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Dave Gettleman prioritized Devontae Booker, thinking Giants can’t have too many running backs

Giants General Manager Dave Gettleman used the second overall pick in the 2018 NFL draft on Saquon Barkley, the highest a running back has been drafted in the last 15 years. But Gettleman didn’t want to stop devoting resources to running backs with Barkley. So this offseason, Gettleman signed running back Devontae Booker to a […]

Lifestyle

Newly developed AI uses combination of ECG and X-ray results to diagnose arrhythmic disorders

Kobe University Hospital’s Dr. Nishimori Makoto and Project Assistant Professor Kiuchi Kunihiko et al. (of the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine) have developed an AI that uses multiple kinds of test data to predict the location of surplus pathways in the heart called ‘accessory pathways’, which cause the heart to beat irregularly. […]

Business

Crypto flagship Coinbase jumps 11% after stormy Nasdaq debut

Coinbase Global Inc (COIN.O) shares jumped 11% in early trading on Thursday, a day after the cryptocurrency exchange went public in a high-profile debut on the Nasdaq that briefly valued it at more than $100 billion. The debut, done through a direct listing where no shares are sold ahead of the opening, marked another milestone […]

Technology

Venmo is adding support for users to buy, store, and sell cryptocurrency

Venmo is releasing a feature that will allow users the option to store, buy, and sell popular cryptocurrencies, PayPal announced on Tuesday. Similar to PayPal, Venmo will support four different cryptocurrencies: Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, and Litecoin. PayPal had said last year that Venmo would get support for cryptocurrencies. You can get started with as […]

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World’s longest inner tube water slide measures 3,645 feet long

A theme park in Malaysia was awarded a Guinness World Record after installing a water slide measuring 3,645 feet long. The Penang Escape theme park, operated by the SIM Leisure Group, was awarded the Guinness record for the world’s longest inner tube water slide after it opened in the Teluk Bahang rain forest on Penang […]

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Dave Gettleman on Kyle Rudolph deal: Doctors signed off, we do everything with class

Tight end Kyle Rudolph agreed to a contract with the Giants early in free agency, but there was a bump in the road to making that deal official. A foot injury flagged in Rudolph’s physical created a brief snag and led to questions about how the Giants would proceed, but the veteran wound up signing […]

Lifestyle

Black, Hispanic stroke survivors more likely to have changes in brain’s blood vessels

Intracerebral hemorrhage is a life-threatening type of stroke caused by bleeding within the brain tissue. Survivors are at high risk of having another bleeding stroke. Most of these strokes are caused by changes in the narrowest blood vessels in the brain, a condition known as cerebral small vessel disease. A new study has found that […]

Business

Carbon tax could help Asian countries hit climate targets -IMF

A carbon price that starts low and rises steadily could help Asian countries reach their targets under the Paris climate accord over the next decade, the head of the International Monetary Fund said on Thursday, citing new IMF research. IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva told an event hosted by the People’s Bank of China that […]

Technology

Now the iPad Pro has to live up to the MacBook Air

Today, we’re expecting a grab bag of new products from Apple, headlined by new iPad Pros. Given the relatively minor spec bumps that we got on last year’s iPad Pros, this time around, we’re hoping for a more substantial update. In some ways, it seems likely that Apple will deliver, at least with the larger […]

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$46,000 cash found under floorboards of Massachusetts home

A Massachusetts family hired a professional treasure hunter to investigate decades-old rumors of money hidden in their home — and he found $46,000 under the floorboards. Keith Wille, of Groton, Conn., said he was contacted by a Western Massachusetts family who told him about a rumor of a large sum of money that was concealed […]