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Why Gaming Gear Company Razer Launched A $50 Million Fund For Green Startups

Singapore-based gaming gear company Razer has established a $50 million fund focused on environmentally-friendly startups as its peers across the tech space chase millennials and extra dollars by stressing eco-friendliness. The fund, called Razer Green Fund, emerges a month into Razer’s 10-year plan to “preserve nature and protect the environmen...
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Tesla Extends Profit Streak On Strong Q1 Sales Of Electric Car–And Pollution Credits

Tesla stayed profitable in the first quarter, posting earnings and revenue figures that topped consensus expectations, helped by the electric-car maker’s robust first-quarter vehicle deliveries and sales of pollution credits to other automakers. The company also said it’s targeting annual growth in deliveries of 50% a year. The Palo Alto, Califor...
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A Hot Housing Market. A Failed NFT Auction. One California Home’s Crash From Cutting Edge To Conventional

Shane Dulgeroff had big plans for his four-bedroom, two-bathroom house just outside of Los Angeles. Seeking to cash in on latest crypto craze—NFTs, an acronym for nonfungible tokens—he listed the home for auction earlier this month by attaching it to a piece of Kii Arens’ digital artwork and putting the bottom price for the pair at $1.15 million in...
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How The Oscars Debunked Conventional Wisdom About Hollywood Vs. Streamers

If audiences really were watching awards-season movies on streaming platforms, then the comparative domination of streaming titles amid the nominees wouldn’t have been a key factor in record-low ratings for last night’s Academy Awards telecast. It’s no surprise that this year’s Academy Awards telecast had the lowest ratings ever (around 9.85 mil...
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Majority Of Americans Unwilling To Get Johnson & Johnson Shot After CDC Pause, Poll Suggests

ToplineNearly three quarters of Americans are unwilling to get vaccinated against Covid-19 using Johnson & Johnson’s shot after the CDC and FDA recommended a “pause” while they examined reports of rare blood clotting, a new poll suggests, underscoring widespread reports of plummeting trust in the shot amid persistent vaccine hesitancy and falli...
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Oscars 2021: The Live Winners List

Tonight's Academy Awards come at a time of existential change in the movie business, not the least of which is a ground-breaking list of nominees that seems to reflect a response from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences to criticisms of its historic lack of diversity in the top categories.  This year might mark the first...
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Here’s How To Reach The 50% Of U.S. Adults Who Haven’t Gotten A Covid Vaccine Yet

Dr. Anand Parekh, chief medical advisor for the Bipartisan Policy Center, discusses three key strategies for boosting vaccination rates among hesitant and hard-to-reach populations. The U.S. Covid-19 vaccination program has made tremendous progress over the last 90 days - a quarter of the population is fully vaccinated and half of adults, i...
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Spider-Man Webs Vs. Star Trek Stun Guns: The Taser Brothers Are Fighting Over A $7 Billion Market To End Police Killings

Rick and Tom Smith introduced the world to the Taser in the 1990s. Now the siblings compete in a $7 billion market for non-lethal weapons, at a time of intense scrutiny of police violence. In December, police in Fruitland, Maryland, responded to a report of a man in distress. They’d had to deal with him before: His seizures caused him to become ...
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‘Demon Slayer’ And ‘Mortal Kombat’ Both Score Flawless Victories At Friday Box Office

Even in a normal moviegoing environment, an R-rated anime action fantasy doing battle with the big Hollywood franchise release for the top spot would be a big deal. But in this current Covid-era, with every major movie being judged on a kind of “the fate of theatrical moviegoing is at stake” level, it’s a double-sized miracle this weekend. Yes, Dem...