Sisters use social media to plead for safe return of Veta Belford who went missing from Sacramento Home Depot two weeks ago

Three sisters in Sacramento, California are using social media to plead for the safe return of their sibling, 19-year-old Veta Belford, who has been missing for two weeks. “We just want to know that she’s safe,” Veta’s older sister, Easter Kitiona, told Dateline. “We hope someone will see her photos and come forward with information.” […]

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Machine learning that predicts anti-cancer drug efficacy

With the advent of pharmacogenomics, machine learning research is well underway to predict patients’ drug response that varies by individual from the algorithms derived from previously collected data on drug responses. Entering high-quality learning data that can reflect a person’s drug response as much as possible is the starting point for improving the accuracy of […]

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Jittery Wall Street banks ‘war game’ the election with drills, client calls, special pollsters

Large Wall Street banks have been running “war game” drills in their trading businesses and preparing clients for unexpected scenarios around the U.S. election next week, hoping to avoid liquidity crunches or technical errors as markets react to news of who will be running the White House and Congress, industry sources said. There is more […]

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Patreon will remove creator accounts that promote QAnon content

Patreon has updated its policies and will no longer support creator accounts on its platform that “advance disinformation promoting the QAnon conspiracy theory,” the company announced in a blog post. A “small number of creators” on Patreon have supported QAnon with their work, the platform says, adding it’s taking action because “a number of other […]

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