Lifestyle

Stroke risk highest among American Indian people, with or without atrial fibrillation

American Indian people with atrial fibrillation (AFib) had the highest risk of non-hemorrhagic stroke when compared with people in other racial and ethnic groups, and they also experienced the highest overall risk for stroke even without atrial fibrillation (AFib), according to new research published today in the Journal of the American Heart Association, an open […]

Business

ViacomCBS touts ‘Paramount+’ to investors after mixed earnings

ViacomCBS Inc said on Wednesday it expects to reach as many as 75 million global streaming subscribers by the end of 2024, with global streaming revenue to rise to more than $7 billion by that time. “This is a ViacomCBS that is being reimagined for a new kind of marketplace and a new kind of […]

Technology

Microsoft moves a few steps backward before they can move the Internet of Things forward

If ever there was a technology that failed to live up to its initial hype, the Internet of Things (IoT) would have to be it. After more than a decade of unfulfilled pledges that promised how companies, cities and institutions were going to connect office lighting systems, 30-year-old manufacturing equipment, parking spaces and, well, everything […]

News

Aptera Solar-Powered Car With ‘1,000-Mile’ Range Gets 7,000 Preorders for Delivery in 2021

Looking like a mix between an F-1 car and the Batmobile, the world’s first mass-produced solar-powered car just took several more steps towards its first market day. On February 18, Aptera Motors announced a $4 million Series A round of financing—and also 7,000 reservations of their new electric vehicle, worth a total of $250,000. The […]

Sport

Ciryl Gane remains undefeated with dominant decision over Jairzinho Rozenstruik in UFC Vegas 20 main event

It wasn’t the main event many expected but Ciryl Gane was still dominant over five rounds to win a unanimous decision over Jairzinho Rozenstruik at UFC Vegas 20. The undefeated Frenchman, who many believe could be the future of the heavyweight division, was tactical and technical while displaying a nasty jab, looking for numerous takedowns […]

Lifestyle

Origin of childhood cancer malignant rhabdoid tumour discovered

The first proof of the origin of malignant rhabdoid tumor (MRT), a rare childhood cancer, has been discovered by researchers at the Wellcome Sanger Institute, the Princess Máxima Center for Pediatric Oncology in the Netherlands, and their collaborators. The study, published today (3 March 2021) in Nature Communications, found that MRT arises from developmental cells […]

Business

GameStop rallies again; some puzzle over ice cream cone tweet

GameStop Corp shares more than doubled in afternoon trading on Wednesday, surprising those who thought the video game retailer’s stock price would stabilize after a fierce rally and steep dive that upended Wall Street in January. The shares soared nearly 104% during the session in which trading was halted several times, then jumped another 85% […]

Technology

TSMC will produce 3nm chips by year’s end with Apple as its partner

Apple will reportedly be TSMC’s partner on the risk production run, which is exactly what it sounds like. TSMC believes the run will be successful and everything should work, but there is a risk that something could need tweaking. It’s a gamble that Apple is seemingly willing to take, because if everything goes according to […]

News

Chicago Coffee Shop Owner Has Collected 6,000 Warm Coats for the Homeless–And Delivered Them With Coffee

Tucked into a suburban Chicago train station may appear to be an unassuming coffee shop. But what’s going on behind the scenes is much more than just your average cup of Joe. For the seventh year in a row the shop’s owner Pilot Pete, a.k.a. Peter Thomas, has been the driving force behind ‘Coffee With […]