giants second baseman Joe Panik had surgery to repair the ulnar collateral ligament in his left thumb Monday morning and is expected to be sidelined for about six weeks, according to manager Bruce Bochy. Panik was injured Friday night while tagging Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig on a pickoff play at second base. He flew to Los Angeles to have the surgery performed by Dr. Steven Shin, who did the same operation on Angels outfielder Mike Trout last year. In Panik’s absence, the Giants are expected to platoon Kelby Tomlinson and Alen Hanson at second base and juggle the top of the order. Panik has hit leadoff nine times and second 14 times, spots that could be filled by Hanson and outfielders Gregor Blanco, Gorkys Hernandez and Austin Jackson. Bullpen boost: Right-hander Will Smith is expected to be activated Wednesday, the culmination of an arduous, 13-month recovery from Tommy John surgery. There was some thought … [Read more...] about Giants expect Joe Panik to miss 6 weeks after thumb surgery
On a network such as the Internet, mail clients send mails to a mail server which then routes the messages to the correct destinations (other clients). The mail server uses a network application called Mail Transfer Agent (MTA). Best Linux Mail Transfer Agents (MTA’s) What is a Mail Transfer Agent (MTA)? A MTA is an application that routes and transmits electronic mail from one node on a network to another. It uses a protocol known as SMTP (Simple Mail Transfer Protocol) to perform its task. Don’t Miss: 6 Best Email Clients for Linux Desktop On a network node, exists an email client that is used to send and receive messages to and from the mail server, an email client also makes use of the SMTP protocol but it is not necessarily a MTA. MTA’s are installed on a mail server and email clients such as Mozilla Thunderbird, Evolution, Microsoft’s Outlook and Apple Mail are installed on a mail client (user computer). In this article, we shall look at a round up of the … [Read more...] about 6 Best Mail Transfer Agents (MTA’s) for Linux
It’s business as usual at Google parent company Alphabet, despite a growing number of controversies surrounding the company’s firing of former employee James Damore and a reckoning over content policies at YouTube. Alphabet posted its 2017 fourth quarter earnings today, showing sales of $32.32 billion and profit of $9.70 per share, coming in under Wall Street expectations of $9.96 per share. Wall Street reacted negatively to the profit miss, sending Alphabet stock down as much as 4 percent in after-hours trading. However, Google’s core ad business remains healthy, pulling in $27.27 billion in revenue and helping push Alphabet to a 24 percent year-over-year increase in sales. Concerning some analysts and investors is Google’s TAC, or traffic acquisition costs. Those continue to grow and gobble up a larger percentage of advertising revenues as Google shifts more of its business to so-called programmatic advertising and mobile search ads, which inherently have … [Read more...] about Alphabet profit miss sends stock down, but Google ad and cloud sales remain strong
I still use a DSLR. Unlike my colleague Dan Seifert (and a handful of other staffers at The Verge), I've never been willing to sacrifice the speed and control of my Nikon D7000 to get a smaller, lighter camera. It's really not an image quality issue — Sony's NEX lineup typically takes excellent pictures, as do a number of Micro Four Thirds cameras. I carry the back-breakingly enormous D7000 around because it's so incredibly easy to control thanks to myriad buttons, dials, and wheels. I'm the exact user Sony had in mind as it designed the latest round of NEX lineups, particularly the NEX-6. The company's successfully found a place between a point-and-shoot and a DSLR, but now its sights are set squarely on the five-pound chunk of D7000 body and lenses in my backpack. That's why, in addition to the NEX-standard APS-C sensor, 18-55mm kit lens, roomy touchscreen, and lightweight body, the NEX-6 offers a level of manual control previously only available on the expensive NEX-7, and it … [Read more...] about Sony NEX-6 review: can a pocket-sized camera finally kill your DSLR?
Huawei's got all the pieces, but can it figure out the puzzle? By Dan Seifert on June 28, 2016 08:00 am @dcseifert 50 In the world of tablet computing, there are two camps. There’s the Microsoft Surface (and its clones) camp, which attempts to make hardware that transforms from tablet to laptop and back again. Then there’s Apple’s take, which is to just make its iOS platform powerful enough for productivity without dramatically changing the hardware. Huawei’s new MateBook straddles the line between those camps. It looks like an iPad, but tries to act like a PC. Its accessories echo Apple’s far more than Microsoft’s, and its fanless, thin design says “tablet” much more than “laptop.” Looks can be deceiving though, and the MateBook has grander ambitions than just being a tablet for watching movies on a plane. The MateBook, which starts at $699 and goes up to $1,199, runs Windows 10 and has the bones of a full-fledged … [Read more...] about Huawei MateBook review: this tablet wants to be a PC, but misses the basics