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Trump called Operation Warp Speed a success after Pfizer got emergency FDA authorization, though the company did not take federal money for research or development

Getty President Donald Trump praised Operation Warp Speed after the Food and Drug Administration issued emergency authorization for Pfizer and BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine.  "We have given Pfizer and other companies a great deal of money, hoping this would be the outcome, and it was," Trump said.  Pfizer received close to $2 billion for manufacturing and distribution, but unlike the other companies, it took no money for research or development.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more s...
Tags: Politics, Science, Trends, Food And Drug Administration, Fda, Pfizer, Vaccine, Donald Trump, Trump, Donald J Trump, Novavax, Moderna, BioNtech, Stephen Hahn, Coronavirus, COVID


The FDA Has Authorized Pfizer’s Covid-19 Vaccine for Emergency Use

On Friday, the Food and Drug Administration granted an emergency use authorization to the covid-19 vaccine developed by Pfizer and BioNTech, making it the first vaccine against the viral pandemic that will reach the American public. The decision was expected and came soon after a group of outside experts assembled by…Read more...
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Coronavirus live news: US vaccinations to begin 'in 24 hours' after FDA approves Pfizer jab

Trump hails rollout of immunisation program; UK coronavirus hospitalisations increase; WHO warns number of deaths surgingFDA chief urged by White House to approve Pfizer vaccine ‘or quit’Scientists warn against Christmas gatherings in UK California’s ICU beds near capacity as hospitalizations hit recordSee all our coronavirus coverage 4.21am GMT Hi everyone, it is Naaman Zhou here on the blog. Thanks to my colleague Michael McGowan for all his work today. Australia’s acting chief medical off...
Tags: UK, Science, Abc, Australia, White House, US, World news, Canada, United States, Infectious Diseases, Who, Fda, Pfizer, Trump, Paul Kelly, Naaman Zhou


Coronavirus live news: US regulator approves emergency use of Pfizer vaccine, Trump says

UK coronavirus hospitalisations increase; indoor dining restrictions reinstated in New York; WHO warns number of deaths surgingFDA chief urged by White House to approve Pfizer vaccine ‘or quit’Scientists warn against Christmas gatherings in UK California’s ICU beds near capacity as hospitalizations hit recordSee all our coronavirus coverage 3.24am GMT The FDA’s statement explains the Pfizer vaccine is administered as a series of two doses, three weeks apart. Available safety data to support ...
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Pfizer's vaccine authorization means 2.9 million high-risk people will get the shot within days - the first step in a 9-month path to normalcy

A nurse prepares to inject staff with the Pfizer/BioNtech COVID-19 vaccine at Bradley Manor residential care home in the UK on December 9, 2020. Liam McBurney/PA Images via Getty Images The FDA has authorized the first coronavirus vaccine in the US, a two-dose regimen from Pfizer and BioNTech. Some frontline healthcare workers and residents of long-term care facilities could receive the shots in as little as 24 hours, likely on Monday. The US could immunize 20 million people by the end of ...
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FDA grants emergency use authorization for Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine, distribution to begin within days

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted an Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for the COVID-19 vaccine developed by Pfizer and its partner BioNTech, the New York Times first reported on Friday night, and later supported by The Wall Street Journal. This EUA follows a recommendation by an independent panel of experts commissioned by the FDA to review Pfizer’s application and provide a recommendation, which the panel unanimously supported earlier this week. Following this authorizati...
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US Space Force destroys every other military service in a 'Call of Duty' tournament

A scene from Netflix's fictional show, "Space Force," starring Steve Carell. Netflix The US Space Force on Friday defeated all the other US and British military services during a "Call of Duty" tournament. The Space Force defeated the Royal Air Force in the finals. The British Army took third place, followed by the US Army, Royal Navy, US Marine Corps, US Navy, and the US Air Force. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. The US Space Force on Friday defeated all the other ...
Tags: Science, Video Games, Navy, US, Trends, Code, Netflix, Royal Air Force, British Army, Royal Navy, Call Of Duty, Steve Carell, US Army, US Air Force, E-sports, USAA


Coronavirus live news: Mexico approves Pfizer vaccine; Australia pins hopes on Oxford trials

UK coronavirus hospitalisations increase; indoor dining restrictions reinstated in New York; WHO warns number of deaths surgingFDA chief urged by White House to approve Pfizer vaccine ‘or quit’Scientists warn against Christmas gatherings in UK California’s ICU beds near capacity as hospitalizations hit recordSee all our coronavirus coverage 1.53am GMT South Korea reported 950 new coronavirus cases as of Friday midnight, the highest daily count since the peak of 909 cases reported on 29 Febru...
Tags: South Korea, UK, New York, Science, Australia, Mexico, White House, World news, Infectious Diseases, Oxford, New Zealand, Who, Pfizer, Cook Islands, Reuters, Mark Brown


Coronavirus live news: Brazil investigates reinfection; Australia pins hopes on Oxford vaccine

UK coronavirus hospitalisations increase; indoor dining restrictions reinstated in New York; WHO warns number of deaths surgingFDA chief urged by White House to approve Pfizer vaccine ‘or quit’Scientists warn against Christmas gatherings in UK California’s ICU beds near capacity as hospitalizations hit recordSee all our coronavirus coverage 1.25am GMT Mexican health regulator Cofepris has approved the emergency use of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine, deputy health minister Hugo Lopez-Gatell said o...
Tags: UK, New York, Science, Australia, Mexico, White House, World news, Infectious Diseases, Brazil, Who, Pfizer, Albania, Afp, UK California, Coronavirus, Hugo Lopez Gatell


Turns Out Pretty Much Anyone Can Claim to Be a Black-Owned Business on Uber Eats

In June, amid nationwide protests against police racism and brutality set off by the killing of Minneapolis man George Floyd, Uber Eats released a feature intended to signify solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement: Tools to “Support Black-owned restaurants” by ordering from them without a delivery fee.Read more...
Tags: Uber, Apps, Science, Technology, Minneapolis, Race, Racism, Delivery, Uber Eats, Ubereats, Black Owned Businesses, George Floyd, George Floyd Protests, Support Black


Candles Recalled For Presenting Fire Hazard

Candles, an ancient technology that has contained fire since time immemorial so that we may safely fill our dwellings with light and warmth, have been recalled by the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (USCPSC) as fire hazards. Read more...
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Portugal reports record daily deaths; Londoners urged to follow rules – as it happened

Portugal registers highest daily deaths since pandemic start; London police blame rule breakers for high case numbers; Switzerland imposes 7pm curfew. This liveblog is now closedGermany heads for national lockdown as Covid cases rise sharplyOxford vaccine to be combined with Sputnik jab for trialWHO accused of conspiring with Italy to remove damning Covid reportUK Covid self-isolation period set to be reduced to 10 daysUS coronavirus – latest updates 1.05am GMT This blog is now closed. Follo...
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Oracle Ditches Silicon Valley for Austin, Texas

Oracle is relocating its California-based headquarters to Austin, Texas, making it the latest tech company to decamp from Silicon Valley. Read more...
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Satellite images show the charred remains of SpaceX's Starship rocket prototype, after a successful test launch ended in explosion

SpaceX's facilities in Boca Chica, Texas, as seen from space on December 10, 2020, including the remains of an explosive test flight. Satellite image (c)2020 Maxar Technologies New satellite images show SpaceX's rocket facilities in Boca Chica, Texas, the day after a Starship test flight ended in an explosive landing. The photos show the charred remains of the prototype, including its nosecone, which Elon Musk wants to preserve "in memory" of the launch. A newer Starship prototype mode...
Tags: Transportation, Spacex, Elon Musk, Texas, Science, News, Trends, Nasa, Satellite Images, Mars, Rocket Launch, Axel Springer, Musk, Cameron County, Boca Chica, Starship


Someone Managed to Overlock a 14-Year-Old Intel Processor to 8.36 GHz

There’s overclocking, and then there’s overclocking. Sure, there’s a certain satisfaction in overclocking a brand new AMD Ryzen 9 5950X, but that seems like child’s play compared to what one overclocker was able to do with a 14-year-old Intel processor. According to TechSpot, HWBot.org user ivanqu0208 took an Intel…Read more...
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US government is buying another 100 million doses of Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine, bringing the total to 200 million

Lab tech Sendy Puerto processes blood samples from Moderna's coronavirus vaccine trial participants, September 2, 2020 in Miami, Florida. Taimy Alvarez/AP The US government has ordered another 100 million doses of Moderna's coronavirus vaccine, bringing the total of 200 million, the company announced Friday. If the vaccine receives emergency-use authorization from the FDA, Moderna plans to deliver 20 million doses by the end of the month, then the rest over the first six months of 2021...
Tags: Science, News, US, Trends, National Institutes of Health, Fda, Pfizer, US Food and Drug Administration FDA, BINGHAMTON NEW YORK, Moderna, Azar, Morgan McFall Johnsen, Coronavirus, Coronavirus Vaccine, Sendy Puerto, Miami Florida Taimy Alvarez


Matt Smith and Olivia Cooke Join Game of Thrones Prequel House of the Dragon

This dance (of the dragons) card is starting to fill up. Ready Player One’s Olivia Cooke, Doctor Who’s Matt Smith, and Truth Seekers’ Emma D’Arcy have signed onto HBO’s next journey into Westeros: House of the Dragon. It’s about the fall of Targaryen empire, which led to the rise of the Mother of Dragons.Read more...
Tags: Hbo, Science, Game Of Thrones, George Rr Martin, Paddy Considine, Matt Smith, Targaryen, Olivia Cooke, Truth Seekers, Emma Darcy, House of the Dragon, Emma D'Arcy


Someone Managed to Overclock a 14-Year-Old Intel Processor to 8.36 GHz

There’s overclocking, and then there’s overclocking. Sure, there’s a certain satisfaction in overclocking a brand new AMD Ryzen 9 5950X, but that seems like child’s play compared to what one overclocker was able to do with a 14-year-old Intel processor. According to TechSpot, HWBot.org user ivanqu0208 took an Intel…Read more...
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This Hideously Expensive Smart Bed Cured My Back Pain

In the last few years, tech companies have sunk an incredible amount of time, money, and hype into solving sleep. Some companies offer to help you track your sleep with wearables, some aim to help you sleep more soundly with meditation services or devices, and others have developed products that will cure your…Read more...
Tags: Science, Sleep, Smarthome, Smart Beds, Tempur Pedic, Tempur Pedic Tempur Ergo Smart Base Review


Have You Ever Heard of This App by Apple? Well, It’s Dying

While Google launches and discontinues products at a rate that no one can keep up with, Apple’s modern track record for sticking with its bets is virtually unparalleled among its peers. But nothing lasts forever, and this week brought the beginning of the end for Music Memos. Read more...
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The Top New Features to Try Out in macOS Big Sur

I know macOS Big Sur has been available to install for about a month now, but I also know that there are plenty of Mac users who have dismissed that update button every day for weeks. That’s understandable: While macOS Big Sur has been stable for me, some have reported issues with it.Read more...
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A New Windows Insider Build Lets ARM PCs Emulate x64 Like Apple's Rosetta 2

Yesterday, Microsoft announced it released the first preview of x64 emulation for ARM64 devices on Windows 10 to users enrolled in the Windows Insider Program. The new feature is a part of Build 21277 (RS_PRERELEASE), which also includes updates to emojis, redesigned touch keyboard, voice typing, and theme-aware…Read more...
Tags: Apps, Science, Microsoft, Rosetta, Windows 10, Laptops, 32 Bit, 64 Bit, Apple M1


Here comes the Faraday fabric

You don’t have to buy into 5G conspiracy theories to think that you could do with a little less radiation in your life. One way of blocking radiation is a Faraday cage, but this is usually a metal mesh of some kind, making everyday use difficult. Researchers at Drexel University have managed to create a Faraday fabric by infusing ordinary cotton with a compound called MXene — meaning your tinfoil hat is about to get a lot comfier. Faraday cages work because radiation in radio frequencies is bloc...
Tags: TC, Gadgets, Science, Fcc, Tech, Faraday Cage, Drexel, Drexel University, Yury Gogotsi, Drexel Nanomaterials Institute, Gogotsi


Trump administration threatened to oust the head of the FDA if the Pfizer vaccine isn't cleared by the end of Friday, a new report says

Stephen Hahn, the Food and Drug Administration commissioner, with President Donald Trump. Pete Marovich/Getty Images The White House chief of staff, Mark Meadows, reportedly pressured Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Stephen Hahn to announce the emergency authorization of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine by the end of the day on Friday. The Washington Post reported that Meadows gave Hahn an ultimatum: Move up the announcement, or submit your resignation. President Donald Trump went after...
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The Trump administration threatened to oust the head of the FDA if the Pfizer vaccine isn't cleared by the end of Friday, new report says

President Donald Trump and FDA Commissioner Stephen Hahn Pete Marovich/Getty Images White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows reportedly pressured FDA Commissioner Stephen Hahn to announce the emergency authorization of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine by the end of the day on Friday. Meadows gave Hahn an ultimatum: Either move up the announcement or submit his resignation, according to The Washington Post. This comes after President Donald Trump went after the agency on Twitter earlier in the morn...
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Leica's SL2-S Is a Cheaper and Lighter but Still Very Expensive Flagship Full-Frame Mirrorless Camera

Last year, Leica introduced its SL2 full-frame mirrorless cam, featuring a new 47-MP sensor and support for 4K/60 fps video capture, and now Leica has returned to offer a slightly sleeker and cheaper take on its flagship mirrorless cam in the SL2-S.Read more...
Tags: Science, Cameras, Mirrorless Cameras, Digital Cameras, Leica, Consumer Tech, Full Frame Cameras, Leica Sl2 S


A beginner’s guide to AI: The difference between human and machine intelligence

Welcome to Neural’s beginner’s guide to AI. This multi-part feature should provide you with a very basic understanding of what AI is, what it can do, and how it works. The guide contains articles on (in order published) neural networks, computer vision, natural language processing, algorithms, artificial general intelligence, and the difference between video game AI and real AI.  As legend has it, a reporter once asked Mahatma Ghandi what he thought of Western Civilization. His response was “I t...
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The Mandalorian Tempers High Action With Some Rewarding Character Work

After Moff Gideon kidnapped Grogu (Baby Yoda), the Mandalorian and his newfound crew had a singular goal: Find the Child and get him back. That journey took them to a few new places, with a few familiar faces, and through some tense, emotional moments that got to the core of Star Wars as we know it.Read more...
Tags: Star Wars, Science, Disney, Streaming, Lucasfilm, TV Recap, Pedro Pascal, Bill Burr, Rick Famuyiwa, Richard Brake, The Mandalorian, Disney Plus, Moff Gideon, Mandalorian Recaps, Grogu Baby Yoda


Volunteers Are Racing to Save Endangered Sea Turtles Stunned by the Cold

For decades, volunteers in Cape Cod Bay in Massachusetts have spent November and December trekking up and down the area’s beaches during high tide. They have a very important mission: finding stranded sea turtles that are so cold they can barely move, leaving them essentially defenseless on the shore. Read more...
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