The Pioneer Press is now available in audio form. You can ask your favorite smart assistant to read a handpicked selection of articles each weekday morning. You can also subscribe to this audio content in your favorite podcasts app. Every morning, we will share with you four stories for listening while you have coffee or tea, do your daily workout or head out to work or school. AMAZON If you own an Amazon Echo smart speaker — or you’re using its app on Google Android, Apple iOS or Fire OS — you can ask the Alexa smart assistant to read you the Pioneer Press. First, activate the Pioneer Press “skill.” Search for it in the Alexa app or at Amazon.com, and click “enable” to turn it on. Then you can summon it like so: “Alexa, play the St. Paul Pioneer Press.” The assistant will ask you to confirm, and then play our content. Better yet, add the Pioneer Press to your Flash Briefing, along with other news, weather and information … [Read more...] about Listen to the Pioneer Press on your smart speaker or in your podcast app
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Vietnam National Administration of Tourism, Vietjet sign MoU At the MoU signing ceremony (Photo: hanoimoi.com.vn) The Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) and Vietjet Air signed in Hanoi on March 28 a Memorandum of Understanding on cooperation for 2019 – 2021. Under the MoU, the two sides will work together to increase promotion on mass media; introduce publications, documents and market researches; cooperate in an international tourism fair and Vietnamese tourism abroad; and organise domestic destination surveys and events. The MoU provides travel opportunities and convenience for Vietnamese people and international tourists, connecting Vietnam to destinations around the world, where Vietjet has direct flights. This is also a concrete effort to contribute to the implementation of the growth target plan assigned by the Prime Minister to welcome about 18 million international visitors to Vietnam in 2019. With a wide flight network of 39 domestic routes and 69 … [Read more...] about BUSINESS NEWS IN BRIEF 29/3
The VADI product’s start-up team. — kinhtedothi.vn Viet Nam News Việt Hà and Mai Phương HÀ NỘI — A team of students have developed an app that provides early traffic warnings and GPS guidance for drivers. VADI (virtual assistant for drivers) is part of a start-up project developed by a group of student researchers from the Hà Nội University of Science and Technology (HUST) since the beginning of last year, and received second prize in a 2018 contest for students with start-up ideas (SWIS-2018). VADI also received three awards at the AngelHack Hackathon 2018, a contest promoting smart traffic technology solutions. As it said on its website, AngelHack’s annual global Hackathon series connects developers, designers and entrepreneurs in cities across six continents with a global network of innovative minds, providing them with exposure to companies and sponsors who enable them to create hacks that can make a true … [Read more...] about Students’ traffic app makes a breakthrough
Editor’s Note: Ten days after this story about the death of Laura Levis was published on BostonGlobe.com, the leaders of Somerville hospital’s parent company, Cambridge Health Alliance, met with her husband, Peter DeMarco, at the Globe’s Boston office. DeMarco, who had talked about the story on NBC Nightly News and other outlets, had asked CHA nearly a month earlier to answer questions about his wife’s death. * * * SEPTEMBER 16, 2016, 4:23:59 A.M. 911 operator: “This line is recorded. Where is your emergency?” Laura: “I’m at Somerville Hospital.” 911 operator: “I’m sorry. Where are you?” Laura: “Somerville Hospital.” 911 operator: “OK, what’s the emergency?” Laura: “I’m having an asthma attack. I’m dying.” 911 operator: “Whereabouts are you at the hospital?” Laura: “Emergency room.” 911 operator: “OK.” Laura: … [Read more...] about Laura Levis was left to die outside an ER. Why were the doors locked?