Previous ArticleItaly gives green light to 5G auction rulesNext ArticleAirtel Payments Bank cleared to open new accounts Related Deutsche Telekom, SoftBank tipped for T-Mobile trade Asia Kavit joined Mobile World Live in May 2015 as Content Editor. He started his journalism career at the Press Association before joining Euromoney’s graduate scheme in April 2010. Read More >> Read more AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to LinkedInLinkedInLinkedInShare to TwitterTwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookFacebookShare to MoreAddThisMore 12 JUL 2018 Kavit Majithia SoftBank US investment company Tiger Global amassed a stake worth more than $1 billion in SoftBank group, stating that Japanese technology and telecoms company’s share price is “meaningfully undervalued”.In a quarterly investor letter revealing the stake, Tiger Global said: “The combination of a world-class set of assets trading at a record discount to net asset value strikes us as an odd anomaly that is unlikely to exist forever, and we have invested over $1 billion… to demonstrate our conviction”.Tiger Global’s stake building could be key as SoftBank founder Masayoshi Son (pictured) looks to boost value of the company, noted Financial Times (FT).SoftBank holds numerous stakes in technology and telecoms companies worldwide, including a majority stake in US operator Sprint. It is also looking to make investments in other technology areas through its Vision Fund, which is closing in on $100 billion worth of backing.According to the FT, Tiger Global sees many opportunities for SoftBank to grow its value in the future.It estimated that if its Vision Fund generates two and a half times its original investment in seven years, SoftBank could benefit from an addition $73 billion of value before tax.The investment company is also hopeful that SoftBank’s listing of its mobile business in Japan, for which it filed a preliminary application this week, could be key to boosting the value of the company.Tiger Global suggested that the proposed sale of Sprint to US rival T-Mobile US will also bear fruit.SoftBank currently has a market capitalisation of JPY9.6 trillion ($86.3 billion). OneWeb, SoftBank Corp plot Japan satellite move SoftBank Corp targets growth through acquisitions Author Home US fund manager bags $1B SoftBank stake Tags
Ford said families can opt to have associates call emergency responders before contacting relatives. If Lifeline can’t reach relatives listed in the database, associates will contact emergency responders. She would not comment specifically on the Talleys case, citing privacy regulations. DANVILLE, Ky. A 69-year-old mother who loved to smile and couldn’t get enough of Sam’s Club pressed her Phillips Lifeline medical alert button for help — she was having a heart attack. He called an ambulance. He said Lifeline didn’t contact emergency responders until after Talley was taken to an emergency room more than a half-hour later. His mother did not survive. Talley expects a Lexington cardiologist, some members of Danville-Boyle County EMS and a representative of Governor Ernie Fletcher’s Office to attend the meeting Tuesday. Lifeline associates responded over a speaker, but Christine Talley of Danville couldn’t answer. The medical alert service tried to contact relatives and left phone messages. But if relatives aren’t contacted, Lifeline representatives are supposed to contact emergency help immediately. She’d even tried to speak, Jim Talley said. About 550,000 people subscribe to Phillips Lifeline in the United States. “I don’t want it to happen to another family,” Jim Talley said. “That’s what my mom would want me to do.” “It’s unreal what happened,” Talley said. Jim Talley paid about $35 a month for the service. His mother had used Lifeline since around October. Just after noon, a Lifeline associate left a second message for Debbie Talley, asking them to check on Christine Talley. Lifeline also tried to reach Jim Talley. Christine Talley was pronounced dead in the emergency room at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center in Danville. This past Memorial Day, Jim Talley found his mother less than five minutes after she pressed the button she religiously wore on a necklace. She was fully dressed and slumped over her bathroom tub, unconscious. Jim and Debbie Talley, a registered nurse, performed CPR on Christine Talley when they arrived at her home about five minutes after she pressed the Lifeline button at 11:23 a.m. on Memorial Day. Ford said trained employees attempt to notify a subscriber when the alert button is pressed. If that person can’t respond, associates contact relatives listed in the subscriber’s personal database. Relatives can then check on their loved one. Now he wants to ensure the same thing doesn’t happen to another family that is counting on Lifeline, and he’s asked lawmakers for help. That didn’t happen, said Jim Talley, 41, of Danville. But Lifeline spent too much time waiting for a response, Jim Talley said. He plans to meet Tuesday with Rep. Mike Harmon, R-Junction City, and others in Frankfort to discuss legislation for government oversight of the company. But it was too late, Jim Talley says. “Overall, our service is very effective,” said Sheree Ford, manager of marketing and channel communications for Phillips Lifeline based in Framingham, Mass. “That’s three to four seconds of my life that I will never forget,” Jim Talley said. Harmon said he was surprised to learn Phillips Lifeline is not governed by any federal or state boards. But the service should remain affordable, he said. Two messages were left for Jim Talley’s wife, Debbie. They were picking her up to visit her late-husband’s grave site. With no answer, Lifeline then called 911. She gained consciousness for a few seconds before the ambulance her son called arrived. “I certainly think in matters of life and death … there needs to be a set policy and procedure” with state or federal oversight,” Harmon said. The Talleys plan to eventually take their cause to lawmakers in Washington, D.C. Those seconds were important, Talley said, because emergency responders with proper tools might have been able to keep his mother conscious longer.
NEW YORK (AP) — Jackie Robinson’s daughter thinks Black baseball players are more reluctant to speak publicly about racial issues than their NFL and NBA colleagues because they constitute a lower percentage of rosters.She spoke at Citi Field on Sunday to mark Jackie Robinson Day, the 71st anniversary of her father breaking Major League Baseball’s color barrier with the Brooklyn Dodgers.While more than 200 NFL players protested racial inequality last season by kneeling or sitting during “The Star-Spangled Banner,” Oakland Athletics catcher Bruce Maxwell was the only baseball player to take a knee.“I don’t think they have much choice,” Sharon Robinson said. “They are in the minority and where in football and basketball you have a group and therefor you can take a group action. So players if they speak out individually, they could be the only African-American player on their team and it could be a difficult spot for them to be in.”The percentage of Black players from the United States and Canada on opening-day active rosters rose to 8.4 percent, up from 7.7 last year and its highest level since at least 2012.The percentage peaked at 19 in 1986, MLB said last week, citing Mark Armour of the Society of American Baseball Research.Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig retired Jackie Robinson’s No. 42 throughout the major leagues in 1997, made Jackie Robinson Day an annual event in 2004 and five years later started asking all players to wear No. 42 each April 15.An educational consultant to Major League Baseball, Sharon Robinson attended the first-pitch ceremony before the Mets-Milwaukee game with her mom, 95-year-old Rachel Robinson. On a chilly afternoon, the game time temperature was 42.Sharon Robinson said action among African-American players is more an individual undertaking.“They do it around their involvement in community themselves, and talk about why that’s important,” she said.“Part of the protest with the NFL or the NBA is how do we funnel some of these proceeds from the games, where we’re helping to bring these proceeds, and funnel them into the African-American community? So some of the baseball players do that through their own charities or their own work within communities that they’re playing (in).”___More AP baseball: https://apnews.com/tag/MLBbaseball Sharon Robinson, daughter of Jackie Robinson, speaks to reporters before a baseball game between the New York Mets and the Milwaukee Brewers on Jackie Robinson Day, Sunday, April 15, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
“This is a strong league, and to be in a position to have home ice to start the playoffs is a goal we set out at the beginning of the season,” says Saints head coach Brent Heaven. “As a group, we know we can do better than we have of late. We have to trust the process and make sure we get back to playing a full 60 minutes, which will in turn bring our group success.”The Saints are 1-3 in their last four games which were all played on the road. On Friday night in Burnaby, SFU came away with a 4-1 victory that helped close the gap on the Saints. Needing a win on Saturday in Langley against Trinity Western, the Saints fell behind early and couldn’t recover in a 6-4 loss.“The weekend was difficult, we have been dealing with a lot of injuries. At times played very well and certainly had a chance to win against Trinity Western,” says Heaven. “There are small adjustments that need to be made, but I’m confident in the group we have in the dressing room. This group is committed to finish strong and head into the playoffs with momentum.”With Trinity Western University now sitting comfortably in first place, the Saints are focused on making sure that at least the best-of-three BCIHL semi-final is played at the Castlegar & District Recreation Complex. The Saints have two games remaining in the regular season and SFU has three.“Home ice advantage is vital for our team,” says Heaven. “We have the best fan support in the league and the players really feed off the energy in the arena, especially in the playoffs. We control our destiny and winning both remaining regular season games is what it will take.”Due to the Castlegar Rebels KIJHL playoff game in the evening, Saturday’s Selkirk College game will start at 4 p.m. The Selkirk College Saints return home on Saturday for a pivotal tilt with the Simon Fraser University Spartans that will go a long way in determining home-ice advantage in the British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) post-season.Coming off four straight road games, the Saints will be looking to rebound from a pair of disappointing losses against SFU and Trinity Western University this past weekend as the team aims to lock up second place in the regular season standings. The Saints are currently one point ahead of SFU who have won four straight to surge up the standings.
Basketball Ireland Women’s Super League: Ambassador UCC Glanmire v Courtyard Liffey Celtics, Mardyke Arena, 15:00; Sunday 19th November 2017 Basketball Ireland Men’s Super League: KUBS BC v Maree, Greendale, 15:00; Basketball Ireland Women’s Division One: UL Huskies v Meteors, PESS Building-UL, 17:00;Griffith College Swords Thunder v Fr Mathews, ALSAA-Dublin, 19:00;Fabplus North West v Ulster University Elks, Ballyshannon, 19:30; Basketball Ireland Women’s Super League: Portlaoise Panthers v DCU Mercy, St Mary’s, 18:00;Maxol WIT Wildcats v Singleton SuperValu Brunell, Mercy Gym, 19:00; Glanmire come into the game off the back of a tough loss on the road against DCU Mercy two weekends’ ago, which saw the Dubliners secure a 20-point win over last year’s Regular Season champions.The two sides are no strangers to each other having met in the Hula Hoops National Cup final last January – which Glanmire won – and also in the Basketball Ireland Top Four play offs at the end of the season, which saw Liffey Celtics scoop the honours.Elsewhere, Portlaoise Panthers will be hoping to build on last weekend’s first win when they welcome DCU Mercy, while a close contest will tip off in Waterford as Maxol WIT Wildcats and Singleton SuperValu Brunell face off. The Hula Hoops National Cup preliminary tie between NUIG Mystics and IT Carlow Basketball has now been refixed for Thursday, November 30th.In the Men’s Super League meanwhile, UCD Marian will be hoping to cement their place at the top of the table this weekend, but will have a tough battle ahead as they face Griffith College Swords Thunder on Saturday evening. Marian come into the game off the back of a tough win against Belfast Star while Swords got their season back on track last weekend with a comprehensive win over Garvey’s Tralee Warriors.Black Amber Templeogue meanwhile will make the big trip down to Tralee on Saturday evening where they will be hoping to claim a win, while Warriors will be aiming to bounce back strong after two losses in a row against UCD Marian and Swords. Elsewhere, Éanna take on Pyrobel Killester, DCU Saints do battle with UCC Demons, Moycullen face off to Belfast Star while KUBS – who are chasing their first win of the season – welcome Maree on Sunday afternoon. Basketball Ireland Fixtures – November 18th and 19thSaturday 18th November 2017 Basketball Ireland Men’s Super League: Griffith College Swords Thunder v UCD Marian, ALSAA-Dublin, 17:00;DCU Saints v UCC Demons, DCU Complex, 19:00;Éanna BC v Pyrobel Killester, Colaiste Éanna, 19:00;Moycullen v Belfast Star, NUIG Galway, 20:00;Garvey’s Tralee Warriors v Black Amber Templeogue, Tralee, 20:00; Basketball Ireland Men’s Division One: IT Carlow Basketball v Fr Mathews, Barrow Centre-IT Carlow, 12:30;LIT Celtics v Titans, St Munchin’s College, 18:00;Dublin Lions v Ballincollig, Colaiste Bhride-Clondalkin, 18:30;EJ Sligo All-Stars v Paris Texas Kilkenny, Mercy College, 19:30;Scotts Lakers St Paul’s Killarney v Ulster University Elks, Killarney Sports Centre, 19:30; All eyes will be on Cork this coming weekend as Ambassador UCC Glanmire and Courtyard Liffey Celtics go head-to-head in a top of the table clash in the Women’s Super League. Liffey Celtics are now the only unbeaten team in the women’s league having recorded five wins to date, and will be hoping to keep their winning streak at the top of the table going this coming Sunday. Hula Hoops Women’s National Cup (preliminary round)NUIG Mystics v IT Carlow – Calasanctius College, 15:00; Basketball Ireland Men’s Division One: Ballincollig v LIT Celtics, Ballincollig CS, 13:00;Titans v Neptune, The Jes, 15:30;Fr Mathews v EJ Sligo All-Stars, Colaiste Chriost Ri, 15:45;LYIT Donegal v Portlaoise Panthers, Bishops Field, 16.00;print WhatsApp Facebook Twitter Email
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This week’s International Association of Interviewers interview and interrogation training tip provided by Wicklander-Zulawski, has Dave Thompson, CFI, discussing the importance of withholding key evidence during an interview or interrogation.The term “withholding” really means keeping the information within the investigative resources, meaning you (and maybe your witness) is aware of that information. By not releasing that information to your subject, it gives you several advantages in the conversation.First of all, the subject does not know exactly what you know, which sometimes leads the subject to admit to crimes that you were unaware of in the first place. If you show them an example of them taking money out of a register on video, they might admit to that one instance, but not to the five other times they’ve committed the same crime.- Sponsor – The other benefit of withholding a key piece of evidence is that if your subject is able to give you specific details about the crime and about the act, and you never prompted them with that information, that helps you substantiate that information. If they can give you information that only the guilty person would know, it helps you understand they’re being truthful—which also helps you validate or vouch for the rest of the story that they’re going to provide.Often, investigators will feel frustrated and will want to present the subject with evidence in order to get the admission. Challenge yourself to withhold that evidence or make it more of a gradual release for the reasons discussed here.Watch the video, then let us know what topics you’d like to hear more about in upcoming Tips of the Week: Take the survey.Every loss prevention investigator should continuously strive to enhance their investigative interviewing skills as part of an ongoing commitment to best-in-class interviewing performance. This includes holding ourselves to an elite standard of interview and interrogation training that is ethical, moral and legal while demanding excellence in the pursuit of the truth. The International Association of Interviewers (IAI) and Wicklander-Zulawski (WZ) provide interview and interrogation training programs and additional guidance to investigators when dealing with dishonest employees, employee theft, sexual harassment, policy violations, building rapport, pre-employment interviewing, lying, denials and obtaining a statement.By focusing on the latest information and research from experts in the field as well as academia, legal and psychological resources, these video tips provide interview and interrogation training techniques that can enhance the skill sets of professionals with backgrounds in law enforcement, loss prevention, security, asset protection, human resources, auditors or anyone looking to obtain the truth.To learn more about interview and interrogation training and how you can further develop your professional skill sets, visit www.w-z.com or www.certifiedinterviewer.com.This post was originally published in 2017 and was updated July 9, 2018. Stay UpdatedGet critical information for loss prevention professionals, security and retail management delivered right to your inbox. Sign up now
This time of year, it’s easy to get excited about becoming more organized. I know I get a thrill from pulling out my new 2019 calendar and planner. Using my very best handwriting, I start mapping out my first week back at work. The page is perfect. I already see how much more I will accomplish this year with my brand new categorized to do list. Surely I can’t forget deadlines if they are written on such pretty paper!And yet, February and its tendency to break my resolutions looms, just days away. How do you actually keep organized at work? You need to personalize your work habits. I don’t mean monogrammed notepaper or creating your own custom planner (though your method might include these things). Instead, to truly be organized at work this year, you need to recognize your personality, match a method to the way you work best, and then continue to use and refine that method until it’s a habit.Recognizing Your PersonalityJust like so many other aspects of your work, being organized starts with understanding what motivates you. Do you get your best work done under pressure at the last minute? Or is there a thrill in seeing how early you can check something off your list each day? Ask yourself these three questions before picking an organizational method to try:1. Am I motivated externally, internally, or a combination of both?a. If you’re motivated externally, you thrive when you have an accountability partner to help you complete your goals.b. If you’re motivated internally, external reminders could be helpful, but they are largely unnecessary. You are competing against yourself and once you set a goal, your internal drive ensures the goal is achieved.c. If you’re a combination of both, there are goals that you can achieve just by setting them, but other aspects of your life need external reminders. Determine how much of your work falls into either category; your ultimate solution will be a combination of external and internal motivators.2. What time of day do I get my best work done?a. Be sure to limit this to the regular workday required by your office. You may work best at 3am, but most employers will probably prefer that you keep a slightly more traditional schedule.3. How do I learn best: aurally, kinesthetically, visually, logically, or verbally?a. You are probably a combination of several of these styles, so narrow down which learning style enables you to accomplish things effectively. Does explaining your project to another person enable you to create a task list and get things done? You most likely use verbal learning to help you get organized. If you respond well to sound or music, you may be more of an aural learner, while kinesthetic learners benefit from more physical, hands-on approaches.Matching a Method to Your MotivationOnce you’ve answered the questions above, it’s time to match a method to your personality. There are many different types and tools that are geared to different learning styles. Here are a few concepts as a jumping off point. Remember, to be successful, this system has to be one that works for you. Though the concepts below are good general principles that will help you become more organized at work, your fulfillment and your ability to stick to your goals will come from fitting these into the way you work best.1. Schedule blocks of time when your brain is at peak performance to work on your highest importance projects. Similarly, use the times that your brain energy is low to perform more mundane tasks like checking your email or scheduling meetings.2. Create calendar reminders to remind you of upcoming deadlines. If you work best under pressure, ask your supervisor or another coworker to put a due date on your calendar and check in on that date. If you’re externally motivated, this final step will doubly help you get the job done.3. Have a zero inbox policy (sorting all emails into different folder categories with a goal of leaving the inbox at zero when you leave for the day). Work against the clock to sort through these emails as a great way to get an extra sense of accomplishment.4. Create a realistic to do list and prioritize it. Push back against the desire to just list everything that comes to mind. Maybe keep two lists: one of your highest priorities and one of secondary tasks. Use the high priority task to cover the secondary list, reminding you what’s most important.Repeat and RefineTo make this work, you have to practice and pivot when things aren’t working. Constantly refer back to what motivates you. If you’re struggling to connect with the to-do list system you’re using, get creative. Would having a new notebook help you to visually connect with your goals? Does a whiteboard give you the ability to erase the task from your mind once it’s complete?Rather than abandoning organization because one method doesn’t work for you, keep tweaking your system. It will keep organization on top of your mind, but it also makes organization a mental habit. Once you find a method you like, your brain is already used to thinking through your priorities. The perfect method builds on that habit and ingrains it into your day. Before you know it, it’s August and your New Years Resolution has become a way of life.
Related Posts 9 Books That Make Perfect Gifts for Industry Ex… 5 Outdoor Activities for Beating Office Burnout sarah perez To be fair, with the launch of the newly revamped application, mSpot is providing only three of the four service types mentioned above. You can’t play music on demand just yet.But when asked if the company was considering such a move, mSpot’s co-founder and CEO Daren Tsui said, “we’re looking into that.” He also mentioned that he has several ideas for additional paid-only features that mSpot will debut later this year – features which could entice its free users to move into the premium tiers, he said. Tsui wouldn’t detail what these features are, however. But he did say that while the features themselves may not be novel, the way they’re packaged into mSpot’s hybrid system is.And what could be better than music on demand, we ask? We expect that’s one of the hooks that mSpot has in mind. If so, this mashup music service could be the one that finally sells streaming music naysayers on giving “the cloud” a shot. Whether you prefer to purchase your own tracks, serendipitously discover new music through radio plays or listen to curated streams, mSpot has it. And maybe one day, on-demand tunes too.For now, the service is free, and you get 5 GB of storage free. For $3.99/month, you can have 40 GB instead. Other tiers will be introduced this year, with access to more features. The iOS version, as well as PC and Mac versions of this updated service will launch later this year, as well.Mspot’s FeaturesMspot also offers a few bonuses that not all its competitors have: live lyrics that display while music plays, “cached mode” for offline access to tunes (even for entire playlists), automatic export of metadata, cover art and playlists from iTunes, automatic, wireless syncing from PC to cloud (i.e., when you add more music to your desktop music collection it immediately syncs to mSpot), and continuous playback of songs even in areas where cellular coverage is spotty.In addition, with the newly updated mobile application (beta), you’re given 5 GB of free online storage for storing the MP3’s you own, access to hundreds of Internet radio stations, access to mSpot’s own 80 to 85 programmed stations and a Pandora-like personal radio player that builds a station based on artists or genres you like.And unlike Amazon’s new Cloud Player app, when you stream your own music online via mSpot, it isn’t just a means to an end – it also helps to serve up recommendations. As your listening preferences change, so do these recommendations.Not bad for a free app. Tags:#cloud computing#mobile#music#Product Reviews#web In the battle of cloud music services, you have a variety of options including radio service like Pandora and Last.fm, online lockers like Google Music and Amazon Cloud Drive, Internet radio stations and premium, “program-your-own” services like MOG, Rdio, Rhapsody and Zune. But what if you want it all? Then you may want to consider mSpot and its recently updated mobile app for Android.mSpot, a Hybrid Cloud Music Service 4 Keys to a Kid-Safe App 12 Unique Gifts for the Hard-to-Shop-for People… For those unaware, mSpot is not a newcomer to mobile music, despite its low-profile name. The company has been building mobile apps for over 6 and a half years now, including the white label radio apps for AT&T, Sprint, U.S. Cellular and others. The company also has other entertainment-focused apps like mSpot Movies.To learn more about the service or to try out mSpot for yourself, head to www.mspot.com.
Intel developed a defense-in-depth strategy to optimize information security using interlocking prediction, prevention, detection and response capabilities. It is a structure designed to support consistent and comprehensive security controls throughout the organization while allowing flexibility needed to manage risk. It promotes continual improvement, maturity of security services, and adaptability to evolving threats. At Intel, proliferation of the defense in depth methodology has resulted in more efficient business decisions. The fundamental aspects allows for consolidation of support resources, helps highlight alternative methods for managing risk, aligns programs across environments, and keeps focus on achieving optimal security.Download the whitepaper: Defense In Depth Strategy Optimizes SecurityDefense in Depth Information Security StrategyThe Problem of Measuring Information SecurityGetting a Return on IT Security Investment