Tiger Shroff roped in as ASICS India brand ambassador

first_imgNew Delhi: Bollywood actor Tiger Shroff will be fronting ads of Japan-based footwear brand ASICS, which is expanding into sportstyle and athleisure segments in India. The association will also see the India launch of the global #IMoveMe campaign – a contemporary expression of the company’s “founding philosophy ‘Anima Sana In Corpore Sano’ – a sound mind in a sound body”. “ASICS has constantly been my go-to gear – be it at the gym, during vacations or even while travelling – I always have my ASICS on! The brand ideology of ASICS resonates perfectly with my fashion and fitness sensibilities. I want to make the most of our association where we inspire and motivate people to ‘move’ and be part of the larger global movement started by ASICS,” Tiger said in a statement. Also Read – I have personal ambitions now: Priyanka Speaking on the association, Rajat Khurana, Managing Director – ASICS India Pvt. Ltd., said: “As a brand, we are extremely delighted to bring on board India’s most promising and versatile actor, Tiger Shroff as the ASICS brand ambassador. Our collaboration with Tiger Shroff is special because apart from being a youth icon, he is passionate about being fit and staying stylish. “Our aim is to reach out and connect with a larger audience by putting forth our consumers a distinct mix of lifestyle and sports offerings and widen the product portfolio. This association is an extension of the brand’s ‘I Move Me’ campaign and we are confident that it will reinforce our brand ideology and leadership in the market.”last_img read more

Water supply to be affected today

first_imgNEW DELHI: Delhi Jal Board issued an advisory saying that water supply will be affected from 10 AM to 10 PM on Wednesday in the areas like Nehru Vihar, Nirankari Colony, Dhakka Village, Gandhi Vihar, Dhirpur Village, Radio Colony, Model Town and adjoining areas.The Board further stated that due to interconnection of 450 mm dia shifted water main at Nand Lal Juggi near Gopal Pur Village with 450 mm dia water main emanating from 900 mm dia water main Wazirabad, residents are advised to store sufficient quantity of water in advance.last_img read more

UN food agency seeks funds to aid Mauritania drought and torrential rain

The Rome-based agency is seeking $7.5 million for an operation that was launched at the start of April to provide 16,000 metric tons of aid for drought and rain victims over the next nine months. As part of the relief effort, 70,000 people in the worst-hit areas north of Gorgol, north-east of Brakna and south-west of Assaba, will receive rations of rice, beans and vegetable oil from April through September. For four months beginning in June, 180,000 people in the Aleg Plateau, the Senegal River valley and south of the two Hodhs will be supplied with simple cereal rations.In a statement released in Nouakchott on Sunday, WFP said that seasonal droughts and the poor distribution of rainfall in the 2001/2002 growing season, combined with exceptionally strong rain in mid-January, have created the risk of an unprecedented food crisis in Mauritania.In an initial response to the growing crisis, WFP’s Country Office launched an emergency operation to distribute some 500 tons of cereals in the first three months of 2002. Under its current budget, they agency is providing Mauritania with $ 22 million and 30,000 tons of aid over the next five years. read more

I only knew him three days and he tried to kill me

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. But he was acquitted of attempted murder and given six months for possession of a knife, it is believed. Muslim convert Masood killed three people with his hired 4×4 on Wednesday before his assault on Parliament. He had a violent streak and between 1983 and 2003, racked up convictions for grievous bodily harm, possession of offensive weapons and public order offences. Other friends have spoken about how he often carried a knife with him.  “I fell down and I’m tying to get up but he’s trying to stab me in the back four times. I thought the knife was going into my body.”Fortunately Danny was wearing a thick jacket, which he believes saved his life. Also part of the knife blade had snapped off while lodged in his face – giving him time to run away from his attacker. “There was so much blood it was like someone had turned a tap on from my face,” Danny told The Sun. Khalid Massood at a local village event pre-2003 Danny, who was rushed to hospital in Eastbourne, had more than 50 stitches in his face and doctors had to rebuild parts of his nose. Masood was arrested by police, charged with attempted murder and appeared at Lewes Crown Court later that year.  A father of two who was viciously attacked by terrorist Khalid Masood 15 years ago described him as a “dangerous man” and a “crook”. Danny Smith, 35, had his nose sliced in half by Masood after the pair had a falling out in a pub, near Eastbourne. Scaffolder Danny told The Sun: “I only knew him three days and he tried to kill me.”He described how he met Masood – known then as Adrian Elms – in 2003 and at first “got on really well”.”But we had a small falling out,” said Danny. “He came back out with the knife and punched me.”The handle hit my forehead and the knife went straight through my nose, my mouth and my tongue.  Members of public and police officers pay their respects to the victims of Westminster terror attack in Parliament Square, London Members of public and police officers pay their respects to the victims of Westminster terror attack in Parliament Square, LondonCredit: Tolga Akmen/LNP Khalid Massood at a local village event before the 2003 attack on Danny SmithCredit:JULIAN SIMMONDSlast_img read more

Sir Philip Green is not worthy of his knighthood says minister

Margot James, the digital minister, said Sir Philip’s alleged behaviour towards his colleagues, combined with his handling of BHS employee’s pensions, meant stripping him of his knighthood was a “real possibility”. Sir Philip Green is not “worthy” of his knighthood, a government minister has said as pressure mounts on him to be stripped of the honour. “I feel he is not worthy of a knighthood,” Ms James… The billionaire dropped his legal action against this newspaper days before a High Court trial where he was likely to have had to give evidence in the witness box. Sir Philip used payouts, some totalling more than £1million, to silence allegations of sexual harassment, racist abuse and bullying. read more

Partially decomposed body of Linden man found on abandoned land

Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)RelatedBody of Linden woman who plunged to her death recoveredJune 3, 2016In “latest news”Cummings Lodge decomposing body: Wife in severe shock, no marks of violence found on husbandJune 7, 2017In “Crime”Decomposed body of pensioner found in Linden HomeMarch 29, 2014In “Crime” The partially decomposed body of a Linden man who was reported missing on Tuesday, was on Thursday, discovered on an abandoned plot of land at Amelia’s Ward, Mackenzie, Linden.Dead is 64-year-old John Errol Stewart Small, a herbalist of South Amelia’s Ward. The body of the father of nine was discovered lying face-up by residents in the area who then summoned Police to the location.A Post Mortem Examination conducted by Government pathologist Nehaul Singh at the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) on Friday has since given the cause of death as heart failure and hypertension.This publication understands that Small had a surgery done sometime last year and was suffering from hypertension.He reportedly left his home around midday on Tuesday and never returned. According to relatives he was also suffering from mental illness and would usually wander away from home for days.On Tuesday, he was left in the care of his 15-year-old daughter who told family members that she left to take a shower and by the time she returned, he was gone.Relatives then made a missing person report at the Amelia’s Ward Police Outpost the said afternoon.They later formed a search party but their searches turned up empty-handed until the discovery on Thursday.The body was taken to Linden Hospital Complex (LHC) where he was pronounced dead on arrival. read more

Mining industry group hopeful that DRC code issues can be resolved

first_imgMining industry representatives in the Democratic Republic of Congo are hopeful that their current engagement with Civil Society, a member of the Mining Code Revision Tri-Partite group and other key interest groups will contribute to a better understanding of certain issues that need to be addressed before the country’s new mining code is implemented.The industry submitted a formal proposal to the Ministry of Mines on 29 March designed to address concerns about the new code, notably the stability clauses embodied in the previous code, which included taxation, customs and exchange control. The industry’s proposal includes provisions to explicitly preserve mining agreements entered into by the Government while proposing a sliding scale on royalties for copper, cobalt and gold which, in the industry’s view, would be a more effective mechanism for government to share in higher commodity prices than the windfall tax and strategic minerals envisaged in the new code.“While the Ministry of Mines has not yet formally responded to the industry’s proposal, the engagement through the working groups set up to draft the regulations to implement the law and the all-important Civil Society leadership along with other industry and government counterparts has been constructive. The industry believes a way forward could be found which would be in the best interests of all parties. A mutually acceptable solution would support and encourage the substantial investment the DRC requires for the optimal development of its mineral resources and the growth of its economy.The statement was issued on behalf of members of the DRC mining industry representing more than 85% of the DRC’s copper, cobalt and gold production and most significant development projects: Randgold Resources, Glencore, Ivanhoe Mines, Gold Mountain International/Zijin Mining Group, MMG Ltd, Crystal River Global Ltd and China Molybdenum Co, Ltd (CMOC), AngloGold Ashanti.last_img read more

EURO Fiesta with DJ Krazy Kon

first_imgOn the Queens Birthday long weekend, Winter Club Festival 2014 will take place in Melbourne. Featuring Italian, Greek, Spanish and Balkan rhythms, the festival will showcase over 20 DJs, live percussionists and themed dancers and much more. In charge of Euro beats will be DJ Krazy Kon, DJ Tonka, Mark Pellegrini & Eddie Rinaldo, Nick Missailidis & Kosta Nico, and others. Dresscode: glamurous. When: Sunday 8 June, 9.00 pm till late Where: TRAK, 445 Toorak Road, Melbourne To purchase tickets, visit www.tiny.cc/euro2014 or contact 0418 107 000 For more information, visit www.facebook.com/euroclubfestival Facebook Twitter: @NeosKosmos Instagramlast_img read more

ISS le spationaute Satoshi Furukawa filmé en pleine partie de baseball

first_imgISS : le spationaute Satoshi Furukawa filmé en pleine partie de baseballDurant les cinq mois et demi qu’a duré sa mission sur la Station spatiale internationale, le spationaute japonais Satoshi Furukawa a dû mener de nombreux travaux et expériences, mais il a tout de même eu largement le temps de se détendre : la preuve en images. Âgé de 47 ans, le Japonais Satoshi Furukawa est l’un des trois spationautes qui sont revenus sur Terre mardi et ont atterri sur une steppe enneigée du Kazakhstan. Arrivés à la Station spatiale internationale en juin dernier, ils ont passé exactement 165 jours à léviter à bord suivant un emploi du temps programmé à la minute près. Leurs journées se divisaient ainsi en deux périodes de travail au cours desquelles étaient menées des petits travaux ou expériences, intercalés avec des séances d’exercice physique et des pauses repas. Néanmoins, s’ils avaient fort à faire dans la journée en semaine, les spationautes avaient tout de même le temps de se détendre. Ce dont témoigne bien la vidéo filmée dans l’un des modules de l’ISS. On peut y voir Satoshi Furukawa en pleine partie de… baseball. Le spationaute s’amuse à lancer la balle qui, il faut bien l’avouer va très lentement en raison de l’absence de gravité. Ce qui permet au Japonais de flotter rapidement jusqu’à l’autre extrémité afin de brandir une batte et de renvoyer la balle. En un petit saut, il la rattrape alors et la brandit avec triomphe, juste avant de recommencer. La petite séquence intitulée “le jeu du jour” et accompagnée de la chanson “All by myself” d’Eric Carmen a fait le buzz et a même été diffusée sur abcNews. Un ancien médecin de Tokyo Père de deux enfants, Satoshi Furukawa a travaillé comme docteur à Tokyo jusqu’en 1999 avant de commencer l’entrainement d’astronaute. Travail pour lequel il a été certifié en 2001. Mais il a dû poursuivre les entrainements scientifiques, techniques et physiologiques pour pouvoir aller dans l’espace. Cette mission sur l’ISS était son premier voyage. Une expédition qu’il a débuté avec quelques difficultés. À lire aussiSpaceX : un satellite d’Elon Musk manque d’entrer en collision avec un satellite de l’ESAEn effet, à son arrivée en juin, le spationaute avait tweeté : “Subjectivement. J’ai attrapé le mal du mouvement spatial. Particulièrement quand je bouge ma tête brusquement, je me sens vraiment malade. Ma tête semble lourde. A l’aide !”. Mais finalement, tout s’est donc bien terminé. Assister à l’entrainement de baseball de Satoshi Furukawa à bord de l’ISS sur Maxisciences Le 25 novembre 2011 à 11:51 • Maxime Lambertlast_img read more

Watch the Next Acer global press conference live now

first_img Acer Swift 7 Tags It may not be as much of a household name (in the US at least) as Apple or Dell, but Acer makes a lot of desktops, laptops, monitors, accessories and pretty much every type of PC-related gear you can think of. This includes some of our longtime favorites, such as the Acer Swift 7 or the Predator 21 X.  Now the company is holding what it calls its annual Next @ Acer Global Press Conference, at New York’s Brooklyn Navy Yard. The event kicks off at 11 a.m. ET Thursday, and based on our experience in previous years, you can expect a wide range of new product announcements, covering gaming PC, thin-and-light laptops, Chromebooks and accessories. A phone or smartwatch can occasionally sneak in there, too.  We’ll be onsite Thursday morning, covering the highlights, and you can keep up by watching the livestream here as well.  See it Post a comment Mentioned Above Acer Swift 7 CNET may get a commission from retail offers. 0 News • The incredibly portable Acer Swift 7 was my near-perfect travelling companion Share your voice Preview • Acer’s new Swift 7 laptop is less than 10mm thick Laptops Computers Gaming Desktops $1,488 Review • Acer’s Swift 7 is unbelievably skinny, if not always speedy Acerlast_img read more

GHMC mulls over stringent action against litterers

first_imgRajendranagar: To bring awareness among people about the ill-effects of littering in their surroundings, the GHMC sanitation wing under the aegis of ‘Saaf Hyderabad Shaandaar Hyderabad,’ organized awareness rallies at Shastripuram and Mailardevpally on Thursday.During these rallies, the residents were educated about the adverse impact of littering their surroundings and its implications. Children from different schools took part in the rally and raised slogans like ‘Keep Your Surroundings Clean & Swachh’ to bring awareness among people about cleanliness and to remind their responsibility towards keeping the surroundings neat and clean. Also Read – Secunderabad: Major General N Srinivas Rao makes farewell visit to AOC Advertise With Us Following a report published in The Hans India on June 26, ‘Littering unabated as officials wary of action,’ this awareness rally was taken up. The GHMC Sanitary officials, including Sanitary Inspector Narsimlu, Sanitary Jawan Yesu, Anita, In-charge Garbage Collection Team Ravi, along with staff members, took part in the rally held at Kings Colony in Shastripuram Ward No 58 under Rajendranagar Constituency. Another rally was organized at Ward No. 59 in Mailardevpally, where a large number of school students took part in the awareness drive. Also Read – Kolkata artists giving final touches to 24 ft clay Ganesh idol Advertise With Us To drag the public attention towards the cause, these serpentine rallies of school children reached almost every street and corner within the marked areas, with children raising slogans against the unethical practice of throwing garbage in open, neglecting the instructions of trash collection teams. “The crux of the matter is that some people are not disposing off their trash to garbage collection teams and simply littering in their surroundings and throwing in nearby open plots causing dirty ambience and leading to health issues. This prompted us to take the task into our hands and to inform the people about the repercussions of the unhygienic atmosphere being created in their surroundings owing to open littering,” Narsimlu said. Advertise With Us “If this does not bear any fruit, then notices will also be served and fines will be imposed against those violators who litter their surroundings or throw garbage in open,” Yesu said. When tried to contact the GHMC Deputy Commissioner for Rajendranagar and the AMOH concerned, they did not respond. Now, it is interesting to see whether the awareness initiative would bring any change on the ground.last_img read more

Tirade on Mamatas gifts to Modi continues

first_imgMamata Banerjee, chief minister of the state of West Bengal, speaks during “United India” rally attended by the leaders of India’s main opposition parties ahead of the general election, in Kolkata, India, on 19 January 2019. Reuters File PhotoThe political slugfest over Mamata Banerjee sending gifts to India’s prime minister Narendra Modi on occasions continued on Friday with the West Bengal chief minister poking fun at Modi while the state opposition parties posed why the matter had been kept secret so long.“From Bengal, we will give your rosogolla. We will make rosogolla of clay, and mix small stone chips into it, just like one puts cashew nuts in laddoos. It will break your teeth,” Banerjee said at an election rally in Raniganj of West Burdwan district.In a candid conversation with actor Akshay Kumar, Modi revealed on Wednesday that Banerjee, otherwise one of his most vocal critic, herself selects kurtas and gifts them to him every year.He also said Bangladesh prime minister Sheikh Hasina used to send him special sweets every year from Dhaka. When Banerjee came to know about it, she also started sending him Bengali sweets on “one or two occasions every year”.On Friday, CPI-M general secretary Sitaram Yechury questioned the need of keeping the matter a hush-hush and also wondered why Modi has made the matter public now.Akshay Kumar (L) and Narendra Modi. File Photo“Why is it a secret that has to be told by Modi publicly now? Did you hear earlier ever about didi (Mamata Banerjee) choosing kurtas for Modi? Why is this secrecy? Something else is behind the fact, something else is in the front. This is a classic example of Kushti and dosti,” Yechury said.Uttar Pradesh Congress president Raj Babbar, who held a media meet here, commented that Banerjee never sent any gift to him. “She has not sent it to others. She sends it to only one person,” Babbar said.“So you can understand she even knows the size of the kurta. We have always raised questions on whether he (Modi) has a 56 inch chest or not. Mamataji knew the correct size and started sending kurta,” he added.Babbar, however, drew flak from Trinamool secretary general Partha Chatterjee, who said the film star did not know courtesy.“He is not as experienced in politics, as he is on cinema. He doesn’t know courtesy. He does not understand that courtesy and politics are not same,” said Chatterjee.last_img read more

Walmarts Vudu Warns Customers to Not Unlink UltraViolet Accounts Ahead of Shutdown

first_img ×Actors Reveal Their Favorite Disney PrincessesSeveral actors, like Daisy Ridley, Awkwafina, Jeff Goldblum and Gina Rodriguez, reveal their favorite Disney princesses. Rapunzel, Mulan, Ariel,Tiana, Sleeping Beauty and Jasmine all got some love from the Disney stars.More VideosVolume 0%Press shift question mark to access a list of keyboard shortcutsKeyboard Shortcutsplay/pauseincrease volumedecrease volumeseek forwardsseek backwardstoggle captionstoggle fullscreenmute/unmuteseek to %SPACE↑↓→←cfm0-9Next UpJennifer Lopez Shares How She Became a Mogul04:350.5x1x1.25×1.5x2xLive00:0002:1502:15 Vudu was the biggest of UltraViolet’s participating retailers. In a notice posted Thursday, Vudu told customers that movies and TV shows they’ve linked via UltraViolet will continue to be accessible at Vudu even after the shutdown. That includes titles purchased from other retailers imported into Vudu from a user’s UltraViolet library.But Vudu emphasized that customers should not unlink their UltraViolet accounts from Vudu. “Unlinking your UltraViolet account before the shutdown will result in permanent loss of access to titles in your UltraViolet library,” Vudu said in the customer notice.After UltraViolet shuts down, according to Vudu, users can continue to make online purchases and redeem unexpired UltraViolet codes through Vudu (at vudu.com/redeem) but at that point those titles will appear only in a customer’s Vudu account.Vudu is available only in the U.S. It’s unclear whether UltraViolet users internationally will be able to migrate their collections to a service post-shutdown.Fandango’s FandangoNow also had been a participating UltraViolet retailer. FandangoNow’s setup page for UltraViolet now redirects to a landing page to sign up for its Fandango VIP membership program.According to DECE, UltraViolet currently has more than 30 million users who collectively store more than 300 million movies and TV shows in their libraries. Popular on Variety center_img UltraViolet is shutting down this summer — and Vudu, Walmart’s video-streaming service, is notifying customers who have used the movie-locker system to not cancel or unlink their UltraViolet accounts prior to the July 31 shutdown date, because doing so would wipe out their entire libraries.As first reported by Variety, the Digital Entertainment Content Ecosystem — the industry consortium that managed UltraViolet — will shut down the service on July 31, 2019. First launched in 2011, the free, cloud-based service let you register UltraViolet-compatible movie or TV show purchases and then stream or download it for offline viewing from different devices.But UltraViolet never gained broad traction on the retail side or buy-in from Disney. Its closure comes as Movies Anywhere — a similar service led by Disney with participation from 20th Century Fox, Sony Pictures, Universal Pictures and Warner Bros. — has grown since its October 2017 debut, with collections available through Apple’s iTunes, Amazon, Vudu, Google Play, Microsoft Movies & TV, NBCUniversal’s FandangoNow and Comcast.last_img read more

ImagePrinz easy photo printing

first_imgImagePrinz easy photo printing by Martin Brinkmann on May 31, 2016 in Software – 3 commentsImagePrinz is a free portable program for the Windows operating system that improves the photo printing process in several ways.If you have printed photos in the past on sheets of paper you may have noticed how problematic the whole process is.You have to make sure you got the right paper, and that the photo that you are about to print on the paper is aligned correctly, and that the margins fit the paper as well.While you can use trial and error for that until you get it right, it may be quite costly doing so not only because of how expensive printer ink is but also because of the paper used (for instance if you use special photo paper for that).ImagePrinzImagePrinz — the name is probably a misspelling  but I’m not 100% sure about that — is a portable program that you can run on any Windows machine.It is compatible with all recent and even very old versions of Windows including Windows 98 SE, Windows 7 and Windows 10.First thing you do when you start the program is drop one or multiple images on the interface. The program displays the first right away as a small preview and in a larger preview window that highlights how the photo would look like when printed on the selected paper format.A list of photos is displayed in the interface if you have selected more than one image for the print job.The lower half of the interface enables you to adjust settings, the majority of which can be set for each photo individually. The following settings are provided:Set the size of the paper in mm (millimeter).Set the margin in mm.Change the orientation of the photo.Select whether you want to print the normal image, or crop it.Switch between a normal aspect ratio, or enforce a 4×3 or 16×9 ratio.Option to rotate the photo.Set the number of copies you want to print.Select the printer you want used.The bulk printing option makes ImagePrinz useful for that purpose. You can go through the list one by one and make adjustments as you see fit before hitting the print button to print photos using the settings.The program supports several common paper formats out of the box. You may add new formats to the list from within the application if the paper sheets you are using are not supported by default.Another handy option is the ability to open the selected image in the system’s default image editor.Closing WordsWhile I don’t know anyone who prints photos on paper, it is probably fair to say that some computer users do so still.ImagePrinz may help those who do streamline the process thanks to the options the program ships with.Summary12345 Author Ratingno rating based on 0 votes Software Name ImagePrinzOperating System WindowsSoftware Category MultimediaLanding Page http://paul.glagla.free.fr/imageprinz_en.htm Advertisementlast_img read more

What is MSIX

first_imgWhat is MSIX? by Martin Brinkmann on September 28, 2018 in Windows – 13 commentsWindows users and administrators come into contact with different types of methods to deploy or install applications on devices running Windows: from MSI and click-one installers to App-V and APPX.Microsoft unveiled MSIX recently, a new solution that it hopes will be the new standard going forward.According to Microsoft, MSIX includes the best bits of all packaging solutions that are in use today in the Windows ecosystem.MSIX provides a cross-platform, down level compliant, enterprise class installer with benefits ranging from existing LOB apps, distribution through the Microsoft Store, Store for Business, or other custom distribution methods.But what is MSIX?MSIX is an application packaging solution for Windows. At its core, an MSIX file is just a renamed zip archive that you can open in any compatible archiving software to see the content of the file or extract the data.The benefits of MSIXMSIX offers several advantages over current app packing solutions according to Microsoft:Predictable and safe deployment.Clean removal without leftovers.Disk space optimization techniques such as single instance storage of files.Managed by Windows (install, update, remove).Differential updates support to minimize network usage.Tamper protection.Software updates are not centralized on Windows. While Windows Store apps do get updated through the Store, third-party software that is installed on the system is updated independently. It depends entirely on the developer if built-in updating is supported or if users or admins have to download and install updates manually on devices.Some apps may include custom updating options that are built-in while others may not include any option to update the software directly.MSIX hands over the updating process to the operating system which streamlines updating by making it more secure and reliable. The streamlining does remove control over the updating process from users, on the other hand.The new format is also a replacement for existing container formats that allow developers to publish and distribute Win32 applications via Windows Store.Microsoft revealed what is on the roadmap for MSIX going forward. Among the features mentioned are better integration with Intune and System Center ConfigMgr, and support for Win32 software that can’t be converted using the Desktop App Converter at the time.Support for MSIX will be included in the coming October 2018 Update for Windows 10.  Microsoft released a preview version of the MSIX Packaging Tool on Windows Store that developers and users may download provided that they are in the Windows Insider Program and have a valid MSA alias.SummaryArticle NameWhat is MSIX?DescriptionMicrosoft plans to support the MSIX app packaging format from Windows 10 version 1809 on. Find out what MSIX is.Author Martin BrinkmannPublisher Ghacks Technology NewsLogo Advertisementlast_img read more

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first_imgNews | April 02, 2009 Most U.S. Hospitals within Two Steps of Having Essential EMR Tools in Place News | Artificial Intelligence | August 05, 2019 Montefiore Nyack Hospital Uses Aidoc AI to Spot Urgent Conditions Faster Montefiore Nyack Hospital, an acute care hospital in Rockland County, N.Y., announced it is utilizing artificial… read more Videos | Radiology Business | August 02, 2019 VIDEO: Key Topics for Radiology Administrators at AHRA 2019 Association for Medical Imaging Management (AHRA) President … read more April 2, 2009 — With the Medicare and Medicaid incentives for health information technology use announced, almost 70 percent of U.S. hospitals are only two steps or less away from having the health IT applications necessary to deliver the likely objectives of ‘meaningful use’ for the electronic medical record, according to the HIMSS Analytics EMR Adoption Model (EMRAM). While only six percent of hospitals report comprehensive adoption of health IT applications often associated with the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), EHR criteria (major ancillary department information systems, clinical documentation, computerized physician order entry and clinical decision support), 67 percent need to add only one or two of these applications to have this threshold of EHR functionality available for their clinicians’ use. “Our data show that the majority of U.S. hospitals tracked by the HIMSS Analytics Database are just two stages or less away from having the applications implemented to achieve an electronic medical record tool capable of realizing ‘meaningful use’ objectives,” said David E. Garets, HIMSS Analytics president and CEO. “That means that almost three quarters of U.S. hospitals are on the right track to EMR implementation. We believe that when hospitals reach Stage 4 on the EMRAM, they will be able to meet many, if not most, of the pending criteria for the current definition of ‘meaningful use’ of the EMR.”“We fully recognize that implementing the technology is necessary but not sufficient as change management must also be a component of the EMR implementation process. We believe that ‘meaningful use’ will demand measurement and reporting of clinical quality, patient safety, and cost reduction data, for example. That data should be available to hospitals as a byproduct of their EMR’s clinical documentation and reporting tools.”Developed in 2005, the EMRAM has become an industry standard to measure the progress in EMR implementation for healthcare organizations. As of December 2008, in the 8-stage EMR implementation process, EMRAM data show:- 31.2 percent of hospitals rank at Stage 2, meaning that they have implemented a clinical data repository that contains orders, lab, radiology, and pharmacy data and allows clinicians to review results electronically- 35.7 percent are at Stage 3, meaning that they’ve implemented nursing documentation capabilities on at least one unit of their hospital and have clinical decision support to support nursing procedures; and- 6 percent rank at or beyond Stage 4 meaning they have advanced EMR capabilities such as computerized practitioner order entry, physician documentation, data warehousing and mining capabilities, and full radiology PACS.HIMSS Analytics collects data from 5,166 hospitals, a census of the non-federal, medical/surgical hospitals in the U.S.For more information: www.himss.org, www.himssanalytics.org/ FacebookTwitterLinkedInPrint分享 News | PACS | August 08, 2019 NetDirector Launches Cloud-based PDF to DICOM Conversion Service NetDirector, a cloud-based data exchange and integration platform, has diversified their radiology automation options… read more The CT scanner might not come with protocols that are adequate for each hospital situation, so at Phoenix Children’s Hospital they designed their own protocols, said Dianna Bardo, M.D., director of body MR and co-director of the 3D Innovation Lab at Phoenix Children’s. 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Edge Chrome Brave share updates on upcoming releases recent milestones and more

first_imgLast month, This Dot Labs, a framework-agnostic JavaScript consultancy, conducted its biannual online live streaming event, This. JavaScript – State of Browsers. In this live stream, representatives of popular browsers talk about the amazing features users can look forward to, next releases, and much more. This time Firefox was missing. However, in attendance were: Stephanie Drescher ,  Program Manager, Microsoft Edge Brian Kardell ,  Developer Advocate, Igalia, an active contributor to WebKit Rijubrata Bhaumik , Software Engineer, Intel, who talked about Intel’s contribution towards web Jonathan Sampson ,  Developer Relations, Brave Paul Kinlan , Sr. Developer Advocate, Google Diego Gonzalez, Product Manager, Samsung Internet The event was moderated by Tracy Lee , who is the  founder of This Dot Labs. Following are some of the updates shared by the browser representatives: What’s new with Edge In December last year, Microsoft announced that it will be adopting Chromium in the development of Microsoft Edge for desktop. And, beginning this year we saw its decision coming to fruition. The tech giant made the first preview builds of the Chromium-based Edge available to both macOS and Windows 10 users. These preview builds are available for testing from the Microsoft Edge Insider site. This Chromium-powered Edge is available for iOS and Android users too. Stephanie Drescher shared what has changed for the Edge team after switching to Chromium. This is enabling them to deliver and update the Edge browser across all supported versions of Windows. This is also allowing them to update the browser more frequently as they are no longer tied to the operating system. The Edge team is not just using Chromium but also contributing all the web platform enhancements back to Chromium by default. The team has already made 400+ commits into the Chromium project. Edge comes with support for cross-platform and installable progressive web apps directly from the browser. The team’s next focus area is to improve Windows experience in terms of accessibility, localization, scrolling, and touch. At Build 2019, Microsoft also announced its new WebView that will be available for Win32 and UWP apps. She said this “will give you the option of an evergreen Chromium platform via edge or the option to bring your own version for AppCompat via a model that’s similar to Electron.” Moving on to dev tools, the browser has several new dev tools that are visually aligned with VS Code. The updates in dev tools include dark mode on by default, control inputs, and the team is further exploring “more ways to align the experience between your browser dev tools and VS Code.” The browser’s built-in tools can now inspect and debug any Microsoft-Edge powered web content including PWAs, WebView, etc. No doubt these are some amazing features to be excited for. Edge has come to iOS and macOS, however, the question of whether it will support Linux in the future remains unanswered. Drescher said that the team has no plans right now to support Linux, however looking at the number of user requests for Linux support they are starting to think about it. What’s new with Chrome At I/O 2019, Google shared its vision for Chrome, which is making it “instant, powerful, and safe” to help improve the overall browsing experience. To make Chrome faster and lighter, a bunch of improvements to V8, Chrome’s JavaScript engine has been made. Now, JavaScript memory usage is down by 20% for real-world apps. After addressing the startup bottlenecks, Chrome’s loading speed has now become 50% better on low-end devices and 10 percent across devices. The scrolling performance has also improved by 18%. Along with these speed gains, the team has also introduced a few features in the web platform that aim to take the burden away from the developers: The lazy loading mechanism reduces the initial payload to improve load time. You just need to add “loading=lazy” in the image or iframe elements. The idea is simple, the web browser will not download an image or iframe that has the loading attribute until the user scrolls near to it. The Portals API, first showcased at I/O this year, aims to make navigation between sites and web pages smoother. Portals is very similar to iframe in that it allows web developers to embed remote content in their pages. The difference is that with Portals you will able to navigate inside the content you are embedding. As a part of making Chrome more powerful, Google is actively working on bridging the capabilities gap between native and web under Project Fugu. It has already introduced two APIs: Web Share and Web Share Target and plans to bring more capabilities like writable file API, event alarms, user idle detection, and more. As the name suggests, the Web Share API allows websites to invoke the native sharing capabilities of the host platform. Users will be able to easily share either a URL or text on pretty much any platform they want to. Till date, we were restricted to share content on native apps that have registered as a share target. With Web Share Target API, installed web apps can also register with the underlying OS as a target to receive shared content. Talking about the safety aspect, Chrome now comes with support for WebAuthn, a new authentication standard by W3C, starting from its 67 version. This API allows servers to integrate strong authenticators that are built into devices, for instance, Windows Hello or Apple’s Touch ID. What’s new with Brave Edge, Chrome, and Brave share one common thing and that is they all are Chromium-based. But, what sets Brave apart is the Basic Attention Token (BAT). Jonathan Sampson, who was representing Brave, said that we have seen a “Cambrian Explosion” of cryptocurrencies utility tokens or blockchain assets like Bitcoin, Litecoin, Etherium. Partnership with Coinbase Previously, if we wanted to acquire these assets there was only one way to do it “mining”, which meant a huge investment on expensive GPUs and power bill. Brave believes that the next step to earn these assets is primarily by your “attention”. Brave’s goal is to take users from mining to earning blockchain assets. As a part of this goal, it has partnered with Coinbase, one of the prominent companies in the blockchain space. Users will get 10 dollars in the form of BAT just for learning the state of digital advertising and what Brave and attention tokens are doing in that space. Through BAT, Brave is providing its consumers with a direct way to support their content creators. These content creators can customize and personalize this entire experience by navigating to the signing up on Brave’s creators page. Implementation changes in how BAT is sent to creators The Brave team has also made some implementation changes in terms of how this whole thing works. Previously, consumers could send these tokens to anyone. The token then used to go into an omnibus settlement wallet and stays there until that creator verifies with the program and demonstrates ownership over their web property. Finally, after all this, they get access to these tokens for use. Unfortunately, this could mean that some tokens have to “sit in a state of limbo” for an indefinite amount of time. Now, the team has re-engineered this process to hold these tokens inside your wallet for up to 90 days. If and when that property is verified the tokens are transmitted out. And, if the property is never verified then the tokens are released back inside your wallet. You can send them to another creator instead of letting them sit in that omnibus settlement wallet. Sampson further added, “of course the entire process goes through the anonymize protocol so that brave nor anybody else has any idea which websites you’re visiting or to whom you are contributing support.” Inner working of Brave ads To better the ads recommendation Brave comes with a machine learning model integrated. This feature is opt-in so the user gets to decide when and how many ads they want to see in order to earn BAT from their attention. The ML model can study the user and learn about them each day. Every day a catalog is downloaded to each users’ device. Then the individual machines would churn away on that catalog to figure out which ads are relevant to an individual. Once, the relevant ads are found out users will see a small operating system notification. Brave sends 70% of the revenue made from the users’ attention to the user in the form of BAT. Brave Sync (Beta) The beta version of Brave Sync is available across platforms from Windows, macOS, Linux to Android, and iOS. Similar to Brave Ads, this is also an opt-in feature that allows you to automatically sync browsing data across devices. Right now it is in beta and supports syncing only bookmarks. In the future releases, we can expect support for tabs, history, passwords, autofill, as well as Brave Rewards. Once you enable it on one device, you just need to scan a QR code or enter a secret phrase to register another device for syncing. Canary builds available Like all the other browsers, Brave has also started to share their nightly and dev builds to give developers an “earlier insight” into the work they are doing. You can access them through their download page. These were some of the major updates discussed in the live stream. There was also Intel and Samsung who talked about their contributions to the web. Igalia’s developer Brian Kardell talked about the dark mode, pointer events, and more in WebKit. Watch the full event on YouTube for more details. Read Next Elvis Pranskevichus on limitations in SQL and how EdgeQL can help Microsoft makes the first preview builds of Chromium-based Edge available for testing Brave introduces Brave Ads that share 70% revenue with users for viewing adslast_img read more

Driver injured in Shepstone Road crash

first_imgOne person was injured after a Honda Ballade crashed last night (Thursday) in Shepstone Road.It is alleged that the driver lost control of the car and hit the barrier at the side of the road. The bonnet was completely ripped off in the accident.The Honda came to rest partly on the sidewalk and partly in the road, blocking the flow of traffic.The driver was treated for slight injuries by Sharaj Ambulance Services paramedics.A crowd of onlookers gathered as police officers took down the details of the crash.Traffic was controlled by Public Safety and police while clean-up operations took place. WebsiteWebsiteWebsite WebsiteWebsiteWebsite WebsiteWebsiteWebsitelast_img read more

Cloudflare says cutting off customers like 8chan is an IPO risk factor

first_imgNetworking and web security giant Cloudflare says the recent 8chan controversy may be an ongoing “risk factor” for its business on the back of its upcoming initial public offering.The San Francisco-based company and former Battlefield finalist, which filed its IPO paperwork with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Thursday, earlier this month took the rare step of pulling the plug on one of its customers, 8chan, an anonymous message board linked to recent domestic terrorist attacks in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio, which killed 31 people. The site is also linked to the shootings in New Zealand, which killed 50 people.8chan became the second customer to have its service cut off by Cloudflare in the aftermath of the attacks. The first and other time Cloudflare booted one of its customers was neo-Nazi website The Daily Stormer in 2017, after it claimed the networking giant was secretly supportive of the website.Cloudflare, which provides web security and denial-of-service protection for websites, recognizes those customer cut-offs as a risk factor for investors buying shares in the company’s common stock.“Activities of our paying and free customers or the content of their websites and other Internet properties could cause us to experience significant adverse political, business, and reputational consequences with customers, employees, suppliers, government entities, and other third parties,” the filing said. “Even if we comply with legal obligations to remove or disable customer content, we may maintain relationships with customers that others find hostile, offensive, or inappropriate.”Cloudflare had long taken a stance of not policing who it provides service to, citing freedom of speech. In a 2015 interview with ZDNet, chief executive Matthew Prince said he didn’t ever want to be in a position where he was making “moral judgments on what’s good and bad,” and would instead defer to the courts.“If a final court order comes down and says we can’t do something… governments have tanks and guns,” he said.But since Prince changed his stance on both The Daily Stormer and 8chan, the company recognized it “experienced significant negative publicity” in the aftermath.“We are aware of some potential customers that have indicated their decision to not subscribe to our products was impacted, at least in part, by the actions of certain of our paying and free customers,” said the filing. “We may also experience other adverse political, business and reputational consequences with prospective and current customers, employees, suppliers, and others related to the activities of our paying and free customers, especially if such hostile, offensive, or inappropriate use is high profile.”Cloudflare has also come under fire in recent months for allegedly supplying web protection services to sites that promote and support terrorism, including al-Shabaab and the Taliban, both of which are covered under U.S. Treasury sanctions.In response, the company said it tries “to be neutral,” but wouldn’t comment specifically on the matter.Cloudflare files for initial public offeringlast_img read more