Wall St ends higher, Cisco Systems jumps after forecast

Wall St ends higher, Cisco Systems jumps after forecast

Investors still assessing Wednesday’s Fed minutes Kohl’s slashes 2022 forecasts Indexes: Dow up 0.1%, S&P 500 up 0.2%, Nasdaq up 0.2% NEW YORK, Aug 18 (Reuters) – U.S. stocks ended higher Thursday as an upbeat sales forecast from Cisco Systems helped to lift the technology sector, while data showed the economy remained relatively strong. Investors …

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Why Chemists Rinse Their Glassware Three Times (and Why You Should, Too)

Why Chemists Rinse Their Glassware Three Times (and Why You Should, Too)

In a former life, I was a lab technician in a chemistry lab, where I used a very small portion of the knowledge I had gained studying chemistry for four years. I left that industry over a decade ago, but little habits have stuck with me, particularly when it comes to glassware. I love chemical …

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Dan Price, CEO who cut his pay so workers made at least $70,000, resigns

Dan Price, CEO who cut his pay so workers made at least $70,000, resigns

Comment on this story Comment The Seattle CEO who rose to national prominence for setting a $70,000 minimum salary for all his employees — and slashing his own salary to match — has resigned from the company he founded during college amid accusations of misdemeanor assault. Dan Price said he is stepping down from Gravity …

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Alfa Romeo Isn’t Happy About the Dodge Hornet: Source

Alfa Romeo Isn’t Happy About the Dodge Hornet: Source

The all-new 2023 Dodge Hornet crossover debuted this week, becoming—perhaps somewhat shockingly—the first product the Dodge brand has released in a decade. Yet, a source inside parent-company Stellantis tells us that not everyone in the company is happy—namely Alfa Romeo. It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to notice that the Dodge Hornet and Alfa Romeo …

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Most electric cars are quiet. But Dodge says its future electric muscle car will be super loud

Most electric cars are quiet. But Dodge says its future electric muscle car will be super loud

It’s part of an overall shift from Dodge, the American performance car division of Stellantis, towards electrified vehicles. The brand’s current gas-powered muscle cars, the Charger and Challenger, end production next year. The concept muscle car, called the Dodge Charger Daytona SRT, resembles a model that will go on sale 2024, according to executives. It …

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Blizzard really wants you to know that there’s no pay-to-win in Diablo 4

Blizzard really wants you to know that there’s no pay-to-win in Diablo 4

In a new developer blog, Blizzard has gone to great pains to reiterate something it had already said: Diablo 4’s monetization will not include any way to buy power or gameplay advantages. In extremely careful and definitive language from director of product Kegan Clark, the blog lays out how Diablo 4 will be monetized (beyond …

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‘Diablo IV’ won’t include pay-to-win microtransactions | Engadget

Blizzard has published a long-awaited update on its monetization plans for Diablo IV. The short version of the blog post is that Diablo IV will be a full-priced title with an in-game shop and optional seasonal passes. However, the only way to make your characters more powerful will be by playing the game. Here’s how …

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For many neurodiverse people, 'The Sims' has been a lifelong comfort

For many neurodiverse people, ‘The Sims’ has been a lifelong comfort

Pixel by pixel, life-simulation game “The Sims” has been providing that experience for more than 20 years. Since its first release in 2000, “The Sims” has become one of the best-selling PC games in the world. Time has not dulled its shine, either. “Sims” creators on Twitch and YouTube put the game through its paces, …

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