‘I’m cancelling my pre-order’ – Liverpool fans meltdown over Salah’s FIFA rating

first_imgSalah should be 89 rated the same as Harry Kane the diver, and should not have a pace downgrade lol. Salah should have like 94 pace like Mane.— Truelsen (@Truelsen_2k) September 10, 2018 impact Dybala is higher than Salah😂😂😂 you man don’t watch football— jord (@JordDenniss) September 10, 2018 Every time Ally McCoist lost it on air in 2019, including funny XI reactions So if Salah is 88 hazard must be an 84 and not in the top 100 players coz if he’s higher rates I’m cancelling my pre-order— 《Jonah》 (@Nessie680) September 10, 2018 no dice RANKED Ronaldo warned Lukaku how hard scoring goals in Serie A would be before Inter move silverware Where Ancelotti ranks with every Premier League boss for trophies won Top nine Premier League free transfers of the decade 1 Oxlade-Chamberlain suffers another setback as Klopp confirms serious injury Forbes list reveals how much Mayweather, Ronaldo and Messi earned this decade Salah only 92 pace pic.twitter.com/BgoQKHOvbf— LFC92 (@LFC92) September 10, 2018 Every Championship club’s best signing of the decade, including Taarabt and Dack Son ban confirmed as Tottenham fail with appeal to overturn red card Liverpool star Mohamed Salah has seen his FIFA 19 rating criticised. center_img REVEALED REVEALED Which teams do the best on Boxing Day in the Premier League era? Salah was originally give an 83 rating at the start of last season before an upgrade to 85 in the winter refresh, while he also had a stunning 12 different in-form or special cards, rating him as high as 98.But Liverpool supporters aren’t content with his 88, which also saw his pace drop from 93 to 92, and plenty replied to EA Sports’ reveal tweet to let them know their disappoint.You can see what was said below. ADVICE BEST OF Latest Football News @EASPORTSFIFA Mo Salah only 88 ? After his incredible and record breaking season ?? 😡😡😡 pic.twitter.com/BiLgWi7lXx— Kaan (@demonsbullet) September 10, 2018 MONEY Once again, supporters are left raging by the latest FIFA 19 ratings and it’s Liverpool’s turn again after Mohamed Salah’s was revealed.The Egyptian King, who had an astonishing, and record-breaking, 2017/18 season, has been given an overall rating of 88 and sees himself listed as the 27th best player in the world. 92 pace for Salah? pic.twitter.com/K6nBrl954L— nicksuarez77 (@nicksuarez77) September 10, 2018 HOW IS SALAH NOT IN THE TOP 20— Jan marthin (@janm770) September 10, 2018 England’s most successful clubs of the past decade, according to trophies won what more does salah have to do to be a 90 lol— Javan (@JavanKoh) September 10, 2018 huge blow So Salah is 88 and there are 10 more to go……so there’s 20 better players in the world than him right now? Riiigggghhhhht! 🙄— Clark Perchard (@cperchard) September 10, 2018last_img read more

49ers reach deadline deal with kicker Robbie Gould

first_imgKicker Robbie Gould agreed to a four-year deal with the 49ers hours ahead of Monday’s NFL deadline for franchise-tagged players to do so, league sources confirmed.Gould, 36, got a two-year, $10.5 million deal that is fully guaranteed, with an option of becoming a four-year, $19 million deal ($15 million guaranteed). Had Gould not come to terms, he would have played this year for a $4.97 million salary that ranked as the NFL’s highest for a kicker.San Francisco 49ers’ Robbie Gould (9) shares a …last_img

The 15 Things You Need to Know About Windows RT

first_imgTop Reasons to Go With Managed WordPress Hosting A Web Developer’s New Best Friend is the AI Wai… Related Posts 8 Best WordPress Hosting Solutions on the Market Tags:#Microsoft#web center_img The progression from one Windows version to the next is always confusing: Windows XP gave way to Windows Vista, which in turn produced Windows 7, and each one had various Professional and Home versions to choose from. But this time things are even more unsettled, because Microsoft isn’t just introducing Windows 8, it’s also rolling out something called Windows RT – which is similar to Windows, but not exactly the same. Here’s what you need to know about Windows 8’s little brother.Microsoft is being surprisingly tight-lipped about Windows RT, referring ReadWriteWeb back to the lengthy tome Windows chief Steven Sinofsky authored in February, describing development for the ARM architecture.So for anyone trying to make sense of the differences between Windows 8 and Windows RT – these 15 questions will tell you everything there is to know – except maybe which new version of Windows is right for you. For that, you’ll have to wait until Wednesday for ReadWriteWeb’s examination of how to choose between Windows 8 and Windows RT. ]1. What Does Windows RT Stand For?Windows NT was said to stand for “Windows New Technology,” although other explanations have been suggested. Microsoft has never explained what Windows RT officially means.2. When Can I Get Windows RT?Windows RT hardware should be available around the time Windows 8 launches, somewhere on or about October 26.3. Why Are There Two New Versions of Windows?Microsoft’s hardware partners have inevitably moved to where the money is. The success of the Apple iPad convinced manufacturers that tablets were a viable product. However, the only option they had was to choose the Android operating system. Windows on ARM (now renamed Windows RT) gives tablet makers the option to make better and cheaper Windows tablets that run on less-expensive, less-power-hungry ARM (a type of reduced instruction set computing – RISC) chips instead of the standard Intel X86-style processors that other versions of Windows require. Unfortunately, the main Windows code base is designed around X86, so total compatibilty between the versions isn’t yet possible.4. What’s the Hardware Difference Between Windows RT and Windows 8?The real question is what the difference is from a software perspective. But it’s actually easier to answer the hardware question first. Windows 8 is a true PC operating system, if you define the PC as running on an X86 chip from either AMD or Intel.By definition, Windows RT runs on ARM chips, the embedded microprocessors that power today’s smartphones. Windows RT won’t run on an X86 chip. Instead, Nvidia, Qualcomm, and Texas Instruments have signed on to manufacture chips to power Windows RT systems.5. Is Windows RT a PC operating system?Yes. And no. Again, you won’t see Windows RT running on a PC microprocessor, but Microsoft has said that PC-like devices will be made by Windows RT partners, including tablets, traditional clamshell laptops and convertible devices.6. Will Windows 8 and Windows RT Work the Same Way?On the surface, they should be very similar. Windows RT apps are basically the widgets that Windows 8 embeds in what it formerly called the “Metro” interface (now the “Modern UI”). But there are other differences: Windows RT won’t include Windows Media Player. Basically, Windows RT sounds like Metro, plus Internet Explorer, plus an RT version of the Microsoft Office productivity suite. That’s it. Windows 8 will go much farther into dedicated apps and software.It’s probably fair to say that Windows RT tablets are designed for cost-conscious consumers, while Windows 8 and its associated hardware will be bought by more professional and creative types. But it’s also possible that Windows RT tablets will be seen as bargains by mainstream users who don’t plan to do more than engage with a few apps, surf the Web and work in Office.7. Can I Buy or Upgrade to Windows RT?No. Windows RT will come only bundled on dedicated hardware, like a tablet. Over time, Microsoft will release downloadble patches and updates.8. Who Will Make Windows RT hardware?That’s a bit up in the air right now. Asus, Dell, Lenovo and Samsung have all said that they plan to manufacture Windows RT devices.But Hewlett-Packard appears to be waffling, and Toshiba has decided to pull out of Windows RT development because of a shortage of components. Toshiba’s chip partner is Texas Instruments, but if TI’s manufacturing is the culprit, it’s not talking. Patrick Moorhead, a former vice president of strategy for AMD and now an independent analyst, told ReadWriteWeb he believes the problem is in fact software drivers, and that the component issue is a bit of a smokescreen.Microsoft, of course, will manufacture its own Windows RT tablet, which apparently will be called the Surface RT. 9. What Will Windows RT Tablets Be Like?Specifically, Microsoft has said that the Surface RT tablets it was aware of ranged in weight from 500 grams (1.1 pounds) to 1,200 grams (2.6 pounds). The tablets ranged from between 8.35 mm to 15.6 mm thick, with lengths that spanned 263 mm (10.3 inches) to 298 mm (11.73 in.) and widths ranging from 168.5 mm (6.63 in.) to 204 mm (8.03 in.)In terms of hardware capability, Microsoft said that the tablets would be able to generate the Windows 8 animations at a fluid 60 Hz, and sample finger input at a smooth 100 Hz per finger. Users wil be able to “bump” or tap two Windows RT devices together and share photos, URLs, map directions and other information. The Surface RT tablets will be able to play HD video continuously for about 8 to 13 hours at screen brightnesses of 200 nits.Microsoft has also said that they will be able to sit within a “connected standby” state for more 17 days, able to update email, tweets, Facebook, et cetera. It’s not yet clear how those capabilities will compare to Windows 8 machines.10. How Much Will Windows RT Devices Cost?Microsoft has said that Widnows RT tablets will be “competitve” with the prices of existing ARM-based tablets. Some think this means about $399 or above, about the price of an Apple iPad; others think that a $200 tablet priced at about the level of an Amazon Kindle Fire or Google Nexus 7 fits the definition.11. Are Windows 8 and Windows RT compatible?Yes and no. Think of Windows 8 as a superset of Windows RT. Windows RT apps will work on Windows 8, but Windows 8 apps will work on Windows RT only if they’re specifically designed for both operating systems.12. Can I Run My old Windows Software on Windows RT?No. Software designed for Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP or earlier versions can’t run on Windows RT, at least natively. Windows RT is an entirely new beast.13. How Do I Run Software on Windows RT?Microsoft will release a version of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote for Windows RT that is “significantly architected for both touch and minimized power/resource consumption, while also being fully featured for consumers and providing complete document compatibility.” That probably means it will lack a few features. Internet Explorer 10 and File Explorer will also be included. Otherwise, users will be able to buy Windows RT apps from the Windows Store. And that’s it. That’s part of the reason apps will such a critical component of Windows RT’s success.14. What Do Developers Think of Windows RT?Right now, Windows RT is still a trial balloon for most developers. Mark Schroeder, a producer with marketing agency Signature Creative, said that the process to port one of its Android apps begins this Monday. The one port will “test the water,” he said, and others will follow if the company believes the process will be justified.However, Microsoft claims that some 90% of the apps already submitted to the Windows 8 store will run on Windows RT, too.15. What About Windows Phone 8?Microsoft has also said that the ”common core” between Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 will allow apps developed for Windows 8 to be easily ported to Windows Phone. But it’s far less clear whether Windows Phone 8 apps will be easily ported to Windows RT, as Microsoft has confirmed that they will require modification.“Both Windows 8 and Windows Phone leverage common tools and technologies that have been under development at Microsoft for many years,” a Microsoft spokeswoman said in an email. “Developers who build applications for Windows Phone will be very well prepared for building applications for Windows 8, and in many cases, may be able to reuse assets and business logic in building new Windows 8 applications.“While Windows Phone applications cannot run on Windows 8 without being modified, developers have found it’s fairly easy to port a well-written Windows Phone app to Windows 8,” the spokeswoman added. “For example, Rick Walrond, developer of the Windows Phone word game AlphaDrops, reported he was able to use 90% of his original code when porting the game over to Windows 8.”The problem, of course, is that this answer avoids the question of Windows RT, instead substituting Windows 8. Given that Windows Phone 8 apps seem to share a lot in common with the Metro apps, one would think that the apps would drift naturally from one platform to another. But we’ll have to see.Bonus Question: So Which Version of Windows Should I Buy?That is a very good question. So good, that we’re working on a whole story dedicated to choosing between Windows 8 and Windows RT. Look for it on Wednesday. Here’s a hint: it all boils down to software. markhachman Why Tech Companies Need Simpler Terms of Servic…last_img read more

We have a data problem, and it’s delaying the future

first_imgThe promise of continued innovation hangs on our ability to make data freely accessible to the people and teams who are driving towards the future. Companies everywhere are disrupting their own industries with mobile, agile, DevOps, and of course the cloud. But this is the Information Age and the Digital Economy and those same people, processes, and technologies are bumping into a new problem: access to data.See also: How AI will transform devops and operationsWhether it be new advancements in machine learning or the ever increasing pressure for faster software innovation, the demand from data consumers (ex: developers, quality assurance teams, and B/I analysts) for fresh, production data has never been higher. At the same time data operators (the people tasked with the supply side of data, like DBAs and security professionals) are facing industry trends like mobile and IoT that are pushing exponentially more data into enterprises. On top of that, new industry and geographic regulations demand increased consumer protections, because though having data everywhere can be great, it can also result in enormous vulnerabilities.These competing pressures result in a new, painful problem: data friction.One on hand, it’s no secret that data is growing in size and complexity: IDC predicts that, by 2025, global data will grow to be ten times that of today. Enterprise data is expected to grow even faster, increasing nearly 25 fold in ten years to represent the lion’s share of all data created worldwide. Because of the physical limits of bandwidth, this kind of growth presents daily challenges. But even more sinister is the sneaking complexity of data that quietly crept intoBut even more sinister is the sneaking complexity of data that quietly crept into enterprise architecture. The confluence of open source, cloud, and the disrupt-or-die market reality, has led enterprises to empower developers to use the best databases for each purpose. As a result, data is stored in a variety of formats across many data centers and clouds, making it exceedingly difficult to get a full picture of your customers and your business.On the other hand, we are in a post-Snowden era. Consumers are aware of the need to secure their data: data breaches have become a way of life and we’re seeing an alarming uptick in the amount of personal customer data that is compromised every day. Industries and governments are responding by putting in place a range of protections and regulations, such as GDPR in the EU. Enterprises that fail to secure their data will see their customers lose confidence in them.This challenge is left to Chief Information Security Officers and InfoSec professionals to solve, and too often the solution is to simply deny access to data. It’s no wonder there is great opposition to unchecked, free access to enterprise data.This dynamic causes data friction, slowing innovation to a halt, when businesses have never needed to move faster. Data friction costs time, and therefore also can cost businesses their competitive edge, delaying innovations of the future from becoming reality.The future? DataOps.But fear not. Just as DevOps introduced people, processes, and technologies to rise to the challenge of increasing operational demands, I believe a new movement is emerging: DataOps. The first step is recognizing that the reactive, ticket-based IT model of the past simply won’t scale to meet the demands of data consumers. Instead, data operators must flip the model on its head and build a proactive enterprise data platform that gives data consumers self-service access to exactly the data they need and are approved for.Doing so will require commitment by everyone involved to fundamentally rethink their existing processes and workflows. It will also require some amount of technologies as well: How will data be continuously pulled down from production? How will sensitive data get reliably secured before distribution? What happens to the underlying infrastructure if dozens or hundreds of people want their own personal copies of the data to develop against or run experiments on? Those that can tackle the people, process, and technology problems will be the ones that break through today’s innovation barriers.Data is the most valuable asset for an organization today. I joined Delphix because as a product manager I’ve felt the pain of data friction and I’ve see the what can happen when data flows freely, letting me make data-driven decisions. Delphix is a founding member of this new DataOps movement and works with some of the most important brands in the world to help them define the future.From autonomous cars and smart cities to AI breakthroughs in cancer research, new technologies will require access to massive amounts of data. Data that needs to be securely and continuously delivered. These visions of the future are incredibly exciting, but without the enterprises behind them making smart, data-driven decisions, the future won’t come fast enough. Patrick Lightbody Tags:#autonomous cars#DataOps#Delphix#Devops#featured#Internet of Things#IoT#Smart Cities#smart city#top Small Business Cybersecurity Threats and How to… Why IoT Apps are Eating Device Interfacescenter_img Follow the Puck Internet of Things Makes it Easier to Steal You… Related Posts last_img read more

Analyse pollution in Mandovi: Cong. to NIO

first_imgPanaji: The Congress has urged the National Institute of Oceaonography (NIO) to analyse the pollution level of the Mandovi river in and around the area where the Lucky Seven casino vessel has run aground, and near other casinos ships. A delegation of the party, led by Goa Pradesh Congress Committee president Shantaram Naik, met NIO deputy director P.S. Rao at Dona Paula on Friday to make the demand. The delegation told Mr. Rao that the Congress is seriously concerned about the pollution in the Mandovi river caused by the damaging commercial activities of the casinos. Mr. Naik told Mr. Rao that Lucky Seven, which is grounded in the Mandovi river, is likely to cause serious environmental damage if necessary preventive measures are not taken.The delegation further demanded that the NIO should analyse the discharge of sludge water by casino vessels. They also urged the organisation to examine the effect on fishing activities in the river and on seafood consumption.Last month, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar had declared in the State Assembly that a new casino policy would soon cap the number of casinos in a particular area.last_img read more

Mercury biopic crowns enduring majesty of Queen

first_imgLondon, Oct 24 (AFP) The Freddie Mercury biopic “Bohemian Rhapsody” premiered in London in grand style on Tuesday, reflecting the enduring appeal of Queen and their legendary frontman 27 years on from his death.Fans watched the film in the 12,500-capacity Wembley Arena — opposite the stadium where the iconic British rock band gave a famous performance at the 1985 Live Aid concert.Appreciation of the group’s legacy and Mercury’s unique talent has only grown since his death in 1991 of bronchial pneumonia, brought on by AIDS.Among the world’s best-selling artists ever, most of the band’s sales have come since the singer’s passing at the age of 45.And Queen guitarist Brian May and drummer Roger Taylor, now 71 and 69, are still rocking arenas worldwide, resurgent as a live act propelled by the flamboyant US vocalist Adam Lambert.Now hits including “We Will Rock You”, “Another One Bites The Dust” and “Don’t Stop Me Now” are set for a further lease of life through the movie.In the pipeline for eight years, the film could deliver another smash hit, with Egyptian-American actor Rami Malek winning rave reviews for his performance as Mercury.Malek has talked about tackling a complex character — a publicly bombastic yet privately shy individual with a highly unusual path to stardom.”Freddie Mercury is synonymous with being otherworldly,” the actor said on the red carpet.”The guy knew exactly what he was doing. That’s why we’re celebrating him.”He was a revolutionary.”Born Farrokh Bulsara in 1946 to a Parsi Indian family living on the East African spice island of Zanzibar and educated at an English-style boarding school in India, he arrived in London when his family fled the 1964 Zanzibar revolution.advertisementThe movie follows Mercury’s rise to fame and complicated love life, from Queen’s formation in 1970 to the band’s star turn at Live Aid.Their 20-minute set at Wembley Stadium was the band’s finest hour, often cited as one of the greatest live performances ever.Mercury’s demise seemed like the end for Queen — a band of four equal partners who each wrote chart-topping hits.Bassist John Deacon retired in 1997 and has vanished from the public eye.Assuming Queen was a chapter closed, May and Taylor tried to move on with solo careers.However, they gradually came to embrace rather than resist the gravitational pull of their band’s legacy.And Mercury’s legend only grows with time, yet to be eclipsed by a more captivating stadium showman.Even during his lifetime, Mercury was stunned that nobody had written a hit to overtake “We Are The Champions”.But 41 years on, his 1977 singalong anthem remains the go-to tune at sporting finales, and 1975’s “Bohemian Rhapsody” is still regularly voted the greatest rock song ever written. With Deacon’s blessing to carry on as Queen, May and Taylor joined forces with bluesy former Free singer Paul Rodgers from 2005 to 2008 and played sell-out concerts.Afterwards, the pair assumed their revival was done.Then in 2009, on the television show “American Idol”, they met Lambert — someone May describes as a “gift from God”.Early brief performances snowballed into a European tour in 2012 and world tours in the years since.May and Taylor are visibly rejuvenated by Lambert’s natural ability to handle Mercury’s dramatic range and camp touch.Queen fans have embraced the 36-year-old, who does not try to mimic or replace their lost frontman.Lambert acknowledges before audiences that he’s “no Freddie”, and asks their permission to celebrate Mercury with them by singing his lines.Billed as Queen and Adam Lambert, they played 26 arena shows in North America and another 26 in Europe in 2017.But such is the demand that they were back out again this year, touring Oceania and Europe and holding a residency in Las Vegas.Concertgoers include those old enough to have seen Queen’s last tour with Mercury in 1986, but also younger generations thrilled at the chance to experience the band live.Their tours have rocked Wembley Arena twice in the last 10 months. May and Taylor were back at the indoor venue for the movie premiere.”I think we have done Freddie proud,” said May. (AFP) PMSPMSlast_img read more