10,000 restaurants around the U.S. have closed since September

Restaurants in the U.S. are in an “economic free fall” amid the ongoing spike in coronavirus cases, with 10,000 establishments around the country having closed temporarily or permanently since the start of September, according to a trade group that is urging Congress to provide immediate financial relief for the beleaguered industry. Restaurant advocates are calling […]

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Researchers found 33 critical security flaws affecting millions of IoT devices

Earlier this year, security researchers found that millions of IoT and surveillance devices powered by HiSilicon chips have a trivial backdoor that is unlikely to get a fix anytime soon as parent company Huawei has little control over third-party firmware implementations. Today, a new report from Forescout Research Labs revealed that a new series of […]

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Judy Murray: ‘Scottish tennis has failed to capitalise on Jamie and Andy’s success’

Born in Stirlingshire, Judy Murray, 61, played tennis internationally and won 64 Scottish titles. In 1995, she qualified as a coach and went on to initiate the Scottish Development School programme, which produced champion players including her sons, Jamie and Andy. She interviews top sportswomen on Driving Force, which airs on Sky Sports. She lives […]

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Researchers find that CD8 T cells remain in the bloodstream, do not enter organs and other tissues

Immune cells called “killer T cells,” also known as cytotoxic or cytolytic CD8 T cells, normally stay in the bloodstream and do not enter organs and other tissues, according to a new study from scientists in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. The discovery, published in Cell, may help resolve many […]

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Books and T-shirts pushing anti-vaccination messages abound on retail sites

As countries around the globe prepare to inoculate their citizens against the coronavirus, a search for “vaccine” on Amazon, Barnes & Noble and eBay finds an array of books and T-shirts casting doubt on the science behind vaccines. A search for “vaccine” on Amazon.com yielded results leading with two books promoting anti-vaccination theories and an […]

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World of Warcraft’s Shadowlands expansion is the ‘fastest-selling PC game of all time’

Shadowlands, for the unaware, is the first expansion in WoW history to take players to Azeroth’s (the universe WoW is set in) afterlife. In the expansion, players meet up with fallen heroes of old and can choose to align themselves with one of the Shadowlands’ four factions, known as “Covenants.” These Covenants work together to […]

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