Thursday, June 24, 2021
Wristy Business — The Apple Watch is suffering from a lack of competitors, but it's also making its own. Corey Gaskin - Sep 25, 2020 11:30 am UTC Corey GaskinApple's latest smartwatch, the Apple Watch Series 6, gives us almost every feature one could ask for in a fitness tracker while reasserting Apple Watch's position…
Freshers week is a rite of passage for first year university students across the UK, as they socialise with people in their new city, before classes and lectures begin.But with coronavirus infections increasing, the government has imposed new restrictions on nightlife in England, forcing bars to shut their doors at 10pm. We asked students in…
The Hindenburg effect — Potential hydrogen fueling station partners reportedly have second thoughts. Timothy B. Lee - Sep 24, 2020 11:35 am UTC Enlarge / A Nel/Nikola refueling pump is shown in a 2019 publicity photo.Nikola Motor CompanyShares of hydrogen truck startup Nikola plunged 26 percent on Wednesday after The Wall Street Journal reported that the…
By Leo KelionTechnology desk editorPublishedduration40 minutes agoimage copyrightGetty Images/Facebookimage captionHelle Thorning-Schmidt and 19 other influential figures will act as independent arbiters of Facebook and InstagramFacebook's Oversight Board is "opening its doors to business" in mid-October.Users will be able to file appeals against posts the firm has removed from its platforms, and the board can overrule…
An angel of mercy — Unless you're a hardcore fan of Ryan Murphy's darker aesthetic, give it a miss. Jennifer Ouellette - Sep 23, 2020 11:52 am UTC Sarah Paulson plays Nurse Mildred Ratched in Ratched, series creator Evan Romansky's prequel (of sorts) to One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest.One of the most iconic movie…
Publishedduration18 minutes agoimage copyrightReutersimage captionPresident Lukashenko's motorcade swept through MinskBelarus President Alexander Lukashenko, whose re-election in a disputed poll last month led to weeks of mass protests, has been inaugurated for a sixth term in an unannounced ceremony.State media said several hundred people attended the ceremony at the Palace of Independence in central Minsk.Streets were…
when too much is never enough — Somewhere, Christopher Walken is deliriously chanting "I gotta have more USB!" Jim Salter - Sep 22, 2020 10:45 am UTC You might be thinking "Hey, that's only 16 USB ports!" Never fear, gentle reader—there are another four USB headers on the board. They're for connecting to chassis-mounted ports.…
SummaryBoris Johnson is set to address MPs and the whole nation on further coronavirus restrictions for EnglandEnglish pubs must close at 22:00 from Thursday, he is expected to sayAnd people in England should work from home if they can, Cabinet Office minister Michael Gove saysIt comes a day after top scientist warned urgent action was…
ARPA Card — Comparing 2009 ARPA-E winners to peers yields a mixed bag. Scott K. Johnson - Sep 20, 2020 2:30 pm UTC Enlarge / Former Energy Secretary Ernst Moniz speaks at an ARPA-E event in 2016.In 2009, the US Department of Energy started funding energy research through the Advanced Research Projects Agency–Energy (or ARPA-E)…
Image copyright Reuters The UK is at a "critical point" in the coronavirus pandemic and "heading in the wrong direction", the government's chief medical adviser will warn.Prof Chris Whitty believes the country is facing a "very challenging winter period" and is hold a televised briefing at 11:00 BST.It comes after the prime minister spent the…