Government to reduce money purchase annual allowance

first_imgAutumn Statement 2016: Chancellor Philip Hammond (pictured) has announced that the money purchase annual allowance is set to be reduced to £4,000 from April 2017.The money purchase annual allowance applies to those who have accessed their pension savings through the pension flexibilities and then make further defined contribution (DC) pension contributions. It is currently set at £10,000.The reduction aims to limit the extent to which pension savings can be recycled to take advantage of tax relief, while still providing scope for individuals who need to access their savings to then rebuild them.The government has launched a consultation into the changes, which will run until 15 February.The consultation seeks views on whether respondents agree that the reduced rate would impact auto-enrolment or disproportionally impact certain groups.Hammond said: “For pensions that have been drawn-down, I will also reduce to £4,000 the money purchase annual allowance, to prevent inappropriate double tax relief.”Tom McPhail, head of retirement policy at Hargreaves Lansdown, said: “This means anyone contemplating drawing on their retirement savings needs to be very clear about their future retirement saving plans. Taking even £1 in excess of [their] tax-free lump sum, or using the uncrystallised funds pension lump sum rules in [their] 50s, for example, could leave savers with only very limited scope to make further pension saving in the future. In particular, it could deny them the benefit of future employer contributions.“It is vital, therefore, that savers plan the drawing down of any pension savings with great care, checking what the future saving implications will be before tapping into their savings. The restriction is also likely to be retrospective, so anyone already caught by the money purchase annual allowance may have to adjust their pension saving plans in the future.”Pete Glancy, head of industry development at Scottish Widows, said: “We must ensure that vulnerable customers who do not have access to professional financial support are protected. In particular, consideration needs to be given to those who have already taken some money from their pension and who would not expect a change of this nature to apply retrospectively. It is also likely that providers, advisers and public services will need to ensure that the new rules are understood by customers before they make at-retirement decisions.“We would expect this reduction to £4,000 to have two effects. First, we would expect people to think twice before using uncrystallised funds pension lump sum to finance small treats in retirement such as a special holiday, because the longer-term consequences could now be more substantial.“Second, we would also expect the average saver to leave their savings invested for longer, taking income at a later age because there is now less of an opportunity to make up any shortfall in their retirement plans.”last_img read more

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96 of employers feel responsible for improving employee health behaviours

first_imgThe majority (96%) of employer respondents agree or strongly agree that they are responsible for improving employee health behaviours, according to research by Aon Employee Benefits.Its UK health survey: September 2017, which surveyed 200 UK employers, also found that 77% of respondents are looking to improve on their existing health and wellbeing programmes in the next 12 months.The research also found:96% of respondents see a direct correlation between employee health and performance.43% of respondents are looking to evolve their emotional health offering, and a further 43% view mental health as the top current concern on their agenda. This is compared to physical health (33%) and lifestyle behaviours (33%) featuring as top agenda concerns.53% of respondents are looking to improve the support available to employees through financial wellbeing initiatives.43% of respondents cite an ageing workforce as their number one future concern.95% of respondents are concerned about the current and future issues of mental health.41% of respondents connect their insured employee benefits, such as medical and disability insurances, to their health and wellbeing strategy.25% of respondents use data analytics to understand and improve their health and wellbeing strategy, and 41% have a clear view of the impact, including cost impact, of the health issues in their organisation.24% of respondents feel their health and benefits communications to employees is insufficient or ineffective.88% of respondents use email to communicate their health and wellbeing programme to staff, compared to 75% who use posters, booklets and flyers, and 59% who utilise on-site wellbeing days.71% of respondents state a limited budget as one of the most important barriers they currently run into or anticipate to run into when implementing a health-related programme.Mark Witte (pictured), head of healthcare and risk consulting at Aon Employee Benefits, said: “Employers have never paid so much attention to employee health. This is understandable when the vast majority recognise its impact on [organisation] performance. But a combination of social and economic issues has made it even more relevant than it was before. Issues include escalating healthcare costs, a continued shift away from the state for the health and welfare burden, increased awareness of the impact of underlying poor health behaviours, increasingly diverse and multigenerational workforces, and escalating debt and emotional pressures.”last_img read more

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US court rules in favour of Uber in employment status case

first_imgA US district court has ruled that drivers for taxi organisation Uber’s high-end car division are independent contractors as opposed to employees, and are therefore not entitled to wages or overtime pay.The case, Razak v Uber Technologies, involved three drivers for Uber Black claiming that they are employees instead of independent contractors under the Fair Labor Standards Act, the Pennsylvania Minimum Wage Act and the Pennsylvania Wage Payment and Collection Law.As employees, the drivers would be entitled to employment rights, such as wages. Employment rights are not applicable to independent contractors.In the original lawsuit, which was filed in February 2016, the drivers argued that as they identified themselves as employees, Uber was therefore failing to pay them wages, not paying overtime premiums for any hours worked over a 40-hour working week and not covering business expenses.District judge Michael Baylson, who ruled over the case in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, dismissed the complaint on Wednesday 11 April 2018.He said in the published order: “It is hereby ordered that the defendants’ motion for summary judgement is granted. Plaintiff’s motion for reconsideration of the court’s prior denial of partial summary judgement is denied as moot. The complaint is therefore dismissed with prejudice.”An spokesperson at Uber said: “We are pleased with the decision.”last_img read more

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67 of employers do not offer financial support or guidance

first_imgMore than two-thirds (67%) of respondents do not provide financial support or guidance for their employees, according to research by Thomsons Online Benefits.Its UK Employee benefits watch report 2018: Creating the ultimate employee connection report, which surveyed 450 UK employers representing approximately 1,800,000 employees, also found that 70% do not offer debt counselling and 80% do not offer workplace individual savings accounts (Isas).The research also found:Just 10% of respondents had a financial wellbeing strategy plan in place, however, a further 50% are considering implementing on within the next year.24% of respondents said they have not implemented a financial wellbeing strategy due to cost, 22% said they did not want to risk getting too involved with the financial lives of their staff, while 20% said it was not their role to get involved.81% of respondents do not offer debt consolidation and 79% do not offer mortgage broking.59% of respondents say tighter control of costs is a higher priority for 2018.Just under a third (30%) are looking to implement a dedicated benefits app in 2018, 26% are planning to introduce mobile access and 24% interactive tools (24%).60% of HR and reward professionals who use analytics have implemented mental health initiatives, compared to 26% among those who do not.David Dodd, consulting director at Thomsons Online Benefits, said: “This year’s research paints a mixed picture; employers are making clear strides when it comes to caring for the physical health of their employees. However, the gap in financial and mental health support means that they’re failing to deliver a holistic wellbeing strategy. At a time when employees are struggling financially, and the top talent is in higher demand than ever, it’s paramount employers work to help employees with their financial health, or risk losing them to competitors.”last_img read more

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Hilton Saudi Arabia offers employerfunded support for female drivers

first_imgHospitality organisation Hilton Saudi Arabia is offering employer-funded financial support for its 250 female employees, in recognition of the country lifting the ban that previously prevented women from driving.Hilton Saudi Arabia is now providing female employees with paid time off to attend driving lessons, as well as reimbursing female staff for the cost of a standard set of driving lessons and the typical license issuance fee.In addition, Hilton Saudi Arabia will financially assist female employees who already hold a driving license from a different country, by helping cover the license conversion cost.The employer-paid support package, which was implemented on 24 June 2018 when the ban was lifted, will be available for female employees at Hilton Saudi Arabia until December 2019.The driving support package forms part of the organisation’s focus on increasing the number of female leaders in the business. To further support this aim, Hilton Saudi Arabia held a Women in Leadership conference for staff last April, and introduced a minimum of 12 weeks of fully-paid maternity leave for employees working in the Middle East and Africa.Julia Miller, director of compensation and benefits, Middle East and Africa at Hilton, said: “We welcome the move to allow women to drive in Saudi Arabia. In line with Vision 2030, this is another step to open up the country that will encourage more women to join the workforce.“At Hilton, we are always looking for ways to empower our team members and create world-class rewards and benefits. We have a fantastic group of female [employees] in Saudi Arabia and we are pleased to be encouraging them to take advantage of the new driving rules in the kingdom.”last_img read more

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Miami Beach Police find missing teen with autism

first_imgGeorge has been located. Thanks for the RT’s. https://t.co/sMZVgC21YA— Miami Beach Police (@MiamiBeachPD) October 31, 2016 Copyright 2019 Sunbeam Television Corp. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. MIAMI BEACH, FLA. (WSVN) – Miami Beach Police have located a previously missing teen whom they described as endangered.According to detectives, 15-year-old George Castello ran off after a physical altercation with his mother, Sunday.Castello’s mother told investigators her son is on the autism spectrum and can sometimes display violent tendencies.last_img

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Burglars steal 168K worth of checks money orders from condo drop box

first_imgSOUTHWEST MIAMI-DADE, FLA. (WSVN) – Police are asking for the public’s help identifying two burglars who stole rental checks and money orders from a condominium’s drop box, last month.Surveillance cameras captured the duo moments before, police said, they rummaged through a drop box at a condominium management office in Southwest Miami-Dade.They stole $168,000 worth of tenants’ rental checks and money orders.Police said the duo burglarized the same condominium on six consecutive days in early March.If you have any information on this theft, call Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-TIPS. Remember, you can always remain anonymous, and you may be eligible for a $1,000 reward.Copyright 2019 Sunbeam Television Corp. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.last_img read more

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ASME Prez Blurring AdEdit Line Compromises Industrys Health

first_imgNEW YORK—Ad revenues are down. Headcount is down. Attendance at events—including this one—is down.Even entrees to the National Magazine Awards, which will be presented here on Thursday night, are down. And pressure from advertisers on magazine publishers to blur the line between advertising and editorial is way up. Yet, even in this economy, succumbing to that pressure would be a mistake, said David Willey, editor of Runner’s World and president of the American Society of Magazine Editors, at ASME’s annual board meeting Wednesday.“It has gotten more and more prevalent,” Willey said of advertising on covers.  “Even in this economy, ASME will continue to stand for its core principals.”“When brands and marketing become comingled, trust in our brands is compromised—as is the long-term health of our brands.Added Willey: “The future of our industry will not be determined by marketers.”During the panel discussion that followed ASME’s election of officers, talk turned to the economy.“I hate to say it, but [magazine advertising] is never going to come back to anything of what it once was,” said Allen Sloan, Fortune’s editor-at-large.  “Since we pretty much give away our magazines—and they depend on print advertising—we’re going to have to charge more for our magazines.”Said Sloan: “Waiting for the Lord of Advertising to come and save you just isn’t going to work.”last_img read more

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Special Report OnlineOnly Publishers

first_imgThe Traditional Publisher:“All competition in this economy is significant from an advertising perspective. However, the Web audience in my opinion is not the print audience of Hot Rod. It is almost amusing that the only instances where online comes up in advertising meetings is when I meet with agencies who have a vested interest in online properties. Wholesale elimination of print advertising in exchange for lower cost-of-acquisition Web units is rare and when it occurs, the client soon returns recognizing the error.” Jerry Pitt, publisher, Hot Rod/Car Craft, Source Interlink MediaThe Online-Only Publisher:“Year after year, in our space, print journalists have lost their influence over the hands-on automotive enthusiast. Niche automotive peer-to-peer Internet forums and Web sites have become the ‘go-to’ place for advice on products and services, not magazines. Parts manufacturers know that this is where target enthusiasts have migrated and parts manufacturers have finally accepted that the Internet is a democracy they cannot control. The reputation of a parts manufacturer can be bolstered or destroyed in this new democracy. With that said, it has become valuable for a manufacturer to see their product installed correctly, used by a ‘real’ enthusiast, and documented in a nice pictorial within an Internet forum.” Jon Mikelonis, co-founder, FordMuscle.com.As traditional publishers and online-only startups square off, it’s common to see two reactions: One, the traditional publisher dismissing the online-startup as a pipsqueak with no real brand recognition (even though the startup may have more total audience reach than the established player). Two, the online startup dismissing the print publisher as a dinosaur out of touch with its audience (even though the startup still struggles to monetize their digital business, something the “dinosaur” is increasingly succeeding at). Online-only publishers are becoming a force to contend with. Perhaps even more dangerous is the growing number of traditional publishers with brand recognition and funding launching online-only products. In a recent FOLIO: survey of traditional magazine publishers about the competition they’re seeing from online-only startups, 74 percent of the respondents said they launched at least one online-only product within the last two years [Chart 7]. The majority of publishers (31 percent) responding to the survey say they have seen three to five online-only competitors enter their market in the last five years, while 14 percent say they have seen three or more [Chart 2].And while at first glance most publishers consider these online startups to be flyweights, with 48 percent estimating they generate $100,000 or less in annual revenue, look again. Fifty-two percent of respondents say these startups are generating $100,000 or more with 14 percent estimating their online competition generates more than $1 million [Chart 4].In this article, FOLIO: looks at the evolving business model of the online-only publisher and how traditional publishers can both compete and partner with them. Business Models:  Beyond Google AdSenseThe typical online startup sees Google AdSense as the cornerstone of their revenue strategy. That’s fine for a passion project, but not a business builder. As they mature, online-only publishers are chasing the same dollars today as traditional publishers: online advertising, Webinars, newsletters, lead generation and, increasingly, paid content. Eight-one percent of the traditional publishers who responded to the FOLIO: survey said that the primary revenue model for their online competitors is advertising, followed by lead generation and subscriptions [Chart 2]. Ironically, as some traditional publishers exit print, many that started online-only are launching magazines. Some of these include salon b-to-b source BehindtheChair, niche music site Blurt, and of course, online wedding mecca, The Knot.Founded in 1996, The Knot quickly grew to be the most popular online bridal site with more than 100 million monthly page views. In 2006, it debuted print magazine The Nest. In 2008, The Knot’s revenue rose 5 percent to $103.9 million, driven by respective 15 percent and 8 percent gains in national and local online advertising. The Knot generated $54.4 million in online sponsorship and advertising, $10.4 million in registry services, $20.5 million in merchandise and $18.6 million in print (down 4.5 percent from 2007). The Knot’s cost of revenue was $19.5 million in 2008, up 8.1 percent from 2007. A smaller, but still successful niche online title, KnittersReview.com (which is for the knitting community what Cook’s Illustrated is for chefs and foodies), has never had to solicit advertisers. Founder Clara Parkes says that “over time, through building lists and word of mouth, people came and asked to advertise with us.” Parkes, who was previously the first editor-at-large at United Business Media’s Intelligent Enterprise and produced major comparison shopping Web site Tech Shopper, boasts an online opt-in newsletter and weekly online magazine. “It’s a case where you do something smart and don’t realize it,” she says. “No one else is doing yarn reviews; and no one else was when I began.” Knitters Review sees an average of 2.8 million page views per month. In a good year, revenue is in the low six figures, “starting with a 1,” says Parkes, whose “staff” is “1.5 people.” The biggest expense, she says, is hosting a forum of about 70,000 members that requires a lot of bandwidth and storage—that cost accounts for about 10 percent of Knitters Review’s total revenue. Its newsletter has four sponsors per week, and the Web site also allows for a site sponsor as well as a forum sponsor in order to give advertisers different opt-in price points. But not all are as lucky in advertising sponsorships as Parkes. Many online-only publishers are facing the same difficulties as traditional publishers in leveraging online advertising—and like traditional publishers, they’re looking for other sources. STR/STR Global is a 25-year-old company that measures the business performances of hotels. In 2008, the company hired Jeff Higley, a former editor with Questex’s Hotel and Motel Management, to launch HotelNewsNow.com.“The one thing that we have that differentiates us is our data,” says Higley, HNN’s editorial director of digital media and director of communications. “To that degree, we are not a competitor since we supply to our so-called competitors. But our competitive set includes Hotels (Nielsen), Hotel and Motel Management (Questex), and Hotel Business (ICD Publications) and Hotel Interactive, which has a Web site and a conference.”HotelNewsNow.com is trying to break through to advertisers. “Our model is built on not only buying sponsorship ads on our site but packages tied into data and databases from the parent company,” says Higley. “No one is on board yet but we expect a few packages to be sold over a few months or so. Our initial goal was that we would be flat after three years. We’re beginning to think it might be a four- or five- year time span.” Others are pursuing paid content models. VIN (Veterinary Information Network) is a subscription-only site that co-founder Dr. Paul D. Pion insists is not a “dotcom.” Pion started answering pet questions on AOL’s pet care forum, a community started by one of his colleagues during the summer of 1990. As the forum gained momentum, it started bringing in more veterinarians and split from AOL to become its own online network. The VIN model works with no sponsorship or advertising, only subscribers; it’s membership-based. Currently, VIN has more than 42,000 members including about 26,000 veterinary colleagues around the world. VIN offers access to students and academics (about 16,000). The membership fee is $55 per month, in addition to other group membership offers.The company has 80 employees. “We also have a team of more than 200 experts/consultants/editors that help to answer online medical message board questions,” says Pion. “Our community and revenue has grown about 15 percent to 20 percent year-over-year. We’ve seen steady growth, with about 3,000 to 4,000 new members joining per year. Most of the income is reinvested into adding more features for the community.”    A Long Way from Verticalnet: The Rise of GlobalSpecMany online-only publishers have a surprisingly long pedigree. Many of those that were able to pilot their business through the dot.com boom and bust are still here today. Others peaked too soon, such as Verticalnet,  whose valuation soared to $12 billion in 2000, only to be sold for $15 million in 2007 to a subsidiary of an Italian cement company. Meanwhile, GlobalSpec has succeeded where Verticalnet (arguably) did not. Launched in 1996, GlobalSpec has become a dominant player in its market and not just among the dot.coms. Originally positioned as a vertical search engine for the engineering market, the company has evolved into a multi-format, multi-product model that includes databases and e-mail newsletters with more than $50 million in estimated revenue.The product suite includes SpecSearch, a database of searchable OEM and distributor product catalogs; Engineering Web, a vertical search engine that indexes hundreds of millions of items of engineering content and more than 60 e-mail newsletters with more than 2 million subscribers. Since 2000, GlobalSpec has grown at a compound annual growth rate in excess of 50 percent. “Our typical customer will spend between $10,000 and upwards of $1 million,” says CEO Jeff Killeen. “We have many hundred thousand dollar-plus relationships.”Another area in which GlobalSpec has succeeded where other publishers have not is registered users (which numbered 5 million as of January 2009, growing at a rate of 80,000 per month). “One of our fundamental business anchors is the registered community base,” says Killeen. “It goes without saying how hard that is because nobody wants to register for anything. The value exchange has to be pretty compelling. Our registered user foundation has allowed us to create derivative e-media products with a level of cost efficiency and speed that otherwise would be difficult to do.”Killeen sees three primary advantages with the GlobalSpec model: One, rapid product development cycles that takes weeks and months, not quarters and years. Two, the cost of the circulation build effectively goes to zero. “Our largest newsletters have circulation in excess of 100,000, which parallels or exceeds the trade magazines,” Killeen says. Three, is the cost of primary edit content. “The toughest thing, whether traditional or digital, is the cost of circulation building and editorial,” says Killeen. “We can launch a title by leveraging what we know about the community from our SpecSearch and Engineering databases and asking them to incrementally opt-in. In three years, we’ve developed just about two million subscribers and the cost of circulation acquisition is practically zero.” GlobalSpec builds new products from existing ones, such as a series of alerts that continuously monitor 132 topics for more than 1 million subscribers, as well as a social network that is drawing 300,000 unique visitors per month (with each visitor averaging 30 to 40 minutes per visit). “These are very engaged, peer-to-peer technical conversations,” says Killeen. “The outgrowth of that is we can summarize and publish some of the best threads every night.”GlobalSpec is able to leverage its search and registration businesses into real lead generation. “We can develop deep reader profiles, especially on newsletter readers, that we can match to clickstream behaviors, “ says Killeen. “We can offer that to the sell-side of the manufacturing community, not in the form of clicks or gross traffic but intelligence-rich, contactable sales leads. A lot of people have tried to create registered user e-businesses and have given up. Once we reached scale, which for us was 1 million registered users, I was convinced the model was extensible and explosive.” Paying for Content?The Wild, Wild Web has looser standards for both traditional and online publishers. But some online startups say it’s not much different from what traditional publishers have done all along. And as the line blurs between standalone edit and custom edit for hard-pressed publishers, those startups may be right. “I made my career in the boating magazine publishing business and I knew that what sold boats were boat tests published in the boating magazines,” says Jeff Hammond, co-founder and president of BoatTEST.com, a site that offers boat reviews and videos. “Ads really didn’t sell boats, they just created brand awareness. So boat builders were basically buying ads to make sure the magazines wrote about their boats, which they did. The business model at BoatTEST.com is simply to combine the old publishing concept of advertorial with boat tests and put it on the Internet where everyone would be doing their research. We charge for content. It’s what the boating magazines have been doing for 20 years.”Are Online Costs Really Lower?Lower cost is often cited as an advantage of the online-only publisher. And to a degree, that’s true. Distribution costs (postage, mailing, production) are certainly lower, but developing the infrastructure and a Web-savvy staff can be expensive.According to FOLIO:’s 2009 B-to-B CEO survey, e-media accounted for the largest operating expense increase among b-to-b publishers in 2008, up 6 percent (the next closest was distribution, up 5.1 percent). On average, the majority of respondents (20 percent) spent between $10,000 and $24,999 on new technology last year (14 percent spent $100,000-$249,000, while just 2 percent spent $1 million or more).  Where did that money go? Thirty-two percent of respondents say their Web site was their largest technological investment last year, followed by 17 percent who say it was the CMS.  Online-only publishers contend with many of the same costs but maybe not the same expectations (at least at first). “We were in a unique position in that our company wanted to do it right, and as a startup told me not to worry about revenue the first year; worry about building the product,” says Higley. “For the actual costs of building the site itself, plus the back-end stuff, I would say the startup cost alone was about 70 percent of what it would have been for a print product from a start-up perspective [including back-of-house content management systems, and personnel—three on the edit side, one public relations person and one sales representative, etc.]”Demand Media, founded in 2006 by Richard Rosenblatt, former CEO of Intermix Media (the company behind MySpace), and private equity veteran Shawn Colo, offers a network of more than 60 general and special interest sites such as eHow.com and Cracked.com, which draw upwards of 60 million unique visitors per month by leveraging user-generated content including articles and video. Demand generates more than $150 million in estimated revenue and is one of the largest suppliers of videos to YouTube, with more than 150,000 videos generating more than 44 million views. However, while Demand has successfully leveraged a user-generated model, it’s not necessarily a cheap one. Demand has reportedly paid more than $12 million to its network of text and video producers (including more than $20,000 to one video producer). For text content, Demand pays on performance (reads and traffic). In 2000, BoatTEST.com went live with 100 boat tests and about 70 videos; today, the site has grown to more than 1,000 boat tests, 3,000 videos and 500,000 unique monthly visitors. But co-founder Hammond, who also founded Power & Motoryacht and served as publisher of Boating and chief editor of Motorboating and Sailing, says running an online video business isn’t necessarily cheaper than print. “The magazine’s direct expense is limited to the printing, paper and postage,” he says. “On the other hand, when we sell a boat test, we must send a videographer and a testing captain to a distant location, hire a local helicopter, rent a car, pay for food and hotel room, then have scripts written, make voice over for the video, have the video edited, encode the video, pay for hosting it, pay for bandwidth to stream it, write an article, and fill in lots of data fields in our layout at accompanies the video, because the video is not enough. All of this is costly and labor intensive. It is essentially the job of a production house.  Believe me, we have tried every cost saving trick in the book, and they don’t work. Our direct expense is huge and as a result our charges are also higher than what a magazine needs to cover.”Loud3r acts as a search engine for niche enthusiast markets, offering a network of 136 different sites that serve as content aggregators for pursuits such as music, mountain biking and gardening. Readers can access the main Loud3r site, or go directly to their niche.“When we started the company in 2007, it cost $1,500 to launch a new site,” says co-founder Lowell Goss. “In the online world, that was pretty expensive. But compared to a traditional publisher, or even an online publisher, that’s nothing. Every three months or so we cut that cost in half. We went from $1,500 to $750 to $350 to $125 and we are close to cutting that per-title cost even further.” In the next three months, Loud3r plans on rolling out a self-serve site maker product that allows users to set up and run their own niche interest site for a $25 startup fee. “This will pull in all relevant content and allow you to add your own content and control the design,” says Goss. “You can look at it as a blog site but with a real content engine behind it. That’s a big part of the future for any publisher—you produce not only content but point of view and point people to great stuff across the Web in addition to what you’re generating.”And as traditional publishers are finding out, the costs of digital are largely focused on people (who often command a higher rate than equivalent positions in traditional media). “We’re an intellectual capital business,” says Killeen, “so costs are centered around expert headcount.” The costs of GlobalSpec’s business fall into two camps: talent (editors) and applied technology, which includes business-domain experts, and engineers.CLICK HERE FOR PART IIlast_img read more

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Dont Rush Headlong Into SoftwareasaService

first_imgMagazine publishers are embracing software-as-a-service (“SaaS”) solutions in an attempt to save money and time. Recently, research firm IDC announced the SaaS market reached $13.1 billion in revenue and would experience compound annual growth near 26 percent through 2014. Before jumping on the SaaS bandwagon however, the prudent publisher should take a step back and consider the particular risks and benefits of a SaaS solution.In its most common form, SaaS replaces the information technology associated with a business function (software and often the associated hardware and personnel) with an Internet-based service. The service is accessed via a browser and the vendor not only provides needed software, hardware and personnel, but it also stores the publisher’s data. For a monthly fee or a “pay-as-you-use” price, publishers can push and have pushed numerous business functions to the web including Web site analytics, content creation and management, customer relation management, sales lead tracking, publication production/editing and advertising management.Pluses and MinusesOn the plus side, SaaS can save money while reducing the time it takes to deploy a solution. SaaS eliminates the upfront cost of purchasing software licenses and spending fees on customizing and configuring the software. As a solution, SaaS provides fairly uniform and standard (i.e. not client specific) features and functions. This homogenization means the transition to SaaS usually can be done quickly without drawn out and costly implementations and testing. As a hosted solution, SaaS also offers the benefits of on-demand scalability and elasticity, which allow the publisher to adjust its service consumption in real time to meet its needs. It can also be more convenient to exit a SaaS solution because there is no in-house software and hardware to dispose of or repurpose; simply terminate the services agreement. On the minus side, SaaS requires the publisher forfeit control over its data, some of which may be highly sensitive or confidential. Inability to access company data because the SaaS solution is not available can hurt profits and reputation. Even worse, data theft can mean not only loss of face with customers but legal liability. Businesses are subject to an ever expanding range of state and federal data security and privacy laws, document retention requirements, and other standards of accountability. Moreover, the long arm of the law does not care if the loss or theft was the fault of the SaaS vendor, the publisher is still on the hook. Accordingly, consider both the sensitivity of the data and the criticality of the business function that would be pushed to SaaS. The more sensitive the data is or the more critical the business function is to the publisher, the less likely SaaS is a good solution unless the publisher negotiates a detailed and protective agreement with the vendor. On the opposite side, a lower sensitivity or criticality tends to increase the appropriateness of using SaaS. The graphic below summarizes this balance of risk:Requirements: 24/7 SupportIf an informed decision is made to deploy a SaaS solution, then the prudent publisher needs the vendor to stand behind its solution. Specifically, a publisher should ensure that the SaaS vendor is legally promising near 24/7 availability of the service (and monetary penalties for failing to do so) and strong data protection and back up. Moreover, the publisher should find out where the vendor’s data centers or help-desk personnel are located; if outside of the United States, that is a problem because typically, no opportunity exists to inspect the foreign location. No global privacy law or standard exists yet and thus data protections vary widely. Lastly, consider self-insuring against the risks associated with SaaS. A cyber-liability insurance can help protect the business against unauthorized access to a computer system, theft or destruction of data, hacker attacks, denial of service attacks and malicious code or violations of privacy regulations.So look before leaping into SaaS. Understand the salient risks specific to your business and make sure the associated benefits outweigh those risks. No one wants to be the next lemming jumping off the cliff.Christopher C. Cain is a partner in the Information Technology & Outsourcing practice of law firm Foley & Lardner LLP. He routinely counsels media companies and other businesses on issues arising from technology transactions and acquisition of SaaS solutions. Mr. Cain can be reached at ccain@foley.com or 608.258.4241.last_img read more

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Kesha St Vincent Bob Dylan Release LGBTQAffirmative Universal Love

first_imgPreview the songs that got a pronoun overhaul on new EP honoring the LGBTQ communityRenée FabianGRAMMYs Apr 5, 2018 – 3:43 pm LGBTQ lovers have been doing it everywhere on their own since the beginning of time — changing pronouns in their favorite songs for the perfect serenade to their partner. Now a group of artists has taken this on themselves in the form of creating a new LGBTQ-affirmative EP, Universal Love.With help from Kesha, St. Vincent, Bob Dylan, Death Cab For Cutie’s Benjamin Gibbard, Valerie June, and Bloc Party’s Kele Okereke, a selection of six classics got a pronoun overhaul on the EP.Take, for example, Dylan’s “She’s Funny That Way,” which is now “He’s Funny That Way,” or Kesha transposing Janis Joplin’s “I Need A Man To Love Me” into “I Need A Woman To Love Me.” The EP also includes remakes of songs by the Beatles, the Temptations and the Crystals.”We believe projects like this will help all of us reach a point where seeing the world through the lens of people who happen to be different from us becomes natural and commonplace,” said MGM Resorts’ Phyllis James, representing the company producing the album.We couldn’t agree more.Catching Up On Music News Powered By The Recording Academy Just Got Easier. Have A Google Home Device? “Talk To GRAMMYs”Read more Listen To The LGBTQ-Inspired ‘Universal Love’ EP kesha-st-vincent-bob-dylan-release-lgbtq-affirmative-universal-love Facebook Kesha, St. Vincent, Bob Dylan Release LGBTQ-Affirmative ‘Universal Love’ News Twitter Email last_img read more

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POLICE LOG for May 13 Dirtbike Complaints Failure To Yield For Pedestrians

first_imgWILMINGTON, MA — Here are highlights from the Wilmington Police Log for Sunday, May 13, 2018:Resident concerned over retaliation after serving a tenant with an eviction notice. (9:47am)A passerby reported a dirt bike on the Shawsheen soccer field. Police responded and spoke to a few people on the area, who claimed it was a motorcycle parked by the snack shack. Vehicle was gone prior to police arrival. (4:19pm)A Meadowbrook Drive caller reported she just saw 4-5 dirt bikes riding into the woods behind her house. They cross through her property and she’s unsure of damage. It’s an ongoing issue. Police were unable to locate. (5:21pm)An anonymous caller reported an ongoing issue with vehicles not yielding to pedestrians at a crosswalk on Woburn Street. (6:10pm)A caller reported her son lost his wallet at CVS today between noon and 4pm. Black wallet contained drivers license, debit card and prom tickets. (7:06pm)A resident reported receiving annoying text messages from an ex-boyfriend and ex-roomate. Police advised her of her 209A rights. (11:02pm)(DISCLAIMER: This information is public information.  An arrest does not constitute a conviction.  Any arrested person is innocent until proven guilty.)Like Wilmington Apple on Facebook. Follow Wilmington Apple on Twitter. Follow Wilmington Apple on Instagram. Subscribe to Wilmington Apple’s daily email newsletter HERE. Got a comment, question, photo, press release, or news tip?Share this:TwitterFacebookLike this:Like Loading… RelatedPOLICE LOG for September 5: Train Conductor Helps Locate Missing Puppy; Rented Trucks Not Returned To UHaulIn “Police Log”POLICE LOG for August 17: Parking & Traffic Issues; Lost Wallet; Brush FireIn “Police Log”POLICE LOG for August 12: 2 Drivers Issued Summonses; Drone FoundIn “Police Log”last_img read more

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STUDENT SPOTLIGHT Wilmingtons Hannah Brown Named To Presidents List At University Of Alabama

first_imgTUSCALOOSA, AL — Hannah Faye Brown, of Wilmington, was named to The University of Alabama President’s List for spring 2019.A total of 11,406 students enrolled during the 2019 spring term at UA were named to the Dean’s List with an academic record of 3.5 or above or the President’s List with an academic record of 4.0 (all A’s).The UA Dean’s and President’s lists recognize full-time undergraduate students. The lists do not apply to graduate students or to undergraduate students who take less than a full course load.About The University of AlabamaThe University of Alabama, the state’s oldest and largest public institution of higher education, is a student-centered research university that draws the best and brightest to an academic community committed to providing a premier undergraduate and graduate education. UA is dedicated to achieving excellence in scholarship, collaboration and intellectual engagement; providing public outreach and service to the state of Alabama and the nation; and nurturing a campus environment that fosters collegiality, respect and inclusivity.(NOTE: The above announcement is from The University of Alabama via Merit.)Like Wilmington Apple on Facebook. Follow Wilmington Apple on Twitter. Follow Wilmington Apple on Instagram. Subscribe to Wilmington Apple’s daily email newsletter HERE. Got a comment, question, photo, press release, or news tip? Email wilmingtonapple@gmail.com.Share this:TwitterFacebookLike this:Like Loading… RelatedSTUDENT SPOTLIGHT: Wilmington’s Hannah Brown Graduates From University Of AlabamaIn “Education”Wilmington’s Hannah Brown Named To President’s List At University Of AlabamaIn “Education”STUDENT SPOTLIGHT: Wilmington’s Hannah Brown Named To Dean’s List At Alabama UniversityIn “Education”last_img read more

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Twitter CEO Jack Dorseys chaotic interview 6 takeaways from his tweets

first_img5. Dorsey is a fan of how Tesla CEO Elon Musk uses Twitter.Musk has run into trouble in the past for what he tweets but Dorsey is a fan of how Musk uses the platform. Last year, for example, Musk was sued by the US Securities and Exchange Commission after he tweeted that he was considering taking Tesla private but later settled the lawsuit. 3. It’s unlikely Twitter will suspend President Donald Trump from the platform.Twitter has faced calls in the past to boot Trump from the platform over allegations that the president violated its rules including against hate speech. But Dorsey noted that Twitter also considers whether tweets are newsworthy or in the public interest. He also declined to say what newsworthy historical public figure he might ban. Always going to experiment with new models. Periscope has super hearts, which allows us to learn about direct contribution. We’d need to figure out the value exchange on subscription. Has to be really high for us to charge directly #karajack— jack (@jack) February 12, 2019 Tags Elon Musk Jack Dorsey Twitter To me personally? I like how @elonmusk uses Twitter. He’s focused on solving existential problems and sharing his thinking openly. I respect that a lot, and all the ups and downs that come with it #karajack— jack (@jack) February 12, 2019 Twitter CEO and co-founder Jack Dorsey. Drew Angerer/Getty Images Twitter CEO and co-founder Jack Dorsey couldn’t stop tweeting on Tuesday. For more than 90 minutes, Dorsey participated in an interview through tweets with Recode’s co-founder Kara Swisher. The 42-year-old tech mogul talked about a variety of topics from tech responsibility and safety to the use of the platform by President Donald Trump and Tesla CEO Elon Musk. He also quipped he would rather be eating Cheez-Its than “bad meat” with Facebook CEO and co-founder Mark Zuckerberg.With Twitter users chiming in every minute, even Dorsey admitted the format of the #Karajack interview was hard to follow. Walt Mossberg, a veteran tech journalist, remarked on Twitter that it was “a living example of how Twitter is a chaotic hellpit.”The chaos highlighted how much work Twitter has to do to make the site easier to use. The social network has been losing users as it tries to crack down on fake accounts, election meddling, harassment and misinformation on the site.Here are six takeaways from Dorsey’s interview:1. When it comes to tech responsibility, Dorsey gives himself a C grade.Tech giants have a lot of responsibility resting on their shoulders, including protecting democracy and the safety of its own users. Swisher asked Dorsey what grade he would give Silicon Valley and himself for tech responsibility. Dorsey, who noted that the platform was prioritizing physical safety first, isn’t exactly giving himself high marks. 2. Twitter knows it has a harassment problem.Twitter has come under fire multiple times for not doing enough to combat harassment on the platform. A study last year even found that the site is a “toxic place” especially for female journalists and politicians. When people take a break from the platform, Dorsey says it doesn’t feel good. Comments 6 Myself? C. We’ve made progress, but it has been scattered and not felt enough. Changing the experience hasn’t been meaningful enough. And we’ve put most of the burden on the victims of abuse (that’s a huge fail). #Karajack— jack (@jack) February 12, 2019 Feels terrible. I want people to walk away from Twitter feeling like they learned something and feeling empowered to some degree. It depresses me when that’s not the general vibe, and inspires me to figure it out. That’s my desire #karajack— jack (@jack) February 12, 2019 6. Twitter still has a lot of work to do to make its site easier to use.When the interview was over, even Dorsey wasn’t giving himself a big pat on the back. He mentioned last week he wanted to do an interview via tweets because it was a feature that Twitter is thinking about building. Clearly, Twitter still has a lot of work to do. Internet Services Tech Industry 4. The bar would have to be high for Twitter to charge users a subscription fee.Twitter said in 2017 that it was exploring the possibility of offering a premium version of the social network for professionals. “Is Twitter still considering a subscription service?” Swisher asked Dorsey. The tech mogul noted the company needs to figure out what value it would get from charging users a fee. Share your voice This thread was hard. But we got to learn a ton to fix it. Need to make this feel a lot more cohesive and easier to follow. Was extremely challenging. Thank you for trying it with me. Know it wasn’t easy. Will consider different formats! #Karajack— jack (@jack) February 12, 2019 We hold all accounts to the same terms of service. The most controversial aspect of our TOS is the newsworthy/public interest clause, the “protection” you mention. That doesn’t extend to all public figures by default, but does speak to global leaders and seeing how they think.— jack (@jack) February 12, 2019 CES 2019: See all of CNET’s coverage of the year’s biggest tech show.Everything about Fortnite: What you need to know about the hit game.last_img read more

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After Huawei and OnePluss success in the US Oppo wants in

first_img 3 See All See it Now playing: Watch this: Mobile World Congress 2019 Oppo’s new R17 sticks a fingerprint sensor under the screen 14 Photos Originally published Feb. 22 at 1:15 p.m. PT.Updated, Feb 23 at 2:39 a.m. PT. You may not have heard of Oppo, but if you’re a phone enthusiast, you’ve heard of OnePlus. Oppo, OnePlus and Vivo are owned by a Chinese conglomerate called BKK Electronics. OnePlus, which started as an online-only supplier of affordable, but high-end phones, broke into the US in a deal with T-Mobile last year. Oppo is hoping OnePlus and other Chinese phone makers will pave its way into the market. Wu stressed that Oppo and OnePlus are run independently, but said their leaders have a close relationship with each other. “They can be very big, or they can be very small and beautiful, but they have to have defining features of their own,” Wu said about the dynamic between Oppo, OnePlus and Vivo. In a nod to global leader Samsung, Wu said he took inspiration from the Korean tech giant when it came to the use of design and color in its products. Unlike Huawei, which has aggressive goals to supplant Samsung, Wu said he’s more focused on the product than the leaderboard. “We have never thought about market size or market share or even profitability,” Wu said, noting that his priority is creating “fascinating products” for consumers. • Comments Phones Mobile World Congress 2019 Share your voice $442 Oppo R17 Jul 9 • Killer cameras and battery life might meet their match in the Note 10 Jun 1 • The Nubia Alpha looks like either a house arrest bracelet or Batman’s phone 1:25 May 13 • Galaxy S10E vs. iPhone XR: Every spec compared Preview • Oppo R17 gets underscreen fingerprint sensor, tiny notch Scoop Oppo Huawei OnePlus Tags Mentioned Above Oppo R17 (blue) Jun 29 • Galaxy S10 5G, OnePlus 7 Pro LG V50 ThinQ 5G: Why you shouldn’t rush to buy a 5G phone The Oppo R17 Pro is one of the high-end phones you likely won’t see if you don’t live in China. Juan Garzon/CNET Another Chinese phone maker wants to take a crack at the US market. But this one already has a foot in the door in a roundabout way. Oppo, one of the biggest smartphone players in China, intends to enter the US market, Alen Wu, head of the company’s overseas business, said in an interview through an interpreter. Wu wasn’t specific on timing, but he said he wanted to wait until Oppo gained ground in Europe. “The European market is definitely a tough nut to crack, so you have to be patient,” Wu said Friday in Barcelona ahead of the MWC trade show. He noted it took Huawei roughly a decade to establish a leadership position there. Oppo is the latest Chinese company to make its intentions for the US market known, following OnePlus, as well as fellow Chinese phone makers TCL and ZTE. But his comments come at a tenuous time, because of tensions between China and the US thanks to the specter of tariffs, and the US’ loud proclamations of security concerns over Huawei. ZTE itself is attempting to mount a comeback after resolving a dispute with the US Commerce Department that resulted in devastating sanctions. Oppo R17 shows off good looks and midrange specs CNET may get a commission from retail offers. reading • After Huawei and OnePlus’s success in the US, Oppo wants inlast_img read more

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SpiderMan Into the SpiderVerse who are all these Spideys

first_imgThe movie’s main Spideys are (from left) Peni Parker, Spider-Gwen, Spider-Ham, Miles Morales, Peter Parker and Spider-Man Noir. Sony Pictures Animation “Wait, how many of us are there?” quips Miles Morales. And he isn’t kidding.Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse is available on Digital HD, Blu-ray and glorious 4K Blu-ray and launched a bunch of characters you may not be familiar with.The title is based on the 2014-2015 Marvel Comics Spider-Verse event, which saw just about every spider-powered character breaching their dimensional barriers to battle Morlun and the Inheritors, a group of beings intent on slaughtering them all.The movie doesn’t stick to that story line beyond the interdimensional aspect, but let’s dive into some of the characters’ histories and see how the movie celebrates Spidey’s 56-year history.Be warned, this contains full, hard-core spoilers.spoilers-mcuPeter Parker — 1 and 2We don’t need to explain this guy, right? Bitten by a radioactive spider, his uncle shot to death, “with great power there must also come great responsibility” — you know this character.img-3948Ben Reilly, a clone of Peter Parker, was the first blond Spider-Man. Marvel Comics The very first Peter we meet in the movie is played by Chris Pine (James T. Kirk in the rebooted Star Trek movies), but he’s killed by Kingpin shortly after teenager Mile Morales gets bitten by a genetically modified spider.This version of the character is a bit of a superstar, beloved by the people of New York and married to Mary Jane (Zoe Kravitz). He’s also blond, perhaps as a nod to the comics’ Ben Reilly — Peter’s clone who took over as Spidey for a brief spell in the ’90s infamous Clone Saga. Ben dyed his hair to differentiate himself from Peter in public and designed a cool new costume to do so in his superhero life, in 1996’s Sensational Spider-Man No. 0.The movie’s main Peter is played by Jake Johnson (of New Girl fame) and acts as a mentor to Miles after being dragged into the teen’s universe. “It’s Peter Parker at 40, it’s Peter Parker with a bad back… and who’s not sure if he still wants to be Spider-Man, and what it means to be Spider-Man after the excitement of being Spider-Man,” Johnson said during the 2018 San Diego Comic-Con panel.”That just got really heavy, folks. But that’s Peter Parker. It’s chubby Peter Parker.”Miles MoralesThis Brooklyn teen (played by Shameik Moore) gets spider powers but is left mentorless after the first Peter’s death. It’s a little different for Miles’ comic counterpart, who first appeared in Marvel’s Ultimate universe — an alternate continuity to its main 616 universe. The Ultimate version of Peter appeared to die in Ultimate Comics Spider-Man No. 160. (He later came back because comics are weird like that.)miles-morales-spider-man-1133753Miles Morales’ solo comic series will return in December. Marvel Comics Miles was created by writer Brian Michael Bendis and artist Sara Pichelli and has had his own comic series pretty consistently since his debut in Ultimate Fallout No. 4. After Bendis departed Marvel for DC in May, Miles’ solo book took a break. However, it returned on Dec. 12, with writer Saladin Ahmed and artist Javier Garrón on creative duties, two days before Miles made his movie debut. There’s also comic book precedent for Miles running into an older Peter from another universe. The pair first met in the 2012 Spider-Men miniseries, which sees them taking on Mysterio.Miles’ parents, Rio Morales (Luna Lauren Velez) and Jefferson Davis (Brian Tyree Henry), play important roles in the movie. You can also see the family in the Spider-Man PS4 game, “He’s a black Spider-Man — black and Mexican. I think that that’s very powerful and iconic,” Moore said of the character.Spider-GwenThis character comes from a universe where Gwen Stacy, instead of Peter, was bitten by a radioactive spider. In the main Marvel universe, Gwen is best known for her death at the hands of Green Goblin in Amazing Spider-Man No. 121 — a watershed moment in superhero comics.Fortunately, the movie’s version of Gwen (voiced by Hailee Steinfeld) avoided that fate and took on the name Spider-Woman. Her comic book adventures have seen her battling familiar characters with neat twists, like a corrupt version of Matt Murdock/Daredevil.spider-man-spider-verse-animated-film-5Spider-Gwen is voiced by Hailee Steinfeld. Sony Pictures Animation Created by writer Jason Latour and artist Robbi Rodriguez, she first appeared in 2014’s Edge of Spider-Verse No. 2 and her striking design won her an ongoing Spider-Gwen series, but that ended after its 34th issue.However, she’s got a new series by the name of Spider-Gwen: Ghost-Spider and is also among the central characters in the animated series Marvel Rising: Secret Warriors.”I get to play a female superhero, which was pretty cool — and not just any female superhero, but the first Spider-Woman,” said Steinfeld. “That was so exciting to me, and the fact that she really is the toughest and the coolest and the smartest and the most capable one in the room, and she knows it.”Gwen isn’t actually the first Spider-Woman (that honor goes to Jessica Drew, who first showed up in 1977’s Marvel Spotlight No. 32), but is the first to appear in a movie. 2019 movies to geek out over Marvel Spiderman Sony 0:39 Now playing: Watch this: Now playing: Watch this: Fisk is backed up in the movie by the purple-hooded Prowler. The first person to take on this identity was Hobie Brown, in 1969’s Amazing Spider-Man No. 78, and he became an ally of Spidey.However, this Prowler is based on the Ultimate universe version, where the mask is worn by Miles’ morally questionable and antagonist uncle, Aaron Davis. He first appeared in 2011’s Ultimate Comics: Spider-Man No. 1, and Mahershala Ali plays him the movie.Mind-bendingly, Aaron was played by Donald Glover in Spider-Man: Homecoming, six years after the actor inspired Miles’ appearance (along with then-President Barack Obama).354468-sx1280-ql80-ttdThe first female Doc Ock battles the Scarlet Spider (aforementioned Spidey clone Ben Reilly). Marvel Comics Fisk’s other henchmen are Scorpion (Joaquin Cosio) and Tombstone (Marvin “Krondon” Jones III) — classic comics goons who first showed up in Amazing Spider-Man No. 20 in 1965 and Web of Spider-Man No. 36 in 1988.Doctor Octopus is one of the movie’s surprise villains. Olivia Octavius (Kathryn Hahn) is a new version of the classic Spidey villain (who first showed up in Amazing Spider-Man No. 3) working for Fisk.However, she’s not the first female Doc Ock we’ve ever seen — that honor goes to Carolyn Trainer, who first appeared in Amazing Spider-Man No. 406 in 1995 and took over for the original while he was dead. She later played a role in his resurrection, because comics.Peter also faces off against demonic version of the Green Goblin, Spider-Man’s greatest villain, at the start of the movie. The original costumed Goblin first showed up in 1964’s Amazing Spider-Man No. 14, but the monstrous version’s first appearance was in Ultimate Spider-Man No. 4.Both versions are Norman Osborn, the father of Peter’s best friend Harry, driven to insanity by his experiments in a quest to gain superpowers.A post-credits scene reveals another pair of Spider-people, and late Marvel Legend Stan Lee has quick cameo that’ll make you miss him even more.Originally published July 20.Update, Dec. 19 at 9:23 a.m. PT: More details have been added since the movie’s release.Infinite Guide to Marvel: From the Avengers and MCU to the X-Men and everything in between, our newsletter will help you stay up to date on all things Marvel. How to watch every Marvel Cinematic Universe film in the right order This was followed by a 17-issue series, which saw dozens of other anthropomorphic versions of familiar characters showing up with amazing names including Ducktor Doom, Captain Americat (Steve Mouser) and Goose Rider. Since his series ended, Spider-Ham has shown up in wacky guest appearances through the years.unnamed-1SP//dr is piloted by the teenage Peni Parker. Marvel SP//drPeni Parker, created by writer Gerard Way (formerly the singer in My Chemical Romance) and artist Jake Wyatt, is the 14-year-old daughter of the SP//dr mech suit’s original pilot. After her father was killed in action, she took his place by letting the radioactive spider that formed the other half of the suit’s CPU bite her — forming a psychic link.Her first appearance was in 2014’s Edge of Spider-Verse No. 5, and she’s voiced in the movie by Kimiko Glenn (known for her role as Brook Soso in the Netflix series Orange Is the New Black).VillainsThe movie’s big bad Kingpin, also known as Wilson Fisk, is played by Liev Schreiber. Kingpin will be familiar to Marvel Cinematic Universe fans as the vicious arch-nemesis of Daredevil in the recently canceled Netflix show, where he’s played by Vincent D’Onofrio.This crime boss was created by writer Stan Lee and artist John Romita Sr. for his first comic book appearance in 1967’s Amazing Spider-Man No. 50. Kingpin has been a recurring villain ever since, but the current Marvel Comics status quo has him as New York City’s democratically elected mayor.In the movie, a flashback shows that Fisk’s wife Vanessa (Lake Bell) and son Richard fled when they happened upon him attacking Spidey, only to be killed by a truck as they left. He’s determined to replace them with their counterparts from another universe, at any cost.Vanessa Fisk first appeared in Amazing Spider-Man No. 70 back in 1969, while Richard first appeared in the 83rd issue of the same series in 1970. He went on to become a crime lord himself, going by the lame Schemer and more refined Rose. Gamers will know him from 2010’s Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions, where he was voiced by Christopher Daniel Barnes — who played a more traditional Peter in the ’90s animated series. The game teams him up with Spider-Men from three other parallel universes.This movie sees Nicolas Cage swinging into the role, and the B-roll of him recording his lines is a delight to watch. 2:34 Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse: Who are all the characters?center_img Comments 26 Photos Share your voice Spider-Man NoirThis Peter Parker of an alternate timeline is quite unlike the hero we’re used to, since he’s from 1933 and battles the gangsters of the Great Depression.1930s Peter was created by writers David Hine and Fabrice Sapolsky, along with artist Carmine Di Giandomenico. He made his first appearance in 2009’s Spider-Man Noir No. 1. Unlike the other characters we’ve looked at, he hasn’t had an ongoing series. His story was told in a self-titled miniseries and its sequel, Eyes Without a Face. Both lasted four issues. TV and Movies Culture Comics 5 Exclusive Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse clip melds… Tags 77 Photos Cage is getting to live out all his comic book dreams this year, since he finally played Superman in Teen Titans Go! To the Movies.unnamedSpider-Ham will swing into action in the animated movie. He’s seen as depicted by late artist Mike Wieringo on a variant cover for Amazing Spider-Man No. 528. Marvel Spider-Ham”It CAN get weirder!”Comedian John Mulaney plays porktacular Spider-Ham, the most ridiculous member of the crew.Peter Porker is a parody character created by writer Tom DeFalco and artist Mark Armstrong. He made his first appearance in 1983’s Marvel Tails Starring Peter Porker, the Spectacular Spider-Ham No. 1.last_img read more

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HTCs new Vive Focus Plus VR headset is twice the price of

first_img Read Lenovo Smart Clock review First look at Oculus Quest and Oculus Rift S Post a comment 16 Photos Sarah Tew/CNET Turo Sarah Tew/CNET 0 The Cheapskate Chris Monroe/CNET Apple iPhone XS $155 at Google Express DJI Osmo Action camera: $261 (save $89) 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. Oculus Virtual Reality HTC,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. See at Turo 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. $299 at Amazon Lenovo Smart Clock: $59.99 (save $20) Lenovo 130-15AST 15.6-inch laptop: $210 (save $90) Sarah Tew/CNET $999 HP Laptop 15t Value: $520 (save $780) Now playing: Watch this: See at Amazon Tags 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. Read DJI Osmo Action preview $999 Free Echo Dot with an Insignia or Toshiba TV (save $50) Review • iPhone XS review, updated: A few luxury upgrades over the XR 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. $6 at Tidal Google Nest Hub: $59 (save $70) 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). Wearable Tech Rylo Apple AirPods with Wireless Charging Case: $155 (save $45) Sprint $210 at Best Buy 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 Tidal 3-month family subscription: $5.99 (save $54) $520 at HP See It $999 Sarah Tew/CNET 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. Preview • iPhone XS is the new $1,000 iPhone X Rylo 5.8K 360 Video Camera: $250 (save $250) Read Google Home Hub review See it 7 $60 at Best Buy Share your voice Read the Rylo camera preview $261 at Daily Steals via Google Express 3:16 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. CNET may get a commission from retail offers. $90 at Daily Steals via Google Express Turo: Save $30 on any car rental $59 at eBay Best Buy See It $999 Tags The Vive Focus Plus will get Oculus Quest-like controllers. HTC What’s the price of great standalone VR? Facebook says it’s $399. HTC says it’s $799. HTC has revealed the price and release date of its newest self-contained VR headset, the Vive Focus Plus, and it’s considerably more expensive than the also-soon-to-arrive Oculus Quest.The Vive Focus Plus arrives April 15, HTC announced Monday at its Vive Ecosystem Conference in Shenzhen, China. That’s twice the cost of Facebook’s Oculus Quest, which runs off a similar Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor and also has self-contained six-degrees-of-freedom tracking and dual controllers. The Oculus Quest is expected this spring, perhaps as soon as Facebook’s F8 conference. (UK and Australian details weren’t announced, but $799 converts to about £600 or AU$1,100.)The Vive Focus Plus is meant for businesses, unlike the Oculus Quest, which will have a more games-focused curated library. The Vive Focus Plus promises improved visuals via new Fresnel lenses — kind of like in a lighthouse — and its dual wireless controllers should provide more PC-like full-motion 6DoF tracking, as opposed to the single 3DoF controller that came with the first Vive Focus.HTC will be looking for more installation-based uses for the Vive Focus Plus, including virtual arcades and theme parks, and it could be more flexibly connected to accessories as opposed to the Oculus Quest. At the Shenzhen conference, the Focus Plus will be paired with haptic vests and connected to 40-player multiplayer games in open spaces, according to HTC. It could end up being a replacement platform for bulkier setups like PC VR backpacks. 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. Read the AirPods review See It JBL Soundgear wearable speaker: $90 (save $160) 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. TVs Speakers Mobile Accessories Cameras Laptops Automobiles Smart Speakers & Displays Mentioned Above Apple iPhone XS (64GB, space gray) Boost Mobile Comments 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. 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. Share your voice 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. Oculus Quest virtual reality headset revealed Amazonlast_img read more

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Google founders reportedly absent from this years weekly town halls

first_img Mentioned Above Apple iPhone XS (64GB, space gray) Tags 0 Amazon 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. 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. Free Echo Dot with an Insignia or Toshiba TV (save $50) See it Read DJI Osmo Action preview $520 at HP 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. $999 Sarah Tew/CNET 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. Lenovo Smart Clock: $59.99 (save $20) $59 at eBay $60 at Best Buy CNET may get a commission from retail offers. 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. Tech Industry Culture See at Amazon Sarah Tew/CNET See It Comments $999 See at Turo $90 at Daily Steals via Google Express Google co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin Kim Kulish/Getty Images Google co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin haven’t attended any of the search giant’s “TGIF” town hall meetings for 2019, according to a report Tuesday from BuzzFeed News. The absence, reportedly the longest in the company’s history, comes during a tempestuous time regarding issues like workplace harassment and censorship.A source at Google told BuzzFeed that the duo’s absence isn’t a total surprise. Page and Brin apparently planned to step back after forming Alphabet in 2015. The move was reportedly to give Google CEO Sundar Pichai a chance to establish himself as a leader. However, Page and Brin reportedly had remained a staple at meetings, either attending individually or together. Google didn’t immediately respond to a request for comment. The company’s town hall meetings are a time for employees to ask questions of leadership to promote transparency in the workplace. The meetings typically consist of a report from leadership, a team presentation and time for questions.  Angela Lang/CNET 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. See It Apple AirPods with Wireless Charging Case: $155 (save $45) Read Lenovo Smart Clock review 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. Tidal 3-month family subscription: $5.99 (save $54) Rylo $6 at Tidal Lenovo 130-15AST 15.6-inch laptop: $210 (save $90) $155 at Google Express Turocenter_img Read Google Home Hub review Best Buy 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. Rylo 5.8K 360 Video Camera: $250 (save $250) $261 at Daily Steals via Google Express Apple iPhone XS Google Nest Hub: $59 (save $70) Sprint 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. $299 at Amazon Chris Monroe/CNET 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. 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). 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. $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. $210 at Best Buy Boost Mobile Share your voice Share your voice See It 7 Read the AirPods review DJI Osmo Action camera: $261 (save $89) Post a comment Sarah Tew/CNET TVs Speakers Mobile Accessories Cameras Laptops Automobiles Smart Speakers & Displays HP Laptop 15t Value: $520 (save $780) Review • iPhone XS review, updated: A few luxury upgrades over the XR Tags The Cheapskate Sarah Tew/CNET JBL Soundgear wearable speaker: $90 (save $160) $999 Google,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. Preview • iPhone XS is the new $1,000 iPhone X Read the Rylo camera previewlast_img read more

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Motorola One Visions 48megapixel camera has night mode and costs 299 euros

first_img Storage Yes 3,000mAh Connector Night mode, 15W TurboPower charging, Android One support 4GB Kirin 710 chipset, octa-core Expandable storage £399 5.6-inch gOLED; 2,220×1,080-pixels 432ppi Yes 3,500mAh 4GB Price (AUD) 6.2-inch; 2,340×1,080 pixels Mobile software 4K USB-C 151.3 x 70.1 x 8.2 mm 5.19 oz.; 147g Back 154.8 x 73.6 x 8 mm USB-C AR in Google Maps, Timelapse video shooting RAM Android 9 Pie Huawei Honor 20 Lite Price (GBP) 3,400mAh 48-megapixel (OIS), 5-megapixel depth sensor 6.3 oz.; 180g 25-megapixel 6.1 x 2.9 x 0.31 in. Motorola One Vision vs. Pixel 3A vs. Honor 20 Lite Google Pixel 3A Tags Video capture Share your voice Motorola One Vision Display size, resolution The Motorola One Vision comes in blue and bronze. Motorola Motorola thinks you’ll get on board with its vision of a budget, “pure” Google phone that seems to do it all. The Motorola One Vision comes packed with camera features like a 48-megapixel shooter, a dedicated night mode promising to take clear shots and portrait lighting modes for all your photos, including selfies. Throw in Android Pie, a headphone jack and expandable storage for a 299 euro price, and you’re looking at a phone that’s ready to throw down. (The cost converts to $336 and AU$480.)The Motorola One Vision has a 6.3-inch display with a tall, narrow body and a 21:9 aspect ratio that’s designed to play YouTube and Netflix videos better since these are cinematic dimensions. It’s splash-proof, uses Google Photos by default, and can guarantee monthly security updates for three years as part of Google’s Android One program. It’ll also be one of the first in line to upgrade to Android Q once that’s ready this summer.All of this is good, but where Motorola really wants to shine is in bringing generous, top-end photo features to a phone of this price. Let’s start with the 48-megapixel sensor, which uses pixel binning to combine pixels into 12-megapixel images that are meant to make photos less noisy. There’s also a 5-megapixel depth sensor on the back right next to that, which assists in that coveted bokeh depth effect no phone camera combo can do without.motorola-one-vision-row-sapphire-gradient-camera-detail-2The cameras boast some impressive tools. Motorola The camera tools are extensive, including features found on $1,000 phones, like a dedicated Night Vision shooting mode and camera AI to identify scenes and auto-adjust settings so they’ll (hopefully) look their best. There’s also a capture mode that takes a shot when it deduces everyone’s smiling (this has been included on other Moto phones like the G7) and a smart composition mode that will reframe your photo based on the rule of thirds.Finally, there are those portrait lighting modes for both the 25-megapixel front-facing camera (a hole punch design) and for the rear camera. I’m interested in seeing how smooth these are. Other budget and midprice phones use similar software to emulate the iPhone’s portrait lighting, but their execution can be a little rough.The Motorola One Vision will sell in bronze and sapphire colors globally, but not in the US or Canada. The phone arrives in Brazil on May 15, In Saudi Arabia and Thailand on the 16th and in Mexico a week later. In mid-May it heads to Europe, before coming to select countries in Asia, Australia and the Middle East. 2.2 GHz octa-core Samsung Exynos 9610 2.0GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 670 USB-C 8-megapixel 4K £249 128GB Phones 6.3-inch; 2,520×1,080 pixels 64GB Converts to $336 4GB $399 No Nano-SIM or microSD 6.0 x 2.8 x 0.3 in. 415ppi Yes Fingerprint sensor Headphone jack 441ppi Back Weight (ounces, grams) N/A Converts to AU$480 Android 9 Pie Dimensions (millimeters) 5.78 oz.; 164g Front-facing camera Converts to £258 Comment Up to 512GB Android 9 Pie Dimensions (inches) Price off-contract (USD) 12.2-megapixel 160.1 x 71.2 x 8.7mm Pixel density Converts to $323 Back Processor Battery Camera 128GB AU$649 4K Converts to AU$465 24-megapixel, 8-megapixel, 2-megapixel depth 1 32-megapixel Special features 6.3 x 2.8 x 0.34 in. Google Huawei Motorola Samsunglast_img read more

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