Get Into the Drone Game With These Entry Level Options

first_imgLet us know what you like about Geek by taking our survey. Drones are one of the latest gadgets that modern geek culture has sort of glommed onto. And what’s not to like? They’re basically the ultimate RC, and we’ve been tinkering for those for… as far as I can remember, at least. But! With the sudden burst in popularity, there’s been a glut of models with tons of different features.Some of that can be confusing. If you want something that can carry a GoPro, you’ll need to look for one with a mount. Most drones are really hard to fly, too — especially once they start getting expensive. And not every drone can be flown immediately. Many, often labeled “BNF” and “ARF” require some additional steps or parts.In the interest of getting you, dear reader, airborne, we’ve gone out and found some of the best drones you can get for under $250. All of these are ready to fly and get our hearty recommendation.DBPOWER UDI U842This machine from DBPOWER comes with a 720p camera that can stream to your phone or tablet via WiFi. Yeah can either live stream or save video for later, plus you can use your device’s accelerometer to steer the drone if you’re not a fan of the controller. This is an ideal drone for people new to the hobby as well. The UDI 842 has a “headless” mode to make control a bit easier. That essentially means that you don’t have to worry about orientation when flying, and the controller will automatically compensate for your inputs to that you don’t have to think about which way the drone is facing relative to you. A small addition, but it can be a huge help for new pilots. If you get really serious, you’ll want to fly without it so that you can get used to it (think of it as the difference between manual and automatic transmission), but if you’re only looking to get into drones as a casual hobby, this makes start-up a lot simpler.Holy Stone F181The F181 from Holy Stone is another fully-loaded quadcopter that’s ready-to-fly. It’s not quite as feature-packed as the U842, but it’s also $50 with most of the same functionality.UDI U818A The signature feature of the U818A from UDIis its VR headset compatibility. With it, you can strap on the Samsung Gear VR or Google’s Dream and feel what it’s like to fly around. Now, I suspect that it’d make just about anyone sick in no time, but if you’ve got an iron stomach, you could well have some unique experiences. The drone also comes with a spare battery to help you get a little bit more flight time.DBPOWER MJX X400WGetting into the more entry-level drones, we have the DBPOWER MJX X400W (insert obligatory “that’s a mouthful”). It’s not going to be as easy to fly or give you quite the same mileage as some of our other entries, but if you’re unsure if drones are for you, $70 is a lot easier to swallow than $160. With that cash, you’ll get everything you need to start flying. This model is ready-to-go out of the box, and it does have some ease-of-use features for newbies, namely gyro stabilization for easier pictures and video capture.Holy Stone F181WHoly Stone is a well-recognized, solid brand in the drone space. And their entry-level piece, the HSF181W could give just about any other quadcopter on this list a run for their money. It comes feature-packed with typically spendy add-ins like altitude hold, so you can easily stabilize the copter and focus on exploring the skies.Coolmade DM009The DM007 Nighthawk is the successor to one of the popular models from any company: the DM007. The product line update includes a dramatically improved motor that cuts down on power draw so you can have longer flights. Combined with the larger battery, this model from Coolmade has more flight time than any other copter on the list with up to 15 minutes. Plus you get two batteries in the box — letting you swap them out quickly to keep flying.last_img read more

Press Talk The Donalds still together

first_img Dear Mr. President,OK, OK, those first 100 days were a real mess, right? Look, I know you’re the spin master, and you love to blame absolutely everybody else for your shortcomings, but — come on, sir — it’s beginning to feel more and more like your training for this most important gig is coming from Honey Boo Boo.Let’s hope this second 100 days will be much, much more outstanding, terrific, tremendous. You can begin with fewer adjectives and more complete sentences.Now, before I get into the crux of this letter, I want to be upfront with you, Mr. President. I’m part of the mainstream media. You say you hate us, but I’m pretty sure you secretly admire us. Maybe even love us. I bet if we met, you might want to give me a kiss. No kidding. Hey once — OK, twice — I kissed a politician. How can we be so bad with kissing going on? So less name calling and more smooching. Trust me.But I digress. The point of this letter, Mr. President, is your campaign pledge to drain the swamp. Remember, Mr. President? Sure, you do. And this isn’t like all those other campaign promises you went back on, Mr. President. This was the mother of all pledges, Mr. President. The “This is the big one! You hear that, Elizabeth? I’m coming to see ya, honey!” pledge.Now, Mr. President, I know all about swamps. Heck, I’m a Gator. And frankly, the Everglades could use a good draining. Someone slipped too many dang bad-boy anacondas in there. Speaking of slipping too many bad boys into the swamp (you like that transition, Mr. President?), what, in the name of good governance, were you thinking when you gave Don Benton a job in the federal government? Lou Brancaccio is The Columbian’s editor emeritus. His column of personal opinion appears the first Saturday of every month. Reach him at read more

Bahamas Govt slow to respond to Cruise Line Companies threatening to reroute

first_img The Luxury of Grace Bay in Down Town Provo Recommended for you Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApp Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsAppNassau, Bahamas, February 13, 2017 – Funky smells around the cruise center, ground transportation chaos and an unwelcoming Welcome Center is what one media report says are some reasons the Florida Caribbean Cruise Association or FCCA is citing as problems with famous Nassau, Harbour.Our dock is losing its luster and losing its cruise dockings and the FCCA explained that despite requests to fix these issues, the Bahamian Government is slow or seemingly slow to respond.  Norwegian Cruise Lines last week revealed changes which opt for Havana, Cuba over Nassau and Freeport and it is said there are other cruise lines considering the same.Minister of Tourism, Obie Wilchcombe said there is work being done to enhance the down town experience including fixing the taxi system and renovations to Festival Place are said to be nearly done.  There is increased concern about what losses The Bahamas could suffer now that Cuba is reopened but Minister Wilchcombe is quoted as banking on the fact that we can berth bigger boats so The Bahamas remains with an edge and that improvements are imminent.#MagneticMediaNews Related Items:#magneticmedianews ALERT # 2 ON POTENTIAL TROPICAL CYCLONE NINE ISSUED BY THE BAHAMAS DEPARTMENT OF METEOROLOGY THURSDAY 12TH SEPTEMBER, 2019 AT 9 PM EDT Electricity Cost of Service Study among the big agenda items at September 11 Cabinet meetinglast_img read more

ASA Welcomes EPA Registration of Enlist Duo Herbicide

first_imgThe farmer members of the American Soybean Association (ASA) welcome today’s decision by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to register Dow’s Enlist Duo herbicide for use with Enlist Duo soybeans. The new low-volatility Enlist Duo herbicide will be utilized with Enlist soybeans, when commercialized, to control resistant and difficult to manage weeds. ASA also called upon foreign markets where U.S. soybeans are exported to quickly review and approve these new biotech events so that they can be commercialized here in the United States without jeopardizing export markets and U.S. farmers can realize their benefit.“Today’s registration of Enlist Duo herbicide means that America’s soybean farmers are a step closer to having access to another integral mode of action with which they can fight yield-robbing weeds,” said ASA President and Iowa farmer Ray Gaesser. “We now look to our key export partners to approve this trait so that we can realize the full market potential of this product, without fear of jeopardizing our trading relationships with partially approved traits.”Because of the importance of export markets to U.S. soybean farmers, ASA has had long-standing policy requiring technology providers to seek and obtain approvals in key U.S. soy export markets that have import approval processes before new biotech soybean traits are openly commercialized. ASA works closely with technology companies, other members of the U.S. soy family and value chain, and the U.S. Government to facilitate timely, science-based reviews of new biotech soybean traits both domestically and abroad.last_img read more

Scott Dadich Exits Wired People on the Move — 1417

first_img Here are the rest of this week’s people on the move: Business Insider’s head of audience development Meena Thiruvengadam is leaving the company to pursue another opportunity. She’d been with the brand since late 2015 and previously worked as the editor of Yahoo Finance. Photojournalist Garrett Cortese has joined Bonnier Corp. as the editorial director of water sports brands Wakeboarding and WaterSki. He comes from Alliance Wake Magazine where he most recently served as editor and director of photography. Laura McGann has been promoted from deputy managing editor for policy and politics to editorial director, a new role at the site. Former Fox News host Gretchen Carlson has joined Motto as a columnist. Motto, Time Inc.’s site targeting Millennial women, was launched early last year. Carlson will write for the site’s newsletter, focusing on women and empowerment issues.  During his four year tenure at The New Yorker, Thompson helped lead the redesign of the brand’s site, the launch of the New Yorker Today app, and introduced a metered paywall. Andrew Richdale has been named deputy editor of Saveur. He served most recently as senior editor at AFAR magazine and has written for Details, Marie Claire and Esquire. Matthew Yorke has joined SourceMedia as CMO, a company spokeswoman confirms to Folio:. Yorke joins the B2B publisher from media agency OMD USA, where he spent more than a year as managing director of business development and marketing. Yorke previously spent 15 years with IDG, eventually rising to CEO of IDG Enterprise. Faye Brennan has been named a deputy editor of Cosmopolitan. She joins from Elite Daily where she was most recently head of sex and dating. Active Interest Media, Inc. has promoted Eric Henderson to national sales director of its Outdoor Trade Group, which includes SNEWS. Henderson was previously the group’s New Business Development director and he’ll continue to oversee Yonder, AIM’s social app for outdoor adventurers.center_img Bloomberg Media has appointed Stephen Colvin as head of Bloomberg Live, their global events division. Colvin, who most recently served as CEO of Robb Report Media, will lead the global Bloomberg Live operation and be responsible for defining live event opportunities. Thompson is taking over at an interesting time to say the very least—CN is currently going through another reorganization. However, after four years as top editor of the tech brand, Dadich is returning to his design roots with Godfrey Dadich Partners, a “strategy, design and content firm,” along with marketing industry veteran Patrick Godfrey, according to a release. Washington Post correspondent Jim Tankersley has left the newspaper to join Vox. He’ll run the politics and policy team. Lauren Williams has been promoted to executive editor. She most recently served as managing editor. Nicholas Thompson, former digital editor of The New Yorker, is replacing Scott Dadich as editor-in-chief of Wired magazine—another Condé Nast title. This marks a return for Thompson who had served as senior editor of Wired from 2005-10. Dadich, who spent 11 years at Condé Nast, oversaw the company’s efforts to create tablet editions of its magazines when the iPad was released back in 2010, Recode reports.  Vox Media made several changes to its leadership team:last_img read more

Dodge revives Sublime green paint job for Charger Challenger in Chicago

first_img 2019 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Redeye will keep your eyes wide open Preview • 2019 Dodge Challenger: Hellcat Redeye gives a taste of the demonic More about 2019 Dodge Challenger R/T Scat Pack Share your voice Review • 2019 Dodge Challenger Review Post a comment • 2020 Kia Telluride review: Kia’s new SUV has big style and bigger value 39 Photos 0 Feb 8 • Ram’s Multifunction Tailgate adds a 60-40 split Feb 8 • 2019 Chicago Auto Show recap: Big debuts from Mazda, Toyota, Subaru and more Chicago Auto Show 2019 See All Feb 8 • Ram’s Multifunction Tailgate can open like French doors 2020 BMW M340i review: A dash of M makes everything better Chicago Auto Show 2019 Dodge Enlarge Image Dodge If there’s one thing Dodge loves doing, it’s leaning on heritage. At the 2019 Chicago Auto Show, it’ll have yet another paint job ready for Throwback Thursday.Dodge announced this week that it will revive its Sublime green paint job at the Chicago Auto Show next week for both the Challenger and Charger. It hasn’t been offered on the Challenger since the 2015 model year, and it hasn’t been applied to the Charger since 2007. It’s the first time Sublime will be offered on the Charger Scat Pack and Charger SRT Hellcat models, in case the exhaust note wasn’t turning enough heads already. Dodge will also apply it to the recently revived Challenger T/A trim, a combination that hasn’t been seen since 1970.Sublime will join a host of other insanely obvious paint jobs that Dodge offers for its big, bulky brutes. While I’m probably the biggest fan of B5 Blue, the cars can also be ordered in throwback hues like Go Mango, F8 Green and Plum Crazy. OK, the purple one is pretty darn good, too.Dealers can start ordering Chargers and Challengers in Sublime this February. Like usual, you’ll be able to shove anything from a V6 all the way up to a supercharged V8 into either car. 2020 Hyundai Palisade review: Posh enough to make Genesis jealous Feb 9 • 2019 Ram 2500 HD gets accessorized with Mopar goodies Dodge reading • Dodge revives Sublime green paint job for Charger, Challenger in Chicago Tags Performance Cars Coupes Sedans More From Roadshowlast_img read more

Looking ahead the legislative session

first_imgRichard Mauer, Reporter and editor, Alaska Disptach News Listen Now:HOST: Zachariah HughesGUESTS: The Legislative session started this week, and battles are already brewing over the budget, several pre-filed bills ranging in relevance. This week’s Alaska Edition explores what’s ahead this session and how it stacks up to previous years. KSKA (FM 91.1) BROADCAST: Friday, Jan. 22, at 2:00 p.m. and Saturday, Jan. 23, at 6:00 p.m.Alaska Public Television BROADCAST: Friday, Jan. 22, at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, Jan. 23, at 6:00 p.m. John Arono, Contributing writer, Alaska Commonslast_img read more

Live Updates Sonia Gandhi is the new Congress President

first_imgThe Congress Working Committee is going to meet this evening one more time to decide on the presidential candidate of the party. It is expected that during the meet the party leaders will take a final call on the candidate to lead the party. After Rahul Gandhi rejected the party’s unanimous appeal to reconsider his resignation, the party began searching for a new head. Also Read – Congress MLA Shivakumar moves High Court seeking protection from arrest Advertise With Us Here are the Live Updates on Congress Working Committee (CWC) Meeting: ↓ Last Updated 20 days ago 20 days ago CWC might propose interim president or form a five-member panel to select a new president 20 days ago The five sub-committees may recommend Priyanka Gandhi Vadra’s name as a replacement, but it is unlikely that she would accept the offer. 20 days ago CWC is likely to accept Rahul Gandhi’s resignation as he is sitting firmly on his decision to resign. 20 days ago UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra arrive at All India Congress Committee (AICC) office for Congress Working Committee (CWC) meeting. 20 days ago Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh & Congress leaders AK Antony, Mallikarjun Kharge and Jyotiraditya Scindia arrive at All India Congress Committee (AICC) office for Congress Working Committee (CWC) meeting. 20 days ago It is learnt that the Congress leaders have divided themselves into five groups to hold discussions for picking Rahul Gandhi’s successor. 20 days ago Several Congress leaders have reached the headquarters to attend the all-important meeting where the next Congress president is likely to be announced. In the morning, five groups of zonal leaders were formed to consult and choose a leader. 20 days ago Senior leaders Ahmed Patel, AK Antony and KC Venugopal have discussed with Sonia Gandhi names of probables, one of whom could be made the interim president of the party. 20 days ago Three names of frontrunners for the Congress president’s post emerge- Rahul Gandhi, Priyanka Gandhi and Mukul Wasnik. 20 days ago Rahul Gandhi’s resignation as Congress chief still under consideration, CWC to take decision in evening, says Randeep Surjewala. Add 24liveblog to your site Start View Liveblogcenter_img 20 days ago Sonia Gandhi named as Interim Congress President  20 days ago Sonia Gandhi is the new Congress President. 20 days ago Rahul Gandhi also slammed the government and demanded answers on what is going on Kashmir. “We are extremely concerned, govt need to tell the country what is going wrong, the meeting was stopped, it was reported that the situation in J&K is worsening. PM and govt must tell the country with transparency about what is happening.” 20 days ago I was called by Congress Working Committee to discuss about Jammu and Kashmir: Rahul Gandhi 20 days ago There are reports of violence in Jammu and Kashmir. We stopped our deliberation on Congress chief and instead had a discussion on Jammu and Kashmir: Rahul Gandhi 20 days ago Rahul Gandhi has arrived to attend the CWC meeting 20 days ago Delhi: Congress Working Committee (CWC) meeting underway at All India Congress Committee (AICC) office.— ANI (@ANI) August 10, 2019last_img read more

Land services over cell phone

first_img.The land office of Keraniganj, Dhaka, has taken a unique initiative for hassle-free land services. Any sort of information to land issues will be provided over phone by the office of South Keraniganj revenue circle in Dhaka’s Keraniganj upazila. Similarly, complaints can be lodged over the cell phone too. Upazila assistant commissioner on Monday announced that land owners can call the land office with their queries at cell phone number 01933444055.According to the land office, land owners can receive this service on weekdays, from Sunday to Thursday. The number will be active from 9pm to 5 pm. The number will remain switched off during the weekend and the public holidays. Any complaints and information will be noted down and owners will be contacted later. Rakib Hasan, assistant commissioner of South Keraniganj revenue circle, said, “We want to reduce people’s sufferings. Land owners come to the land office for information and with complaints. From now on nobody will need to come physically here for information and complaints. They can do it over phone”Moriruzzaman, a deed writer of south Rajendrapur in Keraniganj, said, “This service will save time and money. We will certainly benefit from it and it should not stop.” He called the given number and received necessary information, he said.Rakib Hassan assured that the service will continue.Pradeep Kumar Das, joint secretary of the land ministry, has appreciated the AC’s efforts in providing service to the clients. He said the ministry would support any unique idea regarding land services, adding that, “We will appreciate it if others experiment similarly.”According to the land ministry, certain decisions have been taken to conduct such initiatives like arranging land fairs in a similar manner as as tax fairs, observing land weeks, arranging a help desk in each land office, and so on. *This report, originally published in Prothom Alo online, has been rewritten in English by Farjana Liakat.last_img read more

Dengue patients fall in number at hospitals

first_imgDengueSix-year-old Musnan was under treatment at the Dhaka paediatric hospital. Not being able to get up and play, she idly drew cartoons on her legs, sitting under the mosquito net to avoid being bitten by mosquitoes again. Prothom Alo File PhotoThe number of patients afflicted with dengue is lessening in hospitals around the country. Over the past 24 hours, 1200 new patients have been admitted to hospitals in Dhaka and outside the capital. This was 43 per cent less than the previous day.Speaking at a press briefing on Tuesday afternoon, director of the disease control unit of the health directorate Sanya Tahmina said, “Fewer dengue patients have been admitted over the past few days. It is not clear whether this is because of the Eid holidays or any other reason. It would not be scientific to comment or express any hope in this regard.”According to the health emergency operation centre and control room of the health directorate, over the past 24 hours 599 dengue patients were admitted to hospitals in Dhaka and 601 to hospitals in various districts outside of Dhaka.Many patients are leaving the hospitals too. On Monday, 1200 patients were admitted and 1659 were released from the hospitals.So far this year, 44,471 patients were admitted to government and private hospitals around the country, with 36,884 recovering and returning home.Sanya Tahmina told the press briefing, “The doctors and nurses have been working tirelessly over the past few days. They all deserve our thanks.”last_img read more

The Ember project announces version 37 of Emberjs Ember Data and Ember

first_imgAfter releasing Ember 3.6 last month, the team behind the Ember project released version 3.7 of Ember.js, Ember Data, and Ember CLI, last week. As always, Ember 3.7 embarks the start of 3.8 beta cycle for all the subprojects. This version drops support for Babel 6 and Node 4, along with a few bug fixes and performance improvements. There are no changes in the Ember Data subproject. Updates in Ember.js 3.7 In Ember.js 3.7, the support for Node 4 has been dropped explicitly and if you want to upgrade to this version you need to first upgrade your Node version. Also, Node 6 support is planned to end in the next few months. Updates in Ember CLI The last usage of Babel 6 removed: The last usage of Babel 6 is removed in Ember CLI 3.7. Babel 6 was used for supporting compiling templates in addon/. It was also used for supporting addon-test-support/ in the addons that do not have any .js processors. Since the module compilation between Babel 6 and Babel 7 is compatible, this update is not a breaking change. Compatibility section in addon README: Another update is a Compatibility section in addon README. Whenever a new addon is generated using Ember CLI, a README file is also generated for the addon. This README will now come with a compatibility section, which enables you to easily communicate to users about what are the requirements to use the addon. You can upgrade to Ember CLI using the following commands: npm install -g ember-cli-update ember-cli-update Read Next The Ember project releases version 3.5 of Ember.js, Ember Data, and Ember CLI The Ember project announces version 3.4 of Ember.js, Ember Data, and Ember CLI Ember project releases v3.2.0 of Ember.js, Ember Data, and Ember CLIlast_img read more

Riot games is struggling with sexism and lack of diversity employees plan

first_imgUpdate as on 6 May, 2019: Riot Games announced early Friday that they will soon start giving new employees the option to opt-out of some mandatory arbitration requirements when they are hired. The catch – The arbitration will initially narrowly focused on a specific set of employees for a specific set of causes. Riot games employees are planning to walkout in protest of the company’s sexist culture and lack of diversity. Riot has been in the spotlight since Kotaku published a detailed report highlighting how five current and former Riot employees filed lawsuits against the company citing the sexist culture that fosters in Riot. Out of the five employees, two were women. Per Kotaku, last Thursday, Riot filed a motion to force two of those women, whose lawsuits revolved around the California Equal Pay Act, into private arbitration. In their motions, Riot’s lawyer argues that these employees waived their rights to a jury trial when they signed arbitration agreements upon their hiring. Private arbitration makes these employees less likely to win against Riot. In November last year, 20,000 Google employees along with Temps, Vendors, and Contractors walked out to protest the discrimination, racism, and sexual harassment encountered at Google’s workplace. This Walkout lead to Google ending forced arbitration for its full-time employees. Google employees are also organizing a phone drive, in a letter published on Medium, to press lawmakers to legally end forced arbitration. Per the Verge, “The employees are organizing a phone bank for May 1st and asking for people to make three calls to lawmakers — two to the caller’s senators and one to their representative — pushing for the FAIR Act, which was recently reintroduced in the House of Representatives.” Following Google, Facebook also made changes to its forced arbitration policy for sexual harassment claims Not only sexual harassment, game developers also undergo unfair treatment in terms of work conditions, job instability, and inadequate pay. In February, The American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO), published an open letter on Kotaku. The letter urges the video game industry workers to unionize and voice their support for better treatment within the workplace. Following this motion, Riot employees have organized to walkout in protest demanding Rio leadership to end force arbitration against the two current employees. This walkout is planned for Monday, May 6. An internal document from Riot employees as seen by Kotaku describes the demands laid out by walkout organizers a clear intention to end forced arbitration, a precise deadline (within 6 months) by which to end it a commitment to not force arbitration on the women involved in the ongoing litigations against Riot. Riot’s sexist culture and lack of diversity The investigation conducted by Kotaku last year unveiled some major flaws in Riot’s culture and in gaming companies, in general. Over 28 current and former Riot employees, spoke to Kotaku with stories that echoed of Riot’s female employees being treated unfairly and being on the receiving end of gender discrimination. An employee named Lucy told Kotaku that on thinking of hiring a woman in the leadership role she heard plenty of excuses for why her female job candidates weren’t Riot material. Some were “ladder climbers.” Others had “too much ego.” Most weren’t “gamer enough.” A few were “too punchy,” or didn’t “challenge convention”, she told Kotaku. She also shared her personal experiences facing discrimination. Often her manager would imply that her position was a direct result of her appearance. Every few months, she said, a male boss of hers would comment in public meetings about how her kids and husband must really miss her while she was at work. Women are often told they don’t fit in the company’s ‘bro culture’; an astonishing eighty percent of Riot employees are men, according to data Riot collected from employees’ driver’s licenses. “The ‘bro culture’ there is so real,” said one female source to Kotaku, who said she’d left the company due to sexism. “It’s agonizingly real. It’s like working at a giant fraternity.” Among other people Kotaku interviewed, stories were told on how women were being groomed for promotions, and doing jobs above their title and pay grade, until men were suddenly brought in to replace them. Another women told Kotaku, “how a colleague once informed her, apparently as a compliment, that she was on a list getting passed around by senior leaders detailing who they’d sleep with.” Two former employees also added that they “felt pressure to leave after making their concerns about gender discrimination known.” Many former Riot employees also refused to come forward to share their stories and refrained from participating in the walkout. For some, this was in fear of retaliation from Riot’s fanbase; Riot is the creator of the popular game League of Legends. Others told that they were restricted from talking on the record because of non-disparagement agreements they signed before leaving the company. The walkout threat spread far enough that it prompted a response from Riot’s chief diversity officer, Angela Roseboro, in the company’s private Slack over the weekend reports Waypoint. In a copy of the message obtained by Waypoint, Roseboro says“ We’re also aware there may be an upcoming walkout and recognize some Rioters are not feeling heard. We want to open up a dialogue on Monday and invite Rioters to join us for small group sessions where we can talk through your concerns, and provide as much context as we can about where we’ve landed and why. If you’re interested, please take a moment to add your name to this spreadsheet. We’re planning to keep these sessions smaller so we can have a more candid dialogue.” Riot CEO Nicolo Laurent also acknowledged the talk of a walkout in a statement “We’re proud of our colleagues for standing up for what they believe in. We always want Rioters to have the opportunity to be heard, so we’re sitting down today with Rioters to listen to their opinions and learn more about their perspectives on arbitration. We will also be discussing this topic during our biweekly all-company town hall on Thursday. Both are important forums for us to discuss our current policy and listen to Rioter feedback, which are both important parts of evaluating all of our procedures and policies, including those related to arbitration.” Tech worker union, Game workers unite, Googlers for ending forced arbitration have stood up in solidarity with Riot employees. “Forced arbitration clauses are designed to silence workers and minimize the options available to people hurt by these large corporations” “Employees at Riot Games are considering a walkout, and the organization efforts has prompted an internal response from company executives”, tweeted Others have also joined in support. Read Next #NotOkGoogle: Employee-led town hall reveals hundreds of stories of retaliation at Google DataCamp reckons with its #MeToo movement; CEO steps down from his role indefinitely Microsoft’s #MeToo reckoning: female employees speak out against workplace harassment and discriminationlast_img read more

Trulia 2012 Looking Good for Overall Price Growth

first_img If current trends persist, this year may be the first year since 2006 the housing market records an annual price increase, according to a report released Thursday by “”Trulia””: [IMAGE]At the current rate of change, the year could close with a 4 percent price annual price increase. Asking prices rose 2.5 percent year-over-year in September. When foreclosure sales are excluded, prices were up 3.5 percent. Month-over-month, asking prices were up 0.5 percent in September. [COLUMN_BREAK]””The timing of the housing price rebound couldn’t be better for President Obama,”” said Jed Kolko, chief economist at Trulia. He points out that asking prices are rising in most swing states, which will help the president’s campaign. North Carolina is the only swing state to record a year-over-year price decline in September, and that was less than a 1 percent decline. Nevada posted the greatest increase among the swing states, 7 percent, closely followed by Florida with a 6.9 percent increase. Colorado posted a 5.5 percent increase, Iowa, a 3.2 percent rise, Missouri a 2.4 percent gain, and Virginia posted a slight 0.4 percent increase. Meanwhile, rent prices not only continue to rise but also are rising faster than home prices. Trulia recorded a 4.8 percent rise in rental prices year-over-year in September. In a survey of the 25 largest rental markets, Trulia found Houston and Miami experienced the steepest price gains year-over-year in September with rent in Houston rising 15.9 percent and rent in Miami rising 10.4 percent. On the other hand, San Francisco, which recorded a 14.5 percent rent price gain in June, posted a 7.2 percent gain in September. Trulia: 2012 Looking Good for Overall Price Growth October 5, 2012 449 Views Agents & Brokers Attorneys & Title Companies Home Prices Investors Lenders & Servicers Processing Rental Properties Service Providers Trulia 2012-10-05 Krista Franks Brockcenter_img in Data, Government, Origination, Secondary Market, Servicing, Technology Sharelast_img read more

Investment bids for Larnaca development expected in April

first_imgTwo bids for the development of the port and marina in Larnaca from Israel and China are expected to be submitted by the end of April, Transport Minister Marios Demetriades said on Tuesday.After meeting the city’s mayor Andreas Vyras, Demetriades said he had hoped the development of the port and marina would have happened before his term ended.He noted that the process is nearing its completion, expressing his belief that with persistence and patience this large project can be implemented.Demetriades said there is no other way forward, adding that it doesn’t have to do with how much money the state will earn from the deal but rather with creating infrastructure projects for the benefit of the city.Referring to the tender process, he noted that the two companies interested have asked for an extension of approximately six weeks form the original March 16 deadline.Following the meeting, Vyras said it is “a very important project, which we want to see implemented because it concerns the economic growth of our city and a message we are sending for new investments.”You May LikeDr. Marty ProPower Plus Supplement3 Dangerous Foods People Feed Their Dogs (Without Realizing It)Dr. Marty ProPower Plus SupplementUndoPopularEverythingColorado Mom Adopted Two Children, Months Later She Learned Who They Really ArePopularEverythingUndoSecurity SaversWindows Users Advised To Do This TodaySecurity SaversUndo Turkish Cypriot actions in Varosha ‘a clear violation’ of UN resolutions, Nicosia saysUndoConcern over falling tourism numbersUndoPensioner dies after crash on Paphos-Polis roadUndoby Taboolaby Taboolalast_img read more

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