Guardant Health (GH) Q4 2018 Earnings Conference Call Transcript

GH earnings call for the period ending December 31, 2018.
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The Latest: 16 arrested at NYC student climate protest

BERLIN (AP) — The Latest on global climate protests by students (all times local):
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Well, fine: Ezra Miller's just going to write his own damn Flash movie, then

Although Warner Bros.’ slate of D.C. Comics movie properties appear to have dug themselves out of the grim, self-serious Snyder Hole they were toiling in a few years back—with lighter, less continuity-addicted movies like Wonder Woman drawing rave reviews, and Aquaman an actual, certified hit—not all members of the…Read more...
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The Latest: NY students wage climate protests, some arrests

BERLIN (AP) — The Latest on global climate protests by students (all times local):
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Nothing Can Stop Captain Marvel's Cat-Based Domination, and More Purrfect Toys This Week

Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9's regular round up of the best and brightest in wallet-emptying goodness on the internet. This week: Goose’s thrall over us all tightens its furry grip, Netflix’s new Tokusatsu star gets an incredible figure, and we’re up, up and away with TV’s Supergirl. Check it out!Read more...
Tags: Toys, Science, Netflix, Game Of Thrones, Super Mario Bros, Hasbro, Goose, Plush, Ultraman, Winterfell, Captain Marvel, Threezero, Bob Omb, Toy Aisle, Wrebbit, The Red Keep

Axiom Verge Developer And Distributor Say Its Publisher Owes Them Over $250,000

Axiom Verge, the celebrated Metroidvania from developer Tom Happ, is getting a physical release on Wii U this year. That’s the good news. The bad news is that the game’s distributor Limited Run Games and its business manager Dan Adelman have said that its publisher BadLand Games still owes them around a quarter…Read more...
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The Great Final Battle Over Your Juul Has Begun

Despite the announcement of Scott Gottlieb’s sudden resignation from the Food and Drug Administration earlier this month, the FDA commissioner said he remains confident that tighter regulation of the e-cigarette and tobacco industries following his departure will continue. And that means Juul isn’t off the hook just…Read more...
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Disease may be killing California desert bighorn sheep

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — A new survey has found a sharp decline in desert bighorn sheep in Southern California, and biologists suspect the cause is a disease contracted from domestic animals. The California Department of Fish and Wildlife says a survey earlier this month counted 60 bighorns in the Mount San Gorgonio region east of […]
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Opioid Maker Purdue Promises Not to Profit from Its New Overdose Antidote

One of the major instigators to the opioid crisis is looking to sell its own drug to save people from deadly overdoses—but the company swears it won’t be pocketing the profits.Read more...
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Watch the U.S. Air Force launch a new satellite live right here

It's been an eventful week for spaceflight, with the biggest news being the hotly anticipated launch of the Soyuz rocket carrying a pair of NASA astronauts going smoothly on Thursday, but we're not done yet. The U.S. Air Force is about to close out the week with the launch of a shiny new Wideband Global SATCOM (WGS) communications satellite, and it's using a Delta IV rocket from United Launch Alliance to make it happen. The launch, which will be the second Delta IV launch from ULA th...
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Pompeo seen attending Finland Arctic talks amid China concerns

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is expected to attend the May 6-7 Arctic Council meeting in Finland in a show of Washington's commitment to the region amid growing U.S. concern about China's interests there, a senior U.S. official said on Friday. Canada, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Russia, Sweden and the United States are members of the Council, which coordinates Arctic policy and is gaining clout as sea ice thaws to open up new trade routes and intensify competition for its oil, gas...
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U.S. Interior official suggests Trump drilling proposal will include Atlantic: recording

The comments come as the administration of President Donald Trump prepares to release a new five-year drilling plan proposal for federal waters that could vastly expand available acreage, part of its broader agenda to maximize U.S. oil, gas and coal production. Interior's assistant secretary for land and minerals management, Joe Balash, said in his speech that the department had been working to permit seismic testing off the East Coast - noting that the department would not have undertaken the ...
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Gore: US getting close to political shift on climate change

ATLANTA (AP) — Former Vice President Al Gore believes the U.S. is nearing a political tipping point, with the 2020 Democratic presidential field offering voters the chance to replace President Donald Trump with someone “committed heart and soul” to combating climate change. Gore, who emerged as a leading climate activist after losing the 2000 presidential […]
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The Latest Captain Marvel Funko Pops Are Motherflerken Petrifying

Whether you love or loathe the homogenized, big-head-and-black-eyed stylization of Funko Pops, there’s something you’re probably going to be united on here: The latest figures they’ve made for Captain Marvel are a goddamn nightmare.Read more...
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Here's What New York's Climate Strike Looked Like

NEW YORK, NEW YORK—Friday is the day the climate strike officially went global, and the day it found a new home in the U.S. There more than 400 events around the country, but the epicenter was New York where the movement found its first roots in the country.Read more...
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'Bomb cyclone' triggers flooding on Mississippi, Missouri rivers

Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts issued an emergency declaration for the state, citing forecasts of up to 2 feet (0.61 m) of snow and high winds that are expected to make travel "difficult to impossible" on roads. "Nebraskans should watch the forecast closely in the coming days and be prepared for severe weather events in conjunction with potential historic flooding," Ricketts said in the declaration. "Widespread and extremely dangerous flooding will continue today and tonight," the National We...
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Are eggs good or bad for you? New research rekindles debate

The latest U.S. research on eggs won't go over easy for those who can't eat breakfast without them.
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Receding Chilean glacier a sign of accelerating climate change

In the space of just two weeks, two large icebergs broke off the Grey Glacier in Chilean Patagonia -- a sign of accelerating climate change, experts say. The Grey Glacier is one of the main sights in the Torres del Paine national park popular with tourists and hikers. A giant iceberg the size of six football pitches -- 8.8 hectares (22 acres) -- broke away from the glacier on February 20 and another six hectare piece detached on March 7.
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The Latest: NY organizer vows more climate protests

BERLIN (AP) — The Latest on global climate protests by students (all times local):
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Tens of thousands of young Canadians march for climate action

Tens of thousands young Canadians marched on Friday as part of global demonstrations calling for action to stem climate change. "When you have winds of change, demanded by young people like this, governments have a moral duty to listen and act on the environment," Montreal university student Cedric Remy, 21, told AFP. Classrooms in capitals from Bangkok to Berlin and Lagos to London emptied as organizers of the student strike called demonstrations in more than 100 countries.
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Big Tech's Favorite Excuse for Letting Hate Go Viral Is a Great Argument Against Big Tech

Every horrifying moment amplified by social media follows the same basic script, and Friday’s livestreamed deadly terrorist attack in New Zealand, which left at least 49 people dead and dozens injured, hits all the usual plot points of hate going viral online.Read more...
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75 protesters arrested, 11 policemen injured in Algiers: police

ALGIERS (Reuters) - A total of 75 protesters were arrested and 11 policemen were slightly injured in demonstrations in the Algerian capital on Friday, police said. Hundreds of thousands of people crammed into central Algiers on Friday in the biggest protests against President Abdelaziz Bouteflika's 20-year rule since unrest began last month. (Reporting by Abdelaziz Boumzar, writing by Hesham Hajali, editing by Andrew Heavens)
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Con Edison faces potential fine over breaches of safety rules

After receiving allegations in a 2016 anonymous letter that utility contractors had cheated on operator qualification exams, the New York State Public Service Commission (PSC) said it directed gas companies to look into it. Con Edison found evidence of cheating at two contractors, the PSC said, and violations of construction requirements at work done by the contractors. A spokesman for Con Edison said the company was reviewing the order and would provide an appropriate response.
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The Root New Zealand Mosques Shooting Suspect Called Trump a ‘Symbol of White Supremacy’ and Claimed

The Root New Zealand Mosques Shooting Suspect Called Trump a ‘Symbol of White Supremacy’ and Claimed He Was Just a ‘Regular White Man’ Ensuring a ‘Future for My People’ | Jezebel This $500 Billion Lawsuit Against Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman Is Inspiring | Deadspin  Read more...
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Students Lead a Worldwide Climate Strike. Will Adults Listen?

"Our world leaders are the ones acting like children," says a 13-year-old striker in New York
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The 10 Best Deals of March 15, 2019

We see a lot of deals around the web over on Kinja Deals, but these were our ten favorites today.Read more...
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If You Pirated a Copy of Photoshop, You’re as Much a ‘Hacker’ as Beto O’Rourke 

Beto O’Rourke, former senate candidate and current dad with a skateboard, has lost much of his shine since losing to Ted Cruz in November. When you’re not running against a brazen ghoul who cosplays as the Penguin 24/7, name-checking bands like Minor Threat and Metallica as a middle-aged man does a lot less to cover…Read more...
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Brian Wong, Startup Founder and Leadership Author, Indicted on Sexual Assault Charge

Wong, now 27, was indicted by a grand jury Friday on felony charges of sexual assault. The indictment stems from events during an evening at the South by Southwest festival in Austin, Texas three years ago that Wong and his date remember very differently. “Brian Wong is innocent of this three-year-old baseless accusation leveled against him,” Wong’s lawyer, Sam Bassett, said in a statement.
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In 1997, NASA's Pathfinder Mission Unknowingly Landed Near the Shores of a Ancient Martian Sea

Nearly 25 years ago, the Pathfinder spacecraft explored a suspected floodplain on Mars. Unbeknownst to NASA at the time, the waters that long ago carved Pathfinder’s landing site spilled out from a previously undocumented inland sea nearby, new research shows.Read more...
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Lotus Cars Boss Confirms There's Life in the Esteemed Brand Yet

An all-new sports car is coming later this year, and the good news is that the U.S. will be a crucial part of the Lotus sales strategy in the future.
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