Sport

Social media companies ‘make money from hate’, says Thierry Henry

Thierry Henry has accused social media companies of making money from hate and said he has no plans to end his boycott of the industry because platforms are “not really trying” to tackle online abuse. The former Arsenal star and World Cup winner announced a social media boycott in March in protest at the platforms’ […]

Lifestyle

Making the case to ensure access to egg freezing is equitable

Latest Australian data indicates that the number of human egg-freezing cycles performed each year has increased more than 1000% from 2010 to 2019. Despite this, egg freezing remains prohibitively expensive, with a single cycle costing up to $10,000. Due to these costs, individuals may delay accessing egg freezing. This, however, comes at a biological cost, […]

Technology

Samsung is bringing its One UI design to its Windows laptops

Samsung is bringing its One UI 4 mobile interface design to its Galaxy Book series of Windows laptops. The new design changes will appear inside Samsung’s Windows apps like Samsung Notes, Samsung Gallery, and Samsung Settings. The changes are designed to match the mobile interface that Samsung’s bringing to its latest Android phones, to make […]

Sport

T20 World Cup win over Australia can be confidence boost for Ashes, says Root

Joe Root fancies the shellacking England’s Twenty20 side handed out to Australia last Saturday has increased confidence before the Ashes campaign, even if the personnel, format and conditions will differ from the World Cup in the United Arab Emirates. England’s tour of Australia officially gets under way on Thursday when a squad of 13 red-ball […]

Lifestyle

Researchers identify molecule that blocks immune cells from entering and killing breast tumors

George Washington University researchers have identified a key molecule in certain kinds of breast cancers that prevent immune cells from entering tumors and killing the cancer cells inside. The paper and its findings, published today in Nature, could pave the way toward a new treatment for certain kinds of aggressive breast cancer. “During cancer progression, […]

Business

U.S. factory orders unexpectedly rise in September

New orders for U.S.-made goods unexpectedly rose in September, though manufacturing remains constrained by input shortages. The Commerce Department said on Wednesday that factory orders increased 0.2% in September. Data for August was revised down to show orders rising 1.0% instead of 1.2% as previously reported. Economists polled by Reuters had forecast factory orders unchanged. […]

Technology

Amazon updates Echo Frames to make it easier to send texts and make calls

Amazon’s Echo Frames, the Alexa-enabled eyeglasses equipped with tiny speakers and microphones, are getting updated with new quality-of-life features like the ability to automatically wake up from power-saving sleep mode when you put them on your face, and a shortcut to quickly phone a contact of your choosing. The new features are rolling out on […]

News

World’s Longest Undersea Cable to Send Clean Energy From Morocco to the UK – Powering 7 Million Homes

A tiny English village is to become the center of a ”revolution” in the global energy industry and be connected to Morocco—with the world’s longest undersea cable. The scheme will see Alverdiscott in Devon, population 286, at the end of a line attaching it to North Africa. The Xlinks Morocco-UK Power Project says it will […]

Sport

Jordan Henderson says Luis Suárez changed Liverpool’s mentality

Jordan Henderson has cited Luis Suárez as a major influence on his development at Liverpool and believes the controversial striker deserves a warm reception at the end of his Anfield return with Atlético Madrid. The former Liverpool forward was jeered for his antics during Barcelona’s Champions League semi-final collapse in 2019, his first competitive appearance […]

Lifestyle

Bilingualism comes naturally to our brains, new study shows

The brain uses a shared mechanism for combining words from a single language and for combining words from two different languages, a team of neuroscientists has discovered. Its findings indicate that language switching is natural for those who are bilingual because the brain has a mechanism that does not detect that the language has switched, […]