‘Study the legends and become one’: Joel Embiid explains how Kobe Bryant helped shape his ever-evolving game

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The Philadelphia Inquirer

PHILADELPHIA — The 55-second video clip rapidly toggled between Joel Embiid and either Kobe Bryant or Michael Jordan, with the 76ers’ star big man pulling off nearly identical moves with the ball in his hands. A turnaround fadeaway one step outside the lane. A crossover at the elbow. An over-the-shoulder spin and finish at the rim. An up-and-under move around the defender and off the glass. That the 7-foot Embiid mirrors arguably the two most lethal scoring guards in NBA history is a visual representation of his dazzling skills during another MVP-caliber season. But with two years passing sinc… Read More “‘Study the legends and become one’: Joel Embiid explains how Kobe Bryant helped shape his ever-evolving game”

Greg Cote’s NFL conference championship picks

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Miami Herald

Sorry, no space to talk about last week. (Oh how I wish). Yeah we laid a goose egg in the divisional round. Got all four games wrong. This is our 31st season of NFL picks in the Herald (since 1991) and I don’t ever remember rolling an 0-4 in the postseason. Granted, there were three upsets, but I didn’t see any of ‘em. The upset I did predict was Bills winning, and I missed that one by 13 seconds. (I refuse to brag about almost being 1-3, which would be its own brand of sad). People, all I can do is shake it off, look in the mirror, slap myself in the face, and run the doggone table from here…. Read More “Greg Cote’s NFL conference championship picks”

The Fed Is Spooking Investors Into Adopting Fundamentals

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ValueWalk

The Federal Reserve’s expected move today to raise interest rates is spooking investors into doing what they should be doing already: ensuring their portfolios are properly diversified – and this is a good thing. Q4 2021 hedge fund letters, conferences and more This is the assessment from Nigel Green, the chief executive and founder of deVere Group, one of the World’s largest independent financial advisory, asset management and fintech organisations, as markets wait for the U.S. central bank’s announcement on Wednesday at which they could signal the first lift-off in U.S. interest rates since … Read More “The Fed Is Spooking Investors Into Adopting Fundamentals”

TESLA VAGUE ON CYBERTRUCK GUIDANCE, MUSK PROMOTES FSD TECHNOLOGY INSTEAD

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Muscle Cars and Trucks

The Tesla Cybertruck will launch in 2023. Maybe. The company stopped short of saying it would be canceled, based on what founder and CEO Elon Musk said during the company’s Q4 2021 earnings call on Wednesday, January 26, Tesla won’t be launching any new vehicles in 2022. The only real details that Musk shared on Cybertruck production were as follows: Batteries will probably not be the limiting factor in Cybertruck production. There’s a lot of new technology in the Cybertruck that will take some time to work through. And then, there’s a question of like, what’s the average cost of Cybertruck an… Read More “TESLA VAGUE ON CYBERTRUCK GUIDANCE, MUSK PROMOTES FSD TECHNOLOGY INSTEAD”

Musk’s bets on Tesla: no human drivers this year, robots next

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Reuters UK

By Hyunjoo Jin and Nivedita Balu (Reuters) – Tesla’s most important products this year and next will not be cars, CEO Elon Musk said on Wednesday, but software that drives them autonomously and a humanoid robot the company expects to help out in the factory. The audacious promises by the best-known billionaire in the electric car industry face major challenges, from technology to regulation. Tesla and other auto technology companies have missed their targets for self-driving software for years. “I love the fact that they’re pushing the envelope, but I think they are too aggressive,” said Roth … Read More “Musk’s bets on Tesla: no human drivers this year, robots next”

The Easiest Way to Understand What a Calendar App is and How it Works

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Calendar.com

Almost everyone is familiar with the term “calendar app.” The phrase is tossed around at work, among families, and by productivity and business-focused influencers. Calendar apps are also frequently called scheduling, productivity, and time-management apps. We can determine that a calendar app provides a workable calendar for individuals or businesses from the name alone. But how exactly does a calendar bring about all the benefits that are associated with calendar apps? Understanding what a calendar app is and how it works is essential to improving your personal or work-life productivity. But… Read More “The Easiest Way to Understand What a Calendar App is and How it Works”

Latest ATX Unicorn, SparkCognition, Tells You When Your Customers Might Get Hacked

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Grit Daily Newswire

Can you predict when your customers’ systems will fail or get hacked? At least one company think so, and investors are piling in. SparkCognition, a global leader in artificial intelligence (AI) software solutions for business, announced the close of its $123 million Series D funding round this week. . Following this round, the company achieved a “unicorn” valuation in excess of $1.4 billion, bringing the total capital raised to $300 million. Proceeds from this round will accelerate sales and marketing efforts, amplify research and development investments, and facilitate organic and inorganic g… Read More “Latest ATX Unicorn, SparkCognition, Tells You When Your Customers Might Get Hacked”

Stock Market Today – 1/27: Hawkish Powell Leaves Wall Street Guessing On Rate Pace; Apple Earnings In Focus

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The Street

By Martin Baccardax Wall Street futures are mixed Thursday as markets digest a surprisingly hawkish Fed statement while bracing for key December quarter earnings from Apple after the close of trading. Updated at 7:40 am EST U.S. equity futures traded mixed Thursday, after erasing earlier losses in overnight trading, as investors parsed a surprisingly hawkish policy stance from the Federal Reserve ahead of a key inflation reading and prep for December quarter earnings from Apple after the close. Fed Chairman Jerome Powell noted in his question and answer session with the media late Wednesday th… Read More “Stock Market Today – 1/27: Hawkish Powell Leaves Wall Street Guessing On Rate Pace; Apple Earnings In Focus”

Musk’s bets on Tesla: no human drivers this year, robots next

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Reuters

By Hyunjoo Jin and Nivedita Balu (Reuters) – Tesla’s most important products this year and next will not be cars, CEO Elon Musk said on Wednesday, but software that drives them autonomously and a humanoid robot the company expects to help out in the factory. The audacious promises by the best-known billionaire in the electric car industry face major challenges, from technology to regulation. Tesla and other auto technology companies have missed their targets for self-driving software for years. “I love the fact that they’re pushing the envelope, but I think they are too aggressive,” said Roth … Read More “Musk’s bets on Tesla: no human drivers this year, robots next”

Annual statistics: a system failing Black children

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TDPel Media

Our annual youth justice statistics, published today, are the first time we’ve been able to show the impact of COVID-19. The statistics show a youth justice system succeeding in fewer children coming into the system, fewer children in custody and lower reoffending rates, but categorically failing on every count to halt the overrepresentation of Black children throughout the system. A system failing Black children As a Black child in England and Wales you are more likely to be stopped and searched, arrested, held on remand, sentenced to custody and to go on to commit another offence within a ye… Read More “Annual statistics: a system failing Black children”