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From the sounds of the Detroit streets to the sounds of a Ford Assembly Plant, follow techno pioneer Kevin Saunderson as he searches for inspiration for the next groove to use in his iconic music.

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Front End Dress Up Kit For Chevy & GMC Trucks – TruckU with LMC Truck

Front End Dress Up Kit For Chevy & GMC Trucks - TruckU with LMC Truck

Watch the guys from TruckU transform the front end of a 1986 Chevy truck with a Front End Dress Up Kit from LMC Truck. Front End Dress Up Kits come with everything you need in one kit- grille, bezels, lights, wires- to transform the front of your truck and increase its wow factor. Kits are available for Chevy and GMC trucks for model years 1973-1987.

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Technology News – The FCC is still tweaking its net neutrality repeal (but that’s normal)

You may think, from the pomp accompanying the FCC’s vote in December to repeal the 2015 net neutrality rules, that the deed was accomplished. Not so — in fact, the order hasn’t even reached its final form: the Commission is still working on it. But while it may be frustrating, this is business as usual for regulations like this and concerned advocates should conserve their outrage for when it’s really needed.

The “Restoring Internet Freedom” rule voted on last month was based on a final draft circulated several weeks before the meeting at which it would be adopted. But as reports at the time noted, significant edits (i.e. not fixing typos) were still going into the draft the day before the FCC voted. Additional citations, changes in wording, and more serious adjustments may be underway.

It may sound like some serious shenanigans are being pulled, but this is how the sausage was always made, and it’s actually one of Chairman Ajit Pai’s handful of commendable efforts that the process is, in some ways at least, more open to the public.

Ordinarily the final draft of the rule might not be given out until after the vote, having been only circulated among FCC staff and other D.C. insiders. It’s something Pai has never tired of criticizing previous FCCs for, and one of the first changes he made.

Now orders like this one are released well ahead of time — but the process of fixing and updating them continues just as it did before, well past the actual vote (the timing, as Ars Technica notes, is all over the place). We’re just privy to the details now. It’s right there in the rule’s introduction:

The issues referenced in this document and the Commission’s ultimate resolution of those issues remain under consideration and subject to change. This document does not constitute any official action by the Commission. However, the Chairman has determined that, in the interest of promoting the public’s ability to understand the nature and scope of issues under consideration, the public interest would be served by making this document publicly available.

And indeed, it makes perfect sense that work should continue as long as it can in order to better bolster the chances of an order like this surviving. An extra citation, legal precedent, or expert commentary could make all the difference.

The question of exactly what is being changed, however, we will have ample time to investigate: the rules will soon be entered into the federal register, at which point they both come into effect and come under intense scrutiny and legal opposition. And there’s plenty to scrutinize and oppose. I’ve asked the FCC if it will issue its own documentation of changes to the rule made after the final draft.

But that’s just the start of the next phase of the battle for net neutrality, which you can expect to last for years to come.

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Technology News – Spotify faces $1.6 billion lawsuit from music publisher alleging copyright infringement – #Technology #News

Spotify is facing a $1.6 billion lawsuit from Wixen Music Publishing, the publisher that represents artists like Tom Petty, Missy Elliot, Stevie Nicks and Neil Young, The Hollywood Reporter first reported. The suit, filed December 29, alleges copyright infringement, specifically alleging Spotify is using thousands of its songs without a proper license. The lawsuit seeks at least $1.6 billion in damages and injunctive relief.

Before Spotify launched in the U.S., the company made deals with major record labels to obtain the appropriate rights to the sound recording copyrights in the songs, the lawsuit states. What Spotify failed to do, according to the lawsuit, was “obtain the equivalent rights for the compositions.”

The lawsuit goes on to say, “As a result, Spotify has built a billion dollar business on the backs of songwriters and publishers whose music Spotify is using, in many cases without obtaining and paying for the necessary licenses,” the lawsuit alleges.

Wixen also alleges Spotify has “knowingly, intentionally, and repeatedly” reproduced those songs over the Internet to California residents.

This suit comes following a proposed $43 million settlement involving music rights holders and Spotify in a class-action lawsuit, Ferrick v. Spotify. That suit, Wixen alleges, “does not adequately compensate Wixen or the songwriters it represents.”

In that settlement, Spotify admitted to failing to obtain necessary statutory licenses to reproduce and/or distribute musical compositions on its platform, the lawsuit says.

“Consequently, while Spotify has become a multibillion dollar company, songwriters and their publishers, such as Wixen, have not been able to fairly and rightfully share in Spotify’s success, as Spotify has in many cases used their music without a license and without compensation,” the lawsuit states.

I’ve reached out to Spotify and Wixen. I’ll update this story if I hear back. The case is Wixen Music Publishing, Inc. v Spotify USA.

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Business News – Only a small slice of corporate America has shared tax savings with workers so far

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President Trump has cheered corporations “showering their workers with bonuses” thanks to the tax overhaul he just signed into law.

Trump tweeted on Tuesday that “companies are giving big bonuses to their workers because of the Tax Cut Bill.” He added, “Really great!”

The president is right: Companies poised to cash in on the tax cuts, such as AT&T, Bank of America (BAC), Comcast (CMCSA) and Wells Fargo, have announced one-time bonuses and pay raises. It’s terrific news for employees, especially those struggling with years of disappointing wage increases.

U.S. Bancorp (USB) and Zions Bancorp (ZBPRA) on Tuesday became the latest big companies to unveil $1,000 special bonuses and pay raises. Regions Financial (RF) announced Tuesday it was raising it minimum wage to $15 per hour.

But despite the political rhetoric, only a small fraction of corporate America has decided to share the tax bonanza directly with workers, at least so far.

According to the White House’s own compilation and more recent announcements, only 16 companies in the S&P 500 have responded to the tax overhaul by raising wages, handing out bonuses or improving employee benefits. If smaller companies such as GoDaddy (GDDY) and Sinclair Broadcasting (SBGI) are included, the list expands to about four dozen.

“It’s good marketing, but you don’t have a trend yet. It’s premature at this point,” said William Klepper, a management professor at Columbia Business School.

The employee rewards that have been announced are often a small percentage of what companies are saving from the tax overhaul.

For instance, Wells Fargo (WFC) decided to boost its minimum wage to $15 per hour and increase its charitable giving by 40%. Yet the scandal-ridden bank is one of the biggest beneficiaries of the new corporate tax rate — 21%, down from the previous 35%. Wells Fargo’s effective tax rate was 31% in 2016, according to S&P Dow Jones Indices.

The wage hike and additional charitable giving will cost Wells Fargo about $215 million in 2018, according to investment bank KBW. That represents just 5% of Wells Fargo’s total estimated earnings benefit from the tax overhaul, KBW estimates.

“It’s a token compared with what companies are actually saving. Where is the rest of the money going?” said Jeffrey Sonnenfeld, senior associate dean at the Yale School of Management.

Related: The great debate: Will corporate tax cuts trickle up or down?

Sonnenfeld argued that the wage hike and bonus announcements “were heavily from employers under the gun from government scrutiny.”

For instance, AT&T’s (T) proposed takeover of CNN owner Time Warner (TWX) has been blocked by the Justice Department. Trump recently vowed to punish Wells Fargo for “bad acts against their customers.” And Sinclair, the largest owner of local television stations in the U.S., has a $3.9 billion acquisition that is being reviewed by the FCC.

To be sure, it’s early, and some companies are still trying to understand the impact of the most sweeping tax overhaul in three decades. More bonus announcements may be coming.

Other companies may use their tax savings for different purposes. Wall Street anticipates a big chunk of the tax windfall will get returned to shareholders in the form of bigger share buybacks and fatter dividends. In 2004, when Congress provided tax breaks for companies to bring foreign profits back home, businesses used much of their money on share buybacks.

Investors love when companies use excess cash to repurchase their own stock. These moves make stocks more attractive by limiting the supply of shares, thereby improving a key measure of profitability known as earnings per share.

Corporations are also likely to use the money to pay down debt or make acquisitions.

Related: Corporate America’s big, fat profitable year

How companies use their tax savings will be decided by longer-term decisions than one-time bonuses. It will help determine whether the massive corporate tax cut will trickle down to workers and consumers, as the White House has promised, or tilt more toward shareholders.

Wage hikes are needed because nearly half of Americans (49%) feel their wages haven’t kept up with the cost of living, according to Pew Research Center. Average hourly earnings increased by 2.5% over the past 12 months, trailing the Federal Reserve’s target of 3.5%.

If wage growth remains lackluster, it could worsen America’s record wealth inequality gap. The richest 1% of families controlled nearly twice as much wealth in 2016 as the bottom 90%, according to the Federal Reserve.

HSBC said that because the “bulk of the direct gains” from the tax overhaul will go to the rich and corporations, “it is hard to see it supporting more inclusive growth.”

If the government fails to reverse the “worsening income inequality,” HSBC predicted “anger over this issue will persist and support for populist parties will continue to rise.”

–CNNMoney’s Lydia DePillis, Jackie Wattles and Hadas Gold contributed to this report.

CNNMoney (New York) First published January 2, 2018: 4:33 PM ET

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Construction News – Officials Mark Rail Rehabilitation Projects

Texas Transportation Commissioner Tryon Lewis and State Rep. Drew Darby led a gathering of county, state and transportation officials in a rail spike-driving event today to commemorate federally-funded projects to rebuild 90.8 mi. of track on the South Orient Rail Line in West Texas. The event held at the San Angelo Railway Museum was punctuated by putting hammer to a golden spike to celebrate the improvements funded through the Federal Highway Administration's (FHWA) National Highway Freight Network….

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Volvo Wheel Loaders L60F, L70F, L90F, L110F, and L120F

Volvo Wheel Loaders L60F, L70F, L90F, L110F, and L120F

Volvo Wheel Loaders L60F, L70F, L90F, L110F and L120F: “Get the job done” has defined Volvo ever since inventing and refining the wheel loader concept more than half a century ago. The F-series’ quiet, fast, and safe all-rounders set a whole new standard when it comes to operating joy. A lot of that is due to the new quiet, environment-friendly engine, smooth shifting Automatic Power Shift (APS) transmission, and roomier comfort cab with optimized visibility.

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Bagger Hitachi 520 KMC und Herzog-KG

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Auf dem Gelände des Sana Krankenhauses in Düsseldorf geht der Abriss weiter. Die Firma Herzog entkernt die Gebäude vollständig und mit dem Hitachi 520. Höhepunkt wird der Rückbau des Hochhauses mit dem Teleskopausleger.


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Hitachi Zaxis 870 LCR amazing machine

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Big excavator with enormous capacity organized. Between Holzstraße and Franziusstraße at Media Harbor Renzo Piano realize the business building FLOAT. The building is 200 meters long and 6 floors high. Laarakkers excavators will load more than 6000 trucks. #Excavator #Construction



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450 Tonnen Generator für Kraftwerk Siemens in Düsseldorf Lausward Fortuna

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Das neue Erdgaskraftwerk auf der Lausward

Weltmeister in Effizienz und Stärke.

Um für Düsseldorf weiterhin zukunftsfähig Energie zu vernünftigen Preisen produzieren zu können, wollen wir aus dem Brennstoff, den wir einsetzen, das Maximum herausholen.
„Block Fortuna” — Die Kraftwerksattraktion

Am Standort Lausward im Düsseldorfer Hafen entsteht mit dem „Block Fortuna” ein neues Erdgaskraftwerk, das die gewohnte Leistungsfähigkeit übertrifft. Die neue Anlage wird das stärkste und effizienteste Gas- und Dampfturbinenkraftwerk der Welt sein. Es produziert Energie mit einer Kombination aus Gasturbine, Dampfkessel, Dampfturbine und zusätzlicher Abwärmenutzung. Wenn das Kraftwerk im Jahr 2016 in Betrieb geht, wird es mit einem Wirkungsgrad von mehr als 61 Prozent bei der reinen Stromerzeugung einen Weltrekord aufstellen.

Zusätzlich wird die vorhandene Wärmeenergie für das Fernwärmenetz der Stadtwerke Düsseldorf genutzt. Auch hier wird ein neuer Weltrekord angestrebt: Nie zuvor konnten aus einem einzigen Kraftwerksblock mit nur einer Gasturbine 300 Megawatt Fernwärme ausgekoppelt werden.
Besonders klimaschonend

Durch den hohen Wirkungsgrad wird ein CO2 Ausstoß von weniger als 330 Gramm pro Kilowattstunde erreicht. Gegenüber einem durchschnittlichen deutschen Kraftwerk wird es 50 Prozent weniger CO2 ausstoßen, im Vergleich zu einem Braunkohlekraftwerk sogar 60 Prozent weniger. Bezogen auf den Emissionsdurchschnitt der weltweiten Stromerzeugung spart jedes neue Kraftwerk dieser Bauart jährlich rund 700.000 Tonnen Kohlendioxid bei einer angenommenen Anzahl von 5000 Volllaststunden pro Jahr. Zum Vergleich: Das entspricht etwa dem Ausstoß von 350.000 Pkw mit einer jährlichen Fahrleistung von 15.000 Kilometern.
Ideale Brückentechnologie

Das neue Kraftwerk ist die ideale Brückentechnologie auf dem Weg in eine klimaneutrale Energieversorgung. Erdgasgefeuerte Gas- und Dampfturbinenkraftwerke haben vor dem Hintergrund der Energiewende einen sehr hohen Stellenwert. Diese hochflexiblen Anlagen sind sehr gut in der Lage, die natürlichen Schwankungen der Wind- und Sonnenenergieanlagen auszugleichen.