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Nikola’s chairman steps down, stock crashes following allegations of fraud
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Nikola’s chairman steps down, stock crashes following allegations of fraud

Nikola Corp. founder and Executive Chairman Trevor Milton is stepping down from the electric truck company effective immediately. This comes in the wake of a report from a noted short-seller accusing the company of fraud. Milton is succeeded by Stephen Girsky, a former General Motors executive who was already on …

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Osso VR raises $14 million to bring virtual reality to surgical and medical device training
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Osso VR raises $14 million to bring virtual reality to surgical and medical device training

It seems that distance learning is even coming for the healthcare industry. As remote work becomes the order of the day in the COVID-19 era, any tool that can bring training and education services to folks across industries is gaining a huge amount of investor interest — and that includes …

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The Lumos Matrix is the ideal urban bike helmet for a smarter, safer day trip
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The Lumos Matrix is the ideal urban bike helmet for a smarter, safer day trip

Many of us are still more or less confined to our own homes and limited social spaces for the foreseeable future, and for a lot of you, that has led to a rediscovery of the joys of biking. Bike riding is a great way to spend time outdoors exploring your …

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Illumina buying cancer-screening spinout Grail in blockbuster $8B biotech deal
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Illumina buying cancer-screening spinout Grail in blockbuster $8B biotech deal

Biotech has become one of the hottest areas of venture investment in recent years, as progress in machine learning, genetics, medical devices, and biology fuse together into new products for the gargantuan health industry. Case in point: Grail, which began in 2016 as a spinoff from genetic sequencing giant Illumina …

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The Peloton effect
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The Peloton effect

During the most recent quarter, only a few earnings reports stood out from the rest. Zoom’s set of results were one of them, with the video-communications company showing enormous acceleration as the world replaced in-person contact with remote chat. Another was Peloton’s earnings from the fourth quarter of its fiscal …

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Miami-based Marco Financial is launching a revenue-based lending service for Latin American SMEs
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Miami-based Marco Financial is launching a revenue-based lending service for Latin American SMEs

Marco Financial, a new Miami-based startup, is looking to take a piece of the roughly $350 billion trade finance market for Latin American exporters with its novel factoring services business.  Small and medium sized businesses in Latin America can have trouble getting the financing they need to launch export operations …

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Group discounts let you bring the team to TC Sessions: Mobility 2020
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Group discounts let you bring the team to TC Sessions: Mobility 2020

There’s a lot of virtual ground for one person to cover — and real opportunities to uncover — during the two days of TC Sessions: Mobility 2020 (Oct. 6-7). Take advantage of our group discounts, bring the whole team and multiply your results and your ROI. Buy four or more …

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A Hitchhiker's Guide to the Number 42
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A Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Number 42

What is the ultimate answer to life, the universe, and everything? 42, of course. But why? In Scientific American, Jean-Paul Delahaye, computer science professor emeritus at France’s University of Lille, explores why 42 is such a magic number in mathematical culture and science fiction geekdom. From Scientific American: Apart from …

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Coronavirus Can Spread Through The Air, CDC Says In Updated Guidelines
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Coronavirus Can Spread Through The Air, CDC Says In Updated Guidelines

The CDC now says the virus can linger and spread beyond 6 feet — especially indoors where there is poor ventilation. Continue Reading…

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We’ll Be Wearing Face Masks Far Into 2021, Even With A COVID-19 Vaccine
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We’ll Be Wearing Face Masks Far Into 2021, Even With A COVID-19 Vaccine

Here’s why we need to start embracing face coverings for the long haul, according to experts. Continue Reading…

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