Tag Archives: Technology

SEC says it’s not violating Elon Musk’s right to free speech

DETROIT — The US Securities and Exchange Commission is denying allegations that it is violating Elon Musk’s free speech rights by trying to enforce a 2018 securities fraud settlement. The commission, in an appeals brief filed late Thursday, said Musk, the chief executive of Tesla, waived his First Amendment rights by agreeing to the settlement… Read More »

10 moments in 2022 straight out of a sci-fi movie

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news on fascinating discoveries, scientific advancements and more. CNN — From a spacecraft the size of a refrigerator plowing into an asteroid (deliberately) to a helicopter trying to catch a rocket plummeting back to earth, 2022 offered surreal moments in space that could… Read More »

The tech we couldn’t live without in 2022

CNN — Bone conduction headphones, TV streaming devices and Bluetooth speakers are among the tech gadgets topping holiday wish lists this year. Other notable products – ahem, the new 14 Pro and 14 Pro Max – are near impossible to find. But as the year comes to an end, the staff at CNN is reflecting… Read More »

Elizabeth Smart unveils ‘Guardian,’ a new technology to help find missing persons

The kidnapping survivor and child safety activist is partnering with Portland-based tech company Q5id to launch the “Guardian” app nationwide. Kidnapping survivor Elizabeth Smart has partnered with the Portland-based tech company Q5id to launch the “Guardian” mobile app nationwide to help quickly locate missing children and adults. Smart was kidnapped at age 14 from her… Read More »

The use of combined technology will allow researchers to more accurately pinpoint and target the COVID-19 virus — ScienceDaily

In a new study published in the Journal of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, a team at Lawson Health Research Institute have discovered unique patterns of blood plasma proteins in critically ill patients that may help develop a more personalized approach to treating severe COVID-19. Called the plasma proteome, the proteins being studied are released by… Read More »

NFL ‘Sunday Ticket’ headed to YouTube beginning next season

Fans will have to Google it beginning next season if they want to access the NFL’s “Sunday Ticket” package. The NFL announced a multiyear agreement on Thursday for Google to distribute the package of out-of-market Sunday afternoon games on YouTube TV and YouTube Primetime Channels. The NFL was seeking $2.5 billion per season for the… Read More »

China wants Covid patients to go to work. The public isn’t so sure

A version of this story appeared in CNN’s Meanwhile in China newsletter, a three-times-a-week update exploring what you need to know about the country’s rise and how it impacts the world. Sign up here. Hong Kong CNN — Just weeks ago, catching Covid in China meant being taken to government quarantine for an indeterminate stay… Read More »

Researchers create spontaneous pacemaker activity in the heart by augmenting the same RNA technology used in creating COVID-19 vaccines — ScienceDaily

Investigators from the Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai have identified how biological pacemaker cells — cells that control your heartbeat — can “fight back” against therapies to biologically correct abnormal heartbeat rates. The research also uncovered a new way to boost the effectiveness of RNA therapies by controlling this “fighting back” activity. This novel concept,… Read More »

Krasinski’s ‘Jack Ryan’ returns to TV after 3-year wait

Season three of “Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan,” starring John Krasinski, returns to Amazon Prime Video with a storyline that may feel familiar. We meet Ryan, now stationed in Rome, as he discovers an underground plot by Russia to invade surrounding countries and recreate the Soviet empire. The episodes were written three years ago, and production… Read More »

Developing 3D live hologram technology to save lives in field hospitals

Simulation of surgeons using hologram during surgery. Credit: ARC Center of Excellence for Transformative Meta-Optical Systems 3D holograms from your phone, television, or favorite droid have been promised for decades but, despite being of great interest, have yet to materialize. The applications for them are far-reaching, particularly in the medtech field where real time, dynamic… Read More »