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Marin Green Drinks Business Mixer

Marin Green Drinks Business Mixer

June 13 is the Next Marin Green Drinks

Our next Marin Green Drinks business mixer in Downtown San Rafael is on June 13, 2017 from 5:30 – 7:30 PM at Lotus Cuisine of India.

Business owners and managers can find out how to get certified in the Marin Green Biz Program from County of Marin Sustainability Planner Dana Armanino. She’ll educate you on how to earn the designation and what resources are available from the County and local agencies to help you reduce your energy, water, waste and operating costs.

Come mix and mingle with North Bay green business folks and taste some organic beers and wines.

All Fossil-fuel Vehicles Will Vanish in 8 Years

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We are on the cusp of one of the fastest, deepest, most consequential disruptions of transportation in history.

A Stanford economist predicts that no more petrol or diesel cars, buses, or trucks will be sold anywhere in the world within eight years. The entire market for land transport will switch to electrification, leading to a collapse of oil prices and the demise of the petroleum industry as we have known it for a century.

The shift, according to Seba, is driven by technology, not climate policies.

The “tipping point” will arrive over the next two to three years as EV battery ranges surpass 200 miles and electric car prices in the US drop to $30,000.

Learn more here.

WannaCry Attacks!

WannaCry Attacks!

Last May 12 the biggest ransomware attack called WannaCry occurred in over 150 countries. The attack hits hospitals, banks, telecommunications companies, warehouses and other organizations.

A ransomware attack blocks your computer, lock your files and a message appears and demand payments to unlock them. Victims of these attacks only have three days to pay for the ransom or the ransom amount is doubled. WannaCry appears to affect only computers running Windows.

There's still no way to fix the attack completely. A Second wave of WannaCry emerged on May 15.

Two Vital Tips to protect your PC from this attack:

1) make sure your Windows PC is fully patched with latest updates
2) back up all your files to avoid more damage

To know more click here.

WordPress 4.8 Update

Wordpress 4.8 Update

WordPress, an open source Content Management System (CMS) has a new update, WordPress 4.8. This will be the first major WordPress release of 2017. The expected release of the final version of WordPress 4.8 is on June 8, 2017.

WordPress 4.8 features:

  • Visual Editor in The Text Widget - This will allow beginner users to easily add links, create lists, or make text bold / italic without writing any HTML code.
  • The New Image Widget - This will allow users to easily add images into the sidebar. You will be able to upload an image right from the widget or select any image from the WordPress media library.
  • The New Video Widget - This will allow users to easily upload videos to their sidebar or display any video from YouTube, Vimeo, or any other oEmbed provider.
  • WordPress News and Events Dashboard Widget - It will appear on your WordPress dashboard page and will contain information about WordPress news as well as WordPress events near your location. It will replace the older WordPress news widget which only showed WordPress news.
  • Under The Hood Improvements - These updates improve significant parts of the WordPress core but are mainly intended for developer. The customizer pane will now be proportionally sized on larger screens. User’s name prominently displayed on edit user screen. New function get_term_parents_list() will be introduced as taxonomy agnostic version of get_category_parents().

To know more click here.

 

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