Sport

Shelby Harris re-signs with Broncos

Shelby Harris won’t be leaving Denver this offseason. Harris’ agent announced on Monday afternoon that his client will remain with the Broncos rather than leave for another club. NFL Media reports that it is a three-year deal worth $27 million with $15 million guaranteed. The 2020 season was Harris’ fourth with the Broncos and he […]

Lifestyle

Redox imaging allows measurement of drug responses in lab-grown cancer samples

Organoids are tiny three-dimensional cellular assemblies that are grown in a laboratory from tissue-specific cells. They are particularly interesting to biologists because of their ability to mimic the characteristics of the original tissues. If scientists extract cells from a tumor, then they can grow cancer organoids that mimic the characteristics of the source tumor. This […]

Business

Britain to shake up how companies are run and audited

Britain set out proposals on Thursday to tighten corporate governance and inject more rigour and competition into audits, a combination it hopes will avoid more company collapses such as the failures of retailer BHS and builder Carillion. The main proposal are: AUDIT MARKET Shared audits: auditing is dominated by KPMG, EY, Deloitte and PwC or […]

Technology

Microsoft makes Xbox Party Chat free as part of its Xbox Live free-to-play changes

Microsoft is announcing today that Xbox Party Chat will be free for Xbox owners soon. The software maker has started testing a new Xbox dashboard update with testers today that unlocks Xbox Party Chat, multiplayer in free-to-play games, and the Looking For Groups (LFG) feature. Xbox Party Chat is a surprise addition to Microsoft’s announced […]

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Couple’s baby ‘lucky to be alive’ after rock thrown at house in ‘hate attack’

A young lesbian couple claim their baby is lucky to be alive after a rock was thrown through their window in the latest in a string of “targeted hate attacks”. Eight-week-old Hope Devine escaped injury by centimetres after the missile bounced off the top of the swing chair she was sleeping in on Monday evening. […]

Sport

Steelers re-sign Cam Sutton

Steelers cornerback Cameron Sutton will remain in Pittsburgh. Sutton, who was set to hit free agency, agreed to a two-year deal with the Steelers, according to NFL Network. A backup in his first three seasons, Sutton became a starter late last season, and the Steelers liked what they saw of him. Sutton is also an […]

Lifestyle

Focusing on the unhealthy brain to speed drug discovery

Though 40 million concussions are recorded annually, no effective treatment exists for them or for many other brain-related illnesses. In collaboration with Dragan Maric of the National Institutes of Health, Badri Roysam, Hugh Roy and Lillie Cranz Cullen University Professor and Chair of Electrical and Computer Engineering, and his team are working to speed up […]

Business

Toshiba shareholders vote for probe in landmark win for Japan corporate governance

Toshiba Corp shareholders voted on Thursday in favour of an independent probe into allegations that investors were pressured ahead of last year’s annual general meeting – a watershed victory set to spur more shareholder activism in Japan. The vote marks only the fourth time an activist shareholder motion has won approval in Japan and the […]

Technology

Slack quickly removes message invites in its new DM feature over harassment concerns

Slack became a public messaging platform this morning with the wider rollout of a new cross-organizational direct messaging feature, and now it’s already taking steps to mitigate the dangers of operating such a platform without well-thought-out moderation protections. The company says in response to concerns the feature could be used to send abusive messages or […]

News

The Queen needed stiches after being bitten trying to break up a Corgi fight

The Queen once needed three stiches after being bitten by a Corgi. Her Majesty received the nip to her hand while trying to break up a fight between six of her Corgis and two of the Queen Mother’s at Windsor. The breed, which the Queen remains devoted to, as evidence by her latest two puppies, […]