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Betty Cuthbert, 4-Time Olympic Gold Medalist, Dies at 79

Posted: August 7, 2017 at 2:42 am   /   Featured, Sport

PERTH, Australia — Betty Cuthbert, who won the 100- and 200-meter and sprint relay gold medals at the 1956 Olympics, has died following a long battle with multiple sclerosis. She was 79.   Athletics Australia on Monday confirmed that Cuthbert died overnight in Western Australia state. Cuthbert, who was injured during the 1960 Olympics and […]

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Italian Tesla drivers set distance record after driving Model S 670 miles on a single charge

Posted: August 7, 2017 at 2:30 am   /   Automobile, Editor's Choice, Featured, Hot News, Technology

The record beats one set by Belgium drivers in June   A team of Italian Tesla owners have established a new “hypermilling” record, driving a Model S 100D 1078 kilometers (about 670 miles) on a single charge. The record beats one that set by a Model S P100D that drove 560 miles on a single charge in Belgium in June […]

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Samsung will reportedly introduce an in-display fingerprint reader with the Galaxy Note 9

Posted: August 7, 2017 at 2:23 am   /   Editor's Choice, Featured, Hot News, Technology

Apple has apparently dropped the feature, and Samsung doesn’t want to rush it   When Samsung released its Galaxy S8 smartphone earlier this year, it did so with an unfortunate design choice: the fingerprint scanner was placed on the back, right next to the phone’s camera. It looks as though that placement might stick around for […]

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Robot Enhances Hospital Safety by Killing Infection-Causing Microbes

Posted: August 7, 2017 at 2:17 am   /   Editor's Choice, Featured, Technology

The robot zaps germs with UV rays.   Hospitals around the world are looking for new and innovative ways to battle deadly pathogens and kill multidrug resistant organisms that can cause hospital-acquired infections, or HAI. Saint Peter’s University Hospital has taken a leap into the future with the implementation of a LightStrike™ Germ-Zapping Robot™ that emits waves of ultraviolet […]

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The UK government has issued new cybersecurity guidelines for smart cars

Posted: August 7, 2017 at 2:13 am   /   Automobile, Editor's Choice, Featured, Technology

An effort to ensure that automakers pay attention to cybersecurity The British government today issued a new set of guidelines designed to encourage automakers to make vehicles cybersecurity a priority. UK Transport Minister Lord Callanan says that as autonomous and connected vehicles are increasingly used on British roadways, minimum protections should be established to protect consumers from cyber […]

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The British government plans to extend data protection laws to increase consumer rights and create new crimes

Posted: August 7, 2017 at 2:08 am   /   Editor's Choice, Featured, Technology

The British government will publish a “statement of intent” to strengthen data protection laws, giving people the right to have their personal data deleted. Organizations that can’t or won’t delete data, or fail to report security breaches, can be fined up to £17 million or up to 4 percent of their global turnover.   The […]

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Hong Kong closes busy beaches after palm oil spill clogs coast

Posted: August 7, 2017 at 2:05 am   /   Featured, News

‘White, oily substance’ arising from ship collision lines the shores amid increasing concerns about pollution and rubbish. Ten busy Hong Kong beaches were closed on Sunday after palm oil spilled from a ship collision in mainland Chinese waters. Photographs showed styrofoam-like clumps lining the shores, while the waters at a fishing village popular with tourists were seen […]

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Wait Until You See Serena Williams’ Adorable Baby Shower

Posted: August 6, 2017 at 5:54 pm   /   Entertainment, Featured

Just when we thought it couldn’t get any better than Serena Williams’ stunning nude maternity shoot in Vanity Fair, photos from the tennis phenom’s star-studded baby shower magically appeared in our Instagram feed—and we’ve been dying of cute overload (and a bit of FOMO) ever since. Serena was surrounded by friends including Kelly Rowland, Eva Longoria and Ciara for […]

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Usain Bolt loses out to Justin Gatlin and Christian Coleman in 100m final at world athletics championships

Posted: August 6, 2017 at 1:32 am   /   Featured, Hot News, News, Sport

Justin Gatlin ruined Usain Bolt’s farewell party when the 35-year-old American won the world 100m title on Sunday (AEST), beating the Jamaican superstar into third and sparking a chorus of boos from a London crowd unhappy with his doping past. What was expected to be a glorious celebration of the departure of the sport’s greatest […]

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FBI Director James Comey’s early opening statement to Senate intelligence committee

Posted: June 8, 2017 at 2:40 am   /   Editor's Choice, Featured, Hot News, News

  FBI Director James Comey’s early opening statement to Senate intelligence committee The Former FBI Director James Comey will be testifying on Thursday, June 8, 2017, before the Enate Intelligence Committee. Just 1 day prior to James Comey’s testifying on his contact with the White House before he was fired by President Donald Trump on […]

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