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  • NCS D-VI championship preview: No. 2 St. Bernard’s turns attention to No. 1 Kennedy

    first_img … It has been 31 years since Kennedy-Richmond won a North Coast Section title.It’ll be at least 32 years if St. Bernard’s has anything to say about it.No. 2 St. Bernard’s will head south to face No. 1 Kennedy-Richmond for the right to hoist a North Coast Section Division 6 championship banner, Saturday night at 7 p.m. at Benicia High School.St. Bernard’s advanced to Saturday’s section title showdown via a 35-7 dismissal of visiting No. 3 Middletown in its semifinal-round game last week.last_img read more

  • RockMelt: Netscape’s Andreessen Backing Stealth Facebook Browser

    first_imgRelated Posts 8 Best WordPress Hosting Solutions on the Market Netscape founder Marc Andreessen is backing a new browser dedicated to browsing Facebook, called RockMelt, according to rumors we’ve heard from reputable sources. A semi-independent desktop client for Facebook? Doesn’t seem far fetched at all.The software isn’t publicly available or being discussed yet, but we’ve gotten our hands on an early build and had a look at the front door after download. Robert John Churchill, who was the principal engineer for Netscape Navigator, is the principle engineer for RockMelt as well. The project is surrounded by a team of engineers from Andreessen’s last giant sale, infrastructure company Opsware, and from HP, which bought Opsware for $1.6 billion in 2007. Andreessen and Opsware co-founder Ben Horowitz launched a new venture fund for web startups last month. Andreessen has not personally invested in Facebook but is the fourth member of the Facebook Board of Directors, along with two of the company’s earliest investors and founder Mark Zuckerberg.We haven’t confirmed Andreessen’s involvement in RockMelt, but we hear he’s backing it and all signs point to him. He hasn’t responded to our inquiries yet, but we’ll update this post if he does.The project is actively recruiting staff but we’re hearing rumors that current Facebook staff may be working on it as well, including Firefox creator Blake Ross and Facebook iPhone app developer Joe Hewitt. Ross and Hewitt came to Facebook two years ago when their secret project called desktop/web project Parakey was hire/acquired by Facebook. (See also VentureBeat for good coverage of that project and deal.) Ross and Hewitt’s participation is the least verified part of this story so far, but it sure would be great if they are pitching in. (Update: Dan Frommer caught a denial by Hewitt on Twitter yesterday, so there you go.)RockMelt also has its own URL shortener, me.lt, though mention of the new browser was removed from that page earlier this week.Why does the world need a Facebook browser? A cynical and sarcastic answer would be “because Facebook is the internet and the internet is Facebook.” It’s a little harder to be too cynical, though, when you look at the team of people who appear to be working on the project. These are people who have done a lot for the open web. Hopefully RockMelt will be a game changer in the same spirit, but we’ll keep you posted as we learn more. It might seem outlandish, but desktop software dedicated to serving Facebook and perhaps integration of other sites with Facebook, could go over very well with millions of people. We’ll have to wait and see what RockMelt has planned. RockMelt could be a way to browse the web with Facebook ever-present, as well, instead of being a client for Facebook. We just don’t know yet. This may be part of but could instead be contrary to the growing storm of support building for a distributed framework for social networking. marshall kirkpatrick Why Tech Companies Need Simpler Terms of Servic… Top Reasons to Go With Managed WordPress Hosting A Web Developer’s New Best Friend is the AI Wai… Tags:#Browsers#Features#news#NYT#web last_img read more

  • Democratizing Development: GameSalad Helps Amateurs Create 1,500 iOS Games

    first_imgWhy IoT Apps are Eating Device Interfaces Related Posts mike melanson GameSalad, the iOS game creation software, has been on a roll since it first launched in 2009. According to Gendai Games, the Austin-based company behind the software, GameSalad has grown to be the largest and fastest growing third-party development tool for iOS games with more than 3% of all iOS in the App Store created using the tool.Now, in the general scheme of things, 3% may seem like a small number, but that means that nearly 1,500 games have been developed and made it into the App Store using their tool.For some, apps like GameSalad offer a new version of the American Dream, where anything is possible and all you need to succeed is a good idea. Earlier this week, VentureBeat wrote about an eighth grader who used a similar tool to create a simple game and knock Angry Birds out of the top free spot in the  App store. Since its launch in late 2009, GameSalad has seen many people try for the same, with more than 107,000 downloads. Last month, GameSalad users created nearly 300 apps, making up more than 6% of game submissions to the App Store. In January, the company says, GameSalad-created apps could account for more than 10% of all game submissions.“We’re committed to bringing the tools of game creation to everyone,” said GameSalad CEO Steve Felter. “The last two months demonstrate that we’re well on our way to democratizing game development.” What it Takes to Build a Highly Secure FinTech …center_img Tags:#gaming#mobile#web Role of Mobile App Analytics In-App Engagement The Rise and Rise of Mobile Payment Technologylast_img read more

  • Dealing with Conflict Is Not Aggressive

    first_img Get the Free eBook! Learn how to sell without a sales manager. Download my free eBook! You need to make sales. You need help now. We’ve got you covered. This eBook will help you Seize Your Sales Destiny, with or without a manager. Download Now There is something people call aggressive that isn’t something that should be attached to that word. People who are generally more averse to conflict believe that this behavior is aggressive when it is not. Instead, what they deem as aggressive is nothing more than dealing with challenges directly. Let’s say you have a client that always asks you for a discount (this is a very poorly disguised hypothetical). You don’t believe you should have to discount your pricing because you create value in excess of your competitor’s pricing. Regardless of what you believe, your client always asks you for a better price. This is what you might call a systemic problem, because it continues to happen over and over and over again . . . like a giant cable knit sweater. One choice is to try to defend your pricing and your model on every call, repeating the same pattern from week to week. By avoiding a bigger conversation, you eliminate the risk of making your client unhappy by asking to change the nature of your relationship from one that is transactional to one where you create greater value—and one in which you are entitled to capture a little more value for doing so. By making this choice, you avoid the potential conflict and a potential negative outcome that might come from broaching the subject. You also leave the problem unresolved. A second choice is to ask to have a conversation about your relationship and the value you create beyond the product. By asking, “Can we talk about how I can best serve you and why it makes sense for you to buy from me even if our price is a little bit higher than our competitors? I want to make sure I am serving you and make sure you know that I will take care of, even if I don’t always have the lowest price?” Now the cat is out of the bag, and we can now give it a name. Let’s call it “reset.” By dealing directly with a systemic challenge, you can work on a systemic solution. Instead of leaving the issue unaddressed, you address it, and you work towards a resolution. This is not aggressive, nor does it have to be. You can choose to enter this conversation in a way that is playful, professional, and one in which no one feels that you are being aggressive.last_img read more

  • Shiv Sena seeks more aid for rain-hit farmers in Maharashtra

    first_imgThe Shiv Sena on Monday said the intricacies of government formation in Maharashtra should not push rain-hit farmers towards existential crisis and demanded that they be provided relief package of about ₹30,000 crore.Farmers in the State need to be saved at any cost, it said in an editorial in party mouthpiece ‘Saamana’, while terming as inadequate the ₹10,000 crore aid announced by the State government for crop damage due to unseasonal rains.The country is already facing economic slowdown resulting into lakhs of people losing jobs, and at such a time those dependent on agriculture are also suffering due to the untimely rains, it pointed out.The Sena’s comments have come at a time when it is locked in a bitter tussle with senior ally BJP over government formation in the state.“Farmers should not be pushed to face the existential crisis due to the untimely showers in Maharashtra, which is also going through political intricacy,” it said.The Government’s priority should be to extend assistance to cultivators, the editorial said, adding that “farmers should be saved, whatever may be the cost for it.”“The already announced amount of ₹10,000 crore is inadequate. Farmers should have been provided an assistance of of ₹25,000 crore to ₹30,000 crore,” it opined.As per an initial evaluation, crops on 54.22 lakh hectares across 325 talukas in the State have been damaged.“The woes of cultivators should be addressed. Whatever may be the form of the current government in the state, it should offer ₹25,000 per hectare to the affected farmers,” the Marathi publication said.Farmers have nowhere to go, as their major crops like soybean, grapes, cotton and sugarcane have been severely affected, it noted, adding that horticulture and floriculture have suffered a setback due to untimely showers last month.The Sena cited the case of 50-year-old farmer Dharma Jadhav who recently committed suicide after being depressed as unseasonal rains flooded his paddy field in Palghar district.“He was not debt-ridden, but his crop was damaged due to heavy rains following which he ended his life,” it said.“The government’s priority should be to extend the assistance to farmers. It should not waste time in technicalities of damage assessment, but ensure that farmers are the direct beneficiaries of its assistance, it said.The Sena said around 50 lakh farmers have taken crop insurance, and asked the insurers to not create any hurdles in clearance of the claims of cultivators.“If the crop insurance companies create trouble for farmers, they should understand that they will have to face the Sena,” the Uddhav Thackeray-led party warned.last_img read more