APTN National NewsLaw enforcement forces in Saskatchewan are stressing the importance of prevention in order to keep the number of missing and murdered Indigenous women and children from increasing in the future.APTN’s Larissa Burnouf has this story.
New Delhi: Nine CBI officers have been given medal for excellence in investigation, a first for the agency, for 2018 by the Union Home Ministry, officials said on Thursday.This award has been given to a total of 101 police officers from across the country, including nine from the Central Bureau of Investigation for the first time after being instituted by the ministry, they said. The winners from the CBI include Deputy Superintendents of Police — Velladurai Navaraju, Seema Pahuja, Roshan Lal Yadav, Ramavtar Yadav, Rajesh Kumar, K Pradeep Kumar and Inspectors Chandrakant Vithal Pujari, Girish Kumar Pradhan and Raman Kumar Shukla, they said. “The objective for institution of the medals for police investigators is to promote high professionalism standards of investigation of crime in the State Police and Central Investigating Agencies in the country and to recognise such excellence in investigation by investigating officers of the Police organisations,” a CBI spokesperson said.
Rabat – Royal Air Maroc (RAM) released a statement explaining the delay of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s flight and the loss of their photographers’ luggage.RAM said that because of heavy fog over London, Heathrow and Gatwick airports ordered several airlines, including RAM, to temporarily suspend their flights over the capital on Saturday.Flight AT 803 carrying the royal couple and their accompanying delegation was consequently delayed by an hour. RAM noted that Prince Harry and Meghan’s three photographers, whose luggage was lost, flew into Morocco on RAM’s flight AT 801 on Friday. However, RAM blamed the photographers for not registering their luggage aboard the same flight.According to Mark Cuthbert, one of the royal photographers, seven members of the media had no luggage upon arrival, and five of them have “gone the whole trip without them.” He complained that RAM refused to even give them a lost luggage reference number and accused RAM of having “woeful service.”The company explained that for purely operational reasons, the three photographers’ luggage had to be transported from London to Casablanca via Madrid through airlines other than RAM.The Duke and Duchess and their staff returned to London on Monday.
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AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email MILAN – The fashion curtain call is part of the ritual of the runway show, with each designer’s personality reflected in that final bow.Some, like Miuccia Prada, appear in the doorway for a nanosecond. Donatella Versace walks a good 10 metres (yards) out to salute the crowd, while Giorgio Armani stands perfectly lit in the darkened stage entrance.Monday was to be Frida Giannini’s last bow as creative director at Gucci’s menswear after a decade at the Florentine house — but that was not to be. The highly anticipated curtain call was cancelled without explanation. Instead, the bow went to a young design team that completely revamped the collection Giannini had prepared.Here are some highlights from menswear previews for next autumn and winter from the third day of Milan Fashion Week on Monday:A NEW GUCCI CHAPTERThe Gucci style team may have pulled off a fashion record. They designed and produced the menswear runway show for next winter in five days, after outgoing creative director Frida Giannini left sooner than had been announced.Giannini’s exit from the storied Florentine fashion house was announced last month by the French owners, Kering, which said she would leave after showing the men’s and women’s collections for autumn and winter 2016. No reason was given for the change of plans. Gucci’s press team on site Monday called the decision to redesign the collection from scratch “a new chapter.”A team of young designers, led by head accessories designer Alessandro Michele, came out and took a collective bow, to sustained applause. Gucci said a successor to Giannini would be announced “in due course.”GUCCI SALUTES THE FRENCH REPUBLICGucci’s androgynous collection, worn by both male and female models, appeared to be a tribute to French artists, intellectuals and revolutionaries in the wake of the twin terror attacks in Paris this month that have shaken Europe and the world.The hues of red, white and blue, the colours of the French flag, contributed to the sense of #jesuischarlie camaraderie that sprung up worldwide in the wake of the recent terror attacks in Paris.Many of the outfits suggested characters from France’s rich cultural history: A white shirt with a dark ribbon tied in a bow around the neck, worn with blue trousers and capped with a red beret, was reminiscent of a French school uniform. A more elaborately tied silken bow conjured the image of a poet. A fur-trimmed cape was befitting of an artist setting up his easel in a Parisian park.EMPORIO ARMANIMetallic brush strokes across classic fabrics and dramatic zipper placements defined the new Emporio Armani line, aimed at youthful-minded dressers.“I wanted to recapture some grit with a style that was not too aggressive, but with pride and refined materials and shapes,” Armani told reporters.Trousers come with a zip at the ankle, while more athletic cuts of pants carried the zip dramatically across a diagonal all the way down to the cuff. Armani continued his exploration of the jacket, creating new versions out of soft rough-cut jersey with a waistband in the back that gives it a blousy feel.The collection opened with a line of models dressed in ski racing bodysuits, a glimpse of his EA7 line of athletic wear — which the designer said in a little over four years has grown to revenues of 100 million euros. “Nothing to laugh about,” he said.EXPO’S FASHION AMBASSADORGiorgio Armani, who celebrates 40 years in the fashion business this year, has been appointed to the role of Expo 2015 fashion ambassador for the six-month world’s fair opening May 1.The 80-year-old designer is planning a gala runway show at his theatre to coincide with Expo’s opening. Armani said he won’t necessarily create a new Expo collection, and he hasn’t decided what elements of his collections he will highlight: menswear, womenswear or his highly prized Prive couture line.Armani also has invested 50 million euros to open an exhibit space called Silos where he will show a retrospective of his 40-year career “from the first clothes, to the last,” he said.UNDERWEAR AS EVENINGWEARAndrea Pompilio has given thermal underwear a major upgrade.In his second season at the 80-year-old Canali label, Pompilio created fine silk-cashmere pullovers reminiscent of thermal underwear, down to the ribbing on the cuff that peeked out form the jacket sleeve, and paired them with colorful tuxedoes in eye-popping shades of crimson and yellow. “I love it. This kind of almost underwear, but it becomes eveningwear,” the designer said backstage.Pompilio continues to put his stamp on the historic brand — in check patterns, this season more macro, and horizontal stripes, both abstract and graphic. The collection was among the most composed on the Milan runway, with a strong focus on elegant men’s suits, in keeping with the Canali DNA, combining with softer, less formal sweaters. Looks were finished with hybrid mountaineering shoes with metal rivet lace holders, meant for urban terrain. by Colleen Barry, The Associated Press Posted Jan 19, 2015 9:33 am MDT A model wears a creation for Gucci men’s Fall-Winter 2015-2016 collection, part of the Milan Fashion Week, unveiled in Milan, Italy, Monday, Jan. 19, 2015. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni) Giannini exits Gucci early as team scurries to redesign collection, a tribute to France
Heavy vans again gave most of the improvement in the LCV sector. September market booms, with vans leading growth The rush for heavy truck registrations, the strength of markets last year and the slowdown in some sectors of the economy may mean a modest slowdown in the final quarter. However, the strong base reported over the nine months of this year should mean total CV registrations in 2001 beat last year’s level.DownloadClick to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) ‘September is close to an all-time record for CV registrations,’ said Christopher Macgowan, chief executive at the SMMT. ‘Once again, van registrations were very good, particularly for the heavier models. The increase in heavier truck models is very welcome, as trucks are a good barometer of the nation’s economic health. And September’s truck registrations suggest the underlying economy is still quite healthy.’ The growth set in the September market, at almost 16 per cent, is by far the strongest monthly increase in demand this year, reflecting the strength of domestic demand. Despite the heightened mood of downside risks to economic and market growth in the final quarter, 2001 is likely to see total new CV registrations firmly up on last year’s total of 298,043. September van registrations soar This strong performance boosted the year-to-date figure to 239,686 units – a 4.1 per cent rise over the same period last year. Light commercial vehicle registrations lead growth in total CV demand LCV registrations grew strongly for the year to June but slowed in July. They grew again in August and September’s figures show a very firm return to strong growth. Total LCV registrations rose by 14.5 per cent in September. Their share of all CV registrations for the month at 80.6 per cent was down from 81.4 per cent at the same month last year. The heavier vans in the 2.6-3.5 tonnes weight category were again the focus of the growth momentum in overall LCV demand, with an extra 5,228 vans, a growth rate of 33.7 per cent compared with September 2000 volumes. LCV demand over the year to date was up 4.6 per cent. For the year to September, all LCV registrations are up by 4.6 per cent, year on year with the heavier vans (2.6-3.5 tonnes) showing a growth of 16.8 per cent over the same period. Total truck registrations rise again Truck registrations rose by 21 per cent in September and 3.9 per cent for the first nine months of the year. September registrations were partly driven up by the need to register Euro 2 specification trucks before the end of the month, as all new registrations from 1 October will have to be to Euro 3 specifications. However, underlying demand still looks reasonably good. As a group, rigid registrations were up by a very impressive 30.4 per cent for the month, with all weight categories recording year on year increases for the month. For the first nine months of the year a healthy 7.9 per cent growth was also set. Monthly growth in artic registrations has been erratic for much of the year. But following on from a 16.4 per cent increase in August, registrations for September were again up by 9 per cent compared to the same time last year. This helped cut the growth deficit for the nine months to date to minus 3.6 per cent relative to the same period in 2000. Bus and coach registrations recovering? Bus and coach registrations rose in September, albeit against September 2000 registrations that showed a very sharp drop. This, alongside growth last month, is a positive sign after the year-long fall that started in the summer of 2000 and suggests that the fall in demand may have bottomed-out. The SMMT expects that recovery in bus and coach demand will be slow, but the last couple of months have shown some encouraging signs at last. September registrations have shown good new across all sectors of the UK commercial vehicle market. Light commercials still show most growth but heavy truck registrations have bounced back. They are well up on earlier expectations, though this is partly due to the need to register remaining Euro 2 models before 1 October. September registrations were up 15.7 per cent to their highest monthly total since August 1989, the third highest month on record. LCV registrations rose 14.5 per cent in September, the extra 4,695 units relative to last September giving most of the overall market’s growth.
Quadrotors are becoming more prevalent, but if TechJect has their way, their new dragonfly drone will be the wave of the miniature robotic flying future. Project coifounders Jayant Ratti and Emanuel Jones received a one million dollar grant from the US Air Force to develop the Dragonfly, but are now offering the unit to the public for the price of just $119. The project was put up for funding on Indiegogo with a minimum funding goal of $110,000, and at the time of this writing, is over $800,000.Ratti and Jones claim the unit is useful for more than just the usual quadcopter hobby flying, noting that the Dragonfly could make the perfect spy drone, citing the initial development for the Air Force as proof. The designers also state the current prototype weighs less than one ounce, comparing the weight to that of one AA battery, in other words, much lighter than a standard quadcopter. The unit also comes equipped with cameras and can be piloted by a device as common as an iPhone or tablet.Ratti and Jones claim the unit is indistinguishable from a regular insect found in the wild, but we’re hoping they meant that about the finalized product, because the prototypes shown on the project page look to be easily discernable from real insects.Considering the Dragonfly’s spybot origins, TechJect is pushing its photography applications on potential customers who don’t want to illegally spy on unsuspecting people. The company suggests the Dragonfly could provide the perfect up-close sports shot, tailing the action, but being small enough to stay out of the way. Considering the unit can seamlessly switch from hover mode (like a helicopter) to fly mode (like a plane), it should actually be maneuverable enough to pull off some pretty complicated aerial techniques. The small size makes it fairly portable, able to be carried just about anywhere should the need for it arise.The Dragonfly is customizable upon purchase — the color of its body, the design of its wings, and various upgrades like different types of cameras. The unit also comes with its own SDK, so more advanced users can customize the Dragonfly as much as their know-how will allow.Since the project is on Indiegogo, funding it will net you some units and more. From a pledge of $119 snagging you a noiseless Alpha Dragonfly unit, to a pledge of $949 nabbing you 17 Dragonfly units of various models, there are some pretty desirable pledges (ranging up to $2899) should you want to have your own army of spybots roving your neighborhood.Learn more about the project or invest at Indiegogo.
Despite his young age, the talented attacking midfielder already has 20 caps and three goals for Russia at senior level.In addition, Golovin is coming off a decent season at club level, with CSKA Moscow finishing second behind city rivals Lokomotiv. He made 38 appearances in all, scoring seven goals, and featuring in both the Champions League and Europa League, scoring an eye-catching free kick in the 4-1 loss to Arsenal at the Emirates back in March.It will be no surprise to learn that even before today’s game, the £10 million-rated player has been linked with moves to a number of clubs, including Chelsea, Arsenal and Juventus.And if he can maintain his current level of performance over the next few weeks, then surely he won’t be at CSKA for much longer.The42 is on Instagram! Tap the button below on your phone to follow us! Share23 Tweet Email1 By Paul Fennessy Thursday 14 Jun 2018, 8:05 PM 35,228 Views THERE WERE TWO players who particularly stood out in Russia’s emphatic 5-0 win over a hapless Saudi Arabia outfit in today’s World Cup opener.The first was Denis Cheryshev, the 27-year-old Villarreal player.Cheryshev only came on as a substitute for the injured Alan Dzagoev, with the CSKA Moscow midfielder unfortunate to pull his hamstring early on.Yet Cheryshev made a swift impact, brilliantly blasting home a well-worked move just before half-time and then producing a sublime finish for Russia’s fourth in second-half stoppage time.It’s a second for Cheryshev…https://t.co/f2LAOYqcor #rtesoccer #worldcup pic.twitter.com/z2A0cpdO7g— RTÉ Soccer (@RTEsoccer) June 14, 2018 http://the42.ie/4071638 Follow us: the42.ie Short URL 23 Comments Playing in front of President Vladimir Putin and an expectant host nation, if Aleksandr Golovin was nervous, he certainly didn’t show it.It must be stated that Russia were playing against Saudi Arabia, who are the second worst team in the competition in 67th place according to the Fifa rankings. There is a caveat though — the Russians in 70th position are supposedly the worst, which is an indication of the flawed nature of such systems.Saudi Arabia today certainly made a case for themselves being the worst team competing in Russia, with a generous defence frequently helping the hosts to run riot.The delight on his face says it all as Dzyuba puts Russia 3-0 up https://t.co/f2LAOYqcor #rtesoccer #worldcup pic.twitter.com/JIqPtEMwkF— RTÉ Soccer (@RTEsoccer) June 14, 2018 Image: Xinhua News Agency/PA Images The 22-year-old attracting Premier League interest who lit up today’s World Cup opener Aleksandr Golovin has the potential to be a star of the tournament. Jun 14th 2018, 8:05 PM Tweet thisShare on FacebookEmail this article Russia’s Aleksandr Golovin (L) vies with Saudi Arabia’s Osama Hawsawi during the opening match of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Moscow. Image: Xinhua News Agency/PA Images Source: SportVideosMM/YouTubeThe youngster, who in addition to his eye for a pass possesses good pace and dribbling ability, will face stiffer tests, but he has the ability to hurt better teams than the Saudis.While it is still obviously early days, there were signs he has the potential to be the tournament’s breakout star á la James Rodriguez in Brazil four years ago.He has been a player of great promise for some time, honing his skills playing futsal as a youngster. He joined his current club CSKA Moscow in 2012, winning the Uefa European U17 Championship with Russia a year later and also helping his country finish second in the Uefa European U19 Championship in 2015, while breaking into his club side as early as the 2015-16 campaign.Golovin caps a five-star Russian display https://t.co/f2LAOYqcor #rtesoccer #worldcup pic.twitter.com/rHaLrhAN3x— RTÉ Soccer (@RTEsoccer) June 14, 2018 Russia’s Aleksandr Golovin (L) vies with Saudi Arabia’s Osama Hawsawi during the opening match of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Moscow. Here is the first goal of the 2018 World Cup>Mesut Özil dreams of beating England in the World Cup final> Given that Cheryshev spent over a decade at Real Madrid, albeit mainly as a youth and reserve team player, it was perhaps no surprise that his quality was apparent against a team with 20 out of 23 squad members plying their trade in the Saudi Arabian league, whose quality is hardly on a par with the top European competitions.But there was another player on the pitch who was arguably even more impressive than Cheryshev and at 22, has greater potential to go far in the game.Yury Gazinsky with his first goal for Russia scores the opening goal of World Cup 2018 to put the hosts 1-0 up againnst Saudi Arabia after 12 minutes https://t.co/f2LAOYqcor #rtesoccer #worldcup pic.twitter.com/Rh3cJOfJ1r— RTÉ Soccer (@RTEsoccer) June 14, 2018 And while he was allowed plenty of time and space, no matter the context, Golovin has an absolute wand of a right foot.He produced two glorious crosses for the first and third goals, before the icing on the cake — a beautiful curling free kick in the dying moments that found the back of the net and added to the feel-good atmopshere at the Stadion Luzhniki in Moscow.
Des îles solaires artificielles pour produire de l’énergie propre, à découvrir en vidéoMonde – Imaginez. En plein océan, des îles artificielles en forme de plates-formes flottantes, conçues pour récupérer l’énergie solaire avant de l’acheminer vers la terre ferme. Le concept, encore au stade du prototype, existe et est déjà développé par plusieurs entreprises. Installées si possible dans une région à ensoleillement garanti pour maximiser la production d’énergie, ces structures développées par deux entreprises distinctes (Nolaris en Suisse et GreenFix Energy en Californie) reposent sur la technologie de l’énergie solaire à concentration, sous la forme de ce qu’on appelle “îles solaires”.Les plates-formes de Nolaris sont équipées d’un système de rotation leur permettant de suivre les mouvements du Soleil. Des miroirs reflétant les rayons lumineux sur des tubes contenant de l’eau permettent de générer de la vapeur à haute température (250ºC pour une pression de 60 bars), acheminée sur la terre ferme pour la production d’électricité. Ce système permettrait également de produire de l’eau douce par désalinisation ou de l’hydrogène par un système d’électrolyse.Un prototype de 80 mètres de diamètre a été construit sur la terre ferme dans le désert de Ras Al Khaimah (Emirats arabes unis). A terme, Nolaris espère commercialiser des îles solaires de 5 km² déplaçables à volonté.À lire aussiUn plongeur se fait attaquer par un lion de merGreenFix Energy combine cette technologie de l’énergie solaire à concentration aux technologies issues de l’énergie thermique des mers (ETM). Cette dernière exploite la différence de température entre les eaux profondes et la surface des océans, constamment réchauffée par le Soleil. Capturant également la chaleur dégagée par les capteurs solaires sous forme de vapeur d’eau, des îles géantes de 1 à 3 km² pourraient ici produire de l’électricité, de l’eau douce et de l’hydrogène en quantités industrielles. Comme l’explique notre partenaire Radiocom.org, ces projets ambitieux n’en sont pour l’instant qu’au stade du financement ou du prototype. Ils témoignent néanmoins de l’effervescence qui règne actuellement dans les domaines de la recherche et du développement pour la mise au point de systèmes de production d’énergie renouvelable non polluante. La capacité des deux systèmes à produire de l’eau douce en utilisant l’énergie solaire est également encourageante.Découvrir le concept en vidéo : https://www.maxisciences.com/ile-solaire/de-l-039-electricite-de-l-039-eau-et-de-l-039-hydrogene-bientot-produits-par-des-les-solaires-artificielles_art7699.htmlLe 10 juin 2010 à 16:47 • Emmanuel Perrin
WWE Draft confirmed to be taking place as a two-night event starting on October 11 Calcio: Premier League pi ricca, divario crescente con la serie A NXT Champion Tommaso Ciampa and NXT North American Champion Johnny Gargano defeated RAW Tag Team Champions The Revival in a non-title match on RAW.Here is an excerpt from the conclusion of the match:“Ciampa sends Wilder out of the ring, and Dawson sends Ciampa out of the ring. Gargano twists out of a suplex and lands on the apron. Gargano kicks Wilder, but he eats a forearm from Dawson. Gargano catches him with a slingshot spear and tags Ciampa in. Ciampa and Gargano hit a running knee/superkick combo for the win.”From Mike Tedesco’s Live RAW report.Here are some highlights from Twitter:High risk, high reward! #Raw @JohnnyGargano pic.twitter.com/WbEqImd0jg— WWE (@WWE) February 19, 2019 .@ProjectCiampa is ROLLING. #Raw pic.twitter.com/UWzrkGIa58— WWE (@WWE) February 19, 2019 Wrestleview Weekly: Predictions for tonight’s Clash of Champions event in Charlotte Pinterest Is Ronda Rousey Taking A Hiatus From WWE? Twitter WWE RAW Ratings: Viewership sees a 15% drop against the return of Monday Night Football Paul Nemer RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Facebook Now Playing Up Next Now Playing Up Next WhatsApp Now Playing Up Next Google+ Now Playing Up Next WWE Female Superstars Get Green Light To Bounce Between Brands Recommended videosPowered by AnyClipCalcio: Premier League pi ricca, divario crescente con la serie AVideo Player is loading.Play VideoPauseUnmuteDuration 1:15/Current Time 0:02Loaded: 80.19%0:02Remaining Time -1:13 FullscreenUp NextThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.Replay the list Braun Strowman Still Not Cleared For Match Seth Rollins Defends WWE On Two Separate Occasions Now Playing Up Next
NORTHWEST MIAMI-DADE, FLA. (WSVN) – A homeowner said intruders broke into his family’s home and put a gun to his wife’s head, Thursday morning.The home invasion occurred at Northwest 79th Street and 18th Avenue in Northwest Miami-Dade. Police said they are checking the home’s surveillance footage. It is unclear what, if anything, was taken.If you have any information on this crime, call Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-TIPS. Remember, you can always remain anonymous, and you may be eligible for a $1,000 reward.Copyright 2019 Sunbeam Television Corp. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
The Praetorian Group is adding to its footprint in the safety and security industry with the acquisition of Fire Chief from Penton Media—the company’s third expansion since mid-2013.Fire Chief was shut down in November, but Praetorian, a b-to-b digital media publisher, is purchasing its trademark, Web domain and subscriber files, with plans to relaunch the brand as a digital-only entity in late February. Former subscribers will also be given access to the rest of Praetorian’s fire safety group, FireRescue1.”We’ll be greatly expanding our universe of readers, and we’ll be opening up new advertising opportunities to help [marketers] forge a conversation with high-level decision makers across the fire,” says Alex Ford, CEO of Praetorian, in a letter to readers. “We now have arguably the best capabilities of any firefighting media company to deliver quality content and product information to fire chiefs and officers.” See also: FOLIO: 100—Alex FordAs Ford alludes to, the purchase allows Praetorian to target high-level decision makers in the market with newsletters, segmented emails and ad units. The company’s FireRescue1 group has more than 240,000 registered members and 600,000 monthly unique visitors, while Fire Chief claims 47,000 subscribers and 55,000 monthly uniques, according to their respective media kits—a much smaller, but concentrated audience.The acquisition comes a few weeks after a partnership on app development with software firm, Draktonas, and follows the purchase of LocalGovU, an online training company, in May.
Share The Columbus Independent School District (CSID) announced Monday that a juvenile who had threatened with a shooting has been identified and “there is no longer a danger.”In a statement posted on its website, the CISD detailed that the suspect is a juvenile and, therefore, school officials can’t provide further information. Students reportedly alerted parents about the social media post regarding the threat and Columbus ISD Superintendent Brian Morris confirmed to News 88.7 it was made on Snapchat.The school district will have a strong police presence on Tuesday and is asking parents to continue to monitor their children’s social media.Columbus ISD is 80 miles west of Houston.
Fifty years after its only UK broadcast, “The Power of the Daleks” regenerated on the BBC in November, and is now available to purchase on Blu-ray.The collector’s limited edition comes in a dazzling steelbook case with the black-and-white and colorized animation on Blu-ray and DVD.Amazon.co.ukUnfortunately for US fans, the region-specific program is compatible only with players sold in Europe, Greenland, France, the Middle East, Africa, Australia, and New Zealand.You can, however, pick up the regular ol’ DVD (animated in black-and-white and color) on Amazon for $17.99. Prime Video subscribers, meanwhile, can buy individual episodes for $1.99 (standard definition) or $2.99 (high-def), or the entire season for $12.99 (SD) or $19.99 (HD).Amazon-exclusive bonus content includes surviving footage and an original trailer, a 22-minute making-of video, a photo gallery, the original title sequence, and animation test footage.Amazon.co.ukDoctor Who‘s lost fourth-season serial—first broadcast in six weekly parts in late 1966—features Patrick Troughton as the newly regenerated Second Doctor. Alongside companions Polly (Anneke Wills) and Ben (Michael Craze), the Doctor must thwart a Dalek attack after a scientist named Lesterson (Robert James) reactivates three inanimate machines.Only a handful of clips from the episodes survives; master tapes were erased in the late ’60s, and 16mm copies were destroyed in 1974. But thanks to modern technology, creators were able to build an animated reconstruction, based on remaining audio and video.In September, the BBC announced plans to produce a full animated version for release in the fall—to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the serial’s original broadcast.“Doctor Who: The Power of the Daleks” was directed by Christopher Barry and written by David Whitaker; together, the six episodes boast a total running time of two hours and 41 minutes.The Doctor Who 2016 Christmas special, “The Return of Doctor Mysterio,” is available to pre-order for $19.96 (DVD) or $18.26 (Blu-ray); the title will be released on Feb. 21. Stay on target HBO Max Scores Exclusive ‘Doctor Who’ Streaming RightsJo Tro Do Plo Plo No: ‘Doctor Who’ Welcomes Back Familiar Monster
When Sony started introducing the PS Vita Slim as a replacement for the 1st-gen PS, Vita do you remember what the main talking point was? The display. Sony shifted from OLED to LCD for the new model, and a lot of gamers were not very happy about it. In the end the compromise wasn’t too bad, and the other benefits of the Slim model made it a good enough replacement handheld.With the launch of the New 3DS and New 3DS XL, it seems Nintendo has introduced a similar, albeit much more noticeable display change. However, they’ve kept very quiet on the fact this has happened beyond a listing on a Japanese Wikipedia spec sheet.The older model 3DS and 3DS XL used TN panels for both the upper and lower displays. With the new models, the New 3DS retains the TN panels for both screen, but the New 3DS XL uses an IPS panel for its upper non-touch display. The benefits of doing this are clear to see.Both TN and IPS panels have their advantages and disadvantages, but IPS is the superior of the two in this situation. IPS has much better color accuracy from all viewing angles, as well as displaying much clearer images and having a more stable response time. They do use roughly 15 percent more power than TN panels, though. This may explain why Nintendo only included one in the larger 3DS as it has the battery to cope.I’ve included some comparison shots in this post that compare the old 3DS XL TN panel with the New 3DS XL IPS panel. You can clearly see how much crisper and vibrant the image is, and it makes the new XL the better choice, not only over the older hardware, but also over the smaller New 3DS.So if you are undecided on which model to get, I think this screen difference will push a lot of people to the XL model because of the better colors and viewing angle benefits. However, if the larger model doesn’t fit your needs, the New 3DS display is still of a higher quality than the older models, and you still get the other benefits (faster processor/wireless, better 3D, C-stick, ability to play some newer games including Xenoblade Chronicles).Of course, if you’re reading this in North America then Nintendo has already made the choice for you as you can only buy the New 3DS XL![Images courtesy of wellthedudeabides on Imgur]
Free Webinar | Sept. 9: The Entrepreneur’s Playbook for Going Global 3 min read December 10, 2013 If you’re someone who spends your day in meetings, then keeping up with them all can be a daunting task. One app, Tempo, is trying to make the experience a bit easier, taking a big data approach to your schedule and turning your calendar into a personal assistant.The free calendar app was created while founder Raj Singh was an Entrepreneur in Residence at Menlo Park, Calif.-based research institute SRI International, the birthplace of Apple’s personal assistant Siri. Tempo uses some of the same technology found in Siri. But where Siri requires you to ask a question and then get an answer, Tempo instead tries to anticipate what information you need, and provide it, before you even know you need it.“We like to say that it looks like a calendar, but it feels like an assistant,” Singh says.Tempo works alongside your existing calendar, adding rich information to each entry to make you more informed and better prepared for each meeting. Paired with your email and LinkedIn account, the app can bring in relevant information about each person you’re meeting with, the business they work for and any email or documents you might have relating to the meeting.Related: 3 Web-Based Tools You Probably Haven’t Heard of But Definitely Should Be UsingWhen you start communicating with someone over email, Tempo can automatically create an address book entry for that person. The app can also identify phone numbers in the signature line of emails, incorporating them automatically into your address book as well.And get this: Come meeting time, Tempo provides driving directions to your off-site meeting, or will dial you in — including access codes — to a conference call. If you’re running late, the app can text or email everyone in the meeting to let them know with a single tap.All that additional data is one of the things Singh feels sets Tempo apart from its competition.“I think the key difference is how we attack it [the calendar] as a sort of big data problem,” he says.Related: 5 Gadgets to Make Your Home a ‘Smarter’ PlaceSince its launch in February the app has been used to find and organize more than 15 million contacts for users, and has processed over 1 billion emails and documents.Singh says he sees a future where Tempo’s data could be used to determine things like how many sales calls it really takes to make a deal or what Manhattan Starbucks is most popular for meetings on a Tuesday.He also sees that data being exceptionally useful when layered on top of a tool like LinkedIn. Rather than just being able to see that two people are connected on the service, Tempo could show you how strong the connection is based on the number of meetings and emails between the two.Singh says the more Tempo learns, the more assistant-like it will become.Tempo is available now for iOS devices from the App Store, with support for other platforms expected in the future.Related: 5 Habits of Productivity App Super Users Growing a business sometimes requires thinking outside the box. Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Register Now »
Source = e-Travel Blackboard: N.J Passengers flying home with Air Canada may experience delays, as the carrier’s call centre and airport customer service agents walk off the job.While the strike which commenced yesterday will not affect travel into Vancouver from Sydney, the carrier has launched its contingency plans which includes the distribution of up to 1,800 non-unionised staff to ensure continued operations. The carrier has also advised its passenger flying out of Canada to check its website over the coming days prior to departing to the airport and “familiarize themselves with the special information about its services as well as the self-serve check-in and booking tools”. “Air Canada remains focused on reaching a settlement and in minimising inconvenience to its passengers’ travel plans,” the carrier said in a statement. For more information visit aircanada.com.
Etihad Airways has posted a stellar 48 per cent profit increase, according to its 2013 financial results. The airline’s profit reached $US62 million in 2013. Revenue was also up by 27 per cent to $US 6.5 billion. The results herald the third year of net profitability for the airline. In addition, passenger numbers increased by 12 per cent to 11.5 million while revenue passenger kilometres (the measure of revenue raised from passenger journeys) was up 16 per cent to 55.5 billion. “This is another important step forward in our journey as a growing, commercially successful business, James Hogan president and chief executive officer said. A key reason for Etihad’s consistent profitability is its partnership strategy, which has allowed Etihad to carry more passengers on more routes and gain strategic equity stakes in smaller airlines. In 2014, Etihad Airways plans to introduce 18 new aircraft, including its first 787-9 Boeing Dreamliner and Airbus 380 Super Jumbo. “We have hit every financial target for each of the last seven years, bringing sustainable profitability to a business which has grown from just US$300 million in revenues in 2005 to more than US$6 billion today.” Source = ETB News: T.N.
“We are delighted to announce the launch of this new product for our Chinese visitors,” said Kevin Sumption PSM, Director and CEO of the Australian National Maritime Museum. “It is important for us as a cultural institution to deliver engaging programs and initiatives that cater to the growing demand from this market and allow our visitors to be fully immersed in the experiences on offer,” Tours are available for small groups (minimum of 15 and a maximum of 35 people) and will run for approximately an hour. Tickets are available for purchase at the museum and are priced at $79 (Family), $32 (Adult), $20 (Child) and $20 (Concession). Ticket price also allow visitors the chance to explore the museum’s other exhibitions and attractions at their leisure, either pre or post tour, and includes a 10% discount voucher to the museum’s gift shop.Tour times:11:00am, 12:30pm and 2:00pm dailyBooking enquiries: email@example.comMake a booking The Australian National Maritime Museum in Sydney is launching a new, specially-designed product to welcome its Chinese visitors – the Endeavour Highlights Tour – and from 1-28 February 2018 the museum will offer Chinese language (Mandarin) guided tours of the museum’s main galleries, exhibitions and attractions.Tours will run three times daily, seven days per week and will feature a visit to Captain Cook’s Endeavour replica, moored at the museum on iconic Darling Harbour. They will also include guided tours of a range of exhibitions including Passengers (Australia’s immigration story by sea), Navigators (a showcase of Australia’s relationship with Asia and Europe, featuring maritime navigation instruments, charts and maps) and Gapu-Monuk Saltwater (the museum’s recently opened Indigenous exhibition, exploring the landmark sea rights case of North-East Arnhem land). Visitors on these tours will also have a photo opportunity on board the Endeavour with a 18th Century Captain’s hat, ideal for sharing on WeChat. And, in keeping with this year’s Chinese zodiac Year of the Dog, they will also have the chance to meet the museum’s resident canine, Bailey Haggarty, famous for chasing the seagulls from the museum’s ships and wharves. attractionsChinesemuseumSydney
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