Yandex, Russia’s biggest search company, has posted Q1 earnings, with revenues up 51% to $200.3 million, and net income up 53% to $43 million. The results beat analyst expectations: on average analysts expected revenues of $194.64 million, with earnings per share of $0.15 (low $0.13; high $0.16), but other numbers may still give investors pause: Yandex’s share of the search market in Russia, its largest market by far, is now at 59 percent against competition from Google and others: last year it was closer to 65 percent.
?Abstract? Venture capitals began after World War II. Since then, it had a profound impact on globe economy and the economy of the United States. In the creation of employment opportunities, innovation of products and services and dissemination of the entrepreneurial spirit, and some other fields, the contribution of venture capitals is impressive. Many of [...]
Apr. 29, 2013 ? By combining high-resolution surface data obtained from laser scanning with subsurface geodata, scientists from Heidelberg University have succeeded for the first time in providing a full picture of so-called karst depressions on the island of Crete, including a three-dimensional view into the subsurface structure of these funnel-shaped hollows. This new 3D [...]
“The Up-Chair is an extremely emotional product.” Hello, copywriting win. But truly, this chair is something special. Design by Martin Bellendat for Tonon Italia, the Up-Chair uses an integral solid-colored foam called Freeform Advanced to manufacture its bucket-like shell. The molecular structure of this innovative new material is very stable and partly self-supporting, lending lightness, [...]
Today we have a guest post by Edith Parzefall. Thanks Edith! ? ? Creating Distinct Voices for Characters? Edith Parzefall ? To make characters come alive, they need:?distinct voices fitting their background, life experiences and current surroundings. ? If you have an omniscient or first person narrator, you’ll mostly have to consider this for the [...]