Sport

Matteo Berrettini: ‘Winning Wimbledon? It sounds crazy but I know I can do it’

Sometimes it takes a while before the scale of an achievement such as reaching the final of Wimbledon for the first time sinks in. For Matteo Berrettini it came within a few hours. Having attended the Euro 2020 final and seen Italy defeat England on penalties, Berrettini joined the team on the pitch for the […]

Lifestyle

New research introduces self-powered smart implants to monitor spinal fusion healing

Spinal fusion—fusing two vertebrae together—can treat a wide variety of spinal disorders. Often, surgeons will use a cage to provide support where the disk once was between the vertebrae. But what if those cages could support the spine’s healing in more ways than one? Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh Swanson School of Engineering are […]

Business

Australian retail giants named in facial recognition tech complaint

Three of Australia’s biggest retail chains have been referred to the privacy regulator for recommended enforcement action by a major consumer group which has said they use “unreasonably intrusive” facial recognition technology on customers. CHOICE, in a complaint to the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) published on Monday, said use of the technology […]

Technology

SoftBank Vision Fund’s 4th Japan Investment Is a Legal Tech Bet

SoftBank Group Corp.’s Vision Fund will lead a 13.7 billion yen ($101 million) Series D fundraising into Japanese startup LegalForce Inc., in the world’s biggest tech investor’s fourth outlay in its home country. LegalForce, which uses AI to screen contracts for loopholes and potential legal risks, said other participants in the round include new investors […]

News

Woman finds hidden box when doing up kitchen – but has no idea what to do with contents

If you found a wallet stuffed with money in the street, what would you do? The likelihood is that you’d be determined to find its rightful owner, and hope that karma favours you at some point in the future because of your good deed. But, if you found money within a house that you’d bought, […]

Sport

Understrength Matildas hammered by Spain in 7-0 friendly defeat

Under-pressure coach Tony Gustavsson has defended his experimental approach to Australia’s first international meeting with Spain, despite a 7-0 drubbing in Huelva that rated as the Matildas’ heaviest loss in 25 years. An understrength Australia side were overwhelmed by the hosts in the second half at the Estadio Nuevo Colombino, conceding six goals after a […]

Lifestyle

Novel sleep education learning modules developed for nurse practitioners

Sleep health is increasingly recognized as important to overall health, and sleep disturbances and disorders are clinical problems that require diagnosis and management. But when patients present with symptoms and concerns about their sleep disturbances, they often do so to healthcare providers who are not sleep specialists. Primary care nurse practitioners (NPs) make up an […]

Business

Companies offering abortion travel benefits to U.S. workers

A growing number of companies, including JPMorgan Chase & Co (JPM.N), Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O), Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) and Walt Disney Co (DIS.N) are updating or changing their health insurance policies to offer travel benefits to U.S. employees who may need to access out of state abortion services. The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday took the […]

Technology

Instagram to Test AI on Faces to Verify Users Are Over 18

Instagram, under fire from safety advocates to keep children off the app and prevent teens from seeing harmful content, is testing new ways to verify users’ age. Among them: running users’ video selfies through an artificial intelligence that can determine if they are adults. The Meta Platforms Inc.-owned app recently started requiring users to submit […]

News

Man slammed for inviting 5,000 people to dog’s birthday party – with 100kg cake

Everyone is guilty of spoiling their pets – but one owner has been accused of going too far after throwing his dog a huge birthday party. A man has been slammed on social media after celebrating his labrador’s birthday with a 100kg cake and 5,000 party guests. Shivappa Yellappa Maradi, from Karnataka, India, didn’t hold […]