Steam Deck 2.0 could focus on battery life over better performance

No word yet on whether the upcoming Steam Deck will aid in preserving the deck’s timber.Machkovech, Sam Customers are becoming curious about what Valve may have in store for an eventual “version 2.0” of the convenient PC gaming portable now that it has been theoretically accessible for roughly 10 months (and has been generally available … Read more

Wall St Week Ahead: US bank stocks falter as recession worries take hold

16 December (Reuters) US bank stock prices are falling in December as concerns about an impending recession and declining profit margins reduce investor interest in the sector. When compared to the wider index (.SPX), which down 5.5% over the same time period, the S&P 500 banking index (.SPXBK) has fallen around 11% this month. Shares … Read more

The student loan company that could topple Biden’s debt relief plan

A mysterious financial services provider just outside of St. Louis may determine the outcome of President Joe Biden’s multibillion-dollar initiative to reduce student loan debt. Six Republican states have filed a lawsuit against the Missouri Higher Education Loan Authority (MOHELA), a state-created loan firm, to block Vice President Biden’s proposal to cancel the debt on … Read more

Pope to give Vatican Parthenon marble fragments to Greek Orthodox Church

Amidst a worldwide reckoning in which Western institutions have started to return remains and artifacts to their nations of origin or have rebuffed pleas to do so, Pope Francis has instructed the Vatican Museums to restore three Parthenon pieces to Greece. The 520-foot frieze that formerly adorned the outside walls of the famous temple and … Read more

Police Blotter: Dec 8 – Dec 15

17 December — Dickinson These are a handful of the calls that the Dickinson Police Department responded to between Thursday, December 8 and early Friday morning, December 16. 7:49 am On December 8 between the hours of 5 and 8 am, a maroon 2017 Chevrolet Traverse was taken from the 1000 block of 4th Avenue … Read more

Medtronic has seen 23 serious medical device recalls in two years

Affected by a significant number of recent major medical device recalls, Medtronic claims it is toughening internal evaluations for purchasing new goods. The firm, which has its operations headquarters in Fridley, has seen an unusually high number of Class I recalls: 11 in 2022 and 12. The most severe, life-threatening medical device issues are given … Read more

CDC moves beyond the COVID emergency with new guidance

In Washington The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated its pandemic advice on the day that President Biden left for South Carolina on his post-infection vacation, signaling a clear departure from the state-of-emergency strategy that has been in effect, at least on the government level, since 2020.The new guidelines, which were unveiled on Thursday … Read more