Microsoft is keeping its Paint program after an outpouring of fan support

Microsoft Paint isn’t going anywhere after all. After an outcry of longtime aspiring digital artists, Microsoft had a change of, umm, art, and said it would not discontinue the classic program. Instead, the company said an app version would be available in the Windows store. “MS Paint is not going away,” Calli Rose, Microsoft spokesperson said in an email. “In addition to the new 3D capabilities, many of the MS Paint features people know and love like photo editing and 2D creation are in Paint 3D – the new app for creativity, available for free with the Windows 10 Creators Update. In the future, we will offer MS Paint in… Read More

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Wish comes true for 9-year-old when he becomes CEO for the day

Adrian McKinney II is only nine, but he already has his future planned: When he’s an adult, he’s going to be a CEO. The Ohio resident got a taste for the executive life on July 10, when he was CEO for the day at the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Ohio, Kentucky, and Indiana. McKinney has sickle cell anemia, and last year, while recovering from a bone marrow transplant, Make-A-Wish sent his family to Hawaii. During the Make-A-Wish Gala earlier this year, McKinney met Doug Kelly, CEO of Make-A-Wish Foundation of Ohio, Kentucky, and Indiana. “I always wanted to be a CEO,” McKinney told InsideEdition.com. “When I met him, he said, ‘Have… Read More

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Seagate names new CEO, announces layoffs; unclear if jobs will be lost in Longmont

Jeremy Papasso, Times-CallSeagate Technology production lead Jesenia Mares works to send a 3 1/2″ Hard Disc through an automated drive on Thursday at the Seagate Technology building in Longmont. By Hayley Shear, Times-Call Data storage company Seagate Technology (NASDAQ: STX), which has a large manufacturing facility in Longmont, said Tuesday that it was replacing its CEO and would slash 600 jobs company wide. How many, if any, jobs will be cut in Longmont is unclear. A spokeswoman for the Cupertino, Calif.-based company, said more information on the layoffs would be available Wednesday. Seagate employs more than 50,000 people worldwide, including roughly 1,600 locally. Chief Operating Officer Dave Mosley will become… Read More

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In federal suit, Boulder seeks $3 million from Xcel for chemical cleanup at 13th Street Plaza

Paul Aiken, Daily CameraBoulder wants damages from Xcel Energy over the city removing dangerous chemicals in the 13th Street Plaza, which now houses the Dushanbe Teahouse and a city-owned parking lot. Boulder is seeking to recover damages from Xcel Energy for city funds spent to remove dangerous chemicals in the 13th Street Plaza, where Xcel formerly ran a coal gasification plant. In a federal lawsuit filed Monday with the U.S. District Court in Denver, the city states that it has spent more than $2.8 million on cleanup at the site since 2010, and that “more work is needed, particularly to address the remaining groundwater impacts.” “The city seeks to recover… Read More

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Trevor Noah tries to explain just how crazy and reckless the Senate GOP’s DIY health-care legislating really is

President Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell managed to bring TrumpCare back from the dead, getting 50 Republicans senators and Vice President Mike Pence to agree to start debate on… well, some sort of health-care bill, Trevor Noah marveled on Tuesday’s Daily Show. McConnell couldn’t get 50 votes on any of the many GOP plans to repeal and/or replace ObamaCare, even his own, Noah said, so “then, I guess, Mitch McConnell smoked some weed and was like, ‘You can’t vote for a bill if you don’t have a bill.’” Now, the Senate is in the midst of a bizarro legislative process to revamp one-fifth of the U.S. economy, and… Read More

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Uber’s new CEO short list is said to include Hewlett Packard’s Meg Whitman

By Eric Newcomer, Bloomberg News Uber Technologies Inc. hopes to name a new leader by early September to replace its ousted chief executive officer and steer the ride-hailing business out of a turbulent period. The San Francisco company has a short list of fewer than six CEO candidates, according to two employees, who attended a staff meeting where the plans were discussed. Liane Hornsey, Uber’s head of human resources, told employees she believes the company could hire a new CEO within six weeks, said the people, who asked not to be identified because the details are private. Among the remaining candidates is Meg Whitman, chief of Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co.,… Read More

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