The deal, signed between Alphabet Inc s Google and video game publisher Activision Blizzard Inc, gives YouTube the rights to broadcast the new Call of Duty League and the already popular Overwatch League, which was broadcast on Amazon.com Inc s Twitch for the past two years at a reported cost of $90 million. As part of the agreement, Google will provide cloud infrastructure for Activision s online games. Financial terms of the multiyear deal were not disclosed.Gaming is a significant new frontier for Google. Last year, it released a game streaming service called Stadia, which lets people play games through the internet without having to buy a console or high powered computer. YouTube has always been a major destination for watching people play video games, but the company is trying to take even more territory by poaching well known game players from Twitch.
CSI alum Gary Dourdan will take on the lead role of Adam Turner in Memoria, an indie sci fi drama written by Alice Del Corso. Production Finance company, Buffalo 8, has come on board to executive produce the project. Philip Thomas Morelli is directing the film, which is set in the near future where a special high tech device that expands brain potential has created a wide gap in society. A social worker with a secret identity has got five days to unveil a dark truth hidden by a powerful scientist and save his family from harm. Jordan Garrett and Grady Craig are the executive producers on behalf of Buffalo 8, which is part of BondIt Media Capital. Production is slated to take place sometime next year in Atlanta, Georgia.
The former "Sex and the City " star will join forces with producers Harriet Newman Leve and power couples Ellen Degeneres Y Portia de RossiY Lily tomlin Y Jane Wagner. The play focuses on a woman who has just left her husband and meets a group of friends who meet in a beach colony every summer. Written by Jane Chambers, the program opened new paths when it debuted in 1980 as one of the first to revolve around characters of the same sex.
Some of the announcements today focus on specific vertical editions of existing services, including Google Cloud API Management for Retail, powered by Apigee, or Google Cloud Anthos for Retail, which specifically targets retailers that want to modernize their store operations and infrastructure. There also is Google Cloud Search for Retail, powered by Google Search, which promises to bring better product search results to a retailer;s applications.In addition, Google also is expanding to more customers programs like its Retail Acceleration Program and making its white glove Customer Reliability Engineering service, which helps retailers better plan for and manage their peak shopping days, available to more customers.
;Enterprises looking to the cloud to modernize their existing infrastructure and streamline their business processes have many options,; writes Kevin Ichhpurani, Google Cloud;s corporate VP for its global ecosystem, in today;s announcement. ;At one end of the spectrum, some organizations are re platforming entire legacy systems to adopt the cloud. Many others, however, want to continue leveraging their existing infrastructure while still benefiting from the cloud s flexible consumption model, scalability, and new advancements in areas like artificial intelligence, machine learning, and analytics.;
New Delhi India , Jan 13 (ANI): Latvian Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkevics on Monday paid floral tributes to Mahatma Gandhi at Rajghat in New Delhi.Rinkevics is undertaking a visit to India to attend Raisina Dialogue 2020, the fifth edition of the annual geo political summit, which is set to begin here on January 13. He is among the 13 Foreign Ministers participating in the three day mega event.Rinkevics is scheduled to attend a roundtable meeting with members of the Doctor Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Foundation at the Constitution Club of India and hold a bilateral meeting with External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar before participating in the inaugural session of the Dialogue tomorrow.On Wednesday, Rinkevics will participate in the penal debate on Competing Nationalism Universal Norms: Street Power in 21st Century Diplomacy and attend a meeting with the Chairman of Lok Sabha External Affairs Committee. He will also pay a courtesy call to Prime Minister Modi before departing for his country on Thursday.Hosted by think tank Observer Research Foundation in collaboration with the Ministry of External Affairs, the Raisina Dialogue is a multilateral conference committed to addressing the most challenging issues facing the global community. Every year, global leaders in policy, business, media, and civil society are hosted in New Delhi to discuss cooperation on a wide range of pertinent international policy matters. (ANI)
It takes a special type of person to become the partner of a high powered tech executive: From long weeks at work to intense stress, the spouses of CEOs have probably seen it all. Like most other industries, many of the top executives in tech are partnered up. Not all of them are married ndash; Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey and Apple CEO Tim Cook appear to be single, Tesla CEO Elon Musk has an on again, off again relationship with singer Grimes, and Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is newly divorced and back in the dating game.
New York, NY Nielsen (NYSE: NLSN) Global Connect announced today that it has completed its acquisition of Precima , an industry leading, SaaS based provider of powerful retail and customer data applications and analytics, from Alliance Data Systems Corp. (NYSE: ADS). Through this acquisition, Nielsen Global Connect will deepen its portfolio of personalized and addressable pricing, promotion and assortment capabilities by leveraging Precima s consumer loyalty and retailer analytics solutions. This deal brings Precima s loyalty data backed collaboration programs and retail relationships to Nielsen Global Connect clients, globally. Precima s employees will now integrate into the Nielsen Global Connect organization. Using AI and machine learning algorithms, Precima s industry leading Transaction Log (TLog) and Loyalty Customer Relationship Management (CRM) data platform has been a foundational resource for global companies both big and small. The addition of Precima into Nielsen Global Connect s portfolio will allow Nielsen to accelerate its new product capabilities while also strengthening existing products within its analytic suite. By bringing Precima into its measurement framework, Nielsen Global Connect will achieve a heightened advantage in the loyalty and personalization space, furthering its ability to help brands plan and measure the impact and success of personalized consumer offerings.
Nielsen Global Connect announced today that it has completed its acquisition of Precima , an industry leading, SaaS based provider of powerful retail and customer data applications and analytics, from Alliance Data Systems Corp. (NYSE: ADS). Through this acquisition, Nielsen Global Connect will deepen its portfolio of personalized and addressable pricing, promotion and assortment capabilities by leveraging Precima s consumer loyalty and retailer analytics solutions. This deal brings Precima s loyalty data backed collaboration programs and retail relationships to Nielsen Global Connect clients, globally. Precima s employees will now integrate into the Nielsen Global Connect organization.
Cold ironing is a technology that provides an effective way of protecting the environment. By plugging into an onshore electricity supply, container ships calling at port can shut down their auxiliary engines while still getting the power they need, particularly to maintain controlled temperatures in refrigerated containers (reefers).This innovative technology has significant environmental benefits, including:
Cold ironing, a technology that provides an effective way of protecting the environment, a CMA CGM statement read. By plugging into an onshore electricity supply, also known as cold ironing, container ships calling at port can shut down their auxiliary engines while still getting the power they need, particularly in order to maintain controlled temperatures in refrigerated containers.
Salka Viertel was a recently naturalized American when Hitler ''s war began, having arrived from Berlin on a visitor visa in Hollywood with her husband during one of the earlier waves of emigrating filmmakers, in 1928. She became a proud and grateful U.S. citizen in February of 1939, only months before the official outbreak of war in Europe on Sept. 1 of that year. It was her very Europeanness that had alerted her early on to the growing conflagration across the Atlantic, well before Hitler took power in 1933. She had been raised in a well heeled Jewish family in a garrison town in Galicia called Sambor, on the fringes of the Austro Hungarian Empire, where she 'd been born in 1889. And she came of age as an actress on the stages of many European cities, most notably Weimar era Berlin. Long before the advent of National Socialism made anti Semitism official state policy in Germany, Salka Viertel was quite familiar with its lethal intentions. Thus after 1933 she was extra sympathetic to the attempts of the panicked human beings who began to launch themselves desperately, in any way they could, toward the possibility of safety in America.An estimated ten thousand refugees from Germany and Austria settled in greater Los Angeles between 1933 and 1941, a significant part of ”the most complete migration of artists and intellectuals in European history ” up to that time, according to California historian Kevin Starr. Members of Salka Viertel ''s own family were among those refugees, as were hundreds of her friends and many more strangers. In Santa Monica, she made it her mission to provide a refuge for them in her own home and to absorb them into her social and professional network, all to help them survive in a wholly unfamiliar new world.
Through amazing features, technology would never fail to amaze you. Over time, progress has been made that has created considerable disruption in patterns in the production of iOS applications. Starting with basic features, IoT, VR and AR technologies have enhanced the overall productivity of the iOS apps. These are the Top iOS App Development Trends for 2020 that will matter towards better development of iOS apps in 2020. Mobile apps have made their way in every aspect of the business over the past few years. Through technological advancement, this approach is being used by many companies to promote their goods and industry in the best possible way. Numerous developments have taken place in our daily routine life in addition to smartphones. 2019 was a tremendous year for technology from mobile AI to IoT integration we;ve seen and experienced a lot this year. Certainly, it is expected to reshape technology with the iOS app development industry in the coming year. Since the development of iOS apps has the power to increase brand or product exposure, every company owner is trying to exploit its benefits. People all over the world are going crazy over the apps that are featured with iOS and India is no exception. In order to benefit from this craze, iOS app development companies in India are developing iOS apps in India and for this, they hire iOS app developers in India itself. In fact, the prospect of creating iOS devices also looks brighter and brighter than ever before. So let;s find out which trends in the production of iOS apps should dominate in 2020 Transformation by AR and VR: In the world of gaming and film, AR and VR have already made their way. It is one of those developments in the creation of IoT mobile apps that demonstrates the power of creativity and the perception of reality. Many known brands such as Ikea, Gap and others have already used the features of AR and VR to make an excellent sale with their iOS application. The area of concepts and functionality focused on AR and VR is projected to be fully functional in iOS applications in the year 2020. With the new horizon of the virtual world, iOS devices will arise. Developers can try their hands on creating validated real time apps by using AR and VR technologies to improve user confidence and experience as well. All credit goes to Apple ''s ArKit, which has been creating standalone AR powered iOS applications that have gained tremendous momentum Examples of AR VR based applications are iOS applications such as Dance Reality and Houzz. Therefore, 2020 seems to be better for AR and VR apps.
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) mdash; MGM has installed thousands of solar panels at its resort casino in Springfield, Massachusetts.The company said this month that the more than 3,000 panel solar canopy atop the casino''s parking garage will generate more than 1,600 megawatt hours of electricity when it goes online in January.
On a Sunday, the book Sridevi written by Satyarth Nayak, a former journalist and writer for Porus on Sony, was launched. It was unveiled to a Mumbai audience at the Taj Lands End. The cover is a blend of the well acclaimed screen goddess s poise, and doe eyed demeanour which sets her apart from the rest. The unveiling of the book was followed by a talk between journalist and author Anil Dharker, film producer and director Karan Johar and author, scriptwriter Nayak himself.
China Friday launched one of the world''s most powerful rockets in a major step forward for its planned mission to Mars in 2020. The heavy lift Long March 5 rocket carrying a Shijian 20 test satellite payload blasted off from the Wenchang launch site on the southern island of Hainan at 8:45pm (12:45pm GMT or 6:15pm IST), a livestream from state broadcaster CCTV showed.
Chandigarh UNI: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) would #39; #39;gherao #39; #39; Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh ''s official residence in Chandigarh on January 7, in protest against the government #39;s decision to hike electricity tariff in the state, party MLAs Aman Arora and Meet Hayer said here on Friday.
Russia is not synonymous with President Vladimir Putin, nor with his United Russia party, nor with Yevgeny Prigozhin, the head of a private military company carrying out the Kremlin s wishes in Syria and eastern Ukraine. Rather, Russia is embodied by its 146 million citizens, most of whom just want to live in a civilized world, and in a country where freedom and human rights are respected and upheld by credible independent institutions.The real voice of Russia often goes unheard, both within the country and abroad. Outside observers might think that the current government has the support of the population. But it isn t so. The mass protests in Moscow and other cities this past summer show that while formal power remains in the hands of Putin and his party, Russians are ready to assert their rights and demand democracy.