Grizzlies coach Bickerstaff gets $25,000 fine from NBA

first_imgBickerstaff was ejected with 7:41 remaining in the Grizzlies’ 92-88 home loss to the Utah Jazz on Wednesday.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSWATCH: Drones light up sky in final leg of SEA Games torch runSPORTSLillard, Anthony lead Blazers over ThunderSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutout Clippers handle Griffin, Pistons AFP official booed out of forum Read Next Slow and steady hope for near-extinct Bangladesh tortoises MOST READ View comments Typhoon Kammuri accelerates, gains strength en route to PH Globe Business launches leading cloud-enabled and hardware-agnostic conferencing platform in PH 2 ‘newbie’ drug pushers fall in Lucena sting Brace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMC LATEST STORIES Memphis Grizzlies interim coach J.B. Bickerstaff calls to players during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Utah Jazz on Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Brandon Dill)NEW YORK — Memphis Grizzlies coach J.B. Bickerstaff has been fined $25,000 by the NBA for directing inappropriate comments toward a game official and failing to leave the court in a timely manner after an ejection.The NBA announced the fine on Friday.ADVERTISEMENT John Lloyd Cruz a dashing guest at Vhong Navarro’s wedding Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. NEXT BLOCK ASIA 2.0 introduces GURUS AWARDS to recognize and reward industry influencers Filipino athletes get grand send-off ahead of SEA Games PLAY LIST 01:27Filipino athletes get grand send-off ahead of SEA Games00:50Trending Articles00:59Sports venues to be ready in time for SEA Games01:29Police teams find crossbows, bows in HK university01:35Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon Citylast_img read more


Number of MyUG Free Internet Users Crosses 10000 Mark

first_imgJames Saaka – Executive Director, National Information Technology Authority-Uganda (NITA-U). Advertisement The number of Ugandans using the free government Wi-Fi network, MyUG has grown to more than 10,000, PC Tech Magazine has learnt.The statistics were revealed by Dr. James Saaka, the Executive Director of the National Information Technology Authority of Uganda (NITA-U), the body that is charged with the management of the initiative.Dr. Saaka made the revelation while engaging with ICT stakeholders on the ICT Association of Uganda (ICTAU) chat platform. – Advertisement – The platform gathers top ICT players in the country, ranging from developers, designers, IT executives, Technology reporters, engineers, students among others.Dr. Saaka said that; “We have 10,100 users registered who use MYUG free WiFi.”Launched in September 2016, MYUG is accessible in the Districts of Kampala and Entebbe, starting from 6PM to 6AM for weekdays and starting from 3pm on Saturday, all through to Monday.It was first tested on Sunday October 2nd at the Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) Carnival where a number of users accessed the service to share experiences from the festival.According to Statistics which PC Tech Magazine has accessed, October registered the highest number of users at 3035, 2610 being males and 425 being ladies.During the launch in 2016, ICT Minister Tumwebaze remarked that “Internet access is no longer a luxury but a necessity for all Ugandan citizens.”With the number of MYUG users growing steadily, it goes to stamp Tumwebaze’s ambition that “The ICT sector must remain at the centre of this countrywide transformation, and steering Uganda to world class efficiency and productivity.”The statistics have however received criticism from a number of stake holders, most of whom claim that the list of requirements for registration is too long, hence hindering the number of people accessing the network.According to NITA-U officials, the network which is shared between government agencies and the public has capacity of up to 2 megabits per second.There are also particular restrictions to downloading videos and access to particular “bad” sites.[related-posts]last_img read more