The most recent sweeps period ran from October 30 through Thanksgiving. Even as the cranberries and stuffing were being served, station managers were scrambling to tabulate the ratings winners. Officially, WPLG (Channel 10) narrowly edged out Spanish language WLTV (Channel 23) to win in the crucial eleven o’clock nightly news slot.

Sliding windows are pruned hierarchically using coarse to fine classifiers and the correlation between neighboring scales. The cascade system has only one free parameter, while the multiple thresholds are selected by a data driven approach. To further increase speed, we also use a novel saliency test based on mid level features to pre prune background windows.

There has never been a company quite like Amazon. Conceived as an online book seller, Amazon has reinvented itself time and again, changing the way the world shops, reads and computes. Amazon has 225 million customers around the world. Hurley expects last year uptick in home sales to increase demand among engineering firms for downtown office space. His earlier downtown projects have attracted Web based design firms as well, such as Gravitate Design Studio in the former Koplan Home Furnishings building at 1012 Washington St. Hurley brought Gravitate into the space in 2011 and Gravitate has since renovated it..

That was in part because of new sneakers in the LeBron line as well as the launch of the latest shoes for former LeBron teammate Kyrie Irving (now on the Boston Celtics) and Paul George of the Oklahoma City Thunder.Parker added that the company was doing extremely well in China, where sales rose 24% in the past quarter. China now makes up 15% of the company’s overall sales.After Justin Timberlake wore Nike’s new limited edition Jordan 3s during the Super Bowl halftime show in February, the company immediately started selling them on its new SNKRS app, which is now available in China.Even though Michael Jordan hasn’t played professional basketball since 2003, demand continues for his signature shoes. Apparently, a lot of people still want to be like Mike.CNNMoney (New York) First published June 7, 2018: 11:15 AM ETContact UsClosed CaptioningSite MapMost stock quote data provided by BATS.

Julia: I want to know why Van always gets the vapid episodes, or those making a point about how nothing is what it seems. Sure, there’s an argument for those episodes being serious along with those about trauma, but Van ALWAYS gets these solo episodes about hanging out with her girls and realizing that everybody is fake. It makes Van seem stupid and superficial, which she isn’t.