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24-inch iMac: Buy now or wait?

When you think of the Mac, the computer that often pops up in your head is the iMac. The iconic desktop computer is a great combination of price and performance. Even with that,…

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Twitter to ban sharing of photos and videos without people’s consent | ZDNet

Twitter has announced the expansion of its private information policy to include the sharing of private media, such as photos and videos, without permission from the individuals that are depicted in them, as the social media platform aims to improve user privacy and security."Sharing personal media, such as images or videos, can potentially violate a person's privacy, and may lead to emotional or physical harm," Twitter shared on a…

Sound Royalties launches advances for artists and performers seeking tour and production support – Music Business Worldwide

US-based finance firm Sound Royalties, which was recently acquired by Cinq Music parent GoDigital in a ‘high eight-figure’ deal, is adding tour financing to its suite of services.Sound Royalties offers royalty advances of anywhere from $5,000 to the tens of millions.It does this by advancing artist, producer and songwriter royalties paid through music labels, distributors, publishers and PROs such as BMI, ASCAP, SESAC, SoundExchange and more.Now, Sound Royalties will also offer advances for artists and performers seeking…

Reboot and recall: New brain hub for memory restoration identified: Brain region called the anterior thalamus could hold the key for memory…

The mammalian brain houses a complex network of structures that support memory, and a small region called the anterior thalamus is a critical part of this system. Damage to the mammillothalamic tract (MTT) -- an important connection for this hub -- can cause memory loss in patients suffering a stroke, which is currently considered irreversible. In their new study available in the journal Current Research in Neurobiology, published by Elsevier, researchers from the Universities of Canterbury and Otago, in New Zealand, and the…

The Clock Is Ticking as Baseball Veers Toward a Lockout

IRVING, Texas — The future of the sport is unfolding in the conference rooms of a luxury hotel here.On Monday and Tuesday, Major League Baseball officials and a handful of team owners met with players and players’ union officials at the Four Seasons Resort and Club Dallas at Las Colinas. Monday’s meeting lasted a couple of hours, while Tuesday’s sessions were both in the morning and afternoon.The clock is ticking. At 11:59 p.m. Eastern on Wednesday, baseball’s foundation — the five-year collective bargaining agreement…

GlobalFoundries CEO: Chip supply challenge to continue in 2022 | ZDNet

During its first-ever conference call with analysts as a public company, GlobalFoundries Tuesday evening told Wall Street it will continue to be face challenges in meeting companies' demands for wafers to produce chips in 2022."We are still dealing with shortages of what we can supply to our key customers in 2022 and figuring out how we could produce more, how do we do the right balance and allocations," said CEO Thomas Caulfield. "So…

NASA resets spacewalk after ruling out immediate threat from orbital debris By Reuters

2/2 © Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Workers pressure wash the logo of NASA on the Vehicle Assembly Building before SpaceX will send two NASA astronauts to the International Space Station aboard its Falcon 9 rocket, at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, U.S., Ma 2/2 By Steve Gorman (Reuters) -A spacewalk planned for Tuesday to replace a faulty antenna on the International Space Station has been postponed for 48 hours, after mission control concluded that the position of orbital debris cited for the delay posed…

No OTT deal signed for Marakkar: Mohanlal

By Express News Service KOCHI: When director Priyadarshan’s magnum opus ‘Marakkar, Arabikkadalinte Simham’ is all set to hit the screens on Thursday, actor Mohanlal who plays the title role in the movie, said the OTT deal was not signed for the movie. He was responding to queries on the controversies surrounding the movie’s theatrical release. Earlier, the producer of the movie, Antony Perumbavoor, had announced that the movie will be released online as he did not get enough support from theatres.…

Experimental compound counters diabetic complications

An experimental compound reduced complications of type 1 and type 2 diabetes in mice -- not by lowering blood sugar -- but by countering its consequences: cell death, inflammation, and organ damage. Published online in Science Translational Medicine on November 24, the study reported that a new class of compounds blocked the ability of a protein called RAGE to pass on inflammatory signals that injure the heart and kidneys in diabetes, and that slow the healing of diabetic wounds. The results revolve around the body's immune…

Realme GT 2 Pro confirmed to launch with Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 chipset | 91mobiles.com

Realme GT 2 Pro with Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 confirmedThe upcoming Realme GT 2 Pro has been officially confirmed to become one of the first devices to utilise the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 SoC as it debuts in the Snapdragon Tech Summit 2021. The Realme GT 2 Pro was recently spotted on the AnTuTu benchmark where it registered a score of over 1 million. Furthermore, the device was also spotted listed on the IMEI website, which suggests an imminent launch. The Realme GT 2 Pro will be powered by Qualcomm’s latest…

DNA testing center admits to breach affecting SSNs, banking info of more than 2 million people | ZDNet

A DNA testing company has reported a data breach that leaked the personal information -- including Social Security Numbers and banking information -- of more than 2 million people, according to a notification letter the company is sending out to those affected. Bleeping Computer, which first reported the breach, said 2,102,436 people had their information exposed by DNA Diagnostics Center, an Ohio-based DNA testing company. In a…

Merck’s Covid pill secures narrow backing from US regulatory panel

US government advisers have narrowly recommended that doctors be allowed to prescribe Merck’s antiviral pill to high-risk patients, paving the way for emergency authorisation of a new treatment for Covid-19 amid concerns over the Omicron variant and a recent uptick in infections.Health experts on a US Food and Drug Administration Panel voted by a margin of 13 to 10 on Tuesday to give a green light to the drug molnupiravir, which trials show can reduce the risk of severe disease and death from Covid-19 by almost a…

After ‘Rust’ shooting, investigators search Albuquerque weapons provider

The Santa Fe County Sheriff’s Office released new documents Tuesday that shed more light on how live ammunition may have gotten on the set of the Alec Baldwin western “Rust,” and then loaded into a Colt .45 single-action revolver before the fatal shooting.“Rust” armorer, Hannah Gutierrez Reed, told sheriff’s investigators that she had trouble loading the weapon on Oct. 21, just hours before Baldwin fired a live round that killed the film’s cinematographer, Halyna Hutchins, and injured the director, Joel Souza, according to…

Illuccix® recebe autorização de uso de imagens de câncer de próstata no Brasil

MELBOURNE, Austrália e PORTO ALEGRE, Brasil, Nov. 30, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- A Telix Pharmaceuticals Limited (ASX: TLX, Telix, a Empresa) anunciou hoje que a Agência Nacional de Vigilância Sanitária (Anvisa) concedeu uma autorização excepcional para o Illuccix® (TLX591-CDx), o principal produto para imagens de câncer de próstata da Empresa. O Illuccix (Kit para o preparo da injeção 68Ga PSMA-11) é um agente de imagem de tomografia por emissão de pósitrons (PET) direcionado ao antígeno de membrana específico da próstata…

Is Roofstock Legit? Read Before Investing – Modest Money

Roofstock is a real estate investing platform founded in 2015. Hence, while it isn't exactly brand-new, it hasn't been around nearly as long as America's oldest businesses. And people know that when a business has been around since before World World I, for example, it's a name they can trust.Perhaps more to the point for investors, though, is having a track record of success. When a new investment service is introduced, it doesn't always have a track record to show it's a legit investment opportunity.These are the concerns…