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111: Q1 Earnings Snapshot

May. 23, 2024 05:22 AM EDT

SHANGHAI (AP) — SHANGHAI (AP) — 111 Inc. (YI) on Thursday reported a loss of $1.9 million in its first quarter. The Shanghai-based company said it had a loss of 2 cents per share. The Operator of a digital and mobile healthcare platform in China posted revenue of...

Yankees owner Hal Steinbrenner credits clubhouse technology for improved health, fast start

May. 22, 2024 17:42 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Yankees owner Hal Steinbrenner credits new clubhouse technology with helping New York get off to an AL-best 33-17 start, is pleased Juan Soto has bonded with teammates and fans, and is confident his club can return to the playoffs after a one-year absence. “Our...

Can pink noise enhance sleep and memory? Early research drives a color noise buzz

May. 20, 2024 14:28 PM EDT

You may have heard of white noise used to mask background sounds. Now, it has colorful competition. There’s a growing buzz around pink noise, brown noise, green noise — a rainbow of soothing sounds — and their theoretical effects on sleep, concentration and the relaxation...

Biden hikes tariffs on Chinese EVs, solar cells, steel, aluminum — and snipes at Trump

May. 14, 2024 17:45 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden slapped major new tariffs on Chinese electric vehicles, advanced batteries, solar cells, steel, aluminum and medical equipment on Tuesday, taking potshots at Donald Trump along the way as he embraced a strategy that's increasing friction between the world's...

New US tariffs on Chinese electric vehicles, batteries and solar cells could raise consumer prices

May. 14, 2024 16:43 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — New tariffs on Chinese electric vehicles and batteries, solar cells, medical equipment and other goods are intended to protect U.S. jobs and manufacturers. They could raise prices on certain specific items, experts say, though a broad inflationary impact is unlikely in the short...

Will AI replace doctors who read X-rays, or just make them better than ever?

May. 14, 2024 15:25 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — How good would an algorithm have to be to take over your job? It’s a new question for many workers amid the rise of ChatGPT and other AI programs that can hold conversations, write stories and even generate songs and images within seconds. For...

Florida man sentenced to 3 years in prison for firebombing California Planned Parenthood clinic

May. 13, 2024 21:49 PM EDT

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A 21-year-old Florida man was sentenced Monday to three and a half years in prison for firebombing a Southern California Planned Parenthood clinic in 2022, federal prosecutors said. Xavier Batten pleaded guilty in January to one felony count of possessing...

A cyberattack forces a big US health system to divert ambulances and take records offline

May. 10, 2024 21:50 PM EDT

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A cyberattack on the Ascension health system operating in 19 states across the U.S. forced some of its 140 hospitals to divert ambulances, caused patients to postpone medical tests and blocked online access to patient records. An Ascension spokesperson said it...

US plans to impose major new tariffs on EVs, other Chinese green energy imports, AP sources say

May. 10, 2024 19:03 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration plans to impose major new tariffs on electric vehicles, semiconductors, solar equipment and medical supplies imported from China, according to a U.S. official and another person familiar with the plan. Tariffs on electric vehicles, in...

Sweetgreen, Natera rise; Collegium Pharmaceutical, Akamai fall, 5/10/2024

May. 10, 2024 16:29 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that traded heavily or had substantial price changes on Friday: Sweetgreen Inc., up $8 to $31.56. The salad restaurant chain beat analysts' first-quarter revenue forecasts. Mettler-Toledo International Inc., up $219.83 to...