GM files for its historic flotation, expected to raise up to $20bn

first_img GM files for its historic flotation, expected to raise up to $20bn Wednesday 18 August 2010 8:28 pm Share More From Our Partners Killer drone ‘hunted down a human target’ without being told tonypost.comRussell Wilson, AOC among many voicing support for Naomi Osakacbsnews.comFlorida woman allegedly crashes children’s birthday party, rapes teennypost.comBrave 7-Year-old Boy Swims an Hour to Rescue His Dad and Little Sistergoodnewsnetwork.orgA ProPublica investigation has caused outrage in the U.S. this weekvaluewalk.comAstounding Fossil Discovery in California After Man Looks Closelygoodnewsnetwork.orgI blew off Adam Sandler 22 years ago — and it’s my biggest regretnypost.comNative American Tribe Gets Back Sacred Island Taken 160 Years Agogoodnewsnetwork.orgPolice Capture Elusive Tiger Poacher After 20 Years of Pursuing the Huntergoodnewsnetwork.orgBiden received funds from top Russia lobbyist before Nord Stream 2 giveawaynypost.comFeds seized 18 devices from Rudy Giuliani and his employees in April‘Neighbor from hell’ faces new charges after scaring off home buyersnypost.comMark Eaton, former NBA All-Star, dead at 64nypost.comUK teen died on school trip after teachers allegedly refused her pleasnypost.comBill Gates reportedly hoped Jeffrey Epstein would help him win a Nobelnypost.comInside Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis’ not-so-average farmhouse estatenypost.comWhy people are finding dryer sheets in their mailboxesnypost.comSupermodel Anne Vyalitsyna claims income drop, pushes for child GENERAL Motors (GM) will press ahead with an historic initial public offering (IPO) that is expected to raise almost $20bn.The firm filed papers with the Securities and Exchange Commission last night that confirmed the long-expected flotation.Trading in GM shares is expected to start sometime between late October and the 25 November Thanksgiving holiday. The carmaker said it planned a dual listing on the New York Stock Exchange and the Toronto Stock Exchange.Morgan Stanley, JPMorgan, Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Citigroup have been selected as the lead underwriters for the IPO.The IPO, intended to repay a portion of the firm’s government bailout, has been dubbed “Project Dawn”. Tags: NULL KCS-content center_img whatsapp Show Comments ▼ whatsapp Ad Unmute by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeBetterBe20 Stunning Female AthletesBetterBeUndoTotal PastThe Ingenious Reason There Are No Mosquitoes At Disney WorldTotal PastUndoTaonga: The Island FarmThe Most Relaxing Farm Game of 2021. No InstallTaonga: The Island FarmUndomoneycougar.comThis Proves The Osmonds Weren’t So Innocentmoneycougar.comUndoinvesting.comCanceled TV Shows Announced: Full Updated Listinvesting.comUndoDefinitionDesi Arnaz Kept This Hidden Throughout The Filming of ‘I Love Lucy’DefinitionUndothedelite.comNetflix Cancellations And Renewals: The Full List For 2021thedelite.comUndozenherald.comMeghan Markle Changed This Major Detail On Archies Birth Certificatezenherald.comUndoDaily FunnyFemale Athlete Fails You Can’t Look Away FromDaily FunnyUndolast_img read more

IGT secures igaming extension with Norsk Tipping

first_imgIGT’s senior vice president for PlayDigital, Enrico Drago, added: “Adding IGT’s and its sub-suppliers’ growing stable of popular titles for Norsk Tipping furthers our goal of delivering unrivalled gaming experiences that engage players.” In addition, IGT has supplied Norsk Tipping with its digital bingo platform since 2014, which was re-awarded to IGT via a public tender in 2018.  IGT will continue to provide its proprietary PlayCasino content, PlayRGS digital gaming platform and the IGT Connect integration layer. 19th November 2020 | By Robert Fletcher The contract, awarded to IGT after a public tender process, will come into effect in February 2021 and run for three years, with an option for Norsk Tipping to extend by a further year. “IGT PlayDigital’s solutions enable Norsk Tipping to provide its players with highly engaging online content, including IGT’s top-performing PlayCasino games,” Norsk Tipping’s head of gaming operations Hans Erland Ringsvold said. Regions: Nordics Norway The agreement also covers the ongoing supply of licensed third-party content from sub-suppliers NetEnt and ELKAB Studios. Tags: IGT Norsk Tipping IGT secured an extension to this deal in 2017 via competitive tender, under which it had been providing Norsk Tipping with PlayCasino content, licensed content from third-party sub-suppliers, its PlayRGS platform and IGT Connect integration layer. Subscribe to the iGaming newslettercenter_img International Game Technology (IGT) been awarded a new contract by Norsk Tipping, to continue providing a range of its online gambling solutions to the Norwegian state lottery operator. The deal comes after IGT earlier this week also extended its partnership with the Nebraska Lottery in the US. Agreed through its IGT Global Solutions Corporation subsidiary, the seven-year contract will see IGT serve as the primary vendor for the lottery’s instant and draw-based games and related services. Norsk Tipping began working with IGT in 2012, when IGT was selected as the sole supplier for the launch of legal online gambling in Norway. “When we first entered into the online casino market in 2014, IGT was our sole digital supplier, and since then has been fundamental to our program’s success.” Online casino Email Address Topics: Online casino AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitter IGT secures igaming extension with Norsk Tippinglast_img read more

MCB Group Limited ( Q32012 Interim Report

first_imgMCB Group Limited ( listed on the Stock Exchange of Mauritius under the Financial sector has released it’s 2012 interim results for the third quarter.For more information about MCB Group Limited ( reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the MCB Group Limited ( company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: MCB Group Limited (  2012 interim results for the third quarter.Company ProfileMCB Group Limited is a financial holdings company that, together with the several subsidiaries running under it, operates in three clusters; banking, non-banking financial and other investments. The non-banking financial sector is involved in factoring and leasing while the MCB Capital Markets Limited offers services such as corporate finance advisory, asset management, stockbroking, private equity and registry. The Group also assists micro and small entrepreneurs. The services offered by the company include, offers current, savings, and foreign currency accounts; fixed and term deposits; personal, educational, motor, green, and housing loans; term loans; and working capital finance, term funding¸ structured finance, private equity finance, and leasing services, as well as credit and prepaid cards. MCB Group Limited is listed on the Stock Exchange of Mauritius.last_img read more

Air New Zealand Cup – Round 3 Highlights

first_imgSaturday Aug 22, 2009 Air New Zealand Cup – Round 3 Highlights Round three of the Air New Zealand Cup produced a few classic tries, and closely contested matches. So far this season, the tournament has experienced great success, with fans from all over the country getting out and supporting their sides.In Christchurch Canterbury ran Waikato ragged with five tries as they romped to a 46-13 win. Dan Carter was on form again, as he sent the impressive Colin Slade through the gap, who then offloaded for Tim Bateman to cross for a nice try.Big prop Wyatt Crockett scored too, finding a gap and sprinting from 25 meters out to cross for a nice try from a front rower.Manawatu beat Southland 25-13, with their electric young winger Andre Taylor scoring two tries as both himself, and young flyhalf Aaron Cruden, stuck their hands up for higher honours in the future.In the match in Kerikeri, which we featured a few days ago, Joe Rokocoko hit his straps as he helped Dave Thomas score a nice try in the corner.The match of the weekend though was the Taranaki Hawkes Bay meeting, in which they drew 24-24 after a late try by Taranaki was disallowed by a poor ref decision.The game produced two incredible tries though, amazingly, one directly after the other.First it was Jason Kupa who crossed after some brilliant hands from forwards and backs, including a neat flick from Zac Guildford.Straight from the kickoff, they were at it again, with superb interplay and support by Thomas Waldrom and Jason Shoemark, with Shoemark finishing off a brilliant team try.It was a great weekend of action, with this short video hopefully giving you an idea of some of the quality rugby being played in New Zealand’s provincial championship. 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Shock result: Crusaders left to rue costly errors with win over Rebels not enough for final guarantee In a shock result, the Crusaders have failed to record the requisite winning margin needed over the Rebels to book themselves a spot in the Super Rugby Trans-Tasman final and are now reliant on the Blues dropping the ball against the Force. ‘I deliberately haven’t mentioned it too much this week’: Tim Sampson keeping mum ahead of Blues battle The Western Force aim to play the role of party poopers on Saturday when they take on the ladder-leading Blues at a venue that shall not be named. 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Feldbalz House / Gus Wüstemann Architects

first_img Photographs ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOr Clipboard Feldbalz House / Gus Wüstemann Architects 2008 “COPY” Save this picture!© Bruno Helbling+ 31 Share Photographs:  Bruno HelblingText description provided by the architects. This project is not a house but a family sculpture looking for freedom and social interaction.Save this picture!© Bruno HelblingRecommended ProductsWoodBlumer LehmannFree Form Structures for Wood ProjectsEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesFranken-SchotterFacade System –  LINEAWoodStructureCraftEngineering – Architectural & FreeformWoodHESS TIMBERTimber – GLT HybridThe created sculpture contains family life, where everybody meets and circulates on the first floor, while providing a great view over the lake of Zurich.Save this picture!© Bruno HelblingThis sculpture separates the parents’ area, which is on top of the sculpture, and the children’s area, which lies underneath.Save this picture!© Bruno HelblingThe whole construction rests on the volume of the fireplace; an element of content and emotion.Save this picture!© Bruno HelblingThere are no walls or recognizable architectural elements; you are either in the public figure, above or underneath it.Save this picture!© Bruno HelblingThe sculpture frees the “building” of the normally so obviously recognizable building regulations.Save this picture!Site PlanProject gallerySee allShow lessWine Concept Store / COMPLEX CITYArticlesSingapore University of Technology and Design – Student Housing and Sports Complex /…Articles Share Houses Area:  276 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOr Clipboard Projects CopyHouses•Zurich, Switzerland Switzerland Year:  Feldbalz House / Gus Wüstemann ArchitectsSave this projectSaveFeldbalz House / Gus Wüstemann Architects ArchDaily Architects: Gus Wüstemann Architects Area Area of this architecture project “COPY” CopyAbout this officeGus Wüstemann ArchitectsOfficeFollowProductsGlassSteelConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesZurichHousesSwitzerlandPublished on July 30, 2012Cite: “Feldbalz House / Gus Wüstemann Architects” 30 Jul 2012. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Read commentsBrowse the CatalogShowershansgroheShower MixersVinyl Walls3MVinyl Finish – DI-NOC™ Abrasion ResistantPartitionsSkyfoldIntegrating Operable Walls in a SpaceLightsVibiaLamps – NorthCultural / PatrimonialIsland Exterior FabricatorsSeptember 11th Memorial Museum Envelope SystemSkylightsVELUX CommercialAtrium Longlight, DZNE GermanyHanging LampsLouis PoulsenLamp – PH ArtichokeTiles / Mosaic / GresiteHisbalitMosaic Tiles – TexturasAcousticMetawellAluminum Panels – Acoustic SailsMineral / Organic PaintsKEIMTiO2-free Mineral Paint – Soldalit®-ArteWall / Ceiling LightsA-LightWall Grazer Concealed LightsDoorsBuster and PunchDoor Hardware – Pull BarMore products »Read commentsSave想阅读文章的中文版本吗?Feldbalz House / Gus Wüstemann是否翻译成中文现有为你所在地区特制的网站?想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?Take me there »✖You’ve started following your first account!Did you know?You’ll now receive updates based on what you follow! Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my streamlast_img read more

Museum of London uses NFC for information and purchases

first_img Advertisement The Museum of London is one of the first public organisations in the UK to use NFC (Near Field Communications). By tapping their phone near to an exhibit they can receive information on their phone faster than with Bluetooth or QR codes.In addition, according to, “by tapping their phone on sensor tags around the museums users are able to access vouchers for the museums’ shops and cafés, book tickets for future exhibitions, receive more information about exhibits, join the Museum’s Friends scheme, and buy prints.” So the system has considerable income generation  37 total views,  1 views today Museum of London uses NFC for information and purchases AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Tagged with: Digital Howard Lake | 14 October 2011 | News  38 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of Researching massive growth in giving.last_img read more

New website for Macmillan’s Brave the Shave campaign

first_img Melanie May | 11 July 2017 | News  207 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis6 New website for Macmillan’s Brave the Shave campaign “We created a fantastic, collaborative working group with Macmillan to deliver a robust website experience. We look forward to working closely with the team as it continues with its digital plans.”  206 total views,  1 views today Tagged with: Charity Website Design Digital Macmillan Cancer Supportcenter_img AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis6 Macmillan Cancer Support has launched a new website for this year’s Brave the Shave campaign.The creation of the new Brave the Shave site, by independent agency Initials is part of the charity’s digital transformation strategy.Brave the Shave is now in its third year and encourages people to shave their heads to raise money to support those living with cancer. Last year’s campaign raised £7.1 million for Macmillan, with more than half (55%) of the 23,000 people who signed up opted to take part because their loved ones had been affected by cancer and they wanted to do something to make a difference. The 2017 campaign will again focus on the Shavers’ stories as they reveal their motivations and reasons for taking part.The project included an overhaul of the charity’s current website technology following on from Macmillan’s wider digital transformation plans. Initials worked closely with Macmillan on the development of the new Brave the Shave website, to helping to more closely align the product portfolio with Macmillan’s plans, and to streamline internal processes and drive greater operational efficiency.Lisa Shorter, National Events Marketing Manager at Macmillan Cancer Support, said:“Initials was selected after a thorough competitive pitch and evaluation process, we were impressed with the breadth of skills and expertise, as well as the team’s dedicated approach to delivering in true partnership. We are very happy with the results.”Dipesh Bhimjiyani, Head of Digital at Initials, said: Advertisement About Melanie May Melanie May is a journalist and copywriter specialising in writing both for and about the charity and marketing services sectors since 2001. She can be reached via read more

Ireland and Mexico act to reduce global warming

first_imgWhile the Trump administration in the U.S. continues to deny the pressing impact of global warming — and acts to reduce environmental protections for the benefit of gas, oil and coal companies — governments in at least two other countries have taken positive actions in recent weeks.On July 12, the Republic of Ireland became the first country in the world to divest from fossil fuel companies. Then, on Aug. 1, Mexico’s President-elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador pledged to outlaw hydraulic fracturing, a major contributor to greenhouse gas emissions.The Irish Parliament ratified the Fossil Fuel Divestment Bill to compel the Ireland Strategic Investment Fund to sell off its shares in coal, oil, peat and gas “as soon as practicable [within five years].”  To emphasize that, “A message to the Irish government to divest from fossil fuels is spelled out in lights in front of the lower house of parliament.” (Guardian, July 12) The bill is expected to become law before the end of 2018.Previously, Norway had divested from some fossil fuels, targeting coal companies, but still has major gas and oil holdings.  Globally, the movement to divest from fossil fuels has impacted trillions of dollars of investment funds from pensions, insurers, cities, including New York, churches and universities.The Irish state holds more than $367 million in fossil fuel investments in 150 companies. “The bill considers a company to be a fossil fuel company if 20 percent or more of its revenue stems from exploration, extraction, or refinement of fossil fuels.”Unlike the U.S., which recently pulled out of the 2016 Paris Agreement on global warming, the bill enforces Ireland’s climate change commitments to the agreement and has bipartisan backing throughout the government.   In June, Ireland was ranked the second-worst European country on climate action, so the passage of this bill is welcome news. Environmental activists view this as a powerful statement.Mexico to ban frackingLópez Obrador, who won Mexico’s presidential election on July 7, stated in a press conference on Aug. 1 that he will ban hydraulic fracturing (“fracking”).  Fracking for natural gas is thought to be a major contributor to higher atmospheric levels of carbon monoxide (CO) gas directly linked to increasing global warming.Food and Water Watch Executive Director Wenonah Hauter applauded this call, while urging López Obrador to “move even further by pledging to transition Mexico to a fully clean, renewable energy future, thereby setting a remarkable example for its neighbors to the north.” (, Aug. 1)López Obrador, who will take office on Dec. 1, also spoke out in opposition to the 2013 privatization of Mexico’s oil and gas reserves, which had been previously controlled by the state-owned Federal Electricity Commission (CFE).  He accused the previous neoliberal government of deliberately closing the CFE plants to buy electricity from foreign countries at very high prices.These measures demonstrate that progress is being made in the worldwide  campaign to curtail global warming, stop corporate pollution and move toward “a clean, renewable energy future.” But the movement must go further and challenge the capitalists who ravage the earth in their drive for superprofits, no matter what damage they cause. The capitalist system is the main danger to the planet and its inhabitants. It’s time to say so!FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thisFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thislast_img read more

Rangers set sights on more members, involvement

first_imgLinkedin The Power of Three: TCU and the CWS Frogs win their second game at CWS for first time ever Evan Watson The TCU Rangers spirit organization has grown throughout its six-year history at TCU. (Photo courtesy of the TCU Rangers Facebook page) Facebook TCU places second in the National Student Advertising Competition, the highest in school history Previous articleAlcohol-related arrests on the rise at TCUNext articleYoga club becomes largest sports group after only three semesters Evan Watson RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Twitter + posts Evan Watson Evan Watson ReddItcenter_img George W. Bush to speak at Neeley luncheon Evan Watson TCU Frog Camps returning to more traditional look this summer Facebook Linkedin printNew gear and new traditions have helped the TCU Rangers expand to 42 members, but the spirit organization doesn’t want to stop there.Rangers adviser Jason Lesikar said he hopes to max out at 100 Rangers, which would give the organization flexibility to appear at more games and events in the future.Even though he hopes to expand, Lesikar added that this particular group of students means something special to him. Twitter Evan Watson The College of Science and Engineering Dean, Phil Hartman, retires after 40 consecutive years ReddIt Baker’s brilliance just part of great team performancelast_img read more

Attempts to censor and intimidate two Kabul news media

first_img Organisation RSF asks International Criminal Court to investigate murders of journalists in Afghanistan News News AfghanistanAsia – Pacific Receive email alerts AfghanistanAsia – Pacific Reporters Without Borders condemns attempts to censor Pajhwok Afghan News and Radio Killid after they reported that there was a shootout on 25 July at a Kabul clinic between gunmen working for two Members of Parliament. An attempt was also made to intimidate the head of the Killid Media Group.“The government’s interference in the activities of Radio Killid and Pajhwok Afghan News is illegal and constitutes a direct attack on their independence,” Reporters Without Borders said. “No official or elected representative should be allowed to violate media freedom by trying to censor criticism. This is an abuse of authority.”The sequence of violent events began when a man employed by the MP Mulavi Tarakhel went to a clinic in the Kabul district of Pul-i-Charkhi on 25 July for a medical check and insisted on seeing a doctor at once. The clinic’s staff refused, and other patients – who included gunmen working for another MP, Haji Allah Gul Mujahid – objected.Tarakhel’s man reportedly left but returned an hour late and began shooting indiscriminately inside the clinic. An exchange of shots began at about 5:30 pm and continued for seven hours without any intervention on the part of the security forces.Radio Killid carried an initial report about the gun battle and subsequent updates. Pajhwok Afghan News also covered it. Najiba Ayubi, a reporter who heads of the Killid Media Group, was quoted by Pajhwok Afghan News as saying: “We updated the report with quotes from security officials. We also did our bit to take comments from the MPs, but they could not be reached.”An information ministry official telephoned Ayubi at around 7:30 a.m. on 27 July and asked her to stop broadcasting reports on the incident. The information ministry later acknowledged calling the Killid Media Group but denied requesting the suppression of any information.Two unidentified individuals subsequently went to Ayubi’s home. She did not open the door.The two MPs filed a complaint which the information ministry passed on to the Media Offences Verification Commission. At a meeting on 31 July, the two MPs asked representatives from Pajhwok Afghan News and Radio Killid to apologize but they refused and called for a police investigation. Yesterday, the MPs asked the judicial authorities to start proceeding against the two media.“We regret that the two MPs are abusing their authority to censor news coverage and we point out that they can always use their right of reply, which is more conducive to a peaceful settlement of a dispute,” Reporters Without Borders said. “We support Pajhwok Afghan News and Radio Killid, which are among Afghanistan’s most professional media, and we urge the authorities to ensure their journalists are protected, especially Najiba Ayubi.” News May 3, 2021 Find out more Situation getting more critical for Afghan women journalists, report sayscenter_img Follow the news on Afghanistan August 3, 2012 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Attempts to censor and intimidate two Kabul news media June 2, 2021 Find out more News to go further RSF_en Afghanistan : “No just and lasting peace in Afghanistan without guarantees for press freedom” Help by sharing this information March 11, 2021 Find out morelast_img read more

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