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Tampa Bay ‘kindness warrior’ celebrates birthday with car parade

A Tampa Bay teen whose mission is to spread kindness and hope to others celebrated his birthday Sunday with a surprise birthday parade. People from all over came together to make sure Eric Piburn’s 14th birthday was special. Doctors say Piburn, who was born with congenital heart defects, could have just weeks to live. He’s […]

Sport

Chan Gailey out in Miami

The Dolphins will be seeking a new offensive coordinator. Chan Gailey will not return for the 2021 season, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports. The possibility of Gailey’s departure had been much-discussed as the offense struggled to improve after rookie first-round draft pick Tua Tagovailoa became the starting quarterback. Head coach Brian Flores benched Ryan Fitzpatrick […]

Lifestyle

Protein twist and squeeze confers cancer drug resistance

In 1986, cellular biochemist Kazumitsu Ueda, currently at Kyoto University’s Institute for Integrated Cell-Material Sciences (iCeMS), discovered that a protein called ABCB1 could transport multiple chemotherapeutics out of some cancer cells, making them resistant to treatment. How it did this has remained a mystery for the past 35 years. Now, his team has published a […]

Business

Ford, Mahindra call off auto joint venture

Ford Motor Co said on Thursday it was calling off its automotive joint venture with India’s Mahindra and Mahindra Ltd due to the challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The companies said in separate statements that the decision was driven by changes in the global economy over the last 15 months, causing both to reassess […]

Technology

Spending on mobile apps hit $407 million on Christmas Day

Worldwide spending on mobile apps and games surpassed $100 billion in a single year for the first time ever in 2020, supercharged by a shift in behavior that came about as a result of the global pandemic. But that’s only scratching the surface of an even bigger story involving Christmas Day spending.According to preliminary estimates […]

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Shepherd-Pit Bull Mix Named Sarge Finally Adopted After Spending 628 Days in Ariz. Shelter

The shepherd-pit bull mix was adopted on Saturday from Foothills Animal Rescue in Scottsdale, Arizona, where the pup had been living for exactly 628 days, according to Fox 10. “That’s right! After 628 days at Foothills, our boy Sarge is officially getting adopted TODAY,” the shelter wrote on Facebook alongside a photo of Sarge and […]

Sport

Christopher Johnson on Sam Darnold: Big fan, but not my decision to make

Sam Darnold wants to stay with the Jets and CEO Christopher Johnson said on Monday that he feels the same way. Johnson was quick to say that he won’t be making the decision about whether Darnold stays, the Jets draft a quarterback, or make some other move. General Manager Joe Douglas and whoever the team […]

Lifestyle

Primary aldosteronism testing rare in treatment-resistant hypertension

Patients with apparent treatment-resistant hypertension are rarely tested for primary aldosteronism, according to a study published online Dec. 29 in the Annals of Internal Medicine. Jordana B. Cohen, M.D., from the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, and colleagues examined the testing rate for primary aldosteronism and evidence-based hypertension management for treatment-resistant hypertension in a retrospective […]

Business

Alphabet unit Wing blasts new U.S. drone ID rule, citing privacy

Alphabet Inc’s drone delivery unit Wing criticized Trump administration rules issued this week mandating broadcast-based remote identification of drones, saying they should be revised to allow for internet-based tracking. On Monday, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) issued rules that will allow small drones to fly over people and at night in the United States and […]

Technology

Epic patches bug that caused CPU temps to spike while the Games Store was running

Despite great holiday sales and free game giveaways, many PC users still (somewhat understandably) dislike the Epic Games Store. Today, it seems Epic has given its detractors yet another piece of ammunition: a recent bug was causing those with select CPUs to see significant temperature spikes when the Epic Games Store app was open.Closing the […]