McDonald’s Sells AI Unit to Mastercard, Not Giving Up on Predicting Customer Orders

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By Rob Lenihan McDonald’s says it will sell data startup Dynamic Yield to Mastercard, a deal expected to close in the first half. Fast-food kingpin McDonald’s (MCD) – Get McDonald’s Corporation Report will sell personalization-data/artificial intelligence (AI) provider Dynamic Yield to credit-card giant Mastercard (MA) – Get Mastercard Incorporated Class A Report, the two companies said on Tuesday. Terms weren’t disclosed. The deal is expected to close in the first half. Mastercard said the deal builds on its efforts to provide data-driven loyalty, analytics, and marketing services, Dynamic Yi… Read More “McDonald’s Sells AI Unit to Mastercard, Not Giving Up on Predicting Customer Orders”

Varicose Vein Treatment Market To Reach US$ 1,059.9 Mn By End Of 2028, Says Coherent Market Insights

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By PR Newswire SEATTLE, Dec. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — According to Coherent Market Insights, The global varicose vein treatment market is estimated to account for 1,059.9 Mn in terms of value by the end of 2028. Varicose veins are twisted, enlarged veins caused by increased blood pressure in the veins. Medical treatment for varicose veins typically starts with medical management, including the use of compression stockings and leg elevation. Some patients will benefit from procedures, such as sclerotherapy, thermal ablation, or phlebectomy. Phlebectomy treats surface varicose veins. Very small … Read More “Varicose Vein Treatment Market To Reach US$ 1,059.9 Mn By End Of 2028, Says Coherent Market Insights”

Positive Side of Inflation, Exciting 2022

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In hisDaily Market Notes report to investors, while commenting on the positive side of inflation, Louis Navellier wrote: Q3 2021 hedge fund letters, conferences and more Positive Side of InflationThe Labor Department announced last week that the Producer Price Index (PPI) surged 0.8% in November. Excluding food, energy, and trade margins, the core PPI rose 0.7% in November so it is no longer just related to higher food and energy prices, suggesting that inflation is no longer “transitory.” The positive side of this inflation is that thebull markets in residential real estate and stocks remain … Read More “Positive Side of Inflation, Exciting 2022”

Longitudinal Study Indicates High Exhaled Viral Load Early In The Course Of A SARS-CoV-2 Infection

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By PR Newswire LEUVEN, Belgium, Dec. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Scientists from KU Leuven, UZ Leuven and imec warn that, during the first two days after an infection, the result of a rapid antigen test is less reliable than expected. A longitudinal study, including unprecedented molecular tests performed on aerosols, reveals that exhaled viral load (the purported measurement of contagiousness) peaks before rapid antigen tests are reliably positive. The findings imply that people can spread the virus early in the course of an infection while their rapid antigen test is negative. The study is avai… Read More “Longitudinal Study Indicates High Exhaled Viral Load Early In The Course Of A SARS-CoV-2 Infection”

The Worldwide Healthcare ERP Consulting Services Industry Is Expected To Reach $7.4 Billion By 2028

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By PR Newswire DUBLIN, Dec. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — The “Healthcare ERP Consulting Services Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis Report By Functionality (Implementation, Training & Education), By End-use (Healthcare Providers, Life Science Companies), And Segment Forecasts, 2021 – 2028” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. The global healthcare ERP consulting services market size is expected to reach USD 7.4 billion by 2028 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 9.2% over the forecast period, according to a new report by the publisher. The growing healthcare expenditure a… Read More “The Worldwide Healthcare ERP Consulting Services Industry Is Expected To Reach $7.4 Billion By 2028”

Beyond Protocol Enters Strategic Partnership With Huobi On Artificial Intelligence

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By PR Newswire NEW YORK, Dec. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Beyond Protocol , the distributed ledger technology platform, is entering a strategic partnership with Huobi, one of the top global cryptocurrency exchanges. As Huobi scales up its investments in Artificial Intelligence (AI) to help investors better understand the intricacies of emerging financial markets and the potential of blockchain technology, the company will deploy Beyond Protocol’s expertise in IoT through several initiatives. “Beyond Protocol’s founding members bring decades of experience in IoT devices, artificial intelligence an… Read More “Beyond Protocol Enters Strategic Partnership With Huobi On Artificial Intelligence”

The 50 Best Memes of 2021, Explained

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By Logan Mahan 2021 was surely a year of highs and lows. Besides that little insurrection at the Capitol to start us off, the New Year looked promising: vaccines were coming and some semblance of normalcy seemed to be in reach. And it was, for a while, before the Delta and Omicron variants pushed us back into uncertainty. Frankly, no one has any idea what exactly is going on at the moment, and you might be feeling anxious, worried and overwhelmingly exhausted by our current timeline — at least I am. It’s why I — InsideHook’s resident meme expert — compiled a list of the year’s best memes in ho… Read More “The 50 Best Memes of 2021, Explained”

Want to get a COVID test before Christmas in N.J.? You may be in for a long wait in line.

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Holiday-goers are facing a new set of long lines this year: Lengthy waits for COVID-19 testing as New Jerseyans seek peace of mind before family gatherings amid the rise of the omicron variant. Some walk-in testing centers are seeing lines out the door, and rapid test kits are hard to find at pharmacies and online marketplaces. That’s raising concern from public health experts, who already feared that Christmas get-togethers could produce an explosion of new coronavirus infections at a time when hospitalizations are already on the rise. Perry Halkitis, the dean of the Rutgers School of Public … Read More “Want to get a COVID test before Christmas in N.J.? You may be in for a long wait in line.”

Global stocks buoyed by renewed risk appetite; oil rebounds

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(Fixes slug) By Jessica DiNapoli NEW YORK (Reuters) -Wall Street recouped losses on Tuesday after a bruising session the previous day, with oil prices also gaining as investors sought riskier assets despite surging Omicron COVID-19 cases around the World. U.S. President Joe Biden on Tuesday said he would be taking steps to fight the Omicron variant, by opening federal testing sites in New York City and buying 500 million at-home tests Americans can order online for free. World shares fell earlier in the week after Omicron infections multiplied around the World, but strong corporate earnings an… Read More “Global stocks buoyed by renewed risk appetite; oil rebounds”

Global stocks rise sharply with investors’ renewed risk appetite; oil settles up

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By Jessica DiNapoli NEW YORK (Reuters) – Wall Street closed significantly higher on Tuesday after a bruising session the prior day, with oil prices also gaining as investors sought riskier assets despite surging cases of the Omicron coronavirus variant around the World. U.S. President Joe Biden said on Tuesday he would be taking steps to fight the Omicron variant, by opening federal testing sites in New York City and buying 500 million at-home tests Americans can order online for free. Israel is set to offer a fourth dose of the COVID-19 vaccination to people over 60 years old. World shares ha… Read More “Global stocks rise sharply with investors’ renewed risk appetite; oil settles up”