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Surface has brought microsoft 853 million dollars so far

Surface has brought microsoft 853 million dollars so far

Microsoft has so far earned a total of 853 million dollars with its surface tablets. This emerges from a communication of the company to the american financial supervisory authority SEC. In the quarterly report, the business with the new tablets was not listed separately.

In the period up to the end of june, however, microsoft had to write off 900 million dollars on the loss in value of previously unsold advices. Industry insiders speculate that the group is stuck with around six million surface RT. And high advertising expenses were added.

The first surface RT with a chip from the british designer ARM and a slimmed-down version of the operating system was launched on the market in october. In february, the youngest surface pro model with a full windows system followed, which according to microsoft’s presentation is to establish a new device category. Microsoft recently tried to accelerate sales of the devices with significant price reductions and discount campaigns, especially for schools.

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Women’s list: indications of power line already in 2014

The meeting of the women's list (FL) county began with a report by county councilwoman petra zenkel-schirmer on the public part of the previous county committee. One of the most important points for the members was the information about a possible power line route through the district of kronach.
In this context, chairwoman silke wolf-mertensmeyer pointed out that the FL already had information in november 2014 that predicted this alarming event. Maria gerstner recalled the subsequent motion of the FL in the district council with the urgent request to take this information seriously, to inform the district council continuously and to take action if necessary.

"No route through county"

The women present agreed that there should be no power line through the district of kronach, which, according to petra kostner, is also demonstrably not one of the most economical.
The next topic was a very pleasant one, because it was about the tourist development of margraviate churches in upper franconia. In particular around evangelic churches in the district of kronach for example the churches of langenau and ludwigsstadt. "This is certainly an untapped force for tourism and regional demand", regional bishop dorothea greiner commented on this in the press. "These appointments are sure to bring 'light' to our district, says lujza schmogner.
The report on the key data of the 2018 district budget was listened to with great interest. In the following discussion, the investments for the renovation of the schools as well as the VHS were buried extraordinarily.
Beate schmidt, city councilor of teuschnitz, expressed her regret that the upcoming retreat of the teuschnitz city council was scheduled to overlap, so that she and her colleague hedwig schnappauf were unfortunately unable to participate.
A concept study is to be prepared for the planning of the expansion of olschnitzsee lake. Petra zenkel-schirmer said that if the traffic situation could be solved well, the current planning would be a great thing.

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A balmy night with a southern flair attracted thousands to kulmbach’s city center

A balmy night with a southern flair attracted thousands to kulmbach's city center

With a loud drone, a fiery red arrow approaches kulmbach's marketplace. Jochen isert piloted the ferrari california T, built in 2015. The car has 560 hp under the hood. But that doesn't make it the front-runner among the classy cars by a long shot. Even more is possible. Thomas reinhold, for example, drives up in a brand-new ferrari 488. Year of construction 2018. The vehicle has carbon equipment. And it puts 670 hp on the road.

Man's dream on wheels

The cameras and cell phones are clicking. Because such cars are men's dreams. Of course, it is not only about the horsepower of the autocorso that brings the italian night to kulmbach. "We can show 45 vehicles this year – even antique treasures are among them", wolfgang isert explains. And the antique treasures that walter schaller has rounded up can score points with their sympathy values.
The oldest car is a fiat topolino B500 only 16.5 hp strong, but if need be 95 kilometers per hour fast. Karlheinz erhardt once had the car "in touts and boxes" bought. It took him about 2000 hours to restore it.
At the italian night the market place became a real piazza. The staircase of the town hall mutated into a "spanish staircase". The atmosphere was almost like in rome. Passers-by who could not find a place at the beer tables were allowed to eat and drink there – something that has not been allowed at the original location for a long time.

Specialties from lugo

The kulmbach restaurateurs, especially ermanno and anka lubiato, served pizza and pasta specialties. Representatives from kulmbach's twin town lugo cooked specialties on site. And in addition, the italian fans tried real salsiccia from naples and other italian specialties. The epicurean offer was rounded off by a winery and distillery from south tyrol.
The kiwanis service club again collected for a good cause. The later the evening, the more exuberant the mood became. With original italian songs the band "napoli latina" made a great atmosphere the night to day. And the people of kulmbach danced on the street and enjoyed "bella italia" with italian moments – without the long trip over the burner.

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Ten missing after landslide in norway

Ten missing after landslide in norway

At the same time, she called on the people in the region to be aware of 23.00 o’clock no fireworks in the area to not endanger the helicopters and drones in the air.

There were no reports of fatalities as of thursday morning. The police already made clear on wednesday evening: "the focus of the operation is to save lives."

The landslide in ask about 40 kilometers north of the capital oslo had occurred early wednesday morning. It extended on a long of about 700 meters and a width of 300 meters. At least ten people suffered injuries. Nine houses have collapsed so far as a result of the slide, others are in danger of collapse. Almost 1000 people were brought to safety.

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Almost 200 runners attack the zabelstein

Almost 200 runners attack the zabelstein

With almost 500 participants, the "zabelstein-runners" run was a great success of the tsv westheim yesterday sunday to a successful running event. "All good things come in threes, one could say, because the two winkelberg-runs of the previous years already attracted many runners. The third edition with a half marathon up the zabelstein was the high point, however, where last year's winner sven starklauf once again proved his running class with a clear lead of 3:30 minutes over his pursuers.

With an anxious look to the sky, the organizers got up in the early morning still a little uncertain, because it had rained during the night, and the clouds and side clouds also kept the mountain ridge of the zabelstein covered. But the weather became more and more clear, and in between there were also rays of sunshine.

Numerous helpers prepare everything in the best possible way

Organizer tobias rebmann spoke of ideal weather with pleasant temperatures and was naturally pleased about the large number of participants, which made the effort and strain of the preparations fade into the background. "Anyone who has ever organized such a running event knows how much work and time is involved." He also did not forget his many supporters, because around 80 helpers were deployed around the races. "The course seems very good, and we could also still in time the last pfutzen weggretuschieren ", he said happily and confidently.

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Two dogs have survived the tragedy

Two dogs have survived the tragedy

Even one day after the tragedy in friesen, there is still horror about this act in the district of kronach. "We are all still totally beside the cap. You first have to get over all that", says katrin meserth of the kronach animal shelter, where the dogs should actually have been housed.

All but five of the 49-year-old dog owner's animals were to be taken away because they were not kept in a manner appropriate to the species, and this was ultimately the trigger for the tragedy. The district office explains in a statement that the veterinary office first became aware of the case in june 2011 due to an animal welfare complaint.

"A subsequent official veterinary inspection revealed that a total of twelve dogs – including ten australian shepherds owned by the woman – were kept in the property in question on an area of only about 70 square meters", it says in the message. The rooms in question, where the 49-year-old woman and another person lived, "were and are much too small for keeping such a number of dogs". A species-appropriate and behavioral accommodation had not been ensured. According to the official veterinarian, the high need for exercise, especially of the australian shepherds, could not be taken into account in this facility.

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Michl muller inspires audience in neukenroth

Michl muller inspires audience in neukenroth

Michl muller delivered his promise of a lot of fun and a huge amount of humor in the zecherhalle in neukenroth. On "bridge day, on which the bits were allowed to stay in, his way led him to neukenroth.

While the ADAC warned of traffic jams because of the extended weekend, the journey to neukenroth, the place of his sleepless nights, was a real dream. One day after the "day of german unity, where the people in east and west were moving closer together again, the do-gooder with his program "that's what i wanted to say…" Much about politics.

Two elections behind us also gave the necessary zundstoff. It was the fault of the FDP, which had fallen by the wayside, because sabine leutheusser-schnarrenberger, one of the party's leaders, had been presented on the posters with pictures from the 1980s. On election night she suddenly aged 30 years.

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Sagasser joins the wholesale trade

The wholesale grocers lippert (hof), sagasser (coburg) and the brewery gebr. Maisel (bayreuth) have, according to a press release, become the new getranke specialist wholesaler "lisa mai joined forces to meet the increased service requirements of the catering industry. In addition to a wide range of products from a single source, restaurateurs are increasingly demanding individual support and flexible service, according to the press release. Against the backdrop of these challenges, the strengths of the three companies have been pooled in terms of supplying catering customers in the bayreuth area, it is said.

Assortment will be expanded

The brewery gebr. Maisel has so far supplied its customers in the bayreuth area directly with its beers and a selected range of retail goods. The getranke grocers lippert and sagasser also serve catering customers in the bayreuth area from their locations in hof and coburg. "For decades, the three owner-operated family businesses have enjoyed not only a close business relationship, but also a relationship of mutual trust that goes beyond that. During an exchange of ideas on the future of the industry and in particular the future needs of the catering industry, the idea for a joint solution was born a long time ago", will be communicated.
From the beginning of 2018, the project will become reality and "lisa mai gmbh&" (23) and co. KG" goes to the start. The name lisa mai is composed of the first letters of the three shareholders and stands for a "tangible personality". It will be a "joint wholesale business" arise. However, nothing will change for the customer in coburg, as it is stated on request: the sagasser beverage brands will also operate under the sagasser name in the future.

Million euro investment

Maisel, lippert and sagasser have invested 4.7 million euros in the new, conveniently located and ultra-modern company premises in the bayreuth logistics park. First priority of the new company will be to serve all existing maisel customers with the usual high quality of service from the new site. According to the announcement, additional ranges will then be successively added in order to ultimately provide all the gastronomy customers of the three partners based in the region with an optimum service geared to the future.

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Pommersfelden castle awakens from hibernation

pommersfelden castle awakens from hibernation

Marga schneider carefully sweeps the feathers of the feather duster over the chandelier in the marble hall. The individual stones swing back and forth, fine dust dances through the air. Then schneider and her three colleagues move on to the windows. Only with a ladder can they reach the meter-high windows. "It can take 20 minutes to clean a window", reports birgit wernsdorfer, the castle manager. 365 windows in total in the castle.

From the middle of march they will be cleaning again

When the castle awakens from its winter sleep in mid march, the main season begins for the four cleaning ladies. Until the beginning of november, they will be working three times a week in the magnificent rooms. Then precious carpets are vacuumed and unrolled, furniture is uncovered and chandeliers dusted. In winter the rooms are checked once a month. "In winter, it is simply too cold to work in the rooms", says wernsdorfer. Finally, the temperatures in the rooms can drop below zero degrees celsius. There are 192 rooms in the castle, each of which is processed in turn.

"Working here is very nice, if only because the ambience is so great", says schneider. She has been working at pommersfelden castle for 13 years. Like all the other cleaning ladies, she is employed on a 450-euro basis. In the meantime she knows her way around the manorial rooms very well. "It is necessary to be very careful and not to work in a hectic way", says schneider. The porcelain collection, for example, is particularly fragile.

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Alcohol and tobacco age the brain faster

Alcohol and tobacco age the brain faster

Regular alcohol and tobacco use makes the brain age a little faster. This is the conclusion reached by scientists who used artificial intelligence (AI) to link images of the brain with people’s smoking and drinking habits.

The team led by arthur toga of the university of southern california in los angeles (california, u.S.A.) presents its findings in the journal "scientific reports.

"It is known that certain lifestyle habits are associated with accelerated degradation in certain brain regions," the researchers write. However, how smoking and drinking, as well as genetic factors, affect the aging of structures throughout the brain is largely unclear, they said. That’s why toga and colleagues used data from the UK biobank, which links scans of the entire brain with the subjects’ lifestyles.