Kevin Pichinte

Kevin Pichinte is a staff writer at Grit Daily. Based in Los Angeles, he is a news associate at ABC7 and was formerly a digital news intern at NBC7 and TLM20. At Grit Daily, he covers entertainment and culture news.

Pet Parents: Expert Say Your Pets Can’t Pass You the Coronavirus

Pet parents across the globe can rejoice and hug their furry little ones tighter tonight, after experts say animals can’t pass the coronavirus, COVID-19, to humans. Pomeranian’s Death Causes Concern Among Pet Owner Community The concern sparked among pet parents after news broke out from China, following the passing of a 17-year-old Pomeranian who apparently recovered from the virus.  But the South China Morning Post reported the government released the pooch from quarantine...

Pornhub Premium Content Free in European Countries Amid Coronavirus

Pornhub is giving Italians, Spaniards and French free access to their premium subscription, as the countries remain under quarantine to curve the spread of the coronavirus. The Canadian parent company, MindGeek, said in a tweet, that money will be donated to the European nation to aid during the Coronavirus outbreak: “Pornhub is donating its March proceeds from Modelhub to support Italy during this unfortunate time (model earnings will remain untouched). Italy will also have free...

“Face ID” Mask Might be the Cure to Unlocking Smart Devices

The coronavirus is spreading beyond health and into tech, as face masks prevent people from unlocking their phones, a “face ID compatible respirator mask” might just be the cure to your tech issue. While face masks don’t immune anyone from the coronavirus infection, COVID-19, it does prevent the spreading of germs. Face ID Mask Idea for Unlocking Smartphones   But the down side is face masks prevent unlocking smart phones using Face ID, which is how the novelty idea of printing your...

In-N-Out Burger’s “Drink Cup” Shoes Sellout, But is it Part of their Branding Strategy?

In-N-Out burger’s “Drink Cup” inspired slip-on shoes spread like its signature sauce all over social media, selling out. Proving the company’s word-of-mouth branding strategy is worth taking note of. The SoCal palm tree burger chain sells merch online to its loyal followers, but when it announced laceless slip-on sneakers for Valentine’s day, they didn’t go very far. Selling out in days. View this post on Instagram Available now at shop.in-n-out.com! #Repost @shopinnout ・・・ They’ll go a...

HopSkipDrive Fundraising Doubles, Fueling its Expansion

HopSkipDrive is an L.A, kids ride-sharing company; solving the lack of safe transportation for school districts and families, announced it raised $22 million in funding to fuel its expansion. HopSkipDrive is Using the Funds to Expand Co-founder and CEO Joanna McFarland told dot.LA, “the capital will really help us expand to more markets and service as many kids as we can.” The company expanded to Las Vegas and partnered with Clark County Child Welfare Services in January. Helping kids get to...

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