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SAP Expands Cloud Partnership with Google, More from SAPPHIRE

SAP Expands Cloud Partnership with Google, More from SAPPHIRE

ORLANDO, Fla. — SAP expanded its cloud partnership with Google with new certification of SAP technology and applications on the Google Cloud Platform (GCP).  Company officials made the announcement this week at the company’s 30,000-attendee SAPPHIRE NOW and ASUG Annual Conference  here at the Orange County Convention Center.

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SMPlayer 17.1 Open-Source Video Player Introduces Chromecast Support, More

Sporting initial Chromecast support, SMPlayer 17.1 will let you send video files from your personal computer to your Chromecast device to watch them on your big-screen TV, or your friends’ for that matter. The feature supports both online and local sources, including those from popular video hosting services like YouTube and Vimeo.
“SMPlayer 17.1 features experimental support for Chromecast. Now you can send videos from SMPlayer to your Chromecast device, including local files from your computer and online streams such as TV channels or videos from sites like YouTube, Dailymotion, Vimeo, Vevo and many more,” reads the release announcement.
However, this being an experimental implementation, it supports a limited number of video and audio codecs, including H.264 High Profile Level 4.1 and VP8, MP3, FLAC, Vorbis, HE-AAC, LC-AAC, and WAV (LPCM). It also supports the MP4, AAC, MP3, WAV, and WebM media container formats, and JPEG, PNG, GIF, BMP, WEBP image formats.

Source: http://news.softpedia.com/news/smplayer-17-1-open-source-video-player-introduces-chromecast-support-more-512130.shtml
Submitted by: Arnfried Walbrecht


Japanese ad giant admits to overcharging more than 100 clients



Tokyo-based advertising giant Dentsu has acknowledged that it overcharged more than 100 clients after it conducted a month-long investigation into its own financial records.

The probe turned up at total of 633 business transactions that warranted suspicion — worth about $ 2.3 million overall. 

In some cases, its agency properties charged fees for ads that were never placed. There were also instances in which a campaign’s performance was exaggerated in order to hike up the price.

It’s not clear which of Dentsu’s clients were affected, but the holding company said in a statement that it had contacted and apologized to each of them. It also vowed to refund the sum in full. Read more…

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