Derron’s drive to help people in need

Features Tyrell Gittens 14 Hrs AgoDerron Power-Bernard plays with his dog Charlie at his home on Tumpuna Road, Arima. PHOTOS BY ANGELO MARCELLE – On November 3, Derron Power-Bernard turned 11. But he wasn’t very concerned about receiving presents for his birthday. Instead of getting more things he didn’t need, Derron wanted to give to…Continue Reading

Davison to drive DJR Mustang next week

The squad’s new recruit will take part in an official Supercars tyre test on the Monday, with the series understood to be sampling a softer, more aggressive compound ahead of 2021. Both DJR and Triple Eight will take part in the test, Jamie Whincup to drive his Red Bull Holden. The test will mark Davison’s…Continue Reading

You drive like a girl: Study shows gender bias in perceptions of ride-sharing performance

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Gender discrimination continues to plague organizations, and “gig economy” businesses, which have thrived over the last decade, are not immune, according to new research from the University of Notre Dame. Gig economy businesses, including Uber and Airbnb, offer temporary positions to independent workers while relying on consumer ratings and reviews as…Continue Reading

Special “Drive Pink” livery for Andretti in Harvest GP

For the last two years, Andretti has sported AutoNation livery at the Belle Isle, Detroit doubleheader but this year the company becomes primary sponsor for the Andretti Herta Autosport entry in the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course double-header, held Thursday through Saturday. “Every October, we celebrate all that we have accomplished through DRV PNK” said…Continue Reading

Backup a sec – is hard drive reliability improving? Annual failure rate from Backblaze comes in at its lowest yet

Backup specialist Backblaze, which has published hard drive failure statistics quarterly since 2013, says its second-quarter 2020 Annualized Failure Rate (AFR) is the lowest ever recorded at 0.81 per cent overall. Backblaze had 142,630 hard drives in use at the end of June, across four data centres, ranging in capacity from 4 to 16TB. One…Continue Reading

New Oral Anticoagulants Drive ACC Consensus on Bleeding

Patients on oral anticoagulants who experience a bleeding event may be able to discontinue therapy if certain circumstances apply, according to updated guidance from the American College of Cardiology. The emergence of direct-acting oral anticoagulants (DOACs) to prevent venous thromboembolism and the introduction of new reversal strategies for factor Xa inhibitors prompted the creation of an…Continue Reading