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'Sci-fi' electrode sleeve offers new hope for millions of paralysis patients

By Emily DeCiccio

Cutting-edge technology is giving new hope to millions of people living with paralysis across the United States. Researchers at The Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research have successfully developed a light-weight, wearable electrode sleeve that regulates and triggers finger movement in quadriplegics.

Companies Abandon Prince Andrew After Calamitous Epstein Interview

By Elian Peltier

The British royal was urged to tell the F.B.I. about his friendship with the disgraced Manhattan financier.

Bricks-and-Mortar Is Dead. Let’s Open a Store.

By Guy Trebay

Emily Bode is betting, with her first store, that consumers still want to experience shopping IRL.

Yvonne Rainer Revives Her β€˜Mattress Monster’ Dance

By Gia Kourlas

In collaboration with Emily Coates, the choreographer has reconstructed the rarely seen 1965 “Parts of Some Sextets” for Performa.

Cannabis company co-founder calls for more transparency amid vaping investigations, bans

By Emily DeCiccio

Health officials have urged consumers to stay away from THC-containing products amid an investigation in hundreds of vaping-related illnesses.

Emily Greer, Kongregate CEO and co-founder, steps down

By Robert Briel

Emily Greer leaving CEO post 13 years after co-founding the top game destination Kongregate and leading its growth into Mobile and PC gaming.

MTG portfolio company and leading publisher of mobile, PC, console and web games, Kongregate, has announced that CEO and co-founder Emily Greer is leaving the company to pursue a new gaming venture.

Emily co-founded Kongregate with her brother Jim Greer in 2006, working initially as COO, until she assumed the CEO position in 2014. Pany Haritatos, Kongregate’s current COO, will serve as interim CEO.

MTG is in discussions to invest in Emily’s new venture through the gaming start-up VC fund.

“Jim and I founded the company with the goal of helping small and independent game developers become successful, to help them find an audience, and compete in a crowded and complex gaming marketplace,” said Emily.

“I could not be more proud of our accomplishments, the Kongregate team, and the culture we’ve built. Kongregate is smart, caring, resilient, and committed to respecting our players, developers and each other. I am also grateful to MTG for their investment in Kongregate, which has helped fuel our new initiatives and growth since our acquisition.”

“We would like to thank Emily for all she has done for Kongregate, and we wish her the very best,” said Jorgen Madsen Lindemann, CEO and President of Kongregate’s parent company MTG.

“She is a true industry icon and thought leader, and we are proud and thankful for having had the opportunity to work with her at Kongregate. We are also excited about the potential to continue our partnership, as MTG is exploring backing her new venture through the MTG gaming VC fund.”