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The Razer Phone 2 has only received one OS upgrade. (Image source: Razer)The Razer Phone 2 has only received one OS upgrade since its release in October 2018. The former flagship smartphone may still receive security patch updates, but it remains stuck on Android 9.0 Pie with no upgrade to Android 10 in sight. We…

AMD reveals second round of COVID-19 research study funding

Remember earlier in the year when AMD announced recipients of HPC systems as part of its HPC Fund for COVID-19 research? AMD has just announced a second round of high-performance technology contributions for the same fight. As we're still stuck amidst the global pandemic, AMD is now expanding its plans. It will offer high-end computing systems…

Increase for the 2nd Wave of COVID-19

Editor's note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape's Coronavirus Resource Center. If a second wave of COVID-19 hits the United States, the nation will be much better prepared, said Admiral Brett Giroir, MD, assistant secretary for health at the US Department of Health and Human Services, because the availability of equipment and…

Second $1,200 stimulus checks had bipartisan support. Now they could be a longshot

The U.S. Capitol Building is reflected against an ambulance along the East Front on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., July 16, 2020.Tom Brenner | ReutersWhile negotiations over the next coronavirus stimulus bill have carried on for months, there has been one certainty: Democrats, Republicans and President Donald Trump have all backed sending out a second…

Buying a Second Home

For many people, owning a home is a lifelong dream. For others, owning a second home can be just as important. There are a variety of reasons people have for purchasing a second home—as a family getaway, as a transition into retirement, or as an investment property for added financial security. Whatever your reasons, it’s…

How to set up a second shared Apple ID for the App Store

You can use one Apple ID for media and app purchases and another for email, contacts, calendars, and messaging. Apple Today's Best Tech Deals Picked by Macworld's Editors Top Deals On Great Products Picked by Techconnect's Editors It’s a common problem of the modern age: how to share just enough with a partner or with…

Second SGLT2 Drug Ratings for HFrEF, Regardless of Diabetes Status

Empagliflozin (Jardiance) lowered the risk of cardiovascular death or hospitalization for heart failure among patients with heart failure with reduced ejection fraction (HFrEF), regardless of diabetes status, the EMPEROR-Reduced trial showed. The SGLT2 inhibitor reduced the composite of those events by a relative 25% (19.4% vs 24.7%, P

Mets, Marlins Hold 42-Second Moment of Silence, Put BLM Shirt on Home Plate

John Minchillo/Associated PressThe New York Mets and Miami Marlins left the field on Thursday night less than a minute after a scheduled first pitch. The game has officially been postponed. An already surreal scene at a fan-less Citi Field saw both teams empty their dugouts and hold a 42-second moment of silence in the wake of the police shooting…

4 takeaways from the second night of the Republican National Convention

The Republican National convention continued Tuesday night with high-profile speeches from Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and first lady Melania Trump, plus the president’s son Eric Trump and daughter Tiffany Trump. Below, some takeaways. 1. Melania Trump’s case for her husband In Tuesday’s keynote speech, the first lady made the case for her husband, rough…

2nd night of Republican convention is under way: Live news

The Republican National Convention's second night will blend live in-person speeches with pre-recorded segments.  Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is expected to speak from Jerusalem about how Trump's "America First" foreign policy has made the world safer, with a focus on Trump's support for Israel. First Lady Melania Trump, whose convention speech four years ago…

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How Trump Officials Cut The 2020 Census Short Amid The Pandemic

U.S. Census Director Steven Dillingham departs a Sept. 17 news conference in Phoenix. The Trump administration is facing two federal lawsuits over its last-minute decision to cut the 2020 census schedule short. Ross D. Franklin/AP hide caption toggle caption Ross D. Franklin/AP U.S. Census Director Steven Dillingham departs a Sept. 17 news conference in Phoenix.…

Trump Launches ‘Patriotic Education’ Commission, Calls 1619 Project ‘Ideological Poison’

Topline President Trump on Thursday announced several measures aimed at promoting what he called “patriotic education” while blasting progressive efforts at re-examining American history through a race-critical lens as “toxic propaganda.” US President Donald Trump speaks during the White House Conference on American History at the ... [+] National Archives in Washington, DC, September 17,…

Smoke From West Coast Wildfires Has Reached Europe

Topline Smoke from the deadly wildfires raging across the West Coast reached Europe last week and is expected to travel over 5,000 miles again this weekend, according to data released Wednesday by the European Commission’s atmosphere monitoring service, a show of this historic fire season’s continued severity.  A man walks along the banks of the…

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Novel Tool May Predict Bipolar Disorder Long Prior To Beginning

A unique machine learning tool shows promise in predicting the onset of bipolar disorder (BD) years before it occurs, results of a new proof-of-concept study show. Early results of an ongoing prospective cohort study show that factors such as suicide risk, generalized anxiety disorder, and parental physical abuse in individuals at age 18 years are…

ECG Promising for Predicting Major Depression, Treatment Response

Individuals with major depressive disorder (MDD) have an increased heart rate — a finding that may have the potential to identify individuals at risk for the disorder and predict treatment response, early research suggests. Using the rapid-action of the novel antidepressant ketamine and the latest wearable 24-hour electrocardiogram (ECG) technology, investigators found that heart rate…

Vaccines Should Be Obligatory for All HCPs, Group States

All healthcare personnel (HCP) should be required as a condition of employment to be immunized against vaccine-preventable diseases, the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) said in a statement today. "Requiring appropriate immunizations as a condition of employment has been demonstrated to be the most effective strategy for maximizing immunization compliance among HCP," write…