Sport

Full lineups for Dana White’s Contender Series Week 6, Week 7 announced

Two more cards have been finalized for Season 4 of Dana White’s Contender Series. During Saturday’s UFC Vegas 8 show, the five-fight lineups for Week 6 and Week 7 of the ongoing prospect showcase were announced, with a light heavyweight bout between Tafon Nchukwi and Al Matavao headlining Week 6 (Sept. 8) and a middleweight […]

Lifestyle

Researcher creates rating system for mobile health apps

With more than 300,000 mobile health apps available, it’s tough to know which ones are best, but a University of Alberta researcher has developed a way to help sort through the tangle. The Alberta Rating Index for Apps (ARIA) is easy to use and offers more personalized, relevant ratings than other rating scales, said Peyman […]

Business

UK lawmakers, union call for extra state help for aviation sector

More than 100 British lawmakers have joined forces with trade union Unite to urge the government to provide extra state support to airlines and airports as travel slumps due to the coronavirus pandemic and job losses increase. With travel still subdued, the lawmakers signed a letter asking for the government’s job retention scheme, which pays […]

Technology

You can now use a GoPro Hero 8 as a webcam on Windows, too

GoPro will now let people on Windows PCs use its Hero 8 action camera as a webcam — though the experience is only in beta for now. The compatibility with Windows follows the introduction of the webcam functionality for macOS users in July. While a GoPro probably won’t make you look quite as nice as […]

News

Pandemic brings hard times for farmers, worsening hunger

The coronavirus pandemic has brought hard times for many farmers and has imperiled food security for many millions both in the cities and the countryside. United Nations experts are holding an online conference beginning Tuesday to brainstorm ways to help alleviate hunger and prevent the problems from worsening in the Asia-Pacific region — a challenge […]

Sport

Wanderlei Silva advertises event with rematch with Vitor Belfort, Fabricio Werdum vs. Fedor Emelianenko 2, then deletes post

Former PRIDE champ and UFC veteran Wanderlei Silva appears to be trying to put a very ambitious fight night together on Mike Tyson’s ranch. Whether the fighters on his fantasy card are ready might be another matter. Silva, 44, on Sunday teased an event on his official Instagram page featuring a trio of big rematches: […]

Lifestyle

People love winning streaks by individuals—teams, not so much

People enjoy witnessing extraordinary individuals—from athletes to CEOs—extend long runs of dominance in their fields, a new study suggests. But they aren’t as interested in seeing similar streaks of success by teams or groups. “Everyone wants Usain Bolt to win another gold medal for sprinting. Not so many people want to see the New England […]

Business

UBS hires technology executive from Credit Suisse

UBS (UBSG.S) has hired Pascal Emile as head of Europe, Middle East and Africa Technology for its Wealth Management and Personal & Corporate Banking (WMPC) business from rival Swiss bank Credit Suisse (UBSG.S), according to an internal memo seen by Reuters. Emile, who takes up his position on Sept. 1, will initially work on the […]

Technology

Sony Xperia 5 II leak reveals a new 120Hz display and a headphone jack

Sony’x upcoming Xperia 5 II — the successor to last year’s Xperia 5 — has leaked almost in full thanks to a leaked promotional video obtained by Android Headlines, which has revealed almost all the information on Sony’s smaller flagship ahead of its planned September 17th release. Much like last year’s Xperia 5, which was […]

News

75 years later, Japanese man recalls bitter internment in US

When Japan bombed Pearl Harbor in 1941, the first thing Hidekazu Tamura, a Japanese American living in California, thought was, “I’ll be killed at the hands of my fellow Americans.” It wouldn’t be the last time he felt that way. At 99, amid commemorations of Wednesday’s 75th anniversary of the formal Sept. 2, 1945, surrender […]