Wednesday, October 29th, 2014 at 13:23
Actress Helen Mirren has signed a contract with cosmetics company L’Oreal and became its new face. It is reported by The Daily Mail. Along with the 69-year-old Mirren firm cooperates with actresses Eva Longoria, Jennifer Lopez and Blake Lively.
The publication has counted contract with Mirren surprising because of the age of the actress and her relationship to aging and health. It is noted that typically cosmetic and perfume companies conclude contracts with celebrities at the age of 40 years. However, in advertising campaigns L’Oreal involved 76-year-old Jane Fonda, 68-year-old Diane Keaton and 55-year-old Hugh Laurie.
In interviews Mirren noted that considers her aging as a “life adventure”. In addition, the actress says that she cares about its physical form, but sometimes eating unwholesome food.
Helen Mirren is known for the performance of roles of British queens Elizabeth I and Elizabeth II. In 2007, the actress received Oscar for film “Diana”.
Tuesday, October 28th, 2014 at 11:45
Net loss of microblogging service Twitter has increased by 2.7 times to 175.46 million in the third quarter of 2014 compared with a loss of 64.6 million dollars for the same period a year earlier. This is evidenced by a report on the website Twitter.
Twitter, whose shares began trading on the Stock Exchange in early November 2013, is not yet able to enter the profitable level. Per share loss for the quarter is priced at $ 0.29.
At the same time, the revenue service continues to grow. By the end of July-September 2014 Twitter revenue more than doubled to 361.27 million dollars. Figure exceeded the average forecast of analysts of the market in 351 million dollars. Through advertising service has generated $ 320 million in the quarter, of which 85% came from mobile advertising.
Monthly active audience of service increased by 23% over the previous year and amounted to 284 million users. For the three months Twitter audience has increased by 13 million people. About 80% of the total number of Twitter users log on to a monthly service with mobile devices.
In the fourth quarter Twitter predicts revenues of $ 440-450 million, and by the end of the year – about 1.37 billion dollars.
However, the quarterly results were negatively perceived Twitter stock market. At the close of trading NYSE stocks service cost 48.56 dollars, but after the announcement of financial reports value of securities in electronic trading fell by 11% to 43.2 dollars.
Monday, October 27th, 2014 at 13:51
Now you can control some functions in your car via iPhone. Apple has patented an appropriate device. This information appeared on the website of the USPTO.
The text of the patent states that the technology provides for the transmission of the signal on the location of the car on your mobile device. Then it defines its geographical position and distance to the vehicle. When satisfactory interposition gadget gets access to the functions of the car, such as lock or unlock the doors, heating of the passenger compartment.
The patent does not specify the type of mobile device, Apple released smartphones iPhone, tablets iPad, iPod, the well at the beginning of 2015 the market will go smart watches Watch.
In May, at the presentation of WWDC, Apple described the potential use Watch to find the car in the parking lot.
In March, Apple announced the feature CarPlay, which allows you to integrate the iPhone with car multimedia system. Later, the company reported that the technology was supported by Ferrari, Mercedes-Benz, Volvo and other manufacturers, which have shown their models with built-in Apple at the Geneva Motor Show.