Sport

Jayson Tatum looking forward to future with Celtics, even as they stumble

Jayson Tatum joined a Celtics team brimming with possibility. Boston had just become the first playoff team to win the lottery. Even beyond a roster good enough to make the Eastern Conference finals and the No. 1 pick, the Celtics had a treasure trove of assets and flexibility. By trading down for Tatum, Boston got […]

Lifestyle

Biomedical device can prevent deaths caused by blood clots

New portable technology that visualizes clots forming in flowing blood in a 3-D holographic livestream promises to dramatically improve screening and treatment of stroke, heart attack and coronavirus-induced lung failure. Millions of people around the world die from heart attacks and strokes every year, and 2.5 million people have died due to coronavirus globally since […]

Business

Robinhood CEO’s U.S. lawmaker grilling spotlights broker’s hidden risks

Robinhood CEO Vlad Tenev told a congressional hearing that his decision to curb buying in some stocks such as GameStop Corp during a period of extreme volatility was unavoidable, but industry experts said it only underscored the risks the popular trading app was willing to accept to expand its market share. Robinhood’s Jan. 28 restrictions […]

Technology

Stanford researchers identify four key causes of “Zoom fatigue” and how to fix them

As millions of people discovered during 2020, working from home isn’t all it’s cracked up to be. The isolation and lack of human connection is real and as Stanford researchers have identified, video chat platforms aren’t a perfect alternative. Professor Jeremy Bailenson, founding director of the Stanford Virtual Human Interaction Lab, recently looked into the […]

News

Boy, 9, dies after suffering critical injuries at house as man and woman arrested

A man and a woman are tonight being quizzed over the death of a nine-year-old boy. The youngster was found with critical injuries at a house in Droitwich, Worcs, and died in hospital. Police have arrested two people over the boy’s death, which is being treated as “unexplained”. Emergency services, including two air ambulances, converged […]

Sport

The elephant in the room with changing NBA logo to Kobe Bryant

Kyrie Irving continues to push for the NBA to change its logo to Kobe Bryant. An online petition to change the logo to Bryant has more than 3 million signatures. What initially seemed like a coping mechanism/unrealistic idea in the aftermath of Bryant’s tragic and sudden death, the Kobe-logo movement has newfound momentum more than […]

Lifestyle

Microscopic behavior of developing breast cells uncovered

An improved high-tech fluorescence microscopy technique is allowing researchers to film cells inside the breast as never seen before. This new protocol provides detailed instructions on how to capture hi-res movies of cell movement, division and cooperation, in hard-to-reach regions of breast tissue. The technology—called multiphoton microscopy—uses infrared lasers to illuminate fluorescently labeled breast cells […]

Business

EU unlikely to face a Facebook news ban after Australia

Facebook has blocked people in Australia from accessing and sharing news content in a dispute with the government that would require it to share revenue from news. Jurisdictions around the world have been enacting rules to require Google, Facebook and others to share revenue with publishers, including a 2019 directive from Brussels which European Union […]

Technology

The Framework Laptop is the latest attempt at a true modular laptop

In a sea of laptops that are becoming less upgradeable or repairable every year, a small company called Framework is trying to carve a new niche with a work laptop that offers a lot of customization options and is partially made of recycled aluminum and plastic. Here’s to hoping they decide to make a gaming […]

News

Woman shares dad’s furious meltdown as she sneakily messes with his Alexa volume

When it comes to technology, some people understand it, while others, no matter how hard they try just cannot wrap their brains around it. One woman recently shared a hilarious video of her dad losing it after struggling to turn up the volume on his Amazon Alexa device. But little did he know, one of […]