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Chiliphone Changes Color of This One Button

first_imgRelated Posts Tags:#gaming#Government#Internet TV#web 5 Outdoor Activities for Beating Office Burnout 12 Unique Gifts for the Hard-to-Shop-for People… The rationale behind Chiliphone‘s recent shopping spree became clear this morning with the change of the “About” navigation button from burnt sienna to seafoam green. In the last year, Chiliphone (“Where Wireless Technology and Good Chili Meet”) has snapped up Flancastr, Drizzlr, Logbundler, Satanax, iFeebl and 4waybudEbooth. The purchases initially baffled users and analysts both. Flancastr is a podcasting host devoted to food shows and Drizzlr is a glazing app, both of which made sense for the company. But Logbundler was a forestry database company; Satanax, a one-click website evilizer; iFeebl, a chat client for dimwits; and 4waybudeBooth, a social network for exhibitionists. Chiliphone’s Dr. Emrick Swain explained. “The rounded button at the side of each page that takes users back to the About page was almost salmon-colored. People were mistaking it for a veal medallion. Delicious, but misleading. With the combined programming talents of our acquisitions – the hot-link know-how of Logbundler’s Dr. Timothy Arnold, the XML skills of Drizzlr’s Dr. Gerold Schartz, the Java chops of Flancastr’s Dr. Kelvin Holland – we were able to affect the transition of this vital part of our company’s public-facing UI to a more pleasant seafoam green.” The greening of the button puts the company in line for both federal and Charcuterie County tax breaks, as well qualifying it for the generous Chazz Buildington Socks-With-Sandals grant program.More to the point, it makes the tool, both in its online and app iterations, imminently more usable, according to Dr. Steve Quickly, head of R&D for Chiliphone. Not so, said Dr. Bob Folder, program manager in charge of Chiliphone’s Button Coloration Transition Program (BUTTCOTPRO). “No. It just doesn’t matter. Not one tiny bit under any circumstances. I have no idea why we did this in the first place, but to make a big deal out of it is just stone cold stupid.”The company could not have made the transition without the hard work of everyone at Chiliphone, as well as their new subsidiaries, said Dr. Bill Schwing, who took over program management duties when Folder resigned four lines ago to spend more time with his family.But the most important aspect of this news, as both Chiliphone executives and tech news consumers have acknowledged, is that ReadWriteWeb published it first. Das Chili portrait by Joachim Fenkes | Savoy photo by John Kratzcenter_img 4 Keys to a Kid-Safe App 9 Books That Make Perfect Gifts for Industry Ex… curt hopkinslast_img read more

29 years later, Kashmir Pandit returns to jubilant welcome

first_imgA Kashmiri Pandit’s homecoming to Srinagar, 29 years after he left the State, on Thursday was met with a rousing reception from locals, infusing hope for the peaceful return of the Hindu community that had to leave the Kashmir Valley in the 1990s in the face of raging militancy.Roshan Lal Mawa, in his 70s, on Thursday threw open a shop selling dates in the volatile old city’s Zanai Kadal area, from where he hails originally. That Mr. Mawa will sell a variety of dates is also symbolic since the Muslim holy month of Ramzan is a few days away.Jubilant localsTo his surprise, decision to reopen the shop, closed for 29 years, attracted jubilant locals and fellow shopkeepers. Mr. Mawa was welcomed with the tying of a white turban around his head, a Kashmiri tradition, and many hugs were exchanged. “I have set up a thriving dry fruit business outside [Kashmir]. I lived a happy life in Delhi. But I decided to return [to Kashmir] because I missed the affection I have here, the brotherhood, the hugs and the Kashmiriyat (cultural values of the Kashmiri people). You can’t find these values anywhere in the world,” said Mr. Mawa.He was among the hundreds of members of the Kashmiri Pandit community that was forced to migrate outside the Valley as militancy spread in the 1990s. Mr. Mawa’s decision to return was not easy, given the circumstances in which he had to leave.“It was October 13, 1990. A youth entered my shop and asked for dry fruit samples. In the meantime, he pulled out a pistol and shot me four times in my abdomen. I survived. I, along with my wife, moved outside the State,” he recalled.‘Yearning to return’He said his return to his roots “reflects the general yearning of my community to return home”. But, Mr. Mawa added, “I oppose the idea of having separate colonies for Pandits. It will make us soft targets. I want my [Muslim] neighbours to take care of my children.” Leaders of regional parties joined in welcoming Mr. Mawa. “Eventually, it will be this leap of faith taken by Roshan Lal and the warmth shown by his Muslim brethren that will strengthen ties and also encourage them [Kashmiri Pandits] to return home, where they truly belong,” said Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) president and former chief minister Mehbooba Mufti.last_img read more

Army rescue 350 stranded tourists, locals at Zojila Pass on Srinagar-Kargil-Leh highway

first_imgAbout 350 tourists and locals, stranded at the Zojila pass due to heavy snowfall, have been rescued by army personnel, officials said on Friday. Visitors to the area got stuck as regions around the pass such as Sonamarg, Baltal and Nilgrar received heavy snowfall since Thursday which also led to traffic jams at many places, they said. “About 300-350 people, including women and children, were stranded at heights above 11,000 feet where temperature hovers around minus 7 degrees. A number of trucks and other vehicles got stuck in traffic.” “In coordination with the civil administration, army rescue columns moved in vehicles promptly to rescue the stranded civilians from the Zojila Pass,” a senior army official said. The army personnel also provided medical assistance, hot food and blankets to the affected people. The police and GREF (general reserve engineer force) took up the task of clearing the traffic and snow respectively, they said. Zojila pass is situated at an altitude of 11,578 feet on the Srinagar-Kargil-Leh National Highway.last_img read more

Par panel concerned over funds availability for sports varsity

first_imgNew Delhi, Jan 10 (PTI) A parliamentary panel today expressed concern over availability of funds for proposed National Sports University and suggested that the corporate sector should be approached for their contribution under CSR.The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Human Resource Development, headed by Satyanarayan Jatiya, in its report on the national sports university bill, has also suggested that it should use information technology to provide online courses to students in other parts of the country.”The Committee was concerned about the availability of funds for the University and felt that at any point of time it should not suffer due to resource constraints,” Rajya Sabha secretariat said in a statement.It was further suggested that in addition to the provision made in the bill, corporate sector should be approached for contribution under their corporate social responsibility requesting for setting up of chairs, fellowships and scholarships in the varsity.The National Sports University Bill 2017 was introduced in August last year in the Lok Sabha.The university is proposed to be set up in Manipur.The panel feels that the proposed National Sports University would prove to be an umbrella institute at the national level.It will synchronise all the sports related activities right from spreading the sports culture throughout the country to producing the medal winning sportspersons at global level. PTI JTR DIPlast_img read more