#TIMESUP James Toback Memoir Just Released
March 22, 2018
THE DIRECTOR: A MEMOIR
#TIMESUP these unedited journals and their subsequent analyses offer readers a glimpse into the painful realities of sexual abuse and the ways in which giving consent is more complicated than a simple “yes” or “no.”
J, a recent-college grad, met The Director almost a decade ago when he approached her at a coffee shop on the Upper West Side. He complimented her beauty and told her that she was what he needed in order to realize his next film. Their exchange of phone numbers that afternoon marked the beginning of a five-year long abusive relationship.
At its heart, this book offers analyses of abjection, the grotesque, consent, what it means to override one's feelings when the stakes are high, the ways in which selling one's body, even when never paid, might be read as a form of prostitution, the impact of these actions on self-image, the ways in...
French Corner Cellars Brings Old World Quality Wine Cabinets To United States
March 22, 2018
As the exclusive North American distributor (United States and Canada), French Corner Cellars is pleased to make the line of now available for purchase via their website. The Avintage brand of wine fridge cabinets are arguably the best wine refrigerators money can buy.
The premium line of wine cabinets are manufactured by the Frio Group, Europe's leading manufacturer of wine refrigeration solutions. Located in France, Frio's sole business is the design and manufacturing of high quality wine cabinets. Wine enthusiasts and sommeliers alike recognize their expertise, making their products the #1 choice for serious wine connoisseurs and collectors. In fact, their commercial grade wine fridge cabinets can be found in over 75% of French restaurants. Avintage cabinets superiority is reflected...
A Movie about Viva Las Vegas Rockabilly Weekend
March 22, 2018
21 Years of Viva Las Vegas” is a cinematic reality film by executive producer Louie Comella and Big Brand Films. The movie, chronicles the evolution of Viva Las Vegas Rockabilly Weekend alongside the event’s founder Tom Ingram. From the early days at the Gold Coast Casino to the present day at The Orleans Hotel, Viva Las Vegas has grown to become the world’s destination event for rockabilly and is Las Vegas’ longest running music festival.
The filming of the Rockabilly Weekends movie was originally completed after last year’s 20th anniversary of the event. The film was previewed to industry professionals and scheduled for release later this year. When it was announced that the Stray Cats were reuniting for their first live performance in a decade and that Jerry Lee Lewis, Duane Eddy and Carl Mann were on the bill, the film’s release was postponed. The production title registered with IMDb and the Nevada film office was “20” Years...
Sophatar announces new integrations for its POS-transaction driven digital signage
March 23, 2018
Sophatar ‘POS Signage’ is a software subscription service that automatically creates contextual digital signage based on data analysis of sales transactions captured at the point-of-sale. The service was launched in January 2018 based on sales data retrieved from Star-Micronics POS receipt printers.
Now, 2 months later, Sophatar announces a similar integration with Epson receipt printers. Live demos with both Epson and Star will be on display at Sophatar’s booth at the Digital Signage Expo (DSE), March 28-29 in Las Vegas.
Sophatar POS signage is available as a software subscription. A hardware/software bundle with Star printers is now available through the BlueStar reseller network with optional hardware financing for the retailer:
“Traditionally digital signage has been a static playlist, just another TV screen. We make digital signage contextual so it becomes relevant. We give shoppers in brick...
Midway Chamber of Commerce honors area businesses and its volunteer of the year
March 21, 2018
The Midway Chamber of Commerce has announced five recipients of its 2018 Leadership Awards. The awards were presented at the chamber’s annual celebration event and recognize leading businesses, non-profits, and individuals, who go above and beyond in their support of the business, not for profit organizations and people of the Midway community through the volunteering of their time, staff, and other resources. The winners this year are Ally People Solutions, Davis Communications Management, Deneen Pottery, Sunrise Banks, and Sabrina Fay of Thrivent Financial- Crossroads Associates
“The foundation of any chamber of commerce is the commitment its members make to support the organization and the community it serves,” said Chad Kulas, Executive Director of the MidwayChamber. “The winners of the leadership awards this year demonstrate the strength of the Midway Chamber. They also demonstrate the impact people can have by getting involved. Our community...
PrimaryIO Develops Hybrid Cloud Data Management (HDM) technology for VMware Cloud on AWS
March 22, 2018
PrimaryIO, today announced Hybrid Cloud Data Management technology for customers of VMware Cloud™ on AWS. VMware Cloud on AWS brings together VMware’s enterprise-class Software-Defined Data Center (SDDC) software and elastic, bare-metal infrastructure from Amazon Web Services (AWS) to give organizations consistent operating model and application mobility for private and public cloud. PrimaryIO technology enables a range of use cases to leverage the benefits of hybrid cloud on critical data assets to customers of VMware Cloud on AWS.
PrimaryIO Hybrid Cloud Data Management technology is based on deep understanding and profiling of the application behavior at a working set level to enable customers to rapidly move and burst workloads to VMware Cloud on AWS. This enables a range of use cases for customers to leverage the capacity and capabilities of the AWS cloud, while retaining their current storage investments for their persistent data.
As the IT industry...
IIT-KGP Alumni honored by USA National Academy of Engineering
March 22, 2018
The prestigious National Academy of Engineering, USA, has elected three alumni of IIT Kharagpur among its elite members leading the domains of education and research in USA and the world.
Professor Lallit Anand (Warren and Towneley Rohsenow Professor of Mechanical Engineering, MIT), Professor Amit Goyal [SUNY Empire Innovation Professor and Director of the interdisciplinary RENEW Institute at the University at Buffalo (SUNY-Buffalo)] and Mr Sushil Kumar Soonee (adviser and former CEO, POSOCO, Power System Operation Corporation, India) are the newest members of NAE.
Election to the NAE is among the highest professional distinctions accorded to an engineer internationally and takes into account a lifetime of accomplishments in the field of science. NAE membership comes only to those individuals who have been trailblazers in scientific discovery, methods and applications, who have used their talent to mentor students, faculty or their workforce and have contributed...
High-performance, cost-effective, thin-film solar cell technology provides an attractive source of portable and mobile power
March 20, 2018
Magnolia Optical Technology, Inc. announced that it is working with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) under the Phase II SBIR Program for Development of High-Performance Thin-Film Solar Cells for Portable Power Applications (Contract No D15PC00222).
Photovoltaic devices can provide a portable source of electrical power for a wide variety of defense and commercial applications, including mobile power for dismounted soldiers, unmanned aerial vehicles, and remote sensors. “The goal of the current program is to develop high-efficiency GaAs-based solar cells that maintain their performance over changing environmental conditions, and that are thinner and thus more cost-effective to produce,” said Dr. Roger Welser, Magnolia’s Chief Technical Officer. “By combining thin III-V absorbers with advanced light-trapping structures, single-junction GaAs-based devices provide a means to deliver high efficiency performance over a...
Presale.Ventures: World Largest Seed Funding Platform for Blockchain Startups
March 22, 2018
As the world continues to reel from the explosive success of the Blockchain technology and its prodigy the Cryptocurrency, investors worldwide are working hard to secure their peace of the next big pie. Meanwhile, startups at all levels are working frantically to secure investment in their own personal cryptocurrencies, with every intention of becoming the next big thing.
Having identified this requirement for funding and the growing number of investors looking to provide exactly that in a secure and controlled environment, Presale Ventures was officially born. Prescreened startups must undergo “Know Your Startup” process, following expert reviews and attractiveness rating. A world-first seed funding platform for investors and startups worldwide, Presale Ventures has been designed to bring both sides together to form a collective community of unstoppable power and potential.
Presale Ventures' unique model is based on the experience of over...
Military Veteran Launches Best Barbecue Sauce to support The Wounded Warrior Project
March 22, 2018
Touted as the ‘Best Barbecue Sauce on Either side of Mississippi, Triple D’s BBQ sauce is made from the finest ingredients to ensure consistency in every bottle. The product is available in two flavors – Spicy and Hot - crafted from a blend of cayenne pepper and garlic with a rich smoky finish, and Tangy Sweet made from a delicious blend of exotic spices, tangy tomatoes, molasses and citrus flavors.
Triple D’s Drop Dem Drawls BBQ Sauce is the brainchild of Military Veteran, Yancy Seals. Questioned about the motivation to create the product and business, he explained: “Barbecuing is a huge passion of mine and I wanted to change the way people enjoyed their barbecue by sharing by barbecue sauce. I also want and source of income and enable me to leave a legacy for my kids and grand kids and at the same time support my fellow veterans on a monthly basis.”
Triple D’s is a proud supporter of the Wounded Warrior Project...