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Johnson & Johnson begins Phase 3 Covid-19 vaccine trial in U.S.

Johnson & Johnson begins Phase 3 Covid-19 vaccine trial in U.S.
A fourth Covid-19 vaccine candidate has gone into the final stage of clinical trials in the U.S., with Johnson & Johnson announcing the start of its Phase 3 trial Wednesday.The drugmaker follows Pfizer and Moderna, whose Phase 3 trials began in late July. AstraZeneca also started its Phase 3 vaccine trial this month, but it…

Russian opposition leader Navalny leaves hospital after Novichok poisoning

Russian opposition leader Navalny leaves hospital after Novichok poisoning
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been discharged from a Berlin hospital where he was being treated after he was poisoned with what Germany said was a military-grade nerve agent in Russia last month.The Charité hospital said in a statement Wednesday that Navalny’s condition had improved sufficiently for him to be discharged from acute inpatient…

DHS awarded $6 million in contracts to firm where Acting Secretary...

DHS awarded $6 million in contracts to firm where Acting Secretary Wolf’s wife is executive
WASHINGTON — The consulting firm where the wife of acting Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf is an executive has been awarded more than $6 million in contracts from the Department of Homeland Security since September 2018, according to records on the federal government website USA Spending.Wolf became chief of staff at the Transportation Security Administration,…

Many parents are hesitant to give their kids a Covid-19 vaccine....

Many parents are hesitant to give their kids a Covid-19 vaccine. What if schools require it?
Michelle Vargas of Granite City, Illinois, has always vaccinated her 10-year-old daughter, Madison. They both typically get flu shots. But when a vaccine for the coronavirus eventually comes out, Vargas will not be giving it to her daughter — even if Madison's school district requires it."There is no way in hell I would be playing…

Younger voters warm up to Biden in new poll

Younger voters warm up to Biden in new poll
WASHINGTON — Here's some good news for the 77-year-old who's running to oust Donald Trump: Younger voters may be warming up to him.Voters under 40 now view Joe Biden more favorably than they did earlier this year, and they're now even more likely to choose him over Trump.That's according to a new analysis of the…

Four issues that must be resolved for Afghan peace talks to...

Four issues that must be resolved for Afghan peace talks to succeed
Taliban militants and delegates appointed by the Afghan government are meeting in Qatar in an attempt to end decades of war that have torn Afghanistan apart and left it reliant on foreign aid.And as the sheen of the opening ceremony begins to fade, the huge task remains of resolving one of the world’s deadliest conflicts.NBC…

The story of how Trump chose children over country — and the...

The story of how Trump chose children over country — and the men who tried to stop him
Counterintelligence officials had concerns about the attempts by foreign countries to buy influence with President Donald Trump's children dating back to his transition. Before Trump was inaugurated, intercepted communications revealed evidence of foreign officials from more than one country discussing how they wanted to do business deals with the children in order to gain closer…

Video appears to show Air Force Two strike bird

Video appears to show Air Force Two strike bird
Vice President Mike Pence was on board Air Force Two when the plane hit a bird on takeoff, causing the pilot to return to the airport.Sept. 23, 2020

IBM Turns to WalkMe to Boost New Technology Adoption

IBM Turns to WalkMe to Boost New Technology Adoption
Helping end users better understand what they can do with a new resource might boost long-term adoption.Though IBM possesses plenty of resources to deliver technology, Nilanjan Adhya, chief digital officer for IBM Cognitive, says it can still be harder for a large enterprise to drive transformation than what a single-product company might experience. So, the…

Align Your Data Architecture with the Strategic Plan

Align Your Data Architecture with the Strategic Plan
Here's how IT professionals can help top management understand the value of data and how to use it to the company's advantage. Image: Dmitry - stock.adobe.com In theory, the need for data-driven decisions to guide overall business strategy is not a difficult notion to grasp. Yet, many executives struggle with the concept and process due…

New research shows European startups are spending drastically less on a...

New research shows European startups are spending drastically less on a US launch, for the same gains
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‘AI-powered’ fitness app Freeletics scores $25M Series B

‘AI-powered’ fitness app Freeletics scores $25M Series B
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