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Dickey's Barbecue Pit Expands to Pakistan

Thursday, July 29, 2021 - 1:00pm

Dallas, Texas, July 29, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Dickeys Barbecue Pit in Lahore, Pakistan is open.

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  • Dallas, Texas, July 29, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Dickeys Barbecue Pit in Lahore, Pakistan is open.
  • Corporation inked their master franchise agreement with Dickeys Barbecue Pit to develop Pakistans first American-based barbecue franchise and bring true, Texas-style barbecue to Pakistan.We are so proud to be expanding Internationally and offer slow-smoked meats and sausages in Pakistan says Roland Dickey Jr. Chief Executive Officer of Dickeys Capital Group.
  • Dickeys Barbecue Pit is proud of the work Mazhar Ziadi, our master partner in Pakistan has done to drive the opening of our first location in Pakistan, Islamabad.
  • Says Jim Perkins, Executive Vice President of International Sales and Support for Dickeys Barbecue Pit.

Jushi Holdings Inc. Expands Partnership with Laundry Project with a $50K Contribution to Assist 25 Communities in Meeting Basic Needs: Washing Clothes and Linens

Thursday, July 29, 2021 - 12:00pm

As a part of the expanded partnership with the Laundry Project, Jushi has committed an additional $50,000 to fund events coast-to-coast assisting lower-income families in meeting a basic need: washing clothes and linens.

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  • As a part of the expanded partnership with the Laundry Project, Jushi has committed an additional $50,000 to fund events coast-to-coast assisting lower-income families in meeting a basic need: washing clothes and linens.
  • Together, Jushi and the Laundry Project will help pay for and assist families with laundry services, entertaining children and creating a caring space at the laundromat during their events.
  • The Companys latest contribution to the organization will be used to host 25 community events in states such as California, Pennsylvania, Illinois, Virginia, among others.
  • We are incredibly excited about continuing to expand our Laundry Project partnership with Jushi, said Jason Sowell, President of Current Initiatives .

$ 666.87 Mn growth in Juicer Market during 2021-2025 | Analyzing growth in Household Appliances Industry | Technavio

Friday, July 30, 2021 - 4:30pm

Technavio forecasts the juicer market to grow by USD 666.87 million at almost8% during 2020-2024.

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  • Technavio forecasts the juicer market to grow by USD 666.87 million at almost8% during 2020-2024.
  • Discover household appliances industry potential and make informed business decisions based on qualitative and quantitative evidence highlighted in Technavio reports.
  • The juicer market report covers insights on major trends, key growth drivers, and challenges impacting the overall growth of the market.
  • The Juicer Market is segmented by Product (Centrifugal juicer, Masticating juicer, and Triturating juicer), End-user (Residential and Commercial), and Geographic (APAC, Europe, North America, and South America).

Identity Breach Report Finds New COVID-19 Cyber Vulnerabilities, Increase in Exposures for Energy & Telecom Sectors/Executives, and COVID Items for Sale on Dark Market According to Constella Intelligence

Friday, July 30, 2021 - 3:00pm

Constella's research analyzed the value of personally identifiable information (PII), drawing links between the breach economy, PII, and a range of emerging digital threats to executives and brands.

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  • Constella's research analyzed the value of personally identifiable information (PII), drawing links between the breach economy, PII, and a range of emerging digital threats to executives and brands.
  • "The COVID-19 pandemic has shown us the fragility of our online infrastructure," said Constella Intelligence CEO, Kailash Ambwani.
  • PII continues to fuel malign activities in the digital ecosystem," said Alex Romero, COO of Constella Intelligence.
  • Constella monitors the surface, social, deep, and dark web for identity related breaches and verifies the authenticity of those data sets.

Ashley Stahl and Joe Grand to Keynote IEEE-USA's EVOPro

Friday, July 30, 2021 - 2:58pm

WASHINGTON, July 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- IEEE-USA is honored to announce two world-class keynote speakers for EVOPro , a free virtual event coming on 1 September.

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  • WASHINGTON, July 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- IEEE-USA is honored to announce two world-class keynote speakers for EVOPro , a free virtual event coming on 1 September.
  • Opening keynote speaker Ashley Stahl is a counterterrorism professional turned career coach , public speaker, and author.
  • Joe Grand , aka Kingpin, will take the stage for EVOPro's second keynote.
  • A computer engineer, hardware hacker, and the founder of Grand Idea Studio , Joe loves to create, explore, manipulate, and teach about electronic devices.

Real-World, Asset-backed Wine NFT Is First of Its Kind

Thursday, July 29, 2021 - 8:07pm

Under strict NDAs, Wine Spies cannot reveal the true provenance of their new wines.

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  • Under strict NDAs, Wine Spies cannot reveal the true provenance of their new wines.
  • Enigma debuts another world-first by minting a collection of NFTs backed by matching tangible bottles of wine.
  • Wine Spies founder, Jason Seeber (codenamed 'Agent Red'), says of Enigma, "In our nearly 15 years in the wine trade, Wine Spies has developed deep and lasting relationships with the best wineries in the world.
  • Five bottles of the Enigma Cabernet have been adorned with five unique labels, each of which back a corresponding NFT.

#BlockHate campaign highlights the perils of inaction on online hate speech as politicians debate hate speech legislation in Ottawa

Thursday, July 29, 2021 - 4:28pm

The launch of the latest video, coincides with a reported 250 percent spike in hate crimes across North America1.

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  • The launch of the latest video, coincides with a reported 250 percent spike in hate crimes across North America1.
  • This timely video focuses on the story of Carla Beauvais, a Black Montreal-based columnist who experienced online hate.
  • "The staggering rise in online hate speech is cause for alarm," says Maya Roy, CEO at YWCA Canada.
  • Key topics include motivations for hate crime (e.g., race/ethnicity, religion, and sexual orientation), types of offences, geographical comparisons, and victim/accused characteristics.

Saweetie Taps in for a New Collab with McDonald's USA, Unveiling her Signature Order

Thursday, July 29, 2021 - 3:00pm

If you know Saweetie, you know she likes to put her own spin on all her favorite foods to create unique combinations and flavors.

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  • If you know Saweetie, you know she likes to put her own spin on all her favorite foods to create unique combinations and flavors.
  • And so can our fans... simply order the Saweetie Meal and try remixing it in one of these four tasty ways on your own, just like she does.
  • And no matter how you mix it up, don't forget to add the Saweetie 'N Sour and Tangy BBQ sauces.
  • So starting Aug. 9, grab your Best Friend, turn up the music, and swing by McDonald's to grab Saweetie's order.

Researchers from The Fenway Institute, MGH, and Stanford University find that early social transition for transgender youth results in good mental health outcomes

Wednesday, July 28, 2021 - 5:30pm

There were no associations between social transition during childhood and adverse mental health outcomes when compared with social transition during adulthood.

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  • There were no associations between social transition during childhood and adverse mental health outcomes when compared with social transition during adulthood.
  • Social transition during adolescence initially seemed to be associated with greater odds of some measures of suicidality compared with social transition during adulthood.
  • "These results strongly suggest that social transition itself will not harm transgender and gender diverse youth.
  • "Timing of Social Transition for Transgender and Gender Diverse Youth, K-12 Harassment, and Adult Mental Health Outcomes" is available online here .

Transgender Adults More Likely To Experience Subjective Cognitive Decline, Depression

Wednesday, July 28, 2021 - 5:00pm

Prevalence of depression was significantly higher for transgender and gender nonbinary adults (individuals who identify outside the male/female binary) (37%) compared to cisgender adults (19.2%).

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  • Prevalence of depression was significantly higher for transgender and gender nonbinary adults (individuals who identify outside the male/female binary) (37%) compared to cisgender adults (19.2%).
  • Additionally, reports of cognitive disability, a surrogate for SCD, were significantly higher in transgender and nonbinary adults (24.7%) compared to cisgender adults (10.5%).
  • Among those reporting SCD, transgender adults were 2.3 times more likely to report associated social and self-care limitations when compared to cisgender adults.
  • The researchers found prevalence of depression was significantly higher for transgender and nonbinary adults (37%) compared to cisgender adults (19.2%).