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Doctors Used Bacteria-Killing Viruses to Take Down an Incurable Superbug
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Doctors Used Bacteria-Killing Viruses to Take Down an Incurable Superbug

Medical bottles used to grow phages.Photo: Julien De Rosa/AFP (Getty Images) The enemy of our bacterial enemy can indeed be our friend. In a new case report, doctors say they were able to treat their patient’s long-festering, drug-resistant infection with the help of specially grown bacteriophages—viruses that infect bacteria. Large-scale clinical trials will likely be...

TikTok Ousts Marketing Guy Responsible for TikTok Kitchens and Other Weird Stunts
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TikTok Ousts Marketing Guy Responsible for TikTok Kitchens and Other Weird Stunts

Photo: Phil Barker (Getty Images) The marketing lead behind some of TikTok’s wackiest ideas—from NFTs to ghost kitchens and more—was abruptly ushered out of the company, according to multiple reports. The Information was first to report that marketing chief Nick Tran had abruptly departed from the company yesterday, followed by a confirmation from the New...

Congress weighs cleaning up cryptocurrency mining in the US 
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Congress weighs cleaning up cryptocurrency mining in the US 

On Thursday, members of Congress debated how to make cryptocurrencies greener, as energy-intensive bitcoin mining booms in the US. One of the biggest questions was whether to use renewables to power the energy-hungry mining at the heart of bitcoin’s blockchain, or turn to other blockchains that don’t need as much energy in the first place....

Netflix stock plunges as company misses growth forecast
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Netflix stock plunges as company misses growth forecast

Netflix investors have been worried that the company isn’t adding subscribers fast enough — and today, they started to panic. After Netflix reported lower than projected subscriber additions for the final quarter of 2021, its stock plummeted nearly 20 percent. The plunge was the lowest the stock had dropped since June of 2020, CNBC noted....

Want to preorder Samsung’s next Galaxy phone sight unseen? You can
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Want to preorder Samsung’s next Galaxy phone sight unseen? You can

For the launch of Samsung’s next flagship smartphones — the Galaxy S22, S22 Plus, and S22 Ultra, we think — the Korean electronics giant will once again let you signal your intent to buy its phones before they’re even announced, much less go on sale. So if you’re the kind of person who absolutely needs...

The Future of Software Development in 2022 and Beyond
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The Future of Software Development in 2022 and Beyond

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. As 2022 is now here, tech personnel and firms must take note of the new trends in the software productivity space and adjust accordingly to meet the growing expectations of the market. The future is uncertain, and if we have learned anything from the past several months...