#ReleaseTheJJCut Brings Conspiracy Theories to Star Wars

Everyone is looking for a #release. In the political Twittersphere, it’s usually about paperwork. #ReleaseTheReport on Russian involvement in the 2016 presidential election. Or, conversely, #ReleaseTheMemo that supposedly damned the entire inquiry. In the portions of the internet most consumed by fandom—stan Twitter, niche subreddits, meme YouTube—the release that people are chasing is often an…

The Morning After: ‘The Mandalorian’ is coming back next fall

It’s that time.Welcome to Engadget’s 2019 year in reviewWhat’s the deal with high-profile streamers leaving Twitch? Is VR finally going to go mainstream now that a Half-Life game is on the way? What’s next for the streaming wars? And when did tech CEOs lose their luster?To commemorate the start of the twenties, next week we’ll…

The Top Biotech Stocks to Watch Following ASH 2019

The annual American Society of Hematology (ASH) conference has historically been fertile ground for revolutionary advances in the treatment of blood disorders and cancers. This year was no exception. Among the thousands of presentations at the conference, a number of groundbreaking advances were reported, including impressive results in multiple myeloma, beta thalassemia, acute myeloid leukemia,…

3 Biotech Stocks That Crushed It in 2019

Here’s why these drugmaker stocks are the year’s top performers. This has been a great year for the overall stock market and a banner year for a handful of drugmakers that don’t even have a product to sell yet.  These three biotech stocks entered 2019 ready to provide market-thumping returns, and they delivered. Let’s look…

A scientist who genetically edited babies was just sentenced to 3 years in prison. Here’s how he did it and why scientists around the world are outraged.

A Chinese court on Monday sentenced He Jiankui, the scientist who claimed in 2018 that the first two gene-edited babies had been born, to three years in prison, according to Chinese state media reports.The court sentenced two of He’s colleagues to time in prison as well, concluding that the three violated Chinese regulations, practiced medicine…

Why Aptose Biosciences Shares Are Jumping Today

Investors excited about the biotech’s prospects are taking the opportunity to buy on the dip following the announcement of a new stock offering. What happened Shares of Aptose Biosciences (NASDAQ:APTO) were jumping 14% higher as of 3:14 p.m. EST on Wednesday. The clinical-stage biotech announced on Tuesday that its public stock offering of more than…

Why TinyML is a giant opportunity

The world is about to get a whole lot smarter. As the new decade begins, we’re hearing predictions on everything from fully remote workforces to quantum computing. However, one emerging trend is scarcely mentioned on tech blogs – one that may be small in form but has the potential to be massive in implication. We’re…