Face masks often aren’t enough to defeat facial recognition, study finds

Well, there goes the tiniest privacy silver lining on that otherwise dark coronavirus cloud.  A new study from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) found that many commercially available facial-recognition systems are still able to correctly identify people … Read more…

Golden State Warriors co-owner: This job interview question filters out ‘boring’ Ivy League ‘box-checkers’ and finds ‘genius’

Former Facebook executive Chamath Palihapitiya, now a co-owner of the Golden State Warriors NBA team, shares his favorite question after conducting hundreds of job interviews. Wealth SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and … Read more…

CDC finds majority of Americans would not feel safe if coronavirus restrictions lifted nationwide

A majority of Americans say they would not feel safe if restrictions meant to curb the spread of the coronavirus were lifted nationwide, according to a new CDC report. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to … Read more…

Hydroxychloroquine doesn’t prevent coronavirus infection, study with more than 800 people finds

Hydroxychloroquine, the drug backed by President Donald Trump to combat Covid-19, is no better than a placebo in preventing infection of the coronavirus, according to a new study. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request … Read more…

Large study finds drug Trump touted for Covid-19 is linked to greater risk of death and heart arrhythmia

Seriously ill Covid-19 patients who were treated with hydroxychloroquine or chloroquine were more likely to die or develop dangerous irregular heart rhythms, according to a large observational study published Friday in the medical journal The Lancet. CNN.com – RSS Channel … Read more…

New Study Finds Underrepresented Writers Continue To Face Bias And Discrimination In TV Writers Rooms

The Think Tank for Inclusion and Equity (TTIE) has released their second “Behind the Scenes: The State of Inclusion and Equity in TV Writing” report and although the industry has seen an increase in efforts to monitor and track representation … Read more…

Discrimination Against Underrepresented Writers Up 4% Since 2018, New Report Finds

It is not enough to hire more inclusively if the treatment of those hires will be unfavorable. Sixty-eight percent of underrepresented writers in the television industry have reported facing discrimination in their workplace, up from 64% reporting such instances last … Read more…

Discrimination Against Underrepresented Writers Up 4% Since 2018, New Report Finds

It is not enough to hire more inclusively if the treatment of those hires will be unfavorable. Sixty-eight percent of underrepresented writers in the television industry have reported facing discrimination in their workplace, up from 64% reporting such instances last … Read more…

Most 2020 swing state voters want more direct payments during coronavirus, CNBC/Change Research poll finds

Democrats are pushing for at least one more round of direct payments during the coronavirus crisis after many voters got $ 1,200 stimulus checks. Economy ECONOMY NEWS UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription … Read more…

Most 2020 swing state voters want more direct payments during coronavirus, CNBC/Change Research poll finds

Democrats are pushing for at least one more round of direct payments during the coronavirus crisis after many voters got $ 1,200 stimulus checks. Economy ECONOMY NEWS UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription … Read more…

Vanessa Bryant Finds An Unopened Letter From ‘Papi’ Kobe Bryant On Her Birthday

Today is bittersweet as Vanessa Bryant is celebrating her 38th birthday following the death of husband Kobe and daughter Gianna back in January. To commemorate her day, she revealed one last unopened letter written by Kobe, saying it gave her something to look forward to. … Read more…

Vanessa Bryant Finds An Unopened Letter From ‘Papi’ Kobe Bryant On Her Birthday

Today is bittersweet as Vanessa Bryant is celebrating her 38th birthday following the death of husband Kobe and daughter Gianna back in January. To commemorate her day, she revealed one last unopened letter written by Kobe, saying it gave her something to look forward to. … Read more…

Most rate Trump’s coronavirus response negatively and expect crowds to be unsafe until summer, Post-U. Md. poll finds

Governors win overwhelmingly positive marks from their constituents, across party lines. Politics SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off of your medicine! SPECIAL DONATION REQUEST UPDATE: Please help … Read more…

Kaiser Permanente finds weight loss lasts long after surgery

PRESS RELEASE Contacts: Rebecca Hughes Rebecca.F.Hughes@kp.org 206-287-2055 Kerry Sinclair KSinclair@webershandwick.com 310-854-8278 SEATTLE — People with severe obesity who underwent bariatric surgery maintained significantly more weight loss at 5 years than those who did not have surgery according to a Kaiser Permanente … Read more…

‘Outlander’ Recap: ‘The Company We Keep’ Finds Jamie and Claire Caught in Brown Family Drama

SPOILER ALERT: Do not read if you have not yet watched the fourth episode of Season 5 of “Outlander,” entitled “The Company We Keep.” After the horror show at the Beardsleys’ cabin in last week’s “Outlander” episode, Claire (Caitriona Balfe) … Read more…

Women need professional emotional support during high-risk pregnancies, study finds

Little is known about how women manage emotional distress during high-risk pregnancies, but researchers learned that without psychosocial support, many women struggle with fears and tears while feeling isolated and worried. Parenting News — ScienceDaily SPECIAL CHILDREN DEAL UPDATE:

Electric scooters send more people to the hospital than bicycles and walking, new study finds

A newly released study has found that more people were injured riding standing electric scooters than by riding bicycles or traveling on foot, according to statistics from two Los Angeles hospitals. Documenting injury statistics from Sept. 2017 to August 2018, … Read more…

Biden and Sanders are breaking away from the pack of candidates among Democrats nationwide, Washington Post-ABC News poll finds

The two men, pillars of competing ideologies, are locked in a more crowded knot of candidates in Iowa and New Hampshire, whose results could alter the national findings. Politics SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount … Read more…

Nearly 2 million adults are estimated to have shown symptoms of PTSD during Hong Kong protests, study finds

Almost 2 million people in Hong Kong — about a third its adult population — are estimated to have experienced symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) during months of social unrest in the city, according to research published Friday in … Read more…

As Warren and Buttigieg rise, the Democratic presidential race is competitive and fluid, a Washington Post-ABC News poll finds

Biden leads when voters nationwide are asked which candidate is most electable, but he loses ground to Warren and Sanders on other attributes. Politics SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up … Read more…

China is driving growth in Asia’s real estate market despite trade war headwinds, report finds

Despite a decline in global commercial real estate markets, Asia-Pacific continues to enjoy a record-breaking growth — thanks to China, according to the Global Capital Flows report by JLL. Real Estate BEST DEAL UPDATE: Easily Sell Your Home With ForSaleByOwner! … Read more…

The Week in Movie News: James Gunn Returns for ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3,’ Marvel’s ‘Shang-Chi’ Finds a Director and More

Need a quick recap of the past week in movie news? Here are the highlights: BIG NEWS James Gunn to direct Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3: Disney and Marvel Studios reinstated James Gunn as the director of the third … Read more…

Kaiser Permanente JAMA Study Finds 10-Year Follow-up Interval After Negative Colonoscopies Is Associated with Reduced Risk of Colorectal Cancer and Mortality

OAKLAND, Calif. — Ten years after a negative colonoscopy, Kaiser Permanente members had 46 percent lower risk of being diagnosed with and were 88 percent less likely to die from colorectal cancer compared with those who did not undergo colorectal cancer … Read more…

Affordable mobile internet is driving e-commerce and ride-hailing in Southeast Asia, report finds

The six Southeast Asian countries that the report focused on have about 350 million internet users today compared to only 260 million in 2015, Rajan Anandan, vice president for India and Southeast Asia at Google, told CNBC's "Squawk Box" on … Read more…