Italy court orders Vivendi to pay Mediaset 1.7 million euros, rejecting multi-billion damage claim- Technology News, Firstpost

ReutersApr 20, 2021 00:17:56 IST MILAN (Reuters) – An Italian court ruled on Monday that French media giant Vivendi pay Italian broadcaster Mediaset more than 1.7 million euros ($2 million) in damages – much less than sought – in a case stemming from a failed pay-TV deal. The Milanese broadcaster was seeking around 3 billion […]

Brunswick area animal shelter to distribute microchip scanners to local communities

From left: Lara Chick and her dog Fozzie, Loyal Biscuit Co.; Mary P. Sundeen, president, Midcoast Humane; Robert Jones, board member, Midcoast Humane; Desiree Roberts, director of Shelter Operations, Midcoast Humane, at Midcoast Humane’s future home at 5 Industrial Parkway in Brunswick. Contributed photo via Midcoast Humane Midcoast Humane, a Brunswick-based nonprofit providing animal welfare […]

Supergiant, maker of BAFTA-winning Hades, takes on industry goliaths with old-school approach to video games

Unlike massive role-playing experiences with film-like graphics, Hades is a ‘dungeon crawler’ that challenges players to fight their way through chambers rife with demonic adversaries to escape the underworld. Supergiant Games LLC / AFP No work email after 5.00 pm on Fridays, mandatory vacations: the outfit behind role-playing video game sensation Hades doesn’t believe you […]

Some Mumbai 5-star hotels are being turned into COVID care facilities. What does it mean? | Condé Nast Traveller India

Desperate times call for desperate measures. And so, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation has planned to turn a bunch of hotels across Mumbai into COVID care centres, or what are being termed as “step-down facilities”.   As per this order dated April 14, these step-down facilities will be used for COVID patients with mild symptoms. Those with […]

The secret to perfect fried rice, according to cookbook author Anissa Helou | Condé Nast Traveller India | India

In our series #CommunityTable, tastemakers from India and around the globe celebrate their favourite restaurants, veggie meals and ingredients. Anissa Helou’s cookbook Feast:Food of the Islamic World documents Islamic food culture in a way it hasn’t been before and presents an exquisite journey through place and time, from Senegal to Indonesia via the Arab, Persian, […]

Franklin County arrest log: April 14, 2021

• Danielle C. Coro, 45, Wilton, violation condition of release, two counts motion to revoke bail, Thursday, April 8, in Wilton, $150 bail and supervised release agreement, Wilton Police Department. • Cory D. Robinson, 23, Farmington, violation condition of release, Friday, April 9, in Farmington, $100 bail, Farmington Police Department. • Barry F. Brown, 58, […]

India’s climate ambitions to grow, but not under global pressure, environment minister Javadekar says- Technology News, Firstpost

Press Trust of IndiaApr 14, 2021 19:46:44 IST Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar on Wednesday said India will raise its climate ambitions but not under pressure, and that it will not allow anybody to forget their historical responsibility. He also said that India is suffering because of the mistakes of others and “is not responsible […]

Are hotels still open in Maharashtra and other travel-related questions answered | Condé Nast Traveller India

Travellers arrive at Mumbai International Airport. Photo: Imtiyaz Shaikh/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images) In a move to contain against the second wave of COVID, the Maharashtra government announced a 15-day curfew on Tuesday. Section 144 will be enforced from 8pm on 14 April until 7am on 1 May. All non-essential, non-emergency travel is prohibited. If […]

Portrait Of An Artist Trailer Honors The Late Star

With the help of Viola Davis, Spike Lee, and many of Boseman’s other collaborators, the upcoming Netflix special will pay tribute to the late actor. Netflix released the trailer for its upcoming special, Chadwick Boseman: Portrait of an Artist, which will commemorate the late actor’s influential career in a documentary style tribute. Boseman, who’s best known for portraying the titular hero […]

Huawei to invest one billion dollars for developing electric vehicle systems, self-driving tech- Technology News, Firstpost

Agence France-PresseApr 13, 2021 18:18:21 IST Embattled Chinese tech giant Huawei on Monday vowed to weather wide-ranging US sanctions with a push into the intelligent vehicle sector and ramping up development of its own mobile phone ecosystem. Rotating chairman Eric Xu said Huawei planned to invest one billion dollars in the projects – in cooperation […]

Photo: Flag completed in Mexico

An American flag created from colored pavers was completed Friday at the Veterans Memorial Green on Main Street in Mexico. Roger White, owner of White’s Yardworks in Rumford, offered to construct the 48- by 25-foot flag because Mexico is his hometown. The flag features 25 stars signifying the number of years the Rumford resident has […]

This Indian startup lets you order in from your favourite restaurants from across India | Condé Nast Traveller India | India

A selection of Indian dishes. Photo: Magdalena Bujak / Alamy Stock Photo You may not be travelling much these days, but thanks to this startup, you can still relish your favourite meals from across the country. JustMyRoots is an online food delivery service that not only caters to those specific lockdown cravings but also successfully […]

China’s antitrust regulator bulking up as crackdown on behemoths widens- Technology News, Firstpost

ReutersApr 12, 2021 02:15:27 IST BEIJING/HONG KONG (Reuters) – China’s competition watchdog is adding staff and other resources as it ramps up efforts to crack down on anti-competitive behaviour, especially among the country’s powerful companies, people with knowledge of the matter told Reuters. Beijing’s plan to bulk up the State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR) […]

MLB notebook: Dodgers manager thinks Bauer being ‘singled out’ by umpires

Dodgers Manager Dave Roberts, left, thinks starting pitcher Trevor Bauer is being unfairly singled out as officials try to crack down on pitchers using foreign substances. David Zalubowski/Associated Press LOS ANGELES — Dodgers Manager Dave Roberts said he believes right-hander Trevor Bauer is being “singled out” by Major League Baseball after umpires in Oakland collected […]

Facebook Pages will now be labelled for more context on posts; feature being tested in the US- Technology News, Firstpost

FP TrendingApr 09, 2021 23:01:47 IST Facebook has been introducing various ways to curb the spread of misinformation on its platform. Taking its vision forward, the social media platform has announced that it is now testing page label feature to give people more context about the pages they see. These labels will appear below the page […]

Nokia X20, Nokia X10, Nokia G20, Nokia G10, Nokia C20 and Nokia C10 launched globally- Technology News, Firstpost

tech2 News StaffApr 08, 2021 20:05:12 IST Calling it the ‘biggest launch to date’, HMD Global announced six new Nokia smartphones at a global launch event today. Nokia also streamlined its smartphones into three distinct series – top of the range Nokia X-series, intermediate G-series, and entry-level C-series. At today’s event, Nokia launched two smartphones in […]