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Biggest health insurer plans to deny ER bills if it doubts you had an emergency

UnitedHealthcare delayed the policy's rollout, but experts worry about chilling effect. Enlarge / UnitedHealth Group Inc. headquarters stands in Minnetonka, Minnesota, U.S., on Wednesday, March 9, 2016. (credit: Getty | Bloomberg) Doctors and.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaJun 10th, 2021

Best Prime Day Nest Thermostat deals for 2021

Looking to save money on your energy bills with these Prime Day Nest Thermostat deals? We've got 'em all here......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News10 hr. 9 min. ago

How Quantum Computers are Already Untangling Nature"s Mysteries

Wired published a long extract from Amit Katwala's book Quantum Computing: How It Works and How It Could Change the World — explaining how it's already being put to use to explore some of science's biggest secrets by simulating nature itelf: So.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News11 hr. 9 min. ago

Porsche will build a high-performance battery factory in Germany

The joint venture with Customcells will focus on cells with silicon anodes. Enlarge / Porsche plans to first use these new silicon anode cells in motorsports, but we don't know where that will be yet, since Formula E and LMDh will both require a.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News19 hr. 10 min. ago

What Happened When an Entire Town Went Full Crypto

Bloomberg Businessweek describes what happened when an anonymous donor started "seeding" the tiny El Salvadoran surfing village of El Zonte (population: 3,000) with Bitcoin, turning it into the world's biggest Bitcoin experiment. Workers now receive.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News20 hr. 37 min. ago

The US Navy"s Plans for a Railgun Are Finally Dead

Anyone who's played Quake remembers the railgun weapon. The U.S. Navy spent $500 million trying to build a real one, according to Popular Mechanics, "using electricity and magnetism instead of gunpowder and chemical energy to accelerate a projectile.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 20th, 2021

California Defies Expectations of Doom, Promises Massive Tax Rebate

As California approaches the biggest state tax rebate in U.S. history, Bloomberg News co-founder Matthew A. Winkler questions its reputation as a state doomed by over-regulation and high taxes. In fact, California "has no peers among developed econ.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 19th, 2021

Best Prime Day smartwatch deals 2021: Big weekend deals are live

Prime Day is now just around the corner, and some of the biggest smartwatch deals of the year are coming with it. Here are the biggest available this weekend......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 19th, 2021

Western heat wave threatens health in vulnerable communities

Extreme temperatures like the ones blistering the American West this week aren't just annoying, they're deadly......»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsJun 19th, 2021

Best Prime Day Smartwatch deals 2021: Big weekend deals are live

Prime Day is now just around the corner, and some of the biggest smartwatch deals of the year are coming with it. Here are the biggest available this weekend......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 19th, 2021

New Wildfires Are At A 10-Year High In The Hot, Dry Western US

The number of new wildfires in the U.S. so far this year is at a ten-year high, according to federal data, prompting warnings of a long, potentially dangerous summer of fire. From a report: One of the biggest areas of concern right now is the high de.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 19th, 2021

California Offers Digital Record of Coronavirus Vaccination

California on Friday started offering residents a digital record of their coronavirus vaccinations that they can use to access businesses or events that require proof they got the shots. From a report: The state's public health and technology departm.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 19th, 2021

Aquarium to auction off chance to name 3 beluga whales

A Connecticut aquarium plans to auction off the chance to name three of its five recently arrived beluga whales to raise money for their care and to offset the cost of transporting them from Canada......»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsJun 18th, 2021

Google"s Adtech Business Set To Face Formal EU Probe By Year-End

Alphabet unit Google could face its biggest regulatory threat, with EU antitrust regulators set to open a formal investigation into its lucrative digital advertising business before the end of the year, said people familiar with the matter. From a re.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 18th, 2021

Best Prime Day Smartwatch deals 2021: The best smartwatch deals available now

Prime Day is now just around the corner, and some of the biggest smartwatch deals of the year are coming with it. Here are the biggest available right now......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 18th, 2021

Best Prime Day smart thermostat deals 2021: Deals you can buy today

Looking to smarten up your home (and potentially save on your energy bills)? Here are the Prime Day smart thermostat deals we're looking forward to this year......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 18th, 2021

Best Prime Day Nest Thermostat deals 2021: Deals you can buy today

Save money on your heating bills with a great new Nest Thermostat deal during Amazon's Prime Day sale......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 18th, 2021

Meiko set to triple automotive PCB capacity in 2022

Japan-based PCB maker Meiko Electronics has announced plans to make total investments of JPY50 billion (US$453.72 million) in 2021-2024 fiscal years, with the focus placed on expanding capacity for automotive PCB to meet robust demand for ADAS and el.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsJun 18th, 2021

Best Prime Day Samsung Galaxy Watch deals 2021: The best deals right now

Looking for a new smartwatch? We've rounded up everything you can expect from the Prime Day Samsung Galaxy Watch deals and the biggest live deals right now......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 18th, 2021

Best Prime Day Smartwatch Deals 2021: The best smartwatch deals available now

Prime Day is now just around the corner, and some of the biggest smartwatch deals of the year are coming with it. Here are the biggest available right now......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 18th, 2021

No breakthrough during "exhausting" online climate talks

No breakthroughs have been made on key issues during three weeks of international climate talks that ended Thursday, officials said, with plans now for a select group of ministers to come together next month in the hope of making progress ahead of a.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 17th, 2021