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Asked whether he intends to sell its stake in Spotify the answer is straight: Yes. The clues are also reading about the company's latest annual report. Six-hour days belong to the future Despite Spotify founders' appeal to the Swedish politicians about better conditions for the fast growing digital company Daniel Ek is full of praise for Sweden as a breeder of tech companies. The event, which takes place at the Grand Hotel, is lavish. At the same time pushed the company plans for the future in 2015, according to the annual report. Nota billion for Spotify's new Stockholm office Spotify often suggests that it can reduce the proportion of employees in Sweden unless the conditions for tech companies improved.
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Today Uber announced a new feature called Scheduled Rides, enabling some users to yup  schedule an Uber ride between 30 minutes and 30 days in advance.At first, Uber says business travelers users who have their profiles linked to a business account will get  priority access to the feature, which is currently only publicly available in Seattle.We ve reached out to Uber for more details on when this  global roll out will actually go global.Later, an Uber spokesperson said that San Francisco is a city we re looking to roll out the feature to next.For everyone else, Uber is soliciting sign ups here for early access.This promo-gif sums up the feature, which may or may not arrive in your city soon.This announcement follows Lyft s introduction of a similar feature in May, for San Francisco users.Ride hailing services often travel in packs.Updated 9:48 a.m. PT with a comment from Uber.
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As said in the title, I own a home cleaning business.I'm about to start a flyer campaign.Before I drop the money on these, I'd like to know if there's any changes you would make on the design and/or copy to achieve a higher conversion rate!I had a friend of mine whip this up.These are 4.25x11 sized flyers.Back: http://imgur.com/R6zegKMFront: http://imgur.com/G7JqCcpLooking forward to your responses!
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Dyfed-Powys Police in Wales, UK, sent confidential information that could identify convicted sex offenders to a member of the public by accident.Although the leak was minor, Brit watchdog the ICO fined the force £150,000 as it indicated sloppy internal processes.An officer sent an email chain containing the names and addresses of eight registered offenders, along with the phone numbers and email addresses, to a member of the public.In the US the equivalent list is publicly searchable.The police force s Outlook global address book was only intended to be used for internal recipients.But fat-fingered and lazy staff had, over time, added external recipients.
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Deus Ex's developers don't like to describe the series as science fiction - they think the label makes it sound too farfetched."A lot of what we invented in Human Revolution, the world has actually caught up to that in the last five years," Jonathan Jacques-Belletete, the game's executive art director, tells us."All the touch technology - you're going to notice in Mankind Divided the information pads, the pocket secretaries and all these things," Jacques-Belletete tells us."I'll always tell my guys, even though we want to make futuristic looking buildings or skyscrapers or structures, never invent it from scratch, find something that already exists and get inspired from it," says Jacques-Belletete.However, rather than fiddling with nodes and terminals, the game actually plonks you and your gun into a level that you must navigate to find the data, using stealth and combat to outwit turrets and security cameras as you go."So what we're saying in the world is that the color pink is not real, and the only character who's not real, she has the color pink," explains Jacques-Belletete.
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Dawn EndicoSanta Clara county executive tells Ars what Harris wanted was "on the silly side."The ordinance, which was unanimously approved by the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday, requires that the county sheriff and the district attorney s office seek board approval before those agencies even begin the process of obtaining new snooping gear.Agencies must also submit a usage policy to the county government, and notably, an "Annual Surveillance Report," which should describe what data the device captures, how the agency deals with information collected about people not suspected of any wrongdoing, and whether the gear has been effective, among other requirements.The question is whether or not we have the wisdom to use the technology appropriately?""It s particularly important that a tech savvy jurisdiction in the heart of Silicon Valley model how we can achieve the benefits of surveillance technology without abandoning people s privacy rights," she e-mailed Ars.Simitian lead the charge in trying to pierce the veil of secrecy when the county sheriff tried to acquire stingrays using federal grant money—ultimately the board rejected the sheriff's efforts.
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Personalization platform Blueshift now allows marketers to create their own serviceJun 7, 2016 by Barry LevineIts new Personalization Studio is designed to accept a range of event streams, so marketers can build specialized experiences for segments or single users.Build effective consumer relationships with ads that use intent dataJun 7, 2016 by Alex LePageDon t alienate your consumers.Columnist Alex LePage explains how intent data and programmatic advertising can help you anticipate your customers needs and build relationships with them across devices.Columnist Rebecca Lieb explains how to get your employees, customers and partners to collaborate to make your content shine.Recent Headlines From Search Engine Land, Our Sister Site Dedicated To Search News & Information:Online Marketing News From Around The Web:AnalyticsHow to Use Built-In Social Media Analytics to Uncover Hidden Insights, blog.crazyegg.comMeasuring Social Media Marketing, www.e-nor.comWhy Digital Analytics?, www.webanalyticsworld.netBlogs & Blogging5 Takeaways from Articles that Went Viral on Popular Sites, www.smallbusinessideasblog.com6 Tips for Effective Long Form Blogging on LinkedIn, www.problogger.netBlogging On A Schedule: Why Providing Consistent Content Matters, www.blogherald.comBusiness IssuesContent Marketing Marketing Is Like Friendship : 3 Keys to Always-On Content, contently.comCreative Content Marketing In A Boring Niche, blog.thesocialms.comOne Position You Need to Rule Content Marketing, contentmarketinginstitute.comQuality Over Quantity In Personalized Digital Content Marketing, www.searchenginepeople.comSplit Testing Your Content Marketing Campaigns: How and Why To Do It, blog.kissmetrics.comThe Content Marketing Approval Process: Why Too Many Editors Kill Great Content, www.thesaleslion.comTop 4 Ways to Recycle Content That You Can Practice Right Away, vwo.comConversion OptimizationJet.com boosts conversion by adding details to product pages, www.internetretailer.comCopywriting, Design & UsabilityHere s Why You re Throwing Away 90% Of Your Traffic, www.socialmediaexplorer.comNow You Can Use Artificial Intelligence to Build Your Website, www.cmswire.comE-CommerceConsumers want to know who they re buying from, www.internetretailer.comHow can retailers recondition consumers mobile price comparison shopping habits?, www.mobilecommercedaily.comNavigating Omnichannel Complexities: 3 Tips for Success, www.getelastic.comProduct Images – 10 Steps For Better eCommerce Usability, usabilitygeek.comEmail MarketingGeneral Internet MarketingInternet Marketing IndustryIS Solutions Enhances Data Analytics Expertise Through Partnership with Search-Driven Analytics Leader ThoughtSpot, www.realwire.comMRC Grants Sizmek Accreditation for Video Viewability, globenewswire.comPond5 Launches Sweepstakes to Celebrate Explosive Growth as Community Hits 40,000 Content Creators and 5 Million Video Uploads, www.webwire.comS4M receives MRC accreditation for mobile browsers & applications, www.s4m.ioMarTechThe Slow Adoption of MarTech for Digital Marketing Execution, www.komarketingassociates.comMobile/Local Marketing3 Steps to Mobile App Personalization, blog.marketo.comAndroid Marshmallow adoption passes 10% after 8 months, venturebeat.comApp reviews see major impact despite big brand name, www.mobilemarketer.comHow to Eliminate Mobile Ad Fraud for Good, www.cmswire.comInstagram enables iOS share extensions to make posting photos faster, techcrunch.comSurvey Report: Some National-to-Local Marketers Still Need Convincing on Digital Effectiveness, streetfightmag.comWait, What?People Like Mobile Advertising?, www.tune.comOther ItemsGoogle launches new certification program for software development agencies, techcrunch.comGoogle s new iOS app Motion Stills stabilizes your Live Photos, venturebeat.comYahoo s on Kik, yahoo.tumblr.comSocial Media10 Surprising Snapchat Secrets Every Marketer Should Know, www.jeffbullas.com2016 Social Media Marketing Platforms: 5 Key Trends, heidicohen.com3 Beer Brands Brewing Great Social Media Campaigns, contently.com5 Tips for Businesses on Snapchat, www.socialbakers.com5 Ways to Get More LinkedIn Leads, www.socialmediaexaminer.comCreating Instagram Ads in Power Editor: Your One-Stop Guide, www.socialmediaexaminer.comDecreasing Attention Spans and Your Website, Social Media Strategy, www.adweek.comFacebook s Race To Dominate AI, www.fastcompany.comHow to Raise $210 Million With Transparency and Great Social Media, www.convinceandconvert.comIs Facebook doing enough to prevent fraudulent ads?, econsultancy.comIs Pinterest Still Alive & How Are Brands Using It?, www.toprankblog.comThe four biggest challenges facing social media strategists, econsultancy.comTwitter Goes Deep Inside the Music Industry With Q Series, www.adweek.comTwitter Is Inviting Users to Become Twitter Insiders to Help Brands, motherboard.vice.comWhy Social Media Isn t Working and What to Do About It, www.ducttapemarketing.comVideoPandora Is Overhauling Its Ads to Amp Up Native Video for Mobile Users, www.adweek.comThe Live Blog: June 6, 2016, media.fb.comThe Silent Revolution: Facebook Video and the Importance of Consumer Behavior, blog.bufferapp.com
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Cool LinkedIn post about Location-Based Advertising, and how Snapchat created a new type of ad around it: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/brief-history-geomarketing-omar-mendoza
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The draft law is proposed small-scale transport operations without allowing the operating license. conditions of carriage of publicly financed practically defines when the authorities are tendering. Testimonials came from, inter alia, organizations representing persons, taxi companies, as well as the cities and municipalities. FPD afraid in a statement that, for example, a criminal who could not get taksilupaa or have lost it, could continue to operate on a small scale. FPD according to the Ministry of Transport and the importance of customer safety does not change in any way the customer's point of view, depending on the driver work deserves greater or less than EUR 10 000 per year. safety and quality of transport with some worrying statements was also the question of drivers' backgrounds should be able to find out, even though the drivers do not need any permission.
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After Errol Samuelson left Move to join Zillow as chief industry development officer, Move and the National Association of Realtors sued Zillow and Mr. Samuelson in March 2014, later adding Curt Beardsley as a defendant.Zillow said the allegations were without merit and argued in a counterclaim that the plaintiffs released Zillow s confidential information and trade secrets.In an emailed statement, Zillow said the agreement allows us to put this litigation behind us, and continue our focus on innovation and the huge opportunity in front of us as the consumer-focused market leader.News Corp said in a separate filing that the National Association of Realtors will receive 10% of settlement proceeds after deduction of Move s litigation-related costs and fees.Move Inc. said in a statement that we look forward to putting the matter to rest and returning our full focus to simplifying the real estate process for consumers and the real estate professionals who serve them.News Corp agreed in September 2014 to buy Move Inc. for $950 million.
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Microsoft has followed Google's by making the malware warnings in its Bing search engine more nuanced.On Friday, the company announced that instead of one generic warning for dangerous sites, it is now giving users different messages for malware sites and phishing sites.Where a search brings up a hit on a site known to Bing as a source of phishing, users will get this warning:Malware sites will be flagged with this warning: The Webmaster dashboard has also been made more sophisticated, highlighting the links that have given rise to the warning.Furthermore, this improvement enables webmasters to clean their site quicker by having stronger insights into why their site was flagged.Earlier this year, The Chocolate Factory expanded its warnings to alert users to dodgy download now buttons.That way, if users are tricked by a social engineering page that puts them at risk of a stolen password, they receive alerts.
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Countries view the EU's efforts to protect the union's new financial crisis that is taking matters too far.according to FT, countries, finance ministries have drawn up a common petition, in which they require limits as to how much international standards beyond the EU to the banking regulatory export.the EU resolution of the council president Elke König has repeatedly said that the council may force some banks to set aside "significantly more" capital than the EU previously, the minimum requirement by eight per cent of the bank's risk-weighted assets.France and Italy fear that this will mean that the EU's largest banks would be forced to cross the international standard, the so-called TLAC rules on Total Loss-Absorbing Capacity in accordance with the capital requirement of the lower limit, 6.75%, which the G20 adopted last year.TLAC requirements will come in full force in 2022.the Rules prevent a 2008-like financial chaos that arose in the Lehman Brothers after the fall.
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MoreShopping carts are seen outside a new Wal-Mart Express store in Chicago July 26, 2011.REUTERS/John Gress/FilesBy Nandita Bose and Arathy S Nair Reuters - Wal-Mart Stores Inc will partner with ride hailing services Uber and Lyft to trial online grocery deliveries, as it looks to speed up shipment times and better compete with rivals like Amazon.com IncThe world's largest retailer said it would begin test deliveries within the next two weeks in Denver and Phoenix.Wal-Mart's warehouse unit Sams Club began a pilot in March with startup Deliv to dispatch groceries to business customers in Miami.Improving delivery times is seen as a way to appeal to busy inner-city workers who do not own cars and for whom grocery trips are often limited to what they can carry home.The largest grocer in the United States is already expanding its online order options to offer grocery deliveries within two days for a $49 minimum annual fee.For Wal-Mart, the move in online grocery follows a $2.7 billion investment over the past two years boosting worker wages and training, steps that it hopes will improve its customer service and help boost sales.
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Ubisoft s post-apocalyptic multiplayer adventure game Tom Clancy s The Division is already a blockbuster success in the gaming world, and now the upcoming movie based on the game has found itself a high-profile producer and star.Oscar-nominated actor Jake Gyllenhaal has reportedly agreed to produce and star in a movie based on the hit game, which was released in March 2016 and went on to break the record for first-week sales of a new game franchise with a $330 million global haul.There s currently no writer attached to the adaptation and no timetable for it go into production, but Gyllenhaal s involvement will likely give the project quite a bit of momentum in this early stage of development.Assassin s Creed hits theaters later this year with Michael Fassbender in the lead role, and Tom Hardy will star in the upcoming Splinter Cell movie based on the game franchise of the same name.Launched on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC earlier this year, The Division is set in the aftermath of a deadly pandemic that has turned New York City into an urban wasteland, with many of the city s basic services failing and access to food and water dwindling.Players take the role of a special agent in the fictional Strategic Homeland Division of the title, and are tasked with assisting in efforts to restore city services, deal with criminal elements, and investigate the source of the epidemic.
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Home Monitoring SystemTraditional home alarm and monitoring solutions are a scam.Meanwhile, if a burglar does try to enter your home and an alarm goes off, he or she will be long gone before the monitoring center calls to check on you, let alone sends the police.More modern home security solutions can offer all the same great features without the monthly cost, but they can still be pricey.And what if you re renting or you have a small home that doesn t need such a complex solution?In away mode, it also notifies you if any movement is detected, and it packs an integrated 105 dB siren to scare off any intruders.Here are some more highlights:Smart home security system with no contracts or monthly fees requiredHigh resolution 180-degree immersive view camera with night vision, for live and recorded videoMotion/sound detection, temperature/light/humidity sensors, 2-way audio and 105 dB sirenSimple setup and easy to use, get text/email alerts and check in from your smartphone or tablet iOS and Android Connects via Wi-Fi, battery backup, high grade SSL video encryption, compatible with Z-Wave wireless accessories; auto-rearms to capture multiple events, pet adjustable motion detection, smart arming powered by Life360The Piper nv costs $279.99 on Amazon with free Prime shipping, and it s well worth the price.
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Perhaps LG has clairvoyant mutants in its employ who foresaw how the company could make it big with an "X" branded smartphone lineup.Or, more realistically, LG just had the good fortune of having an X series ready by the time the not-so-bad X-Men: Apocalypse hit theaters.Inside sources claim that LG will launch its mid-range X series smartphones in the US, Europe, and Latin America in July.And, of course, it is matching those devices with Marvel's most famous mutants.The X cam, for example, would inherit the LG G5's inclination towards photography to some extent, while the X screen gets a second screen like the LG V10.Suffice it to say, it has people talking, whether they liked the film or not, which is probably what LG wants anyway.
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Image Source: MarvelBecause there can never be too many superhero shows on television, Marvel confirmed this week that FX has picked up X-Men spinoff series Legion for an eight-episode first season.Production will begin in Vancouver this summer with the season set to debut on FX in early 2017.DON T MISS: Game of Thrones is falling apartIn case you re unfamiliar with the story of Legion aka David Haller , here s a synopsis from Marvel with some key information:Since he was a teenager, David has struggled with mental illness.Diagnosed as schizophrenic, David has been in and out of psychiatric hospitals for years.Additionally, the fact that Haller and those attempting to diagnose him haven t pegged him as a mutant might be a hint that Legion won t take place in the same timeline.Noah Hawley, best known as the creator of the excellent FX series Fargo, will serve as the show s executive producer along with a host of talent from Fox and Marvel, including Bryan Singer, Simon Kinberg and Jeph Loeb.
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Facebook Listening iPhone AndroidYes, Facebook is listening in on the conversations you have when your phone is nearby and the app is open.Instead, it simply wants to help you post easier and faster, about the kind of content you might be consuming, as Facebook is hunting for the background noise to identify TV shows or music.It s a known feature of the social network, at least for US-based users.She says the phone Facebook showed ads that matched the topics she discussed – though the professor did admit she may have been searching for the same things she chose to talk about near the phone, so Facebook might not be listening at all times.The company also says that raw data from your conversations isn t stored on its servers.On an iPhone simply head to the Settings app, then go to Privacy followed by Microphone, where you can revoke Facebook s access to the mic.
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Examples are never-ending email chains and project management tools that are too complex to work with.Who hasn t tried a bit of yoga or meditation to calm the mind?We are now available twenty-four-seven.It feels as if we have forgotten that being kind is a strength.Being mentally squeezed by bad management practices that are causing stress isn t sustainable and we need to find room to talk about and discuss what kind of behaviour we appreciate in the workplace.When I learnt that he had actually totally ignored his family for years I was not impressed.
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Apple s Thunderbolt Display, first introduced in the summer of 2011, may be getting a refresh at WWDC, if inventory shortages at retail stores are any indication.The 2560 1536 display was a nice, if expensive, option when it made its debut, and five years later… well, now it s just expensive.It would, of course, be the panel from the again nice, if expensive, 5K iMac Apple put out in late 2014.Thinner, higher resolution, better color, modern ports — all valuable things in a monitor.The problem is that few devices can process the 5K resolution — that s four times the pixels found in a MacBook Pro — and push it over the Thunderbolt interface.Updates to the DisplayPort protocol might allow it, but it probably won t happen in time for WWDC and any hardware that could reasonably be expected to be announced there.
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Nearly 700,000 people live with primary brain and central nervous system tumors in the United States, according to the American Brain Tumor Association.Supported by a £67,000 $98,000 grant from the Brain Tumor Charity, a team led by Dr. Will Shu and Dr. Nicholas Leslie of Heriot-Watt University s Institute of Biological Chemistry, Biophysics and Bioengineering will 3D print brain tumor stem and cancerous cells using a unique technique, reports The National.We have developed a novel 3D-printing technique to print brain tumor cells for the first time, cells that continue to grow rapidly, more closely mimicking the growth of these aggressive tumors in real life, Dr. Leslie told The National.This means previous attempts to grow and test them haven t offered scientists the valuable insight they were hoping for.By recreating the environment within our body, Dr. Shu and Dr. Leslie hope their technique will better resemble the cancer cells growth in patients brains, and thus allow for more beneficial experiments.The prognosis for newly diagnosed brain tumor patients is currently very poor and improvements have been very limited, in large part due to the failure in clinical trials of many new drugs, Dr. Shu told The National.
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Let me get this out of the way: the trillion dollar F-35 fighter jet programme is an embarrassing mess.This conflict squeezed my brain this week, when the Air Force stopped by Gizmodo s office with a $400,000/£273,506 F-35 helmet in hand.The Major was in the area to fly his F-35A at the Atlantic City Air Show this weekend.The F-35 helmet is also insanely light, weighing just shy of two and a half kilos.Each helmet is custom-fitted to the pilot using a complex set of 3D scanners to increase comfort and safety.But to sit down with a pilot who flies an F-35 and see the $400,000 helmet I d read about was a weird thrill.
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The major Swedish banks has previously been criticized for not renewing itself in line with the financial technology. But recently, the major banks have woken up. Nordea has launched an accelerator program for fintechbolag to get closer to the new technology. Swedbank, which in February went out with that one is open to both partnerships and outright acquisitions of new fintechbolag, has over the past year developed a new online banking. In the new unit, the bank shall collect everything related to digital services do. Comment: Now Fintech-fight After a decade of hibernation the bears have finally woken up.
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Suurten purjelaivojen kisa kokoaa ensi vuonna liki miljoona vierasta Kotkaan ja Turkuun, kun 120-130 tuulennaukujaa lipuu kaupunkeihin Suomen 100-vuotisjuhlien merkeissäKotka varaa tapahtumaan noin 1,2 miljoonan euron budjetin.Edellisen kerran Tall Ships Races jätti Kotkaan jopa 10 miljoonaa euroa ja kaikilla oli mukavaa.Odotamme tapahtumalta paljon myös tällä kertaa ja se sopii hyvin Suomen satavuotisjuhliin , kertoo Lindelöf.Suurin osa kuluista tulee esimerkiksi järjestyksen valvonnasta, tarvittavasta sähköstä sekä teltta-alueiden rakentamisesta.Mukana ovat jo Neste ja Pernod Ricard Finland.He saavat mukaansa joko kännykkäkamerat tai kamerat ja nillä he välittävät viestejä matkan kuulumisista ja myös Itämeren tilasta sosiaaliseen mediaan ja erityisesti yhteistyökumppani Iltalehden kautta.
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Sam MachkovechThe motion-sports craze has given us approximations of just about every pub game, parlor game, and lawn sport, from darts to bowling to bocce.Wii Play's billiards mode was too limited, while Pool Hall Pro wasn't very convincing in terms of implementing real motion.Loaded: 0%Progress: 0%00:00The ScenePlayMute00:00Current Time 0:00/Duration Time 0:00FullscreenNeed TextNo compatible source was found for this video.Advertisement 0:30Sam plays virtual pool and virtual darts in a virtual bar PoolNation VR shareplaysaveI am a skip button.WHOOPS!Ars tests PoolNation VR; edited by Jennifer HahnThis video specifically shows how PoolNation VR deals with your inability to lean on a table and physically line up shots.In short, you use both of your hands to get your stick into position, then you hold down the trigger button on your aiming hand to lock your stick's position and angle.
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That s the premise behind a gorgeous new piece of decor from the custom woodworkers at Luno called the EGB2.The salt and pepper speaker screens alone courtesy of Marshall are enough to recall the smooth melodies delivered by the record consoles of old, and it should go without saying this thing will really tie the room together.Beneath the EGB2 s rich wooden exterior rests a brilliant collection of peripheral components, old and new, to keep you and your guests entertained and impressed — and inebriated, if that s the way the wind blows.Those include a pull-out mini bar, capped with four gold-rimmed tumblers, and enough storage space for four bottles of the good stuff.Adding to the fun is a three-band tone control system — with classic push-button controls — and the system is powered by a 200-watt class D amplifier.Each channel offers a 6.5-inch woofer matched by a silk dome tweeter Luno doesn t list the brand, unfortunately , and there are also dual aux inputs to plug in an exterior device and a lower shelf with storage space for 150 of your favorite records.
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Top Of The Order: And Now In This Corner…: Well, if the latest reports about the Peter Thiel vs. Gawker war are true, then Gawker has just gotten a powerful, and very rich ally of its own.The New York Post reported late Friday that eBay founder Pierre Omidyar and his First Look Media online news company are working to rally other media groups to file friend of the court briefs in support of Gawker as it appeals a $140 million award given to wrestler Hulk Hogan in an invasion of privacy case that was bankrolled by billionaire investor Peter Thiel.Now, if you take a deep breath, remember that it was disclosed this week that Thiel had secretly been cutting the checks to support Hogan s lawsuit against Gawker, and that Thiel has had it in for Gawker since the publication outed him as gay in an article written in 2007.It should be stressed that, as of now, Omidyar isn t publicly financing Gawker s appeal.So Thiel agrees with Trump s plan to muzzle press that criticizes government, obviously.Omidyar tweeted on Wednesday.The two billionaires also have a business history, as it was Omidyar s eBay which acquired Thiel s PayPal back in 2002 for approximately $1.5 billion.As if the chance for two billionaire businessmen to get into the ring, figuratively, anyway, weren t enough, Gawker founder Nick Denton, issued a long open letter to Thiel late Thursday, in which he took Thiel to task for what Denton called a vindictive decade-long campaign against the media company.Maybe it s a good thing this is all happening on the brink of the Memorial Day weekend?And by Tuesday, who knows what the circus might just bring to town?Middle Innings:A Lifeline For Lending Club: Just when you thought you were going to make it until the end of the week without another twist in the Lending Club saga, along comes a report that says the San Francisco-based online loan marketplace may just be about to get a helping hand from one of the biggest banks on Wall Street.Lending Club is reported to be in talks with Citibank regarding the possibility that it my buy some of Lending Club s loans, or provide the company with some other new financing.Lending Club has been on the ropes, and seen its loan fall out of favor for most of the past month.Wall Street analysts had previously forecast Palo Alto Networks to earn 50 cents a share on $389 million in sales.Rising expenses and slowing revenue growth were cited as some of the main reasons for Palo Alto s Friday stock slide.Bottom Of The Lineup:Here s a look at how some leading Silicon Valley stocks did Friday…Movin On Up: Marketo shares climbed 11.3 percent, and other gains came from Veeva Systems, Ixys, Advanced Micro Devices and Twitter.In The Red: Decliners included SolarCity, NeoPhotonics, Aemetis, Workday and Fortinet.The tech-focused Nasdaq Composite Index rose 0.7 percent to 4,933The blue chip Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 0.3 percent to finish the day at 17,873.And the broad-based Standard & Poor s 500 Index added 0.4 percent to reach 2,099.Quote Of The Day:  The Edge…There is no honest way to explain it because the only people who really know where it is are the ones who have gone over.
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A number of companies seem to have a firm grasp on the headset bit, and while the controller aspect is certainly in flux, we ve seen a handful of compelling solutions on that front.And as such, MSI and HP have both issued similar conceptual solutions to the question of relative portability.Why not go full Ghostbusters and stick the thing on the user s back?The system which is alternately being called the HP Omen X VR PC Pack and the decidedly more passive Omen X by HP VR PC Pack is still pretty early days for the company.The prototype s reveal follows the announcement of the straightforwardly named MSI Backpack PC, which sports an Intel Core i7 processor and NVIDIA GTX980 graphics card.The backpacks aren t exactly the most elegant solutions, but it s nice to see PC companies thinking outside the proverbial box, even as the prospect of lower-back pain looms just over the horizon.
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Bound for Cairo in Egypt to the Charles de Gaulle Airport in Paris, EgyptAir s Flight MS804 lost contact with the aviation authorities on 11 pm this Wednesday, 10 miles into Egyptian airspace.It disappeared from the radar at a height of 37,000 feet, and with nothing but speculation to guide their search, the authorities began a gruesome expedition to track the fate of the missing airplane.Two Iraqis, one Briton, one Belgian, one Sudanese, one Chadian, one Portuguese, one Algerian, one Canadian, one Kuwaiti and one Saudi were also on board.It has been stated that the plane had been properly checked before takeoff, and a mechanical failure scenario is highly unlikely, and with reports of automatic messages transmitted by the plane detecting smoke in the cabin just moments before the crash, the horror of a terrorist attack seems more and more probable.Initial searches have revealed debris and personal belongings from the aircraft about 180 miles north of Alexandria.After the chain of events that have forced the world populace to doubt the security of Egyptian air travel, including a recent hijack on an EgyptAir flight by a man wearing a fake explosive vest, the government will certainly have a hard time convincing the people of secure air travel opportunities.
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Usually it's about an extra lavish version of an existing model - or if you want to beat the big drum, an exclusive model that there is only one of. For example, 90 °. But what not many know is that they started with gramophones once. Miracord became a concept for the record player of very high quality, but a little later Elac realized that there was more money in speakers. Photo: Elac Miracord 90 Anniversary is thus a polite flirtation with Elacs long history - and it's no fast PICKUP vinyl lap, we're talking about either. But expect to Elac disc player ends up in the higher price segment and hardly become a common sight in the stores.
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