Investors grapple with a sense of surrender after the Fed raises interest rates

Investors grapple with a sense of surrender after the Fed raises interest rates

This is the daily notebook of Mike Santoli, CNBC’s senior markets commentator, with ideas about trends, stocks and market statistics. What’s suddenly alarming the market, leading to the downside dam break? Nothing truly sudden, just more of the same — only more so. The Federal Reserve and other central banks (Swiss National Bank, Bank of … Read more

AVX-512 & RPCS3 ‘PlayStation 3 Emulator’ Do Wonders Together, 30% Performance Boost Over CPUs With AVX2

AVX-512 & RPCS3 'PlayStation 3 Emulator' Do Wonders Together, 30% Performance Boost Over CPUs With AVX2

The developer of the RPCS3 ‘PlayStation 3’ emulator has posted a detailed blog highlighting the advantage of AVX-512 on modern CPUs. The blog post helps us understand how AVX-512 works and how it is beneficial for the emulator for those who want to get extra performance. RPCS3 ‘PlayStation 3 Emulator’ Dev Highlights The Performance Advantage … Read more

NBA Finals: Led by MVP Steph Curry, Golden State Warriors win championship with Game 6 victory over Boston Celtics

NBA Finals: Led by MVP Steph Curry, Golden State Warriors win championship with Game 6 victory over Boston Celtics

The victory gives the trio of Curry, Klay Thompson and Draymond Green their fourth title together — all under head coach Steve Kerr — adding to their championships from 2015, 2017 and 2018. They’ve won 21 NBA Finals games together, having recently passed Tim Duncan, Tony Parker and Manu Ginobili (19) for the most NBA … Read more

Experimental Transplant Procedure Allows 3 Kids to Live Without Immune-Suppressing Drugs

Experimental Transplant Procedure Allows 3 Kids to Live Without Immune-Suppressing Drugs

Image: Shutterstock (Shutterstock) Doctors appear to have found a way for some organ transplant recipients to avoid lifelong immune-suppressing drugs. In new research this week, they detail how three children with a rare genetic condition were given a dual bone marrow and kidney transplant in hopes of completely avoiding immune rejection. And up to three … Read more

Sony and Honda create joint EV company, and Sony gets top billing

Sony and Honda create joint EV company, and Sony gets top billing

Sony and Honda have officially signed a joint venture agreement to establish a company to build electric cars together. The new company will be called “Sony Honda Mobility Inc.,” notably giving Sony top billing over the established automaker. The company will also focus on “mobility services,” building on Sony’s January announcement of the formation of … Read more

Starfield players cannot actively pilot their ships to a planet’s surface

Starfield players cannot actively pilot their ships to a planet

facepalm: Bethesda didn’t waste much time whipping up some controversy after its much-hyped Starfield gameplay reveal. The epic space exploration sim doesn’t have real-time flight between space and landfall because Bethesda says that a seamless universe is “not that important” to players. Bethesda finally revealed some gameplay for Starfield over the weekend. One gameplay pillar … Read more

Probiotics Experiment Shows ‘Good Bacteria’ Can Help Treat Depression

Probiotics Experiment Shows 'Good Bacteria' Can Help Treat Depression

Probiotics – the ‘good bacteria’ often claimed to lead to positive health responses – could have a role to play in treating depression, according to a new study involving 47 volunteers who were experiencing depressive episodes. Participants in the research who took probiotic supplements in addition to antidepressants showed a greater improvement in their depressive … Read more

Week of rate hikes has stocks on course for steepest slide since 2020

Week of rate hikes has stocks on course for steepest slide since 2020

Pedestrians are reflected in a window in front of a board displaying stock prices at the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) in Sydney, Australia, February 9, 2018. REUTERS/David Gray/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Everyone except the BOJ is hiking Stocks sink as economy risks grow Yen slips as BOJ leaves … Read more