NEW YORK, Feb. 02, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Epiq, a global technology-enabled services leader to the legal services industry and corporations, announced today its launch of Epiq Empower: Your Discovery Center of Excellence. Epiq Empower is a configurable framework built on industry best practices and is designed to help corporate law departments to manage their eDiscovery program with a focus on governance, defensibility, risk mitigation and a predictable cost of ownership.

Epiq Empower provides a consultative approach to establishing or expanding a corporation’s discovery program that provides transparency into quantified efficiencies and spend metrics to effectively manage their eDiscovery portfolio. Our consultants work to design, build, and implement a center of excellence that is tailored to the client’s specific needs, while providing continuous oversight throughout the partnership. Creating a personalized program will help clients onboard best-in-class discovery processes and technologies. The client’s Empower team is their advocate and trusted partner

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Crime scene following a cash-in-transit robbery in Krugersdorp.

PHOTO: Sharon Seretlo/Gallo Images

  • The Gauteng provincial police commissioner held an urgent engagement with CIT stakeholders on Wednesday.
  • Fidelity and G4S were identified as being hit the hardest.
  • Two CIT heists have been reported in the last two days.

Gauteng police commissioner Lieutenant General Elias Mawela says that there has been a worrying spike in cash-in-transit (CIT) heists over this festive season, compared to last year.

On Wednesday, Mawela – along with his deputy, Major General Tommy Mthombeni and provincial Hawks head Major General Ebrahim Kadwa – held an urgent meeting with stakeholders in the CIT industry following the recent spate of heists in the province.

Gauteng police spokesperson Brigadier Mathapelo Peters said:

Comparing the rate of occurrence of incidents this year to last year’s rate, Lieutenant General Mawela confirmed that there is a worrying spike in the rate and frequency

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eSports describes the world of competitive, organized video gaming. Competitors from different leagues or teams face off in the same games that are popular with at-home gamers: Fortnite, League of Legends, Counter-Strike, Call of Duty, Overwatch and Madden NFL, to name a few. These gamers are watched and followed by millions of fans all over the world, who attend live events or tune in on TV or online. Streaming services like Twitch allow viewers to watch as their favorite gamers play in real time, and this is typically where popular gamers build up their fandoms.

Short answer? A lot of people. According to a report from Newzoo, a market analytics company, 380 million people worldwide will watch eSports this year, including 165 million eSports enthusiasts (a term that describes frequent viewers, as opposed to occasional viewers). The bulk of these enthusiasts watch from North America, China and South Korea.
Tournaments
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The third ban is devastating to craft brewers.

The Beer Association of South Africa (BASA) has issued an urgent call to President Cyril Ramaphosa to lift the blanket ban on alcohol as from 16 January. 

BASA says this step is needed to ensure the survival of small business owners of craft breweries, who now find themselves on the brink of closure.

Ramaphosa announced the third alcohol ban on 28 December 2020.

The last two alcohol bans had a devastating impact on the beer industry, with an estimated 7 400 jobs lost, R14.2 billion in lost sales revenue and more than a R7.4 billion loss in taxes and excise duties. 

“BASA remains aware of the severity of the crisis we face as nation as we battle Covid-19, and understands the great difficulties faced by both government and citizens as the virus spreads. And while we support all efforts to curb

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Two workers in an underground mine.

  • Dr. Thuthula Balfour, head of health at Minerals Council South Africa said the cost of the vaccine programme to the mining industry could be around R300 million.
  • Mining is a key driver of the country’s economy, contributing 9% of GDP
  • SA has a labour-intensive mining industry with thousands of miners working in confined spaces deep underground, posing a higher risk of transmission

SA’s mining industry estimates it will cost around R300 million to help the government roll out Covid-19 vaccines to mineworkers and community members as the country battles a surge in infections, the industry body has told Reuters. 

The Minerals Council, which represents mining firms, offered its financial and logistical assistance after the government called on the private sector to help with the rollout of vaccines, the first of which are set to arrive on Monday.

Mining is a key driver

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City in Oregon, United States

Boardman is a city in Morrow County, Oregon, United States on the Columbia River and Interstate 84. As of the 2010 census the population was 3,220. It is currently the largest town in Morrow County, Oregon

History[edit]

Boardman was homesteaded in 1903 by Samuel H. Boardman,[6] the first superintendent of the Oregon State Parks System.[7] Boardman and his wife worked for 13 years to develop irrigation for their land; during those years his wife taught school, and Boardman at times worked on railroad construction projects. The Union Pacific Railroad passed through Boardman, where it had a station. The community was platted in 1916 at about the same time Samuel Boardman went to work for the Oregon State Highway Department and became involved in the development of roadside parks.[6]

The Boardman post office opened in 1916.[6] The city was

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Background

From the earliest periods of history until the beginning of the 19th
century, fire was man’s primary source of light. This light was
produced through different means—torches,

candles

, oil and gas lamps. Besides the danger presented by an open flame
(especially when used indoors), these sources of light also provided
insufficient illumination.

The first attempts at using electric light were made by English chemist
Sir Humphry Davy. In 1802, Davy showed that electric currents could heat
thin strips of metal to white heat, thus producing light. This was the
beginning of incandescent (defined as glowing with intense heat) electric
light. The next major development was the arc light. This was basically
two electrodes, usually made of carbon, separated from each other by a
short air space. Electric current applied to one of the electrodes flowed
to and through the other electrode resulting in an arc of light across

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