Then, it assumed a certain maximum percentage that spotify could get ( for example, they aren getting a chunk of merch sales at concerts ). Then, it took the basic terms of their licensing deals (70% to record companies/publishers) and calculated how much would be left. Then, it used some average margin numbers from the software industry.
Seeking to translate the strategy into operational and tactical sense, Odierno was looking downward, monitoring the adjustments of subordinates from division commanders to platoon leaders. “That’s especially difficult with units that were already there,” recalled Keane, his mentor. “He was transitioning those forces from a very defensive strategy to an offensive strategy.” On top of that, having only the minimum amount of troops that he and Keane thought he needed, Odierno began to move them around in order to maximize their effectiveness..
Something to keep in mind: Using a first name might give the mistaken impression that the reporter has developed a bias, liking or sympathy for the subject. That could be a reason to use the family name instead. Editors and producers should consider that issue and discuss it with the deputy managing editors, their designated replacements or the Standards Practices editor ahead of time if they have any doubts..
Meanwhile Florida, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Michigan, Wisconsin, and Iowa all states easily carried by Obama in 2008 would now be in the hands of Republican governors and state legislatures with plenty of tools to hurt the other party, the most potent of which would be a series of measures making it harder to vote. These blue states would soon have House delegations that were as much as two thirds red, an undemocratic result locked in by redistricting. If Republicans could meet expectations by winning the Senate and the presidency, the con servative base even if out of step with young and minority voters would have control of all three branches of the federal government..
You can create a model of capillary action by placing a length of glass tubing into a dish of water. When you do this, you’ll see the liquid climb up the tube, higher than the water level in the dish. This occurs because water molecules are sticky: They like to stay close to each other, and they also like to stick to the surfaces of other materials.
“When the Chinese came, they told me that my plants were not yielding anymore because there was so much gold under the soil,” Asare said. After a few years of low production, he sold his 14 acres to a group of small scale gold miners, also called galamsey miners, with a Chinese sponsor. The money is gone now and Asare’s land is poisoned..