August 20, 2019

The transition to digital monetization

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The transition to digital is complicated and it’s slower than expected – digital isn’t a static concept. By Giles Crosse Frome Reuters Community Google’s new subscriptions lab examines the constantly evolving platforms, tools and formats that serve audience and business customers, and how small and large publishers approach monetization challenges differently. In Part 2 of […]

Emiliano Sala’s doomed plane was so riddled with faults that engineer refused to repair it saying it ‘was not fit to be flown’ as investigators reveal Cardiff City star and pilot were poisoned by carbon monoxide

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By Tracey Kandohla and Martin Robinson From Mail Online UK EXCLUSIVE: Airfield owner Humphrey Penney revealed craft had ‘a lot of problems’ and regular pilot David Henderson ‘unhappy with the maintenance’ Mr Penney asked to give a second opinion on the Piper PA-46 Malibu last year He following today’s report published by UK Air Accidents […]

Frenchman in flyboard crossing bid falls in Channel, rescued: team

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From PRESS TV A daredevil French inventor on Thursday failed in his attempt to fly across the Channel from France to Britain standing on a jet-powered “flyboard”, having to be rescued after falling into the sea, his team said. Franky Zapata, 40, a former jet-skiing champion, took off successfully from Sangatte in northern France but […]

Europe heatwave: Paris latest to break record with 42.6C

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From BBC Paris saw a record high temperature of 42.6C (108.7F) on Thursday, amid a heatwave that broke records across Western Europe. A red alert was issued in north France. Germany also set a new national temperature record of 41.5C, passing the figure set just a day before. The UK recorded a record temperature for July […]

France and Germany commit an additional €25.5 million for Caribbean conservation programs

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From Caribbean News Now ST JOHNS, Antigua – France, and Germany, along with The Nature Conservancy, have pledged over US$45 million in contributions to the Caribbean Biodiversity Fund (CBF) to increase resources for biodiversity conservation. At last month’s CBF annual meeting in Antigua and Barbuda, Ulrike Metzger, division head of regional development policy, Central America, […]

Translators of Jewish texts

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10 unforgettable translators of Jewish texts By Yehuda Shurpin From Chabad Moses Not only did we receive the Torah from G‑d through Moses, but our sages tells us that Moses was the first one to translate the Torah as well. Just weeks before his passing (on his 120th birthday), on the first day of the 11th month (Shevat), Moses reviewed […]

Honoring the Heroes of D-Day

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By Dr James Dobson Dear Friends, In October 2010, Shirley and I celebrated our 50th wedding anniversary by taking a long overdue trip to Europe. After visiting London and Paris for a few days, we boarded a train for Normandy, France, where a massive military invasion had occurred on June 6, 1944. Visiting that hallowed […]

What are dynamic paygates and does your news organization need them? Part 2

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By Giles Cross From Reuters Community In the second part of our paygates exploration, Paul Johnson, MPP CEO and co-founder, reveals how dynamic paygates, as part of smarter revenue management, could shake-up journalism for good. What is dynamic paygate technology? Our dynamic paywall functionalities, be that for metering, paywall, datawall, signwall or sharewall implementations, all utilize our […]

Destination of the week

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Best budget hotels in Lyon, France By Paige Bennett From EoroCheapo Often called the gastronomical capital of France and the birthplace of cinema, Lyon is a dream destination for those who love food, wine, medieval- and Renaissance-era architecture, art and, of course, cinema. Luckily for our fellow Cheapos, all of this excitement can be enjoyed affordably, because […]

On May 20th, the kilogram was no longer defined by a lump in France

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By Christine Fisher From engadget The long-anticipated change went into effect May 20th On May 20th, World Metrology Day, the scientific community officially changed the definition of the kilogram. For 130 years, the kilo has been defined by a physical cylinder of platinum-iridium alloy, known as Le Grand K and stored in a vault outside […]