Video: Celebrating contemporary dance

first_imgThe FNB Dance Umbrella 2009, on in Johannesburg until 14 March, celebrates 21 years of offering a platform for contemporary dance in South Africa. Zoopy TV pays a visit to Newtown to check out French choreographer Fabrice Guillot’s “Tuning into the Void”. Click arrow to play video.last_img

IBM’s 5 on 5: Holograms Will Come to Life Just Like in Star Wars

first_imgCognitive Automation is the Immediate Future of… Massive Non-Desk Workforce is an Opportunity fo… IT + Project Management: A Love Affair This is cool stuff. We just hope in six years that we may put our holograms on the dashboards of our flying land cruisers. Related Posts The annual Five on Five gives IBM’s predictions for the next five years. The predictions this year are thought provoking but one really caught our attention.The hologram. As in the “Help me, Obi-Wan Kenobi. You’re my only hope,” kind of hologram.IBM Labs says the hologram will be a part of our lives in the next five years. You will be able to beam 3D images to people who can then talk with you as they walk down the street. It will be as if you are walking with them. 3D cameras will get more sophisticated and eventually small enough to launch holograms with a mobile device.The other four predictions include:The emergence of “citizen scientists” who collect data from sensors in our cars or any physical device that will be added to massive data sets. Batteries that are powered by static energy or even the air we breathe.The heat from data centers may help power cities.Your commute will be personalized. Adaptive traffic systems will intuitively learn behavior. alex williams Tags:#enterprise#Trends 3 Areas of Your Business that Need Tech Nowlast_img read more

Hollywood turns out for NBA All-Star Game in LA

first_imgTrending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles01:29Police teams find crossbows, bows in HK university01:35Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City Federer overpowers Dimitrov to win 97th career title Team Stephen was leading Team LeBron 100-97 late in the third quarter. MOST READ NEXT BLOCK ASIA 2.0 introduces GURUS AWARDS to recognize and reward industry influencers Globe Business launches leading cloud-enabled and hardware-agnostic conferencing platform in PH 2 ‘newbie’ drug pushers fall in Lucena sting John Lloyd Cruz a dashing guest at Vhong Navarro’s wedding Rapper Pharrell Williams, right, performs with N.E.R.D during halftime of an NBA All-Star basketball game, Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)Stars came out for Hollywood’s NBA All-Star Game, but the weekend belonged to Hollywood blockbuster “Black Panther.”Actor and noted Lakers fan Jack Nicholson, rapper Snoop Dogg, singer Rihanna and comedian Chris Rock were among the many celebrities sitting courtside.ADVERTISEMENT LATEST STORIEScenter_img Brace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMC Slow and steady hope for near-extinct Bangladesh tortoises AFP official booed out of forum Typhoon Kammuri accelerates, gains strength en route to PH Read Next Late night host Jimmy Kimmel, “Black-ish” actor Anthony Anderson, New York Giants receiver Odell Beckham Jr., rapper Chance the Rapper and director Spike Lee were also in attendance at Staples Center, and basketball greats Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Jerry West and Bill Russell all sat together.However, it was the latest Marvel superhero film which debuted at No. 1 in the U.S. and Canada with a record-breaking weekend haul of $192 million that made its presence best known during the NBA’s showcase event.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSWATCH: Drones light up sky in final leg of SEA Games torch runSPORTSLillard, Anthony lead Blazers over ThunderSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutoutIndiana Pacers guard Victor Oladipo delivered a thunderous jam while wearing a Black Panther mask he received from the film’s star Chadwick Boseman during the slam dunk contest on Saturday night. It wasn’t enough for Oladipo to advance to the finals, but the first-time all-star was thrilled to show his love for his favorite superhero.“I’ve seen the movie already,” Oladipo said. “It was nothing short of amazing.” Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. View commentslast_img read more

Venus Williams reaches Wimbledon semifinals for 10th time

first_imgEl Nido residents told to vacate beach homes Williams, who is 37 years old, made her Wimbledon debut a few months before Ostapenko was born. She last won the title in 2008, but reached the semifinals last year and the Australian Open final this year.Williams will next face either second-seeded Simona Halep or Johanna Konta on Thursday. In the other women’s semifinal match, Garbine Muguruza will play either CoCo Vandeweghe or Magdalena Rybarikova. Muguruza beat Svetlana Kuznetsova 6-3, 6-4 on No. 1 Court.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSSEA Games: Biñan football stadium stands out in preparedness, completionSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSWin or don’t eat: the Philippines’ poverty-driven, world-beating pool starsKonta was next to play on Centre Court against Halep. On Court No. 1, Rybarikova was playing Vandeweghe.On the men’s side, Novak Djokovic advanced to the quarterfinals by beating Adrian Mannarino 6-2, 7-6 (5), 6-4. That match, the first to be played under the roof on Centre Court at this year’s tournament, was postponed from Monday. China furious as Trump signs bills in support of Hong Kong Lacson: SEA Games fund put in foundation like ‘Napoles case’ Pagasa: Kammuri now a typhoon, may enter PAR by weekend Mannarino has never before reached the quarterfinals at any of the four Grand Slam tournaments. He also lost in the fourth round at Wimbledon in 2013. Last year, he lost to Djokovic in the second round at Wimbledon, also in straight sets.Djokovic will face 2010 Wimbledon finalist Tomas Berdych, a man he has beaten 25 times in 27 matches, on Wednesday in the quarterfinals.The men traditionally have Tuesday off at Wimbledon, but Rafael Nadal’s five-set loss to Gilles Muller on Monday forced Djokovic’s match to be pushed back a day.The rain then started at about 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday. The opening match on Centre Court was due to start at noon, so the roof was closed for the first time this year. The rain came and went into the afternoon, forcing the delay of the first women’s quarterfinal match on No. 1 Court.There was a brief rain delay on the opening day of the tournament, but the roof stayed open and the rain went away.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Another vape smoker nabbed in Lucena Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Perpetual girls star Solomon commits to NU MOST READcenter_img Williams went up a break early in both sets against Ostapenko, the French Open champion. But the 20-year-old Latvian broke back in the second set and pushed the score to 5-5. A few unforced errors later, though, and Williams broke again for a 6-5 lead before serving out the match.Williams ended up with eight aces and only 13 winners. Ostapenko had one ace and 20 winners.In the first match, Djokovic was up a break in the third set when he asked for a medical timeout and a trainer examined and stretched his right shoulder. The second-seeded Serb appeared to grimace in pain a couple of times as his shoulder was being checked.“It’s been something that I’ve been dragging back and forth for a while now,” Djokovic said. “But I’m still managing to play, which is the most important thing.”Djokovic was broken only once, in the second set. But the 12-time major champion, who won the Wimbledon title in 2011, ’14 and ’15, broke Mannarino early in the third and advanced to the quarterfinals at the All England Club for the ninth time.ADVERTISEMENT LOOK: Jane De Leon meets fellow ‘Darna’ Marian Rivera Pagasa: Storm intensifies as it nears PAR Ethel Booba on hotel’s clarification that ‘kikiam’ is ‘chicken sausage’: ‘Kung di pa pansinin, baka isipin nila ok lang’ LATEST STORIES Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss PLAY LIST 02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games View comments Venus Williams of the United States celebrates after beating Latvia’s Jelena Ostapenko at the end of their Women’s Quarterfinal Singles Match on day eight at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Tuesday, July 11, 2017. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)LONDON — Playing at Wimbledon for the 20th time, Venus Williams is in the semifinals for the 10th time.The five-time champion at the All England Club advanced to the last four for the second year in a row by beating Jelena Ostapenko 6-3, 7-5 Tuesday under a closed roof on Centre Court.ADVERTISEMENTlast_img read more

IPL 2011: Delhi sign Unmukt Chand for IPL IV

first_imgPromising Delhi batsman Unmukt Chand, who made his first class debut last year, has signed up with IPL Delhi team for the fourth edition of Indian Premier League starting April 8.”I am really happy to have signed up with Delhi Daredevils. It is big boost to my career. It will be a wonderful experience to share the dressing room with the likes of Virender Sehwag and Irfan Pathan,” Chand said.Chand, who will be turning 18 on March 26, will be one the youngest players in this year’s IPL along with Rajasthan medium pacer Deepak Chahar, who have been roped in by IPL Rajasthan.Talented Chand has been one of the finds of the season for Delhi. Opening the batting, the right-hander scored 400 runs in his first year in the domestic circuit at an average of 57.14, which includes a 151-run knock against Railways and two half centuries.Asked whether he expected an IPL offer at such a nascent stage of his career, he said: “I never had any expectation when I started playing cricket. I never played the game like this. Things just happened.””My moto is to work hard and score runs for my team. I am happy that my hardwork paid off in my very first Ranji season,” added Chand, who is presently busy with his preparations for the CBSE pre-board examinations and will resume his practice once the exams are over.- With PTI inputslast_img read more

BIZ-CORPBRIEFS 2

first_imgViewership of the 10th edition of the Indian PremierViewership of the 10th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) on sports channel Sony Six has grown by 81 per cent over last year, across the first 13 matches, the broadcaster Sony Pictures (SPN) said.”The growth across the entire sports cluster (Sony Six, Sony Six HD, Sony ESPN, Sony ESPN HD) was 49 per cent over last year,” SPN said in a statement.This years IPL saw a cumulative reach of 295 million viewers across 13 matches, making it the highest ever cumulative reach across 10 years of the tournament, it noted.The time spent on viewing has grown by 41 per cent from 48 minutes to 67 minutes across the first 13 matches.The broadcaster said in the second week of the 10th edition of the league, 24.4 million impressions were recorded as against 18.1 million last year in the same period.************************** Kone to expand presence in Sri LankaElevators and escalators manufacturer Kone today said it has partnered with Scan Engineering to expand its business into Sri Lanka.”Kone is expanding its operations in the Sri Lankan market and has entered into a distribution agreement with Scan Engineering, which has about 10 years of experience in installing, maintaining and servicing elevators and escalators,” the company said in a statement.”We see a good potential for our brand in this market. Kone will provide elevators, escalators as well as solutions for maintenance and modernisation to the Sri Lankan market,” its Managing Director Amit Gossain said.Scan Engineering Managing Director Keerthi Abeynayake said, “We have been in the industry for a long time. Our tie- up with Kone will further strengthen our confidence in serving the market much better.”advertisement*************************** Kinetic WW launches Aureus, Aviator in IndiaKinetic WW India, part of the WPP group, today launched two planning tools — Aureus and Aviator to effectively plan and buy outdoor campaigns.Aureus is an end-to-end planning software which harnesses local market insights including traffic counts, points of interest and detailed inventory data on a unified base and the company has partnered market research firm GFK to assemble traffic count in the country.Aviator is a planning and buying tool for airports, which will be extended to railways and other travel places in future. PTI DS PSK BEN RSYlast_img read more

I-League Committee to mull eight foreigners rule after five show dissent

first_imgThe I-League Committee meeting here on Wednesday will resolve whether to implement the eight foreigners per team rule from this season after five of the nine clubs wrote to the All India Football Federation (AIFF) against it.After all I-League clubs met here last month, it was decided that the league will have eight foreigners in each team and five foreigners will be part of the starting XI as opposed to four in the existing rule.But over the last two days, barring East Bengal, Mohun Bagan and Churchill Brothers who have agreed to the new proposal, all clubs have objected to it.The likes of Minerva Punjab FC, Chennai City FC, Shillong Lajong, reigning champions Aizawl FC and promoted Neroca FC have said that they have always wanted to help the national team and that is the reason they do not want an increase in the foreign players’ quota, a source close to the development said.”The issue is on the agenda of the meeting. There will be deliberation on this topic,” an AIFF official told IANS.The I-League currently allows teams to register and play a maximum of four foreigners, one of whom must be from an Asian country, in keeping with the Asian Football Confederation’s (AFC) continental competition rules.The new rule, if enforced, will see two Asian quota players among the eight foreigners.If sources with the AIFF are to be believed, chances are that the proposal might get overturned as majority of clubs are opposed to it. The only problem is Kolkata bigwigs East Bengal and Mohun Bagan want to match to Indian Super League’s might and thus are supporting the rule.advertisementISL will have eight foreigners from this season and five in the starting XI, a departure from thei previous six.The Football Players’ Association of India (FPAI), which is not recognised by the AIFF, also opposed the new I-League proposal, saying it will rob more number of Indian players a chance to play.last_img read more

4 days ago​Liverpool striker Mane happy with Messi praise

first_img​Liverpool striker Mane happy with Messi praiseby Freddie Taylor4 days agoSend to a friendShare the loveSadio Mane is happy to receive praise from Barcelona and Argentina star Lionel Messi.Messi voted for Mane in the FIFA Men’s Best Player of the Year award.Mane told reporters: “It’s a great compliment when Messi votes for you. If you look at where I’ve come from, it shows I’ve come quite far.”All I can say [to kids] is to keep working hard and go for your dream.” About the authorFreddie TaylorShare the loveHave your saylast_img

Video: Jim Kelly, Erin Kelly Go Nuts When Chad Kelly Throws TD vs. Memphis

first_imgJim Kelly cheering when Chad Kelly throws a touchdown on tv.jim kelly erin kelly chad kellyMost Ole Miss fans probably already know this – but former Buffalo Bills quarterback Jim Kelly is actually Chad Kelly’s uncle. It looks like he’s quite supportive of his nephew, too.Saturday, Erin Kelly, Jim’s daughter, posted a video of her family watching Ole Miss’ game against Memphis. They go crazy when Chad throws a touchdown to Damore’ea Stringfellow. Check it out:Ole Miss is on upset alert against a talented Tigers team, but the Rebels currently lead 14-0 early.last_img

More Stars Named For National Memorial Day Concert

first_imgAcademy Award-nominated and Emmy Award-winning actor Laurence Fishburne, Tony Award-winning actress and singer Laura Benanti, actor/producer/director Esai Morales and actor/musician Jason Dolley have joined an all-star line-up for the multi award-winning NATIONAL MEMORIAL DAY CONCERT broadcast live from the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol.In what has become an annual tradition, the newly crowned winner of AMERICAN IDOL Season 14 will perform the “National Anthem” to open the 26th annual live concert event. The winner will be announced on the AMERICAN IDOL finale on May 13. Co-hosted by Tony Award-winner Joe Mantegna and Emmy Award-winner Gary Sinise, the inspiring night of remembrance is dedicated to our men and women in uniform, their families at home and all those who have given their lives for our country.The previously announced all-star line-up includes: distinguished American leader General Colin L. Powell USA (Ret.); seven-time Grammy Award-winner, and international superstar Gloria Estefan; THE VOICE season five winner Tessanne Chin; acclaimed film and television actress Stefanie Scott (INSIDIOUS: CHAPTER 3; JEM AND THE HOLOGRAMS); the world’s most prolific classical cross-over star Katherine Jenkins; and world renowned tenor Russell Watson in performance with the National Symphony Orchestra under the direction of top pops conductor Jack Everly. The 26th annual broadcast airs live on PBS Sunday, May 24, 2015, from 8:00 to 9:30 p.m., before a concert audience of hundreds of thousands, millions more at home, as well as to our troops serving around the world on the American Forces Network.The NATIONAL MEMORIAL DAY CONCERT will showcase our courageous American heroes who have been disabled for life; shine a spotlight on Gold Star Children who have lost a parent to war; and commemorate the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II.Also participating in the event are the U.S Joint Chiefs of Staff with The U.S. Army Herald Trumpets, The U.S. Army Chorus, The Soldiers Chorus of the U.S. Army Field Band, The U.S. Navy Band Sea Chanters, The U.S. Air Force Singing Sergeants, the Armed Forces Color Guard and Service Color Teams provided by the Military District of Washington, D.C.The program is a co-production of Jerry Colbert of Capital Concerts and WETA, Washington, D.C. Executive producer Jerry Colbert and producer Michael Colbert have assembled an award-winning production team that features the top Hollywood talent behind some of television’s most prestigious entertainment awards shows. The team includes: Emmy award-winning producer Walter C. Miller, whose credits include the GRAMMY AWARDS and COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS; and award-winning director Paul Miller whose credits include THE COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS and SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE.last_img read more