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Rare 'Super Blue Blood Moon' coming soon

Rare 'Super Blue Blood Moon' coming soon

In any umbral lunar eclipse , the moon always passes through Earth's very light penumbral shadow before and after its journey through the dark umbral shadow. Dubbed as the "super blue blood moon ", the rare event will feature a trifecta of interactions the moon has with the earth and the sun. "Unfortunately, eclipse viewing will be more challenging in the Eastern time zone".


Sanofi's $11.6 bln bid ups investor blood pressure

Sanofi's $11.6 bln bid ups investor blood pressure

The bid values the rare blood disorder specialist at $105 per share - a 64% premium to Biovertiv's closing price of $64.11 on Friday. Shares (NASDAQ: BIVV ) were trading at $104.29, up $40.18, or 62 percent. It is also developing BIVV 001 (rFVIIIFc-VWF-XTEN), a preclinical program of the combination of factor VIII-Fc fusion protein for the treatment of hemophilia A; BIVV 002 (rFIXFc-XTEN), a preclinical program for a recombinant factor IX replacement product for the treatment of patients with ...


Intel Identifies Spectre And Meltdown Patch Reboot Bug Root Cause

Intel Identifies Spectre And Meltdown Patch Reboot Bug Root Cause

Intel cautioned users about installing the patch in a blog post last week , but as of today, the company appears to have given up on this round of patches altogether. "We continue to urge all customers to vigilantly maintain security best practice and for consumers to keep systems up-to-date", he said. Intel also said it had identified the root cause of the reboot problem in its older Broadwell and Haswell processors.


Microsoft Releases $189 Laptops For Schools

Microsoft Releases $189 Laptops For Schools

In an announcement today timed with the opening of the sprawling Bett ed-tech show in London, Microsoft said it was responding to demands from schools for low-priced technology that also fosters creativity in "STEM" and other subjects. On the software side, Office 365 Education now supports dictation and assignment integration with Capita SIMs and Powerschool . The new Immersive Reader feature is coming to more Office apps and devices, including Word for Mac and iPhone, Outlook ...


Mobile has finally pulled ahead of Verizon in the fastest network competition

Mobile has finally pulled ahead of Verizon in the fastest network competition

The big wireless carriers have another data point to use in their battle for bragging rights over which one has the best mobile network . For this we saw T-Mobile and Verizon essentially deadlocked. That's a more substantial 16% improvement from last fall's 14.91Mbps, but still behind T-Mobile's average speed. The only metric T-Mobile didn't win was 4G latency; AT&T just beat it by a hair.