Music

The 51st Annual JUNO Awards, celebrated Canada's very best in music from under the stars, live on CBC

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Monday, May 16, 2022 - 5:39am

Charlotte Cardin swept the show, taking home four JUNOS total throughout the weekend

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  • Charlotte Cardin swept the show, taking home four JUNOS total throughout the weekend
    Deborah Cox performed a medley of her chart-topping hits following her induction into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame, by the NBA Hall of Famer Chris Bosh, her induction was presented by TD Bank Group
    TORONTO, May 15, 2022 /CNW/ -The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) and CBC celebrated Canada's biggest night in music at the 51st Annual JUNO Awards Broadcast, marking the first in-person show since 2019.
  • Hosted by Marvel Studios star of Shang-Chi and The Legend of The Ten Rings, Simu Liu, the awards were broadcast for the first time in history from an outdoor venue at Budweiser Stage, nationwide on CBC TV, CBC Gem , CBC Radio One, CBC Music, CBC Listen and globally on CBCMusic.ca/junos .
  • The hotly anticipated event featured exhilarating performances from the nation's biggest movers in music along with appearances from some of Canada's most recognizable personalities.
  • Fans can rewatch every performance and memorable moment from the 51st Annual JUNO Awards broadcast, on CBC Gem , CBCMusic.ca/junos and The JUNO Awards social channels.

Xperi and ARD Partner to Deliver the Dashboard of the Future

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As ARD, we are committed to providing our listeners with a progressive radio experience, and we are happy to partner with DTS AutoStage to achieve that goal, said Alexander Sasse, Head of ARD Partner Management Audio and Voice.

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  • As ARD, we are committed to providing our listeners with a progressive radio experience, and we are happy to partner with DTS AutoStage to achieve that goal, said Alexander Sasse, Head of ARD Partner Management Audio and Voice.
  • ARD and DTS AutoStage systems support broadcaster services to provide security, reliability and data compatibility with car companies.
  • In an online world dominated by commercial offerings, ARD provides trustworthy journalism unencumbered by the constraints of advertising and sponsorship.
  • It also gives access to ARDs central on demand services, the ARD Mediathek and the ARD Audiothek.

GSMA WARNS INTERNET VALUE CHAIN GROWTH TO STALL UNLESS MARKET IMBALANCES ADDRESSED

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Monday, May 16, 2022 - 12:01am

LONDON, May 15, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- A new GSMA report warns market imbalances between network operators and online services providers may put global growth prospects at risk across multiple sectors of the internet-based economy. Policymakers, the report urges, must consider the interdependence of online services and other growth sectors on the underlying infrastructure investment.

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  • The GSMA 2022 Internet Value Chain Report reveals factors including asymmetric regulation and restrictions, sector-specific taxes, and spectrum costs are squeezing the business models of infrastructure providers whilst allowing Big Tech to thrive.
  • The study finds that revenues across the internet value chain nearly doubled in five years, from $3.3 trillion in 2015 to $6.7 trillion in 2020.
  • With an annual growth rate of 7.5%, the number of users being connected to the internet globally shows no sign of slowing.
  • But as some sectors in the internet value chain thrive, the demands of investing in the infrastructure those sectors rely on for growth are squeezing network operators.

GSMA WARNS INTERNET VALUE CHAIN GROWTH TO STALL UNLESS MARKET IMBALANCES ADDRESSED

Retrieved on: 
Monday, May 16, 2022 - 12:01am

LONDON, May 15, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- A new GSMA report warns market imbalances between network operators and online services providers may put global growth prospects at risk across multiple sectors of the internet-based economy. Policymakers, the report urges, must consider the interdependence of online services and other growth sectors on the underlying infrastructure investment.

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  • The GSMA 2022 Internet Value Chain Report reveals factors including asymmetric regulation and restrictions, sector-specific taxes, and spectrum costs are squeezing the business models of infrastructure providers whilst allowing Big Tech to thrive.
  • The study finds that revenues across the internet value chain nearly doubled in five years, from $3.3 trillion in 2015 to $6.7 trillion in 2020.
  • With an annual growth rate of 7.5%, the number of users being connected to the internet globally shows no sign of slowing.
  • But as some sectors in the internet value chain thrive, the demands of investing in the infrastructure those sectors rely on for growth are squeezing network operators.

Winners Announced for the 2022 JUNO Opening Night Awards Presented by Ontario Creates

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Sunday, May 15, 2022 - 4:47am

TORONTO, May 14, 2022 /CNW/ - For the first time in three years, The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) honoured artists and industry leaders at the helm of Canada's music scene tonight at the 2022 JUNO Opening Night Awards Presented by Ontario Creates.

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  • TORONTO, May 14, 2022 /CNW/ - For the first time in three years, The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) honoured artists and industry leaders at the helm of Canada's music scene tonight at the 2022 JUNO Opening Night Awards Presented by Ontario Creates.
  • Co-hosted by Angeline Tetteh-Wayoe (CBC Music's The Block ) and Ann Pornel ( The Great Canadian Baking Show ), the festivities took place in person at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, where 41 JUNO Awards were presented.
  • The evening's celebrations also put a spotlight on Canada's emerging and rising talent with 24 first-time winners taking home JUNO awards.
  • FOR A COMPLETE LIST OF WINNERS AT THE 2022 JUNO OPENING NIGHT AWARDS PRESENTED BY ONTARIO CREATES INCLUDING BIOGRAPHIES AND IMAGES, GO TO WWW.JUNOAWARDS.CA .

Singapore's One World International School to Open Campus in Riyadh

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Saturday, May 14, 2022 - 2:00pm

The One World International School ( OWIS ) will be the fourth school to be established in Riyadh under the RCRC's International Schools Attraction Program, an initiative to bring international schools to the Saudi capital in partnership with the Kingdom's Ministry of Investment and the Ministry of Education.

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  • The One World International School ( OWIS ) will be the fourth school to be established in Riyadh under the RCRC's International Schools Attraction Program, an initiative to bring international schools to the Saudi capital in partnership with the Kingdom's Ministry of Investment and the Ministry of Education.
  • Global Schools Foundation (GSF) has received 350 international awards in educational excellence and organisational excellence from world's leading award bodies.
  • The Riyadh campus will give students the right foundation to propel them to international success in the future."
  • Founded in 2002, Singapore-based GSFhas several international brands under its aegis, including OWIS, Dwight School - Seoul, GIIS etc.

How honest is the average person? - New study explores people's views of morality and likelihood of feeling remorse for wrongdoing

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MONTREAL, May 14, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- How honest was "Honest Abe," aka Abraham Lincoln? One story tells of his job as a store clerk where he would tirelessly track down customers if he had accidentally short-changed them. Another tells of a reporter who was writing Lincoln's 1860 biography, and had mistakenly assumed that the soon-to-be president was well-versed on Plutarch. Lincoln not only made it a point to buy and read one of Plutarch's books, he also informed the reporter of what he had done. Although it would be fair to say that most people these days are not nearly as much of a stickler for honesty as Abraham Lincoln was, research from PsychTests.com reveals that on average, the majority are fairly honorable.

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  • MONTREAL, May 14, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- How honest was "Honest Abe," aka Abraham Lincoln?
  • Another tells of a reporter who was writing Lincoln's 1860 biography, and had mistakenly assumed that the soon-to-be president was well-versed on Plutarch.
  • Analyzing data collected from 5,395 people who took the Integrity and Work Ethics Test , PsychTests' researchers examined how people would behave in different moral dilemmas.
  • > 39% have no problem with a mother who allows her child to take packets of condiments from a restaurant.

At Never Forget Concert, Tunnel to Towers Announces Six Mortgage Payoffs for Gold Star Families and Nashville Fallen First Responder Jeff Carson

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Saturday, May 14, 2022 - 5:41am

NASHVILLE, Tenn., May 14, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- On Friday night, the Tunnel to Towers Foundation announced it's paid off the mortgages on homes of country singer turned police officer Jeff Carson and five Gold Star families.

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  • NASHVILLE, Tenn., May 14, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- On Friday night, the Tunnel to Towers Foundation announced it's paid off the mortgages on homes of country singer turned police officer Jeff Carson and five Gold Star families.
  • Following a patriotic parade down Broadway, Tunnel to Towers President and CEO Frank Siller kicked off the concert by announcing the Foundation paid off the Carson family's mortgage.
  • Tunnel to Towers also announced it paid off the mortgages on the Tennessee homes of five fallen military heroes.
  • For more about the Tunnel to Towers Foundation and its commitment to DO GOOD, please visit T2T.org .

Enstrom Helicopter Under New and Stable Ownership

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His entrepreneurial spirit, business acumen, and enthusiasm for aviation are just a few reasons why under his ownership, the future is bright for Enstrom.

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  • His entrepreneurial spirit, business acumen, and enthusiasm for aviation are just a few reasons why under his ownership, the future is bright for Enstrom.
  • Additionally, Surack's history with Enstrom dates to 2008, when he learned to fly helicopters and, before even obtaining his pilot's license, he purchased a brand new Enstrom 480B.
  • The immediate goal will be to continue supporting pilots who already own an Enstrom helicopter by providing parts and support.
  • The company is excited to start building helicopters again and is planning to improve and update the Enstrom helicopter fleet.

Introducing creativelab, the first found content creative agency

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Friday, May 13, 2022 - 6:30pm

SAN FRANCISCO, May 13, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Catch&Release, the only platform for discovering, clearing and licensing found content, today announced creativelab, a creative agency that uniquely sits within a technology startup. Creativelab is also the first full service agency in the world that exclusively uses found content as its medium so that brands can create at the speed of culture. As part of the news, Tom Christmann is joining Catch&Release as Creative Director of creativelab beginning June 2022.

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  • SAN FRANCISCO, May 13, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Catch&Release , the only platform for discovering, clearing and licensing found content, today announced creativelab , a creative agency that uniquely sits within a technology startup.
  • Creativelab is also the first full service agency in the world that exclusively uses found content as its medium so that brands can create at the speed of culture.
  • As part of the news, Tom Christmann is joining Catch&Release as Creative Director of creativelab beginning June 2022.
  • "I've dedicated my career to helping brands evoke authentic emotion from their audiences," said Tom Christmann, Executive Creative Director.