Its computer identifies those objects, and then displays them as symbols on a screen. And if the Patriot displays the symbol for an incoming ballistic missile, its operator has just seconds to decide whether to override the machine, or let it fire.But Patriot computers were doing some strange things in this war, as reporter Robert Riggs from the Dallas station KTVT was surprised to learn when he was embedded with Patriot batteries.”This was like a bad science fiction movie in which the computer starts creating false targets. And you have the operators of the system wondering is this a figment of a computer’s imagination or is this real,” says Riggs.”They were seeing what were called spurious targets that were identified as incoming tactical ballistic missiles.
Stitch Fix mails a box of up to 12 choices for children to try on at home, and then the adults send back what doesn’t work for the kids.Stitch Fix Kids.Stitch Fix (SFIX) has impressed Wall Street since its initial public offering last November. The company’s stock has more than doubled as it proves it can grow its active customer base, sales, and profit. KeyBanc Capital Markets initiated coverage on Stitch Fix Tuesday with a “buy” rating, lifting the stock to its all time high.Related: Big retailers are testing out subscription servicesStitch Fix Kids is launching ahead of the annual back to school shopping season, which is projected to hit a seven year high on the strength of healthy consumer spending, retail firm Customer Growth Partners predicted.But competition in children’s clothing is as tough as the fight in adult apparel.People in America are having children later in their lives, so many parents are further along in their careers.
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