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The Russian government is developing a bill introducing reciprocal containment measures against several hundred Ukrainian companies and citizens, a Russian business oriented daily reports. Read Full Article at RT.com
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TrueLayer, the London startup that’s built a developer platform to make it easy for fintech and other adjacent companies, such as retailers, to access bank APIs — and ride the Open Banking and PSD2 gravy train — has picked up further $7.5 million in funding. Leading the round is venture capital fund Northzone. It follows […]
Every time Accel invests in a startup, it’s an instant positive sign in the startup community. The venture capital firm has a rich history with decades of investments in successful startups. That’s why we’re excited to have four partners at Accel on stage at Disrupt Berlin. Philippe Botteri, Sonali De Rycker, Luciana Lixandru and Harry […]
Alibaba is investing big bucks into offline distribution. The Chinese e-commerce giant has forked out $2.23 billion in exchange for a sizeable piece of Focus Media, a Shanghai-based company that operates outdoor digital advertising screens across China, Singapore and Hong Kong, according to a U.S. filing. The deal itself is broken up into a few pieces. Alibaba itself […]
Days after raising $500 million via a strategic investment from travel giant Booking Holdings, Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing has continued its international push with the launch of a local business in Japan. Its new Japan-based unit is a joint venture with SoftBank, a longtime Didi investor, which has been in the works since an announcement back […]
Anyone who follows George Takei on Twitter can tell you that Star Trek‘s original Sulu is not a fan of President Donald Trump. But he’s found a new way to express that criticism — not just in tweets, interviews and op-eds, but also in an augmented reality app called House of Cats. The app was […]
Climate lobbying is big business. A new analysis shows that between 2000 and 2016, lobbyists spent more than two billion dollars on influencing relevant legislation in the US Congress. Unsurprisingly, sectors that could be negatively affected by bills limiting carbon emissions, such as the electrical utilities sector, fossil fuel companies and transportation corporations had the deepest pockets.
Holiday season is still on or even if it’s not just ensure you take a short break from work and head to a cruise or a yacht for that super sailing that you need when the tides of life are rough. And while you are in the middle of water all around don’t forget to sip some of the best cocktails that every yacht bartender swears by.Let’s begin by Sakura Sour. It is created by mixing kumquat puree, chu hai peach, Hibiki Harmony whisky,and sakura tincture. It tastes heavenly and comes across as one of the most sophisticated cocktails. Next in line should be Mediterranean Pink Lady, which is the result of mixing Campari and limoncello. The citrusy and crisp pink cocktail is the most classic cocktail you ever had.Adour Kiwi Martini works as an aperitif. Before you start your meal just try mixing Kiwi puree, Kiwi cordial and Vodka. The cocktail will leave you hungry and wanting for more.Lavender Spritzer is another cocktail that will lift your mood while you are relaxing on the deck of a cruise. Lavender Spritzer is created by mixing potent tequila, lemon, sour grapefruit, with floral lavender.Santorini Sunrise is a Mediterranean take on our very own Tequila Sunrise. Greek honey infused with thyme or rosemary mixed with vodka or ouzo. Let the current travel throughout your body and give you the much needed rejuvenation.People who have tasted Le Grand Fizz know it to be a zesty yet light cocktail. Add vodka along with St Germain to a glass. Squeeze juice of two lime and top up with soda and you are good to go!Summer Punch has a punch of fruits enhanced with a kick. To make this you can mix Suntory Roku gin, strawberry and Dubonnet fortified wine and a hint of ginger. Just sipping it would make you forget all your woes. Lazy Old Fashioned is one of the easiest cocktail to make. It is made out of Monkey Shoulder, Demerara Syrup and Angostura Bitters. Mix them in a bottle and impress everyone!English 75 is the British counterpart of French 75. Tanqueray gin when mixed with English sparkling wine English 75 is formed and people forget their champagne.Well, now you have your list of cocktails ready just keep your punch-lines handy for those lighter moments onboard!Click on the slideshow for a sneak peek at the cocktails http://www.blouinartinfo.com Founder: Louise Blouin
John Lewis recently announced the details of its largest own brand launch to date; a new womenswear collection “John Lewis & Partners.” “Created in-house by the John Lewis & Partners Design Studio team the collection of 300 designs has an unwavering commitment to quality, simplicity and style and will carry the retailer’s new brand name “John Lewis & Partners,” says the official release.The significant initiative is an important step in John Lewis’s ambition to build a £500m own brand fashion business, and for half of its products to be either own brand, or exclusive. In 2017 sales of John Lewis’s own brand womenswear ranges grew by 15%.“The first collection (autumn/winter ‘18), which is built on the idea of individuality and the myriad ways the full collection of 800 bold and colourful womenswear pieces, handbags and accessories can be styled, goes on sale on 4 September. Christine Kasoulis, Fashion Buying Director at John Lewis said; “This launch is our most significant investment in fashion to date and builds on the successful launches of our stand-alone brands Kin, AND/OR and modern rarity. It’s our next confident step in positioning John Lewis as a leading fashion destination,”” says the release.The new collection launches on September 4, 2018 in all John Lewis department stores and on Johnlewis.com. Sizes 8-20 and prices will range from £10 for a cotton jersey tank to £250 for a cashmere coat. “To grow its own brand business John Lewis has made its largest ever investment in product development roles; recruiting 50% more designers and 70% more technologists,” says the release.For the uninitiated John Lewis operates 50 John Lewis shops across the UK (36 department stores, 12 John Lewis at home and shops at St Pancras International and Heathrow Terminal 2) as well as johnlewis.com. “The retailer stocks around 350,000 separate lines in its department stores and on johnlewis.com across fashion, home and technology. This year John Lewis won, 'Best Multichannel Retailer 2018', 'Best Clothing Retailer 2018', and 'Best Furniture Retailer 2018' at the GlobalData Customer Satisfaction Awards 2018. John Lewis Insurance offers a range of comprehensive insurance products - home, car, wedding and event, travel and pet insurance and life cover - delivering the values of expertise, trust and customer service expected from the John Lewis brand,” says the release.Click on the slideshow for a sneak peek at the collection http://www.blouinartinfo.com Founder: Louise Blouin
What: Fine Chinese Works of ArtsWhere: Jumbo Auction House, 5091 Walnut Grove Ave. San Gabriel, CA 91776When: Jul 23, 2018Top lots of the sale:- Chinese Jade Guanyin Statue. Intricately carved jade statue, depicting a guanyin holding a vessel in standing position, with two deities standing on each side. Comes fitted with a wooden stand. Estimate: $ 22,500 - $ 45,000- Antique Chinese Cloisonne round container, round body with fitted, dome shaped cover, decorated throughout with patterns and auspicious bats against blue ground. Diameter: 10.25« Estimate: $ 9,000 - $ 18,000- Chinese Jade Carved Ornament. Comes fitted with a wooden stand. Height: 12.75». Estimate: $ 7,800 - $ 15,600- Inticately carved Guanyu statue. Length: 7.25« Height: 15.25». Estimate: $ 7,800 - $ 15,600- Chinese Jade Carved Ornament, depicting 'Fu Lu Shou'. Comes fitted with a wooden stand. Height: 14.25« Estimate: $ 7,500 - $ 15,000- Antique Chinese Tripod Censer. The round body divided by a line border around exterior sides at the top rim, all supported on three paw-like feet. Comes fitted with a wooden base. Height: 4.75 » Diameter: 7.75 «. Estimate: $ 6,000 - $ 12,000- Chinese Gilt Bronze Bodhisattva Statue. Height: 24». Estimate: $ 5,400 - $ 10,800- A Pair of Chinese Hardwood (possibly HuangHuaLi) Chairs. Length: 18.5« Width: 15.5» Height: 37«. Estimate: $ 4,875 - $ 9,750- A Chinese Tibetan Jade Bodhisattva Statue. Comes fitted with a wooden stand. Height: 10.5». Estimate: $ 4,500 - $ 9,000- Chinese Jade Stone Carved Bodhisattva. Comes fitted with a wooden stand. Height: 16.25". Estimate: $ 4,500 - $ 9,000For details, visit: https://www.liveauctioneers.comClick on the slideshow for the highlights of the sale.http://www.blouinartinfo.com/Founder: Louise Blouin
What: Fine Art, Jewelry and CollectiblesWhere: Antique Auctions Plus, 10940 Parallel Pkwy, Kansas City, KS 66109, United StatesWhen: Jul 23, 2018; 09.30 pm ISTTop lots of the sale:- Andy Warhol Acrylic and Silkscreen Ink. Acrylic and silkscreen ink on canvas, bears the signature in the manner of Andy Warhol on the verso. Beautifully museum framed, dimensions approx 33x25. AR-1. Estimate: $ 800,000 - $ 900,000- Andy Warhol Acrylic and Silkscreen Ink. Acrylic and silkscreen ink on canvas, bears the signature in the manner of Andy Warhol on the verso. Beautifully museum framed, dimensions approx 33x25. AR-1. Estimate: $ 800,000 - $ 900,000- Oil on Canvas Willem de Kooning. Oil on canvas, bears the signature. In the manner of De Kooning, beautifully museum framed, dimensions approx 34x26. Estimate: $ 500,000 - $ 700,000- Signed Oil Giorgio de Chirico. Attributed to Giorgio de Chirico, bears a signature. Unframed dimensions approx 11x14. Estimate: $ 25,000 - $ 300,000- Annibale Carracci - Angelica and Medoro. Authentic painting Annibale Carracci «Angelica and Medoro», unframed dimensions approx 27x36 inches. Angelica and Medoro was a popular theme for Romantic painters, composers and writers from the 16th until the 19th century. Angelica and Medoro are two characters from the 16th-century Italian epic Orlando Furioso by Ludovico Ariosto. Angelica was an Asian princess at the court of Charlemagne who fell in love with the Saracen knight Medoro, and eloped with him to China. While in the original work, Orlando was the main character, many adaptations focused purely or mainly on the love between Angelica and Medoro, with the favourite scenes in paintings being Angelica nursing Medoro, and Angelica carving their names into a tree, a scene which was the theme of at least 25 paintings between 1577 and 1825. Estimate: $ 225,000 - $ 250,000- William Verdult Oil on Canvas. Oil on canvas bears the signature, authentic W.M.Verdult, beautifully museum framed, dimensions approx 24x20. AR-1. Estimate: $ 90,000 - $ 100,000- Oil W.M.Verdult. Original oil painting, signed, W.M. Verdult. Estimate: $ 90,000 - $ 95,000- Oil W.M.Verdult. Original oil painting, signed, W.M. Verdult. Estimate: $ 90,000 - $ 95,000- Oil W.M.Verdult. Original oil painting, signed, W.M. Verdult. Estimate: Estimate: $ 90,000 - $ 95,000- Oil W.M.Verdult. Original oil painting, signed, W.M. Verdult. Estimate: Estimate: $ 90,000 - $ 95,000For details, visit: https://www.liveauctioneers.comClick on the slideshow for the highlights of the sale.http://www.blouinartinfo.com/Founder: Louise Blouin
What: Chinese Art AuctionWhere: Quan Rong Gallery, 219 Main Street, Unit 531, Chatham, NJ 07928, United StatesWhen: July 22, 5:00 PM GMTTop Lots of the Sale:- «Hetian Jade Inlay Gold Wire & Gems Double Rings Incense Burner» - China Qing Dynasty; Measured at Dimension: 166 x 120 x 163(mm) 6.54 x 4.72 x 6.42(inches) Weight 2.74 lbs/1242 g. Estimated Price: US$ 100,000 - US$ 150,000- «Natural Hetian Jade Double Rings Braced Chain Vase w Ruyi Kwan-yin & Lotus» - Chinese Qing Dynasy; Measured at Dimension: 380x100x45(mm)14.96 x 3.94 x 1.77(inches) Weight 1.51 lbs/684 g The total weight does not include the base. The base is included after you have won the auction. Estimated Price: US$ 30,000 - US$ 40,000- «Openwork Chinese Hetian Jade Statue - Lotus & Fish» - Measured at Dimension: 323x68x210(mm) 12.72 x 2.68 x 8.27(inches) Weight: 6.08 lbs/2760 g. The base is included after you have won the auction. Estimated Price: US$ 30,000 - US$ 40,000- «A Pair of Vintage Chinese Gilt Gold Hetian Jade Sheep Head Burners» - Measured at Dimension: 115 x 63 x 63(mm) 4.53 x 2.48 x 2.48(inches) Weight 1.45 lbs/656 g. Estimated Price: US$ 20,000 - US$ 30,000- «A Pair Vintage Chinese Hetian Jade Burners - Oxen» - Measured at Dimension: 150 x 90 x 45(mm) 5.90 x 3.54 x 1.77(inches) Weight 2.25 lbs/1021 g. Estimated Price: US$ 20,000 - US$ 30,000- «Hetian Jade Fortune Dragon Seals w Zitan Wood Box Seal» - Chinese Qing Dynasty; Measured at Dimension: 49x49x40(mm)1.93x1.93x1.57(inches) 72x48x40(mm) 2.83x1.89x1.57(inches) 57x52x50(mm)2.24x2.05x1.97(inches) 72x45x35(mm)2.83x1.77x1.38(inches) 52x45x60(mm)2.05x1.77x2.36(inches) Estimated Price: US$ 20,000 - US$ 30,000- «Natural Hetian Jade Braced Chain Low Relief Incense Burner w Zitan Wood Base» - Chinese Qing Dynasy; Measured at Dimension: 310 x 140 x 90(mm)12.20 x 5.51 x 3.54(inches) Weight 1.50 lbs/681 g The total weight does not include the base. The base is included after you have won the auction. Estimated Price: US$ 20,000 - US$ 30,000- «Openwork Vintage Chinese Hetian Jade Statue» - Lotus Flower & Kids; Measured at Dimension: 415 x 45 x 108(mm) 16.34 x 1.77 x 4.25(inches) Weight 4.97 lbs/2255 g The total weight does not include the base. The base is included after you have won the auction. Estimated Price: US$ 20,000 - US$ 30,000- «Hetian Jade Trumpet Flower Statue» - Superb Openwork Chinese Qing Dynasty; Measured at Dimension: 160x150x65(mm) 6.30x5.91x2.56(inches) Dimension: 145x115x40(mm) 5.71x4.53x1.57(inches) Weight 3.08 lbs/1398 g The total weight does not include the base. The base is included after you have won the auction. Estimated Price: US$ 20,000 - US$ 30,000For details, visit: https://www.liveauctioneers.comClick on the slideshow for the highlights of the sale.https://www.blouinartinfo.comFounder: Louise Blouin
What: Fine Art & AntiquesWhere: Houston Auction Company, 6116 Skyline Drive, Suite 1B, Houston, TX 77057, United StatesWhen: July 22, 4:00 PM GMTTop Lots of the Sale:- «An Exceptional Pair of Antique Carved Walnut Figural Sculptures, Representing Hunting and Fishing, Probably French, Second Half 19th Century - After Valentino Panciera Besarel (Italian 1829-1902); each carved as a fisherman or hunter in Renaissance style attire detailed with hunting and fishing accoutrements. Measured at hunter height: 47 1/2»; the fisherman height: 54 1/2«. Estimated Price: $60,000 - $80,000- »A Belle Epoque Louis Xv Style Bronze Dore Mounted Inlaid Kingwood, Bois Satine, Brazilian Rosewood, Curly Black Walnut And Bird's Eye Maple Semi-Concert Grand Piano« - Circa 1911-1920; with an erard movement, the case probably designed by Francois Linke, and the mount designs likely by Leon Message, Paris, France. Measured at Height: 40» Width: 61« Depth: 87». Estimated Price: $25,000 - $35,000- «A Platinum And Diamond Wedding Set» - set with one round diamond with an approximate weight of 2.65 Cts., Color L/M, Clarity VS1-2, twenty round diamonds with an approximate total weight of 1.00ct, and eight baguette diamonds with an approximate total weight of 0.75 Cts., Color G/H/I, Clarity VS1 - SI1. Measured at Total approximate weight: 13.4 grams. Estimated Price: $12,500 - $15,000- A Painting, «Metamorphosis of the Female Eastern Tiger Swallowtail Butterfly (Papilio Glaucus) with American Tulip Poplar (Liriodendron Tulipifera) Leaves» - Titian Ramsay Peale (American 1799-1885); ink and watercolor on cream wove paper, dated 1876 and signed at center, «TR Peale. Measured at » 12« x 10». Estimated Price: $12,000 - $16,000- A Painting, «Along the Pathway» - Raffaele Limauro (Italian 1884-1946); oil on linen, signed L/R. Measured at 35 1/2« x 39 1/4». Estimated Price: $8,000 - $15,000- «A Pair of Louis XV/XVI Style Bacchanalian Theme Gilt Brass And Patinated Bronze Two-Light Candelabra» - Michel Claude Clodion (French 1738-1814); The everted rim leaf and berry encrusted tapered candle cups over leafy bobeches on swirling leaf and berry form arms held by an «Enfant de Bacchus» and «Jeune Faune au Hibou,» on tree stump bases. Measured at Height: 25 1/4« Diameter: 10 1/2». Estimated Price: $8,000 - $12,000- «An Antique Persian Bakhtiari Carpet» - the midnight blue field containing flower filled bouquets amongst a profusion of foliate scrolls and stylized flower heads, within a conforming border. Measured at 11' 6« x 26'. Estimated Price: $8,000 - $12,000- A Painting, »Texan O« - Burhan Dogancay (Turkish 1929-2013); gouache on paper, dated 1973 and signed L/L. Measured at 8 1/4» x 8". Estimated Price: $8,000 - $12,000For details, visit: https://www.liveauctioneers.com/Click on the slideshow for the highlights of the sale.https://www.blouinartinfo.comFounder: Louise Blouin
Daniel Ricciardo triumphed in China then won from pole in Monaco despite suffering an early MGU-K failure, before Red Bull's switch from Renault to Honda for 2019 was announced.Speaking to Motorsport.com in Austria earlier this month ahead of Max Verstappen's surprise victory, Red Bull team principal Christian Horner said «we'd be no different to where we are now» had it used Honda ... Keep reading
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