how to clear PDB string in a release VC++ build

I have an EXE built from Visual Studio and I’d like to clear or just remove the path portion of the PDB filename. I’m looking for a tool to make this adjustment in the PE’s debug directory, without using a hex editor. Many have suggested BinPlace, but I can’t get this to work. I have yet to see a command line for binplace that actually works for this purpose. Other Microsoft tools have been suggested and these tools have literally no documentation besides the command line help. The command line help also indicates that’s not what these tools are for (e.g. pdbstr). Again, people making these suggestions post no command line usage information and since these tools aren’t documented, I’m back at square one. Relinking is not an option for me in this case but I am aware of the linker switches that alter this information. Are there any tools that will work with clearing PDB path information from an EXE or do you have a binplace command line that works?

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Forget long lines; this woman bought an iPhone via telepresence

It might have been the most unusual customer to ever appear at Apple’s Palo Alto store, but not entirely out of place in the heart of Silicon Valley. On Friday morning, among the hundreds who queued for the iPhone 6S to go on sale, it was not human, not animal, but machine.

Brianna Lempesis in San Diego was inside the machine, a Beam telepresence robot that’s capable of trundling around on wheels and videoconferencing with anyone it meets.

IPhone 6S launch in Palo Alto Martyn Williams

A telepresence robot trundles into Apple’s Palo Alto store in the hopes of buying an iPhone 6S on launch day, Sept. 25, 2015.

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SearchCap: Google Knowledge Graph, Schema Markup & Local SEO

Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the Web.

From Search Engine Land:

Google Adds Site URL In Knowledge Graph Box Sep 25, 2015 by Barry Schwartz Google has added a hyperlink to the brand’s web site in the knowledge graph box.

  • A Guide To Schema Markup & Structured Data SEO Opportunities By Site Type
    Sep 25, 2015 by Tony Edward
    Structured data can help you to send the right signals to search engines about your business and content. But where do you start? Columnist Tony Edward has some suggestions.

  • Search In Pics: Google Drink Pouches, Dog Noogler & Google Cloud Pillow
    Sep 25, 2015 by Barry Schwartz
    In this week’s Search In Pictures, here are the latest images culled from the Web, showing what people eat at the search engine companies, how they play, who they meet, where they speak, what toys they have and more.

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  • SearchCap: Google Knowledge Graph, Schema Markup & Local SEO

    Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the Web.

    From Search Engine Land:

    Google Adds Site URL In Knowledge Graph Box Sep 25, 2015 by Barry Schwartz Google has added a hyperlink to the brand’s web site in the knowledge graph box.

  • A Guide To Schema Markup & Structured Data SEO Opportunities By Site Type
    Sep 25, 2015 by Tony Edward
    Structured data can help you to send the right signals to search engines about your business and content. But where do you start? Columnist Tony Edward has some suggestions.

  • Search In Pics: Google Drink Pouches, Dog Noogler & Google Cloud Pillow
    Sep 25, 2015 by Barry Schwartz
    In this week’s Search In Pictures, here are the latest images culled from the Web, showing what people eat at the search engine companies, how they play, who they meet, where they speak, what toys they have and more.

    read more