Yahoo continues to shrink under marissa mayer

Yahoo continues to shrink under marissa mayer

Operating profit shrank by as much as 39 percent to 93 million dollars due to high development costs for new products, yahoo announced on tuesday in sunnyvale, california.

Mayer had stepped up to rub yahoo out of its lethargy after trench warfare in management. She was also partially successful. As she emphasizes again and again, the company receives many applications and the number of users for the various offers is increasing. Yahoo had, among other things, overhauled its photo platform flickr, invested heavily in apps for smartphones and tablet computers, and bought several companies such as the blog platform tumblr.

Yahoo continues to face tough competition from rivals like google and facebook in the hunt for advertising dollars. Yahoo banner ad sales dropped seven percent to $470 million. This was due, among other things, to a drop in prices. Even the paid links in search results yielded less.

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Two fatal accidents in quick succession

Two fatal accidents in quick succession

In the most recent traffic accident on federal highway 279 near bischofsheim on monday morning, the 61-year-old driver swerved to avoid an oncoming car that was about to overtake, police say. His car ran into oncoming traffic, where it came to a head-on collision. The driver could only be rescued dead from his totally damaged car. The driver of the rammed car was taken to hospital with serious injuries. The man suspected of causing the accident suffered a shock. Highway 279 is completely closed until further notice.

According to witnesses, the man overtook the car at around 10 a.M.25 o’clock a 27-year-old man from thuringia, who was coming from hesse in the direction of oberweibenbrunn, hit several vehicles with his VW-passat. An oncoming toyota had to swerve to avoid her. The driver from the district of fulda veered to the right into the verge and finally crashed into oncoming traffic while trying to steer backwards. Due to the force of the collision, these two vehicles were thrown off the federal highway.

The man driving the toyota suffered such serious injuries in the accident that he died at the scene of the accident. The dead man had to be rescued by the fire department with the rescue shears. The 47-year-old female driver, who was driving a company vehicle, was taken to hospital by rescue helicopter. The driver who had overtaken the vehicles but was not directly involved in the collision was also taken to hospital.

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Nose bone fracture in detention cell: ten months on probation for police officers

nose bone fracture in detention cell: ten months on probation for police officers

The magistrate also imposed a fine of 3,000 euros for assault in the line of duty, which the official must pay to a charitable organization. In january, the 33-year-old had broken the woman’s nose bone and an eye socket with a fist blow at the munich-au police station.

However, the judge assumed that the young woman had provoked the officer by spitting at him: "you have behaved quite badly."The judge did not expect a self-defense situation. However, the official had not been allowed to strike. "Their action was not necessary to defend against the alleged attack."In his closing remarks before the verdict, the police officer said that he had wanted to ward off an attack, but regretted the consequences. "I regret the violations, because they were never intended to happen."

He told the court that the woman had spat at him and that he had tried to calm her down. She had jumped up with the upper body. For fear that it could hit him, he had made an arm movement to protect him. "I swerved and at the same moment hit my arm forward against her head," the official said. At that time, the woman was lying in the police station with her hands tied behind her back.

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Bundestag approves three-percent threshold for european elections

Bundestag approves three-percent threshold for european elections

– european elections: the previous five-percent threshold is lowered to three percent. The new regulation had become necessary because the constitutional judges had overturned the five-percent hurdle in european elections. This violated the equal opportunities of the parties. The far-right NPD immediately challenged the bundestag’s decision at the federal constitutional court.

– FINANCIAL SECTOR: banking supervision, previously the responsibility of the federal authority bafin, will be transferred to the european central bank. In the future, the ECB is to directly supervise around 150 institutions, of which around 25 are in germany.

– CARE: old, ill and handicapped people are to be assigned a caretaker by the court less often than before. After the new regulation, alternatives must be examined more intensively – for example, help from relatives, acquaintances or social services. Around 1.3 million people in germany currently have a legal guardian.

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Help, i need a midwife!

"Unfortunately, we can only accept women with a due date of october 2020 or later for the weekly bed care." – "there is no free place in the course!" – "childcare will be available again in september." Looking for a midwife in coburg is not easy at the moment. On their website, the midwives in private practice already point out that they are working to capacity. "It was exasperating,", sabine G. Her efforts to take part in a pregnancy preparation course. But then a midwife gave her the tip to call the midwife coordination office of the family center.

There sits henrike beck on the phone. A midwife herself, she has been working for about a year to help expectant mothers find a midwife for themselves. "I am in contact with 18 midwives from the region and ask for possible free capacities", the 40-year-old describes her options. All midwives are connected to each other via an e-mail distribution list and can also report free spaces at short notice. "This gives me the opportunity to actually help women."

Midwife consultation

If it is still not possible to find a midwife, there is now also the midwife consultation hour that henrike beck organizes twice a week at the coburg clinical center. All affected people can spontaneously drop by and get support and have their questions answered. "Women with an immigrant background are very happy to take advantage of it. They often find it difficult to turn to a midwife in the run-up to the birth", says beck. Eight freelance midwives share the office hours on a rotating basis.

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Iranian parliament calls for clarification after unrest

Iranian parliament calls for clarification after unrest

After days of unrest in iran, parliamentary president ali larijani has demanded that the authorities provide a thorough explanation of their actions against demonstrators.

"We don’t want people’s rights to be violated just because they criticize," larijani’s spokesman behrus nemati said after a special session of parliament at the request of the reformers on sunday. If there were any errors in the arrests, they had to be corrected immediately. In the afternoon, dozens of demonstrators were surprisingly released from custody.

Tehran’s prosecutor abbas jafari dolatabadi announced that 70 protesters had been released. "This trend (releases) is to continue," he said, according to the ISNA news agency. However, the leaders of the riots and rioters are excluded, said the lawyer.

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Photos in the shop windows: kitzingen’s city center becomes a gallery

photos in the shop windows: kitzingen's city center becomes a gallery

The public competitions of the city of kitzingen for the annual world press photo exhibition in the town hall have a long tradition. The genres alternate between photo and writing contests. According to a press release, the topics are either directly related to the exhibition or have a regional connection.

"Here I am at home" was the theme for the public photo competition this year. It offered a broad spectrum of contents: home can be a country or a landscape, a place, a street, a park or one’s own garden, a club, a circle of friends or the family.

69 photographers sent in 109 photos. The technical and content quality as well as imagination and creativity impressed the jury and did not make it easy for them to award the prizes accordingly, it says in the release.

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Internet independent of the power grid works in the event of a disaster

Ten radio amateurs of the forchheim local club of the german amateur radio club (DARC) have tested various applications of the amateur radio internet "hamnet", which has been expanded throughout germany tested for disaster situations.

With an antenna operating in the 5.6 gigahertz band, a LAN distributor, a laptop, a telephone and a short mast two to three meters high, as well as the power supply of their own car, it was possible to realize flexible communication right off the bat. Participants were able to talk and text with each other using a headset and laptop, and the resilience of the connection was tested by transmitting video sequences.

Data from radio amateurs distributed at various points in the southern district of forchheim were transmitted to marloffstein (district of erlangen-hochstadt) virtually by line-of-sight link. The average distance was about eight kilometers, the longest stable connection was 19 kilometers from eggolsheim to marloffstein.

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Fire in bratwurstkuche in nurnberg: possible arson

On sunday morning around 6.36 o’clock the message about the fire in the inn "to the guilderen star" went out in the zirkelschmiedsgasse in the nurnberg city center a. According to the police, heavy smoke had billowed out of the two-story, almost 600-year-old half-timbered house on the edge of nurnberg’s old town on sunday morning. A police patrol that happened to be passing by immediately alerted the fire department, which put out the fire in the "zum gulden stern" restaurant quickly brought under control.

As the police explained, the whole building was affected by the fire. Police estimate the damage at several hundred thousand euros. People were not injured in the fire. It was initially unclear how severely the hospitality business at the popular tourist spot was affected. Fire investigators do not rule out arson after receiving information from the landlord, said a nurnberg police spokesman. "We are investigating in all directions."

Fortunately no one was injured. The pub is not occupied and at this time of the day there were no guests in the pub.

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Nature quickly makes up for long winters

Nature quickly makes up for long winters

Sensitive plants have been spared frost damage this year, due to the general dull weather, until a few days ago. But now, if you look closely, you can see that a lot of the waxed parts are starting to turn brown. The already powerful sunshine of the last few days, combined with the night frosts and the very sharp east wind still caused damage to some plants at the end of march. The longer the winter lasts, the more susceptible the plants become to damage.

Cutting the bark with a knife gives information whether there is still life in the shoots. If the cambium turns brown, the wood will certainly not sprout again. A reverse cut is then made until the healthy green bark is reached. Therefore, it is always advisable to wait until the winter weather is really over before pruning sensitive woods. Due to the delay of the real beginning of spring, you have not yet missed much in the garden. Unfortunately "stacked the work now more and more. Soon nature will make up for the deficit in growth.

Ground is very dry
The ground is now already in a dry condition. As soon as the frost is out of the ground, evergreen plants such as boxwoods, yews and cherry laurels should be watered so that the root balls are properly moistened. These waxes have also given off water through their foliage during the winter, but especially in the last few weeks.

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