Sport

Uefa hits out with damning critique of European Super League’s status

The impeccably groomed world of football administration was host to an intemperate spat on Tuesday, after Uefa accused the company behind the European Super League of “disrespect” and having fewer supporters in 2022 than the UK has had prime ministers. In an unmistakably forthright communication, European football’s governing body hit back as its meeting with […]

Lifestyle

Signs there is a problem with your prostate

November is the time of the Movember movement, which encourages growing a mustache during the month to raise awareness of men’s health issues, like those involving the prostate. Dr. Matthew Tollefson, a Mayo Clinic urologic oncologist, explains how a growing prostate can cause problems. Prostate cancer affects more than 250,000 people in the U.S. with […]

Business

Australia Inc roiled by raft of cyberattacks this year

Australian firms have suffered a flood of cyberattacks, putting the spotlight on country’s understaffed cybersecurity industry which experts say seems ill-equipped to tackle such hacks, thus endangering sensitive information of millions of people. Here is a list of companies that have been hit by data breaches so far this year: OPTUSAustralia’s second-largest mobile operator and […]

Technology

Twitter rolls back gray ‘official’ checks that popped up on high-profile accounts

Twitter’s solution to breaking its own verification system is beginning to roll out. Several celebrity and publisher accounts now have a gray “official” check mark — in addition to the blue verified badge. News outlets, including Reuters, The New York Times, and Rolling Stone, are now double-badged, in addition to public figures, politicians, and other […]

News

14-yo Crowned ‘America’s Top Young Scientist’ for Headphones That Treat Ear Infections With Blue Light

A 14-year-old in San Diego, California, was named the grand prize winner of this year’s 3M Young Scientist Challenge, the nation’s premier middle school science competition. Leanne Fan developed Finsen Headphones, a low-cost headphone device that uses machine learning and blue light therapy to detect and treat mid-ear infections in children—potentially preventing up to 60% […]

Sport

Cokayne ready for school reunion in heat of Rugby World Cup final battle

For one secondary school in rural Manawatu to be supplying three players in the same Rugby World Cup final is notable in itself. Even more remarkable is the fact that one of the trio, Amy Cokayne, will be wearing a white jersey, aiming to be “the villain” who dashes her friends’ childhood dreams of Eden […]

Lifestyle

Charting the human brain with new tools

Researchers are developing a cell atlas—a comprehensive reference of all cell types, including their location, shape, and distribution—for the human brain. The findings were presented at Neuroscience 2022, the annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience and the world’s largest source of emerging news about brain science and health. Having a complete cell atlas is […]

Business

Lidar duo Ouster and Velodyne to merge in all-stock deal

Lidar companies Ouster Inc (OUST.N) and Velodyne Lidar Inc (VLDR.O) have agreed an all-share merger that steps up consolidation in search of profitability in autonomous vehicle technology. Velodyne and Ouster compete in precision sensors that enable self-driving vehicles to see the world around them. Both companies have been hit hard as timetables for large-scale autonomous […]

Technology

Zoom is coming to Tesla for in-car conference calls

Zoom will soon be added to Tesla vehicles according to an official announcement from the maker of the popular video conferencing app, allowing drivers to participate in video and audio calls without using a mobile device (via Drive Tesla Canada). The announcement was made by Zoom’s Group Product Manager Natasha Walia during the Zoomtopia 2022 […]

News

Marine Vet Gifted With New Vehicle to Resume His Service to Disabled Veterans and Children

To celebrate Veteran’s Day this week, a dedicated 50-year volunteer for Disabled American Veterans was gifted a new van so he could continue his labor of love. Former US Marine Len Johnson drives to other veterans’ homes in Philadelphia to support them in any way he can—so people at the TrueCar website saw an opportunity […]