Today Media Acquires Berkshire Living

first_imgToday Media, publisher of regional titles such as Westchester, Hudson Valley, Main Line Today and Delaware Today, has acquired Berkshire Living, which serves the southwestern part of Massachusetts. Included in the deal are 20,000-circ Berkshire Living magazine, 10,000-circ. BBQ: Berkshire Business Quarterly and Berkshire Living home+garden. The Berkshire Living brand generates more than $1 million in revenue, according to founder and CEO Michael Zivyak, who remains as publisher. The Bershire Living magazines suspended publication when negotiations began with Today Media in late 2010 and will relaunch in the spring (the Web sites, newsletters and social media outlets remain active). “At this very difficult time in the industry we reached a point where it made sense for us to team up with the adjacent market (Hudson Valley), where we could leverage each other’s strengths, share resources and talent and grow together,” says Zivyak. Regional Media Advisors handled the transaction.last_img read more

India only destination to register a growth in smartphone sales in future

first_imgMen speak on their mobile phones on a seafront in Mumbai August 28, 2014.Reuters fileThe smartphone sale in India is expected to register healthy growth in 2019, following the trend from a previous year. On the other hand, the Chinese market is likely to register a fall and the smartphone sales in the US is expected to remain flat.Citing a report by Counterpoint Technology Market Research and CyberMedia Research, the Economic Times has reported that Xiaomi and Samsung are set to lock horns for the top spot in India.The upcoming year is expected to register a smartphone shipment to 160 million in India. Moreover, the sales are likely to grow 12% to 150 million in 2018 as against 134 million in 2017. The analysts are of the opinion that the fastest-growing smartphone market in the world revived in 2018 due to the speeding up of the product replacement and upgrades on the back of launches across price points, an array of financing options, discounts and buyback offers. The trend is expected to continue in the next year.Faisal Kawoosa, techARC founder said that “There is a large replacement cycle due in 2019 for users who bought their first 4G smartphone between 2015 and 2017.” Tarun Pathak, assistant director, Counterpoint Research argued that the Indian smartphone market grew at a healthy rate of 12 percent even when the annual global sales may have declined for the first time.IDC India associate research director Navkendar Singh said that in this segment, Jio’s smartphone plan with Flex could be a game-changer in 2019. He added that “Jio is thinking of 100 million smartphones and even they manage to do 40 million units spread across two to three quarters (in 2019), it could change the industry’s shape.”Notably, Xiaomi and second-ranked Samsung dominated the Indian smartphone market while capturing over 50 percent of the total smartphone sales in India. The other companies in top 5 could include Oppo, Vivo, RealMe, HMD Global (Nokia branded phones) and Huawei/ Honor.Singh further added that “The market is consolidating at the top. With bigger players getting bigger and marginalizing smaller players, it is very difficult for the latter to start picking up share.”last_img read more

11 killed as train hits microbus carrying bridal party

first_imgSirajganjAs many as 11 people were killed and four others injured as a train smashed a microbus carrying a bridal party at an open level crossing at Panchakohsi in Ullapara upazila of Sirajganj on Monday evening.The incident took place around 7:00pm on Monday at the level crossing when 14 people of the bridal party were returning home from Gucchagram village of Ullapara upazila to Sadar upazila of the district after a wedding ceremony there.The deceased are Sirajganj Sadar upazila’s bridegroom Rajan Ahmed, 22, bride Sumaiya Khatun, 21, wife of the bride’s brother Momta Begum, 32, Rajan’s relatives — Shariful Islam, 36, Abdul Momin, 32, Bhasa, 65, Ahad, 25, Tutul, 20, Khokon Mia, 21 and driver of the microbus Shwadhin Sheikh, 28. Also, a child, whose identity could not be known as yet, was killed in the incident.Chairman of local Solop union parishad Shawkat Hossain said that Dhaka bound Padma Express train hit the microbus around 7:00pm yesterday (Monday).The microbus bus was hit at Solop Haatkhola area while it was heading towards from Ullapara to Sadar upazila of Sirajganj district, he added.Bangladesh Railway’s deputy assistant engineer Ashraful Islam said an investigation committee was formed.The committee has been asked to submit a report in this regard within seven days, he added.last_img read more

Upgrade your beauty regime to be Monsoon ready

first_imgThe monsoon is undoubtedly a time for fun and freshness. But while the season can conjure a pretty picture, the humidity is known to cause your skin and hair to misbehave so make sure you are prepared well in advance for a hassle-free rainy season.Beauty Experts share tips to keep you looking flawless amidst the rains.Tips for skin care and makeup-During the rains, your skin really needs to breathe without feeling oily and greasy. It requires care that is nourishing and also protects from constant dampness and pollution. Using the aloe aqua gel moisturizes your skin, removes dryness and leaves it feeling soft and smooth. Also Read – Add new books to your shelfNo matter how cloudy it gets, your skin always needs to be protected from the sun. Using the ultra-matte gel gives your skin a non-sticky, lightweight and ultra-matte finish while also protecting it from the sun.Using an everyday skin stylist like a CC cream infused with natural ingredients like aloe vera can give you the dual benefit of makeup and nourishment that it requires.Monsoon is not the time to go heavy on your makeup regime. Create a ‘no makeup’ – makeup look by pairing a matte, poppy lipstick with winged eye created using a waterproof gel kajal. Choose a foundation enriched with a light formula or give your foundation some rest by going for a loose face powder. Also Read – Over 2 hours screen time daily will make your kids impulsiveFocus on bringing out your natural and fresh glow rather than overloading your skin with products. Opt for products which are infused with natural ingredients like aloe vera and honey as they are multi-beneficial and work mildly on your skin.A special tip for all nine to five women: Your skin goes through a sudden shock when you leave your cool air-conditioned office and step outside. So, use products which are non- greasy and non- oily for your skin to stay as fresh as possible. Tips for haircare-During the long monsoon month there is high oil secretion on the scalp which makes the hair looks flat at the roots, to combat this it is essential to wash your hair regularly.Anti-bacterial hair shampoos and cleansers are essential for the scalp as they help fight fungal and bacterial infections. Rainwater is usually acidic and dirty, so if you get wet in the rain use a protective leave-in product and dry your hair using a hairdryer. The product will form a protective layer on your hair and shield it from the damage rainwater can causeOpt for a deodorizer that suits your hair to ensure it smells good always.Towel drying your hair while dabbing it is recommended over rubbing it. Rubbing wet hair might cause it to break due to the friction.Use a wide tooth comb in your hair, this will ensure that your hair doesn’t break or gets damaged.Tips for hairstyling-Boxer braids – This favorite elementary school hairstyle is fierce yet fuss-free and perfect for the humid weather. Prepare your hair using an anti-frizz serum and create a center part down to the nape of your neck, and clip one side away. Braid the unclipped side by taking some hair at the top and separating it into 3 equal sections. Next, take the left section and cross it under the middle one. Now take the right section and cross it under the middle too. Now start adding more hair into the braid. Take a small section of the hair that’s already down on the left side and combine it with the current left section. Repeat the process with the hair down the right side, until you reach the ends of your hair and secure with a hair elastic. Repeat the process on the other side.Half Up Half Down Space Buns- Prepare your hair with a volumising dry shampoo to give your hair volume for days! Brush your hair, creating a messy center part. Put an index finger on the arch of each eyebrow, trace back into your hair and hold. Split the hair you gathered into two halves, creating ponytails and secure them with hair elastics. Twist the first ponytail around the hair elastic, creating a bun. Repeat the process on the other side. Apply some curling mousse to the loose hair, for boho-inspired beachy waves.last_img read more

The African Movie Channel has launched an app for

first_imgThe African Movie Channel has launched an app for the iPad, a video-on-demand channel on the Roku platform and a revamped on-demand portal.The iPad app offers the ability to view a range of Nollywood and African films and TV series. Viewers can sign up for an account online at the africanmoviechannel.tv website.The African Movie Channel is offering a subscription offering for US$5 (€3.85) a month for access to all three services and no minimum subscription. The channel adds a minimum of seven new movies to its line-up each week.last_img read more

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