RCMP search for suspect after robbery at Casey’s Liquor Store

first_imgHe demanded the money they had on the premises and exited out the front door again. The suspect then went around to the back of the business and left down the alley towards 81st Street. RCMP Police Dog Services tracked the suspect a short distance but then lost the trail. It appears he may have left the area in a vehicle. The suspect is described as a Caucasian male, approximately 5’8” with a medium build. He was wearing a shiny black jacket over a zip-up red hoodie, dark blue jeans that are faded over the thigh and knee area and black runners. He was also wearing a light coloured scarf or bandana over his face and mismatched gloves, one dark and one light coloured. – Advertisement -As a precautionary measure, because of their close proximity to Casey’s, the RCMP asked Robert Ogilvie School and North Peace Secondary School to keep their students inside for a few hours after the robbery occurred. The area is now safe. The employees at Casey’s Liquor Store were not injured in the robbery. The RCMP is asking anyone who may have seen the suspect or a vehicle leaving the area of Casey’s Liquor Store between 9:15 and 9:20 am to contact them at 250-787-8100. If you wish to remain anonymous call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.Advertisementlast_img read more

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Firefox looks to use HTML5 to run PDFs in the web browser

first_img This document is subject to copyright. Apart from any fair dealing for the purpose of private study or research, no part may be reproduced without the written permission. The content is provided for information purposes only. (PhysOrg.com) — In the current generation of web browsers if you want to view a PDF in your web browser you are going to need the help of a plug-in to do it. While that may not sound like a major roadblock a growing number of users have expressed concerns over the security of using third party plug-ins on their systems, since they can also potentially be used to run malicious code. Explore further Firefox 4 has simpler design, more privacy control © 2010 PhysOrg.com Citation: Firefox looks to use HTML5 to run PDFs in the web browser (2011, June 17) retrieved 18 August 2019 from https://phys.org/news/2011-06-firefox-html5-pdfs-web-browser.html People working at the Firefox project are looking to change all of that. They are currently working on a PDF reader that is developed with HTML5 and JavaScript. This may be a realistic option because web browsers and PDFs do a lot of the same tasks, rendering text and images on an as needed basis. This means that adding a PDF reader function to a web browser is not a large leap forward in technology. The tool just needs a little bit more programming in order to do it.The project, which has been in development for about a month, has been dubbed pdf.js, and is available on the Mozilla.org site as a demo. The system does still have some glitches, since it is not even currently in its beta version, but users can get an idea of how the system may work once the bugs have been worked out of the code. While no release date has been given on the system the developers hope to be able to get the pdf.js project to render PDFs natively in the Firefox browser itself within the next three months.last_img read more

Facebook Ditches Plan for 2 Separate News Feeds

first_img This story originally appeared on PCMag 2 min read In what is perhaps a veiled jab at Snap’s new redesign, Facebook on Thursday announced that people don’t want two separate News Feeds.In October 2017, Facebook launched an “Explore Feed” trial in six countries to separate content from friends and family from Page posts; it’s similar to what Snap did with its recent, much reviled redesign. Now, Facebook is scrapping the idea.”In surveys, people told us they were less satisfied with the posts they were seeing, and having two separate feeds didn’t actually help them connect more with friends and family,” Facebook’s Head of News Feed Adam Mosseri wrote in a blog post. “We also received feedback that we made it harder for people in the test countries to access important information.”So, don’t expect Facebook to roll out a Snapchat-like redesign any time soon.”We constantly try out new features, design changes and ranking updates to understand how we can make Facebook better for everyone,” Mosseri wrote. “Some of these changes… work well and go on to become globally available. Others don’t and we drop them.”When Facebook first announced the trial, some were concerned it would cause Pages to see a drop in engagement since people would have to proactively click to access that content. That ended up happening anyway, though, since Facebook in January started showing users more posts from family, friends and groups they are part of, and less content from businesses, brands and media organizations.Meanwhile, Snapchat’s redesign separates content from friends and content from publishers. Since the update went live, users have complained that Snapchat is “too over complicated,” that it’s harder to find friends in the app, and that some contacts aren’t even showing up. In response, Snap recently said it’s planning to add tabs in Friends and Discover that will “make it easier to find the Stories that you want.” March 2, 2018 Free Webinar | Sept 5: Tips and Tools for Making Progress Toward Important Goals Attend this free webinar and learn how you can maximize efficiency while getting the most critical things done right. Register Now »last_img read more