Croatia lessons for brand Sri Lanka | Daily FT

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Daily Financial Times

Whilst many interpretations are made on the Budget 2023, if one analyses the media today, tourism has become the only saviour that can save Sri Lanka from the liquidity crunch. But many have forgotten that for a brand to perform in the market place we need to invest and give purpose to a brand. The World must understand that only with ‘input’ we can expect an ‘output’. Let me capture a best practice that might help Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka today Whilst the macro data tells us that Sri Lanka must be on red alert we are now seeing what it has done to a Sri Lankan household. UNICEF reported that Sri … Read More “Croatia lessons for brand Sri Lanka | Daily FT”

Billionaires gone wild: Musk, Zuckerberg slash jobs, roll dice with future of Bay Area tech icons

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The Mercury News

As Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg lay off thousands of workers in pursuit of their personal visions for the future of the internet, the fate of Twitter and Facebook rests in the hands of these two billionaires, experts say — and the outcome for the two iconic Bay Area technology firms is far from clear. Under CEO and founder Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook parent Meta is hemorrhaging billions of dollars in pursuit of an immersive online World Zuckerberg calls “the metaverse” and touts as the future of social life, work, entertainment and commerce. And under CEO and recent buyer Elon Musk, Twitter is … Read More “Billionaires gone wild: Musk, Zuckerberg slash jobs, roll dice with future of Bay Area tech icons”

2021 in review

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The State (Columbia, S.C.)

JANUARY Capitol riots Supporters of President Donald Trump stormed the U.S. Capitol in a brazen show of force on Jan. 6, as Congress met to certify the 2020 election. Lawmakers were forced to run for safety as the building was ransacked by radicalized Trump backers from across the nation. The uprising set shockwaves around the country and around the World. Five people, including a police officer, died in the melee and Trump was quickly impeached for a second time. Trump impeached, again Outgoing President Donald Trump was impeached for the second time by the House of Representatives on Jan. 13… Read More “2021 in review”

2021 in review

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The Kansas City Star

JANUARY Capitol riots Supporters of President Donald Trump stormed the U.S. Capitol in a brazen show of force on Jan. 6, as Congress met to certify the 2020 election. Lawmakers were forced to run for safety as the building was ransacked by radicalized Trump backers from across the nation. The uprising set shockwaves around the country and around the World. Five people, including a police officer, died in the melee and Trump was quickly impeached for a second time. Trump impeached, again Outgoing President Donald Trump was impeached for the second time by the House of Representatives on Jan. 13… Read More “2021 in review”

2021 in review

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TravelPulse

JANUARY Capitol riots Supporters of President Donald Trump stormed the U.S. Capitol in a brazen show of force on Jan. 6, as Congress met to certify the 2020 election. Lawmakers were forced to run for safety as the building was ransacked by radicalized Trump backers from across the nation. The uprising set shockwaves around the country and around the World. Five people, including a police officer, died in the melee and Trump was quickly impeached for a second time. Trump impeached, again Outgoing President Donald Trump was impeached for the second time by the House of Representatives on Jan. 13… Read More “2021 in review”

Japan to develop underwater drones to lay, remove sea mines

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Kyodo News

Japan plans to develop unmanned underwater vehicles to lay and sweep mines, aiming to attain maritime superiority in the event of a contingency near the country’s southwestern Nansei Islands chain, a source close to the matter said Monday. The plan comes as the Defense Ministry seeks to ramp up the use of drones to support missions of the ground, maritime and air branches of the Self-Defense Forces. It is expected to be articulated in the National Security Strategy and two other key defense documents slated to be revised by the end of this year. Along with artificial intelligence, drones are c… Read More “Japan to develop underwater drones to lay, remove sea mines”

Doctors sue to block California COVID disinformation law

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The Mercury News

SAN JOSE, Calif. — As an emergency physician at Stanford and Mills-Peninsula hospitals who has treated hundreds of COVID-19 patients, Dr. Ram Duriseti recalled bucking a prevailing treatment strategy early in the pandemic of rushing the sickest patients onto ventilators not only to help them breathe but to reduce spread of the virus. The medical World has since backed away from such aggressive use of ventilators, Duriseti said, but he fears in the near future his professional instincts could cost him his medical license under a new California law Gov. Gavin Newsom signed at the end of Septembe… Read More “Doctors sue to block California COVID disinformation law”

What are decision support systems? Sifting data for better business decisions

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CIO

Decision support systems definitionA decision support system (DSS) is an interactive information system that analyzes large volumes of data for informing business decisions. A DSS supports the management, operations, and planning levels of an organization in making better decisions by assessing the significance of uncertainties and the tradeoffs involved in making one decision over another. A DSS leverages a combination of raw data, documents, personal knowledge, and/or business models to help users make decisions. The data sources used by a DSS could include relational data sources, cubes, da… Read More “What are decision support systems? Sifting data for better business decisions”

Russian Atrocities in Kherson Region Same as Other Regions – Zelensky

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The Moscow Times

President Volodymyr Zelensky said Sunday that Ukrainian forces that retook the city of Kherson found evidence of new war crimes by Russian occupiers. “The Russian army left behind the same atrocities as in other regions of our country,” he said in a nightly address. “Investigators have already documented more than 400 war crimes,” the Ukrainian leader said, without clearly specifying the area in which they were found. “The bodies of the killed are being found, both civilians and military,” he said. “We will find and bring to justice every murderer.” Ukrainians in the liberated city have expres… Read More “Russian Atrocities in Kherson Region Same as Other Regions – Zelensky”

Too much ECB tightening could damage growth, Panetta says

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Reuters UK

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – The European Central Bank must keep raising rates but needs to avoid overtightening as that could destroy productive capacity and deepen a recession, ECB board member Fabio Panetta said on Monday. “If we were to compress demand in an excessive and persistent manner, we would face the risk of also pushing output permanently below trend,” Panetta said in a speech. “This reinforces the case that, for as long as inflation expectations remain anchored, monetary policy should adjust but not overreact,” he said. (Reporting by Balazs Koranyi; Editing by Francesco Canepa) Read More “Too much ECB tightening could damage growth, Panetta says”