SHI Crane Collapse Delays Totals Construction Projects

first_imgzoom The incident which occurred at the Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) Geoje yard in South Korea on May 1 has caused delays to the projects under construction at the yard.According to the French oil and gas major Total, in the aftermath of the crane collapse, when six workers lost their lives and over 20 others were injured, the status of three of the company’s projects, including Martin Linge (Norway), Egina (Nigeria), and Ichthys (Australia), were assessed.Works related to the Martin Linge project, located 180 kilometres west of Bergen in the North Sea, were suspended until June 1, hence the shipping of the Martin Linge modules to Norway will be delayed. The installation of the modules and lifting operations, which can only be carried out during summertime, given weather conditions in the Norwegian North Sea, had initially been planned for summer 2017 but have now been postponed to summer 2018.Additionally, works on the Egina FPSO resumed following a two-week suspension and the impact on the project, which is expected to start up in second half 2018, will be limited, Total said. The Egina development is located on deep offshore Block OML 130 some 150 kilometers off the Nigerian coast.Finally, the central processing facilities (CPF) for the Ichthys project, operated by Inpex, had already departed the Geoje yard several days before the accident and is now installed on the field in offshore Australia. The start-up of Ichthys has therefore not been impacted by the accident and is scheduled for the first quarter of 2018.“Total has dispatched its experts to join the ongoing investigation to identify the fundamental causes of the accident and implement the necessary preventive measures to avoid any reoccurrence of such accidents. All works at the yard were suspended for several days in order to give absolute priority to the investigation, provide psychological support to the workers and review lessons learned before restarting activities,” Arnaud Breuillac, President, Exploration & Production at Total, said.last_img read more

Fincantieri Launches Carnival Cruise Lines New Ship

first_imgCarnival Panorama, the new ship of cruise ship operator Carnival Cruise Line was launched at the Fincantieri shipyard in Marghera, Venice on December 6. Interior fittings will now begin, leading the ship to its delivery, scheduled in autumn 2019. The new unit will be a sister ship of Carnival Vista, delivered in Monfalcone in April, 2016, as well as of Carnival Horizon, built in Marghera and delivered this year in March.At 133,500 gross tons and 323 meters long, the new vessel will have 2,004 passenger cabins added up to the 770 of the crew, being able to accommodate more than 6,500 people onboard, including staff.Fincantieri said that the units of the Vista class are a new technological benchmark, in Europe and worldwide, in terms of cutting-edge layout, extremely high performance and high quality technical solutions.In addition to Carnival Panorama, Marghera shipyard has in its order book the second ship for the Costa Asia brand and the third Pinnacle class unit for Holland America Line, respectively scheduled to be delivered in 2020 and 2021.Image Courtesy: Fincantierilast_img read more

Settlement Agreement Approved for National Bank Financial Ltd and Eric Hicks

first_img The Nova Scotia Securities Commission is the provincial government agency responsible for regulating trading in securities in the province. To view the decision visit www.gov.ns.ca/nssc/docs/NBHicksDec042012.pdf . -30- pay an administrative penalty of $75,000 pay costs in connection with the commission proceedings of $50,000. The Nova Scotia Securities Commission has approved a settlement agreement with National Bank Financial Ltd. and Eric Hicks. National Bank and Mr. Hicks violated Nova Scotia securities laws by failing to properly and adequately supervise the trading activities of National Bank’s employees in relation to the trading of shares in Knowledge House Inc. The respondents also failed to supervise the employees on preventative procedures properly. National Bank and Mr. Hicks accepted responsibility for their conduct and were co-operative with commission staff. Both respondents have received 75 per cent of the maximum administrative penalty allowed under the Securities Act during the period from Dec. 6, 1999, to Aug. 16, 2001, when the violations occurred. The commission approved the settlement agreement and ordered both National Bank and Mr. Hicks to:last_img read more

Transport Canada implements speed limits following death of another right whale

first_imgHALIFAX — Transport Canada has implemented a speed restriction for vessels in the western part of the Gulf of St. Lawrence following yet another death of the endangered North Atlantic right whale on Wednesday.Fisheries and Oceans Canada confirmed a right whale was found dead on the shores of Anticosti Island near the Gulf of St. Lawrence, bringing the number of recent deaths up to five.Scientists are on scene collecting samples for analysis, and working with various partners to assess necropsy options, said a news release from the fisheries department.“The government of Canada takes this matter very seriously and we understand the significance of this issue,” it said.Transport Minister Marc Garneau said in a statement that effective immediately, vessels of 20 metres or more in length travelling in the two designated shipping lanes north and south of Anticosti Island in the western Gulf of St. Lawrence are restricted to 10 knotsHe added the speed restriction is an interim measure.However, the government will issue a fine of up to $25,000 to those who fail to follow the speed limit, Garneau said. A necropsy conducted on Punctuation, the North Atlantic right whale found on June 25th in Petit Etang, Nova Scotia, showed her death was due to sharp trauma, consistent with vessel strikes.Researchers had been studying Punctuation for nearly four decades. She had given birth to at least eight calves.A study published in the journal Diseases of Aquatic Animals on June 20 looked at the causes of 70 whale deaths between 2003 and 2018.It found that 22 deaths were because of entanglement, and 16 from vessel strikes. The paper also found that none of the deaths were from natural causes but rather from human activities.Some of the deaths caused by human activities inflict painful acute deaths, while others are much more protracted, causing a profound amount of suffering for each affected whale.“If the recent trends presented here are not sufficient to instigate meaningful change within North Atlantic right whale habitat, their extinction is almost certain,” the study said.“If mitigation efforts such as more effective gear modifications, extended fishery closures, and expanded vessel speed restrictions are not implemented imminently, human activities will cause an inhumane and certain extinction of this species in the all-too near future.”The fisheries department confirmed earlier this month the cause of death for one of the first two whales found was not linked to a ship strike or entanglement.The department reported on Tuesday that another dead whale had been spotted near New Brunswick’s Acadian Peninsula, and a fourth had been found west of Quebec’s Iles-de-la-Madeleine — a chain of islands northeast of P.E.I.Garneau said the government takes the protection, conservation, and recovery of endangered species very seriously.There are about 400 North Atlantic right whales left, with deaths outpacing live births.Two years ago the federal government brought about a number of measures to protect the whales after 12 of them died in Canadian waters — mostly from collisions with boats or injuries caused by tangled fishing gear.The measures included increased aerial surveillance, slower speed limits, restrictions on shipping lanes, and real-time monitoring with the help of underwater listening devices.— By Hina Alam in VancouverThe Canadian Presslast_img read more

THE END IS NIGH FOR TELEVISION AND FILM AS WE KNOW IT

first_img Login/Register With: Advertisement Twitter Advertisement Facebook LEAVE A REPLY Cancel replyLog in to leave a comment CanadaCBC will move increasingly to online presentation of content. Already, it offers a bewildering array of web series and it depends on acquiring viewers through the online platform to add to its audience for TV content. In the meantime, on its main English TV channel, it will continue to ruin many first-rate programs with insensitive, crudely done commercial interruptions. It has given up on making truly great TV, one suspects, as it offers more and more formulaic legal and crime dramas. It continues to overly rely on content creators with famous last names, which suggests a nervousness, if not outright negativity, about the new and about newcomers.The end of the golden age of TVAbout 500 scripted series aired in the United States, across all services, in 2017. Recent corporate manoeuvres suggest more original TV is coming, but media consolidation is the death of freewheeling creativity.READ MORE Advertisement Let’s move forward, shall we? Who doesn’t want this year of toxicity to end?Well, let’s say we’re looking forward but there is no guarantee that next year will be better than the last. What happens in 2018 is likely to be seismic in the worlds of television and media. The culture is shifting, the corporate side of TV and media is avaricious for a bigger foothold in the digital age it did not see coming.The end is nigh for what we see now. There will be good, bad and awful in 2018, is my feeling. Dire predictions are in order.last_img read more

New mortgage rules behind slide in BC home sales real estate association

first_imgVANCOUVER – The British Columbia Real Estate Association says tough mortgage qualification rules are a key reason for a provincewide drop in housing demand last month compared with February 2017.The association says home sales fell 5.7 per cent in February, with about 6,200 properties changing hands.Chief economist Cameron Muir says on a seasonally adjusted basis, sales have plummeted more than 26 per cent since new federal mortgage rules took effect at the beginning of the year.But the association says prices continue to climb, with the average home selling for just over $748,000, an 8.8 per cent jump over February of last year.The Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions implemented new lending guidelines in January that require borrowers who don’t need mortgage insurance to show they would still be able to make payments if interest rates rise.In order to get insurance, homebuyers must prove they can service their uninsured mortgage at a qualifying rate two percentage points higher than the lender’s rate or the Bank of Canada’s five-year benchmark rate, currently set at 5.14 per cent.last_img read more

Government wants another 3 years to develop the country

The Government says it needs another three years to develop the country and strengthen the economy.State Minister of International Trade Sujeewa Senasinghe said that no country can be developed in two years. Senasinghe also said that discussions are being held with economists and other experts to develop a strong economic policy.He said that by 2020 the country will see a strong economy since Sri Lanka expects to regain GSP plus from the EU and has already seen the lifting of the EU fishing ban. (Colombo Gazette) He said that most countries took 20 years to develop but Sri Lanka will need another three years to show progress. The State Minister said that the Government has already commenced several development projects and it hopes to complete most of it in three years.

Senior UN official reports sharp deterioration in Palestinians health conditions

The Director-General of the United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) today reported a sharp deterioration of medical conditions among the Palestinian people, blaming the trend on the escalating conflict in the Middle East and Israeli restrictions. Dr. Gro Harlem Brundtland’s statement in Geneva on the health situation of people living in the occupied Palestinian territory painted a grim picture of nutritional status, mortality and available medical facilities. Closures and curfews are hindering the delivery of health care services, while water supply and sanitation conditions are in decline. “This is further exacerbated by the ongoing conflict with casualties on both sides, which has resulted in continuous physical and mental suffering,” she said. The WHO chief voiced concern that the communities in the occupied Palestinian territory, already in “considerable distress,” will continue to suffer ill health as long as hostilities continue, and stressed that she must be able to visit the region in order to supplement the agency’s findings – all based on data from the field – and craft a response. Citing various sources, she said that because of closures and curfews, Palestinian health facilities operate at about 30 per cent of capacity. “Restrictions of access continue to prevent Palestinians requiring medical treatment from accessing health care services,” she noted. “The Ministry of Health reported that the percentage of home deliveries has increased from 5 per cent to 50 per cent, again as a result of closures limiting access to services.” According to two different surveys, almost half of young children and women of child-bearing age are anaemic. Those studies “also reveal the existence of childhood malnutrition” and show “an overall deterioration in the nutritional status of the entire child population when compared with the results of surveys undertaken… before the current crisis.” A market survey revealed shortages of high-protein foods, such as fish, chicken and dairy products, in the West Bank and Gaza Strip. In addition to the conflict’s death toll – reportedly over 2,500 Palestinians and over 620 Israelis have died over the past year – Dr. Brundtland noted that the excessive number of injured and disabled is placing an additional burden on the health system. “The long-term impact of the lack of access to health care, exacerbated by poverty and economic and social insecurity, on the health of the Palestinians must be studied, monitored and addressed in order to alleviate the negative effects on health,” she said. “Long-term care for those who have been disabled, as a result of this conflict alone, will require extensive financial and structural commitment.” read more

Competition Bureau alleges Progressive Waste violated terms of merger approval

by The Canadian Press Posted Sep 11, 2012 2:34 pm MDT Competition Bureau alleges Progressive Waste violated terms of merger approval AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email OTTAWA – The Competition Bureau has laid charges against Progressive Waste Solutions Ltd. and its subsidiary, BFI Canada Inc., alleging breaches of a 2010 agreement that permitted the merger of two commercial waste collection companies.Progressive says the allegations are without merit and it plans to defend itself in the courts.The bureau says its Consent Agreement addressed concerns that the merger would reduce competition among commercial waste collection services in several markets — Calgary, Edmonton, Hamilton, Ottawa and Simcoe County in Ontario.The bureau now alleges that Progressive violated the deal by soliciting and re-acquiring a customer whose contract was divested under the agreement.It also alleges Progressive failed to notify the bureau that the agreement had been breached and provided a false declaration that it was in compliance.The bureau alleges there were multiple breaches between October 2010 and February 2011.“Today’s announcement sends a strong signal to businesses that breaching a Consent Agreement with the Competition Bureau is an extremely serious matter and will not be tolerated,” Melanie Aitken, Commissioner of Competition, said in a statement.“Consent Agreements are an essential tool to preserve competition and protect consumers from potential anti-competitive harm. Companies who violate the terms of such agreements must be held to account.”The bureau said the agreement with IESI-BFC Ltd. and Waste Services Inc. (now known together as Progressive), required the companies to divest commercial waste collection assets, including customer contracts, vehicles, bins and other equipment in the identified markets.In addition, they were prohibited from soliciting or reacquiring divested customers for a period of one year. In the event that the parties became aware of material breaches agreement, they were required to promptly notify the bureau.Chaya Cooperberg, a vice-president at Progressive, said in an email statement that the company is surprised that the bureau is taking the matter to court.“We have at all times acted in good faith and used our best efforts to fully comply with our obligations under the Consent Agreement entered into with the Competition Bureau in 2010. We have substantially complied with the agreement,” Cooperberg said.“Further, we have fully co-operated with the Bureau in its enquiry in this matter.“We strongly believe that the Bureau’s allegations are without merit. We will vigorously defend this matter in the courts.” read more

Hakeem Nicks College Records Have An Asterisk

Four years later, after an NCAA investigation discovered troubling information at North Carolina, the school has decided to mark receiver Hakeem Nicks’  school records with an asterisk because he played while academically ineligible as a senior.In its investigation, the NCAA found that Hakeem Nicks — now a star receiver on the Super Bowl champion New York Giants — benefited from “academic fraud.” His violation: He received improper academic help in 2008 from a tutor implicated in the scandal at North Carolina, the Raleigh News and Observer reported.In a sweeping discovery in March, the NCAA found UNC responsible for violations including academic fraud, impermissible agent benefits, participation by ineligible players and a failure to monitor the football program. UNC received three years’ probation and a ban from the 2012 postseason. The school also chose to vacate all 16 wins for 2008 and 2009, reduced nine scholarships over the next three academic years and put the program on two years of probation.It was a stinging punishment but could have been worse; the level of improper conduct and lack of control was that widespread.The school had not specifically acknowledged Hakeems’ ineligibility by adding an asterisk by his name in school records until Thursday.Nicks, a speedy, sure-hand receiver, holds the Tar Heels’ record for career receiving touchdowns with 21, and TDs in a season with 12 in 2008. He also holds records for receiving yards in a career with 2,840, in a season with 1,222 in 2008, as well as the career receptions record with 181 and season record with 74 in 2007.He was a first-round pick of the Giants in 2009 and has had an outstanding NFL career so far, helped lead them to a Super Bowl champion this season.The asterisk next to Hakeem Nicks’ name will refer to a note that says “participation later vacated due to NCAA penalty,” the News and Observer reported. read more

Shameless actor harassed Apprentice star he believed was in relationship with mother

first_img Want the best of The Telegraph direct to your email and WhatsApp? Sign up to our free twice-daily  Front Page newsletter and new  audio briefings. Jody Latham, left, in Shameless He told Manchester magistrates: “I got a phone call from Jody saying I had to call him back or else. He told me I had to meet him within 24 hours or it would end badly. He said I had taken something away from him and that he would take something away from him.”His friend then came on the line and said he knew where I lived and if I didn’t meet him he would come round and things would go badly. I tried to draw a line under it and I just wanted him to realise that nothing was going on.”The phone call scared me. I sent a text message to Jody saying that I didn’t want to meet him and I received no response. Then I started receiving late night phone calls which caused problems with the girl I was seeing.”The whole thing made me feel very anxious. I would walk home from work or being sitting in the flat not knowing if something was going to happen. I went back to my family’s house because I feared for my safety.” “This is all just one man’s word against another and there is no solid evidence to support Mr Hosker’s statement. I have not made any calls to Mr Hosker and the only conversation we have had are during the calls he made to me.”I never set out to cause any harm or trouble. This happened nine months ago now and I have not had any contact with Mr Hosker since.”Latham’s career took off at the age of 12 when he appeared in youth theatre. He played the son of scrounger Frank Gallagher in Shameless from 2004 to 2008 while Miss Byrne played Meena Karib from 2008 to 2009.Mr Hosker was fired from The Apprentice amid controversy with claims of a “North-South” rift with the other contestants, particularly Hopkins who cuttingly said his best friends were “Mr Pinot and Mr Grigio”.The trial, which was adjourned until Thursday, continues. During a string of encounters, Latham is alleged to have turned up unannounced at Mr Hosker’s home demanding to know if he was dating Miss Byrne.He is also claimed to have tweeted him saying “alright chubby face” and phoned the former reality TV star, allegedly saying: “Meet me in 24 hours or it will end badly.”Latham, who has also acted in BBC shows EastEnders, Doctors and Holby City, was later arrested and charged with harassment after Miss Byrne made a complaint. He denies the charge.Mr Hosker, 34, who was famed for his spats with Katie Hopkins during Series 3 of BBC show The Apprentice in 2007, is now an IT company boss. Vincent Yip, prosecuting, said: “Mr Hosker claims he had no idea how the defendant knew where he lived as it was a block of flats. Mr Latham was described as aggressive in his behaviour as he accused Mr Hosker of being in a sexual relationship with Miss Byrne.”There was a series of exchanges between Mr Latham and Mr Hosker both over the telephone and on social media which led to Mr Latham’s arrest.”Representing himself, Latham told the hearing: “When I went round to Adam’s flat it had all been pre-arranged and Miss Byrne had asked me to drop my daughter off. All the phone calls were initiated by Adam himself and I was simply answering them.”Several people have access to my Twitter account and without the police finding the IP address of those tweets, there is nothing to prove that it was my Twitter account. Actor Jody Latham with his ex-fiancee Sarah Byrne, who was pregnant at the time, in 2013Credit:TONY WARD/SCOPEFEATURES.COM This is all just one man’s word against another… the only conversation we have had are during the calls he made to meJody Latham, representing himself Jody Latham, left, played Lip in Shameless (2004)Credit:Allstar Picture Library/CHANNEL 4 Adam Hosker with Katie Hopkins on The Apprentice in 2007 An actor best known for his role in the television show Shameless harassed a former contestant of The Apprentice after accusing him of dating his ex-fiancee, a court heard.Jody Latham, who played Lip Gallagher in the Channel 4 drama, interrogated Adam Hosker on his doorstep and hounded him with threatening phone calls and tweets after learning he had been meeting up with Sarah Byrne, jurors were told.The 33-year-old had been engaged to Miss Byrne, 27, but they split in October last year following the birth of their daughter.Latham is said to have became enraged when he found out she visited Mr Hosker at his flat in Manchester before going for a drink in town. Mr Hosker told the court he was only friends with Miss Byrne. Adam Hosker with Katie Hopkins on The Apprentice in 2007 He said I had taken something away from him and that he would take something away from himAdam Hosker Actor Jody Latham and pregnant finace Sarah Byrne at home Latham met Miss Byrne, who also appeared in Shameless, in 2008 during a post-production party for the show. They began a romance in 2012 after he split up from former X Factor judge Tulisa Contostavlos.In 2013, Latham posed for pictures with Miss Byrne when she was pregnant with their child for a magazine interview.However, earlier this year he was banned from contacting her under the terms of a restraining order after he left her in fear from voicemail messages demanding he see their daughter, the court heard.The incidents with Mr Hosker began in March, magistrates were told.Mr Hosker added: “It went quiet for a while until I started receiving abusive Twitter messages telling me to direct message him or things would get sent over here.”He then tweeted a picture of himself with my ex-girlfriend Maddy at the Alchemist in Manchester, which I found very strange. You could tell there was some kind of malice to it.”last_img read more

Henry interviews Pep

first_imgThierry Henry recently interviewed the manager of the newly crowned English champions Pep Guardiola.The interview was posted on Sky Sports’ official website. One of Henry’s questions was:“How important was it for you to show yourself, not so much everybody, but yourself, that you can win this league playing your way?” jose mourinhoMourinho knows why City and Liverpool are so far ahead George Patchias – September 13, 2019 Jose Mourinho knows why Manchester City and Liverpool are so far ahead of everyone else in the Premier League.In an interview with the Telegraph,…“A lot. A lot, yeah. It was comfort in Barcelona. So, I was at privilege to have one exceptional team, my club, with the best football player in the world… but at the end, life is challenge. Challenge to go to another country – Germany, and after here. But after, people have doubts about that [Pep’s football philosophy], even myself, if I will be able to do that, to win here in that way. And, we did it. We did it.” Henry also asked Guardiola if there was a moment when he thought this season could be the one for his team. Pep surprised Henry by saying that a pre-season match against Tottenham, a club Manchester City couldn’t defeat the season before, was when he had the feeling that his lads have what it takes. The Spanish manager went on to say that he even told his players at half-time and after the game that they need to maintain that level of play, hungry and aggressive with and without the ball.Pep was visibly relaxed, satisfied and, most of all, relieved that he was right, proving his doubters wrong.last_img read more

Sarri throws shades at Arsenal

first_imgMaurizio Sarri believes Chelsea have achieved more than Arsenal this season because they have reached the Carabao Cup final.The two London clubs are level on points (50) in the League but have been ousted in FA Cup and through to the Europa League last 16.But Sarri who has been under intense pressure at Chelsea after a poor run feels they are better than their fellow London rivals.“It’s important to win the final,” Sarri told Sky. “It’s very important for us, we have to find confidence. We are in the first final of the season and one point off the [Premier League] top four.“Arsenal’s season is good but we’re doing a little bit better because we are in the final, and our season is a disaster? I am not able to understand.“I want to remind you that in the last two seasons this team had 70 points, not 100. In the summer, we changed everything. It is not easy.”Chelsea ended City’s unbeaten start to the 2018/19 season when they won 2-0 in December before Pep Guardiola’s side took revenge with a 6-0 thumping earlier this month.Sarri has some questions… 🤔Cristiano Ronaldo, JuventusSarri: “Cristiano Ronaldo is the strongest player in the world” Andrew Smyth – September 14, 2019 Maurizio Sarri has no doubts that Cristiano Ronaldo is the main man at Juventus, and plans to the star give more freedom to exploit his talents to their fullest extent.Which team is having a better season: Arsenal or Chelsea? 🤷‍♂️ pic.twitter.com/r4sIKk7YYu— Goal (@goal) February 22, 2019The Italian manager on those games and suggested Chelsea must “stay in the match for a long time” if they have any hope of lifting the Carabao Cup trophy on Sunday.“I thought we were lucky in the first match because we were in trouble in the first half, we scored in the last minute of the first half and then the match changed.“I thought we were unlucky in the second match because we started very well for five minutes but then conceded a stupid goal and we were unable to react. It was a disaster.“For us, it’s very important to stay in the match for a long time [on Sunday] then we will be able to do something.”last_img read more

Content Over Technology How InformationWeek Sells 300000 Against Digital Editions

first_imgAdvertisers are offered lead gen packages with each issue (priced on a cost-per-lead model of about $75 per lead). “I’m a firm believer that content is self-fulfilling filter,” says Siefert. “If you think about lead generation as an inverse pyramid, at the base is where you have white papers. The reason we see it that way is that includes a lot of vendor content and we get a lot of lookey-loo people who download a white paper. We set a cheaper price around white papers of about $30 CPL but as you click down and get closer to the tip of the pyramid the price per lead increases based on the content we’re creating. The big reason why these digital editions have taken off is you can capture information on people downloading an issue around a specific topic as they’re closer to making a buying decision.” While digital editions continue to be seen as value added by many publishers, InformationWeek has embedded them into the sales strategy. “Instead of saying ‘Holy cow, here’s another digital issue I have to sell on top of everything else,’ we look at it from a capacity planning perspective,” says Siefert. “In any given month, salespeople have X number of ad pages or digital issues or Webcasts or impressions on the network we can sell.””Do We Really Need an iPad App?” TechWeb is expanding the digital edition approach to its other brands including those within the Financial Services group, which is producing digital editions and supplements for magazines like Wall Street & Technology and Bank Systems & Technology. Last month InformationWeek launched a digital edition supplement called InformationWeek Boardroom Journal about cloud servers which was underwritten by a single sponsor (Workday) and has seen thousands of downloads. InformationWeek is considering its options with emerging channels such as the iPad and mobile devices but Siefert says the brand needs to be sure what role they will play “Organizations like NPR and Wired are doing interesting things with these applications but from the reader’s perspective, how are they going to interact with it?” he adds. “Right now readers can download our digital edition onto their iPad via the browser. What is the user going to really desire from an iPad app from InformationWeek?” In 2009, UBM TechWeb’s InformationWeek launched four digital editions as part of a broader, multi-year “green strategy” to reduce the magazine’s carbon footprint. While the digital editions weren’t viewed as moneymakers at the time, the four digital editions averaged between 10,000 and 13,000 downloads each and generated $500,000 in advertising revenue combined, according to senior vice president and group publisher John Siefert. Based on that success, InformationWeek accelerated its digital edition strategy in 2010, upping the frequency to 12x and breaking down the overall editorial calendar to focus on specific topics for the digital issues. So far in 2010 the digital editions have averaged between $150,000 and $300,000 in sponsorship revenue per issue and the May 10 issue on strategic security generated 15,000 downloads in two days and more than $300,000 in revenue. The InformationWeek digital editions are available via a downloadable interactive Adobe PDF. “Once you go down this path, it’s easy to start overcomplicating things by thinking ‘Here’s the latest whiz-bang thing you can apply, whereas in reality, our users said they didn’t want whiz bang, they want something they can read on any platform, be it mobile, Kindle or their computer,” says Siefert. “Just make sure it’s interactive so readers can click around and click out to deeper reports.” InformationWeek focused the May 10 digital edition around its Strategic Security issue, a researched-based issue that’s always one of the most popular of the magazine, selling 12 advertisers against it. last_img read more

Chaiyaphum Brutal Ordination Parade 2018 takes place 2 May

first_imgYou can read full article here: https://www.tatnews.org/chaiyaphum-brutal-ordination-parade-2018-takes-place-2-may/ Chaiyaphum Dok Krachiao Blooming Festival 2018 scheduled on 1 June to 30 SeptemberDisappointment for LGBT rights in Taiwan after gay tourism is boomingIstanbul LGBT Pride Parade and tourism: A violent NO by Dictator Erdogan The Tourism Authority of Thailand is inviting Thais and foreign tourists interested to witness the most unusual, most unique ordination ceremony unlike anywhere else in the world – the Brutal Ordination Parade which will be held on 2 May at Ban Non Salao – Ban Non Tan, Phu Khiao district, Chaiyaphum province.Held annually since 1971, normally in the month of May before the Buddhist Lent period, this ordination ceremony is particularly arranged for young male villagers of Ban Non Salao – Ban Non Tan communities at Phu Khiao district in Chaiyaphum who are to ordain to become a Buddhist monk.Each SAWASDEE:center_img eTN Chatroom for Readers (join us) Share this:TwitterFacebookLike this:Like Loading…last_img read more

Red Hat announces CodeReady Workspaces the first KubernetesNative IDE for easy collaboration

first_imgRed Hat has come out with a new Integrated development environment (IDE), called CodeReady Workspaces. The new IDE, announced yesterday, is a Kubernetes-native, browser-based environment for developers to enable easier collaboration among the development team. CodeReady Workspaces is based on the open source Eclipse Che integrated development environment (IDE) project and has been optimized for Red Hat OpenShift and Red Hat Enterprise Linux. It offers the enterprise development teams a shareable developer environment, which comprises the tools and dependencies required to code, build, test, run and debug the container-based applications. Other than that, it is the first Kubernetes-native IDE in the market that runs inside a Kubernetes cluster and is capable of managing the developer’s code, and dependencies present inside OpenShift pods and containers. Also, there is no need for the developers to be Kubernetes or OpenShift experts in order to use the IDE. Additionally, Red Hat CodeReady Workspaces comes with a sharing feature called Factories, which is a template containing the source code location, runtime, tooling configuration and commands that are needed for a project. It enables development teams to run the new Kubernetes-native developer environment in a few minutes. Team members can access their own or shared workspaces on any device with a browser and on any IDE and operating system (OS). According to the Red Hat team, CodeReady Workspaces is an ideal platform for DevOps based organizations and allows the IT or development teams to manage workspaces at scale and effectively control system performance, security features and functionality. CodeReady Workspaces allows the developers to: Integrate their preferred version control (public and private repositories). Control workspace permissions and resourcing Make use of Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) or Active Directory (AD) authentication for single sign-on. “Red Hat CodeReady Workspaces offers enterprise development teams a collaborative and scalable platform that can enable developers to more efficiently and effectively deliver new applications for Kubernetes and collaborate on container-native applications”, said Brad Micklea, senior director, Developer Experience and Programs, Red Hat. Red Hat CodeReady Workspaces is free with an OpenShift subscription. You can download it by joining the Red Hat Developer Program. For more information, check out the official Red Hat CodeReady Workspaces blog. Read Next Red Hat drops MongoDB over concerns related to its Server Side Public License (SSPL) Red Hat acquires Israeli multi-cloud storage software company, NooBaa Red Hat announces full support for Clang/LLVM, Go, and Rustlast_img read more

Trump International Hotel Tower New York wins Forbes 5 Star Awa

first_imgSource = Trump International Hotel & Tower New York Trump International Hotel & Tower New York wins Forbes 5 Star AwardTrump International Hotel & Tower New York wins Forbes 5 Star AwardTrump International Hotel & Tower® New York is proud to announce their inclusion in the prestigious Forbes Travel Guide’s 2016 Five-Star Awards.As the global authority on luxury travel, Forbes Travel Guide sends anonymous professional inspectors around the world to rigorously assess hotels, restaurants and spas against up to 800 objective standards.Trump Central Park is one of four Trump Hotels and eight total New York City properties to be accolated, which grades candidates by location, amenities, strong reputation of exceptional service and facility quality.“We are thrilled and honored to once again receive our five stars for the hotel and Jean-Georges restaurant,” says General Manager Suzie Mills, who has been at Trump Central Park for almost two decades. “I am incredibly proud of my team and thank them for all of their continued hard work and passion.”Trump Central Park has been heralded with numerous awards throughout the years, yet the hotel’s 2016 Five-Star Award is particularly noteworthy as it is a proven marker of the staff’s continued commitment to providing premium guest experiences.With sweeping vistas of Central Park, unique amenities including the fully-equipped European style kitchens in every room and the personalized service of Trump Attaché™, Trump Central Park provides flawless service and tremendous attention to their guests.Soaring above Central Park and Columbus Circle, the majestic Trump International Hotel & Tower® New York – the only Forbes Five-Star/AAA Five-Diamond hotel with a Five-Star/Five-Diamond restaurant, Jean-Georges – is an icon delivering the highest level of service, style and exclusivity. Trump International Hotel & Tower New Yorklast_img read more

Economy grows 38 in Q3 Cystat says

first_imgThe Cypriot economy expanded an annual 3.8 per cent in the third quarter of 2017 after growing an upwards-revised 4 per cent the previous quarter, the statistical service said.In July to September, the economy grew a seasonally adjusted 3.9 per cent, compared to the respective three-month period of 2016, Cystat said in a statement on Friday. The fresh third-quarter growth figures match the flash estimates announced on November 14.Growth was mainly on an increase in economic activity in the areas of hospitality, retail and wholesale trade, construction, and manufacturing, Cystat said. The output of the financial and insurance sector, on the other hand, fell. You May LikeDr. Marty ProPower Plus Supplement3 Dangerous Foods People Feed Their Dogs (Without Realizing It)Dr. Marty ProPower Plus SupplementUndoYahoo SearchThese SUVs Are The Cream Of The Crop. Research Best Compact SUV CarYahoo SearchUndoPopularEverythingColorado Mom Adopted Two Children, Months Later She Learned Who They Really ArePopularEverythingUndo Concern over falling tourism numbersUndoTurkish Cypriot actions in Varosha ‘a clear violation’ of UN resolutions, Nicosia saysUndoOur View: Argaka mukhtar should not act as if he owns the beachUndoby Taboolaby Taboolalast_img read more

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