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Japan firms to mass-produce blood-clotting treatment from stem cells

Posted: August 7, 2017 at 3:17 am   /   Editor's Choice, Hot News, Technology

Partners set sights on 2020 for approval   TOKYO — Sixteen Japanese companies will spearhead an effort to develop a way to mass-produce from stem cells a blood component necessary for clotting, aiming to get the green light for its use in 2020. Platelet cells are administered to surgical patients and accident victims to minimize […]

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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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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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Car makers told to do more to stop hackers taking over internet-connected vehicles

Posted: August 6, 2017 at 1:00 am   /   Automobile, Editor's Choice, Hot News, News, Technology

Car makers will have to provide more protection for internet-connected vehicles from cyber attacks, under new government guidance. Smart vehicles, allowing drivers to access maps, travel information and digital radio services, are becoming increasingly common on roads in Britain. It is feared that hackers could target them to access personal data, steal cars with keyless […]

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Google just hired a diversity VP — just as it struggles with a sexist memo from an employee

Posted: August 6, 2017 at 12:54 am   /   Hot News, News, Technology

Google recently announced a new head of diversity, just as it has had to deal with a controversial 3,000-word internal memo sent across the company by an employee. It contains a series of what I can only describe as sexist twaddle, wrapped in the undeserved protection of free speech. (Hey bros who don’t agree, that’s […]

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TESS mission to discover new planets moves toward launch

Posted: August 6, 2017 at 12:30 am   /   Hot News, Technology

A NASA mission designed to explore the stars in search of planets outside of our solar system is a step closer to launch, now that its four cameras have been completed by researchers at MIT. The Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS), due to launch in 2018, will travel through space, identifying more than 20,000 extrasolar […]

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Dani Alves Says Neymar Told Him to Move to PSG in July

Posted: August 6, 2017 at 12:24 am   /   Hot News, Sport

Dani Alves has revealed Neymar hinted to him he would join Paris Saint-Germain, as the Brazilian attacker recommended the defender move to the French capital. According to, Alves said his compatriot declared in July he should make the switch. “I talked to him about the possibility,” said Alves. “He recommended me to come here. […]

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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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