College Avenue business owners were frustrated with the latest construction, citing reduced foot traffic and safety concerns

The main thoroughfare of Collegetown – College Avenue – with its plethora of popular restaurants, convenience stores and apartments, has been the hallmark of Cornell students’ social life for decades. However, in recent years, College Avenue has undergone road work, with the summer and fall of 2022 being the most intensive construction periods. For months, … Read more

The stock market pulls back; Airline stocks break out

The major stock market indices have fallen in the past hour and are near today’s lows, as investors show concern about further interest rate hikes. Chinese stocks are holding up as the Chinese government eased Covid testing policies and restrictions in some cities. X The S&P 500 lost 1.4% while the Nasdaq also returned 1.5%. … Read more

How geospatial technology helps track disease outbreaks

Geospatial technology, or geographic information systems (GIS), has become an essential instrument in healthcare. The technology is at the heart of contact tracing, syndrome surveillance, virus hotspot prediction and quarantine alert systems, with more similar projects currently in medical app development and will soon be put into operation. Let’s look at the prominent GIS applications … Read more

The US Small Business Administration offers disaster loans

Washington DC, December 5, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Today, Administrator Isabella Casillas GuzmanHead of US Small Business Administration (SBA) and the voice of President Biden’s Cabinet for America’s 33 million small businesses, announced that the agency will waive interest for the first year on new disaster loans and extend the initial grace period automatically to … Read more

Here’s how artificial intelligence is changing the film and entertainment industry

Deep fakes (basically) use a form of artificial intelligence to replace one person with another — essentially a face swap — which is the exact term Industrial Light & Magic uses, the company’s visual effects creative director told Fortunes Brainstorm AI Summit on Monday. Speaking on stage at the conference in San Francisco, Rob Bredow, … Read more

The US Small Business Administration offers disaster loans with no interest and no payments for the first year

Washington DC, December 5, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Today, Administrator Isabella Casillas GuzmanHead of US Small Business Administration (SBA) and the voice of President Biden’s Cabinet for America’s 33 million small businesses, announced that the agency will waive interest for the first year on new disaster loans and extend the initial grace period automatically to … Read more

Homeland Security pushes back REAL ID deadline to 2025

Priceline CEO Brett Keller discusses America’s inflation woes and the impact rising costs have had on the airline industry on “Varney & Co.” The Department of Homeland Security announced Monday that the deadline for states to comply with REAL ID requirements for driver’s licenses and ID cards had been extended by two years from May … Read more

Business hopes the ACC continues to bring fans to Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, NC — The 2022 Atlantic Coast Conference Football Championship game between the Clemson Tigers and North Carolina Tar Heels drew more than 60,000 fans to Uptown Charlotte on Saturday, according to the Charlotte Sports Foundation. The game, which has been held in Charlotte for the past several years, will remain in the Queen City … Read more

EarlyBirds can help with the introduction of healthcare technologies for early detection

FORDE, Dec. 5, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — EarlyBirds, an open innovation ecosystem platform of service innovators, early adopters and subject matter experts (SMEs) to collaborate to find ways to accelerate technology development and adoption across an organization wants healthcare organizations to know that they can help with the adoption of new technologies such as for … Read more