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Tag: 夜上海论坛 CWI facing serious financial difficulties: Skerritt

first_imgPORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, (CMC) – The financial situation of Cricket West Indies (CWI) is much worse than previously thought, says newly elected president Ricky Skerritt.Skerritt, who took over the post after defeating Dave Cameron in elections on March 24, has revealed that due to a lack of resources CWI has not been able to honour all of its financial obligations.He said however, that the organisation was moving swiftly to address the problem.“It’s worse than you think. I’m not in a position to speak to numbers, all I can tell you is that we have a significant shortfall in working capital and that is why we have been not up to date with most of our obligations to our creditors,” Skerritt disclosed.“We have as a result begun to undertake a financial review and in the meantime, we are continuing to raise funds where the funds can be raised and we think that within the next couple of months or so we should be in a much better position than we are now.”When asked if consideration was being given for a forensic audit to be done on the handling of finances by the previous administration, the president would only say that a financial review was being done.“We are doing a financial review but I won’t bother to use any terms other than that,” Skerritt noted.last_img read more

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Tag: 夜上海论坛 Thunder star Kevin Durant wins first MVP award

first_imgOklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant (35) drives between Los Angeles Clippers forward Matt Barnes (22) and center DeAndre Jordan (6) in the third quarter of Game 1 of the Western Conference semifinal NBA basketball playoff series in Oklahoma City, Monday, May 5, 2014. Los Angeles won 122-105. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Kevin Durant has plenty of scoring titles. Now, he finally has an MVP trophy to go with them.The Oklahoma City Thunder star won the NBA’s top individual honor Tuesday, grabbing 119 first-place votes. Miami’s LeBron James, who had won the last two MVP awards and four of the previous five, finished second with six first-place votes and Blake Griffin of the Los Angeles Clippers was third.Durant, a 6-foot-9 forward, won his fourth scoring crown in five years this season by averaging 32 points per game. He helped the Thunder finish the regular season with a 59-23 record, second-best in the league, despite playing much of the season without three-time All-Star Russell Westbrook by his side because of a nagging knee injury.“He’s been the most consistent guy all season long,” Westbrook said at the end of the regular season. “He’s done a great job of leading us to where we are now. He’s basically put himself in front of everybody else in the league and shown that he’s the best player in the world.”James agreed, saying Monday: “Much respect to him and he deserves it. He had a big-time MVP season.”Durant’s run of 41 consecutive games this season with at least 25 points was the third-longest streak in NBA history. In all, he scored at least 40 points 14 times. He also averaged 7.4 rebounds and a career-high 5.5 assists while shooting 50 percent from the field.“He does everything,” New Orleans coach Monty Williams said. “You just can’t recall a guy that long who can do what he does every single night. Shooting from 30 feet on the floor with confidence and driving to the basket and dunking on guys, and then go post up, and on top of it, a great teammate and good kid.”Durant moved to the front of the pack while Westbrook was out following his most recent knee surgery. Durant averaged 35 points and 6.3 assists during that stretch as the Thunder went 20-7 and remained among the league’s elite.Westbrook’s injury gave Durant an opportunity to use his improving skills as a playmaker.“I’ve always been a player that was excited for my teammates’ success,” Durant said. “Not just mine, but my teammates’ as well. Wanting to see them do well translates to my game, which is wanting to pass the ball and seeing my teammates reap the benefits.”Teammates and opponents say Durant became a more complete player this season. They praised him for improving his court vision, consistently making the extra pass and moving more efficiently without the ball.“What he does is tough to do,” teammate Nick Collison said. “I think we take it for granted. To be able to stay on for long periods of time — have to cut hard, catch the ball in the right spot and defend on the other end — is tough to do. To be able to show that shows that he has an edge to him. He doesn’t take a night off.”Durant’s slight build could be considered one of his few weaknesses, but he has especially improved in dealing with opponents who try to push him around.“People have been trying to do that since he’s been in the league, and obviously, he’s just gotten better every season, so I don’t really think that matters with him,” Westbrook said. “He just takes on the challenge. When people try to be physical, he takes on the challenge and becomes more aggressive.”Though Durant’s consistency stood out this season, he had several exceptional games. He scored 48 points on Jan. 4 at Minnesota, then scored 48 again two games later at Utah. He scored a career-high 54 points in a home win against Golden State on Jan. 17 and two games later scored 46 at home in a win against Portland. Two games after that, he had a triple-double — 32 points, 14 rebounds and 10 assists — in a win at Philadelphia, and he followed that with 41 points in a win over Atlanta. He scored 51 points at Toronto on March 21 in a staggering 53 minutes and hit the game-winning 3-pointer with 1.7 seconds left in double overtime.He capped it off in the season finale by scoring 21 of his 42 points in the fourth quarter against Detroit and winning the game with a dunk with 16.5 seconds left. The Thunder overcame a 10-point deficit in the quarter to clinch the No. 2 seed in the Western Conference playoffs.__Follow Cliff Brunt on Twitter: www.twitter.com/CliffBruntAPlast_img read more

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Tag: 夜上海论坛 SCJ Alliance Named 2016 Top Place to Work

first_imgFacebook30Tweet0Pin0Submitted by SCJ Alliance Business Examiner Media named SCJ Alliance the 2016 Top Place to Work as a medium-sized employer. The award was announced on the same day as SCJ’s 10-year anniversary, May 16, 2016.Business Examiner judges noted they were impressed by the extent to which SCJ’s core values are evident in the firm’s day-to-day atmosphere.SCJ President Perry Shea said the honor means more than most. “Our core values — trust, stewardship, compassion, integrity, freedom — are a very real guide for how we do business. We look for more than technical expertise; we hire for character. Receiving this award shows us passion for these ideals is echoed throughout our team.SCJ President Perry SheaIn an anonymous survey, one employee said SCJ has “leaders who believe as if the primary purpose of business is improving the lives of people.”SCJ Senior Vice President Jean Carr shared, “We believe in supporting a work/life balance and nurturing characteristics like innovation, respect, collaboration, accountability, creativity and fun. I’m proud to see it’s working.Another surveyed employee said, “I’ve never worked somewhere that I felt was so supportive of advancing my professional goals and interests. They truly want us to realize our full potential, and they strive to facilitate that.”SCJ Alliance is a nationally-recognized, award-winning company specializing in civil engineering, transportation planning & design, environmental & urban planning, landscape architecture & design, and public outreach. Founded in 2006 as Shea Carr Jewell, SCJ has grown steadily from three employees in one location, to a dynamic team of nearly 70 employees in five locations.“For ten years, we have aimed to create a compassionate workplace,” said Shea. “We know that when we acknowledge and care for the needs of our staff, success for our clients, our firm and our people will follow.”last_img read more

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Tag: 夜上海论坛 Crunch time for Nelson Leafs, host Princeton, Bruins in doubleheader weekend

first_imgBy Bruce Fuhr, The Nelson Daily SportsNo doubt after the New Year’s Eve debacle, the Nelson Leafs will be eager to get a positive start to 2012 when the club plays host to the Princeton Posse Friday in Kootenay International Junior Hockey League action at the NDCC Arena.The Leafs completed 2011 with a stinker even the players had a difficult time stomaching, losing 3-2 to the Spokane Braves — the same team Nelson trashed 7-1 the night before, on the road no less.”It’s a new season and we’ve got to get ready for the stretch run,” Leaf coach Frank Maida told The Nelson Daily. “The players know for us to make a run we can’t take any games off and must come prepared to every game.”In the Posse, the Leaf face a big team ready to push the Leafs around. However, Maida said the Green and White must use their speed in the larger NDCC Arena to its advantage.”(Princeton) is a bigger team that play in a smaller arena, so we’ve got to use our speed to our advantage and wear them down,” he said.During the only meeting of the season between the two clubs, a 4-2 win by the Posse, the hosts jumped to a 2-0 lead four minutes into the first period — a lead the Leafs could not overcome despite out shooting Princeton 39-22.Princeton, 20-13-1, enter the game tops in the Okanagan Division with a one-point lead over Osoyoos Coyotes.In contrast the Leafs, are tied with the Posse in points but sit third in the Murdoch 15 points behind division leading Beaver Valley. Saturday, hosts the 1-34 Grand Forks Border Bruins.Both games have a 7 p.m. puck drop.ICE CHIPS: Leaf defenceman Julian Davis has decided to leave the team and return to his home in the Lower Mainland. In 13 games since joining the Leafs the 5’11”, 183-pound Davis had one goal. . . .Nelson will see a familiar foe when team sees Castlegar after the Rebels acquired Riley Henderson from the Golden Rockets in exchange for future considerations. In 27 games this season, 17 with Nelson, Henderson had 22 points, including five goals. . . .Leaf coach Frank Maida is working the phones trying to bolster his club before the January 10 B.C. Hockey roster deadline. However, Maida, with two open cards, is not thinking there will be too much action as Junior A and Junior B clubs have most rosters in place.sports@thenelsondaily.comlast_img read more

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Tag: 夜上海论坛 Single point secures third spot for Kootenay Wildcats

first_imgThe Kootenay Wildcats lost the battle but won the war.Despite dropping a 3-2 decision to the Pacific Ravens from Richmond, the Cats still achieved the weekend goal of grabbing at least a point to capture third spot in B.C. Female Midget AAA Hockey League Sunday at the NDCC Arena.Kootenay, finishing the season with a 9-14-5 mark, skated to a scoreless tie Saturday against the Ravens to secure a spot in the semi final round against Okanagan Rockets of Kelowna.“We were kind of hoping get one point to secure third place in the regular season (standings),” said Kootenay captain Erin McLean following Sunday’s game.“I’m happy got the point but not very happy to lose in my last (B.C. Female Midget AAA) league game,” added Trail’s McLean.Leading the Ravens by three points entering the weekend Kootenay managed to clinch third thanks in part to the shutout netminding of Castlegar’s Morgan Flynn.Flynn stopped everything the Ravens fired at the Kootenay net to lift the Wildcats to the scoreless tie.During Sunday’s meaningless game as far as standings, Kaely McMurty scored in the third period to snap a 2-2 tie and power Pacific past the Wildcats.Twice the Ravens took one goal leads and twice the Wildcats rallied to tie the game. “Our heads just weren’t in this game,” McLean admitted. “The final result may have counted a little less (as far as standings) but for the third-year girls we all wanted to win.”Emily Jude and Emina Ida scored twice for the Ravens while Stephanie McAuley of Trail had a pair for Kootenay.Kylee Styles registered the win in goal for the Ravens while Lauren Biggs of Salmo took the loss for Kootenay.The Wildcats have a few weeks off before travelling to Kelowna to meet the Rockets in one of two semi finals.“We’ve played Kelowna pretty well this season, winning a little less than have the games against them so we feel pretty good going against them,” McLean said.Meanwhile the Ravens play host to Prince George Cougars in quarterfinal round action March 16-18 in Richmond.The Richmond/Prince George winner meets regular season champ Fraser Valley Phantom in the other semi final.The semi final winners meet in the league championship.KOOTENAY NOTES: Team captain Erin McLean of Trail led the Wildcats in scoring with 12 points. Denomie Vockeroth of Rossland had 11 points while Cori-Anne Huisman of Fernie and Stephanie McAuley each had 10 points.last_img read more

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Tag: 夜上海论坛 STABLE NOTES BY ED GOLDEN – FRIDAY MAY 15, 2015

first_imgMike Smith1332123%$322,280 Edwin Maldonado3548711%$185,000 Dan Hendricks831038%$71,890 Richard Mandella1755129%$385,840 A ‘SPECIAL’ MONDAY AT DERBY RESTAURANT With the Special Olympics World Games being held throughout Southern California from July 25-Aug. 9, the City of Arcadia will be among the many communities hosting a group of participating athletes and their coaches for three days prior to the competition.And the legendary Derby restaurant at 233 Huntington Drive is doing its part to help.This Monday, May 18, the Derby will donate, after costs, all proceeds from lunch, dinner and alcohol to a volunteer committee that has been making plans to house, feed, transport and entertain a contingent of approximately 100 from the twin-island country of Trinidad & Tobago and the Kyrgyz Republic, the former Soviet Union country of Kyrgyzstan.A number of jockeys, including Mike Smith and Gary Stevens, and retired great Laffit Pincay Jr., plus horse trainers and city dignitaries, have indicated they will be at the Derby on Monday. Reservations are highly recommended and can be made by calling 626 447-2430. A mention of Special Olympics is encouraged.For further information, contact committee member Larry Stewart at 818 512-1608. Rafael Bejarano4389919%$368,930 Joseph Talamo4472816%$257,942 JockeyMts1st2nd3rdWin%Money Won FINISH LINES: Richard Baltas reports that Grade I winner Big Macher is in England with trainer Wesley Ward who will prepare the California-bred son of Beau Genius for either the King’s Stand at five furlongs on turf June 16 or the Diamond Jubilee at six furlongs on turf June 20 at Royal Ascot. “I spoke with Wesley yesterday and the horse seemed like he shipped in fine,” said Baltas, who also is the new trainer of 2014 Charles Town Classic winner Imperative. The son of Bernardini currently is at Bonnie Acres in Hemet for evaluation before returning to the track. “He’ll have at least a month’s rest,” Baltas said . . . With 4-5 favorite Wandering Heart creating a minus show pool of $129,722 while finishing fourth in a five-horse field in yesterday’s first race, show prices were greatly inflated. Victorious High Intensity paid $19.60, $6 and $21.40 across the board; runner-up Kiss My Face paid $3.80 and $5.60; and third-place finisher West Mid returned $29 to show . . . Through 12 racing days, favorites at Santa Anita were winning right about the national norm, 33.98 percent (35 of 103). Favorites on dirt were winning at a 32.86 percent clip (23 of 70), while on turf, 36.36 percent (12 of 33) . . . The Great Race Place presents its Santa Anita Carnival Memorial Day weekend, Saturday, May 23 through Monday, May 25. The entire family is invited for three days of live racing, carnival rides, games and prizes, with unlimited rides for children for only $10. Admission and parking to the Infield is free through Gate 6 off Colorado Place. SANTA ANITA STATISTICS John Sadler2434313%$156,198 NO SENSE RAILING AGAINST RAIL IN PREAKNESSSTEVENS FANCIES HIS VIEW FROM THE OUTSIDEBIG MACHER WITH WARD FOR ROYAL ASCOT RACE Santiago Gonzalez3447212%$166,588 -30- Felipe Valdez4368414%$221,580 Drayden Van Dyke3674219%$258,910 Doug O’Neill37711519%$340,000 PREAKNESS POSTS NO DETERRENT, HOLLENDORFER SAYSBob Baffert doesn’t always draw the rail. It just seems like it.While no records are immediately available, the Hall of Fame trainer seems to live onthe rail in post position draws. Such is the case in Saturday’s Preakness Stakes, where the two horses he trains, Kentucky Derby winner American Pharoah and third-place finisher Dortmund will break from one and two respectively in a field of eight going a mile and three-sixteenths.            “I didn’t like the draw,” Baffert told Daily Racing Form. “I hate seeing them next to each other like that.”Horsemen in general, be they trainers or jockeys, have no great love of inside post positions. A strong intimidation factor seems to exist for both horse and rider.“The facts are the facts when you’re on the rail, going short especially,” said Hall of Fame trainer Jerry Hollendorfer, who is steadfastly approaching career victory No. 7,000. “Guys don’t seem to like being there.“I guess it’s considered a disadvantage. Part of the problem is riders on the rail feel like they have to send their horses out of there and try to get a good position and some horses don’t like to be sent off their feet out of there.“When horses break a little slow, the tendency is to try and rush them up from the one hole so they don’t get shuffled back too far. It’s a problem, but if you have a good enough horse, they can overcome it.”“A good enough horse” would certainly be an appropriate description of American Pharoah and Dortmund in the Preakness, which, at a sixteenth of a mile shorter than the mile and a quarter Kentucky Derby, is far from a sprint.“I don’t consider the Preakness post positions for them a disadvantage at all,” Hollendorfer said.STEVENS HAPPY OVER PREAKNESS DRAWAs far as jockey Gary Stevens is concerned, the post position draw for Saturday’s Preakness Stakes couldn’t have gone any better if he drew the race himself.Stevens was not only happy to have his mount, Kentucky Derby runner-up Firing Line, draw the outside post in the eight-horse field, but he seemed downright giddy that his major competition, American Pharoah and Dortmund, drew posts one and two, respectively.Moreover, Mr. Z, a late addition to the field after he was purchased privately by Calumet Farm, drew post three. Mr. Z, who finished 13th in the Kentucky Derby, remains in the care of trainer D. Wayne Lukas.“I’m pleased not so much where I drew but where Dortmund and American Pharoah drew, one and two, and Mr. Z outside of them,” said Stevens, a three-time winner of the Preakness. “I expect Mr. Z to show more speed than he did in the Kentucky Derby with new ownership.“Wayne’s going out for the kill; that’s going to make those guys make some decisions earlier in the race that they didn’t have the benefit of making in the Kentucky Derby. Now I’ve got that benefit.”In the Kentucky Derby, Firing Line dueled outside of Dortmund before putting that horse away in deep stretch. But, American Pharoah, who broke from post 15 in the Kentucky Derby, rallied several paths outside of Firing Line, pulling away from that rival late to win by one length.Stevens said Firing Line, owned by Arnold Zetcher and trained by Simon Callaghan, would have no problem sitting off the pace, something he did in the Grade III Robert B. Lewis Stakes at Santa Anita Feb. 7 when he made the lead in mid-stretch but was outgamed to the wire by Dortmund, who won that race by a head.“He’ll sit about any trip,” Stevens said. “I wasn’t overly concerned about the draw. I toldMr. Zetcher just prior to it I’d love to have the outside, but if we don’t I’ll be fine with where we’re at. But those three being down inside it gives me a lot of options.”Stevens also believes the fact that Firing Line had six weeks from the Sunland Derby to the Kentucky Derby gives him a fresher horse for the two-week turnaround from the Kentucky Derby to the Preakness.“I think it helps him,” he said. “That’s one thing Simon, Mr. Zetcher and myself talked about before. For a guy that’s never been through the Triple Crown before, Simon was sorting this stuff out prior to; he knew what he was getting into and how tough it was going to be on him and he felt the six weeks would be to our benefit.“We had the freshest horse going into the Derby and I got to think of the top three Derby finishers we may have come out of the race with the freshest horse going into the Preakness.”In conjunction with the Preakness, Santa Anita will present an attractive day of live racing along with a festive Preakness party featuring the Preakness Handicapping Challenge offering $100,000 in prizes this weekend, May 16 and 17.Santa Anita offers a $500,000 guaranteed Late Pick 4 pool on Saturday as well as a guaranteed Pick 6 pool of $150,000. First post time is 11:30 a.m.For details, visit santaanita.com. ULTIMATE HOLIDAY WORKING WELL FOR ANGEL FLIGHTUltimate Holiday goes from an impressive maiden allowance win to the $75,000 Angels Flight for 3-year-old fillies at seven furlongs Saturday.Richard Baltas, currently in the mix for leading trainer with six wins through 12 days, was cautiously optimistic about her chances.“She’s been working great, although I was looking for a softer spot for her, but couldn’t find one, so here we are,” he said.Ultimate Holiday, a Kentucky-bred daughter of Harlan’s Holiday, captured her last race by 3 ¼ lengths on April 4, her first start since last Aug. 31.The field for the Angels Flight, the second race on an 11-race card: Ultimate Holiday, Felipe Valdez, 12-1; Tara’s Tango, Mike Smith, 1-1; Suva Harbor, Edwin Maldonado, 12-1; $1,500 supplemental nominee Moon’s Over, Elvis Trujillo, 6-1; Fantastic Style, Rafael; Bejarano, 9-5; and Ben’s Duchess, Joe Talamo, 7-2. Flavien Prat491111222%$635,920 Tyler Baze661391220%$543,750 TrainerSts1st2nd3rdWin%Money Won Richard Baltas2163129%$307,610 Philip D’Amato2072235%$278,960 Peter Miller2448117%$193,710 Elvis Trujillo3641411%$192,590 Gonzalo Nicolas373388%$117,276 (Current Through Thursday, May 14) William Spawr730043%$59,220 Fernando Perez4387719%$335,460 Tiago Pereira2446317%$187,920last_img read more

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Tag: 夜上海论坛 TRIPLE CROWN CHAMPION AMERICAN PHAROAH BREEZES HALF MILE AT SANTA ANITA IN 49.80; BAFFERT CHARGE HAS FIRST WORK SINCE SECOND-PLACE RUN IN GRADE I TRAVERS AUG. 29–WITH $5 MILLION BREEDERS’ CUP CLASSIC NEXT UP

first_imgARCADIA, Calif. (Sept. 21, 2015)–Under the watchful eye of trainer Bob Baffert, Triple Crown Champion American Pharoah, with jockey Martin Garcia up, breezed a half mile this morning at Santa Anita in 49.80–his first official work since running second in the Grade I Travers Stakes at Saratoga Aug. 29.Based at Santa Anita last fall, winter and early spring, the Ahmed Zayat homebred colt by Pioneerof the Nile won the final start of his 2-year-old campaign, the Grade I FrontRunner Stakes at Santa Anita a year ago and was subsequently named Eclipse Champion 2-year-old.America’s first Triple Crown winner in 37 years, American Pharoah returned to Santa Anita following victory in the Belmont Stakes June 6 and was then vanned to Del Mar in mid-July in advance of an emphatic 2 ¼ length win in the Grade I Haskell Invitational at Monmouth Park on Aug. 2. Subsequent to that, he was returned to Del Mar and prepared for the prestigious Travers.Along with the rest of Baffert’s stable, American Pharoah returned yet again to The Great Race Place early on Sept. 10 and has trained over the main track each day since as Baffert readies him for his career finale, and a likely showdown with superstar mare Beholder, in the $5 million Breeders’ Cup Classic at Keeneland on Oct. 31.last_img read more

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Tag: 夜上海论坛 49ers mailbag: ‘We need a WR. I do not trust these dudes’

first_imgSANTA CLARA – Now that the 49ers have tossed back a six-pack of wins, let’s see what the fans are thirsting for in this Week 8 mailbag via my Instagram and Twitter taps:Can the defense play better than they already have? (@iLikeGSW)Let’s let Nick Bosa, their early-season MVP, answer: “Earlier in games, we can play better. It takes us a minute to settle down. If we just stick to what we do right off the bat … That’s part of the game, making adjustments. Teams know they have to run the ball …last_img read more

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Tag: 夜上海论坛 ‘Inclusion is a mindset’

first_imgNayana Udupi was born as a boy in an orthodox family in Mangaluru. But she became an outlaw when she adopted the female sex and ran away from home to build a life on her own. “It took me 15 years to find a job. I have done my share of begging and commercial sex work and I’m not ashamed about it, since I had no other options,” she said. “It’s time we moved on from the learnings of Ramayana and Mahabharata. It’s time you stopped seeking our blessings and started giving us work.”Ms. Udupi was speaking at a panel discussion on inclusion in the corporate world, organised by the Organisation of Pharmaceutical Products of India last week.Neelam Jain, founder of PeriFerry, a social enterprise that creates sustainable and dignified livelihoods for the transgender community in India, helped Ms. Udupi in her placement at ThoughtWorks India, a global technology company. The idea, she said, started with a social impact fund that she received in her corporate job. She wanted to do something for the transgender community, and believes that if you make sure they are growing, the company is growing.“In my journey, I met some brilliant people from the community, much different from how we see them on the roads. I saw a lot of potential and value that the entire industry is missing out on,” said Ms. Jain. When the members of the transgender community get placed in companies, their families start accepting them too.Parmesh Shahani, head, Godrej Cultural Lab India, said at Godrej, LGBTQ+ inclusion is a part of the daily conversation. “For so many companies, LGBTQ+ inclusion is a box that you tick because your global parent wants you to.”The LGBT+ market in India, he said, is worth $200 billion. In 2016, the cost of exclusion due to homophobia was $32 billion. “A 200 billion market opportunity or the 32 billion cost of not acting on it, whichever way you look at it, it only makes sense to include the community. So, when you are being inclusive, you are not doing anyone a favour. You are only doing a favour to yourselves,” he said.Meenakshi Priyam, chief human resources lead, GSK India and representative of OPPI’s HR Committee, drew parallels with the sense of minority that everyone goes through in their career, “maybe because they are a native Hindi speaker in a big metro, or because of age, or because of being in a leadership team.”Anyone who has been in that space understands the value of inclusion, Ms. Priyam said. “There has to be an ownership and intent to enable inclusion. Inclusion is not celebrations of events that you forget the next day, but it is a mindset. There must be activities to show visible allies.”last_img read more

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Tag: 夜上海论坛 DATA MODUL: Coffee Lake COM Express module

first_imgWith the current Intel Core platform, Coffee Lake H (eighth generation), having been officially launched, DATA MODUL can provide customers with samples of the corresponding COM Express Basic Type 6 modules. These reference modules can then be immediately put into production on baseboards, or used for customer-specific single board computers (ODM designs). With the official Intel launch of the new Coffee Lake H platform, a further module will be now available as a building block, directly after Kaby Lake: eDM-COMB-CF6, a COM Express Basic Type 6 module with Intel Core i5/i7 and 8th generation Xeon processors for the high-performance sector. “Gigabit wireless speed”, “6 cores” and “10 Gbps with USB3.1” are the current buzz phrases for this new generation.The scope of the DATA MODUL standard function for all COM Express products includes the uniform, internally-developed DMEC embedded board controller (DATA MODUL Embedded Controller), which boasts the following features:  IO-MUX for the interfaces, Window Watchdog, UART, GPIO, RTM, board information, I²C-Bus, SPI and PWM. Special features, such as a CAN controller, can also be integrated without any additional hardware costs. For this, “EAPI drivers” are available for Windows and Linux for the complete portfolio and for all future extensions. The eDM-COMB-CF6 is equipped to the high-end standard, being the first to provide six cores, 14nm Intel Core i7 and Xeon processors, and offers a 12MB L2 cache with the Xeon E-2176M , and a 9MB L2 cache with the i7-8850H, at a TDP of 35-45 watts. On an intermediate level, it is equipped with an Intel Core i5 quad core, which offers an 8MB L2 cache at a TDP of 35-45 watts.The integrated graphics include the latest in Intel Gen 9 HD graphics generation, the GT2. It supports DirectX 11, OpenGL 5.0, OpenCL 2.1, as well as MPEG-2 hardware decoding, WMV9 (VC-1), H.264 (AVC) and ultra HD Blu-ray for the fluid playback of HD video material. HDCP 2.2 support with HDMI 1.4 enables the processing of 4k content (UHD @ 30Hz), as well as of 4k content with (UHD @ 60Hz) via DP1.2. It enables up to three independent, 4k resolution displays with different content to be controlled at the same time. Alongside 3 x DP1.2/HDMI 1.4/DVI, eDP 1.4 (optional) is also available for display interfaces. In doing so, the new, high-resolution 4k TFTs with eDP input can be used without having to redesign the customer’s “Plug&Play” baseboard. In the standard version, an additional converter will be brought out with the tried and tested dual channel 24 Bit LVDS interface, instead of the eDP 1.4 (embedded DisplayPort).The interfaces defined in the standard are being brought out as follows: 4x USB 3.0 (XHCI), 8 x USB 2.0 (EHCI), 2 x UART (COM1/2), 8 x PCIe Gen 3.0 lanes which can be configured as x1/x2/x4, 1x PEG x16 Gen 3.0, 4 x SATA (6Gb/s), RAID 0,1,5,10 support with Rapid Storage Technology and Smart Response Technology, LPC Bus, GPIOs, SMB 2.0, I²C Bus and SPI Bus for onboard or external Flash memories. Intel HD audio controller, and the module is fitted with the Intel I219-LM GbE LAN controller with AMT 11.6 support for network integration. With regards to security, the optional fitting of a TPM 1.2 chip or a TPM 2.0 chip is possible.  Operating system support is offered for all common versions of Linux, and for Microsoft Windows 10. In addition to configuration for each operating system, on the software side of things, DATA MODUL offers continuous further development of the firmware, in addition to support in the creation and modification of hardware drivers for various peripheral devices.Share this:TwitterFacebookLinkedInMoreRedditTumblrPinterestWhatsAppSkypePocketTelegram Tags: Boards & Modules Continue Reading Previous Abaco: 3U VPX solution to feature new Xilinx RF SoC technologyNext Maxim: low-power MCUs extend battery life for wearables and other compact deviceslast_img read more

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