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Why one of gaming start-up Razer’s early backers almost walked away

Gaming hardware company Razer might be targeting up to a $5 billion listing in Hong Kong according to media reports, but one of the start-up’s early backers wasn’t initially delighted with its business proposition. Razer — a Singapore-founded company based in the U.S — is best known for its gaming mice, as well as other related gaming hardware and software. ... Read More »

New effort to reform early education gives some a sense of deja vu

The line behind the microphone snaked down the aisle, as two dozen people stepped up to advocate for their slice of the early childhood education pie. Several members of the local education workers union argued for collective bargaining rights for child care workers. A representative from the research policy center Zero to Three spoke up “on behalf of the near ... Read More »

CD Projeckt Red Says Hackers Got Hands on Early Designs of Cyberpunk 2077

HIGHLIGHTS Developers have termed leaked documents as early designs Hackers reportedly demanded for ransom from the developers The company has asked gamers not to trust unofficial information The developer behind highly-successful The Witcher video game franchise, CD Projekt Red, is working on a new game called Cyberpunk 2077. However, the game is now in the news for all the wrong ... Read More »

Early hip fracture surgery will save hundreds of lives

Hundreds of lives could be saved if patients with hip fractures were operated on in under 24 hours, a new study reveals. Researchers in Bristol found 8% more patients died after 30 days if they were operated on between 24 and 36 hours after admission to hospital. The delay is thought to have caused 670 excess deaths in four years. ... Read More »

Roguevania Dead Cells comes to Steam Early Access on May 10

Hoping to channel elements of the Souls series, Metroidvanias and roguelikes, developer Motion Twin has set a date for the early access launch of Dead Cells. Coming to Steam on May 10, Dead Cells is hoping to make death “the new backtracking” and further develop the ‘roguevania’ genre. See what other PC games are on the horizon with our list ... Read More »

Malaria vaccine found effective in early human trial

IANS | Feb 18, 2017, 02.30 PM IST Malaria vaccine found effective in early human trial When administered together with antimalarial medication, an experimental malaria vaccinehas been found to protect people in early clinical trial. The study involved 67 healthy adult test persons, none of whom previously had malaria. The best immune response was shown in a group of nine ... Read More »

Early menstruation ups risk of stroke

IANS | Feb 9, 2017, 03.30 PM IST Early menstruation ups risk of stroke Girls who start their periods at the age of 13 or younger may be nearly 1.8 times more likely to suffer a stroke than those who start at the age of 15, a study shows. These women are also more at risk for cerebral infarction, in ... Read More »

Huawei Mate 9 will likely be coming to the US early next year

Whether you are a fan of Huawei or not, it is hard to deny that the Chinese giant made some pretty big strides on the smartphone flagship scene last month. Of course, we are talking about the Huawei Mate 9, as well as its exquisite Porsche Design sibling. Availability for the pair is still scarce, but does already cover most ... Read More »

Early movers: LLY, DE, HPE, HPQ, URBN, GME, MSG, FB & more

Eli Lilly — The drugmaker said its experimental Alzheimer’s drug failed to meet its goals in a phase 3 study, with no significant slowdown in memory loss. Lilly will abandon efforts to bring the drug to market as a result. Deere & Co. — The heavy equipment maker reported quarterly profit of 90 cents per share, more than double the ... Read More »

Smartphone app helps early detection of autism

Smartphone app helps early detection of autism Scientists have developed a new smartphone app that tracks eye movement to determine, in less than a minute, if a child is showing signs of autism spectrum disorder. Autism spectrum disorder is a serious developmental disorder that impairs the ability to communicate and interact and affects one-two person per 1,000 worldwide. The autism ... Read More »