Atlantic Storm http://atlantic-storm.org/ Wed, 03 Aug 2022 02:36:16 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.9.3 https://atlantic-storm.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/cropped-icon-32x32.png Atlantic Storm http://atlantic-storm.org/ 32 32 Efinix® expands its revolutionary titanium product line with the launch of the Titanium Ti180 FPGA https://atlantic-storm.org/efinix-expands-its-revolutionary-titanium-product-line-with-the-launch-of-the-titanium-ti180-fpga/ Wed, 03 Aug 2022 01:01:00 +0000 https://atlantic-storm.org/efinix-expands-its-revolutionary-titanium-product-line-with-the-launch-of-the-titanium-ti180-fpga/

SANTA CLARA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Efinix®, an innovator in programmable product platforms and technologies, today announced the release of its Titanium Ti180 FPGA. This 180K logic element device delivers unprecedented performance in an economical, low-power footprint. Featuring 2.5G MIPI interfaces, the Ti180 is designed to meet the growing need for higher resolution, higher bit depth sensors designed to maximize accuracy in AI and ML applications. Higher MIPI data rates enable sensor aggregation unlocking a cost effective and flexible solution for applications in the automotive and virtual reality markets.

“The Ti180 offers three times the logic density of previous members of the Titanium family while maintaining a tiny 10mm X 10mm footprint,” said Sammy Cheung, Co-Founder, CEO and President of Efinix. “Leveraging our radical quantum computing framework, the Ti180 offers 15 times the power efficiency of previous generations of Efinix FPGAs, delivering unparalleled performance for space- and energy-constrained embedded computing applications.

The Ti180 features a hardened LPDDR4 interface for ultimate bandwidth to external memory. A Linux-compatible quad-core RISC-V processor makes the Ti180 an ideal platform for high-performance embedded computing applications where high-speed access to large amounts of local storage is paramount. A low-power version of the Ti180 is also available without the LPDDR4 interface for applications where power consumption is the main constraint. The Ti180 enables highly hardware-accelerated AI and ML applications, accelerating time to success with zero NREs for the volatile and evolving AI market.

“We are seeing massive adoption of our quantum acceleration strategy in which the FPGA hardware fabric is used to massively accelerate the algorithms running in our Sapphire RISC-V engine,” said Mark Oliver, vice president of marketing at Efinix. . “The Ti180 takes this design methodology to the next level by delivering Linux-compatible quad-core performance with enough room for dynamic, highly configurable hardware accelerators and custom instructions.”

The Ti180 is manufactured using the TSMC 16nm process and leverages the cost effective power efficiency of this process to deliver this revolutionary extension to the Titanium line.

“We are excited to partner with Efinix to enable its Ti180 to benefit from the superior performance and power consumption advantage of our industry-leading 16nm process,” said Lucas Tsai, Director of Market Development and of Emerging Business Management, TSMC North America. “We look forward to our continued partnership with Efinix to unlock more silicon innovations for next-generation FPGA technology, especially in AI and ML applications.

About Efinix

Efinix®, an innovator in programmable products, is committed to delivering the low power and reconfigurability of its high performance Titanium Silicon FPGA platforms for consumer market applications. Efinix FPGAs offer power, performance, and area advantages over traditional FPGA technologies, unlocking new applications and delivering rapid time to market. Titanium devices range from 35K to 1M logic elements, have a small form factor, low power, and are priced for high volume production. The Efinity® integrated development environment provides a complete FPGA design suite, from RTL to bitstream.

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]]> Why Liz Truss, not Rishi Sunak, should be the next Prime Minister – Murdo Fraser MSP https://atlantic-storm.org/why-liz-truss-not-rishi-sunak-should-be-the-next-prime-minister-murdo-fraser-msp/ Tue, 02 Aug 2022 10:33:01 +0000 https://atlantic-storm.org/why-liz-truss-not-rishi-sunak-should-be-the-next-prime-minister-murdo-fraser-msp/
Conservative leadership candidate Liz Truss is the favorite to win (Photo: Leon Neal/Getty Images)

His campaign drew cheering media supporters and commentary in inverse proportion to MP votes, and he was eliminated at an early stage.

I then moved on to Jeremy Hunt, in the second round between him and Boris Johnson, fearing the latter would prove a liability for the party. Recent events may have confirmed this opinion, but my support turned out to be no luck for Mr. Hunt.

Having been away for a few weeks, I had the luxury of being able to watch the events unfold in the leadership race from a distance, without feeling the pressure to declare my support for a candidate or, as some might see , to deliver the kiss of death.

Of the original running group, for me the two most interesting candidates were Tom Tugendhat and Kemi Badenoch: opposite wings of the party, but both offering something fresh and interesting, and a clean break from the past . Although the two failed to qualify for the second round, I’m sure they will have a bright future and they both gave each other huge credit by stepping forward.

What is striking is the diversity of the candidates proposed. In the bottom six, there was only one white man, Tugendhat, four of the six were women and three were from ethnic minority communities.

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Nicola Sturgeon is an ‘attention seeker’ best ignored, claims Liz Truss

We are now down to the last two, our next prime minister and leader of the Conservative Party will either be another woman, the third the Conservatives have provided, or our first of South Asian descent. It’s a diversity record that no other major political party in the UK can match, and it’s a stark replay for those who claim, absurdly, that the modern Conservative party in the UK harbors prejudices against individuals on the basis of their race or gender.

But now that we’re down to the final two candidates, it’s time to make a choice. Both Rishi Sunak and Liz Truss are prominent figures, who have used the leadership campaign so far to lay out their visions for the future.

I have a high regard for Rishi Sunak, not least because of his track record as Chancellor and the support he has given to businesses, individuals and communities throughout the Covid pandemic. The fact that he is personally wealthy should not matter when deciding the suitability to be the leader of our country.

But, for me, the candidate best suited to take on the role of Prime Minister in these trying times is Liz Truss. Having had a stumbling start to the campaign, she has grown in my esteem, and that of many others, over the past few weeks. Earlier this week, I joined eight other Scottish Conservative MSPs in backing her for the top job.

There are three main reasons why I made this choice. First, Liz Truss has a delivery recording. In the various positions she held in government, she made significant achievements, including signing a wide range of trade agreements while serving as Minister of Foreign Affairs.

It was in this role that she was able to work with the United States to remove the high tariffs imposed on Scotch malt whiskey by the Trump regime, a victory that was celebrated by this vital Scottish industry sector.

Second, Liz has a genuine interest in Scotland, partly shaped by her formative years with her family in Paisley. It recognizes the need for the UK Government to play an active role vis-à-vis Scotland, demonstrating the strength of the Union through deeds, not words. And she was very firm in declaring that there is no need to hold a second independence referendum in the foreseeable future.

When I led the Scottish Conservatives on finance and Liz was Chief Secretary to the UK Treasury, I found her approachable and easy to work with. Unlike some colleagues, she was ready to engage with the Scottish Parliament, and I remember her appearance before the Holyrood Finance Committee in the last session of Parliament, where she skillfully handled aggressive questions from MSP SNPs. It was a good indication of the approach she and her administration needed to take towards Scotland.

Finally, Liz has a clear vision of how to move the country forward, help the economy grow post-Covid, and tackle issues with the rising cost of living. It is, I believe, a fair criticism of Rishi Sunak that after he started the campaign arguing against short-term tax cuts, he changed his position considerably.

Liz Truss, on the other hand, has been consistent in the approach she has taken, saying that in these difficult times there must be some relief for beleaguered households who are experiencing high inflation and rising costs, and wonder how they can afford to pay bills.

It is not surprising that, given the qualities on display, more and more of my Tory colleagues, both at Westminster and at Holyrood, are coming out in support of Liz Truss’ candidacy.

As the ballots begin to arrive at the doorsteps of party members across the country, I hope they agree with me that she is the right choice to move the country forward. She has already demonstrated that she is a woman of principle and conviction, and that is what the country needs in these troubled times.

Despite my track record of choosing Tory leaders in the past, polls suggest that this time around I may have gotten it right. But it is now up to members of the Conservative Party to make the right choice for our future.

Murdo Fraser is a Tory MSP for Mid-Scotland and Fife

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Making the repatriation of Congolese refugees humane https://atlantic-storm.org/making-the-repatriation-of-congolese-refugees-humane/ Mon, 01 Aug 2022 17:52:16 +0000 https://atlantic-storm.org/making-the-repatriation-of-congolese-refugees-humane/

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A voluntary repatriation program for Congolese refugees returning home from Angola has continued after being halted for two years due to COVID-19. In 2017, more than 35,000 citizens of the Democratic Republic of the Congo sought refuge in Angola after political and ethnic events. violence broke out in the Kasai region of the country. This conflict is one of the endemic insecurities that have so far led to the internal displacement of some 5.9 million people.

As peace and normality resume in the restless area, more than 600 Congolese refugees have expressed their willingness to return home, according to the UN refugee agency (UNHCR).

When they return home, they receive repatriation assistance, which includes money to help them settle. But the situation in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo remains volatile and pockets of violence continue to erupt.

While citizens are enjoying the flowing peace, neighboring countries including Tanzania and Angola should have an open door policy to welcome refugees who are the first victims of this conflict. Even as the repatriation program continues and more Congolese refugees express interest in returning home, the process should be voluntary and should not put pressure on those who have reason not to. The majority of refugees have been emotionally and mentally scarred after witnessing relatives and loved ones macheted to death, sexually assaulted and mutilated. Such trauma takes time to heal.

Governments and development partners should therefore have a plan to provide these refugees with the support they need and ensure that their return home is as smooth and self-explanatory as possible.

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Syrian Kurds repatriate 146 Tajik women and children from camps housing relatives of IS fighters https://atlantic-storm.org/syrian-kurds-repatriate-146-tajik-women-and-children-from-camps-housing-relatives-of-is-fighters/ Sun, 31 Jul 2022 09:35:49 +0000 https://atlantic-storm.org/syrian-kurds-repatriate-146-tajik-women-and-children-from-camps-housing-relatives-of-is-fighters/

US authorities have accused a Russian national of recruiting political groups in the United States to sow discord, spread pro-Moscow propaganda and interfere with US elections.

The Justice Ministry said on July 29 that Aleksandr Viktorovich Ionov had been named in an indictment accusing him of working on behalf of the Russian government and in conjunction with the Federal Security Service (FSB) on a “malign foreign influence campaign” that lasted from at least December 2014 until March 2022.

Ionov and his Anti-Globalization Russia Movement (AGMR) were simultaneously singled out on July 29 by the US Treasury Department for sanctions in connection with US allegations of Russian interference in US elections.

AGMR’s English-language website claims it is a socio-political movement that opposes “certain aspects of the globalization process” and seeks to stop “manifestations” of the so-called “new world order”. , the Treasury Department said.

The AGMR maintained ties with anti-establishment groups in the United States and other countries, organizing conferences and demonstrations against American policy, according to the department. AGMR has received funding from the Russian National Benevolent Fund, a trust established by Russian President Vladimir Putin that raises funds from state-owned enterprises and Russian oligarchs.

The criminal charge against Ionov, a citizen of Moscow, was filed in federal court in Florida, one of the states in which the Justice Department said Ionov contacted a political group to carry out the malign foreign influence campaign.

“As court documents show, Ionov allegedly orchestrated a brazen influence campaign, turning American political groups and American citizens into instruments of the Russian government,” said Deputy Attorney General Matthew Olsen of the National Security Division of the National Security Division. Ministry of Justice.

According to the indictment, Ionov recruited political groups in the United States, including the U.S. states of Florida, Georgia and California, “and exercised direction or control over them on behalf of the FSB.” .

The Justice Department did not identify the American political groups by name, but provided details of their alleged involvement with Ionov.

The leader of the political group in Florida, for example, received an all-expenses-paid trip to Russia in May 2015, and for at least the next seven years, Ionov “exercised direction and control over senior members of the group”, the department said. .

Ionov “provided financial support to these groups, ordered them to publish pro-Russian propaganda, coordinated and financed direct action by these groups in the United States intended to promote Russian interests, and coordinated coverage of this activity in the Russian media,” according to the indictment. said.

The indictment also says Ionov’s relationship with the Florida political group continued until at least March 2022, and following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the group hosted him in virtual conferences to discuss the war.

Ionov falsely stated at the conferences that anyone who supported Ukraine also supported Nazism and white supremacy. Ionov then reported to the FSB that he had enlisted the group to support Russia in the “information war unleashed” by the West, the indictment says.

Ionov is accused of conspiring to get American citizens to act as unlawful agents of the Russian government. If found guilty, he faces a maximum sentence of five years in prison. It was not immediately clear if he had an attorney who could speak on his behalf, and he is not currently in custody.

The sanctions imposed on him and the AGMR were announcement as well as sanctions against another Russian national, Natalya Valeryevna Burlinova, and three other entities. The department said it played various roles in Russia’s attempts to manipulate and destabilize the United States and its allies and partners, including Ukraine.

The sanctions freeze all assets they hold in the United States and prohibit people in the country from doing business with them.

Brian Nelson, the department’s undersecretary for terrorism and financial intelligence, said in a statement that the sanctions were a response to repeated attempts by the Kremlin to “threaten and undermine our democratic processes and institutions.”

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said it was crucial for democracies to hold free and fair elections without malicious outside interference.

He said the Treasury action is distinct from the wide range of economic measures that the United States and its allies and partners have imposed in response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, “which is another clear example of Russia’s contempt for the sovereignty and political independence of other states.”

The sanctions announced on July 29 follow a series of designations aimed at “exposing and disrupting Russia’s persistent election interference and destabilization efforts against Ukraine,” he added in a statement.

With reports from Reuters, AFP and AP
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Statute of Limitation Provisions Do Not Apply When a Statute Extinguishes the Right Itself: Supreme Court https://atlantic-storm.org/statute-of-limitation-provisions-do-not-apply-when-a-statute-extinguishes-the-right-itself-supreme-court/ Sun, 31 Jul 2022 08:47:22 +0000 https://atlantic-storm.org/statute-of-limitation-provisions-do-not-apply-when-a-statute-extinguishes-the-right-itself-supreme-court/

The Supreme Court observed that the limitation law provisions will not apply where a law extinguishes the right itself.

The distinction between barring a remedy as an exception is well drawn, the bench observed in a judgment in which it dealt with Rule 30 of the Second Schedule of the Carriage by Air Act 1972.

Rule 30 provides that the right to damages will be off if the action is not brought within two years from the date of arrival at destination, or from the date on which the aircraft should have arrived, or from the date on which the carriage began stopped.

In this case, the court of first instance held that the action was not statute-barred because the time prescribed in Rule 30 of the Second Schedule to the Carriage by Air Act 1972 could be calculated from 28.10.2010 , that is to say the date on which the Respondent had recognized a proposal to settle the claim at 50% of the claim. For this purpose, Section 18 of the Limitation Act was invoked. Allowing the appeal, the Bombay High Court ruled that the suit was barred and dismissed it.

In considering the appeal against that judgment, the bench discussed the applicability of the Limitation Act where the right itself is extinguished, as opposed to a bar to remedy, as in the case of s. 3 of the Limitation Act.

“The procedural law governing the institution and settlement of civil suits in India comprises the Civil Procedure Code 1908 as well as the Limitation Act 1963. The Limitation Act is a branch of adjective law and applies to all proceedings which it has governed since the date of its promulgation. There is, however, a well-established principle, which states that when the right itself lapses, the provisions relating to limitation do not apply.”

As illustrations of provisions where the right itself is extinguished, the bench referred to section 11 as well as section 27 of the Limitation Act.

Section 11 deals with lawsuits in India relating to contracts made in foreign countries. In accordance with the principle of the lex fori, the section provides that the rules of limitation provided for in a foreign jurisdiction are not applicable. However, the exception to this rule is provided for in Article 11 (2) (a), when the contract, ie the right itself, expires. Similarly, Section 27 also recognizes the principle of extinguishment of right of ownership as an exception to the applicability of the Limitation Act, 1963

Noting this principle, the bench referred to Article 30 and observed:

Once the right to damages is extinguished at the expiration of two years from the three alternative dates mentioned in the rule itself, there would be nothing left for enforcement. Section 3 of the Limitation Act only prohibits the remedy, but where the right itself is extinguished, the provisions of the Limitation Act do not apply. For this reason, in The East and West Steamship Co., this Court held that once the right of liability is extinguished under the clause, there is no possibility of recognizing liability thereafter.

The head office then noted paragraph (2) of Article 30: – “(2) The method of calculating the limitation period is determined by the law of the court hearing the case. In its plain language, subrule (2) appears to adopt the applicability of the Limitation Act 1963 as Indian courts exercise jurisdiction, the bench observed. Thus, he considered another question raised, namely whether the provisions of the Carriage by Air Act 1972 expressly exclude the Limitation Act 1963, as provided for in section 29, and answered it in the affirmative. .

Also read: Carriage by Air Act ‘specifically excludes’ limitation law provisions: Supreme Court

Case details

Bhagwandas B. Ramchandani against British Airways | 2022 LiveLaw (SC) 645 | CA 4978 of 2022 | July 29, 2022 | Judges KM Joseph and PS Narasimha

Counsel: Lead Counsel Vinay Navare, assisted by Maître Pravartak Pathak, Maître Gwen Karthika, AOR Abha R. Sharma, for the Appellants and Maître Ritu Singh Mann for the Respondent assisted by Maître Dheeraj K. Garg and AOR Rajan K. Chourasia

Summaries

Air Transport Act 1972; Rule 30 – Limitation Act 1963; Section 29(2)- Rule 30 expressly excludes statute of limitations as provided in section 29 – rule 30(2) does not allow the applicability of the exclusion of periods for the purpose of calculating the two-year period (paragraph 43)

Limitation Act, 1963; Section 29(2) – The express authorization must be derived from the provisions of the law – Even in the event that the special law did not exclude the provisions of articles 4 to 24 of the law on limitation by an express reference, it would nevertheless be open to the Court to examine whether and to what extent the nature of these provisions or the nature of the object and scheme of the special law exclude their application – Referred to Hukumdev Narain Yadav c. Lalit Narain Mishra (1974) 2 SCC 133 (Paragraph 48)

Limitation Act, 1963 – Article 3 only prohibits recourse, but when the right itself is extinguished, the provisions of the statute of limitation do not apply. (Section 15.2)

Interpretation of the statutes – Municipal Laws Giving Effect to International Conventions – Courts should strive to maintain uniformity of interpretation with courts in other jurisdictions when interpreting international treaties and conventions. (Paragraph 29)

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Design of a predictive model to optimize the solubility of oxaprozin as a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug https://atlantic-storm.org/design-of-a-predictive-model-to-optimize-the-solubility-of-oxaprozin-as-a-nonsteroidal-anti-inflammatory-drug/ Sat, 30 Jul 2022 09:54:26 +0000 https://atlantic-storm.org/design-of-a-predictive-model-to-optimize-the-solubility-of-oxaprozin-as-a-nonsteroidal-anti-inflammatory-drug/
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    Parent of conspiracy website InfoWars files for bankruptcy https://atlantic-storm.org/parent-of-conspiracy-website-infowars-files-for-bankruptcy/ Sat, 30 Jul 2022 00:54:00 +0000 https://atlantic-storm.org/parent-of-conspiracy-website-infowars-files-for-bankruptcy/

    July 29 (Reuters) – The parent of far-right conspiracy website InfoWars filed for bankruptcy protection in the United States on Friday as the company and its founder Alex Jones face up to $150 million in damages -interest in a lawsuit for longstanding lies he perpetuated about Sandy Hook Elementary. school massacre.

    A bankruptcy filing by InfoWars’ parent company, Free Speech Systems LLC, would normally result in a halt to the lawsuit and related litigation. But Free Speech plans to ask a bankruptcy judge to allow the lawsuit currently underway in Texas to continue and is seeking an emergency hearing on Monday, according to a court filing.

    Nevertheless, Jones and his company may later try to use the bankruptcy proceedings, started in another Texas court, to limit the amount of damages awarded by a jury.

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    A bankruptcy filing by three other InfoWars entities in April offered $10 million to resolve the litigation, far less than the Sandy Hook families are seeking. The proposal contemplated legal releases protecting Jones and his company from lawsuits in exchange for payment.

    Entities that had previously filed for bankruptcy — InfoW, IW Health and Prison Planet — voluntarily ended their lawsuits in June after the Sandy Hook families dropped them as defendants in the defamation litigation.

    Jones was found liable last year in lawsuits brought by the Sandy Hook families after he falsely claimed the 2012 school massacre was a hoax. Read more

    The unusual judgments came after Jones defied court orders to turn over documents in the litigation. The cases were then prepared for trials to determine damages, with the first currently pending in an Austin, Texas courtroom.

    Jones claimed the shooting, in which 20 children and six school workers were shot dead at the school in Newtown, Connecticut, was fabricated by gun control advocates and the mainstream media. audience. Jones has since acknowledged that the shooting took place.

    Free Speech Systems believes it is in its best interests to continue the ongoing damages lawsuit, as substantial resources have been expended on both sides, and the Sandy Hook plaintiffs would likely fight for the lawsuit to continue despite the filing for bankruptcy, W. Marc Schwartz, the company’s restructuring adviser, said in a court filing.

    The Sandy Hook families had opposed the previous April’s bankruptcy filing as a “sinister” attempt by Jones to shield his assets from liability. Read more

    Explaining the pending bankruptcy filing, Schwartz said the Sandy Hook litigation caused InfoWars to be rejected by major financial institutions, the internet and social media. The company’s business has suffered, he said.

    Mark Bankston, an attorney representing Sandy Hook families, said he looks forward to continuing to present his case to jurors, which is expected to include testimony from the parents of one of the children murdered at Sandy Hook Elementary on Monday.

    “Our clients are pleased that despite bankruptcy, their trial is continuing and the jury is returning a verdict,” Bankston told Reuters in a text message. “Now InfoWars is heading straight for its long-awaited judgment.”

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    United Arab Emirates labor law: everything you need to know about the repatriation ticket https://atlantic-storm.org/united-arab-emirates-labor-law-everything-you-need-to-know-about-the-repatriation-ticket/ Fri, 29 Jul 2022 14:33:20 +0000 https://atlantic-storm.org/united-arab-emirates-labor-law-everything-you-need-to-know-about-the-repatriation-ticket/

    “A repatriation ticket is one of the rights guaranteed by law to a private sector employee in the UAE. The new labor law provides for it in article 13 (12),” said Mohamed Gamal, legal consultant at MG Law, a claims service provider, to Gulf News.

    “The law guarantees that the worker obtains a transport ticket to return home or elsewhere in agreement with the employer via the contract or via legal action in the event of the employer’s refusal to provide it”, he said. he adds.

    The law guarantees that the worker obtains a title to return home or elsewhere in agreement with the employer through the contract or legal action in the event of the employer’s refusal to provide it.

    – Mohamed Gamal, legal consultant at MG Law, provider of claims settlement services

    However, there are certain situations in which an employee may not be eligible for a repatriation ticket, according to Priyasha Corrie, partner at Keystone Law Middle East LLP.

    “You are not eligible for a repatriation ticket if you join another employer, resign from your job, intend to stay in the UAE, or are terminated for misconduct or any other reason attributed to you,” Corrie said.

    You are not eligible for a repatriation ticket if you join another employer, resign from your job, intend to remain in the UAE, or are terminated for misconduct or any other reason attributable to you. assigned.

    – Priyasha Corrie, Partner at Keystone Law Middle East LLP

    “As such, you are only eligible for a repatriation ticket if your employment has been terminated by the employer, other than for reasons referred to in Section 44 of the UAE Labor Law, and you intend to return to your home country,” Corrie said.

    Corrie also advised people to know the difference between the repatriation ticket – which is issued in the cases listed above – and an “annual ticket”.

    “Annual airfares are not mandatory under UAE labor law and it is market practice to provide this benefit,” she said.

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    /CORRECTION from source — Moneta Gold Inc./ https://atlantic-storm.org/correction-from-source-moneta-gold-inc/ Thu, 28 Jul 2022 22:16:00 +0000 https://atlantic-storm.org/correction-from-source-moneta-gold-inc/

    In the press release, Moneta Gold announces 10 million Canadian dollars Bought Deal Private Placement of Issued Flow-Through Shares 28-Jul-2022 by Moneta Gold Inc. on CNW, we are informed by the company that the numbers in the first paragraph have been updated. The complete and corrected version follows:

    Moneta Gold Announces C$10 Million Bought Deal Private Placement of Flow-Through Shares

    /NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO US NEWS WIRE SERVICES OR FOR RELEASE, PUBLICATION, DISTRIBUTION OR BROADCAST DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, IN WHOLE OR IN PART, IN OR INTO UNITED STATES./

    Symbol: TSX: ME

    TORONTO, July 28, 2022 /CNW/ – Moneta Gold Inc. (TSX: ME) (OTCQX: MEAUF) (XETRA: MOP) (“Moneta Gold” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it has entered into an agreement with Stifel GMP to act as lead underwriter for and on behalf of a syndicate of underwriters (collectively, the “Subscribers“), in a “bought deal” private placement consisting of 4,200,000 common shares of the Corporation which qualify as “flow-through shares” (as defined in subsection 66(15) of the income tax (Canada)) (the “Flow-through shares“) at the price of CA$2.40 per flow-through share for total gross proceeds of C$10,080,000 (there “OfferIn addition, the Company has granted the underwriters an option to purchase an additional 840,000 Flow-Through Shares on the terms described above for additional aggregate gross proceeds of up to approximately C$2,016,000exercisable up to 48 hours before the closing of the Offer.

    The gross proceeds of the offering will be used to incur qualifying “Canadian exploration expenses” which will be considered “flow-through mining expenses”, as both terms are defined in income tax law (Canada) (the “Eligible expenses”) related to the Company’s Tower Gold project in Ontario on or before December 31, 2023 and waives Eligible Expenses to purchasers of Flow-Through Shares on or before December 31, 2022.

    The Offer is scheduled to close on or about August 18, 2022 and is subject to certain conditions, including, but not limited to, obtaining all necessary regulatory and other approvals, including the approval of the Toronto Stock Exchange.

    This press release does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy securities of United States. The securities have not been and will not be registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “United States Securities Act”), or any state securities law and may not be offered or sold in United States or to or for the account or benefit of a US Person (as defined in Regulation S of the US Securities Act) unless registered under the US Securities Act and applicable state securities laws or an exemption from such registration is available.

    About Moneta Gold
    Moneta is a Canada-based gold exploration company focused on advancing its 100% owned Tower Gold Project, which currently hosts a gold mineral resource estimate of 4.3 Moz Indicated and 7.5 Moz Inferred. The Company’s 2022 drilling program is primarily designed to fill and upgrade the Mineral Resource resource categories. An updated PEA study encompassing the entire Tower Gold project is expected to be completed in the third quarter of 2022. Moneta is committed to creating shareholder value through strategic capital allocation and focusing on the current resource upgrade drilling, while conducting all activities in an environmentally and socially responsible manner.

    The Company’s public documents may be viewed at www.sedar.com. For more information about the Company, please visit our website at www.monetagold.com or email us at info@monetagold.com.

    This press release contains certain forward-looking information and statements, collectively “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of applicable Canadian securities laws. Forward-looking statements are frequently identified by words such as “may”, “will”, “plan”, “expect”, “anticipate”, “estimate”, “intend” and similar words referring to to future events and results. Forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to, information regarding the company’s future performance, operations, and financial performance and conditions, such as the Company’s drilling program, timing and results thereof. ci and the Company’s PEA schedule. Forward-looking statements are subject to inherent risks and uncertainties, including, without limitation, the impact of COVID-19-related disruptions to the Company’s business operations, including its employees, suppliers, facilities and others. stakeholders; the uncertainties and risks that have arisen and may arise in connection with travel, and other financial and social market impacts of COVID-19 and responses to COVID 19 and the Company’s ability to fund and perform its planned goals and objectives. International conflicts and other geopolitical risks, including war, military action, terrorism, trade and financial sanctions, which have historically led, and may lead in the future, to uncertainty or volatility in global markets commodities and financials and supply chains; the impact of Russia invasion of Ukraine and widespread international condemnation has had a significant destabilizing effect on global commodity prices, supply chains, inflation risk and global economies generally, may adversely affect business, financial condition and results of the Company’s operations.

    Forward-looking statements are based on management’s current beliefs and expectations. All forward-looking information is inherently uncertain and subject to a variety of assumptions, risks and uncertainties, including the speculative nature of mineral exploration and development, fluctuating commodity prices, competitive risks and availability of financing, as more fully described in our recent securities filings available at www.sedar.com. Actual events or results may differ materially from those projected in the forward-looking statements and we caution you not to place undue reliance thereon. We undertake no obligation to revise or update these forward-looking statements.

    SOURCEMoneta Gold Inc.

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    Tesla’s new update dramatically improves range prediction https://atlantic-storm.org/teslas-new-update-dramatically-improves-range-prediction/ Thu, 28 Jul 2022 17:46:00 +0000 https://atlantic-storm.org/teslas-new-update-dramatically-improves-range-prediction/

    Tesla’s range prediction tool now takes into account more parameters, such as tire pressure and air density, to make its calculations more accurate.

    from Tesla The distance prediction tool now takes many more parameters into account to make its calculations more accurate. The function offers real-time range calculations, similar to the instantaneous consumption function of gasoline cars. Tesla has introduced new features and parameters to improve its prediction. The latest update promises to go further and make it more accurate than ever.

    Some Tesla vehicles are offered in an optional Long Range trim that offers more miles per kWh than Standard or Performance trims. The two most expensive models in the lineup, the Model S and Model X, also have a tri-motor AWD option that offers higher performance but slightly less range than the dual-motor AWD models. Overall, the cheapest model in Tesla’s lineup, the RWD Model 3, offers the lowest range of 267 miles, while the dual-motor AWD Model S travels the farthest on a single shift at 375 miles.

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    Tesla’s latest update, which upgrades on-board software to version 2022.20.7, reportedly introduces new settings that could make its range calculations more accurate than ever. That’s according to Twitter user and frequent EV tipster @greentheonly, which claims that the tool now takes into account tire pressure and many other variables to calculate range accurately. Other factors used to estimate battery life include power loss from charging the phone and using 12V accessories, as well as air density and battery heating and cooling . Tire pressure, in particular, can significantly affect efficiency. According to one Twitter user, the difference between 42 and 45 PSI can result in a 20 wh/mi difference in efficiency.


    Tesla’s range prediction is now much improved


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    Tesla had previously rolled out a slew of other improvements to its range prediction tool by incorporating many factors based on local weather forecasts. In May, the 2022.16.0.2 update made range calculations for Tesla vehicles even more accurate. Prior to the update, Tesla only used elevation changes as one of its main metrics to measure range. However, the update enabled the Tesla Vehicle Navigation Energy Prediction Tool to take into account headwinds, crosswinds, humidity and ambient temperature data to accurately predict the weather. ‘autonomy. While the changes might not mean much for short trips, they are useful for people who take their Teslas long distances.


    Tesla vehicles generally offer excellent range, but as with any car, accurately calculating the available range and passing it on to the driver is key to eliminating range anxiety. In a recent Consumer Reports survey, more than one in four Americans said they would not consider buying an electric vehicle despite its apparent benefits. About 55% of respondents also expressed concerns about the range and availability of chargers. While millions of people are still unconvinced by electric vehicles, You’re here and other automakers will have to do a lot to ease the anxiety of most EV owners, especially when taking their cars on long trips or in the car.


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    Source: @greentheonly/Twitter

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