Why Achillion Pharmaceuticals Stock Jumped Today

Great results from an early-stage clinical study provided a big boost to this small biotech. Keith Speights Jul 22, 2019 at 3:41PM Health Care What happened Shares of Achillion Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:ACHN) are jumping today, up 13.2% as of 3:07 p.m. EDT, after the biotech announced positive results from a phase 1 clinical study evaluating experimental…

Why Neurocrine Biosciences Stock Is Jumping Today

Strong second-quarter results announced after the close Monday boosted market optimism about this small biotech. Keith Speights Jul 30, 2019 at 12:25PM Health Care What happened Shares of Neurocrine Biosciences (NASDAQ:NBIX) were trading almost 10% higher as of 12:20 p.m. EDT Tuesday after the biotech  company announced better-than-expected second-quarter results after the market closed on…

iOS AR app Wonderscope teaches kids about bullies in space – CNET

Wonderscope’s new AR experience, Clio’s Cosmic Quest, teaches young readers about space. Within  Wonderscope, an augmented reality storytelling app for Apple devices, added a new interactive experience to its library of immersive, educational stories Tuesday: Clio’s Cosmic Quest brings young readers along for a journey with a cute purple space particle (who’s dealing with a jerk in…

Apple’s [AR]T Walk Showcases the Potential of a New Medium

Augmented reality (AR), the less enveloping sibling of virtual reality, infuses the real world with imaginative additions. Often viewed through wearable lenses or through the screen of a smartphone, AR pits fantastical scenes alongside actual passersby and preexisting structures. This technological art form has become the medium of choice for Apple‘s newest experiential initiative, [AR]T…

Russia wants to arm its troops with small drones that drop bombs because ISIS did it

Russia is planning to supply its troops with small-scale drones that can drop bombs, Russian news site Izvestia reported last week. The quadcopters outfitted with explosives are modeled after similar commercial drones rigged with explosive devices used by ISIS fighters in Syria. “This is a very tactical [unmanned aerial vehicle], we’re talking about small UAV…

DJI slims down and simplifies its smartphone gimbal

As we noted last month, DJI’s camera stabilizer line began life as an offshoot of the company’s drone offerings. Since then, however, it’s grown into a pretty massive portfolio in its own right, spanning from SLR to standalone pocket offerings. For obvious reasons, the Osmo Mobile has been one of the more popular models. Designed…