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The coronavirus is upending advertising. Top marketers at Toyota, Burger King, and Hippo reveal how they're changing their ad strategies to keep up.

As the coronavirus spreads across the world, chief marketing officers are scrambling to pull and rework their ad campaigns. CMOs are fearful that consumers will punish them if they appear tone deaf in a time of social distancing and economic uncertainty. The exercise can mean combing through tons of creative and even scrapping ads, even if it means eating the cost. Click here for more BI Prime stories. Toyota was going full speed ahead with a March sales campaign featuring TV ads touting exte...
Tags: Google, UK, America, Trends, CMO, Diamond, Marriott, Toyota, Burger King, Kfc, Mindy Grossman, Arne Sorenson, Anheuser Busch, Gupta, Toyota North America, Fernando Machado


Walmart Was Almost Charged Criminally Over Opioids. Trump Appointees Killed the Indictment.

ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for The Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox. On a Tuesday just before Halloween in 2018, a group of federal prosecutors and agents from Texas arrived in Washington. For almost two years, they’d been investigating the opioid dispensing practices of Walmart, the largest company in the world. They had amassed what they viewed as highly damning evidence only to face a major obstacle: top Trump ap...
Tags: Florida, Texas, News, Mac, Obama, California, Washington, Mexico, Kentucky, White House, US, America, Barack Obama, Brand, Walmart, Diamond


Diamond Will Cease Comic Book Distribution to Stores

Diamond will cease comic book distribution to stores In an enormous blow to the direct market, Diamond Comic Distributors will cease accepting new comic books from printers, as confirmed by ComicBook. Diamond is the largest distributor of comics in North America, with exclusive distribution arrangements with most major publishers including Marvel Comics, DC Comics, Dark Horse, IDW, Image and more. This news is obviously born out of the current COVID-19 outbreak and its crippling effect on mos...
Tags: Amazon, Comics, Movies, Comic Books, Cdc, Diamond, North America, Orlando Florida, ComingSoon, ComicBook Diamond, Marvel Comics DC Comics Dark Horse IDW, New Mutants Black


Glendale provides hand-washing stations, meals during coronavirus crisis

Glendale announced on Saturday, March 21, that it will provide packaged meals on a daily basis for seniors and people experiencing homelessness and deploy portable hand-washing stations and bathrooms. Hand-washing stations are located at: Ascencia; Catholic Charities; Armenian Relief Society; and First Baptist Methodist Church. The bathrooms/hand-washing stations are located at: Carr Park; Pacific Park; Cerritos Park; Central Park; and Palmer Park. Related Articles Rivers...
Tags: Amazon, Business, News, Sport, Diamond, Soccer, Glendale, Peru, Riverside County, Central Park, Catholic Charities, LA County, Redondo Beach, Pacific Park, Lake Elsinore, East Colorado


Dr. Fauci Refutes Trump’s Denial Of Medical Supply Shortage: ‘It Is Happening’

During Saturday’s White House briefing, Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, pushed back against President Donald Trump’s refusal to admit doctors battling the COVID-19 outbreak are running out of medical supplies. When CNN White House correspondent Jeremy Diamond asked Trump about doctors’ accounts of supply shortages across the country, the President claimed his administration was “making much of this stuff now and much of it’s being deli...
Tags: News, Media, White House, Cnn, Diamond, Donald Trump, Anthony Fauci, Trump, Fauci, CNN White House, Jeremy Diamond, Cristina Cabrera, Fauci Refutes Trump


Charlotte Man Shoots & Kills Transgender Woman Being Treated in Ambulance

A Charlotte man has been arrested after he shot and killed a transgender woman inside of an ambulance. 32-year-old Prentice Bess is being charged with murder and was taken into custody on Wednesday morning (March 18). The shooting victim was identified as 34-year-old Monica Diamond. According to Charlotte-Mecklenburg police, officers were called to a Days Inn hotel after a disturbance reported involving several people. Diamond was said to have been on the scene and treated outside of the hotel b...
Tags: Crime, News, Shooting, Guns, Diamond, Transgender, Jazz, North Carolina, Trans Women, Gun Violence, Charlotte, Woodlawn, Bess, Charlotte Mecklenburg, Monica Diamond, Prentice Bess


Diamond Postpones Free Comic Book Day 2020

ess Contact Ashton Greenwood Diamond Comic Distributors 443-318-8209 [email protected]     FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Diamond Postpones Free Comic Book Day 2020   (BALTIMORE, MD) — (March 19, 2020) — As the impact and spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to evolve, Diamond Comic Distributors is awa...
Tags: Comics, Diamond, United States, Facebook Twitter, Mike Rhode, FCBD, Diamond Comic Distributors, Hunt Valley MD DCD, Diamond Comic Distributors Inc, Diamond Books, Ashton Greenwood


Here’s What Comic Book Stores Are Doing to Help Combat Covid-19

One of the biggest challenges facing comic book store owners as more cities are implementing measures to combat the covid-19 outbreak is the fact that people simply do not want to (and in some cases can not) patronize their brick and mortar businesses.Read more...
Tags: Comics, Science, Diamond, Coronavirus, Covid 19, Binc, Book Industry Charitable Foundation


These Lab Animals Will Help Fight Coronavirus

Among the many lessons of the coronavirus pandemic is how close humans are to the rest of the animal kingdom. We get diseases from other animals, and then we use more animals to figure out how to stop the diseases. As research ramps up treatments and vaccines, animals are crucial to fighting the pandemic.There are different animals at each end of the pandemic, of course. The new disease almost certainly began with a bat virus, scientists agree. That virus probably passed through another animal, ...
Tags: Hong Kong, Science, China, Diamond, United States, Maine, New York Times, St Louis, University of Wisconsin Madison, Washington University, University of Iowa, University of Texas Medical Branch, Lutz, Perlman, Jackson Laboratory, Michael Diamond


Trump reportedly rejected aggressive coronavirus testing in hopes it would help his re-election

The U.S. government's response to the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak has been "much, much worse than almost any other country that's been affected," Ashish Jha, who runs the Harvard Global Health Institute, told NPR on Thursday. "I still don't understand why we don't have extensive testing. Vietnam! Vietnam has tested more people than America has." Without testing, he added, "you have no idea how extensive the infection is," and "we have to shut schools, events, and everything dow...
Tags: News, Stephen Colbert, America, Cnn, Diamond, Medicare, Norway, Npr, Trump, Health And Human Services, Sanjay Gupta, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, Terry Gross, Fresh Air, Harvard Global Health Institute, Vietnam Vietnam


Full Trailer for Spike Jonze's 'Beastie Boys Story' Live Documentary

"What we're going to do right here is go back. Way back – back into time." Apple TV+ has debuted the first full-length trailer for Beastie Boys Story, described as a "live documentary" feature film about the classic rock / rap / punk band. Mike Diamond and Adam Horovitz share the story of their band and 40 years of friendship in a live documentary directed by friend, collaborator, and their former grandfather, the one-and-only Spike Jonze. This is an extension of the Beastie Boys Book from 2...
Tags: Apple, Movies, Trailer, Diamond, Brooklyn, Documentaries, Spike Jonze, Adam Yauch, To Watch, Adam Horovitz, Mike Diamond, Horovitz, LSB- Spike -RSB- Jonze


1Shot Rock – “I Might” (Feat. MariahLynn & Diamond)

It seems that real rap comes to you with heavy bass and swagged out lyrics, in 2020. The head honcho 1Shot Rock is next up with his latest drop off “I Might”, grabbing verses from a few lady bosses in the Hip-Hop game to add to the overall finesse of the song. 1Shot Rock enlists Diamond from Crime Mobb and Mariah Lynn from Love & Hip Hop for his new banger, and it’s definitely new heat for the streets. Tune in to “I Might” via all streaming platforms, and make sure to also catch the video featu...
Tags: Diamond, Jazz, Singles, Mariahlynn, I Might, 1Shot Rock, Mariah Lynn


‘Exorcist,’ ‘Game of Thrones’ actor Max von Sydow dies at age 90

By JAN M. OLSEN COPENHAGEN, Denmark— Max von Sydow, the self-described “shy boy”-turned-actor known to art house audiences through his work with Swedish director Ingmar Bergman and later to moviegoers everywhere when he played the priest in the horror classic “The Exorcist,” has died. He was 90. His agent Jean Diamond said Monday the actor, who was born in Sweden but became a French citizen in 2002, died the previous day in France. “It is with a broken heart and with infinite sadness that we hav...
Tags: Hbo, Hollywood, Sweden, France, Uncategorized, Stephen King, Sport, Diamond, Things To Do, Soccer, Obituaries, James Bond, Jesus, Associated Press, William Shakespeare, Woody Allen


Things to do in the San Fernando Valley, LA area, March 5-12

  Cirque du Soleil’s “Volta,” with a variety of gravity-defying acts, continues until March 8 in the Dodger Stadium parking lot. (Photo by Benoit Z. Leroux/Courtesy Cirque du Soleil)   Here is a sampling of upcoming and ongoing events in the San Fernando Valley and Los Angeles area.   EVENTS   Cirque du Soleil – Volta: The company’s new show is inspired by street sports, 8 p.m. March 5; 4:30 and 8 p.m. March 6-7; 4 p.m. March 8. Tickets $44 and up. Dodger Stadium, 1000 Vin Scully Ave., Lo...
Tags: Books, Events, Local News, Movies + TV, Music + Concerts, Theater, Things to Do, Art, Comedy, Dance, Movies, Museum, Music, San Fernando Valley, Top Stories LADN


‘Like a Weight Had Been Lifted.’ Love Is Blind‘s Giannina Gibelli on What Happened After That Final Twist

Warning: This post contains spoilers for the Love Is Blind reunion. Blind love is “not for the faint of heart.” That’s how Giannina Gibelli, a contestant on Netflix’s latest hit reality TV show Love Is Blind, reflected on the show to TIME on Wednesday morning. She was in the airport going through security as she chatted by phone about what had happened in the year-plus since the show wrapped filming. In just a few hours, the answers to viewers’ post-finale questions would be broadcast to th...
Tags: Television, News, Mexico, Uncategorized, Atlanta, Diamond, Netflix, Cameron, Barnett, Carlton, Mark, Kelly, Jessica, Atlanta Georgia, Kenny, Damian


Things to do in the San Fernando Valley, LA area, Feb. 27-March 5

  Suzi Kades’ “Skater-Gator” is part of her solo show “pArts” through April 6 at the Town Center Art Space at Westfield Valencia Town Center. (Photo courtesy of Suzi Kades)   Here is a sampling of upcoming events and ongoing entertainments that you may have missed in the San Fernando Valley and Los Angeles area.   EVENTS   San Fernando Valley Audubon Society: Guest speaker Bill Mandel, senior volunteer in the Aves Division at the Los Angeles Zoo, discusses the “Condor Project” and its suc...
Tags: Books, Events, Local News, Movies + TV, Music + Concerts, Theater, Things to Do, Art, Comedy, Dance, Movies, Museum, Music, San Fernando Valley, Top Stories LADN


Things to do in the San Fernando Valley, LA area, Feb. 20-27

  Lori Rotblatt, left, and Patrice Curedale, co-founders of Topanga Vintage Market, attend their event at Pierce College in Woodland Hills on Jan 26. The next market is Feb. 23. (Photo by Ed Crisostomo, Contributing Photographer)   Here is a sampling of upcoming events and ongoing entertainments that you may have missed in the San Fernando Valley and Los Angeles area.   EVENTS   Historic Walking Tour of Van Nuys: The Museum of the San Fernando Valley presents the tour, 9:50 a.m. Feb. 22. ...
Tags: Books, Events, Local News, Movies + TV, Music + Concerts, Theater, Things to Do, Art, Comedy, Dance, Movies, Museum, Music, San Fernando Valley, Top Stories LADN


Teaser Trailer for Spike Jonze's Live 'Beastie Boys Story' Documentary

"Here's a little story that I got to tell, about three bad brothers that you know so well…" Apple TV+ has unveiled a brief teaser trailer (aka "sneak peek") at Beastie Boys Story, described as a "live documentary" feature film about the classic rock / rap / punk band. Mike Diamond and Adam Horovitz share the story of their band and 40 years of friendship in a live documentary directed by friend, collaborator, and their former grandfather, Spike Jonze. This is an extension of the Beastie Boys...
Tags: Movies, Trailer, Apple TV, Diamond, Brooklyn, Documentaries, Spike Jonze, Adam Yauch, To Watch, Adam Horovitz, Mike Diamond, Horovitz, Beastie Boys Story, LSB- Spike -RSB- Jonze


First Trailer for Spike Jonze's Live 'Beastie Boys Story' Documentary

"Here's a little story that I got to tell, about three bad brothers that you know so well…" Apple TV+ has unveiled a brief teaser trailer (aka "sneak peek") at Beastie Boys Story, described as a "live documentary" feature film about the classic rock / rap / punk band. Mike Diamond and Adam Horovitz share the story of their band and 40 years of friendship in a live documentary directed by friend, collaborator, and their former grandfather, Spike Jonze. This is an extension of the Beastie Boys...
Tags: Movies, Trailer, Apple TV, Diamond, Brooklyn, Documentaries, Spike Jonze, Adam Yauch, To Watch, Adam Horovitz, Mike Diamond, Horovitz, Beastie Boys Story, LSB- Spike -RSB- Jonze


Top Trends in Diamond Cuts for Engagement Rings in 2020

Today most ladies at least share hints with their partners about what kind of engagement ring they would like when the big moment arrives. You may have an idea of the type of ring she wants, but you’ll also have to factor in what is available and what is currently fashionable. There are thousands of different and unique engagement ring designs, but one thing you may want to consider is diamond shape. This is important as she may prefer a particular shape and style over another for vario...
Tags: Jewelry, Fashion, Diamond, Diamonds, Engagement Rings, Weddings & Parties, Diamond Jewelry, Engagement Ring, Diamond Rings, Diamond Engagement Ring, Engagement Ring Trends, Diamond Cuts, Solitaire Diamond


Beastie Boys Story Directed By Spike Jonze Coming To IMAX, Apple TV+

There's a new Beastie Boys documentary coming from Spike Jonze. Today, it was announced that Beastie Boys Story, which Adam Horovitz and Mike Diamond wrote with Jonze, is hitting select IMAX theaters and Apple TV+ in April. It shares a title with the stage show that Jonze, Horovitz, and Diamond put together last year. And, … More »
Tags: Music, News, Apple TV, Diamond, Spike Jonze, Beastie Boys, Mike D, Adam Horovitz, Mike Diamond, Jonze, Jonze Horovitz


Toronto business and government signal full support for Sidewalk Labs' dominance of the city and beyond

Dan Doctoroff and Stephen Diamond could hardly suppress their affection for each other at their January 13 joint luncheon address hosted by the Toronto Region Board of Trade. No wonder: the two are firmly united in gunning for Sidewalk Labs -- a sister company of the Google/Alphabet behemoth -- to rapidly spin its all-encompassing, government-usurping, high-tech web first on the 12-acre Quayside site on Toronto’s eastern waterfront and then across the rest of the city, all of Canada and the...
Tags: Google, Post, News, Toronto, Diamond, Surveillance, Canada, Smart Cities, Dan Doctoroff, Sidewalk Labs, Alphabet, Doctoroff, Cdnpol, Public Private Partnerships, Toronto Region Board of Trade, Stephen Diamond


16 must-read books that Bill Gates recommended this year

Bill Gates, the world's richest man, is an avid reader. We've rounded up all the books he recommended in 2019. Gates was particularly drawn to fiction titles this year. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. If Bill Gates' bookshelf could talk, it would have a lot to say about how to create a better society. The billionaire's reading recommendations for 2019 offer lessons on how to sleep better, raise children to be successful, and empathize more often.  In true Gates fashion, th...
Tags: US, Barack Obama, Trends, Bloomberg, Diamond, Tom Hanks, United States, New York Times, Bill Gates, New Zealand, Moscow, Belgium, Roy, West Coast, Oprah, Melinda Gates


Conor Brady Is Selling Bunko at "Dog's First"

Back in 2018, I got an email, over the transom, from someone in Ireland by the name of Conor Brady.I think me and you are very similar. Read your latest blog on vet collusion. This is a big penchant of mine as you will see from my blog and it’s nice to meet someone as mad (if not madder) than me about the whole disgusting situation! Sometimes I feel like a bit of a raving lunatic but as our followers grow and most of us pop up, you know we’re on the right track.OK.I am not sure how we became a ...
Tags: Google, Washington, Pets, Africa, US, San Francisco, Diamond, Gmo, Fox, Ireland, Fda, Tacoma, Shark Tank, Purina, Pedigree, Brady


30 Unique Engagement Rings for the Designer Bride

Choosing the perfect ring is tough. Everyone’s tastes are unique and finding the piece of jewelry that your loved one would like to wear takes so much time and could be confusing. We are here to save you! We’ve rounded up 35 engagement rings every designer bride would forever cherish! With these unique engagement ring ideas, set yourself apart from all of the other stunning Instagram ring photos. Ready? View full post
Tags: Diamond, Wedding, Emerald, Vintage, Oval, Fashion & Beauty, Pear, Engagement Rings, Stylish, Wedding Ideas, Wedding Inspiration, Cushion, Clustered


Startup founders share why they attend TechCrunch Disrupt

On 11-12 December, thousands of savvy startuppers will flock to Germany for Disrupt Berlin 2019. Disrupt events, the premiere technology conferences hosted by TechCrunch, are known the world over as the place to launch, network, invest in and collaborate with the international early-stage startup community. Disrupt offers plenty of startup action — world-class speakers, Startup Battlefield, hundreds of exhibitors, workshops, a hackathon and more. And it turns out that early-stage startup founder...
Tags: Startups, New York, Germany, Virginia, Berlin, San Francisco, Tech, Diamond, John, Techcrunch Disrupt, Startup Alley, David Hall, Larin, Vlad Larin, Zeroqode, Cedar Robotics


In Hungary, a Freewheeling Trump Ambassador Undermines U.S. Diplomats

He brokered a White House meeting for Hungary’s prime minister. He spends $320,000 on parties and takes positions at odds with American policy. He says he knows what President Trump wants.
Tags: News, White House, Diamond, Hungary, United States, State Department, Michael, Trump, Larry, Viktor, Orban, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Ignatieff, United States International Relations, Espionage and Intelligence Services


The real reason IPOs are flopping is the lack of startup transparency, some experts say. And they worry that a new SEC rule could make things worse

While Silicon Valley VCs blame Wall Street's dominant role in IPOs, corporate governance experts say rules that allowed startups to withhold more information was a cause of recent flops They cite the impact of the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act -- or the JOBS Act -- which allowed startups to file for an IPO confidentially and withhold more information about their financials. They worry that an SEC proposal to open up private markets could make the problem with the lack of transparency wor...
Tags: Ipo, New York City, Trends, Bloomberg, Diamond, SEC, Silicon Valley, New York Stock Exchange, Smith, UC Berkeley, Bill Gurley, Gurley, El Chapo, Duke University, Renaissance Capital, University of Delaware


Hey Mechanical Engineers: Your Patents are Also Ineligible

by Dennis Crouch American Axle & Manufacturing, Inc. v. Neapco Holdings LLC (Fed. Cir. 2019) This case focuses on Neapco’s U.S. Patent 7,774,911 that D.Del. Judge Stark found to lack eligibility. On appeal a divided panel has affirmed — with Judges Dyk and Taranto supporting invalidity and Judge Moore writing in dissent. The ‘911 patent covers a method of manufacturing a drive-shaft assembly with an internal-liner that is designed to reduce vibration problems. Yes –  the method of manufacture is...
Tags: Supreme Court, Law, Diamond, Halliburton, Patent, Parker, Mayo, Moore, Taranto, Federal Circuit, Dennis Crouch, Dyk, Flook, Diehr, Neapco, American Axle Manufacturing Inc


Kilmashogue and New Forest living the dream at Knightsbrook

Limerick beat Courtown to set up the chance of All Ireland glory in the AIG Senior Foursomes at Knightsbrook Hotel, Spa & Golf Resort where Kilmashogue and New Forest continued their dream run in the Minor Cup.Ailish Dilger’s Limerick proved to have too much strength in depth for Courtown in the elite foursomes and they now take on Massereene, who were 2.5-0.5 winners over Woodbrook on a blustery day at the pristine Co Meat...
Tags: Downton Abbey, Sport, Diamond, Aig, Sunderland, Golf, Evans, Team, Barry, New Forest, Mccarthy, Lucy, Mcgrath, Limerick, Galway, Murray