Cathie Wood Watch: Ark Buys Coinbase Amid Crypto Woes

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By Dan Weil Coinbase, the largest U.S. cryptocurrency exchange, suffers from weakness in the crypto market. Asset manager Cathie Wood sees opportunity. Famed money manager Cathie Wood has bought a slew of Coinbase (COIN) – Get Free Report shares in recent months, trying to take advantage of their decline. Coinbase is the largest U.S. cryptocurrency exchange and has suffered from weakness in the crypto market over the past year, including a plunge by bitcoin. Coinbase stock has dived 86% in the past 12 months. Wood, chief executive at Ark Investment Management, again purchased Coinbase shares J… Read More “Cathie Wood Watch: Ark Buys Coinbase Amid Crypto Woes”

UN releases report on Ukraine telecoms damage by Russia

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Reuters UK

By Emma Farge GENEVA (Reuters) -Ukraine will need at least $1.79 billion to restore its telecommunications sector to pre-war levels, a U.N. agency said in a report published on Friday alleging Russia had “destroyed completely or seized” networks in parts of the country. The long-anticipated and sensitive damage assessment by the Geneva-based International Telecommunication Union (ITU) was commissioned in April to assess the extent of destruction of Ukraine’s communication networks as a result of Russia’s invasion last February. The report, which covers the first six months of the war, found th… Read More “UN releases report on Ukraine telecoms damage by Russia”

Will Ram’s electric truck be a ‘revolution’? Here’s where its concept stands

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The Detroit News

LAS VEGAS — The “Ram Revolution” has arrived. Stellantis NV on Thursday unveiled the highly anticipated Ram 1500 Revolution battery-electric pickup truck concept during its keynote presentation at the CES consumer electronics trade show at The Venetian Resort with a new face, flexible modern interior configurations, third-row jump seats and eyes-free driving. Some of the features are well off into the future, Ram CEO Mike Koval Jr. says, but the concept offers a visionary roadmap for its production model that will launch in 2024. “We’re planting our flag on Truck Mountain, saying, ‘Ram is here… Read More “Will Ram’s electric truck be a ‘revolution’? Here’s where its concept stands”

Stitch Fix Layoffs, CEO Change Prove Digital Won’t Fix Bad Ideas

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By Daniel Kline Stitch Fix, like Zillow and RedFin in the real estate space, used charismatic leaders and the glow of everything digital to cover their broken business models. StitchFix (SFIX) – Get Free Report seemed like a brilliant idea until you really thought about the company’s business model. When it launched, the company’s goal was to have personal stylists provide people with clothing choices that me their specific needs. The idea, from founder Katrina Lake, was to make having a stylist something that more people could afford. The problem is that while that sounds like a good idea “ev… Read More “Stitch Fix Layoffs, CEO Change Prove Digital Won’t Fix Bad Ideas”

TACTIGON Could ever a robot “humanize” itself? Science Fiction?

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Cerebral Overload

Tactigon has a first answer to this question with its Tactigon Technology demo at CES2023. Tactigon is a Next-Generation Technology with Artificial Intelligence, Gesture and Voice Recognition, highly human-centered, with focus on simplifying the way humans interact with robots or cobots; you can teach to a robot or even program a robot without need of coding skills, just with vocal commands or gestures. Again: Science Fiction? At CES2023 you can see a robot learning to say hello, to dance, fight, pick up an object. With no code lines. Just through voice and gestures.That’s definitely no scienc… Read More “TACTIGON Could ever a robot “humanize” itself? Science Fiction?”

strongProovStation and MICHELIN Unveil TireStation: /strong strongThe Magnetic Scanner for a Fast and Reliable Automated Tire Inspection/strong

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ProovStation, Europe’s leading provider of AI-powered car inspection, and MICHELIN, a leading tire manufacturer in sustainable mobility, today unveiled TireStation, the fast and reliable solution for automated tire inspection. Combining the expertise and know-how of ProovStation and MICHELIN, it optimizes tire inspection for professionals. The TireStation solution will be presented at CES in Las Vegas, from January 5 to 7, 2023, at Car Selling Machine – Venetian Expo, Tech West, Lv1, Hall G, Booth 61011. Simple yet versatile, TireStation is a turnkey tire diagnosis solution for professionals w… Read More “strongProovStation and MICHELIN Unveil TireStation: /strong strongThe Magnetic Scanner for a Fast and Reliable Automated Tire Inspection/strong”

Why Planet Fitness Was Never Worried About Peloton

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By Veronika Bondarenko As the pandemic fades into the background, the fitness industry is seeing a return to more normal patterns. When the pandemic first hit North America, gyms werejust behind airlines among the hardest-hit industries. Even before official shelter-in-place orders, many were quick to close down and transition to virtual everything — from streamed yoga and kickboxing classes to one-on-one remote sessions with a trainer. Meanwhile, sales of Peloton (PTON) – Get Free Report bikes soared while shares of national gym chain Planet Fitness (PLNT) – Get Free Report fell to a record … Read More “Why Planet Fitness Was Never Worried About Peloton”

Notre Dame Is Building a Dynasty. In Fencing, That Is

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By Carlos Stinson-Maas We all know Notre Dame wants to “Play like a champion today.” But there’s only one team on campus who could play like a champion for the third straight year. As they run out of the locker room before every home game, Notre Dame football players touch the iconic sign above their locker room doors: “Play like a champion today.” Over the sign hangs a list of the team’s NCAA record 11 national championships. But as of last year, there is one team at Notre Dame with even more success. And it hangs a different slogan on its locker room exit: “Excellence is a habit.” With its s… Read More “Notre Dame Is Building a Dynasty. In Fencing, That Is”

Iraq War veteran Col Tim Collins criticises Prince Harry for revealing he killed 25 as a soldier in Afghanistan

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By slennon@thekmgroup.co.uk (Sam Lennon) A prominent former British Army officer from Kent has branded Prince Harry’s revelations about how many people he killed as a soldier a “tragic money-making scam”. Col Tim Collins, who lives in Canterbury, has hit out at the royal for writing in his new memoir that he was responsible for a death toll of 25 in Afghanistan. In the book – titled Spare – Harry says he did not think of those he killed as “people”, but instead as “chess pieces” that had been taken off the board. On how many lives he took, he writes: “So, my number is 25. It’s not a number tha… Read More “Iraq War veteran Col Tim Collins criticises Prince Harry for revealing he killed 25 as a soldier in Afghanistan”

The Crossover: NBA Midseason Check-In with Zach Lowe

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By Howard Beck On the Friday edition, Howard Beck welcomes ESPN’s Zach Lowe to discuss trends at the NBA’s mathematical midpoint. The Crossover welcomes ESPN’s Zach Lowe to discuss trends at the NBA’s mathematical midpoint, including the sudden explosion of high-scoring individual games, capped by Donovan Mitchell’s 71-point outing. They also reflect on what they got wrong in the preseason, debate the merits of a Lakers trade and ponder the benefits of a midseason tournament. Plus: If you could go back in time and save one team from its worst offseason blunder, what would it be? The following … Read More “The Crossover: NBA Midseason Check-In with Zach Lowe”