RALEIGH, N.C. – A Clayton man was sentenced yesterday to 123 months in prison for Possessing with the Intent to Distribute Cocaine Base (“Crack”) and Cocaine, Possession of Firearms in Furtherance of a Drug Trafficking Crime, and Felon in Possession of Firearms. On February 18, 2021, Gregory Tobaris Brantley pled guilty to the charges.
Sometimes your past follows you. That’s what happens to ex-mob boss Ben Myers (played by Academy Award winner Richard Dreyfuss) when he’s targeted in a home robbery in Crime Story from Saban Films and Paramount. Although retired from the life of crime, Myers jumps back into the action when he’s forced to, as seen in a new clip from the film.
Back burners are people with whom one communicates with the hope of establishing a future romantic or sexual relationship. Having a prior romantic relationship with a back burner affects digital communications and sexual activity, as well as a person's negative mood, according to a new study published in a special issue of the peer-reviewed journal Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking. The special issue is titled "Digital Romance and Dating, Including COVID-19 Pandemic-Related Impacts."
Siemens and Dow have created a testbed to help bring digital transformation to chemical process manufacturing. This testbed will allow frontline chemical process workers to help inform the development of digital twins for process manufacturing. The two industrial system and chemical industry giants hope to inspire new approaches to applications...
Multinational beverage corporation Coca-Cola Co (NYSE:KO) has partnered with digital wearable designer Tafi to launch its first set of nonfungible tokens (NFTs). Coca-Cola’s NFTs will be a set of digital collectibles, set to launch on July 30 to celebrate International Friendship Day. What Happened: According to a press release, Coca-Cola...
Athleta on Wednesday launched "AthletaWell," a wellness and empowerment platform the retailer said is part of an "evolution from a performance brand to a true lifestyle brand" and key to its growth strategy. Content is free but exclusive to Athleta Rewards loyalty members, according to a company press release. As...
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Profits for America’s tech firms continue to soar and there are few signs they will face tougher rules
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The thriller Aftermath, from the Winther Brothers and starring Ashley Greene (Twilight) and. , has gone to Quiver Distribution for a home entertainment release. The film will debut worldwide on Netflix from Aug. 4, before Quiver releases Aftermath on digital and VOD this fall. Directed by Peter Winther, the film is the first from Peter and Lars Winther’s newly launched Winther Brothers Entertainment and also stars Diana Hopper, Britt Baron, Sharif Atkins and Ross McCall.
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Hasbro delivered strong growth across its portfolio of products. Digital gaming generated triple-digit percentage gains. Hasbro's acquisition of indie television and movie studio eOne is just beginning to bear fruit. In late 2019, Hasbro (NASDAQ:HAS) stock was trading near all-time highs, but just months later, the stock price plunged to...
Find the measuring & marking tools you want, for the price you need. When you have an idea in your head, drawn on plans/blueprints, or you are just winging it, you need to transfer that to your materials. You can get a lot done with just a tape measure, pencil, and square. To want to be accurate, fast, and efficient, woodworkers demand more than the basics. In this ultimate guide to woodworking measuring tools and marking tools, we talk about what you need. We also talk about the tools you want. And…we might mention those tools you can lust after.
The process of extracting natural resources has formed the backbone of modern economies – whether this be mining, forestry or oil and gas exploration. But today, many organizations have recognized the urgent need to find ways to produce natural resources in a more sustainable way. This goal is essential; the impacts of climate change are being felt all over the world, and by the end of the century, up to 40% of the Amazon could become grasslands.
Get your game face on! #Euro2020 is starting tonight. We are supporting @onsoranje 🇳🇱. What’s your favourite team? #FaceFlag #milkmaid #rembrandt. In an unexpected burst of Euro 2020 football fever, Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum posted a new video on its TikTok account at the beginning of June. It features Vermeer’s Milkmaid and Rembrandt’s Self-Portrait as the Apostle Paul, two of the museum’s most prized works, with their faces ‘painted’ with a quick succession of participating nations’ flags. The accompanying caption reminds viewers to ‘Get your game face on!’. The irreverent video aims to make viewers engage with these hallowed masterpieces in a completely novel way. And it’s not the only European gallery to be experimenting with the video-sharing site to shake up their public image.
Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. While digital marketing may well be a newbie to the education and health industries, it is not new to sectors like ecommerce and online entertainment. During my career, I spent some years working with pioneers of what is known today as digital marketing: a multi-disciplinary approach that includes marketing, user experience, product marketing and online business analytics. In my roles, I had the chance to lead product-marketing teams, with responsibility over consumer journey design and innovative business opportunities.
Report finds critical incidents rose 19%, tech teams worked an average of two additional hours a day, and a high correlation between employee turnover and after-hours interruptions. PagerDuty, a global leader in digital operations management, released findings from its inaugural “State of Digital Operations” report, presenting an aggregated view of...
Subscribe to Fortune Daily to get essential business stories straight to your inbox each morning. The International Monetary Fund published a blog post Monday warning that the risks and costs that come with making cryptocurrencies legal tender outweigh the benefits. Elevating a cryptocurrency to the status of national currency could...
Digital asset manager CoinShares says that institutional investors continue to trim their positions in Bitcoin and Ethereum as the broader crypto markets flash signs of recovery. In their weekly report, CoinShares highlights that digital asset investment products saw a net outflow of $28 million last week, with Bitcoin leading the...