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Pfizer lobbies to thwart fraud whistleblowers

by on November 29, 2021 0

Pfizer and others Big drug companies are pushing to block legislation that would make it easier for whistleblowers to hold companies accountable for corporate fraud. Amid a dizzying legislative environment, with great attention to the Build Back Better debate, major corporations including Pfizer are fighting an update to the war-era False Claims Act civil...

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Newly Discovered Extreme “Ultrahot Jupiter” Flies Around Its Star – One Year Only Lasts 16 Hours

by on November 26, 2021 0

The newly discovered planet is relatively close to its star, at a distance of only about 1.5 million kilometers. Credit: NASA, ESA and G. Bacon An “ultrahot Jupiter“has the shortest orbit of all known gas giants. The hunt for planets beyond our solar system has revealed more than 4,000 distant worlds, orbiting stars thousands...

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SD High Court overturns recreational pot law

by on November 24, 2021 0

By Sam Reisman (Nov 24, 2021, 11:43 a.m. EST) – The South Dakota Supreme Court on Wednesday sided with the state governor and overturned a voting initiative to legalize recreational cannabis for adults which was adopted with 54% of the vote. The court ruled in a 4-1 decision that the measure, Amendment A, violated...

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Nvidia announces new platform for creating AI, IT News, ET CIO avatars

by on November 10, 2021 0

In New Delhi, chipmaker Nvidia announced on Wednesday “Omniverse Avatar,” a technological platform for generating interactive artificial intelligence (AI) avatars. Omniverse Avatar connects the company’s technologies in voice AI, computer vision, natural language understanding, recommendation engines and simulation technologies. “The dawn of intelligent virtual assistants has arrived. Omniverse Avatar combines core graphics, simulation, and...

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Montgomery County mask reinstatement mandate if significant spread of COVID-19 occurs for a week

by on November 2, 2021 0

Montgomery County will delay reinstating a face mask warrant for now, although county leaders have said the measure could revert if the community sees a week of severe coronavirus spread. Montgomery County Council voted unanimously on Tuesday against reinstating an indoor public space mask mandate unless health officials report seven consecutive days of substantial...

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