Premier targets lunchboxes

first_imgPremier Foods is to launch Mr Kipling Oatibakes, designed to cater for the lunchbox market. The new oat-based cakes will be available in caramel, strawberry and blackcurrant variants, and will form part of the fastest-growing part of the lunchbox sector, which is ’non-chocolate’, claimed Premier.”We have identified an opportunity for a completely new product with great potential to grow the cake category,” commented Matt Hunt, head of cake marketing at Premier Foods.The individually wrapped cakes are baked with oats and golden syrup and contain a gooey centre.RSP: £

ND adjunct law professor confirmed as federal judge

first_imgNotre Dame adjunct professor of law Damon Leichty was confirmed as a federal judge for the U.S. District Court for northern Indiana in a 85-10 vote by the U.S. Senate on Wednesday.Nominated by President Trump in July 2018, the South Bend lawyer will replace Judge Robert L. Miller Jr.As an adjunct professor at the Law School, Leichty teaches classes in product liability. He graduated from Wabash College and Indiana University Maurer School of Law and is a partner at the Barnes & Thornburg law firm.Tags: Damon Leichty, Federal judge, ND Law school, Senate, US Senatelast_img

Astros, Dodgers connect, riveting World Series onto Game 6

first_imgDodgers ace Clayton Kershaw, meanwhile, has been tagged for a record eight home runs in a single postseason. Gurriel got him in Game 4, and Houston has 13 overall against the Dodgers.Did anyone expect this many at this time in October? Surprising, right?“I guess a little bit, just because both teams are putting up incredible at-bats in the most important times,” Astros manager A.J. Hinch said Monday on a conference call.“I think we realize on the pitching side, both teams are at the very end of their rope,” he said. “Their mistakes are getting hit. But the volume is certainly record-setting, and certainly the intensity of the moments that are ending in home runs is hard to fathom.”Dodgers lefty Rich Hill opposes Verlander in a rematch from Game 2. That night, the teams wound up combining for a Series-record eight home runs, with Houston holding on to win 7-6 in 11 innings.Los Angeles reliever Ross Stripling was among 14 pitchers, seven on each side, who worked in the Game 5 slugfest.“If we can just hold them to less than 12 runs, we can get some wins,” Stripling said.There were 6,105 home runs during the regular season, an average of about 2.5 homers per game. There have been 4.4 per game in the Series.The ball has been flying out of the ballpark all year,” said Justin Turner, whose tiebreaking homer helped Los Angeles win the opener, when the gametime temperature was 103 degrees.“So, no, it’s not surprising. I will say that you might see a little bit different game here tomorrow night, a little bit different weather. It’s going to be a lot cooler here than it was for the first two games, and it might be a different ballgame than you’ve seen in the first five games.” Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. 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MOST READ It’s too early to present Duterte’s ‘legacy’ – Lacson Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ Houston Astros’ Brian McCann hits a home run during the eighth inning of Game 5 of baseball’s World Series -against the Los Angeles Dodgers Sunday, Oct. 29, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)LOS ANGELES — At this rate, Justin Verlander might very well hit his first home run for real.A classically poor-hitting pitcher, the Houston ace knocked one over the wall last week at Dodger Stadium in batting practice. Maybe that bolstered his belief that this batch of baseballs is slick and juiced.ADVERTISEMENT On Tuesday night, Verlander aims to lead the Astros to their first championship when he faces the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game 6 of a power-packed World Series that’s already set the mark for home runs.“We’re just making memories right now,” Astros catcher Brian McCann said, a day after he homered.A total of 22 homers so far, more than 1½ miles of dingers.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’SPORTSFederer blasts lack of communication on Australian Open smogThese nightly episodes of home run derby are connecting with fans, too — in much of the country, they stayed up well past midnight to watch Houston outlast the Dodgers 13-12 in 10 innings at Minute Maid Park, TV numbers showed.With each swing, perhaps this Series really is becoming more riveting. George Springer, Jose Altuve, Carlos Correa, Yuli Gurriel and McCann launched longballs in the Astros’ back-and-forth thriller. Cody Bellinger and Yasiel Puig homered for the Dodgers — seven different players on each side have homered.“This is not going to be finished Tuesday. It’s going to be Game 7,” Puig said.Springer has hit three in the Series. His assessment of Game 5: “Bedlam.”“This is the craziest atmosphere I’ve ever played in, the craziest results, just big hit after big hit, big play after big play,” the Houston leadoff man said.Major League Baseball set a record this year for most home runs in a season and, fittingly, Minnesota leadoff man Brian Dozier began the playoffs with a homer.ADVERTISEMENT View commentslast_img read more

Local heroes

first_img Kourtney Zilbert scored 14 points and pulled down 15 rebounds to lead Burroughs of Burbank to a 56-29 win in Pacific League play. Britney Morgan added 12 points, five rebounds and five steals for the Indians won their 22nd game of the season, breaking the school record of 21 set in 2002. Zaina Akeh had 17 points and 15 rebounds as Notre Dame of Sherman Oaks upset visiting Havard-Westlake of Studio City 44-40 in Mission League play. BOYS’ SOCCER Fernando Mora and Rafael Ornelas each scored a pair of goals to lead SOCES of Reseda to a 7-1 rout against Discovery Prep of Pacioma in Valley League play. GIRLS’ BASKETBALL Tatianna Thomas scored 25 points and Megan Ford added 15 points as visit Hart of Newhall defeated Foothill League rival Canyon 53-45. BOYS’ BASKETBALL Huessin Habibi recored his area-best 10th triple-double of the season with 13 points, 17 rebounds and 10 assists, while Richie Polan had 34 points and 14 rebounds for host Buckley of Sherman Oaks, which clinched its fourth consectutive Liberty League title with a 54-53 victory against Yeshiva of Los Angeles. center_img Wilmer Seguera, Bob Colocho and Gio Casteneda each scored as Chatsworth defeated El Camino Real of Woodland Hills 3-1 in West Valley League play. GIRLS’ SOCCER Rebekah Toga scored to lead El Camino Real to its 30th consecutive West Valley League victory in a 1-0 defeated of visiting Chatsworth. Brittany Clark scored the game’s lone goal for Hart in a 1-0 win over Canyon in Foothill League play. Melissa Fernandez scored twice as Granada Hills defeated Cleveland of Reseda in West Valley League play. Robyn Estrada scored her 28th goal of the season, good for the area’s second highest total, to lead Desert Christian of Lancaster to a 2-0 victory over Frazier Mountain of Lebec in High Desert League play. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!last_img read more

Ohio Ag Weather and Forecast, December 19, 2018

first_imgShare Facebook Twitter Google + LinkedIn Pinterest Today will be dry but will be a transition day as we start to work into a more active weather pattern from now through the end of the year. Today will feature increasing clouds ahead of our next weather system, but temps remain above normal for this time of year. This will be the last dry day until we get to the weekend. Rain moves into the state tomorrow, bringing a few hundredths to .3”,tracking mostly over western Ohio. A secondary, stronger batch of moisture surges up into Ohio for Friday. This is where we can see some significant moisture development, and are penciling in up to 1.25″ of precipitation.  The rains linger into early Saturday before ending. Cold air will be advancing, but we think it does not get here fast enough to cause a problem with the Friday moisture…it should all stay liquid. We won’t rule out wet snow flakes as precipitation ends early Saturday, or near the lake early Saturday morning.  for Friday, we just don’t think it’s a big deal. Overall, combined moisture for the next two days will end up at from .25″-1.5″ with coverage at 90%. The map at right shows an update of rain totals through Saturday midday. We are dry for most of the weekend…all of Saturday and most of Sunday. We will be turning much colder as temps fall to below normal levels. We are still talking up a chance of some light snow overnight Sunday night through mid morning Monday and leaving snow totals at a coating to an inch or two, and coverage at 70% of the state. The best snows may end up being in central Ohio. We are dry Monday. Christmas Day is becoming more interesting. There is a huge discrepancy between models. The European model brings a major winter storm with snow, some rain and major accumulations, along with wind. However, the GFS model says a little rain late in the day on Christmas, mostly over west central and southwest Ohio…and,  oh – it’s going to be warm. This is one of the biggest discrepancies we can remember 7 days out on a system. Right now, we continue to leave our forecast dry for Christmas Day, as that has been our bias to this point. We are going to have to see some data that supports the Euro over the next few days in order to get on to any Christmas storm bandwagon at this time. So, we are dry Christmas in our forecast, and we keep the dry weather through Wednesday and the first half of next Thursday. From there, we get wet. Rains arrives Thursday night )27th) and holds through Friday the 28th, bringing .2”-.8” and 90% coverage. Then for the extended forecast period, we have snow to the north and rain to the south from Saturday night the 29th through Sunday midday (30th). Then rain is bac for Monday the 31st through Tuesday the 1st. Then we have snow from late the 2nd through the 3rd. So, expect a very active finish to 2018 and an active start to 2019.last_img read more

Why artificial intelligence will finally unlock IoT

first_imgWhy IoT Apps are Eating Device Interfaces Dean Tang How Myia Health’s Partnership with Mercy Virtua… Tags:#ABBYY#AI#artificial intelligence#featured#Gartner#IoT#Machine Learning#top According to Gartner, there will be more than 20 billion connected devices worldwide by 2020. Today’s enterprises are already benefitting greatly from a strong, connected workforce, but as Internet of Things (IoT) enabled devices move forward, saturating the market, is it possible for them to outpace their own benefits?After all, while the continuing surge of IoT devices is creating an onslaught of data requiring storage and retention, advancements in the IoT world are still bound by how quickly and efficiently data can be computed, and value extracted. Interestingly, the current resurgence of artificial intelligence (AI) technology may provide an antidote to the flood of data today’s digital world is facing.With such rapid innovations in both spaces taking place, what can we expect from their converging paths?Machine learning vs. artificial intelligenceA common question and an important distinction to make in this age of digital transformation is the difference between machine learning and AI. Machine learning is the science of giving computers the ability to learn and find insights without explicitly programming the computers on what to do. In contrast, AI is the science of making computers emulate human decision-making and learning processes. While machine learning is one way to make progress towards human-level AI, it’s important to note that the IoT world is likely to benefit most from AI in this case. This is due to the accelerated pace of development and expansion within the connected world. AI is best suited to keep up with IoT innovation because AI’s data analysis capabilities through machine learning demand a minimal amount of human intervention and help humans to make the best decisions.See also: White House wants nation to be ready for AIIoT data is most valuable to us when it can immediately inform action. That means that data must be analyzed immediately and accurately to maintain a continuous flow of information and feedback within the enterprise and its connected devices. Unfortunately, the traditional approach of writing algorithms through explicit programming is too time-consuming and error-prone to make sense for many IoT devices. In order to analyze IoT data efficiently, businesses are turning to machine learning-based AI to find patterns and correlations to realize the promise of IoT.Dean Tang, CEO of ABBYY North AmericaFinding harmony between AI and IoTConnected devices that leverage AI to help with real-time analytics are here today, and widespread adoption is on the rise. Well-reported examples include smart thermostats like Nest that utilize AI to learn user temperature preferences and adjust energy use accordingly. Additionally, all cars sold by Tesla operate as a network. When one car learns something, the entire fleet learns and benefits. It is important to remember that enterprise businesses are best positioned to purchase IoT devices on a much larger scale than the home and government sectors. Consequently, they stand to reap benefits from IoT investments the quickest. In fact, global investment in enterprise services and products is expected to reach $255 billion by 2019, according to a recent analyst report. The same report also predicts that by 2019, the enterprise IoT market alone will be bigger than the smartphone and tablet markets combined.Within the enterprise sector, AI is already making a mark through aiding real-time decision-making. AI’s capabilities are especially valuable to businesses in effectively dealing with matters connected to these components simultaneously: time, money and risk. This can include sales forecasting, information management and various forms of automation.The path aheadIn AI’s future, developing more natural language capabilities will help to further realize the potential of a connected IoT world. Natural language-based data descriptions will provide a universal way to communicate and understand data among various types of internet devices. This approach will not only allow us to break down the data silos among IoT types, and but also can be expanded to allow humans to communicate with the IoT directly through voice or text.IoT and AI enthusiasts should look forward to a future where these as two technologies evolve their symbiotic relationship. As one technology thrives, more opportunities will arise for the other. IoT that is designed to assist and interact directly with people encourages innovation with AI’s advancements, as it will require human-level language skills and the ability to reason, learn and provide recommendations.center_img What it Takes to Build a Highly Secure FinTech … Follow the Puck Related Posts last_img read more

Thayer Evans Has Moved On From Oklahoma State, Strikes Again

first_imgSI has reported that UC Davis has fired HC Ron Gould. UC Davis just emailed me. They aren’t happy. Per UC Davis, SI report is fabrication.— FootballScoop Staff (@FootballScoop) November 30, 2015 @jasonrmcintyre UC Davis is not pleased.— FootballScoop Staff (@FootballScoop) November 30, 2015So Thayer’s holiday season is off to a strong start. Here is his apology.Update.— Thayer Evans (@ThayerEvansTLA) December 1, 2015Nice. Look, I get it, mistakes happen. But this dude seems to have a penchant for forcing his mistakes down our throats and calling it reporting. And maybe in the end, the UC-Davis coach does get fired and Thayer gets to tell all of us to shove it. But after the Oklahoma State, he sure doesn’t get the benefit of the doubt.If you’re looking for the comments section, it has moved to our forum, The Chamber. You can go there to comment and holler about these articles, specifically in these threads. You can register for a free account right here and will need one to comment.If you’re wondering why we decided to do this, we wrote about that here. Thank you and cheers! Ohhhhh Thayer!The much-maligned “reporter” of the Oklahoma State “scandal” a few years ago is back at it. This time at UC-Davis. Awful Announcing had the tale, and it does not make Thayer look very good.Thayer reported that UC-Davis’ head coach was fired. Then UC-Davis tweeted at him and called the entire thing a “fabrication.” Then Sports Illustrated pulled the story entirely!Then this happened.last_img read more