iFixit launches massive repair database for ventilators and other medical devices

iFixit launches massive repair database for ventilators and other medical devices

Teardown and repair website iFixit has just posted what its CEO Kyle Wiens says is “the most comprehensive online resource for medical repair professionals.” The new database contains dedicated sections for clinical, laboratory, and medical support equipment, in addition to numerous other categories of devices. It also provides more than 13,000 manuals from hundreds of … Read more

Michigan sends mail-in vote applications to all registered voters

Impact of COVID-19 pandemic on sports events around the world

DETROIT (Reuters) – Michigan will send absentee ballot applications to all registered voters, a state official announced on Tuesday, as the state prepares to hold the Nov. 3 election largely by mail due to the coronavirus outbreak. Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson, said 1.3 million permanent absentee voters are normally mailed an application before each … Read more

“This is Just a Paycheck to You”- Edge Drops Truth Bombs Explaining What Separates Him From Randy Orton

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WWE management loved the ‘Last Man Standing’ WrestleMania match between Edge and Randy Orton. This is the reason that their feud has been continued for another pay-per-view. On the opening segment of this week’s Raw, the WWE universe witnessed the ‘Rated-R’ superstar accept Randy Orton’s challenge for the Backlash pay-per-view. “The segment started with Randy … Read more

ChromaCode’s tech to boost COVID-19 testing gets Bill Gates backing – News Brig

ChromaCode’s tech to boost COVID-19 testing gets Bill Gates backing – TechCrunch

Boasting a technology that can dramatically increase the capacity of existing polymerase chain reaction (PCR) testing used to identify people infected with COVID-19 and other illnesses, ChromaCode has attracted new funding from Bill Gates-backed Adjuvant Capital.  “We want a good solution for a resource-limited environment,” says ChromaCode founder and executive chairman Alex Dickinson, a serial entrepreneur … Read more

WHO chief for the Americas voices hope for continued U.S. support as virus surges

WHO chief for the Americas voices hope for continued U.S. support as virus surges

BRASILIA/MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – The World Health Organization’s director for the Americas warned on Tuesday of a coronavirus surge across the region and voiced hope for continuing U.S. help to tackle the outbreak, despite President Donald Trump’s threat to permanently halt WHO funding. FILE PHOTO: Director of the Pan American Health Organization Carissa Etienne makes … Read more

HoloLens 2 heads to South Korea, Taiwan and more countries

HoloLens 2 heads to South Korea, Taiwan and more countries

“They redesigned their anatomy courses and literally rebuilt classrooms to support this joint collaborative, shared holographic experience,” Sullivan said, describing Case Western’s early HoloLens implementation. “In pandemic land, they’re all at home, so they realized, ‘We’ve got all the pieces in place to continue this collaboration and do it remotely.’… They conducted the anatomy classes … Read more

7 popular podcasts with tons of episodes to binge

7 popular podcasts with tons of episodes to binge

So, you’ve got a lot of time on your hands… Whether you’re spending your time tidying up, learning a new hobby, or just bored, podcasts are a great way to dive into new media for free. While people tend to think of podcasts as a newer type of media, plenty have been running for over … Read more

U.S. workers hit McDonald’s with class action over COVID-19 safety

U.S. workers hit McDonald's with action over COVID-19 safety

(Reuters) – Five McDonald’s (MCD.N) workers in Chicago filed a class action lawsuit against the chain on Tuesday, accusing it of failing to adopt government safety guidance on COVID-19 and endangering employees and their families. FILE PHOTO: A McDonald’s restaurant logo in Chicago, Illinois, United States, July 23, 2015. REUTERS/Jim Young McDonald’s failed to provide … Read more