Ralph Vandermeer

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the president of Donald Trump's economic policy road can – some perhaps unwittingly – set to the Us central bank, i.e. the fed's governor Janet Yellen.yellen through the fed's director-general ends next year in February.Trump has hinted that Yellen may well go the fed's response.Normally, Us presidents are hoping the fed to loosen monetary policy, i.e. low interest rates, because it tends to promote the total production and employment growth.If the rule of thumb applies to Trump, the fed's latest view is his point of view bad: the Fed says the Us economy can grow to the projected concentrated.the promotion of economic growth, alongside the fed's task is to safeguard price stability, i.e. keep inflation in check.
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Right now I'm using campaignmonitor's design mode, and it seems as if you have to send the email directly from the website itself.I've got to make an HTML email for an event invite by tomorrow, what are my options?
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Enterprise software company Atlassian today disclosed new financial figures about Trello, the task management startup that it recently acquired.The company said it expects Trello to bring in $1 million in the third year of Atlassian s 2017 fiscal year, which will end on March 31, and $4 million in the entire 2017 fiscal year, which will end on June 30.Meanwhile as a whole Atlassian aims to generate $155-$157 million in revenue in the current quarter and $611-$615 million in the fiscal year.The Trello guidance suggests that the value of Trello was not in its revenue — team, product, and user base may well have been higher priorities for Atlassian.As Atlassian president Jay Simons told VentureBeat in an interview earlier this month, First and foremost, we re excited about continuing to help the Trello team to build what is still a very young project.Atlassian paid $425 million for Trello, making it Atlassian s most expensive acquisition to date.For the 2018 fiscal year Atlassian anticipates that Trello will be dilutive to its IFRS earnings per share EPS .
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the city of Helsinki education department of the suspicions of corruption has revealed more information on Helsingin sanomat.I Suspect according to the agency, information management manager Hannu Suoniemi would have taken the money, which was intended, inter alia, tablets and computers bought for schools.Police believe that Suoniemi should be able to benefit from the activities of up to one million euros in the years 2006 to 2016, resulting in Suoniemi work information management chief.he was responsible for information technology procurement.Education director Liisa Pohjola-evaluate HS:the students should now have access to more devices, if the suspicion of corruption to keep their seats..the Helsinki education board chairman Minerva Krohn green said that possible corruption may have contributed to the helsinki school of digiloikkaankin.
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The bizarre, pink-soaked realms of Chinese mobile app stores are strange, seemingly alien places, with social networking, photography and gaming apps unknown to most iPhone and Android smartphone users from around the world clocking insane download figures.The latest offbeat Chinese creation to make waves in the Western hemisphere is Meitu – a free photo-editing app from a Xiamen-based start-up developer and occasional smartphone-maker that shares the app's name.Thanks in no small part to the app's popularity and its multiple spin-offs , Meitu Inc. was valued at just under £4bn when the company went public in an IPO on the Hong Kong stock exchange in December 2016.With over a reported 450 million users across China and the rest of Asia and over 6 billion photos uploaded and touched-up each month, Meitu has transformed into a craze in its native region.Now that craze is headed our way thanks to a new 'hand-drawn' feature introduced in a recent update.IBTimes UK took the app for a spin to find out.
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If your idea of the perfect job is playing with Lego all day, you may be in luck.The University of Cambridge is advertising for a Lego Professorship of Play in Education, Development, and Learning thanks to funding from the Lego Foundation.Namely, you must be an "outstanding scholar in the field of educational or developmental psychology in early years development" – with a focus on working in the field of play and playfulness – and the deadline is this Friday, January 20.It is aiming to produce research which supports "excellence in education" to help children learn better in schools.In the job listing, the Board of Electors writes: "Candidates for the Lego Professorship in the Faculty of Education will have an outstanding research record of international stature and the vision, leadership, experience and enthusiasm to act as Director of the newly established Centre for Research on Play in Education, Development and Learning Pedal .""Standard professorial duties include teaching and research, examining, supervision and administration.
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There s less internal conflict inside Apple — and that s not necessarily a good thing, according to one former employee.Bob Burrough, a former Apple engineer, told CNBC that the invention of the iPhone came, in part, out of the chaos of Apple under co-founder Steve Jobs.I was hired under a particular manager, but for the first two years worked on projects that had virtually nothing to do with that manager s core responsibility.But it was also very rewarding, because everything you did had maximal impact on the product.But today, the dynamic has clearly and distinctly changed, and Apple is much closer to his job at Palm, said Burrough, who most recently founded a 3D printing company called Bilt It.When you went to someone for help solving a problem not my job was a common response.
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in the Spring of 2007 and went Ny Teknik reporter Marie Alpman to the united states for a few months of guest appearances on Red herring's editorial team.home, she had an idea: an annual list of the hottest Swedish technology companiesfor ten years, had the american technology and the business made lists of startup companies.a Hundred from Europe, one hundred from Asia, one hundred from the united states and so a global list.Something similar, but with a young Swedish technology companies, would be a good fit in the New Technology, said Marie Alpman.One of the ideas with this list is to highlight those companies that develop proprietary technology.
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DAVOS, Switzerland Reuters - Syngenta , the Swiss pesticides and seeds group being taken over by ChemChina CNNCC.UL , does not expect antitrust regulators to force the Chinese state-owned company to put its subsidiary Adama up for sale, Syngenta's CEO said on Tuesday."Adama will not need to be sold.There will be some remedies in both the U.S. and the EU but I can't speak to any details," Erik Fyrwald told Reuters on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum in Davos.Unveiling details about Syngenta's future role within ChemChina for the first time, Fyrwald also said Israel-based Adama, a maker of generic versions of pesticides without patent protection, would not be folded into Syngenta, allowing the Swiss group to focus on biotech research in China and elsewhere.The companies are working to finalise agreements with regulators in the United States and European Union about the $43 billion takeover, which would be the largest outbound acquisition by a Chinese company.Sources close to the matter told Reuters last week that ChemChina and Syngenta had proposed minor concessions to the EU's competition watchdog, with one person saying it was unlikely Adama Agricultural Solutions Ltd would have to be divested.
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There are many situations in which your Gmail account could be inadvertently exposed to prying eyes, especially if you access your inbox from different devices throughout the day.Whether it s a lost phone, laptop or tablet; or you had to borrow a laptop in a rush and forgot to log out; or when you need to allow someone to use your main PC — where you keep your session active — while you are away.Gmail has a remote log out feature that s quite handy in these situations, allowing you to end all active sessions from any computer or mobile phone.Some of you might not be familiar with it but it sits right there at the bottom of your inbox and is just a single click away.Log into Gmail from any web browserScroll to the bottom of your inbox and just below the last of your received email, to the right, is a section detailing your "Last account activity" alongside a link for more "Details".
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MILAN & LONDON & DUBAI, United Arab Emirates– BUSINESS WIRE –January 16, 2017– Quercus Assets Selection, which specialises in renewable infrastructure investments announces, from the World Future Energy Summit in Abu Dhabi, that the Quercus Renewable Energy Fund, has completed the sale of its stake in ForVEI, a joint venture comprising Quercus Renewable Energy, VEI Capital, Foresight Solar VCT and Adenium Solar Energy.ForVEI operates in the Private Equity as well as in the infrastructure and energy sectors in Italy.Quercus initially invested €8 million in ForVEI in 2011, and at the time of its disposal late in December 2016, owned a stake close to 10% in the joint venture.The sale generated an IRR of higher than 9% for Quercus and it represents the first disposal by the Quercus Renewable Energy Fund QRE , which was launched in 2010.The funds raised from the sale will result in a dividend distribution to investors in the first quarter of this year.The QRE fund seeks to exit investments within a 5-7-year investment period and it is intended that the fund will liquidate by the end of 2018.
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For the most part, the only NFL you can get in virtual reality are highlight packages from virtual reality companies NextVR and Voke.You get close enough to Odell Beckham catching a one-handed pass in the end-zone to unconsciously jerk your body back so you don t impede his motion.NextVR and Voke are in the business of selling specific experiences, rather than selling an all-access pass to an entire game.Read more: Courtside cameras weren t enough.The NFL wants the cameras used to be nimble enough to smoothly follow the action, and headsets comfortable enough for fans to want to spend hours inside.But, above all else, the NFL wants fans to see the action clearly.
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ten years ago, Christopher Lindvall, Richard Nilsson and Sebastian Svensson to Hong kong with the goal to start something similar to Stureplan.see, fixed in Asia.Then was the trio, 22 years.the Goal was to launch Asia's largest lifestyle magazine online, we built up the company and the actual business idea, and once we launched the product, we began to slowly but surely recruit writers , " says Christopher Lindvall.the Result was "Lifestyle Asia", mainly targeting the so-called luxury segment.Today, the company has 20 employees and is located in Hogkong, Singapore, Thailand and Malaysia.a Total of, according to your own task around 700.000 visitors a month.
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Still, can I really compete with the Aristotle voice activated kids connected room hub that Mattel demoed for us at CES2017?I know, you are thinking, big deal - it just sounds like Amazon Echo for kids.There is also AI, a Do This When system of programming, advanced security protection and much more.Enough talking about Aristotle, let s show it to you in action.Here is the full demo we shot at CES2017 -As you watch that video, you see that Aristotle does many of the things we parents currently do.
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Baboon grunts, barks and yaks contain the five distinct vowel-like sounds found in human speech, suggesting a closer link than previously thought.It s widely held that the origin of speech in humans is the low position of the larynx, which is required to produce sets of distinct vowels.The high larynx position in non-human primates, by comparison, prevents them from producing these vowel sounds.But, according to new research, this theory is wrong.Researchers from Grenoble Alpes University, France found that baboons produce five sounds that are similar to the vowels used by humans.As is the case in humans, the baboons formed the sounds using the same muscle structure found in human tongues.
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And Apple has stayed on top of the biggest risks to iOS as they ve been discovered, whether as zero-days found in the wild before being patched or ahead of widespread use.To forestall a large category of attacks, Apple added a powerful baseline feature starting in OS X El Capitan 10.11 .System Integrity Protection SIP locks down major directories associated with macOS and Apple s preinstalled apps.Assuming the unlimited resources of a government agency or security apparatus, any vulnerability that can be found will be, and it will be used as skillfully as possible for as long as possible.Protecting against such vulnerabilities helps you fight malware as well as government-led attacks.In the olden days, I used to run firewall software, anti-virus software, and some other protective extensions.
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President-elect Donald Trump has picked former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani to form a team of private sector cybersecurity experts.Mr Giuliani, once a leading contender for secretary of state, said Mr Trump would meet the team on a regular basis.He was selected because of his private sector cybersecurity expertise, a Trump transition team statement said.Mr Trump has said he plans to create a cybersecurity team within his first 90 days in office.Mr Giuliani's appointment follows Russian hackers' apparent attempt to meddle in November's US election.Mr Trump accepted for the first time at a press conference on Wednesday that the Russians were behind the cyber-breach.
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If you want to save money on travel, you ll do well to focus on the costliest expenses, typically airfare and lodging.In their 2017 Travel Hacker Guide, Kayak names the top cities for affordable travel this year, considering those factors.Kayak ranked their cities by flight price, but the median hotel rates in these cities were all fairly affordable, too.While past performance doesn t guarantee anything, it does offer a decent gauge.Kayak has also listed each city s median rates by month, so you can see how prices fluctuate throughout the year.Here were the top five most affordable cities on their list, along with the median airfare for January.
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Google's Go was 2016's programming language of the year, says the TIOBE Index, a highly-regarded resource for ranking the popularity of programming languages.While the TIOBE Index only catalogues the relative popularity of programming languages via search engines, not how often they're actually used in real life, it's a handy tool for figuring out what skills to learn if you're chasing a career in technology.Every year, this award goes to "the programming language that has gained the most popularity in a year."And "without hardly any competition Go has won the award for 2016," TIOBE writes.Plus, TIOBE says that among its paying customers, it's seeing more interest in Go in industrial settings.Since 2009, Google has been overseeing the community-led development of Go — a programming language aimed at helping web developers build apps at Google's scale and Google's speed, with a focus on rock-solid performance and ease of use, rather than chasing after the latest fads in programming.Go has won its fair share of fans in programmer-land, not least because it provides a viable alternative to Oracle's Java, which has ruled the world of computer programming for the last two decades.Google's been using Go internally to power things like its download servers, where you grab stuff like the Chrome install files.Languages to watch in 2017The runner-ups for programming language of the year, per TIOBE, were Dart another Google-led programming language, incidentally and Perl, a NASA-created language renowned for its reliability, if not its elegance.
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I didn t make it to the event, but there seemed to be plenty of buzz about what Ford s pitching as the City of Tomorrow.Bikes and drones provide last-mile solutions for both people and goods.More efficient roadways, constructed and reconfigured in a way to accommodate autonomous technology and connected vehicles that can drive around pedestrians—this is fine!Granted, Ford seems to be implicitly acknowledging that more resources are needed, but an explicit overture would really clarify things.And the need for new infrastructure to handle this technology is vast: Electric vehicles need spots to charge on the roadway, self-driving cars need smooth roads to function smoothly, our traffic management systems will need to be pristine in order for cars to be more efficient and talk with infrastructure like traffic lights.Foxx said that we basically called it a day with our highways around 1992 or so; investment in transportation continues to decline.
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