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How to sign up for Apple Music’s $ 4.99 / month voice plan

Image Credit: Apple Apple Music has just launched its new voice plan with the release of iOS 15.2. Subscribing is as easy as requesting music. Apple Music announced its cheaper voice-only level in October. For $ 4.99 per month, subscribers can access music by asking Siri. While the plan is not suitable for those who […]

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GUEST BLOG: Ian Powell – Who to believe in the face of hospital safety issues?

Who is to be believed when concerns are openly expressed about the safety of New Zealand’s public hospitals? Both patient safety and the safety of hospital staff. This issue is highlighted in a December 9 Things and Dominion Post An article by experienced local reporter Marty Sharpe about the chief nurses in the emergency department […]

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Mortgage Monday – Week of December 6

December 13, 2021 through Zach Festini Stable rates (for now), continued Omicron uncertainty, upcoming loan limits, etc. Now more than ever, it is important to stay proactive and up to date on all the news concerning today’s market. Let’s get to the heart of the matter with this week’s Mortgage Monday update. Update rates Another […]

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An Omicron tidal wave is coming

Hello, Despite a stern warning from the Prime Minister last night that “there is an Omicron tidal wave coming”, the pound remained unresponsive throughout the evening in Asian trading hours. Due to worsening periods of Covid-19 previously, it was common for the pound to lose value due to the usual flooding of security assets, with […]

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Council plans to make LTNs permanent

LTN planters and sign on ST Matthew’s Road in central Brixton Lambeth Council is to recommend that the Oval’s Low Traffic Neighborhoods (LTN) at Stockwell and Railton and St. Matthew be made permanent. This follows consultations in which small majorities supported the LTN. There will be exceptions for Blue Badge holders, fully accessible taxis and […]

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GUEST BLOG: Samira Taghavi – The Sexual Violence Bill – (More) Unintended Consequences

Lady Phillips-Williams also wrote last week to Willie Jackson, Minister of Maori Development, the letter the minister’s office confirmed to have received. There she writes: “It is a shame that Maori men are overrepresented as defendants in the New Zealand justice system and are also overrepresented in the cohort that cannot fund lawyers, experts and […]

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Sydney Sixers vs Hobart Hurricanes, live blog, how to watch, updates, video, latest highlights

The Hobart Hurricanes took revenge on defending champions Sydney Strikers by 44 points, in an effort led by an incredible shot from Matthew Wade. After losing the corresponding BBL shock earlier this week, the Hurricanes refused to give in on their momentum, with Wade set to complete a half-century with just 19 deliveries – the […]

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Twitter is testing a TikTok-style Explore page

Image Credit: Twitter Following in the footsteps of Instagram, YouTube, Snapchat and Spotify, Twitter could be the next to copy TikTok’s feature set. In a Tweet, Twitter announces that it has started testing an update To explore tab on the app. Some people who use Twitter in English on the latest version of Android or […]

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Blog: How do you market to billionaires?

We are all members of dozens of subgroups in the marketing sense, not just large groups like religion, race, nationality, political affiliation, etc. There are smaller preference groups such as Ford vs. Chevy, Hershey’s with Almonds vs. Almond Joy, Blue vs. Green, Boxers or Briefs and many more.Billionaires are a highly ignored subgroup. Think about […]

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What is eKYC, Meaning, Documentation, Process, Eligibility

Know Your Customer, or KYC, is the initial step in establishing a connection between a financial institution and a customer for the purpose of preventing fraudulent actions such as money laundering. This is a series of procedures to verify customer identification before initiating a transaction or using financial services. e-KYC has been established and recognized […]

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GUEST BLOG: Ian Powell – Integrity and Vaccine Production: Lessons for New Zealand

Reputable medical journals such as the British medical journal (BMJ) are invaluable not only to physicians, but also to those who observe health systems and policies, both of which are closely related to the practice of medicine and science. Nowhere are these reviews more important than in understanding and experiencing the production of antiviral drugs […]

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SIA Urges Elimination of Harmful Section 301 Tariffs Blog: 08/12/21

Wednesday 08 December 2021, 2:00 p.m. through Jennifer meng, Global Policy Officer through Jimmy goodrich, Vice-President, Global Policy SIA on December 1 comments submitted to the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) urging the elimination of harmful tariffs on semiconductors that are exacerbating the current chip shortage and slowing our economy. As the […]

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Quebec extends eligibility for the 3rd dose of the COVID-19 vaccine

The majority of eligible Quebecers have already received two doses of a COVID-19 vaccine this year. Now Health Minister Christian Dubé announced during a press conference that eligibility for the third dose is extended to a larger percentage of the population. Following the new recommendations of the Committee on Immunization of Quebec (CIQ), as stated […]

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Dr Liz Gordon: Mine is bigger than yours

I listened to the first parliamentary question that Christopher Luxon asked Jacinda Ardern today. Parliamentary questions are a very good test of people’s ability to be nimble and intelligent. Basically, a speaker can ask as many questions as they want, to try and get their point across. Luxon asked for a lot. The exchange went […]

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Accelerating progress towards UHC in Nigeria – the example of Delta State [Blog]

For reasons ranging from lack of funds and conflicting needs to long wait times and complicated registration processes, the average Nigerian prefers to self-medicate or go to the neighborhood pharmacy or pharmacy when does not feel well, rather than see a doctor. Very few Nigerians can afford the services of private hospitals, let alone have […]

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“Unfair” Victorian border exemption regime; Pick GV registrations open; 1,185 new cases of COVID-19 in Vic;

Georgia Rossiter on the blog today, bringing you the latest news in and around the Goulburn Valley. Expect a 26 degree high and light cloud cover throughout the day, depending on the weather. 10:40 a.m .: Victorian-era ombudsman deems border exemption regime ‘unfair’ The Victoria Ombudsman’s investigation into the Victoria Department of Health’s border exemption […]

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Blog Hollie Doyle: Sky Sports Racing Ambassador in Hong Kong to take on the world’s best jockeys in Challenge | Race News

Sky Sports Racing Ambassador Hollie Doyle hopes to cap off another unforgettable year by playing a starring role in the Longines International Jockeys’ Challenge in Hong Kong this week. Honored to have participated in the Hong Kong challenge I am delighted to be invited to take part in the Longines International Jockeys’ Challenge at Happy […]

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A deep and satisfying love story

One of the most shameful aspects of our foreign policy is our two-tier approach to human rights violations. Appalling treatment is inflicted on human beings in many parts of the world, but New Zealand does not strongly speak out against abuses in countries that the United States sees as enemies while refusing to speak out […]

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UNC vs. Georgia Tech: three things to watch out for

What’s the best way to prepare for the final exams? A conference road trip in a city that has historically given you nightmares, or of course! Carolina is taking a momentary break from her non-conference schedule to travel to Atlanta for an early-season game with the ACC. Georgia Tech has won the last two games, […]