Tesla’s big announcement on batteries has the potential to shape the future of electric cars

It’s the latest innovation push by the Silicon Valley car builder that has aimed to rewrite the rules on electric vehicles, making them performance-oriented and aspirational in a way that has eluded competitors. But electric vehicles constitute a small slice of the overall car market, and to expand, Tesla will need to reign supreme over not only the manufacturing of vehicles but also their lifeblood: batteries.

Tesla CEO Elon Musk took the stage Tuesday to announce plans for tackling that issue at a widely anticipated “Battery Day” event. Unlike at the company’s glitzy Cybertruck unveiling in Los Angeles last year, there was no blockbuster product announcement and no definitive hardware breakthrough.

Tesla instead sought to set its future agenda, headlined by its goal to build a $25,000 mass-market electric car — a niche its long-promised $35,000 Model 3 sedan failed to fill.

The yet-unnamed offering would see its lower price

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Future of CGM Technology Looks Bright

Individuals with diabetes, whether its type 1 or type 2, must check their blood sugar regularly to keep that and their A1c levels monitored and under control.

Some patients test once a day, some more than 6 times a day. Pricking their fingers many times, can present a challenge for patients. Some have issues with compliance and remembering to test, some are scared of the pain from finger pricking, and others have trouble arranging their daily activities and chores around testing their blood sugar levels and managing the disease.

In recent years, many improvements have occurred in terms of testing blood sugars. It started in the 1800s when there were attempts to quantify glucose levels in the urine. This created the basis for testing blood sugars for patients with diabetes. In 1908, for the first time, the Benedict urine glucose copper reagent was developed, becoming the go-to test for next

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Global Temperature Sensors Market 2020 Emerging Technologies, Opportunity Assessment, Projections and Future Opportunities by 2025

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Sep 22, 2020 (CDN Newswire via Comtex) —
The research report by MarketandResearch.biz, titled Global Temperature Sensors Market 2020 by Manufacturers, Regions, Type and Application, Forecast to 2025 draws research, analysis, and estimations by applying reliable knowledge throughout the report. The report concentrates on top players, market segments, competitive landscape, and geographical expansion. The report offers a comprehensive analysis of key growth drivers, key segments, development strategies, market opportunities. The prime objective of this report is to assist the user in taking important decisions related to their business. You will be able to understand the global Temperature Sensors market in terms of its definition, segmentation, market potential, influential trends, and the challenges occurring in this market. The report splits the market size, by volume and value, on the basis of application type and geography.

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The future of rideshare is a remote control rental car

In rideshare, the single largest cost per trip is the driver. It turns out the vast majority of trips have a second driver in every car: a rider with a license.

Imagine a future in which a rental car is as convenient as an Uber at half the price. More specifically, imagine an on-demand, door-to-door rental car (let’s call it an ODDcar for short).

Here’s how it would work:

  1. You hail a car just as you would an Uber or a Lyft
  2. Within minutes, an empty car pulls up to you curbside
  3. Instead of getting into the backseat, you take the wheel
  4. You drive yourself directly to your destination
  5. The empty car departs

How do you get the empty car to and from the rider? Full autonomy will of course answer that question but in a decade or more. In the meantime, we’ll need to rely on remote control —

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How to protect the U.S. from climate change, future pandemics

There have been almost 200,000 deaths in the United States due to the coronavirus pandemic. And now, wildfires raging across the Western seaboard have killed dozens, burned over 3.6 million acres of land and over 6,400 structures. Residents have been cooped up inside to avoid polluted air.

This is a crisis that even the titans of technology and innovation say they’re not able to fix on their own.

What the U.S. needs is for the federal government to spend more money on science, according to several billionaire tech leaders. 

“Let’s imagine a future pandemic — I’m sorry to be the bearer of bad news, but there will certainly be one. And let’s imagine that a global competitor, such as China, not only invents the solution, but keeps it to themselves,” former Google CEO Eric Schmidt wrote in a Medium blog post on September 14, published alongside his new podcast, Reimagine

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Mayo’s Chief Digital Officer: The hospital of the future isn’t just about technology

Technologists conjure up images of the hospital of the future as a network of connected devices, automated systems and virtual visits. While all these innovations are important, Rita Khan said planning for the future of healthcare should go beyond technology alone.

“I think there are a lot of opportunities to step back and not just think about interesting technologies that can be applied,” she said at MedCity INVEST’s virtual conference. “I think care delivery itself will change significantly over the next 10 years.”

Khan was named Mayo Clinic’s first chief digital officer in December. Though Mayo Clinic was no slouch when it comes to technology, Khan was tasked with building solutions that lead to a better consumer experience.

For instance, she’s interested in remote patient monitoring and remote diagnostics. But more broadly, she sees an important opportunity to improve the patient experience and take a more holistic look at care,

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COVID-19 Impact on Medical Oxygen Concentrators Market Size, Competitive Outlook, Future Trends, Growth Insights and Global Industry Analysis By 2024

Medical Oxygen Concentrators Market Size, Trends and Growth Analysis by Product (Portable Oxygen Concentrators and Stationary Oxygen Concentrators), Technology (Continuous Flow, Pulse Dose), Indication (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Asthma, Sleep Apnea), End User and Region – Forecast till 2024

Medical Oxygen Concentrators Market Landscape

Global Medical Oxygen Concentrators Market stocks have outpaced other rivals since the Coronavirus-driven market selloff bottomed out in March, reflecting the advantages of strong exports globally. Market Research Future accumulated some essential facts on the medical oxygen concentrators market had published a report stating that 7.8% is the CAGR will be the future pace of growth. At this pace, the market is probable to outdo revenue of USD 1,755.8 million gains in the year 2018. The new revenue is expected to gain in the years 2019 to 2024 (forecasted period).

The global medical oxygen concentrators market might witness an upsurge owing to the spread of COVID-19.

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Global Cardiac Mapping Market Future Growth, Business Prospects, Forthcoming Developments and Future Investments by Forecast 2027

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Sep 22, 2020 (Heraldkeepers) —
Global Cardiac Mapping Market

Global Cardiac Mapping Market was valued at USD 1.2 billion in 2019 which is expected to reach 2.5 billion by 2027 at a CAGR 8.8%.

The global Cardiac Mapping market is studied in detail in the new report on Qualiket Research. The new report studies the Cardiac Mapping market by profiling its major driving factors and restraining factors, compiling a comprehensive database on the market’s historical growth trajectory and present conditions, and by using easy formulation of calculations and estimations through the use of industry-leading analytical tools and methods. The key economic factors affecting the global Cardiac Mapping market are studied in detail in the global Cardiac Mapping market report, including a detailed assessment of the microeconomic and macroeconomic environment of the market.

Cardiac mapping is a technology

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Diesel Technology’s Role in the Future


Goldman Sachs: These 3 Stocks Are Poised to Surge by at Least 50%

Is it time for the bears to break out the champagne glasses? Not so fast, says Goldman Sachs. Volatility has ruled the Street for the last few weeks, leading some to conclude that those with a more pessimistic outlook had been vindicated, but the firm believes stocks can still climb higher.According to Goldman Sachs’ head of U.S. equity strategy, David Kostin, the S&P 500 could still hit 3,600 by the end of the year, and 3,800 by mid-2021, on the back of vaccine-related optimism and progress with the economic reopening. This would reflect gains of 10% and 16%, respectively, should the index ultimately reach these targets.“Despite the sharp sell-off in the past week, we remain optimistic about the path of the U.S. equity market in coming months. The Superforecaster probability of a mass-distributed vaccine by Q1

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Windstream Secures Future for Long-Term Growth and Technology Leadership

Reduced Debt by More Than $4 Billion and Has Access to Approximately $2 Billion in New Capital to Fuel Sustainable Growth and Value Creation

Windstream Holdings, a communications and software company, today announced that the company has successfully completed its financial restructuring process as a privately held company. Through this process, the company has reduced its debt by more than $4 billion, or approximately two-thirds, and now has access to approximately $2 billion in new capital. With an enhanced capital structure, Windstream is now well-positioned to continue making substantial network and software investments, fuel sustainable growth and drive value for all its stakeholders.

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Windstream President & CEO Tony Thomas (Photo Credit: Karen E. Segrave)

“Today marks the start of a new era for Windstream as an even stronger, more competitive company,” said Tony Thomas, president and chief executive officer

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