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GitLab Ultimate and GitLab Gold now free for open source projects and education

“To gain the trust of more users as an alternative to GitHub, GitLab will now be offering GitLab Ultimate and GitLab Gold for free to open source projects and educational institutions” reports xda-developers.com. If you want to get in on the action as a student, you’ll have to wait for your educational institution to apply.The only thing you won’t get as part of an open source project or educational institution is customer support, but you can buy that separately for $4.95 a month per user. Source: xda-developers.com Share This:

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Proposals to guarantee jobs for all Americans spotlight uncomfortable truth about Fed

“Simply scaling the CBPP program down to 1 million jobs, given its own estimates, would result in a cost of $56 billion per year, not small but not unaffordable in the context of trillion-dollar annual federal deficits” writes D C for marketwatch.com. In fact, considering the program in the context of the Fed’s job-killing efforts might result in a more manageable, and achievable, policy. Source: marketwatch.com Share This:

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Trump wants to close trade gap but leaves Ex-Im Bank in limbo

“The institution, the Export-Import Bank, was created to help U.S. companies compete overseas and bolster exports by providing cheap government-backed loans” writes Alan Rappeport for seattletimes.com. WASHINGTON — As trade tensions mount, an 84-year-old Washington, D.C., institution could have been a powerful tool for President Donald Trump.The bank has been without a chairman since Trump took office and the last of the bank’s five board members quit in March.The bank has been without a chairman since President Donald Trump took office and the last of the bank’s five board members…

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ArtPrize no longer an experiment, now an institution after 10 years

“It started out as an experiment and that experiment has evolved year over year,” said Bennett, who was named ArtPrize’s executive director last week after joining ArtPrize as business development director three years ago” writes Jharger Mlive Com for mlive.com. That was the message Jori Bennett, ArtPrize’s new executive director, and her team brought to the contest’s annual kickoff breakfast on Wednesday, April 18.In their presentation to stakeholders, the ArtPrize team members stressed the economic impact of the 19-day event. Source: mlive.com Share This:

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Crypto-Fiat Financial Institution Saifu Prepares for its ICO

“Saifu is a crypto-fiat financial institution based in the Czech Republic that will soon hold its own ICO. The project will use the funds collected through the ICO to implement its growth strategy and expand its range of services” writes Guest User for livebitcoinnews.com. It is already an established business, serving customers (in Beta testing) and its ICO is designed, among other things, to facilitate an aggressive growth strategy.At the senior level, Saifu has industry leading expertise in marketing, software development, and information security and technology. Source: livebitcoinnews.com Share This:

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Should Britain get rid of the monarchy?

“But the royal family is still very popular, and supporters say they remain an important institution and symbol in British life” writes Associated Press for mlive.com. But The Economist posits that the royal family “is an institution that commands a great deal of affection,” especially Diana’s children and their spouses.Many argue the monarchy is a ridiculously outdated and costly institution, and polling shows that 20 to 40 percent of Britons think their country would be better off without royals. Source: mlive.com Share This:

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Bitcoin Platform Globitex Becomes Authorised Electronic Money Institution

“NexPay UAB, a subsidiary of European Bitcoin exchange platform Globitex, has just obtained authorisation with the Bank of Lithuania as an Authorised Electronic Money Institution (EMI), as per a corporate statement” reports financemagnates.com. The new status, which is fully passportable to all other EU member states, enables NexPay to issue electronic money and to carry out various related payments services across all 28 countries.This also extends to money remittance and execution of payment transactions via telecoms, the ability to clear euro payments directly, without the involvement of commercial banks, and…

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Remarkable recoveries in a mental health project in Croatia

“Darko Kovacic, 53, came to the mental health institution in Osijek in 2001, staying there when it was transformed by Lamza” writes Tracy Mcveigh for theguardian.com. I feel better.” Osijek had two centres for people living with mental health problems.Getto could have left at any time, but there was never a realistic option where he could live outside but still have the mental health support he needed.Others think I have become crazy.” Rada Matos is the director of Ljeskovica home for adults with mental health problems, deep in the Pozega…

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Globitex Group Company Granted Electronic Money Institution Licence by EU Regulator

“Current operating entity of the Globitex bitcoin exchange is a UK-based Globitex group company” writes unknown author for cryptocoinsnews.com. The regulatory green light for the EMI licence is a leap forward in the development of the bitcoin and broader cryptocurrency industry.Acquisition of the EMI licence brings with it the possibility of integrating with the SEPA euro payments system directly through the Central Bank of Lithuania.GBX will be used to pay trading fees and reward exchange users and liquidity providers. Source: cryptocoinsnews.com Share This:

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