How Opendoor beat Zillow – Video | ZDNet

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How Opendoor beat Zillow 5:25 / December 1, 2021 As competitor Zillow withdrew from the home sales market, startup Opendoor was touting great results. The company credits its success to its ability to forecast home prices better, although clearly, having a ton of money from IPO, and continued equity offerings helps. Read more: Source … Read more

Wearable Fitness Trackers Could Detect COVID Before You Do

Nov. 30, 2021 — Your smartwatch or fitness tracker lets you know how many steps you’ve taken, how much sleep you got, and what your peak heart rate was during that morning workout. What if it could tell you when you’ve been infected with COVID-19 before you notice any symptoms? That’s exactly what a group … Read more

Live Updates: Epstein’s Pilot Says the Cockpit Door Stayed Closed

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ImageLarry Visoski, Jeffrey Epstein’s former pilot, arrived at Federal District Court in Manhattan on Tuesday to continue his testimony. He was the first witness called at Ghislaine Maxwell’s trial. Credit…Dave Sanders for The New York Times When Jeffrey Epstein traveled on one of his private jets, the cockpit door was always closed during flight, one of … Read more

Omicron variant could outcompete Delta, South African disease expert says


The Omicron coronavirus variant detected in southern Africa could be the most likely candidate to displace the highly contagious variant, the director of South Africa‘s communicable disease institute said on Tuesday. The discovery of Omicron has caused global alarm, with countries limiting travel from southern Africa for fear it could spread quickly even in vaccinated … Read more

BioNTech CEO says current vaccine likely to protect against severe COVID from Omicron


BioNTech and ‘s COVID-19 vaccine will likely offer strong protection against any severe disease from the new Omicron virus variant, BioNTech’s Chief Executive told Reuters, as the firm weighs the need to upgrade its commonly used shot. Lab tests are underway over the next two weeks to analyse the blood of people who had two … Read more

Moderna Warns of ‘Material Drop’ in Vaccine Efficacy Against Omicron

Nov. 30, 2021 — The Moderna CEO says existing COVID-19 vaccines will likely be less effective against the new Omicron variant. “There is no world, I think, where [the effectiveness] is the same level … we had with Delta,” Stephane Bancel told the Financial Times. “I think it’s going to be a material drop,” he … Read more

Postpartum Depression Can Harm Women’s Finances

By Robert PreidtHealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Nov. 30, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Besides its terrible impact on mental health, postpartum depression can also bring long-term financial struggles to affected women, new research shows. “These findings highlight the importance of screening and expanding access to mental health support services for low-income pregnant and postpartum women,” said study … Read more