Renovations keep Waco-area homes looking better | Waco Today

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A welcoming and bright interior is a trend for many home renovations today. The large opening to the bar provides a good view of the kitchen. Photo by R&R Remodeling and Construction.

Whether you’ve moved into a house that requires work or need to address changes to your existing home, renovations are a part of homeownership.

It could be a sudden necessity, like damage from flooding, or just needing to rework the layout for a growing family.

Those renovations can be large or small, and you may or may not have the skills, tools or time to do the job yourself.

For some people staying at home during the pandemic, that became a time to think about getting some needed renovations started.

JP Pizzio, general manager of Circle Hardware, said business at his store was

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5G Fixed Wireless Access Market Size Worth $88.5 Billion By 2027 | CAGR: 99.3% | Polaris Market Research

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The new published report by Polaris Market Research the global 5G Fixed Wireless Access (FWA) market was valued at USD 389.05 million in 2019 and is expected to reach USD 88.5 billion by 2027 to grow at a CAGR of 99.3% From 2020-2027

The global 5G Fixed Wireless Access (FWA) market size is expected to reach USD 88.5 billion by 2027 according to a new study by Polaris Market Research. The report “5G Fixed Wireless Access (FWA) Market Share, Size, Trends, Industry Analysis Report, by Offering (Hardware, Services); By Demography (Urban, Semi-Urban, Rural); By Application (Residential, Commercial, Industrial, Government) and Region; Segment Forecast, 2020 –2027” gives a detailed insight into current market dynamics and provides analysis on future market growth.

5G Fixed Wireless Access (FWA) enables the network providers/operators to offer extremely high-speed broadband connection to even the rural and suburban areas, providing support to the businesses

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4 Ways Technology Has Revolutionized Communication

Technology is progressing quicker than ever. This is especially true in the area of communication. Just fifteen years ago, nobody really knew what a podcast was, let alone how to use it to create content and promote a brand.

From incorporating a business VoIP server to digital television, technology in communication is changing fast. That means it is also giving communicators more options than ever to get their messages out there.

What’s more, it isn’t only broadcasting or content that is feeling the change. The software and machines behind the screens are shifting too. Bringing us things like a team collaboration tool or a chatbot, making life easier, and improving communications for everyone involved.

Tech has pulled us into a new world. What started as cave paintings of hands and animals has turned into GIFs of celebrities and cats. Okay, perhaps in some ways things haven’t changed too much.

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Next-generation Wireless Business Support Systems to Enhance Digital Efficiency for Communication Service Providers | News

BSS solutions must leverage next-generation computing, network, and storage technologies to meet strict 5G performance requirements, says Frost & Sullivan

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Sept. 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Frost & Sullivan’s recent analysis, Growth Opportunities in the Next-Generation Wireless BSS Market, reveals that business support systems (BSS) are necessary to provide the fast-changing requirements in 5G and enhance customer experiences. They also help communication service providers (CSPs) deliver personalized service experiences for consumers and businesses. The research profiles three leading BSS providers and their solutions. Vendors have introduced advanced BSS features, including the ability to support flexible deployments (core and edge) and options for network slice lifecycle management, which are critical in helping CSPs deliver on multi-partner business models. However, due to COVID-19, the global BSS market is estimated to experience a slowdown in the short term, whereas the long-term outlook remains positive.

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Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology doubles down on Chinese app ban, blocking 118 more | Digital


The Ministry’s latest move, once again made on grounds that such apps are engaged in activities that threaten India’s soverignty and security, appears to be making a statement by including exactly double the number of mostly Chinese apps banned initially.     


Among them, is a wide variety of games including the popular but violent shooter game PUBG Mobile, owned by Tencent. It also includes music players, video platforms like Youku, social platforms including WeChat Work, web browsers and search engines like Baidu, payment systems like Alipay and apps for learning the Chinese language. The ban list also consists of VPNs to access TikTok.  


The statement added, “There have been similar bipartisan concerns, flagged by various public representatives, both outside and inside the Parliament of India. There has been a strong chorus in the public space to take strict action against Apps that harm India’s sovereignty as well as the privacy of

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We must change the trajectory of harm caused by conflict and climate shocks – World

Statement to “The Humanitarian Impact of Combined Conflict, Climate and Environmental Risks,” High-level Event on the margins of the 75th United Nations General Assembly co-organized by the Kingdom of Belgium, the European Union, the Republic of Niger and the International Committee of the Red Cross

As delivered by ICRC President Peter Maurer

Colleagues, thanks a lot for the opportunity to address you today.

As Katie said, I have just returned from the Sahel region, a place hit hard by the waves of armed conflict, environmental degradation, and climate shock.

There, I witnessed a deep humanitarian crisis.

All aspects of lives are impacted: health, water, economic insecurity.

Over many years, the ICRC has witnessed these trends all over the world, in many conflict regions.

Wars are causing environmental damage and destruction. Suffering is increasing as the climate crisis intensifies.

Wars fought without respect of international humanitarian law cause even greater destruction.

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20 Effective Ways to Promote Your Content

Content marketing allows businesses to accomplish several goals. These digital assets don’t just drive traffic, improve SEO, and engage audiences. They also establish a brand’s reputation for being a trustworthy source of information in their field.

Arguably the best way to promote content is to send it out to a clean email list of active subscribers. Apart from that, however, there are several ways to make the most out of every piece of content you own. Here are 20 proven-effective methods:

Content Marketing on Social Media

Social networking sites like Facebook and Instagram are excellent platforms on which to target and engage relevant groups of people. Here are things you can do on these sites to promote your content:

1. Craft multiple social media posts

Create several snippets to promote the same content using unique social media posts. You can use interesting quotes, impressive statistics, title variations, and several other

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Nigeria: UNICEF, FME, NCDC, UBEC Map Out School Reopening Template

UK — As schools in the country gradually reopen, the United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF), in colloboration with the Federal Ministry of Education, Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) and the Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC), has developed a school reopening template as part of efforts to ensure that safety measures are put in place as laid down by NCDC for the reopening of schools.

The Minister of State for Education, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, who stated this in a keynote address at the Zonal Stakeholders Dialogue on School Reopening Readiness for School Resumption, held at the Zaranda Hotel, Bauchi, recalled that the closure of schools was part of government’s strategy to curtail the spread of the virus, as the school environment was considered to be vertible grounds to spread the virus.

Represented by a director in the ministry, Mr. Asanbe O.F, the minister said the ministry considered it expedient to hold

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A good museum experience pays off for the tourism sector in Ghana

The 2019 Year of Return, when Ghana welcomed Africans in the diaspora to participate in events associated with the country’s rich cultural heritage, was an opportunity to learn more about what tourists want. One million foreign visitors entered the country to mark 400 years of the first enslaved Africans arriving in the United States.

The event reaffirmed Ghana’s prominence in heritage tourism and the importance of tourism to its economy.
The sector is one of the main socio-economic drivers of Ghana’s foreign income and job creation. It also stimulates the growth of other industries. Tourism contributed 6.2% of Ghana’s GDP in 2017 and is the fourth highest income earner for Ghana after gold, cocoa and oil. In 2017, 1.3 million international tourists visited the country and before the COVID-19 pandemic the sector had high hopes for tourism growth.

The importance of heritage in Ghana’s tourism offerings means that museums are

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Marpole location, contemporary design key to the appeal of Shannon 18

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“I was not designing for yesterday, but for tomorrow,” he said, adding he hopes the neighbourhood could “become a showcase for modern architecture.”

Shannon 18 is a townhouse project located at 7659 Granville Street, Vancouver by Azora development Group. For VS0926 Westcoast Homes
In the ensuite bathrooms are Riobel bath and shower fixtures as well as large porcelain floor and wall tiles. jpg

Within the homes, Shannon 18 features nine-foot ceilings, providing more light into the homes. It also provides a level of finish one step above standard townhouse offerings, including modern wide-plank hardwood floors throughout the main level and waffle pattern carpets on stairs and throughout the bedrooms.

In the kitchen are polished quartz countertops with adjoining backsplashes and integrated white cabinetry with a choice of grey or wood accents.

Appliances include a 36-inch Fisher & Paykel fridge, a five-burner cooktop, convection wall oven, slide-out hood fan and dishwasher by Bosch.

In the ensuite bathrooms are Riobel bath and shower fixtures, large porcelain floor and wall

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