Biden climate incentives unfair to Europe

WASHINGTON — French President Emmanuel Macron, kicking off a three-day state visit in the U.S., raised concerns Wednesday to U.S. lawmakers about Biden administration climate policies giving American companies an unfair advantage in the budding green energy sector.  “This is super aggressive to our business people,” Macron said at a luncheon with Congress members and business leaders at the Library of Congress, AFP News […]

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New Zealand Prime Minister Ardern Shuts Down Reporter’s Sexist Question

I bet you the total GDP of New Zealand and Finland that this guy is still single.  New Zealand’s Prime Minster Jacinda Ardern had the displeasure of responding a sexist question posed by a reporter at a press conference alongside Sanna Marin, the Prime Minister of Finland. What was it? Well, I’ll let Instagram explain: […]

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Iran Authorities Shot 27-Year-Old Man for Celebrating World Cup Exit: Report

A 27-year-old Iranian man was reportedly shot by Iranian authorities for celebrating the team’s World cup exit Tuesday, according to human rights groups. Mehran Samak was reportedly shot while honking his horn. There have been mass anti-government protests and civil unrest in Iran following the September death of a woman while held in police custody. […]

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Google Partners with iCAD, Licenses Its Mammography AI Model for the First Time

Medical device manufacturer iCAD is integrating Google Health’s mammography AI technology into its suite of breast imaging AI products, the Nashua, N.H.-based company announced Monday. The two companies are entering into a development and commercialization agreement. In fact, the agreement marks Google’s first commercial partnership to deploy its breast imaging AI model into clinical practice. […]

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Steven Moffat’s ‘Inside Man’ Is a Master Class in How Not to Write a Plot

Note: This post contains spoilers for Inside Man and references to sexual assault, including against children. When I heard about Steven Moffat‘s four-part crime thriller on Netflix, Inside Man, I was cautiously excited. David Tennant as a vicar and Stanley Tucci as a crime-solving death row inmate? Yes, please! Even knowing Moffat’s history of sexism, […]

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Fleetwood Mac singer, keyboardist dies at 79

Christine McVie, the British keyboard player and co-vocalist in Fleetwood Mac whose honeyed voice steered numerous hits, died Wednesday. She was 79. A member of Fleetwood Mac for more than 50 years – with a few intermittent breaks – McVie imbued their sound with a feathery touch.  The band posted a statement on their official social media accounts […]

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You’ll Never Believe This Cameo in ‘Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery’

By now you’ve either seen Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery in theaters or mistakes were made. It’s okay, I get it, but your chance to see writer/director Rian Johnson’s latest masterpiece in theaters has passed. So you might not understand what I’m about to tell you, but just know that it is important and […]

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Salesforce, Snowflake, Costco and more

Signage on a Saleforce office building in San Francisco, California, U.S., on Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2021. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images Check out the companies making headlines after the bell:  Salesforce — Salesforce’s stock shed 6.7% despite beating analysts’ expectations on both the top and bottom lines after announcing the departure of […]

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Jake Paul Challenged Paddy Pimblett After His Claim of Fixing Fights

Paddy Pimblett and Jake Paul are working out the details for a $1 million spar. It would likely be the richest, most valuable sparring session ever recorded. And it all started because UFC star Pimblett claimed Paul fixes his own fights. LoadingSomething is loading. Thanks for signing up! Access your favorite topics in a personalized […]

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Does the Rumored Amwell/Talkspace Deal Make Sense? Experts Weigh In

Amid rumors that telemedicine company Amwell is exploring purchasing online therapy company Talkspace, industry experts seem somewhat torn on if the potential deal makes sense. What has been reported is that Amwell would acquire Talkspace for about $200 million at about $1.50 per share. It represents a steep drop from when the teletherapy company went […]

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