Technology

AOC unveils 49-inch 120Hz curved monitor

With the launch of a new generation of graphics cards, powerful gaming rigs are within reach of more people than ever before—assuming you can find one of Nvidia’s or AMD’s latest products. But much of that power goes to waste when using a 1080p/60Hz monitor. To get the most out of today’s PC hardware, you […]

News

Mum relives being blamed for losing daughter as midwives shouted at her in birth

A mum has bravely relived how she was blamed for losing her baby daughter as a damning report into maternity care at an NHS trust was released. A review shared today into baby deaths at Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust found horrendous failings. Between 2013 and 2016, maternity death rates were 10 per cent […]

Sport

Jalen Hurts: It’s not all about me

Eagles quarterback Jalen Hurts put together an outstanding performance in his first start, but afterward he deflected the credit while accepting blame. Hurts said in a post-game interview on FOX that he doesn’t believe he deserves the bulk of the praise for the way the Eagles played. “It’s not all about me,” Hurts said. “This […]

Lifestyle

Scientists identify genetic risks of rare inflammatory disease

In a paper published today in the American Journal of Human Genetics, a group of international collaborators led by researchers from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine identified new genetic associations that can predict individual susceptibility to a rare inflammatory disease called Takayasu arteritis. The study, conceived by Amr Sawalha, M.D., professor of pediatrics […]

Business

Reddit is buying TikTok rival Dubsmash

Message board juggernaut Reddit is accelerating its push into video, snapping up a sharing platform that is popular with young people and women. Reddit said in a statement on Sunday that it has acquired TikTok rival Dubsmash. It did not disclose the financial terms of the deal.Dubsmash allows users to create and share video content, […]

Technology

FTC lawsuit seeks to unwind Facebook’s purchase of Instagram and WhatsApp

For Facebook, the terrible, horrible, no good, very bad year will stretch well beyond 2020. As anticipated, the Federal Trade Commission has filed a lawsuit against Facebook that challenges the social media company’s “multi-year course of unlawful conduct” and seeks to unwind its acquisition of Instagram and WhatsApp.Specifically, the complaint calls out Facebook’s 2012 acquisition […]

News

Dog walker claims someone was asleep in hiker’s van 10 days after she vanished

A dog walker claims she saw someone sleeping in what she believes was missing Esther Dingley’s camper van ten days after the British hiker disappeared. Esther, 37, vanished last month while trekking alone in the Pyrenees, on the border between France and Spain. She has been travelling around Europe in a Fiat Chausson camper with […]