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Top Hardware unicorns in the world right now

Unicorns (private companies valued at over $1 Billion) have grown globally over the years with over 200 in existence right now in so many tech sectors with the bulk coming from e-commerce and Fintech, Hardware has always been a very competitive space with companies getting to heavily go head-to-head with each other to grab consumer and enterprise attention, Right here, We are bringing the list of the current hardware unicorns that are making huge revenues and currently gaining very good traction, These companies all together are worth more than a whooping $70 Billion and got revenues of over $20 Billion last year alone.

They are:

Xiaomi

image credit : Xiaomi

Founded just 8 years ago by the 8 people pictured above with Lei Jun (middle) as the major player, Xiaomi which is notable for its high end smartphones coming at cheaper prices made a whooping $18 Billion in last year's revenue and currently commands a huge private valuation of $46 Billion after raising a total of $3.4 Billion a…

23andMe gets FDA approval to sell DNA test for Breast Cancer risk

Anne Wojcicki, 23andMe C.E.O

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has cleared 23andMe to pitch specifically to customers a DNA test for gene mutations connected to breast cancer, making it the main purchaser DNA testing organization to win the office’s endorsement for a cancer risk screening.

The new test will examine DNA for three particular BRCA1 and BRCA2 breast cancer gene mutations. Despite the fact that there are in excess of 1,000 known BRCA mutations, the 23andMe test will center around three mutations most regular in individuals of Ashkenazi Jewish drop. The variations are far less regular in different populaces.


Shirley Wu, 23andMe’s executive of item sciences saod that the organization concentrated on those three mutations in view of the broad collection of logical writing supporting their connect to cancer, and plans to in the end offer tests for other conceivably unsafe variations.


“This test offers high an incentive to customers,” Wu said. “The logical legitimacy is obvious.”


Studies propose that exactly 1 out of 40 individuals of Ashkenazi drop has one of these three variations, Wu stated, and ladies with one of the variations have a 45 percent to 85 percent shot of creating breast cancer by age 70.


The genes likewise recommend a higher risk of ovarian cancer in ladies, and breast cancer in men.




“Customarily you just would get tested for BRCA in the event that you have a family history of cancer” said Wu. “We are giving a test people at risk that generally would have been missed. This is a mammoth advance forward for shoppers in giving them coordinate access.”


Eric Topol, a geneticist at the Scripps Institute, was more tempered in his eagerness.


“This is extremely constrained data on three mutations that are known to be pathogenic for BRCA,” he told Gizmodo.


He said that more exhaustive yet at the same time cheap tests by organizations like Color offer a more total picture of risk. The distinction, however, is that Color’s tests must be requested by a doctor.


“Those tested can get the false figment that they are not transporters, when in reality they may have other of many known practical mutations,” Topol said. “The new offering by 23andMe is superior to nothing, yet we have to (and can) improve.”




The FDA, in its declaration of the news, likewise noticed that most instances of cancer are not caused by innate gene mutations. And a National Cancer Institute consider, though one from 1997, discovered less commonness of the change among ladies of Ashkenazi better than average, identifying it in just 2 percent of Ashkenazi Jewish individuals.


All things considered, at $199, the test offers an economical contrasting option to testing through a specialist’s office, which can wind up costing thousands of dollars.


And, as Wu called attention to, specialists generally don’t propose testing individuals without a family history that demonstrates the nearness of an unsafe change, however numerous ladies create cancer in spite of an absence of family history of the malady, or don’t have the foggiest idea about their family history.


Initially, 23andMe offered appraisals for in excess of 250 sicknesses and conditions, yet in 2013 the FDA split down and requested the organization to stop giving examinations of individuals’ risk factors for infection until the point that the tests’ precision could be approved.




At that point last April, the FDA gave the organization the thumbs up to advertise tests for 10 maladies or conditions straightforwardly to shoppers.


The organization right now offers tests that survey the wellbeing risk of creating illnesses including Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, and celiac, however the new test will be the organization’s initially to evaluate cancer risk.


The organization said that current customers will approach comes about for this test in the coming weeks.



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