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Insurtech startups are leveraging rapid growth to raise big money

The investment landscape for insurtech startups is off to a hot start in Q2 2021. The investment landscape for insurtech startups is off to a hot start in Q2 2021. Since the end of the first quarter, we’ve seen several players in the broa.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchApr 20th, 2021

Alzheimer"s study: A Mediterranean diet might protect against memory loss and dementia

Alzheimer's disease is caused by protein deposits in the brain and the rapid loss of brain matter. But a Mediterranean diet rich in fish, vegetables and olive oil might protect the brain from these disease triggers......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News5 hr. 23 min. ago

Novel non-coding RNAs regulating blood vessel formation

Researchers have discovered previously unknown non-coding RNAs (ncRNAs) involved in regulating the gene expression of vascular endothelial growth factors (VEGF), the master regulators of angiogenesis......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News5 hr. 23 min. ago

Mental health may play big role in recovery after a heart attack

Young and middle-aged adults who reported severe psychological distress -- such as depression or anxiety -- after suffering a heart attack were more than twice as likely to suffer a second cardiac event within five years compared with those experienc.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News5 hr. 23 min. ago

Restricting growth, spread of head and neck cancers

Researchers have discovered a key molecule that allows cancer stem cells to bypass the body's natural immune defenses, spurring the growth and spread of head and neck squamous cell cancers. Their study, conducted in mice, also demonstrates that inhib.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News5 hr. 23 min. ago

Growth of satire during "age of politeness" saw worries ridicule could lead to abuse, research shows

The explosion of satire in the Georgian period saw philosophers worry mockery could lead to abuse, research shows......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News5 hr. 24 min. ago

NASA"s new chief big on climate, hedges on 2024 moon landing

NASA's new administrator is big on tackling climate and diversifying the agency's workforce, but hedging on whether the U.S. can put astronauts on the moon by 2024......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News5 hr. 24 min. ago

Interview: Sennheiser CEO sees consumer audio sale as big step for hearables

Sennheiser has sold its consumer audio brand to hearing aid giant Sonova. What does this mean for Sennheiser, headphones, and hearables? We asked the CEOs......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News5 hr. 24 min. ago

Twitter makes it easier to send money to users with Tip Jar

At launch, Tip Jar supports Patreon, PayPal, Bandcamp, Cash App and Venmo. Notably, Twitter doesn’t take a cut of the proceeds, but the payment processor might, so keep an eye out for any applicable fees on that front......»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News6 hr. 23 min. ago

Photos reveal BIG"s supertall skyscraper The Spiral under construction in New York

Photographer Paul Clemence has captured The Spiral supertall skyscraper designed by architecture studio BIG taking shape in New York's Hudson Yards. Read more Photographer Paul Clemence has captured The Spiral supertall skyscraper desig.....»»

Category: infraSource:  dezeenRelated News8 hr. 24 min. ago

Credit Karma reinvents cash-back rewards with instant payback

Credit Karma Money, a new checking and savings account from the company best known for its credit monitoring service, recently launched a significant new feature. Called Instant Karma, the program rewards users by randomly refunding purchases or addi.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News8 hr. 24 min. ago

Lear reports steep Q1 growth in seating, E-Systems

Lear said its first-quarter net income more than doubled to $204 million even amid supply chain volatility......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News8 hr. 24 min. ago

Facebook and Big Pharma exploited disease “awareness” for personalized marketing

Visiting medical sites, patient support groups, and more feed the algorithm. Enlarge (credit: Getty | YinYang) Pharmaceutical companies spend around $6.5 billion a year on advertising, and even though Facebook prohibits the use of “sensitive.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News8 hr. 52 min. ago

Semiconductor revenue could grow to $522 billion this year, despite chip shortages

With the chip shortage problem reaching its zenith, one might imagine the industry would suffer in 2021, but the opposite is true. Massive growth from consumer, computing, 5G, and automotive semiconductors, combined with unprecedented demand and the.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News10 hr. 23 min. ago

5 investors discuss the future of RPA after UiPath’s IPO

We spoke to five investors to find out more about RPA. The general consensus? We're just getting started. Robotic process automation (RPA) has certainly been getting a lot of attention in the last year, with startups, acquisitions and IPOs.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News10 hr. 23 min. ago

Credit Karma reinvents cash back rewards with instant payback

Credit Karma Money, a new checking and savings account from the company best known for its credit monitoring service, recently launched a significant new feature. Called Instant Karma, the program rewards users by randomly refunding purchases or addi.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News10 hr. 23 min. ago

Discovery of huge Raman scattering at atomic point contact

Nanofabrication of electronic devices has reached a single nanometer scale (10-9 m). The rapid advancement of nanoscience and nanotechnology now requires atomic-scale optical spectroscopy in order to characterize atomistic structures that will affect.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News10 hr. 24 min. ago

Lear reports steep Q1 growth in seating, e-systems

Lear said its first-quarter net income more than doubled to $204 million even amid supply chain volatility......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News12 hr. 24 min. ago

5 investors discuss the future of RPA after UIPath’s IPO

We spoke to five investors to find out more about RPA. The general consensus? We're just getting started. Robotic process automation (RPA) has certainly been getting a lot of attention in the last year, with startups, acquisitions and IPOs.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News13 hr. 24 min. ago

Twitch UX teardown: The Anchor Effect and de-risking decisions

How does Twitch make money? And more importantly, what subtle psychology does it use to encourage viewers to spend more? Let's tear it down. Peter Ramsey Contributor Share on Twitter.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News13 hr. 24 min. ago

Capturing a single photon of light: Harnessing quantum"s "noise problem"

Scientists at Raytheon BBN Technologies have developed a new way to detect a single photon, or particle of light—a development with big applications for sensors, communications and exponentially more powerful quantum computer processors......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News13 hr. 24 min. ago