Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Slim Fit Shirt

SLIM FIT SHIRT TRENDING


Fashion is for men too

If women have dresses, then men have shirts as their BFF. All men do feel that it is crucial for them to have shirts even a few pair in their wardrobe collection. Usually you can find them with short or long sleeves and the latest collection of men’s shirts come with fit and slim designs. For ages, men have been considering them as the most comfortable top that would help them look good and sophisticated.  

Trends in the fashion world may change so frequently but not for men’s shirts as they are one of the most everlasting styles ever! Believe me; you can’t go wrong wearing shirt as you can wear it with many different styles not just for men but women and kids as well.

  
As much as important like anything else, buying the right shirt is definitely important as a clean nice one that fits you perfectly will make you feel comfortable and confident. To feel in control makes you feel invincible – in short like a boss! You can find the latest collection of -shirt for men almost everywhere especially at the shops and famous boutiques in the shopping malls.

Check out below for an easy guide to better fitting slim fit shirt. Keep scrolling guys! 


Complete your outfit with a sleek watch to add the effortless suave touch to your look.


Slim fit shirt is best paired with skinny jeans or trendy classic chinos. The matching will give you the ultimate pair of comfy casual staple.


Loafers are a timeless classic and perfect to be matched with your slim fit shirt. Invest in a pair and expand your shoe collection!



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Wednesday, January 20, 2016

KitKat goes unprotected as European court rejects trademark case

source: http://www.theguardian.com/business/2015/sep/16/kit-kat-unprotected-european-court-rejects-trademark-case I Sean Farrell

Nestlé failed to convince European court of justice that four-fingered version of its chocolate bar should be protected by law

Nestlé argued that even without its red and white packaging the shape of the four-fingered Kitkat should be regarded as distinct. Photograph: Roger Tooth for the Guardian

Nestlé has failed in an attempt to convince European judges to let it trademark the shape of the four-finger version of a KitKat in the UK.

The European court of justice ruled that the KitKat’s shape was not distinctive enough for consumers to associate it with the chocolate covered wafer. Nestlé is not seeking to trademark its two-fingered version of KitKat.

Nestlé had argued that even without its red and white packaging or the word KitKat embossed on the chocolate, the shape of the bar should be regarded as distinct.

The dispute between Nestlé and Cadbury, which has fought to prevent Nestlé securing a trademark, will go back to the UK high court for a final ruling that will determine whether rivals will be able to launch copycat KitKats in Britain.

Despite the court’s failure to allow the trademark, Nestlé said it was pleased with the ruling.

Nestlé suffered a setback in June when the advocate general of the European court of justice, whose opinions are usually followed by the court, said the company’s attempts to trademark the KitKat shape did not comply with EU law.

Nestlé, the world’s biggest food group, and Cadbury, owned by US group Mondelēz , have been in a tit-for-tat battle over the distinctiveness of their chocolate products.

Cadbury decided to try and thwart Nestlé’s attempt to trademark KitKat in 2010 after Nestlé blocked Cadbury’s effort to trademark the shade of purple used for its chocolate wrappers.

The UK Trade Marks Registry turned down Nestlé’s application to protect the chocolate bar in the UK in 2013, following Cadbury’s opposition.

Rowntree & Co sold the first KitKat, then called Chocolate Crisp, in 1935 and the shape remains roughly the same now. Its name changed to KitKat Chocolate Crisp and then, after the second world war, to KitKat.

A lookalike called Kvikk Lunsj, translated as “quick lunch”, launched in Norway in 1937 and is available in some UK shops.


Nestlé, the Swiss company that bought Rowntree in 1988, sold £40m worth of KitKats a year in the UK between 2008 and 2010. When Nestlé bought Rowntree, KitKats were covered in foil with a paper outer wrapper, but now they have a plastic wrapper.

Saturday, January 2, 2016

Kodak - the one who changed the history of photograph.

Eastman Kodak Company, commonly known as Kodak, is an American technology company that concentrates on imaging products, with its historic basis on photography.

George Eastman, the founder of Kodak has changed the landscape of photography.

Guess what, the filter that we have been using to edit our pictures nowadays, the very first idea was invented by Kodak very own inventor - Bryce Bayer in 1976.


It was founded by George Eastman in 1888.

During most of the 20th century Kodak held a dominant position in photographic film.

Kodak began to struggle financially in the late 1990s as a result of the decline in sales of photographic film and its slowness in transitioning to digital photography, despite having invented the core technology used in current digital cameras.

In August 2012, Kodak announced the intention to sell its photographic film (excluding motion picture film), commercial scanners and kiosk operations as a measure to emerge from bankruptcy.

In January 2013, the Court approved financing for Kodak to emerge from bankruptcy by mid 2013.Kodak sold most of its patents for approximately $525,000,000 to a group of companies (including Apple, Google, Facebook, Amazon, Microsoft,Samsung, Adobe Systems and HTC) under the name Intellectual Ventures and RPX Corporation.


Their achievements
1880–99
  • April 1880: George Eastman leased the third floor of a building on State Street in Rochester and began the commercial manufacture of dry plates.
  • January 1, 1881: Eastman and businessman Henry A. Strong formed a partnership called the Eastman Dry Plate Company. Eastman resigned his position at the Rochester Savings Bank in order to work full-time at the Eastman Dry Plate Company.
  • 1884: The Eastman-Strong partnership was dissolved and the Eastman Dry Plate and Film Company formed with 14 shareowners. The Eastman Dry Plate Company was responsible for the first cameras suitable for non expert use.
  • 1885: George Eastman invented roll film, the basis for the invention of motion picture film, as used by early filmmakers and Thomas Edison.
  • September 4, 1888: Eastman registered the trademark Kodak.
  • 1888: The first model of the Kodak camera appeared. It took round pictures 6.4 cm (2.5 in) in diameter, was of the fixed focus type, and carried a roll of film enough for 100 exposures. Its invention practically marked the advent of amateur photography, as before that time both apparatus and processes were too burdensome to classify photography as recreation. The roll film used in the first model of the Kodak camera had a paper base but was soon superseded by a film with a cellulose base, a practical transparent flexible film. The first films had to be loaded into the camera and unloaded in the dark room, but the film cartridge system with its protecting strip of opaque paper made it possible to load and unload the camera in ordinary light. The Kodak Developing Machine (1900) and its simplified successor, the Kodak Film Tank, provided the means for daylight development of film, making the dark room unnecessary for any of the operations of amateur photography. The earlier types of the Kodak cameras were of the box form and of fixed focus, and as various sizes were added, devices for focusing the lenses were incorporated.
  • 1889: The Eastman Company was formed.
  • 1891: George Eastman began to produce a second line of cameras, the Ordinary range.
  • 1892: It was renamed the Eastman Kodak Company in 1892. Eastman Kodak Company of New York was organized. He coined the advertising slogan, "You Press the Button, We Do the Rest." The Kodak company thereby attained its name from the first simple roll film cameras produced by Eastman Dry Plate Company, known as the "Kodak" in its product line.
  • Early 1890s: The first folding Kodak cameras were introduced. These were equipped with folding bellows that permitted much greater compactness.
  • 1895: The first pocket Kodak camera, the $5 Pocket Kodak, was introduced. It was of the box form type, slipping easily into an ordinary coat pocket, and producing negatives 1½ x 2 inches.
  • 1897: The first folding pocket Kodak camera was introduced, and was mentioned in the novel Dracula, published the same year.
  • 1899: George Eastman purchased the patent for Velox photographic paper from Leo Baekeland for $1,000,000. After this time, Velox paper was then sold by Eastman Kodak.
1900–99

A Brownie No 2. camera
  • 1900: The Brownie camera was introduced, creating a new mass market for photography.
  • 1901: The present company, Eastman Kodak Company of New Jersey, was formed under the laws of that state. Eventually, the business in Jamestown was moved in its entirety to Rochester, and the plants in Jamestown were demolished.
  • By 1920: An “Autographic Feature” provided a means for recording data on the margin of the negative at the time of exposure. This feature was supplied on all Kodak cameras with the exception of a box camera designed for making panoramic pictures and was discontinued in 1932.
  • 1920: Tennessee Eastman was founded as a wholly owned subsidiary. The company's primary purpose was the manufacture of chemicals, such as acetyls, needed for Kodak's film photography products.
  • 1930: Eastman Kodak Company was added to the Dow Jones Industrial Average index on July 18, 1930. The company remained listed as one of the DJIA companies for the next 74 years, ending in 2004.

Kodak Camera Center, Tennessee, ca. 1930-1945
  • 1932: George Eastman dies at age 77, taking his own life with a gun shot.
  • 1935: Kodak introduced Kodachrome, a color reversal stock for movie and slide film.
  • 1936: Kodak branches out into manufacture of hand-grenades.
  • 1940-1944: Eastman Kodak ranked 62nd among United States corporations in the value of World War II military production contracts.
  • 1949-1956: Kodak Introduces the Retina Series 35mm Camera
  • 1959: Kodak introduced the Starmatic camera, the first automatic Brownie camera, which sold 10 million units over the next five years.
  • 1963: Kodak introduced the Instamatic camera, an inexpensive, easy-to-load, point-and-shoot camera.
  • 1970: Kodak scientists disclose the continuous wave tunable dye laser.[57] This becomes a product for several high-tech companies but not at Kodak.
  • 1975: Steven Sasson, then an electrical engineer at Kodak, invented a digital camera.[58]
  • 1976: The Bayer Pattern color filter array (CFA) was invented by Eastman Kodak researcher Bryce Bayer. The order in which dyes are placed on an image sensor photosite is still in use today. The basic technology is still the most commonly used of its kind to date.
  • 1976: Kodak introduced the first Kodamatic, instant picture cameras, using a similar film and technology to that of the Polaroid company.
  • 1976: The company sold 90% of the photographic film in the US along with 85% of the cameras.
  • New Kodak Moment: A $19M profit.
  • 1981: Kodak was sued by Polaroid for infringement of its Instant Picture patents. The suit ran for five years, the court finally finding in favour of Polaroid in 1986.
  • 1982: Kodak launched the Kodak Disc film format for consumer cameras. The format ultimately proved unpopular and was later discontinued.
  • 1986: Kodak scientists created the world's first megapixel sensor, capable of recording 1.4 million pixels and producing a photo-quality 12.5 cm × 17.5 cm (4.9 in × 6.9 in) print.
  • 1987: Dr. Ching W. Tang, a senior research associate, and his colleague, Steven Van Slyke, developed the first multi-layer OLEDs at the Kodak Research Laboratories, for which he later became a Fellow of the Society for Information Display (SID)
  • 1988: Kodak buys Sterling Drug for $5.1 Billion
  • 1988: Kodak scientists introduce the coumarin tetramethyl laser dyes also used in OLED devices. These become a successful product until the line of fine chemicals is sold.
  • 1991: The Kodak Professional Digital Camera System or DCS, the first commercially available digital single-lens reflex (DSLR) camera. A customized camera back bearing the digital image sensor was mounted on a Nikon F3 body and released by Kodak in May; the company had previously shown the camera at photokina in 1990.
  • 1993: Eastman Chemical, a Kodak subsidiary founded by George Eastman in 1920 to supply Kodak's chemical needs, was spun off as a separate corporation. Eastman Chemical became a Fortune 500 company in its own right.
  • 1994: Apple Quicktake, a consumer digital camera was debuted by Apple Computer. It was manufactured by Kodak.
2000–09
  • 2003: Kodak introduced the Kodak EasyShare LS633 Digital Camera, the first camera to feature an AMOLED display, and the Kodak EasyShare Printer Dock 6000, the world's first printer-and-camera dock combination.
  • November 2003: Kodak acquired the Israel-based company Algotec Systems, a developer of advanced picture archiving and communication systems (PACS), which enable radiology departments to digitally manage and store medical images and information.
  • January 2004: Kodak announced that it would stop selling traditional film cameras in Europe and North America, and cut up to 15,000 jobs (around a fifth of its total workforce at the time).
  • April 8, 2004: Kodak was delisted from the Dow Jones Industrial Average index, having been a constituent for 74 consecutive years.
  • May 2004: Kodak signed an exclusive long-term agreement with Lexar Media, licensing the Kodak brand for use on digital memory cards designed, manufactured, sold, and distributed by Lexar.
  • January 2005: The Kodak EasyShare-One Digital Camera, the world’s first Wi-Fi consumer digital camera capable of sending pictures by email, was unveiled at the 2005 CES.
  • January 2005: Kodak acquired the Israel-based company OREX Computed Radiography, a provider of compact computed radiography systems that enable medical practitioners to acquire patient x-ray images digitally.
  • January 2005: Kodak acquired the Burnaby, BC, Canada-based company Creo.
  • January 2006: Kodak unveiled the Kodak EasyShare V570 Dual Lens Digital Camera, the world's first dual-lens digital still camera and smallest ultra-wide-angle optical zoom digital camera, at the CES. Using proprietary Kodak Retina Dual Lens technology, the V570 wrapped an ultra-wide angle lens (23 mm) and a second optical zoom lens (39 – 117 mm) into a body less than 2.5 cm (an inch) thick.
  • April 2006: Kodak introduced the Kodak EasyShare V610 Dual Lens Digital Camera, at that time the world’s smallest 10× (38–380 mm) optical zoom camera at less than 2.5 cm (an inch) thick.
  • August 1, 2006: Kodak agreed to divest its digital camera manufacturing operations to Flextronics, including assembly, production and testing. As part of the sale it was agreed that Flextronics would manufacture and distribute consumer digital cameras for Kodak, and conduct some design and development functions for it. Kodak kept high-level digital camera design in house, continued to conduct research and development in digital still cameras, and retained all intellectual property and patents. Approximately 550 Kodak personnel transferred to Flextronics.
  • January 10, 2007: Kodak agreed to sell Kodak Health Group to Onex Corporation for $2.35 billion in cash, and up to $200 million in additional future payments if Onex achieved specified returns on the acquisition. The sale was completed May 1. Kodak used part of the proceeds to fully repay its approximately $1.15 billion of secured term debt. Around 8,100 employees transferred to Onex, and Kodak Health Group was renamed Carestream Health. Kodak Health Group had revenue of $2.54 billion for the 12 months to September 30, 2006.
  • April 19, 2007: Kodak announced an agreement to sell its light management films business, which produced films designed to improve the brightness and efficiency of liquid crystal displays, to Rohm and Haas. The divested business comprised 125 workers. As part of the transaction Rohm and Haas agreed to license technology and purchase equipment from Kodak, and lease Building 318 at Kodak Park. The sale price was not disclosed.
  • May 25, 2007: Kodak announced a cross-licensing agreement with Chi Mei Optoelectronics and its affiliate Chi Mei EL (CMEL), enabling CMEL to use Kodak technology for active matrix OLED modules in a variety of small to medium size display applications.
  • June 14, 2007: Kodak announced a two to fourfold increase in sensitivity to light (from one to two stops) compared to current sensor designs. This design was a departure from the classic "Bayer filter" by adding panchromatic or “clear” pixels to the RGB elements on the sensor array. Since these pixels are sensitive to all wavelengths of visible light, they collect a significantly higher proportion of the light striking the sensor. In combination with advanced Kodak software algorithms optimized for these new patterns, photographers benefited from an increase in photographic speed (improving performance in low light), faster shutter speeds (reducing motion blur for moving subjects), and smaller pixels (higher resolutions in a given optical format) while retaining performance. The technology was credited to Kodak scientists John Compton and John Hamilton.
  • September 4, 2007: Kodak announced a five-year extension of its partnership with Lexar Media.
  • November 2008: Kodak released the Kodak Theatre HD Player, allowing photos and videos stored on a computer to be displayed on an HDTV. Kodak licensed technology from Hillcrest Labs for the interface and pointer, which allowed a user to control the player with gestures.
  • January 2009: Kodak posted a $137 million fourth-quarter loss and announced plans to cut up to 4,500 jobs.
  • June 22, 2009: Kodak announced that it would cease selling Kodachrome color film by the end of 2009, ending 74 years of production, after a dramatic decline in sales.
  • December 4, 2009: Kodak sold its organic light-emitting diode (OLED) business unit to LG Electronics, resulting in the lay-off of 60 people.

2010–2015
  • December 2010: Standard & Poor's removed Kodak from its S&P 500 index.
  • September 2011: Kodak hired law firm Jones Day for restructuring advice and its stock dropped to an all-time low of $0.54 a share. During 2011, Kodak shares fell more than 80 percent.
  • January 2012: Kodak received a warning from the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) notifying it that its average closing price was below $1.00 for 30 consecutive days and that over the next 6 months it must increase the closing share price to at least $1 on the last trading day of each calendar month and have an average closing price of at least $1 over the 30 trading-days prior or it would be delisted. From the $90 range in 1997, Kodak shares closed at 76 cents on January 3, 2012. On January 8, 2012, Kodak shares closed over 50% higher after the company announced a major restructuring into two main divisions, one focused on products and services for businesses, and the other on consumer products including digital cameras.
  • January 19, 2012: Kodak filed for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Protection. The company's stock was delisted from NYSE and moved to OTC exchange. Following the news it ended the day trading down 35% at $0.36 a share.
  • February 7, 2012: The Image Sensor Solutions (ISS) division of Kodak was sold to Truesense Imaging Inc.
  • February 9, 2012: Kodak announced that it would exit the digital image capture business, phasing out its production of digital cameras. Kodak sees home photo printers, high-speed commercial inkjet presses, workflow software and packaging as the core of its future business. Once the digital camera business is phased out, Kodak said its consumer business will focus on printing. It will seek a company to license its EasyShare digital camera brand.
  • August 24, 2012: Kodak announced that it plans to sell its film, commercial scanner and kiosk divisions.
  • September 10, 2012: Kodak announced plans to cut another 1,000 jobs by the end of 2012 and that it is examining further job cuts as it works to restructure its business in bankruptcy.
  • September 28, 2012: Kodak announced that it is exiting the inkjet printer business.[42]
  • December 20, 2012 Kodak announced that it plans to sell its digital imaging patents for about $525 million to some of the world’s biggest technology companies, thus making a step to end bankruptcy.
  • April 29, 2013 Kodak announced an agreement with the U.K. Kodak Pension Plan (KPP) to spin off Kodak’s Personalized Imaging and Document Imaging businesses and settle $2.8 Billion in KPP claims.
  • September 3, 2013 Kodak announces that it has emerged from Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Protection as a company focused on serving commercial customers.
  • October 17, 2013 Kodak brings European headquarter and the entire EAMER Technology Centre under one roof in Eysins, Switzerland. The relocation brings the company's European headquarters and Inkjet demo facilities, which were based in Gland, Switzerland, and the Kodak EAMER Technology and Solutions Centre, which was based in La Hulpe, Belgium, together.
  • March 12, 2014 Kodak names Jeffrey J. Clarke as its new Chief Executive Officer.
  • July 30, 2014 Kodak is negotiating with movie studios for an annual movie film order guarantee to preserve the last source of movie film manufacturing in the United States.
  • In December 2014, Kodak announced to release its first Android smartphone which is made by Bullitt and will be displayed at CES 2015.




Friday, August 7, 2015

JEJAK WARRIORS to meet Fans on the 27th August 2015

The warriors is meeting the fans!

Filem pertama pasukan Bolasepak Kelantan (The Red Warriors), JEJAK WARRIORS bakal menemui peminat bola sepak tempatan penghujung bulan ini.  Filem terbitan bersama The Red Warriors Sdn Bhd dan U2 Media Sdn Bhd ini berkisarkan pengembaraan seorang remaja untuk bertemu dengan pasukan pujaannya bagi merealisasikan impian arwah bapanya yang tidak kesampaian.
 
Menurut Penerbit Eksekutif bagi pihak TRW, Azzwaa Annuar, “Ia bukan kisah pasukan Kelantan semata-mata. Jejak Warriors adalah kisah peminat tegar dan keluarga besar sukan bola sepak tidak mengira jantina, bangsa, atau usia. Ia sarat dengan mesej kemasyarakatan dan kesukanan serta relevan buat semua penyokong pasukan bola sepak di Malaysia. Sebuah filem yang akan menaikkan semangat penggemar bola sepak tempatan, penuh dengan unsur suka, duka dan komedi.”
 
Filem Jejak Warriors dibintangi sendiri oleh para pemain TRW seperti Khairul Fahmi Che Mat, Wan Zack Haikal, Wan Zaharulnizam, Fitri Omar dan Ahmad Fakri Saarani. Beberapa artis terkemuka turut menjayakan filem ini. Antaranya Adik Aliff Firdaus, Nadiya Nisaa, Pekin Ibrahim, Allahyarhan Harun Salim Bachik, Fauziah Ahmad Daud (Ogy), Radhi Khalid, Bell Ngasri dan Amir Raja Lawak.
 
Jejak Warriors akan ditayangkan di lebih 60 buah pawagam di seluruh Malaysia mulai 27 Ogos ini. Filem ini menjadikan TRW pasukan bola sepak pertama di Malaysia yang menerbitkan filem sendiri dan mempelopori layar Perak.


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Thursday, May 14, 2015

MBO CINEMAS & EASY BY RHB GIVE PATRONS A CHANCE TO DRIVE AWAY A BRAND NEW HONDA HR-V CAR WITH “EASY-MBO WATCH AND WIN CONTEST”!

More rewards and savings with exclusive 1-for-1 movie ticket with Easy Debit Cards

PETALING JAYA: MBO Cinemas is currently the Cinema Operator with the most diversified locations in Malaysia with a total of 25 cinemas with 183 screens. 

Its Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Lim Eng Hee said: “Together with Easy by RHB, we are showing our appreciation to all our loyal patrons with the Easy-MBO Watch and Win Contest.

“Every Friday, Easy Debit Cardholders get to enjoy the 1-for-1movie ticket promotion at all MBO Cinemas valid till 30 April 2016.

“We are delighted to work with RHB Bank Berhad, one of Malaysia’s largest and premier integrated financial services group. In addition, we have a common aim of giving the best value to our mutual customers and patrons,” he added.

Mr. U Chen Hock, Executive Director for the Group Retail Banking of RHB Banking Group said: “Today, we will be extending our partnership further with the introduction of the 1-for-1 Movie Ticket every Friday for Easy Debit Cards customers from 1 May 2015 – 30 April 2016. Concurrently, we will also be running an Easy-MBO Watch & Win contest from 1 May till 31 August 2015 and customers will stand a chance to win a brand new Honda HRV 1.8L S.
Watching movies in the cinema is always something many of uslook forward to and I am sure this is the same for everyone else here today. Therefore I am positive that this campaign will be a hit among our customers.”

There are just two simple steps – spend the minimal RM20 with the Easy Debit cards at any MBO Cinemas and earn at least 5 points to qualify for a chance to drive away the Honda HR-V.
To further reward Easy by RHB customers, they can also accumulate more points by simply applying for Easy-Cards, Easy-Loans, Easy-Savings through 279 outlets nationwide, or even by just using the Easy-Cards anywhere and anytime.

Also present at the event were Ms. Mariam El-Bacha – Director of Operations, Mr. Cheah Chun Wai - Director of Marketing & Sales and Mr. Lee Ee Hui – Head, Easy by RHB.


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