Sport

Deadline passes for Markus Golden to sign with team other than Giants

There was some debate as to what the deadline was for Markus Golden to shop his services after the Giants placed the rarely used “May 5 tender” on him. But Ralph Vacchiano of SNY explains that the tender allowed Golden to find another deal with another team only until July 22 or “the first scheduled […]

Lifestyle

Scientists leverage interference between signaling pathways for cancer treatment

In order for cancer to form in the human body, normal cells must acquire multiple mutations before they develop toward the disease. It was previously believed that these mutations acted in concert in the progression of cancer. But a new Nature study led by City of Hope’s Markus Müschen, M.D., Ph.D., chair of the Department […]

Business

Audi expects pre-pandemic car sales levels by 2022/2023

Volkswagen’s (VOWG_p.DE) luxury car unit Audi expects car sales to reach pre-COVID-19 levels only by 2022 or 2023, Chief Executive Markus Duesmann told a German business daily. “We certainly expect the coronavirus crisis to have longer-term effects”, Duesmann told Handelsblatt’s Thursday edition according to a pre-released version. “We have had a very difficult second quarter. […]

Technology

Windows 10X could be delayed until 2021 and debut without Win32 support

Microsoft’s plans for Windows 10X development had already been derailed by the pandemic, but now it looks like the company is willing to slow down the cadence of Windows 10 feature updates to accelerate development on Windows 10X. That means we’ll have to wait until Spring 2021 at the earliest before we can run it […]

News

Global heating: best and worst case scenarios less likely than thought

Doomsayers and hopemongers alike may need to revise their climate predictions after a study that almost rules out the most optimistic forecasts for global heating while downplaying the likelihood of worst-case scenarios. The international team of scientists involved in the research say they have narrowed the range of probable climate outcomes, which reduces the uncertainty […]

Sport

Chargers sign Alohi Gilman

The Chargers have one of their 2020 draft picks under contract. The agent for safety Alohi Gilman announced that his client has signed a four-year deal with the team. The sixth-round selection is the first of six Chargers picks to get his rookie contract done. Gilman was a two-year starter at Notre Dame, so he’ll […]

Lifestyle

Will your brain stay sharp into your 90s? certain factors are key

Some people in their 90s stay sharp whether their brain harbors amyloid protein plaques—a hallmark of Alzheimer’s disease—or not, but why? That’s the question researchers sought answers for among 100 people without dementia, average age 92, who were followed for up to 14 years. Their answer? A combination of genetic luck and a healthy, fulfilling […]

Business

New York Times promotes Kopit Levien to CEO, succeeding ex-BBC chief Thompson

The New York Times Co (NYT.N) on Wednesday named Chief Operating Officer Meredith Kopit Levien as its new chief executive, replacing Mark Thompson who is credited with pushing for the company’s successful transformation into an online publisher. The change is effective Sept. 8 and the company said Levien, 49, will also join its board. Levien […]

Technology

KFC partners with 3D-bioprinting firm to make chicken nuggets from plant matter and poultry cells

It would seem fake meats are the latest trend in restaurants these days. Not one to be left behind, KFC announced it would be making artificial chicken nuggets for its “restaurant of the future” concept. It’s the processing that will set the Colonel’s meat apart, as the company plans to 3D print the chicken morsels.Fried […]

News

‘I wanted to take action’: behind the ‘Wall of Moms’ protecting Portland’s protesters

It took the killing of George Floyd to get Jane Ullman to finally pay attention to what the police were up to in America. But it was the sinister sight of federal agents in camouflage snatching demonstrators off the streets of Portland that got her out to protest. The chief financial officer for tech startups […]