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Bruce Arians reconciles his prior comments about Antonio Brown with later events

In October 2020, Buccaneers coach Bruce Arians huffed and puffed about the consequences of a single Antonio Brown screw up. And when he screwed up, as he inevitably would, Arians didn’t blow Brown’s house down. After Sunday’s 32-6 win over the Panthers, during which quarterback Tom Brady targeted Brown 15 times (10 catches for 101 […]

Lifestyle

New photoacoustic imaging process has potential to improve biopsies and catheter insertions

Photoacoustic imaging is an imaging modality related to ultrasound imaging. A light source is inserted into a hollow-core needle and used to illuminate the patient’s tissues. The tissue expands, resulting in pressure waves, which are received by an ultrasound probe and then converted into human-interpretable images using a process called beamforming. Unfortunately, images produced through […]

Business

Riot Games agrees to pay $100 mln to settle gender discrimination lawsuit

Tencent Holdings’ (0700.HK) Riot Games on Monday said it has agreed to pay $100 million to settle a 2018 gender-based discrimination class-action lawsuit with California state agencies and current and former women employees. The company said it will pay $80 million to the members of the class-action suit, comprising all current and former full-time women […]

Technology

Samsung says it sold more Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Z Flip 3 phones in their first month than all its foldables in 2020 combined

Remember when foldable phones were the target of so much mockery? Despite their disastrous debut in 2019, the form factor has proven very popular since the arrival of the Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Z Flip 3. Samsung says that it sold more foldables during the devices’ first month alone than the entire previous year. […]

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Lottery vending machine mistake earns Maryland woman $50,000

A Maryland woman said accidentally pushing the wrong button while using a lottery vending machine led to her winning a $50,000 prize. The 43-year-old Hagerstown woman told Maryland Lottery officials she was suing a lottery vending machine at Halfway Liquors in Hagerstown when she accidentally pushed a button to dispense a $5 Deluxe Crossword ticket […]

Sport

Who’s in danger of getting fired by Tuesday morning?

Teams with head-coaching vacancies as of 8:00 a.m. ET on Tuesday, along with teams who have told their coaches they won’t be back, can begin interviewing assistant coaches from other teams, 12 days before the conclusion of the regular season. So which other coaches could learn in the next 40 hours or so that they’re […]

Lifestyle

New device to diagnose skin cancer

In the United States alone, about 3.3 million people are diagnosed with basal and squamous cell cancers (skin cancers) per year. Skin cancer is still detected using visual examination, a method of limited reliability for early detection, subtype determination, or measuring the extent of skin invasion. Researchers at Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) and the University […]

Business

Chinese developer Shimao plans to use own funds to pay onshore bonds

Chinese developer Shimao Group’s (0813.HK) flagship unit said it plans to use its own capital to make onshore bond payments due in the next three months, and it is in talks to sell its commercial and hotel assets. Shanghai Shimao Co (600823.SS) also said it will be difficult to meet its 38 billion yuan ($5.96 […]

Technology

Tumblr is censoring over 400 tags from its iOS app to comply with Apple’s App Store rules

In our increasingly PC-centric society, rules occasionally come along that leave you wondering where common sense went. For the good or the bad, Apple had decided that developers cannot submit certain content to the App Store, nor can apps sold on the platform access said content. But a recent Tumblr update takes caution on the […]

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Kitten rescued from engine compartment of vehicle in Pennsylvania

Firefighters in Pennsylvania came to the rescue of a kitten heard crying in the engine compartment of a moving car. Bear Creek Township Volunteer Fire-Rescue said a family driving on Route 115 on Sunday morning pulled over when they heard crying coming from under the hood of their vehicle. Firefighters responded to the location, near […]