Design and publishing platform Canva joins the tech unicorn club

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Design and publishing platform Canva joins the tech unicorn club

Online design and publishing platform Canva is the latest startup unicorn from Australia, with a new valuation of US$1 billion after having raised a US$40 million round. Melanie Perkins, CEO and Co-founder at Canva said that while the company is profitable with investments from previous rounds
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data refresh failure after publishing to the cloud…

I found one issue after updagrading to the latest dev version of Power BI desktop. So I reverted back to the prevoius version and then published my data to the cloud after changing dataset without any issue. But when I set the data refresh automatically, the refresh failed all the time. I changed many
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Local college accepting applications for annual poetry contest

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Local college accepting applications for annual poetry contest

Donations pay for the contest, creation of the journal and scholarships for creative writing students, the news release said. Donations and submissions can be mailed to the 2018 Joy Bale Boone Poetry Prize c/o Sandi Howard, Elizabethtown Community and Technical College, 600 College Street Road,
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Music Trade Organizations Across the Industry Band Together to Endorse Key Initiatives in Congress

The Music Modernization Act of 2017, which will create a blanket mechanical license among other things, largely benefits the music publishing sector and digital services; the Classics Act, which will establish master royalty payments for pre-1972 recording for digital performances, benefits record labels
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What's happening Tuesday in the north valley

Garden Walk, 225 Main St. 345-7522. www.chicoheritage.net. Lunch With Us: Noon-1:30 p.m. Free at St. Nicholas' Episcopal Church, 5872 Oliver Road, Paradise. Sponsored with partner churches. Application only. 877-7006. Creative Writing Group: 1 p.m. Gridley library, 299 Spruce St. 846-3323.
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Newspaper publishers: Tax on Canadian-made newsprint would hurt US businesses, readers

“Facing increased costs of newsprint across all suppliers, many small-town papers will be at risk of failing,” a separate coalition of 54 small publishers (including the Havre Daily News) wrote. “To survive, some newspapers may resort to increasing print subscription prices, which would only exacerbate
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Community diary

U3A Liverpool: Liverpool University of the Third Age is for those aged over 50 and offers classes in art and craft, computers, creative writing, Euchre, French, gadgets for seniors, history, meditation, Rummikub, Tai-Chi, Yogalates, walking and more. Annual membership is $45. Enrolment days for next
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More than ever, brands need to get into your heads

Creative writing can express the innermost feeling people have and this can break through people's walls of indifference, by aligning with how people feel. Thirdly, when we create new brands, we have fewer names to choose from. The pharmaceutical industry has patented everything under the sun for
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2018 Valentine's Day Poetry Contest

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2018 Valentine's Day Poetry Contest

Poetry Contest Times Publishing Group Inc tpgonlinedaily.com Whether it's Love that has stood the test of time, the rush of young Love, or the memory of Love lost, that's what we celebrate each February 14, Valentine's Day. What could be more romantic than to express through your own poetry about
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Dark Horse and Penguin Random House Books are Publishing Dragon Age's Hard in Hightown'

Players of Bioware's Dragon Age series should all know the name Varric Tethras. Varric was a companion character in both Dragon Age II and Dragon Age: Inquisition, and had come to some level of fame thanks to his novel series about his adventures with Hawke in DA2. The Series, called Hard in
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St. John's Seniors Can Take 'Taco Literacy' Course for English Credit

The syllabus for the previous University of Kentucky course asked students to share their views on Mexican food through mediums such as Instagram and WordPress. In addition to writing about Mexican food, the class will try food around “Puebla York” and listen to lectures by guest speakers. According
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Varsity sets up publishing house

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Varsity sets up publishing house

Established in 2016 to complement the institution's vision of becoming an Asian powerhouse for knowledge, the publishing house will join the ranks of Cambridge University Press, Oxford University Press, Harvard University Press as well as University of Malaya Press. Through SUP, the public will have
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AIB To Train 20 Safety Investigators, Hosts BAGAIA Conference

He said: “Capacity development, infrastructural improvement, system and process re-engineering remain our focus in making sure that AIB contributes meaningfully to aviation safety for the common good of all. We are very pleased to be hosting the BAGAIA training as accident and incident report writing
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Cause Of 32-Year-Old MSU Student's Death Remains Undetermined

MSU released a statement regarding Anyango's death saying, “The Minnesota State University, Mankato community was saddened to learn about the recent death of graduate student Patricia G. Anyango, an international student from Kenya who was studying creative writing. On behalf of the University,
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Swedish Model, Mom, Author, Brigitta Karlen's Book Lends TEN TIPS FOR THE FRAZZLED PARENT

She is the third daughter of a classical composer/conductor/professor of music and his fashion designer wife. She first studied creative writing at Mills College, and later went on to receive her degree in English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University, where she graduated Magna Cum Laude.
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Settlers, Traders, and Trails eBook by Britannica Educational Publishing

Read Settlers, Traders, and Trails by Britannica Educational Publishing with Rakuten Kobo. Since the establishment of the American colonies, the frontier expanded westward steadily until the country bordered bot…
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CT Authors and Publishers Association to hold meeting

The Connecticut Authors and Publishers Association will hold a meeting at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 15 at the Groton Regency, 1145 Poquonnock Road. The discussion will explore the relationship between writers and libraries. A brief business meeting and networking session will be held before the presentation.
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Wixen Music Publishing Calls Out Spotify for Trying to 'Confuse' Its Clients Regarding New $1.6B …

That lawsuit follows the publishing company's decision to opt-out of an earlier class action suit filed by singer-songwriter Melissa Ferrick and others, for which Spotify last year announced a $43.4 million settlement that is now facing final approval. Wixen Music then came forward to object that deal,
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Practical Strategies for Writing and Publishing Journal Articles (APA Lifetools: Books for the …

PDF File Write It Up: Practical Str Full Page {PDF EBOOK EPUB KINDLE} – http://swankbook.com/Write-It-Up-Practica-1433818140.html Your academic writing will be more influential if you approach it reflectively and strateg write it up practical,write up promotion justification,write up project proposal
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New Victorian commissions program for 'ambitious, ground-breaking projects'

The Victorian state government is calling for applications for 'ambitious, ground-breaking projects', which could receive up to $1m in funding, as part of a new Creative Victoria program seeking to commission works beyond the capacity of existing Creative Victoria programs. Between five and ten
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Laurel Women Publishing Book Detailing Their Recovery From Sexual Abuse

LAUREL, MS (WJTV) – Dawn Compton and Amanda Schrader met for the first time 19 years ago. They didn't talk again until 2016. And that's when they both learned about each other's experiences with sexual abuse. “She was telling me, you know, what a horrible childhood she had and I told her that I
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This Is the No. 1 Selling Stretch Mark Brand in the US

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This Is the No. 1 Selling Stretch Mark Brand in the US

According to statistics gathered by market research company IRI, the number-one selling stretch mark brand in the United States is Palmer's Cocoa Butter Formula, and for good reason. The brand, which was founded in the mid-19th century, is well known for its products that intensely condition and
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Booker Prize opened up to Irish publishers

Books from Irish publishers will be accepted by one of the world's most prestigious literary awards for the first time. The Man Booker Prize for Fiction has announced that Irish authors will no longer have to have their work published in the UK to be considered for the prize. The award's organiser said the
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Publisher Defied Trump to 'Defend the Principles of the First Amendment'

The feud that erupted between President Trump and one of the country's top publishing houses escalated on Monday, when Henry Holt and Company, the publisher of Michael Wolff's insider account of the Trump White House, issued a defiant legal letter in response to the president's attempt to halt
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Bellavais sells for $485000 at Keeneland January

The day's standout yearling, and second best seller overall, was a $400,000 colt from the hotly anticipated first crop of Triple Crown champion American Pharoah. Offered by Pope McLean's Crestwood Farm, agent, the half-brother to multiple Grade 2-winning millionaire Smooth Air (Smooth Jazz) and
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Newspaper Publishers Demand $350 Million Yearly To Rescue Print Journalism

In this modern era, digital content revolution has taken over and is crippling the business model of newspaper publishers, who have taken matters into their hands to ask Ottawa for $350 million funding to help maintain the online media and print industry. Web-based and newspaper journalism providers
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Sylvan Learning to offer free SAT, ACT diagnostic assessments

Sylvan Learning centers of Indiana will offer free SAT and ACT diagnostic assessments to high school students throughout the state to help them prepare for exams. The assessments will be held from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Jan. 15 at various locations. Informational meetings for both students and parents
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Waiting list for Wolff book at local library and bookstore

8, she said, but after a lawyer for Trump sent a cease-and-decease letter, Macmillan — parent company of the book's publisher Henry Holt — asked bookstores on Friday to go ahead and start selling any copies that they had on hand. A posting on the Facebook page of Macmillan Publishers reprints in
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Wolff publisher fires back: 'Fire and Fury' publication to continue

Last week, President Trump's attorney Charles Harder sent a letter to Wolff's publisher, Henry Holt, demanding it discontinue publication of the book and offer a full retraction and apology to the president for what Harder described as lies and falsehoods that run afoul of New York libel laws. Amid a media
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Miami Charter School Teacher Had Sex With Student: Police

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Miami Charter School Teacher Had Sex With Student: Police

… 1,800 culturally and socioeconomically diverse students from communities across Miami-Dade County in grades six through 12. Students are placed into their appropriate achievement levels within one of several major arts departments: Dance, music (instrumental or vocal), creative writing, visual arts,
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Mid-tier journals 'risk being squeezed out by monopoly publishers'

Middle-tier journals risk being “squeezed out” by big publishers trying to “monopolise” the academic periodicals industry, researchers have warned. In a new study, academics at the University of Glasgow highlight how leading journals Cell, Science and Nature have launched more subsidiary titles in
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Stories on Stage Davis presents Sekaran, Faus

Stories on Stage Davis hosts its first event of 2018, featuring Bay Area author Shanthi Sekaran and emerging writer Robert Faus of Davis, on Saturday, Jan. 13, at the Pence … Sekaran is the author of “Lucky Boy. … Faus holds a master's degree in creative writing from the Bennington Writing Seminars.
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Music copyright reform gains traction as coalition backs key legislation

The associations supporting those bills are the National Music Publishers Association, the Recording Industry Association of America, the American Association of Independent Music, the Recording Academy, the Nashville Songwriters Association International, the Songwriters of North America, ASCAP,
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Reminders of the past linger in Bratislava

Anna Fay is a graduate of Keene High School and Ithaca College, where she studied Creative Writing. Before she moved to Marlow at the age of 10, Anna lived overseas in the UK, Singapore and Slovakia. She has now returned to her childhood home of Bratislava, Slovakia, this time as a writer and
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Lubbock teacher, children's author Dahlstrom continues roping in honors

Dahlstrom should know about what is appropriate for middle-schoolers — he teaches English at Hutchinson, as well as a class with mostly eighth graders in creative writing. His students are expected to complete a novel by the end of a school year. “They bring me their Harry Potter and their Lord
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Roslindale poet Daniel Johnson among city's artists in residence

Nakia Hill: Nakia Hill is a writer and educator focused on developing writing programs for urban youth. A Boston resident with a background in journalism, Hill specializes in managing creative writing spaces for underserved youth to fuel empowerment and discover the writer within. Her work has been
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Write about fighting games for a living by joining the EventHubs team

Provide examples of your creative writing skills. It can be work for other publications/websites, forum posts, or examples you create specifically for this position. The heavy preference for a work example is a story, much like you see here on the EventHubs front page. This should feature an understanding
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Spotify Makes Motion To Restrict Communication Between Wixen Music Publishing, Inc., Its Clients …

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Spotify Makes Motion To Restrict Communication Between Wixen Music Publishing, Inc., Its Clients …

On Friday January 5, 2018, attorneys for Spotify made a chilling request of Judge Alison Nathan in the Ferrick vs. Spotify lawsuit intended to limit WIXEN MUSIC PUBLISHING, INC. clients who opted out of that suit from having free and unrestricted communications with Wixen and Donahue Fitzgerald
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Facebook's new deal with Sony/ATV Publishing will let users upload and share video online

Facebook and Sony/ATV Publishing have announced a new deal that will let people upload and share video from Sony/ATV artists on the platform of the social media behemoth and its subsidiaries including Instagram and the Oculus Rift platform. Though, details of the agreement have not been made
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'Fire And Fury' Publisher Calls White House Demands “Flagrantly Unconstitutional”

Fire and Fury author Michael Wolff's publisher today called any attempt to interfere with publication of the incendiary tell-all “flagrantly unconstitutional.” Backed by his lawyer's unqualified rebuff of the White House demand that Henry Holt and Company terminate publication of the book, which has been
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Publishing Recruitment Consultant

Atwood Tate is looking for an enthusiastic multi-tasker to join us as a Publishing Recruitment Consultant in our London office. You will become part of a friendly team working with a range of publishers. Previous recruitment experience is not essential, as we offer full training, but some publishing and
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PE-backed American Hometown Publishing appoints chief strategy officer

8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Fast-growing local media company American Hometown Publishing Inc. announced today it has hired content and product specialist David Arkin as its Chief Strategy Officer. In the role, Arkin will be responsible for new product development positioned for attractive markets,
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Chemoselective triazole-phosphonamidate conjugates suitable for photorelease

Herein, we describe a new method for the conjugation of azide-containing target compounds that can be readily released as amines by irradiation with near UV light. This concept is based on a two-step protocol employing the chemoselective CuAAC and Staudinger-phosphonite reactions to deliver
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Nonstoichiometry induced broadband tunable photoluminescence of monolayer WSe2

A nonstoichiometric process by modulating the W/Se atomic ratio was employed to tune the excitonic PL band of monolayer WSe2 from 810 nm to 690 nm. DFT calculations indicate that Se-rich conditions reduce the band gap, while Se-deficient conditions facilitate the increasing band gap and
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How Lewis & Clark saved a man on the brink

The jólabókaflóð, or Christmas book flood, is a beloved tradition among the world's most prolific book publishers. Icelandic people tend to give each other books on Christmas Eve and spend the evening reading. In Glasgow's swap, people brought wrapped book with the genre on a tag and a wrapped
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