Tag: Innovation

Larry Ellison Reportedly Subpoenaed In Twitter-Musk Legal Battle

Topline Twitter brought another eccentric billionaire into the fold in its lawsuit against Elon Musk, subpoenaing Oracle cofounder Larry Ellison—the largest outside financial backer of Musk’s embattled deal to take over the social media company—according to court filings seen by Bloomberg. Oracle cofounder Larry Ellison contributed $1 billion to Elon Musk’s Twitter bid earlier this […]

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Mitsubishi’s Inca Jay Cockpit Of The Future Aimed At Giving Mid-Market Vehicles Skin In Autonomy Game

Center console display is part of Mitsubishi Electric Automotive America’s Inca Jay cockpit of the … [+] future. Mitsubishi Electric Automotive America It can tell if the driver seems grumpy or drowsy, adjust the music to town through which you’re traveling, assist in finding a parking space and paying for it, let you know if […]

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‘Westworld’ Season 4, Episode 7 Review: We’re Finally Coming Full Circle

Westworld John Johnson/HBO “These violent delights have violent ends.” Westworld’s latest episode, “Metanoia,” is a chaotic, densely packed gem in a season that I believe is the very best since Season 1. Metanoia is an obscure word that means “change in one’s way of life resulting from penitence or spiritual conversion” and clearly that’s an […]

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Today’s Wordle Word Of The Day #415 Answer, Hint And Clues, Monday August 8th

Here’s today’s Wordle word of the day answer plus a helpful hint. In Pictures via Getty Images Another day, another Wordle, another daily Wordle column from your humble narrator and puzzle-solver. If you’d have told me when I was going to college back in the early 2000’s that someday I’d write a daily guide for […]

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Better Call Saul’s ‘Breaking Bad’ Episode Was A Masterful Head-Fake

Bob Odenkirk as Gene Credit: AMC In the latest episode of Better Call Saul, we hop between two timelines. Spoilers follow. The first is the black and white ‘present’ timeline where Jimmy, now disguised as Gene Takovic, has led a quiet life working in the local Nebraska Cinnabon. He’s laid low, played it safe, and […]

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China Adds Two New Tech Billionaires As IPOs Soar

The Shenzhen Stock Exchange is one of the world’s largest bourses. (Photo by VCG/VCG via Getty … [+] Images) VCG via Getty Images Two listings by China technology businesses added new members to the country’s billionaire ranks on Friday. Memory chip supplier Shenzhen Longsys Electronics rose by 77.8% to 99 yuan on debut at the […]

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Wordle Today #414 Answer And Hint, Sunday August 7th Solution

Here’s today’s Wordle #414 solution plus a helpful hint. Getty Images Well the summer is almost over—if you’re my kids. Summer itself will traipse along until September 21st this year, with Autumn unfurling on the 22nd. But my kids head back to school this coming Wednesday. What a bummer to have such lovely days and […]

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Bill Maher Claims ‘Fat Celebration’ Is Happening In U.S., Oversimplifies Obesity Epidemic

On his HBO show “Real Time with Bill Maher,” Maher, who is not a scientist, claimed that that … [+] America has “gone from fat acceptance to fat celebration.” (Photo by Arturo Holmes/FilmMagic) FilmMagic It’s a shame what Bill Maher has been saying about the obesity epidemic. Back in 2019, Maher literally asked people to […]

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‘The Sandman’ Debuts At #1 In Netflix’s Top 10, Season 2 Seems Likely

The Sandman Netflix Netflix has scored a much-needed hit with a project that many thought was going to be unfilmable. Or at least that was the prevailing opinion of the last 35 years or so, including from its creator, Neil Gaiman. But Gaiman was eventually convinced it could be done with the freedom and budget […]

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Wordle Today #413 Hint And Answer, Saturday August 6th

Here’s today’s Wordle plus a helpful hint. In Pictures via Getty Images It’s been something of a musical summer for me. Last weekend my kids and I went to Red Rocks Amphitheater just outside of Denver, CO and saw Father John Misty perform with the Colorado Symphony Orchestra. It was an incredible experience! Yesterday evening, […]

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A Clean Energy Future is in the Hands of Congress

Turn on the evening news and it immediately becomes clear that Americans are experiencing the effects of climate change. Extreme heat and drought are affecting tens of millions of people, as floods and wildfires ravage communities from Appalachia to California. In the coming days, Congress has the opportunity to face down the climate crisis while […]

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English Trains Struggle To Carry Three Bicycles—This Scottish One Carries Twenty

Inside the Highland Explorer. Carlton Reid Folding bikes fit on any train, and two or perhaps three lightweight road bikes can be squeezed into the tight bicycle-hanging spaces on the newest trains plying some of England’s major rail routes but turn up with a tandem or a touring bike laden with panniers or an electric […]

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Tesla’s 3:1 Stock Split Wins Shareholder Approval—Here’s What It Means For Investors

Topline Shares of electric vehicle maker Tesla rallied in after-hours trading Thursday as the company won shareholder approval for a 3:1 stock split, the second such move in around two years, as the world’s most valuable automaker looks to make its stock more affordable. Tesla’s stock has risen over 30% since announcing the proposed stock […]

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What’s Going On With This ‘MultiVersus’ Season 1 And Morty Delay?

MultiVersus Credit: Warner Bros Bad news for MultiVersus fans today. Player First Games announced that the start of Season 1 is being delayed indefinitely. The cherry on top? The release of the much-hyped fighter Morty—of Rick & Morty fame—is also being delayed. The game has been a pretty big hit since release, gaining a lot […]

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Congress Is Giving Billions To The U.S. Semiconductor Industry. Will It Ease Chip Shortages?

Semiconductor chips are made by etching microscopic patterns in silicon wafers. Many “fabs” use 300 … [+] mm diameter wafers and make chips in batches of a few hundred to thousands at a time. getty The U.S. CHIPS and Science Act, which President Joe Biden is expected to sign, allocates $280 billion for a packed […]

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Fisker Says It’s Got More Than $300 Million Worth Of Preorders For Its Electric SUV

The first batch of Fisker Oceans will be high-end models selling for about $70,000. ©2021 Fisker Inc. Fisker Inc., a Los Angeles-based electric vehicle startup led by designer Henrik Fisker, says it has initial orders for a high-end version of the battery-powered Ocean SUV that goes into production in November worth more than $300 million. […]

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AMTD Digital May Be The New ‘Perfect Meme Stock,’ Loses $70 Billion In Value In One Day After Rising Over 125%

Topline Shares of under-the-radar Hong Kong fintech company AMTD Digital continued to swing wildly in volatile trading on Wednesday after a more than 21,000% run up since its IPO last month, and although it’s still unclear what’s sparking the wild price action, many are likening it to the meme-stock frenzy of early 2021. The Hong-Kong […]

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Today’s Wordle Word Of The Day #410 Hint And Answer, Wednesday August 3rd

Here’s today’s Wordle word of the day plus a helpful hint. NurPhoto via Getty Images You know what they say: Wednesday is for Wordles. Well, I suppose every day is for Wordles, but Wednesday most of all. Because alliteration is fun. Wednesday warriors work to woo one another with wonderful Wordles. Yep, I’m in need […]

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FDA: Recall Of 53 Beverage And Nutritional Products For Potential Cronobacter Contamination

The Lyons Magnus, LLC, recall has included various oat milk products such as Oatly Oat-Milk Barista … [+] Edition and other non-dairy beverages. (Photo: Getty) getty Lyons Magnus, LLC, is voluntarily recalling not one, not two, not three, but 53 nutritional and beverage products. The reason, according to a U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) […]

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The New Star Wars ‘Andor’ Trailer Is Better Than ‘Obi-Wan Kenobi’ And ‘Book Of Boba Fett’ Combined

Cassian Andor (Diego Luna) in Lucasfilm’s ANDOR, exclusively on Disney+. ©2022 Lucasfilm Ltd. & TM. … [+] All Rights Reserved. Lucasfilm Ltd. The first trailer for Andor was honestly one of the best things Disney has done with Star Wars all year. I’d rather watch that trailer again and again than revisit either The Book […]

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Wordle Today #408 Hint And Answer — Monday, August 1st

Here’s today’s Wordle answer plus a helpful hint. In Pictures via Getty Images Hey look, it’s August! And everything after! The year continues its drunken stumbling from month to month, week to week, day to day, hour to hour, minute to minute, second to second. Nano-second to nano-second. I think we are all in something […]

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American Dreamers: Andy Fang, Co-Founder & CTO Of DoorDash, On Turning A School Project Into Feeding America

American Dreamers is a series of conversations with leading Asian American entrepreneurs and business leaders in which they open up about everything from their startup stories and company building to confronting racism and making it in America. Andy Fang is the chief technology officer and one of the co-founders of DoorDash, everyone’s favorite food delivery […]

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Wordle Today #407 Hint And Answer, Sunday July 31st Guide

Here’s today’s Wordle answer plus a helpful hint. SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images The last day of July, 2o22 is upon us. Tonight, I’m taking my kids to see Father John Misty play at Red Rocks Amphitheater in Morrison, Colorado. We’ve been looking forward to this little trip for months now. If you’re not familiar […]

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Wireless EV Charging Company WiTricity Wins Major Investments, Partnership As Cord-Free Charging Expands

Tesla vehicle at WiTricity wireless recharging station. WiTricity Concerns of where they’ll plug in an electric vehicle to replenish its charge is a major obstacle for many consumers not ready to trade in their gas burners for battery-powered rides. It’s also an inconvenience and efficiency issue for commercial operations using battery-electric robots and transport vehicles. […]

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GE & NASA Successfully Test Hybrid Electric System For High-Altitude Planes

It’s been four years since aviation fans, industry executives, aerospace engineers and investors last descended on the local airport in Farnborough, a quiet town about an hour southwest of London. Normally, the Farnborough International Airshow takes place every two years, alternating with the Paris Air Show. Together, they are the focal point for the aerospace […]

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