By Michelle Robertson, SFGATE Published 2:31 pm PDT, Tuesday, September 25, 2018 The locations of six Bay Area Apple stores targeted by thieves in August and September. Keep clicking to see when the thieves struck and how much merchandise they pilfered. The locations of six Bay Area Apple stores targeted by thieves in August and September. Keep clicking to see when the thieves struck and how much merchandise they pilfered. Photo: Google Maps Apple Palo Alto — Robbed Sept. 1, Sept. 22, Sept. 23 — $147,000 in merchandise stolen (collectively) Apple Palo Alto — Robbed Sept. 1, Sept. 22, Sept. 23 — $147,000 in merchandise stolen (collectively) Photo: Google Maps Apple Santa Rosa Plaza, Santa Rosa — Robbed Aug. 29, Sept. 23 — At least $35,000 in merchandise stolen Apple Santa Rosa … [Read more...] about Bay Area Apple stores blitzed and robbed 9 times in 1 month. Can authorities stop it?
An 18-year-old from Hayes will spend the next eight years behind bars after he admitted setting up meetings with unsuspecting Gumtree sellers before robbing them at knife point. Abdullahi Ahmed, of Central Avenue, used the popular classifieds ads website to arrange to meet sellers before threatening them with weapons and stealing the products he expressed interest in buying. In the space of three weeks in spring 2018 he robbed six people, including a woman who was threatened with a knife in her own home. Ahmed pleaded guilty to five counts of robbery and one count of theft at Harrow Crown Court on Friday (August 31) and was sentenced to eight years imprisonment. The young thug was brought to justice after the incidents were reported separately to Metropolitan Police and officers used phone records to piece events together. In the space of three weeks,from April 1 to 20 this year, Ahmed robbed six unsuspected Gumtree sellers after he contacted them to say he was interested in … [Read more...] about Hayes thug sentenced after robbing Gumtree sellers at knifepoint
By Aaron Wilson, Houston Chronicle Published 9:31 am CDT, Tuesday, September 4, 2018 PHOTOS: A look at last year's Texans' loss in New England New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski (87) beats Houston Texans strong safety Corey Moore (43) for a 5-yard touchdown reception during the first quarter of an NFL football game at Gillette Stadium on Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017, in Foxbourough, Mass. ( Brett Coomer / Houston Chronicle ) less PHOTOS: A look at last year's Texans' loss in New England New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski (87) beats Houston Texans strong safety Corey Moore (43) for a 5-yard touchdown reception during the ... more Photo: Brett Coomer, Staff Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt (99) reaches out in vain to stop New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12), as he throws for a 27-yard completion to Danny Amendola and a first down during the fourth quarter of an NFL football … [Read more...] about Containing Patriots’ Rob Gronkowski is a tall task for Texans
How many company bosses can claim to have worked with Beyoncé, the Manic Street Preachers and George Michael? How many have had a personal tribute at an industry awards bash written by David Bowie? And how many have had a party thrown in their honour where Harry Styles, Adele, Celine Dion, Bruce Springsteen and Barbra Streisand all sang his praises? One: Rob Stringer, chief executive of Sony Music Entertainment, the music behemoth second in size only to the giant Universal. In a career spanning three decades, Stringer worked his way to the very top from being the student “ents” manager at Goldsmiths. The route there came via CBS, Sony Music UK and the flagship Columbia label in New York. A little over a year ago, he stepped up to run the whole Sony shebang. That makes him one of the trio of Brits, alongside Universal’s Sir Lucian Grainge and Warner’s Max Lousada, based in the US and running the biggest three music businesses in the world. This week, he … [Read more...] about Business interview: Sony Music’s Rob Stringer brings the ch-ch-changes
WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 21, 2018--The Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) announced that actor, director and advocate Rob Reiner will deliver a keynote address at the 2018 BIO International Convention, the world’s premier life sciences event being held in Boston, June 4-7. This year’s Convention is celebrating 25 years of advocacy and innovation in biotechnology and the companies, academic centers and investors that continue to advance cutting-edge science and solutions to the world’s toughest challenges. BIO 2018 is expected to attract more than 16,000 attendees and 1,800 exhibitors from 74 countries.“Rob is an advocate for those living with substance abuse disorders and addiction,” said Jim Greenwood, President and Chief Executive Officer of BIO. “His poignant story of helping his son overcome his battle with drug addiction will inspire attendees and our industry in its quest to discover next generation, non-addictive pain … [Read more...] about BIO 2018 Convention to Feature Actor, Director and Advocate Rob Reiner as Keynote Speaker