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Idrissa Gana hails teammate Andre Gomes

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first_imgThe Everton midfielder says his friend has been living up to his potential after being recruited by manager Marco Silva over the summerEverton footballer Idrissa Gana Gueye is currently very happy playing in the midfielder with teammate Andre Gomes.The Senegalese player is very excited to what he and his midfielder partner can do for the Blues in the future.“Every midfielder we have is capable of playing in this team but the manager has to make his choice,” Gana told the club’s official website.“Andre Gomes brings something special, with his technique and the way he keeps the ball.”Everton FC v Crystal Palace - Premier LeagueAndre Gomes explains why he chose Everton over Barcelona Andrew Smyth – July 4, 2019 Andre Gomes opened up on how his love for Everton convinced him to make a permanent move to the club instead of returning to Barcelona.“Of course, we knew he was a good player, he came from Barcelona – and you know the types of players who go to Barcelona,” he added.“We try to work together to help the team defensively and offensively – and it is going well.”“He is helping us a lot so, hopefully, he will continue his form and carry on helping the team,” Gana continued.“All our new signings have quality and they are bringing it to the team,” added Gana, who has reunited with [Lucas] Digne five years after the pair played together for Ligue 1 club Lille.”“That is helping us and we have a good spirit in the squad. Everyone is focused on what we have to do and that is why we are playing well,” he concluded.last_img read more

SteelSeries Stratus Duo controller has WiFi for Windows Bluetooth for Android

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first_img Though not technically a Labor Day sale, it’s happening during Labor Day sale season — and it’s too good not to share. Nationwide Distributors, via Google Express, has just about the best AirPods deal we’ve seen (when you apply promo code ZBEDWZ at checkout). This is for the second-gen AirPods with the wireless charging case. Can’t imagine these will last long at this price, so if you’re interested, act fast. Amazon See all the best laptops of CES 2019 Lenovo 130-15AST 15.6-inch laptop: $210 (save $90) $155 at Google Express CNET may get a commission from retail offers. Sarah Tew/CNET $999 Comment See It Recently updated to include digital-photo-frame capabilities, the Lenovo Smart Clock brings Google Assistant goodness to your nightstand. It’s a little smaller than the Amazon Echo Show 5, but also a full $30 less (and tied with Prime Day pricing) during this Best Buy Labor Day sale. DJI Osmo Action camera: $261 (save $89) Review • iPhone XS review, updated: A few luxury upgrades over the XR Sprint Turo Tidal 3-month family subscription: $5.99 (save $54) $999 Formerly known as the Google Home Hub, Google’s Nest Hub packs a wealth of Google Assistant goodness into a 7-inch screen. At $59, this is within a buck of the best price we’ve seen. It lists for $129 and sells elsewhere in the $89-to-$99 range.This is one item of many available as part of eBay’s Labor Day Sale (which, at this writing, doesn’t specifically mention Labor Day, but that’s how it was pitched to us). Lenovo Smart Clock: $59.99 (save $20) DJI’s answer to GoPro’s action cameras is rugged little model that’s shockproof, dustproof and waterproof down to 11 meters. It normally runs $350, but this deal drops it to $261 when you apply promo code 19LABOR10 at checkout. Angela Lang/CNET Share your voice Read Lenovo Smart Clock review Best laptops for college students: We’ve got an affordable laptop for every student. Best live TV streaming services: Ditch your cable company but keep the live channels and DVR. Bluetooth Wi-Fi,I’m shocked — shocked! — to learn that stores are turning Labor Day into an excuse to sell stuff. Wait — no, I’m not. As much as I respect the original intent of the holiday (which became official back in 1894), to most of us, it’s just a bonus day off — one that’s blissfully tacked onto a weekend. So, yeah, stores; go ahead, run your sales. I’m listening. Perhaps unsurprisingly, Labor Day doesn’t bring out bargains to compete with the likes of Black Friday (which will be here before you know it), but there are definitely some sales worth your time.For example:We’ve rounded up the best Labor Day mattress deals.We’ve also gathered the best Labor Day laptop deals at Best Buy.The 2019 Vizio P Series Quantum is back under $999.Be sure to check out Amazon’s roughly three dozen Labor Day deals on TVs and audio. Google Express is having a big sale as well, one that includes deals on game consoles, AirPods, iPhones, laptops and more.Below I’ve rounded up a handful of individual items I consider to be the cream of the crop, followed by a handy reference guide to other Labor Day sales. Keep in mind, of course, that products may sell out at any time, even if the sale itself is still running. Note that CNET may get a share of revenue from the sale of the products featured on this page. $520 at HP Comments Turo is kind of like Uber meets Airbnb: You borrow someone’s car, but you do all the driving. I’ve used it many times and found it a great alternative to traditional car-rental services — in part because you get to choose exactly the vehicle you want (not just, say, “midsize”) and in part because you can often do pickup and dropoff right outside baggage claim.Between now and Sept. 1, the first 300 people to check out can get $30 off any Turo rental with promo code LDW30. Now playing: Watch this: 7 An Echo Dot makes a fine match for any Fire edition TV, because you can use the latter to say things like, “Alexa, turn on the TV.” Right now, the 24-inch Insignia Fire TV Edition starts at just $100, while the 32-inch Toshiba Fire TV Editions is on sale for $130. Just add any Fire TV Edition to your cart, then add a third-gen Echo Dot, and presto: The latter is free. Sarah Tew/CNET Sarah Tew/CNET Read the AirPods review $6 at Tidal The Cheapskate Share your voice Preview • iPhone XS is the new $1,000 iPhone X See It SteelSeries Most wireless game controllers designed to handle both mobile and PC gaming connect via Bluetooth. It’s convenient, but Bluetooth isn’t always optimal for desktop play due to latency and occasional pairing glitchiness. SteelSeries’ Stratus Duo attacks that problem by incorporating 2.4GHz Wi-Fi as well as Bluetooth and wired.At $60 (approximately £45 or AU$85), the Stratus Duo is essentially an updated Stratus XL. In addition to adding Wi-Fi, SteelSeries streamlined the design a bit and addressed one of the biggest complaints — unreliable trigger buttons — by switching to Magnetic Hall Effect switches, the type used by some of the Xbox One Wireless Controllers. To make it a well-rounded mobile option, SteelSeries will also be releasing a $10 phone mount for it in mid-February, the SmartGrip.It does take a hit on battery life: the Stratus XL is rated for 40-plus hours, while the Duo drops to 20-plus. Wi-Fi takes more power than Bluetooth, after all. But the Duo also has a rechargeable battery built in, unlike the XL. Like previous models, it’s Steam-compatible.Sorry iOS gamers — it only works with Windows and Android.  HP Laptop 15t Value: $520 (save $780) $59 at eBay $90 at Daily Steals via Google Express $60 at Best Buy 19 Photos Free Echo Dot with an Insignia or Toshiba TV (save $50) $999 Use promo code 19LABOR10 to get an unusually good deal on JBL’s interesting hybrid product — not quite headphones, and not quite a traditional speaker, but something you wear like neckphones to listen to music on the go. 1 $261 at Daily Steals via Google Express Turo: Save $30 on any car rental What’s cooler: A snapshot of a firework exploding in front of you, or full 360-degree video of all the fireworks and all the reactions to seeing them? Oooh, ahhh, indeed. At $250, the compact Rylo dual-lens camera is selling for its lowest price yet. And for an extra $50, you can get the bundle that includes the waterproof housing.This deal runs through Sept. 3; it usually costs $500. $210 at Best Buy See it Rylo 5.8K 360 Video Camera: $250 (save $250) Read Google Home Hub review Read DJI Osmo Action preview See at Turo Gaming Accessories Computer Accessories Mentioned Above Apple iPhone XS (64GB, space gray) $999 Apple iPhone XS See at Amazon Chris Monroe/CNET I thought this might be a mistake, but, no, the weirdly named HP Laptop 15t Value is indeed quite the value at this price. Specs include an Intel Core i7 processor, 12GB of RAM, a 256GB solid-state drive and a 15.6-inch display. However, I strongly recommend paying an extra $50 to upgrade that display to FHD (1,920×1,080), because you’re not likely to be happy with the native 1,366×768 resolution. The problem with most entry-level laptops: They come with mechanical hard drives. That makes for a mighty slow Windows experience. This Lenovo model features a 128GB solid-state drive, so it should be pretty quick to boot and load software, even with its basic processor. Plus, it has a DVD-burner! That’s not something you see in many modern laptops, especially at this price. TVs Speakers Mobile Accessories Cameras Laptops Automobiles Smart Speakers & Displays Sarah Tew/CNET Google Nest Hub: $59 (save $70) Boost Mobile Get ready for the first wave of Nvidia RTX gaming laptops Best Buy 17:56 See It Tags Spotify and most other streaming services rely on compressed audio, which robs the listener of full fidelity. Enter Tidal, the only “major” service that delivers lossless audio — meaning at least on par with CD quality, if not better. Want to see (er, hear) the difference for yourself? Grab this excellent extended trial while you can. It’s just $6 for three months, and it’s good for up to six listeners. Other Labor Day sales you should check out Best Buy: In addition to some pretty solid MacBook deals that have been running for about a week already, Best Buy is offering up to 40% off major appliances like washers, dryers and stoves. There are also gift cards available with the purchase of select appliances. See it at Best BuyDell: Through Aug. 28, Dell is offering an extra 12% off various laptops, desktops and electronics. And check back starting Aug. 29 for a big batch of Labor Day doorbusters. See it at DellGlassesUSA: Aug. 29 – Sept. 3 only, you can save 65% on all frames with promo code labor65. See it at GlassesUSALenovo: The tech company is offering a large assortment of deals and doorbusters through Labor Day, with the promise of up to 56% off certain items — including, at this writing, the IdeaPad 730S laptop for $700 (save $300).See it at LenovoLensabl: Want to keep the frames you already love and paid for? Lensabl lets you mail them in for new lenses, based on your prescription. From now through Sept. 2 only, you can save 20% on the blue light-blocking lens option with promo code BLOCKBLUE. See it at LensablSears: Between now and Sept. 7, you can save up to 40% on appliances (plus an additional 10% if you shop online), up to 60% on mattresses, up to 50% on Craftsman products and more. The store is also offering some fairly hefty cashback bonuses. See it at SearsNote: This post was published previously and is continuously updated with new information.CNET’s Cheapskate scours the web for great deals on tech products and much more. For the latest deals and updates, follow the Cheapskate on Facebook and Twitter. Questions about the Cheapskate blog? Find the answers on our FAQ page, and find more great buys on the CNET Deals page. $299 at Amazon JBL Soundgear wearable speaker: $90 (save $160) Apple AirPods with Wireless Charging Case: $155 (save $45) Tags Read the Rylo camera preview Rylolast_img read more

Research team develops facemapping app for global smartphone searching

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first_imgArchitecture of Theia and information flow between its component. Image: arXiv:1106.5568v1 [cs.IR] The app, named Theia (perhaps for the Greek goddess of extent brightness) once installed on a user’s phone allows for searching for images transmitted by a centralized server. If a match is thought to be made, the photo is sent back to the server for additional processing.The whole point of the app is that there are times when most people wish for someone to be matched to a photo that might have been taken unintentionally. An image of a missing child’s face, for example, might be included in a photo another family has taken at a playground, or perhaps someone wanted for a crime is on the loose and takes in a ball game and manages to wind up on a fan’s smartphone as part of a bigger picture. Clearly such applications are all for the public good.The problem is, of course, that not everyone would be open to installing an app on their phone that let’s other people scan for, what are normally considered to be, private photo’s. The possibility of abuse just seems far too likely. Also, when you consider that the app uses resources when performing its searches, slowing down the phone for normal use, it’s hard to imagine many people agreeing to such a scenario, even in the instance where they would be paid some small amount for the processing time used by their phone.Granted, some might be amendable to loading the app and allowing their phones to be searched during certain scenarios, such as right after a child abduction, or when a manhunt is underway, but leaving the app running so that anyone that signs up for the service can search for someone they are looking for, seems like an invitation to disaster. What if an abusive husband is looking for his wife, or a murderer is looking for a witness? How would the people running the server be able to differentiate the good from the bad? And finally, it seems that such a system would only be useful if the majority of phone owners agreed to use the app, which hardly seems likely.Still, the idea behind the app is actually rather profound in that it highlights just how far we’ve come in a very short time. The idea of such an app just ten years ago would have seen both Orwellian scary and totally far-fetched. Explore further More information: Opportunistic Content Search of Smartphone Photos, arXiv:1106.5568v1 [cs.IR] arxiv.org/abs/1106.5568AbstractPhotos taken by smartphone users can accidentally contain content that is timely and valuable to others, often in real-time. We report the system design and evaluation of a distributed search system, Theia, for crowd-sourced real-time content search of smartphone photos. Because smartphones are resource-constrained, Theia incorporates two key innovations to control search cost and improve search efficiency. Incremental Search expands search scope incrementally and exploits user feedback. Partitioned Search leverages the cloud to reduce the energy consumption of search in smartphones. Through user studies, measurement studies, and field studies, we show that Theia reduces the cost per relevant photo by an average of 59%. It reduces the energy consumption of search by up to 55% and 81% compared to alternative strategies of executing entirely locally or entirely in the cloud. Search results from smartphones are obtained in seconds. Our experiments also suggest approaches to further improve these results.via I Programmer Facebook launches “Facebook for Every Phone” Java app for feature phones Citation: Research team develops face-mapping app for global smartphone searching (2011, August 16) retrieved 18 August 2019 from https://phys.org/news/2011-08-team-face-mapping-app-global-smartphone.html (PhysOrg.com) — Researchers at Rice University have developed a smartphone app that appears both clever and interesting, but may never actually be used by anyone anyway. It’s an app that when combined with a centralized server, combs people’s cell phones looking to find photo’s that have a face in them that match what someone is looking for. The team describes how their application would work in a paper they’ve uploaded to the preprint server arXiv. © 2011 PhysOrg.com This document is subject to copyright. Apart from any fair dealing for the purpose of private study or research, no part may be reproduced without the written permission. The content is provided for information purposes only.last_img read more

Vajpayee to be conferred Bharat Ratna on March 27

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first_imgFormer Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, a veteran Parliamentarian and founder member of the BJP who is held in high esteem across the political spectrum, will be conferred the Bharat Ratna, the country’s highest civilian award, on March 27, 2015. President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be among a host of VVIPs who are likely to be present at the Krishna Memon marg residence of Mr. Vajpayee in Lutyens’ Delhi where he will be honoured. Also Read – Need to understand why law graduate’s natural choice is not legal profession: CJIThe announcement for the prestigious award for Vajpayee — the first Prime Minister from outside the Congress party to serve a full five-year term — came on December 24, 2014 a day before he turned 90. Mr. Vajpayee, who was Prime Minister from 1998 to 2004, and has faded from public life due to age-related illness, is lauded as a statesman and has been often described as the moderate face of the BJP. The Bharat Ratna announced earlier for noted educationist and freedom fighter Madan Mohan Malviya will be presented to his family members on March 30, 2015 at the Rashtrapati Bhavan.last_img read more

Hunters warned about forest fires or engaging in other punishable activities

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first_imgA fine of € 21,586 was imposed on a person for a poaching in a village in the Larnaca district, the Game Fund warned on Thursday.In a statement, the Game Fund called on all those who will start hunting on August 20, the start of the season, to observe all written and unwritten laws and show the necessary respect to fellow hunters and their environment.As did the forestry department, the Fund also warned against the lighting of fires, and added appropriate behaviour due to the hot weather needs to be observed such as drinking a lot of water and dressing lightly.Before they start hunting, people should make sure they know in which areas it is allowed and they are urged to immediately report any illegal activities.The forestry department appealed to hunters to be extremely careful and not accidentally or carelessly start any fires.The hunters are urged to refrain from lighting fires or throwing away cigarette butts and matches as the risk of causing and spreading forest fires is extremely high due to the weather conditions.The department calls on anyone who sees smoke or a fire to immediately call 1407 or 112.Hunting licences can be renewed through banks and the Internet.The Game Fund explained that according to a recently amended law a hunter who is found without a valid licence if fined €2,000 plus the fee for hunting licences for the years which have not been paid, that is, if a hunter has not renewed a licence for four years the person needs to pay €2,000 plus four times €77, a total of €2,308.Those who want to report unlawful behaviour can contact the following numbers: in Nicosia 99-445697, in the Limassol area 99-445728, for Larnaca / Famagusta 99-634325 and Paphos 99-445679 or the police at 1414.     You May LikeFigLeaf Beta AppHow to Become Fully Anonymous Online in Less Than 3 Minutes? Better safe than sorryFigLeaf Beta AppUndoYahoo SearchResearch Compact SUVs. New SUVs May Make You Want To Trade Yours In Today – See For Yourself!Yahoo SearchUndoGundry MD PrebioThrive Probiotic SupplementTop Yale Doctor: This Is What Happens To Your Body When You Eat GlutenGundry MD PrebioThrive Probiotic SupplementUndo Pensioner dies after crash on Paphos-Polis roadUndoTurkish Cypriot actions in Varosha ‘a clear violation’ of UN resolutions, Nicosia saysUndoRemand for pair in alleged property fraud (Updated)Undoby Taboolaby Taboolalast_img read more

Peter Andre shares photos from luxury Paphos holiday villa on Instagram

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first_imgCypriot celebrity Peter Andre, 45, has shared his Paphos holiday snaps with fans on Instagram, posting several photos of the inside of a luxury holiday villa he is staying at with his family.The photos have received wide coverage in the UK tabloids.On his Instagram account, Andre posted: “Check this villa out guys. Being Cypriot, I didn’t know this existed. The service they offer is second to none. Optional In villa chef babysitting service, quad bikes, fishing , massage.  Awesome. I’m taking the whole family again”.Peter Andre with his wife Emily MacDonaghAndre is staying at Villa Lara, one of several villas operated by Cyprus Villa Retreats. It is located on Vardas Beach, Kissonegra and says that prices range from £150-£600 a night (€168-€673).Peter Andre InstagramYou May LikeUltimate Pet Nutrition Nutra Thrive SupplementThere Is One Thing You Can Do To Help Your Dog Be Healthier, And No, It’s Not Switching FoodsUltimate Pet Nutrition Nutra Thrive SupplementUndoHealthCentralLiving With Metastatic Breast Cancer: Dionna’s StoryHealthCentralUndoSearch Fire MediaSmall Businesses Rank #1 In Google In 30 DaysSearch Fire MediaUndo Protest outside the House over foreclosures lawUndoWidowers threaten legal action over pensionsUndoThe Deniz boat incident showed clearly the intentions of the Turkish sideUndoby Taboolaby Taboolalast_img read more

As Mayawati Bowls Good Length on Uttar Pradeshs Caste Pitch Will BJP

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first_imgNew Delhi: On bicycles, on bullock carts and on their feet, there is a general bustle among people in the narrow lanes of Butradi to reach home before it gets dark. In one corner of this village on the Shamli-Meerut Road in Uttar Pradesh, a section of locals eagerly await the arrival of BJP candidate for Kairana Parliamentary seat which polled in the first phase.Butradi has a mixed population — Jats, Chamars and some backward castes. Nearly one fifth of the residents are from the Dheemars and Kashyaps — two sub-castes of fishermen in the Indo-Gangetic plains. The others are Nishaad, Bind, Sahani, Mallah, et al. Though small in number, together these minor OBCs form more than 10 per cent of the electorate in every UP seat. In some constituencies their numbers are more than 20 per cent, even touching 30 per cent in a few others.In the 1980s, both Mulayam Singh Yadav and Kanshi Ram sought to mobilise these social groups around the dominant caste they built their respective parties around — Yadavs in OBCs and Jatavs or Chamars among Dalits.Mulayam Yadav sent Phoolan Devi, who had emerged as an icon for the Nishad community, to the Lok Sabha. Kiranpal Kashyap, SP MLA from Thanabhawan in Shamli, was made a minister in the UP government when Mulayam Singh formed government for the third time in 2003.Kanshi Ram developed the Maurya, Kushwaha leadership in the party. Apart from Jatavs, he gave space and strength to other Dalit sub-castes such as the Pasis, which are found in large numbers in the Avadh region of Uttar Pradesh.2019 Lok Sabha elections in UP are increasingly becoming a bipolar fight. Demography of a particular constituency and not the individual candidate may well decide the outcome of the polls. The ability of a party to get its voters to turn up at the booth on the polling day this summer is another factor which may affect poll outcome in the closely contested seats.The gathbandhan has sought to mobilise Jatavs, Muslims and Yadavs. The BJP is seeking to consolidate upper caste and a section of OBCs and non-Jatav Dalits.In this realignment, the smaller caste groups and their voting preferences may make or mar polls. In Gorakhpur and Phulpur bypolls, Samajwadi Party experimented by fielded Nishhad and Maurya candidates. It won seats vacated by chief minister Yogi Adityanath and deputy chief minister Keshav Maurya.The sharp political exchange between BSP chief Mayawati and Prime Minister Narendra Modi is manifestation of a slugfest to win over floating backward votes when base votes of both formations have reached a saturation level.Mayawati has called the Prime Minister a fake OBC and Mulayam Singh a real one. Modi claims to be from the most backward community.However, in joining issues with the BSP on backward caste politics, BJP must tread a bit cautiously. The political debate, if it takes the caste colour, will only help the gathbandhan.If Uttar Pradesh votes on caste lines, then Brahmin votes as a Brahmin, OBCs as OBCs and Dalits as Dalits! The caste of the candidate becomes important and it overpowers everything else — nationalism, Pakistan and Balakot.Caste is a political pitch which suits Mayawati and Akhilesh, and Gathbandhan will be more than happy to play on the front foot at any such opportunity. BJPMayawatiNarendra Modisamajwadi party First Published: April 30, 2019, 8:45 AM IST | Edited by: Divya Kapoorlast_img read more