Craftsmen in Karnataka paint and sculpt traditional toys
Craftsmen in Karnataka paint and sculpt traditional toys
The Biden Administration’s COVID-19 task force holds its first news briefing.
It says kids aged between 2 and 3 should carry firewood and set the table.
Kenya’s military will primarily deploy the Hizir vehicles for counterterror operations against the al-Shabab militant group.
The Fed is concluding its first policy-setting meeting of 2021, with the expectation that the central bank will keep interest rates at near-zero.
SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) today announced RISE with SAP, a milestone offering to propel customers' holistic transformation into intelligent enterprises. RISE with SAP offers customers at all stages of digital transformation a completely new way to redesign processes for better business outcomes. Along with its robust partner ecosystem, SAP will deliver fast time to value, and flexibility to thrive amid change — all without high up-front investments. The announcement to deliver business transformation as a service was made during RISE with SAP: The Introduction, where SAP also unveiled plans to make a strategic acquisition in the business process intelligence space. Join Christian Klein and guests including Microsoft, Siemens and LIVEKINDLY at the RISE with SAP: The Introduction event. Click here to join live. Catch the replay here.
Dear Dunkin' lovers everywhere: No matter how Valentine's Day is celebrated, Dunkin' is making it easy to feel the love and share in the sweetness of the holiday with a lineup of sweet sips and treats, featuring beautifully bold espresso beverages and perfect pairings of heart-shaped donuts. And, inspired by being part of so many fans' love stories, Dunkin' will debut its first-ever, online wedding-themed pop-up shop, and will put marriage on the menu by giving select fans the chance to kick off Valentine's Day weekend with a Dunkin' drive-thru wedding ceremony.
Bluerock Total Income+ Real Estate Fund ("TI+", "Fund" tickers: TIPRX, TIPPX, TIPWX, TIPLX) is pleased to announce a fourth quarter total return of 2.57% for the Fund's institutional share class (TIPWX: I-share) and delivered its eighth consecutive year of positive total returns to shareholders. In addition, the Fund paid its 32nd consecutive quarterly distribution on December 14, 2020 at the annual distribution rate of 5.25%*. Distributions to Class A shareholders to-date have totaled $11.47 per share vs. the current share price of $29.24 (TIPRX: A-share, 12.31.2020).
Astute hires Zarnaz Arlia as CMO and names Shellie Vornhagen as CXO
Climb Credit announced today the launch of two new 0%-interest payment options for people who are pursuing career training, reskilling, or continuing education programs. Climb's new 'Pay as you go' plan—which spreads tuition payments over the duration of the program—along with a new 0% interest loan have been added to the Climb career training payment suite at a time when millions of Americans need access to training to upskill, reskill, or move to a new career path. This launch underscores the company's evolution to a comprehensive lending and payments platform for higher education.
The Pacific Life Foundation announced today it will provide $525,000 in grants to nonprofit organizations and K-12 schools in the greater Omaha, Nebraska area throughout 2021. Since 2005, Pacific Life and the Pacific Life Foundation have donated more than $5.2 million to the Omaha community.
The Pacific Life Foundation announced today it will provide $450,000 in grants to nonprofit organizations and K-12 schools in the greater Lynchburg, Virginia area throughout 2021. Since 2016, Pacific Life and the Pacific Life Foundation have donated more than $1.3 million to the Lynchburg community.
The Sense Home Energy Monitor and app have been updated with a new feature that helps the increasing number of homeowners who have utility plans with rates that vary daily and seasonally. The Time of Use feature notifies users when utility rates change during the day, helping them budget and control utility costs. Alerts also notify users if they exceed their average usage during peak rate periods.
Today SiriusXM and Laugh Out Loud, the multi-platform comedy brand founded by Kevin Hart, announced the launch of three new original programs including the debut podcast from Hart, Inside Jokes with Kevin Hart. The news was first shared this morning on SiriusXM's The Howard Stern Show. Hosted by the megastar actor and comedian, Inside Jokes will feature Hart in conversation with fellow top comics, including one of the biggest names in comedy history, Jerry Seinfeld, as the inaugural guest. The podcast airs this evening at 8:00pm ET on SiriusXM's Laugh Out Loud Radio channel 96, and is available now on the SiriusXM app, Pandora, Stitcher, and wherever listeners access podcasts.
Alphabet unit Google on Wednesday opened a centre to tackle harmful online content, in a move also designed to ease regulatory concerns about how the company and other tech giants police a growing problem on the internet. The world's most popular search engine, along with other U.S. tech giants, has drawn criticism because of the spread of illegal and harmful content via their platforms, triggering calls for more regulatory action. The 27-country European Union has taken the lead in proposing tough new rules to curb their powers, protect smaller rivals and make them take more responsibility for removing harmful content from their platforms.
Beyond Fifteen Communications, Inc., a Southern California marketing communications agency that combines the dedicated service of a boutique with the reach and results of a mega-firm, is pleased to announce three new additions to its team including: digital marketing specialist, Paulo Rodriguez; senior account executive, Calla Nelson; and digital marketing account executive, Brie Beaudin.
The Pacific Life Foundation has announced plans to grant $7.25 million in charitable funding in 2021. Supporting communities where Pacific Life employees live and work, including Orange County, California; Omaha, Nebraska; and Lynchburg, Virginia, the grants will focus on the areas of arts and culture; civic, community and economic development; environment; education; and health and human services.
Speakeasy Co., the leading integrated DTC solution for beverage alcohol brands which enables brands the ability to sell direct-to-consumer while remaining three-tier compliant, have seen tremendous continual growth, especially this past holiday season.
American Water (NYSE: AWK), the largest publicly-traded U.S. water and wastewater utility company, announced today that it is one of 380 companies across 11 sectors included in the 2021 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index (GEI). This is the third consecutive year that American Water has been included in this index. The GEI expanded in 2021 to represent 44 countries and regions, including firms headquartered in Indonesia and Bermuda for the first time. Companies range from a variety of industries, including automotive, banking, consumer services, engineering and construction, and retail.
"I wanted to create a safe and convenient way for a welder to hold stingers or other tools," said an inventor, from Bronson, Texas, "so I invented the SENSAT STINGER HOLDER. My design helps to prevent damage and electrocution accidents."
American International Chemical (AIC) announced an expanded partnership with Innophos, a global leader in specialty minerals. The agreement between AIC and Innophos is a strategic move to improve service levels and meet rising demands for specialty minerals in the Food and Nutrition Industry.