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Eddie Jackson coming off NFI list

Bears head coach Matt Nagy had good news for his team’s defense on Tuesday. Per the team, Nagy said in his press conference that safety Eddie Jackson is coming off the non-football injury list and set to practice. Jackson came into training camp with a hamstring injury and has not been able to participate in […]

Lifestyle

People with stroke who walk 30 minutes per day may have 54% lower risk of death

A new study shows that people who walk or garden at least three to four hours per week, or bike at least two to three hours per week, or the equivalent after having a stroke may have a 54% lower risk of death from any cause. The research is published in the August 11, 2021, […]

Business

Less social media, more socializing hits Pinterest as U.S. user growth slows

Pinterest Inc (PINS.N) on Thursday said user growth in the United States was decelerating as people who used the platform for crafts and DIY projects during the height of the pandemic are stepping out more as curbs ease. Shares of the digital pinboard site slumped nearly 20% in extended trade, with investors looking past Pinterest […]

Technology

Dish says it will launch wireless 5G service in beta at the end of September

On an earnings call today, Dish Network execs said that its Las Vegas 5G wireless service is in the final phase of construction and will launch in beta by the end of September. That keeps it just in line with the Q3 deployment goal it gave earlier this year. The beta launch is an important […]

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Former Microsoft Employee Faces Heat For “Glorifying Toxic Work Culture”

A former Microsoft employee is facing heat after several Twitter users pointed out that his description of the time he spent at the company amounted to glorification of a toxic work culture. Hadi Partovi, CEO of the education nonprofit Code.org, joined Microsoft more than 25 years ago. As a 22-year-old, he was part of the […]

Sport

Joe Judge “really encouraged” by Saquon Barkley’s return to practice

The long wait for Giants running back Saquon Barkley‘s return to practice came to an end on Monday. Barkley tore his ACL in Week 2 of the 2020 season and opened training camp on the physically unable to perform list as he continued to work his way back to full speed. Monday’s practice represented a […]

Lifestyle

Analysis shows how a rare population of cancer cells contributes to disease relapse

Most cancer-related deaths occur not from the first tumor to arise in a patient but from cancers that reappear months or years after treatment. Scientists think that a group of rare cancer cells, called persister cells, might contribute to such recurrence. Persister cells account for only a fraction of cancer cells; as their name suggests, […]

Business

Canada’s spectrum auction raises record $7.2 bln as firms gear for high-speed internet

Canada’s auction of 3500 MHz spectrum, which is key for next generation 5G networks, generated a record C$8.9 billion ($7.2 billion), with the country’s three dominant telecom companies accounting for more than 80% of the amount raised. Out of 1,504 available licenses, 1,495 were awarded to 15 Canadian companies, including 757 licenses to small and […]

Technology

Hackers reportedly threaten to leak data from Gigabyte ransomware attack

Gigabyte has been the victim of a cyberattack, which was reportedly the work of a ransomware outfit called RansomEXX. According to The Record, the attack didn’t have an impact on any of the company’s production systems, but it did affect some internal servers. Currently, some parts of Gigabyte’s website, including its support section, are down, […]

News

Nagpur Cop Pays Fine For Auto Driver Who Brought Cash From Son’s Piggy Bank

A senior police inspector in Nagpur paid an auto driver’s challan after getting to know that he had brought money from his child’s piggy bank to free his vehicle. Nagpur City Police wrote on Twitter that senior police inspector Ajay Malviya was moved when he saw the auto driver using his son’s savings to pay […]