Sport

Raúl Jiménez bursts West Ham’s bubble for upwardly mobile Wolves

Raúl Jiménez scored the only goal as Wolves brought West Ham’s winning run to an end with a well-earned victory. The Mexican forward struck his third goal of the season in the 58th minute having been teed-up by Daniel Podence, who had twice been denied by good Lukasz Fabianski saves earlier in the second half. […]

Lifestyle

Venetoclax shown to benefit patients with Waldenström Macroglobulinemia, including some who relapsed

A drug that strips cancer cells of their quest for immortality represents an effective new option for patients with Waldenström macroglobulinemia, including those not helped by the only class of drugs currently approved to treat the disease, a clinical trial by Dana-Farber Cancer Institute investigators demonstrates. Of the 32 patients in the trial, more than […]

Business

Unilever bags $5 bln deal with CVC for tea business

Unilever Plc (ULVR.L) has agreed to sell its global tea business to CVC Capital Partners for 4.5 billion euros ($5.1 billion), concluding a process of reviewing and spinning off the division that took more than two years. The business being sold, called Ekaterra, hosts a portfolio of 34 tea brands including Lipton, PG Tips, Pukka […]

Technology

Star Citizen’s total crowdfunding has surpassed $400 million

Everybody’s favorite love-to-hate space sim, Star Citizen, is still undergoing active, expensive development. Just last year, the game managed to hit $300 million in revenue from crowdfunding alone. You might expect that growth to slow, but it has continued to skyrocket. As of writing, the highly ambitious sim has raised an astonishing $404.7 million from […]

News

Christmas mad mum spends four weeks covering entire home in wrapping paper

Mum Carly Lockie and her family have spent four weeks completely transforming their home into a Santa’s grotto, by covering every wall, door and cupboard with festive wrapping paper The festive season is finally in full swing and many people up and down the country have already begun decking the halls and spreading Christmas cheer […]

Sport

Smith’s last-gasp kick gives England thrilling victory over South Africa

Nothing can entirely erase England’s disappointment at losing the 2019 World Cup final but their future is looking ever rosier. Turning over the world champions in the final seconds of a stirring contest in front of a roaring home crowd is never an everyday occurrence and the 80th-minute penalty from Marcus Smith which belatedly settled […]

Lifestyle

Deepfaking the mind’ could improve brain-computer interfaces for people with disabilities

In a paper published in Nature Biomedical Engineering, the team successfully taught an AI to generate synthetic brain activity data. The data, specifically neural signals called spike trains, can be fed into machine-learning algorithms to improve the usability of brain-computer interfaces (BCI). BCI systems work by analyzing a person’s brain signals and translating that neural […]

Business

Farmers Business Network valued at $3.9 bln after Fidelity-led investment

Agriculture technology company Farmers Business Network (FBN) said on Thursday it had gained a valuation of $3.9 billion after a funding round led by Fidelity Management & Research Company. FBN raised $300 million in the funding round, with participation from U.S. grain merchant Archer-Daniels-Midland (ADM.N), LN Mittal Family Office, Colle Capital Partners, Walleye Capital and […]

Technology

Scalpers are selling DDR5 kits for up to $2,500 on eBay

If a consumer product is difficult to find, you can almost guarantee that people will be selling it on eBay for inflated prices. Joining the many graphics cards, PlayStation 5 consoles, and Xbox Series X machines on the site are DDR5 memory kits, which are selling for up to $2,500. Retailers were already selling DDR5 […]

News

Mud-loving cocker spaniel left unrecognisable after diving head first into puddle

The mucky pup, from Redditch, Worcestershire, had to be washed off before heading home in the car after the episode A cheeky cocker spaniel covered herself head to toe in mud in a hilarious episode while out on a walk. The moment saw the mischievous pup, called Sally, unrecognisable and more like a muddy monster […]