Angels of history in the Capital

first_imgVikas Kalra, a renowned young artist also referred to as ‘contemporary Souza’ is all set for his solo show titled ‘Angel of History’ presented by Siddharth Tagore of Art Konsult in the capital. The show will be curated by noted art critic and curator Johny ML.Known for his strong visual expressionist language, Kalra has already conducted five solo exhibitions in the city and elsewhere. Inspired by the works of Pablo Piccaso and Souza, Kalra has already become an integral part of the elite art collections in the country and abroad. He has established a space of his own and has worked his ways through the dense forest of the Indian art scene.  His sense of aesthetic capability has been his forte throughout which is quite evident in his works.DETAILWhere: Visual art Gallery, India Habitat centreWhen: 16 April to 19 April Time: 11am to 8pmlast_img read more

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Act and action

first_imgThe 17th Bharat Rang Mahotsav that started off on February 1 is in full swing. Many Indian and international plays are being performed every day. Here’s a summary of the performances on the ninth and tenth day.The 9th day of the event opened with the play Stage Directions of O’Neill, Vol 2 at Sanmukh. Directed by Ajeet Singh Palawat, it is a follow up to the Drama Desk nominated The Complete & Condensed Stage Directions of Eugene O’Neill, Volume 1. Stage Directions of O’Neill, Volume 2 spans the years 1913 – 1915, and includes his plays Recklessness, Warnings, Fog, Abortion, and The Sniper. Also Read – ‘Playing Jojo was emotionally exhausting’The next play was Kurbani directed by Soumitra Chatterjee. The Bengali play unfolds at a small and significant police outpost on the Indo-Bangladesh border.  The one-hour play was staged at LTG Auditorium.The next performance was Jumleela. It is a tale of an elephant, Hathi, who dies an undue death because of the selfishness of men. A political satire, it offers a comment on the contemporary narrative of people and politics. The 1 hour 30 minute play was directed by Arjun Deo Charan and staged a Sri Ram Centre.   Also Read – Leslie doing new comedy special with NetflixStaging next was Naseeruddin Shah’s direction Kambakhat Bilkul Aurat at Kamani Auditorium. It is a collection of three stories – Amar Bel, Nanhi ki Naani, Do Haath. Mun Lean Inanna was staged next at Abhimanch. Directed by Haukur J Gunnarsson, the 1 hour 20 minute stage version of Mun lean Inanna (I am Inanna) four particular stories were staged. This stage version brings together the old lyrics from ancient Sumer in the Sami language, Sami music, Japanese-inspired movements, costumes inspired by the Middle East and textiles from indigenous people all over the world. The 10th day of the festival opened up with Anoop Joshi’s Please Mat Jao. Staged at LTG Auditorium, the 1 hour 15 minute production is inspired by two short plays of Vijay Tendulkar Ratra and Kalokh. The next was Kusha Puttalika by Asit Basu. Staged at Shi Ram Centre is about the fathomless complexity of the psyche, epitomised in the character of the protagonist Jai Chandra Prakash.  To Kill or Not to Kill was the next performance for the day at Open Lawn, NSD. Directed by Ovlyakuli Khodjakuli, the play attempts to see a male character (Hamlet) and a female character (Medea), who had gone through the power struggle of their respective genders and were also the victims of extreme violence.   The next performance was Macabre by Kamaluddin Nilu. It was staged at Kamani Auditorium. It is a tale of the desire for freedom embedded in each and every individual. It portrays the imprisonment of an individual. It also exposes and reveals the complete physical and psychological domination of an individual in the hands of an unseen and unrevealed power structure.last_img read more

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Metro railway plans to hire private security

first_imgKolkata: The Metro Railway authority is planning to hire private security personnel and install more CCTV cameras in its underground railway stations following the moral policing incident, a Metro railway spokesperson said.The incident of moral policing took place at Dum Dum metro station earlier this week.”We require more RPF personnel. We are planning to go for outsourcing security personnel. We will contact private security agencies for the purpose,” Metro Railway CPRO Indrani Banerjee said. Also Read – Heavy rain hits traffic, flightsDecision has been taken to increase the number of CCTV cameras at the metro stations, she said.”Currently there are 561 CCTV cameras (in metro stations). Before this incident we had decided to install 250 more cameras. We will install those cameras at the stations”, she said.Banerjee said a decision has also been taken to try and fit surveillance cameras inside the 13 existing air-conditioned rakes.”All our new rakes have closed circuit television cameras inside coaches. We are trying to fit Also Read – Speeding Jaguar crashes into Merc, 2 B’deshi bystanders killedsurveillance cameras inside the 13 AC rakes. It has already been sanctioned,” she said adding that a final nod from the the Research Designs and Standards Organisation (RDSO) to finalise its specifications was awaited.According to media reports, a few people on Monday objected to a man hugging his woman friend in a metro train coach. An argument ensued between the two sides and the protestors heckled the couple, pushed them out of the train and beat them up at Dumdum metro station. Protests were held outside Tollygunge and Dumdum metro stations on Wednesday against the alleged moral policing incident.There was alleged assault of some girls protesting against the moral policing by unruly Metro Railway passengers yesterday evening near Dum Dum metro station last evening and a complaint was lodged with the police.Asked about the incident, Banerjee said it had nothing to do with the Metro Railway because it “happened outside the Metro Railway jurisdiction”.A senior officer at Sinthi Police station, where the complaint was lodged said: “We are looking into the matter. We are talking to some eye witnesses who were present at the spot that time.”last_img read more

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RIP Panchayati Raj ministry

first_imgPrime Minister Narendra Modi has delivered on his promise of “cooperative federalism”— getting the states involved in the country’s decision-making and overall development—through the Union budget. Just a few days before the budget, he accepted the 14th Finance Commission’s recommendation to increase the share of the states in the central tax pool from 32 per cent to 42 per cent. The budget also kept another promise—to give the states untied funds and letting them design their development programmes according to their priorities instead of the Centre imposing centrally-sponsored schemes. On the face of it, both the decisions are impressive and long overdue. Also Read – Gateway of criminal justiceBut Modi’s cooperative federalism, aimed towards a smoother Centre-state relationship, has almost smothered to death India’s third tier of elected governments- the panchayats. A year ago, while campaigning, Modi wanted the panchayat to be to the village what Parliament is to the country. But that commitment has not been reflected in his push for federalism.The budget has left the fate of ongoing development programmes in the hands of the state governments. These programmes include the Backward Regions Grant Funds, which is being implemented in 272 backward districts to fund their development deficit through the involvement of local governments, and the Rajiv Gandhi Panchayat Sashaktikaran Abhiyaan that aims to strengthen the capacity of Panchayati Raj institutions. Both the schemes, which come under the Union Ministry of Panchayati Raj, have not been allocated any fund. It has been left to the states to decide whether to continue with these schemes. Also Read – Turning a blind eyeQuite unbelievably, the budget of the Panchayati Raj ministry has been reduced to Rs 95 crore from last year’s Rs 7,000 crore. It is a death sentence for the ministry on its 10th anniversary. Technically speaking, the cut in the ministry’s budget does not mean panchayats will not get money. They are now supposed to get their funds from state governments. The 14th Finance Commission has allocated Rs 2,00,292 crore to panchayats for the next five years, starting April 2015, and the states will decide on how to transfer this fund to panchayats. The states have been demanding such an arrangement for a long time. Constitutionally, they are within their rights to make such a demand. But the fact is that they have never been proactive in helping panchayats. In India’s devolution index, the states have performed spectacularly low in devolving funds to panchayats.It is the most prominent stumbling block in making the world’s largest decentralisation experiment effective. Now that the states have been empowered to allocate funds, what would happen if they continue with their step-motherly treatment of panchayats?When the Union Panchayati Raj ministry had control over the budget, it could impose conditions on the states to devolve funds. But now the central government cannot do much if the states don’t hold elections to panchayats within the stipulated time period of six months after the local body completes its term. State governments, with all the funds and the control they now have, may further cripple the local bodies.Almost all the states have the power to terminate a duly-electedpanchayat. But the fear of being denied funds discouraged them from exercising this power. The new mechanism denies this security to panchayats. It is a distinct possibility that the states will now design and develop programmes where panchayats will just be implementing authorities. This kills the spirit of local governance to make people participants in their own development. DOWN TO EARTHlast_img read more

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Howrah Police ensure smooth traffic flow at Howrah Maidan

first_imgKolkata: The Howrah Police is taking initiative to ensure smooth traffic movement as the work of East West Metro project is on in the congested Howrah Maidan area.Steps are being taken to ensure better movement of traffic on Bankim Setu, which is taken to reach Howrah Maidan from Howrah Bridge side. Initiatives have also been taken so that no accident takes place on the flyover.According to a police officer of the Howrah City Police, steps have been taken up so that buses from Mahatma Gandhi Road near Howrah Municipal Corporation Stadium can take GT Road to reach Bankim Setu. Earlier buses from Howrah Bridge used to take Mahatma Gandhi Road to reach Bankim Setu. But with the restriction on movement of buses on the stretch of GT Road, now buses stop on Bankim Setu, resulting in traffic congestion. The Howrah Police are now taking steps so that plying of buses on the stretch of GT Road can be restored. The discussion in this regard has also been initiated with the concerned authorities. Also Read – Heavy rain hits traffic, flightsThe officer further said the location is one of the congested places in Howrah as weekly market is set up on every Tuesday in the area. Hundreds of people visit the place on every Tuesday. Moreover, there is a college and a couple of schools as well.”It was noticed that people often risked their lives to cross the flyover to take a bus from the opposite direction. It causes obstruction to vehicles on both flanks of the flyover. We have decided to approach the concerned authorities to construct a road median with proper guard rails on the flyover,” the officer said adding that people can no longer go across the road once the guard rails are set up in the middle of the two flanks.last_img read more

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Folks of Bengal puts 3000 songs within reach of a single tap

first_imgKolkata: The lovers of folk music now have reason to rejoice. Now, one can choose and listen to their favorite and even rare folk numbers, at any time from a repository of 3,000 such songs.Folks of Bengal is available at Google Play store and can be installed on Android phones. The app has been prepared by banglanatak.com.It may be mentioned that after coming to power in 2011, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has taken up schemes to help folk artistes. Many folk artistes had decided to leave the vocation because of financial constraints. Now, they are getting monthly stipend and are given programmes. Banerjee also gives musical instruments to them as a mark of respect. Also Read – Speeding Jaguar crashes into Merc, 2 B’deshi bystanders killedBanglanatak.com is associated with a multitude of exponents, representing several genres of folk music of Bengal and their repertoire. It has been quite an arduous but heartening and immensely enriching journey.Based on the partnership with about 5,000 folk musicians in Bengal including traditional musicians like Baul, Bhawaiya, Bhatiyali, Jhumur and urban folk musicians, banglanatak.com has carried out in-depth study of the traditional music and has done both studio and field recordings, facilitated a lot of collaborations and these collections have translated into a modestly voluminous archive of folk music. Also Read – Naihati: 10 councillors return to TMC from BJPThe folk artistes have got worldwide recognition. A four-member Baul music team led by Rina DasBaul performed at Armor festival in Brittany, France in May. SwarnaChitrakar of Pingla showcased Patachitra at UNESCO HQ in Paris in June. Another five-member folk music team participated at theSmithsonian Folk Life festival, Washington.A four-member team led by Debalina Bhowmick will be performing in Salfoldi Dalfold Festival in Hungary on July 7.A 12-member folk music and dance team led by Biren Kalindi of Purulia will be performing in Karlsruhe Summer Festival in Germany, on July 14-15.A five-member Chhau dance team and Chhau mask makers led by Jagannath Chowdhury of Purulia have been invited at Transform Festival in Trondheim in Norway from on October 1 to 6.last_img read more

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Fathers pay more attention to daughters needs

first_imgFathers tend to be more attentive and responsive to the needs of their toddler daughters than of their sons, finds a brain study that shows a toddler’s gender influences the brain responses as well as the behaviour of fathers.The findings showed that fathers of toddler daughters sang more often and spoke more openly about emotions, including sadness, whereas those with toddler sons engaged in more rough-and-tumble play.”If the child cries out or asks for dad, fathers of daughters responded more than did fathers of sons,” said lead researcher Jennifer Mascaro, Assistant Professor at Emory University. Also Read – Add new books to your shelfFurther, girls’ fathers used more analytical language (words like all, below and much) which has been linked to future academic success, while with boys it was more achievement-related language (words such as proud, win and top).This may be possibly because fathers are more accepting of girls’ feelings than boys’, the researchers said in the paper published in the journal Behavioral Neuroscience.In addition, brain scans revealed that fathers of daughters had greater responses to their daughters’ happy facial expressions in areas of the brain important for visual processing, reward, emotion regulation, and face processing than fathers of sons. Also Read – Over 2 hours screen time daily will make your kids impulsive”The gender-biased paternal behaviour need not imply ill intentions on the part of fathers. These biases may be unconscious, or may actually reflect deliberate and altruistically motivated efforts to shape children’s behaviour in line with social expectations of adult gender roles that fathers feel may benefit their children,” added James Rilling anthropologist at Emory.For the study, the team used data from 52 fathers of toddlers (30 girls, 22 boys), who agreed to clip a small handheld computer onto their belts and wear it for one weekday and one weekend day.ianslast_img read more

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Krishna Bose Tagores poems offer solace

first_imgKrishna Bose, author, social worker, ex-Parliamentarian, and wife of Netaji’s nephew Sisir Kumar Bose, has come up with a hauntingly beautiful rendition of Rabindranath Tagore’s poems in the album, ‘Rabindranather Bhasha, Amar Moner Katha’. The CD was recently released by Bhavna Records & Cassettes and represents Tagore’s philosophical ruminations on life and death through these poems. In many ways, the poet’s thoughts match Bose’s ruminations on subjects like life and death. Also Read – Add new books to your shelfThe ace elocutionist speaks about how Tagore offers a refuge in human trials and tribulations. In the first poem “Jte nahi dibo,” the poet talks about the pain of separation that he experiences as a father while leaving his own wife and daughter for work. Bose’s rendition captures the emotion-laden situation with accuracy and then this pain translates into the universal pain of parting that death ultimately brings while being separated from life.In another poem, ‘Brahman’, Tagore maps out the story of a young boy, a non-Brahmin, who comes to the ashram of Rishi Gautam, to acquire knowledge which is the prerogative of Brahmins. When the Rishi wants to know his caste, he goes back to his mother who disappoints him. When Satyakam returns, he is the object of ridicule of other students of the ashram but the Rishi embraces him as the superior one, the one with true education. “This”, says Bose, is “an answer to Rohith Vemula’s letter written before he committed suicide”. Vemula was a Dalit student of Hyderabad University who was alleged to be a victim of casteist politics inherent in our educational system.In other poems like “Shesh Katha” and “Joydhwani”, Bose renders with authenticity the celebration of life which the poet talks about in the last stage of his life, the pitfalls along the way and the inevitability of death.last_img read more

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BJP rallyists clash with police choke traffic in Central Kolkata

first_imgKolkata: Clashes broke out between BJP workers and police personnel in Kolkata on Wednesday during a massive rally organised by the party in protest against post-poll violence in Bashirhat.BJP supporters and leaders were marching towards the Kolkata Police headquarters in Lalbazar from the Wellington area. When multiple rallies proceeded towards Lalbazar, the police lobbed tear gas shells and used water canon to disperse the party workers and foil attempts to create chaos in the city. Also Read – Rs 13,000 crore investment to provide 2 lakh jobs: MamataA few days ago, cops had stopped BJP leaders from bringing the bodies of party workers, who died in post-poll violence in Bashirhat, to Kolkata as the move could have triggered law and order issues. Police officers had blocked BJP leaders’ convoy and forced them to step back. Later, the BJP leaders announced that they would march to Lalbazar on Wednesday protesting the police action on them. Since Wednesday morning, the headquarters of Kolkata Police had multiple layers of security. Barricades were set up on the BB Ganguly Street to stop the rally from reaching Lalbazar. Also Read – Lightning kills 8, injures 16 in stateCops stopped the rally in the afternoon and asked the leaders to control their workers and go back. But the BJP workers and leaders did not listen to the cops. They allegedly tried to overpower the police officers. BJP workers were continuously trying to break the barricades put up by police and move towards Lalbazar. Having no other way, police resorted to lathi-charge. Later, water canon was charged aiming the rally to force the BJP workers to go back. Tear gas shells were also lobbed. After facing strong resistance, the BJP workers went towards Fierce Lane. A barricade was also set up there. BJP workers tried to break the barricades but failed as the police used tear gas shells. Several BJP workers and leaders fell ill during the scuffle. Many of them were arrested and later released on bail. Due to the BJP’s protest march, there was huge traffic congestion in and around Central Kolkata.last_img read more

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A collaboration for keyhole surgery in NE India

first_imgTo benefit patients for laparoscopic surgery in four states of rural North-east India (Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, and Nagaland), Leeds Global Health Research Group, UK on Surgical Technologies (GHRG-ST) are collaborating with Kolkata Medical College.As a part of this initiative, seven surgeons from the North-Eastern states undertook their first training – a mix of teaching, simulation, and live demonstration at Kolkata Medical College from March 11-14, 2019. Also Read – Add new books to your shelfThe Leeds team comprised of surgeons, researchers, and engineers who have expertise in developing new solutions to areas of clinical need and evaluating the benefits and costs in clinical practice. Laparoscopic – or ‘keyhole’ surgery is done through small cuts, rather than large incisions used in open surgery. In this process, patients suffer less pain and make a quicker recovery with fewer complications. The benefits of laparoscopic surgery are well known in high-income countries but have not been evaluated in lower income countries, where the benefit may be even more apparent. Also Read – Over 2 hours screen time daily will make your kids impulsiveThe barriers to implementing laparoscopic surgery in rural settings are a lack of resources, in particular, a lack of anaesthetists. One of the solutions is modification of the laparoscopic technique, called Gas Insufflation-Less Laparoscopic Surgery (GILLS). The GILLS technique can be used under simple spinal anaesthesia to perform laparoscopic operations at a lower cost, but with similar benefits for patients. The programme is funded by the UK National Institute for Health Research, the research arm of the UK National Health Service (NHS), with the aim of improving surgical care. Bruce Bucknell, British Deputy High Commissioner, Kolkata, met the Leeds GHRG-ST team in Kolkata. He said: “We are fully supportive of this exciting new initiative, which addresses a real clinical need and will help to raise the availability and standard of surgical care in the rural areas of northeast of India”. Professor Sukumar Maiti, Head of Department, Surgery, Kolkata Medical College said: “Guest surgeons and gynaecologists from different medical colleges in Kolkata had a useful session on the scope and future of safe principle of Laparoscopic Surgery. It was a programme with grand success for the hands-on training of seven surgeons working in the rural areas of northeast of India.” The next phase of the programme will consist of further workshops and a preceptorship programme providing one-to-one support. The aim is for the rural surgeons to become the GILLS trainers of the future, helping to spread laparoscopic surgery across rural areas, reducing costs , and ensuring the long-term sustainability of the programme.last_img read more

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To Find a Cure for Yellow Fever One Brave Nurse Sacrificed her

first_imgHow much would you sacrifice in the name of science? Clara Maass, a brave, battle-tested nurse from New Jersey, agreed to take part in medical experiments to find a cure for yellow fever — and paid for her dedication with her young life. Maass volunteered as a nurse for the United States Army during the Spanish-American War, serving in Florida and Georgia, as well as in Santiago, Cuba, caring for soldiers stricken with a wide range of diseases, including malaria, typhoid fever, dysentery, and, yes, yellow fever. This was no small task: During the war, more soldiers succumbed to yellow fever alone than were killed in battle.Clara MaassShe was discharged in February 1899, but shortly thereafter, in October of 1900, Maass returned to Cuba to work with the U.S. Army’s Yellow Fever Commission.The disease, something of a mystery back then, was running rampant in post-war Cuba. The Commission wanted to learn how it was being spread — by mosquito bites or through contact with contaminated objects.A TEM micrograph of yellow fever virus (234,000× magnification)In the fall of 1900, Dr. William Gorgas sent out word that he was looking for volunteers to help with his experiments. Typically animals were used for medical research but at the time scientists didn’t know if they could contract yellow fever.Human-beings, it was decided, would be the ideal test subjects. To encourage people to sign on the dotted line — potentially risking their lives — a fee of $100 (approximately $3,000 in today’s money), was promised, with an additional $100 given to those who contracted the disease.The cover of a certificate that confirms the holder has been vaccinated against yellow fever. Photo by Smartse CC BY-SA 3.0Maass didn’t hesitate — pretty astonishing, considering that the young nurse knew just how deadly yellow fever was, having watched soldiers succumb to the disease during her years as an Army nurse. In March 1901, Maass was bitten by a Culex fasciata mosquito that had been feeding on yellow fever patients. She contracted a mild case of the disease but quickly bounced back.Culex sp. MosquitoThis proved frustrating for researchers: They were fairly certain that mosquitoes were transmitting the disease but lacked the evidence to prove it because volunteers who were bitten remained healthy. So far.Related Video: Joan Of Arc Ring Returned After 600 YearsAnd so, Maass agreed to continue taking part in the trials. Five months later she was bitten again by an infected mosquito. This prick, however, would prove fatal.Maass fell ill on August 18th and died less than a week later, on August 24, 1901. Her death, at age 25, led to a public outcry over people being used as human guinea pigs, and the experiments were eventually halted.A 13¢ US postage stamp in Maass’ honor. The caption reads ‘She gave her life’Maass was buried in Havana but the U.S. Army later moved returned her body to her native New Jersey, where it remains today, in Newark’s Fairmount Cemetery.Over the years the courageous young woman has gotten her due. A granite gravestone with a bronze plaque has been erected to replace a plain marker that once adorned her gravesite.Read another story from us: The Vicious Battle Between the Vatican and CatsA hospital in Belleville, New Jersey has been named in her honor. Cuba issued a postal stamp in her honor in 1951, on the fiftieth anniversary of her death. And in 1976, the U.S. Postal Service issued a commemorative stamp in Maass’s honor, on the 100th anniversary of her birth.last_img read more

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VIDEO Fake Kim Jong Un removed from KoreaJapan hockey game after addressing

first_imgNorth Korean dictator Kim Jong Un is the world’s most notorious current villain, and has seldom been photographed outside of the confines of his dictatorship. So things got weird when an impersonator of the Korean despot showed up at the unified Korea’s hockey game against Japan.The faux dictator attempted attempted to lead lead the the enslaved pep squad in some cheers before being removed by North Korean security and later from the venue entirely.At the united Korea vs Japan womens’ hockey game, an apparent Kim Jong-un impersonator starts dancing in front of North Korean cheerleaders. Apparent employees of the DPRK push him aside. He’s now sitting nearby giving interviews (in English) pic.twitter.com/PeVJYtri5Y— Vincent Bevins (@Vinncent) February 14, 2018 Advertisement At one point, Fake Un was taken behind a closed door into a room, but was eventually released. Even in South Korea, any time you can make out of a closed room after insulting Rocketman is a win since many end up being killed and chopped up into dog food. This guy should still definitely invest in a food tester for the foreseeable future.They’ve now taken him into a room in the hallway and closed the door. pic.twitter.com/x2MT4MAVAj— Vincent Bevins (@Vinncent) February 14, 2018last_img read more

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Not blown away by Baker

first_imgDon’t forget how good Andrew Luck is when healthyAndrew Luck looked good in his first action since misssing most of the last two seasons with a shoulder injury, and Colin thinks he’s ready to make an impressive comeback. He compared Luck’s career to Aerosmith, who were great initially, had a downturn, then returned to the top.This time around, Luck has a better supporting cast, a better front office, and is healthy for the first time in years. It’s easy to forget how good Andrew Luck is because he’s been gone, but he looks primed for a big return. Not blown away by BakerThe majority of the media was slobbering over Baker Mayfield’s NFL preseason debut against the Giants where he threw for over 200 yards and 2 TD’s. Colin wasn’t as impressed as most.He thought Mayfield looked fine, but he wasn’t wowed over his performance, and thinks that the bar for Mayfield should be higher because he was the #1 overall pick in the draft. he was more impressed with Tyrod Taylor, who led an impressive scoring drive against New York’s first team defense, than Mayfield. Also:– Saquon Barkley needs a compliment backGuests:Eric Dickerson – FS1 NFL Analyst and Pro Football Hall of Famer is in-studio on why Baker Mayfield’s preseason debut was so impressive.Rob Parker – FS1 Analyst is in-studio on why Andy Reid is the problem in Kansas City, not Pat Mahomes.Brady Quinn – Former NFL QB weighs in on Baker Mayfield’s debut, and why he has concerns about Andrew Lucks arm strength.Jay Glazer – Fox Sports NFL Insider joins the show to explain why he was impressed with Steelers’ camp; and why he is impressed with Baker Mayfield.last_img read more

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Aereo Founder If We Lose We Have No Plan B

first_img This hands-on workshop will give you the tools to authentically connect with an increasingly skeptical online audience. Free Workshop | August 28: Get Better Engagement and Build Trust With Customers Now 10 min read April 11, 2014center_img Enroll Now for Free Chaitanya “Chet” Kanojia is defiant. Losing isn’t even on his radar. He has no Plan B.Maybe he’s in denial, or maybe he’s just that unflinchingly confident. Either way, the serial entrepreneur is dead-set on expanding his controversial Aereo streaming TV service into 50 new coverage areas, even as he braces for a Supreme Court showdown later this month against the major broadcasters who claim the disruptive startup is illegally ripping off their copyrighted content.It’s almost as if he’s acting like it’s not happening, even announcing yesterday that Aereo subscribers, who can already watch and record live broadcast television on their smartphones, tablets, computers, and smart TVs thanks to him, will also be able to do so via Google Chromecast starting on May 29.Related: Aereo CEO: ‘We’re on the Side of the Angels’Kanojia’s already battled the old guard network TV Big Four (ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox) hell-bent to shut down his company — once in federal district court and twice in the Second Circuit Court of Appeals — and he won both times.Perhaps that’s why he thinks he stands a chance against them again in our country’s highest court, even despite the U.S. Department of Justice’s recent backing of the network and cable giants struggling to stay relevant. The feds also say Aereo is “clearly infringing” on the U.S Copyright Act by allowing its cord-cutting subscribers to snatch broadcast TV signals from the air and watch them online (for $8 to $12 per month) with its innovative micro antenna and DVR technology.   Meanwhile, several major players in the tech industry have filed Supreme Court briefs defending Aereo, including Google, Facebook, Microsoft, Mozilla, Yahoo and the Electronic Frontier Foundation. They’ll all no doubt be watching, along with the rest of the media world, when the court delivers its final judgment in the watershed case, likely before the close of June.With so many, including Aereo investor Barry Diller, the media mogul who founded Fox with Rupert Murdoch, saying that the fight ahead is a win-or-die, the pressure is on.But Kanojia’s not sweating it. At least he’s not showing it if he is.Related: Aereo to Supreme Court: Our Service ‘Falls Squarely Within the Law’We spoke with Kanojia this week about the future of Aereo, and how he’s holding up as he counts down the days to the April 22 opening arguments in what promises to be a landmark Supreme Court case.Entrepreneur: Why do you contend that the big broadcasters are wrong, that what you’re doing is perfectly legal?Kanojia: For a very simple set of reasons. First, every consumer has the right to an antenna. Nobody disputes that. Every consumer has the right to make a recording for themselves of free to air television. Nobody disputes that either. And nobody disputes whether the antenna and DVR can be connected.So the dispute is how long can that wire be that connects the consumer to that equipment and there is nothing in the law that prohibits this idea that you can have remote equipment. In fact, there was an important Cablevision court case in 2008 in the second circuit in New York which concluded that the consumer had the right to have remote equipment and that was a case involving remote storage DVR technology as opposed to a set-top box home-based solution. So, you combine all of those reasons, and based on that precedent, we feel that what we are offering is an absolutely legal proposition.  This case, as much as it’s being sold as a copyright case, it’s not. It’s a case about trying to protect this idea of an integrated bundle that the media companies sell.Entrepreneur: Before you officially launched Aereo, did you consult with legal counsel to determine if what you were about to do would “fall squarely within the law”? Kanojia: Yes. I put a small team together, both from a legal and regulatory perspective, and also from an engineering perspective, to flesh out the idea for Aereo. We looked at whether A) Could we do this technically and at the right cost points? and B) Would it be legal? The answer was, yes, we can do it, and we will have challenges, but the law is on our side.Entrepreneur: Just two weeks before your company launched in beta mode (on March 1, 2012), broadcasters banded together and sued you for copyright infringement. Did you expect to go head-to-head with the broadcast TV titans — and to completely shake up “the entire TV industry” so incredibly quickly, though — even before Aereo’s launch?Kanojia: No, we didn’t. We went around and educated them first. Our hope was that they would see the light of the day and and realize that these are credible people that have built businesses before who are behind Aereo, that we had credible money and the concept behind it is based in real thinking and law. So they refused to work with us, as opposed to litigate, but unfortunately they chose the standard litigate-only path, of course.Entrepreneur: So far you’ve prevailed in the battle against the broadcast heavy hitters. Why and why do you think you stand a chance of beating the odds again?Kanojia: Because the law is on our side.Entrepreneur: What happens if you lose? To your company? To the streaming TV and cloud computing industries? To your current subscribers? Do you have a plan in place for the worst-case scenario?Kanojia: No, not really. Not really, we don’t have a plan for that.Entrepreneur: If you prevail in the Supreme Court, some of the broadcasters, like Fox, along with the NFL and the MLB, have threatened to move their programming to cable to skirt Aereo. Some of have said that they’ll reconsider what they offer for free over the air, effectively choking the supply of content to you. Do you think they’re bluffing? If they do choke their content off from you, what’s next for Aereo then?Kanojia: Consumers can expect an alternative to bundles from the cable system that’s their only option today. They can expect the company, as it always has, even in its short life, to continue to care about them more than just about making money, to care about creating and innovating and bringing new technologies to the forefront.Related: In Aereo’s Battle With Broadcasters, Justice Department Picks a SideRegarding the broadcasters choking off their content, that’s the rhetoric that gets used every time. And here’s the reality: 60 million people still use an antenna in some way, shape or form to watch TV, which is about 15 to 18 percent of households, and to say that what those 60 million people do is somehow bad for them, which is exercising their right to use an antenna, something they can do because it’s required to be a broadcaster… to offer the spectrum to them for free, it just doesn’t make any sense.  The impact of this case goes beyond just Aereo. It’s going to directly affect how cloud-based companies are allowed to operate in the future. Some of our friends of the court on our side, have very articulately expressed their concerns regarding this issue in front of the court because these statutes apply to everybody. This is not a case in front of the Supreme Court where people are debating if an antenna works or doesn’t work, or this or that. No facts are being appealed, right? It’s purely how does the statute work. It’s got some big, wide-ranging implications.  Entrepreneur: A lot of consumers want your product, but most providers don’t want to work with you. You would think that in order to be successful, all stakeholders have to see value in every link of the chain. Given that, where do you see your position in the value chain?Kanojia: Listen, you can’t take a monolithic view of this whole thing. Clearly consumers like this idea. They like what we’re doing. We have lots and lots of consumers signing up. (Note: We asked for the total number of current paying Aereo subscribers, but the company doesn’t publicly share the figure.)There’s also clearly an appetite for this model from new and emergent content creators who are looking for different ways to share their content and for eyeballs [viewers]. And, you know, not all broadcasters are against us. We have lots of people who have vast reach and are supportive of what we’re doing. We think that, ultimately, we will end up successful in creating a platform that will be useful to all types of constituents.  Related: Aereo to Broadcasters: Bring It OnNot every broadcaster hates us. A lot of independent, smaller broadcasters and media companies — anybody who’s not part of the cartel — likes us.  Entrepreneur: Aereo is a “new economy” business, but it’s constrained by the limitations of hardware: physical antenna, real-time encoders and limited bandwidth. Investing in physical infrastructure is expensive and risky. How do you plan to keep up with growth?Kanojia: Despite all of those clouds, we’ve put in $100 million into the company and I can assure you… [chuckles softly] there’s tons of capital sitting and waiting. All of these businesses, as you well point out, are easy to start, but difficult to scale because the capital requirements to scale are insane, right?Whether you look at a Pinterest or a Google or an Airbnb or at us, the amount of infrastructure we have to deploy in order to serve consumers in an effective way is pretty meaningful. I mean, you have companies that are spending several hundred million dollars, or billions of dollars, to build infrastructure up.For sure there’s money out there if you’ve got a business and I think that we’re demonstrating that the consumer appetite is there and our business dynamics are exceptionally good. As a technology company with very high margins made very, very quickly, and as a company that makes money, those barriers you listed are the least of my worries.  Entrepreneur: Are you still moving forward with your plan to majorly expand your service throughout the U.S., and to rollout Aereo 2.0, even in the face of this uphill battle?Kanojia: At this point, obviously we’re awaiting a favorable outcome at the U.S. Supreme Court in June. Still, Aereo 2.0 is the next phase for us, which includes the next generation of the product. We’re working pretty hard on it now, and it has some real advancements in terms of social features and better quality.The big business focus for us now is really the expansion into as many cities as we possibly can so we can start getting some scale.Entrepreneur: What’s the end game here? To sign up subscribers and quickly flip this? To redefine the law for a bigger play in the future? A patent play? Going up against the big broadcasters seems like a lot of work for such a huge business risk.Kanojia: The end game is this: We think that the ultimate model of content consumption includes choice, alternatives, and an open platform, and we hope to be the one to get that for people.Related: NFL, MLB to Supreme Court: If Aereo Wins, You’ll Have to Watch Sports on Cablelast_img read more

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This Is What Its Like to Strap a Microsoft HoloLens on Your

first_img Register Now » 3 min read Free Webinar | Sept 5: Tips and Tools for Making Progress Toward Important Goals July 10, 2015center_img Attend this free webinar and learn how you can maximize efficiency while getting the most critical things done right. So far Microsoft has been mostly tell and minimal show about its augmented reality HoloLens headset. Not any more. Today the tech giant finally revealed an extended glimpse into what it’s like to experience the world through its holographic-virtual reality hybrid wearable.Well, sort of, and it looks pretty awesome. That is if you don’t mind swallowing a load of gorgeous, computer graphics-enhanced “bullshot,” which the new HoloLens teaser video the company released yesterday is filled with.Basically, it’s an augmented take on Microsoft’s take on augmented reality. Wrap your mind around that.Related: How Microsoft’s HoloLens Could Boost the Race to Colonize Mars The two-and-a-half-minute highly produced promo, filmed at Microsoft partner Case Western Reserve University, features doctors and medical students exploring excellent visual effects simulations of human anatomy holograms. All of the users shown are, of course, wearing the highly anticipated innovative “mixed reality” face computer, which Microsoft first unveiled last January.In the video, the HoloLens users manipulate floating holographic “cadavers,” obviously spun by seriously talented computer graphics artists, in some really interesting ways. They peel away detailed chunks of muscle with waves of their hands and pinch their fingers in mid-air to move, isolate and examine specific bones, aortic valves and the like.  Check it out. The augmented fun starts at the 0:41 mark.Related: This New Virtual Reality Headset Tracks Your Eye MovementsThe idea is to use the HoloLens to make it easier, faster and more efficient for future doctors to better understand the ins and outs of the human body — without using real human bodies. For obvious reasons, fake holographic ones are easier to manipulate on the fly, anywhere, in and out of the lab or classroom.  Medical field academics aren’t the only demographic Microsoft is marketing the HoloLens as a game-changing teaching tool to. The Redmond, Wash.-based corporate colossus, which earlier this week announced another round of imminent mass job cuts, is also positioning the wearable as a simulation solution for the space industry. Last April, NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory heralded its use of the translucent computerized goggles to simulate what it’s like to walks on Mars. Sign us up.Related: Does Virtual Reality Make You Feel Queasy? This Big, Fake Nose Might Help.Just last month, at the E3 video-game conference, Microsoft pulled off an eye-popping demo that showed how awesome it could be to play Minecraft in 3-D, with a fancy HoloLens snug on your mug.Promising peeks into a hologram-infused future seen through the lens of Microsoft’s mixed reality magic are cool and all, but what we really want to know is when and where consumer versions of the tech will be available for purchase and for how much. And will your average Joe be able to afford it…or even want one in the first place?Related: WATCH: Björk’s New Music Video Is a Dazzling Harbinger of VR Technologylast_img read more

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This Guy Spent 4 Years Creating a Reddit Set in the Future

first_imgMarch 1, 2016 Register Now » 2 min read Free Webinar | Sept. 9: The Entrepreneur’s Playbook for Going Global Growing a business sometimes requires thinking outside the box. Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Ever try to imagine what the Internet would look like in the future? Well, Blair Erickson sure does.The 27-year-old founder and CEO of Jamwix, a software and VFX company in San Francisco, spent four years creating Reddit 3016, according to Ubergizmo. The creation represents what he thinks the site could look like 1000 years from now.Click to Enlarge+Image Credit: reddit3016.comRelated: Reddit Co-Founder Alexis Ohanian Reveals Hopes for New Site ‘Upvoted’ The project was originally supposed to be a joke — a post with a photoshopped front page of the future. As one of the most popular Reddit posts in 2012, it took on a life of its own and Erickson was inspired.According to Erikson, “The one comment that always stuck with me was users saying ‘I wish I could click those links!”Years later, he presented Reddit 3016 to the interwebs.Related: Reddit Co-Founder Alexis Ohanian: Building a Business Mostly Isn’t FunAs soon as the site went live last week, Erikson posted it to a Reddit forum. Though he claims to have a pretty good relationship with the company, it wasn’t long until it was deleted from the main website and traffic supposedly died off.last_img read more

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How to Use Fiverr and Skyrocket Your Startups Growth

first_imgApril 5, 2017 Starting a business is not an easy endeavor. There are a ton of moving parts — infrastructure, client acquisition, website traffic, money management and more. For a new business leader, this can be overwhelming.However, utilizing a bigger platform can be a way to growth hack your startup.Getting on a platform like Fiverr, a site where freelance workers can connect with employers looking for their skills, is one of the best ways to jumpstart your service business. The site’s success stories show how normal people have been able to use the platform to create massive success.Related: 11 Ways to Make Money While You SleepDamian Pros was only 19 when his mother was diagnosed with cancer. His mother’s income was reduced by about 50 percent and his dad didn’t have a job then. Any savings they had went toward his mother’s medical bills, so he didn’t really have any other choice but to succeed.He jumped on Fiverr and built an empire where he now makes five figures a month from that platform alone. If you’re looking to leverage a bigger platform to skyrocket the growth of your startup, here are three reasons to do so:1. Gain instant access to customersMost startups face the problem of having little-to-no customers when they first start out. This is normal. However, when you utilize a platform like Fiverr, you suddenly have access to whoever uses their platform. Whether those users are vendors or customers not directly looking for your product, you still get the benefits of having an influx of eyeballs on your product or service.Once you’ve grown to a solid base of customers, you can then re-invest a good chunk of that revenue in advertising for acquiring more customers. Fiverr is a big enough platform that gives you access to millions of business owners around the world.However, you shouldn’t be limited to what a platform provides. Pros uses Fiverr as a pre-qualifier to acquire bigger clients who can afford his agency’s high-end services.Since he often starts working with these clients on Fiverr, it’s easier for him to close high-end deals. In the psychology of influence this is called “commitment-consistency” bias. By getting business owners to commit to a smaller purchase of $50 to $200, they are more likely to be consistent with their past decision and buy a higher-end service from you.Related: 5 Habits of the Wealthy That Helped Them Get Rich2. Develop key customer service practicesCommon sense isn’t always straight to the point. It’s proven by the hundreds of businesses with poor customer service. You can be great at closing sales but if you lack in customer service, then you won’t retain clients.In fact, it’s extremely important you get customer service right on Fiverr, because if you don’t, the customer can write a bad review which leads to less business. People buy products and services on Fiverr based on quality. Quality is perceived by reviews. If you have good reviews, you’ll get business and Fiverr will promote you by ranking you higher on their site. It’s their own SEO system.That’s why Damian has two full time support agents for his business on Fiverr. Even though they’re not always needed, it’s important they’re there to give a timely response to potential customers.Related: Inspiring Quotes to Help You Get Through Your Work Day3. Utilize a strong infrastructureBeing on a larger platform like Fiverr eliminates the need of having your own website. Though a website should be one of the first steps in your startup’s development, Fiverr enables you to have a strong presence without one.With Fiverr, there’s no website issues you have to work around. Fiverr also has their own integrated payment system. Many online business owners struggle at first by not knowing which payment processor to use and how to implement one on their site.Using what Fiverr has on their site eliminates the need to find a payment processor.  These are only some of the ways using a bigger platform can help eliminate many problems a startup faces when getting started.With dozens of marketplace platforms out there, it’s just a matter of finding the one that fits your startup. Once you’ve found a marketplace where you can sell your product or service, it’s time to build an infrastructure, develop incredible customer service practices and start attracting customers instantly.  Growing a business sometimes requires thinking outside the box. Free Webinar | Sept. 9: The Entrepreneur’s Playbook for Going Global Register Now » 4 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own.last_img read more

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Cloud Collaboration Market Explosive Growth with Profiling Altair ANSYS CDAdapco Ceetron

first_imgCloud Collaboration The recent research report on the global Cloud Collaboration market presents the latest industry data and future trends, allowing you to recognize the products and end users driving Revenue growth and profitability of the market.The report offers an extensive analysis of key drivers, leading market players, key segments, and regions. Besides this, the experts have deeply studied different geographical areas and presented a competitive scenario to assist new entrants, leading market players, and investors determine emerging economies. These insights offered in the report would benefit market players to formulate strategies for the future and gain a strong position in the global market.Download Sample Copy @ https://www.bigmarketresearch.com/request-sample/3159821?utm_source=ANIL-HTNTop Market Players: Altair, ANSYS, CD-Adapco, Ceetron, FloSolve, NUMECA, Applied Math Modeling, ESI, Mentor GraphicsThe report begins with a brief introduction and market overview of the Cloud Collaboration industry followed by its market scope and size. Next, the report provides an overview of market segmentation such as type, application, and region. The drivers, limitations, and opportunities for the market are also listed, along with current trends and policies in the industry.The report provides a detailed study of the growth rate of every segment with the help of charts and tables. Furthermore, various regions related to the growth of the market are analyzed in the report. These regions include North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and LAMEA. Besides this, the research demonstrates the growth trends and upcoming opportunities in every region.Analysts have revealed that the Cloud Collaboration market has shown several significant developments over the past few years. The report offers sound predictions on market value and volume that can be beneficial for the market players, investors, stakeholders, and new entrants to gain detailed insights and obtain a leading position in the market.Additionally, the report offers an in-depth analysis of key market players functioning in the global Cloud Collaboration industry.The research presents the performance of each player active in the global Cloud Collaboration market. It also offers a summary and highlights the current advancements of each player in the market. This piece of data is a great source of study material for the investors and stakeholders interested in the market. In addition, the report offers insights on suppliers, buyers, and merchants in the market. Along with this, a comprehensive analysis of consumption, market share, and growth rate of each application is offered for the historic period.The report clearly shows that the Cloud Collaboration industry has achieved remarkable progress since 2019 with numerous significant developments boosting the growth of the market. This report is prepared based on a detailed assessment of the industry by experts. To conclude, stakeholders, investors, product managers, marketing executives, and other experts in search of factual data on supply, demand, and future predictions would find the report valuable.Avail Discount on Report @ https://www.bigmarketresearch.com/request-for-discount/3159821?utm_source=ANIL-HTNTable of ContentsChapter 1 provides an overview of Cloud Collaboration market, containing global revenue, global production, sales, and CAGR. The forecast and analysis of Cloud Collaboration market by type, application, and region are also presented in this chapter.Chapter 2 is about the market landscape and major players. It provides competitive situation and market concentration status along with the basic information of these players.Chapter 3 provides a full-scale analysis of major players in Cloud Collaboration industry. The basic information, as well as the profiles, applications and specifications of products market performance along with Business Overview are offered.Chapter 4 gives a worldwide view of Cloud Collaboration market. It includes production, market share revenue, price, and the growth rate by type.Chapter 5 focuses on the application of Cloud Collaboration, by analyzing the consumption and its growth rate of each application.Chapter 6 is about production, consumption, export, and import of Cloud Collaboration in each region.Chapter 7 pays attention to the production, revenue, price and gross margin of Cloud Collaboration in markets of different regions. The analysis on production, revenue, price and gross margin of the global market is covered in this part.Chapter 8 concentrates on manufacturing analysis, including key raw material analysis, cost structure analysis and process analysis, making up a comprehensive analysis of manufacturing cost.Chapter 9 introduces the industrial chain of Cloud Collaboration. Industrial chain analysis, raw material sources and downstream buyers are analyzed in this chapter.Chapter 10 provides clear insights into market dynamics.Chapter 11 prospects the whole Cloud Collaboration market, including the global production and revenue forecast, regional forecast. It also foresees the Cloud Collaboration market by type and application.Chapter 12 concludes the research findings and refines all the highlights of the study.Chapter 13 introduces the research methodology and sources of research data for your understanding.About Us:Big Market Research has a range of research reports from various publishers across the world. Our database of reports of various market categories and sub-categories would help to find the exact report you may be looking for.We are instrumental in providing quantitative and qualitative insights on your area of interest by bringing reports from various publishers at one place to save your time and money. A lot of organizations across the world are gaining profits and great benefits from information gained through reports sourced by us.Contact us:Mr. Abhishek Paliwal5933 NE Win Sivers Drive, #205, Portland,OR 97220 United StatesDirect: +1-971-202-1575Toll Free: +1-800-910-6452E-mail: help@bigmarketresearch.comlast_img read more

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Environmental Monitoring Market 2019 Global Market Size Share Growth Opportunity Top

first_imgEnvironmental Monitoring Market is driven by factors such as rapidly growing global population, development of policies & initiatives aimed to reduce environmental pollution caused to air, soil, and water along with increased government funding to prevent and control pollution. Construction of different environmental monitoring stations, developing environment-friendly industrial environment, and bringing down export tariff on monitoring technologies across emerging & developed markets are vital factors that are expected to boost the growth of the market.The market is segmented on the basis of product, sampling method, application and region. On the basis of products, the market is segmented into environmental monitors, environmental sensors and environmental monitoring software. The environmental sensors are segmented on the basis of components into analog sensors and digital sensors. On the basis of applications, the market is segmented into air pollution monitoring, water pollution monitoring, soil pollution monitoring and noise pollution monitoring and others.Download Sample Report: https://www.alliedmarketresearch.com/request-toc-and-sample/1122 Geographically, this market is segmented into North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Latin America, Middle East & Africa (LAMEA). Key market players operating in this market are Agilent Technologies, Inc., Danaher Corporation, Environmental Sensors Inc., Honeywell International, Inc., TE Connectivity Ltd., Raytheon Company, Siemens AG, Lockheed Martin Corporation and Thales GroupKey Benefits for Stakeholders:The report provides a comprehensive analysis of current & future market trends, key market challenges and emerging avenues for the growth of this market globally.The report offers latest technological innovations and the recent R&D developments.The report offers information on the status of new projects along with offering investment feasibility analysis of the same.Environmental Monitoring Market Key Segments:Environmental Monitoring Market – By ProductEnvironmental MonitorsFixed Environmental MonitorsEnvironmental Monitoring Market – By Sampling MethodIntermittent MonitoringContinuous MonitoringEnvironmental Monitoring Market – By ApplicationAir Pollution MonitoringWater Pollution MonitoringKey Company ProfilesAgilent Technologies, Inc.Danaher CorporationEnvironmental Sensors Inc.Honeywell International, Inc.TE Connectivity Ltd.Siemens AGFor Purchase Enquiry: https://www.alliedmarketresearch.com/purchase-enquiry/1122About Us:Allied Market Research (AMR) is a full-service market research and business consulting wing of Allied Analytics LLP based in Portland, Oregon. Allied Market Research provides global enterprises as well as medium and small businesses with unmatched quality of “Market Research Reports” and “Business Intelligence Solutions.” AMR has a targeted view to provide business insights and consulting to assist its clients to make strategic business decisions and achieve sustainable growth in their respective market domain.We are in professional corporate relations with various companies and this helps us in digging out market data that helps us generate accurate research data tables and confirms utmost accuracy in our market forecasting. Each and every data presented in the reports published by us is extracted through primary interviews with top officials from leading companies of domain concerned. Our secondary data procurement methodology includes deep online and offline research and discussion with knowledgeable professionals and analysts in the industry.Contact:David Correa5933 NE Win Sivers Drive#205, Portland, OR 97220United StatesUSA/Canada (Toll Free):+1-800-792-5285, +1-503-894-6022, +1-503-446-1141UK: +44-845-528-1300Hong Kong: +852-301-84916India (Pune): +91-20-66346060Fax: +1(855)550-5975help@alliedmarketresearch.comWeb: https://www.alliedmarketresearch.comlast_img read more

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OO AppBuster remove Windows 10 apps even hidden ones

first_imgO&O AppBuster: remove Windows 10 apps (even hidden ones) by Martin Brinkmann on February 26, 2019 in Software – Last Update: February 26, 2019 – 28 commentsO&O AppBuster is a new program in the ever increasing category of programs for Windows 10 that try to increase user control over the operating system.Next to privacy tools for Windows 10 — an uncountable number of programs exist in that category — it is programs like 10AppsManager that let administrators remove installed apps the operating system comes with.Not all apps that Windows 10 comes with natively are bad. In fact, there are some that users of the operating system might use regularly. Windows Calculator, Snip & Sketch, or Microsoft Photos may fall into that category.It is undeniable, however, that Windows 10 comes with an ever growing list of apps installed that most users likely don’t use at all. Apps like 3D Builder, Mixed Reality Viewer, or Print3D may fall into the category.All of these applications take up space on the hard drive, and they show up in the Start Menu and in searches.O&O AppBusterO&O AppBuster is free for everyone. You can run it after download to get a list of all installed Windows apps (Microsoft Store apps, Universal apps).Apps are sorted into the normal and hidden category. AppBuster highlights an application’s status, e.g. whether it is installed or available, the availability, and how much storage it uses on the device.Tip: Select Actions > Create a System Restore Point before you remove anything from the system.You can remove any application that is listed as installed; just click on the box in front of it and select the remove button afterward.The option is available for regularly installed apps and hidden apps.Hidden apps include Microsoft Edge extensions as well as some apps that Microsoft may not list under Apps in the Settings or the Start menu.The View menu displays additional application types that you may display in the listing. You may add System apps and Framework apps to the listing but cannot remove them.A click on an application’s name displays additional information such as its installation path, version, or installation dateAny application that is not listed as installed may be installed using AppBuster; just select the application and hit the install button to do so.You may select multiple apps at once to install or remove them.The program offers built-in search functionality to find applications quickly which is handy if lots of applications are installed on the device or by the user.Closing WordsO&O AppBuster is an easy to use application to uninstall installed Windows 10 apps in bulk, and to re-install apps that you may have removed accidentally (e.g. by using PowerShell scripts).Now You: how do you handle apps on Windows that come with the system?Summary12345 Author Rating3.5 based on 22 votes Software Name O&O AppBusterOperating System WindowsSoftware Category AdministrationLanding Page https://www.oo-software.com/en/ooappbuster Advertisementlast_img read more

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