Spurs contact Juventus’ Demiral’s agent joining Arsenal and Man Utd in race

first_imgTOTTENHAM are ready to join rivals Arsenal and Manchester United in the race for Juventus defender Merih Demiral.The Turkish central defender could become Jose Mourinho’s first signings as Spurs boss, after club officials contacted the player’s agent about a move.1 Merih Demiral could be Jose Mourinho’s first signing for SpursUnited sent scouts to watch the Juve star, who has not played as many games since the summer arrival of Ajax defender Matthijs de Ligt.The player himself wants out after becoming disillusioned under new boss Maurizio Sarri.Demiral only moved to the Turin club in the summer.The 21-year-old had impressed for Sassuolo after moving to Italy from Turkish club Alanyaspor last January.He has produced some outstanding displays for Turkey this season, helping them qualify for the Euro 2020 finals.And the defender is now ready to move to England after indicating he did not want another move to another Italian club.Sarri, who quit Chelsea last summer, has Giorgio Chiellini and De Ligt.And he could cash in on Demiral, who only cost £15million, next month in order to free up cash to land Paul Pogba. Latest Tottenham newsHARRY ALL FOUR ITKane admits Spurs must win EIGHT games to rise into Champions League spotGossipALL GONE PETE TONGVertonghen wanted by host of Italian clubs as long Spurs spell nears endBELOW PARRSpurs suffer blow with Parrott to miss Prem restart after appendix operationPicturedSHIRT STORMNew Spurs 2020/21 home top leaked but angry fans slam silver design as ‘awful”STEP BY STEP’Jose fears for players’ welfare during restart as stars begin ‘pre-season’KAN’T HAVE THATVictor Osimhen keen on Spurs move but only if they sell Kane this summerMourinho knows he will most likely lose Toby Alderweireld and Jan Vertonghen next summer.The pair are out of contract at the end of this season and could leave on a free.The Portuguese boss will need a centre-half to partner Davinson Sanchez – and that will be his priority next month.Jose Mourinho reveals he gave up the chance to go to Anthony Joshua vs Andy Ruiz Jr fight to lead Spurs out against Burnleylast_img read more

After loss to Creamline in finals, Motolite-Ateneo focuses on UAAP

first_imgNadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew But the Lady Eagles simply ran out of ammunition against the Cool Smashers, who were led by the ultra-talented Alyssa Valdez.Almadro and the Lady Eagles are now setting their sights on the UAAP, where they should be among the favorites after their stint in the PVL.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award LATEST STORIES ‘Mia’: Rom-com with a cause a career-boosting showcase for Coleen Garcia View comments After winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folk MOST READcenter_img Motolite-Ateneo was using the tournament as preparation for the UAAP women’s volleyball wars and coach Oliver Almadro kept remindinghis players that it wasn’t the results that mattered, but the learning they drew from playing against tough club teams.And one of those lessons was to keep fighting regardless of the hurdles facing the squad.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSJapeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for GinebraSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back Chriss“I told the players, ‘Let’s not give up even if the odds are against us. We should never give up,’” said Almadro.That philosophy guided Motolite-Ateneo to several huge wins in the tournament, including in the semifinals where the Lady Eagles thwarted a more experienced BanKo-Perlas. Japeth Aguilar embraces role, gets rewarded with Finals MVP plum Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college No.13 lucky for Orlando Bloom Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? Sotto’s absence shines light on FEU’s Abarrientos There was something that helped pull Motolite-Ateneo out of its funk after losing the Premier Volleyball League Open Conference championship series to powerhouse Creamline.The Lady Eagles had already achieved what they had set out to do in the first place.ADVERTISEMENTlast_img read more

4 years for Buxtonian charged with $3.3M robbery

first_imgShaquille Wilburg, the 21-year-old mechanic, who was charged in October 2017 for carrying out a $3.3 million robbery at Brickdam, was on Tuesday afternoon jailed for four years by Magistrate Annette Singh.hands of a prisoner on prison barsThe Lot 14 Buxton Public Road, East Coast Demerara (ECD) resident on Monday appeared at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts and changed his previous plea of not guilty to guilty.The charge against Wilburg stated that on October 13, 2017, at Brickdam, while in the company of others and armed with a gun, he robbed Linden Wilson of $3 million in cash along with two cellphones valued $300,000.Wilburg had been on remand since his first appearance on October 23, 2017.When he appeared before the court on Tuesday, he told Magistrate Singh that he wished to change his plea and he was “very sorry”.Magistrate Singh took into consideration the apology given by Wilburg and the fact that he did not further waste the court’s time, so she deducted one year from his sentence. Time served in prison since the defendant was on remand was further deducted from the jail sentence.The Magistrate then reprimanded Wilburg informing him that the life of crime did not pay. She advised the defendant that after serving his time, he could acquire additional certification in his profession of auto mechanic and get a high-paying job.last_img read more

Gallery features children in need

first_imgVALENCIA – An exhibition featuring photographs of children available for adoption opens today in the art gallery at College of the Canyons. The college, in cooperation with the Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services and the Heart Gallery, Los Angeles Committee, will present “The Heart Gallery, Los Angeles” through May 1. The exhibition was designed to help raise awareness of the need to find permanent, loving homes for more than 700 children in the county. Photographs of children in the foster system who are in need of permanent adoptive families will be on display. Most of the children are school-aged and of African-American or Latino heritage. Some have special needs; many have siblings. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! The Heart Gallery Los Angeles is one of more than 40 Heart Galleries that have been developed throughout the United States to help find adoptive families for foster children. This is accomplished by working with community partners and professional photographers who volunteer to create a traveling gallery of photographs that feature these children. A reception will be held in the gallery from 6 to 8 p.m. today. Social workers from the Department of Children and Family Services will be available to answer questions about adoptions. Admission to the College of the Canyons’ art gallery is free. A $1 parking permit can be obtained from the south lot or lot No. 6 and covers all student lots. Art gallery and store hours are 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesdays through Thursdays and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays. For information, call (661) 362-3612.last_img read more

For the record

first_img AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MORERose Parade grand marshal Rita Moreno talks New Year’s Day outfit and ‘West Side Story’ remake160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! A story Thursday on Burbank City Council candidate Amy Lawrence incorrectly reported that she moved to Burbank six years ago. In fact, she moved her law practice to Burbank six years ago, and her residence two years ago. last_img read more

Voodoo Venue weekend picture special: have you won this week’s fantastic prize?

first_imgThis weekend at Voodoo Venue provided another series of spectacular nights out at Donegal’s No 1 nightspot in the heart of Letterkenny.At Voodoo, revellers have the opportunity to sample the sounds of Voodoo Lounge, Voodoo Club and Voodoo Vintage. That diversity which caters for all ages is what ultimately makes Voodoo Venue so unique in the entertainment industry.Every week Voodoo in conjunction with Donegal Daily are giving ONE lucky reader that has been pictured enjoying themselves at Voodoo the chance to win FREE Midweek Pizza Deal, to be used Sunday-Thursday. The tempting prize includes two pizzas and two glasses of house wine or two pints of draught beer. The lucky winner has 30 days to use their voucher once they’ve claimed the prize.It’s simple – if your face is circled in the images above then you’ve WON.Simply contact Voodoo via their Facebook page to claim your prize NOW. Voodoo Venue weekend picture special: have you won this week’s fantastic prize? was last modified: November 14th, 2016 by Rachel McLaughlinShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)last_img read more

Donegal Gardai issue new phone scam warning

first_imgDonegal Gardai have issued a new phone scam warning.Local Gardai have been informed of a scam being operated by people claiming to be working on behalf of Eir broadband.Once again the bogus callers are asking people for their personal bank details. Gardai have revealed that the latest scam number begins with the numbers 07158.A Garda spokesman said “Please be cautious and again, never give personal details out over the phone. Genuine Eir broadband services do not call requesting personal details over the phone.“Hang up and take note of the number if possible.”And they pleaded with members of the public across the county to keep them informed of any possible scams doing the rounds. “Let your local Gardaí know if you receive a scam call as we can warn others if/when a new scam type comes to light,” said a spokesman.Donegal Gardai issue new phone scam warning was last modified: August 24th, 2019 by Staff WriterShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:broadbanddonegaleirphonescamlast_img read more

Al Jazeera Uses Drupal and the Cloud to Handle Traffic Spikes

first_imgWhy Tech Companies Need Simpler Terms of Servic… Top Reasons to Go With Managed WordPress Hosting As Egyptians took to the streets and overthrew former President Hosni Mubarak, millions of people throughout the world turned to Al Jazeera for coverage. The global interest in events in the Middle East drove record levels of visitors to the news agency’s Web servers. Traffic to Al Jazeera’s site increased by 1,000% and that to its Drupal-based live blog increased by 2,000% during the crisis in Egypt, according to a blog post by Dreis Buytaert, Drupal creator and the founder of Acquia, which is now providing its elastic service for the international news organization. Previously, Al Jazeera’s site was hosted by a traditional Web host, but the demands caused by the surge required more resources. That’s where Acquia comes in, commanded by Buytaert, who also serves as lead developer.In the move, Al Jazeera transferred its live blog to Acquia’s Managed Cloud service. Like other cloud hosts, Acquia offers elastic resources so that sites can scale up – and back down – with ease. Unlike general purpose cloud hosts, Acquia specializes in Drupal, enabling it to fine tune its servers’ performance to the CMS’s particular needs.“Fast forward a few weeks, and the demands on Al Jazeera’s Web infrastructure have only increased with new crises across the region,” wrote Buytaert. But at some point the traffic level will taper down again. As we pointed out recently, the ability to scale-down is one of the unsung advantages of cloud services.Several other news media companies use Drupal, including The Economist, Fox News and Mother Jones. But regardless of the underlying CMS, news agencies should consider elastic hosting to handle spikes. Related Posts Tags:#cloud#Cloud Providers center_img A Web Developer’s New Best Friend is the AI Wai… klint finley 8 Best WordPress Hosting Solutions on the Marketlast_img read more

The Reimagination of Publishing

first_imgLast Friday I did a presentation at The Project [R]evolution conference in Auckland, New Zealand. I presented on a topic I’ve been writing a lot about recently: the reimagination of publishing. I haven’t been this excited about innovation in Web publishing since the early, experimental days of blogging, when I started ReadWriteWeb circa 2002-03. In particular, three new products have captured my imagination: App.net, Medium and Branch. It’s too early to tell if any of those three products will be successful, but I like them because they are doing something different – and as a result, shaking things up.Although it’s Web publishing that has fired up my neurons, I have also been tracking developments in digital books and magazines. I mentioned two iPad apps that have impressed me a lot over the past year: The Atavist and Citia. Neither aims to replace paper. The beauty of both The Atavist and Citia is that they complement traditional magazines and books (respectively).The Atavist releases multimedia enhanced magazine stories for about $3 a pop. Citia creates digital versions of non-fiction books, using cards and stacks to condense each book into its essential ideas – a concept which fans of 1980s product HyperCard, for Apple Macintosh, will remember fondly. 8 Best WordPress Hosting Solutions on the Market What’s intriguing about these new products isn’t that they have a decent chance of becoming as massive as Twitter, Facebook, WordPress or Tumblr. Indeed, I will be surprised if any of the new era become even half as popular. What’s of most interest to me is that each of these new products is challenging the “old” guard (if you can call services born in the mid-to-late 2000s as old!).App.net is a direct challenge to Twitter’s business model – especially now that Twitter is in the midst of tightening access to its API. Medium is, in a way, trying to make a categorized Tumblr (in other words, make a better Tumblr). Branch is trying to reimagine discussions, which strikes at both Facebook and Twitter. Svbtle is encroaching on the terrain of WordPress, with its elite blog network and minimalist design.These are exciting times for Web publishers! Here is the whole of my presentation, via Slideshare: Tags:#Publishing Services#web Next I talked about the transition from the first big wave of Web publishing, which I characterized as the Geocities era of the mid to late 90s – to the latest wave of 2012 (App.net, Medium, Branch, Svbtle). The Clipart-addled Geocities was the third biggest website on the Web in 1999, its peak. Nowadays, Facebook, Twitter, WordPress and Tumblr rule. Summarizing where I think digital magazines and books are going, I listed some of the key drivers. But note the fifth point: people still love paper magazines and books (this author included). The digital publishing products that fascinate me the most are ones that complement paper magazines and books – they don’t aim to replace them. A Web Developer’s New Best Friend is the AI Wai… The Reimagination of Publishing from Richard MacManus Related Posts Why Tech Companies Need Simpler Terms of Servic… But things may be shaken up, again, if two of Twitter’s founders and a bolshy Twitter competitor have anything to do with it. I’ve identified five reasons why Web publishing is undergoing a sea change (see presentation embedded below for all five). richard macmanus Top Reasons to Go With Managed WordPress Hostinglast_img read more

Pro Tip: Background Rendering in After Effects

first_imgWant to speed up your Adobe After Effects workflow?  In this post, we share a video tutorial that shows you a trick to being more efficient: background rendering in After Effects.One quick way to kill editing momentum is to start a render.  It’s necessary, but can be painful waiting for your motion graphics or video editing app to process your project.  In the past, I’ve always twiddled my thumbs while rendering in After Effects (or jump over to a different program).  Now, here’s a better way.In this video by DigitalSandwich.net, you’ll see how to use Adobe Media Encoder to do background rendering in After Effects.  After saving your After Effects project file, open up Encoder.  Bring the AE file into Encoder and target a composition to render.  It’s as simple as that.Note however, background rendering in After Effects (using Encoder) will not be as fast as if you were actually rendering in AE.  Glen from DigitalSandwich explains that Adobe products place the highest priority on the application that is at the forefront of your system (the one you are actively using).  So, if you’re working in AE while you’re rending your After Effects project in the background using Encoder, After Effects will get a higher percentage of your available RAM.  The trade off here is that youre actually able to keep working.  In that case, I’ll take the slower render speed.If you want to see how to do background rendering in After Effects check out this quick and informative video tutorial:last_img read more