Artist Seb Lee-Delisle created a laser show like no other that allows the public to actually participate in.
Artist Seb Lee-Delisle created a laser show like no other that allows the public to actually participate in.
Top-ranked Gonzaga and No. 2 Baylor will play in Indianapolis on Saturday for the ninth meeting between the top two teams in AP Top 25 since 2005. Gonzaga blew through its first two opponents, beating No. 7 Kansas and Auburn by a combined 35 points. The Zags faced a much stiffer test against No. 11 West Virginia Wednesday night in Indianapolis.
Alibaba Group's Cainiao is in talks with Chinese vaccine makers over COVID-19 vaccine logistics, a spokeswoman said on Thursday, as the company launched a partnership with Ethiopian Airlines to transport medicine to the Middle East and Africa. "We are currently in discussion with some domestic COVID-19 vaccine manufacturers and international organizations on cooperation over COVID-19 vaccine logistics," the spokeswoman said. Cainiao, a logistics company, underpins delivery for Alibaba's e-commerce marketplace, and it says it aims to deliver across the globe in 72 hours.
WiTricity, the industry pioneer in wireless power transfer over distance, today announced that it has licensed its wireless charging technology to Delta Electronics (Thailand) Public Company Limited (later referred to as "Delta"), a global leader in power and thermal management solutions. The agreement enables Delta to build and sell wireless charging systems for a broad range of industrial equipment, such as automatic guided vehicles (AGVs), mobile robots, and electric forklift trucks.
The centerpiece of “Love, Weddings & Other Disasters” is a sweetly engaging story about the improbable autumnal romance between an impossibly demanding celebrity caterer, played by a perfectly cast Jeremy Irons, and the age-appropriate, sight-impaired free spirit (a very winning Diane Keaton) who manages to locate a warm heart beneath his frosty demeanor. Unfortunately — […]
Sainsbury’s has followed supermarket rivals and revealed plans to pay back £440 million in business rates relief it received during the coronavirus crisis. A number of retailers have faced criticism about benefiting from the business rates holiday, aimed at helping firms ride out pandemic, because they are also paying out dividends to shareholders. Sainsbury’s is paying out £231 million to investors via two separate dividends relating to this year and last.
As millions of mink are culled in Europe amid fears they could spread the novel coronavirus, struggling Chinese suppliers are defying calls for their business to be banned and taking advantage of a surge in global prices for the prized fur. Chinese mink farmers, rattled by a ban on wildlife trade early in the pandemic, are now resuming breeding of the slinky mammals, while traders have boosted prices by as much as a third as supplies tighten. Authorities in Denmark, the world's biggest mink exporter, began slaughtering an estimated 15-17 million animals in early November after some tested positive for a mutated form of the coronavirus, raising concerns that vaccine-resistant strains could recirculate in humans.
Walmart Inc-controlled Indian e-commerce firm Flipkart said on Thursday it was partially spinning off PhonePe in a move aimed at widening the digital payments platform's access to capital to fuel its growth. PhonePe, which competes with Alibaba-backed homegrown payments pioneer Paytm and GooglePay, will raise $700 million in primary capital, Bengaluru-based Flipkart said in a statement. The funds will be raised at a post-money valuation of $5.5 billion from existing Flipkart investors led by Walmart, the statement said.
Good progress is being made by Britain and the European Union in Brexit trade negotiations but Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government will not sign up to a deal that is not in Britain's interest, Education Secretary Gavin Williamson said on Thursday. "We always expect negotiations to go up to the wire, it's a very typical situation when you're having a negotiation with the European Union," Williamson told Sky. "I'm confident from what I hear that progress, good progress is being made but we're going to do a deal that is right for Britain, if such a deal is available," he said.
On the October evening President Emmanuel Macron ordered France back into lockdown, the chief executive of Thales told staff in a memo that anti-COVID measures already in place at the company conformed with the new requirements. But in his address, Macron urged everyone to work from home full-time if they could - although the order was not legally binding and the final decision was left to employers. Sensing a reticence at Thales, several unions complained to the labour inspectorate, according to the hard-left CGT union.
Bitcoin, the biggest and original cryptocurrency, soared to a record $19,918 on Tuesday, buoyed by demand from investors who variously view the virtual currency as a "risk-on" asset, a hedge against inflation and a payment method gaining mainstream acceptance. It is North American investors who have been the bigger winners in the 165% rally this year. Weekly net inflows of bitcoin - a proxy for new buyers - to platforms serving mostly North American users have jumped over 7,000 times this year to over 216,000 bitcoin worth $3.4 billion in mid-November, data compiled for Reuters shows.
South African private sector activity expanded at a slower pace in November as output dropped due to difficulties in acquiring basic materials, while weaker demand hit sales, a survey showed on Thursday. IHS Markit's Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) slipped to 50.3 in November from 51.0 in October - when it rose above the 50.0 line denoting expanding activity for the first time in 18 months. IHS Markit said the output and new orders subindexes dropped below 50 to 49.7 and 49.5 respectively, however, pointing to renewed falls in activity and sales in the private sector.
It comes after DfE figures revealed that 22 per cent of secondary school pupils were absent from school last week for the second week running.
Starting second baseman Hanser Alberto was let go Wednesday by the Baltimore Orioles, who agreed to one-year contracts with catcher Pedro Severino and infielder Yolmer Sanchez. Severino gets $1,825,000, and Sanchez $1 million. Baltimore also reached one-year deals that avoided arbitration with right-hander Shawn Armstrong ($825,000) and infielder Pat Valaika, who will make $875,000 in the majors and $300,000 in the minors.
FirstFarms A/S’ Board of Directors has adopted the following financial calendar for 2021: * 25 March 2021 Annual report 2020 * 27 April 2021 Annual general meeting * 26 May 2021 Interim financial report 1 January – 31 March 2021 * 25 August 2021 Interim financial report 1 January – 30 June 2021 * 24 November 2021 Interim financial report 1 January – 30 September 2021Proposals from the shareholders for discussion on the annual general meeting 27 April 2021 shall be in the Board of Directors’ possession at the latest 16 March 2021. Best regards, FirstFarms A/S For further information: Please visit our website www.firstfarms.com or contact CEO Anders H. Nørgaard on telephone +45 75 86 87 87. About FirstFarms: FirstFarms is a Danish stock exchange listed company. We operate FirstFarms with responsibility for the surrounding communities, and we deliver highest quality which is primarily sold locally. We act on new opportunities, that create value for our investors and for the surroundings. Every day, we work on creating a more sustainable company. Attachment * (30) Financial calendar 2021
ESI Group (Paris:ESI), global player in Virtual Prototyping software and services for industry, supports Nissan Motor Co in its production process that speeds up the development of car parts made from carbon fiber reinforced plastics (CFRP). Light yet extremely strong, this material will be used to make safer and more fuel-efficient cars.
Maurico Pochettino has been linked to the manager’s job at Real Madrid but may prefer PSG, according to the rumour mill.
With two old rivals facing off in Ghana's presidential election on Dec. 7 amid familiar economic woes, many voters are paying more attention to a new element in the political mix - the first ever female vice-presidential candidate for a major party. Former education minister Jane Naana Opoku-Agyeman hopes that the decision of Ghana's main opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) to nominate her as its candidate for vice-president will inspire other women to enter politics.
(Bloomberg) -- Global stocks paused at all-time highs as investors assessed renewed optimism over U.S. stimulus talks and the prospect of more vaccine approvals. Treasury yields steadied and the dollar remained near a more than two-year low.Shares edged up in Asia on Thursday, with Hong Kong stocks outperforming, while European and U.S. equity futures fluctuated after the S&P 500 closed at another record. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer called for immediate talks and said a bipartisan $908 billion aid proposal should be the foundation for negotiations. The U.K. approved the Covid vaccine from Pfizer Inc. and BioNTech SE.Elsewhere, Australia’s 10-year yield climbed through 1%. Oil edged lower. The pound clawed back some of Wednesday’s losses, which were sparked by the European Union’s chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier reportedly telling envoys the outcome of trade-deal talks is still too close to call.After vaccine breakthroughs fueled record monthly gains for global stocks, investors are turning some of their attention to bonds. One of the year’s biggest spikes in Treasury yields on Tuesday has spurred speculation about the potential impact of rising rates on stocks and corporate debt.“The market has almost immediately priced in a better-than-expected 2021, particularly in the second half and that’s what we are seeing here, and on the yield curve as well,” Alicia Levine, chief strategist at BNY Mellon Investment Management, said on Bloomberg TV. “The message here really is that better days are ahead and that dips and consolidations are eminently buyable.”Still, the pandemic continues to rage. The U.S. saw the deadliest day for Covid-19 fatalities, and Los Angeles ordered residents to stay home and told businesses that require in-person work to cease operations.Meanwhile, Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell indicated Wednesday that there was no rift between the central bank and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin over the sunsetting of emergency lending programs. The U.S. House cleared legislation that would impose restrictions on Chinese companies listed on U.S. exchanges.These are some key events coming up:The U.S. employment report on Friday is expected to show more Americans headed back to work in November, though at a slower pace than October.German factory orders for October are due Friday.Here are some of the main moves in markets:StocksS&P 500 futures were little changed as of 7 a.m. in London. The gauge rose 0.2% on Wednesday.Japan’s Topix index was flat.Hong Kong’s Hang Seng added 0.6%.Shanghai Composite slid 0.2%.Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 Index added 0.4%.Euro Stoxx 50 futures were flat.CurrenciesThe Bloomberg Dollar Spot Index fell 0.1%.The yen was at 104.45 per dollar.The offshore yuan was at 6.5491 per dollar.The euro bought $1.2119.BondsThe yield on 10-year Treasuries was at 0.94%.Australia’s 10-year yield rose three basis points to 1.02%.CommoditiesWest Texas Intermediate crude slipped 0.4% to $45.09 a barrel.Gold rose 0.1% to $1,833.37 an ounce.For more articles like this, please visit us at bloomberg.comSubscribe now to stay ahead with the most trusted business news source.©2020 Bloomberg L.P.
Japanese prosecutors are seeking to question former prime minister Shinzo Abe over a scandal involving the cost of events held for his supporters, local media said Thursday.
The CEO of Singapore ride-hailer Grab told employees in an internal note on Thursday that the firm is in a position to make acquisitions, following a report it is close to a merger with regional rival Gojek. The two firms have made substantial progress in talks to merge Southeast Asia's two most valuable startups, Bloomberg reported on Wednesday. "There is speculation again about a Gojek deal," Anthony Tan told employees in a note on the company's internal communication platform, seen by Reuters.