Technological innovations open patients’ eyes

From artificial intelligence to augmented reality, new technologies are revolutionising eyecare and transforming the lives of those suffering with sight loss It’s 2025 and you make a routine visit to the opticians. You go through the usual tests and then the optician has a warning for you — you’re at risk of stroke or even […]

GrocerKey transforms brick and mortar retailers into digital leaders

Our tagline succinctly describes what we are in business to do at GrocerKey: transform brick and mortar retailers into digital leaders. The business was founded after I had successfully operated an e-commerce-enabled on-demand grocery delivery service in Madison for roughly a decade (2006-2015). In an effort to leverage our deep e-grocery operations experience and robust […]

Blue Dart to invest Rs 200 crore to expand reach, upgrade technology

The expansion exercise will result in the company being able to service each of the over 19,000 pincodes across the country by December. Domestic logistics major Blue Dart, a part of the Deutsche Post DHL group, is targeting to invest Rs 200 crore for expanding reach and upgrading technology. The expansion exercise will result in […]

Accuray saves lives through cancer treatment

A powerhouse behind breakthrough cancer treatments sits on Madison’s far west side. Accuray Inc.’s team of nearly 300 engineers, physicists, and others brings life-saving technologies to physicians and their patients worldwide. With roots at UW-Madison and Stanford University, Accuray Inc.’s products — including the next-generation TomoTherapy platform called the Radixact System, and the CyberKnife System […]

Why rising bond yields are not yet an obstacle for US equities

These are trying times for the “Fed Model”. This is not necessarily a problem for the Federal Reserve, and perhaps should not be surprising, but it does show that some assumptions that have long been taken for granted now need to be questioned. The Fed Model, for the uninitiated, is the name given to the […]

This government loan forgiveness program has rejected 99% of borrowers so far

Only 96 people are included in the first cohort of borrowers of the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program So far, roughly 99% of processed applications for forgiveness under a government program aimed at helping public servants manage their federal student-loan debt had their applications rejected. As of June 30 of this year, about 28,000 borrowers […]

Global equities mostly gain, weak pound lifts British stocks

New York: Global stock markets mostly rose Friday, with London’s equity market benefiting from a weaker pound, as optimism on the US economic outlook outweighed lingering trade war worries. European equities were all solidly higher at the close. US stocks were mixed, with the Dow rising to a second straight record and the Nasdaq retreating. […]

The Current State Of U.S. Equities

Friday was quadruple witching day. That means that many index futures and options, plus stock futures and options expired. With expectations of increased volatility after new all-time highs in the S&P 500 (SPY) and Dow Jones Industrials (DIA), the day was comparatively placid. Yet another example of the volatility is in the hype, not the […]

Why the balance of power on city council could rest on a handful of races

With veteran incumbents going head-to-head, it’s not clear what political stripe will prevail One big question about Toronto’s municipal election has finally been answered. Barring something truly absurd, voters will elect 25 councillors on Oct. 22. Lots of questions remain, however. An important one: what will this new 25-member city council look like? And how […]

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