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  • Globecomm, Tanzania Support Foundation take computers to rural school

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    17 Dec 2014 | 1:35 am
    Globecomm announced today that it has donated desktop computers to a school in the Tanzanian village of Selela to aid the mission of the Tanzanian Support Foundation to help small communities become more self-sufficient in education, healthcare, hygiene and clean water.  
  • Nexus 6 Has Hidden LED Indicator Light Features

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    28 Nov 2014 | 6:33 am
    Google flagship smartphone Nexus 6 has hidden a RGB LED light on top of the speaker grill, according to a Xda Developers Report. The LED indicator lights are capable turning into red, green and blue, but the phone has to be rooted to access this feature. Followed by some tampering with the Lightflow system, the LED indicator lights can be programmed to change into different shades of color. The post Nexus 6 Has Hidden LED Indicator Light Features appeared first on LED Daily.
  • We Don’t Dabble In Politics – RCCG

    Essenceclue | Nigeria #1 Online Blog
    17 Dec 2014 | 6:04 pm
    The Redeemed Christian Church of God has dissociated itself from rumours making the rounds that its General Overseer, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, gave his blessings to the vice-presidential ambition of a former Lagos State Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo. The All Progressives Congress had on Wednesday named Osinbajo, who is said to be Adeboye’s close ally, as the running mate of its presidential candidate, Maj. Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (retd.).The RCCG denied celebrating the emergence of the law professor who pastors its Olive Parish located on Banana Island,…
  • KPIT Wins Infor India’s Promising Partner of the Year 2014 Award

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    17 Dec 2014 | 3:19 am
    Infor India recently awarded KPIT (BSE: 532400, NSE: KPIT) – a member of the Infor Partner Network – the Promising Partner of the Year 2014 award for the Indian Subcontinent for implementing Infor solutions that create value for customers and generate new business opportunities. The award reflects KPIT’s success in Infor’s specialized solutions aimed at enabling local partners to establish industry recognition. This award was presented in Mumbai at the Infor Partner Summit. KPIT is globally recognized for its leadership position in Infor M3 Consulting and Services, retaining one…
  • 'The Interview' sounds funny. The hackers' threats don't. (twincities)

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    17 Dec 2014 | 8:36 pm
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  • Nexus 6 Has Hidden LED Indicator Light Features

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    28 Nov 2014 | 6:33 am
    Google flagship smartphone Nexus 6 has hidden a RGB LED light on top of the speaker grill, according to a Xda Developers Report. The LED indicator lights are capable turning into red, green and blue, but the phone has to be rooted to access this feature. Followed by some tampering with the Lightflow system, the LED indicator lights can be programmed to change into different shades of color. The post Nexus 6 Has Hidden LED Indicator Light Features appeared first on LED Daily.
  • DOE Issues SSL Commercial Building Technology Request for Information

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    28 Nov 2014 | 6:29 am
    The Building Technologies Office (BTO) of the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy has announced a request for information (RFI) of interest to the solid-state lighting community. Issued through BTO’s Commercial Buildings Integration (CBI) Program, the RFI (DE-FOA-0001226) is entitled “High Impact Commercial Building Technology” and can be viewed online. BTO has developed the High Impact Technology (HIT) Catalyst, a framework for accelerating the voluntary adoption of high-impact, cost-effective, energy-saving, and underutilized…
  • University of Washington Develops LED Contact Lenses

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    28 Nov 2014 | 6:27 am
    Hands-free information could stream across your contact lens, in a device that came one step closer to reality this week. In a new paper, University of Washington researchers demonstrated the safety of a prototype device tested in the eye of a rabbit. At the moment, the contact lens device contains only a single pixel of information, but the researchers say it is a proof of the concept that the device could be worn by a person. Eventually it could display short emails and other messages directly before a wearers eyes. “This is the first time we have been able to wirelessly power and…
  • Swedish LED to fight Ebola

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    28 Nov 2014 | 6:21 am
    Swedish LED-module manufacturer OPTOGA has recently been awarded an international contract for medical lighting installed in field hospitals fighting Ebola. ‘’It has always been about participating in this type of projects’’, said Stefan Larsson, Founder and CEO of OPTOGA. OPTOGA’s LED-module OptoDrive™ has been proclaimed the best and thus been awarded the international contract. Several big industry LED manufacturing companies also participated in the bidding process and all had to go through very strict controlled tests. In the end it was the Swedish based company OPTOGA that…
  • Wireless Powered LED Christmas Light

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    28 Nov 2014 | 6:19 am
    Setting up your Christmas light can be ever so convenient with wireless lighting! Launched by developers from Santa Monica, California on the Kickstarter platform, the Aura Project is billed as the world’s first wireless christmas light. The wireless system is powered by the Power Ring, a magnetic loop that gives off high frequency fluctuating magnetic field and induces power into LED light bulbs. Aura LED light bulbs comes with clear glass, frosted glass and crackle glass options, and each is paired with a multi-coloured bulb design. In addition, the lighting system includes an App…
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  • We Don’t Dabble In Politics – RCCG

    17 Dec 2014 | 6:04 pm
    The Redeemed Christian Church of God has dissociated itself from rumours making the rounds that its General Overseer, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, gave his blessings to the vice-presidential ambition of a former Lagos State Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo. The All Progressives Congress had on Wednesday named Osinbajo, who is said to be Adeboye’s close ally, as the running mate of its presidential candidate, Maj. Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (retd.).The RCCG denied celebrating the emergence of the law professor who pastors its Olive Parish located on Banana Island,…
  • Naira Falls Most In Five Years To 187

    17 Dec 2014 | 5:51 pm
    The naira fell by four per cent against the dollar to 187.05 at the interbank foreign exchange market on Wednesday. This is the highest fall in five years on a closing basis, according to analysts. Foreign exchange market dealers linked the development to the Central Bank of Nigeria’s announcement that its Wednesday’s auction at the Retail Dutch Auction System window was the last for the year.It was learnt that traders and importers, who could not access the RDAS window, rushed to the interbank forex market to place their demand.This, dealers said, led to huge demand for the greenback at…
  • My Security Details Didn’t Tear Gas Tambuwal – David Mark

    17 Dec 2014 | 5:49 pm
    The Senate President, David Mark, on Wednesday alleged that the Divisional Police Officer attached to the National Assembly, Mr. James Idachaba, lied in his accounts of the events of the November 20 invasion of the federal parliament by security agents. Idachaba, a Superintendent of Police, had alleged before the Senate ad hoc committee probing the unfortunate incident on Monday that he watched one of the police details attached to Mark, released tear gas canisters during the commotion that ensued on November 20.Mark, in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Kola…
  • Police Recovered Guns From Agbaje, George’s Thugs – Obanikoro

    17 Dec 2014 | 5:45 pm
    A former Minister of State for Defence, Musiliu Obanikoro, has accused a leader of the Peoples Democratic Party in Lagos State, Chief Olabode George, and the governorship candidate of the party in the state, Mr. Jimi Agbaje, of recruiting armed thugs to achieve their aims at the governorship primary held on December 8. The former minister said, “I also saw the police recovered five guns and rounds of ammunition and live cartridges from the thugs brought by Chief Olabode George and Mr. Jimi Agbaje, a co-aspirant.”This is contained in an affidavit he filed before a Federal High Court in…
  • Mutiny: 54 Soldiers Sentenced To Death By Firing Squad, 5 Freed

    17 Dec 2014 | 5:40 pm
    Fifty-four of the 59 soldiers standing trial for mutiny and conspiracy to commit mutiny have bagged the death sentence. They are to face the firing squad having been found guilty of the offences.The General Court Martial, which has been sitting since October, however, discharged and acquitted five of the soldiers.Delivering the judgment at the Mogadishu Cantonment, Abuja Wednesday night, chairman of the GCM, Major General Musa Yusuf, said the soldiers reserved the right to appeal the verdict at a higher authority.The 59 soldiers were among the troops engaged in counter insurgency operations…
 
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  • KPIT Wins Infor India’s Promising Partner of the Year 2014 Award

    Research News Today
    17 Dec 2014 | 3:19 am
    Infor India recently awarded KPIT (BSE: 532400, NSE: KPIT) – a member of the Infor Partner Network – the Promising Partner of the Year 2014 award for the Indian Subcontinent for implementing Infor solutions that create value for customers and generate new business opportunities. The award reflects KPIT’s success in Infor’s specialized solutions aimed at enabling local partners to establish industry recognition. This award was presented in Mumbai at the Infor Partner Summit. KPIT is globally recognized for its leadership position in Infor M3 Consulting and Services, retaining one…
  • Swedish Consul General Hosts Dinner Reception to Commemorate 2014 Awardees of Nobel Prize

    Research News Today
    17 Dec 2014 | 3:19 am
    Ms. Fredrika Ornbrant, Consul General of Sweden hosted a dinner reception, prepared by renowned Swedish chef Magnus Albrektsson to commemorate the 2014 awardees of the Nobel Prize. Held at the Consul General’s residence in Mumbai, the event was attended by a select gathering of Swedish business leaders that operate out of India. Guests got to enjoy a typically Swedish menu which included an appetizer of a ‘Swedish Smorgasboard’ comprising seared gravlax with mustard sauce and dill, marinated beets with vasterbotten cream on a small hash brown, matjes herring salad with sour cream,…
  • Power Integrations Launches New Reference Design for High-Power LED-Lighting Applications

    Research News Today
    17 Dec 2014 | 3:19 am
    Power Integrations (Nasdaq: POWI), the leader in high-efficiency, high-reliability LED-driver ICs, today announced a new reference design for LED streetlights, high-bay lights and other high-power LED-lighting applications. The new design, RDR-382, describes a constant current, 43 V (nominal), 150 W reference power supply for 90-265 VAC solid-state lighting, utilizing Power Integrations HiperPFS™-2 PFC controller ICs and HiperLCS™ integrated LLC power stage ICs.   Power Integrations Launches New Reference Design for High-Power LED-Lighting Applications. (Photo: Business Wire)…
  • Chennai-Based Hetrogenous and Technrwheels Collaborate to Offer Compelling Solution for Taxi Service Dispatch and Customer Safety

    Research News Today
    17 Dec 2014 | 3:19 am
    Hetrogenous Communications Technologies Pvt Ltd., based in Chennai, announced the expansive launch TaxiSTAY, a platform that helps connects call- and web-taxi companies, fleets, and customers in a safe, secure, and seamless manner. “Working closely with TechNrwheels, pioneers in the taxi booking and dispatch services business with robust applications that handle over 20,000 bookings per day for every customer, Hetrogenous brings TaxiSTAY, our flagship platform that delivers a range of products being used by over 90 Taxi operators across India. Our platform is in use by small fleet…
  • Embassy of The Federal Republic Of Germany Extends Support to NGO Stairs for Stairs School Football League

    Research News Today
    17 Dec 2014 | 3:19 am
    Stairs School Football League (SSFL) to commence from December 1, 2014; Final to be played on December 22nd 2014 128 school teams will be picked up for this years’ tournament Selected teams will also be given priority in 2015 SSFL edition SSFL-2014 aligns itself with the FIFA rules of football for boys under 17 years of age Supporting the cause of ‘Sports for Development’, Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany has partnered with NGO Stairs for one of the biggest school football league ever- the Stairs School Football League (SSFL). The tournament will commence on December 1, 2014…
 
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  • Builder of light rail from Circular Quay to eastern suburbs to face penalties if tram runs late

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    17 Dec 2014 | 8:34 pm
    Artist’s impression of the Circular Quay-eastern suburbs light rail line. Photo: Supplied The private builder of the $2.1 billion light rail line to run from Circular Quay to the eastern suburbs could face penalties if they are unable to construct it according to schedule. Transport Minister Gladys Berejiklian announced late on Wednesday that the government had signed a contract with a consortium to build and operate the line, which should open to passengers in early 2019. Graphic: Remi Bianchi The contract is $500 million more than the original $1.6 billion first announced by the…
  • Canberra Cavalry pitcher Tristan Crawford picks up the win in the Australian Baseball League All Star game

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    17 Dec 2014 | 8:34 pm
    Tristan Crawford of the Canberra Cavalry whips one in from the pitchers mound. Photo: Matt Bedford Canberra Cavalry pitcher Tristan Crawford will be taking plenty of confidence into this weekend’s crucial Australian Baseball League series with the Brisbane Bandits. The Cavalry (12-12) are aiming for a second straight series victory, but will have to be at the top of their game against the second-placed Bandits (14-10), starting on Friday night. Crawford is expected to be the starting pitcher in Saturday night’s third game of the four-game series after he picked up the win for Team…
  • Brisbane Live: Thursday December 18

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    17 Dec 2014 | 8:15 pm
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  • Brighton man Jeremy Kewley faces 103 child sex abuse charges

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    17 Dec 2014 | 8:08 pm
    Actor Jeremy Kewley arriving at court. He is facing child sex charges. Photo: Justin McManus Underbelly actor Jeremy Kewley has been charged with more than 100 child sex offences after allegedly targeting boys in Melbourne’s bayside suburbs. The 54-year-old actor from Brighton was arrested on Thursday by detectives with the Moorabbin Sexual Offences and Child Abuse Investigation Team. He was charged with 103 counts of committing indecent acts with a child under 16 years and two counts of possessing child pornography. Police have alleged Mr Kewley abused boys in the bayside area in…
  • Police in a funk over definition of being drunk, or is that intoxicated?

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    17 Dec 2014 | 8:07 pm
    While at a Christmas gathering, between the third and sixth toast, some of us may ponder: is there a difference between being intoxicated and being drunk? Victoria Police are seeking the same sort of clarity. The head of the force’s Razon task force, which polices liquor licensing, is working with the Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation to better define drunkenness. Under current law, there is a difference between being drunk, and being intoxicated. Advertisement Razon task force Senior Sergeant David Sheppard said that in New South Wales there was only one…
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  • FEC holds valedictory session for Ashiru

    oiyanu
    17 Dec 2014 | 7:47 pm
       Monday Agu Jnr.    President Goodluck Jonathan yesterday led other members of the Federal Executive Council in eulogizing the late former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Olugbenga Ashiru who died recently in South Africa at the age of 66. Ashiru served as Minis¬ter of Foreign Affairs be¬tween July, 2011 and Sept, 2013. Jonathan described the late minister as a patriotic diplomat who helped the country to streamline its foreign relations within and outside the African continent. According to the presi¬dent, Ashiru played a key role in the country’s…
  • Court orders obanikoro, Agbaje to keep status quo

    oiyanu
    17 Dec 2014 | 7:38 pm
         Jonathan Eze   A federal high court sitting in Abuja has ordered the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the Indepen¬dent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to maintain the status quo on the contentious guber¬natorial primary election held in Lagos over a week ago.  The court has fixed De¬cember 23, 2014 for INEC and the PDP to appear before it and has forbid¬den Mr. Jimi Agbaje , the acclaimed winner to stop parading himself as the candidate of the PDP until the suit is heard.  Senator Musiliu Oban¬ikoro had pleaded with the court to…
  • Jonathan’s sole candidacy in PDP undemocratic, says Falae

    oiyanu
    17 Dec 2014 | 7:36 pm
       Jonathan Eze    Former Presidential candidate of the All Peoples Party (APP) and now member of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), Chief Oluyemisi Falae, has described as undemo¬cratic the decision of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to present President Goodluck Jonathan as the sole candidate of the party ahead the 2015 general election.  In an interview with the Daily Times, Falae opined that there should have been a level playing ground for all those that are interested in contest¬ing for any position.  According to him, if it is expensive to…
  • 2015: Elections’ll hold in North East, says CDS

    oiyanu
    17 Dec 2014 | 7:34 pm
       The Chief of De¬fence Staff, Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh, Wednesday assured that elections would hold in the troubled areas of the North East in 2015. According to him, the nation is winning the war against the Boko Haram sect, saying that Nigeri¬ans should have faith in the military. Marshall Badeh spoke with State House Corre¬spondents after President Goodluck Jonathan met with security chiefs at the Presidential Villa. The President had ear¬lier met with the security chiefs on Tuesday.  The Chief of Defence Staff said the meeting was to brief the…
  • Dealing with oil workers strike

    oiyanu
    17 Dec 2014 | 7:33 pm
    The industrial strike embarked upon by the National Union of Petroleum and Gas (NUPENG) and Petro­leum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGAS­SAN) is very worrisome, coming at this time of the year.   The action has not only disrupted economic activities all over the country, it is also threatening to shut down the entire system of government administration. According to NUPENG and PENGASSAN, the ac­tion followed government refusal to address some of the problems affecting the oil industry. They accused it of not maintaining the refineries and ensuring…
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  • Vivo Mobile Aims to Capture 5-6 Percent Market Share by 2017

    Affirunisa Kankudti
    16 Dec 2014 | 11:02 am
    vivo Mobile wants to capture at least five to six percent of smartphone market share in India in the next three years. The Chinese smartphone company- vivo Mobile- launched five devices Monday. The phones are priced between INR 7,000 and INR 33,000. “As a part of global expansion strategy, we are entering the Indian smartphone market, which is developing very fast,” Jacky Liao, CEO, vivo Mobile India, told ET. Liao has declined to comment on the scale of investment that the company is planning in India. “We have set up distribution and service network in 20 states with 50,000…
  • Complaints About Unsolicited Calls, Texts Drop by 80 percent; DoT Says

    Affirunisa Kankudti
    16 Dec 2014 | 8:44 am
    Number of complaints regarding pesky calls and text messages has dropped by over 80 percent, DoT has said.  According to the Department of Telecommunications, 58,446 complaints about unwanted calls were reported in 2014-15 fiscal (upto October 31) or an average 5,845 complaints/month. Around 397,772 complaints were registered in 2013-14 fiscal, which comes to an average 33,147 complaints/month. In 2012-13 fiscal, there were a total 427,041 such complaints, an average 35,588 complaints/month, the Press Trust of India reported. The decline is impressive and shows that Do Not Disturb registry…
  • Bharti Airtel Offloads 1,100 Towers in Zambia, Rwanda to IHS Holding Ltd

    Affirunisa Kankudti
    16 Dec 2014 | 7:58 am
    Bharti Airtel has offloaded its 1,100 mobile towers in Zambia and Rwanda to IHS Holding Ltd, an African mobile phone operator. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Airtel- India’s largest telecom company- will now use the towers on a ten-year lease term. “This agreement will accelerate infrastructure sharing amongst operators and benefit customers in form of affordable tariffs and wider network coverage,” said Christian de Faria, Bharti Airtel’s managing director and chief executive officer for Africa, according to Hindu Business Line. Bharti Airtel has been shedding its…
  • MediaTek to Increase Footprint In India via Low-Cost 4G LTE Smartphones

    Affirunisa Kankudti
    16 Dec 2014 | 7:29 am
    Taiwan-based chipmaker, Mediatek, wants to introduce LTE chipsets in India to expand its presence in the Indian smartphone market.  Once dismissed as a small player in the feature phone market, Mediatek has played a huge role in powering the rise of affordable smartphones. The company is a $23 billion go-to chip designer and its system-on-chip technology has helped smartphone makers lower smartphone costs and tailor phones to suit the needs of emerging markets. MediaTek had announced back in October that its MT6595 ‘true’ octa-core, 4G LTE System on Chip will be available in India by the…
  • Foxconn Begins Negotiation with Workers at its India Plant

    Affirunisa Kankudti
    15 Dec 2014 | 12:22 pm
    Foxconn has begun talks with workers at its India plant over exit terms. The talks began Friday, with the device maker asking workers and management to take settlement packages and union insisting on holding their jobs. The Taiwan-based electronics’ manufacturer recently said that it is closing its plant in Chennai on December, 24 after completing its residual inventory. The Assistant Commissioner of Labour Dharmaseelan has reportedly advised Foxconn to desist from taking any decision till December 18, that’s when the next meeting is scheduled, ET reported. The union at Foxconn wants the…
 
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