Google backs feature phone platform player

first_img Google invested $22 million in KaiOS Technologies, which the company said will enable it to “fast track development and global deployment” of its operating system designed for “smart feature phones”.While stating its platform is “not Firefox OS”, KaiOS is based on the original Mozilla project with staff from that team working on its engineering and user experience. It said the OS has “developed into something much more robust and expanded” than the Firefox platform.In addition to the investment, Google and KaiOS Technologies will work to make Google Assistant, Maps, YouTube and Search available for KaiOS users.“Having an intelligent voice assistant on an affordable mobile phone is truly revolutionary as it helps overcome some of the limitations a keypad brings,” Sebastien Codeville, CEO of KaiOS Technologies, said.KaiOS is the platform used by Indian operator Reliance Jio in its JioPhones. The company said it also works with TCL Communications, Doro, HMD Global and Micromax, along with operators Sprint, AT&T and T-Mobile US.The platform is also used in the Nokia 8110 feature phone announced by HMD Global at Mobile World Congress. Previous ArticleKeynote: Gloria Eisman, LightBeeNext ArticleTimes Internet closes MX Player acquisition Steve works across all of Mobile World Live’s channels and played a lead role in the launch and ongoing success of our apps and devices services. He has been a journalist…More Read more Español Google taps retail with NYC store AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to LinkedInLinkedInLinkedInShare to TwitterTwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookFacebookShare to MoreAddThisMore 28 JUN 2018 Steve Costello Tags center_img Author Mobile Mix: AI, Android and open RAN Google renueva Android y muestra novedades en IA Home Google backs feature phone platform player Related Googlelast_img read more

ITC opens Samsung, Motorola patent probe

first_img Related AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to LinkedInLinkedInLinkedInShare to TwitterTwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookFacebookShare to MoreAddThisMore 03 MAR 2021 ITC probes Maxell patent complaint against Apple Devices Previous ArticleRivals invest $23M in SKT-led app storeNext ArticleUS mobile broadband user numbers rise Top US court weighs Google, Oracle patent case Home ITC opens Samsung, Motorola patent probe Diana is Mobile World Live’s US Editor, reporting on infrastructure and spectrum rollouts, regulatory issues, and other carrier news from the US market. Diana came to GSMA from her former role as Editor of Wireless Week and CED Magazine, digital-only… Read more center_img Apple dealt $500M blow in VirnetX patent row Author Samsung Electronics and Lenovo-owned Motorola Mobility faced the prospect of an import ban on certain LTE devices after the US International Trade Commission (ITC) opened an investigation into alleged patent infringements.The probe follows a complaint from Texas-based Evolved Wireless filed last month accusing the companies of violating three of its patents covering methods for transmitting data and radio access information needed to establish a network connection.Evolved Wireless asked the ITC to issue a cease and desist, and exclusion order limiting imports of products which infringe on its patents.The agency explained it had yet to make a decision on the merits of the case and would assign a judge to hold an evidentiary hearing to determine whether a violation of US law had occurred.It pledged to provide a target date for completion of its investigation within 45 days.The case is the ITC’s second to involve Samsung in as many months, after it detailed plans to probe a 5G patent dispute between the company and Ericsson. Subscribe to our daily newsletter Back patent dispute Tags Diana Goovaerts last_img read more

Gensler’s Phoenix Office Announces Staff Appointments

first_imgThe Phoenix office of Gensler announces its newest appointed staff. Gensler promotions are made on an annual basis in recognition of outstanding client service, leadership, innovation, contribution to the organization, and community involvement. The two new Senior Associates and two new Associates have demonstrated exceptional commitment to these values and to Gensler’s vision to be the global design firm that redefines what is possible through the power of design.>> Melissa Holm Interiors Design Director | Senior Associate: Recently promoted to Design Director, Holm has 12 years of design and technical experience on a wide range of project types from retail to high end law firms. She provides valuable flexibility in all phases of a project from full service design to construction administration services. A NCIDQ certified designer and LEED Accredited Professional, Holm has worked on award winning designs for such clients as Polsinelli Shughart and the Phoenix Westin Downtown.>> Patrick Magness Technical Leader | Senior Associate: Magness brings more than 14 years of experience to projects and clients, leading technical integration at every level. As a registered architect and LEED-AP BD+C, his experience includes higher education, civic, sports facility, hospitality, and health + wellness projects. Magness drives sustainable design efforts in the Phoenix office and has been a part of project teams honored with more than 20 design awards. He is an active member of the AIA, Phoenix Metro Chapter Advocacy Committee and recipient of the AIA Arizona Young Architects Citation Award, 2011. He was a 2013 PTK Up and Comer.>> Mike Stanley Senior Project Manager | Associate: With nearly 30 years experience, Stanley has a multi-faceted architectural background serving as a Senior Project Manager. As a registered architect, he has professional experience on a wide range of building types including higher education facilities, laboratories, data centers, offices, hospitals, hotels, office buildings and civic buildings. He has worked on more than 200 projects worth in excess of $4B during his career.>> Philip Westermann Project Manager | Associate: Westermann has more than 12 years of design and technical leadership experience with exceptional proficiency in all project phases, from early design and documentation, through project implementation and completion. A seasoned professional with a focus on corporate interiors, he has also successfully led teams on education and multi-family residential projects. He is a NCIDQ certified designer and LEED Accredited Professional who is active in the local IIDA Southwest Chapter.last_img read more

Eating something sweet can lead to a romantic date

first_imgThe Washington Post:Ate something bitter? It can make you judgmental. Feeling love is all around? It can make even water taste sweeter. Not only do our emotions influence our perceptions of taste, but what we taste can also change how we feel, scientists have found.“The tongue could be a window to the psyche,” says Nancy Dess, a professor of psychology at Occidental College in Los Angeles, pointing to the growing number of studies that connect taste perception with emotions and even personality types.…In that study, close to 1,000 Americans were given standard personality and taste-preference questionnaires. People who enjoyed foods with bitter notes — such as grapefruit, tonic water, coffee and radishes — were more likely to admit that they enjoyed tormenting people or that they tend to manipulate others to get their way. “And these effects are not tiny, either,” says Austrian psychologist Christina Sagioglou, the study’s lead author.…“The findings suggest that judgments involving morality, e.g. jury deliberations, opinions on sociopolitical issues, could potentially reflect and be swayed by what individuals eat and drink,” said one of the study’s authors, Natalie Kacinik, a professor of psychology at the City University of New York, in an email.Read the whole story: The Washington Post More of our Members in the Media >last_img read more

Pendulum swings against offices in West End

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Atlas Copco Compressors Appoints Neil Breedlove As Vice President, Business Line Manager For US Oil-Free Air Division

first_imgROCK HILL, S.C. – Atlas Copco Compressors has appointed Neil Breedlove vice president, business line manager for its U.S. oil-free air division. Breedlove received his executive master in business administration degree from Baylor University. AdvertisementClick Here to Read MoreAdvertisement “Neil brings over 28 years of experience in oil-free air, and has worked with many of the industries that require oil-free air for critical processes, including oil and gas, power generation, steel fabrication, food and beverage, semiconductor, air separation and automotive,” said John Brookshire, president, Atlas Copco Compressors LLC. “His experience in all aspects of the business line will serve him as he works to grow the oil-free air business according to our short- and long-term business goals.” Breedlove was previously the manager of CTS Service Sales – Southern Region and served as the regional sales manager for both the industrial and oil-free air division. He began his career at Atlas Copco as a design assembly and test engineer within the oil-free engineering group and was part of the team responsible for the finished build-out of both the standard and customized oil-free Z series compressor. In his new position, Breedlove will be responsible for continuing the development and growth of the company’s oil-free air business in the U.S. He also will be responsible for maintaining a strong sales and marketing team to develop and implement business development goals in accordance with the oil-free air division’s targets and objectives.last_img read more

Sama-sama Cantik! Singapore Airlines Pernah Tugaskan Awak Kabin Kembar Identik Pada Penerbangan yang Sama

first_img“Mulai dari bangku sekolah dasar hingga bangku perguruan tinggi, kami selalu bersama,” tutur Lynn.Sampai di satu titik dimana mereka berdua melamar menjadi awak kabin dari Singapore Airlines dan mulai menjalani tugasnya masing-masing. Sejak mereka masuk Singapore Airlines, dua bersaudara ini mulai terpisah satu sama lain karena tuntutan pekerjaan. Hingga pada Desember 2018 silam, Liz dan Lynn ditugaskan untuk melayani penumpang pada perjalanan dari Singapura menuju Paris PP.Dalam penerbangan Singapore Airlines SQ 334 dan SQ333, mereka berdua bertugas sebagaimana mestinya yang dilakukan oleh seorang awak kabin – melayani penumpang dengan sebaik-baiknya.“Dalam perjalanan menuju Singapura, kami berada di lorong kabin yang sama untuk membagikan handuk kepada para penumpang, dan kala itu, reaksi penumpang sedikit kebingungan karena melihat ada dua orang yang sama yang melayani mereka – padahal kami berdua adalah kembar identik,” tandas Lynn.“Penumpang yang menyadari bahwa ada awak kabin kembar identik di penerbangan tersebut langsung memberitahu penumpang lain. Bahkan tidak sedikit dari mereka yang mengajak kami foto bersama,” imbuhnya.Baca Juga: Mau Jadi Awak Kabin Singapore Airlines? Cek Dulu Pelatihan dan Syarat-Syaratnya Berikut Ini!Namun seperti yang sudah disebutkan di atas, menjadi awak kabin di maskapai yang sama tidaklah selalu menyenangkan bagi mereka, dimana mereka lebih sering terpisah satu sama lain dalam kurun waktu yang cukup lama.“Mungkin kami bertemu hanya dua atau tiga bulan sekali, karena tuntutan pekerjaan,” tegas Liz.“Momen terbang ke Paris bersama Lynn pada Desember 2018 kemarin tidak akan bisa dilupakan begitu saja. Selain ini momen pertama kami terbang bersama, Paris merupakan tempat favorit kami berdua,” tambahnya. Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Like this:Like Loading… Related Liz dan Lynn Ng. Sumber: Mothership Jika satu awak kabin cantik saja di dalam sebuah penerbangan sudah bisa mendebarkan hati, lalu bagaimana ceritanya jika ternyata awak kabin tersebut kembar identik dan tengah bertugas di dalam penerbangan yang sama. Wah, bisa-bisa incaran Anda tertukar! Nah, kejadian ini sempat terjadi pada bulan Desember 2018 silam, dimana awak kabin kembar identik dari maskapai Singapore Airlines tengah bertugas pada satu penerbangan yang sama.Baca Juga: 50 Tahun Tak Berjumpa, Awak Kabin dan Pilot Malaysia-Singapore Airlines ReunianSebagaimana yang dilansir dari laman (13/6), Liz dan Lynn Ng, 22 tahun, merupakan kembar identik yang sama-sama berprofesi sebagai awak kabin dari maskapai kenegaraan Singapura, Singapore Airlines. Selayaknya kembar identik lain, mereka selalu bersama dalam kondisi dan situasi apapun. Tidak jarang juga mereka berbagai satu sama lain, mengenakan baju yang sama, dan kebiasaan lain yang selalu dilakukan oleh kembar identik lainnya.last_img read more

Man Utd equal Prem record for most penalties in a season with dodgy Bruno spot kick which VAR chiefs admit was a mistake

first_img REAL vs FAKE GOLD Funny animals make you happy and laugh funny animal compilation MANCHESTER UNITED equalled a Premier League record following Bruno Fernandes’ controversial penalty against Aston Villa.The Portuguese midfielder swept home a first-half spot-kick after he was deemed to have been brought down by Ezri Konsa.The penalty was United’s 13th of the season – equalling the Premier League record for spot-kicks awarded in a single campaign.The Red Devils have now drawn level with the Crystal Palace team of 2004/05 and Leicester City’s title-winning side from 2015/16.Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s men still have four matches remaining this season to break the record.Yet controversy reigned around their latest spot-kick after replays appeared to show Fernandes was the one who committed the foul.The 25-year-old then punished the relegation-threatened hosts by scoring from 12 yards at Villa Park, before United ran out 3-0 winners. The Premier League later confirmed that referee Jon Moss was wrong to award the penalty and that VAR Graham Scott should have overruled the decision.The decision compounded Villa’s relegation fears and boss Dean Smith blasted the officials after the match.He said: “It all turned around on the penalty decision.“I can understand Jon Moss getting it wrong but that goes to VAR, I don’t know what they are looking at. It’s a disgraceful decision. I can’t really tell you what I think about it as I’ll get fined. It’s a poor decision. They’ve got a screen they can go to and look at but they don’t seem to be bothered now.“Anybody who has been in football knows Fernandes is trying to do a drag back. His first foot is on the ball and his second is on Konsa’s shin.“I thought he was going to give a foul the other way.”Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says Man United ‘could have scored 3,4,5 more’ vs Aston Villa but heaps praise on goalscorer Mason Greenwood Travel Diary // Vietnam 2017 What’s This “Trick” Called? Comment Down Below!! Source: Soccer – Funny Moments Of Football Amazing Controlled Building Demolition You Probably Haven’t Seen Before People Slammed By Massive Waves 4 Omg this is awesome 🙂last_img read more

It’s in the mail

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Selkirk College Saints Set for BCIHL Stretch Drive

first_imgEarlier this month the team traveled to the Lower Mainland where they took part in the BCIHL University Showcase. The Saints beat both Trinity Western and the University of Victoria, but fell 4-3 to SFU in an entertaining game that was decided in a shootout.“The showcase gave us a good opportunity to get a focused look at where we are at this point in the season,” says Heaven.“All three games featured excellent hockey and our guys showed that we can win on any given night. There were also a lot of scouts in the stands taking a look at how our players might fit into another program once they graduate from Selkirk College. Our guys certainly gave them something to think about.”The trio of Dallas Calvin, Jamie Vlanich and Ryan Edwards continue to lead the way offensively for the Saints. All three West Kootenay-raised forwards are in the top-five of league scoring, but Heaven says the team’s depth is what stands out.“It’s fun to watch these young men perform on the ice,” says Heaven.“But championship teams are not built with one line or three individual players. It’s a luxury as a coach to be able to roll four lines and know that every single player has the ability to make an important contribution each time they are out there. Most importantly, our play in our own zone has been developing well, we are fortunate to have such a strong defensive core and great goaltending.”Trinity Western currently sits third in the league, but are last season’s defending regular season champions. Heaven expects an entertaining game on Friday night.“When we played them earlier this month, it was a great battle,” says Heaven.“They have one of the top goaltenders in the league [Silas Matthy] who is able to withstand our constant attack on offence. It took a powerplay goal by Ashton McLeod midway through the third period to get the win. I’m expecting another great game and this will be an important test as we make our way to the playoffs.”The BCIHL post-season begins on the March 11-13 weekend. Friday night’s game at the Castlegar & District Recreation Centre begins at 7 p.m. The Selkirk College Saints pursuit of a fourth straight British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) title begins in earnest Friday against the Trinity Western Spartans.With the second semester of play underway, the three-time defending league champions begin a string of five straight home games at the Castlegar & District Recreation Centre where they hope to get a firm grasp on the top seed heading into the post-season.“This team certainly has what it takes to become champions once again,” says Saints head coach Brent Heaven.“There’s still plenty of work to be done and we are going to get better, but we have put ourselves in a great position to compete with any team in this league.”The Saints currently sit one point back of Simon Fraser University (SFU) for first place in the BCIHL standings.The team is coming off a big 7-3 Saturday night win against Eastern Washington University in Cheney, Washington where the powerplay got hot with five goals on seven opportunities.last_img read more