Stay in the know in 60 seconds. Dan Bova Published 10:45 am, Monday, June 25, 2018 Photo: Getty Images Image 1of/1 CaptionClose Image 1 of 1 Photo: Getty Images Attack of Amazon's $4.4 Million Interns! 3 Things to Know Today. 1 / 1 Back to Gallery Jeff Bezos's space-tourism startup Blue Origin will start selling passenger tickets for space trips in 2019. No word on ticket prices, but definitely bring your own barf bag. Speaking of Mr. Bezos, Amazon has so many summer interns, it costs $4.4 million to feed and house them and the city of Seattle had to add extra buses to get them back and forth from their University of Washington dorms. How's this for planning? CNET reports that Tokyo's waterworks department adjusted its water supply during the Japan/Columbia World Cup match this weekend, anticipating … [Read more...] about Attack of Amazon’s $4.4 Million Interns! 3 Things to Know Today.
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What’s it like to work for Rupert Murdoch, arguably the world’s most famous living media tycoon? His former henchman, Les Hinton, who worked for the Aussie mogul for decades, can explain. “Rupert wasn’t the easiest person to work with, he could be very tough,” Hinton said of the man for whom he oversaw the Times, Sunday Times, Sun and News of the World newspapers for 12 years from 1995 to 2007. “I didn’t kiss his photograph before I went to bed every night,” he added.“[Murdoch] could be very unreasonable sometimes, he could be impatient, but when you made a terrible mistake he could also be very understanding.”In his new memoirs, The Bootle Boy: An Untidy Life In News, Hinton talks about his “peripatetic” childhood following his army father as he was stationed around the world. Between postings the family would stay in Bootle, Merseyside – the Bootle of the book’s title – from where his … [Read more...] about Ex News International boss Les Hinton says Murdoch is a hard worker with ‘huge cohones’ but he ‘didn’t kiss his photo before bed’
Viet Nam News HÀ NỘI — International news channel France 24 has strengthened its presence in Việt Nam, after gaining new distribution agreements with five operators in Việt Nam. Thanks to these agreements with VTVCab, Viettel, HTV-TMS, Clip TV and K+, the channel has expanded the broadcast of France 24 in English across the country considerably, reaching an additional 2.2 million households. Since November 2016 the channel has been available through FPT Telecom and the VNPT Media Corporation. The channel is now available in 3.75 million households in Việt Nam, representing some 27 per cent of Vietnamese households equipped with a television set. To celebrate its expansion, the channel will broadcast a special programme about Viet Nam worldwide today. At 11.45am, on the exclusive Focus programme, a five-minute report entitled Vietnam Becoming a Major Player in Asian Football will be presented. Following the news bulletins the channel will show … [Read more...] about Int’l news channel France 24 expands presence in Việt Nam
PRINCETON, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 21, 2018--Certara®, the global leader in model-informed drug development, regulatory science, market access and real-world evidence services, today announced the launch of Analytica Laser’s Market Access Radar™, a three times weekly market access intelligence briefing. This market access data is also available via an easily searchable web portal at www.marketaccess-radar.com.“As new health technologies face increasing scrutiny from payers globally, a robust and informed market access strategy will drive the success of new drug and device launch plans,” said Roman Casciano, ME, general manager of Analytica Laser. “Staying informed on payer decision making trends and their underlying rationale is central to understanding what drives value in the eyes of the ultimate gatekeepers and is critical to making sound development and investment decisions.”Market Access Radar provides product development and … [Read more...] about Certara’s Analytica Laser Launches Market Access Radar Providing Biopharma and Medical Device Companies with Breaking News on Access to Health Technologies Globally
STV will cut 34 news jobs as part of savings of £1m per year as the Scottish broadcaster launches a three-year restructure and growth plan. The STV News 2020 plan will, the broadcaster said, ensure it remains the best news service in Scotland while delivering significant cost savings.TimelineApril 4, 2018STV targets gender balance among top earners within five years after revealing 22.8 per cent pay gapApril 10, 2017STV to launch new channel with dedicated evening news programme and hourly bulletinsJanuary 20, 2017STV political editor Stephen Daisley resigns in wake of Scottish MPs' complaints to media company Another 25 jobs will be lost and a further £1m in annual savings made with the closure of the loss-making STV2 channel at the end of June, as STV shifts content investment online and sells local TV assets to That’s Media.Cost savings from the news and STV2 divisions will go towards new investment in original content and digital growth over the next three years, … [Read more...] about Scottish broadcaster STV to cut 34 news jobs and lose entire channel as it looks to recoup millions in cost savings