Mourinho set to drop big names after latest United stumble

first_imgLATEST STORIES Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding “What is the criteria for managers to choose a team?” Mourimho asked. “I only know one criteria: It’s the way you play. It’s the only way I can select players.“Do you want me to go for the price they cost, their salary, their beautiful face? The only way to go is with the performance.”The FA Cup represents United’s last shot at winning a trophy this season.ADVERTISEMENT Green group flags ‘overkill’ use of plastic banderitas in Manila Sto. Niño feast On Pace: Indiana opens eyes with blowout of LeBron, Cavs MOST READ ‘Stop romanticizing Pinoy resilience’ In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho gestures during the English Premier League soccer match between Manchester City and Manchester United at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, England, Saturday April 7, 2018. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)MANCHESTER, England — Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho will drop some of the high-profile players who gifted the English Premier League title to Manchester City at the weekend, saying “the price they cost, their salary, their beautiful face” doesn’t guarantee a place in his team.United lost at home to last-place West Bromwich Albion 1-0 on Sunday in one of the most surprising results of the Premier League.ADVERTISEMENT Truck driver killed in Davao del Sur road accident Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew P16.5-M worth of aid provided for Taal Volcano eruption victims — NDRRMC Jo Koy draws ire for cutting through Cebu City traffic with ‘wang-wang’ View comments Scientists seek rare species survivors amid Australia flames Mourinho said some players will pay the price by not featuring against Bournemouth on Wednesday and potentially against Tottenham in the FA Cup semifinals on Saturday.“If I play a player against Bournemouth and he plays phenomenal, he plays the semifinal,” Mourinho said. “So it’s not rotating because rotating looks like a player that plays against Bournemouth is to give a rest for somebody who is going to play against Spurs in the semifinal.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crown“The word is not rotation, the word is an opportunity, for people to play and to try to get a place in the team for Spurs. Some of the guys that played (against West Brom), they don’t have a place in that team.”Paul Pogba might be one of them, having been substituted in the 58th minute partly because of his poor display but also because he was on a yellow card. The France midfielder has been in and out of United in recent months, showing Mourinho is not scared of dropping his big names.last_img read more

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Champ team Global carries new brand, finds new home in Makati

first_imgIn fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. “We will generate funds required to form a strong and competitive team. I will be putting more money into young and new players coming [into the new season], which is what Global has done for the longest time.”Jarvis said he already has at least seven players from last season’s team coming back to play in the PPL.The club has also forged a partnership with a Dubai-based sports marketing firm, MMC Sportz, led by Eric Gottschalk.ADVERTISEMENT Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next ONE: Gina Iniong confident she has edge in striking vs Malaysian rising star Jihin Radzuan Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college Japeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for Ginebra Ginebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup title Tom Brady most dominant player in AFC championship history LATEST STORIES Ginebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup title Philippine Army to acquire MANPADS, self-propelled howitzers MOST READ Global Cebu, a three-time United Football League champion which has struggled financially in the past years, will now be known as United Makati FC.And the team will have a new home pitch at University of Makati Stadium.ADVERTISEMENT View comments Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Club owner Mark Jarvis announced on Tuesday the renaming of the club once ran by Azkals manager Dan Palami, but stressed that Global will not renege on its agreement to pay several former players.“The history of the club remains,” Jarvis said. “This is just a rebrand for us. But we’re glad that we will be representing the country’s business district in the league.”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back ChrissSPORTSCoronation night?SPORTSThirdy Ravena gets‍‍‍ offers from Asia, Australian ball clubsHounded by ex-players like Anton del Rosario, who demanded to be paid their salary from the 2018 season, Jarvis said they would settle the issue before the Philippines Football League (PPL) kicks off next month.“There were still funds from sponsors from last season that will be used to pay our former players,” Jarvis said. Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines?last_img read more

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LNCU Holds Ebola Awareness Seminar for Traditional Communicators

first_imgThe Liberia National Culture Union (LNCU) last Friday conducted a daylong seminar for traditional communicators on Ebola awareness in the country.The seminar was intended to train members of the union on the prevention of the disease and how to disseminate information to people in Liberia’s various local languages.  Culture performances were also held during the seminar.The program was held in the conference room of the Women in Peace Building Network (WIPNET) in Monrovia, under the theme: “Let’s Kick Ebola Out of Liberia.” It brought together over 100 participants from diverse cultural background in Liberia.The Assistant Minister for Culture, Madam Louise W. McMillian, who spoke at the opening seminar, thanked the union for the role they are playing in this Ebola awareness campaign in the country.“This is what our people need from us; we have to go out there to inform them about the danger of the virus and how to be on the safe side,”  she said.According to Assistant McMillian, Liberians are still in denial of the Ebola virus. For this reason, everyone needs to join government in the awareness campaign.“So, I am happy today see the Culture Union holding this daylong awareness campaign for traditional communicators in the country.”Ms. McMillian told the participants that culture is a  way of life; therefore, we need to engage our traditional culture to spread the message about Ebola.She urged the participants to make use of the training and go out there to inform others  about the danger of Ebola through culture.Earlier, Kekura Kamara, president of the Liberia Culture Union, gave the overview of the program.  He  emphasized that it was important for the LNCU to conduct the Ebola awareness for traditional communicators in the country.Mr.Kamara said that the government alone cannot fight the disease, but they have to join other partners in creating the awareness.He noted that the messages that were given early during the outbreak of the virus, need to be revisited because they cause lot of panic among  our citizens.Kamara continued: “We want to look at new ways to see how best we can use our cultural  activities to inform our people about the dangers of Ebola virus.”Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more

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Google shares reach record

first_img0.5 percentage points in a move expected to free up more money for consumers and businesses to spend. Google stands to benefit because it runs the largest ad network on the world’s hottest marketing medium, the Internet. Despite aggressive challenges by rivals such as Yahoo Inc. and Microsoft Corp., Google has been able to widen its lead in search – the activity that triggers the text-based ad links that have become a huge moneymaker. In August, Google handled 54 percent of all U.S. search requests, up 50 percent at the same time last year, according to the research firm Nielsen/NetRatings Inc. Yahoo lagged well behind at 20 percent followed by Microsoft at 13 percent. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! SAN FRANCISCO – Google Inc.’s stock reached a new high Friday, reflecting Wall Street’s renewed faith in the Internet search leader as it introduces new ways for advertisers to reach its steadily expanding online audience. The shares peaked at $560.79 before falling back to finish at $560.10, up $7.27, or 1.3 percent. The rally eclipsed Google’s previous record high of $558.58 attained in mid-July, just days before the Mountain View-based company disillusioned investors with a second-quarter profit below analyst estimates. Google, founded just nine years ago, has a market value of almost $175 billion, more than long-established technology bellwethers like Hewlett-Packard Co. and IBM Corp. The stock has increased by more than sixfold from its initial public offering price of $85 in August 2004. The latest run-up in Google’s stock represents a turnaround from a little over a month ago when the shares briefly dipped below $500 amid the stock market turmoil triggered by a home mortgage meltdown that raised fears about a recession. Those worries have lessened because of the Federal Reserve Bank’s decision to lower short-term interest rates by INVESTING: Internet company exceeds $560 a share about a month after falling below $500. By Michael Liedtke THE ASSOCIATED PRESS last_img read more

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Euro 2016 qualifying play off draw revealed

first_img Euro 2016 qualifying play off draw The Republic of Ireland have drawn Bosnia and Herzegovina in the Euro 2016 qualifying play off round.Exact dates for the two-legged tie have yet to be confirmed, but it will take place between 12-17 November 2015, with the first leg in Bosnia, followed by the return in Dublin.The draw took place at UEFA’s headquarters in Nyon, Switzerland, and featured eight nations that finished third in the nine Euro 2016 qualifying groups (Turkey finished third in Group A, but qualified automatically with the best record of the nine third-placed teams).Perhaps the most eye-catching tie is the Nordic derby between Sweden and Denmark, while England’s Group E opponents Slovenia face Ukraine, and Norway take on Hungary.The Irish will be wary of Bosnia, who beat Wales 2-0 at home and drew 0-0 in Cardiff in Group B, but have every chance of securing qualification for the finals in France. 1last_img read more

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Revealed: The 10 best selling shirts worldwide in the 2015/16 season

first_img 6. Paris Saint-Germain have sold 2.212 million shirts worldwide in the 2015-16 season 9. Juventus have sold 1.678 million shirts worldwide in the 2015-16 season 10. AC Milan have sold 1.287 million shirts worldwide in the 2015-16 season – check out the top 10 in full by clicking the arrow above, right 1. Barcelona have sold 3.637 million shirts worldwide in the 2015-16 season 7. Arsenal have sold 2.055 million shirts worldwide in the 2015-16 season 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 2. Bayern Munich have sold 3.312 million shirts worldwide in the 2015-16 season 5. Real Madrid have sold 2.866 million shirts worldwide in the 2015-16 season 4. Manchester United have sold 2.977 million shirts worldwide in the 2015-16 season The football shirt business is a mighty one.In the modern game, shirts have become hugely significant in boosting a club’s income and despite their rising prices, supporters continue to part with their hard-earned cash for the latest kits.EVERY RUMOURED AND OFFICIAL 2016/17 PREMIER LEAGUE KITWith this in mind, sports marketing company Euromericas has taken a look at the top 10 best selling shirts globally – and there could be a few surprises over who comes in top for the Premier League.Check out the clubs leading the charts by viewing the slideshow above.REVEALED: THE FOOTBALL ‘RICH LIST’ 3. Chelsea have sold 3.102 million shirts worldwide in the 2015-16 season 10 10 8. Atletico Madrid have sold 1.977 million shirts worldwide in the 2015-16 season 10last_img read more

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HARPS FACE TOUGH TASK AGAINST NEW-LOOK MONAGHAN UTD

first_imgWith last week’s trip to Athlone Town postponed, Harps play their second game of the season tonight when Monaghan United, with new Manager Roddy Collins in toe, provide the opposition at Finn Park. Monaghan themselves only got their season underway last weekend and recorded a fine 2-0 victory over Waterford United at Gortakeegan. “It will be a tough game but hopefully an exciting one,” said Harps boss James Gallagher as he looked forward to the game. “I watched them against Waterford and for the most part there didn’t seem to be much difference from Monaghan sides of the past, where they sit back, soak up the pressure and then hit you with a sucker punch.  They’re a bit more attack-minded and obviously that is one thing Roddy has said he wants to bring to the side, so with another week’s training behind them we can expect them to be that bit sharper. “I think people were a bit quick to say they won’t be as strong as last year after Mick Cooke and a few players left.  But they’ve compensated with that in the players they’ve brought in with the likes of Dave Rogers, Shane Barrett and Declan O’Brien, and now obviously Roddy has come in to steady the ship.” The postponement on Saturday means that Harps will plan for the game without the services of Mark Forker who serves an automatic suspension as a result of his red card against Limerick in the opening game.Indeed, the FAI Disciplinary Committee earlier this week increased the ban to three games, something that neither the player nor Harps boss James Gallagher will be pleased with.  After the Limerick game, Gallagher had said that he felt it was a fair tackle. “I don’t want to say too much on the sending off, but having seen the referee’s report, it certainly doesn’t seem like the same incident that happened during the game on Friday night.  For me, the ball was there to be won and that’s exactly what Mark done.” Gareth Harkin, who scored on his debut for Harps in the 2-2 draw with Limerick two weeks ago said that Harps have to make teams work hard for anything they might take away from Finn Park this season.“From our point of view, we want to make Finn Park something of a fortress and make it a really hard place to come to. Last year the lads were only beaten here twice all season and that’s something we have to strive for. The first five games are hugely important in any league and with the youth and experience we have on board we would love to get off to a good start.” Defender James Doherty feels it will be another tight game.“Last year it was all-square; we won one, they won one and we drew the other, so it will obviously be a tough game but one we’re going into it confident of getting the three points.  It was disappointing not to have played last week but you have to deal with these things and move on.”  Finn Park, Friday 18th March 2011 – Kick-off 8.00pmSuspended: Mark ForkerDoubtful: None.Injured: Garbhan Friel, Christy Conaghan. Unavailable: Keith Cowan.Form Guide (last six league games)Finn Harps: D-L-W-D-W-D (9 pts)Monaghan United: L-W-D-L-L-W (7 pts)Last six games at home to Monaghan United19-Aug-06 – Won 4-0 (First Division)30-Mar-07 – Drew 0-0 (First Division)31-Jul-07 – Won 3-0 (First Division)16-May-09 – Lost 1-2 (First Division)07-Nov-09 – Lost 0-2 (Monaghan United)29-May-10 – Drew 0-0 (First Division)Finn Harps Goalscorers 2011Gareth Harkin – 1Kevin McHugh – 1Finn Harps Results 2011 (Harps goalscorer in brackets)4th March 2011 – Finn Harps 2-2 Limerick (McHugh, Harkin)HARPS FACE TOUGH TASK AGAINST NEW-LOOK MONAGHAN UTD was last modified: March 19th, 2011 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)last_img read more

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DDTV – UFC FIGHT NIGHT: DUFFY – “IF HE GIVES ME AN OPPORTUNITY, I THINK I CAN STOP HIM”

first_imgDDTV – UFC FIGHT NIGHT: Donegal MMA star Joseph Duffy believes he could be in for a very tough fight against Ivan Jorge on Saturday night but is confident he can get the job done.Duffy was giving his first interview as part of the preview for the UFC Fight Night in Glasgow which will be screened live on BT Sports.Duffy made a sensational UFC debut in March – destroying Jake Lindsey with a first-round TKO.  A relaxed Duffy says he’s looking forward to Saturday’s fight and says it will be another brilliant experience of front of a packed house.Duffy is expecting a large crowd of supporters from Wales and Donegal to be in Glasgow for the fight and says that only adds to the excitement for him.Duffy says he expects the fight to be tough but feels he has the skill set to trouble Ivan Jorge, and believes if he’s given the opportunity can stop him inside the distance.To watch the full interview – simply click play on the video link above. DDTV – UFC FIGHT NIGHT: DUFFY – “IF HE GIVES ME AN OPPORTUNITY, I THINK I CAN STOP HIM” was last modified: July 16th, 2015 by Mark ForkerShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:donegalFIGHT NIGHTGlasgowinterviewIvan JorgeJoseph DuffyMMAUFClast_img read more

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Anthony Wayne officers attend Ohio FFA Legislative Leadership Conference

first_imgShare Facebook Twitter Google + LinkedIn Pinterest On Wednesday September 28th, four Anthony Wayne FFA officers attended the Ohio FFA Legislative Leadership Conference.To begin the conference, several representatives from Ohio Farm Bureau taught the FFA members about lobbying, bills, and government relations. After listening to the speakers, FFA members participated in an activity that taught them about the roles of legislators and lobbyists. Once the activity was complete, members were released for a break and self-directed tour of the Ohio Statehouse before lunch. District 2 Senator Randy Gardner joined the Anthony Wayne FFA members for lunch, and shared about his journey to the senate. His aide also shared advice about pursuing a career in government. After lunch, Senator Gardner gave the Anthony Wayne FFA members a tour of the state house, that concluded with a visit to the senate chamber where the students sat in the senator’s personal chair.The conference ended with remarks from Senator Troy Balderson, Ohio FFA President Mary Buehler, and Ohio FFA Vice President-At-Large Ryan Matthews.Kalie Anderson said “I learned a lot about lobbying and I got to meet Senator Gardner.”last_img read more

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Report: iPhone 5 will be “Completely Redesigned”

first_imgsarah perez Role of Mobile App Analytics In-App Engagement Will iPhone 5 up the feature set of its competitor? It’s likely. One of the interesting things about Siri is that it integrates with third-party data sources like OpenTable for restaurant reservations and Yelp for local business listings. Those services, incidentally, also exist as iPhone apps. What if Apple tied together this new voice interface to the device not only with the services themselves, but could also direct you to the appropriate app to learn more? You would then have a whole new interface for locating and launching apps – a search engine of sorts, even, where the focus isn’t on what app name you need to find (as iPhone’s native search does today), but on what action you need to take.iPhone 5 Ships with “Cloud iTunes?” Another Apple acquisition from April 2010, was Lala.com, a cloud-based music streaming service. No doubt this talent-hire was for the purpose of gaining insight and knowledge into the details of building a solid music streaming service like the popular, but now defunct, Lala.iTunes, the centralized repository of music, videos, apps and more is quickly becoming outdated as new streaming-only services crop up left and right. Some, like Rdio, provide access to your own content library along with 7 million or so digital tracks while others, like MOG, forgo access to your own tracks entirely, offering only its catalog of 10 million songs. Rdio and MOG, as well as Napster, Rhapsody and (the still-yet-to-launch stateside) Spotify, are reasonably priced subscription services where around $10 a month provides you with all-you-can-eat access to music.Apple has never offered a subscription model for iTunes, but with the Lala acquistion, that appears to be in its future. With iPhone 5, you may be able to purchase, download and stream everything from your phone, no desktop software required, and all for one low monthly fee.iPhone 5 to Offer Facial Recognition? In September, Apple acquired facial-recognition firm Polar Rose, whose technology was previously used in a consumer-facing service that automatically tagged your Facebook and Flickr photos with your friends’ names. While speculation at the time focused on how Apple could use the facial recognition to improve its desktop products like Aperture and iPhoto, there’s no reason why it would ignore its mobile products.Integrating facial recognition into the iPhone could mean a device that knows its owner, for example, and unlocks the phone just for them. Or whose photos are automatically tagged with the names of friends and family, which are then synced to iPhoto on the Mac.Can Apple Execs Deliver Jobs’ Vision for iPhone 5?In summary, that’s a very smart smartphone we’ve just described: one that knows who owns it, unlocking just for them, one that can listen and respond to your questions, that can provide factual answers or point you to a related mobile app, one where your music library (and maybe more) is stored online, one that includes NFC for mobile payments, and one that works on whatever carrier you choose. Frankly, that sounds downright magical.Steve Jobs has long been a visionary for this industry, and his ideas and creations have dramatically impacted how people interact with technology. iPhone 5, assuming it offers all the above, could do that yet again. ?But we’ll have to see if Apple can pull it all off without Jobs’ day-to-day presence at Apple.Note: Originally, this article stated the iPhone 5 could be the first to launch without Jobs’ daily involvement. This is incorrect. The iPhone 3GS launched in June 2009. Jobs was on medical leave during the first part of that year. Tags:#Apple#mobile#news#NYT#Op-Ed#web Related Posts What it Takes to Build a Highly Secure FinTech … The Rise and Rise of Mobile Payment Technology This summer, Apple is expected to launch its next iPhone, and new reports describe it as a “completely redesigned handset” as well as a “total rethink from a design standpoint.” To start, the iPhone 5’s internals will be different – the device will run on a new, combined CDMA/GSM/UTMS chipset from Qualcomm, which will support both AT&T and Verizon here in the U.S., as well as other carriers worldwide – perhaps even an expanded lineup, as would now be possible. Along with the iPad 2, this chipset change represents the transition away from Infineon as the iPhone and iPad chipset maker. Going forward, Qualcomm will make the chips for all Apple mobile devices.But as of this morning, it seems that the most notable thing about the iPhone 5 is not a sum of its features but the fact that it will be a major iPhone launch that will occur without Steve Jobs’ daily presence. Although the ailing Apple CEO stated via press release this a.m. that he will continue his role during his medical absence, COO Tim Cook will be in charge of day-to-day operations at Apple.Consider the iPhone 5’s 2011 launch as Apple’s dry run for a future without Steve Jobs at the helm. Can it still be “magical?”From the sound of the note, there’s no reason to expect this is any short-term illness for Jobs. He writes that “Tim and the rest of the executive management team will do a terrific job executing the exciting plans we have in place for 2011” so he can focus on his health. Jobs previously had pancreatic cancer and received a liver transplant in 2009, so this news is not surprising. However, it’s decidedly upsetting, both from a financial point of view and from the point of view from of someone who has upheld the CEO as one of our era’s greatest visionaries.But for now, let’s just focus on the iPhone 5. Without Jobs’ daily involvement, Apple execs may be launching the most impressive device yet, if our suspicions play out. Here’s what we know so far:Details on iPhone 5 are MinimalAn Engadget exclusive from last week cites “reliable sources” in detailing the latest rumors about the upcoming iPhone 5 and iPad 2. The iPhone is currently being tested by senior staff on Apple’s campus, it said. But even the sources aren’t giving out details on what the phone will be like, only saying it’s a “compete redesign.”However, we can put together a list of Apple’s latest acquisitions, hires and patents to start giving us an idea of the iPhone’s future.iPhone 5 Expected to Support NFC For starters, a 2010 Apple hire of a notable NFC (near field communication) expert Benjamin Vigier and the filing of several related patents, including one for a mobile payments service, suggest that the next iPhone will include an NFC chip inside – the same technology that Google’s latest flagship Android phone, the Nexus S, has now. With Android’s newest release, Android 2.3 (code-named Gingerbread), support for NFC has been built-in.This short-range, high frequency wireless technology allows for data exchanges between two devices in close proximity to each other. It will soon form the basis of Google (and others’) upcoming mobile payments initiatives.But Apple, too, appears to have plans in this area. Patents point towards ideas for things like iPay, iBuy and iCoupons, all of which suggest Apple is building some sort of mobile wallet.iPhone 5 Becomes Intelligent, Thanks to Siri?Among Apple’s other high-profile acquisitions was April 2010’s buyout of Siri, a personal mobile assistant that was spun out of SRI International, and whose core technology came from a DARPA-funded artificial intelligence project called CALO. Siri was transformed into an iPhone application that could listen to questions either spoken aloud or typed in and then provide answers. At first, the focus was on the sort of  out-and-about questions you may have, e.g. When does that movie show? What Chinese restaurants are nearby? Can I get a table at my favorite Italian place? What’s the phone number for a taxi company?Only a few months post-acquisition, the app was updated to integrate results provided by the computational knowledge engine, Wolfram Alpha. For those unaware, Wolfram Alpha is a new sort of search technology which can provide factual answers to questions, as opposed to a list of search results. It currently consists of 10 trillion-plus pieces of curated, objective data from primary sources, and it can perform calculations on the fly – over 50,000 types of algorithms and equations are now possible.With this sort of technology built into Apple’s next iPhone, assuming that’s the case, the device could easily go head-to-head with Google Android’s voice search and voice actions, the former which directs you to results from related Google Search properties and the latter which helps you perform actions on your phone, including sending text messages, routing a trip on a map, pulling up a map of nearby attractions or businesses, launching the phone’s music player to play a certain song or artist and more. Why IoT Apps are Eating Device Interfaceslast_img read more

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