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May 26, 2020 8:20 AM ET

Deep Space Nine: The Trek spinoff that saved the day by staying put

iCrowdNewswire - May 26, 2020 - You can’t get further from a global pandemic than a wormhole to the Gamma Quadrant. As millions binge-watch Netflix and coop up indoors, virus-inspired films such as Outbreak and Contagion, as well as television shows like The CW’s Containment, have found new audiences for those looking to tackle pandemic-related anxiety. After all, research seems to show that seeking out forms of entertainment that scare us—a method of confronting fears in a safe environment—can be a coping mechanism. [more...]

May 26, 2020 8:18 AM ET

A fidget spinner to detect urinary tract infections

iCrowdNewswire - May 26, 2020 - Faster, easier diagnosis means less misuse of antibiotics. Urinary tract infections have been called the “canary in the coal mine” of global antibiotic resistance. With more than half of all women having a UTI in their lifetime and men increasing in susceptibility as they age, UTIs are one of the most common bacterial infections in the world. Because it’s not always possible to check for a bacterial infection in a urine sample, patients are. [more...]

May 26, 2020 8:17 AM ET

Glitch lays off ‘substantial number of employees’ to cut costs

iCrowdNewswire - May 26, 2020 - Glitch laid off “a substantial number of employees” on Thursday in an effort to cut costs and ensure “long term viability,” the company confirmed in an email to The Verge. Glitch said it had to “significantly cut operating costs” due to market conditions. At least 18 people were laid off, according to two former employees who asked to remain anonymous. Glitch had about 50 employees before the layoffs, the sources said.. [more...]

May 26, 2020 8:16 AM ET

Synex International Inc. Third Quarter of Fiscal 2020

iCrowdNewswire - May 26, 2020 - Synex International Inc.  For the three months ended March 31, 2020 (“Q3 2020”), revenue increased to $1,049,390 from $781,529 in the corresponding period in fiscal 2019 (“Q3 2019”). Electricity sales from Q3 2020 were $1,022,392, which is $276,642 better than Q3 2019. For the nine months ended March 31, 2020, revenue increased to $2,404,173 from $2,303,999 in the corresponding period in fiscal 2019. Electricity sales for the nine months ended March. [more...]

May 26, 2020 8:03 AM ET

Here’s NOAA’s outlook for US summer weather—and hurricane season

iCrowdNewswire - May 26, 2020 - The world saw the 2nd warmest April on record, but frost hit some US crops. On Friday, NOAA released its latest seasonal weather outlook for the US, which followed an updated hurricane season outlook. As always, the seasonal outlook starts with a look back at the previous month. April 2020 was the 2nd warmest April on record globally, but a southward meander of the jet stream over Canada and the eastern. [more...]

May 26, 2020 8:00 AM ET

OpenSignal compares 5G experiences across ten major carriers

iCrowdNewswire - May 26, 2020 - Fewer connections per tower lead to a better experience, whether 5G or not. Telecomm analytics firm OpenSignal released a report last week analyzing the connection experience of 5G users across the world, on ten different providers. Unfortunately—and typically for 5G—the source data is so muddled that it's difficult to draw meaningful conclusions from the results. In the USA, Verizon is the only carrier to have deployed a significant millimeter-wave (5G FR2, various bands. [more...]

May 26, 2020 7:57 AM ET

Virgin Orbit loses its first rocket shortly after engine ignition

iCrowdNewswire - May 26, 2020 - "An anomaly then occurred early in first stage flight." After more than seven years of development, testing, and preparation, Virgin Orbit reached an important moment on Monday—dropping and igniting its LauncherOne rocket over the Pacific Ocean. Unfortunately, shortly after ignition an "anomaly" occurred, the company said. "LauncherOne maintained stability after release, and we ignited our first stage engine, NewtonThree," the company stated on Twitter. "An anomaly then occurred early in first. [more...]

May 26, 2020 7:55 AM ET

Review: Revisit the controversial Biosphere 2 project with Spaceship Earth

iCrowdNewswire - May 26, 2020 - Matt Wolf's documentary chronicles the ups and downs of 1990s ecological experiment In September 1991, amid much media fanfare, eight people entered a closed experimental facility called Biosphere 2 for a two-year stint in total isolation. They endured hunger, a dangerous rise in CO2 levels, interpersonal squabbles, a media backlash, and sharp criticism from the scientific establishment. Today, most people might recall Biosphere 2 as a colossal failure. But the truth is. [more...]

May 26, 2020 7:48 AM ET

A massive database of 8 billion Thai internet records leaks

iCrowdNewswire - May 26, 2020 - Thailand’s largest cell network AIS has pulled a database offline that was spilling billions of real-time internet records on millions of Thai internet users. Security researcher Justin Paine said in a blog post that he found the database, containing DNS queries and Netflow data, on the internet without a password. With access to this database, Paine said that anyone could “quickly paint a picture” about what an internet user (or their household). [more...]

May 26, 2020 7:44 AM ET

Arena Minerals Postpones the Release of its Annual and Q1 Financial Results and Related Disclosure Due to COVID-19 Related Delays

iCrowdNewswire - May 26, 2020 - ARENA MINERALS INC. a junior mining company with projects in Argentina and Chile, wishes to provide an update on its financial reporting for the twelve-month audited period ended December 31, 2019 and the three-month interim period ended March 31, 2020. Arena is relying on the exemption provided in BC Instrument 51-515 Temporary Exemption from Certain Corporate Finance Requirements (and similar exemptions provided by other Canadian securities regulators) (the “BC Instrument”) to. [more...]

May 26, 2020 7:42 AM ET

Self-driving cars are being trained in virtual worlds while the real one is in chaos

iCrowdNewswire - May 26, 2020 - With fleets out of commission, covid-19 left self-driving car and truck companies frozen in time. Now they’re finding new life in old data. Brandon Moak felt as if a freight train had hit him.  It was mid-March, and the cofounder and CTO of the autonomous- trucking startup Embark Trucks had been keeping tabs on the emergence of covid-19. As a shelter-in-place order went into effect throughout the San Francisco Bay. [more...]

May 26, 2020 7:39 AM ET

Wikimedia is writing new policies to fight Wikipedia harassment

iCrowdNewswire - May 26, 2020 - Trustees say it hasn’t done enough to stop abuse Wikipedia plans to crack down on harassment and other “toxic” behavior with a new code of conduct. The Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees, which oversees Wikipedia among other projects, voted on Friday to adopt a more formal moderation process. The foundation will draft the details of that process by the end of 2020, and until then, it’s tasked with enforcing stopgap anti-harassment policies.. [more...]

May 26, 2020 7:37 AM ET

In $16 Billion Push to Expand Broadband, America Is Flying Through a Fog

iCrowdNewswire - May 26, 2020 - Under FCC’s latest plan to fund to internet providers’ service expansions, many rural customers who lack broadband could be counted as already having it WASHINGTON—Spurred by the coronavirus pandemic, federal policy makers are pushing to spend billions of dollars to close gaps in America’s high-speed internet network. There is one big obstacle: Government officials say they don’t have a clear picture of where service gaps exist, meaning parts of the country. [more...]

May 26, 2020 7:36 AM ET

Judge approves Faraday Future founder’s personal bankruptcy plan

iCrowdNewswire - May 26, 2020 - Photo by Visual China Group via Getty Images/Visual China Group via Getty Images Seven months after he filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy to deal with $3.6 billion in personal debt, the reorganization plan laid out by Jia Yueting — the tycoon founder of troubled EV startup Faraday Future — has been approved by a judge. In overly simple terms, the majority of the people and companies he owes money to —. [more...]

May 26, 2020 7:32 AM ET

How did the Covidsafe app go from being vital to almost irrelevant?

iCrowdNewswire - May 26, 2020 - The PM told Australians in April the contact tracing app was key to getting back to normal but just one person has been identified using its data. It was sold as the key to unlocking restrictions – like sunscreen to protect Australians from Covid-19 – but as the country begins to open up, the role of the Covidsafe app in the recovery seems to have dropped to marginal at best.. [more...]

May 26, 2020 7:22 AM ET

The New Model Media Star Is Famous Only to You

iCrowdNewswire - May 26, 2020 - With short videos and paid newsletters, everyone from superstars to half-forgotten former athletes and even journalists can, as one tech figure put it, “monetize individuality.” Back in March, I was trying to persuade my dad to stop taking the subway to work in Manhattan and join me upstate. So I paid $75 to Leonard Marshall, a retired New York Giants defensive lineman we both loved in the 1980s, to send. [more...]

May 26, 2020 7:14 AM ET

Twitter’s new reply-limiting feature is already changing how we talk on the platform

iCrowdNewswire - May 26, 2020 - Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Twitter is testing a new feature that lets users decide who can reply to their tweets, the company announced on Wednesday, and some accounts are already using it in some interesting new ways. Previously, anybody could reply to anybody on Twitter (as long as their profile wasn’t private or blocked). But now, if you’re part of the test, you can decide if you want. [more...]

May 26, 2020 7:14 AM ET

Chrome: 70% of all security bugs are memory safety issues

iCrowdNewswire - May 26, 2020 - Google software engineers are looking into ways of eliminating memory management-related bugs from Chrome. Roughly 70% of all serious security bugs in the Chrome codebase are memory management and safety bugs, Google engineers said this week. Half of the 70% are use-after-free vulnerabilities, a type of security issue that arises from incorrect management of memory pointers (addresses), leaving doors open for attackers to attack Chrome's inner components. The percentage was compiled after. [more...]

May 26, 2020 7:13 AM ET

VR Bolsters Its Exploration Strategy at Ranoke and Big Ten; Announces Non-Brokered Private Placement

iCrowdNewswire - May 26, 2020 - VR Resources Ltd. is pleased to provide an update on its exploration strategy and financing plans.  The Company has signed two non-binding Letters of Intent (“LOI(s)”) in order to evaluate new opportunities with the potential to strengthen its existing exploration strategies at its Ranoke copper-gold property in Ontario, and its Big Ten gold project in Nevada. Terms for the respective LOI’s are agreed upon and will be announced pending due. [more...]

May 26, 2020 7:10 AM ET

New mobile games aim to help medical professionals treat coronavirus

iCrowdNewswire - May 26, 2020 - For the last five years, Chicago-based studio Level Ex has been making mobile games to help medical professionals hone their skills. With an audience of approximately 600,000 medical professionals already playing its games and over 150 physicians on its advisory council, Level Ex found itself in a distinctive position to aid the coronavirus fight. Level Ex has built four mobile titles, each for specialized areas of medicine: pulmonology, gastroenterology, anesthesiology and cardiology.. [more...]

May 26, 2020 7:05 AM ET

Food Delivery Giant Meituan’s Sales Beat Estimates

iCrowdNewswire - May 26, 2020 - Meituan Dianping’s shares soared after it reported a smaller than expected 13% slide in revenue that drove hopes the world’s largest meal delivery business is starting to recover as China emerges from Covid-19 lockdowns.     Its shares climbed as much as 9.7%, extending strong gains since China began to return to normal in mid-March and propelling Meituan’s market value to more than $100 billion. That surge came after Meituan reported. [more...]

May 26, 2020 7:02 AM ET

Not Even a Pandemic Can Slow Down the Biggest Tech Giants

iCrowdNewswire - May 26, 2020 - The only thing better than being essential to the global economy during a crisis? Having the cash to continue to out-innovate your suddenly impoverished competitors. Here’s a stark example of how the global coronavirus pandemic affects America’s tech giants, versus how it affects pretty much everyone else. On May 12, Alphabet Inc. GOOG 0.54% subsidiary Waymo announced it had scored an additional $750 million to make self-driving cars a commercial reality, bringing its total external fundraising to. [more...]

May 26, 2020 6:42 AM ET

Apple’s AirPods, Google’s Pixel 3A, PS4 Pro, and more are heavily discounted for Memorial Day

iCrowdNewswire - May 26, 2020 - Photo by James Bareham / The Verge It’s Memorial Day weekend in the US. Several retailers are offering some of the best deals that we’ve seen in months, spanning several categories of tech. There’s quite a lot to look at today, so we’ve included a selection of promotions below. Now is about the time when we hear something from Amazon about when its annual Prime Day will happen. For what. [more...]

May 26, 2020 6:41 AM ET

New Pacific Announces Filing of Technical Report For the Silver Sand Project and Reports Financial Results For the Three and Nine Months Ended March 31, 2020

iCrowdNewswire - May 26, 2020 -  New Pacific Metals Corp. announces the filing of an independent Technical Report in accordance with National Instrument 43-101 Standards of Disclosure for Mineral Projects (“NI 43-101”) on its 100% owned Silver Sand Deposit.  The Technical Report, titled “Silver Sand Deposit Mineral Resource Report” dated May 25, 2020 (effective date of January 16, 2020) has been prepared by AMC Mining Consultants (Canada) Ltd. (“AMC”), and is available under the Company’s profile on SEDAR at . [more...]

May 26, 2020 6:10 AM ET

BIGG Digital Assets Inc. Provides Update on Delay in Filing of Annual Financial Statements due to COVID-19 Related Delays

iCrowdNewswire - May 26, 2020 - BIGG Digital Assets Inc. provides an update with respect to the postposed filing of its annual financial statements and related management discussion and analysis for the year ended December 31, 2019 (together the “Required Annual Filings”). BIGG previously announced that it expected the Required Annual Filings to be filed no later than May 31, 2020. However, due to continued COVID-19 related delays, BIGG requires additional time and expects to file the. [more...]

May 26, 2020 6:10 AM ET

UK reportedly planning to phase out Huawei equipment from its 5G networks

iCrowdNewswire - May 26, 2020 - Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge After resisting pressure from the US for months, Prime Minister Boris Johnson is apparently preparing to phase out the use of Huawei equipment from the UK’s 5G networks, the Financial Times reported. Citing national security concerns, members of the UK’s Conservative party have pushed for Huawei technology to be removed from the UK’s 5G infrastructure and the rest of its telecom network by 2023. The Trump. [more...]

May 25, 2020 8:26 PM ET

HIV Diagnosis & Treatment Market 2020 Global Covid-19 Impact Analysis, Trends, Opportunities and Forecast to 2026

iCrowdNewswire - May 25, 2020 - HIV Diagnosis & Treatment Market 2020 Report Overview This report has been prepared with a comprehensive analysis of the latest trends and the significant factors influencing the market. The report presents the research of HIV Diagnosis & Treatment market for the review period 2014 to 2019. It consists of fundamental applications, manufacturing methods, and market definition. The data analysts have probed the competitive landscape meticulously along with the crucial regions.. [more...]

May 25, 2020 8:21 PM ET

Heart Health Products Market 2020 Global Covid-19 Impact Analysis, Trends, Opportunities and Forecast to 2026

iCrowdNewswire - May 25, 2020 - Heart Health Products Market 2020 Report Overview This report has been prepared with a comprehensive analysis of the latest trends and the significant factors influencing the market. The report presents the research of Heart Health Products market for the review period 2014 to 2019. It consists of fundamental applications, manufacturing methods, and market definition. The data analysts have probed the competitive landscape meticulously along with the crucial regions. Furthermore, the. [more...]

May 25, 2020 8:00 PM ET

What is the anticipated CAGR for the battery technology market?

iCrowdNewswire - May 25, 2020 - The global battery technology market is expected to grow from USD 92.0 billion in 2020 to USD 152.3 billion by 2025, at a CAGR of 10.6%. The market growth is propelled by the growing use of electric and hybrid electric vehicles, rising adoption of battery technology in the renewable energy industry, surging demand for automation and battery-operated material-handling equipment in industries, increasing deployment of batteries in the utilities sector.  . [more...]

Hemophilia Treatment Market Analysis, By Key Players, Sale, Trends, Segmentation And Forecast By 2027
May 25, 2020 8:00 PM ET

Hemophilia Treatment Market Analysis, By Key Players, Sale, Trends, Segmentation And Forecast By 2027

iCrowdNewswire - May 25, 2020 - The hemophilia treatment market was valued at US$ 14,454.81 million in 2019 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 15.9% from 2020 to 2027 to reach US$ 44,089.71 million by 2027. Hemophilia is a condition where blood does not clot, and this condition is normally inherited. The condition is caused due to defects in a gene of the X chromosome, which is a clotting factor. Generally, the diseases are. [more...]