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I.D. Systems to buy Pointer Telocation for $140 mln

I.D. Systems has agreed to acquire Israel-based Pointer Telocation, a telematics and mobile IoT solutions company, for $140 million in cash and stock. Abry Partners will invest $50 million in the combined company, which will rebrand as PowerFleet. The deal is expected to close summer 2019. Both John Hunt and Anders Bjork of Abry Partners will join PowerFleet’s board of directors at the completion of the transaction. PRESS RELEASE WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., March 13, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — I.D. Syste...
Tags: Israel, Trends, Tech, David, United Kingdom, M&a, Bjork, North America, Hunt, Wharton School, EBITDA, GAAP, Wolfe, Pointer, LLP, ROTH Capital Partners

Jordan A. Rothacker's Playlist for His Story Collection "Gristle"

In the Book Notes series, authors create and discuss a music playlist that relates in some way to their recently published book. Previous contributors include Jesmyn Ward, Lauren Groff, Bret Easton Ellis, Celeste Ng, T.C. Boyle, Dana Spiotta, Amy Bloom, Aimee Bender, Heidi Julavits, Hari Kunzru, and many others. Jordan A. Rothacker's collection Gristle is filled with stories varied in style but similar in their empathetic characters and Thoracker's strong storytelling voice. In his own wo...
Tags: Music, California, Georgia, Spain, Pink Floyd, David, Paris, David Bowie, Ohio, Miles Davis, Jordan, Bjork, Woody Allen, Joni Mitchell, Giants, Nina Simone

New Trailer for Restored Re-Release of 'The Juniper Tree' with Björk

"Out from here, away be gone." Arbelos Films has debuted a new trailer for the restored re-release of The Juniper Tree, a surrealist film from 1990 filmed in Iceland and made by filmmaker Nietzchka Keene. The film stars a young Björk (25 years old at the time) as a woman who flees her homeland in Iceland after her mother is killed for practicing witchcraft. Her older sister casts a spell on a farmer which makes him fall in love with her, but his son sees through her tricky plan. The full cas...
Tags: Movies, Trailer, Bjork, Iceland, To Watch, Foreign Film, George Lucas Family Foundation, Arbelos Films, Nietzchka Keene

Wilson hits the front in Doha

Oliver Wilson. Picture: Getty Images Oliver Wilson will take a one stroke lead into the final round of the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters after carding a three under par round of 69 in testing conditions at Doha Golf Club.The 2008 Ryder Cup player was the last man in at this week’s tournament and is making the most of his chance in Qatar - reaching a ten under par total with a bird...
Tags: Sweden, Australia, Qatar, Sport, Ireland, Golf, European Tour, Bjork, Doha, Wilson, Soderberg, Moynihan, Lawson, Aiken, Karlsson, Kev

The Sexy Tattoo Trend Taking Over Hollywood Will Send Chills Down Your Spine

Björk dedicated an entire song to hers, forever affirming the notion that it doesn't get much sexier than the spine of your back. Now, the oft-forgotten erogenous zone is having a renaissance - this time as the coolest new spot to get a tattoo. Should you need proof of its appeal before you get inked along the vertebrae, well . . . good (because, you know, that sh*t is permanent). But after you see Halle Berry's leafy back design, Lady Gaga's take on the trend with "la vie en rose," and more ahe...
Tags: Beauty, Tattoos, Lady Gaga, Bjork, Halle Berry, Skin Care, Beauty Trends, Celebrity Tattoos

The Former Director Of The Manchester Festival Is About To Open New York’s Huge New Arts Center

So how’s the project, which Alex Poots was first approached about in 2014, going? It’s going OK: “Poots and his board have … doubled the scale of the Shed so that, when it opens this spring with a programme of original commissions including works by Steve McQueen and Björk, it will be in a multistorey glass complex where the largest performance space can accommodate up to 1,200 people. There will be rehearsal and lab spaces for emerging artists, a pop-up bookshop and a 20,000 sq ft outdoor plaz...
Tags: Art, New York, Ideas, Steve McQueen, Bjork, Poots, Alex Poots, 03.03.19, Huge New Arts Center

These are the 12 weirdest Oscar moments

The weirdest thing to ever happen on stage at the Academy Awards was a huge mistake, and it’s hard to imagine it will ever be topped. What could be bigger, after all, than announcing the wrong movie as the winner of the Oscar for best picture? Boo-boos don’t get any bigger than that, and the screams and hollers that erupted in 2017 inside the Kodak Theatre and homes around the world were entirely justified. The cast and creators of “La La Land” got to enjoy their Oscar for roughly 2 minutes and ...
Tags: Hollywood, Jimmy Kimmel, South Park, Los Angeles, Sport, Ap, Things To Do, Canada, Soccer, Joan Rivers, Oscar, Davis, Jennifer Lopez, Warren Beatty, Marlon Brando, Angelina Jolie

Why Tamara Rojo And Akram Khan Were Brave Enough To Redo ‘Giselle’

Rojo: “I wanted to do a classical ballet from a new point of view, and I wanted the hardest one … I had seen the Björk film Dancer in the Dark, and I kept thinking: This is Giselle, and it is possible to tell this story in a new context.”Khan: “When Tamara asked me, I did think a bit: Are you mad? I had barely seen a ballet, and knew nothing about Giselle.” – The New York Times
Tags: Art, Dance, Bjork, Khan, Akram Khan, Tamara Rojo, Tamara, Giselle, Rojo, 02.15.19

25 Interesting Facts About Iceland

Fascinating Facts About Iceland Iceland Facts If you’re looking for cool facts about Iceland, you won’t believe some of this stuff! Did you know Icelanders leave their babies outside, they like to eat rotten sharks, and there’s an app to prevent dating your cousin? Tourism has exploded recently, and the Nordic island country of Iceland now entertains more than 2 million visitors annually. This is no surprise considering that Iceland’s diverse topography enables people to visit beaches, glacie...
Tags: Hollywood, Kentucky, Atlantic, New York Times, Guardian, Npr, Time Magazine, Bjork, Iceland, TreeHugger, Vikings, Reykjavik, Great Britain, Atlas Obscura, McDonald, Iceland Iceland

25 Interesting (And Strange) Facts About Iceland

Strange Facts About Iceland! Iceland Facts If you’re looking for cool facts about Iceland, you won’t believe some of this stuff! Did you know Icelanders leave their babies outside, they like to eat rotten sharks, and there’s an app to prevent dating your cousin? Tourism has exploded recently, and the Nordic island country of Iceland now entertains more than 2 million visitors annually. This is no surprise considering that Iceland’s diverse topography enables people to visit beaches, glaciers ...
Tags: Europe, Kentucky, Atlantic, New York Times, Guardian, Bjork, Iceland, TreeHugger, Vikings, Reykjavik, Great Britain, Atlas Obscura, McDonald, Iceland Iceland, CNN Travel, Elf School

5 Things to Know About Jennifer Lawrence’s Fiance Cooke Maroney

New fiancé alert! Jennifer Lawrence recently got engaged to New York City-based art gallery director Cooke Maroney. J. Law’s rep confirmed the news to Us Weekly on Tuesday, February 5, days after the actress stepped out wearing a new ring on her left hand. Cooke Maroney attends the Museo Jumex opening afterparty in Mexico City, Mexico, on November 16, 2013. Stefanie Keenan/Getty Images Unlikely Celebrity Couples The newly engaged couple’s relationship first made headlines in ...
Tags: New York Post, New York, Jennifer Lawrence, New York City, Religion, Laura Simpson, Lena Dunham, Bjork, Darren Aronofsky, US Weekly, New York University, Lawrence, Jennifer, Gladstone, Mexico City Mexico, Cooke

How to learn a new language while you sleep

While it was believed you cannot learn new information while asleep, a new study in Switzerland makes the case for sleep encoding. 41 native German speakers were introduced to a nonsense word alongside a German word to forge a relationship.When tested while awake, the real word was defined by the nonsense word 10 percent higher than random chance, suggesting a bond was formed while asleep. None On a recent trip to Berlin, I mostly conversed with my taxi driver through Google Translate. His Engl...
Tags: Learning, Sleep, Mexico, Berlin, Memory, Neuroscience, Language, Innovation, Switzerland, Visualizations, Sigur Ros, Bjork, Derek, Haus, Megan Schmidt, Interfaculty Research Cooperation

Grammys’ Alternative Slate: Byrne and St. Vincent Rocked It, But Björk Needs to Graduate From Susan Lucci Status

Last year, after a sonic boom of backlash, the Grammys boosted the number of nods in its big four categories (Record of the Year, Album of the Year, Song of the Year, Best New Artist) from five to eight, with the intent to encourage diversity. But did you know the Alternative Album category got a rethinking, too? […]
Tags: News, Beck, Bjork, Arctic Monkeys, Grammy Awards, St. Vincent, David Byrne, Byrne, Susan Lucci

Coachella history: See photos of all the festival’s headliners from the first 10 years

Just months after the disaster of Woodstock ’99, a brand-new festival launched. The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival started in October 1999 at the Empire Polo Club in Indio. And it lost money. But it paved the way for the rise of the mega festival in the United States. This year, Coachella will celebrate its 20th year with twin weekends April 12-14 and April 17-19, with headliners Childish Gambino, Tame Impala and Ariana Grande. More Coachella photos See photos from the festival’s...
Tags: Beyonce, California, Jay Z, Beck, Sport, Pink Floyd, Radiohead, Things To Do, Soccer, United States, Chris Martin, Paul Mccartney, Kendrick Lamar, Liam Gallagher, Music Festivals, Noel Gallagher

Tanya Tagaq takes Inuit throat singing to wildly unexpected places

Experimental vocalist Tanya Tagaq draws upon and alters the Inuit cultural tradition of throat singing, taking it to wildly unexpected places and collaborating with artists including Björk and the Kronos Quartet.
Tags: Music, News, Entertainment, Classical Music, Bjork, Tanya Tagaq

NHL News & Notes: Iginla, Bjork & More

In today’s News & Notes, the Calgary Flames are going to retire Jarome Iginla’s jersey number, Anders Bjork underwent surgery that will end his season and Braden Holtby is healthy and returning to action. Related: NHL News & Notes: Niederreiter Trade, Byron, Alzner & More Iginla’s Number to Be Retired The Flames are set to retire the jersey of Iginla, a former captain of the team and a legend in the franchise, on March 2 ahead of the team’s game against the Minnesota Wild. Iginla officially re...
Tags: Column, News, Washington, Boston, Sport, Detroit Red Wings, AHL, Hockey, NHL, Bjork, Calgary Flames, Calgary, New York Islanders, Boston Bruins, Bruins, Washington Capitals

Providence Bruins’ Mid-Season Additions Paying Off

A pair of veteran additions is paying off as the Providence Bruins continue to gain ground on the Atlantic Division’s final playoff spot. Gemel Smith and Paul Carey took different paths to get to Providence and are in different stages of their careers, but they look to be a couple of strong mid-season additions by the organization. Smith Makes Immediate Impact in P-Bruins Lineup Smith was claimed off waivers from the Dallas Stars on Dec. 6. After three games with the Boston Bruins, Smith was s...
Tags: Usa, Boston, Sport, Dallas, AHL, Hockey, NHL, Bjork, Smith, New York Rangers, Providence, Bruins, Ottawa Senators, Atlantic Division, Boston College, Providence Bruins

The 61st GRAMMY Awards nominations 2019 – Complete list

The nominations for the 61st GRAMMY Awards are here revealing what has been shortlisted as the best in music and legacy music for 2019. Here are all of the nominations for each category of the famed award ceremony. GENERAL FIELD 1. Record Of The Year Award to the Artist and to the Producer(s), Recording Engineer(s) and/or Mixer(s) and mastering engineer(s), if other than the artist. I LIKE IT Cardi B, Bad Bunny & J Balvin Invincible, JWhiteDidIt, Craig Kallman & Tainy, producers; Leslie B...
Tags: Featured, 2019, Awards Ceremony, Grammy, Grammy Awards, Grammy's, Music, Nominations, Nominees, Recording Academy, Shows

Watch Kali Uchis Cover Björk’s “Venus As A Boy”

Last April, Kali Uchis released her fantastic debut album, Isolation, one of the best releases of the year. Since then, we've seen her masterful, star-quality performance at Governors Ball and heard her collaboration with Tyler, The Creator. She More »
Tags: Video, Music, Bjork, Kali Uchis

A Musical Oasis in an Icefield

In January of 2016, I boarded a plane from my home base in New York City and touched down a few hours later in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. Though I was born in Montreal and lived through its blistering winters for almost three decades, five years of temperate NYC weather had dulled my hibernal instincts: I showed up with a slick coat best suited for a reasonable East Coast urban setting, wearing cowboy boots… …It was negative 40 degrees. Fahrenheit or Celsius, you ask? Doesn’t matter, they’re th...
Tags: New York, Minneapolis, La, New York City, Religion, US, Toronto, Chicago, Canada, Bjork, John Adams, Montreal, Jack, East Coast, Calgary, Commentary

Breaks With Tradition: “When The Levee Breaks”

Fifty years ago this week, Led Zeppelin released their self-titled debut album, and -- well, it's Led Zeppelin, you know the deal. Revolutionized hard rock, brought it into the arenas, reinvented '60s psychedelia as '70s heavy metal, so on, so forth. I figure most of us have opinions on the Zep and what it means … More »
Tags: Music, Pokemon, Bjork, Led Zeppelin, Zeppelin, Homeboy Sandman, John Bonham, Beastie Boys, Saint Etienne, Zep, Adam Yauch, Adam Horovitz, Graham Massey, Breaks With Tradition, Russell Velázquez

4 impressions of Travis Scott’s Astroworld tour and first sold-out show at the Forum

To say that Travis Scott is having a moment right now is an understatement. “Astroworld,” his third full-length album, debuted at No. 1 in August, his second consecutive collection to do so, made Top 10 lists for best records of 2018 for outlets such as Rolling Stone, Billboard, Complex and Uproxx, while also earning a Grammy nomination for best rap album. Tickets for his current Wish You Were Here tour quickly sold-out two nights at the Forum this week and a just-announced second leg of the tou...
Tags: Kim Kardashian, Beyonce, Jay Z, Los Angeles, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Kendrick Lamar, Drake, Kylie Jenner, Bjork, Uproxx, Staples Center, Kanye, Jenner, Southern California

The 12 Best Dance Tracks of 2018

None For the third consecutive year, global music sales have flourished, online streaming has become the record industry's most profitable revenue source, and artists are still rarely compensated at an equitable rate exceeding the time and investment they have put into their craft. Nothing revelatory there, but maybe this news points to a possible shift in the pervasiveness of international music piracy. Maybe. On the other hand, festivals continue to draw ire each time someone tragically ove...
Tags: Google, Feature, Music, Hbo, UK, London, Youtube, America, Los Angeles, Dance, Azealia Banks, House, Vogue, Manchester, Sydney, Paul Mccartney

The 30 Best New Musical Artists of 2018

Amnesia Scanner Amnesia Scanner is the experimental electronic duo of Ville Haimala and Martti Kalliala. Created in late 2013, the group is not exactly new, but they have remained somewhat unrecognizable and wholly inaccessible until this year. As they used to refuse interviews and released several unannounced, unexplained EP's and mixtapes, Amnesia Scanner floated around as illegible codes for devoted listeners to decipher. Every track title was prefaced by "AS", and each music video reg...
Tags: Feature, Music, Japan, UK, England, New York, London, Beyonce, Virginia, Milwaukee, India, Alabama, Los Angeles, Wes, Canada, Brooklyn

BSC’s Bruins’ Mailbag: Bergeron, Prospects, Rental Trades & More

It’s Mailbag time! The Boston Bruins have been staying afloat in the Atlantic Division standings despite the numerous (and significant) injuries that have hampered them for the second consecutive season. Those injuries actually play a significant role in some of the questions that were asked for this mailbag. Related: BSC’s Bruins Mailbag: Trades, Bjork, AHL Recalls, Sweeney & More With that said, let’s get this mailbag underway: “Who is the next Providence player to travel north this year?” (C...
Tags: Column, Usa, Sport, Atlantic, Hockey, NHL, Bjork, Chicago Blackhawks, Providence, Boston Bruins, Bruins, Patrice Bergeron, Brad Marchand, David Krejci, David Pastrnak, Krejci

Providence Bruins Continue to Roll

The Providence Bruins have been red-hot over the last three weeks. After a slow start, the P-Bruins are 8-1-3 in their last 12 games. Providence dominated the defending Calder Cup champion Toronto Marlies 5-0 Wednesday night. While the Marlies may not have the same team as last year, the P-Bruins have reeled of some impressive wins. More importantly, there are positive signs they will be able to sustain recent success. P-Bruins Pushing the Pace The run started with the likes of Jan Kovar and R...
Tags: Usa, Boston, Toronto, Sport, AHL, Hockey, NHL, Bjork, Providence, Bruins, Atlantic Division, Springfield, Marlies, Providence Bruins, Fitzgerald, Lehigh Valley Phantoms

The 10 Best Ambient/Instrumental Albums of 2018

None When Brian Eno set the rules for the genre in 1978 with Music for Airports and the subsequent Ambient series, ambient music was simpler; he defined it as "as ignorable as it is interesting."Forty years later, ambient can mean anything from slow-moving tape loops to earsplitting Ampex noise. Hell, St. Vincent's Masseduction is even classified as "ambient pop" on Wikipedia. Music that gets slapped with the genre tag isn't always ignorable -- or interesting, for that matter. And the music tha...
Tags: Spotify, Feature, Music, New York, Germany, Kurt Vile, Sony, Warmth, Bjork, Brian Eno, Ambient, Mediterranean, Vincent, Electronic, Mena, Evan Sawdey

audiobooks Could Use Some Editing on Their Latest Synthpop Album

None audiobooks is a London-based duo with a unique sound. Evangeline Ling handles the lyrics and most of the vocals, while David Wrench provides the music. That music is largely synth-based and on their debut album Now! (in a minute), it ranges from catchy pop to minimalist accompaniment to oppressive layers of sound. Ling is a storyteller, and many of the album's most interesting moments come when she is using songs to relate narratives. She's also a manic 21-year-old with a ton of energy...
Tags: Audiobooks, Music, London, Review, Pop, Austria, Swansea, Bjork, Music Review, Human League, Lewis, Jimmy, Ling, Heavenly Recordings, Synthpop, Electropop

Priyanka Chopra's Makeup Artist Shares Her Bridal Beauty Tips

Before Pati Dubroff was painting the faces of Priyanka Chopra, Amanda Seyfried, Eva Mendes, and Margot Robbie, she was just a girl growing up in New Jersey who was infatuated with makeup. Like many pros in the field today, her love for color cosmetics started while sitting at her mother's vanity. "I remember being 10 years old and completely obsessed," Dubroff tells Refinery29. "I remember thinking, 'I want to do this when I grow up' — I just didn't know what this was yet.""This" eventually bec...
Tags: Fashion, Music, New York, Hollywood, Mtv, New Jersey, Paris, NARS, Ralph Lauren, States, Bjork, West Coast, Margot Robbie, Priyanka Chopra, Chopra, Dubroff

NHL News & Notes: Mete, Bjork & More

In today’s News & Notes, the Montreal Canadiens have assigned Victor Mete to the AHL, the Boston Bruins have assigned Anders Bjork to the AHL and the Carolina Hurricanes have placed Scott Darlin on waivers. Mete to Laval The Canadiens have assigned Mete to the AHL after the 20-year-old defender played in 23 games with the Canadiens this season. The second-year blueliner scored four assists while averaging 15:10 of ice time this season to go along with 23 blocked shots. Victor Mete, February 2...
Tags: Column, Usa, News, Toronto, News & Notes, Sport, AHL, Hockey, NHL, Bjork, Providence, Boston Bruins, Montreal Canadiens, Canadiens, Bruins, Patrice Bergeron