Murray & Roberts Acquires Clough Shares

first_imgClough Limited (ASX:CLO) announced that the proposal by Murray & Roberts to acquire all of the outstanding shares in Clough that it does not already own (“Proposed Acquisition”), was approved by the requisite majority of Clough shareholders, at the General and Scheme Meetings, held in Perth.This result satisfies two of the final conditions to implementation of the Proposed Acquisition under the Clough Scheme of Arrangement (“Scheme”).In addition, the board of Clough has determined to pay a fully franked special dividend of $0.14 per Clough share, subject to the Scheme becoming effective.Clough will seek the Federal Court’s approval of the Scheme at a hearing scheduled for Wednesday, 20 November 2013. If the Federal Court approves the Scheme, Clough intends to lodge the orders of the Court with the Australian Securities and Investments Commission on 21 November 2013 and the Scheme will become effective on that date. If this occurs, Clough’s shares will cease trading on the Australian Securities Exchange on 21 November 2013.If the Scheme becomes effective, Clough shareholders will receive a total cash payment of $1.46 per Clough share, comprising:– Scheme consideration: a cash payment of $1.32 per Clough share paid by Murray & Roberts Pty Ltd; and– Special dividend: the fully franked special dividend of $0.14 per Clough share.[mappress]Press Release, November 18, 2013last_img read more

MediaTek Unveils First Dual-Mode SoC with NB-IoT and Cellular Connectivity

first_imgMediaTek has unveiled the industry’s first dual-mode SoC designed for IoT applications with both NB-IoT Release 14 and GSM/GPRS connectivity. The new, high power MT2621 chipset, brings dual-mode cellular technologies for IoT, with low power consumption. It supports the developments of a broad range of connected devices including fitness trackers and other wearables, IoT security sensors, smart meters and various industrial applications.The MT2621 chipset features a highly integrated design with a complete connectivity platform that allows it to work with current GSM/GPRS as well as NB-IoT networks for excellent IoT coverage and phone call capability. The advanced connectivity features built into the chipset meet the needs of cellular network infrastructure both GSM and future NB-IoT, which are set to fuel the next chapter of growth for the IoT market.The MT2621 requires only a single SIM and antenna to cover both cellular networks, with dual standby functionality (SSDS). This allows a single UICC and mobile number for both networks, even while operating simultaneously, resulting in a cost-efficient, simplified design that enables manufacturers to bring their devices to market faster. The chipset integrates a wideband front-end module that provides support for all ultra-low, low and mid bands across the globe.At its core, the chipset is powered by an efficient ARMv7 MCU paired with internal Flash and PSRAM. LCM, camera and audio AMP interfaces give additional support for sight and sound peripherals, and comes with built-in Bluetooth 4.2 for connecting to other devices nearby.Click here to learn more about this product.last_img read more

Colin Kaepernick Disney deal to include special docuseries on NFL quarterback’s journey

first_imgColin Kaepernick and Disney/ESPN are partnering to create content on race and social injustices in a deal that includes a docuseries on on the last five years of Kaepernick’s life. The content will be available across all Disney platforms (ESPN, Hulu, Pixar and The Undefeated).— NFL Update (@MySportsUpdate) July 6, 2020 SUBSCRIBE TO US On Monday, Disney and Colin Kaepernick confirmed their production deal which will focus on scripted and unscripted stories about race and social injustice. As per reports, the Colin Kaepernick Disney deal also includes a Disney and Kaepernick ESPN contract which hints at a future Colin Kaepernick documentary. As per the Associated Press, the Colin Kaepernick Disney deal will provide a wider platform from directors and producers of colour to showcase their work.Also read | Colin Kaepernick Disney deal: Disney sings Colin Kaepernick, Disney and Kaepernick deal detailsDisney signs Colin Kaepernick: Colin Kaepernick Disney deal confirmed by NFL star Also read | Colin Kaepernick net worth, kneeling protests and reason behind the end of his NFL career: Colin Kaepernick net worthDisney signs Colin Kaepernick: Colin Kaepernick Disney deal detailsAs per reports, the deal extends to all Walt Disney platforms like Walt Disney Television, ESPN, Hulu, Pixar, and ESPN’s The Undefeated. The contract is signed between Kaepernick’s production arm, Ra Vision Media, and The Walt Disney Co. In his statement, Kapernick said that he is excited “this historic partnership with Disney across all of its platforms to elevate Black and Brown directors, creators, storytellers, and producers, and to inspire the youth with compelling and authentic perspectives”.Kaepernick further discussed his docuseries, which he is looking forward to sharing with the world along with ‘many other culturally impactful projects’ their team is developing.“During this unprecedented time, The Walt Disney Co. remains committed to creating diverse and inclusive content that resonates and matters,” said Disney’s executive chairman Bob Iger said in his statement. “Colin’s experience gives him a unique perspective on the intersection of sports, culture and race, which will undoubtedly create compelling stories that will educate, enlighten and entertain, and we look forward to working with him on this important collaboration.”ESPN’s President Jimmy Pitaro confirmed Kaepernick’s docuseries, which will chronicle Kapernick’s life while highlighting his last five years. “Developing exceptional storytelling told through a wide array of voices is at the core of who we are at ESPN,” Jimmy Pitaro stated. “Colin has had a singular path as both an athlete and an activist, and, as the nation continues to confront racism and social injustice, it feels particularly relevant to hear Colin’s voice on his evolution and motivations.”Disney signs Colin Kaepernick COMMENT Written By Also read | Colin Kaepernick rejects “celebration of white supremacy” on 4th of July in moving messageDisney signs Colin Kaepernick: Disney and Kaepernick sign deal after Kaepernick’s Nike contract Devika Pawar First Published: 7th July, 2020 17:05 IST WATCH US LIVE Colin Kaepernick is the face of Nike, last week he signed a deal with Netflix, today he announced a partnership with DisneyNike, Netflix, and Disney are three of the largest companies in America by revenueRemind me again how “oppressed” he is?🤔— Charlie Kirk (@charliekirk11) July 6, 2020 FOLLOW US Though Kaepernick was exiled from the NFL in 2016 after kneeling during the national anthem, he still wants to return to the league. As per the Associated Press, a person close to the 32-year-old quarterback stated that Kaepernick is is excellent shape but is yet to receive a call from any NFL team. Last month, NFL Network reported that Kapernick was drawing ‘serious’ interest from other teams. Also read | Colin Kaepernick NFL return with Chargers a ‘serious possibility’: Reports(Image source: AP) LIVE TV Last Updated: 7th July, 2020 17:05 IST Colin Kaepernick Disney Deal To Include Special Docuseries On NFL Quarterback’s Journey Colin Kaepernick Disney deal: Reports confirmed the production deal which will focus on scripted and unscripted stories about racial and social injustice.last_img read more