‘When I Started Digging, I Was Horrified’: What We Heard This Week

“When I started digging, I was horrified.” — Law student Aurora Kim Paradisis, RN, EdD, discussing what appears to be a trend of unjust nursing board discipline. “I’m not sure that you have the necessary experience or skills to do this job at this moment.” — Sen. Richard Burr (R-N.C.) addressing Xavier Becerra during the…

Intel’s unreleased i7-11700K is being sold and shipped in Germany

WTF?! German retailer Mindfactory listed the unreleased and unannounced Intel Core i7-11700K for over a day, until they were sold out. Now, enthusiasts on German forums are posting photos and screenshots of the next-gen processors. Intel’s eleventh-generation desktop processors, codenamed Rocket Lake, were announced in general terms at CES 2021, but only the flagship i9-11900K…

Insiders say Google lacked the focus and discipline to run a successful game studio

In context: Part of what led to Stadia Games and Entertainment division’s early demise is the underwhelming number of subscribers the platform managed to garner since November 2019. Although Google has not posted official numbers, Bloomberg quotes insiders stating Stadia missed controller sales and monthly active user count goals “by hundreds of thousands.” The low…

Trump calls on states to ‘punish’ big tech with sanctions if they ‘silence conservative voices’

During his CPAC speech, Donald Trump accused big tech of censorship. He said section 230 should be repealed and that states should act if the federal government won’t. Trump said states should sanction Twitter, Google, and Facebook if they “silence conservative voices.” Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. During his speech at…

A Powerful Breastfeeding Ad Aired During the Golden Globes—and Women Are Feeling Seen

Many moms struggle with breastfeeding, but the media rarely depicts the “emotional and physical journey” that comes with new motherhood. A new ad that aired during the Golden Globes aims to change that.On Sunday, February 28, a commercial by a postpartum company called Frida Mom depicted two mothers wrestling with lactation, latching, raw nipples, and…

The UK’s NHS Warned People Not to Follow Gwyneth Paltrow’s COVID Advice

The NHS has urged Gwyneth Paltrow to stop promoting misinformation after she suggested that long-Covid is treatable with “intuitive fasting,” herbal cocktails and visits to an “infrared sauna.”The Goop businesswoman explained in her latest blog post that she started her own treatment after catching Covid-19 and suffering from “long-tail fatigue and brain fog.” She received…

‘Pokemon 25: The Album,’ Featuring Katy Perry, J Balvin & Post Malone, Set for Fall 2021

Katy Perry, J Balvin and another surprise artist will each release a song inspired by the Pokémon franchise, along with a music video and merchandise collection.J Balvin commented on taking part in the project in a statement released on Saturday: “Pokémon is pulling out all the stops for P25 Music, and I’m thrilled to join…

UK’s Sunak says public finances won’t be fixed overnight

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Chancellor of the Exchequer Sunak outside Downing Street, in London By William Schomberg and David Milliken LONDON (Reuters) – British finance minister Rishi Sunak said on Sunday he would not rush to fix the public finances as he readied a budget plan which will pile more borrowing on top of…