Bionano Genomics to Acquire BioDiscovery for $100M; Shares Rise 4.9%

Shares of genome analysis company Bionano Genomics, Inc. (BNGO) jumped 4.9% on Tuesday and closed at $5.40 in extended trade after the company announced that it signed a definitive agreement to acquire BioDiscovery, Inc., a genomics data-focused software company, for $100 million. The consideration will be paid in a combination of equity and cash. Bionano … Read more

Weekend estimates: Venom delivers pandemic-era-record $90 million as No Time to Die and Dune both top $100m internationally

Venom: Let There Be Carnage will set a new pandemic-era benchmark this weekend, with Sony Pictures projecting a stellar $90-million opening weekend as of Sunday morning, easily eclipsing the $80-million debut of Black Widow back in July. That number also represents a very solid 7.8 times the movie’s Thursday-evening preview number, which suggests good word … Read more

Boeing Joins the Space Race, Invests $100M in Richard Branson’s Virgin Orbit

rvolkan / Getty Images Aviation and aerospace giant Boeing upped the ante in the commercial space race by putting $100 million into Richard Branson’s Virgin Orbit satellite launch startup. See: Numbers Behind the Modern-Day Space Race: Why Billionaires Are Obsessed With Going To Space and How Much They’re SpendingFind: Back from Space and Wanting More: … Read more

Lamont Marcell Jacobs surprise winner of the 100m at the Olympics

JEWEL SAMAD via AFPLamont Marcell Jacobs, new Olympic 100m champion, celebrates his victory on Sunday August 1 in Tokyo. OLYMPIC GAMES – A birth in Texas, an absent father and a muscular body, covered in tattoos: the Italian Lamont Marcell Jacobs, unexpected Olympic champion of the 100 m, exploded in the face of the planet … Read more

Olympic Games 2021 – Athletics: who is Marcell Jacobs, the Olympic 100m champion from Tokyo?

Forget Trayvon Bromell, Fred Kerley, Ronnie Baker or Andre De Grasse. The new Olympic 100m champion, Usain Bolt’s successor, is called Marcell Jacobs. The 26-year-old from Italy dominated the favorites to clinch the ultimate track and field title and surprise the Tokyo Olympics. Raised alone by his mother The story of Lamont Marcell Jacobs, of … Read more

Expresso rostrum: big games | The world was rooting for mom Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, but it was Elaine Thompson who revalidated the 100m title in Tokyo

The Olympic Stadium is suddenly pitch black. From nowhere, only the hectometer lights up. The eight finalists are at the end and the announcement of the names of the women who will fight for the title of the 100 meters is quite impressive, with the names and faces of the athletes recorded on the track, … Read more

Tokyo: Elaine Thompson-Herah makes history and wins gold in the 100m race for Jamaica

Drafting BBC News World 6 hours Image source, Getty Images Jamaican Elaine Thompson-Herah has made history by taking gold in the women’s 100-meter dash. Fleeting, light, practically dominating from the start, Thompson-Herah also became the second fastest woman in history after completing the race in just 10.61 seconds. Only American Florence Griffith-Joyner has run faster … Read more