Palihapitiya’s $16 mln bet on Clover worth $682 mln on Reddit rally

Serial dealmaker Chamath Palihapitiya’s $16 million investment in the special purpose acquisition company that took Clover Health Investments Corp public was worth $682 million on Tuesday after a Reddit-fueled rally in the health insurer’s shares. Clover shares ended trading up 86% on Tuesday as it became the latest ‘meme stock’ to capture the imagination of […]

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I’ve been trying milk substitutes in my tea – it’s a stomach-churning experience

Following my bleating about the ethical complexities of milk, I have been experimenting with plant-based options, prompted by many helpful suggestions from non-dairy evangelists. This has involved numerous sacrifices to the dark lord Tetra Pak, and the kind of side-effects you see on medicine packaging: nausea, dysphagia and vomiting. I’m ultra-sensitive to tannin, but addicted […]

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Apple finally supports Windows Precision Touchpad gestures in new Boot Camp update

Apple is finally adding support for Windows Precision Touchpad drivers in its latest Boot Camp update. The new 6.1.15 update includes support for Windows Precision Touchpad, including single tap to click, lower-right corner to right-click, down motion to scroll up, and three or four finger gestures. Various Reddit users noticed the surprise update went live […]

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This Single Tree Could Restore Degraded Land, Create a Biofuel Revolution, Power Cars, and Feed Families

Growing across much of Asia, it’s known by many names: including Indian Beech, pongamia, Karum tree, kranji, and malapari. Pongamia pinnata is a member of the pea family that is being considered by Indonesian forestry experts for potential landscape restoration and the future of bioenergy. A number of big challenges are bearing down on the […]

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