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Bill Gates says 'COVID can be treated more like seasonal flu' after Omicron surge peaks

Billionaire Microsoft cofounder Bill Gates attends the World Leaders' Summit "Accelerating Clean Technology Innovation and Deployment" session on day three of COP26 on November 02, 2021 in Glasgow, Scotland. COP26 is the 2021 climate summit in Glasgow.Ian Forsyth/Getty Images Billionaire philantrophist Bill Gates sees a potential end to the COVID-19 pandemic. With cases spiking due to the highly transmissible Omicron variant, the pandemic may be transitioning to an endemic. After Omicron ...
Tags: Health, Science, News, Microsoft, Cdc, US, Trends, Bill Gates, Glasgow, Flu, Anthony Fauci, Gates, University of Edinburgh, Fauci, Glasgow Scotland, Ben Gilbert


COVID-19 experts say Omicron is peaking in the US, citing data from poop samples

Yes, you really can measure how much COVID-19 is around by looking in our poo.Paul Weaver/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images A network of more than 100 wastewater treatment plants across the US is measuring COVID-19 levels in our poop.  Nationally, "the level of the virus in the wastewater is at a record high," one scientist said, which means there are more people in the US with COVID-19 right now than ever before. The good news is that our poop data also suggests that the Omicron wave ...
Tags: Utah, Texas, Science, News, Cdc, Washington, Boston, US, Trends, Getty Images, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Paul Weaver, Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, Christopher Murray, Matus, Mariana Matus


Why riding a roller coaster as tall as the Burj Khalifa could kill you

Kingda Ka is the tallest roller coaster in the world. At 139 meters, it's nearly the height of the Great Pyramid of Giza. But what if someone built a roller coaster as tall as the Burj Khalifa, the tallest building in the world? Although the engineering would be possible, it wouldn't be safe to ride because intense wind resistance, flying pieces of debris, and bird strikes could injure or even kill riders. Plus, the high g-forces could cause people to blackout as blood moves away from ...
Tags: Trends, Burj Khalifa, Giza, Khalifa, Kingda Ka, Calabrese, Matus, Rossa, Matt Calabrese, Shira Polan Clancy Morgan


What would happen if you rode a roller coaster as tall as the Burj Khalifa

Kingda Ka is the tallest roller coaster in the world. At 139 meters, it's nearly the height of the Great Pyramid of Giza. But what if someone built a roller coaster as tall as the Burj Khalifa, the tallest building in the world?  Although the engineering would be possible, it wouldn't be safe to ride because intense wind resistance, flying pieces of debris, and bird strikes could injure or even kill riders. Plus, the high g-forces could cause people to blackout as blood moves away from their he...
Tags: Trends, Burj Khalifa, Giza, Khalifa, Kingda Ka, Calabrese, Matus, Rossa, Matt Calabrese, Shira Polan Clancy Morgan


Hong Kong’s food e-commerce startup DayDayCook raises $20 million

The food blogging community in China is booming, and many creators have been cashing in big time by touting food products to loyal followers, a business model that has lured investors. This week, Hong Kong-based startup DayDayCook announced that it has raised $20 million to expand its multifunctional food platform, whose users mainly come from mainland China. The company founded by banker-turned food blogger and entrepreneur Norma Chu offers a bit of everything: an app featuring recipes and foo...
Tags: Food, Asia, Hong Kong, London, China, Tech, Taiwan, Alibaba, Tmall, Chu, Alibaba Entrepreneurs Fund, Matus, Talis Capital, Li Ziqi, Matus Maar, DayDayCook


Lawson and Matus go low at Adamstal

Australia’s Deyen Lawson. Picture: Getty Images Michael Hoey and Niall Kearney led the Irish challenge as Deyen Lawson and Stanislav Matus shared the first-round lead at the Euram Bank Open in Austria.Hoey (41) carded a one-under 69 in his first start on the European Tour since the Portugal Masters last October, mixing three birdies with a double boge...
Tags: Sweden, Australia, Sport, Czech Republic, Austria, Golf, European Tour, Portugal, Finland, Wilson, Moynihan, Lindell, Lawson, Eriksson, Golf Club, Edberg


Coronavirus Could Cost World $1 Trillion If It Becomes a Pandemic, Analysts Predict

The ghastly prospect that the coronavirus outbreak could become the first truly disruptive pandemic of the globalization era is renewing doubts over the stability of the world economy. With the death toll approaching 3,000, over 80,000 cases officially recorded and an outbreak in Italy now shutting down the richest chunk of its economy, some economists are beginning to war game what an untethered outbreak could mean for global growth. Those at Oxford Economics reckon an international health...
Tags: South Korea, Europe, News, Washington, China, Uncategorized, Bloomberg, Economy, Italy, World Health Organization, International Monetary Fund, World Bank, Bundesbank, Imf, Riyadh, Bloomberg Television


Music tech company Pirate Studios snags $20 mln

Pirate Studios, a music technology company that operates automated self-service 24-hour music studios, has raised $20 million in funding. The investor was Talis Capital. PRESS RELEASE London, 15 November 2018 Pirate Studios, the fast-growing music technology company, that operates fully automated self-service 24 hour music studios, has secured a strategic investment of $20m from Talis Capital, the London-based VC family office. The new funding will enable Pirate Studios to continue its rapid exp...
Tags: Hong Kong, UK, London, Berlin, US, Trends, David, Bristol, UTA, Pirate, Zipcar, Yves, London New York, Mikey, UK Germany, London Liverpool


Custom Bikes Of The Week: 24 June, 2018

A Ducati Monster hot-rodded to within an inch of its life, a Yamaha SR250 so clean it looks like a Photoshop render, and proof that the modern Honda CB1100 can look as good as the slinkiest CB750 cafe racer. Yamaha SR250 by Free Spirit Motorcycles Did you think the images of this incredibly clean SR250 were renderings? I certainly did. It’s just so impeccably put together (and shot) that you doubt human hands have ever touched it. But they have, and they were the hands of Slavo Danko and h...
Tags: Milan, Motorcycles, Ducati, Slovakia, Honda, Yamaha, Marco, Alessandro, TW, Rosell, Hedo, Custom Motorcycles, Café Racer, Matus, Radical Ducati, Pepo


Boring Co. flamethrower party in Hawthorne heats up Elon Musk fans

From Bloomberg Not much got in the way of Elon Musk fans determined to win bragging rights for picking up one of the first 1,000 flamethrowers sold by the billionaire’s Boring Co. Dennis Dohrman hopped in his truck and drove 2,620 miles from North Carolina to Boring headquarters in Hawthorne. Dan Thorman cut short a business trip to Singapore and came straight to Saturday’s event from Los Angeles International Airport. George Matus brought along his parents and younger brother on a 10-hour road ...
Tags: Spacex, Elon Musk, Maryland, La, Singapore, Tesla, Bloomberg, Sport, Chicago, Soccer, Long Beach, Salt Lake City, Benjamin Franklin, North Carolina, Musk, Falcon


Talis Capital promotes three and hires one

London-based venture firm Talis Capital has promoted Thomas Williams to principal, Matthew De Jesus to senior associate and Rachel Muzyczka to associate. And, Diogo Coelho is joining the firm as vice president. PRESS RELEASE LONDON, September 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ –Talis Capital is bolstering its London-based team during a major expansion period for the venture capital firm. With an impressive portfolio of industry-leading tech companies including Darktrace, Onfido and iwoca, as well as sought-a...
Tags: UK, London, Trends, People, Switzerland, Airbnb, Bob, London School Of Economics, Lse, Matthew, Lisbon, London Business School, University Of Leeds, Tom, Rachel, Thomas Williams


Aftershocks slow relief work in earthquake-damaged Mexican town

By CHRISTOPHER SHERMAN, Associated Press JUCHITAN, Mexico >> Government cargo planes flew in supplies and troops began distributing boxes of food to jittery survivors of an earthquake that destroyed a large part of Juchitan and killed at least 37 people here — more than half the nationwide total. A worker recovers broken chairs and other items as a candy factory warehouse destroyed in Thursday’s magnitude 8.1 earthquake is demolished, in central Juchitan, Oaxaca state, Mexico, Saturday, Sept...
Tags: News, Mexico, Sport, Ap, Soccer, Mexico City, Earthquakes, Enrique Peña Nieto, Associated Press, Gulf Coast, Pacific, Gulf of Mexico, Oaxaca, Veracruz, City Hall, Garcia


Death toll rises to 90 after Mexico earthquake

By CHRISTOPHER SHERMAN, Associated Press JUCHITAN, Mexico >> Government cargo planes flew in supplies and troops began distributing boxes of food to jittery survivors of an earthquake that destroyed a large part of Juchitan and killed at least 37 people here, even as officials on Sunday raised the nationwide death toll to 90. A worker recovers broken chairs and other items as a candy factory warehouse destroyed in Thursday’s magnitude 8.1 earthquake is demolished, in central Juchitan, Oaxaca...
Tags: News, Mexico, Sport, Ap, Soccer, Mexico City, Earthquakes, Enrique Peña Nieto, Associated Press, Gulf Coast, Pacific, Gulf of Mexico, Veracruz, City Hall, Garcia, U S Geological Survey


Missing U.S. Marine Vet, Canadian Girlfriend Found Strangled In Belize: Reports

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Tags: News, Toronto, Atlanta, David, Canada, Huffington Post, Belize, Nina Golgowski, Toronto Star, Fallujah Iraq, Corozal, Matus, Francesca Matus, Missing U S Marine Vet, Joe Milholen, Milholen


How Police Failures May Have Allowed This 'Cocaine Cowboy' To Get Away With Murder

A man named Ken Bicking III got away with murdering a South Florida drug smuggler 33 years ago, the victim’s daughter said, because police botched the investigation and ignored an accomplice’s videotaped confession. In the decades since, Bicking freely roamed the underworld fringes. He raped a woman hanging out laundry, was accused of sexually brutalizing his ex-wife with “various objects,” and was the triggerman in the contract murder of a former NFL football player, according to authorities. ...
Tags: Florida, Hollywood, Texas, News, Police, NFL, Williams, Tennessee, Dallas, Miami, Jackson, Huffington Post, Adams, South Florida, Fort Lauderdale, PAUL


Last-gasp Lallana gets Allardyce's England era off to a winning start

Slovakia England 0 1 FT Game Details Live football odds with bet365. Bet Now » GameCast Lineups and Stats New England manager Sam Allardyce saw his period in charge -- and England's 2018 World Cup qualifying campaign -- end in victory thanks to Adam Lallana's late, late goal. With four...
Tags: England, Football, Sport, Story, Sam Allardyce, Espn, Slovakia, Adam Lallana, New England, World Cup Qualifying - UEFA, Allardyce, Espn Staff, Lallana, Danny Rose, Matus


Lallana goal as England edge Slovakia late; Poland held; Denmark win

Raheem Sterling and England struggled for most of the night to find their form against Slovakia. New England manager Sam Allardyce saw his period in charge -- and England's 2018 World Cup qualifying campaign -- end in a 1-0 victory over Slovakia thanks to Adam Lallana's late, late goal. With four minutes of injury time up, Danny Rose fired a low ball in and Lallana's low effort sneaked in off goalkeeper Matus Kozacik. Poland were forced to settle for a 2-2 draw after surrenderi...
Tags: England, Scotland, Germany, Football, Sport, Story, Czech Republic, Raheem Sterling, Northern Ireland, Poland, Slovenia, Romania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Sam Allardyce, Denmark


This 18-year-old accepted $100,000 to skip college and start a drone company

While his friends prepared for college and enjoyed their last fleeting moments of adolescence, recently-graduated high school student George Matus was flying out to Silicon Valley to pitch his drone company to top tech investors. "That was really stressful, walking into meetings and having braces," Matus says. "My dad was driving me to meetings until a couple months ago." His diligence paid off. Matus, 18, is now the CEO of Teal (formerly known as iDrone), a company that could differentiate its...
Tags: Utah, San Francisco, Trends, Tesla, Peter Thiel, Silicon Valley, Stanford University, Rio, Dolores Park, Teal, Matus


Teal drone set to blaze across the skies at 85mph in time for the holidays

 George Matus has been building drones since he was 11 years old. At 18, he has built the world’s fastest production drone, Teal. The 730 gram craft will be able to takeoff at 70mph and has hit speeds of close to 85mph in testing. Drone racing is taking off (literally), and Matus wants to be on the forefront of the consumerization of drone technology. Besides being fast, his new drone… Read More
Tags: Startups, TC, Hardware, Tech, Drone, Augmented Reality, Emerging-technologies, Matus


Zendrive is First Participant in U-M’s New TechLab Program at MCity

The University of Michigan’s Center for Entrepreneurship and Mobility Transformation Center are partnering on a new collaboration at MCity called TechLab, designed to help get connected and driverless car technologies to market faster. Meant to unite the efforts of university researchers, student innovators, and advanced transportation startups, TechLab is part startup incubator and part interactive learning project, enabling students to see how a lab discovery becomes a company and giving ...
Tags: Google, Startups, Mobile, Facebook, Entrepreneurship, It, Software, Ford, Innovation, Gm, Autonomous Vehicles, Algorithm, Connected Cars, Zendrive, Detroit, State Farm


Zendrive raises $13.5M to make roads safer by tracking your driving behaviors

Zendrive today announced that it has raised $13.5 million in funding for its service to make transportation safer. The investment was led by Sherpa Capital and will be used to improve the company’s technology and add more talent to the team. Valuation was not disclosed. A mission-driven company, Zendrive uses data and analytics pulled from apps using its technology to improve safety on the road. Instead of utilizing a device that plugs right into your dashboard, the company relies on something m...
Tags: Business, Shervin Pishevar, Zendrive, Sherpa, Fontinalis Partners, ZenDrive News, Sherpa Capital, Nyca Partners, Jonathan Matus, Shuddle Urgent ly eDriving Red Cap, BMW Bill Ford, Matus