Powercast’s Ubiquity uses RF to charge devices wirelessly

Connect with gaming and metaverse leaders online at GamesBeat Summit: Into the Metaverse 3 this February 1-2. Register here. Powercast has unveiled its Ubiquity wireless power transmitters, which use radio frequency (RF) power to charge devices over the air. The Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania-based company showed off its Ubiquity transmitter, an ultra-low-cost RF power transmitter, at CES … Read more

A stock market reading so bearish, it’s bullish

This article first appeared in the Morning Brief. Get the Morning Brief sent directly to your inbox every Monday to Friday by 6:30 am ET. Subscribe Wednesday, January 4, 2023 Today’s newsletter is by Julie Hyman, anchor and correspondent at Yahoo Finance. Follow Julie on Twitter @juleshyman. Read this and more market news on the … Read more

Bringing MRIs into sharper focus: Durham firm secures FDA approval for drug-and-device combo

Editor’s note: Each Wednesday WRAL TechWire takes a deep dive into promising companies, technologies and emerging leaders. Today we focus on Durham medtech firm Polarean Imaging. +++ RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK – Polarean Imaginga Durham-based medical imaging technology company, has received regulatory clearance for a drug and device combination product that helps doctors visualize lung function … Read more

The Risk of a Financial Meltdown Are Rising Into 2023

Text size There’s a real risk that the world’s central banks will challenge financial markets with the undesirable combination of high interest rates and a recession, writes Desmond Lachman. Graeme Sloan/Bloomberg About the author: Desmond Lachman is a senior fellow at the American Enterprise Institute. He was a deputy director in the International Monetary Fund’s … Read more

Breaking down the City Final matchups

The United Cup began six days ago in three cities across Australia, with 18 nations competing in six groups. Now, it’s down to just six. Wednesday’s City Finals in Sydney, Perth and Brisbane will feature five matches (two women’s and men’s singles and one mixed doubles) in two sessions. Four of the top five seeded … Read more

C’s defense reaches new low in blowout loss

Celtics-Thunder takeaways: C’s defense reaches new low in blowout loss originally appeared on NBC Sports Boston The Boston Celtics’ four-game road trip is off to a dismal start. After dropping Sunday’s game in Denver, the C’s were outclassed by the Oklahoma City Thunder on Tuesday night, 150-117. OKC led by as many as 37 points … Read more

Habitual Checking of Social Media May Impact Young Adolescents’ Brain Development

Summary: Adolescents’ brains may become more sensitive when anticipating social rewards and punishments over time with increased social media usage. The findings reveal how social media usage could have important and long-standing consequences for brain development. Source: UNC Chapel Hill In one of the first long-term studies on adolescent neural development and technology use, researchers … Read more