March 5 is the anniversary of the oldest recorded eclipse in human history, when the shadow of a total solar eclipse fell across the Bronze Age city of Ugarit in 1223 BCE.
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During the fourth-quarter 2017, BCE Inc. (BCE) added a net of 175,204 postpaid wireless subscribers, up a whopping 55.9% year over year.
TELUS (TU) witnesses massive gain of wireless and wireline subscribers in fourth-quarter 2017.
BCE Inc. (BCE) will benefit from robust activities in the wireless business, strong subscriber addition, decline in churn rates and its focus on technology upgrades.
TELUS Corp. (TU) faces fierce wireless competition in Canada from large and mid-sized incumbent wireless operators.
Being a long time historical materialist of some flavor or another, I am by orientation hostile to arguments like Mokyr's that it was ideas and culture that ultimately mattered. I find myself very suspicious of arguments that give a unique value to cultures, especially when they are my own. I tend to appeal instead to principles of representativeness—that I should not assume that I or anything of mine is special without very good reason—of non-cherrypicking—do not accentuate the positive while neglecting the negative—and of visibility—that of requiring _concrete causal mechanisms_, rather than waving one's hands, saying "it was in the air" and "there are lots of other ways it matters besides those that have been mentioned here". That does not mean that I am right. Mokyr ends his 2016 _A Culture of Growth: The Origins of the Modern Economy_ with a broadside against people like me. He denounces us as: >tak[ing] a very narrow view of what the Industrial Revolution was about, [for] the mechanisms by which the Republic of Letters affected technological progress are deeper and more complex than “how much science was needed to build a spinning jenny”. Science plays an ever-growing role in the subsequent history of...
Rogers Communications (RCI) continues to be the first wireless operator in Canada to offer IoT services to business enterprises.
Reed Galen, RealClearPoliticsIn his book “The Storm Before the Storm,” Mike Duncan outlines the beginning of the end of the Roman Republic in the first century BCE. The political, familial, demographic and military intrigues became wrapped into one unhealthy Venn diagram of parochial and personal interests, hyper-pandering to different segments of the Roman citizenry and long, expensive foreign wars that rewarded some Romans with triumphs and left others destitute and deserted, far from home.
Improvement in Florida market is expected to drive NextEra Energy's (NEE) fourth-quarter 2017 financial performance when it reports results on Jan 26.
Rogers Communications Inc. (RCI), similar to other cable companies, has lost viewers to low-cost video streaming service providers.